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With the UFC now making millions of dollars, it's only fair that the fighters get a piece of the pie, according to Jose Aldo. The UFC featherweight champ, who is slated to defend his title on Saturday against Chad Mendes, spoke once again on the topic of fighter pay in an interview with Ivan Raupp of Combate.com (h/t Fernando Arbex of Bloody Elbow). "I've seen this happening in the past, athletes were highly valued, and the company was not that big. Today, the company is very large and athletes read news >>

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Top UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort isn't happy about being on the sidelines for nearly a year now, to the point where he is imploring the UFC to instate an interim middleweight title. In an interview with MMA Fighting, "The Phenom" said that current 185-pound titleholder Chris Weidman's recent history of injuries should prevent him from holding up the division any longer. In this type of situation, everybody loses – the fans, who want to see an incredible fight, the other athlete, who read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Styles make fights, the old MMA adage says, and at WSOF 14, we have a classic striker vs. grappler bout on our hands. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, WSOF read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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The saga continues. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender, Nate Diaz, recently ended his year-long holdout from the promotion and agreed to take on Rafael dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13, which goes down on Dec. 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. Since Nate is back with the company, that must mean that the Stockton native has straightened out his contract issues with Dana White and Co., right? Wrong. According to Nate's manager, Mike Kogan -- who has voiced his ow read news >>

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Rodney “Jake” Collier had to work out of some early trouble, but it paid off with a new belt around his waist. Check out all the video highlights from Friday’s choke-happy RFA 19 event. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Mike Kogan, UFC lightweight Nate Diaz's manager, discusses his client's return to the UFC and the contract dispute with the promotion. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Third time the charm? Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva is making his long-awaited return to the Octagon at the upcoming UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Jan. 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada (details). And if he can get past Nick Diaz, "The Spider" won't rule out another crack at the 185-pound crown. Even if it means a third dance with Chris Weidman. Silva lost his title to the "All American" in the main event of UFC 162 back in July 2013. Fans read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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With news that the UFC will give him the chance to appeal his one-year suspension after testing positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH), middleweight Cung Le maintains the result was due to flawed testing methods. "I'm glad I'm able to appeal and am very confident," Le told Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times. "The facts are out there. If the right test had been done, this would have never happened." After suffering a fourth-round stoppage to Michael Bisping Aug. 23 in Macao, read news >>

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Put simply, Patricio Freire isn’t happy with the way things went one month ago. But he’s a heck of a lot more excited for what’s coming next.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Chris Kelades was not a happy man when he found himself buying tickets to UFC Fight Night 54. The company was making it's first appearance in Halifax, and the Nova Scotia-based flyweight wanted to be a part of the action. "When my wife and I were buying the tickets, I was sitting there, upset," Kelades said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "I was like man, I want to be fighting on this card, don't want to spend money right now to buy these tickets. In the end, it all worked out." It sure did read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm didn't turn out to have any home-cage advantage for the Swedish fighters. And the country's most iconic mixed martial artist, Alexander Gustafsson, is a little disappointed in the comments towards his countrymen in the aftermath. After his Swedish teammates Niklas Bäckström, Ilir Latifi and Tor Troéng each lost their bouts on Saturday, Gustafsson took to Mikz and called fickle fans out for their comments. "We had a bad night last evening, but my team mates are sti read news >>

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