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Why Did Forrest Griffin Retire Now? Because...

Jun 01, 2013Comments off1026 Views

Forrest Griffin has been on the sidelines since late 2012. So why retire now? Because UFC president Dana White finally convinced him that it was

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Injury Bug Bites Strikes Again; Dave Herman...

May 31, 2013Comments off330 Views

UFC heavyweight Dave Herman was slated to fight Shane Del Rosario at UFC 162 on July 6 in Las Vegas, but the injury bug has

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Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann 2 Headlin...

May 31, 2013Comments off220 Views

Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann put on a thriller once before, and now the two perennial welterweight contenders will take center stage on Fox's new

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Irishman Conor McGregor Draws Englishman An...

May 31, 2013Comments off441 Views

UFC officials on Friday confirmed to MMAWeekly.com that popular Irishman Conor McGregor now has a Fox Sports 1 opponent... Engilshman Andy Ogle.

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Former UFC Champ Tito Ortiz Denies Jenna Ja...

May 31, 2013Comments off1288 Views

Tito Ortiz has always been a magnet for controversy. Even after retiring from fighting and taking on a new role as a manager for other

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Soa Palelei Set to Make Promotional Return ...

May 31, 2013Comments off185 Views

Soa “Hulk” Palelei may finally make his return to the Octagon at UFC 164. He has been re-scheduled to face a UFC newcomer in Milwaukee.

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John Makdessi Out, Rafaello Oliveira In at ...

May 31, 2013Comments off222 Views

John Makdessi has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 162 bout with Edson Barboza due to an unspecified lesion, according to UFC officials.

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TUF 17 Runner-Up Uriah Hall Faces Nick Ring...

May 31, 2013Comments off301 Views

The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 runner-up Uriah Hall is back in action. He’ll square off in a middleweight bout against Nick Ring at UFC on

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UFC Welterweight James Head to Donate Next ...

May 30, 2013Comments off246 Views

UFC welterweight James Head will donate his next fight's earnings to the Oklahoma tornado relief effort.

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Tom Watson vs. Thales Leites Added to Growi...

May 30, 2013Comments off201 Views

A middleweight match-up between Britain’s Tom Watson and Brazil’s Thales Leites has been added to the UFC 163 card in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

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UFC Strikes Television Deal in Latin Americ...

May 30, 2013Comments off280 Views

The UFC and Televisa Networks on Wednesday announced an exclusive distribution agreement to air UFC programming in 20 Spanish Speaking countries in Latin America, and

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Vinny Magalhaes vs. Anthony Perosh Added to...

May 30, 2013Comments off267 Views

A light heavyweight match-up between Vinny Magalhaes and Anthony Perosh has been added to the UFC 163 fight card in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

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UFC on FX 8 Drug Tests Come Back Clean

May 30, 2013Comments off196 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship released a statement on Thursday regarding the UFC on FX 8 drug tests results. All fighters returned clean results.

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: TJ Grant Jumps Up the ...

May 30, 2013Comments off161 Views

TJ Grant took a major leap up the lightweight rankings after knocking out Gray Maynard in the first round of their bout at UFC 160.

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Two Old School Heavyweights Go New School a...

May 30, 2013Comments off204 Views

Josh Barnett will square off with former UFC champion Frank Mir at UFC 164 on Aug. 31 in Milwaukee, according to UFC officials.

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Nick Diaz Launches Next Phase of His Profes...

May 29, 2013Comments off335 Views

Nick Diaz hasn’t said much recently about whether or not he will remain retired, but he is not sitting idle, launching a new facet to

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James Krause Steps In for Injured Isaac Val...

May 29, 2013Comments off192 Views

Isaac Vallie-Flagg on Wednesday morning announced his withdrawal from a UFC 161 bout against Sam Stout. UFC officials moved swiftly, however, and Wednesday afternoon announced

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Anderson Silva’s Camp Denies Rumor th...

May 29, 2013Comments off248 Views

Despite initial rumors to the contrary, UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is not pulling out of his scheduled UFC 162 bout with Chris Weidman.

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UFC 160 Prelims on FX Draw Average TV Ratin...

May 29, 2013Comments off225 Views

Cain Velasquez vs Bigfoot Silva UFC 160 PreThe UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 preliminary broadcast on FX drew an average audience of 1.3 million

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Forrest Griffin Leaves a Lasting Legacy

May 29, 2013Comments off303 Views

Retired UFC light heavyweight Forrest Griffin may have become a household name by winning the debut season the The Ultimate Fighter in 2005, but he

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Ronda Rousey on Late TUF 18 Switch to Miesh...

May 29, 2013Comments off399 Views

Ronda Rousey, Dana White, and Miesha Tate react to the last-minute TUF 18 coaching change. "I think that this was really fated to happen," said

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Isaac Vallie-Flagg Forced Out of UFC 161 Bo...

May 29, 2013Comments off210 Views

UFC lightweight Isaac Vallie-Flagg has been forced out of his scheduled UFC 161 bout with Sam Stout due to a back injury.

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Dustin Poirier vs. Erik Koch and Chad Mende...

May 29, 2013Comments off346 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday confirmed two oft-rumored bouts for UFC 164 on Aug. 31 at the HMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee.

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Dana White Reveals Miesha Tate as New TUF C...

May 29, 2013Comments off549 Views

UFC president Dana White on Tuesday unveiled stunning news that Miesha Tate would be replacing an injured Cat Zingano as head coach on the upcoming

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UFC 160 Medical Suspensions: Mark Hunt, Gra...

May 28, 2013Comments off253 Views

The UFC 160 medical suspensions were released to MMAWeekly.com Tuesday by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Mark Hunt and Gray Maynard are among the fighters facing

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Yahoo! Sports Special: Ronda Rousey Shocked...

May 28, 2013Comments off558 Views

Unbeaten Cat Zingano, who was slated to coach The Ultimate Fighter opposite women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, injured a knee and was replaced as coach

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Michael Bisping Responds To Luke Rockhold: ...

May 28, 2013Comments off448 Views

It didn’t take UFC middleweight Michael “The Count” Bisping long to respond to Luke Rockhold’s challenge via Twitter on Tuesday.

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Former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Lu...

May 28, 2013Comments off258 Views

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold took to Twitter on Tuesday to call out Michael “The Count” Bisping.

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UFC 160 Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 Fighter Sal...

May 28, 2013Comments off689 Views

The UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 fighter salaries were released to MMAWeekly.com on Tuesday by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez topped

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UFC Launches “Click for Vic” to...

May 28, 2013Comments off242 Views

The UFC has launched a new social media campaign aimed at engaging Australian's to "Click for Vic" in its efforts to change the current state