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Nick Newell is back in the fray. The lightweight prospect inked a new four-fight deal with World Series of Fighting on Friday, and is now scheduled to fight an undetermined opponent on April 10 at WSOF 20, WSOF executive vice president and matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz informed MMAFighting.com. Newell, 28, has been locked in contract negotiations with WSOF since his July 5 title challenge against WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje, which headlined the promotion's inaugural show on NBC. A conge read news >>

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The six-million viewer man is back on Spike TV. And it was probably an easy sell, considering Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson was responsible for these "staggering" ratings on the cable television network back in 2009. And though a lot has changed in mixed martial arts (MMA) over the last five years, there probably isn't a combat sports fan who doesn't recognize the man behind the beard. Heck, even pulling in a third of those ratings would be a huge score for the boys at Viacom. With that in mind, read news >>

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You know what they say about one man's trash... After getting the boot from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in late 2014, light heavyweight slugger Thiago Silva will make his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) under the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) banner, beginning with a 205-pound bangfest opposite Ronny Markes. They'll join UFC import Matt Hamill and a fighter to be named in a light heavyweight tournament to crown a division champion, which gets underway March 28, 2015. A venue has ye read news >>

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Joe Schilling (18-6, 11 KO’s) is back in the Glory ranks. read news >>

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For those people wondering why Gray Maynard hasn’t used his wrestling more, you should have seen him at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Maynard, dawning a singlet during the Grapple at the Garden event, competed against WSOF’s Ozzy Dugulubgov, and scored a decision victory (14-3). A few weeks earlier in Albany, New York, Maynard competed in a three three-minute match with Dennis Bermudez. The old Michigan State looked pretty good, too. Maynard is wrestling to stay busy (and rooted to the mats), read news >>

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Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Roan Carneiro, who captured the BattleGrounds MMA welterweight tournament last October in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is heading back to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the early part of 2015. The Brazilian shared the good news via Instagram: "I cannot put in words how I am feeling signing this contract again. Yessssss I am official ufc ufcbrasiloficial again. Thanks God, my family, my team, my fans and people who believe All Those on me and who did not bel read news >>

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At last, the time is finally now. After months of speculation and at least one high-profile delay, the UFC and Reebok held a joint press conference on Tuesday to announce a partnership deal to outfit the fight company's roster of fighters inside the cage and at UFC events for the next six years. So as of this week, at least the organization's new hashtag isn't so ironic anymore. The deal means the end of independent sponsorship deals in the UFC as we know them. UFC co-owners Dana White and Loren read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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“Pretty much everybody, the men and women that I’ve talked to, they’re pretty excited about it,” UFC President Dana White said. “I really got no negative feedback whatsoever, from anybody. Remember when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White told the mixed martial arts (MMA) media to "shut the fuck up" about fighter uniforms? Well, he's ready to talk about it now. After several months of negotiations, the world's largest combat sports promotion has struck a six-year deal with read news >>

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The UFC announced on Tuesday the finalization of a landmark six-year partnership with Reebok, a deal which could dramatically shift the role of sponsorships in mixed martial arts. Beginning the week of July 6, 2015, the UFC will institute a sweeping new uniform program which will effectively replace all in-cage fighter sponsorships with kits produced exclusively by Reebok. "We look at this as Reebok and the UFC are essentially changing the sports landscape once again," said UFC CEO and co-owner read news >>

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So close, yet so far. Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, now four-fights into his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career, is going to be sticking around for awhile, after putting pen to paper for a new eight-fight deal under the ZUFFA banner. So ... about that title shot. Rockhold (13-2) has rattled off three straight wins -- along with three consecutive finishes -- since a debut loss to Vitor Belfort last year in Brazil. And he really wants a rematch. He could end up w read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Bellator MMA has added one of the sport’s most promising prospects to its roster.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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SURPRISE!! In an appearance last night (Fri., Nov. 14, 2014) on Inside MMA (via AXS TV), Bellator MMA President Scott Coker announced longtime welterweight striker Paul Daley had inked a new deal with the Viacom-owned promotion and will make his return in early 2015. From his official Facebook page: Just signed my bout agreement for my return to Bellator......very happy, big big fight.....gonna be super focused, super prepared, and ready to sacrifice what I have to make sure I win this fight. "S read news >>

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Buffalo David Bitton on Thursday announced that UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is the brand's first and only woman to represent Buffalo Pro. read news >>

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Mark Hunt has signed a new six-fight deal with the UFC and he will likely retire from fighting upon fulfilling his contract, according to a report on Wednesday. Hunt spoke with UFC Tonight and explained that rumors about him considering an immediate retirement were unfounded, and the fighter is very happy with his new deal. [...] read news >>

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