Junior dos Santos may have dominated Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 86 earlier this month, but his victory seems to have come at a pretty high cost – the former UFC heavyweight champion revealed on social media today that a shoulder injury sustained in the fight forced him to undergo surgery this week, and that he will as a result be sidelined for the next three months. [click to continue…]

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When Diego Brandao beat Dennis Bermudez to win The Ultimate Fighter 14 in 2011, many expected the featherweight to have a successful career in the UFC. However, Brandao is currently facing a suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission after testing positive for marijuana at UFC 195 last January, and he was just released by the UFC as a result of his felony battery arrest earlier this month. [click to continue…]

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New York’s ban on pro MMA fights finally came to an end last Thursday, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill legalizing the sport in the state. The UFC is now committing to holding four pro MMA fights a year in New York in Upstate cities such as Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica, and Albany, in addition to Madison Square Garden and the Barclays Center, and announced this week that they will hold their first fight on Nov. 12 at Madison Square Garden. [click to continue…]

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Jones Hopeful For UFC 200 Rematch Against Cormier Following Latest Victory

April 27, 2016

In his long-awaited return to the cage at last Saturday’s UFC 197, Jon Jones easily took down Ovince Saint Preux by unanimous decision to win the interim 205-pound title. Jones is unsurprisingly dissatisfied and eager to take on the true champion, Daniel Cormier – if Cormier is cleared following his MRI this week, the long-awaited [...]

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Dana White Denies Conor McGregor’s Claims He Is Back On UFC 200 Card

April 27, 2016

Conor McGregor continued the whirlwind of confusion regarding July’s UFC 200 on Sunday when he made claims on his official Twitter that he, Dana White and UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta struck a deal to put him back on the card for the upcoming event. White is officially shutting down rumors once and for all, saying [...]

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