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UFC 179 Recap: Jose Aldo Holds off Chad Mendes

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Jose Aldo survived an early onslaught from a very game Chad Mendes and went on to retain his UFC Featherweight Championship by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 179, Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mendes scored the first knockdown of the contest, dropping the champion with a left hook, but Aldo responded with a knockdown of ... Read More »

War Machine Case Even Darker, Attempts Suicide in Jail

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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 ... Read More »

Jim Ross Talks Battlegrounds MMA Event, Bucket List and WWE

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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 ... Read More »

An Open Letter From Between The Ropes

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BTR Fans, Allow us to say thanks. Throughout the last year, we’ve seen our site traffic grow over 120%. We’ve been on site at some of the biggest shows of the year, and tried to bring you the best in interviews and breaking news. But these things wouldn’t haven’t been possible without the incredible support of our fanbase. You guys ... Read More »

Breaking News: Former WCW Star Sean O’Haire Passes Away

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News broke late Tuesday evening that former WCW and WWE star Sean O’Haire had passed away. Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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. ... Read More »

Jim Ross to Make MMA Announcing Debut

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Jim Ross has been talking for a while now on his website and Twitter that he would like the chance to broadcast MMA.  Well, he’s getting his chance. JR will be on the call for the “Battlegrounds MMA” event that will air live on pay-per-view from Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 3.  His broadcast partner for the one night, eight-man welterweight ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 50 Countdown Show

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UFC Fight Night 50 takes place on Friday night from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut. In the main event is a rematch featuring top ranked middleweight as Jacare Souza battles Gegard Mousasi. The co-main event features top ranked heavyweight Alistair Overeem facing off with Ben Rothwell. Prior to UFC events, the company releases a countdown show and this ... Read More »

Alistair Overeem Addresses Dana White Issue On Jon Jones Injury

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Alistair Overeem returns to the UFC octagon on Friday night as he battles the returning Ben Rothwell in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 50. “The Reem” has been dealing with some criticism leading up to the fight as UFC president Dana White was placing the blame of Jon Jones’ injured knee and ankle in training for his fight ... Read More »

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” ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »