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A potentially ground-breaking lawsuit headed by three current or former UFC fighters against the organization was filed last week. Cung Le, who is currently under contract with the UFC, is the face of the suit and ex-UFC competitors Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry are also named. There are reasons to believe other athletes could join, too. For the most part, though, those on the UFC roster have remained quiet about the class-action litigation, which alleges antitrust violations and unfair compensation read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jose Aldo is increasingly vocal about UFC fighter pay. The UFC featherweight champ—and one of the best two or three fighters in all of mixed martial arts—is again airing his grievances over what he perceives to be excessively low pay for UFC fighters, particularly when compared with their boxing counterparts. Aldo made the comments Friday during a Q&A session in Barueri, Brazil, where the UFC will hold UFC Fight Night 58 Saturday. The comments were originally reported by Portuguese-language site read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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MEXICO CITY -- Fewer things turn a good mood sour faster than evoking the name of Ireland's favorite son in the presence of a featherweight who happens to not be named Conor McGregor. You can see it in the eyes: that flash of anger, the immediate scowl, the inevitable caricature of an Irish impression that's soon to follow. Though as many would say, it simply is what it is. McGregor's verbal recklessness by itself may not be enough, but when paired with a formidable set of skills, the marriage h read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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While UFC lightweight contender Donald Cerrone has been vocal about his desire to compete in six fights in 2014, a less-heralded welterweight may actually have the inside track on beating him to that mark.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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DUBLIN -- At the UFC Fight Night 46 open workouts, Conor McGregor put on a show for a vocal crowd at The Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Wednesday afternoon. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Myles Jury has been vocal in his criticism of Nate Diaz this week, but it doesn't seem he's had to wait long to find out who his next opponent will be. After calling out Nate Diaz earlier this week for not signing to a supposed fight offer, Myles Jury (14-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will apparently face another veteran of the division instead. According to Fox Sports, the Alliance MMA product is being lined up to face former PRIDE FC lightweight champion Takanori Gomi (35-9 (1 NC) MMA, 4-4 UFC) at the Saita read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Malki Kawa, Jon Jones' manager, says "Bones" isn't turning heel based on his latest Instagram posts, it's simply Jones becoming more vocal and maturing as a person and a fighter. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones has made it a habit over the last few months to instantly delete posts on his Instagram account shortly after posting them. In the latest instance, "Bones" posted a video (watch it here) questioning why people were labeling him a coward for pre read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Like the rest of us, UFC bantamweight Sarah Kaufman wants and needs certain things. Yet, unlike most people, Kaufman is all too happy to be as vocal, candid and in your face as she needs to be to get what she thinks she's owed. Kaufman, who last fought at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale in April where she defeated Leslie Smith via unanimous decision, doesn't have her next fight scheduled yet. At least not one in the UFC. But if you follow where things have been for her on social media and th read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Nick Diaz has been vocal about wanting to return to the cage, but he only wants a high-profile fight. Prior to UFC 171, he heckled Johny Hendricks at the weigh-ins. He wants to fight a top welterweight, and he is not wrong to demand such a fight. He is one of the biggest draws in the entire organization, and the UFC needs draws. Who should Diaz draw in his return fight? Last week, I suggested the perfect fight would be a rematch with Robbie Lawler, but the UFC scheduled Lawler for a bout against read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Nick Diaz has been vocal about wanting to return to the cage, but he only wants a high-profile fight. Prior to UFC 171, he heckled Johny Hendricks at the weigh-ins. He wants to fight a top welterweight, and he is not wrong to demand such a fight. He is one of the biggest draws in the entire organization, and the UFC needs draws. Who should Diaz draw in his return fight? Last week, I suggested the perfect fight would be a rematch with Robbie Lawler, but the UFC scheduled Lawler for a bout against read news >>

  • a year ago
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BARUERI, Brazil – Jake Shields knows a thing or two about hostile territory. He should. He has fought five rounds with UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in St-Pierre's native Canada and three rounds in Tokyo with Japanese-born Yoshihiro Akiyama. But tonight, Shields enters perhaps the most virulent venue in MMA. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Liz Carmouche has been vocal about wanting another shot at UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. She made her case at UFC on Fox 8 with a dominant victory over Jessica Andrade. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Ricardo Lamas probably has seen better days. It was only a month ago that Lamas was thinking about the virtues of "The Korean Zombie," and, for lack of a better way to put it, the reasons why the UFC might like Chan Sung Jung just a little more than him. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After a long and vocal campaign, former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia is getting one last chance to make good in the big show.  Or, for now, the smaller brother to the big show. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com that Sylvia has signed a deal and will fight recent Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix champion Daniel Cormier at an event planned for Sept. 29 at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, Calif. read news >>

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