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Gina Carano's star just keeps getting brighter. Just one week after it was announced that "Conviction" had landed a role in the highly-anticipated "Deadpool" movie alongside Ryan Reynolds (more on that here), Deadline (via Comingsoon.net) revealed that the former Strikeforce featherweight star has nabbed herself another acting gig. This time, she'll be starring in the upcoming film "Extraction" alongside one of the heaviest of hitters "Tinseltown" has to offer ... Bruce Willis. From the report: read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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A return to MMA? Yeah, right. A return to mixed martial arts (MMA) doesn't seem to be in the near future for Gina Carano. That's because the original face of women's MMA has nabbed her latest acting gig, as The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Gina will appear in the upcoming X-Men Origins: "Wolverine" spin-off titled "Deadpool," as she plays a mutant that possess super strength. From the report: According to the trade, Carano will play Angel Dust, a little known mutant whose ability allows her read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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If Gina Carano wants to return to MMA, she sure does have a funny way of showing it. Carano, who found success and popularity as a cage fighter but left the sport five years ago to focus on her budding show-business career, will reportedly appear alongside Ryan Reynolds in the film adaptation of the Marvel comic series "Deadpool," according to The Hollywood Reporter (h/t Fox Sports). It's just one in a string of new roles for Carano. She also will appear in the reboot of the 1989 action flick Ki read news >>

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Don't expect Gina Carano to be back in the cage any time soon. The former women's MMA star said last year that she was considering a return. But that might be a hard thing to pull off now given her jam-packed movie schedule. Carano landed a role opposite Ryan Reynolds in "Deadpool," The Hollywood Reporter reported Friday. The movie is based on the Marvel comic book and is being distributed by 20th Century Fox. Before she begins filming that, Carano will appear opposite Bruce Willis in another ac read news >>

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Anderson Silva has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), but he'll continue on in his role of coach for The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4, UFC president Dana White said Wednesday in a statement. White said that Silva has "never tested positive for a banned substance" in his UFC career until now and that the promotion will ensure he gets his "due process and we will support him during this time." Silva tested positive for drostanolone, an anabolic steroid, and androstane read news >>

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UFC legend Royce Gracie offers his thoughts on Jon Jones’ positive drug test for cocaine metabolites. read news >>

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Jon Jones may not be the best role model, but as a fighter, he is still the baddest man walking this planet. Hordes of fans close their eyes wishing and hoping a knight would gallop in on a white horse someday to save them from the Jones era. Some would be equally happy with Jones slipping on a banana peel and saving them himself. But reality can be hard to swallow, especially when it pertains to the most polarizing figure in MMA. UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones has turned back every conte read news >>

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Former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson discusses Jon Jones’ failed drug test and what it means for the sport overall. As one half of the ‘Fight of the Year' in 2013, Alexander Gustafsson is disappointed with how far Jones has fallen since their title fight over a year ago. While the champion remains dominant inside the octagon, his positive drug test for cocaine metabolites forces Gustafsson to contemplate about how this could negatively impacts the sport as a whole. read news >>

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Dan Henderson recently spoke up on Jon Jones checking himself into rehab, and had less than kind words for the LHW champ. Jon Jones' drug test failure for cocaine has sent a ripple through the MMA world, and everyone has something to say about the current UFC champ and his conduct. Recently, speaking to Fox Sports, former Pride Champion and UFC title contender, Dan Henderson gave his thoughts on Jones' drug test failure and the drug use that Henderson claims he'd "heard that he (Jones) was doing read news >>

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Jon Jones continues to embrace the role of the heel. It will continue to pay off at the box office. At UFC 182, the light heavyweight champion defended his crown against No. 2-ranked contender Daniel Cormier in an expert performance. He continues to establish himself as one of the greatest of all time and has already cemented himself as the best light heavyweight ever. With all of his physical skills, Jones has never reached the heights of other stars. There was some disconnect with the average read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: The light heavyweight champ has matured to better understand his place as the sport’s greatest fighter. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: The light heavyweight champ has matured to better understand his place as the sport’s greatest fighter. read news >>

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Jon Jones is no stranger to having labels attached to his name. Throughout his meteoric rise to the top of mixed martial arts, the 27-year-old phenom has been a lightning rod of attention, drawing immense amounts of praise for the skills he's shown inside the Octagon, and criticism for the way he's carried himself outside of the cage. Whether that label be super star or villain, pound-for-pound great or instigator, at the end of the day the New York native is the UFC light heavyweight champion—t read news >>

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C.B. Dollaway has been in this position before—a couple of times, in fact. Competing in front of a raucous and lively Brazilian crowd against one of their own is never an easy set of circumstances for an American fighter to settle into, but The Doberman has thus far been unshakable in that particular storm. Two out of his past four showings inside the Octagon have come in the South American mecca of mixed martial arts, where he's faced competitors with vaulted expectation and ample hype surround read news >>

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