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On January 3, the bitter feud between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will finally come to a head at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. By now, the rivalry that has formed between the UFC light heavyweight champion and the former Strikeforce Heavweight Grand Prix winner has been well documented. The animosity between the two has become great promotional fodder for the organization. The time for tough talk has now passed. The question is whether DC's impressive wrestling pedigree, strength and athleticism read news >>

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Invicta Fighting Championships has bolstered its 125-pound roster, as it announced the signing of 19-year-old flyweight Aspen Ladd on Friday. read news >>

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The UFC’s television reach will expand in Canada next year starting with UFC 182 in early January. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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BARUERI, Brazil – Renato Carneiro showed early on that he had the quicker hands and the sharper striking in his matchup against Tom Niinimaki. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Christmas may have come early for the UFC, as reports are surfacing that former light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is possibly poised to return to his former home. The news was first reported by MMAJunkie.com's Steven Marrocco on Twitter: I'm hearing Rampage just signed a deal with UFC for announce Sat. I'm skeptical. He's under contract with Bellator. — Steven Marrocco (@MMAjunkieSteven) December 20, 2014 This move, if true, is a surprising turn for 'Page. Jackson had one of t read news >>

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Undefeated welterweight Ryan LaFlare aims for an early 2015 fight with former middleweight and welterweight contender Demian Maia. Ryan LaFlare is 10-0 overall and 4-0 in the UFC, with wins over Santiago Ponzinibbio, Ben Alloway, Court McGee, and John Howard. An injury prevented him from facing Gunnar Nelson back in July, and it ultimately sidelined him for the rest of 2014. In an interview with MMA Fighting, LaFlare expressed interest in taking on Demian Maia once the New Yorker is cleared to c read news >>

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Lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis hopes to fight 3 times in 2015, starting in early Spring. The UFC lightweight division's reigning king, Anthony Pettis may have only fought three times in the last two years, but moving forward, he plans on getting in three fights in 2015, and wants his first bout to be in early spring. In an interview with UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, Pettis' manager, Mike Roberts stated that "Showtime" would like to fight in either March or April, with an immediate turnarou read news >>

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Gabriel Gonzaga rushed toward Matt Mitrione early in the first round of their UFC on FOX 13 heavyweight showdown on Saturday night. Mitrione was ready. The Blackzilians fighter nicknamed "Meathead" grazed Gonzaga (16-9) with a right hand, then crushed him with a left. A series of right hands to the grounded fighter later, it was all over. Mitrione (8-3) got his eighth UFC knockout at 1:59 of the first round in Phoenix. "I'm on top of the world," said Mitrione, who won his third straight fight. " read news >>

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PHOENIX – Jamie Varner made one early blunder in his bout with Drew Dober, and in this sport sometimes one is all it takes.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Check out the results from the opening 4 bouts from the UFC on Fox 13 preliminary card in Phoenix, Arizona. UFC on Fox 13 had an early local start time in Phoenix, with fights beginning at 1:30 PM MT at the US Airways Center. Here's a quick recap of the first half of the nine-fight preliminary card in the UFC's first appearance in the Sun Devil State. The card began with a Fight Pass opener between Anthony Birchak vs. Ian Entwistle. Birchak was making his UFC debut while Entwistle was coming off read news >>

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When it came to size and skill, the early UFC didn't care! Vote in the OSMMA Review Awards to decide which mismatched opponents were your favorite! The old school days of the early UFC gave us the gift of no weight classes. This meant that a giant sumo could fight a tiny karate fighter (and hey, that did happen). Combined with little care for skill level, you could have a person that has been fighting professionally for years taking on a guy that just stepped out of the gym for the first day, or read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Aisling Daly looked for submissions early and often in her bout with Alex Chambers, and with just seven seconds left in the opening round she managed to snag one.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – In a meeting of early flameouts on “The Ultimate Fighter 20,” Angela Hill ran roughshod over veteran Emily Kagan, battering her over three rounds to secure an easy decision win. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Who executed the best submission in the early days of the UFC? Vote here and let us know who you think was the master of making people tap out! In the early days of the UFC, a TKO or referee stoppage was often what ended a fight. Knockouts happened plenty as well, but there were also plenty of times that fighters gave up due to various reasons. Fatigue and confusion typically led to a panicked tap from fighters who were in over their head, but many fighters had no choice once their arms were twi read news >>

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