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For a foreign Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor to hold a seminar legally in the United Kingdom, he or she must obtain a valid work visa. Unclear on the intricacies of this strictly enforced law, former longtime UFC employee and 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo found himself behind bars on Saturday for violating it. Bravo, a famed BJJ instructor who regularly conducts seminars in the UK, was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport on Saturday afternoon for attempting to run a seminar without read news >>

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Team Quest ain't got nuthin' on Team Hufflepuff. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been taking its act on the road in recent years, making several trips to Europe as it expands its mixed martial arts (MMA) empire across the globe. One place it hasn't been, however, is Hogwarts Castle. But that could change in the near future, according to FOX Sports, as Duchess of Northumberland Jane Percy is opening the doors to Alnwick Gardens and Alnwick Castle, which served as the co-ed school for wiz read news >>

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The UFC hopes to do hold a MMA event in a soccer stadium in Brazil one day, but it won’t be the first promotion to do it. Shooto Brazil 52 is expected to take place at the Joaquim Americo Guimaraes stadium, also known as Arena da Baixada, on Dec. 5. Shooto officials have yet to officially announce the deal, but G3 United, responsible for sponsorships and events at the stadium, already is advertising the MMA event on its official website. Arena da Baixada was one of the stadiums to host games dur read news >>

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Bellator MMA will feature three fights during Saturday’s 2014 Monster Energy Cup at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. read news >>

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Mauricio Rua was the last fighter to hold the UFC light heavyweight title before the dominant reign of current champion Jon Jones. If all goes according to plan, he’ll also be the next after “Bones.”Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The World Series of Fighting announced plans of doing pay-per-view shows in 2015, but that’s not their focus right now. After promoting 14 fight cards in less than two years of existence, and with two other cards scheduled for the rest of the year, WSOF president Ray Sefo announced the idea of doing WSOF shows on pay-per-view. The fighters would also earn a share of the money. However, WSOF won’t look at the pay-per-view market before building their brand on NBC. "Right now, we have to be on NBC read news >>

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Nine individuals hold a championship title in the UFC. All have achieved greatness by defeating the best to reign atop their division. In that, some current and former champions have flirted with the idea of changing weight classes to secure another belt, such as current featherweight champion Jose Aldo and former lightweight champion Benson Henderson, to name a few. There have only been two combatants who have secured a UFC title in two weight classes—mixed martial arts legends Randy Couture an read news >>

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If you're holding your breath for a Ronda Rousey vs. Gina Carano fight, you might want to exhale. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship will makes its promotional debut on South Korean soil in 2015. read news >>

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