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Wanderlei Silva Calls for Nick Diaz’s Right to Work, Implores Fighters to Unionize

Wanderlei Silva put the Nevada Athletic Commission on blast for it's treatment of Nick Diaz, but also implored his fellow fighters to unite.

WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami Live Prelims Stream, Saturday at 5:30 p.m ET

Watch the World Series of Fighting 24: Fitch vs. Okami preliminary bouts stream live worldwide on MMAWeekly.com, Saturday, Oct. 17, at 5:30 p.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. PT.

Jon Fitch: I'll trade some brain cells for some money

Jon Fitch talks about fighters being forced into retirement, his upcoming fight against Yushin Okami at WSOF 24, and more.

Urijah Faber Video: TJ Dillashaw is Playing Himself as the Victim

UFC fighter Urijah Faber joined AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA in studio to discuss UFC champion T.J. Dillashaw’s highly publicized departure from Faber’s Team Alpha Male.

Ryan Bader Wants UFC Title Shot Before Jon Jones Returns

Third-ranked UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader believes he should get at title shot before former champ Jon Jones's suspension is lifted and he's allowed to return.

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WSOF Announces Global Championship 1 in China

Las Vegas-based MMA promotion World Series of Fighting is going global. The company announced in a press release on Thursday that the WSOF will be taking its talents across the Pacifc and into the land of the Red Dragon to host a massive event under the banner of World Series of Fighting: Global Championship. Slated for Nov. 21 in Hainan, China, WSOF-GC will be held at the Haikou Arena. Anchoring the event will be “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 7 contestant Jeremy May squaring off against Russian knockout artist Evgeny Erokhin in a heavyweight championship encounter. May has been a tear lately, having won six of his last seven matches with five of those victories coming via submission. “The Bamf” last fought on an M-1 Global card in July against Alexei Kudin , where he submitted his foe via ambar in the first round. Erokhin has been equally as hot, winning six straight after dropping three in a row. During his current winning streak, Erokhin has knocked everybody out including Ultimate Fighting Championship veterans Jeff Monson , Mike Kyle and Tim Hague .

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PBC on Spike: Fonfara Edges Cleverly in Wild War; Kono Topples Kameda in Crazy Battle

HIGHLIGHTS: After 12 rds, 3 pt. deductions and over 1,800 punches thrown, Kono and Kameda gave fans an epic show. https://t.co/QSEeM5XVcB — PBC (@premierboxing) October 17, 2015 Going into their light heavyweight main event a the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, most boxing insiders expected the duel between local fighter Andrzej Fonfara and Nathan Cleverly to be a good one. What transpired inside the ring on Premier Boxing Champions ’ featured attraction on Spike TV will wind up being a contender for fight of the year. A former light heavyweight world champion itching to get back to the pinnacle of his division, Cleverly waged an all-out trench war with Fonfara for 12 grueling rounds. The two pugilists set CompuBox records for punches thrown and landed for a light heavyweight encounter, a record that was set in the ninth and 10th rounds of the scrum. Neither warrior was taken off his feet and though there were several times during the battle where one man had to take a step back to regroup, surprisingly nobody was ever seriously wobbled or in danger of being stopped.

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Opinion: An MMA Week Weird Enough to Rate the News

Ronda Rousey is front and center in a crazy MMA news week. | Photo: Joe Faraoni/ESPN Images Editor's note: The views & opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sherdog.com, its affiliates and sponsors or its parent company, Evolve Media. Our beloved MMA is an ass-backwards, lunatic sport, so it figures that a week that looked conversationally desolate on paper would create spectacularly MMA-ish headlines. There might not be any major MMA this week, but this week in itself has been a real spectacle, a representative spectacle. When I let my social guard down and tell people what I do, when they don’t ask me about Ronda Rousey explicitly, they ask me, “Oh ... well, what’s that like?” You would think that the primary explanation would involve covering fights, breaking down the Xs and Os and telling the stories of the persons involved; you’d be only partially correct. Most of my week covering mixed martial arts, most of my neurological energy, is dedicated to intellectually digesting and trying to make rational sense of an endless battery of bizarre stories, truths and partial realities.

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Johny Hendricks on failed weight cut: 'It's my fault and I know it'

"Everyday I've got to wake up and know that my body's hurting for nothing. I didn't get the pleasure part of my job, I only got the suckiest part of it. The camp and the weight cut. People don't get that, my favorite part is fighting. It's not the training camp, it's definitely not the weight cut, but getting in the Octagon is my favorite part of the job. I enjoy it. Now all of a sudden I don't get to do that. It's my fault and I know it."

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Boxing: Who is Roman Gonzalez?

