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Jon Jones OK with UFC Uniforms If They Benefit the Fighters

Bleacherreport.com  -  Jon Jones has a big sponsorship deal with Nike. But the UFC light heavyweight champion recently told MMAjunkie.com that he's fine with a plan to institute official UFC fighter uniforms, as long as it benefits the fighters who wear them.Jones told MMAjunkie.com's Steven Marrocco that he'd like to see his fellow fighters taken care of:I think it will be good for the mass, for all the fighters 9 days

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Dos Santos vs. Miocic Moved to 5/31 Brazil Card, Sonnen vs. Silva to UFC 175

Bleacherreport.com  -  A heavyweight bout between Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic will now serve as the main event for The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil Finale on May 31 in Sao Paolo.Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports first reported the news on Monday afternoon.The original main event was scheduled to be Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva in a grudge match between The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil coaches. Sonnen and Silva have engaged 10 days

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UFC Releases Jake Shields After UFC 171 Loss to Hector Lombard

Bleacherreport.com  -  The UFC has released former welterweight title contender Jake Shields after an eight-fight stint with the promotion that began in October 2010. News of the fighter's release broke early Monday morning via MMAfighting.com's Ariel Helwani. During Shields' time in the UFC, he challenged for the 170-pound championship, losing via unanimous decision to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 129. While Shi 10 days

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UFC Fight Night 39: It's Do-or-Die Time for Minotauro Nogueira

Bleacherreport.com  -  The sharks are a-circlin'.Not even the ones you see in the Octagon on a seemingly weekly basis. Actually, aside from one heavyweight, mullet-clad slugger, those sharks are the least of the concerns at the moment.No, the sharks in question are all over the MMA community. They're waiting to feed on failure, waiting to smell blood in the water so they can get their fill.And Antonio Rodrigo "Minotaur 10 days

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MMA: To the Casual Fan, Bellator and the UFC Might as Well Be the Same Thing

Bleacherreport.com  -  Imagine you're a guy who likes MMA. Not loves it but likes it.You've probably seen a dozen events over the course of the past few years, you'll throw in with your chums to watch a big pay-per-view, and you know the big stars like Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva.You're the casual MMA fan.Now chances are, if you're reading this, you're a more serious fan—you know that Justin Scoggins is 10 days

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UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson Head-to-Toe Breakdown

Bleacherreport.com  -  Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Roy Nelson are looking to remain within striking distance of a UFC championship. In the UFC Fight Night 39 main event, they will both attempt to rebound on Friday.Nogueira has alternated wins and losses over the six years since he submitted Tim Sylvia to become the interim heavyweight champion. At 37 years old, Nogueira is running short on time to build momentum towar 10 days

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Bruce Lee Revealed as Playable Fighter in EA Sports UFC

Bleacherreport.com  -  For the past week, EA Sports has been teasing a "mystery fighter" in their upcoming MMA game, EA Sports UFC. While the big reveal was supposed to take place April 7, several Gamestop stores have unintentionally spilled the beans on the enigmatic playable character.Indeed, as many suspected, the mystery fighter is martial arts legend Bruce Lee.Fansided.com took a snapshot of a poster at a local Ga 11 days

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The Beaten Path: 10 Female BW and SW Prospects the UFC Should Sign

Bleacherreport.com  -  The finish line has been crossed. The "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series is coming to a close. We left off with the flyweights, but now it's time for a whole new gender.The women of MMA have attained more spotlight recently due to their inclusion in the UFC. Stars like Ronda Rousey have carved a path for the 135ers, and the 115ers are quick to follow into the company thanks to The Ultimate Fi 12 days

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