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  • 7 days ago
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The UFC champ had to "swallow (his) pride" to accept the UFC 182 promo video that shows him threatening to kill Daniel Cormier. The UFC has had a prickly relationship with its Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones at least since the cancellation of UFC 151 and it appears the new promo for his UFC 182 has complicated things further. That promo features "leaked" footage from behind the scenes of a September satellite video interview with Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier wherein Jones says some ugly read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Dana White briefly spoke to TMZ about the interest in getting former WWE champion CM Punk into the UFC. Dana White was in New York City for the special UFC-Reebok partnership, and TMZ was in the area to catch up with the UFC president to ask him about the possibility of retired WWE star CM Punk joining the UFC roster next year. While White isn't sure that Punk, who parted ways with the WWE earlier this year, is contractually able to fight inside the Octagon, he does admit an interest in at least read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Following a hand injury that sidelined him for several months, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) parted ways with longtime heavyweight and light heavyweight mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Brandon Vera. No hard feelings on either side. But now that Vera (12-7, 1 NC) has found a new place to ply his trade, starting with a heavyweight bangfest against Igor Subora at ONE FC 23 on Friday (Dec. 5, 2014) in the Philippines, "The Truth" insists he wasn't treated with the respect he felt was coming read news >>

  • a month ago
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Now that jiu-jitsu tournaments have become a big deal again, thanks to the emergence of Metamoris and grappling "super fights" (like this one), fans of the ground game have been wondering if the man, the myth, and the legend -- Rickson Gracie -- would consider jumping into the fray. Don't hold your breath. "I don’t see myself competing anymore because I've completely lost interest in competition," Gracie told MMA Fighting. "My injuries wouldn't allow me to perform the way I would like. It’s not read news >>

  • a month ago
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Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is ready to make a deal with the devil. The one he knows, anyway. It's been almost two years since Jackson left the UFC for Bellator, and now it seems as though he's interested in returning to the Octagon. His run in Bellator MMA has given the former UFC champion three straight victories, but after the departure of former CEO Bjorn Rebney from the organization earlier this year, we haven't seen or heard much from Rampage. Jackson sent out a tweet on Monday expressing hi read news >>

  • a month ago
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Georges St-Pierre definitely has a vested interest in next month’s UFC 181 main event. Check out his thoughts on Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler II.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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If fan interest is any indication, Super Saturday was a big success. No one will know anything for sure until the final viewing estimates roll in, but at a glance it seems UFC 180, Bellator 131 and World Series of Fighting 15—all three promotions competing head to head for the first time—yielded some nice dividends for combat sports lovers. At UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum landed a flying knee on Mark Hunt to take the interim heavyweight title and partially redeem an otherwise lackluster card. Bellat read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Only a few months after vowing to test Vitor until "the day you retire," the NSAC has done anything but that, as Weidman and Belfort get set to face off at UFC 184. Trying to make sense out of athletic commission regulations and punishments can be a bit of a rabbit hole. The more you chase after truth and accuracy the more you get caught up in a warren of half truths and almost punishments; guidelines bend or stand firm, seemingly at random and with an ease that, at times, can be troubling. The read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Alexander Gustafsson expressed his interest in facing Rashad Evans in his next octagon outing. It seems Rashad Evans is not the only one that thinks a match-up against Alexander Gustafsson makes perfect sense. "The Mauler" was present at the UFC Fight Night: Stockholm Q & A session, where he responded to a question asking whether he would be interested in facing Rashad Evans in his next octagon outing. "I want to fight Rashad (Evans) too." Gustafsson said in his read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC 178 delivered on a variety of levels, but it was not without a bit of controversy. Typically, controversy in the UFC comes by way of a stoppage that was too early or a poor scorecard courtesy of the judges. On Saturday, controversy came by way of some confusion and old-school corner tricks. In the second round of the Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero bout, Kennedy hurt Romero with uppercuts. He tried to finish, and he was close to doing just that. Romero was rocked, but he was saved by the bell. R read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Las Vegas doesn’t have a pro team. But there’s always Bishop Gorman, which has won five straight titles in football. Gorman has plenty of celebrity fans, with UFC president and Gorman alum Dana White among them.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Bellator CEO Scott Coker suggested following Bellator 123 that a match-up between Fedor Emelianenko and former UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture is not out of the realm of possibility. It appears no one is willing to let Fedor Emelianenko's retire in peace. Bellator CEO Scott Coker hinted to members of the media following the Bellator 123 fight card on Friday that a match-up between Randy Couture and MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko is something he may be interested in. "All I can say is that w read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Alexander Gustafsson has fanned the flames of a potential bout against Anthony Johnson in early 2015.Gustafsson was set to challenge Jon Jones for the light heavyweight belt, but an injury forced him out of the fight. Daniel Cormier stepped in to claim his spot, and Cormier will meet Jones at UFC 181 for the gold.That leaves Gustafsson on the outside looking in.Johnson already called out Gustafsson for a bout, and now Gustafsson responded on the Mikz app (download required). Gustafsson said that read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A run-down of a proposal that would add multiple weigh-ins for professional fighters. This comes in response to multiple fighters on he UFC 177 card having weight cutting related medical issues. This is a guest post by KJ Gould. Whenever a professional sport implements rule changes for the benefit of either paying audiences, commercial masters or the health and well being of its competitors, after the ubiquitous backlash of naysayers and worse case scenario 'what if?' ponderings, athletes eventu read news >>

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