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Say what you will about Conor McGregor—and you no doubt have by this point—but the man knows how to stoke a fire. Last night, McGregor sent the collective mixed martial arts community into a breathless panic when he tweeted the following: As of press time on Thursday morning, McGregor's tweet has been retweeted 3,152 times. It has been favorited 2,935 times. These are high engagement numbers for mixed martial artists on social media, even one with the burgeoning popularity of McGregor. Needless read news >>

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Earlier this week, surging featherweight phenom Conor McGregor promised an eventual move to the lightweight division, because he doesn't like making the brutal cut down to 145 pounds. But I don't think anyone was expecting it to be next month in Mexico. That's why most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans were caught off guard when the "Notorious" lightning rod announced he was fighting Diego Sanchez at UFC 180, despite the fact that "The Nightmare" was already booked to throw hands opposite Norman Par read news >>

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Sorry, Dana White just said Conor McGregor vs. Diego Sanchez isn't going to happen. Whoops. Looks like it isn't going to be allowed to happen. Conor McGregor announced that he's going to face Diego Sanchez at UFC 180, where he moves up to lightweight and takes on the long time UFC vet in Mexico. Shortly after the tweet went out though, Dana White throws cold water on everything. From ESPN: Dana White on Conor in Mexico: That kid is nuts. No he's not. He wants to but he's not. — Brett Okamoto (@b read news >>

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According to Conor McGregor he's moving up in weight to take on Diego Sanchez at UFC 180 in Mexico. In somewhat of a surprise, Conor McGregor just announced that he will be stepping in on relatively late notice to face Diego Sanchez at the upcoming UFC 180 card in Mexico. The two had exchanged a bunch of words on twitter a couple of months back, Visual View and the Irish star made the booking known through social media: I am fighting @DiegoSanchezUFC in Mexico, November 15th. He spoke a big game read news >>

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Carlos Diego Ferreira has taken the place of injured countryman Alan Patrick and will fight Beneil Dariush at UFC 179 in Brazil. read news >>

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Alan Patrick was forced out of UFC 179 with a fractured jaw, and the UFC called another undefeated Brazilian to replace him on the pay-per-view card. Beneil Dariush will now face Carlos Diego Ferreira, who scored impressive victories under the UFC banner earlier this year, in the main card’s opening bout in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25. UFC announced the replacement on Monday night. Ferreira (11-0) made quick work of Colton Smith in his UFC debut in June, tapping the Ultimate Fighter winne read news >>

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Undefeated Diego Ferreira has replaced injured lightweight Alan Patrick[/autotag and now meets Beneil Dariush next month at UFC 179.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Bellator MMA’s season-ending show in San Diego has added a light heavyweight bout between “King Mo” Lawal and Tom DeBlass to the lineup at Bellator 131.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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Alvarez and Melendez have gone back-and-forth for quite some time, but now that they are both fighting for UFC, their paths should eventually cross inside the Octagon. Before Eddie Alvarez inked his deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after a year of legal battles, Gilbert Melendez renewed his own contract with the ZUFFA-owned company with hardly a hitch, leaving Bellator hanging high and dry. As Gilbert puts it, their roads to the Octagon were vastly different because some people kno read news >>

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The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world. A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse -- There's a ton of tweets below, but first, don't forget to follow me on twitter and instagram: @antontabuena Oh, and these guys are probably worth following as well: The Official BloodyElbow Twitter Account, Kid Nate, Brent Brookhouse, Richard Wade, Chris Barton, D.E.O, Scott Broussard, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould, Ben Thapa, T.P. Gr read news >>

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Remember all those pleasantries from last month's press conference? Yeah, that's pretty much out the window. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Diego Sanchez will fight Norman Parke at the upcoming UFC 180: "Velasquez vs. Werdum" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Nov. 15, 2014, inside Arena Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. And "The Nightmare" woke up to some pretty unfavorable comments from his opponent. "You know, this guy has the nerve to say that he's going to read news >>

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