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While reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo still has to get through Chad Mendes at UFC 179 this weekend in Brazil (more on that here), he still hasn't forgotten about the time lightweight champion Anthony Pettis challenged him to a 145-pound "super fight" -- only to later back out. Perhaps if "Showtime" can get past Gilbert Melendez in December, the Aldo vs. Pettis chatter can regain some momentum. Unless, of course, a certain "Notorious" Irishman crashes read news >>

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If I can be disrespectful for a minute... Try as it could, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) just couldn't get that Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis fight to come to fruition. How about "Showtime" vs. Conor McGregor, instead? That's a lightweight "super fight" that can and will happen, according to the "Notorious" featherweight, assuming he's able to win (and retain) the 145-pound strap. But that would also require Pettis to defeat Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181. McGregor talks to read news >>

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Anthony Johnson snapped Phil Davis’ win streak in April, but "Mr. Wonderful" is already looking to start a new one against Glover Teixeira in Rio de Janeiro. Davis, who scored all of his four wins since 2011 against Brazilian opponents, returns to action in the co-main event of the UFC 179 pay-per-view card on Oct. 25, and fighting in enemy territory is not new to him. After wins over Lyoto Machida and Wagner Prado in Rio, he meets against another dangerous light heavyweight contender in Teixeir read news >>

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Eugene and Nate look back at some of the recent events in the UFC, ask whether or not Anthony Johnson will return from his suspension and talk about whether or not we want Brock Lesnar to return to the UFC. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, isn't short on confidence as he heads into his first-ever title defense against Gilbert Melendez, which is set to serve as the co-main event at UFC 181 on Dec. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. "Showtime" likes his chances against "El Nino" so much, that he says he won't need more than five minutes to get the job done against the former Strikeforce kingpin. But that doesn't mean he has any animosity toward Melendez, who he du read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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HALIFAX – In a battle of two deft strikers, Daron Cruickshank was willing to seize openings where Anthony Njokuani wasn’t. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Even though it appears as if a fight against Anthony Johnson is in serious jeopardy, don't expect to see Alexander Gustafsson sit on the sidelines until he gets a title shot. At Friday's fan question-and-answer session in Stockholm, Sweden prior to the UFC Fight Night 53 weigh-ins, Gustafsson said he has no interest in waiting to fight the winner of Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier. "Well, the [Anthony] Johnson fight didn't go as planned," he said. "I really wanted that fight. Of course, I want that read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has no love for divisional kingpin Anthony Pettis. And whether “Showtime” likes it or not, Nurmagomedov said he’s coming for the belt.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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"Showtime" thinks that he'll get things done quickly against "El Nino" and responded to Khabib Nurmagomedov's criticism after Nurmagomedov said that the UFC lightweight champion is "a playboy that just want to party". Anthony Pettis is confident that his return to the octagon will last no longer than one round. The UFC Lightweight champion will defend his belt for the first time at UFC 181, on December 6, ending a layoff of 15 months.. In an interview to Combate.com, "Showtime" said that he has read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Anthony Gutierrez may not be in a rush to get to the UFC, but he's ready for a stern test from Walel Watson at Titan FC 30 on Friday night. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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At the tail end of the UFC 181 presser on Friday, despite their respect for one another, you could cut the tension between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez with a knife. read news >>

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