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War Machine Case Even Darker, Attempts Suicide in Jail

With no major events this weekend, a seemingly slow MMA news week received a morbid entry earlier today. Currently sitting in Clark County Jail in Las Vegas awaiting trial for the attempted murder of his former girlfriend porn star Christy Mack, and her friend Corey Thomas, former UFC and Bellator welterweight Jon ‘War Machine’ Koppenhaver attempted suicide by hanging earlier ...

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Jim Ross Talks Battlegrounds MMA Event, Bucket List and WWE

Legendary announcer Jim Ross talks about the upcoming Battlegrounds MMA 8-man weliterweight tournament airing October 3 live on pay-per-view which he will be announcing, getting an opportunity to broadcast MMA for the first time, working with Chael Sonnen as his broadcast partner, the tournament style of the show, if he thinks he will get any negative feedback considering his wrestling background, doing ...

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Bellator Announces Tito Ortiz And Stephan Bonnar Opposite UFC 180, Scuffle Ensues After Fight Announcement

During tonight’s Bellator 123, the promotion announced that Tito Ortiz will be facing Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 on Saturday, November 15th from the Valley View Center in San Diego, California, which is opposite of UFC 180 from Mexico City, Mexico. In a press release from Bellator, Ortiz said he hates Bonnar and is a phony. “This fight is as ...

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UFC Fight Night 50 Results: “Jacare” Souza Taps Out Gegard Mousasi To Highlight Action Packed Main Card

There was a lot of anticipation heading into Friday night’s UFC Fight Night 50 as the main card was expected to feature fireworks. That is exactly what we got. In the middleweight main event in where the winner could get the next shot at the UFC middleweight championship, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza defeated Gegard Mousasi by third submission via guillotine choke. ...

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TJ Dillashaw Highlights UFC 177 Bonuses

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During the UFC 177 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White announced that TJ Dillashaw, Ramsey Nijem, Carlos Diego Ferreira and Yancy Medeiros each received bonuses of $50,000. Dillashaw got the “performance of the night” defeating Joe Soto in the main event by fifth round knockout to retain the UFC bantamweight championship. Medeiros received the other “performance of the night” ...

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UFC 177 Results: TJ Dillashaw Stops Joe Soto In Better Than Expected Main Event To Retain Bantamweight Title

It was a whirlwind 24 plus hours for UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. The champion showed what a true champion is made of. In Saturday night’s UFC 177 main event, Dillashaw retained the bantamweight championship by defeating Joe Soto by knockout 2:20 into the fifth and final round. People didn’t think Soto would make it a fight, but he proved ...

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Fallout Of Renan Barao Dropping Out Of UFC 177

On Friday night, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao was forced out of his UFC 177 main event fight against bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto is stepping in to face Dillashaw. Steve talks with Beyond The Cage podcast host Dave Sadler on the topic. The guys discuss if Barao should get the next bantamweight title ...

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Renan Barao Out Of UFC 177 Main Event, Former Bellator Champion Steps In

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Former UFC bantamaweight champion Renan Barao was forced from Saturday nights UFC 177 main event fight against bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto steps into the spot. Barao’s fight team, Nova Uniao released a statement to MMAFighting.com saying he got out of the hot tub feeling dizzy, hit his head against the wall. Barao passed ...

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“Expendables 3” Director States That Ronda Rousey Broke His Rib

Don’t mess with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey inside and apparently outside the octagon. In an interview with HitFix.com, “Expendables 3” director Patrick Hughes said during the first day of filming Rousey got so nervous that “Rowdy” broke his rib. “I remember the first thing we shot with Ronda, I actually got beaten up”, said Hughes. “Ronda’s first time ...

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Georges St-Pierre States He Will Never Fight Again In The UFC Without Independent Drug Testing

Georges St-Pierre hasn’t competed since his UFC 167 victory last November against Johny Hendricks to retain his UFC welterweight championship. About a month after the fight, St-Pierre announced he was taking a hiatus from the sport and wasn’t sure if he would ever return. One of the issues St-Pierre has stated in the past is the issue of drug testing ...

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