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Quinton Jackson has re-signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship following three wins in Bellator MMA. read news >>

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Quinton Jackson has re-signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship following three wins in Bellator MMA. read news >>

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Not only does Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Nate Diaz miss open workouts, he misses weight, too. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 5 champion came in nearly five pounds over the 155-pound mark (160.6) and was given two hours to shed the excess weight. Diaz, however, opted to have 20-percent of his fight purse taken instead, which will now go to opponent Rafael dos Anjos, according to MMA Junkie. The good news is, the fight is still a go for the UFC on FOX 13 card, set to pop off tomo read news >>

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The sky isn't falling, but that hasn't stopped the ZUFFA brass from taking shelter. The same company that was recently named one of the "World's Most Valuable Sports Brands," under the leadership of "Brand Genius" (and UFC President) Dana White, is now faced with a 40-percent decline in profits for calendar year 2014, according to Standard & Poor's (S&P). MMA Payout adds some perspective: S&P now expects ZUFFA's cash flow/debt leverage to increase to the "high-5x area at the end of 2014." In its read news >>

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The 2014 financial outlook for UFC parent company Zuffa LLC is not looking good after Standard & Poor's projected a 40-percent decline in profits. read news >>

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Standard & Poor’s issued a revised rating outlook for Ultimate Fighting Championship parent company Zuffa on Wednesday, and the forecast was not pretty. read news >>

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Standard & Poor’s issued a revised rating outlook for Ultimate Fighting Championship parent company Zuffa on Wednesday, and the forecast was not pretty. read news >>

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The UFC’s injury bug and global march is taking a toll on earnings, according to a major credit rating agency. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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After a small scare, Anderson Silva says his leg and back are 100 percent and there’s no cause for concern ahead of his UFC 183 showdown with Nick Diaz. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Frankie Edgar, Cub Swanson, and Conor Mcgregor will likely have something to say about that. Having too many title contenders isn't necessarily a bad thing. Or is it? That's the current predicament Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) matchmakers are facing in the featherweight division, as the top of the list (see it) is suddenly crowded with eager fighters ready and qualified to fight for the strap. Among them is Dennis Bermudez, who currently sits at the No. 7 spot and looks to improve his p read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Juliana Lima scored her first UFC win with a unanimous decision over Nina Ansaroff at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, on Nov. 8, but she’s not completely happy with her performance. Lima had to escape from a few submission attempts on her way to the decision victory, and she admits that fighting in her home state got her too excited during the bout. "I wish I had the chance to move more, but the adrenaline of fighting for the UFC in your home state consumed read news >>

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UFC President Dana White would be interested in seeing a healthy Brock Lesnar come out of retirement and pick back up where he left off in the UFC. Optimism is once again in the air following an interview with former WWE commentator Jim Ross, who recently informed Marc Raimondi of Fox Sports that Lesnar’s contract with WWE runs out after Wrestlemania 31 in March. This could potentially open the doors for Lesnar to return to the UFC in 2015. There is also the chance that the former heavyweight ch read news >>

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UFC President Dana White discusses the potential return of former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. Although he has not stepped inside a UFC octagon since 2011, Brock Lesnar is currently one of the most discussed stars in MMA headlines. His potential return to MMA competition has been a central topic for discussion amongst fans and pundits, particularly following the poor year the UFC has had in terms of Pay-Per-View revenue. Legendary pro-wrestling announcer Jim Ross revealed that Lesnar's con read news >>

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With brass looking ahead to another lengthy injury recovery from a marque champion, UFC president Dana White is sounding more amenable to longshots. A day after losing heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez as a headliner for the promotion's debut in Mexico at UFC 180 in November, White told UFC.com he didn't sound adverse to seeing former champion Brock Lesnar make a return. "I have a great relationship with Brock, we talk all the time," White said. "I don't know, we'll see. If he wants to fight, read news >>

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