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WrestleMania-bound Phil Baroni claims he will sign WWE developmental deal
Phil Baroni’s name has long topped the list of mixed martial artists who seemed a perfect fit for the over-the-top world of professional wrestling.
Submitted Mar 27, 2015 6:34PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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When Ronda Rousey pitched MMA career to mom: 'Stupidest idea I've heard in my life'
Head to a Ronda Rousey fight, and you’ll see her mom, Dr. AnnMaria De Mars, leading her cheering section. But that wasn’t always the case.
Submitted Mar 25, 2015 11:06AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Ronda donates 30 grand to charity in Brazil
Ronda Rousey used her trip to Brazil not only to promote her title defense against Bethe Correia at UFC 190, but also to do some charity work.
Submitted Mar 24, 2015 10:09PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Josh Barnett vs. Roberto Abreu headlines Metamoris 6
Metamoris has officially announced the full card for its next edition. Scheduled for May 9, Metamoris 6 will be headlined by heavyweight champion Josh Barnett putting his title on the line against ADCC absolute winner Roberto Abreu. City and venue are yet to be announced. Metamoris 6 airs live on pay-per-view. (Courtesy of on Twitter)
Submitted Mar 23, 2015 10:59AM by Wez - 1 comment
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UFC fighter dates opponent's sister after fight
Love is a funny thing: After a bloody battle in the Octagon, UFC lightweight Drew Dober is now in a relationship with his opponent Nick Hein's sister.
Submitted Mar 20, 2015 1:00PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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Prosecutor to re-review alleged assault from Matt Brown
A city prosecutor will re-review Rodrigo Botti’s case two weeks after police declined to file charges in relation to an alleged assault by UFC welterweight Matt Brown.
Submitted Mar 17, 2015 11:27AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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Roy Nelson says he has received an offer to act in a Ben Affleck movie
DALLAS -- Roy Nelson talks about his UFC 185 fight against Alistair Overeem, his budding movie career, being a teacher, training with ATT, why this fight doesn't make a lot of sense to him, being close to a title shot, and more.
Submitted Mar 13, 2015 12:41AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC and Bellator veteran Ryan Jensen got robbed, and he was able to successfully track down and turn over the thieves to the cops.
UFC and Bellator veteran Ryan Jensen got robbed, and he was able to successfully track down and turn over the thieves to the cops.
Submitted Mar 9, 2015 1:46PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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Gracie Sentenced For NYC Nightclub Brawl
Renzo Gracie was sentenced to 10 to 15 days of community service for his part in a 2014 brawl outside 1Oak nightclub on New York City's west side, which saw one bouncer leave with a broken arm.
Submitted Mar 6, 2015 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Matt Brown: Coach 'straight up lied' about alleged beating, case dropped by prosecutor
A widely circulated story of Matt Brown allegedly beating a now-former jiu-jitsu coach is untrue, the UFC welterweight today told MMAjunkie.
Submitted Mar 6, 2015 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
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UFC Faces New Set of Battles
The women's bantamweight title bout continued the fast-paced Ultimate Fighting Championship's return to form after an injury-riddled 2014 that saw bad news on the revenue and credit rating fronts. Now, the once high-flying UFC is trying hard to put last year behind it. "It put in a level of volatility to our business that we've never seen. To be honest with you, it was kind of an outlier year. We've had injuries we've had to deal with, but nothing to that magnitude," UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta told CNBC...
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 11:05PM by NE-1 - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations, General MMA, Miscellaneous
Triumph United founder explains his side of 'King Mo' dustup
The founder of MMA apparel company Triumph United is challenging Muhammed Lawal to a kickboxing match to settle the score after the two nearly came to blows this past week at a casino.
Submitted Mar 4, 2015 10:15AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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King Mo involved in hotel 'brawl' with Triumph United President, Kimbo Slice separates the two
King Mo Lawal was involved in hotel 'brawl" with Triumph United President Hans Molenkamp.
Submitted Feb 27, 2015 11:31AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Iowa AC closes investigation of Josh Neer gym beat down
Joe Walsh of the IAC says "there will be no further investigation" of the incident that saw UFC veteran Josh Neer batter internet heckler Patrick Martin.
Submitted Feb 27, 2015 11:28AM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Josh Neer gym fight foe speaks, claims Neer jumped him when he bent down to pick up mouth piece
Patrick Martin, the man on the wrong end of a beating by UFC vet Josh Neer in a widely seen video, spoke to an MMA Fighting FanPoster and claims what we've seen doesn't tell the whole story of the fight.
Submitted Feb 25, 2015 10:25AM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC veteran Josh Neer explains story behind video of him beating up 'moron' at his gym
UFC veteran Josh Neer posted a short Youtube video of himself beating up a man at his gym. Neer has since provided his side of the story.
Submitted Feb 24, 2015 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Tajikistan national MMA champion dies fighting for ISIS in Iraq
Disturbing news emerged on social media recently confirming that a Tajikistan MMA champion was killed fighting for ISIS in Iraq.
Submitted Feb 24, 2015 11:18AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Brandao threatens journalists after being recorded
The UFC Featherweight fighter was apparently intoxicated and playing with barbecue skewers, which is illegal in the Brazilian city of Manaus.
Submitted Feb 18, 2015 10:28AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Bellator 133 purses: 32k-1k
The salaries reflect an unfortunate reality in the sport. Bellator is the second largest promotion in North American, and had ten fighters on the card making 1/1. The main event fighter, former league middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko got $20,000 to win. In MMA, it gets worse from there, as you move into smaller promotions. The above figures are the fighter payout information that promoters are required by state law to submit to the California athletic commission, including the winners' bonuses. The figures do not represent a full accounting of each fighter's income.
Submitted Feb 15, 2015 3:01PM by tildengolfer - 3 comments
Filed under: Bellator, Miscellaneous, Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
Gina Carano to star opposite Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool
Former women's MMA superstar, Gina Carano has been cast as the mutant, Angel Dust in the upcoming 20th Century Fox movie, Deadpool.
Submitted Feb 14, 2015 3:39PM by RacingHartPurple - 0 comments
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