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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta believes Phil "CM Punk" Brooks' Octagon debut will be competitive. While Fertitta is not sure who exactly will introduce Brooks to the cage, he recently told ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto the company will "most likely" look outside its current roster to find a suitable opponent. But that doesn't mean it's searching for any Joe off the streets who took a class or two at a local dojo. Prefacing his comments by saying he'll defer to UFC matchmaker Joe Silva for the official book read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has cut ties with five fighters including 12-time Octagon veteran Igor Pokrajac and “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 1” alum Rodrigo Damm. read news >>

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ONE FC added two undefeated fighters to the roster this week with Australian bantamweight Jordan Lucas and Korean welterweight Dae Ryeong Kim both putting pen to paper on long term deals. The former recently won the Brace MMA 135-pound Grand Prix while the latter is the older brother of Dae Hwan Kim. Lucas (7-0) is the Brace MMA Bantamweight Champion and won an eight-man tournament to win the belt. He holds a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and had a background in Muay Thai and Combat Sambo. read news >>

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At least one fighter on the UFC roster thinks that Jon Jones hasn't really been busted for cocaine. With the lack of actual punishment, surge in media coverage, and multiple error laden process, at least one fighter isn't buying Jon Jones' cocaine problem as being on the up and up. Unsurprisingly, that fighter is Nate Diaz. Diaz the Younger took to twitter recently, to voice his disbelief in the idea that Jon Jones' newfound controversy is actually legitimate. His main source of incredulity, a r read news >>

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Invicta FC has added to its roster with several new signings, the promotion today announced. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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It looks like the UFC has added a little bit of roster turnover to the changing of the calendar. Over the past week, the UFC has been thinning the herd a bit, apparently. 8 fighters have reported their release, retirement, or been taken off the books heading in to 2015. UFCFIGHTERSiNFO reported the removal of 6 of them (and the previously reported Charlie Brenneman) all but confirming their release from underneath Zuffa's promotional banner. Most publicly, Phil Harris and Isaac Vallie-Flagg both read news >>

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While most female fighters seem to aspire to join the UFC roster, veteran bantamweight Tonya Evinger insists she just doesn’t care about ever stepping in the octagon. Filed under: News read news >>

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It looks like former WEC staple and UFC action fighter Anthony Njokuani may be taking his next bout outside the UFC. It looks like another round of UFC releases may be in the works, with the apparent removal of three fighters from the UFC's active rosters. UFCFIGHTERSiNFO first reported the changes, and barring the rare data entry error, those changes almost always mean that a fighter's time with Zuffa has come to a close. Appearing on the chopping block today are Anthony Njokuani, Bruno Santos, read news >>

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We’ve all heard the stories from the Hawaiian fighters who graced the UFC roster over the years, from Penn to Holloway, Grove to Tavares. read news >>

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Cage Warriors has made a roster addition with a highly regarded British middleweight. Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Titan FC continues to bolster its roster with the recent addition of fight new fighters, including a pair of UFC veterans and a Bellator vet. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A roster spot in the highly-competitive Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight division has opened up after Tor Troeng has decided to walk away from mixed martial arts (MMA) after suffering his third consecutive loss inside the Octagon. "The Hammer" recently announced his decision on his Facebook page: "After almost 10 years as a professional MMA fighter, it's time for me to move on. I have decided to put the gloves on the shelf. The joy and motivation needed to perform at the highest read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Veteran welterweight Paulo Thiago has been cut from the UFC after a five-year run. MMAFighting.com has confirmed the news, which was first reported Wednesday by Brazil's Combate. Thiago (15-8) got off to a memorable start in the UFC, when he scored a first-round knockout of Josh Koscheck at UFC 95 and was awarded a KO of the Night bonus. He went on to win three of his first four UFC bouts, culminating in a D'Arce choke win over Mike Swick at UFC 109, which earned Thiago another postfight bonus. read news >>

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Paul Bradley sees Friday Night's Bellator 129 main event as more than an opportunity to solidify his roster spot, he wants to earn a shot at the belt. read news >>

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