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Rob Lisita had a ONE FC title shot within his grasp, as he appeared to be getting the better of Eric Kelly in their featherweight eliminator last July until the Filipino pulled a rear-naked choke out of nowhere to win by second round submission and leapfrog Lisita in the queue of 145-pound contenders. It was a devastating setback for the Australian, but he has a chance to redeem himself next month when he faces undefeated M-1 featherweight champion Marat Gafurov in the main event of ONE FC: "Roa read news >>

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Cat Zingano reclaimed her top contender status at UFC 175 by defeating Amanda Nunes. The 32-year-old will face women's bantamwieght champ Ronda Rousey in January. read news >>

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An injury has knocked Rafael Cavalcante out of his planned light heavyweight showdown with Ovince St. Preux. read news >>

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Demetrious Johnson takes another one for the team Saturday night. Since becoming the UFC’s inaugural flyweight champion two years ago, Johnson has been nothing short of a workhorse for the world’s largest MMA company. His main event bout against Chris Cariaso at UFC 178 this weekend will mark his fifth defense of the 125-pound title and his third fight in roughly nine months. For obvious reasons, it also shapes up as something of a no-win situation for the 28-year-old AMC Pankration fighter. Thi read news >>

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Brad Pickett will welcome Chico Camus to the flyweight division when they square off at UFC Fight Night 57 on Nov. 22 in Austin, Texas.Pickett, who has lost three of his past five fights, will look to get back in the win column after losing via unanimous decision to Ian McCall at UFC Fight Night 46 this past July.Camus dropped down to flyweight after losing via unanimous decision to Chris Holdsworth at UFC 173. He's 2-2 with one no-contest in his past five fights.There is no main event yet for t read news >>

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Nate Diaz has broken his self-imposed MMA exile. The iconoclastic lightweight, who engaged in a public back-and-forth battle with the UFC over fighter pay, will return to the cage December 13, where he is scheduled to face top lightweight Rafael Dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 13. The contest, which was first reported by MMA Junkie, will be Diaz's first in more than a year. Diaz (17-9) has been on the sidelines since his Nov. 13 TKO defeat of Gray Maynard. .@NateDiaz209 is back! Dia read news >>

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"Who says you can't go home again?" After sitting on the sidelines for almost a year, Nate Diaz will return to the Octagon to face Rafael dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13, which goes down from the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) confirmed the bout earlier today (Sept. 23, 2014). When his calls for his release fell on deaf ears, Nate spent the better part of a year trying to renegotiate his UFC contract after he felt he was conned into read news >>

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Former Bellator MMA fighters Joe Riggs and Ben Saunders will square off at UFC on Fox 13 on Dec. 13. read news >>

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UFC 178 was a long time coming for Eddie Alvarez. It took nearly two years of legal wrangling, followed by wholesale regime change to disentangle the Bellator lightweight champion from his previous place of work. When Alvarez enters the Octagon on Saturday opposite 155-pound mainstay Donald Cerrone, it will probably feel like something close to freedom. That’s the good news here—that after considerable ugliness and bad feelings all around, Alvarez will finally arrive at the destination he set in read news >>

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Andrei Arlovski finished Antonio Silva during the first round of their heavyweight main event bout at UFC Fight Night “Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2,” but “The Pit Bull” came out of the bout with the longer medical suspension. read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Andrei Arlovski could be sidelined up to six months after a first-round knockout win over Antonio Silva at UFC Fight Night 51, which took place last Sat. night (Sept. 13, 2014) on Fight Pass from inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. That all depends on the pending X-ray of his wrist. Also getting an extended time out was returning lightweight Efrain Escudero, who was tagged by the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission read news >>

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