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A look at the best tweets from the world of UFC. Follow @ufc, the list of official UFC accounts, and the list of UFC fighters to keep up with these guys and gals. read news >>

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Some fighters lose their passion with age. Their competitive fire is extinguished, and fighting becomes all about the pay check. The opposite has happened for Mark Hunt, who fights Roy Nelson... read news >>

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A half dozen fighters may be fighting to avoid a pink slip this weekend, including Amir Sadollah and Yoshihiro Akiyama, who'll be squaring off in probably the most high-risk fight of the evening. Likely Cut Regardless of Outcome Kazuki Tokudome (12-5-1, 1-2 UFC) - Fighters have been kept around after three losses before, but it's rare, and I don't think that Tokudome has the style or fan recognition that would earn him that privilege. Takenori Sato (17-9-7, 0-1 UFC) - He was absolutely overwhelm read news >>

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All fighters age. Sometimes, even those in their prime lose a step or are unable to compete with today’s blend of diverse mixed martial artists. In fact, the following men—Alistair Overeem, Dan Henderson, Frank Mir, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua—represent a group of fighters who at multiple points experienced greatness in the forms of championship titles and numerous other accolades. However, in their last four bouts, the fighters in question collectively hold a record of 4- read news >>

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Every year the UFC sees a handful of its fighters take flight and soar. Whether it's an inevitable title shot, an illustrious winning streak or just plain old good fights, these standouts often rebirth a division. But this sport is not for the faint of heart. As fast as these fighters rise, the quicker they fall. This isn't the case 100 percent of the time, but more often than not some of the promotion's best competitors drop off in the long run. Here are five UFC stars who will take a step back read news >>

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Watch the UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson weigh-in video replay. All the fighters on the card officially weighed in on Friday in Saitama, Japan. read news >>

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Did Conor McGregor hack Bobby Green's Twitter account? Bobby Green has an idea of who he wants to fight next inside the Octagon. And he let everyone know by going on a call-out spree on Twitter earlier today (Sept. 18, 2014) and challenging eight different Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contenders. No, seriously: I'm calling out Ross @RossTheRealDeal Norman Park and @FuryJury I guys decide who's going to go first — Bobby King Green (@BobbyKGreen) September 18, 2014 I'm calling read news >>

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Veteran heavyweights Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson are set to headline UFC Fight Night 52, which will be hosted by Saitama, Japan, on Saturday. At 40 years old, Hunt has failed to pick up a win in his past two appearances. However, with a draw against Antonio Silva in his most recent outing, Super Samoan remains a contender in the heavyweight division. Following back-to-back losses against Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic, Nelson bounced back in a big way when he met Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in April. read news >>

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At the UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-ins, all 22 fighters taking part in Saturday's UFC Fight Night 51 fights will step on the scale Friday, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com.In the main event, Roy Nelson and Mark Hunt will have to make the heavyweight limit of 265 pounds.The UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-in takes place Friday at 3 a.m. ET, and the video is above.The UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-in results are below.Main card (3 a.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass)Mark Hunt vs. Roy NelsonMyles Jury read news >>

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Fighters break out all the time. Sometimes, they pan out; other times, they come up short. But whatever the outcome may be, the process of breaking out is not one full of sunshine and sugarplums. It is a tough road traveled—one that may very well push a fighter to the absolute brink. In order for a fighter to escape mediocrity and reap the benefits of full-blown mixed martial arts stardom, he must meet a variety of requirements, including skill, finishing ability, marketability and appetite for read news >>

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Not every fighter in the UFC is destined for greatness. Sometimes, even the greatest of fighters with seemingly boundless potential hit an unexpected wall. Maybe they can't handle the step up in competition. Maybe they can't handle the pressure. Maybe, just maybe, they were never the fighters we thought they were. Whatever the case may be, some fighters are simply destined to eternally dwell in the balance of stardom and anonymity. Scroll on to see who made the cut as part of the three biggest u read news >>

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