Roman “El Chocolatito” Gonzalez has compiled a spotless 43-0 record in relative anonymity. | Photo: Dave Mandel When it comes to boxing’s fictional pound-for-pound rankings system lately, the number one fighter is usually someone who is considered one of the top draws in the sport. From Sugar Ray Leonard and Julio Cesar Chavez to Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr., the best fighters are oftentimes the fighters that are the most well-known. However, today’s top pound-for-pound fighter is not someone about whom most people have heard, much less seen. No, it’s not Manny Pacquiao or the ever popular Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. It’s is neither brilliant knockout artist Gennady Golovkin nor Russian slugger Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev. It’s not even the unbeaten Andre Ward, the last American boxer to win Olympic gold. The distinction belongs to a pint-sized fighter that requires one to comb through YouTube clips in order to gain a clear picture of his body of work. Roman “El Chocolatito” Gonzalez currently sits atop the ESPN and The Ring Magazine pound-for-pound lists after Mayweather announced his retirement from boxing.

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WSOF on Twitter

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Ronda Rousey confirms she is dating fellow UFC fighter Travis Browne

The 28-year-old mixed martial artist has become one of the world's most prominent female athletes while winning her past three bouts in a combined 64 seconds. She stopped Bethe Correia in 34 seconds on Aug. 1 and is scheduled to defend her bantamweight title against Holly Holm on Nov. 15 in Melbourne, Australia.

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By The Numbers: The Biggest and The Best

With UFC 193 looming in the not too distant future and the record for largest UFC attendance primed to be overtaken by a possible 70,000+ at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, here’s a look back at the top 10 most-attended UFC events. 10. UFC 68 - 19,049 They say a fighter is only retired until their next fight and let’s be honest, most fighters’ return to action does not go well. But that was far from the case in Columbus on March 3rd, 2007, as Randy “The Natural” Couture became the oldest fighter to win a UFC belt. There was some interesting action earlier on the card like Martin Kampmann’s Submission of the Night, but UFC 68 will forever be remembered for its main event. With a slim talent pool amongst the big boys, two-time defending UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia needed an opponent for him to exercise his enormous 6’8” build, 80” reach and heavy hands on. At 43 years old, the former UFC light heavyweight champ and former UFC heavyweight champ returned to the Octagon to deliver arguably the most memorable performance of his long and beloved career by earning a unanimous decision to win the belt.

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Got UFC questions? We'll answer them for you!

Ever wished you could get all of your UFC questions answered by the best in the business? Guys who really know the sport and love it just as much as you do?

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Mike Tyson on Twitter

@MikeTyson @TRISTARVegas @FODCaesars I'm so sad that I am not in Las Vegas today and could come meet you .i hope I can get another chance .

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UFC on Twitter

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MMA fighter Newell is best athlete you don't know

I watched it, and then a couple of my friends were doing it. And one of the guys on my wrestling team had fought, and then the guy across the hall from me — his name was Kash — he trained at FAA. And I said, “Oh man, you train MMA? I want to learn how to do that.” And he says, “Come with me.” So I went with him and met Jer from there, and then the rest is history.

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WSOF on Twitter

LAST CHANCE! We're giving away a FREE 65" TV & Xbox to celebrate #WSOF24 tonight! Enter now! http://goo.gl/t9VMND  pic.twitter.com/5k4GKjCyKh

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Black Jack Bauer on Twitter

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Opinion: Why Jon Jones Doesn’t Deserve an Immediate Title Shot

Does Jon Jones deserve a title shot when he returns? Please tell us below. | Photo: Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com Editor's note: The views & opinions expressed below are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sherdog.com, its affiliates and sponsors or its parent company, Evolve Media. Ever since Daniel Cormier fought his heart out in an intense battle with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 on Oct. 3, the conversation has shifted to the return of Jon Jones ; and ever since Cormier claimed the title that was stripped from “Bones” at UFC 187, Jones’ shadow has loomed large over “DC” as the MMA world awaits the lifting of his suspension. Then and only then will we know the true identity of the light heavyweight king. Here’s the problem: Jones does not deserve an immediate title shot upon his return. Even though he never officially lost the 205-pound championship in competition, he squandered it through indiscretions outside the Octagon and was punished. In my opinion, the punishment will not be complete if Jones gets to come back after one year and jump right into the title picture.

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A look at ex-UFC champ Jon Jones' court-appointed outreach work in New Mexico

Former UFC titleholder Jon Jones has been all over Albuquerque, N.M., this week as he begins to work off his 72 required youth outreach and community service appearances.

