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Despite an interview to the contrary, Dana White said Jose Aldo wasn’t playing when he shoved Chad Mendes earlier this week at a press conference in Brazil in support of their rematch at UFC 179.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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In the second episode of UFC 177 Embedded, coach Duane Ludwig arrives in Sacramento, Urijah Faber discusses the effects of having a UFC titleholder within Team Alpha Male, Renan Barao and Bethe Correia depart from Brazil, Joseph Benavidez watches Barao's recent training session, and UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw hangs out with Gilbert Melendez at the Oakland Raiders practice facility. read news >>

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Jose Aldo's head coach said that he would advise his fighters to do trash talking and other commercial moves to promote fights. Before Jose Aldo shoved Chad Mendes in their staredown to promote UFC 179, Dede Pederneiras kind of knew what was coming. In an interview published by Combate.com on Monday, Aldo's coach and Nova Uniao leader said that he was going to have a conversation with his athletes to explain the importance of promotion in the fight business, even if he was essentially against tr read news >>

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Head coach at The Pit, John Hackleman took to his personal webcast to talk about recent drug test failures for Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey. He also, recently, talked about his changing training philosophy. read news >>

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And this prank apparently went on "every few days." Longtime NBA great Shaquille O'Neal is no stranger to mixed martial arts (MMA), getting involved with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) back in 2011 following his retirement from the courts. In fact, the promotion recently used "Diesel's" compound for its media day ahead of UFC on FOX 11. Hopefully none of the fighters were caught milling around the big man's locker room. That's because Shaq has a history of attacking his teammates -- stark read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission tried to get him off the Metamoris 4 main event, but Chael Sonnen has decided to compete anyways. Chael Sonnen’s jiu-jitsu coach Fabiano "Pega-Leve" Scherner told MMAFighting.com on Wednesday night that the former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger had decided to travel to Los Angeles and will battle Andre Galvao in the main event. Sonnen is aware that the commission might go after him after the grappling match, Scherner said, but he had no cho read news >>

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Don’t expect another Brendan Schaub vs. Roberto "Cyborg" Abreu type of fight when Chael Sonnen steps on the mat. The former UFC title challenger will make his transition to the grappling world to take on ADCC winner Andre Galvao in a submission-only, 20-minute match at Metamoris 4 on Aug. 9 in Los Angeles. Sonnen’s jiu-jitsu coach doesn’t see a chance that the MMA veteran basically runs for 20 minutes. "I don’t believe the fight will go that way because Chael refuses to do an ugly fight," Fabian read news >>

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Striking coach Henri Hooft saw something different in UFC matchmaker Joe Silva’s eyes when he walked into the octagon after Anthony Johnson’s 44-second knockout of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at this past Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose, Calif. Filed under: (...) read news >>

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Gilbert Burns’ neighbors in Brazil’s Niteroi state of Rio de Janeiro include Paulo Filho, Ricardo Arona, Thales Leites and Rafael dos Anjos. Now Vitor Belfort’s jiu-jitsu coach will look for his own big-time success. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Five years ago, John Kavanagh and a swarm of his students funneled through the doors of Dublin's O2 arena to watch Dan Henderson eek out a split decision over Rich Franklin at the UFC's now-infamously raucous debut in Ireland's capital. At the time, Conor McGregor was just 20 years old, a 3-1 baby to mixed martial arts and light years removed from the countrywide superstardom that awaited him. "That night, Conor said to me he was going to main event it when [the UFC] came back," Kavanagh, who's read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum will find himself in a familiar position at UFC 180 in November. He'll be facing another opponent who seemingly has no weakness and will be the underdog to UFC champion Cain Velasquez, but the Brazilian knows what it takes to shock the world. Werdum shocked the MMA world in 2010 as he defeated the greatest heavyweight—and some believe greatest MMA fighter overall—Fedor Emelianenko by submission in the first round. Werdum's coach, Rafael Cordeiro, speaking to MMAFighting.com, beli read news >>

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