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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Yoel Romero, who knocked out Tim Kennedy at UFC 178 last Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada (video), came under fire for taking a coffee break between rounds two and three, perhaps buying himself some extra recovery time after getting his head caved in at the close of the second stanza. See how the entire mess unfolded here. While Romero's corner was accused of "the dirtiest trick in the book" by UFC President Dana White, coach  read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight slugger Mark Hunt, fresh off a blistering knockout win over Roy Nelson at the UFC Fight Night 51 event earlier this month in Saitama, Japan, is one of New Zealand's 20 highest-paid athletes. That's according to a "rich list" feature in The New Zealand Herald: 17 Mark Hunt (UFC) - $890,000 Mark Hunt is New Zealand's biggest name involved in the world's fastest growing sport. Hunt recently signed a new six-fight deal with UFC worth about US$350,000 read news >>

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And the "Super Samoan" is confident he'll win this time around, because he never loses rematches. Mark Hunt returned to the Octagon in spectacular fashion this past weekend (Sat., Sept. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan by knocking out Roy Nelson in round two of their-much anticipated heavyweight showdown. Full video highlights here. The win was Hunt's fifth in his last seven outings inside the cage, shooting him into the top five in the division rankings (see them) and getting h read news >>

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And insists he is being "wrongly accused." Jordan Mein picked up an impressive first-round knockout victory over Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49 on Aug. 23, 2014 (video highlights), despite the fact that he didn't have his father, Lee Mein, in his corner shouting instructions. That's because Lee was arrested the day prior to the event after he was accused of sexually assaulting a housekeeper at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) host hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma (details). Though he was releas read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had a brief meltdown yesterday, using salty language to describe his indefinite suspension from mixed martial arts (MMA), following allegations from the mother of his children that accuse "Rumble" of domestic violence. See how it all went down right here. "I want to apologize to everybody for my language yesterday," Johnson wrote on his official Facebook page. "It really sux being accused of something I didn't do. S read news >>

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No, not even Fedor Emelianenko. For all intents and purposes, Fedor Emelianenko is widely-considered to be the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight fighter of all time. Just ask this UFC champion. The former PRIDE FC heavyweight titleholder ran roughshod over the competition during his reign as division champion from 2003 -2006. In the midst of his dominating run, Fedor was riding a 27-fight win streak, before hitting a rough patch and dropping three straight under the Strikeforce banne read news >>

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Perhaps "Conviction" knows something we don't? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey is no stranger to the featherweight division, having started her career at 145 pound before making the drop down to run the table in the lighter weight class. Would she be willing to move back up? Only for ex-Strikeforce star Gina Carano (sorry, Cyborg), but it sounds like that won't be necessary, since "Conviction" is insisting on a fight at bantamweight, if and when read news >>

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But that's how he makes a living, so he doesn't have much choice. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was finally able to lure former welterweight number one contender Nick Diaz back to the Octagon (sorry Walmart), after giving him an offer he couldn't refuse. The UFC 183 main event opposite ex-middleweight champion Anderson Silva. "The Spider" has also been riding the pine -- albeit for very different reasons -- and White is "pumped" to have him back, though he's not sure read news >>

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"The California Kid" talks about his rib injury, meaningless rankings and potential future foes which could include taking on Renan Barao and Dominick Cruz for a third time. More than a few eyebrows were raised when the No. 2 bantamweight in the world, Urijah Faber, was booked to take on Alex Caceres, who at the time was ranked No. 13, at UFC 175 on July 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A couple more were raised when the fight was relegated to the preliminary headliner for the pay-per-view (PPV) ev read news >>

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Former Bellator and UFC welterweight War Machine, formerly Jon Koppenhaver, insists that he fought "for his life" last week on a day where he planned to propose to his girlfriend Christy Mack, a well-known porn star. As TMZ Sports reported, the controversial fighter was unceremoniously released by Bellator on Friday after it came to light that War Machine is the prime suspect in the beating of Mack and an unnamed third party in Las Vegas. As authorities continue to search for War Machine, the em read news >>

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Spitting the truth, or sour grapes? After losing to Tim Kennedy in a lackluster affair at UFC 162 back in July of 2013, Roger Gracie went one-and-done inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon. After not coming to terms with the ZUFFA-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion on a new contract, Gracie decided to step away from the fight game altogether. A year later, the 10-time jiu-jitsu world champion is ready to attempt a comeback as he recently told Opavo (via Bloody Elbow) that read news >>

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