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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is sending longtime veteran Nate Marquardt back into battle against fellow middleweight Brad Tavares at the upcoming UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Jan. 3, 2015 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas Review-Journal brought word of the pairing on Thursday. Marquardt (33-13-2) finally got himself back into the win column following a dreadful three-fight losing streak that nearly landed him on the unemployment line. read news >>

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Maybe you know Emanuel Newton. You know, the Bellator light heavyweight champ, he of the King Mo knockout and the spinning backfists and the amazing interviews? Right, that guy. He'll defend his title Friday at Bellator 130, and he's doing it against a fairly anonymous challenger named Linton Vassell. Just who is Linton Vassell? A mere warm body with an unlikely name, tossed in to chum the waters for a rising star in a promotion that could do with another one or two of these stars? Maybe not. Bu read news >>

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MMA Fighting has Bellator 130 results for the Newton vs. Vassell fight card Friday night at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas.In the main event, Emanuel Newton defends his light heavyweight title against Linton Vassell. Also, Bobby Lashley returns to face Karl Etherington in the co-main event.Check out the Bellator 130 results below.Main Card (Spike at 9 p.m. ET)Emanuel Newton (24-7) vs. Linton Vassell (14-3)Bobby Lashley (11-2) vs. Karl Etherington (9-0)Marloes Coenen (21-6) vs. Annalis read news >>

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This is getting out of hand. Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) first-ever card planned for Mexico City, Mexico is going south in a hurry. Heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez was forced out of his headlining title fight fight against Fabricio Werdum -- which was set to go down on Nov. 15, 2014 -- with a knee injury, prompting UFC officials to call on Mark Hunt as a late replacement, A few days later, an injury forced co-headliner, Joe Lauzon, out of his much-anticipated lightweight scrap ag read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson was suspended from the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion after reports surfaced that "Rumble" was on the wrong end of a criminal complaint filed by the mother of his children. Soon thereafter, it was also learned that Johnson was involved in yet another another domestic disturbance on March 19, 2014, with a different female. That was enough for the ZUFFA-owned promotion to sideline "Rumble" indefini read news >>

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Not surprisingly, Cung Le is pleased with the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s decision to rescind his year-long suspension after the fighter tested positive for an excess level of HGH following his fight against Michael Bisping on Aug. 23. read news >>

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Watch a debate where the chairman of the Athletic Commission and a medical professor debate whether cage fighting should be legalized in Victoria, Australia. The MMA scene is rapidly growing in Australia, with a growing number of local promotions and high level gyms propping up in recent years. They've also produced numerous UFC stand outs such as Kyle Noke, Soa Palelei, Robert Whittaker and others, but competing in a cage still isn't legal in Australia's most densely populated state. MMA compet read news >>

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Built in 1954, Maracanazinho is one of the most important places in the history of the fighting we see today -- bare-knuckle, vale tudo or MMA, whatever you wanna call it. UFC 179 will feature the last remaining Brazilian champion Jose Aldo in a rematch against featherweight No. 1 contender Chad Mendes, which is dramatic in itself. Yet the venue it will take place in, Maracanazinho, is also historic. It was built in 1954, and a year later, in 1955, was the first connected with vale tudo fights. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back with its "Embedded" pre-fight video blog series for UFC 179, featuring behind-the-scenes footage ahead this Saturday night's (Oct. 25, 2014) "Aldo vs. Mendes 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event at Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cameras roll as Featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, and Light Heavyweight contender, Glover Teixeira, continue their local training in Brazil. Meanwhile, their respective opponents, Chad Mendes and Phil Davis, arrive read news >>

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Another great Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) match has gone up in smoke. On the heels of UFC 180 getting a new main event thanks to an injury to Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (full details here), the upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) event has suffered another significant loss. Joe Lauzon has been forced out of his upcoming Lightweight scrap with Diego Sanchez because of an undisclosed injury in training, according to multiple reports. No replacement has been named at this time; however, w read news >>

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SAN DIEGO -- Bellator President Scott Coker spoke to MMA Fighting about the plan for the organization in 2015, why it was a 'no brainer' to move away from the previous weekly format of shows, the truth behind the Stephan Bonnar-Tito Ortiz in-cage incident, how his life has been since joining the company, working with Viacom and Spike TV and more. read news >>

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