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The UFC has named David Allen its Senior Vice President and General Manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). An announcement on Friday by the UFC made the news official. Allen has been with the organization since December of 2013 where was Director of Events, Marketing and Communications for EMEA, working out the UFC's London office. Moving forward, Allen continue to operate out of London as he oversees the UFC's business in EMEA. He will report to UFC Chief Global Brand Officer Garry C read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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The mixed martial arts (MMA) community hasn't heard much from Dennis Siver, as the featherweight veteran gears up for his UFC Fight Night 59 main event showdown against Conor McGregor this Sunday night (Jan. 18, 2015) at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Probably because no one can hear him over all this noise. But don't worry, he has been listening. And he also knows most fans have completely written him off and have pretty much resigned themselves to the fact that McGregor will be fighting J read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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People are always tweeting a video-game content curator named Jon Jones to talk to and/or yell at him about what a fighter named Jon Jones is up to. He can’t escape it, but his response to it has something to teach us about the social media age.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones continued his dominant reign atop the promotion's 205-pound division, handing Daniel Cormier the first loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career last weekend (Sat., Jan. 3, 2015) at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch it). And his efforts have not gone unnoticed. "Bones," who is "a little off the beaten path of major American pro sports stars," according to Forbes, made the magazine's "30 Under 30" list for being one of read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Chalk up another one for the increasingly impressive resume of Jon Jones. The UFC light-heavyweight champ has been named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30 list of “The Sports World’s Brightest Young Stars.”Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Arianny Celeste is featured in this steamy music video named "Karate," and we're fairly sure she wasn't picked for her martial arts skills. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is going to be hearing from some familiar faces over the next few months, as mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters and former UFC headliners Jon Fitch, Cung Le, and Nate Quarry have been named as "identity class plaintiffs" in the upcoming class-action lawsuit against the promotion. Somebody call Sean Sherk! The lawsuit, which was announced earlier today at a special press conference in San Jose, California, accuses UFC of violating the Sherman Antitrust Act, aft read news >>

  • a month ago
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Read on for names of fighters involved in the class action lawsuit against the UFC as well as more details on the suit. Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry are the first three names on the class-action lawsuit to be filed against the UFC. --Those are three fighters who have main evented in the UFC--two of whom fought in championship bouts during their careers but it should not be confused that these are the only fighters involved with the suit. They are, however, the "identity class plaintiffs" o read news >>

  • a month ago
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Like every heavyweight not named Cain Velasquez, Stipe Miocic came up short against Junior Dos Santos on Saturday night. UFC on FOX 13 had its share of great performances but none could top the bloody display of grit and heart showcased in the main event. The bout between the two heavyweight contenders was basically decided in a boxing match for the better part of the 25-minute fight. Miocic, a former Golden Gloves champion, came into the fight as a significant underdog against an opponent who w read news >>

  • a month ago
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What’s the blueprint to defeat former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos? If you thought "do what Cain Velasquez did", "Cigano" might surprise you. dos Santos returns to the Octagon on Saturday night’s UFC on FOX 13 against Stipe Miocic in Phoenix, competing for the first time since his second loss to UFC kingpin Cain Velasquez on October 2013, and he has a message for rising heavyweight Miocic. "I believe that most of the heavyweights, based on my recent fights with Velasquez, think tha read news >>

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Mighty bold statement. The women's bantamweight division is about to get a bit more crowded, as Julianna Pena is eying a return to the Octagon in March of 2015. The "Venezuelan Vixen" has been out of action for over a year after she suffered a horrific knee injury, initially described as an "attack" by one of her male training partners at Team "Sikjitsu" in Spokane, Washington. Pena has since set the record straight. Still recuperating after tearing her ACL, MCL, LCL, meniscus, and hamstring, Pe read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rebounding welterweight warriors Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine will officially hook 'em up in the upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) "Fight Night" main event in Broomfield, Colorado, scheduled for Feb. 14, 2015 inside 1STBANK Center. UFC announced the new headliner on Monday. Brown (19-12) saw his seven-fight win streak come to an end at the hands of division No. 1 contender Robbie Lawler in a five-round bangfest last July on FOX. "The Immortal" didn't slip very far in the official read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ronda Rousey has reached another personal milestone. Lifestyle brand Buffalo David Bitton announced on Thursday that the UFC women's bantamweight champion is the new (and only) female face of Buffalo Pro, which is specifically geared towards the brand's sports-minded consumer. This marks the first fashion campaign for the 27-year-old Rousey, who is also set to star in Hollywood blockbusters "Fast & Furious 7" and "Entourage" in 2015. "It’s such an amazing opportunity to be able to represent Buff read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC and Globo announced today that Anderson Silva and “Shogun” Rua will coach the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil. read news >>

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