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Jon Jones is two title defenses away from entertaining superfights. Outside of a close call with Alexander Gustafsson, the reigning UFC light heavyweight champ has sat on his throne for over three years, looking virtually untouchable against the world’s best contenders. There has been talk in the past of Jones moving up and competing at heavyweight after clearing out the long list of contenders in the 205-pound division. If not heavyweight, some wondered about the possibility of Jones defending read news >>

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Bellator MMA has outlined an ambitious Spike TV schedule of title defenses to kick off 2015 -- and they'll have to hope none of these fighters falls victim to illness or injury between now and then. Patricio "Pitbull" Freire will make his first title defense since defeating Pat Curran at Bellator 123 in September when he faces former champion Daniel Straus, who is coming off a strong first-round knockout win over Justin Wilcox. Bellator 132 takes place in Temecula, California, on January 16th. B read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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I've been thinking about championships lately. More specifically, I've been thinking about championships and how, given the multiple injuries suffered by UFC title-holders in recent years, we are nearing a time when the Ultimate Fighting Championship should create set-in-stone rules on how to deal with champions who are on the shelf for an extended period of time. Call it the Dominick Cruz Rule. It is no fun, the idea of stripping a champion of the belt he fairly won. And I don't make this sugge read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Jessica Aguilar will compete in her third bout of the year when she takes on Kalindra Faria at WSOF 15. It’s an increased schedule for Aguilar compared to recent years, but she still wants more. Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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As expected, UFC 175, which featured title defenses by both Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey, was UFC's most successful pay-per-view show of 2014.The show is estimated a doing between 500,000 and 545,000 buys based on various cable sources. It would be the largest number since UFC 168, also headlined by Weidman and Rousey, that was one of the few shows in UFC history to do in the 1 million buy category.Weidman retained his title in the July 5 main event from Las Vegas, with a five-round win over L read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Fact: Anderson Silva holds UFC records for consecutive wins (16) and consecutive title defenses (10). Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & InfoRead more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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With three title defenses down, Demetrious Johnson is on his way toward becoming a UFC legend. At UFC 174, he'll look to make it four in a row against Ali Bagautinov. If successful, Johnson would match the title reigns of MMA greats Frank Shamrock, Pat Miletich and Chuck Liddell. Bagautinov won't go down easy, though. The Russian has won 11 in a row and is undefeated inside the Octagon. Here is a closer look at how Johnson and Bagautinov match up in all areas ahead of their meeting Saturday. Beg read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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At just 26 years of age, Jon Jones has already defeated some of the top fighters of his generation and the generation before him. The reigning UFC light heavyweight champion won the belt at 23 years old, becoming the youngest champion in promotion history. Since that time, he's set a new UFC record by successfully defending his title seven times. With former titleholders like Vitor Belfort, Rashad Evans, Lyoto Machida and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson among his list of victims, his resume reads like read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Japanese promotion Deep pulled out all the stops for “66 Impact” on Tuesday night, stacking the card with title fights in five different weight classes from 135 to 205 pounds. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones can set the UFC light heavyweight record for most title defenses at UFC 165 on Sept. 21 when he faces Alexander Gustafsson. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Following his finish of John Moraga at UFC on Fox 8 on Saturday night, Demetrious Johnson is already looking forward to his next in-cage appearance. read news >>

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