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  • 3 days ago
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Any chance of Cris Cyborg vs. Ronda Rousey happening any time soon may very well be shot to pieces following confirmation from Cyborg that she's not going to cut to bantamweight. One of the biggest factors in getting UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey set up with a huge fight with #1 women's featherweight Cris Cyborg was whether or not Cyborg would drop to 135 lbs to fight Rousey. It's something that Rousey has demanded, even though Cyborg has never competed in the division. With her read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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This is the UFC on FOX 13 live blog for Rafael dos Anjos vs. Nate Diaz, a catchweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix on Saturday nightdos Anjos, who has won four of his past five fights, will face Diaz, who also has won three of his past five fights, on the main card.Check out the UFC on FOX 13 live blog below. More Coverage: UFC on FOX 13 Results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App Round 1:Round 2:Round 3: read news >>

  • a month ago
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Justin Gaethje nearly pulled out of his fight with Melvin Guillard after Guillard badly missed weight for their originally scheduled championship bout. Melvin Guillard threw away his chances at a World Series of Fighting championship when he missed weight by 3.8 lbs on his first attempt. He was given 2 hours to drop the excess pounds, and while he did give it a valiant effort, his staggering decrease from 158.8 lbs to 158.6 was still not enough to have his fight with Justin Gaethje continue as a read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC welterweight champ George St-Pierre says Nick Diaz should've asked for a catchweight to make the bout more 'fair'. Georges St-Pierre appeared at Chael Sonnen's podcast, "You're Welcome" and among the topics discussed was the upcoming bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva. The long time welterweight champion spoke about the match up and he says his former opponent should've tried to get a catchweight bout against Silva instead: "To tell you the truth, I would maybe favor Diaz if th read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Fresh off a humbling loss in a catchweight bout against light heavyweight MMA legend Tito Ortiz, Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko is back to take on a guy his own size. On Friday, he defends the title against undefeated Brandon "Bull" Halsey in the main event of Bellator 126 from Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. On the undercard, Patricky "Pitbull" Friere will take on Marcin Held in the finale of the lightweight tournament. Thiago Meller faces Bubba Jenkins in read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson reveals that he is open to facing Alistair Overeem in a catchweight bout. Alistair Overeem may be spiraling down one of the most anti-climatic UFC runs in the history of the promotion, yet he continues to have fighters interested in sharing an octagon with him, the latest of which is former training partner Anthony Johnson. The rising light-heavyweight contender recently spoke to BloodyElbow's Steph Daniels regarding his interest in takin read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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As with any polarizing figure in the fight game, a certain degree of revelry could be felt among the mixed martial arts community following Alistair Overeem's surprising first-round knockout loss to Ben Rothwell at last Friday's UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut. The upset added another chapter to Overeem's increasingly anticlimactic UFC tenure, a run which began with so much promise, but amid three knockout losses in four attempts, plus a failed drug test to boot, has slowly devolved into read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The catchweight fight headlining Saturday’s WSOF 13 card got an 11th-hour change to it – seven pounds worth. Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Reigning bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes will square off with Cody Bollinger at a new catchweight of 147 pounds in the non-title, main event bout at WSOF 13. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Bellator 120 saw a plethora of stars compete on its inaugural pay-per-view card, but former UFC champion Tito Ortiz was one of the biggest names on the card. In his fight, he took on Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko in the light heavyweight division. The fight was interesting because Ortiz is a large light heavyweight and Shlemenko is a small middleweight. When it was all said and done on Saturday, Ortiz choked out the Russian with an arm-triangle choke. What did we learn from read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – In a catchweight matchup of familiar foes, Austin Lyons proved too much for Zach Underwood. While he was cruising to a decision win, the fight ended in bizarre fashion.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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A catchweight matchup born of necessity will take place this Saturday at Bellator 120 when Nate Jolly collides with Marcin Held at 158 pounds. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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DALLAS -- Go ahead and count Ronda Rousey among those who'd like to see the next defense of her UFC women's bantamweight title come against former Strikeforce superstar Gina Carano. "I would love that. I've always said that, I never would've found women's MMA if I hadn't seen her fight," Rousey told reporters in Dallas on Friday. "To fight her would be a real honor and I think that'd be a milestone for the sport. But, I mean, you can't fight for anyone but yourself. I wouldn't want her to fight read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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The potential match-up between current UFC featherweight champion José Aldo and lightweight champ Anthony Pettis won't happen at any weight other than 155 pounds, UFC President Dana White said on Wednesday night. read news >>

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