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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 ... Read More »

Stephan Bonnar Signing With Bellator Is Bad For MMA

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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 ... Read More »

GQ Names Dana White The Eighth Biggest Sleazebags in Sports

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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 ... Read More »

Stephan Bonnar Out of Retirement, Fighting in Bellator

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

UFC 177 Countdown Show

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

Bellator Finally Releases Eddie Alvarez

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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 ... Read More »

UFC Champions Invade WWE Summerslam

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »