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The UFC Is Playing A Dangerous Game!

Last night some troubling news broke in the MMA media. Jacob “Stitch” Duran, the UFC’s most famed cut-man, has apparently been fired by the organization due to dissenting comments he made about the recently signed Reebok sponsorship deal. Duran had expressed to the media that he was considering leaving MMA based work altogether, due to the fact that the new …

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“Tip-A-Fighter” – A Strange But Intriguing Concept Looking To Change MMA For The Better

Many people were probably appalled to hear that Rory MacDonald’s base wage for his UFC 189 battle with Robbie Lawler was only $59,000. When you consider what Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao made for their bloodless dance in May of this year that figure becomes even more jarring. MacDonald endured a career shortening level of punishment and shed crimson on …

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UFC Glasgow: Scot’s Celebration Will Hit You Right In The Feels!

Last weekend Conor McGregor tugged at the emotions of Irish MMA fans with his post fight display of teary joy, but this week it was our Celtic neighbours that were welling up. Yesterday, the UFC held their first ever show in Glasgow, Scotland. The card featured three Scottish scrappers, in Joanne Calderwood, Steven Ray and Robert Whiteford. On the night …

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Two Violent K.O’s Highlight Bellator 140!

Bellator MMA continues to be the best alternative to the UFC in Mixed Martial Arts. One of the growing organisation’s recent cards did huge television numbers in the United States. It was, unfortunately, headlined by a nostalgia laced match-up between Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock. I say unfortunate because the company has so much more to offer than side show …

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MMA’s Greatest Ever Heavyweight Set To Make A Comeback!

Bloodyelbow.com are today reporting that the man once considered to be the greatest Mixed Martial Artist on the planet is on the comeback trail. Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko has been out of MMA action since June of 2012, when he beat Brazilian Pedro Rizzo via first round knockout. Now 38 years old, the Russian has released a statement in …

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Wow! Jose Aldo Lost Out On A Huge Payday!

There has been widespread criticism of Jose Aldo since it emerged that he was pulling out of the UFC 189 main event. While that criticism might be stinging the wounded champion, surely nothing will be hurting more than the knowledge that he has lost out on a monster payday. The exact amounts that he, and Conor McGregor, were set to …

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MMA Vs Boxing: A Brief History Of Crossover Clashes

Seamus Raftery examines the history of crossover clashes between boxers and mixed martial artists. Conor McGregor is the most headline hogging athlete in the world today. This week, he has been all over the news due to the chaos surrounding UFC 189. Yesterday, he was grabbing the limelight for a different reason, however. Whilst a guest on, American chat show, …

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Jon “Bones” Jones, The UFC & A Legacy Tarnished For Good

Late Tuesday night (Irish time), the UFC announced that it was indefinitely suspending and stripping Jon “Bones” Jones of the light heavyweight title which he defended as the youngest ever UFC Champion for over four years and eight superb defences.  Pound for pound, Jones has been the ultimate warrior of the UFC, dealing with everything thrown at him in a …

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Will UFC’s Rowdy Ever Return To WWE?

WWE has always had celebrity fans, but have any as dangerous as Ronda Rousey ever stepped into the squared circle? “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey shocked the world and guest-starred at WWE’s Wrestlemania 31 on Sunday night.  One of the lesser-known things about the UFC’s Bantamweight champion is that she is an avid wrestling fan, who often attends live events in the …

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Dublin, Make Some Noise When McGregor Comes To Town

If you were one of the 5,000 people to get a ticket for the Dublin leg of the UFC 189 press tour, I envy you. The energy in the Convention Centre on Tuesday promises to be riot like as Conor McGregor again faces off against UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo.  In a drawn out but superb public relations move, Dana White …

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UFC Proposes New Drug Testing Policy

With high profile fighters such as Jon Jones, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz testing positive for illegal substances and performance enhancing drugs, UFC officials decided to hold a press conference to address the issues surrounding substance abuse and how they plan to eradicate the problem. UFC President Dana White, CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and COO Lawrence Epstein were on hand in …

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Is This The Best Knockout Ever?

We think this has to be one of the best knockouts of all time by Uriah Hall during an episode of The Ultimate Fighter. Fortunately, Hall’s opponent Adam Cella gets back to his feet soon after the knockout kick. At the end of the video Dana White, UFC President, describes it as, “One of the nastiest knockouts I’ve ever seen …

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