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  • 4 days ago
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It's crowded at the top. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has quite the log-jam atop its Welterweight division heading into 2015. That's because Robbie Lawler is the new 170-pound champion, taking a close decision over Johny Hendricks in their rematch at UFC 181 earlier this month (watch video highlights here). The result left company president Dana White in a quandary because he all but guaranteed the next title shot to Rory MacDonald (read more on that here) after he knocked out Tarec Saff read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Robbie Lawler takes the championship spot at 170 pounds and moves into the pound-4-pound lost at No. 11 in the latest rankings release. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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With a pair of title fights in the UFC on Saturday, we also have some potential for shuffling in the welterweight and lightweight rankings, not to mention the pound-for-pound list.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Bellator, Featured, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • a month ago
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When Eddie Gordon needed just 71 seconds to defeat Dhiego Lima in the Ultimate Fighter 19 finale in July, it was assumed that “Truck” was just too big for Lima... read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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HALIFAX – The UFC welterweight title runoff of early 2014 has now whittled down to a few fighters, and Rory MacDonald thinks he’s at the top of the list. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It was only fitting that the finals of the BattleGrounds MMA “O.N.E” welterweight tournament came down to two men who had been there before. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Looking to bounce back from a loss, top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald stayed focused on his opponent, Demian Maia, at UFC 170. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Before Rory MacDonald healdines UFC Fight Night 54 on Saturday, watch his “Fight of the Night” battle against Demian Maia earlier this year at UFC 170.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Take a look at the SB Nation rankings for the 170 pound Welterweight division, featuring Robbie Lawler, Matt Brown, and more. The latest UFC on Fox event saw a #1 contender named in the Welterweight division to culminate a fantastic fight. With that, we have an opportunity 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's Alex Giardini and Thoma read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Assuming Joe Silva doesn't need him to replace the "broken down steroid addict" currently slotted to fight Chris Weidman in December. Tim Kennedy is getting ready for a busy six months. The former Strikeforce middleweight contender will try to inch his way closer to a 185-pound title shot when he throws hands opposite surging division bruiser Yoel Romero as part of the UFC 178: "Jones vs. Cormier" pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Then he has to make a quick turnar read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Addition by subtraction can be helpful. And there's always good, old-fashioned addition by addition. Cosmo Alexandre has conducted plenty of personal arithmetic over the past few weeks. The most recent variable in the equation came a little more than a week ago, when he got a call to step in to face Jo Nattawut on Friday at Lion Fights 17. “I was on the beach in Brazil, I was surfing,” the multi-time muay thai world champion told Bleacher Report. “It was only like 10 days away, but I said, ‘Of c read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Nick Diaz’s un-retirement is only one day old, and already the onetime welterweight title challenger and Stockton native son is casting a wide net on future opportunities. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Ahead of his bout against Bobby Green at UFC on Fox 12, Josh Thomson shares his thoughts on the UFC's higher weight classes. It's long been known that the smaller weight class fighters are generally more technical. They're better wrestlers, better kickboxers, and better grapplers, at least from a pure technique stanpoint. But, Josh Thomson is taking his rhetoric a step further in suggesting that fighters in the higher weight classes aren't even really competing as mixed martial artists. It came read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Brazilian submission specialist Antonio Braga Neto is a middleweight for now, but he might not be for much longer. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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