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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 ...

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“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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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