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After nearly two years on the sidelines, Todd Duffee is finally making his Octagon return. Duffee, still just 28, has been slotted to face Anthony Hamilton at the upcoming UFC 181: "Weidman vs. Belfort" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Dec. 6, 2014 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to a report from ESPN. The 8-2 American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) product was diagnosed with Parsonage-Turner Syndrome (PTS) -- also known as idiopathic brachial plexopathy or read news >>

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The long-awaited return of Todd Duffee highlighted a flurry of activity that resulted in several new fight bookings, UFC officials announced on Thursday. Duffee (8-2), a puzzling but promising heavyweight whose MMA career has been hindered by long droughts of inactivity, now returns from a two-year absence to take on Anthony Hamilton (13-3) on December 6 at UFC 181. ESPN first reported the bout, which is set to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Duffee, 28, earned 'Knocko read news >>

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After being forced away from mixed martial arts since 2012 due to a Parsonage-Turner syndrome diagnosis, Todd Duffee will return to the Octagon against Anthony Hamilton at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. read news >>

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Todd Duffee will return from a two-year layoff to fight fellow heavyweight Anthony Hamilton at UFC 181.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Not one to question UFC's matchmaking, Khabib Nurmagomedov couldn't help but wonder why the promotion gave "El Nino" another title shot so soon. 'The Eagle" is also asking why Anthony Pettis seems more interested in fighting Nate Diaz as opposed to someone like himself, a man who has yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon. Khabib Nurmagomedov has quickly established himself as one of the best lightweight fighters in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), racking up six consecutive wins in the sport's read news >>

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Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez have yapped at one another from afar for years. If the two ever meet in the Octagon, and the action is as heated as their trash talk, we're in for an epic encounter. Melendez, the long-time Strikeforce lightweight champion, and Alvarez, his two-time Bellator counterpart, were long considered among the top non-UFC lightweights, if not the two very best, for quite some time. Alvarez is set to make his UFC debut in the co-main event of UFC 178 on Sept. 27 against read news >>

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While the UFC’s 155-pound division is bottlenecked until Anthony Pettis defends the belt against Gilbert Melendez in December, the war of "next" in that class has had plenty of plot twists. Reigning lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will make Octagon debut at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 against Donald Cerrone, who has won four in a row (all finishes). The winner of that fight will have to be in consideration to take on the winner of Melendez-Pettis. Then there’s Rafael dos Anjos, who just became the first read news >>

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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson reveals that he is open to facing Alistair Overeem in a catchweight bout. Alistair Overeem may be spiraling down one of the most anti-climatic UFC runs in the history of the promotion, yet he continues to have fighters interested in sharing an octagon with him, the latest of which is former training partner Anthony Johnson. The rising light-heavyweight contender recently spoke to BloodyElbow's Steph Daniels regarding his interest in takin read news >>

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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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