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  • 6 days ago
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It appears that an Anthony Johnson headbutt led to the initial knockdown of Alexander Gustafsson in their UFC on FOX 14 main event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Anthony Johnson's upset of Alexander Gustafsson led the charge on the UFC on FOX 14 post-fight bonuses on Saturday night in Sweden. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones handily led the disclosed payroll for UFC 182, earning $500,000 for his contentious unanimous decision victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event of Saturday night's pay-per-view, according to figures released by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Despite all the bad blood leading into the fight, Jones handled business just like he always does, outpacing Cormier and largely beating the Olympic wrestler at his own game en route to securing the eighth conse read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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Newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler led the charge for the six fighters who cleared six-figure paydays at UFC 181, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday. Lawler captured a narrow and somewhat contentious split decision victory over Johny Hendricks in UFC 181's main event, seizing the UFC's 170-pound strap with an empathic final round blitz just nine months after falling short against Hendricks in the pair's first meetin read news >>

  • a month ago
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Urijah Faber is not accustomed to hearing boos after having his hand raised in the Octagon. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Don't count on UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis breaking his leg in the Octagon any time soon. A Taekwondo practitioner of 22 years, Pettis was asked Monday if seeing former middleweight champion Anderson Silva suffer the grisly injury would affect his fighting style. "Not really," Pettis told New York City's HOT 97. "It was kind of an amateur mistake. He kicked a check and that's like a basic kickboxing move. I mean, he's probably done that a million times in his life and that was just t read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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While it seems like ages ago now, at this time last year Ben Rothwell was mired in what he calls the "lowest point" of his career. Rothwell, a veteran heavyweight who at the time had been prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone in the aftermath of a dramatic Aug. 2013 win over Brandon Vera. The UFC acted swiftly, handing down a nine-month suspension that had the 33-year-old agonizing over his wrong turn. "I didn't know what I was doi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The ladies led the way in the UFC Fight Night 57 fighter bonuses, with Paige Van Zandt and Kailin Curran earning the Fight of the Night honors in Austin, Texas. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jorge Medina's time in the Marine Corp. has prepared him for success in the cage, leading him to an undefeated career heading in Saturday's V3 Fights. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones details the circumstances that led to his knee injury and gives an update on where he is in the recovery process. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A recently published investigation into the death of a Roufusport kickboxer has led to several of the camp's former members making their own statements against Duke Roufus and his coaching staff. More details have come out surrounding Roufusport kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr., who collapsed on the canvas and died hours after making his debut appearance at Duke Roufus' American Fighting Championship promotion back in March. The Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal published an in-depth investigation on Munson read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight superstar, Chael P. Sonnen tells the story of how a humiliating run-in at the first UFC fan expo let to a job with ESPN. Making the most of any given situation is a task that most successful people are quite adept at. In our fair sport, there are few examples that stand out more than Chael Sonnen. The recently retired UFC middleweight has taken Life's lemons and made lemonade on more than one occasion, creating opportunities for himself and finding ways to shine while und read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Greasin'? Fine. Questionable hand wraps? Sure. But deep cover espionage? Perhaps you were correct to balk at the notion. After Tito Ortiz claimed earlier this week that he had not only conspired to have his Bellator 131 opponent signed by the promotion, but to have planted a mole into his training camp, Stephan Bonnar isn't buying it. "That's hilarious," Bonnar said of the claims. "He's just fishing for something. The bottom line is [wrestling coach] Paul Herrera is not working with him. Paul He read news >>

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