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UBERLANDIA, Brazil – UFC flyweight John Lineker is understandably disappointed he won’t be fighting tonight, but as he sees it, Ian McCall’s wild ride was pretty much inevitable.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Jordan Mein, understandably, didn't want to talk much about the turmoil that went down in his family in the hours leading up to UFC Fight Night 49. The welterweight contender from Canada saw his father and cornerman, James Lee Mein, arrested and charged with sexual battery before Friday's weigh-ins in Tulsa. He was released on bond on Saturday morning. Jordan Mein was asked at the post-fight press conference if the distractions affected his preparation for his co-main event bout with Mike Pyle. read news >>

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Understandably, most were excited about the news that Eddie Alvarez had signed with the UFC and will meet Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 on September 27, per Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com. Lightweight contender Bobby Green probably wasn't among those pleased, though. With Alvarez being paired up against Cerrone, Green is left without a scheduled bout. Green was originally booked to meet Jorge Masvidal at UFC 178, but he later had his adversary switched to Cerrone only to see that matchup fall apart with read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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It's funny the difference a few months and couple armbars can make. It wasn't so long ago that UFC President Dana White routinely shot down the idea of a women's division in the UFC on the grounds that there simply weren't enough good female fighters out there. Now he tells SI.com that it's "absolutely going to happen" whether it happens tomorrow or a year from now. read news >>

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Frankie Edgar was understandably upset to hear that featherweight champ Jose Aldo had been forced to withdraw from UFC 153 due to injury. But the ex-UFC lightweight champ's manager said he is open to fighting at the Oct. 13 pay-per-view event or another down the line. "If the UFC wants Frankie to fight anybody, he'll fight anybody," Ali Abdel-Aziz today told MMAjunkie.com. "It doesn't matter. If they want him to fight on this card, he'll fight on this card. If they want him to wait, h read news >>

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SUNRISE, Fla. - Hector Lombard is understandably disappointed about swapping a headliner with Brian Stann for a main-card fight with Tim Boetsch. "But it's not the end of the world," Lombard today told MMAjunkie.com. Give him a fight with Michael Bisping after he presumably beats Boetsch, and he'll be a happy man, he said. read news >>

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Bellator Fighting Championships' CEO Bjorn Rebney is understandably disappointed in Thiago Santos. That said, he's not giving up on "Big Monster" just yet. One day after Santos missed weight for his Bellator 62 headlining bout, Rebney said he's not giving up on the Brazilian just yet. In fact, Rebney wants to help Santos better his nutrition program and reach his full potential. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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MMA fans are perhaps understandably up in arms over former welterweight Anthony Johnson's failed attempt to make weight for his first middleweight fight. But in addition to a 20 percent fine, Johnson isn't allowed to rehydrate to more than 205 pounds for tonight's UFC 142 co-headliner with Vitor Belfort. In our latest "Medical Beat" installment, MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant Dr. Johnny Benjamin explains how "Rumble's" stumble underscores larger weigh-cutting issues in MMA. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO - Understandably, Chad Mendes was irritated by the suggestion that he isn't ready to fight UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo. But the owner of that suggestion, Gray Maynard, said he isn't out to get the featherweight challenger. "It's not like I'm flying over here because I want Chad to lose and there's a grudge and I want him to lose," he told MMAjunkie.com. "Not at all." read news >>

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As a former Strikeforce champion, Marloes Coenen is understandably upset at the promotion for cutting her following a title-bout loss to Miesha Tate at this past month's "Strikeforce and M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Henderson" event. But as a Strikeforce executive, former WEC boss Reed Harris doesn't understand why she's not being exactly truthful about the circumstances surrounding her release. "When I read [what Coenen told MMAjunkie.com], I thought, 'Wow, there's some motive behind this read news >>

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UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen won't break his silence just yet. Sonnen has been understandably quiet since reports first surfaced that he failed a California State Athletic Commission-administered drug test prior to his impressive challenge of Anderson Silva's title at August's UFC 117 event. On Tuesday, "MMA Live" host Jon Anik Tweeted that Sonnen would appear on the ESPN2-broadcast show to address the situation. Today, Anik told MMAjunkie.com Radio that would no longer be the case. read news >>