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Dustin Poirier's featherweight days are over. The former 145-pound contender confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he has decided to resume his fighting career as a lightweight. "I'm big," he wrote via text message. "The cut made me hate the process of getting ready for a fight. I was focused on how to make weight instead of how to beat my opponent. It's sucks to drop out of the rankings, but it has to be done. I'm 180 right now and in great shape." Poirier most recently lost via first-round TKO to read news >>

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After more than six years away, Roan Carneiro will return to the UFC Octagon this February. But it won't be an easy victory lap for the longtime fighter and jiu-jitsu black belt when he faces win-hungry Mark Munoz at UFC 184. The news came Wednesday evening on the UFC Tonight program, which airs on Fox Sports 1, and was also reported by Elias Cepeda of Fox Sports: Mark Munoz to face Roan 'Jucao' Carneiro at UFC 184 http://t.co/ZSFhc3a0K3 — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) December 18, 2014 The 36-year- read news >>

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The UFC on Wednesday confirmed the full fight card and bout order for its stadium show in Stockholm, Sweden, in January. read news >>

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The next WSOF welterweight title challenger will likely be determined on Jan. 17 in WSOF 17’s headliner.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, WSOF read news >>

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ONE FC: "Warrior's Way" is set for Manila on Dec. 5 and four more bouts were added to the card today including a lightweight match up between popular Filipino Eduard Folayang and Timofey Nastyukhin, a promotional newcomer from Russia. The event is taking place at the 20,000 capacity SM Mall of Asia Arena and sees Folayang (14-4) looking for a third consecutive win inside the ONE FC cage when he takes on Nastyukhin (7-1) who, since being defeated in his pro debut, has won seven straight fights. T read news >>

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A #1 contender fight in the light heavyweight division is now official, as Alexander Gustafsson is set to face Anthony Johnson in Gustafsson's home country of Sweden on January 24th. We've got a huge announcement as it pertains to light heavyweight, and it's a bout that should determine the next title challenger for either Jon Jones or Daniel Cormier. The UFC announced today that Sweden's Alexander Gustafsson will once again be competing in his country, this time against Anthony Johnson in a Fox read news >>

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Executive NAC Director Bob Bennett confirmed to Yahoo Sports that a collector representing the Nevada commission took both blood and urine samples from Vitor Belfort in Florida. read news >>

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ONE FC's remaining 2014 schedule got a slight shake up today (Oct. 27, 2014) as the Beijing card has been pushed back to Dec. 19, while an imminent announcement about another event in China will take the number of cities the promotion has been to this year to nine. ONE FC: "Dynasty of Warriors" will now be taking place at the Beijing Olympic Gymnasium on Dec. 19 with the two match ups which have already been announced still on the card, meaning that Xi Jian (11-2) meets Yadong Song (4-0-0-1) in read news >>

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Vitor Belfort in a Sunday report confirmed that his fight with Chris Weidman is on the move to Los Angeles, and provided a date for the championship bout. read news >>

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Replay confirmed the blow that nearly knocked Mendes out cold at the close of the first round came while the horn was sounding. Actually, two punches came after the horn. Despite this, the referee did not take a point away and the action moved along. Shortly into this one, the action was stopped for an errant kick to the groin, with Aldo being on the receiving end of it. They restarted and Aldo started throwing kicks. Mendes responded with a smile and a low leg kick in return. The furious nature read news >>

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World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo recently confirmed the date and venue for the upcoming WSOF Welterweight Championship match between current champion read news >>

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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will defend her title against Cat Zingano at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, according to a report on Wednesday. read news >>

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Veteran welterweight Paulo Thiago has been cut from the UFC after a five-year run. MMAFighting.com has confirmed the news, which was first reported Wednesday by Brazil's Combate. Thiago (15-8) got off to a memorable start in the UFC, when he scored a first-round knockout of Josh Koscheck at UFC 95 and was awarded a KO of the Night bonus. He went on to win three of his first four UFC bouts, culminating in a D'Arce choke win over Mike Swick at UFC 109, which earned Thiago another postfight bonus. read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw underwent successful surgery on his left elbow Friday. Dillashaw, who confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com, said he was suffering from bursitis, which, according to the National Library of Medicine, is the swelling and irritation of a bursa, a fluid-filled sac, that acts as a cushion between a muscles, tendons, and joints. "Swollen from elbowing [Joe] Soto," he wrote via text message. "Drained it multiple times but just kept coming back." Dillashaw, who read news >>

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