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Anthony Johnson's weigh-in troubles appear to be in the rear view mirror, as neither he nor Alexander Gustafsson had issues making weight for UFC on FOX 14. read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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One of the UFC's best welterweights has a strong message for fans who want fighters to try harder. One of MMA's cliche phrases is "don't leave it in the hands of the judges." Dana White, Joe Rogan, and Mike Goldberg, (along with the rest of the UFC commentary staff) trot it out after every close decision. Fans use it to berate fighters who feel like they got robbed in a loss, and journalists use it to bemoan a system that often seems more broken than functional. Now, one fighter has had enough, read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Jones banked $500,000 for his appearance at UFC 182, as well as an extra $50,000 in bonus money. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) handed down a $25,000 fine to light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who violated the promotion's code of conduct policy (read it here) when he tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. From UFC.com: The UFC announced today that it has fined light heavyweight champion Jon Jones $25,000 for violating the organ read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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BOSTON -- Conor McGregor talks about his new Reebok deal, Jon Jones' recent drug test failure, how he feels about Dennis Siver before their fight on Sunday night, Jose Aldo attending his fight, and more. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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His ocular issues finally behind him, Daron Cruickshank has agreed to meet fellow lightweight up-and-comer Beneil Dariush in a classic striker vs. grappler match on March 14 at UFC 185. The UFC announced the bout on Thursday. A veteran of The Ultimate Fighter 15, Cruickshank (16-5, 1 NC) fought to an unfortunate end in his most recent outing, walking away with a no contest after a nasty inadvertent eyepoke from opponent K.J. Noons rendered Cruickshank unable to continue early in the second round read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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It’s been nearly eight months since Chris Holdsworth last set foot in the Octagon, and “The Ultimate Fighter 18” winner still doesn’t feel completely right. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Rory MacDonald isn't the first fighter to see a promised UFC title shot evaporate on the whims of the company, and he certainly won't be the last. Rather, he's simply the latest. After announcing last October that MacDonald would fight the winner of UFC 181's rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, the UFC recently reneged on its promise, instead electing to stage a trilogy fight between the only two men who have fought for the welterweight title since Georges St-Pierre's retirement i read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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In a new video, retired MMA legend Wanderlei Silva blasted the Nevada State Athletic Commission for its handling of drug testing and fighter licensing.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Been told. After dismantling Daniel Cormier for four out of five rounds at UFC 182, it seems like the only contender left for Jon Jones is the winner of Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson. That may not be appealing enough for "Bones," who in previous interviews has teased moving up a weight class. Interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, however, is warning Jones not to make that mistake. @JonnyBones good fight tonight against @dc_mma but better you stay there at your division. #vaica read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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No. 12-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight, Michael Johnson, has not competed since taking a unanimous decision over Melvin Guillard at UFC Fight Night 37 about nine months ago. That's a long layoff for a fighter in the midst of a three-fight win streak. In fact, it will be almost one full year when "The Menace" returns to the Octagon to battle Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61 inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, on F read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Quinton Jackson's departure from Bellator and sudden signing with the UFC has been the big story of the last week. Bellator president Scott Coker has contested the acquisition, stating that "Rampage" is still under contract with Bellator. Coker told MMA Fighting this past week that the situation has been passed off to Bellator's lawyers. In this exclusive statement to MMA Fighting, Jackson's manager Lee Gwynn, the owner and manager of Wolfslair Promotions, lays out the reasons why "Rampage" beca read news >>

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After all the questions surrounding Rampage Jackson re-signing with the UFC, the former light heavyweight champion issued a statement on Monday. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday issued an official statement in response to news of a class action lawsuit filed against the MMA juggernaut. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Lightweight Nate Diaz explains why he missed weight for his UFC on Fox 13 bout against Rafael dos Anjos. He also says issues within his training camp hindered his preparation. read news >>

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