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  • 6 years ago
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A broken foot has forced James Irvin to withdraw from his bout against Rashad Evans at UFC 85, the UFC announced Tuesday. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Another day, another UFC injury. Luiz Cane, who was expected to make his middleweight debut at August's UFC 150 event, has been forced to withdraw from a planned matchup with Yushin Okami UFC officials today announced. Stepping in for Cane is Brazilian submission ace Rousimar Palhares. UFC 150 takes place Aug. 11 at Denver's Pepsi Center. The evening's main card, which is expected to feature the new Palhares vs. Okami fight, airs on pay-per-view. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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The ever-changing UFC 85 fight card has been tagged with another late change: Eddie Sanchez (8-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will step in to replace Neil Wain (4-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in a UFC 85 preliminary bout with Antoni Hardonk (6-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC). read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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With Chuck Liddell scratched from the event due to a torn ligament, James Irvin (14-4 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will instead step in to fight Rashad Evans (11-0-1 MMA, 6-0-1 UFC) at UFC 85, an event that takes place June 7 at the O2 Arena in London. read news >>

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Daniel Cormier on Monday was officially named by FOX Sports as Chael Sonnen’s permanent replacement as the co-host of UFC Tonight. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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UFC light-heavyweight title contender Daniel Cormier was revealed as the new captain of the American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, California. Ahead of arguably the biggest fight in his professional career, Daniel Cormier has taken on a significant amount of responsibility at the American Kickboxing Academy. After five years with the team, Cormier was voted on as the new captain of AKA following Jon Fitch's departure to Las Vegas. "Throughout my entire life, I've always been a captain," Cormie read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Luiz Cane was hoping to be re-signed by the UFC after a pair of wins in 2013, but his return to the cages in 2014 didn’t end well for the Brazilian light heavyweight. Fighting Alexandre Zaneti in the main event of Saturday night’s Brazilian Fighting Championship 4 in Sao Paulo, "Banha" suffered a first-round TKO. Zaneti, who won the vacant BRFC 205-pound championship, now holds a 10-2 MMA record with 10 stoppage victories. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Luiz Cane moved back up to the light heavyweight after leaving the UFC in 2012, and he’s hoping to return to the Octagon next year. The Brazilian veteran, who has been dealing with a few injuries recently, is scheduled to take on Alexandre Zaneti at Saturday night’s Brazilian Fighting Championship 4 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. "I can’t wait to get back in action, feel that adrenaline again," Cane told MMAFighting.com. "It has been 11 months since my last fight, and I’m looking forward to be able to do read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Joe Lauzon has replaced the injured Norman Parke and will face Diego Sanchez in a lightweight bout at UFC 180. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Carlos Diego Ferreira has taken the place of injured countryman Alan Patrick and will fight Beneil Dariush at UFC 179 in Brazil. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Alan Patrick was forced out of UFC 179 with a fractured jaw, and the UFC called another undefeated Brazilian to replace him on the pay-per-view card. Beneil Dariush will now face Carlos Diego Ferreira, who scored impressive victories under the UFC banner earlier this year, in the main card’s opening bout in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25. UFC announced the replacement on Monday night. Ferreira (11-0) made quick work of Colton Smith in his UFC debut in June, tapping the Ultimate Fighter winne read news >>

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