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Roufusport star pupil and UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has managed to avoid being roped into much of the controversy surrounding his camp this week. After the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published its investigation into the death of 24-year-old amateur Roufusport kickboxer Denis Munson Jr., the camp's patriarch, Duke Roufus, has come under fire by several high-profile former students over his coaching methods. Just weeks out from making his Dec. 2 title defense to Gilbert Melendez at U read news >>

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MEXICO CITY -- Jessica Eye talks about her UFC 180 fight against Leslie Smith, how making changes in her personal life led to a better attitude, why she won't get into a brawl with Smith, and more. read news >>

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Sounds like Glover Teixeira is aware of what can happen on the scorecards when Phil Davis is in town. That's why the Brazilian is going to finish "Mr. Wonderful" at the UFC 179 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Oct. 27, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. And if he can't? Teixeira will beat him so badly not even Phil's father would be able to award him the decision. G-Tex breaks it down for MMA Fighting: "I will keep the pressure as I always do. I'm going to do what I did to Bader, Te H read news >>

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James Lee Mein, the father of UFC welterweight Jordan Mein, pleaded not guilty in a Tulsa, OK court Thursday to a charge of one count sexual battery, according to his lawyer Jason Edge. Mein, who was arrested on Aug. 22 in Tulsa, a day before his son fought Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49, was officially charged on Sept. 10. A preliminary hearing has been set for Oct. 23. The 47-year-old Mein was accused of assaulting a female maid at a hotel prior to the UFN 49 weigh-ins. He was subsequently ar read news >>

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Ryan Couture won his Bellator debut at Bellator 124 last weekend over Tom Bagnasco by rear naked choke in the first round. The son of MMA legend, Randy Couture spoke to MMAmania about the win, and having his father as a "calming presence" in his corner. PLYMOUTH, MI-After being released from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and winning back-to-back fights in the Battlegrounds promotion, Ryan Couture was once again back on a big stage, this time at Bellator 124 on Spike TV (full results here) read news >>

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Even though his father is one of the most famous competitors in the sport's history, [autotag]Ryan Couture[/autotag] didn't always want to be an MMA fighter. "It took me a long time to come around to the idea of myself fighting," Couture told MMAjunkie. read news >>

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Stephan Bonnar made his return to a mixed martial arts (MMA) cage this past weekend (Sept. 5, 2014) at Bellator 123. No, "The American Psycho" didn't compete, he just made an appearance -- along with his masked sidekick -- to help the Viacom-owned promotion announce his recent signing, as well as his upcoming fight against bitter rival Tito Ortiz. The manner in which he chose to do it, however, left many scratching their heads. Bonnar proceeded to unveil the identity of his masked man, who just read news >>

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Following the recent in-cage (and seemingly scripted) scuffle between upcoming opponents Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has made a promise to fans: “We are not going into the pro wrestling business.”Filed under: Bellator, (...) read news >>

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Maybe it was just the rest of us who were distracted. Clearly, Jordan Mein was in an unenviable spot Saturday night, fighting Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49 just a day after his father was arrested on sexual battery charges, accused of assaulting a housekeeper at the event’s host hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting. The 24-year-old Mein blitzed through the ensuing media storm, decimating Pyle with a barrage of strikes just one minute, 12 seconds into their co-mai read news >>

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Jordan Mein, understandably, didn't want to talk much about the turmoil that went down in his family in the hours leading up to UFC Fight Night 49. The welterweight contender from Canada saw his father and cornerman, James Lee Mein, arrested and charged with sexual battery before Friday's weigh-ins in Tulsa. He was released on bond on Saturday morning. Jordan Mein was asked at the post-fight press conference if the distractions affected his preparation for his co-main event bout with Mike Pyle. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Jordan Mein overcame the distraction of his father being arrested on Friday to knock Mike Pyle out in the UFC Fight Night 49 co-main event in Tulsa on Saturday. read news >>

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