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Former UFC Champion Interested In Going To WWE?

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 ...

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It’s Time For Jon Jones To Choose A Side

Jon Jones successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight championship for a seventh time at UFC 172 on Saturday night defeating Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision. What’s next for Jones seems a likely rematch with Alexander Gustafsson later on this year. We reported yesterday that Jones made a post on his Instagram account two days taunting UFC Hall of Famer Chuck ...

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Rashad Evans To Have Knee Injury; Could Be Out Up To Six Months

It was announced last week when former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans suffered a knee injury and had to bow out of his fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 this weekend. It was expected that Evans was only going to be out for about four weeks. Evans announced today in statement that he will be having surgery this ...

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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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Chael Sonnen vs Wanderlei Silva Shifted From UFC 173 To Main Event May 31 Card In Brazil

Fans that were looking forward to UFC 173’s co-main event fight between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will have to wait a week later. The UFC has announced that they are moving the fight to main event a card to take place on May 31 in Brazil with a city and arena to be determined shortly. No reason was given ...

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UFC Fight Night 36 Preview; The Latest On Alistair Overeem And Gilbert Melendez

UFC Fight Night 36 takes place on Saturday night from Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. The main event features a middleweight bout with former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida facing former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi. The co-feature has former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza battling Francis Carmont. We talk to Fighthype.com lead ...

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Chael Sonnen Volunteers To Fight A “Sad” Daniel Cormier

We reported moments ago that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans had to bow out of his UFC 170 co-main event fight next weekend against Daniel Cormier. The UFC had pulled Cormier from the card as well as a replacement couldn’t be found on such short notice. Well so they thought. Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender ...

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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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Georges St-Pierre Tops UFC 167 Salaries

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It has been announced that UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was the top salary earner at UFC 167 on Saturday night. St-Pierre defeated Johny Hendricks to retain the UFC welterweight title in the main event, earned $400,000 for his efforts. Hendricks earned $50,000 for his efforts. Here the disclosed salaries from UFC 167: – Georges St-Pierre: $400,000 (no win bonus) ...

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UFC 167 Results: Rashad Evans Pummels Chael Sonnen

In a fight are that both guys were leery of taking because they were very close friends, Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen battled in the co-main event of UFC 167. The fight starts off with Sonnen rushing Evans trying some jabs and then pushes Evans into the cage. Sonnen tries for a takedown, they both take turns reversing each other ...

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Watch The First Three Fights Of UFC 167 On BetweenTheRopes.com Starting At 6:30 P.M. ET

UFC 167 takes place tonight from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event will feature UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending his title against number one contender Johny Hendricks. The co-feature will have former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans facing off with two-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen. Before we get the main card on ...

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Georges St-Pierre To Net $400K For Tonight’s UFC 167

As soon as Georges St-Pierre steps into the octagon to defend his UFC welterweight title against Johny Hendricks in the main event at UFC 167, he will make $400,000 with no win bonus. His opponent tonight, Johny Hendricks will get $50,000 with a potential of another $50,000 if he defeats St-Pierre tonight. The next highest payout goes to Rashad Evans ...

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UFC 167 Preview, 20 Years of UFC

Brian and Steve talk this Saturday’s UFC 167 pay-per-view headlined by Georges St. Pierre and Johny Hendricks for the welterweight championship including the drug talk and allegations going into the fight. ┬áPlus, they talk about the rest of the card including Rashad Evans squaring off against Chael Sonnen, the 20-year anniversary of the UFC, some of the most memorable fights ...

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UFC 167 Pre-Fight Press Conference Today On BetweenTheRopes.com Starting At 4 P.M. ET

UFC 167 pre-event press conference takes place today from the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Every fighter on the main card and UFC President Dana White will be the presser. The fighters that will be there are: Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks, Rashad Evans, Chael Sonnen, Rory MacDonald, Robbie Lawler, Josh Koscheck, Tyron Woodley, Tim Elliott and Ali ...

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“Countdown To UFC 167” Full Episode

The UFC returns this Saturday to pay-per-view as UFC 167 takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main event will feature UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending against Johny Hendricks. The co-feature will have Rashad Evans fighting Chael Sonnen. Before each PPV, the UFC will do a “Countdown” show to highlight the card’s big three ...

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UFC 167: Georges St-Pierre vs Johny Hendricks Extended Video Preview

It is fight week as UFC 167 takes place on Saturday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main features long time reigning UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending against number one contender Johny Hendricks. The co-feature will pit former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans against two-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen. Watch the ...

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Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort Have Been Issued TRT Exemptions For UFC Fight Night 32

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Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort will battle in a rematch this Saturday in the main event of UFC Fight Night 32 from the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. It has been confirmed by MMAJunkie.com that both Belfort and Henderson have been given TRT exemptions for their bout on Saturday. Belfort has been more or less criticized intensely for being ...

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UFC Announces “20 Days To UFC 167” Tour

UFC 167 takes place on Saturday, November 16th from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The card is headlined by UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending his title against Johny Hendricks. The co-main event will feature three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen facing former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. The show is being touted as the 20th ...

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Donald Cerrone vs Evan Dunham Added To A Stacked UFC 167

If you thought the UFC wasn’t going to stack their 20th anniversary show at UFC 167, you were wrong as another fight was added. It was announced that by lasvegassun.com that Donald Cerrone will battling Evan Dunham in lightweight action. Both fighters are looking to get back on track, as we just seen Cerrone in action as he lost to ...

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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast – June 20, 2013

Brian and Steve finally look back at UFC 161 including Rashad Evans getting the victory over Dan Henderson, Korean Zombie getting a title show before Ricardo Lamas, Anthony Pettis trying to get another title shot and what division he will be in, the debut of Fight Master on Spike TV, last night’s Bellator fights, the Steve Mazzagatti controversy from the ...

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