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'It's time for us to make our voice heard': St-Pierre, four other UFC stars leading MMA Athletes Association

Five Ultimate Fighting Championship stars admit to being scared on a certain level over launching a historic fighters’ association — but in the same breath say the battle they are leading is more important than any one athlete. 872 more words

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Georges St. Pierre, former UFC champions cast support behind fledgling MMA fighters association

LOS ANGELES — Former UFC champions Georges St. Pierre, Cain Velasquez and T.J. Dillashaw have joined an attempt to form a mixed martial arts fighters association. 113 more words

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Keyboard Kimura: UFC has cheapened the value of their championship belts

The machinations that have led to next weekend’s new UFC 206 main event between Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis being for the interim UFC featherweight title highlights both the perceived importance and current status of championship belts. 626 more words

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Former UFC champs St-Pierre, Velasquez taking part in 'industry-redefining' announcement

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is part of a group set to make what is being billed as “an industry-redefining MMA announcement.”

In addition to St-Pierre, also scheduled to take part in Wednesday’s media conference call is former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title holder Cain Velasquez, ex-UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, former UFC title challenger Donald Cerrone and UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy. 329 more words

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Cormier-Johnson pulled from UFC's Toronto card, Conor McGregor gives up one title

TORONTO — Newly crowned UFC lightweight champion (The Notorious) Conor McGregor has relinquished the featherweight title with rival Jose Aldo taking over as 145-pound title-holder, a move that has ramifications for the revamped UFC 206 main event in Toronto. 476 more words

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UFC 206: Daniel Cormier out, now what?

Two weeks before the UFC returns to Toronto for the first time in three years, the event has lost half its main event.

Light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled rematch with Anthony Johnson. 1,126 more words

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Blog Bits – November 23, 2016

  • So, who else here was shocked by how the WWE booked the Goldberg/Lesnar match on Sunday night? I know I certainly was. Being there firsthand was great for me, because it let me be a 9 year old again for 86 seconds. 
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