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  • 24 days ago
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If you were looking forward to seeing Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo face Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177, grab a stuffed animal and some warm milk. I have bad news for you. According to Fox Sports' Damon Martin, Cejudo was forced out of the bout due to "medical reasons." He tweeted the following message Friday, confirming the news. While a UFC debutant (Cejudo) versus a gatekeeper (Jorgensen) is not necessarily the highest-profile bout ever, UFC 177 is already a relatively abysmal card, and Ceju read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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UFC welterweight Hector Lombard feared the worst after a neck injury suffered in training. Now, he tells MMAjunkie, he’s working toward a comeback and trying to rebrand himself with a new nickname and new outlook.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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As Tropical Storm Iselle closed in on Hawaii last week, some residents rushed to stock up and food and water in preparation. On the island of Oahu, UFC bantamweight Russell Doane had a very different concern.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Zak Cummings laughs at your betting odds. Literally. At least when it concerns him being a 5 to 1 underdog to a fellow Ultimate Fighter alum who was also making only his second Octagon appearance. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After rumors emerged this week that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was interested in making a move to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), 'Suga' clarifies the situation. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter indicated Wednesday that Evans had discussed the possible switch with pro wrestling officials over the July 4 holiday weekend in Las Vegas at the UFC Fan Expo. According to Meltzer, Evans' name has been on a short list of UFC fighters in talks to make the tra read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Dean Amasinger expressed concerns about the New Mexico Athletic Commission prior to a controversial split decision in a UFC Fight Night 42 co-headliner between his teammate Ross Pearson and Diego Sanchez.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Managers have expressed concern over some of the provisions inside Bellator's contracts. After examining a few of the agreements their concerns may be well founded. It goes without saying that for most fighters mixed martial arts can be a very difficult profession. A fighter's career is numbered in years not decades, and the amount of time a fighter can compete at the top of his division is even narrower. The window of opportunity for a fighter to make their money is therefore very small. In a b read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Despite initial concerns that he might be concussed or have a fractured jaw, Erick Silva checked out okay after what turned out to be a precautionary trip to the local hospital in Cincinnati on Saturday night. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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ABC President Lueckenhoff released a statement to Bloodelbow.com where he revealed his concerns regarding the handling of the RFA 14 main event. The Resurrection Fighting Alliance's flyweight title fight between Junior Maranhao and Matt Manzaneres made MMA headlines over the past few of days, primarily due to the ridiculous incident that occurred between the fourth and fifth rounds of that main event. Junior Maranhao appeared to collapse off his stool ahead of the final round of the title fight, read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The UFC's return to Abu Dhabi should raise concerns over the United Arab Emirate's long list of human rights issues instead of awed reactions to the opulence of the region. This Friday will see the return of the UFC to Abu Dhabi with UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs Nelson. The event marks the first UFC card in the capital of the United Arab Emirates since UFC 112 in April of 2010. That event followed the purchase of 10% of the UFC by Flash Entertainment, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi's government. Abu read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Combat sports don't register in the pecking order of geopolitical concerns amplified after Russian president Vladimir Putin moved to annex the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine. But with relations between Russia and the West quickly approaching pre-Rocky IV levels, an emerging group of Kremlin-governed mixed martial artists may be caught up in the fray just as they’re poised to do big things in the U.S. Should tensions rise, Richard Wilner, a California-based immigration lawyer familiar with MMA pr read news >>

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