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SAN DIEGO – As expected Bellator MMA will move away from its weekly format in 2015. But in addition to monthly shows, the organization is planning four “tentpole events” in major U.S. cities, company CEO Scott Coker told MMAjunkie on Tuesday.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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Kaitlin Young discusses the major changes she's made and her upcoming bout against prospect Cindy Dandois at Invicta FC 9 on Nov. 1 in Davenport, Iowa. read news >>

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Nicholas 'Axe Man' Walters announced himself as a major player in the featherweight division with a quality performance against former highly-ranked pound-for-pound fighter and decorated champion Nonito Donaire with a savage sixth round knockout. Nicholas Walters may not have fought too many high-class opponents before tonight, but he proved he belongs on the big stage with a brutal right hand knockout of the former flyweight, super flyweight, bantamweight, super bantamweight, and until a few mi read news >>

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On the first day of November, 2014, the first major event of the college wrestling season comes to Philadelphia as some of the nation's best wrestlers face off at the NWCA All Star Classic. The University of Pennsylvania host this year's NWCA All Star Classic, the nation's premier early season wrestling event. For the third straight year, Wrestlers in Business Network (WIBN) will run the Classic at the behest of the NWCA, and for the third straight year, I would expect the event to be pretty suc read news >>

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The UFC lost their major fight in Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier, but the rest of the event they built lives on as UFC 178 takes place Saturday. The card is filled with top fighters, UFC debuts, UFC returns and a flyweight title fight. Will Demetrious Johnson steam roll Chris Cariaso as he's expected to do? Is this the opportunity Eddie Alvarez has been waiting for? What are we to make of the returns of Dominick Cruz and Cat Zingano? I answer these questions and more with my predictions for Saturd read news >>

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In a major turn of events, the UFC 181 headliner in December has undergone a big change. Weidman-Belfort is postponed, and Hendricks-Lawler II will be the main event. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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There are some internal problems brewing with Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s “Money Team,” namely his prime business partner at Mayweather Promotions, Leonard Ellerbe. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter season 20 opened up with a major upset right out of the gate. No. 14-seed Randa Markos defeated No. 3-seed Tecia Torres by decision. It was an instant jump-start to the season, which will crown the first-ever UFC strawweight champion. Unlike past seasons, the tournament schedule is set by virtue of seeding the cast. The second episode will feature No. 2-seed Joanne Calderwood taking on No. 15-seed Emily Kagan. Bleacher Report will have complete coverage of the episode and th read news >>

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Peace! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be losing one of its major sponsors now that Xyience, which marketed "hardcore" energy drinks and various nutritional supplements, was sold to Big Red Ltd., an independent soda company based in Austin, Texas. MMA Payout first reported the sale earlier this week. Bevnet.com spoke with Big Red CEO Gary Smith: Big Red's resources and selling system could create significant growth opportunities for Xyience. And even though the brand will end its time read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter returned for its 20th season on Wednesday evening, and it may be the most anticipated season since the show first aired. After 19 seasons, a new division will be implemented through the show, and a champion will be crowned at its finale. The UFC brought in eight of Invicta FC’s strawweight division fighters for the show—including champion Carla Esparza—and did open workouts to select the other eight cast members. The season began with a bang, as a new format was announced fo read news >>

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The former UFC welterweight champ got a lot of ink -- including a picture posing with Hollywood star Leonard Dicaprio - in the world's top newspaper this weekend. Unfortunately it was because of his friendship with drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer. A public relations agent would tell any fighter that you just can't buy (bad) publicity like this. Multiple prominent mentions in a major New York Times feature plus a picture of your client hanging out with Hollywood superstar Leonard Dicaprio? That's th read news >>

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