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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has a reputation as a cool customer, someone who can let just about anything roll off his back. But Vitor Belfort has proven that someone can, in fact, succeed in pushing his buttons. In a recent interview with Combate, Belfort took shots at Weidman, who had to pull out of their Dec. 6 fight date in Las Vegas due to a broken hand. Apprised of the comments, which were translated from Portuguese, Weidman didn't hold back, saying he'll have something special read news >>

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Demetrious Johnson has a reputation as someone who has a difficult time hyping his own fights. Apparently, he does much better when he's hyping another fighter, especially a fighter with lots of of hype skills. In other words, the UFC flyweight champion was enthusiastically hyping the hypers Monday on The MMA Hour broadcast with host Ariel Helwani. One in particular has apparently caught the champ's fancy: Conor McGregor, the fast-talking Irishman who has taken the featherweight division by stor read news >>

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UFC heavyweight title challenger Fabricio Werdum isn’t convinced Wanderlei Silva’s trouble with the Nevada State Athletic Commission will tarnish his career.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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It’s one of rocker Joan Jett’s seminal hits, but what does she think about UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey using it as her walkout song?Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ronda Rousey has defeated all her opponents by an average time that is actually shorter than the entire length of her Joan Jett walkout song. While this is great for her, it's really bad for the women's bantamweight division. And if the champ keeps fighting three times a year or more, it may be even worse. When the Joan Jett song "Bad Reputation" begins playing -- the walk out music for UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey -- it takes 19 seconds before one of the baddest women in Rock read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Alistair Overeem doesn't have the best reputation among MMA fans and competitors. Perhaps it's due to the PED issues, his problems with being on a team, his general arrogant persona or a combination of all three. But as the saying goes, everyone deserves a second chance. Count Travis Browne among those who feel that way. Speaking to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, Browne had some words for the former Strikeforce champ. I think everybody's due a chance. Just because he wasn't the best teammate the read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Royce Gracie’s place in MMA history is assured. Without his efforts at UFC 1, the current combat sports landscape would likely be almost unrecognizable. It’s unfortunate, then, that his recent behaviour has further tarnished a once-spotless reputation. For those who have been living under a rock, Royce confronted Eddie Bravo backstage at the recent Metamoris 3 event, after the 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu founder had dominated his brother Royler in the long-awaited rematch of their 2003 ADCC contest. C read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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A failed drug test for marijuana and an especially light slap on the wrist could have been a minor bump in the road for Jessica Eye. Instead she found the one way to turn a small transgression into a huge mistake.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC Tagged: Jessica Eye read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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There was a time when Thales Leites’ name was sullied, when a mention meant a recollection of a disappointing, failed 2009 bid for the UFC middleweight title. But at 7-1 in his past eight fights, that’s no longer the case.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC (...) read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Rousimar Palhares' reputation as a dirty fighter isn't going to get any cleaner after tonight's UFC Fight Night 29 victory over fellow welterweight Mike Pierce. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone has developed a reputation as a fighter who works as hard as he plays. Considering how expensive his preferred methods of play can be, he has to. read news >>

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