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  • 12 days ago
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Top-ranked lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos led the reported payroll for UFC Fight Night 49, taking home $76,000 for his stunning main event knockout win over Benson Henderson, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission. Henderson, a former UFC lightweight champion who previous to the setback had never suffered a defeat via KO/TKO, earned $48,000 for his losing efforts. In addition to dos Anjos and Henderson, four fighters from the card e read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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  • 20 days ago
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There were some pretty memorable knockouts at the UFC Fight Night 49 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place on FOX Sports 1 last Saturday night (Aug. 23, 2014) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, including the main event shocker that saw Ben Henderson crumble against the Brazilian bombs of Rafael dos Anjos (full results here). Watch it all unfold in the Fight Motion -- also known as "Phantom Cam" -- video above. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Check out the “Fight Motion” super-slow-motion highlights, including five stoppages on the main card, from this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 49 event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 49 saw another shake-up in the lightweight division when then No. 5-ranked Rafael dos Anjos defeated No. 1-ranked contender Benson Henderson. This followed the UFC's announcement of Eddie Alvarez coming over to the organization to battle Donald Cerrone at UFC 178. Win or lose, it is hard to envision a scenario that does not involve Alvarez ranked in the top 15 post-178. The lightweight title is on hold until after The Ultimate Fighter season 20 airs, and that gives the division a read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Following UFC Fight Night 48, it didn't look like the UFC rankings would be shaken up too much. Middleweight contender Michael Bisping disposed of unranked former Strikeforce champion Cung Le in the main attraction. Similarly, Tyron Woodley steamrolled Dong Hyun Kim, who was ranked lower than him in the welterweight division. Then, UFC Fight Night 49 came on Saturday evening and caused all kinds of chaos. Thales Leites knocked out Francis Carmont, who was ranked three positions higher than the B read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Meanwhile, Ben Henderson lost his No. 1 Lightweight ranking after getting stopped in the first round by "RDA" in Tulsa. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 48: "Bisping vs. Le" (results) and UFC Fight Night 49 "Henderson vs Dos Anjos" (results) from last Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014), which took place in Macau, China and Tulsa, Okla., respectively. Rafael dos Anjos is now the No. 3-ranked Lightweight after knocking out Ben Henderson i read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Check out Shooto Brazil 49 - Fight for BOPE 4 photos from Sunday's action in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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At UFC Fight Night 49, Rafael dos Anjos shook up the lightweight division with a surprise win over former 155-pound champion Benson Henderson. The Brazilian recorded only one knockout win in his first 14 UFC bouts. However, with a stoppage victory over Henderson on Saturday, Dos Anjos has scored knockouts in back-to-back outings. With his recent power surge, Dos Anjos has vaulted into lightweight title conversation. Meanwhile, Henderson hopes of returning to the top of the 155-pound class are be read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Three years after his last MMA bout, Luciano Avezedo returned to competition with a win at Sunday’s Shooto Brazil 49 - Fight for BOPE 4 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The only man to beat Jose Aldo in a MMA bout, Azevedo (17-9-1), who submitted the UFC featherweight kingpin with a second-round rear-naked choke in 2005, scored a unanimous decision victory over Alejandro Solano (19-11-1). The grappling expert came close to finishing Solano with punches in the first round, and spent m read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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