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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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Awesome news? Hard to digest? Simply meh? That all depends on what type of mixed martial arts (MMA) fan you are, as this upcoming weekend (Sept. 12-13) will churn out six major combat sports events across four different continents, including UFC Fight Night 51 on the Fight Pass digital network. Have a look: Friday, Sept. 12, 2014: ONE FC 20: "Rise of the Kingdom"Online pay-per-view from NagaWorld in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Bellator 124: "Newton vs. Beltran"Spike TV telecast from CompuWare Arena in read news >>

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Despite being a major underdog, Ben Rothwell took it to Alistair Overeem last night (Sept. 5, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 50 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Not only did Rothwell defeat "The Reem," his performance was undoubtedly the best of the three men to finish Overeem inside the Octagon. Find out how "Big" Ben pulled off the win below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell went to war in order to move into title contention l read news >>

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"King" Bobby Green isn't going to get the match he eagerly anticipated against Donald Cerrone, at least not now. But that's not stopping the outspoken Riverside, Calif. native from speaking his mind against a fighter he truly dislikes. Green was scheduled to meet "Cowboy" at UFC 178, but had to step aside when former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez became available to meet Cerrone in Las Vegas on Sept. 27. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Green said that while he's moved past los read news >>

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Mike Ricci kept George Sotiropoulos on a major downward trend on Friday, and did so with relative ease. Filed under: News read news >>

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A major fight in the UFC middleweight division is reportedly under discussion. Luke Rockhold, who has won two straight and has long requested a big-time opponent, may face Lyoto Machida, the former light heavyweight champion who just lost a five-round decision to middleweight champion Chris Weidman. That's according to Rockhold's training teammate and current UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier, who holds a side job as a commentator on the TV program UFC Tonight and announced the discussions on read news >>

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Did Gina Carano opt to go to Bellator instead of the UFC? Bellator plans to make a major fight announcement on Tuesday. Some big news is apparently coming from Bellator on Tuesday, and it could drastically alter the UFC's plans for women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Earlier today, Bellator middleweight veteran Brian Rogers sent out this tweet to his followers, saying that the promotion will be making a major fight announcement tomorrow: Friends, Fans & haters :Tomorrow there will be a m read news >>

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Did Gina Carano opt to go to Bellator instead of the UFC? We could find out on Tuesday. Some big news is apparently coming from Bellator on Tuesday, and it could drastically alter the UFC's plans for women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Earlier today, Bellator middleweight veteran Brian Rogers sent out this tweet to his followers, saying that the promotion will be making a major fight announcement tomorrow: Friends, Fans & haters :Tomorrow there will be a major fight announcement via @Bel read news >>

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After a weekend of no activity among the major MMA promotions, there was no movement in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings. But change could be coming soon. Check out the latest rankings inside.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC read news >>

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