- 2 months ago
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While Duane Ludwig was originally expected to depart Team Alpha Male earlier this year to start his own facility in Colorado, Urijah Faber revealed that "Bang" is still doing work every day in Sacramento, Calif., despite their rift over money. read news >>
- 4 months ago
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Kenny Monday talks about his unexpected release as wrestling coach of the Blackzilians. Rashad Evans later revealed it was an ongoing rift that was brewing between Monday and the camp's management that ultimately lead to the move. You often hear of fighters leaving their mixed martial arts (MMA) camps due to rifts and/or other reasons, but lately, it seems that trend has been leading to coaches doing the exact same thing. A few days after Urijah Faber declared that Duane Ludwig's departure from read news >>
- 8 months ago
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Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, when asked about the rift between Georges St-Pierre and the UFC, called the UFC's comments on GSP the "most tasteless they've made." read news >>
Occasional training partners Chael Sonnen and Dan Henderson probably aren't as close as they used to be.
During Tuesday's MetroPCS online chat, Sonnen said he hasn't spoken to the fellow Team Quest fighter ever since Henderson posted some critical tweets.
Sonnen, of course, recently leapfrogged Henderson in the pecking order of the light-heavyweight division and got a coaching spot on "The Ultimate Fighter 17" and a promised title shot with champion Jon Jones.
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RIO DE JANEIRO - For winning his first performance bonus in four years, UFC 153's Jon Fitch had to thank opponent Erick Silva.
"Great fights are made when both guys are coming in to finish and take risk, and tonight, he was the perfect opponent for me to show what I'm really about and kind of restart my career," Fitch told MMAjunkie.com.
An extra $70,000 staved off dire financial straits for the onetime welterweight title challenger, whose boss, UFC President Dana White, said a much-re read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 529 views
There's no getting around it for Brett Rogers. No need to mince words.
"The last year has been hell," Rogers today told MMAjunkie.com Radio.
And how. This past summer, Rogers was cut from Strikeforce after a domestic-violence incident. In the fall, he served jail time for it. But the recent Bellator signee believes he has come out a better man because of it.
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What started as a rift between teammates has spawned into one of the biggest fights in UFC history, as Jon Jones gets ready to defend his light heavyweight title against Rashad Evans on April 21 in Atlanta. Before they were ever set to face off at UFC 145, Evans and Jones were both students of famed coach and MMA guru Greg Jackson at his camp in Albuquerque, N.M. The two light heavyweights trained alongside each other, and at one time promised to never let the fight game interfere with their fri read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 680 views
Further solidifying the rift between the UFC and its longtime cable partner, Spike TV today announced counter-programming for the UFC's debut on network TV.
On Nov. 12, Spike TV will air a "UFC Unleashed" marathon - dubbed "Dos Santos vs. Velasquez: Unleashed for the Heavyweight Title" - featuring past fights with UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos.
Not surprisingly, the marathon begins just as Velasquez and Dos Santos fight at UFC on FOX 1, the UFC's first show read news >>
- 3 years ago
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A string of fighter cuts and apparent hostility between UFC and
Strikeforce parent company Zuffa, LLC and Golden Glory is not the result
of hardball negotiating but, as Dana White puts it, where the money
The UFC president today said that his company won't do business with the
Holland-based fight team because they insist on routing fighter purses
through the team's management and not the individual fighter.
"We don't want that," the UFC president said. "It's not the way we do
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- 3 years ago
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Vitor Belfort today said a rift between Shawn Tompkins and Xtreme Couture is at the heart of a decision to part ways with the renowned trainer.
The former UFC champion was quick to downplay the split and said his training for a title fight next weekend with middleweight champion Anderson Silva has not been affected.
"I'm very happy, and it was just a different decision," Belfort said during a conference call in support of the fight, which headlines UFC 126 at the Mandalay Bay Events Cent read news >>