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The drama continues as arrested former Bellator fighter War Machine tweets some accusations against his alleged victim and she denies them. Good morning! Here's something sordid and awful to have with your coffee. We posted Friday about War Machine's (latest) incident of being wanted by police in an alleged assault and Bellator's decision to dismiss him from the promotion. BE alumni Matt Roth asked Bellator officials why War Machine was cut this time, but not last year when Christy Mack made ass read news >>

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After a dramatic, hostile and nearly violent week of UFC 178 PR duties, Daniel Cormier admits it hasn’t exactly been one of the his finest moments.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighter 20, the show's first all-female incarnation, is not even a week into filming, and there's already tension on set. According to UFC President Dana White (via MMA Fighting), a fight broke out on Day One of filming, establishing a high baseline level of drama before the action reaches full swing. "The women go after it," White said. "The first day when they get in there, there's already been stuff. Half of them don't like each other. It's going to be a very interesting season." read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Bloody Elbow Radio, presented by Bad Boy, will air at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT for another edition of the show. Join hosts Matt Bishop and Nolan Howell as they preview a big weekend in MMA, including UFC 175, headlined by a UFC middleweight championship bout between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida and a UFC women's bantamweight championship fight between Ronda Rousey and Alexis Davis. We'll also look at the fight between Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale. Additionally, we' read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After a week of media speculation and (deleted) Instagram drama, it was recently announced that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will indeed rematch Alexander Gustafsson on September 28 at UFC 178. Not on August 30 in Las Vegas, as was originally circled by the UFC. And not against Daniel Cormier, as the UFC said Jones originally preferred. But in September, in Toronto, a year removed from the first fight.In other words, it took a roundabout way to get back to where we thought we were to read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The drama surrounding Jon Jones' next title defense adds a new wrinkle seemingly every day. This time it's Daniel Cormier doing his part to oblige Jones' request for a showdown in the Octagon. Speaking on UFC Tonight, Cormier said he'd be willing to delay surgery on his injured knee if it meant getting a UFC title shot. This comes on the heels of UFC president Dana White saying that Jones had yet to agree to a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson because the champ wants to fight Cormier. The former read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Nate Diaz finally found the fight he's been craving. After much drama concerning when (or if) Diaz would ever return to the cage, the Stockton bad boy broke his silence, reaching out to MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani to request a fight. Diaz, a lightweight, apparently wants no part of his division anymore and is willing to step up to 170 pounds to face the streaking Matt Brown—who recently finished Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 40. "I want the Matt Brown fight," Diaz told MMA Fighting. "That's wh read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Despite all of their past drama, even Daniel Cormier can admit that fans are witnessing a rare, once-in-a-lifetime kind of talent every time Jon Jones steps into the Octagon. For the most part, the former Olympian has maintained a relatively objective view of the UFC light heavyweight champ. Back in August 2013, he told MMA Fighting that he only praises Jones’ fighting ability and the things he’s accomplished, not his personality. There was once again plenty of praise to go around on Saturday ni read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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World Series of Fighting appears to be facing some serious managerial drama stemming from a tweet put out by Josh Burkman. It appears that welterweight competitor Josh Burkman's request for release has caused some serious managerial drama for World Series of Fighting. Following the welterweight competitor's sudden , WSOF Vice President and matchmaker Ali Abdel- Aziz took to twitter, where he proceeded to berate both Burkman, as well as former UFC light-heavyweight competitor Vinny Magalhaes. Thi read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Johny Hendricks brought a little bit of drama to the UFC on Friday afternoon at the UFC 171 weigh-ins. When he stepped on the scale, the commission official reported that the title challenger was off weight at 171.5 pounds. Per unified rules, there is no one -pound allowance for title fights. Hendricks looked stunned, and the scramble was on to find out what would happen next. As Hendricks went off to shed the extra pound-and-a-half, news broke out of Dallas that if he were unable to make weight read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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DALLAS -- The fight night drama started early on Friday afternoon in Dallas, as Johny Hendricks nearly missed weight for his pivotal welterweight clash against Robbie Lawler ahead of UFC 171. For Hendricks, and for the UFC, a botched weight cut would've been a catastrophic turn of events for a welterweight division looking to move on from the shadow of its former champion, Georges St-Pierre. And for a few suspenseful hours, the situation looked more dire than promotion officials probably would'v read news >>

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