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  • 12 days ago
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UFC middleweight Uriah Hall turned to Twitter to issue a challenge to Costas Philippou. It looks like Uriah Hall hasn't given up on a fight with Costas Philippou. The two men were scheduled to meet at UFC Fight Night 59, but Philippou was forced out of the fight due to a late injury. Hall went on to defeat replacement Ron Stallings, and stated after the fight that he still wanted to meet Philippou. This time around, he took his campaign to Twitter and called the Cypriot fighter out once again, h read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Former disgruntled professional wrestler Phil Brooks, who operates under the moniker "CM Punk," recently told podcast listeners that WWE's senior ringside physician, Christopher M. Amann, was a "worthless piece of shit" whose incompetence as a doctor led to a full-blown staph infection. Cageside Seats with the transcription: "Somewhere along the way I get this fucking lump on my fucking back, and this is where it gets good. So I go to Doc and I go 'fucking look at this. This wasn't here last wee read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Former featherweight titleholder and perennial UFC contender Urijah Faber recently turned down an offer to face bantamweight champion and teammate T.J. Dillashaw. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion turned mixed martial arts (MMA) commentator and analyst Bas Rutten recently weighed in on the steroids epidemic sweeping through the sport over the last several weeks that saw Anderson Silva, Hector Lombard, and Jon Fitch all fail tests for performance enhancing drugs (PED). During a recent segment on Inside MMA, Rutten discussed how these failed tests make MMA seem like a cheater's sport, noted that fighters who take steroids are read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Neil Magny turned in one of the better calendar years in UFC history in 2014. Yet it almost never happened.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Urijah Faber and his manager are refuting a Brazilian media report stating he turned down a fight against prospect Thomas Almeida. According to Combate, "The California Kid" turned down a fight against the undefeated Almeida (17-0) after Faber's original opponent, Raphael Assuncao, withdrew from their main event fight on March 21 because his fractured ankle had yet to heal. However, according to both Faber and his manager Mike Roberts, that is not accurate. "Urijah was very excited to compete in read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Urijah Faber is no longer part next month’s UFC Fight Night bill in Rio de Janeiro, but according to a report from Combate, “The California Kid” turned down at least one potential replacement opponent that would have allowed him to remain on the card. read news >>

  • a month ago
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How one former MMA fighter turned regulator has enlisted the help of a statistician and former boxing judge, all in the name of improving a scoring system that MMA fans and fighters have complained about for years.Filed under: News read news >>

  • a month ago
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It turns out that Lyoto Machida wasn’t the only one to accept an offer to replace injured UFC champ Chris Weidman – only to have Vitor Belfort turn down the fight.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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After hearing Gegard Mousasi explaining a down 2014 campaign due to 'being burnt out,' it was interesting to hear he'd be willing to jump back into action so soon. Mousasi credited his Jan. 24 victory over Dan Henderson at UFC on FOX 15 largely to his attitude, using his near five-month layoff to regain some hunger to compete. With UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman being forced to withdraw from his title bout with Vitor Belfort on Feb. 28, Mousasi says he was willing to step in for the cha read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC was willing to create an interim middleweight title after Chris Weidman pulled out from a UFC 184 bout with Vitor Belfort due to an injury, but the Brazilian declined to face Lyoto Machida on Feb. 28. On his Facebook page, "The Phenom" explained his decision, saying he would agree to fight Machida or anyone else if the UFC strips Weidman of his title. About the cancellation of my UFC 184 fight. I would like to say that, as everyone else, I’m very disappointed with all this situation. For read news >>

  • a month ago
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Vitor Belfort was set to face Chris Weidman at UFC 184 on February 28th for the UFC middleweight title, but as it was reported Friday, that main event is off as Weidman has suffered an injury in training. As it turns out, the UFC attempted to fill in the missing slot by giving Vitor Belfort an interim title fight only for Belfort to decline it once he discovered the specifics of the offer. Combate was the first to report the news. "Vitor Belfort and his wife were blowing me up, asking me for an read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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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