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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 >>

  • 3 days 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 >>

  • 6 days 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 >>

  • 15 days 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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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Not since Thornton Melon laced up his trunks have we witnessed such a hilarious dive. Well, alleged dive, according to a report from Daily Mail, which has a firsthand account from an inside source that says Mickey Rourke -- the 62-year-old Hollywood action star -- beat down a mentally-challenged homeless man, Elliot Seymour, last weekend in Russia. "All these headlines Mickey Rourke beat someone half his age... yeah he did but you're not telling them the real story, the real story is he's homele read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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From the sound of things, the back story of Mickey Rourke's recent boxing match was just as ugly as the fight itself. For those living way outside the combat sports bubble over this last holiday weekend, Mickey Rourke fought an exhibition boxing match in Russia. The 62 year old returned to the ring for the first time since the 90's in a continuation of his on-again-off-again ring career. This being an exhibition match, it wasn't about to go on anybody's record, neither Rourke's 6-0-2, or his opp read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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If you're someone who thinks you're badass enough to get on the mat with Brazilian jiu-jitsu standout Vinny Magalhaes, then Metamoris wants to talk to you. read news >>

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To be successful in combat sports, an athlete needs to have measurable talent in a diverse array of categories. Physical skill and cerebral acuity are important elements to finding victory inside of the cage, just as charisma and an established voice are necessary to connect with the sport's fanbase on the outside. There are opportunities aplenty for a fighter who can put all of these attributes together in one singular package, and Muhammed Lawal is proof of what that formula can produce. The 3 read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes will get his second crack at champion Jose Aldo at UFC 179 this evening, but that doesn't mean he hasn't been listening to the banter of rising star Conor McGregor. During Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight, Money said he actually looks forward to a showdown with The Notorious sooner than later. Mendes on @TheNotoriousMMA: "The guy's a joke. I look at him and see dollar signs. I'm gonna get paid big time, I'm gonna smash the dude." — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonig read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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So how long before others fighters start using the phrase, "Conor McGregor money?" "At the end of the day, it's a business. The guy can literally drive numbers from an entire country. When Conor fights the entire country of Ireland shuts down. We get like a 60 share of the TV market there. Over 11 percent of the tickets sold in Las Vegas were from Ireland. He moves the needle on pay-per-view. He headlined his first event in Ireland, did a $1.4 million gate. Of course, we're going to reward guys read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mark Hunt’s “average” payouts from the UFC have landed him at No. 17 on the top 20 list of highest-paid athletes in New Zealand. The New Zealand Herald is reporting that the Super Samoan’s new six-fight deal with the UFC is worth around a guaranteed $350,000 per fight. With Hunt averaging around two fights per year, his annual income is listed at around $890,000, a number he doesn’t seem particularly proud of. On Sunday, the heavyweight contender took to Twitter and questioned his spot on the li read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC president Dana White takes umbrage to recently retired Wanderlei Silva's claims that the UFC doesn't share the wealth. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC president is firing back at criticism from the embittered MMA legend with some facts and figures. UFC president Dana White spoke to Brazil's Globo about Wanderlei Silva's bitter recriminations toward the promotion and allegations that the UFC is underpaying its athletes. "If it was Wanderlei here talking to you, he would be like a crazy person saying how much he hates de UFC, about how little our fighters earn, how much he hurt his body because of this sport," said White. "But let me tel read news >>

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