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UFC lightweight standout, Gray Maynard discusses getting back to his roots with the Grapple at the Garden event, his new 8 fight deal with the UFC, and the resurgence of the Xtreme Couture camp as a serious force to be reckoned with. While professional MMA is still illegal in New York, there is an alternative to see some well-known names in the sport compete at one of the most iconic sports arenas in the world, Madison Square Garden. This Sunday afternoon will mark the third annual Grapple at th read news >>

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Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Roan Carneiro, who captured the BattleGrounds MMA welterweight tournament last October in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is heading back to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the early part of 2015. The Brazilian shared the good news via Instagram: "I cannot put in words how I am feeling signing this contract again. Yessssss I am official ufc ufcbrasiloficial again. Thanks God, my family, my team, my fans and people who believe All Those on me and who did not bel read news >>

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Weight class is "up in the air" but leaning toward middleweight or perhaps even welterweight. Yes, former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion Phil Brooks has signed a mixed martial arts (MMA) contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). No, "CM Punk" isn't fighting longtime veteran Phil Baroni (despite this). Despite no combat sports experience, Brooks (0-0) -- who trains jiu-jitsu under Rener and Ryron Gracie -- will be given a shot under the brightest of lights, beginning with read news >>

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Bellator MMA will not keep light heavyweight veteran Joe Vedepo under contract in the wake of his arrest this past week in Iowa City, Iowa.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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We're more than a month removed from the resolution of Cung Le's drug-test dispute with the UFC, but the bad feelings on the fighter's end of things have yet to subside. Le revealed Wednesday that he has told his manager, Gary Ibarra, to request his release from his UFC contract. On Wednesday's edition of veteran MMA reporter Josh Gross' "Gross Point Blank" podcast, Le explained that he no longer has it in him to work for Zuffa in the wake of a drug test which was first announced as a failure fo read news >>

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Cung Le today said he’s lost the motivation to fight for the UFC and requested his release from the promotion after it accused him of using performance-enhancing drugs. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Dashon Johnson was once a promising MMA fighter from Escondido who was 9-0 as a pro. Two straight losses seemed to be reason enough for UFC to cut him and have him rebuild his career on the regional circuit, but new reasons for his release have emerged. He's not the most famous Johnson that UFC ever had under contract. Not Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson, or even "Big" Lavar Johnson, but Dashon Johnson was once a promising mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter from Escondi read news >>

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Former UFC superstar, Chael P. Sonnen disscusses contract details, thoughts on Wanderlei Silva's aggressive stance with the UFC, nostalgia and whether he'll be crossing over to provide commentary for other sports. Recently, I interviewed former UFC middleweight superstar Chael Sonnen on a variety of topics. Contract details, thoughts on Wanderlei Silva's aggressive stance with the UFC, nostalgia and whether he'll be crossing over to provide commentary for other sports were points of discussion. read news >>

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No leg? No problem! Legacy Fighting Championship (Legacy FC) has signed flyweight Matt Betzold, who will make his debut for the popular regional mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion at Legacy FC 39 on Feb. 27, 2015, against an opponent to be named. From the Legacy FC website (via MMA Junkie): A decorated grappler, Betzold racked up a 4-1 record as an amateur before turning pro. However, the process of becoming a pro for Betzold was harder than for most fighters. Betzold's life drastically changed read news >>

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Or maybe the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion will sign with Bellator MMA and turn the entire mixed martial arts (MMA) world upside down, for no other reason than some people just want to watch the world burn. Don't laugh, Viacom can afford it. But there is a difference between wanting to fight again and actually following through with it. Brock Lesnar has a multi-million dollar contract with WWE that expires in April, and he's likely to re-sign because he's only read news >>

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Brock Lesnar's contract with the WWE expires on early 2015, and Dana White says the former UFC champion is 'interested in fighting again'. Brock Lesnar has been plying his trade in pro-wrestling for the past couple of years, but his tenure with the WWE could be ending soon. It's been stated that the former Division I wrestling champ is finally healthy after battling diverticulitis throughout his UFC stint, but is a return to mixed martial arts in his future? Fox Sports talks about his current co read news >>

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Bellator announced Saturday evening they have signed blue-chip amateur wrestling and potential mixed martial arts prospect Aaron Pico to a "long-term contract." "When it comes to any big decision I make, I sit down with my family, my management team at Zinkin and the people that are around me that I trust," Pico said. "We wanted an opportunity to achieve my dreams in the 2016 Olympics and transition into MMA, and when we sat down with Bellator, Viacom and Scott Coker, everything just sort of fel read news >>

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XFC is expected to sue WSOF over a contract dispute with strawweight title challenger Kalindra Faria. While World Series of Fighting has already suffered from various incidents recently that have negatively affected public perception, the problems continue to pile on for the promotion. Less than 24 hours ahead of their scheduled WSOF 15 event - one that is expected to go head-to-head against the UFC and Bellator - Xtreme Fighitng Championships announced that they would be filing a lawsuit agains read news >>

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Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) has just given World Series of Fighting (WSOF) a headache. Will a quick victory by Jessica Aguilar on Nov. 15 be its aspirin? It seems as though travel issues aren't Kalindra Faria's only problem this week. Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) announced today that it is suing World Series of Fighting (WSOF) over Faria's contract, stating that she is still obligated to XFC after having fought for the promotion twice in 2014. XFC President Myron Molotky released read news >>

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