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UFC Announces Exclusive Uniform Deal with Reebok

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UFC had been looking to make a deal for an official uniform and today the MMA company made it official with Reebok becoming the exclusive outfitter for the company. Here is the press release regarding the partnership: REEBOK STEPS INTO THE OCTAGON® GLOBAL FITNESS BRAND AND MMA GIANT UFC® ENTER INTO LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP December 2, 2014 – Canton, MA – ... Read More »

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

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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. ... Read More »

Ronda Rousey Breaks Her Hand At UFC 175

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Ronda Rousey successfully defended the UFC women’s bantamweight title for the fourth time defeating Alexis Davis in 16 seconds this past Saturday at UFC 175. Even though the fight lasted a short time, Rousey paid the price. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta told Yahoo Sports that Rousey broke her hand in the fight. Fertitta told the website there was some consideration ... Read More »

Jon Jones Has Choice Words For His Critics

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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 ... Read More »

MMA Bill Passes In New York Once Again In Senate, Awaits House Vote

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MMA once again is one step away from being legalized in New York. In a vote today in New York state, the Senate passed a bill to regulate MMA by an overwhelming 44-16 vote. Several senators argued to end the ban and regulate the sport in the only state that still doesn’t have the sport regulated. “Every other state is ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

UFC, Bellator And Boxing Join Together For Cleveland Clinic for Fighters Brain Health Study (Video)

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Who would have ever thought that we would ever see fighters and executives from MMA and boxing in the same room? We got that today as we seen the personalities took part today in the Support Professional Fighters Study at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center For Brain Health that took place in Washington D.C. The notables that attended were UFC ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

Dana White UFC 167 Video Blog: Rony Jason Slicing His Arm

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Before every UFC event, Dana White releases at least one video blog to promote the event of that week and goes back to behind the scenes of footage of previous shows. This video blog is no different as UFC 167 takes place on Saturday night in Las Vegas with UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending his title against Johny Hendricks. ... Read More »

UFC Heavyweight Stefan Struve’s Fighting Career Put On Hold

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The career of UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is in jeopardy. A report on Tuesday’s, “UFC Tonight” stated that Struve has been diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve and an enlarged heart. Struve’s management team sent a statement to MMAFighting.com explaining Struve’s situation, which includes Struve’s desire to return to the UFC and fight again: Stefan Struve has recently been diagnosed ... Read More »

Report: Anderson Silva Wants His Rematch With Chris Weidman This Year

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Well that didn’t take Anderson Silva long to change his tune about facing Chris Weidman again. MMAFighting.com is reporting that people close to former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva are saying Silva wants his rematch with Weidman sooner rather than later. The former champion had stated immediately to Joe Rogan after his loss to Weidman that he wasn’t going to ... Read More »

Between The Ropes MMA Podcast 1- Duane Finley

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We have decided to not only get more into the pro wrestling side, but we are now getting more into the MMA side as well. We will be doing a weekly podcast with either me and Brian Fritz or one of us with another journalist. BetweenTheRopes.com talks to MMA Columnist Duane Finley as we preview the UFC TUF 17 Finale ... Read More »