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UFC Ring Girl Brittney Palmer Survives Brutal Domestic Violence Attack

UFC Ring Girl Brittney Palmer’s husband Aaron Zalewski has been arrested for attempted murder against her. Although the information was just released today via TMZ, the incident occurred on June 11 at the couple’s Los Ang...
 
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UFC 187’s Anthony Johnson’s 2010 lawyer on no contest plea: “That was his and his decision alone.”

Apparently the confusion is catching. Following Dana White’s bout with amnesia regarding Anthony Johnson’s 2010 conviction for domestic violence, Johnson himself claimed ignorance of the no contest plea deal he acce...

 
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UFC 187’s Anthony Johnson on allegations of domestic violence: “It’s pure comedy to me.”

Guest contributor Nick Yidiaris has discovered that Anthony Johnson still thinks three women accusing him of domestic violence and his past conviction for the same is pretty funny.  On May 23rd, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson faces D...
 
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UFC president Dana White lies, plays dumb about convicted domestic abuser Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson on Off the Record

UFC President Dana White appeared in a brief segment on Off the Record Friday to talk about Reebok, Anthony Johnson, and CM Punk (embedded at bottom of post). We’ve written about Anthony Johnson’s history of domesti...
 
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When a Convicted Domestic Abuser gets a Title Shot: Sexism, Misogyny, and Domestic Violence in MMA, Part 3

Read Part 1 and Part 2 The UFC has really had a rough go of it lately. Between the light heavyweight champ arrested for a hit and run, their fighters saying really stupid things, buy/view rates dropping, Mike Goldberg’s N...

 
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Anthony Rumble Johnson LOLs at the Multiple Allegations of Domestic Violence Against Him, Calls Concerns a “Joke”

With the stubborn oblivion the UFC is known for, they trumpeted a Q&A with Anthony Rumble Johnson on Twitter, who has had three allegations of domestic violence against him over the course of five years. As we’ve disc...
 
 
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Our Editor-in-Chief Talks to Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek published a piece by David Armstrong entitled Mixed Martial Arts Courts More Female Fans, and he asked me some questions for it. A quote from me is at the end, but since I’m prone to long explanatio...

 
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The UFC Is Making the Exact Same Mistakes The NFL Made Regarding Domestic Violence

Republished with permission from Cage Potato By Seth Falvo Watching Dana White’s recent appearance on “Fox Sports Live” paints a very clear picture: Dana White does not want you to compare him to NFL Commissio...
 
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The UFC is an Embarrassment & We Can’t Call Thiago Silva a Domestic Abuser for Legal Reasons

Photograph by Ryan Loco But if it weren’t considered libel, we would. Thiago Silva was cut from the UFC back in February after he had a standoff with a SWAT team. According to police reports, the standoff was spurred beca...
 
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White-washing: Sexism, Misogyny, and Domestic Violence in MMA, Part 2

In the first part of this series, I discussed casual sexism among the biggest names in MMA, the types of MMA stories that reach mainstream media, and touched on how Dana White’s stubbornness is the bullet he’s putti...