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With Dominick Cruz's explosive return after three years out of competition, current UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw at least knows who his next title defense will come against. It'll be against none other than "The Dominator," Dominick Cruz, who was stripped of the belt after injuries prolonged his return. And just a few days removed from Cruz's annihilation of No. 5-ranked Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 -- in which Cruz referred to Dillashaw's Team Alpha Male team as "Alpha Fails" after th read news >>

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Dana White thinks that Wanderlei Silva's video bashing the UFC was an attempt at putting up a 'smokescreen' before his appearance with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Days before he was punished by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for running from a drug test, Wanderlei Silva released a retirement video where he also had some choice words for the UFC. Dana White has since responded to these statements, stating that he thinks the whole issue could've just been an attempt at putting up a read news >>

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Las Vegas is a city famous for its sleight of hand, and that old magicians’ trick is what Dana White thinks Wanderlei Silva was doing with his retirement announcement.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Don't say Dana White didn't tell you so ... at least when it comes to his recently-retired "Axe Murderer." Wanderlei Silva recently announced his retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA), posting an emotional video (watch it here) that portrays a very sad -- and angry -- veteran fighter who was upset with his treatment in the wake of a drug test-evading debacle that detonated his long-awaited cursed grudge match with Chael Sonnen ... and both their careers. Feel free to read all about it in our read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva opens up on the reasoning behind his retirement, Renan Barao's treatment, and his thoughts on Chael Sonnen. If Wanderlei Silva has achieved anything over the past month or two it's the maintenance of his presence in the public sphere. Since his announced retirement, he's stayed on the war wagon with a rhetorical barrage of harsh words for his former bosses at Zuffa, for the NSAC whom he's prepared to do legal battle with, and for the unseen masses of haters who would drag his nam read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss Wanderlei Silva’s retirement announcement, and the accusations he lobbed at the UFC on his way out the door.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Because it hit close to home, after witnessing firsthand what happens to mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who get chewed up and spit out by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) when they are no longer valuable to the brand. Take former welterweight No. 1 contender Jon Fitch for example, who was unceremoniously expelled back in 2013. Video brought my wife to tears because she heard me say the same things for so long RT @wandfc: a new beginning. http://t.co/jYEZIJr7Ws — Jon Fitch (@jonfitchdotnet read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Relatively quiet since his 2012 retirement, former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko granted a rare, lengthy interview with AXS TV's Michael Schiavello. The son of an amateur boxer and a gymnast, Emelianenko began training in Sambo at age 11, but says he only started realizing his potential after serving in the Russian Army from 1995 to 1997. When he arrived in PRIDE in 2002, no one could have predicted the sort of run Emelianenko would put together. Despite an unblemished record of 1 read news >>

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SAITAMA, Japan – Prior to Saturday night, Yoshihiro Akiyama hadn’t tasted in victory in five years, two months and nine days. Yet at 39 years old, “Sexyama” insists he never once considered walking away from the sport.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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An extremely emotional Wanderlei Silva on Friday announced his retirement from fighting, blaming his loss of desire on the way the UFC has treated him and other fighters. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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In a lengthy and oftentimes rambling video, MMA legend Wanderlei Silva on Friday announced his retirement from MMA – while offering up some big criticisms of the UFC.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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