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Dana White confirmed that Vitor Belfort turned down a bout against Lyoto Machida after constantly bugging him about an interim title fight. Shortly after UFC 183 ended, Dana White confirmed the news about Vitor Belfort turning down a bout against Lyoto Machida. According to the UFC President, he was surprised Belfort declined the bout as he was constantly bugging him about an interim title fight: "Vitor Belfort was blowing me up, asking me for an interim title fight. My thoughts were, "he's not read news >>

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UFC President Dana White said his phone started ringing as soon as middleweight champion Chris Weidman (12-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC) withdrew from next month’s UFC 184. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship has been scrambling to find someone to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 184 next month, but apparently “The Phenom” is being picky. read news >>

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Vitor Belfort wants no part of Lyoto Machida. At least not at UFC 184. Belfort, who found himself without an opponent after Chris Weidman went down with an injury, reportedly declined the chance to face Machida for a UFC interim middleweight title on Feb. 28. That's according to report from Brazilian website Tatame, which was subsequently translated into English by Bloody Elbow. Tatame got the scoop from Gilbert Burns, a UFC lightweight and Belfort training partner. Burns said Team Belfort did n read news >>

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Don't be scared, homie. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender, Vitor Belfort, has reportedly turned down a fight against fellow division top contender Lyoto Machida, after "The Dragon" volunteered to replace the injured Chris Weidman and compete for the interim title. That's risky business, considering the event is less than a month away and "The Phenom" -- despite his baggage -- is one of the most dangerous strikers at 185 pounds. Still, Team Belfort declined the fig read news >>

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Vitor Belfort justified his refusal to fight Lyoto Machida at UFC 184 by pointing out the differences between Machida and his originally scheduled opponent Chris Weidman. On Saturday, Brazilian news outlet Globo reported that the UFC offered Vitor Belfort a fight against Lyoto Machida for the UFC interim Middleweight belt, but that "The Phenom" declined the proposition. This came after Machida had already accepted the invitation to replace Chris Weidman at UFC 184 who is out with a rib fracture. read news >>

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Former Nevada-licensed boxing judge CJ Ross, who turned in two highly controversial scorecards in recent years, may soon be judging MMA contests. If you're even a casual boxing fan, the name CJ Ross rings a bell for all the wrong reasons. Ross was under heavy scrutiny for a pair of peculiar scorecards featuring boxing's two biggest stars. In 2012, she turned in a 115-113 card for the first encounter between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, a bout which Bradley won by split decision in a widel read news >>

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Kimbo Slice is back. The street brawler turned UFC fighter, who hasn’t competed in MMA since 2010, has signed a deal with Bellator. CombatPress.com first reported the news, and sources close to the situation confirmed to MMAFighting.com. Kimbo Slice (4-2), who turns 41 in February, hasn’t fought in mixed martial arts since a second-round TKO loss to Matt Mitrione at UFC 113. His only UFC win came against Houston Alexander at TUF 10 Finale. His other MMA wins came in stoppages over James Thompson read news >>

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Mirko Cro Cop turned back the clock to defeat Satoshi Ishii for the second time this year.Cro Cop delivered one of his patented left head kicks, and a couple of punches, to knock out Ishii in the second round at IGF's 'Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014' on Wednesday in Tokyo.Cro Cop defeated Ishii via second-round TKO (doctor's stoppage) at Inoki Genome Fight 2 in August. read news >>

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Rashid Magomedov turned in a brilliant performance against Elias Silverio at UFC Barueri. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the skills of this dangerous counter-fighter. Taken as a whole, UFC Fight Night: Machida-Dolloway was not a surprising event. Altogether, most of the favorites won, most of the underdogs lost, and the only thing surprising about the main event was the sheer magnitude of the skill gap between Lyoto Machida and his quickly-vanquished foe. Even hardcore Mach read news >>

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Scott Coker has said about all he is going to say regarding Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. The Bellator MMA president told MMA Fighting on Monday that Jackson's case has been "turned over to our attorneys" and he has been told not to speak about it. "I wish I could comment more," Coker said. "The lawyers don't want us to comment on him right now. It's going to be in the [legal] process." The UFC announced it had re-signed Jackson on Saturday night during the UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway bro read news >>

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You must choose ... but choose wisely! When news broke earlier this week that former UFC fighters were banding together to sue ZUFFA LLC for violating antitrust laws, MMA fans were expecting to see several deposed combatants with a "Axe" to grind, like Pete Rose'd middleweight Wanderlei Silva. Or perhaps even Tito Ortiz, who is no stranger to having his name dragged through the mud by UFC President Dana White. But just like his UFC 25 opponent, "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" was nowhere to be se read news >>

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But, Alex Davis hopes to get the fight, if Diaz manages to defeat Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13. Edson Barboza won his second straight fight inside the Octagon by outpointing Bobby Green at the UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" event at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, back on Nov. 22, 2014. Full video highlights here. It was a bout that only came together because Barboza's original opponent, Nate Diaz, turned the fight down, according to manager Alex Davis, though he provided read news >>

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It looked rough early but a guillotine turned the tide. The main card of tonight's (Sat., Nov. 15, 2014) UFC 180: "Werdum vs. Hunt" pay-per-view (PPV) at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico kicked off with welterweight veteran Edgar Garcia making his long awaited return to the Octagon -- for him, at least -- to battle The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 contestant Hector Urbina. It looked like a mismatch from the word "go." Garcia quickly took Urbina down, transitioned to back control, and sank t read news >>

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