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Heavy favorite Dillon Danis came up just short against Jake Shields at Submission Underground yesterday, and issued a statement on social media following the loss.

Dillon Danis has made a lot of waves in the grappling and MMA scenes with his brash talk, but he wasn’t quite able to back it up at Submission Underground 4 in Portland on Sunday. In the main event match of the show he was narrowly defeated by MMA stalwart Jake Shields, who won after three overtimes on escape time.

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Professional fighters reacted to the exciting scrap and the fight-ending illegal knee in the Dustin Poirier vs. Eddie Alvarez fight at UFC 211.

A thrilling scrap between Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez had to be ended prematurely in the second round after Alvarez landed an illegal knee to a downed Poirier, which made referee Herb Dean to rule the fight as a No Contest. On Twitter, fighters had mixed opinions about the call.

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Former UFC light heavyweight title contender Anthony Johnson sounds like he’s jumping into the marijuana business now that his fighting career is through.

When Anthony Johnson suddenly announced his retirement from MMA, following a loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 210, speculation ran wild as to where he would end up next. Most of that was due to Johnson himself, who teased that he had big plans coming, but that he couldn’t reveal just what they were, yet. Was he going to work with the L.A. Rams? Was he going to train fighters? Inquiring minds wanted to know.

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Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier ramped up their rivalry even further at a press conference today, battling over prostitutes, cocaine, and even scuffling backstage.

If you thought Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier had said everything they wanted to say to each other already over their multi-year rivalry, well, you’d be very wrong. The two men partially stole the show today at the UFC’s Summer Kickoff press conference by first getting into a scuffle backstage before they even went out, then verbally lambasting each other whenever they got the chance.

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All the best, most interesting, and totally cool fights the UFC has to book after their latest fight card in Dallas, Texas.

UFC 211 is the kind of event that hardcore fans live for. A classic UFC offering; lots of big fights, lots of name fighters, lots of implications for the future. Two champions retained their belts and are in need of next contenders. Potential title challengers at featherweight and welterweight were separated out from the pack, and a load of other fighters got the chance to put their name on the map.

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UFC president Dana White is giving it a last-ditch effort to negotiate with Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather to get their boxing match booked.

If you go by UFC president Dana White’s words in recent days, things have taken a turn for the worse as far as booking Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor. White went from thinking there’d be a better chance of him backing Tom Brady up in the Super Bowl than Mayweather-McGregor happening, to changing his stance and saying to Conan O’Brien that he believed it was going to happen.

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In the first of two title fights at UFC 211, Joanna Jedrzejczyk strawweight champion put on a striking clinic and picked apart Jessica Andrade on her way to another successful title defense.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk won the UFC women’s strawweight championship two years ago in Dallas, and on Saturday night at UFC 211, she made her fifth successful defense of her title. Despite the spirited effort and demonstrable guts shown by Jessica Andrade, Jedrzejczyk outclassed her on the feet and arguably put forth the best performance of her spectacular UFC career.

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Nate Diaz says he was amused by the UFC's offer to fight Alvarez earlier this year.

UFC fan favorite Nate Diaz just doesn't 'give a f—ck'.

The Stockton local blasted the UFC in a series of interviews, turning his nose up at an opportunity to fight Tony Ferguson for the interim 'fake' lightweight title and slamming the promotion for not making him one of the UFC's flagship stars.

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