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Former UFC Champion Interested In Going To WWE?

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When you talk to UFC fighters, a lot of them state their love for WWE. The only guys to compete in the UFC and WWE are former UFC champions Brock Lesnar and Ken Shamrock. Can we see another former champion leaving the UFC and head to the WWE? Dave Meltzer in his weekly Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription only) stated that ... Read More »

Nevada State Athletic Commission Bans Testosterone Replacement Therapy For All Fighters

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A few moments ago, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to ban therapeutic use exemptions for (TRT) testosterone replacement therapy effective immediately. If any athlete has a TUE, no state commission will recognize it. Any fighter who competes in MMA, boxing and kickboxing will not be allowed to apply for an exemption going forward. Some of the notables who ... Read More »

Video: Top 20 Submissions in UFC History

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UFC 167 is on Saturday night and is the 20th anniversary show of the company. Throughout the week the UFC will be releasing videos of the greatest fights and other moments in the history of the organization. This video above will show the 20 greatest submissions in the history of the UFC. Here are the top five. 5. B.J. Penn ... Read More »

Jose Aldo vs Ricardo Lamas, Dominick Cruz vs Renan Barao Set To Headline UFC 169

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The MMA world was wondering when we would see Jose Aldo vs Ricardo Lamas and Dominick Cruz vs Renan Barao. Well that time is now as the Newsday announced and the UFC a short time ago that Aldo will battle Lamas for Aldo’s UFC featherweight title and Cruz and Barao will meet in a unification bout to determine the undisputed ... Read More »

Dana White UFC Fight Night 29 Video Blog

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The UFC returns to action tonight as UFC Fight Night 29 takes place from the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The main event features a key welterweight between Demian Maia and Jake Shields. The co-main event will feature another welterweight bout as Dong Hyun Kim faces off with Erick Silva. Before all fight cards UFC President Dana ... Read More »

Jon Jones vs Glover Teixeira To Main Event Super Bowl Weekend Card, Mir/Overeem On Tap

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We won’t get the immediate rematch that the MMA world was looking forward to seeing. Newsday first reported and the UFC later confirmed that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title against Glover Teixeira at UFC 169 on Saturday, February 1, which is the day before the Super Bowl. The co-feature will have former Strikeforce heavyweight champion ... Read More »

Alistair Overeem Battling Frank Mir At UFC 167

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It was announced yesterday by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and confirmed by the UFC that former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will fight former two time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir at UFC 167. This show has been dubbed as the 20th anniversary show of the organization. This is a big fight for Mir and Overeem as Mir has lost ... Read More »

UFC 164 Medical Suspensions With Anthony Pettis Out Indefinitely

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UFC 164 took place on Saturday Night with Anthony Pettis submitting Benson Henderson to capture the UFC lightweight championship. BetweenTheRopes.com contacted the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services to receive the medical suspensions and official results from this past Saturday’s card. Here the medical suspensions from Saturday’s UFC 164: Al Iaquinta suspended for 45 days; lacerations to nose an ... Read More »

UFC Podcast: UFC 164 Preview

In today’s podcast Steve talks to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. Steve and Crawford preview tonight’s UFC 164 featuring the main event between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson defending his title against Anthony Pettis, with the co-main event of Josh Barnett facing off with Frank Mir. The guys also recap UFC Fight Night 27 from Wednesday night and what is ... Read More »

UFC Video: Countdown To UFC 164

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UFC 164 takes place tonight from the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main event features a rematch between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson defending his title against Anthony Pettis. The co-feature is a bout between two former UFC heavyweight champions as Josh Barnett battles Frank Mir. For every UFC pay-per-view, the UFC produces a countdown show that ... Read More »

UFC Video: UFC 164 Weigh-In Video

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Fighters took the scale yesterday before they fight today at UFC 164. The weigh-ins took place where the event is tonight, at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. All 24 fighters on the card made weight. The main event of tonight’s UFC 164 is a rematch featuring UFC lightweight Benson Henderson facing off with former WEC lightweight champion Anthony ... Read More »

UFC Video: UFC 164 Pre-Fight Press Conference

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The UFC returns to pay-per-view for the first time in four weeks on Saturday for UFC 164. The event takes place at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main event will feature a rematch between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing off against Anthony Pettis. The two squared off at the final WEC show in December 2010 ... Read More »