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Three Amigos Podcast Daily News, by Three Amigos Podcast: Your premiere destination for combat sports discussion and entertainment

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Dustin Poirier: 'I'm never going' back to featherweight

Dustin Poirier is 2-0 with two first round finishes since moving back up to 155 pounds and he still marvels that he was able to become a top five fighter at featherweight while his biggest battle was always against his own body before hitting the scale.

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One Championship Titlist Ben Askren Not Concerned with Seeking Big UFC Payday

Ben Askren seems to be content away from the UFC. | One Championship It’s been nearly a year and a half since Ben Askren , one of the world’s top welterweights, made his debut for Singapore-based mixed martial arts promotion One Championship. The former Bellator 170-pound king has run roughshod over the competition in his new home, finishing his first two foes inside of a round en route to capturing the organization’s welterweight strap. Askren’s superiority has been so evident that his most recent bout against Luis Santos was regarded as competitive, as the Brazilian managed to thwart a few early takedown attempts before the April 24 bout was halted 2:19 into round one due to an inadvertent eye poke from the champion. That was enough intrigue for the promotion to rebook the Askren and Santos for One Championship “Pride of Lions” on Nov. 13. However, the man known as “Funky” was not especially impressed with his opponent’s abbreviated effort. “I definitely wasn’t ready for the fight to be over. A lot of people wanted to give him credit, but the fact of the matter was he didn’t land a punch,” Askren said during an appearance on the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown” show .

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Defamation case against Wanderlei Silva to move forward - Mixed Martial Arts Blog - ESPN

Judge Joanna S. Kishner denied the Anti-SLAPP motion, based on her ruling that Silva's statements on fight fixing were not directly connected to public matters including an ongoing anti-trust lawsuit against Zuffa and his appeal of sanctions placed on him by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Wednesday's ruling kept the bulk of Zuffa's suit intact, although Judge Kishner did grant a motion to dismiss part of the complaint related to monetary damages alleged by Zuffa.

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WSOF 24 Weigh-in Results: Jon Fitch, Yushin Okami OK’d for Main-Event Duty

Neither Jon Fitch nor Yushin Okami has experienced the kind of success they expected inside the World Series of Fighting cage. Now, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship title challengers must contend with one another. Fitch clocked in at 170 pounds ahead of his three-round welterweight clash with Okami (170) in the WSOF 24 main event on Saturday at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. The four participants in the two title fights booked underneath the headliner also met their contracted weight requirements at Friday’s official weigh-in, as Blagoy Ivanov (252) prepares to defend his heavyweight crown against Derrick Mehmen (237) and blue-chip Chechen prospect Magomed Bibulatov (124) meets Donavon Frelow (124) for the inaugural WSOF flyweight championship. WSOF 24 “Fitch vs. Okami” -- which airs live on the NBC Sports Network at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT -- will also feature a light heavyweight battle pitting 2011 Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championships gold medalist Vinny Magalhaes (204) against Matt Hamill (205) and a lightweight tilt pairing Nick Newell (156) with Tom Marcellino (155).

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Dana White on Twitter

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Michael Bisping Yawara Ryu Jiu Jitsu,KSBO 3

Paul Lloyd Davies coaching Michael Bisping and Paul Price here seen in KSBO and No-Gi competition respectively. Paul Lloyd Davies gave these students and Dan Hardy a training Road Map which included structured competition as part of their competitive and fight skills training. This Long term Athletic Development approach is part of the Performance Led Development (PLD) system. It is because of this and other factors, that Michael Bisping and Dan Hardy are to date Britain's most successful MMA fighters.

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WSOF 24 - Fitch vs. Okami

WSOF 24 Weigh-in Results: Jon Fitch, Yushin Okami OK’d for Main-Event Duty

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Dana White on Twitter

Wilkinson vs Backstrom on October 4, 2014 at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/SiOyLqVy68

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The Speed Bag: Tonight, it's a WSOF event worth your attention

Tonight’s WSOF 24 event features two title fights and some familiar names, including Nick Newell and Matt Hamill. But arguably the main reason to watch? He’s in the headliner.

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The MMA Diaries: Disappearing champions on the Black Sea

After completing the post-flight formalities, I was greeted at the gate in Sochi and stepped into one of M-1 Global's vehicles. The trip lasted all of 10 minutes, as the car weaved through the bright lights of the Olympic Village and down roads sandwiched between cobblestone pavements on either side. It reminded me of the small beach towns sprinkled across the Red and Mediterranean seas in Egypt: colourful, expensive, and an unrealistic representation of the remainder of the country. Nevertheless, it was a welcome sight following a 22-hour adventure across the world.

