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Wanderlei Silva is taking a stand against the UFC, and given the response by former champions and longtime contenders, he is not alone. The former Pride and UFC legend shocked the world on Friday by releasing a video on his YouTube page officially announcing his retirement from MMA. According to Silva, the UFC took away his desire to compete, and he was hanging up his gloves for good after an 18-year run. In the elongated rant, Silva dishes dirt on UFC fighter pay and a harsh negotiation process read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight Felice Herrig, who comes to the Octagon by way of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20, was finding it hard to figure out protocol for the FOX Sports 1 reality show, especially when it came down to showing some skin. Will it make the airwaves, or won't it? Herrig told MMA Junkie that her panty dropping -- or in the case of episode two, panty hanging -- was supposed to remain off television. Then lo and behold it made the airwaves and left the "Lil' Bulld read news >>

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An extremely emotional Wanderlei Silva on Friday announced his retirement from fighting, blaming his loss of desire on the way the UFC has treated him and other fighters. read news >>

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TOKYO – Over the next two weeks, Miesha Tate and Bryan Caraway are taking part in potentially career-changing MMA bouts. Both agree the fights might not even provide the most memorable moment during that span.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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UFC/WEC veteran Dan Downes talks strategy and predictions for UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson, taking place Saturday, September 20. read news >>

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At the UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-ins, all 22 fighters taking part in Saturday's UFC Fight Night 51 fights will step on the scale Friday, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com.In the main event, Roy Nelson and Mark Hunt will have to make the heavyweight limit of 265 pounds.The UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-in takes place Friday at 3 a.m. ET, and the video is above.The UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-in results are below.Main card (3 a.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass)Mark Hunt vs. Roy NelsonMyles Jury read news >>

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UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy discusses his upcoming match-up against Yoel Romero and why he doubt he will have an issue taking the fight to the ground. Undefeated since joining the UFC roster, Tim Kennedy is quite confident in his skill set against any obstacle in the middleweight division - even against an Olympic silver medalist in freestyle wrestling. In fact, Kennedy is quite certain that his UFC 178 opponent Yoel Romero's credentials won't have much impact on the outcome of the fight since read news >>

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The lineup is taking shape for next month’s “ONE FC 21: Roar of Tigers” event following four new additions.Filed under: News read news >>

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Say what you will about WWE, but the advantage it has over unscripted sports, theoretically, is that it can control the narrative. Compelling stories are what make sports -- and WWE-- great but competitive endeavors often rely on the competition itself as opposed to what leads up to it. Mixed martial arts (MMA) can toe that line closer to WWE and to that end, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, a noted pro wrestling fan, is now celebrating that others read news >>

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If you thought Alistair Overeem was about to slip into a fit of depression after his knockout loss against Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50, think again.Overeem sent out a thumbs up on his Twitter feed shortly after getting caught with Rothwell’s right hand, saying, "Unfortunate turn of events! No damage..And will be back in gym soon to improve. Spirit is still high. Thanks fans for your support!"And on Monday, while visiting friends and family in his native Holland, Overeem appeared as a phon read news >>

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The Mohegan Department of Athletic Regulation is taking administrative action against one-high profile fighter and evaluating a rule change for others following Bellator 123. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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