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UFC 178

MMA Crossfire – Countdown to UFC 178

It’s fight week!

UFC 178 takes place Saturday September 27th as flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (20-2-1) defends against #8 Chris Cariaso (17-5-0).

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Floyd Mayweather

MMA Crossfire – Floyd Mayweather’s explanation for staged All Access scenes satisfies NSAC

It was a busy day today for the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).

First, it was MMA fighter Wanderlei Silva. Then, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and #1 contender Daniel Cormier.

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. (47-0-0, 27 KOs) admitted in a NSAC hearing today that some of the content in the Showtime reality show All Access used to promote the recent Marcos Maidana rematch fight  was staged.

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MMA Crossfire – NSAC bans Wanderlei Silva, adds $70,000 fine

The Nevada State Athletic Commission handed Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva (35-12-1, 1 NC) an indefinite ban from MMA competition and fined him $70,000 USD today.

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Tito Ortiz. Courtesy Bellator MMA.

MMA Crossfire – Tito Ortiz aims to put Stephan Bonnar ‘back into retirement’

The Tito Ortiz – Stephan Bonnar feud continues to simmer. After Bonnar made an appearance on AXS TV and made some comments about the former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Ortiz appeared on AXS TV’s Inside MMA to make his own.

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UFC Fight Night 52

After The Crossfire – UPDATED – UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs Nelson

Mark Hunt with a crushing right uppercut knocked out Roy Nelson in the second round, staking his claim to the UFC heavyweight title shot conversation at UFC Fight Night 52 in the Saitama Super Arena in Japan.

Nelson was knocked out for the first time in his UFC career.

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