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  1. Aoki, Minowa Earn Submission Victories At Deep 50
    link Shinya Aoki put together his third straight victory since suffering a decision defeat to Gilbert Melendez at Strikeforce: Nashville with a first round submission over MMA neophyte Yokthai...
  2. W-1 MMA 6 New Ground Results: Brett Rogers Wins Ninja Rua Losses
    link Brother to UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Murillo “Ninja” Rua saw action, as did former Strikeforce heavyweight contender Brett Rogers. Rua took on Team Cesar Gracie...
  3. Who's Next For Matt Hamil? Dana says Top 10 Opponent
    Following a unanimous-decision victory over Tito Ortiz at this past weekend's UFC 121 event, Matt Hamill is set for another step up in competition. As detailed in today's "MMA Insider" column in the...
  4. Gabe Ruediger Out of UFC 123 Fight
    Gabe Ruediger has withdrawn from next month's lightweight bout against Paul Kelly at UFC 123 due to a groin injury. "I've been training with injuries for this whole camp and I've been trying to just...
  5. UFC president defends pre-UFC 121 marketing of new champ Cain Velasquez
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – UFC president Dana White said the promotion simply uses what's already there when it cuts a promo. The executive blasted critics who said Cain Velasquez's Mexican heritage was...
  6. War of Words Between Frank Shamrock and Dana White Continues
    Cain Velasquez and Brock Lesnar teamed up to give UFC 121 a huge box office boost at UFC 121 this past Saturday, but it wasn't the only war that earned headlines around the MMA world. It may be a...
  7. Game over? EA Sports MMA 'appears to be more or less DOA at retail' stores
    "EA Sports MMA," the debut entry into the world of mixed martial arts video games from gaming giant Electronic Arts (EA), dropped for the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 back on Oct. 19, 2010, featuring...
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  8. Dana White (Again) Hints At Network TV Deal In 2011
    Although previously saying the "right deal" has never been presented to make the organization bite, Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White apparently has made some progress with U.S....
  9. Silva Says He's Fighting Leben In April In Toronto
    UFC middleweight Wanderlei Silva is pretty sure his next opponent will be Chris Leben and that the fight will take place in Toronto in April. The Brazilian MMA icon revealed the news in a recent...
  10. Shane Carwin Off UFC 125
    Shane Carwin is now off UFC 125 on New Year's Day due to a back injury and expected surgery. After dealing with back pain, the former title challenger underwent an MRI on Monday that detected an...
  11. Injured Anthony "T.J." Waldburger out of UFC 124 fight with Matt Riddle
    An undisclosed injury has forced Anthony "T.J." Waldburger (13-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC) out of preliminary-card fight with fellow welterweight Matt Riddle (5-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) at December's UFC 124 event....
  12. Matt Hughes: UFC Needs a Fighter to Balance Joe Rogan
    In almost every television broadcast of almost every sport, one of the commentators is an athlete who has competed in the sport being shown. You never watch an NFL game without hearing analysis from...
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  13. Dana White to Make "Major Announcement" on Thursday
    Las Vegas, NV (USA) – The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is holding a media conference call in which UFC President Dana White will make a major announcement. The conference call will take place...
  14. Former TUF Fighter O'Brien To Replace Ruediger At UFC 123
    T.J. O'Brien, who was chosen for season 12 of The Ultimate Fighter but was KO'd quickly by Marc Stevens in an elimination fight, just got another chance in UFC. He's been tapped as the replacement...
  15. UFC 121 Prelims: 1.5 Million Viewers
    After a couple of busts with their "UFC Prelims" specials, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Spike TV posted a strong showing with this past weekend's UFC 121 broadcast. The one-hour special,...
  16. UFC 121 Fighter Payouts
    The CSAC has revealed the official fighter payouts from Saturday's UFC 121 event. The total disclosed payouts were $1,513,000 with the biggest share-$400,000-going to Brock Lesnar. New UFC...
  17. UFC 121 Medical Suspensions
    The CSAC has announced the medical suspensions from Saturday's UFC 121 event. 13 fighters in all are suspended, all for at least 45 days but 5 fighters-Brock Lesnar, Jake Shields, Diego Sanchez,...
