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  • 8 days ago
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Alistair Overeem was finished in the first-round by Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night “Jacare vs. Mousasi 2,” his third loss of that manner in four fights. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship this week confirmed a rumored bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Jimi Manuwa would headline the promotion’s Nov. 8 UFC Fight Night event. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Even if UFC and local commission officials hadn’t learn how ill he was, Charles Oliveira said he was in no shape to fight this past Friday at UFC Fight Night 50.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Stephan Bonnar gets his wish granted to make his Bellator debut vs. fellow UFC hall-of-famer Tito Ortiz. When Stephan Bonnar came out of retirement to sign with Bellator, he did so with UFC president Dana White's blessing, primarily because it involved "beating the s**t out of Tito Ortiz". Bonnar wanted the fight "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" for his debut, and on tonight's Bellator 123 broadcast, Scott Coker officially announced this light heavyweight match-up for November 15th in San Diego, C read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale failed their respective drug tests at UFC 175 and TUF 19 Finale. Both on Thursday had their temporary suspensions officially confirmed by the Nevada Athletic Commission. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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The manager of UFC lightweight Gray Maynard informed UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani that his client intends to keep fighting for the promotion. If any of you expected Gray Maynard to call it quits following his third consecutive TKO loss, you were sadly mistaken. It appears the former UFC lightweight title challenger has no interest in retiring from professional competition just yet, even though a significant number of fans and pundits have called for his retirement after his most recent loss to Ro read news >>

  • a month ago
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But since "Conviction" is also being recruited by UFC, Bellator may be getting into a fight it can't win. Or can it? Since taking over Bellator a few months back, Scott Coker has been a very busy man. From signing fighters such as Melvin Manhoef and Paul Daley in attempts to bolster a rather weak roster, to planning upcoming events, the former Strikeforce CEO hasn't slowed down in his quest to help the Viacom-owned company step up its mixed martial arts (MMA) game. Another move Coker made was br read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC President Dana White wants to clear the air in the UFC's light heavyweight division. The title picture unfolded like this: First, 205-pound champion Jon "Bones" Jones was scheduled to face Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson in a much-anticipated rematch at UFC 178 on Sept. 27. In late July, however, news broke that Gustafsson suffered an injury and had to drop off the card. In his place came Daniel Cormier, the undefeated former Strikeforce heavyweight champion who recently dropped to light h read news >>

  • a month ago
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Sam Caplan has tweeted that he will be officially done with Bellator on August 25. Things keep changing at Bellator. First it was the ousting of Bjorn Rebney and replacing him with Scott Coker, War Machine has been released in a bit of a new "zero tolerance" policy from a promotion that previously signed Brett Rogers and played up War Machine's legal troubles and now matchmaker Sam Caplan is out the door. Caplan tweeted earlier today, "Just wanted to let everyone know that 8/25 will be my last d read news >>

  • a month ago
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Although UFC officials have yet to confirm the fight, Glover Teixeira says he is fighting Phil Davis at UFC 179 on Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • a month ago
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No, there won't be a stadium show in Brazil as first rumored, but there are a few more UFC cards lined up for the South American nation to end the year. The UFC has been to Brazil three times this year, but they've got four more events lined up before the year is over. Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting has confirmed the remaining Brazil schedule for 2014, which does not include the rumored stadium show in Curitiba: UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski on September 13th in Brasilia. UFC 179 on O read news >>

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