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  • 20 days ago
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Dustin Poirier is without question a world-class fighter and contender at 145 pounds, but at UFC 178, he ran into a hype train that never had any intention of slowing down. Hype is a word commonly attached to success without comprehension. Despite only having three fights in the UFC, Conor McGregor still entered the cage as a prohibitive favorite over Poirier, a proven veteran. If names weren’t attached, one would certainly confuse McGregor as a longtime superstar defending his position in the d read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Conor McGregor was in full form following his first-round win over Dustin Poirier, breaking down the UFC featherweight division in a way that's become his calling card. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao was removed from UFC 177 after he fainted while cutting weight for a bantamweight title fight against T.J. Dillashaw, but his coach and manager Andre Pederneiras doesn’t think it’s time to move up to featherweight. Pederneiras told Combate everything that happened to Barao in his process to cut weight, the decision to remove from the bout, and why he believes he can keep fighting at 135 pounds. "There were two pounds left to make 135 and it was still read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Having made his initial impact at 145 pounds, former WEC veteran Micah Miller has been steadily moving up in weight. He returns at lightweight as part of Friday's Titan FC 29. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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BANGOR, Maine – Thiago Tavares broke a string of decisions to open UFC Fight Night 47’s card with a first-round finish. Tavares swarmed Robbie Peralta on the mat, refusing to let him escape and seizing an opportunity to sink a rear-naked choke. The featherweight (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Marloes Coenen, a former Strikeforce champion, and Julia Budd, who also fought in Scott Coker's original promotion, were the first two fighters announced Thursday morning as part of Bellator's plans of bringing women's fighting back with a 145=pound weight class division.Bellator, now run by Coker, announced that Coenen and Budd are scheduled to square off later this year in a fight on Spike TV.Coenen and Budd had both been fighting for Invicta. Invicta President Shannon Knapp said that Coenen's read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Marina Shafir’s plans for a dominant run at 145 pounds and helping to launch a new women’s featherweight division in the UFC took a hit on Sunday night.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The final three fights have been added to the ONE FC: Reign of Champions card with Jadamba Narantungalag getting an immediate shot at reigning featherweight champion Koji Oishi. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Take a look at the SB Nation rankings for the 145 pound Featherweight division, featuring Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, Cub Swanson, and more. It's been a busy few weeks in the Featherweight division (though it would have been busier had UFC 176 not gone the way of 151), which means now is a good time to take a look at the latest rankings from the SB Nation panel. The rankings panel consists of two members from each of the SB Nation MMA sites - MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Dave Doyle, MMA Mania' read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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There is no shortage of confidence pulsing through Conor McGregor. Since the fast-talking Irishman burst onto the UFC scene last year, he's captivated MMA media headlines and grabbed the amount of spotlight typically reserved for an established superstar. From the full "black out" entrance he received in his promotional debut on the preliminary portion of Fight Night 26, to the social media war he ignited with the current upper tier of the featherweight division, every move McGregor has made has read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Make no mistake about it: B.J. Penn, a former welterweight and lightweight champion, wouldn't be cutting down to 145 pounds at age 35 if it wasn't for one final crack at Frankie Edgar, the man who took his lightweight title. "If Dana had asked me to come to 145, and fight any other people, there's no way I would have done it," said Penn, who meets Edgar for the third time on July 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in The Ultimate Fighter's coaches fight. But as the future Hall of F read news >>

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