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In his first start since a controversial decision loss to Cathal Pendred in January, welterweight prospect Sean Spencer will return to the Octagon on May 23 to square off with veteran standout Mike read news >>

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Leonardo Leite kept his perfect record intact and claimed Legacy FC’s middleweight title, but the win over Larry Crowe did not come without controversy.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera's appeal to have his controversial loss to Urijah Faber overturned to a no contest was squashed by the Nevada Athletic Commission. The Nevada Athletic Commission, perhaps unsurprisingly, has denied Francisco Rivera's appeal to have his 2nd round submission loss to Urijah Faber at UFC 181 overturned to a no contest. Before Rivera was submitted, Faber stunned him with an eye poke, and the finishing sequence soon followed. Deputy attorney general Christopher Eccles read news >>

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Less than one month after a controversial decision loss to Donald Cerrone, Benson Henderson will take a page out of his most recent opponent's book and return to the Octagon in short order. It was reported by Ariel Helwani during the UFC 183 weigh-ins on Fox Sports 1 (h/t MMAFighting.com) that Stephen Thompson had been removed from his February 14 main event bout with Brandon Thatch due to a rib injury. With short time to find a replacement opponent for Thatch, a welterweight up-and-comer, UFC m read news >>

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Former PRIDE two-division champion Dan Henderson is still not contemplating retirement following his 70-second knockout loss to Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14 this past Saturday night (Jan. 24, 2015). Following his fifth loss in his last six fights, MMAmania.com ponders what could be next for the legendary MMA pioneer. Dan Henderson told us prior to UFC on FOX 14 that win or lose, he would not retire. Following another knockout loss, "Hendo" still does not want to hear the read news >>

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In a matchup of former Strikeforce champions, Gegard Mousasi spoiled Dan Henderson’s return to the middleweight division with a first-round TKO in UFC on FOX 14’s co-main event. Henderson (30-13 MMA, 7-7 UFC) attempted to breathe new life into his career by (...) read news >>

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Dan Henderson protested that his UFC on FOX 14 bout against Gegard Mousasi shouldn't have been stopped when it was. But with five losses in his last six fights, it looks like the 44-year-old legend of the sport has reached the end of the line. In his return to middleweight, Henderson, the former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion lost by TKO in just 1:10 to his fellow former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ. The end came when Mousasi rocked Henderson with a right hand that clipped him in the temp read news >>

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Former Nevada Athletic Commission-appointed judge C.J. Ross has taken a step away from combat sports after submitting controversial scorecards in the recent Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez and Timothy Bradley-Manny Pacquiao boxing matches. read news >>

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Dave Herman has been released from jail, but the events of the last few days still have him emotional. The former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter was hit with a taser and arrested following a dispute with police outside his car at an Indiana gas station early Tuesday morning. Herman was arraigned Wednesday and released on $7,500 bail later that night. His pre-trial hearing will be in March. The heavyweight competitor, who last fought for Titan FC, is facing three felony charges and a misdemeanor. H read news >>

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Despite a controversial decision loss to Cathal Pendred at this past Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59, Sean Spencer will be getting his show and win money. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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CM Punk laughed off the horrendous decision at UFC Fight Night 59, and Cathal Pendred responded to the former WWE star UFC Fight Night 59 had it's fair share of judging issues, which included seemingly indefensible 30-27 scores that rewarded Cathal Pendred with a contested unanimous decision victory despite being hurt and in trouble on multiple occasions. Shortly after the decision was announced, twitter exploded with fans, analysts and fighters all reacting to the controversial scores. Among th read news >>

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Controversial judging was one of the major stories coming out of UFC Fight Night: McGregor versus Siver. Donald Cerrone was involved in one of the decisions which left many upset with the abilities of commission selected judges. His fight against Benson Henderson was a compelling matchup, but few will remember the action rather than the dialogue surrounding whether or not the judges selected the correct winner. Digging deeper into the fight will uncover that while the fight was close, Cerrone di read news >>

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"Smooth" just can't catch a break. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone, as UFC Fight Night 59 blew the roof off the TD Garden Arena in Boston, Mass., on Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) via FOX Sports 1. Plenty of fighters were left licking their wounds, including Norman Parke, who was out-gunned and out-pointed by Gleison Tibau in their pivotal lightweight bout (recap). And Dennis Siver, who failed to crack the Conor McGregor code, getting his chin cracked instead in the second round of the m read news >>

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Cathal Pendred was awfully fortunate to walk away with a win at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59 event, but afterward, he had a response to one of his critics.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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