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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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Conor McGregor on Friday confirmed that he would challenge featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 189 this summer. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- The biggest fight in featherweight history is set. Jose Aldo will defend his title against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas, McGregor announced Friday before UFC 183 weigh-ins here at MGM Grand. McGregor earned the opportunity with his second-round TKO win over Dennis Siver earlier this month. The fight has been anticipated for some time now. McGregor's charisma and trash talk combined with his three straight knockouts since coming back from a torn ACL have made put read news >>

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Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp sees no turf to defend when it comes to the careers of the athletes she promotes.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Cris Cyborg headlines as Invicta Fighting Championships on Tuesday released the full fight card for Invicta FC 11, which takes place alongside UFC 184 in Los Angeles. read news >>

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Cris Cyborg is set to defend her featherweight title against Charmaine "Not So Sweet" Tweet Feb 27th in the same city and weekend as her rival Ronda Rousey. read news >>

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Jon Jones is a human being like everybody else, which means he’s capable of making mistakes like everybody else. The reigning UFC light heavyweight champ has spent the better part of the last week fanning the scorching flames of public scrutiny, following the announcement that he had failed a random drug test leading up to his title fight with Daniel Cormier. Jones, who is widely recognized as the top pound-for-pound fighter in the world, tested positive for benzoylecgonine, which is the primary read news >>

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ONE FC's 2015 schedule will kick off with two title fights in quick succession as Adriano Moraes defends his 125-pound strap in Malaysia on March 13th and Ben Askren puts his 170-pound belt on the line in the Philippines on April 24th. ONE FC: "Age of Champions" is set for Stadium Putra in Kuala Lumpur next month and will see Moraes (12-1) mount the first defense of the title he won last September. According to reports in Japan, his opponent will be Asuka Mikami (11-2-2), a promotional newcomer read news >>

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Ben Askren is set to defend his One Fighting Championship welterweight belt against Luis Santos at an as-yet-unannounced event in April. read news >>

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After much delay, Bermane Stiverne will defend his WBC heavyweight belt against Deontay Wilder. read news >>

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Patricio Freire will defend his Bellator featherweight title for the first time at Bellator 132 on Friday, when he squares off against former divisional champion Daniel Straus. read news >>

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Carla Esparza will make her first UFC strawweight title defense against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 185” on March 14. read news >>

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World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes will defend his title against undefeated Canadian Josh Hill at WSOF 18 on Thursday, Feb. 12, the promotion announced Thursday. Interestingly enough, the event, which will take place at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, will mark the first time a WSOF events airs live on NBCSN on a weekday evening. Moraes (14-4-1) has won his last eight fights in a row and six straight under the WSOF banner. Meanwhile, Hill, nicknam read news >>

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Marlon Moraes will defend his 135-pound crown against Josh Hill at WSOF 18 on Feb. 12. read news >>

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