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  • 10 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 >>

  • 21 days ago
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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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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Nova Uniao head coach Andre Pederneiras had a lot to say about his team's weight cutting practices and the UFC's decision to not to pay Renan Barao after he passed out trying to make weight for his title fight. It's a little publicized fact that Nova Uniao is one of the most storied gyms in UFC history. Starting with Rafael Carino, back at UFC 9, Nova Uniao has steadily created UFC level talent, including a several champions in B.J. Penn, Renan Barao, and Jose Aldo, as well as several title chal read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil – Francisco Trinaldo’s aggression paid off on judges’ scorecards despite giving up several takedowns against the returning Leandro Silva.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren discusses the recent bizarre segment on ‘Inside MMA’. Following the most recent chapter of the Askren-Dana White saga, where the UFC President revealed that he was open to potentially signing Askren in the near future, the One FC welterweight champion appeared on ‘Inside MMA', which led to a bizarre interview with co-host Kenny Rice. After a slight back-and-forth between the two, Rice unprofessionally attacked Askren for his viewpoint on the MMA market and read news >>

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