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After enduring a brutal assault from top light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira, Fabio Maldonado is at least considering a drop to 185 pounds. Maldonado's manager, Alex Davis, said that his client hasn't yet made a commitment to middleweight, but he's certainly considering the option. "Maldonado has been relying on his capability to withstand punishment, and it caught up with him," Davis told MMAjunkie.com. "Now I'm hearing he wants to drop to 185 pounds. I think it could be a go 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 >>

  • 8 months ago
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Patrick Wyman takes a look at the emerging breed of action fighters populating the UFC's roster and discusses the long-term implications. A little over a week ago, Fabio Maldonado absolutely pasted Gian Villante. After a rough first round in which he was taken down multiple times and mostly controlled on the ground - Fabio landed all of one significant strike - Maldonado's cardio and pace took over, and by the end of the second round he was shucking off takedowns and starting to land some seriou read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Fabio Maldonado talks about the judging for his fight against Kyle Kingsbury at the TUF 13 Finale, and also addresses questions about a drop to middleweight.  Read More >> 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 >>

  • 24 days ago
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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 >>

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

  • a month ago
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UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy discusses a potential move to welterweight. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Top-10 UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy says that it would be a bad career move for former Pride and UFC light heavyweight champ Mauricio Rua to cut down to 185 pounds. "Shogun," who suffered the most one-sided loss of his career against Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 56, hinted that a cut to middleweight may be his next move in a Facebook post from Monday morning. Kennedy disagrees, based on this tweet from Monday afternoon saying that would not be a prudent decision. Somebody tell Shogun that read news >>

  • a month ago
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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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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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