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Johnson declined Cerrone at UFC 187; now wants 'Cowboy' in 'real' title eliminator

  • 2 months ago
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Michael Johnson said he was the first man offered to replace injured Khabib Nurmagomedov against Donald Cerrone at UFC 187. John Makdessi ultimately filled in, but Johnson said he regrets declining t read news >>

Luke Rockhold after UFC on FOX 15 win: This is my show

  • 3 months ago
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NEWARK, N.J. – Although UFC President Dana White characteristically declined to name the next challenger to the middleweight title, former Strikeforce champ Luke Rockhold said there’s no better choic read news >>

UFC Fight Night 63 bonuses: Four get $50,000 for 'Performance of the Night' efforts

  • 3 months ago
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FAIRFAX, Va. – UFC officials declined to offer up a “Fight of the Night” bonus at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 63 event. Instead, four fighters each earned $50,000 bonuses for their spectacular perform read news >>

Report: UFC Doubled Contract Offer in Last Hour, Brock Lesnar Still Declined

  • 4 months ago
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Brock Lesnar has made enough money to live several lifetimes. So it only made sense for him to go with his heart when deciding to forgo a second run in the UFC and sign a new contract with World Wres read news >>

Prosecutor to re-review alleged assault from Matt Brown

  • 4 months ago
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A city prosecutor will re-review Rodrigo Botti’s case two weeks after police declined to file charges in relation to an alleged assault by UFC welterweight Matt Brown.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Before UFC: Manila booking, both Faber and Edgar were offered title shots against Dillashaw

  • 5 months ago
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Urijah Faber declined the 'strange' offer, while Frankie Edgar didn't exactly have enough time to answer. Before they got booked to face off as the headliner of UFC Fight Night: Manila, both Urijah F read news >>

Georges St-Pierre declined Anderson Silva super-fight, won't return to a sport with a big PED problem

  • 5 months ago
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According to Georges St-Pierre he was offered a bout against Anderson Silva, but had no interest in making a return to a sport that is not clean. Georges St-Pierre recently admitted that he was indee read news >>

Vitor Belfort on why he declined Machida interim title fight: My focus is on the middleweight belt

  • 5 months ago
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UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort released a statement explaining his reasons for declining an interim title fight against Lyoto Machida. One of the lingering storylines during fight week has been the f read news >>

UFC Boston: Dana White explains why 'superstitious' Jose Aldo declined Conor McGregor's Octagon face off

  • 6 months ago
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Unless it's for a fight, "Junior" won't dare step foot inside the eight-walled cage. Shortly after putting the screws to Dennis Siver on FOX Sports 1 (watch it), Conor McGregor got up close and perso read news >>

Ex-champ Tito Ortiz was approached to participate in UFC class-action suit – and declined

  • 7 months ago
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If you were to compile a list of fighters most likely to participate in a class-action lawsuit against the UFC, Tito Ortiz’s name would almost definitely be on it, most MMA fans and insiders would su read news >>

Manager: Nate Diaz declined to fight Edson Barboza

  • 7 months ago
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Edson Barboza improved to 9-2 in the UFC with a unanimous decision victory over Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night 57, but Green wasn’t the original opponent the UFC wanted next for the Brazilian lightwe read news >>

Anthony Johnson's ex-girlfriend declined to pursue charges after March incident?

  • 10 months ago
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MMAjunkie has learned an ex-girlfriend of suspended UFC fighter Anthony Johnson declined to pursue charges against him after an incident in March that prompted her to call Boca Raton police.Filed und read news >>

Lucas Martins says 'scared' Jeremy Stephens declined to fight him at UFC 179

  • 10 months ago
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Lucas Martins takes on Darren Elkins at UFC 179, but the Chute Boxe featherweight wasn’t expecting to face him on Oct. 25. "Mineiro," who scored three finishes in his last three UFC appearances, was read news >>

The Reality TV Draft: Has TUF declined in recent years, or has it always been lacking?

  • a year ago
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The Ultimate Fighter is a staple of UFC programming. However, the inability to define its purpose (does it want to groom the future, or sell the sport?) is turning the show into an albatross in the c read news >>

Video: Ben Askren sees ONE FC establishing itself as 'global power'

  • a year ago
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When UFC officials declined to sign former Bellator MMA champ Ben Askren, the wrestling standout took his talents to ONE FC. Now “Funky” wants to help the Asia-based promotion become an i read news >>

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