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Despite the growing popularity of mixed martial arts, the community consisting of the sport's top-level athletes remains a relatively small group. It's a lesson "The Ultimate Fighter 12" semifinalist Kyle Watson learned quickly when his bosses offered him a UFC 129 matchup with undefeated Canadian prospect John Makdessi. Watson sparred with Makdessi at Montreal's Tri-Star Gym during "The Bull's" pre-UFC days, but he admits he didn't scrutinize the striker as a potential future foe. Ad read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Former sparring partners Kyle Watson and John Makdessi have agreed to meet at UFC 129 in Toronto as a part of the night's undecard. Read More >> read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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TOKYO - Five months ago, heavyweights Cheick Kongo and Mark Hunt were sucking air together in the elevation of Denver. Present for a training camp that concluded with Hunt's meeting with Ben Rothwell and Quinton Jackson's fight with champ Jon Jones, Kongo wasn't particularly close to the New Zealand native in the weeks before UFC 135. He was surprised, nonetheless, when the Kiwi came up as his next opponent at this weekend's UFC 144 event. It didn't occur that he might have to fight Hunt read news >>

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As the architect of T.J. Dillashaw’s UFC title run, coach Duane “Bang” Ludwig didn’t feel like Joe Soto deserved a shot at the belt, regardless of what happened to Renan Barao.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Heavyweight kickboxing contender Benjamin Adegbuyi first made contact with Alexander Gustafsson earlier this year when he was brought over to Sweden to provide some stand-up sparring power for the light-heavyweight’s fight with Jimi Manuwa. He says he was surprised by Gustafsson’s stand-up ability and believes the Swede is more than capable of stopping Jon Jones when they meet again in the Octagon. Rising heavyweight kickboxer Benjamin Adegbuyi got a nice publicity boost last week when UFC light read news >>

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao saw opportunity slip through his fingertips Friday, as just 24 hours before a title rematch with T.J. Dillashaw, he passed out from a bad weight cut and was unceremoniously removed from the fight. However, Barao's coach and manager, Andre Pederneiras, told Combate the whole incident was the result of one bad, freak mishap and not because his star client cuts too much weight to make the 135-pound weight limit, per a translation by Guilherme Cruz of MMA read news >>

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao was removed from UFC 177 after he fainted while cutting weight for a bantamweight title fight against T.J. Dillashaw, but his coach and manager Andre Pederneiras doesn’t think it’s time to move up to featherweight. Pederneiras told Combate everything that happened to Barao in his process to cut weight, the decision to remove from the bout, and why he believes he can keep fighting at 135 pounds. "There were two pounds left to make 135 and it was still read news >>

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Looking to get his first win inside the Octagon, T.J. Dillashaw shows off his relentless ground game against Walel Watson at UFC on Fuel TV 1 in February 2012. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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In the second episode of UFC 177 Embedded, coach Duane Ludwig arrives in Sacramento, Urijah Faber discusses the effects of having a UFC titleholder within Team Alpha Male, Renan Barao and Bethe Correia depart from Brazil, Joseph Benavidez watches Barao's recent training session, and UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw hangs out with Gilbert Melendez at the Oakland Raiders practice facility. read news >>

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BANGOR, Maine – Sam Alvey waited until the third and final round to get his offense going, and by then it was too late. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Part 2 of our extra-large breakdown of last weekend's high-profile action on the regional circuit. And now, Part 2 of this week's double-sized Beyond the Octagon. In Cage Fury FC out of Atlantic City, the undefeated Jonavin Webb (7-0-0) put UFC vet Dan Stittgen (9-5-0) away with strikes in the closing seconds of the third round, capturing the organization's welterweight title in the process. Stittgen went 0-2 in the UFC, first falling to Stephen Thompson by knockout and then losing a closely con read news >>

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