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  • 11 days ago
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Sorry mixed martial arts (MMA) judges, but Robbie Lawler wants nothing to do with you. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin is coming off a pair of decision wins in his last two fights, and while they were both in his favor, the "Ruthless" titleholder is not getting paid by the hour, and wants to be in and out of the Octagon as quickly as possible. Starting with Rory MacDonald at UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada (via FOX Sports): "Rory's one of the top guys and my read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Benson Henderson may have been dipping his toe in the welterweight waters at UFC Fight Night 60, but he might just be ready to take the 170-pound plunge. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Why did Benson Henderson agree to take a step up from 155 pounds to 170 to fight Brandon Thatch and how hard did the loss to Donald Cerrone hit him? read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Benson Henderson still isn’t ready to commit to further contests at 170 pounds, but as UFC Fight Night 60 nears, he admits he likes the way he’s feeling.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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With Benson Henderson heading to welterweight and soon being moved to 170 pounds in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, where would he rank with a win over Brandon Thatch?Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is moving up to 170 pounds to face Brandon Thatch, but don't expect him to remain at welterweight for the long haul. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Watch Ben Henderson talk about moving up to welterweight, and what differences it would make for him. Ben Henderson is moving up to welterweight on short notice as he takes on Brandon Thatch next weekend. According to the former UFC lightweight champion, he believes he will be able to perform better after not having to cut much weight, but is also quick to say that the move will not be permanent. Here's what he said during an appearance at AXS TV: "At 170, I'm definitely losing a lot of strength read news >>

  • a month ago
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Benson Henderson will move up to welterweight when he replaces an injured Stephen Thompson against Brandon Thatch in the UFC Fight Night main event on Feb. 14. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Benson Henderson will move up to welterweight when he replaces an injured Stephen Thompson against Brandon Thatch in the UFC Fight Night main event on Feb. 14. read news >>

  • a month ago
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A welterweight matchup between Seth Baczynski and Leon Edwards has been added to the UFC Fight Night bill in Poland on April 11. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC welterweight Albert Tumenov discusses his upcoming match-up against Nico Musoke and his goals for 2015. Albert Tumenov may be a relative newcomer to the UFC fold, but that has not hindered his ambition to become one of the top fighters in the welterweight division. Born and raised in Kabardino Balkaria, a republic located deep in the North Caucasus Mountains, Tumenov was naturally directed towards the martial arts from a young age. However, unlike most who would specialize in more traditiona read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC veteran Lorenz Larkin is just on the cusp of his debut as a welterweight, and like his previous weight drop, he’s feeling pretty good. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Take a look at the SB Nation rankings for the 170 pound Welterweight division, featuring Robbie Lawler, Johny Hendricks, Rory MacDonald, and more. As 2014 comes to a close, now is a good time to take stock and look at the top 10. Here, a look at the Welterweight Top 10 courtesy of 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 Thomas Myers, and Bloody Elbow's Dallas read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

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