  18. Marcus Davis To Lightweight, Possibly Retirement Soon
    After seven years at welterweight, Marcus Davis will drop to the lightweight division for his next UFC appearance. Davis today said he made the decision after the realization that his frame is better...
  19. On Eve Of UFC Debut, Toney Learned Of IRS Lien, Purse Withheld
    James Toney walked into the riskiest fight of his career unsure of whether he would be paid for it. Toney's trainer and manager, John Arthur, says the Internal Revenue Service placed a lien on the...
  20. Patrick Cote confirms UFC release
    http://mmajunkie.com/news/21178/former-title-challenger-patrick-cote-confirms-ufc-release.mma Former title challenger, "The Ultimate Fighter 4" runner-up and veteran middleweight Patrick Cote is a...
  21. ESPN Report: UFC To Start Its Own Network
    http://mmaweekly.com/espn-report-ufc-to-start-its-own-network-mma The UFC has planned a press conference for Thursday starting at 1 p.m. ET with UFC president Dana White, and the news is said to be...
  22. Shane Carwin Update: Surgery Scheduled For Tuesday, Return Unknown
    UFC heavyweight contender Shane Carwin will undergo surgery to address lingering neck and back problems that forced him out of a proposed Jan. 1 fight with Roy Nelson. According to Carwin's manager...
  23. Jon Fitch: Moving Up To Middleweight Would Be "Like A 2 Year Process"
    And he still says it's dependent on Josh Koscheck beating GSP for the UFC Welterweight Title AND Kos defending it once, at which point FItch would likely be in line for his next title shot (Dana says...
  24. Roy Nelson Welcomes The Challenge Of Mirko Cro Cop
    With original foe Shane Carwin off UFC 125, the TUF 10 winner has a hint for the Fertittas on a replacement opponent-call the Cop. “I wonder if Lorenzo [Fertitta] is going to call Cro Cop to see if...
  25. WEC/UFC Merger announced
    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2010/10/28/1779797/dana-white-to-announce-ufc-merger-with-the-wec World Extreme Cagefighting is merging with its sister organization the Ultimate Fighting Championship.In...
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  26. Gonzaga Cut
    http://www.mmafighting.com/2010/10/28/gabriel-gonzaga-cut-from-ufc-following-ufc-121-loss/?a_dgi=aolshare_twitter Once a promising No. 1 contender, Brazilian heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga has been cut...
  27. Jose Aldo to defend UFC Featherweight belt @ UFC 125
    The announcement of the merger between the UFC and WEC was less than an hour old when the news came down that Jose Aldo will be the first of the newly renamed UFC champions to put his belt on the...
  28. Winners of Henderson vs. Pettis, Edgar vs. Maynard to merge UFC, WEC titles
    Winners of Henderson vs. Pettis, Edgar vs. Maynard to merge UFC, WEC titles by MMAjunkie.com Staff on Oct 28, 2010 at 1:40 pm ET A showdown between WEC and UFC champions is on the horizon. The...
  29. Bellator 34 recap: Lombard weathers Storm, Frausto shocks Fujii in five
    Heading into the final event of Bellator Fighting Championships third season, Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard and Japanese superstar Megumi Fujii were considered near-locks by MMA...
  30. First Failed Drug Screening by a Female Mixed Martial Artist in Nevada
    One-time Bellator Fighting Championships veteran and former pro boxer Jessica Rakoczy (1-3 MMA, 31-3 Boxing) has failed a post-fight drug screen administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission...
  31. Early UFC 121 PPV Estmates Slightly Ablove 1 Million Buys
    The earliest PPV numbers, which this early in the game is at best a rough estimate, is slightly more than 1 million, putting it in the same range as all the biggest events in company history except...
  32. Featherweight champ Jose Aldo vs. Josh Grispi in the works for UFC 125
    With the WEC featherweight title retired in Thursday's UFC-WEC merger, the UFC's first-ever featherweight championship fight will take place at UFC 125. Featherweight contender Josh Grispi (14-1 MMA,...
  33. Ryan Bader vs. Jon Jones official for UFC 126 on Feb. 5 in Las Vegas
    The much-discussed light heavyweight contest between top prospects Ryan Bader (12-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) and Jon Jones (11-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) is finally official. UFC brass recently confirmed on this week's...
