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  • 4 days ago
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After a long and tumultuous co-existence with Bjorn Rebney, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White hasn't had many -- if any -- bad words for Bellator MMA ever since former Strikeforce head cheese Scott Coker took over. Heck, he even had some mild praise for Tito Ortiz "Off the Record" (via MMA Fighting). "That thing was a free fight on free TV. Yea, it's going to pull some numbers. They're both big-name guys. I'm happy for Tito and Bonnar. Those guys are getting paid, that's read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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UFC president Dana White had a bit of a rough start to the week. Blaming the letdown of Monday's 'The Time is Now' event on his public relations staff, White was then asked for his take on Bellator's recent ratings success during an appearance on TSN's On The Record. Headlined by UFC Hall of Famers Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar, Saturday's Bellator 131 event averaged 1.8 million viewers making it the most watched fight in the promotion's history. "That thing was a free fight on free TV," White s read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Gabriel Benitez was a choke machine in the first round, but couldn’t finish Humberto Brown until the third. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Someone is leaving Mexico a happy man on Saturday night. They'll be wrapped in a shiny gold belt and serving as an exclamation point to the UFC's first-ever visit to the country, perhaps fresh off of knocking a man out cold while thousands cheer wildly.Seems like quite the adrenaline rush. Quite the accomplishment, too.Only there's a problem there, and it won't matter whether it's Mark Hunt or Fabricio Werdum on the right side of the ledger at UFC 180, that problem is the same: It basically does read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Because if he wasn't, then Hunt would still be looking for his much-desired -- and quite elusive -- title shot. One man's misery is another man's fortune. That's definitely the case in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight division, as the current 265-pound champion, Cain Velasquez, won't get to fight Fabricio Werdum in this weekend's (Sat., Nov 15, 2014) UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Mexico City, Mexico. All thanks to an unfortunate knee injury. While Cain's smile may be up read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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SAN DIEGO -- MMA Fighting's E. Casey Leydon recently caught up with Muhammed Lawal during the recent Bellator media day. The former Strikeforce champion discussed Cung Le, the difference with Scott Coker as head of Bellator, and much more. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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In a recurring theme, Wanderlei Silva isn't happy with the UFC. This time it appears that they may have shut down the ridiculous idea of the suspended Silva fighting the suspended Chael Sonnen in Brazil while both are still under contract. Wanderlei Silva spent years as one of the most beloved fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts, but he's finishing out his career with the sort of behavior that will forever taint his image. It began when Silva ran out the back door of his gym to avoid an read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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In a recurring theme, Wanderlei Silva isn't happy with the UFC. This time it appears that they may have shut down the ridiculous idea of the suspended Silva fighting the suspended Chael Sonnen in Brazil while both are still under contract. Wanderlei Silva spent years as one of the most beloved fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts, but he's finishing out his career with the sort of behavior that will forever taint his image. It began when Silva ran out the back door of his gym to avoid an read news >>

  • a month ago
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Team Pettis members aren't happy with Tecia Torres returning to The Ultimate Fighter 20 competition, and are furious that she has joined their team. read news >>

  • a month ago
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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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