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Noad Lahat impressed in his featherweight bout against Steven Siler on Saturday at UFC on Fox 12, taking home a unanimous decision victory. read news >>

  • a month ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Noad Lahat has tried to keep his focus on his training, but he admits 'it's been really hard' with the never-ending conflict in his home country awaiting him after his fight. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Days after headlining a UFC show in his home country, Irish featherweight Conor McGregor is headed for Las Vegas to make his PPV debut. After Conor McGregor (15-2) dispatched Diego Brandao in the UFC Fight Night Dublin main event, the Irishman moved into the top 10 of the featherweight rankings -- well, technically 11th if you count the champion Jose Aldo -- and fans were left wondering what was next for the outspoken and highly entertaining prospect. It took only 3 days for us to find out the a read news >>

  • a month ago
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While most of the country is grilling out, watching fireworks and eating hot dogs over Independence Day weekend, some of the best fighters in the world will display their skills at UFC 175 in Las Vegas. The dominant Chris Weidman will likely stir up some patriotism from those in attendance when he goes up against Lyoto Machida in the marquee event of the night. Here is a look at the entire card and the pay-per-view schedule: Date: Saturday, July 5 Time: 10 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. PT Available: Pay-Per-V read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Adam Nash had traveled the country with a front-row seat to the winning and losing of fortunes. He had found that job, dealing high-stakes poker tournaments, after working a string of going-nowhere gigs, including even one week as a vacuum cleaner salesman.Filed (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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As he prepares for a fight that could make history, not just for himself but for his country, Dagestan’s Ali Bagautinov promises that if he does become Russia’s first UFC champion... read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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All that's left to do now is to get Nelson on board. Mark Hunt's hand is healed and the "Super Samoan" is ready to get back into the swing of things, as he eyes a true heavyweight showdown against Roy Nelson in Japan. The potential slugfest was first teased last week on UFC Tonight, suggesting that matchmakers were waiting for the fighter's health to clear up before booking the match this September. While Hunt seems to be recuperating well from the broken left hand he suffered during his fight a read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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"Super Samoan" vs. "Big Country?" That's a hard-hitting heavyweight match up if I ever saw one. "The Land of the Rising Sun" is in the running to play host to a potential slobberknocker of a heavyweight fight, as Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson could be heading to Japan this September. That's according to a report by UFC Tonight, which also indicates the healing of Nelson's hand -- injured on the dome of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira last month in Abu Dhabi -- could be the deciding factor. Two big men with read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Sorry to all you "Big Country" fans, but Roy Nelson didn't get the job. The search is over. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has a new Executive Director, roughly two months after Keith Kizer stepped down from the position to pursue other interests. Taking his place will be former FBI agent and current boxing judge Robert Bennett, selected from an initial pool of 375 candidates. Bennett will begin his job in May and will earn $94,000 per annum, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. K read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Read on for UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson main card results... read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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“Big Country” earned a $50, 000 bonus for his brutal KO of “Minotauro” Nogueira, while Guida vs Kawajiri won FOTN. UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi served up a stellar fight card for the fans in attendance, as a variety of fighter picked up emphatic victories throughout the evening. In the main event, Roy Nelson needed less than five minutes to secure his victory over former PRIDE and UFC champ Antonio "Minotauro" Nogueira. "Big Country" rocked Nogueira late in the opening round and eventually knocked read news >>

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