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Yet Another Renowned UFC Fighter Joins Bellator

KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 15: Roy Nelson (r) battles Alexander Volkov (l) during their Heavyweight bout on UFC Fight Night at the Sprint Center on April 15, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Another well known fighter in the UFC has jumped ship to Scott Coker’s promotion. Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson (22-14) has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator, Ariel Helwani announced via Twitter on Friday. Roy Nelson signs with Bellator — https://t.co/bf7mghcF6U pic.twitter.com/VgZedsNuOx — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) May 26, 2017 The rotund 40-year-old was a firm fan favourite during his 18-fight stint with the UFC. …

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Michael Bisping Responds To Dana White Cancelling GSP Fight

Michael Bisping

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has responded to Dana White after cancelling his fight with Georges St-Pierre.  In recent weeks UFC President Dana White declared that he had cancelled Michael Bisping’s bout with GSP and that the middleweight champion would now fight number one contender Yoel Romero. According to MMA Fighting Bisping claims that neither he nor the Canadian have been officially …

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Dana White: “Conor McGregor And I Have Agreed On A Deal” For Mayweather Fight

The UFC president made the comments regarding the potential superfight between Conor McGregor and the boxing legend during UFC 211 on Saturday night. The months and months of negotiation between combat sports’ two biggest stars has been complicated by the presence of Dana White, giving the UFC lightweight champion far less autonomy than Floyd Mayweather. While initially reluctant to entertain …

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Watch: Dana White Says McGregor Wants To Fight Twice In 2017

UFC lightweight champion and new parent Conor McGregor has been enjoying a lengthy hiatus from the octagon, having not fought since his UFC 205 victory over Eddie Alvarez, but now UFC president Dana White has revealed the Irishman could be back sooner rather than later. In a recent interview with ESPN’s Sports Centre, White revealed that with the proposed boxing clash …

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Anderson Silva Says He Will Not Be Fighting At UFC 212

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 11: UFC Middleweight fighter Anderson Silva of Brazil attends the media during the UFC 212 press conference at Morro da Urca on April 11, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Former UFC middleweight king Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva will not fight at UFC 212 in his home country. This news comes after his fight with Kevin Gastelum was cancelled. After news broke of the fight being scrapped, Silva made it clear he still wished to fight on the card. The search for a new opponent has proven unsuccessful, however. In …

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Dana White On McGregor Vs Mayweather: ‘We Just Lost Our Date To Canelo And GGG’

Last night, a long-awaited announcement was made at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, as Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez uttered the words, “[Gennady]Golovkin, you are next, my friend”, shortly after he got done pasting countryman Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for twelve rounds. Following a respectful encounter between Alvarez and Golovkin in the ring, a graphic on the arena’s big screen confirmed …

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Dana White Issues Brutally Blunt Response To Anderson Silva’s Retirement Threats

UFC president Dana White has made a rather pointed response to the recent retirement threats made by the former middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. Last month saw the UFC’s flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson finally break into that upper-tier of legendary UFC champions as he stretched out his reign as the 125lb strap-holder to ten consecutive title-defenses. For many, this only confirmed …

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Watch: Dana White Drops Seriously Worrying Update On Mayweather/McGregor Negotiations

UFC President, Dana White and Floyd Mayweather have been speaking to TMZ on where negotiations for the potential mega-fight between Conor McGregor and “Money” himself are.  White has given fans an update which included his thoughts on Mayweather recently openly admitting that McGregor could beat him in the highly touted boxing match. The undefeated boxer had been speaking in front …

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Watch: Dana White Responds To Nate Diaz’s Comments On The MMA Hour

Dana White has claimed that he is unsure if we’ll ever see the Diaz brothers fight inside the octagon ever again.  Speaking to TMZ UFC president Dana White raised doubts as to whether fans will ever see either Stockton fighter participate in the sport ever again. White claims that they have offered the duo many fights but that they have repeatedly …

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