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At UFC 179 last night (Sat., Oct. 25, 2014), up-and-coming featherweights Darren Elkins and Lucas Martins fought for a position in the Top 15 rankings inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For three rounds, Elkins pushed the pace and eked out a close decision. Find out how below! Notable Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight fighters Darren Elkins and Lucas Martins scrapped last night (Sat. Oct. 25, 2014) at UFC 179 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeir read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Darren Elkins discusses his split decision win against Lucas Martins at UFC 179, the judges' scores, his future, and much more. read news >>

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Two of the first three fights on UFC 179's main card were lacking in action, but Fabio Maldonado brought some fun when he stopped Hans Stringer in two. Fabio Maldonado rescued MMA fans who were desperate for action on the UFC 179 pay-per-view card that they shelled out $55 to watch. After a bad first round in which Hans Stringer took him down and controlled the action, Maldonado found a way off his back in round two, landing a huge flurry of body and head shots on the ground. Eventually, Stringe read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO – It wasn’t pretty, but Darren Elkins got the win after a long, hard slog of a fight against Lucas Martins.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC color commentator Brian Stann repeated a phrase several times during Darren Elkins' win over Lucas Martins which pretty much summed up their UFC featherweight fight: "It's not the prettiest game plan, but it's effective." That pretty much summed things up. Elkins, in need of a win after dropping two of his past three bouts, controlled Martins for most of the bout and earned a split-decision victory at UFC 179. Elkins got two 30-27 scores from the judges, while the third was a bizarre 30-27 i read news >>

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What in the world did that one judge see?!? Darren Elkins took some time off after losing to Jeremy Stephens back in January, his second defeat in his past three outings. He thought the time away would help him get back on track upon his return, which came tonight (Sat., Oct. 25, 2014) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on the main card of the UFC 179: "Aldo vs. Mendes 2" pay-per-view (PPV) against Lucas Martins. He was right, even if it was ugly as all get out. Elkins dipped down for a takedown almost read news >>

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This is the UFC 179 live blog for Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins, a featherweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro.Elkins, who has won three of his past five fights, will face Martins, who has won three of his four UFC fights, on the main card.Check out the UFC 179 live blog below. More Coverage: UFC 179 Results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App Round 1: The referee in charge of the action is Osiris Maia. Both fighters open orthodox. Elkins punc read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Lucas Martins has looked impressive in his UFC career so far. Coming off three wins in three different weight classes, "Mineiro" returned to bantamweight for good, but Darren Elkins is confident that the Brazilian won’t be ready for this type of challenge at Saturday’s UFC 179. Elkins spoke to MMAFighting.com about his strategy for Martins, his trip to Brazil, why a win at UFC 179 could earn him a spot in the top 10. read news >>

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With two losses in his past three fights, 30-year-old Darren Elkins hopes to accomplish his UFC goals before time runs out.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

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Darren Elkins looks to keep his status as Featherweight Jon Fitch while taking on the young, brawling Lucas Martins. Here are the 3 things you need to know about this 145lb bout. Featherweight Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins Darren Elkins is 17-4 overall, and 7-3 in the UFC with 2 TKO victories (a little misleading given the Ludwig fight) and five decisions. Lucas Martins is 15-1 overall, and 3-1 in the UFC with 2 KO's, and one submission victory. Martins is the underdog at +155. 3 Things You Sh read news >>

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