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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast – UFC 162 Recap

On today’s podcast Steve talks to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. Steve and Percy recap UFC 162 from Saturday night as Chris Weidman defeated Anderson Silva to become the UFC middleweight champion. Steve and Percy discuss what’s next for Weidman and Silva, will Silva retire, discuss whether Silva was really into the fight and much more. The guys then get ...

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Video: UFC 165 Jones vs Gustafsson Introductory Press Conference Starting at Noon ET

The UFC officially announced yesterday that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be defending his championship against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165. That event takes place on Saturday, September 21 from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Both main event participants and UFC Director of Canadian Operations Tom Wright will be at the Real Sports Bar and Grill in ...

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UFC 162 Salaries: Anderson Silva Tops With $600K

UFC 162 took place on Saturday night with Chris Weidman defeating Anderson Silva to become the UFC middleweight champion. The Nevada State Athletic Commission sent an email to media members with the disclosed salaries of all the UFC 162 participants. Weidman took home a disclosed $48,000, while Silva took a home a disclosed $600,000, which topped all fighters on the ...

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UFC 162 Bonuses: Weidman Picks Up Bonus After Knocking Out Anderson Silva

After knocking out the longest reigning champion in UFC history, Chris Weidman picked up a little extra money for his handywork. The new middleweight champion picked up an additional $50,000 for his “knockout of the night” win over Anderson Silva. UFC officials also announced after the card that they were handing two $50,000 “fight of the night” bonuses as well. ...

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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast – July 5, 2013

Brian and Steve preview UFC 162 including Anderson Silva against Chris Weidman for the middleweight championship, if Weidman really has a chance to beat Silva, the undercard including Frankie Edgar vs. Charles Oliveira, Tim Kennedy vs. Roger Gracie, Mark Munoz against Tim Boetsch and Cub Swanson facing Dennis Siver, the UFC Hall of Fame and more. Subscribe to Between The Ropes ...

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Between The Ropes | Ricardo Lamas and Tim Boetsch Discuss UFC 162 – July 4, 2013

On today’s podcast we start our preview for UFC 162, which takes this Saturday night in Las Vegas. The main event of that show will feature UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva as he will be squaring off with Chris Weidman. On today’s podcast we speak to UFC middleweight Tim Boetsch as he discusses his bout with Mark Munoz this Saturday ...

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Renan Barao vs Eddie Wineland Interim Title Fight Rescheduled For UFC 165

Eddie Wineland will get his title shot after all. The Star Phoenix has reported that UFC Interim Bantamweight Renan Barao(30-1, 1 NC MMA, 5-0 UFC) will square off against former WEC bantamweight champion Eddie Wineland (20-8-1 MMA,2-2 UFC) at UFC 165 in September. BetweenTheRopes.com has been able to confirm from a source in Wineland’s camp that the fight will be ...

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Jay Briscoe Stripped of Ring of Honor Title, Tournament Announced

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Ring of Honor announced today that it has official stripped Jay Briscoe of the ROH Championship and will be holding a tournament to crown a new champion.  The company made the announcement in a video message from ROH matchmaker Nigel McGuinness. The championship is currently vacant with a 16-man, single elimination tournament to take place over the new few months ...

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