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  1. What the 2016 WWE draft results mean and why they matter - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CNET News.com

    ... get in on The Franchise while you can. You should also know about Brock Lesnar , who you probably heard recently won a UFC fight against Mark Hunt. He's a prize-fighter, only wrestling a few times a year, but he's also an athletic freak. Each of his ...

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  2. Sports Video Game Power Rankings 2016: Huge-selling game is new No. 1Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sporting News

    ... support was decent but the game didn't sell particularly well and lacked any avenue for making digital revenue. Sales of UFC games have dropped considerably with every release since debuting in 2009. The latest, EA Sports UFC 2, moved only about 1/4 ...

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  3. UFC Fight Night Prelims: Katlyn Chookagian Downs Lauren Murphy in Octagon DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Sherdog

    It did not take long for Katlyn Chookagian to prove she belonged in the Ultimate Fighting Championship . The Mark Henry protege utilized a punishing jab, smooth lateral movement and occasional knees and kicks in capturing a unanimous decision over former Invicta Fighting Championships titleholder Lauren Murphy in the featured UFC Fight Night "McDonald vs. Lineker" prelim on Wednesday at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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  4. After improbable UFC 200 win, Brock Lesnar leaves door wide open for another UFC fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | MMA Mania

    Brock Lesnar made a successful return to Ultimate Fighting Championship at UFC 200 last night , picking up a unanimous decision win over Mark Hunt in the co-main event of the evening inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It marked his first victory inside the Octagon since submitting Shane Carwin at UFC 116 back in July 2010.

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  5. How WWE's Partnership with ESPN is Wrestling RedemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Daily DDT

    ... lers to their studio with their Off The Top Rope segment. ESPN broke the news about Brock Lesnar resigning with WWE over UFC. ESPN covered Summerslam and Wreestlemania. ESPN has treated WWE and wrestling no different than any of

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  6. Brock Lesnar's big year continues as he's featured on the WWE 2K17 coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Sporting News

    What's especially unique about this news is not only the 13 years that passed between Lesnar appearing on WWE covers but that he's also been on the cover of a game for a different promotion as well in that time. He fronted "WWE Smackdown! Here Comes The Pain" in 2003 and "UFC Undisputed 2010."

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  7. UFC Fight Night 89 Bout Could Shape Futures of Steven Thompson, Rory MacDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... 1 contender for the welterweight title - except for one thing. It remains very much unclear if MacDonald will still be a UFC fighter come next week and that's just one reason why the outcome here might shape the futures of two of the sport's most ...

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  8. Report: Bidding for UFC to end this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sporting News

    With the highest offers reaching upward of $4 billion, the bidding period for 100 percent control of UFC is expected to end this week, the Wrestling Observer Newsletter reported . ESPN.com reported in May that UFC was in advanced talks to sell the business.

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  9. UFC Chicago: Ryan LaFlare Out, Replaced by Kamaru UsmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Cage Pages

    UFC Chicago has undergone a small change with just over a month to go from the event, as Ryan LaFlare has pulled out of his fight with Alexander Yakovlev, allowing Kamaru Usman to step in. Kamaru Usman pulled out of UFC 198 in May, but does not plan on letting his layoff last any longer, as he will step in to take on Alexander Yakovlev with a month and change to prepare.

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  10. Kimbo Slice, popular MMA fighter and internet sensation, diesRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    ... or EMS calls to Slice's residence before he was hospitalized. "We battled inside the cage, warrior vs warrior," said UFC figher Ken Shamrock. "REST IN PEACE KIMBO SLICE. May God Watch Over You." But unlike most in the sport, his rise to fame ...

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  11. Valor Fights: Annie DeCrescente Not Worried About the MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Cage Pages

    ... normally. I may make a run at 135. My boyfriend met George Lockhart in a bar actually and he's been helping me out." The UFC's 135 pound WMMA weight class is arguably the biggest in WMMA due to stars like Ronda Rousey , Miesha Tate , and Holly Holm ...

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  12. Opinion: A Seller's MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Sherdog

    Editor's note: The views and 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. The rumor mill is churning again about Ultimate Fighting Championship parent company Zuffa putting the UFC up for sale.

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  13. UFC 2 Review: Pugilistic PoetryaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Examiner.com

    While last year's UFC game from EA Sports and THQ's editions of the series weren't terrible, they never captured the pugilistic poetry and enigmatic episodes of ground and pound and grappling the way that "UFC 2" does.a Although it's an MMA game for everyone, "UFC 2" is simple enough to pick up, it's ultimately an experience true lovers of the sport will appreciate for its depth and attention to detail. While its realism may, at times, make the game a challenge, it mirrors the spectacle, strategy and sexiness of a mixed martial arts bout wonderfully.

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  14. Billionaire businessman sentenced to death by Islamic court in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | The Echo

    ... the belt from Holm during a dominant second round on the mat but couldn't find a way to finish the champion. And the UFC confirmed both Diaz and McGregor would earn a $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus. "I respect Nate. Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana ...

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  15. Who Owns the Rights to Athletes' Tattoos?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | FindLaw

    ... on an athlete's body. And he's probably not wrong. In 2012, artist Victor Escobedo sued THQ for using his lion tattoo on UFC fighter Carlos Condit in its "UFC Undisputed" game without his permission and was awarded $22,500. And two years later the ...

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  16. Tattoo artists say 2K should have paid them to include NBA players' ink in NBA 2K16Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Digital Trends

    ... in court. Artist Christopher Escobedo sued now-defunct publisher THQ for the unlicensed use of a "lion tattoo" on UFC fighter Carlos Condit that was reproduced in multiple entries of the UFC: Undisputed Series. Escobedo was awarded $22,500 in 2012 ...

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  17. NBA2K Sued For Using Players' Tattoos Without PermissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Black Enterprise

    ... a tattoo artist has sued a video game maker for using his or her work on an athlete without permission. For portrayal of UFC fighter Carlos Condit in THQ's "UFC Undisputed" game, tattoo artist Victor Escobedo won $22,500 for his lion tattoo, after ...

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  18. a NBA2Ka makers being sued by LeBron Jamesa and Kobe Bryanta s tattoo ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... order to incorporate the tattoos into the game. Tattoo artist Victor Escobedo was awarded $22,500 for his lion piece on UFC fighter Carlos Condit that was used in "UFC Undisputed" without his permission. The 49ers' Colin Kaepernick even had to get ...

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  19. NBA 2K16 Studio Sued Over Some Video Game TattoosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Kotaku

    If you ever look at your day job and think, self, I could be making more money, then maybe you oughta consider a career in video game sports tattoo litigation. As ridiculous as that may seem, there's money in it! In 2012, a tattoo artist was awarded over $20,000 when THQ used one of his trademarked designs in a UFC game.

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  20. Makers of NBA2K sued for using players' tattoosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | ESPN

    ... athlete without permission. Tattoo artist Victor Escobedo was awarded $22,500 for his lion tattoo that was portrayed on UFC fighter Carlos Condit without his permission in THQ's "UFC Undisputed" game. Escobedo had originally asked for $4.1 million. ...

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