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Mark Hunt’s Ultimatum Is The First Real Test For The New UFC Ownership

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 20: Mark Hunt prepares for battle in his against Frank Mir during their UFC Heavyweight Bout at UFC Brisbane on March 20, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

UFC Heavyweight Mark Hunt is very rarely the ‘David’ when it comes to professional fighting. Hunt’s immense physical stature and heavy hands generally make him the proverbial ‘Goliath’ in any fight he takes part in, but when the Super Samoan was tasked with fighting former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar at UFC 200 earlier this month, he switched to the role of David… and in more …

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The UFC Releases Full List Of Fighter Earnings From UFC 200

The UFC has doled out nearly seven millions dollars in payroll to the fighters on the UFC 200 card. When one takes into consideration that three of the four biggest draws in the sport, McGregor, Rousey and (sadly) Jon Jones, did not compete on the card, it is remarkable that the UFC paid out their highest ever disclosed purse. Surely, this …

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UFC 200: Main Card Predictions

With UFC 200 just around the corner, MMA mania is reaching fever pitch and even the most casual fans will be tuning into what looks to be the biggest event in UFC history. Despite the fact that Conor McGregor’s recent histrionics have ruled him out and Jon Jones has once again shot himself in the foot, the main card is still …

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Watch: Joe Rogan And Co. Discuss Conor McGregor And The Effect Of Trash Talking In MMA

Conor McGregor’s infamous smack talking ability got Joe Rogan and Brendan Schaub talking themselves during the former’s Fight Companion podcast. The UFC featherweight champion isn’t the first superstar of MMA, but the notoriety that his conduct outside the Octagon has brought him is unparalleled. Though some still question Conor McGregor’s legitimacy as a top-level fighter, his historic 13 second win over …

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Twitter: Chad Mendes Addresses Potential USADA Violation For The First Time

Two-time UFC featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes took to Twitter on Saturday to finally address the revelation that USADA recently flagged him for a potential out-of-competition anti-doping violation. Though the available details of Mendes’ apparent transgression are scant, and will remain so until a more appropriate stage in the adjudication process, the fighter’s tweet strongly suggested that the problem arose …

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Jose Aldo And Frankie Edgar Learn A Thing Or Two From Conor McGregor As They Trade Insults

The two compete at UFC 200 in July for the interim UFC featherweight championship, and most likely the opportunity to face outright champion Conor McGregor. Frankie Edgar in particular is aware of the importance nowadays of self-promotion. Having unsuccessfully campaigned for a fight with Conor McGregor for more than a year, the usually reserved Jerseyhas finally found his voice ahead of his …

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UFC Featherweight Chad Mendes Cited For ‘Potential’ USADA Violation

The UFC have released a statement following the reported violation of anti-doping procedures by former world championship challenger Chad Mendes. In it, an out-of-competition sample collection from ‘Money’ Mendes has been flagged for further inspection. The statement reads: “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Chad Mendes of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from …

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Jose Aldo’s Coach Says They Will Chase Conor McGregor If He Doesn’t Return To Featherweight

Jose Aldo can’t seem to make a definite decision regarding which is more important to him, regaining the UFC featherweight title that once adorned his waist or claiming vengeance over the man who ripped it from him. Ever since his jaw-dropping 13-second defeat to Conor McGregor last December at UFC 194, the 29-year-old has routinely flip-flopped on the matter. At …

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