Eddie Alvarez is free

Scott Coker: "We granted Eddie his unconditional release this morning. Eddie is free to explore the free-agent market. We wish him the best in the future."

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White: I love having rankings now 

UFC President Dana White has at times been critical of where athletes were ranked according to the media, but has grown to 'love it'.

Alvarez: I'll be UFC champion 'very soon' 

Eddie Alvarez: "I'm here to be the champion, bottom line. Whoever wants to fight me before i get that opportunity, it's going to be hell for them."

Alvarez vs. Cerrone to co-main event UFC 178 

Now we find out that Eddie Alvarez has already signed a contract with the UFC and will fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 in the co-main event.

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What does he think we are going to be doing in the Venetian Macao? Playing Tekken 4? It was another cheesy, embarrassing line from a cheesy, embarrassing actor.”

Arlovski: Overeem injures everyone he trains with 

Training partner of Alistair Overeem, Andrei Arlovski believes that it's not a coincidence that Jon Jones was injured training with the Dutch heavyweight.

Woodley raised in Ferguson, MO returns to give back 

Tyron Woodley: "People think that fighting is your life. But really talking to kids, mentoring, giving back, that's my passion. That's going to be my last job."

Josh Koscheck did WHAT to welcome Jouban to the UFC??!? 

During an appearance on FOX Sports Live, commentator and fighter Josh Koscheck welcomed Alan Jouban to the UFC, with a toothy warning...

AJ wants Bader then Gus, and Rashad never ever 

Anthony Johnson wants to fight Ryan Bader in October, and then Alexander Gustafsson on the same card as Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier in Jan.

Robin Black breaks down best of Bangor 

Robin Black breaks down the best of UFC Fight Night 47 card: The elite wrestling of Sara McMann, the slick BJJ of Jussier Formiga, and the power of Tim Boetsch.

Hunt: 'Nearly made the biggest mistake of my life' 

Mark Hunt: "I nearly made the biggest mistake of my life. I could have never fought again. I am glad things worked out and I am glad to have UFC as my employers."

Jones and Tyson's impromptu sparring session 

At Sunday's WWE Summerslam Mike Tyson and Jon Jones were hanging out had a friendly and very quick 'sparring' session.

Le: I would still love to fight Anderson Silva 

Cung Le has a formidable opponent in front of him this weekend in Michael Bisping, but should he win Le is only looking for big name fights before his career his over.

Bader broke hand during OSP fight camp 

Ryan Bader fractured his hand five weeks before the fight with Ovince Saint Preux at UFC Fight Night 47, which may account for his wrestling heavy performance.

Rankings Update: No change at light heavyweight 

After each event, the UFC polls various members of the media to update its rankings in each weight division as well as the pound for pound rankings.

Phil Davis worried about the judges in Brazil 

Phil Davis: "Do I worry about the judges? Absolutely I worry about the judges. Is it gonna be a fair fight? No it's not going to be a fair fight."

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