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BARUERI, Brazil -- Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao returned to the win column with a submission victory over Mitch Gagnon, but the fight lasted longer than many expected. Gagnon, who entered the bout in a four-fight winning streak, was able to survive after getting knocked down in the first round, and won the second round on two of the three judges’ scorecards, but ended up submitted by the Brazilian 135-pounder in the third. "I was happy to be fighting in front of the Brazilians," read news >>

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Renan Barao re-established himself in the UFC bantamweight division on Saturday, defeating Mitch Gagnon late in the third round of their bout at UFC Fight Night “Machida vs. Dollaway.” read news >>

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Former bantamweight champion Renan Barao submitted Mitch Gagnon in the UFC Fight Night 58 co-main event on Saturday and then called out champion T.J. Dillashaw. read news >>

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is returning to the promotion’s famed octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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BARUERI, Brazil -- UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo wants more money. Coming off an epic five-round title defense against Chad Mendes in the main event of UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro in October, Aldo host a Q&A before the official UFC Fight Night 58 weigh-ins in Barueri, Brazil, and once again asked for better salaries for MMA fighters. When asked about the money UFC and other MMA promotions pay their athletes in comparison to what the likes of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao make in boxin read news >>

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Linear light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson took his time in his Showtime-televised main event against Russian challenger Dmitriy Sukhotskiy, but he eventually delivered on his promise of a sensational knockout. read news >>

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BARUERI, Brazil -- Jose Aldo is open to a champion vs. champion clash in the UFC. The UFC featherweight kingpin, who is not interested in moving up to lightweight and face Anthony Pettis anymore, welcomed the idea of fighting current 135-pound champion T.J. Dillashaw. In a recent interview on Team Alpha Male Radio, Dillashaw said he is interested in fighting Aldo. "I wanna fight Aldo so bad, dude," Dillashaw said. "I will beat Aldo. I wanna fight him." During a Q&A with the fans prior to the UFC read news >>

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will answer questions from the fans during the UFC Fight Night 58 Q&A on Friday morning. The session is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. ET. read news >>

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Lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis hopes to fight 3 times in 2015, starting in early Spring. The UFC lightweight division's reigning king, Anthony Pettis may have only fought three times in the last two years, but moving forward, he plans on getting in three fights in 2015, and wants his first bout to be in early spring. In an interview with UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, Pettis' manager, Mike Roberts stated that "Showtime" would like to fight in either March or April, with an immediate turnarou read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Thursday was required to submit to a random drug test. read news >>

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Former WWE champion and newly contracted UFC fighter CM Punk was interviewed on ESPN’s MMA Live Extra Wednesday and talked about Brock Lesnar, the transition from WWE to mixed martial arts and more. Punk has been stealing headlines recently, first with his controversial interview on Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling podcast and then with his blockbuster announcement that he will be joining the UFC as a competitor. While Punk has no traditional fighting background, he has spent the majority of his c read news >>

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BARUERI, SAO PAULO, Brazil – Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao went more than nine years without a loss. Now the Brazilian is intent on revenge.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida made changes to his training camp for his upcoming middleweight match up against C.B. Dollaway. read news >>

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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has fought only three times in the last two years, including his title defense against Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Not that Pettis likes taking time off. A series of injuries and circumstances have led to his relative inactivity, a fact that Pettis bemoaned leading up to UFC 181. Pettis has made it know he wants to stay active going forward. In fact, Pettis's manager Mike Roberts told UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that if the champ has it his way, read news >>

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