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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to "Sin City" for UFC 181, headlined by a middleweight championship showdown pitting Chris Weidman against Vitor Belfort, while Anthony Pettis puts his lightweight title on the line against former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez in the co-main affair. All that and much, much more! Event: UFC 181: "Weidman vs. Belfort"Date: Sat., Dec. 6, 2014 on pay-per-view (PPV)Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in L read news >>

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Surging UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza isn't scheduled to fight for the UFC middleweight championship this year, but apparently, he's anxious for a high-profile matchup before 2015 begins. "Jacare," the No. 2 185-pounder in the UFC's official rankings, is fresh off a dominant submission victory over Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 last week and is hoping to keep the momentum going, based on a report from this week's edition of UFC Tonight (h/t MMA Fighting). MMAFighting.com's Arie read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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What's next for Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza? Apparently a few weeks of vacation, then it's headfirst into training camp for a possible UFC title fight. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight that Souza (21-3, 1 NC), fresh off his dominant third-round submission victory over former Strikeforce titleholder Gegard Mousasi, intends to go through a full two-month training camp on the off-chance that either UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman or controversial tit read news >>

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Plenty of changes were made in the latest UFC rankings, including the upticks for Ronaldo Souza and Ben Rothwell, as well as the rankings debut of recent signing Eddie Alvarez. Two of the biggest winners from UFC Fight Night in Connecticut were Ronaldo Souza and Ben Rothwell, the latter coming into his fight against Alistair Overeem as a heavy underdog. Jacare's submission win over Gegard Mousasi was enough to see him leap over both Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida for the 2nd spot at middleweigh read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Can't knock (out) the confidence. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder, Chris Weidman, recently said if he doesn't get a stoppage victory over Vitor Belfort when they collide at UFC 181 on Dec. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, that he'd be "real disappointed." Weidman, a jiu-jitsu black belt, has proven he's got the chops to either submit or knockout his opponent (proof). And while most would agree it would behoove "All American" to stray from engaging in a stand-up battle read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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In part 2 of Luke Rockhold's interview with BloodyElbow.com, the former Strikeforce champion spoke about Vitor Belfort, and the the troubling state of PED's in MMA. Following Michael Bisping's win in Macau, where he battered and bloodied up Cung Le for 4 rounds, the smack talk between him and Luke Rockhold has escalated. The Brit immediately called out Rockhold just moments after his victory, and Rockhold upped the ante right after. Rockhold offered a purse bet where if he wins in the 1st round, read news >>

  • a month ago
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But is banging it out with "The Phenom" the smartest thing to do? To the mixed martial arts (MMA) analyst, as well as any fan of the sport, hardcore or novice, the general consensus is that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman's best chance to retain his title against Vitor Belfort is to avoid a stand-up battle. Lyoto Machida, on the other hand, doesn't seem to think that's necessarily the case. Speaking to MMA Fighting, "The Dragon" says there is no denying h read news >>

  • a month ago
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If anyone knows just how good Chris Weidman is, it's Lyoto Machida. The former light heavyweight champion went toe-to-toe with the current middleweight champion for 25 minutes and came up on the losing end. Weidman, whose pedigree is that of a wrestler, got the better of Machida in all aspects of the striking game. Machida was apparently so impressed with Weidman's offensive, he thinks the champ can stand and trade with one of the scariest strikers on the planet in Vitor Belfort. When asked if W read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold believes Vitor Belfort is a shade of his former self without TRT and that is already evident on his dramatic physique change in recent weeks. Luke Rockhold has certainly not been shy to voice his opinion regarding former UFC light-heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort and his PED history. Most recently, Rockhold went on a tirade about Belfort's apparently smaller physique in a recent interview and insisted that he will not present much of a cha read news >>

  • a month ago
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For someone who's spent some time on the business end of a Vitor Belfort spinning head kick, UFC middleweight contender Luke Rockhold can't wait to get back in the Octagon with 'The Phenom.' Belfort is booked to challenge middleweight champion Chris Weidman Dec. 6 at UFC 181 and Rockhold would like nothing more than to take the strap off him. "That's a perfect world right there," Rockhold told Submission Radio. "It would be awesome and we would really sell the fight, 'cause there's a couple of p read news >>

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