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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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Check out bizarre, but undefeated, fighter Rin Nakai's Pancrase 247 victory over Brenda Gonzalez, as she prepares to face Miesha Tate at Saturday's UFC Japan. read news >>

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Twelve fighters permeate a preliminary card that should be even better in practice than on paper. Though light on rank, these Fight Pass prelims for UFN 52 should be heavy on action. The Line Up Bantamweight Alex Caceres vs. Masanori Kanehara Featherweight Katsunori Kikuno vs. Sam Sicilia Welterweight Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Takenori Sato Bantamweight Michinori Tanaka vs. Kyung Ho Kang Lightweight Kazuki Tokudome vs. Johnny Case Featherweight Maximo Blanco vs. Dan Hooker The Odds Alex Caceres -280 Masa read news >>

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Las Vegas has become UFC fighter Miesha Tate’s new home, but the Washington native is hoping she can convince some other female fighters to join her in Sin City.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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In a sport that rolls on nearly every weekend, year-round, physical and mental burnout are very real threats. But if MMA won’t hit the pause button, could fighters benefit from carving out a break for themselves?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC doesn't proactively tell fighters what size cage they'll be fighting in, leading to many athletes not knowing what size cage they'll compete in until event night. One of the new talking points heading into UFC events is the size of the Octagon. There is the traditional "large cage" which has been the standard for major UFC events and the smaller cage which used to only be used for rare events such as Ultimate Fighter finales. With the new expanded schedule from the UFC, they find themsel read news >>

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Not one to question UFC's matchmaking, Khabib Nurmagomedov couldn't help but wonder why the promotion gave "El Nino" another title shot so soon. 'The Eagle" is also asking why Anthony Pettis seems more interested in fighting Nate Diaz as opposed to someone like himself, a man who has yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon. Khabib Nurmagomedov has quickly established himself as one of the best lightweight fighters in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), racking up six consecutive wins in the sport's read news >>

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