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As with any polarizing figure in the fight game, a certain degree of revelry could be felt among the mixed martial arts community following Alistair Overeem's surprising first-round knockout loss to Ben Rothwell at last Friday's UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut. The upset added another chapter to Overeem's increasingly anticlimactic UFC tenure, a run which began with so much promise, but amid three knockout losses in four attempts, plus a failed drug test to boot, has slowly devolved into read news >>

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"The Eagle" also wants to take on Donald Cerrone in his comeback fight to silence "Cowboy" for running his mouth. Is having a high-powered striking attack enough to beat an undefeated mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter? Not according to Khabib Nurmagomedov, who says current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, is lacking in wrestling -- and defense -- to pose any kind of a threat to him or his mint MMA record (22-0, 6-0 UFC). That's why Khabib -- who considers read news >>

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UFC Tonight provided an update on lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov’s knee injury and why he intends to face champion Anthony Pettis in the near future. While it is common knowledge that Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently rehabilitating a torn meniscus in his right knee, few are aware that he was trying to complete the process on his own dime in Russia. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani revealed on UFC Tonight that once UFC officials were aware of the situation, they flew the undefeated competitor to read news >>

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With the Ray Rice fiasco that currently has NFL and its top brass on the hot seat, the sports media has turned its attention to other notable organizations, like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), who reinstated Thiago Silva at a time when domestic violence is making front page headlines. Silva was cleared of any wrongdoing earlier this month and the Brazilian is once again a UFC fighter. Legally, the burden of proof was not established, so it likely won't do much to poke holes in the promoti read news >>

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One of the UFC's most intriguing lightweight contenders, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is now targeting a February return to action after tearing the meniscus in his right knee this past summer -- but the road to Nurmagomedov's rehabilitation has been more unusual than most. After discovering that Nurmagomedov has been working through and paying for his own rehabilitation in Russia, UFC officials recently flew the Dagestani sambo champion out to Los Angeles to visit the same orthopedic physician who trea read news >>

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Ultimate Fighter season 20 coach Gilbert Melendez talks to Marcos Villegas about his UFC 181 bout with Lightweight champ Anthony Pettis, the experience of coaching TUF and more. read news >>

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Ahead of tonight’s 20th season premiere of “The Ultimate Fighter,” MMAjunkie spoke to UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis about coaching on the show. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Which is why "Rumble" is confused as to why "The Mauler" is trying to belittle his status, when it wasn't too long ago that no one knew who the Swede was. Alexander Gustafsson's star seemed to shine a bit brighter after his epic five-round battle against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, at UFC 165 last September. While "The Mauler" came up short on the judges' scorecards, his valiant effort shot him to super stardom and earned him praise from the ZUFFA read news >>

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Anthony Johnson talks about potentially fighting Alexander Gustafsson next, and more. read news >>

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Anthony Johnson surprised many when he issued a public callout for sidelined Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson to emerge from his self-imposed hiatus and accept what effectively amounted to a number-one contender fight. After all, Johnson had avoided such provocations up to that point in his second life as a reenergized UFC contender. So what changed? "I just wanted a yes or a no to the fight," Johnson explained to host Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "With him no read news >>

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In this MMAWeekly.com video, UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis talks about what criteria he had when selecting his team for the upcoming season of the UFC's reality show. read news >>

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