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Undefeated lightweight Gilbert Burns will take some time off MMA to get back to his jiu-jitsu roots. Fresh off a submission victory over Christos Giagos at UFC 179 in Brazil, "Durinho" will put on the gi to meet fellow jiu-jitsu world champion Leandro Lo at Copa Podio on Nov. 22 in Rio de Janeiro. But there’s a catch. Unlike Metamoris, where grapplers battle in 20-minute matches, Burns and Lo will grapple until one taps. It could be over in one minute or in one hour, and that’s what makes "Durin read news >>

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Where would Leandro Issa be if he had never left Brazil? Certainly not coming off a "Performance of the Night" win that earned him $100,000 in bonuses and looking to extend his 12-4 record at UFC Fight Night 58 in his home state of Sao Paulo. The Brazilian is based in Singapore where he is a member of the team at Evolve MMA and says moving to Asia has helped him to go from being a decorated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) black belt to becoming a fully-fledged mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. "Before read news >>

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Fresh off a thrilling debut in Mexico City at UFC 180 on Saturday, the UFC is rolling out the red carpet today in Las Vegas for a collection of elite talent that will step into the Octagon over the next three... read news >>

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If you were excited for the much-anticipated showdown between No. 1-ranked heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum (18-5-1) and Cain Velasquez, you may have to compromise. That heavyweight title bout will not take place after Velasquez injured his knee, which means No. 4-ranked Mark Hunt (10-8-1) is something of a pinch hitter in the interim title fight as the main event of UFC 180 on Saturday night. It will be the first major pay-per-view from Mexico City, and Hunt only had three weeks to prepare read news >>

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Former Bellator champ Lyman Good ready, excited to face undefeated Jonavin Webb for CFFC welterweight championship. read news >>

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Many fans are excited about the UFC 179 main event featuring featherweight champion Jose Aldo defending the title against Chad Mendes, but the entire fight card for Saturday’s pay-per-view is worth watching. With Glover Teixeira going to battle against Phil Davis in the light heavyweight division and Darren Elkins and Lucas Martins fighting each other at featherweight to impress UFC officials, the undercard bouts could be just as entertaining as the main event. Here is the entire UFC 179 fight c read news >>

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The hunt is on to find the first Malaysian MMA champion and one New Zealand based featherweight appears to have jumped straight to the head of the queue. read news >>

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Urijah Faber says he's not too excited about a potential bout against fellow top contender Raphael Assuncao. Urijah Faber is currently ranked as the 3rd best bantamweight, but he's in a bit of a 'weird' spot in the division. The only fighters ranked above Faber are Dominick Cruz, who is set to face his teammate in Dillashaw, and Renan Barao, who he has already lost to twice already. As for the next 5 guys that are lower ranked, Faber has already beat them all, leaving him in an awkward spot as h read news >>

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Not too long ago, Sacramento's sports scene was looking bleak, with the NBA's Kings seeming destined to pack their bags and leave town. Nowadays? Things have taken a 180-degree turn. The Kings stayed put and have a new downtown arena in the works. Urijah Faber's Team Alpha Male gym boasts a UFC champion and could have two before the month is out. And the city's most recognizable fighter also has a hand in the city's bid to land a Major League Soccer expansion franchise. "It's been really excitin read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Ahead of Saturday’s UFC 178 event in Las Vegas, MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan takes you inside the card.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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After nearly a decade spent battling with the world's best heavyweights around the globe, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva is finally coming home. The Brasilia, Brazil, native will not only be returning to the city he was born in when he steps into the Octagon to face Andrei Arlovski this Saturday night at Fight Night 51, but it will also mark the first time in his professional career he will be competing in front of his countrymen. That detail seems to be a curious wrinkle, especially considering the UF read news >>

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