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A few days ago, we reported a rumor that Chael Sonnen was offered a spot, with potential ownership stake, to be the face of Bellator. However, Spike TV is disputing those claims. Reporter Josh Gross said he spoke with Spike TV’s Kevin … Continue reading

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Jon Jones turns focus to Cormier

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would prefer to fight Daniel Cormier, and notAlexander Gustafsson, in his next title defense, according to UFC president Dana White. In comments made to UFC.com on Monday, White said Jones has still refused to sign bout agreements … Continue reading

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Davis rips Jones in response to Dana White

  Last week, UFC president Dana White was asked what he felt light heavyweight Phil Daviswould gain with a win over Anthony Johnson this weekend at UFC 172. White, who was just about to wrap up a media session, suddenly sat forward in his … Continue reading

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Dana White backs bid for ban on TRT

LOS ANGELES — UFC president Dana White is “thrilled” by the Association of Ringside Physicians’ call for the elimination of testosterone replacement therapy in mixed martial arts. White still believes the UFC can’t be solely in charge of eliminating steroid … Continue reading

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Run Run Shaw, Movie Mogul Seen as Creator of Kung Fu Genre, Dies at 106

Run Run Shaw, the colorful Hong Kong media mogul whose name was synonymous with low-budget Chinese action and horror films — and especially with the wildly successful kung fu genre, which he is largely credited with inventing — died on … Continue reading

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Gustafsson-Manuwa set for March

By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com A UFC light heavyweight fight between Alexander Gustafsson and undefeated prospect Jimi Manuwa has been scheduled for March 8 at the O2 Arena in London. Manuwa replaces Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, who was originally scheduled to fight Gustafsson but withdrew last week due … Continue reading

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JdS confident ahead of rubber match

By Andrew R. Davis ESPN Stats & Information As talented a fighter as Junior dos Santos has proved to be inside the Octagon, there was always a noticeable defect in his game: He was predictable.It was no secret that the minute dos … Continue reading

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Expect ground battle between Maia, Shields

By Franklin McNeil ESPN.com Any fighter vowing to grapple with Demian Maia inside the Octagon should be pulled aside and given a stern talking to. In the jiu-jitsu world, Maia’s skills are as good as it gets. He’s a master grappler who … Continue reading

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Legal woes not distracting Cerrone

  Al Powers for ESPNBest foot forward: Donald Cerrone, left, hopes to bring his most complete form into Wednesday’s fight with Rafael dos Anjos. Backing away from a fight is not in Donald Cerrone’s DNA. Whether the fight is inside … Continue reading

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Brett Cooper Replaces Doug Marshall in Bellator Middleweight Title Fight

  After suffering a broken hand in training, Season 8 Middleweight Tournament Winner Doug Marshall will have to put his title shot on hold. Using the Bellator Tournament Championship Replacement Clause for the first time, Bellator fighters and executives voted to determine … Continue reading

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