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Alistair Overeem doesn’t envision a UFC return for Brock Lesnar. Instead, he sees the former heavyweight champ protecting his rump and signing a new deal with World Wrestling Entertainment.With his WWE contract nearing its end, Lesnar has immediately jumped to the top of the list as one of the most sought-after free agents in MMA history.The UFC is obviously doing its due diligence in monitoring the situation, especially UFC President Dana White, who recently told Fox Sports that the UFC has a “ read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Anybody who has seen Cristiane Justino fight live or on television knows one thing: from the moment the referee gives the green light, "Cyborg" is a full-throttle fighter who never lets off the gas. Apparently she can't even take her foot off the pedal even when it comes to an injury. She was set to make her bantamweight debut at Invicta FC 10, but tore up her left ankle in training. Even knowing that she wouldn't be able to take the fight in December, Justino couldn't fight her urge to train. F read news >>

  • a month ago
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Although their records might not always show it, Jorge Oliveira said he’s faced some seriously tough opponents during his undefeated early career. The reason, he said, is simple.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil – Alan Jouban had about as good a UFC debut as any fighter could possibly want. Now he wants to do something entirely different, though he’s not exactly sure that’s possible.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Remember when former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Ben Henderson wanted to move up to 170 pounds for a "super fight" against Georges St. Pierre? Well, that isn't happening anytime soon (told you so), but just because he can't get his hands on "Rush" doesn't mean "Smooth" has completely abandoned his quest to compete as a welterweight. That's according to Henderson's coach, John Crouch, who told UFC Tonight the current weight cut is "irritating" for the ex-champ. An read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A half dozen fighters may be fighting to avoid a pink slip this weekend, including Amir Sadollah and Yoshihiro Akiyama, who'll be squaring off in probably the most high-risk fight of the evening. Likely Cut Regardless of Outcome Kazuki Tokudome (12-5-1, 1-2 UFC) - Fighters have been kept around after three losses before, but it's rare, and I don't think that Tokudome has the style or fan recognition that would earn him that privilege. Takenori Sato (17-9-7, 0-1 UFC) - He was absolutely overwhelm read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Mirko Filipovic used one sharp elbow strike to avoid becoming the latest addition to Satoshi Ishii’s collection of veteran scalps. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Gray Maynard looks to avoid a dramatic losing streak against LW-turned-FW-turned-LW again, Ross Pearson. Can Ross put Gray in a retirement locker this weekend in Maine? Gray Maynard vs. Ross Pearson Lightweight When we last left our heroes... The theme of this card seems to be "here are two dudes spiritually similar, now let's put them in a paper bag and let them rip." Gray and Ross are both fighters who began with promise, but have experienced a decline since. Gray has experienced the more dram read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Some people might think Chris Weidman should avoid a striking match with Vitor Belfort if he wants to successfully defend his middleweight championship at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Lyoto Machida is not one of them. "The Dragon" trained with Belfort in the past and spent 25 minutes inside the Octagon with Weidman, and he doesn’t think the "Al American" should go for takedowns to win in Las Vegas. "I don’t think so. Weidman is ready to fight anywhere," Machida told MMAFighting.com. "If he has to stand, h read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Josh Thomson looks to avoid retirement against the ever improving, and always entertaining Bobby Green for UFC on FOX 12. Josh Thomson vs. Bobby Green Lightweight When you reflect on Bobby Green and Josh Thomson's careers, it's interesting to note how similar they are: both men are considered talented, and yet both men possess results that undercut their potential. They just haven't broken through as the true elite. You could make the case that Thomson is truly elite, but it's not a reflection o read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo is not medically cleared to train yet, and the possibility of creating an interim title won’t make him rush back to the Octagon. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta admitted earlier this month that the promotion could create an interim title if the featherweight champion from Nova Uniao couldn’t return to the Octagon by October. "No chance at all," Aldo’s coach and manager Andre Pederneiras said of the possibility of rushing his rehab to avoid an interim title. "He’s alread read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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If you wanted to preserve your computer speakers and avoid neighbor complaints during UFC Fight Night 46, turning down the volume was a must during the Fight Pass-streamed event. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Two lightweights looking to avoid the unemployment line will bang it out in "Sac-Town." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will give a pair of struggling lightweights a chance to turn things around -- at the expense of each other -- when Justin Edwards collides with Yancy Medeiros at the UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014, inside the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. UFC announced the booking on Monday. Edwards (8-4) was riding high with a submission win over Jo read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Swanson was backing out to avoid the hard punches early on. Stephens was firing away, hoping to land that big punch he was promising in the lead-up to this fight. A missed uppercut was followed by an inside leg kick. Finally, Swanson landed a body kick that hurt Stephens badly. We know this because he was actively backing away and trying to buy himself time to recover. Swanson rushed him and fired away with punch after punch. When he landed hard enough, Stephens decided to change levels and snag read news >>

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