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  • 8 days ago
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Not all fight hype is created equal, but when it comes to altercations between fighters outside the cage, King Mo says perception lies with name value. Two things happened recently, under somewhat different circumstances. Well, a lot more than two things have happened recently, but in this case, the two things are Jon Jones scuffling with Daniel Cormier at a press conference and Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar getting into it at Bellator 123. Both cases involved fighters going at each other in wha read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ronda Rousey has certainly created the sport's most polarizing persona, but there's no denying the UFC women's bantamweight champ always takes care of her own. Bethe Correia stopped Shayna Baszler to score her second straight win over a member of Rousey's team, The Four Horsewomen, on Saturday at UFC 177. Minutes after the fight, the former Olympic judoka naturally contacted UFC president Dana White to demand a showdown with the unbeaten Brazilian striker, per Yahoo Sports. As soon as (Correia) read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Conor McGregor's homecoming fight in Dublin this weekend has created a buzz amongst MMA fans. But it's not just the diehards who are sitting up and taking notice. Say what you want about Conor McGregor, but he's creating interest. Selling out the O2 Arena in Dublin in less than an hour may have been an indication that he might not be a star in the making but a superstar already. And now, he's drawing mainstream media coverage for MMA in the United Kingdom, furthering the idea that he has the pot read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The more things change, the more they stay the same. Scott Coker, who created and promoted fights under the Strikeforce banner from 1985 until 2013, was officially introduced as the new President of Bellator Fighting Championship during a Wednesday conference call which Bleacher Report dialed in to. Coker, Spike TV president Kevin Kay and Spike Senior Vice President of Public Relations David Schwarz all participated in the call. Coker assumed the Bellator position on Wednesday after Bellator fou read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Reports state that Bjorn Rebney is getting bounced from the promotion he created and sold to Viacom and replaced by former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker. One of the most persistent rumors in MMA over the past several months has been a sense of dissatisfaction at Viacom with Bjorn Rebney. The rumors have long been that Viacom has wanted to boot Rebney at the end of his contract--believed to have ended at the beginning of June--and replace him with someone like a Scott Coker. Josh Gross tweeted late read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Reports state that Bjorn Rebney is getting bounced from the promotion he created and sold to Viacom and replaced by former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker. One of the most persistent rumors in MMA over the past several months has been a sense of dissatisfaction at Viacom with Bjorn Rebney. The rumors have long been that Viacom has wanted to boot Rebney at the end of his contract--believed to have ended at the beginning of June--and replace him with someone like a Scott Coker. Josh Gross tweeted late read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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T.J. Dillashaw’s championship win over Renan Barao at UFC 173 created all sorts of interesting subplots around the UFC bantamweight championship. Dillashaw has no shortage of contenders for his shiny new belt, which he’ll take back to Sacramento on Monday when he leaves Las Vegas. The most prominent of these is Raphael Assuncao, who scored a razor-thin split decision over the new champion last October in Brazil. Assuncao was originally the man in line to face Barao, but an injury suffered in tra read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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UFC bought PRIDE, landed a FOX deal and created its own digital network. Surely they can find a way to get Cris Cyborg into the Octagon? Gina Carano? Holly Holm? Pffffft. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has a couple of in-house contenders breathing down her neck. One of them is the Alexis Davis, 3-0 since transitioning to the Octagon. The other is Cat Zingano, who earned her crack at the crown prior to her knee injury in 2013. But most members of t read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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A series of unforeseen events has created a new and exciting co-main event for RFA 11, as the promotion heads back to Denver, the city where it all started 20 years ago. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Bellator MMA has created a new fail-safe to ensure that champions will defend their titles in a timely fashion. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Luke Rockhold created a bit of a stir when the final Strikeforce middleweight champion said he wanted a "warmup fight" before a potential UFC title fight and mentioned Vitor Belfort as his preferred opponent. read news >>

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