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'TUF Nations' finalist Chad Laprise plans immediate drop to lightweight

Posted by system system 22 hours ago from MMA Junkie

Like many UFC hopefuls who compete on “The Ultimate Fighter,” Canadian standout Chad Laprise is not competing in his natural weight class. Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Chad Laprise, TUF Na...



UFC lightweight Cristiano Marcello retires from MMA

Posted by system system 4 days ago from MMA Fighting

It’s the end of the road for Cristiano Marcello. Marcello announced the end of his career as a MMA fighter, and the 36-year-old veteran is happy with his decision. The Brazilian, who compete...

Clay Guida Open to Lightweight Return, Calls Competing in MMA an 'Addiction'

Posted by system system 6 days ago from Bleacher Report

Clay Guida's excitement is infectious. Heading into his 45th career fight against Tatsuya Kawajiri at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi April 11, Guida remains as enthusiastic and energetic as...

Kajan Johnson-Tae Hyun Bang Lightweight Matchup Slated for UFC 174 in Vancouver

Posted by system system 6 days ago from Sherdog

A lightweight clash between “TUF Nations” alumnus Kajan Johnson and former Deep champion Tae Hyun Bang will go down at UFC 174.

Beneil Dariush says he’s a top UFC lightweight, y’all just don’t know it yet

Posted by system system 6 days ago from MMA Fighting

It's hard to say Beneil Dariush looked out of his depth when he strolled out for UFC Fight Night 35, mouthing the immortal falsetto of the King of Pop and informing the gathered Deep South c...

Former UFC lightweight contender Melvin Guillard signs with World Series of Fighting

Posted by system system 8 days ago from MMA Junkie

It didn’t take long for Melvin Guillard to find a new home. The longtime UFC lightweight, who was released by the promotion in March, has signed with World Series of Fighting.Filed under: MM...

Lightweight Evan Dunham out at TUF Nations Finale, promotion seeks replacement for Mark Bocek

Posted by system system 9 days ago from MMA Junkie

Veteran lightweight Evan Dunham has been forced to withdraw from next week’s TUF Nations Finale event, and UFC officials are now looking for a new opponent for Mark Bocek.Filed under: News, ...

Anthony Pettis: UFC lightweight title has more prestige than featherweight strap and can draw more money

Posted by system system 10 days ago from MMA Mania

This probably isn't going to sit well with a lot of folks at 145 pounds... We finally found out the real reason why Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Petti...

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Pettis: I think the lightweight title has more prestige, more money than featherweight

Posted by system system 11 days ago from Bloody Elbow

Lightweight champ Anthony “Showtime” Pettis spoke with MMAFighting.com regarding his coaching role on TUF 20, fighting Gilbert Melendez at the end of the year, as well as his ambition to sec...

Bellator Adds Tourney Winner Will Brooks, Nate Jolly to May 17 PPV Card

Posted by system system 15 days ago from Sherdog

A lightweight clash pitting Season 9 tournament winner Will Brooks against 18-fight pro Nate Jolly will take place at Bellator’s inaugural pay-per-view on May 17.

Anthony Pettis-Gilbert Melendez Lightweight Title Tilt Targeted for Year-End UFC Event

Posted by system system 21 days ago from Sherdog

Anthony Pettis’ next lightweight title defense will take place at the UFC’s final event of 2014.

The Beaten Path: 5 Lightweight Prospects the UFC Should Sign

Posted by system system 21 days ago from Bleacher Report

We kicked off the week on Monday with the welterweights. Now, the "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series moves onto the lightweight division. The lightweight division is a shark tank that is...

Justin Gaethje to defend WSOF lightweight title against Nick Newell in July

Posted by system system 22 days ago from MMA Fighting

Less than a year after signing with World Series of Fighting, Nick Newell is getting a chance to fight for the promotion's lightweight title. The undefeated rising star will meet Justin Gaet...

Bellator 113: Vegh vs. Newton, Lightweight Tournament preview

Posted by system system 26 days ago from Bloody Elbow

A preview of tonight's Bellator 113 fight card, which is propelled by a Light-Heavyweight unification bout between Emanuel Newton and Attila Vegh plus the opening round of the Season 10 Ligh...

UFC releases vet Melvin Guillard

Posted by system system 26 days ago from MMA Junkie

Following a 2-5 skid and a recent loss to Michael Johnson, veteran lightweight Melvin Guillard is no longer a UFC fighter.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Melvin Guillard

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