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UFC 193: Robbie Lawler Vs Carlos Condit Off, Ronda Rousey Will Now Main Event In Melbourne

UFC 193, scheduled for November 15th in Melbourne Australia, has a new main event. Last night, on ESPN’s SportsCenter, UFC President Dana White announced that welterweight champion Robbie Lawler would be unable to compete against Carlos Condit on the big Etihad Stadium show due to a thumb injury. He also revealed that the replacement in the main event slot would be …

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New Conor McGregor vs Jose Aldo Promo Will Get You Pumped

Conor McGregor vs Jose Aldo is on. Again. Dana White has confirmed that the featherweight title unification fight is scheduled for December 12th, in the MGM Grand Garden Arena. With that, before the UFC even have the chance to throw any promo material our way, fans online got the hype train surging all by themselves. One great way to get …

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CM Punk Vs Cathal Pendred – A Twitter War For The Ages

If CM Punk and Cathal Pendred do face off in the octagon, lets hope the fight is half as entertaining as their ongoing twitter war. Earlier in the year Cathal Pendred produced a tweet that led many to believe he would be the first UFC opponent of former professional wrestler, CM Punk. There has been little development regarding the fight …

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Conor McGregor Vs Jose Aldo – Date And Venue Confirmed

After weeks of speculation regarding the date and venue for the much anticipated Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor UFC featherweight unification fight, Dana White has finally made the big announcement. According to Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports, the fight will take place on December 12th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas. While fans will be excited that all …

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How Will The UFC React To Attempts To Unionize It’s Fighters?

The UFC’s deal with Reebok has brought greater attention than ever to the matter of fighter’s rights. The structure of the Mixed Martial Art’s landscape is one that greatly benefits the fans. The UFC’s near monopoly status in the market place means that they have the power to ensure that the best fights take place in the vast majority of …

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UFC Dublin Main Event Confirmed

Donegal’s Joseph Duffy this morning confirmed that he will headline the UFC’s October 24th event in Dublin against Dustin Poirier. Duffy, who is 2-0 in the UFC thus far, announced the news on TV3’s Ireland A.M. There had been a great deal of speculation online in recent days that suggested a fight pitting the Irish lightweight against the former Conor …

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Dana White Is A “Little Errand B***h” – Josh Koscheck

Josh Koscheck is giving Dana White a taste of his own bitter medicine. UFC president Dana White has been hitting the headlines this week for his harsh treatment of critics on twitter. Dana came under fire from a number of MMA fans due to his firing of Jacob “Stitch” Duran, who was released by the company for making negative remarks …

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Are The UFC Putting Too Much Pressure On Their Athletes?

In a recent interview with bloodyelbow.com’s Mark Bergmann, former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, gave some insight into his departure from active competition. “It’s a very stressful life”, said GSP of his time as a champion with MMA’s biggest organization. “For my mental health I needed to step out”, added the French-Canadian icon. Though it is not uncommon for professional athletes to …

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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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