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Forced out of a light heavyweight clash with Ovince St. Preux in November due to a shoulder injury, Rafael Cavalcante is anxious to get back in action. The former Strikeforce 205-pound champion couldn’t do much in the gym during recovery time. In fact, "Feijao" couldn’t do anything at all for a few weeks, and that made him gain a lot of weight. "I couldn’t train or work out. I couldn’t even run, man," Cavalcante told MMAFighting.com. "I went up to 255 pounds. I was soft. I lost a lot already, an read news >>

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Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Yoel Romero were set to battle at UFC 184 on Feb. 28, but the Brazilian grappler was forced out of the card with pneumonia. "Jacare", a former Strikeforce middleweight champion with a 4-0 UFC record, will stay away from training for at least two weeks, according to his manager Gilberto Faria. "It’s too soon to set a date (for his return)," Faria told MMAFighting.com. "‘Jacare’s’ doctor, Dr. Rodrigo Mauro, prescribed him a lot of medication and 15 days completely off tr read news >>

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Conor McGregor takes care of Dennis Siver with second-round TKO in UFC Fight Night headliner on Sunday in Boston. read news >>

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Irish eyes are clearly smiling on a Sunday night in Boston. Boston-born Dubliner Cathal Pendred was the beneficiary of a controversial decision in a welterweight fight at UFC Fight Night 59. The scores at TD Garden for his fight against Sean Spencer were 29-28 and an incomprehensible pair of 30-27s in favor of Pendred. In the opening round, Spencer (13-4) blasted Pendred and rocked him. It was the sort of shot that would finish most men, but Pendred, who has exhibited a high degree of toughness read news >>

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Experienced eyes are taking a hard look at the UFC's new Reebok deal. The UFC made waves this winter with the announcement of a uniform deal with Reebok. The agreement, at the time, boiled down simply to fighters wearing custom Reebok gear in the week leading up to and during their fight. The purported result being that all money made from that deal would go to the fighters, to make up for their private sponsors, which would no longer be featured on their apparel or banner. Some saw the deal as read news >>

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Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans were slated to headline the UFC Fight Night 61 card in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Feb. 22, but the bout was canceled after the Brazilian was forced to pull out with a knee injury. Teixeira, who suffered back-to-back decision losses to Phil Davis and UFC champion Jon Jones in his last fights in 2014, is still able to stay in shape, but can’t train everything. "I’m training, but my knee isn’t 100 percent," Teixeira told MMAFighting.com. "I feel a lot of pain when I t read news >>

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The eyes of the MMA world will be fixed on Las Vegas this Saturday night when UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones defends his title against longtime rival Daniel Cormier at UFC 182. The spotlight could be bright enough to help Myles Jury.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Erick Silva is back in the win column after choking out Mike Rhodes at the UFC Fight Night 58 mixed martial arts (MMA) event earlier this month in Brazil (watch it). So what does he have planned for an encore? According to "Indio," a fight against the rough-and-tumble Rick Story, who also notched an impressive win earlier this year by turning away Gunnar Nelson in Sweden. The Brazilian talks to Combate: "My wish would be a fight against Rick Stor read news >>

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BARUERI, Brazil -- Marcos Rogerio de Lima was one of the favorite fighters to win The Ultimate: Brazil 3 season, but came up short against season winner Antonio Carlos Junior in the semifinal. With two fights inside the Octagon, he proved his talent. "Pezao", who scored a 20-second knockout over Richardson Moreira as a heavyweight in May, cut down to 205 pounds to meet Igor Pokrajac at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20, and again scored a quick TKO victory. "I came here ready to read news >>

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That's definitely a champion's attitude. A few weeks removed from winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title by defeating Johny Hendricks at UFC 181 on Dec. 6, 2014, Robbie Lawler is finally getting some down time. And some much-needed time at that, as once again "Ruthless" and "Bigg Rigg" went toe-to-toe for a full 25 minutes inside the Octagon (video replay); a sequel to their epic bout at UFC 171 earlier this year. So what's next for Robbie? According to the heavy-hit read news >>

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T.J. Dillashaw is interested in a future super-fight against fellow UFC champ Jose Aldo, who he says is a 'very predictable fighter'. read news >>

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And "One Punch" eyes Takeya Mizugaki in his first fight back at his old stomping grounds. Brad Pickett's hopes of finding success in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight division didn't exactly pan out, dropping two straight to Ian McCall and Chico Camus in the span of five months. So, "One Punch" is ready to pack on the pounds and head back to the bantamweight division, saying that aside from avoiding another tough weight cut, he isn't interested in chasing around a bunch of 125-p read news >>

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UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera was taken back to his days on the football field while fighting Urijah Faber at this past Saturday’s UFC 181.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

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Mighty bold statement. The women's bantamweight division is about to get a bit more crowded, as Julianna Pena is eying a return to the Octagon in March of 2015. The "Venezuelan Vixen" has been out of action for over a year after she suffered a horrific knee injury, initially described as an "attack" by one of her male training partners at Team "Sikjitsu" in Spokane, Washington. Pena has since set the record straight. Still recuperating after tearing her ACL, MCL, LCL, meniscus, and hamstring, Pe read news >>

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