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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Anderson Silva has fought the who's who of the middleweight division, and he believes one of his former opponents might be the one to dethrone current UFC 185-pound champion Chris Weidman. Weidman, who stopped Silva twice in 2013, is expected to defend the middleweight belt in February against former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort, and Silva sees "The Phenom" as a big challenge for "All American." "In my opinion, Vitor is the most complete fighter at 185 pound read news >>

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Because "Money" plans on putting "Junior" to sleep in Brazil. "I think I've caught up and passed him up. I truly believe this is my time. We've seen his reign for a while, but I've studied him, I've fought him. I truly believe it's my turn. I truly believe that I can (finish him). I know I hit hard. I'm fast and I'm powerful. If I can land one of those on anybody in the division, I can put them to sleep. I truly believe I can finish a guy like Jose Aldo." -- Anderson Silva recently said he and h read news >>

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Tim Means will take on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3” finalist Marcio Alexandre Jr. at UFC Fight Night “Machida vs. Dollaway” on Dec. 20. read news >>

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A welterweight bout between Tim Means and Marcio Alexandre Jr. is the latest addition to December’s UFC Fight Night 58 lineup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Two years ago today, Brazil had four of the eight UFC titles. Two years have passed, and Jose Aldo is the only Brazilian left at the top. Anderson Silva, who dominated the middleweight division inside the Octagon from 2006 to 2013, believes that one of the reasons why fighters like Renan Barao, Junior dos Santos and himself lost the UFC gold is because they stopped evolving. "It’s natural. Brazilians forgot some things to focus more on other things. We forgot the evolution," Si read news >>

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A welterweight matchup pitting Dan Miller against Daniel Sarafian has been added to UFC Fight Night “Machida vs. Dollaway” in December. read news >>

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A welterweight matchup has been added to the slate of the UFC’s December event in Brazil. Dan Miller is set to meet Daniel Sarafian at UFC Fight Night 58.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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After an abysmal outing at 170 pounds, longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Dan Miller will return the middleweight division against The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil" standout Daniel Sarafian at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 58 event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place at Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Dec. 20, 2014. UFC announced the pairing on Thursday. Miller (14-7) hasn't been seen since a technical knockout loss to Jordan Mein way back at UFC 158 in ea read news >>

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Brazil's Nova Uniao camp boasted three champions between the UFC and Bellator at the start of 2014, but they could be down to none should Jose Aldo lose to Chad Mendes. Nova Uniao has built itself up as one of the top camps in MMA, particularly following the rises of Jose Aldo and Renan Barao, who established themselves as UFC champions and two of the unquestioned top fighters in the sport. In Bellator, Eduardo Dantas was widely considered to be the best bantamweight not in the UFC, and aside fr read news >>

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Well, this is awkward ... Message sent -- and now delivered -- loud and clear. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, wasn't kidding when he stated that former Bantamweight champion, Renan Barao, would not get another immediate title shot after the Brazilian all but euthanized the lifeless UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) event back on Aug. 30, 2014. Barao, of course, passed out while trying to make weight for his championship rematch against T.J. Dillashaw little more than 24 hou read news >>

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Renan Barao will look to put his loss to T.J. Dillashaw behind him -- along with his weight-cutting debacle prior to UFC 177 -- when he takes on Match Gagnon at UFC Fight Night “Machida vs. Dolloway.” read news >>

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