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Four More Fighters Join In UFC Lawsuit

During the past week four more ex-UFC fighters have filed a class action anti-trust lawsuit against the promotions parent company, Zuffa. Joining the original lawsuit which was fronted by Cung Le, Nate Quarry and Jon Fitch are Dennis Hallman and Javier Vasquez followed by Brandon Vera and Pablo Garza. The two pairs of fighters have filed their own separate lawsuits, but they are...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Watch scary and violent soccer kick knockouts from ONE FC 23

While you were likely sleeping, Asian MMA promotion ONE FC put on their 23rd event in Manila, Philippines. If you recall, ONE FC allows kicks and knees to a downed opponent unlike their Unites States counterparts in UFC and Bellator. In fact, we have seen devastating soccer kick KO’s from ONE FC in the past. This morning, two violent soccer kick KO’s occurred, and you have to...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Reasons Shogun Rua Is No Longer A Top Contender

This weekend (Saturday, November 8, 2014) former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will take on No. 10-ranked Ovince St. Preux in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56 from the Ginásio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlândia, Brazil. Once a devastating force of nature who ran through competition with thunderous ease in his early days in Pride, Rua has seen...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Vera Gets Called Out

Former UFC heavyweight, Brandon “The Truth” Vera is slated to make his ONE FC debut at December’s WARRIOR’S WAY, and it appears that someone is already calling him out. That someone is Ukrainian heavyweight, Igor “Sugar Free” Subora:   The six-foot-plus Ukrainian has a 5-1 record and is not only on a five-fight win streak, but has earned all of his wins via first-round...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Rothwell on UFC's increased drug testing: 'Yes they are and I'm proof'

LEDYARD, Conn. -- Life after TRT hasn't been so bad after all for Ben Rothwell. In many ways, he feels he is coming off his most satisfying training camp without any use of substances. The burly Wisconsin native got a testosterone usage exemption (TUE) for his last fight against Brandon Vera in August 2013. Rothwell said he was diagnosed with hypogonadism and prescribed testosterone...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Victory over Diego Brandao paramount for Conor McGregor

In one of the most highly-anticipated cards of 2014 thus far, outspoken featherweight Conor McGregor will finally have the opportunity to perform on the sport’s biggest stage in front of his fellow countrymen when he enters the octagon to face Diego Brandao in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland. Just two fights into his first UFC contract, McGregor...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Vera’s Headed East

It’s official, ladies and gentlemen! Brandon Vera is now part of Asia’s largest mixed martial arts promotion, ONE Fighting Championship. No word yet on whom the former UFC light heavyweight and WEC Grand Prix Champion will be facing, but he should be making his debut in late 2014. Though a well-known name in the UFC, Vera has not had an impressive run in his last seven years...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Vera Joins ONE FC

Former UFC star Brandon Vera (pictured) has found a new job, and it’s halfway across the globe. Just one month after it was reported Vera was cut from the UFC, Vera has joined ONE FC, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts promotion. ONE FC announced their latest acquisition via Twitter. Vera owns a 12-7 (1 NC) professional record, but went just 8-7 (1 NC) inside the octagon. The...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Cuts Brandon Vera

For the second time in three years, the UFC has released veteran Brandon Vera (pictured). was the first to report on Vera’s unemployment status. Vera owns a 12-7 (1 NC) professional record, but went just 8-7 (1 NC) inside the octagon. “The Truth’s” UFC career started out with great promise nine years ago, as he discussed donning both the heavyweight and light...
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for January 12, 2014

All Times Eastern College Basketball Viewing Picks English Premier League Newcastle United vs. Manchester City -- NBCSN, 9 a.m. Stoke City vs. Liverpool -- NBCSN, 11:15 a.m. Premier League Live -- NBCSN, 8:30 a.m. Premier League Goal Zone -- NBCSN, 2 p.m. Premier League World -- NBCSN, 2 p.m. Match of the Day II -- NBCSN, 11 p.m. Figure Skating 2014...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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