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  • 9 days ago
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Following Ben Askren's bizarre exchange with co-host Kenny Rice on "Inside MMA," and subsequent apology from AXS Fights CEO Andrew Simon, fellow "Inside MMA" co-host Bas Rutten took to Facebook on Tuesday to elaborate on the situation and defend Rice's decision to pull the plug on the ONE FC welterweight champ mid-interview. Check out Rutten's post below: Some people commented on my wall about the Ben Askren interview we did and I wanted to say something because I promised I would but then I tho read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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When Stephan Bonnar got the call to fight Anderson Silva at UFC 153 in Oct. 2012, it seemed like the opportunity of a lifetime. Instead, it turned into nightmare. Bonnar was defeated by Silva, popped for steroids in his post-fight drug test, and ended up retiring. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Bonnar, who is coming out of retirement to face Tito Ortiz in Bellator on Nov. 15, revealed just how low he sunk when he found himself a pariah in the MMA world. "It completely blew up in my face," read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A half-hour after the weigh-ins for UFC 177, T.J. Dillashaw was still angry at Renan Barao. Dillashaw will defend his bantamweight title against former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto on Saturday night in the main event at Sleep Train Arena, a development which came down Friday afternoon. Barao, who was supposed to meet Dillashaw in a rematch of their UFC 173 encounter, was hospitalized after a weight cut gone awry. The champion wasn't in the mood to cut Barao any s read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Bobby Green is finding a lot of fault with how his comments about Donald Cerrone saying "racist stuff" were publicized. There really isn't a lot of context missing here. Following an appearance on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, Bobby Green's comments about Donald Cerrone were the talk of the day. Green went on the record to say that, at his first UFC fan expo, Cerrone "said some racist stuff." Green then went into further detail about Cerrone "groping every woman in his line" under the threat read news >>

  • a month ago
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On the latest Great MMA Debate podcast, UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader sits down for an in-depth interview, as well as lightweight fighter Bobby Green, plus all the fallout from Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier and Chael Sonnen's battle with the Nevada Commission. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The latest episode of Majority Draw Radio digs deeper into the feud that exploded this week between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, and includes an exclusive interview with Bobby Green. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Another welterweight injury has led to a reshuffling of the Aug. 23 UFC Fight Night card in Tulsa. Veteran Demian Maia had to pull out of his scheduled main-card bout with Mike Pyle due to an unspecified injury. UFC.com reported the news on Wednesday. As a result, Pyle will instead face Jordan Mein. This marks the third opponent lined up for Mein for this event. The Canadian was originally set to face Thiago Alves, who withdrew. Next up was Brandon Thatch, who pulled out over the weekend due to read news >>

  • a month ago
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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, questions as to why the MMA world refuses to believe in Matt Brown, why it complains so much, and why it should be concerned with what happened in hearings at the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday.Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The fallout from the UFC 176 cancellation was fast and furious on Wednesday with the event’s undercard bouts quickly finding new dates; the latest being a lightweight bout between Gray Maynard and Fabricio Camoes. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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In the fallout of a failed Nevada Athletic Commission drug test, popular and controversial UFC fighter Chael Sonnen has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. The 37-year-old from West Linn, Oregon made his retirement official on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight. The announcement came one day after it was reported that Sonnen tested positive for banned substances in a May 23 random drug test for what was a planned July 5 fight against Wanderlei Silva. "I want to officially announce read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Following a failed out-of-competition drug test that revealed banned substances in his system, UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen announced on Wednesday that he is retiring from professional mixed martial arts. read news >>

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