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Former World Series of Fighting featherweight champion Georgi Karakhanyan has signed a new, multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. read news >>

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is gearing up for an early-2015 return to the octagon, and he already has an opponent in mind. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Mark Hunt’s “average” payouts from the UFC have landed him at No. 17 on the top 20 list of highest-paid athletes in New Zealand. The New Zealand Herald is reporting that the Super Samoan’s new six-fight deal with the UFC is worth around a guaranteed $350,000 per fight. With Hunt averaging around two fights per year, his annual income is listed at around $890,000, a number he doesn’t seem particularly proud of. On Sunday, the heavyweight contender took to Twitter and questioned his spot on the li read news >>

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Watch the entire UFC 178 fight, where former UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz destroyed Takeya Mizugaki in 1 minute. UFC on Fox has released the entire fight video of Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki from UFC 178, and it's definitely worth a second (or third) viewing. The dominant bantamweight champ never lost his belt in the cage, but as he returned from a three year layoff, he made the most of his opportunity. It only took him 1 minute and 1 second as he blasted the #5 ranked fighter and read news >>

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Nine individuals hold a championship title in the UFC. All have achieved greatness by defeating the best to reign atop their division. In that, some current and former champions have flirted with the idea of changing weight classes to secure another belt, such as current featherweight champion Jose Aldo and former lightweight champion Benson Henderson, to name a few. There have only been two combatants who have secured a UFC title in two weight classes—mixed martial arts legends Randy Couture an read news >>

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As the main event of UFC 178 got underway, it was eerily quiet inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Las Vegas faithful seemed drained of their energy even as the card was supposed to be hitting its culmination. After Conor McGregor and then Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez, who could blame them? Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was a minus-2000 favorite in some quarters when he stepped inside the cage Saturday night. And the fight unfolded along those lines. Johnson was quicker, stronger read news >>

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Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz earned a chance to reclaim the title he never lost by facing T.J. Dillashaw next after defeating Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 175. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Ex-UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz’s dominant win over Takeya Mizugaki has earned him a shot at the title. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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Friday’s Legacy FC 35 event proved a night of stoppages, including one in the championship headliner.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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'Tis the reason for the season injury. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort, which was scheduled for the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 6, 2014, because the belt would look great under the "All American" Christmas tree. That's according to "The Phenom" (via Combate): "I didn't believe in the beginning. After all, it's his second straight title defense that had to be delayed be read news >>

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Another UFC veteran is scheduled to compete at the Legacy Fighting Championship kickboxing card in January. Miguel Torres, who was once considered the best bantamweight fighter on the planet, is set to make his kickboxing debut against fellow MMA fighter Angel Huerta at the debut of Legacy FC kickboxing on January 16, Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard told MMAFighting.com. The first Legacy FC kickboxing card, that also features UFC veteran Pat Barry versus Demoreo Dennis, takes place at Bayou Musi read news >>

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