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Ronda Rousey is set to defend her UFC women's bantamweight title against Cat Zingano at UFC 184. It could be the most thrilling bout in Rousey's career to date, but it's not a fight you want to target in your DraftKings lineup. Zingano is easily the toughest and most well-rounded opponent Rousey has faced. While I couldn't bring myself to pick against Rousey, I do acknowledge that this should be a tough fight that lasts into the third round or later. The longer it goes, the less points Rousey wo read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares finished Jon Fitch in 90 seconds to defend his World Series of Fighting welterweight title, and wasn’t expecting to hear that his opponent tested positive in a fight night drug test. The California State Athletic Commission did not announce the substance Fitch tested positive for, and "Toquinho", who defeated the former UFC 170-pound contender with a kneebar at WSOF 16 on Dec. 13, spoke with MMAFighting.com about Fitch's results. "I was surprised because he criticized me so muc read news >>

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Jon Jones will defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 in Las Vegas, according to an announcement from officials on Wednesday. read news >>

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Robbie Lawler will defend his UFC welterweight title against Rory MacDonald July 11 at UFC 189, according to UFC President Dana White. White announced the news Wednesday during a press conference in Las Vegas that aired live on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1. This fight against MacDonald will mark Lawler's first attempt at defending the UFC strap. He won the title at UFC 181, taking a split-decision victory over then-champion Johny Hendricks in a rematch of their UFC 171 classic, which Hendrick read news >>

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A big title fight was added to the GLORY 20 DUBAI card today as the organization confirmed that Robin van Roosmalen will defend the belt against Andy ‘The Machine' Ristie in the headline slot. The bout replaces the previously announced World Featherweight Championship fight between Gabriel Varga and Mosab Amrani, with that fight now moving to headline slot of the GLORY Superfight Series 20 portion of the card. Van Roosmalen and Ristie have met once before. It in the four-man lightweight tourname read news >>

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LOS ANGELES -- Khabib Nurmagomedov has the rest of this year all mapped out. The rising UFC lightweight is targeting a return to the Octagon from a knee injury at UFC 187 on May 23 in Las Vegas. Nurmagomedov is hoping for a matchup with Donald Cerrone. After what he expects to be a victory, the Dagestani star wants to fight for the title and then defend the belt -- all before 2015 is up. It was reported this past week on UFC Tonight that the UFC is targeting the Cerrone-Nurmagomedov bout for the read news >>

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Check out the video highlights as Marlon Moraes defended his bantamweight title with a victory over Josh Hill in WSOF 18’s main event.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

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After months of waiting, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson finally has a fight booked. read news >>

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Better than Chris Cariaso right? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson has essentially cleaned house in the 125-pound division, earning victories over four of the top five ranked fighters in his weight class. In his last bout at UFC 178, "Mighty Mouse" dominated No. 9 ranked Chris Cariaso en route to a kimura submission victory in the second round. When the fight was initially announced, fans and pundits alike were less than ecstatic, expecting "Kamikaze" to b read news >>

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Bellator's lightweight champion Will Brooks will finally get the chance to defend his title. ESPN.com first reported on Wednesday that Brooks' first title defense will come on April 10 against veteran fighter Dave Jansen at Bellator 136. That event, Bellator confirmed to MMA Fighting, takes place at the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California. Also announced for the card will be a middleweight fight between longtime kickboxer Joe Schilling (2-3) and Rafael Carvalho (10-3). Brooks (15-1) defeate read news >>

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Will Brooks will defend his Bellator MMA lightweight title against Dave Jansen at the newly announced Bellator 136 on April 10. read news >>

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Rico ‘The Prince' Verhoeven (44-10, 10 KO's) will defend his World Heavyweight Championship this coming Friday as he faces arch-enemy Errol ‘The Bonecrusher' Zimmerman (103-11-1, 44 KO's) in the main event of GLORY 19: VERHOVEN vs. ZIMMERMAN. Watch the full 'Inside GLORY 19' countdown show here to see how these two feel about each other and what is motivating them in their lives outside the ring. Mike Tyson will be commentating their fight on Friday and he also features in this preview special. read news >>

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Demetrious Johnson discusses who he wants to defend his title against next on The MMA Hour. read news >>

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Chris Weidman will not defend his title against Vitor Belfort on Feb. 28 at UFC 184. According to MMAJunkie.com, the UFC middleweight champion, Weidman, has suffered an injury in training that forced him off the card. In the wake of this news, a women's bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano, which was originally scheduled as the show's co-main event, will receive top billing on the evening. Per MMA Junkie's report, neither the nature of Weidman's injury nor a timetable fo read news >>

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