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Rory who? Dana White says Kelvin Gastelum could get next welterweight title shot by defeating Tyron Woodley

Dear Rory MacDonald, Nobody likes you! Signed, UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is "very excited" about the future of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum, who dropped down from middleweight...Show More Summary

UFC 183 video preview for 'Silva vs. Diaz' on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas (Extended)

We've already seen some interesting videos for the upcoming UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Jan. 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Footage surfaced just last week featuring one half of the middleweight headliner, Nick Diaz, who was bare-knuckle fighting some random brute in a local gymnasium. Show More Summary

Phil Davis disappointed UFC never told him he could do cocaine and get away with it

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), and perhaps even the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), owes top light heavyweight contender Phil Davis an apology. "Mr. Wonderful" had no idea he could blow lines during his UFC on FOX training...Show More Summary

Manny Pacquiao agrees to 60/40 money split to fight Floyd Mayweather, HBO and Showtime meeting set to negotiate PPV

Undefeated boxing czar Floyd Mayweather Jr. is expected to finalize negotiations for what could be the biggest bout of all time, assuming he rubber stamps the contracts being drafted for a Manny Pacquiao super fight on May 2, 2015 at...Show More Summary

Video: Conor McGregor grilled over sex life and Dana White bromance during awkward, 'Highly Questionable' interview on ESPN

Credit to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Conor McGregor, who clearly understands the first rule of partying with Dana. Don't talk about White club. "Notorious" was a guest on Highly Questionable with hosts...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 60: Stephen Thompson vs. Brandon Thatch new main event set for Feb. 14 on FOX Sports 1

The time is NOW! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is promoting the welterweight showdown between Stephen Thompson and Brandon Thatch to the headlining act of its UFC Fight Night 60 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, set for Feb. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 59 'Embedded' video blog, Ep. 1: Conor McGregor crashes ESPN, Dennis Siver talks trash (literally)

Lightweight striker Dennis Siver had his chance in front of the cameras and well... let's just say the soft-spoken kickboxer didn't exactly maximize his minutes. At least he started talking trash (literally). But hey, that's okay, because...Show More Summary

Pic: Meet Bellator MMA's new ring girl (and Jade Bryce replacement) Summer Daniels

Bellator MMA is going in a "new direction" this Friday in Temecula, Calif., and she goes by the name Summer Daniels, a former cover model for Hustler magazine. There's been a change in the landscape at Bellator MMA to start 2015. And...Show More Summary

Video: Lab tests show that UFC Fight Night 59's Conor McGregor is 'elite compared to the elite'

There's no denying that Conor McGregor is an elite fighter, but would you believe that he is one step higher than an elite athlete? That's the conclusion that experts came to after they decided to run a bunch of tests on "The Notorious"...Show More Summary

Latest UFC 185 fight card and rumors for 'Pettis vs dos Anjos' PPV on March 14 in Dallas

Anthony Pettis will look to make his first-ever quick turnaround match as Lightweight champion, defending his world title against No. 1-ranked division contender Rafael dos Anjos at the upcoming UFC 185 pay-per-view (PPV) event on March 14, 2015, at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 59 complete fighter breakdown, Dennis Siver edition resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC Fight Night 59 headliner Dennis Siver, who looks to derail Conor McGregor's hype train this Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) inside the...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 59 fight card: Uriah Hall vs Ron Stallings fight preview

Uriah Hall and Ron Stallings will hunt for a finish this Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) at UFC Fight Night 59 inside the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Between these two up-and-coming middleweights, what adjustments must be made for either...Show More Summary

Breaking: Johny Hendricks faces Matt Brown -- not Robbie Lawler -- at UFC 185 on March 14 in Dallas

Talk about a turn of events! Johny Hendricks was all set to try and reclaim his welterweight title against current division champion, Robbie Lawler, later this year after the two went back-and-forth at UFC 181 in Dec. 2014. Instead,Show More Summary

Conor McGregor vs Dennis Siver fight video preview with ESPN's Chael Sonnen, UFC's Gilbert Melendez

UFC Fight Night 59 is set to pop off this Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) from the TD Garden in Boston, Mass., airing live on FOX Sports 1. The event will be headlined by an intriguing featherweight bout that features top 145-pound attraction Conor McGregor facing off against German kickboxer, Dennis Siver. Show More Summary

GLORY 20 announced for April 3 in Dubai feat. Pat Barry, Gabriel Varga, and more

GLORY announced the promotion will be heading overseas to Dubai in April for GLORY 20. The card will be headlined by Gabrel Varga and Mosab "The Jaguar" Amrani, who will battle for the vacant featherweight title. The world's leadingShow More Summary

Sergio Pettis vs. Ryan Benoit set for UFC 185 on March 14 in Dallas

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will reunite the Pettis Bros. at the upcoming UFC 185 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on March 14, 2015, and is headlined by a lightweight title fight pitting lightweight champion Anthony Pettis against division No. Show More Summary

UFC on FOX 13 payouts and salaries: Nate Diaz earns just $16,000 for long-awaited return

Spend it all in one place. By the time he actually ended up fighting Rafael dos Anjos, it probably cost Nate Diaz money to compete at UFC on FOX 13. It's supposed to be the other way around. It didn't help that Diaz coughed up a few grand after missing weight, but he wasn't exactly working with a monumental payout to begin with. Show More Summary

Ben Henderson claims UFC never told him Eddie Alvarez was hurt, booked Donald Cerrone without asking

It wasn't until after "Cowboy" sent him a friendly text that "Smooth" was aware of the last-minute switcharoo. Ben Henderson, much like Donald Cerrone, is a "fight anywhere, anytime" type of guy. Still, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship...Show More Summary

UFC 183 video: Anderson Silva knocks out sparring partner, keeps punching anyway

I guess Rafael Cavalcante wasn't joking when he said Anderson Silva was beating him up in training camp. At least he didn't get knocked out, like the poor sap in this video from "The Spider's" recent training camp. The footage, which...Show More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: Conor McGregor is the Irish Muhammad Ali

"I hate even saying this, but with his gift of gab and his athletic ability and fighting ability, it's almost like the Irish Muhammad Ali in a way. To compare anybody to Ali is kind of stupid because of all the other great things that were associated with him from a social movement and everything else. Show More Summary

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