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A welterweight bout between Dhiego Lima (9-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Pawel Pawlak is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 56 event in Brazil. UFC officials today announced the bout. UFC Fight Night 56 takes place Nov. 8 at Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in (...) read news >>

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Former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will square off with surging contender C.B. Dollaway in a 185-pound clash on Dec. 20. read news >>

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Come Dec. 20, C.B. Dollaway will take a quantum leap forward in the middleweight division and face the biggest challenge of his career. The TUF 7 finalist out of Tempe, Ariz. will meet former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida on the Brazilian's home turf in Sao Paulo. The bout, which was initially reported last month by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani last month, was made official by the UFC on Wednesday. Dollaway (15-5), who wrestled at Arizona State, has come into his own over the p read news >>

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A big-time middleweight bout is the first fight set for the UFC’s December show in Brazil. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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A welterweight clash between Dhiego Lima and Pawel Pawlak will go down when the UFC heads to Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey spoke to the Brazilian media at Flavio Canto’s judo school in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and discussed the importance of judo in her life, her advantages in MMA because of her background in judo, what would it take for her to fight Cris Cyborg, potential bouts against Gina Carano and Bethe Correia, who’s the next Ronda Rousey at TUF 20 and much more. read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2 finalist Santiago Ponzinibbio finally returned to the Octagon, and he impressed in his welterweight bout against Wendell Oliveira. Ponzinibbio, who had multiple injuries that forced him out of three different UFC cards, including the TUF: Brazil 2 Finale spot against Leonardo Santos, stopped Oliveira in 80 seconds during the UFC Fight Night 51 card on Saturday night, and he wants to show more of his arsenal as soon as possible. "I didn’t fight i read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Being taller and having a longer reach doesn’t always pay off in the UFC. Brazilian brawler Jessica Andrade met previously unbeaten countrywoman Larissa Pacheco at Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia, Brazil, and she credits Pacheco’s neck for her submission victory. "Guillotine is my specialty. I love it. I always try that guillotine in my fights," Andrade told MMAFighting.com Saturday. "I realized she has a long neck, so I went for it [laughs]." Four of Andrade’ read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – Sean Spencer handled Paulo Thiago for another win under the UFC banner, but he wasn’t expecting the fight to go three rounds. Following his unanimous decision victory over the Brazilian veteran at UFC Fight Night 31 on Sept. 13, Spencer spoke to MMAFighting.com about his victory, knocking Thiago down early in the fight, the experience of fighting again in Brazil and what’s next for him in the UFC. read news >>

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Now that UFC Fight Night 51 is in the books, it’s time to commence MMAjunkie’s “Three Stars” ceremony. See who gets our awards after Saturday’s event in Brazil. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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"He said, ‘Do you think I'm afraid of you? I'm going to kill you.' I don't know when he saw that because I never asked him if he was afraid of me. So he showed me that he was afraid. I'm afraid, too. I have fear but the difference is I admit that because I'm a human being and I use that fear in my favor." I don't know what had Johnny Bedford all riled up this week in Brasilia. After all, it's not his fault his first fight against Rani Yahya was changed to a No Contest (find out why here). Or may read news >>

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