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Nick Diaz Comes Out Of Retirement, Agrees To New Deal With The UFC

Nick Diaz stated after his loss at UFC 158 in March of 2013 to George St-Pierre that he was retiring. Since then, Diaz had been offered numerous fights by the UFC and turned every one of them down. Now Diaz has had a change of heart. UFC president Dana White announced today Diaz has signed a three fight contract extension ...

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After Fight Is Signed To Face Donald Cerrone, Khabib Nurmagomedov Blows Out His Knee

After defeating Jim Miller on Wednesday nigh at UFC Fight Night 45, Donald Cerrone called out Khabib Nurmagomedov. The fight was signed, sealed and delivered for UFC 178 on September 27. About 20 minutes later, the fight was cancelled. In Dublin, Ireland for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 46, UFC president Dana White announced that the fight was off due to ...

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UFC Fight Night 46 Weigh-In Results: McGregor And Brandao Get Heated

UFC Fight Night 46 weigh-ins took place moments ago from a lively crowd at The O2 in Dublin, Ireland. The fights take place tomorrow night from the same arena. In the main event weigh-ins, Conor McGregor weighed 146 pounds and his opponent Diego Brandao weighed 145.5 pounds. After McGregor weighed-in, each fighter had to be immediately separated by UFC president ...

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Dana White: “I’m Going To Meet With Gina (Carano) Next Week And Get That F—ing Thing Done”

Gina Carano has been the treasure that UFC president Dana White has been unable to secure. Could White seal the deal and have Carano in the fold a week from now? In an interview with ESPN.com, White stated that him and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will meet with Carano next week in Los Angeles. “One down, one to go,” White said. ...

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UFC Signs Undefeated Bantamweight Holly Holm

So far, Ronda Rousey has steamrolled through the competition in the UFC.  But there is a worthy opponent on the way with the company today signing unbeaten bantamweight Holly Holm. UFC President Dana White broke the news on Twitter: Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLMpic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 The two sides had spoken earlier this year but ...

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Pat Miletich Officially Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame

In a ceremony today at the UFC Fan Expo, Pat Miletich became the 12th inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame. Miletich was joined onstage by fellow Hall of Famer and former training partner, Matt Hughes. He was introduced by UFC president Dana White. It seemed like Miletich would never get this chance as he had a standing feud 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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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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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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Episode Three Of UFC Embedded

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The UFC released the third episode of their web series, “UFC Embedded”, leading up to UFC 174 on Saturday. In this episode, we see UFC president Dana White at the filming of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America”, with an appearance from bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. You also see co-main event fighters Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald land in Vancouver, British ...

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Episode Two Of UFC Embedded

Yesterday, we released episode one of “UFC Embedded” leading up to UFC 174 this Saturday night. In today’s episode two, we see UFC president Dana White with his family at their vacation home in Bangor, Maine. Also, we see more behind the scenes footage of welterweights Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley prepare for their fight this Saturday, and footage of ...

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Chael Sonnen And Dana White Video Interviews Regarding Sonnen’s Failed Drug Test

The big news in the MMA world in the last 24 hours has been the drug test failure of UFC star Chael Sonnen. The three-time UFC title challenger tested positive for the drugs, Anastrozole and Clomiphene during a random drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission last month. Yesterday on Fox Sports 1 show, “America’s Pregame”, Sonnen and ...

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Dana White: Chael Sonnen And Nevada Athletic Commission To Blame For Drug Test Failure

UFC president Dana White was interviewed by Fox Sports 1 earlier today regarding the drug test failure of company star Chael Sonnen. It was revealed earlier today that Sonnen tested positive for the illegal drugs, Anastrozole and Clomiphene during a Nevada State Athletic Commission ordered random drug test last month. White in an interview on the Fox Sports 1 show, ...

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Episode One Of UFC Embedded

UFC 174 takes place Saturday night from the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. The main event of the show features Demetrious Johnson defending the flyweight championship against Ali Bagautinov. The co-feature is a battle of top welterweights, as Tyron Woodley battles Rory MacDonald. Leading up to UFC 173, the company launched a new web series titled, “UFC Embedded”, which ...

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Rematch Between Alexander Gustafsson And Jon Jones Is On

The talk of the MMA world this week has been whether Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson would square off in their long awaited rematch. In an exclusive interview with UFC.com, Jones and Dana White announced that Jones will once again defend the UFC light heavyweight championship against Gustafsson at UFC 178 on September 27 from the Air Canada Centre in ...

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Lots of UFC Action, Jon Jones Opponent, Vitor Belfort Reveal

Brian and Steve are back for the weekly MMA podcast as they look back at the two UFC shows from last weekend in Germany and Brazil and who looks good coming off them.  Plus, they preview this Saturday’s UFC on Fox 1 show and talk about the debate between Jon Jones and Dana White on who the light heavyweight champion ...

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Dana White: (Alexander) “Gustafsson’s Next In Line” For Jon Jones

The saga between Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Daniel Cormier and Dana White has been a hot button issue all week long. White fired the next shot in an interview with the Albuquerque Journal, saying Jones will fight Gustafsson next. “Gustafsson’s next in line,” White said to the Journal. “Even Cormier said, ‘Listen, I hope this whole things works out for ...

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Jon Jones Has Choice Words For His Critics

Dana White stated yesterday to UFC.com that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones doesn’t want to fight Alexander Gustafsson and prefers to face Daniel Cormier. People have been calling Jones a coward for refusing to fight Gustafsson. Jones responded to the critics today, posting 15 second video on his Instagram account saying he wanted to fight Cormier instead of Gustafsson. The ...

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Dana White Says Jon Jones Wants To Fight Daniel Cormier Instead Of Alexander Gustafsson

The MMA world thought the reason Jon Jones hadn’t signed his contract to fight Alexander Gustafsson was because he was negotiating a new contract with the UFC. That apparently isn’t the case. In an interview with UFC.com, president Dana White said that Jones doesn’t want to fight Gustafsson and prefers to fight Daniel Cormier. “Just to clear up a couple ...

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