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Douglas Lima has yet to defend his welterweight championship, and he expects to do it early next year. "The Phenom", who won the vacant 170-pound title with a second-round TKO victory over Rick Hawn in April, is currently dealing with small injuries and won’t be able to put his title on the line in 2014. "I think I will only fight again in January or February," Lima told MMAFighting.com. Lima, a two-time welterweight tournament winner in Bellator, is currently riding a five-fight winning streak, read news >>

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Invicta FC flyweight champion Barb Honchak will look for her second consecutive title defense when she meets Takayo Hashi in Invicta FC 9’s headliner.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko and a recap of this past weekend’s slate of MMA events.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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Former dominant UFC champion Dominick Cruz makes a return on UFC 178, watch his comeback video. Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz never lost in the UFC. In fact, he's won 10 straight bouts including 5 title fights and wins over the likes of Urijah Faber, Demetrious Johnson, and Joseph Benavidez. Unfortunately for the unique and dominant champion, he was forced to vacate his UFC title after two ACL surgeries and a lengthy layoff. This coming weekend, the former UFC and WEC champion will read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been rather quiet since his last fight, leaving us all in the dark about what the next step will be in his career. read news >>

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Relatively quiet since his 2012 retirement, former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko granted a rare, lengthy interview with AXS TV's Michael Schiavello. The son of an amateur boxer and a gymnast, Emelianenko began training in Sambo at age 11, but says he only started realizing his potential after serving in the Russian Army from 1995 to 1997. When he arrived in PRIDE in 2002, no one could have predicted the sort of run Emelianenko would put together. Despite an unblemished record of 1 read news >>

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Former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate handed Rin Nakai her first career loss at UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson in Japan on Saturday. read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returns to action on Dec. 13 at the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, taking on Stipe Miocic in the UFC on Fox 13 main event. read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva is hanging up his gloves after one of the most storied careers in MMA history. The famed light heavyweight made the announcement via a YouTube video on Friday afternoon. "I am stepping down from the ring. After today, Wanderlei Silva will not fight again," he said. "My career is over. Because I don't have a stage to perform, where the athletes get the proper respect. For these reasons, I have had enough." Silva is most known for his days in PRIDE as the middleweight champion, but read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will return to the Octagon in December. The UFC officially announced that "Cigano" will take on rising heavyweight Stipe Miocic in the UFC on FOX 13 main event in Phoenix, Ariz., on Dec. 13. MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani first reported the bout on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight. dos Santos (16-3) will make his return to the cage after a one-sided loss to reigning champion Cain Velasquez in October. He was scheduled to face off against Mioci read news >>

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Former Pride champion and UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva on Friday released a video announcing his retirement and did not mince words when it came to the way the UFC treats its fighters. read news >>

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