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Dan Hardy has an opponent in mind for Logan Paul’s potential Bellator debut: “Get it done, Scott Coker!”

Former UFC commentator Dan Hardy believes Logan Paul’s first opponent in a potential Bellator debut should be Michael “Venom” Page. Paul is coming off the back of an eight-round boxing exhibition against Floyd Mayweather this past weekend. While he didn’t quite blow the world away, he definitely proved that he has a whole lot of heart as he managed to avoid being stopped by the 50-0 veteran.
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Dan Hardy: ‘Everyone seems like clones’ in the UFC

Dan Hardy is seeing double every time he watches a UFC fight. Hardy, once known for his neon red mohawk, says UFC’s business structure has systematically destroyed creativity and individuality. “Everyone seems like clones of one another now,” Hardy told MMA Fighting. “At one point, it was a free market,...
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Dan Hardy hints that his first post-UFC bout will take place in the boxing ring

Former UFC fighter and commentator Dan Hardy has suggested his first post-UFC fight could take place inside a boxing ring. Hardy confirmed earlier this month that he’d been released from his UFC fighter contract in the wake of also being let go from his commentary duties. While Hardy has made it clear that he’d like to work with the promotion again, the 39-year-old isn’t going to waste any time in finding another place to compete.
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Dan Hardy Hints At A Boxing Match In 2021

Dan Hardy stepping into a boxing ring before a return into the MMA cage. In a recent podcast on the latest “Real Quick with Mike Swick”, Hardy expressed that he is most likely to be stepping into boxing next rather than his teased return at MMA. “I’ve had a few...
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Dan Hardy intends to compete in boxing by end of 2021

Dan Hardy could step into the squared circle by the end of the year. The former one-time UFC welterweight title challenger turned broadcast analyst asked for — and received — his release from the promotion he has worked under for the better part of a decade earlier this month. Hardy had been teasing a return to mixed martial arts competition for quite some time, but was unable to secure a fight under the UFC banner. He previously entertained potential fights with fan favorites such as Matt Brown and Nick Diaz to no effect.
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After ‘weird’ UFC exit, Dan Hardy details his ‘nail in the coffin’ with the promotion

“With your accomplishments both in and out of the octagon, you’ve contributed to shaping the sport of mixed martial arts into what it is today while also being a global ambassador for the sport,” the email read. “We wish you nothing but the best of luck and much success going forward with all your future endeavors, and thank you for your dedication to the sport of mixed martial arts and the UFC.”
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‘I work for MMA before I work for the UFC’ - Dan Hardy offers more details on split with promotion

Having joined the promotion all the way back in 2008 as an active fighter on the UFC roster, Dan Hardy eventually became a fixture of the company’s international events—working as a commentator after health concerns sidelined his athletic career. But after a series of events that involved an intense disagreement with Herb Dean and a backstage incident with a UFC PR rep, Hardy has found himself working outside the confines of the Octagon for the first time in over a decade.
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Former welterweight title contender Dan Hardy confirms his UFC release

They say ask and you shall receive. In Dan Hardy’s case, it’s getting released from his active UFC contract. In a recent conversation with Submission Radio, the former welterweight title contender went on record to appeal for his release from the company’s active roster. He hasn’t competed since 2012 after being diagnosed with a heart condition.
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Dan Hardy confirms he has been officially released from the UFC

Former UFC welterweight contender Dan Hardy has confirmed that he has been officially released from the UFC after requesting his dismissal. Hardy earlier this week posted a Tweet that suggested he had been ‘freed’ from his UFC contract. On Thursday, “The Outlaw” confirmed with MMAFighting.com that he has indeed been officially let go by the UFC at his own request. Hardy said that he received his release letter on Tuesday, which means that he is now a free agent and free to sign with any promotion. He has already hinted that he could be in talks with RIZIN in Japan and has suggested that he could fight Nick Diaz there, though Diaz is still under UFC contract.

Dan Hardy To UFC: Go Ahead & Release Nick Diaz Too So We Can Fight

Dan Hardy fancies a fight against the bad boy legend of MMA, Nick Diaz. Recently, Hardy requested his release from his fight contract with the UFC so that he may fight in other promotions such as RIZIN or ONE Championship in Asia. On Tuesday, Hardy indicated through a gif on his Twitter account to express that he was free from the UFC in quite a comical fashion.
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Dan Hardy asks UFC to release Nick Diaz so he can fight him in RIZIN

Former UFC welterweight Dan Hardy asked the world’s leading MMA promotion to release Nick Diaz so he can fight the legend in RIZIN. Hardy requested his release from the UFC, where he had still been under an old contract, in order to take his talents to RIZIN in Japan. On Tuesday, Hardy posted on his Twitter that he was “free,” indicating that the UFC has likely given him his release as he requested.

Dan Hardy looking to get out of UFC fight contract and compete in Japan

For years Dan Hardy has been one of the key faces and voices of the UFC, a favorite color commentator and analyst. All that suddenly changed in March following an argument with another UFC employee ... suddenly Dan was fired, and now he’s out of the UFC orbit back amongst the larger MMA scene. And that’s kinda exciting for us, especially if it means we might see “The Outlaw” competing again.