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Luke Rockhold and other UFC fighters have criticized Vitor Belfort for testing positive in the first test he did outside of Brazil after a 3-0 run in 2013. Rockhold said Belfort’s "frail" body would fall apart before his title fight with Chris Weidman, scheduled for UFC 181 on Dec. 6, but "The Phenom" says they are all just jealous. "I think they are just afraid. I understand," Belfort said Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "That playboy is still in shock from the kick. He’s in shock. People are read news >>

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Mike Constantino took exception to Mike Dolce's recent comments regarding MMA manager rates, saying it's the same as saying "you don't need to pay a diet guru 20 percent to buy your groceries." Mike Dolce probably isn't a fan favorite among mixed martial arts (MMA) managers at the moment. The nutrition guru, who has helped countless prominent MMA fighters make weight for their bouts, recently advised them to fire certain managers who are taking up to 20 percent of their earnings for representati read news >>

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Several MMA managers expressed disappointment privately after nutritionist and coach Mike Dolce said on yesterday's episode of "The MMA Hour" that many MMA managers are doing a disservice to their clients. To recap: "These managers are charging the athletes 20 percent," Dolce said, "just to answer a phone call from Joe Silva to get one opponent's name, to then call the athlete and say, you're fighting Johnny So-and-So. And then the manager then takes 20 percent out of that. And then the athlete read news >>

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Following his second failed drug test within a matter of weeks, the UFC has officially removed former middleweight and light heavyweight contender Chael Sonnen from their broadcasts with Fox Sports. The UFC confirmed the news with a statement on their website Monday night: The UFC and FOX Sports organizations announced today the termination of their respective broadcasting services agreements with analyst Chael Sonnen. This decision comes in light of Sonnen failing a second test conducted by the read news >>

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Last Saturday night in Albuquerque, Bryan Caraway picked up what was undoubtedly one of the biggest wins of his career—but the victory that came with a burst of controversy in the aftermath. The The Ultimate Fighter alum derailed highly touted prospect Erik Perez in a hard-fought bout where Caraway earned the submission finish in the second round. That said, no sooner was Caraway's hand raised inside the Octagon than pictures of him fish-hooking the Jackson/Winkeljohn-trained fighter surfaced. T read news >>

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The world’s two top heavyweight kickboxers are set to meet in the ring at Glory World Series’ pay-per-view event on June 21 for what promises to be one of the most explosive clashes of the year. read news >>

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"Money" didn't take too kindly to Aldo's vow to get payback on Team Alpha Male for disrespecting Renan Barao, answering back with a threat of his own. Soon after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo vowed to get payback on Team Alpha Male for what he deemed as disrespect toward former bantamweight champ Renan Barao, Chad Mendes fired right back. Posting on his official Twitter account, "Money" clarified that he didn't know anything about the Instagram post that g read news >>

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Daniel Cormier has been playing cheerleader for Muhammed Lawal ... much to the chagrin of Bellator 120 opponent Quinton Jackson. What happens on Instagram ... doesn't stay on Instagram. Undefeated Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier was all over social media this week, sending well wishes to Team Thirsty cohort Muhammed Lawal, who fights Quinton Jackson this Saturday night (May 17, 2014) in the main event of the Bellator 120 pay-per-view (PPV). "DC" ex read news >>

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But in fairness to Rebney, the Bellator CEO admits he's "stayed out of it," because he knows he "can't move the needle" in the "Empire State." Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney -- affectionately known as "Bjork" to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White -- made headlines last week for siding with Culinary Workers Union Local 226, who are embroiled in a fight with Station Casinos (because of this) and ultimately, UFC. Otherwise known as "screaming for attention," according to comments read news >>

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The much-anticipated rematch between Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie took place this past weekend at Metamoris 3, where both jiu-jitsu phenoms fought to a draw. After the bout, "hysterical" UFC hall of famer Royce Gracie got into an altercation with Bravo, who explains his side of the story. Back at Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) grappling tournament in 2003, Eddie Bravo did the impossible. He was able to pull off a shocking upset win over Royler Gracie, the unbeaten son of the legendary Helio Graci read news >>

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Otvaio Sousa announced today that he had been fired by Gracie Barra from his coaching position today without warning. Earlier today the jiu jitsu world got a bit of a shock as back-to-back Middleweight World Champion Otvaio Sousa announced on his Facebook page that he had been fired without warning from his coaching position at the Gracie Barra Headquarters Academy in Irvine, California. According to Sousa he was fired because of the fact that is often on the road teaching seminars or competing, read news >>

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