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While World Series of Fighting (WSOF) executives likely expected to be the main topic in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community tonight with WSOF 17: "Shields vs Foster" (results here), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stole some of their thunder by announcing a plethora of enticing matchups for the UFC 186 pay-per-view (PPV) event on April 25 in Montreal, Quebec. Among the fights scheduled for the Canadian PPV is the return of Quinton Jackson as he takes on Brazilian bruiser Fabio Maldonado read news >>

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Quinton Jackson is back in the UFC and brass didn't take very long to get him a fight. "Rampage" will take on Fabio Maldonado in his return at UFC 186 on April 25 in Montreal, UFC president Dana White announced Saturday on Canadian television station TSN. Jackson (35-11) won three in a row for Bellator MMA after being released from the UFC in 2013. There is controversy surrounding his re-signing with the UFC, which occurred last month. Bellator claims "Rampage" is still under contract with the o read news >>

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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Fabio Maldonado expressed interest in a marquee match-up against the returning Rampage Jackson. After picking up a TKO victory in his last octagon outing at UFC 179, Fabio Maldonado decided to throw his name in the hat as a potential opponent to welcome Quinton ‘Rampage' Jackson back to the UFC. Maldonado's comments came just a few short days after the UFC announced Rampage's return to the UFC during the main card broadcast of UFC Fight Night: Barueri. "I think t read news >>

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If and when Quinton Jackson finally makes his return to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), something mixed martial arts (MMA) fans are expecting in early 2015 after last week's surprise announcement, "Rampage" won't have to look far for an opponent. That's because the former 205-pound titleholder is already being courted by light heavyweight stand-and-banger Fabio Maldonado, who would give fans a "fun fight" while simultaneously granting Jackson this wish. "The Iron Hillbilly" talks to MMA Fi read news >>

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Quinton Jackson has signed a new deal with the UFC after three straight wins at Bellator, and one light heavyweight has offered himself to welcome "Rampage" back to the Octagon. Fabio Maldonado, who won his past four light heavyweight bouts in the UFC, most recently a TKO victory over Hans Stringer at UFC 179, is hoping to be the first to get in a cage with "Rampage" in 2015. "I think this fight is interesting not only for me, but for a lot of people. It’s an exciting match-up," Maldonado told M read news >>

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Earlier this year, Brazilian brawler Fabio Maldonado stepped up to help save the main event of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale. His reward was a Stipe Miocic beatdown.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Watch the UFC Fight Night Sao Paolo headlining bout between Stipe Miocic and Fabio Maldonado. read news >>

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Lion Fight 19 is official following weigh-ins at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn. read news >>

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But he would only make the cut down to 185 pounds if he gets to face his idol, Dan Henderson. Aside from division kingpin Jon Jones, Fabio Maldonado currently has the longest light heavyweight winning streak inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon. The scrappy Brazilian has won his last four in the 205-pound weight class, with his lone loss during that span coming at the hands of Stipe Miocic, who Maldonado challenged at heavyweight (video). Not too shabby. Unfortunately, Fabio w read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Fabio Maldonado is riding a four-fight winning streak as a light heavyweight in the UFC, but he won’t be able to get back in action anytime soon. The Brazilian striker scored a second-round TKO victory over Hans Stringer at UFC 179 on Oct. 25, and he entered that bout with a knee injury. "My knee was already injured, but I completely tore my left meniscus during the fight," Maldonado told the media during Brazil’s UFC Fight Night 56 on Nov. 8. "I tore my meniscus when Strin read news >>

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Shortly after knocking out Mauricio Rua in the UFC Fight Night 56 main event (watch it), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight heart breaker Ovince St. Preux set his sights on another Brazilian striker, telling the mixed martial arts (MMA) media he's targeting a future fight against Fabio Maldonado. Seems like "The Iron Hillbilly" is mighty popular these days. "I've got tremendous respect for him," St. Preux said after Saturday night's (Nov. 8, 2014) shocker on FOX Sports 1 (via read news >>

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Fabio Maldonado is apparently perplexed by the callout, but he’s also apparently willing to oblige.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil – Ovince Saint Preux isn’t looking at the top of the UFC light heavyweight division, at least yet.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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"People might call me one-dimensional, but I think that’s great and I’ve done this many times. I’ve done the same takedowns, same pass and same choke, but if you know what I’m going to do and I still do it to you, well that just means you didn’t do your homework. So that’s big in BJJ. Every person has their one thing and no matter what you do to stop it you can’t. So I just wanna obviously work on other parts of my game but that’s my strength and I’m going to keep getting that even stronger. I d read news >>

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