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The UFC on Fox 14 main event between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson was billed as a top contender's match to decide the next in line to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While UFC executives are often quick to renege on those promises, the UFC is being good to its word...for now, at least. UFC President Dana White took to Twitter immediately after the fight: This is a scary man!! @anthony_rumble vs jonnybones for @ufc LHW title http://t.co/XoGTpMd4ft — Dana White (@da read news >>

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UFC confirms 2015 events in Poland, Germany and Scotland read news >>

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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta confirms current negotiations underway with Cris Cyborg for the women's bantamweight division, in hopes of a blockbuster fight with champion, Ronda Rousey. In the latest round of "Will she or won't she," ESPN recently confirmed that Cris Cyborg is in contract negotiations with the UFC. Cyborg has been inactive in mixed martial arts competition since July 2013, when she claimed the Invicta featherweight belt from former champion, Marloes Coenen. Injuries and indecision ab read news >>

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ONE FC returns to Manila on April 24 with a card that will be headlined by one of the promotion’s biggest stars, as Ben Askren makes the first defense of his welterweight title. read news >>

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Not all drug testing news is bad these days, as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort recently passed three random drug tests ahead of his UFC 184 title fight opposite Chris Weidman, scheduled for the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Feb. 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. "Both him and his wife have been extremely cooperative, polite, professional and friendly throughout this process," Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director read news >>

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So close, yet so far. Despite working his way back into the No. 1 contender spot, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title will once again be decided between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks -- not Rory MacDonald -- according to UFC President Dana White, who cited "Red King's" split decision loss to "Ruthless" as the main culprit. A date and venue -- possibly UFC 185 or UFC 186 -- has yet to be finalized. From MMA Junkie: "Robbie and Rory just fought," White said. "We just fe read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - A deciding trilogy fight is on tap between UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former champion Johny Hendricks. UFC president Dana White confirmed the news Thursday with reporters at the MGM Grand. "We just feel like the trilogy makes sense," White said. "Do the third fight between these two." Montreal's Rory MacDonald had been initially promised the next shot at the welterweight title, but between the razor-thin margin in the two Lawler-Hendricks fights and the fact Lawler a read news >>

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While it has long been speculated that a title shot could be on the line for Conor McGregor when he faces Dennis Siver in Boston, it is no longer speculation. read news >>

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Not cut, just mad. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Nate Diaz, who was rocked and socked by Rafael dos Anjos earlier this month in Phoenix, Arizona (watch it), has not been released from his ZUFFA contract, despite a recent post on social media that had some of his fans sweating bullets. when u do everything they tell u and still get released that's fuked up .. #lettemstay #T... http://t.co/s6dkgCwCU9 pic.twitter.com/N8r0nCFnl3 — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) December 20, 2014 When read news >>

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One Fighting Championship will aim to put on 24 events in 2015 and the schedule will get underway with a show in Guangzhou, China, on Feb. 6, followed by an event in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Feb. 14. read news >>

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A major credit rating agency has revised Zuffa’s earnings in 2014 and announced that the company’s earnings are expected to drop 40 percent. Following a difficult year for the UFC, where injuries and a slew of lackluster pay-per-views events have become characteristic, the promotion has suffered a significant decline in overall earnings. Major credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) announced on Wednesday that the UFC parent company Zuffa, LLC is expected to decline 40 percent in their EB read news >>

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MMA fans in Colorado will be pleased to know that the UFC is returning to their neck of the woods next February. We've got some UFC 2015 scheduling news for you, and it's great news for MMA fans in Colorado. The UFC confirmed during yesterday's UFC Fight Night Uberlandia card that they'll be heading to Broomfield on February 14th for a Fight Night show on Fox Sports 1: Just announced: UFC returns to 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo. on 2/14 for @FOXSports1 card. Tix on sale in Dec. Card announ read news >>

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UFC 184 officially gained two massive championship bouts. At the event, which takes place Feb. 28 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Chris Weidman will look to defend his middleweight strap against Vitor Belfort, while women's bantamweight superstar Ronda Rousey will defend her title against Cat Zingano. UFC President Dana White confirmed the news Wednesday via Instagram. While Weidman vs. Belfort was already expected to go down in Los Angeles at UFC 184 (h/t MMAFighting.com), the addition of 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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