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Episode Two Of UFC Embedded

The second episode of UFC Embedded in the buildup to UFC 175 was released, which you can watch in the video above. In this episode, you see UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey go through a workout routine and gets emotional. Also, we see Alexis Davis and Lyoto Machida arrive in Las Vegas and see UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman ...

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Full Cast For The Ultimate Fighter 20 Revealed

It was announced a few months back that the 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter would be a season contested of just women. Filming for the season began earlier this week and here are the 16 women who will be competing to become the first UFC strawweight champion. -Heather Jo Clark -Emily Kagan -Aisling Daly -Lisa Ellis -Carla Esparza -Felice ...

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Five Reasons To Watch UFC 175

UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, Chris Weidman defends the UFC middleweight title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. The co-feature has UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey facing off against Alexis Davis. You can watch the show starting at 7 p.m. ET with ...

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Dana White On Releasing Chael Sonnen: “It’s Never Easy Making A Decision Like This”

Beyond a short interview a few weeks ago on Fox Sports 1, we haven’t really heard from UFC president Dana White on Chael Sonnen. On Monday night, the UFC and Fox Sports announced they were releasing Chael Sonnen from his fighting and broadcasting duties. The announcement was due to the news on Saturday that Sonnen had failed a second random ...

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Episode One Of UFC Embedded Ahead Of UFC 175

The UFC returns to pay-per-view with UFC 175 this Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. For UFC 173 and UFC 174, the company rolled a new video blog series titled, “UFC Embedded”, which goes behind the scenes with some of the fighters on the card. In episode one, we see middleweight champion Chris Weidman ...

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Dana White UFC 175 Video Blog

UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC president Dana White before every UFC pay-per-view comes out with a video blog to promote the show and behind the scenes footage of what he has been up too. In this latest video blog, White hypes up this Saturday’s UFC 175, then ...

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UFC and Fox Reportedly Part Ways with Chael Sonnen

MMAJunkie.com is reporting that both the UFC and Fox have parted ways with former UFC fighter and on-air personality Chael Sonnen.  The news comes just days after it was revealed that Sonnen failed a second drug test before announcing his retirement. Neither the UFC or Fox have publicly announced that his release but the report states that should happen soon with ...

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UFC 175 Countdown Show

UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features Chris Weidman defending the UFC middleweight title against former light heavyweight titleholder Lyoto Machida. In the co-feature, Ronda Rousey looks to defend the UFC women’s bantamweight title for the fourth time against Alexis Davis. For every UFC pay-per-view, they air ...

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Chael Sonnen Fails Second Drug Test

If your Chael Sonnen, you are probably wishing this drug saga would just go away. MMAFighting.com reported on Saturday night that Sonnen failed a second drug test that was administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to him on June 5 in his home state of Oregon. Sonnen tested positive for human growth hormone, recombinant human erythropoietin, anastrozole and human ...

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UFC 182 Will Be First Event Of 2015

Usually the UFC airs their year end show the last Saturday of the year. We are in for a change, as the company announced that UFC 182 will air on Saturday, January 3 of 2015 with Las Vegas, Nevada the expected destination. The reason for the switch is that Saturday, December 27 is two days after Christmas. No fight have ...

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Jon Anik Feels Cub Swanson/Jeremy Stephens Winner Should Get Shot At Featherweight Title

UFC Fight Night 44 will be the second of two UFC shows on Saturday. The show takes place from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The main event is a battle of top ranked featherweights as Cub Swanson takes on Jeremy Stephens. In the co-feature, Kelvin Gastelum faces Nicholas Musoke in welterweight action. To preview the show, we talk ...

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Bellator MMA To Replay Inaugral PPV On Spike TV

Bellator MMA announced today they will be airing the replay of their inaugural pay-per-view on Spike TV on Friday, July 18 at 9 p.m. ET. Bellator 120 took place on May 18 at Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. The main event featured Quinton “Rampage” Jackson defeating Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal by controversial decision. In the co-feature, Will Brooks upset Michael ...

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Ronda Rousey Earns Two ESPY Nominations

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returns to the octagon next Saturday as she defends her title against Alexis Davis at UFC 175. Regardless if she wins the fight, is Rousey the best female athlete in all of sports? It was announced this morning that Rousey was nominated for two ESPY awards, “Best Female Athlete” and “Best Fighter.” Also receiving ...

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Bellator MMA Conference Call Announcing Scott Coker As Company President

On Wednesday afternoon, it was announced that former Strikeforce founder and CEO Scott Coker is the new president of Bellator MMA replacing founder Bjorn Rebney. Late Wednesday afternoon, Coker along Spike TV president Kevin Kay held a conference call to announce Coker coming in. The call featured why Coker came to Bellator, will the tournament format stay around, possibly signing ...

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Scott Coker Named The New President Of Bellator MMA

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Viacom announced in a press release that Strikeforce founder Scott Coker is the new President of Bellator MMA, beginning immediately. Earlier today, it was announced that founder and CEO, Bjorn Rebney and President Tim Danaher were no longer with the company. Coker will oversee the day to day management of the company and will report to Spike TV President, Kevin ...

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Bjorn Rebney Out As Bellator CEO

Spike TV announced that Bjorn Rebney is out at Bellator as their CEO effective immediately along with Tim Danaher, who was the COO and President of the company. No reason was given as to why Rebney was ousted from the company. Rebney released a statement implying that a difference in “right strategic direction for Bellator” was a reason for the ...

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Chael Sonnen Receives Temporary Suspension Due To Failed Drug Test

On Tuesday, Chael Sonnen received a temporary suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission for a failed random drug test that was revealed last Tuesday. The Commission voted unanimously to give Sonnen the suspension. Sonnen, who tested positive for the drugs, Anastrozole and Clomiphene was randomly tested during the weekend of UFC 173 last month. The three-time UFC title challenger ...

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Jon Jones Thinks It Was “Unprofessional” By The UFC To Announce Gustaffson Fight Prematurely

During the night of UFC 173, it was announced by the company that Jon Jones would be defending the UFC light heavyweight title in a rematch against Alexander Gustaffson at UFC 177 at the end of August. The champion stated that his preference though was to fight Daniel Cormier. About ten days ago, Jones did sign the bout agreement to ...

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Dana White Says UFC Bantamweight Title Rematch ‘Probably’ Next

Fresh off his dominating win against Renan Barao, it looks like T.J. Dillashaw will be facing the former bantamweight champion in his first title defense according to UFC president Dana White. Before the UFC 174 weigh-ins in Vancouver on Friday, White spoke with reporters and said that a rematch between Dillashaw and Barao will likely happen next. “It (Dillashaw’s first title ...

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Chael Sonnen Retires, UFC 174 Preview and More

Brian and Steve are back for the weekly MMA podcast as they talk about Chael Sonnen retiring following his failing a random drug test, who is at fault with this mess and what should have been done, his interview on Fox Sports 1, if they think Sonnen is really retiring from competition, his Fox Sports 1 job as an analyst ...

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