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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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ESPN investigates UFC fighter pay

“Outside the Lines has spoken with more than 20 current, former and potential UFC fighters, as well as agents and promoters,” ESPN’s John Barr charged. “To a person, they say UFC fighters have not received their fair share of the company’s rapidly … 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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Henderson stops Rua in rematch

  Dan Henderson was on shaky legs and had been dropped twice earlier in the fight, but he still had his right hand — and that was enough. Henderson (30-11) recorded an incredible third-round TKO against Mauricio Rua in the main event of … Continue reading

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MMA testosterone exemptions high

Vitor Belfort was 33 years old when an Ultimate Fighting Championship doctor in Las Vegas — whose name has faded from his memory — diagnosed low testosterone as the cause for his feeling “tired and lethargic.” The fix for the … 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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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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MMA: What next for Brandon Vera?

Chula Vista‘s Brandon Vera began his MMA career with an eight-fight unbeaten streak. Saturday’s loss to Ben Rothwell dropped him to 12-7-1. — David Brooks The highlights of Brandon Vera’s career reside in the past. A little more than a year … 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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