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Alexander Gustafsson found himself on the wrong end of a major upset at UFC on Fox 14. In less than three minutes, Anthony Johnson had stopped him via vicious strikes in front of scores of his countrymen. As emotion poured out from his face, Gustafsson has been knocked from No. 1 contender status. His opportunity to rematch against Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title is not completely dashed; instead, it will take the Swedish competitor more time to reach that point for the second time in read news >>

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After defeating Dan Henderson, Gegard Mousasi talked about changing his approach to the fight and his place in the middleweight pecking order. read news >>

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Anthony Johnson experienced moments of self doubt, but he completed his unlikely career turnaround, earning a title shot through a violent victory over Alexander Gustafsson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 hours ago
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A light heavyweight title shot vs. Jon Jones was on the line in the UFC on Fox 14 main event in Sweden, as Alexander Gustafsson aimed to get the win on his home turf against Anthony Johnson. On a night when the two Swedish fighters preceding Alexander Gustafsson on the UFC on Fox 14 bout order were unable to get the win, the crowd was anticipating Gustafsson to buck the losing skid and beat Anthony Johnson to clinch himself a title shot. Instead, the American walked way victorious and left Swede read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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UFC on Fox 14 hits Stockholm this Saturday, and a light heavyweight title shot is on the line in the main event. No. 1-ranked contender Alexander Gustafsson seeks a rematch with Jon Jones, while No. 3-ranked Anthony Johnson tries to thwart the Swede and capture his first UFC title shot. Also in action will be middleweights Gegard Mousasi and Dan Henderson. This marks Henderson's return to the middleweight division for the first time since losing to Jake Shields in 2010. Light heavyweights Ryan B read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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"The Dragon" says that he'll be patient if the UFC confirms "The Spider" as the next title challenger at middleweight. Lyoto Machida prefers not to complain about a possible delayed title shot if Anderson Silva beats Nick Diaz on January 31, at UFC 183. However, "The Dragon" told Tatame.com.br that he's confused about the UFC criteria and asked for more specific rules for everyone to understand how a title fight is earned. "I can't say if it's fair or unfair. Anderson has a big history behind hi read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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The Conor McGregor Show enters its final stage before a title shot is granted as the 'Notorious' faces off against Dennis Siver in Boston on a Sunday night UFC Fight Night event. If McGregor prevails, he'll receive a featherweight title shot opposite Jose Aldo. If not, well, he'll have a fair amount of crow to eat. The card also features a trilogy fight between two top former WEC and current UFC lightweights. Will McGregor make good on his predictions of success or is Siver ready to play spoiler read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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The UFC veteran needed less than 3 minutes to make Brian Foster tap at WSOF 17 tonight on NBC Sports and followed up his win with some trash talk for the WSOF champ. It wasn't the biggest show the 36-year-old MMA veteran Jake Shields has headlined, but he gave it his best and put on a fine show at WSOF 17, submitting Brian Foster by rear naked choke in 2:51. Following the win, the man who once headlined the UFC's biggest ever live show against Georges St-Pierre, called out the controversial WSOF read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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For Gleison Tibau, the UFC’s most experienced lightweight, baggage is a good thing. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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The way ex-UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks sees it, it’s only fair to work his way back to another fight with Robbie Lawler, the man who took his belt.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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After having a banner year in 2014, Bellator featherweight Bubba Jenkins believes a win over Georgi Karakhanyan on Friday puts him in the title mix. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Dear Rory MacDonald, Nobody likes you! Signed, UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is "very excited" about the future of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum, who dropped down from middleweight after gradating the combat sports reality show and has since gone 4-0 (10-0 overall). In fact, he's in line for a shot at the welterweight title when champion Robbie Lawler returns this summer. "No doubt about it," White told LaAficion (via MMA Fighting). "He coul read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum returns to the Octagon against Tyron Woodley, and a win could put him right into title contention. Gastelum and Woodley co-headline UFC 183 in Las Vegas on Jan. 31, and UFC president Dana White said that The Ultimate Fighter 17 winner will be close to earning a shot at 170-pound champion Robbie Lawler if he beats the former Strikeforce champion at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. "No doubt about it," White told LaAficion, "he could fight Lawler for the title th read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Top Canadian welterweight Rory MacDonald explains why was skeptical about getting the next UFC title shot. read news >>

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