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UFC 181 is one of the most highly anticipated pay-per-views of the year, and the main event will feature defending welterweight champion Johny Hendricks squaring off against Robbie Lawler for the second time this year. Hendricks and Lawler fought in March for the vacant UFC Welterweight Championship, and Hendricks won the fight via unanimous decision, earning the Fight of the Night award in the process. Now fans are ready for the rematch. Here is the full fight card with predictions and the late read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Few highly anticipated bouts live up to the hype, but the first Johny Hendricks-Robbie Lawler bout that took place in March was everything it was made out to be. On Saturday, the two men will again battle for the UFC welterweight title in the main event of UFC 181 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. If fans are lucky, we'll get to see another spirited battle between these two elite fighters at 170 pounds. Hendricks eked out a win last time with a late takedown, but who has the edge read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Take a deeper look at the highly anticipated rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler and the lightweight title fight between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Just under two months before one of the most highly anticipated light heavyweight fights, and the second biggest UFC event in history, contenders Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson and Anthony... read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Main events are main events for a reason. They are meant to feature the most anticipated matchup on any given fight card, and if all the stars are aligned, the main event will deliver on all levels. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The most anticipated superfight in mixed martial arts history went down on a cold Monday night in Las Vegas... kinda. Fresh from appearances at the UFC's 'The Time is Now' press conference, light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and former middleweight great Anderson Silva collided in a two-hour long sparring session at UFC headquarters, and afterwards both men were all smiles as Silva sung the praises of this "f*cking crazy guy." The Superfight between @jonnybones and @spiderandersonsilva went down read news >>

  • a month ago
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Three new fights have been added to the highly anticipated UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson, due to take place on Jan. 24 in Stockholm, Sweden. read news >>

  • a month ago
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If you were excited for the much-anticipated showdown between No. 1-ranked heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum (18-5-1) and Cain Velasquez, you may have to compromise. That heavyweight title bout will not take place after Velasquez injured his knee, which means No. 4-ranked Mark Hunt (10-8-1) is something of a pinch hitter in the interim title fight as the main event of UFC 180 on Saturday night. It will be the first major pay-per-view from Mexico City, and Hunt only had three weeks to prepare read news >>

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The highly anticipated fight between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former Strikeforce and EliteXC champion Nick Diaz has hit another speed bump, but its destination and estimated time of arrival remain unchanged. According to Ivan Raupp of Combate (h/t Karim Zidan of Bloody Elbow), "The Spider" spent Monday night in a hospital after collapsing following a workout. Silva then described that he was feeling intense pain and was unable to feel his legs. After several tests, Sil read news >>

  • a month ago
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With the news that heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had suffered a knee injury in training, thus forcing him off his big main event title defense against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180 in Mexico City, the questions over his ability to stay healthy came flaring up again. Velasquez last fought at UFC 166 in Houston in October 2013, when he defended his title in a trilogy fight with Junior dos Santos. In that fight he suffered a shoulder injury that kept him shelved for an extended period of time, a read news >>

  • a month ago
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The featherweight title rematch that so many were clamoring for is coming to fruition at UFC 179, with Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes facing off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to headline an exciting main card. The goodness will start early with five main-card bouts, and a battle between Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis should whet folks' MMA appetites for the main event. And boy, will those appetites need whetting. In the first fight between Aldo and Mendes back in 2012, it looked as back-and-forth as it read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The highly anticipated UFC debut of Mexican fighter Augusto “Dodger” Montano is finally official. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC's most wildly anticipated card of the year is in the books, as UFC 178 delivered some enjoyable scraps in Las Vegas on Saturday. It was a wonderful marriage of a good card on paper producing a good card in practice—the type of exciting occurrence that isn't seen nearly enough in modern MMA. Demetrious Johnson retained his title over Chris Cariaso. Donald Cerrone welcomed Eddie Alvarez to the UFC in memorable fashion, and Conor McGregor proved that fists talk every bit as well as mouths s read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani and Shaun Al-Shatti preview the anticipated UFC 178 fight card, which features a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso, as well as a co-main event between Eddie Alvarez and Donald Cerrone, and a feature fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. read news >>

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