  34. Paulo Filho loses to unbeaten prospect over the weekend
    link Not too long ago, Brazilian grappler Paulo Filho was considered to be one of the top three middleweights in MMA. However, he has since lost his luster as the result of a slew of shakey in-ring...
  35. Dave Branch vs. Rich Attonito set for The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale
    link Middleweight Dave Branch (7-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) soon will fight "The Ultimate Fighter 11" cast member Rich Attonito (9-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC). Bout agreements recently were signed for the fight, which...
  36. Leonard Garcia Meets Tyler Toner At TUF 12 Finale On Dec 4
    link The influx of the WEC into the UFC will begin before 2010 is over as featherweights Leonard Garcia and Tyler Toner have agreed to meet at the “Ultimate Fighter” season 12 finale show on Dec 4....
  37. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney Releases Text Messages To Prove He Has Reached Out To Scott Coker
    After Strikeforce President Scott Coker was quoted saying,"Bjorn's saying he's texting me 11, 12 times an hour. I'm not sure if he's trying to be a level-five clinger or anything like that, but I...
  38. DaMarques Johnson vs. Mike Guymon Slated For 1/22 UFC Event
    Despite a loss at UFC 121 that left him at 1-2 in UFC, Mike Guymon apparently will get one more chance. DaMarques Johnson recently announecd on his official website, damarquesjohnson.com, that he...
  39. Roy Nelson's Feelings Are Hurt After Being Pulled From UFC 125
    And he wants people to know he's not happy about it. "I think my feelings were a little hurt. I was hoping they could find somebody to replace [Carwin]. This is one of the biggest cards of the year,...
  40. Donald Cerrone gets into a backstage brawl at a local MMA event
    From middleeasy.com: "This past weekend, our favorite cowboy did what most men would do when put in the position to stand up for a woman, only he did it backstage at a local MMA event with the guy...
  41. Mike Swick Likely To Return On 1/22
    While he doesn't yet have an opponent for a possible fight, Mike Swick says he expects to return at the not-yet-announced UFC event on January 22. He hasn't fought since February due to a stomach...
  42. Matt Mitrione vs. Tim Hague Targeted For 1/22 UFC
    Add Tim Hague to the list of former UFC castoffs who've earned a second chance. After a 1-3 run in UFC which saw him quickly submit Pat Barry before being KO'd by Todd Duffee in 7 seconds, Hague won...
  43. UFC Re-Signs Paulo Thiago
    It appears that Paulo Thiago will get another chance in UFC despite being on the Losing Streak Of Doom. Despite having lost 2 in a row, Thiago's manager recently told the TATAME that Thiago has...
  44. Scott Coker: I Believe Gina Carano Will Fight Again In 2011
    But apparently like fellow fighter/movie star Cung Le, it's likely more a question of exactly when. "I know Gina is not going to go out the way that it went down. Her whole thing now is just timing...
  45. Natural Born Contender? Carlos Condit Ready For A "Great Fight" Against Jon Fitch
    Although it's not definite that it happens next, Condit thinks it could be a good tune-up fight for a certain Canadian juggernaut. "In [the Hardy fight], I felt as comfortable as I’ve ever felt in...
  46. Jon Fitch vs. Jake Ellenberger targeted for UFC 126 in February
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  47. UFC To Return To Brazil In November 2011
    For the first time in 13 years, the UFC will make it's way to Brazil. Sources confirmed the news with Graciemag. The November event is scheduled to take place at the HSBC Arena in Barra da Tijuca. An...
  48. Zuffa Fills UFC 123 Injury Void
    English lightweight Paul Kelly (Pictured) will meet T.J. O’Brien in a preliminary matchup at UFC 123 “Rampage vs. Machida” on Nov. 20 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Mich. O’Brien...
  49. 9 Fights Signed for ‘St. Pierre vs. Koscheck 2’
    Ring of Combat veteran Rafael Natal (Pictured) will lock horns with promotional newcomer Jesse Bongfeldt in a preliminary middleweight matchup at UFC 124 “St. Pierre vs. Koscheck 2” on Dec. 11 at the...
  50. Pedro Rizzo vs. Tim Sylvia - Winner Gets UFC Contract
    "Dana White mentioned that the winner should get another chance in the Ultimate Fighting Championship." "As the date hasn’t been set, it’s just a verbal agreement, so I’m getting back to light...
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