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HOT TWEETS: Fighters Chirp About UFC’s Ag...

Jun 03, 201510 Comments1026 Views

On Wednesday, the UFC revealed a new aggressive out-of-competition drug testing policy during a press conference in Las Vegas. Following the news, fighters reacted

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ONE Valor of Champions Results: Ben Askren ...

Apr 24, 2015Comments off1379 Views

ONE Championship welterweight champ Ben Askren appeared to be in for a hard night, but his bout with Luis Santos ended early and in controversy.

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ONE Valor of Champions Weigh-in Results: Be...

Apr 23, 2015Comments off769 Views

Ben Askren and Luis Santos each tipped the scale at 170 pounds ahead of their welterweight title fight, which will headline ONE: Valor of Champions.

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Ben Askren Happy as ONE Championship World ...

Apr 21, 2015Comments off740 Views

ONE Champion welterweight titleholder Ben Askren is happy being a world traveler, has no imminent plans for the UFC or the U.S.

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Fighters React to Luke Rockhold’s Submiss...

Apr 19, 2015Comments off2413 Views

Following Luke Rockhold’s second-round submission of Lyoto Machida at UFC on Fox 15 on Saturday, fighters took to Twitter to react to his dominating performance.

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Two More Fights Added to Ben Askren-Headlin...

Mar 17, 2015Comments off894 Views

ONE Championship on Tuesday announced two more bouts for the Ben Askren-headlined "Valor of Champions" fight card set for April 24.

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Fighters React to Hector Lombard Testing Po...

Feb 11, 2015Comments off1998 Views

Following the news on Tuesday that UFC welterweight Hector Lombard tested positive to steroids following UFC 182, fighters took to Twitter to react.

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ONE FC Confirms Cards in Kuala Lumpur, Mani...

Jan 29, 2015Comments off748 Views

ONE FC’s 2015 schedule is starting to come together with the first three cards of the year confirmed for Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Singapore.

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ONE FC Confirms Ben Askren’s First We...

Jan 20, 2015Comments off774 Views

ONE FC returns to Manila on April 24 with a card that will be headlined by one of the promotion’s biggest stars, as Ben Askren

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Fighters React to UFC Champion Jon Jones’...

Jan 06, 2015Comments off3456 Views

Fighters took to Twitter to react to the news of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones testing positive for cocaine on Tuesday.

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Dana White: “Believe Me, Ben Askren D...

Dec 19, 2014Comments off2425 Views

There have been many critical of the UFC’s signing of former professional wrestler Phil “CM Punk” Brooks, but none bigger than ONE FC welterweight champion

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Fighters React to the UFC Signing CM Punk V...

Dec 07, 2014Comments off2674 Views

Fighters react to the UFC 181 announcement that former WWE star CM Punk had been signed to a multi-fight UFC deal via Twitter.

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Evolve MMA Founder Chatri Sityodtong on Why...

Oct 21, 2014Comments off3736 Views

He once managed a 500-million-dollar hedge fund on Wall Street, so why did Chatri Sityodtong decide to invest in Asian mixed martial arts and create

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Fighters React to Dominick Cruz Returning w...

Sep 29, 2014Comments off2836 Views

Following Dominick Cruz' triumphant return to the octagon at UFC 178, fighters took to Twitter to react.

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Dana White Calls Ben Askren an ‘Absol...

Sep 10, 2014Comments off1763 Views

The war of words between UFC President Dana White and One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren continued on Wednesday.

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Bas Rutten Responds to Criticism Stemming f...

Sep 09, 2014Comments off1691 Views

Inside MMA host Bas Rutten responded to crtics about ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren being cut off during a recent interview on the show.

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Ben Askren: ‘I Want to Prove I’...

Sep 07, 2014Comments off1236 Views

Ben Askren doesn't mince words when it comes to UFC president Dana White. "He's a chameleon. He's a band-wagoner."

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Dana White May Be Opening Up to the Possibi...

Sep 03, 2014Comments off968 Views

The UFC and Dana White may be opening up to the possibility of signing undefeated mixed martial artist Ben Askren.

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Fighters and Industry Insiders React to Ren...

Aug 29, 2014Comments off1232 Views

Following the news that former bantamweight champion Renan Barao was forced to withdraw from the UFC 177 main event for “health and safety reasons,” fighters

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ONE FC 19 Results: Shinya Aoki Scores Quick...

Aug 29, 2014Comments off1311 Views

Shinya Aoki put a stamp on his ONE FC lightweight championship with a quick finish, while Ben Askren stormed the cage to take the welterweight

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ONE FC Reign of Champions Weigh-in Results:...

Aug 28, 2014Comments off1125 Views

ONE Fighting Championship on Thursday announced that all but one mixed martial artist competing at Friday's event have made weight and are ready for ONE

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Nobutatsu Suzuki Predicts He’ll Knock...

Aug 27, 2014Comments off1091 Views

ONE FC welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki predicts that he'll knock Ben Askren out when the two face off in Dubai on Aug. 29.

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Bellator Releases Champion Eddie Alvarez, C...

Aug 19, 2014Comments off970 Views

Bellator MMA on Tuesday released Eddie Alvarez from any contractual obligations to the fight promotion, making him the second Bellator champion in the past year

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Jadamba Narantungalag Fights for 145-Pound ...

Aug 06, 2014Comments off986 Views

The final three fights have been added to the ONE FC: Reign of Champions card with Jadamba Narantungalag getting an immediate shot at reigning featherweight

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Dubai-Based Lightweights Vaughn Donayre and...

Jul 31, 2014Comments off1273 Views

Dubai-based lightweights Vaughn Donayre and Mohammed Walid set to face off on August 23 at ONE FC: Reign of Champions.

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Shinya Aoki and Ben Askren Part of Four Cha...

Jul 03, 2014Comments off1022 Views

ONE FC on Thursday announced a blockbuster four-title-fight card for Aug. 29 in Dubai. The championship bouts include Shinya Aoki and Ben Askren.

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Fighters and Insiders React to Chael Sonnen...

Jun 11, 2014Comments off895 Views

After the stunning news on Tuesday that Chael Sonnen failed a random drug test and was out of UFC 175, fighters and MMA insiders took

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ONE FC 16 Results: Ben Askren Scores Domina...

May 30, 2014Comments off760 Views

No top MMA fighter has ever retired undefeated, but Ben Askren could be on track to become the first after extending his perfect professional record

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ONE FC Honor & Glory Weigh-in Results:...

May 29, 2014Comments off883 Views

ONE FC announced Thursday that all but one fighter made weight for ONE FC: HONOR & GLORY, which features the promotional debut of former Bellator

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Ben Askren Plans to Roll at ONE FC: Honor &...

May 28, 2014Comments off652 Views

Former Bellator champ Ben Askren isn't shy about revealing his plans for his new home at ONE FC... total domination.