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  • 2 days ago
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Anthony Johnson and Jon Jones ended up as unlikely allies during a recent press conference as the pair of future opponents joined forces to prank UFC president Dana White. Jon Jones has had a very controversial past few months, from his altercation with Daniel Cormier at a pre-fight press conference, to his failed drugs test. Things have gone from bad to worse for the champ, so when it appeared that Jon Jones and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson were about to brawl at a press conference this weekend, ev read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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LOS ANGELES – Anthony Johnson said it was his idea to punk UFC President Dana White on Saturday with a fake brawl.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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The crowd erupted in laughter when Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson met for a staredown at the "Welcome to the Show" press conference prior to UFC 184 on Saturday at The Event Deck at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Light heavyweight champ Jones and top-ranked contender Johnson, who are scheduled to fight for the belt at UFC 187 on May 23, enacted a scheme to relive the press-conference brawl between Bones and Daniel Cormier at the MGM Grand in August. And despite the fact that he was the victim of a pra read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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The UFC held a press event hours before Saturday's UFC 184 entitled “Welcome to the Show.” It was similar to its “The Time Is Now” event held earlier this year, but this one focused on the next wave of slated fights. And the event had a little comedy at the end. Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones have jokes. The press event saw headliners from most of the upcoming cards field questions from the media and fans alike. It was mostly upbeat and jovial in nature. Fo read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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LOS ANGELES -- UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson scared Dana White by pulling off a fake brawl at the "Welcome to the Show" event Saturday afternoon. read news >>

  • a month ago
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While UFC officials confirmed news of Nick Diaz not appearing at the scheduled UFC 183 open workouts earlier today, there are separate reports that suggest that he's been in Las Vegas for several days. Earlier today it was announced by the UFC that Nick Diaz was not only skipping the UFC 183 open workouts, but he didn't even fly out to Las Vegas yesterday. The mystery surrounding Diaz's whereabouts was made into an Instagram post by Dana White, several hours before the workouts. #WhereIsNickDiaz read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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And this prank apparently went on "every few days." Longtime NBA great Shaquille O'Neal is no stranger to mixed martial arts (MMA), getting involved with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) back in 2011 following his retirement from the courts. In fact, the promotion recently used "Diesel's" compound for its media day ahead of UFC on FOX 11. Hopefully none of the fighters were caught milling around the big man's locker room. That's because Shaq has a history of attacking his teammates -- stark read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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So you’re head of the world’s largest MMA promotion, and 24 hours before a major event on network television, you learn that one of your headliners won’t fight because his opponent failed to make weight.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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The UFC released the 4th episode of their new video blog series "UFC Embedded" and it included a pretty fun prank between Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier, provided that you have a whole lot of context. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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"What a dick!" That was Daniel Cormier's reaction when UFC 173 pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event opponent Dan Henderson showed up three days before the weigh ins with a piping hot bucket of Popeye's chicken (read the text breakdown here), which just so happens to be kryptonite to "DC" and nearly derailed his weight cut once before. Check out that and much more from the promotion's latest "Embedded" video blog -- including UFC 173 main event participant TJ Dillashaw sparring at the baggage claim - read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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In Tuesday’s “not an April Fools Day prank” file, UFC officials announced a new bout for UFC 175 pitting The Ultimate Fighter 17 runner-up Uriah Hall against fellow TUF alum Thiago “Marreta” Santos. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 (1) MMA, 4-5 UFC) talks about his April Fools prank, UFC on Fuel 10, Gegard Mousasi (33-3-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and his fans. read news >>

  • a year ago
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While he admits he'd like the opportunity, Wanderlei Silva today admitted he was simply pulling an April Fools' Day prank when he said he had replaced Alexander Gustafsson at Saturday's UFC on FUEL TV 9 event. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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It was about six years ago when Ramiro "Junior" Hernandez checked his messages before bed and found one that would change his life. But there's a funny twist to that story. Hernandez, who next fights at Friday's Titan Fighting 21 event, listened to the message that told him it was from Pat Miletich, the famed trainer. It said word about Hernandez had spread - about his being beefed up from two years of hard weight training - and the caller wanted him to try MMA. read news >>

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