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Glory Champ Rico Verhoeven On His MMA Debut, Training With Mousasi, Upside Of Loss To Semmy Schilt

MMA H.E.A.T.’s Karyn Bryant catches up via Skype with Glory Heavyweight Kickboxing Champ Rico Verhoeven and hears what he has to say about making his MMA debut at RXF 20 on October 19th in Sibiu, Romania.  Rico discusses the match-up with Viktor Bugotzki, why he’s decided to try MMA at this point in his career and the challenges of learning the ground game.  In addition, Rico talks about training with UFC Middleweight Gegard Mousasi, why he’s a fan of former UFC HW champ Cain Velasquez and why his loss to Semmy Schilt is remembered as his own personal favorite fight. Please help spread the word about our weekly podcast http://www.mmaheat.com/podcast and remember you can find weekly pro-MMA techniques/instruction here: http://www.MMA.help and all of our MMA coverage here: http://www.MMA.media Nós falamos Português! * Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MMAHEAT * Follow MMAHEAT on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/MMAHEAT * Follow Karyn on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/KarynBryant

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DOLCE LIFESTYLE: Best Foods For Building Muscle | The Dolce Diet

When trying to build mass, it’s important to consume the proper foods. Just upping your overall intake or protein intake won’t do the trick. You need quality, whole foods to gain muscle mass, and yes, that includes carbs!

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DOLCE LIFESTYLE: 10 Foods to Amp Up Your Metabolism | The Dolce Diet

Our bodies digest different types of foods at different rates. And it has to work a touch harder to break down some foods more than others. For example, your body has to work harder to digest a crunchy apple than a moist donut. The body is physically working harder to do so. So here is a list of foods that are great for your metabolism! Take note of the textures of some of these foods along with the nutrients they provide.

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UFC 193 Free Fight: Holly Holm vs Marion Reneau

Re-live the action as Holly Holm defeats Marion Reneau at UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee.

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Ashlee Evans-Smith on Twitter

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David Lemieux: ‘Golovkin Has Not Faced a Fighter Like Me’

David Lemieux (right) is confident in his abilities. | HBO Boxing Gennady Golovkin is always preaching about giving fight fans a “big drama show.” It’s one of his trademarks, along with his destructive punching power and aggressive fighting style. And with that, the vast majority of the boxing world expects opponent David Lemieux to fall victim to yet another huge, violent show from the popular Russian. But when asked about “GGG” and what he brings to the table, the Montreal native scoffs at the notion that he’ll be the recipient of another highlight reel knockout courtesy of Golovkin’s ferocity. “Everybody understands the gravity of this fight, and I think the people are going to be surprised with what I bring to the table Oct. 17,” Lemieux said. “I'm a big underdog in this fight, and to me it makes no difference. I know who I am and I know what I'm going to bring to the table, so we will see after the fight.” Lemieux said that he has never trained harder for a fight than he has for what lies ahead of him Saturday night inside the Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden.

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WSOF on Twitter

1 HOUR until the #WSOF24 : Fitch vs Okami Main Card is LIVE on @NBCSN at 8:30ET/5:30PT! DON'T MISS IT!!! pic.twitter.com/krr2gf4hFs

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PBC on NBC: Peterson Edges Diaz; Colon DQ’ed Against Williams

Former IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson took another step in getting back to another crack at a world title on Saturday afternoon as he edged Felix Diaz over 12 rounds. His duel with the 2008 Olympic gold medalist was the headliner of Premier Boxing Champions ’ return to NBC at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Va. Peterson controlled the pace of the fight early with his rapid-fire jab and long reach. “Havoc” was more than willing to stand and bang with his much shorter adversary, which led to several instances of terrific action throughout the encounter. But the welterweight duel was no walk in the park for Peterson, who was shaken up a few times when the scrappy Dominican nailed him with lead lefts and counter right hooks. Diaz was a relentless fighter when he needed to be, but he was most effective in the middle rounds when he used his brilliant footwork and head movement to elude the vast majority of Lamont’s attacks. Rounds four through seven were controlled mostly by Diaz, who proved to be difficult target to hit.

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DOLCE LIFESTYLE: 10 Signs of Adrenal Fatigue | The Dolce Diet

Do you always feel tired or exhausted? It could be more than just a bad night’s sleep or tough workout. Adrenal fatigue is a condition in which more stress is put on the body and adrenal glands than it can handle, and the adrenal glands begin to shut down. The adrenal glands are responsible for a multitude of functions in the body, including: blood sugar regulation, sex-hormone production, energy and vitality control, immunity and tissue repair. So it’s pretty important that we keep these glands happy and healthy.

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56 Ben Askren on the lack of a UFC run: 'I'm not really concerned'
57 ‘TUF 14’ Veteran Marcus Brimage, Four Other Fighters Join Growing UFC Cut List
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