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New No. 1 welterweight contender Jake Shields says he's going to rid World Series of Fighting (WSOF) of its "dirty" champion, Rousimar Palhares. Jake Shields has his broom and dustpan in hand and wants to sweep his way to another world title. Following a first-round win over Brian Foster at WSOF 17, Shields is ready to "clean up" the promotion's welterweight division. Speaking to Submission Radio, Shields said that welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares can't go for a leg lock without trying to read news >>

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"The Spider" revealed that he had asked a Brazilian gospel rapper and Usher to create a new song for his return to the octagon, but the UFC president instated a veto. Anderson Silva thought about changing his entrance song but had this request denied by the UFC president Dana White. In a conversation with members of Brazilian media, the former champion revealed that he wanted his trademark "Ain't no sunshine" entrance song by DMX to be replaced by song that a Brazilian gospel rapper was going to read news >>

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The UFC on Fox 14 main event between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson was billed as a top contender's match to decide the next in line to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While UFC executives are often quick to renege on those promises, the UFC is being good to its word...for now, at least. UFC President Dana White took to Twitter immediately after the fight: This is a scary man!! @anthony_rumble vs jonnybones for @ufc LHW title http://t.co/XoGTpMd4ft — Dana White (@da read news >>

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While Dan Henderson questioned the stoppage at UFC on FOX 14, UFC president Dana White didn't. Not a bad stoppage the refs are SO SLOPPY. If the ref didn't tackle Mousasi he would have kept that top position Dan would have got smashed — Dana White (@danawhite) January 25, 2015 Mousasi defeated Henderson via first-round TKO. It was Henderson's fifth loss in his past six fights. read news >>

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Remember the times when you got fired from the UFC for taking drugs before a fight? Matt Riddle certainly does. After being kicked out for smoking Marijuana, the former TUF alumni and UFC competitor now pursues a career in pro-wrestling, but couldn't bite back a few harsh comments on his former employer. After two positive Marijuana-related drug tests, Matthew Riddle got released by the UFC in 2013. But not only did they cut Riddle, president Dana White put the boot in and called his former empl read news >>

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No hard feelings! Cung Le, 42, has called it a mixed martial arts (MMA) career after nearly nine years in the sport and 12 professional matches. He issued the following statement: "After several months of thought and discussion with my wife and family we realize our future includes many things, but active competition in mixed martial arts is no longer one of them therefore I am officially announcing my retirement from active competition." Le, who defeated Frank Shamrock in March 2008 to become t read news >>

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Following Cung Le’s announcement of his retirement from MMA, UFC President Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta sounded far from vindictive in official statements.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was less-than-sympathetic for Ben Henderson, who dropped a controversial unanimous decision to Donald Cerrone last Sunday night (Jan. 18, 2014) in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 59 on FOX Sports 1 (watch it). According to White, that's the price you pay for leaving it in the hands of the judges. Apparently, some mixed martial arts (MMA) fans agree with that sentiment and perhaps echoed it on Twitter, which sent top 170-pound contend read news >>

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Unless it's for a fight, "Junior" won't dare step foot inside the eight-walled cage. Shortly after putting the screws to Dennis Siver on FOX Sports 1 (watch it), Conor McGregor got up close and personal with Jose Aldo, jumping the cage to confront the featherweight champion at UFC Fight Night 59 last night (Sun. Jan 18, 2015) in Boston, Massachusetts. See it again here. Like the champ he is, Aldo looked unfazed and simply laughed at Conor's antics, showing that regardless how hard "Notorious" tr read news >>

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"I think Ben Henderson won. Cowboy looked like he couldn't get off tonight, like he couldn't pull the trigger. That was my perception watching the fight. I say this all the time and I will say it again: If you don't want to be disappointed, take it out of the hands of the judges. There's nothing else to say, it happens all the time." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White believes former lightweight champion Ben Henderson was the better fighter at UFC Fight Night 59 (full resu read news >>

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The UFC appeared to botch a golden opportunity to have Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo face off after the Irishman's victory Sunday night. But UFC President Dana White would later explain to Ariel Helwani why the two future adversaries did not face off in the cage. "He is superstitious, White said. "He will not step foot inside the octagon unless it is to fight. I just wanted to clarify that because it looked weird but nobody told Jose and he doesn't go in there except to fight." Indeed, it did app read news >>

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BOSTON – It wouldn't be a UFC card if there wasn't at least one controversial decision to puzzle over -- or in this case, two. This time it occurred at UFC Fight Night 59 when Irishman Cathal Pendred took home a unanimous decision over Sean Spencer on the judge's scorecards (30-27, 29-28, 30-27). The crowd on hand at the TD Garden let up a thunderous roar as the Boston-born Pendred got his arm raised. Yet fans, fighters and media on the outside couldn't understand how Pendred won the fight, much read news >>

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BOSTON – Conor McGregor will, in fact, fight UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, but the blockbuster fight won’t take place in a seemingly obvious location. UFC President Dana White recently explained why.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC President Dana White discusses the aftermath of UFC Fight NightL Boston, as well as why Jose Aldo would not face off against Conor McGregor in the octagon. On Sunday night, UFC fans witnessed Conor McGregor take the final step towards a highly anticipated title shot against longtime featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. The Irishman defeated Dennis Siver with remarkable ease to earn his fifth consecutive UFC win and silence his remaining doubters. In the aftermath of the main event in Boston, UFC read news >>

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