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RIO DE JANEIRO -- T.J. Dillashaw ended Renan Barao’s reign as UFC bantamweight champion with a fifth-round TKO in May, and the Brazilian hasn’t forgotten that loss. Barao makes his return to the Octagon against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20, and he’s excited to fight in Brazil for the first since signing with Zuffa. "Fighting in Brazil for the first time is amazing," Barao said. "I’m well trained, doing an excellent camp. Every fight is important. Just to have read news >>

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The UFC has tapped a Tachi Palace Fights champion to make his promotional debut next month in Arizona.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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TUF 19 champion Corey Anderson gets another new opponent for next month's UFC 181.With Jonathan Wilson out for undisclosed reasons, Anderson will now face Justin Jones on Dec. 6, according to UFC officials Tuesday.Jones (3-0) will be making his UFC debut. Anderson, who was supposed to face Gian Villante at first on this card, has won two of his four UFC fights.Johny Hendricks will defend his welterweight title in the main event, and Anthony Pettis will try to retain his lightweight title against read news >>

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As he prepares to challenge UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort says he's "stronger, lighter and faster" since he quit using TRT. read news >>

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Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks discusses his win over Michael Chandler last week. read news >>

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Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks revealed that he fought Michael Chandler in the evening’s co-main event with a torn hamstring. Will Brooks added to the trend of fighters competing with significant injuries when he decided to take part in his co-main event title fight against Michael Chandler - only to come out victorious all the same. "I just refused to not fight," Brooks told MMAJunkie.com. The injury was sustained during a sparring session ahead of the match-up, as Brooks slipped whi read news >>

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With Jon "Bones" Jones set to take on former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on Jan. 3 at UFC 182, much more is at stake than hardware. Before Jones makes his eighth title defense—he's currently three behind tying Anderson Silva for the most in UFC history with 10—he caused a stir at the UFC 178 media day by inciting a brawl with Cormier that led to Nike dropping Bones from his sponsorship. Now, it's easy to speculate who caused the brawl, as both men should share the blame, but read news >>

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Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar put on a career-defining performance against savvy striker and No. 2 ranked featherweight contender Cub Swanson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57 this past Saturday night (Nov. 22, 2014). Earning the latest stoppage victory in UFC history with his fifth round submission, MMAmania.com ponders what could be next for the New Jersey MMA star. Just hours after Frankie Edgar earned one of the most impressive victories in his UFC career, mixed martial read news >>

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Check out former UFC champion Frankie Edgar teaching some of the striking technique that makes him seem so elusive in the cage. read news >>

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Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz isn't overly concerned about his pending DUI case stemming from an arrest in September, calling the situation a "big misunderstanding" between him and a notoriously tough police department. After the UFC's Time is Now press conference on Monday, Diaz briefly addressed his encounter with Lodi, California's finest, per Marc Raimondi of Fox Sports. Where I live, everybody knows how it is in Lodi. You can't even drive through town at the wrong hours read news >>

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Get ready for the WBO welterweight title bout between champion Manny Pacquiao and challenger Chris Algieri with with preview from SB Nation Studios. More Coverage: Pacquiao vs. Algieri Results | Download MMA Fighting AppPacquiao vs. Algieri Live Round-by-Round Updates read news >>

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