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Bellator MMA Season 8 featherweight tournament winner Magomedrasul Khasbulaev has been released by the promoter after a lengthy struggle with visa issues. read news >>

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"I don't do anything to be okay at it." -- Ronda Rousey. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, for the most part, has been an open book since bursting onto the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene, as she's never been one to bite her tongue and has never been shy to tell it like it is. Or, at least the way she sees it. But just in case you want to get to know "Rowdy" a bit more, the queen of women's MMA will be releasing her memoir this coming May titled, "My read news >>

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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced that she will be releasing a new book in 2015 written by her sister Maria Burns Ortiz. On Monday afternoon, Regan Arts announced that they had bought the publishing rights to Ronda Rousey's upcoming book, scheduled for a 2015 release. "Ronda Rousey has been victorious in life because he has heart, strength, discipline, and a sense of conviction," Regan Arts CEO Judith Regan stated. The book will be written by Rousey's sister, Maria Burns O read news >>

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Ronda Rousey has expanded her brand past mixed martial arts, acting and modeling, with the news that her memoir will be released in 2015. read news >>

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According to a press release from JAZO PR, Gina Carano has just been cast in the Kickboxer reboot, that will be released by Radar Films and star Georges St. Pierre, Jean-Claude Van Damme, David Bautista, Joe Schilling and "Bazooka" Joe Valtellini. The remake of the 1989 classic, Kickboxer, began production last week in New Orleans, and will also film in Thailand. Several MMA and kickboxing notables have already been cast in the remake including: former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierr read news >>

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Brandon Vera could not be happier with ONE FC. He's just rubbed the wrong way by how things ended between him and his former employer. Vera told MMA Fighting that after he turned down the UFC's initial contract extension offer earlier this year, he found out from social media that he had been released from the organization. No one from the UFC picked up the phone to call him first. "It wasn't handled the way it should be," said Vera, who had been with the organization for nine years. "I was a lo read news >>

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On Wednesday's edition of the Gross Point Blank podcast with Josh Gross, Le said he has asked his manager to request for his release from the UFC. read news >>

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Cung Le’s fractured relationship with the Ultimate Fighting Championship may be beyond repair. read news >>

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The writing may have been on the wall after Cung Le's brutal loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48 a few months ago (see his destroyed face here), but after the promotion sullied his good name with a bumbled drug test (full details here), the former Strikeforce Middleweight champion has requested to be released from his contract. Le was originally slapped with a nine-month suspension following his fourth round technical knockout loss to Bisping because traces of human growth hormone (HGH read news >>

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One of the UFC's most notable stars is looking for his exit from the promotion. Cung Le is not happy. Stemming from his fight with Michael Bisping back in August of this year, the former Strikeforce champion's relationship with the UFC has been rocky, to say the least. Following the headlining bout in Macao, the UFC's self run drug testing program threw up a positive result for hGH in Le's sample. The UFC, not understanding that those results were effectively meaningless given the type of testin read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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If Cung Le has his way, his time as a UFC fighter is over. Speaking with Josh Gross on the Gross Point Blank podcast, Le minced no words when discussing his feelings on the UFC's handling of his recent drug-testing issues, flatly saying, "I prefer not to put the effort into something I don't believe in anymore." Cung Le asked manager Gary Ibarra to request his release from the UFC, as he just said on @yay_yee's podcast. — Steven Marrocco (@MMAjunkieSteven) December 3, 2014 The statement by Le, w read news >>

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We're more than a month removed from the resolution of Cung Le's drug-test dispute with the UFC, but the bad feelings on the fighter's end of things have yet to subside. Le revealed Wednesday that he has told his manager, Gary Ibarra, to request his release from his UFC contract. On Wednesday's edition of veteran MMA reporter Josh Gross' "Gross Point Blank" podcast, Le explained that he no longer has it in him to work for Zuffa in the wake of a drug test which was first announced as a failure fo read news >>

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Cung Le today said he’s lost the motivation to fight for the UFC and requested his release from the promotion after it accused him of using performance-enhancing drugs. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Veteran lightweight Anthony Njokuani has verbally agreed to a multi-fight deal with Legacy FC following his recent release from the UFC, Legacy FC owner Mick Maynard confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Wednesday. A 34-year-old former kickboxer, Njokuani (16-9, 1 NC) has been a mainstay in the WEC/UFC 155-pound division since his 2009 debut, fighting 15 times and scoring memorable KO/TKO wins over Chris Horodecki, Edward Faaloloto and Roger Bowling, among others. Njokuani entered the UFC as one of th read news >>

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