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Dustin Poirier is moving up in the world ... literally. After a pretty successful run as a featherweight contender, the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) import is headed back to the 155-pound weight class, following what he described as a string of "brutal" weight cuts, which is to be expected when you walk around at 180 pounds. "The Diamond" announced the plans on Twitter. "@FrigUrself: @DustinPoirier are you moving up to LW?" Yes — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 19, 2014 "@andrewhepburn read news >>

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The Titan FC 32 weigh-ins are in the books, and in a rare circumstance, one of the main event fighters went to an extreme measure to make weight. Filed under: News read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Brian D'Souza and John S. Nash join Kid Nate to discuss the UFC's new uniform deal with Reebok and what it might mean for Zuffa, MMA fighters and the competition. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released its fifth and final "Embedded" pre-fight video blog for UFC 181 (see the first four here, here, here, and here) ahead of tonight's (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014) "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" pay-per-view (PPV) extravaganza (results here). In episode five, go behind-the-scenes of Friday's intense weigh in event (results here), which saw a handful of epic staredowns and back-and-forth jibber-jabber. We'll see who gets the last laugh in just a few hours! read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Bellator MMA has decided to cut all ties with light heavyweight, Joe Vedepo following bar brawl resulting in a police officer being hospitalized. MMA fighter, Joe Vedepo can add the title "former" to another organization. In light of his November 28th arrest which involved an alleged drunken brawl that left a police officer hospitalized, Bellator MMA has decided to cut all ties with him, as reported by MMA Fighting. Vedepo was arrested in Iowa City, just 13 days after a TKO defeat at the hands o read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Bellator has cut all ties to fighter Joe Vedepo following the veteran light heavyweight's recent legal trouble in Iowa. The 31-year old was arrested in Iowa City on Nov. 28 after an alleged drunken brawl which left a police officer hospitalized. Vedepo, who lost to "King Mo" Lawal at Bellator 131, competed under a one-fight deal with company options to extend the contract. Thursday, MMAjunkie.com reported that Bellator has chose to part ways with the fighter. MMAFighting.com confirmed the report read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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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 >>

  • 19 days ago
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Forrest Griffin spoke about the newly announced Reebok UFC uniforms and talks about its benefits for fighters. Shortly after the monumental UFC-Reebok partnership, Zuffa has released footage with Forrest Griffin talking about the advantages of having the new uniform deal in place. According to the UFC Hall-of-Famer, it not only adds professionalism, it also reduces the hassle of trying to 'hustle' and get multiple sponsors on board during each fight. Watch the clip above, and check out some of t read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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GLORY cut ties with their No. 6-ranked heavyweight following the Dutch-Egyptian's cocaine conviction. One of GLORY's top heavyweight kickboxers, Hedsy Gerges, has been sentenced to 54 months in prison after a 2010 cocaine conviction. The No. 6-ranked GLORY heavyweight will also be required to pay a fine of 22,000 Euros. Gerges, 30, told the Amsterdam news outlet AT5 he plans to appeal, saying, "I will fight to the bitter end." Bloody Elbow reported the news on Saturday (Nov. 22, 2014), and also read news >>

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UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz claims the promotion’s light heavyweight division was made for him, so naturally, he’s never had a problem making the limit. But he sees a problem in the way others are trying to do the same.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

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Check out the latest episode of “UFC 179 Embedded,” which previews Saturday’s UFC 179 pay-per-view event in Brazil.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Chris Camozzi has been released from his contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship following four straight losses, two of which came via split decision. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The roster cuts continue as the UFC has released veteran middleweight Chris Camozzi. While most fans and media observers saw Chris Camozzi's last UFC fight with Rafael Natal as a decision win for Camozzi, two of the three cageside judges scored the September 5th contest in favor of Natal. It was Camozzi's 4th consecutive defeat, and it proved to be one loss too many. In a blog post penned by Camozzi on Performance MMA, he confirmed his UFC release: I knew this Natal fight was win or move on, pro read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Who was that masked man? Yup, it's well-traveled mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Jesse Taylor (27-10), who is going viral to promote his inclusion in the upcoming BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man welterweight tournament, which will award its winner a $50,000 grand prize in front of a national audience with a live pay-per-view (PPV) telecast on Fri., Oct. 3 from BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma (more on that event here). read news >>

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