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Ahead of his UFC 179 title challenge against featherweight champion Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes was a guest on Tuesday's edition's of "Beyond the Octagon" on BT Sports. Before Mendes could go off the air, Irish featherweight contender Conor McGregor, who happened to be in studio, shared a few words with the American, and the ensuing exchange proved to be quite memorable. Watch the video above. read news >>

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UFC women’s bantamweight competitor Bethe Correia responds to Miesha Tate’s callout. Bethe Correia is not one to turn down a new challenge. The Brazilian women's bantamweight contender was recently called out by former Strikforce champion Miesha Tate, who selected Correia because she believed it would make for an instant ‘Fight of the Night' contender. "I really want to fight Bethe Correia," Tate told AskMen.com. "She's doing really well and she's not afraid to engage in a fight. She's undefeate read news >>

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If I can be disrespectful for a minute... Try as it could, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) just couldn't get that Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis fight to come to fruition. How about "Showtime" vs. Conor McGregor, instead? That's a lightweight "super fight" that can and will happen, according to the "Notorious" featherweight, assuming he's able to win (and retain) the 145-pound strap. But that would also require Pettis to defeat Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181. McGregor talks to read news >>

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UFC featherweight Conor McGregor doesn't mind talking a big game. He's been talking since he joined the UFC in 2013, but it wasn't until he put Dustin Poirier away at UFC 178 that people started listening. "If you do what you say you're going to do, look what happens? I've skipped the queue and now I'm the world title contender, I'm number one contender," McGregor told Severe MMA. "My next fight is most likely going to be for the title. After that there will be no catching me." McGregor will be read news >>

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Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson has been extremely dominant as the UFC’s first and only flyweight champion. Since his 2012 rematch with Ian McCall, he has reigned supreme over every 125-pound fighter the UFC has put in front of him. Despite many people thinking that Johnson has essentially cleaned out the top of the flyweight division, a few worthy adversaries remain. Johnson was one of the top fighters at 135 pounds when the UFC first introduced that weight class prior to flyweight. He defeat read news >>

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One of the promotional heads of a new MMA organization from Chechnya has high hopes for the global expansion of their company. The UFC may currently have a stranglehold over the international MMA market, but up-and-coming Chechen promotion ACB has some ambitious plans for global expansion over the coming years. The ACB has already hosted 10 events in various places in Russia, with two more scheduled to take place before the end of the year. It appears to have the full support of the Chechen Repu read news >>

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The fact that Conor McGregor has yet to challenge for the UFC featherweight title certainly didn't deter the silver-tongued Irishman from teasing the notion of bumping up to lightweight Saturday night. Following his prophetic win over seasoned vet Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, the surging McGregor opened up on his future plans to jump from 145 pounds to 155 during a post-fight media scrum with Damon Martin of Fox Sports. I don't like making this weight. I like fighting at lightweight. I fought at l read news >>

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Who knows what this wrestler was thinking when he challenged a 10th Planet Jui-Jitsu instructor, but he got the wet-willie chokeout for his trouble! read news >>

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Malaysia’s Jian Kai Chee will challenge Filipino Red Romero for his 145-pound strap at URCC 25 on Oct. 23. read news >>

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Cat Zingano officially put an end to any hopes of a Ronda Rousey-Gina Carano pairing in the immediate future with her technical knockout victory against Amanda read news >>

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This Saturday at UFC 178, the fans will get a chance to see probably the biggest UFC card of 2014 so far. Dominick Cruz will step foot in the Octagon after being out almost three years. Cat Zingano will also find herself back in action after being out a year. Brash Irishman Conor McGregor takes on seasoned UFC featherweight Dustin Poirier in a match that has Fight of the Night written all over it.Fans will also get to see the long-awaited debut of former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvar read news >>

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