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TJ Dillashaw Highlights UFC 177 Bonuses

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During the UFC 177 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White announced that TJ Dillashaw, Ramsey Nijem, Carlos Diego Ferreira and Yancy Medeiros each received bonuses of $50,000. Dillashaw got the “performance of the night” defeating Joe Soto in the main event by fifth round knockout to retain the UFC bantamweight championship. Medeiros received the other “performance of the night” ...

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UFC 177 Results: TJ Dillashaw Stops Joe Soto In Better Than Expected Main Event To Retain Bantamweight Title

It was a whirlwind 24 plus hours for UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. The champion showed what a true champion is made of. In Saturday night’s UFC 177 main event, Dillashaw retained the bantamweight championship by defeating Joe Soto by knockout 2:20 into the fifth and final round. People didn’t think Soto would make it a fight, but he proved ...

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Fallout Of Renan Barao Dropping Out Of UFC 177

On Friday night, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao was forced out of his UFC 177 main event fight against bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto is stepping in to face Dillashaw. Steve talks with Beyond The Cage podcast host Dave Sadler on the topic. The guys discuss if Barao should get the next bantamweight title ...

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Renan Barao Out Of UFC 177 Main Event, Former Bellator Champion Steps In

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Former UFC bantamaweight champion Renan Barao was forced from Saturday nights UFC 177 main event fight against bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto steps into the spot. Barao’s fight team, Nova Uniao released a statement to MMAFighting.com saying he got out of the hot tub feeling dizzy, hit his head against the wall. Barao passed ...

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Stephan Bonnar Signing With Bellator Is Bad For MMA

We are going to start trying some unique things on the site and that starts with this video. We are going to start doing short videos giving our thoughts on a big topic in the world of wrestling, MMA and entertainment. It was announced on Tuesday that UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar agreed to a deal with Bellator. In ...

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GQ Names Dana White The Eighth Biggest Sleazebags in Sports

Dana White has been called a lot of things in his tenure as UFC president. I’m not sure if he was ever called a sleazebag. But, he has been now. In the September issue of GQ, the magazine has named the 10 biggest sleazebags in sports and the White was ranked number eight. That was one spot behind disgraced former ...

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Stephan Bonnar Out of Retirement, Fighting in Bellator

After retiring two years following a crushing at the hands of Anderson Silva, Stephan Bonnar (15-8) is coming out of retirement.  But the UFC Hall of Famer is fighting with the promotion and is instead joining Bellator where he has signed a multi-fight agreement and could also be a commentator for the company. And Bonnar is already calling out the ...

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UFC Admits Dana White Shouldn’t Have Removed Judge From UFC Fight Night 48

A lot of criticism was directed towards UFC president Dana White for removing judge Howard Hughes from the UFC Fight Night 48 card in Macau, China due to White not liking Hughes’ scorecards in the first two fights on the card. Apparently the UFC heard those calls for action. The UFC released a statement on UFC.com that White was in ...

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“Expendables 3” Director States That Ronda Rousey Broke His Rib

Don’t mess with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey inside and apparently outside the octagon. In an interview with HitFix.com, “Expendables 3” director Patrick Hughes said during the first day of filming Rousey got so nervous that “Rowdy” broke his rib. “I remember the first thing we shot with Ronda, I actually got beaten up”, said Hughes. “Ronda’s first time ...

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UFC 177 Countdown Show

The UFC returns to the pay-per-view this Saturday night as UFC 177 takes place from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. In the main event is a rematch for the UFC bantamweight title as TJ Dillashaw defends against former champion Renan Barao. The co-feature will be a battle of lightweights as Danny Castillo faces off with Tony Ferguson. During ...

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Georges St-Pierre States He Will Never Fight Again In The UFC Without Independent Drug Testing

Georges St-Pierre hasn’t competed since his UFC 167 victory last November against Johny Hendricks to retain his UFC welterweight championship. About a month after the fight, St-Pierre announced he was taking a hiatus from the sport and wasn’t sure if he would ever return. One of the issues St-Pierre has stated in the past is the issue of drug testing ...

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Bellator Finally Releases Eddie Alvarez

The long winding run of Eddie Alvarez in Bellator is finally over. ESPN.com originally reported that Bellator gave its current lightweight champion his unconditional release from the organization. “We’ve granted Eddie his unconditional release” stated Bellator president Scott Coker in a press release. “Eddie is free to explore the free agent market, we hold no matching rights, and we wish ...

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UFC Champions Invade WWE Summerslam

You always hear UFC fighters say they are WWE fans and vice versa. That was prevalent at Sunday night’s WWE Summerslam from Los Angeles, California. During the show it was revealed that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was at the show and was even acknowledged as that on the live broadcast. Rousey was at the show with The Four ...

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Bellator MMA Brings Back Women’s MMA, Makes First Fight

In a press release to the media early Thursday, Bellator MMA announced that is bringing back women’s MMA and it will at the 145 pound featherweight division. The first two women brought in are former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Marloes Coenen and top ranked featherweight Julia Budd. They will fight each other later this year at a card yet to ...

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Alexander Gustafsson Feels Due To Jon Jones Injury, He Should Fight Jones At UFC 182

Earlier on Tuesday, it was revealed that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a torn meniscus and a sprained ankle and is out of his scheduled title defense against Daniel Cormier next month at UFC 178. Cormier was told by UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta that he would still get the shot at Jones for the rescheduled fight at ...

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War Machine Has Seven Warrants Out For His Arrest For Alleged Assault On His Ex-Girlfriend

Former UFC and Bellator fighter War Machine (formerly known as Jon Koppenhaver) has been issued seven arrest warrants for his alleged attack on his former girlfriend, porn star Christy Mack. Koppenhaver at this time is still looming at large according to the Las Vegas Police Department. Here are the charges against War Machine: -1 count battery resulting in substantial bodily ...

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Jon Jones Suffers Leg Injury, Out Of UFC 178 Against Daniel Cormier

The UFC announced a short time ago that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a torn meniscus and a sprained ankle in training and is out of his UFC 178 main event title defense against Daniel Cormier. Stepping in as the new main event is the UFC 177 co-main event featuring flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defending against Chris Cariaso. In ...

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Bellator In Preliminary Talks With Gina Carano

Everybody in the MMA world thought Gina Carano to the UFC was a lock. Let’s pump the brakes just a bit. MMAFighting.com is reporting that Carano and Bellator are in preliminary talks for her to return to MMA with the idea of the promotion reviving the women’s division. No deal between the parties has been reached as rumors were circulating ...

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Bellator Releases War Machine Due To Alleged Domestic Battery

Late Friday night, Bellator announced that they were releasing welterweight War Machine (real name Jon Koppenhaver). The reason of the release is due to an alleged domestic battery incident involving Koppenhaver, his girlfriend, porn star Christy Mack and another person. Bellator president Scott Coker sent out a press release confirming the release. “We have a zero tolerance policy here at ...

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Video Of Jon Jones And Daniel Cormier Calling Each Other A Pu**y, Jones Threatens To Kill Cormier

On Monday, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier had gotten into a brawl at The Ultimate Media to promote their fight at UFC 178 next month. Following the brawl, Jones and Cormier went on Sportcenter to promote the fight and talk about the brawl. After Jones and Cormier were done with the segment, cameras kept rolling ...

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