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Former world boxing champion and rising MMA standout Holly Holm will likely make her UFC debut on Dec. 6 at UFC 181 in Las Vegas, according to a report on Wednesday evening. read news >>

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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion revealed that he is keen to face Alexander Gustafsson in his next bout in the UFC. Following an extended spell on the sidelines, it appears Rashad Evans is eager to throw his name right back in the title mix at light-heavyweight, and is prepared to face one of the division's proven contenders to get to that coveted spot. Currently riding a 2-fight winning streak, Evans is in a strong position to bargain for a top competitor, and he quickly requested former t read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight superstar, Chael Sonnen gives a complete blueprint for success to featherweight champion, Jose Aldo. Since former UFC Middleweight lightning rod, Chael Sonnen retired from active MMA competition, many have been left wondering if there's a star big enough to fill the vacancy he's left in the UFC. Love him or hate him, Sonnen made people sit up and take notice and helped transform Anderson Silva into the bona fide superstar he ended up becoming. If you followed Chael from h read news >>

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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le tested positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) in a post-fight test following his fourth-round TKO loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48, promotion officials announced on Tuesday. Le (9-3) is expected to serve a nine-month suspension retroactive to the day of the event, August 23, as a result of the failed test. UFC officials released the following statement: UFC middleweight Cung Le tested positive for an excess level of read news >>

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One FC will crown its first middleweight champion in November. One FC officially announced Monday that Leandro Ataides and Igor Svirid will headline the One FC 23: Battle of Lions card in Singapore, on Nov. 7, in a five-round battle for the inaugural 185-pound championship. Ataides (7-0) earned a shot at the gold after a pair of first-round knockouts over Bryan Rafiq and Tatsuya Mizuno in the Asian promotion. Svirid (9-1), who hasn’t lost since his MMA debut in 2011, competes for the One FC titl read news >>

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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman talks about his injured hand and working as a FOX Sports analyst at UFC 178. read news >>

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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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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has a reputation as a cool customer, someone who can let just about anything roll off his back. But Vitor Belfort has proven that someone can, in fact, succeed in pushing his buttons. In a recent interview with Combate, Belfort took shots at Weidman, who had to pull out of their Dec. 6 fight date in Las Vegas due to a broken hand. Apprised of the comments, which were translated from Portuguese, Weidman didn't hold back, saying he'll have something special read news >>

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A former WSOF champion is headed back to Bellator. Georgi Karakhanyan, the former WSOF featherweight champion, has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator, according to promotion officials. Karakhanyan returns to Bellator after most recently losing the WSOF 145-pound title to Rick Glenn in June. The details surrounding his next fight have yet to be determined. This marks Karakhanyan's second stint with Bellator. He had a record of 2-2 in the promotion in 2010-2011. "Bellator has one of the m read news >>

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Some fight fans say UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is one of the most overlooked fighters in the promotion, but his check from UFC 178 says otherwise. Mighty Mouse walked home with a cool $183,000 after his second-round submission victory over Chris Cariaso in UFC 178's headliner Saturday night, as Sherdog reported. Johnson earned $129,000 to show up and was awarded an additional $54,000 for the win. Meanwhile, featherweight contender Conor McGregor wasn't far behind, taking home a he read news >>

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