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BARUERI, Brazil -- Jose Aldo defended the UFC featherweight championship for the seventh straight time against Chad Mendes at UFC 179, and the Brazilian fighter hopes Conor McGregor gets the next shot at his belt. "I hope he’s next because it would be a huge fight," Aldo said during a Q&A session before UFC Fight Night 58 official weigh-ins in Barueri, Brazil, on Friday. McGregor is 4-0 in the UFC, but Aldo doesn’t believe he’s good enough to fight for the gold. However, he wants the challenge. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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German light heavyweight Stephan Puetz defended his M-1 Challenge championship for the second time and handed Valery Myasnikov the first defeat of his career in the main event of M-1 Challenge 54 on Wednesday. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis defended his title at UFC 181 on Saturday by becoming the only fighter to finish Gilbert Melendez and fighters reacted to it via Twitter. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Anthony Pettis successfully defended his UFC lightweight title with a submission of Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181, but the post-fight press conference had its own fireworks. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Athony Pettis defended his belt for the first time at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas by submitting top contender Gilbert Melendez. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Anthony Pettis successfully defended his UFC lightweight title for the first time, submitting Gilbert Melendez with a guillotine in the second round of their UFC 181 bout. Anthony Pettis is well-known for his flashy striking game, it's his calling card. But it's quickly becoming apparent that his submission game should be given the same props. Pettis was out of the cage for over a year and was finally defending his UFC lightweight title for the first time against former Strikeforce champ Gilbert read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Having already defended her belt once, Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson is now focused on the fight. read news >>

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Jessica Aguilar defended her World Series of Fighting strawweight title on Saturday over little-known Kalindra Faria, but her performance calls into question her status as the best in the world. Faria entered on an 11-fight win streak, but that largely came against lesser competition. There were plenty of questions surrounding her entering the fight. Aguilar didn't find dispatching Faria to be easy despite the scorecards reading 49-45 across the board. The fight was much closer than that. This s read news >>

  • a month ago
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David Branch successfully defended his World Series of Fighting middleweight title for the first time on Nov. 15. Headlining the WSOF 15 card in Tampa, Florida, the 185-pound middleweight champion scored his fifth win under the promotion’s banner with a fourth-round finish over UFC veteran Yushin Okami. The grappling contest between Branch and Okami only lasted one round. From the second round on, both fighters decided to stand and trade punches. Branch started building his victory in the third read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cain Velasquez last defended the UFC heavyweight title in October 2013, and he will have to be back in action by March 2015 if he wants to keep his belt. Velasquez, forced out of his UFC 180 bout with Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15 and replaced by Mark Hunt, will likely be stripped of his UFC heavyweight title if he can’t fight early next year, UFC president Dana White announced on UFC.com. "We’re headed in that direction now," White said. "This next fight in Mexico is for the interim title. So if C read news >>

  • a month ago
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Barb Honchak defended her flyweight title for the second straight time in the main event of Invicta FC 9 at River Center in Davenport, Iowa, last night (Sat., Nov. 1, 2014). Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeated Mizuki Inoue via split decision in the Fight Pass co-main event to remain undefeated. That's not all! Invicta FC moved away from Kansas City, Mo., for the first time last night (Sat., Nov. 1, 2014) and headed into Davenport, Iowa, to host Invicta FC 9 at River Center. The nine-fight main card w read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jose Aldo successfully defended his UFC featherweight title on Saturday night, and his win over Chad Mendes was huge for his country. Wallid Ismail, former MMA fighter and longtime MMA promoter as the president of Jungle Fight, told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that a loss in the main event of UFC 179 would have been terrible for the future of the sport in Brazil. "Jose Aldo saved Brazilian MMA," Ismail said. "He saved, no doubt about it. If he had lost our last belt, it wou read news >>

  • a month ago
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After Jose Aldo successfully defended his belt at UFC 179, Conor McGregor broke down the fight and talked about why he will be the next UFC featherweight champion. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Emanuel Newton defended his light heavyweight championship with a fifth-round finish at Bellator 130, while Bobby Lashley, Marloes Coenen and Dave Jansen also notched wins. read news >>

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