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Opportunity is knocking. Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Anthony Johnson, was expected to fight fellow division standout, Alexander Gustafsson, in early 2015 with the winner being positioned to challenge Jon Jones -- or Daniel Cormier -- for the 205-pound strap next summer. Then "Rumble" was taken out of the equation (because of this). Hoping to take his place is Blackzilians' team mate Rashad Evans, who has been riding the pine for all of 2014 due to injury read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Tuesday that featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira will face off in The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale co-main event. read news >>

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Former World Series of Fighting featherweight champion Georgi Karakhanyan has signed a new, multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Yoel Romero, who knocked out Tim Kennedy at UFC 178 last Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada (video), came under fire for taking a coffee break between rounds two and three, perhaps buying himself some extra recovery time after getting his head caved in at the close of the second stanza. See how the entire mess unfolded here. While Romero's corner was accused of "the dirtiest trick in the book" by UFC President Dana White, coach  read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight/light heavyweight titleholder Randy Couture voted off Dancing With The Stars last night (Mon., Sept. 29, 2014), probably for dressing like Aladdin and dancing the Paso Doble. read news >>

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MMA Fighting has the UFC Fight Night 53 fight card for the Nelson vs. Story fight card for the Oct. 4 event at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.In the main event, Gunnar Nelson will square off against Rick Story in a welterweight contest. Max Holloway faces Akira Corassani in a featherweight fight in the co-main event.Check out the UFC Fight Night 53 fight card below.Main card (UFC Fight Pass at 3 p.m. ET)Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick StoryAkira Corassani vs. Max HollowayIlir Latifi vs. Ja read news >>

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UFC 178 was pretty sweet, but these days the fighting calendar waits for no fan. The train pulls back out of the station today with two destinations on the docket for Saturday. The first will happen in the middle of the afternoon U.S. East Coast time, when UFC Fight Night 53 kicks off from Stockholm, Sweden. Headlining the 11-fight slate will be Icelandic grappling standout Gunnar Nelson, staking his undefeated pro record against wrestle-brawling American Rick Story. That evening, it's Fight Nig read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight phenomenon Conor McGregor was asked to give his thoughts on top division contender Chad Mendes, who fights Jose Aldo at UFC 179 on Oct. 25 in Brazil for "Junior's" championship title. "Notorious" told the media he's not impressed by the "small bodybuilder stuck in the 145-pound division" because "he gets tired quick." While there is no denying Mendes is jacked, he's also been winning fights. Five in a row, to be exact, with four finishes by way read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight slugger Mark Hunt, fresh off a blistering knockout win over Roy Nelson at the UFC Fight Night 51 event earlier this month in Saitama, Japan, is one of New Zealand's 20 highest-paid athletes. That's according to a "rich list" feature in The New Zealand Herald: 17 Mark Hunt (UFC) - $890,000 Mark Hunt is New Zealand's biggest name involved in the world's fastest growing sport. Hunt recently signed a new six-fight deal with UFC worth about US$350,000 read news >>

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Keep your title shot. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Donald Cerrone has now won five straight -- with four finishes -- inside a stacked 155-pound division, the kind of blistering run that would earn most fighters a shot at the division crown. Then again, Cerrone is not most fighters. Despite his impressive win over Eddie Alvarez at the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada (highlights), "Cowboy" i read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight phenomenon Conor McGregor capitalized on his popularity by holding a special post-fight media scrum following the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he starched Dustin Poirier to get his name into the 145-pound title hunt (watch the highlights here). "Notorious" talked about his performance against "The Diamond," the injury that nearly knocked him from the "Sin Cit read news >>

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