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"Big Country" suggests UFC matchmakers have given Velasquez the same opponents over his last five fights in order to preserve him as division champion. Roy Nelson has said some pretty interesting things during his tenure with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Just ask Dana White. But the most recent comments he gave to FOX Sports aimed at current heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, might top them all. Aside from suggesting that UFC is protecting Cain as champ by pairing him up against the read news >>

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UFC President Dana White revealed that GSP will likely get title shot if/when he decides to return to the UFC. While Dana White does not want to make a habit of handing out title shot to competitors with lengthy spells on the sidelines, he will make an exception for former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. In fact, White suggested that GSP will have the choice to do "whatever he wants" upon his return to MMA. "It would be tough to deny that GSP comes right back and doesn't fight for the ti read news >>

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One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren discusses the recent bizarre segment on ‘Inside MMA’. Following the most recent chapter of the Askren-Dana White saga, where the UFC President revealed that he was open to potentially signing Askren in the near future, the One FC welterweight champion appeared on ‘Inside MMA', which led to a bizarre interview with co-host Kenny Rice. After a slight back-and-forth between the two, Rice unprofessionally attacked Askren for his viewpoint on the MMA market and read news >>

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UFC President Dana White stated that although ‘jacare’ Souza’s dominant victory over Gegard Mousasi was impressive, he would still need another fight before earning a title shot. Despite his emphatic performance on Friday night and his four-fight undefeated streak in the UFC, Ronaldo Souza is still at least one fight away from a coveted title shot. According to UFC President Dana White, although ‘Jacare' did produce one of the most impressive performances on the card with his third round submiss read news >>

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The retired lightweight also suggests UFC has to say it's battling performance-enhancing drugs in order to keep its blue-chip sponsors around. Mark Bocek announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) last week, despite winning three of his last four fights. His only loss during that span was to top lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 154. A few weeks later, the Canadian fighter revealed that the performance enhancing drug (PED) problem in MMA was one of his main r read news >>

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"The Dragon" stated that he'll keep fighting in the Middleweight division and wants to work his way towards a title shot. Lyoto Machida wants to build his way back to another title shot in the UFC's Middleweight division. After losing a unanimous decision to the champion Chris Weidman at UFC 175, "The Dragon" said through his press office that he targets a fight against Luke Rockhold to return to contendership. "I had no injuries against Weidman, after the fight I went back training moderately. read news >>

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UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez in prepared to drop down to featherweight to get a shot at Conor McGregor. Since returning from a one-year spell on the sidelines, where he was recovering from an injury, Conor McGregor has had a slew of frustrated fighters attempt to throw in their bid for a shot at the Irishman - the latest of which is Diego Sanchez. Sanchez did not appear angry when he offered his thoughts on the surging featherweight and instead provided a surprisingly levelheaded opinion on the read news >>

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UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy spoke with Submission Radio regarding former light-heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort’s PED usage in MMA. Tim Kennedy continues to fire at Vitor Belfort for his supposed performance enhancing drug (PED) usage over the past few years. The UFC middleweight has been clear about his stance regarding PEDs since they became a public concern in the sport of MMA. He believes that much is changing in the testing procedures now that will favour clean fighters, as the testing h read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC President Dana White spoke with members of the media at the pre-fight scrum, where he discussed the possibility of the promotion scheduling Weidman vs. Belfort in Brazil. To the surprise of many, Dana White is not against the idea of Chris Weidman defending his middleweight title against Vitor Belfort in Brazil. The UFC President joined members of the media at the pre-fight scrum, where he expressed his firm interest in booking the title fight, even though the Brazilian is yet to get license read news >>

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Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney suggests that he will not be pressuring tournament winner ‘Rampage’ Jackson to face champion Emanuel Newton if he is not interested in the fight. Not only does tournament winner Quinton Jackson have no interest in challenging the division's champion Emanuel Newton in a title fight, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney appears to be content with that decision. Bellator, which is synonymous with the tournament structure in MMA competition, was built with the purpose of objectively f read news >>

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White suggests that Silva is being coy with the media ... or is it the other way around? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White said as far back as January that he expected former middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva to return to mixed martial arts (MMA) as early as December of 2014. Not so, according to "The Spider," who told fans in March the earliest he would make his UFC comeback was first quarter of 2015. So, what's changed? Nothing, apparently. White was on UFC Tonigh read news >>

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