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The transformation that is Hector Lombard, continues. Brendan Schaub recently decided to ditch his old "Hybrid" nickname in favor of being called "Big Brown," and now Hector Lombard is following suit. The man formerly known as "Shango" "Lightning" will henceforth be known as "Showeather." That's according to a recent Facebook post from the welterweight standout. Check it out: "Hector 'Lightning' Lombard and the brand has undergone a significant transformation. I wanted my new identity to satisfy read news >>

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Ken Pavia has decided that he should publicly defend War Machine following horrific allegations of a brutal attack on former girlfriend Christy Mack. Ken Pavia has had a bad past five years as his reputation has taken some big public hits. He was named in a lawsuit by the UFC for having delivered confidential UFC contracts and bout agreements to Bellator, UFC vet Dale Hartt called him a "lying, cheating, stealing, piece of crap," Joe Riggs claimed that Pavia cheated fighters out of money, Mike C read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva’s future is uncertain since he decided to run away from a random test from Nevada Athletic Commission, but it doesn’t stop him from asking for fights. Silva, who recently suggested a match-up with former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, now aims for a trilogy bout with fellow PRIDE star Dan Henderson. "I want to be back soon for my 50th fight," Silva said in an interview to Lance. "I would like it to be in a special event. It’s not new that I would like to face Be read news >>

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After over a decade of hosting shows using a ring, the Philippines' URCC has decided to make the switch to the cage. Thursday night in Manila, a 'new look' Universal Reality Combat Championship re-launched to unveil the switch in fighting surfaces. Three professional bouts were showcased at Republiq as a 'teaser' for future events from the longest running promotion in South East Asia. The promotion has constantly produced Asian stars such as Eduard Folayang and Eric Kelly, along with UFC fighter read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Fight fans can rejoice because Nick Diaz has decided to return from his brief retirement. UFC President Dana White used his official Twitter account to reveal the return of the popular fighter. Diaz has signed a new deal that will allow him to appear in the Octagon at least three more times. The UFC has struggled to create stars with its current roster, so Diaz’s return comes at a great time for the promotion. As always, Nick is interested in fighting for a UFC title; however, it will be hard to read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Steven Siler decided it would be a good idea to start training. After all, he was 12 fights deep into his professional MMA career, accumulating a 5-7 record over that stretch. He'd horse around with his friend—former UFC welterweight Jorge Lopez—and pick up some techniques, but as far as a formal training regimen goes, Siler had none. He was just a scrappy kid who wanted to be on local TV and earn a few bucks, so once he turned 18, he granted his own wish. "He (Lopez) started training a little b read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Nick Diaz has decided to opt out of retirement, signing a three-fight contract extension with the UFC on Thursday, setting up a possible fight with Anderson Silva. read news >>

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The UFC has decided to cancel an entire pay-per-view card after featherweight champion Jose Aldo was forced out of the main event with an injury. Aldo, who was scheduled to defend his 145-pound title in a rematch against Chad Mendes at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 2, suffered a shoulder injury that will keep him out of training for three to four weeks, and the promotion decided to cancel the whole event. The UFC announced on Tuesday that Aldo vs. Mendes is expected to take read news >>

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Following a third-round TKO loss at the hands of Frankie Edgar Sunday night, BJ Penn decided to put an end to his UFC career. The 35-year-old legend announced the news inside the Octagon following The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale, and Fox Sports' Mike Chiappetta captured a quote: UFC president Dana White commented on the decision via MMAFighting.com: Penn finishes his career at 16-10-2 overall. Although, with five losses and a draw in his last seven fights, his final record doesn't exactly do him read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - Alex Caceres decided to aim high a couple months back and call out popular Urijah Faber for a fight. Faber was only too happy to oblige, and Saturday night the veteran taught the upstart a few lessons. "The California Kid" rebounded from his loss to then-bantamweight champion Renan Barao in February and defeated Caceres at UFC 175 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. A rear-naked choke submission give the former WEC featherweight champ the win at 1:09 of the third round. "He's very tou read news >>

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Robert Drysdale finally makes his UFC debut on Sunday night, and he decided to open up about his controversial start in the promotion in 2013. Drysdale, a jiu-jitsu world champion and ADCC openweight champion, was set to make his promotional debut at UFC 167, but was removed from a light heavyweight bout with Cody Donovan after failing a Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) mandated out-of-competition drug test. Ironically, Drysdale was never suspended by the commission or punished by the UFC for te read news >>

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