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PHOENIX – The UFC’s recent signing of former WWE star Phil “CM Punk” Brooks has been polarizing, to say the least. Nate Diaz’s opinion is pretty clear: “It’s horrible for the sport.”Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, (...) read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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"I am retired, I don't fight anymore, I lost the desire. So what stops me from generating income now? Are these people going to keep threatening me? They'll keep coming to sue me every time I work with my image? How is that going to be? This is a shame. These guys are doing things above the law. Because the law clearly states that every person is free to come and go. And they want to take that away from the athletes? How is that? There's so much wrong in all of this. This is a new sport where th read news >>

  • a month ago
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Which is why Sanchez would even consider dropping to featherweight to face "Notorious." Conor McGregor gets under a lot of people's skin With his outspoken, take-no-prisoners attitude, "Notorious" has made more enemies than friends in his first years with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). But, it's not like he's in the hurt business to make buddies. Among the many included in the laundry list of fighters who have felt Conor's verbal wrath is Diego Sanchez. The fiery Irishman has already thre read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Cecilia Braekhus, the best pound-for-pound female boxer in the game today, took exception with Edmond Taverdyan's recent comments claiming that Ronda Rousey would win a world title in her first boxing match and is more than happy to prove him wrong. Ronda Rousey's head trainer, Edmond Taverdyan, isn't shy about bragging about his star pupil and boxing skills. In fact, he recently claimed that "Rowdy" would win an Olympic gold medal in boxing -- to accompany her bronze medal in Judo -- if given t read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Floyd Mayweather defeated Marcos Maidana this past Saturday, and extended his undefeated record to 47-0, silencing the critics who doubted his first win ove read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva recently came out of nowhere and announced his retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA), bashing his longtime employers over at Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the process. See his bitter farewell speech here. His comments caught most people by surprise, as Silva had been a longtime favorite fighter of UFC President Dana White and seemed to have a good working relationship with the promotion. But that didn't stop the Las Vegas fight boss from offering a rebuttal, saying t read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The finger pointing continues. Following what looks to be the final bout of a Hall of Fame career, everyone who contributed to B.J. Penn's bizarre performance against Frankie Edgar in July has looked to distance themselves as much as possible. While Penn's altered striking style was blamed (perhaps unjustly so) on longtime trainer Jason Parillo, Penn has been critical of nutritionist Mike Dolce. After saying in August that he regretted ever hiring Dolce to help make the drop to featherweight, Pe read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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That was fast. Undefeated boxing sensation Floyd Mayweather Jr. promised combat sports fans "a big surprise" in 2015, to follow his unanimous decision win over Marcos Maidana last Sat. night (Sept. 13, 2014) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch the replay here. The first thought was a potential "super fight" against Filipino phenom Manny Pacquiao, and Mayweather added fuel to those fires just minutes after his victory over Maidana. "I got to go back and talk to my team, I'm read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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BJ "The Prodigy" Penn will not be calling up Mike Dolce for nutrition advice anytime soon. And even if he did, according to Penn, Dolce probably wouldn't answer his call. In a recent interview with BJPenn.com, The Prodigy opened up, detailing his issues with the creator of The Dolce Diet. "I figured that paying this guy $1,000 a day, I could just focus on the fight, and Dolce would focus on the food and weight cut," Penn said. "But I guess that was my job to focus on the food, and my weight, and read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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This week has not been kind to former Strikeforce heavyweight champ Alistair Overeem. Not only did he lose his UFC Fight Night 50 co-main event bout against Ben Rothwell, but it seems like everyone is jumping at the chance to kick the man while he's down. The latest to join in the discussion is Overeem's UFC 156 opponent, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. The Brazilian spoke to Combate (translated by The Underground and MMA Mania) about Overeem and had some less than flattering words. I was flying to Bra read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It's not too often you hear the phrase "sore winner" used in combat sports (who complains about a win?) but Ben Rothwell is trying his hardest. Speaking to Submission Radio, Rothwell slammed his UFC Fight Night 50 opponent Alistair Overeem based on some tactics used by "The Reem." "I almost yelled at him in the fight," Rothwell said. "He was doing some real dirty push kicks to my knee, and it's just a dirty move. It's not honorable in my mind because this isn't street fighting." Overeem utilized read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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I'm gonna go out on a limb here and suggest that Ben Rothwell is not a fan of the oblique kick. If this complaint sounds familiar, it's because the push kick to the planted knee is a tactic seen from other fighters at the Jackson's MMA camp in Albuquerque, New Mexico. That includes UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who helped Alistair Overeem prepare for his bout at UFC Fight Night 50 last weekend in Mashantucket, Connecticut (results). And despite winning, Rothwell told Submission Radio read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Because according to White, the statute of limitations has run out on any and all associations with ZUFFA. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was on vacation in Bora Bora when news broke that one of his former fighters, "War Machine," was connected to the brutal assault that left pron star Christy Mack (and this guy) hospitalized with severe injuries (see the photos here). And he's not too happy with the media for calling War Machine -- aka Jon Koppenhaver -- an "ex-UFC fi read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Man up! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will require surgery to repair a torn meniscus suffered in training camp (thanks to this guy) and will be on the shelf until Jan. 2015. From "Bones" official Facebook page: "I'd like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178. Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight. I'm having surgery tomorrow and I'm focused on recovering as quickly as possible. I look forward to gettin read news >>

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