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Gilbert Melendez Agrees To A Deal With Bellator; UFC Can Match The Offer

UFC President Dana White stated earlier in the week on “UFC Tonight” that he was done with the negotiations involving Gilbert Melendez. White said that if Melendez wants a deal done to stay in the UFC, call UFC CEO Lorenzo Fetitta and if the situation didn’t improve, Melendez better start looking for a new fight promotion. Melendez took that advice ...

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Daniel Cormier Back On UFC 170, Will Face Newcomer Patrick Cummins

Last night Rashad Evans had to bow out of his UFC 170 fight next weekend against Daniel Cormier. The UFC also announced that Cormier would be taken off the card. Cormier stated on Twitter that he still wanted to fight next weekend, even if it had to be at heavyweight. You ask and you shall receive. UFC President Dana White ...

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Rashad Evans Suffers A Leg Injury, Out Of UFC 170 Against Daniel Cormier

A lot of anticipation was building towards the co-main event of Rashad Evans and Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 next weekend. Evans was riding a two-fight winning streak and Cormier is undefeated in 13 fights and was making his long anticipated debut at light heavyweight. Yahoo Sports is reporting and has been confirmed by the UFC that Evans has suffered ...

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Dana White Says He Gave Lyoto Machida A Personal Check For Defeating Tito Ortiz (Video)

Lyoto Machida returns to the cage this weekend when he faces off against Gegard Mousasi in the main event of UFC Fight Night 36. “The Dragon” made his middleweight debut in October knocking out Mark Munoz. At UFC 84 in May of 2008, Machida squared off with former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz. That fight was the last on ...

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Dana White: Thiago Silva “Will Never Fight In The UFC Again”, UFC Releases Him

As we have been reporting, Thiago Silva was arrested last night in Florida involving an incident with his wife. After a bond hearing this morning, Silva now is facing charges of aggravated assault with a firearm, one count of resisting an officer without violence, as well as one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon stemming from a prior ...

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Dana White Says That Georges St-Pierre Never Complained About Headaches To Him

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Who is telling the truth in the saga between UFC President Dana White and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre? The former champions trainer Freddie Roach stated on Tuesday that GSP had been suffering from migraine headaches. Roach also advised St-Pierre to take a at least a year off and said a superfight between the Canadian and Anderson Silva could have ...

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Ultimate Fighter 18 Winner Julianna Pena Suffers Horrific Knee Injury, Could Be Out For Two Years

Julianna Pena was the most recent winner of The Ultimate Fighter winning the 18th season defeating Jessica Rakoczy in the finale. Pena was scheduled to have her first fight since winning the show against Jessica Andrade at UFC 171. The fight will no longer be taking place as Pena tore her ACL, MCL, LCL, Meniscus and hamstring while in a ...

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Dana White On The WWE Network Airing PPV’s: “It’s Ridiculous”

The UFC debut their online digital network called “Fight Pass” at the beginning of this month. Then about three weeks ago, the WWE announced that they will be debuting the WWE Network digital network starting on Monday, February 24th. Each network will cost $9.99, but with the WWE Network you have to buy it six months at a time instead ...

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Dana White Previews “The Fighters” And Says He “Used To Beat The Living S**t Out Of Tito Ortiz (Video)

UFC President Dana White spoke last night at a media screening of his reality show, “The Fighters” in which White is the executive producer. White, executive producer of this show and The Ultimate Fighter Craig Piligian, and famed boxing trainer Peter Welch describe the background of the show, why they chose Boston for the show, a stabbing incident led to ...

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Report: Brock Lesnar “Talking” With Dana White About A Return To The UFC

Brock Lesnar appeared last night on WWE Monday Night, where he put out Mark Henry with a kimura. Moments later got into skirmish with The Big Show. Various MMA websites showed the video of Lesnar putting Henry in the kimura since it is a MMA move. Rumors had run rampant two weeks ago leading up to UFC 168 that Lesnar ...

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UFC Special Announcement Press Conference LIVE On BetweenTheRopes.com Starting At 6 PM ET

The UFC will be holding a press conference at 6 p.m. ET, which you can see live here on BetweenTheRopes.com in the video at the top of the page. Speculation has been running rampant on what the announcement could be. It could be the formal announcement of the UFC digital network or the rumored return of former UFC Heavyweight Champion ...

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UFC 168: Will Brock Lesnar Return Tonight?

Rumors have been running rampant all week that former UFC Heavyweight Champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar could be returning to company. Speculation is running wild that he is in Las Vegas for the fight’s tonight. UFC President Dana White has been coy all week long regarding a possible Lesnar return. No word from Lesnar’s camp at this time. ...

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Johny Hendricks To Battle Robbie Lawler For Vacant Welterweight Title At UFC 171

The MMA world won’t have to wait long for a new UFC welterweight champion. UFC president Dana White announced during the Georges St-Pierre conference call that Johny Hendricks will battle Robbie Lawler for the vacant welterweight title at UFC 171 on March 15. St-Pierre announced during the conference call that he was vacating the welterweight title and wasn’t sure if ...

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The UFC Adds Strawweight Division, TUF 20 To Determine First Champion

People were wondering if the UFC would ever add another women’s weight division, those questions were answered today. The UFC announced that Invicta Fight Chmapionships has assigned the contracts of 11 women’s strawweight (115 pounds) competitors to the UFC. Terms of the assignment were not disclosed. The 11 fighters added were Invicta Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza, Claudia Gadelha, Felice Herrig, ...

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Dana White Doesn’t Feel That Georges St-Pierre Will Retire (Video)

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We haven’t seen or heard from UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre since he defeated Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 last month. The long time reigning champion after the fight told Joe Rogan that he was stepping away from the sport and didn’t know if he was going to return. That set off UFC President Dana White, who blasted St-Pierre for ...

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Georges St-Pierre’s Manager States That It Is “Possible” That He Will Retire

A lot of controversy has been following UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre since his controversial split decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 on Saturday. After the fight, St-Pierre had announced during his post-fight interview that he was going to “step away” for awhile and was unsure if he would ever return. UFC President Dana White was more than ...

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Dana White Says Georges St-Pierre Is Denying The Rumors On Why He Is Taking A Leave Of Absence

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Rumors have been running rampant on why UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is taking some time off from the sport. TMZ reported early this morning that St-Pierre was taking the break due his father being on the verge of death and getting an undisclosed woman pregnant, who wants to keep the baby, but the champion doesn’t want her to keep ...

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Georges St-Pierre And Johny Hendricks Rematch Will Be Announced In A Few Weeks According To Dana White

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre told Joe Rogan during his post-fight interview that he was “stepping away” from the UFC and was unsure if he would ever return. UFC President Dana White was furious with what St-Pierre said after the presser saying that he owed a rematch to the fans and Johny Hendricks. St-Pierre defeated Hendricks by a controversial split ...

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The Good, The Bad And The Dirty From UFC 167

UFC 167 took place on Saturday night in Las Vegas with Georges St-Pierre defeating Johny Hendricks in the main event to retain the UFC welterweight title in an epic main event. Right after the fight ended, St-Pierre told Joe Rogan that he planned on stepping away from the sport for awhile and wasn’t sure if he would retire. Controversy ensued ...

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Dana White Says He’s F***ing Scared To Come To Nevada After UFC 167 Main Event Decision

We haven’t seen UFC President Dana White beyond upset about a decision in a main event fight in a very long time. White snapped off on the Nevada State Athletic Commission during the UFC 167 post-fight press conference regarding Georges St-Pierre retaining the UFC welterweight title over Johny Hendricks by a controversial split decision. “Does anyone here think Johny Hendricks ...

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