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It's a Thursday night in the fight capital of the world, and one of the most polarizing figures in mixed martial arts is thinking about video games. Not Call of Duty first-person shooter home-console variety, but the 16-bit arcade classic type. "It doesn't matter which one we pick," Muhammed Lawal says in a tone thick with confidence. "Whatever we play, I'm gonna whoop your ass." After the projected button-mashing beatdown takes place, an argument is made that Dig Dug would have been a better-su read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Fighter pay isn't as big an issue as it has been in the past, thanks in large part to repeatedly failed drug tests taking over the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene. Still, all of the positive tests in the world won't hide the fact that there are still some Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighters who feel they don't get paid enough for doing what they do inside the eight-walled cage. Ronda Rousey isn't one of those fighters, as the women's bantamweight champion says she is more than happy wit read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Ronda may be feeling pretty financially secure these days, but that doesn't mean she isn't thinking about the fighters making less on the UFC roster. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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GLENDALE, Calif. -- Ronda Rousey is completely satisfied with how much she's paid by the UFC. But there is one thing that bothers her about the hot issue of fighter compensation -- the perception that Octagon girls get paid more than some fighters. "I think that they should get paid more than the ring girls," Rousey said Wednesday at a media day to promote UFC 184 at Glendale Fighting Club. "And I don't know if the ring girls get paid too much or the fighters don't get paid enough. But yeah. The read news >>

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Benson Henderson's jump up to welterweight paid off well for a variety of reasons Saturday night.Henderson and Brandon Thatch earned $50,000 extra for the Fight of Night honors at UFC Fight Night 60. Henderson won the main event with a submission (rear-naked choke) in the fourth round.Ray Borg and Neil Magny earned Performance of the Night honors. Borg defeated Chris Kelades via submission (kimura), while Magny won his sixth straight fight with a submission (rear-naked choke) over Kiichi Kunimot read news >>

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John S. Nash paid a visit last week to Bellator MMA headquarters to ask Scott Coker a wide range of questions including if he'd let his fighters box now that Premier Boxing Champions is going to be on Spike TV and how he measures success for the promotion. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Despite their fight cancellation, Jimy Hettes and Diego Brandao left Saturday’s UFC 183 event with a few more bucks in their pockets.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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If you paid to see a show on Saturday at UFC 183, you certainly got your money’s worth—even at the fight company’s newly inflated pay-per-view asking price. If you paid to see a fight? Well, you got a bit more than you bargained for there too, although the outcome was never really in doubt. In the end, returning former champion Anderson Silva walked away with a clear-cut unanimous-decision win over the always game Nick Diaz. Even in victory, however, Silva’s considerable star power couldn’t tota read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Conor McGregor almost paid a compliment to one of his fellow UFC featherweight contenders. Almost. Then, he quickly went in another direction. McGregor was asked during the Fight Club fan Q&A on Friday before UFC 183 weigh-ins who the best mixed martial artist was among the top fighters in the division outside of himself and champion Jose Aldo. McGregor said it was likely Frankie Edgar. But that's as far as he went. The Irishman said Edgar should really move down to bantamweight. "C read news >>

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Despite a controversial decision loss to Cathal Pendred at this past Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59, Sean Spencer will be getting his show and win money. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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Just in case his performance wasn’t indication enough, Nate Diaz admits that he was not at his best at UFC on Fox 13. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS -- MMA Fighting's Cynthia Vance caught up with Randa Markos during the TUF 20 media day Wednesday. Markos talks about her road to the UFC, why she feels she's a contender, how she balances her full-time job and training, and more. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC has officially announced their major partnership with Reebok, including the long rumored UFC uniform. The UFC and Reebok made it official today after months of talk, Reebok will be the official "uniform" of the UFC. During the press conference to announce the deal, Dana White called it the "largest non-broadcast deal we've ever done." He then went on to suggest that every penny from the deal would go to the fighters but also said that apparel with a fighter's name on it would result in t read news >>

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