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Bellator News: Attila Vegh Says Bellator MMA Is Lying About His Injury To Setup King Mo/Emmaunel Newton Fight

Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Attila Vegh was scheduled to defend his title against Emmanuel Newton later this year. The organization released a press release on August 15th stating that Vegh had suffered a shoulder injury and Newton would be facing Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal at Bellator’s first pay-per-view for the interim light heavyweight championship. No one really thought too ...

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WWE News: The Rock Not Fully Healed From Wrestlemania 29

The WWE Universe hasn’t seen Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson since his Wrestlemania 29 match with John Cena. During the match, The Rock suffered a torn adductor and abdomen with three hernia tears. He had surgery on April 23 in Los Angeles. Since the surgeries, “The Rock” has been filming the movie, “Hercules”, which hits theatres next year. “The Rock” was ...

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UFC Podcast: UFC 164 Preview

In today’s podcast Steve talks to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. Steve and Crawford preview tonight’s UFC 164 featuring the main event between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson defending his title against Anthony Pettis, with the co-main event of Josh Barnett facing off with Frank Mir. The guys also recap UFC Fight Night 27 from Wednesday night and what is ...

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UFC Video: First Fight Between Anthony Pettis and Benson Henderson

Tonight at UFC 164, the main event is a rematch between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing off with Anthony Pettis. These two squared off at the final WEC event, WEC 53 in December of 2010. It was a very close fight going into the fifth and final round, with Pettis landing the “Showtime Kick” late in the round to ...

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UFC Video: Countdown To UFC 164

UFC 164 takes place tonight from the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main event features a rematch between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson defending his title against Anthony Pettis. The co-feature is a bout between two former UFC heavyweight champions as Josh Barnett battles Frank Mir. For every UFC pay-per-view, the UFC produces a countdown show that ...

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UFC Video: UFC 164 Weigh-In Video

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Fighters took the scale yesterday before they fight today at UFC 164. The weigh-ins took place where the event is tonight, at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. All 24 fighters on the card made weight. The main event of tonight’s UFC 164 is a rematch featuring UFC lightweight Benson Henderson facing off with former WEC lightweight champion Anthony ...

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Between The Ropes Podcast | Eric Gargiulo – August 30, 2013

Brian spends his Friday night talking with Eric Gargiulo of the Camel Clutch Blog as they discuss the current Daniel Bryan storyline, who the best wrestler in the WWE is right now, all of the various possibilities for WrestleMania 30, who could possibly return to the company, the futures of Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff, Sting and AJ Styles in TNA ...

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UFC Video: Daniel Cormier and Urijah Faber Q&A At 3 P.M ET

You can watch the video above as at 3 p.m. ET Strikeforce Grand Prix Winner Daniel Cormier and former WEC featherweight champion and bantamweight contender Urijah Faber will be doing a live Q&A. The session will last one hour with the weigh-ins to follow. Cormier — now 12-0 in his MMA career — made his UFC debut on April 20, ...

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UFC Video: UFC 164 Pre-Fight Press Conference

The UFC returns to pay-per-view for the first time in four weeks on Saturday for UFC 164. The event takes place at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main event will feature a rematch between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing off against Anthony Pettis. The two squared off at the final WEC show in December 2010 ...

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UFC News: UFC Will Have A Show In Singapore in January

The UFC will start 2014 off with a bang and in a new market. The UFC announced today they will debut in Singapore on January 4. A venue, ticket information and where the it will be broadcast has not been determined yet at this time. “This marks a bold step for UFC’s expansion in Asia and is the first of ...

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UFC News: Condit, Kampmann, Thatch and Cummings Earn Fight Bonuses

The UFC announced after UFC Fight Night 27 that Carlos Condit, Martin Kampmann, Brandon Thatch and Zak Cummings received $50,000 bonuses for their efforts last night. Condit and Kampmann received fight of the night in their main event rematch. This time though, Condit defeated Kampmann in back and forth fight by fourth round TKO. Thatch received knockout of the night ...

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UFC News: Carlos Condit Stops Martin Kampmann In Rematch

Carlos Condit avenged his first UFC loss in a big way. The former UFC interim welterweight champion defeated Martin Kampmann by fourth round TKO last night at UFC Fight Night 27. Condit got off to a sluggish start in the first round when Kampmann took Condit down and controlled the rest of the round. The second round started with Kampmann ...

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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast – August 29, 2013

Brian and Steve recap UFC Fight Night 27 which saw Carlos Condit defeat Martin Kampmann in the main event, what could be next for Condit, Chael Sonnen’s possible next opponent, Dana White comments on Bjorn Rebney and their picks for Saturday’s UFC 164 headlined by Benson Henderson against Anthony Pettis for the UFC lightweight championship. Subscribe to¬†Between The Ropes on ...

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WWE Video: Alberto Del Rio Denies Bar Fight Before Summerslam

A lot of chatter has circulated since we seen the black eyes on Alberto Del Rio at WWE Summerslam that he was involved in a bar fight with Drew McIntyre. Del Rio states that wasn’t the case. Del Rio did an interview with Bootleg Kev on Power 98.3 in earlier this week to promote WWE Monday Night Raw. The interviewer ...

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WWE News: Jerry “The King” Lawler Has First Singles Since His Heart Attack

A lot of people thought that Jerry “The King” Lawler wouldn’t return to active wrestling since he suffered a heart attack last year. ProWrestling.net is reporting the WWE Hall of Famer will return to the ring and have a singles match with Mike Rapada this Saturday in Covington, Tennessee in the main event of the show. The name of the ...

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UFC News: Dana White Video Blog For UFC Fight Night 27

UFC President Dana White always comes out with video blogs during fight week. This week is no exception as UFC Fight Night 27 takes place tonight in Indianapolis, Indiana and then UFC 164 takes place on Saturday night in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. White came out with a video blog hyping tonight’s UFC Fight Night 27 card, which features a main event ...

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WWE Raw Rating in, WWE Scores With Top Program

Well, Triple H’s bragging segment from last night’s WWE Raw paid off. ¬†Last night’s show scored as the top rated program of the night.

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UFC Fight Night 27 Weigh-In Results: All Fighters Make Weight

UFC Fight Night 27 takes place tomorrow night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The main event features a rematch between former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit facing off with Martin Kampmann. All 24 fighters on the card just weighed in and all of them made weight including Condit who weighed in at 170.5, while Kampmann weighed ...

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TNA News: Eric Bischoff Shoots Down Hulk Hogan/2K Sports Deal, Rips Wrestling Websites

As we stated earlier in today’s podcast, their is backstage heat in TNA with Hulk Hogan for agreeing to a deal with 2K Sports to appear in the new WWE 2K14 video game. Eric Bischoff who is a close friend of Hogan, came out swinging earlier today on Twitter shooting down these reports. Interesting to read the “choir of idiots” ...

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WWE News: Total Divas Viewership Up From Last Week

The good news keeps on coming for the WWE and their hit reality show, “Total Divas”. Viewership from Sunday’s episode was at 1.460 million viewers, up from last week’s episode only had 1.349 million viewers. That’s good news considering this week’s show had more competition as MTV was airing their video music awards show, which was seen by over ten ...

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