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Daniel Cormier Talks Wrestling Etiquette, UFC Future and the 2014 US Freestyle World Cup
Cormier says Hendricks was the "Most Hated Wrestler in College" but that he will beat Lawler and also talks about his UFC 170 fight plus who his next opponent will be.

Daniel Cormier, a two-time Olympian in men’s freestyle wrestling and an undefeated star with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, will serve as the Honorary Captain of the 2014 U.S. Freestyle World Cup Team. The Official Radio Partner of PunchDrunkGamer, Takedown Radio recently caught up with Cormier for this exclusive video interview, enjoy!
Submitted Mar 12, 2014 1:13AM by nwowolfpack - 0 comments
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Eddie Alvarez: 'Phony' Gilbert Melendez 'doesn't want to fight me'
With Melendez newly re-signed to the UFC, the Bellator lightweight champion accuses the former and future contender of ducking him.
Submitted Mar 12, 2014 12:43AM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Bigfoot Silva unhappy with UFC TRT ban in Brazil, blames political issues
Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva said that Dr. Marcio Tannure, who is in charge of brazilian athletic commision of MMA, never was against TRT and political issues were responsable for the prohibition of the treatment in Brazil.
Submitted Mar 11, 2014 9:54PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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'Best of WEC' series debuts March 19 on FOX Sports 1
“Best of WEC,” a new six-part series that spotlights some of the greatest fights in the organization’s history, debuts March 19 on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Mar 11, 2014 4:31PM by FastKnockout - 13 comments
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UFC Fight Night 37 medical suspensions: Manuwa, Johnson out up to six months
Five fighters, including headliner Jimi Manuwa, face medical suspensions of up to six months following this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 37 event.
Submitted Mar 11, 2014 12:01PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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UFC 171 start times, fight card, TV info, fan and media events, video preview
Welterweights take center stage at Saturday’s UFC 171 event, and a new champion will be crowned in the first 170-pound title fight in the post-Georges St-Pierre era.
Submitted Mar 11, 2014 12:00PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Ovince St Preux Shoots on UFC 171, Nikita Krylov and MMA Current Events
Ovince St Preux Shoots on UFC 171, Nikita Krylov and MMA Current Events

PDG: Onto some recent events in MMA. Gilbert Melendez got a new deal after tempting free agency. During that whole ordeal Bellator got a little attention out of it because they were the next option for him. How much do you think Bellator is actually competition to the UFC? OSP: As of right now, not really. They do have a lot of good fighters. But as of right now, no. There are always going to be other organizations out there. The thing is, if Bellator was to sign Gilbert then the 155 weight class would have been stacked. But at the same time, the UFC knows how to make good business decisions. That is why every year they are the number one organization in the world. I am blessed to be fighting for them too. At the end of the day, that is why they have to do what they do. PDG: Speaking of other recent events, what are your thoughts on the banning of TRT? OSP: Honestly, with TRT and stuff, I don’t get in to it. I am training myself to be the best that I can. I just leave that alone. I don’t need it in my system, I don’t need anything like that. They say I can’t take it, so I don’t take it. That is point blank. If it is bad and they say it is so, then it is bad. There are plenty of supplements out there that always come out that are supposed to be the next best thing. Everybody says, “Ok, I am using it.” The next couple of months down the road, it gets banned. Every single year there is a new supplement that is introduced and then banned. This is going to continue to happen within sports. But at the same time, I know what to take and what not to take.
Submitted Mar 11, 2014 3:33AM by nwowolfpack - 0 comments
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Cung Le ready for Wanderlei Silva rematch if TRT ban ousts Chael Sonnen from 'Axe Murderer' fight in Brazil
Cung Le vs. Wanderlei Silva 2? Le says he wouldn't mind facing Wanderlei for a second time and would gladly step in to fight him if Chael Sonnen somehow can't make their scheduled fight in May.
Submitted Mar 10, 2014 6:28PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Ann Wolfe: 'I'd f*ck Ronda Rousey up'
One of the most powerful punchers in the history of women's combat sports makes her opinion on what would happen if she fought Ronda Rousey very clear.
Submitted Mar 10, 2014 12:59PM by FastKnockout - 20 comments
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Saturday's UFC 171 prelims move to FOX Sports 2
As a reminder, a four-bout preliminary card for Saturday’s UFC 171 event will air on FOX Sports 2 rather than FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Mar 10, 2014 11:52AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC re-signs Peter Sobotta after two years on the regional circuit
Following an 0-3 sting his first time around, Peter Sobotta was released from his UFC contract. Following a rejuvenated win streak, he's made his way back to Zuffa and the UFC.
Submitted Mar 9, 2014 6:31PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
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Conor McGregor wants on UFC’s Dublin card, willing to fight anyone
LONDON – Conor McGregor is continuing down recovery road, but the Irishman is eyeballing the UFC’s July event in his home city of Dublin for his return.
Submitted Mar 9, 2014 12:45PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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War Machine and Riggs out, three in for welterweight tourney at Friday's Bellator 112
Three fighters have withdrawn from the Season 10 welterweight tournament that kicks off at Friday’s Bellator 112 event, but replacements have been named.
Submitted Mar 9, 2014 12:44PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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White: Brad Pickett in ‘great position’ in title picture after UFC Fight Night 37
LONDON – One fight into his career at flyweight, Brad Pickett is ready to reach the pinnacle.
Submitted Mar 9, 2014 1:39AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
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The UFC Doesn’t Have to Sign Gina Carano, She’s Already Under Contract
It turns out, the UFC doesn’t have to sign Carano because she still has four fights left on her Strikeforce contract.
Submitted Mar 8, 2014 10:48PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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UFC Fight Night 37 draws reported 14,604 attendance for $2 million live gate
LONDON – Saturday night’s “UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa” event drew an announced attendance of 14,604 and a live gate of $2,000,056.
Submitted Mar 8, 2014 10:47PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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UFC Fight Night 37 bonuses: Alexander Gustafsson earns dual awards
LONDON – Alexander Gustafsson, Jimi Manuwa and Gunnar Nelson earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances today at UFC Fight Night 37.
Submitted Mar 8, 2014 10:46PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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White confirms Alexander Gustafsson No. 1, meets winner of Jones-Teixeira
LONDON – An impressive win in UFC Fight Night 37's headliner solidified Alexander Gustafsson as the next light heavyweight contender to the UFC title.
Submitted Mar 8, 2014 10:45PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
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UFC boss blasts Melvin Guillard's performance against Michael Johnson
LONDON – Melvin Guillard appears to be skating on thin ice with the UFC after a lackluster decision loss to Michael Johnson at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 37 event.
Submitted Mar 8, 2014 10:44PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Cyrille Diabate officially retires after UFC Fight Night 37 loss to Latifi
LONDON – Cyrille Diabate was sure of his plans heading into Saturday’s fight in London. Afterward, he reaffirmed them.
Submitted Mar 8, 2014 10:42PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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