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Dana White has confirmed to Globo that he will force both John Lineker and Kelvin Gastelum to move up in weight after both failed to make weight at UFC 183. The weigh-ins for tonight's UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz PPV were something of a debacle, with both Welterweight Kelvin Gastelum and Flyweight John Lineker badly missing weight. Gastelum weighed in at 180 pounds, 10 pounds over the Welterweight limit, with Lineker in at 130, 5 pounds over the limit at Flyweight. Now, Dana White has confirmed that read news >>

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The bout against Ian McCall may be the Brazilians last at flyweight after missing weight four times in eight fights. After missing weight by 5 pounds at the official weigh ins for UFC 183, John Lineker will probably be forced to leave the Flyweight division. According to a report from Globo, Sean Shelby, the matchmaker for UFC's lower weight divisions, has told Alexis Davis, Lineker's manager, that his man is done at flyweight and it's time to move up to bantamweight (135lbs). Lineker has been f read news >>

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Forced out of a light heavyweight clash with Ovince St. Preux in November due to a shoulder injury, Rafael Cavalcante is anxious to get back in action. The former Strikeforce 205-pound champion couldn’t do much in the gym during recovery time. In fact, "Feijao" couldn’t do anything at all for a few weeks, and that made him gain a lot of weight. "I couldn’t train or work out. I couldn’t even run, man," Cavalcante told MMAFighting.com. "I went up to 255 pounds. I was soft. I lost a lot already, an read news >>

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From the moment Anthony "Rumble" Johnson forced his way into the next shot at Jon Jones' UFC light heavyweight title by running over Alexander Gustafsson on Sunday night, one logical next fight in the light heavyweight division become immediately clear: Gustafsson vs. Daniel Cormier. Both guys are coming off recent, high-profile losses, and both are on the very short list of competitors fans consider legitimate title challengers at 205 pounds. The man known as DC understands it, too. "He's got t read news >>

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With Jake Lindsey forced to withdraw from his February 14 bout with James Moontasri, Boulder lightweight prospect Cody Pfister will step in to face the "Moon Walker" and make his UFC debut in his read news >>

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With Bobby Green forced with withdraw from UFC Fight Night 63, Benson Henderson has agreed to step in and face Jorge Masvidal.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Brian Cobb has been forced to withdraw from his World Series of Fighting 17 co-headlining bout against Jonathan Nunez after injuring his knee on a treadmill. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Brian Cobb has been forced to withdraw from his World Series of Fighting 17 co-headlining bout against Jonathan Nunez after injuring his knee on a treadmill. read news >>

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Veteran lightweight Brian Cobb has been forced to withdraw from his WSOF 17 fight against Jonathan Nunez after injuring his knee on the treadmill the day before Saturday's event, World Series of Fighting Vice President Ali Abdel-Aziz told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. Cobb (20-8) was expected to meet Nunez (5-0) in the night's co-main event, which airs live on NBC Sports Network as with the rest of WSOF 17's main card. WSOF officials are currently looking for a replacement to fill Cobb's plac read news >>

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Those anxiously awaiting the showdown between Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero at UFC 184 will have to wait, as “Jacare” has withdrawn from the middleweight bout due to pneumonia. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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An injury has forced Bobby Lashley to withdraw from his Bellator 134 fight against James Thompson, sources confirmed with MMAFighting.com. TheMMAReport.com first reported the news on Monday. Muhammed Lawal, who typically fights at light heavyweight, has volunteered to replace Lashley in the heavyweight bout, however, according to sources with knowledge of the situation, that fight isn't a done deal just yet because Thompson has yet to agree to it. The veteran Thompson (20-14, 1 NC) is undefeated read news >>

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Bellator and Strikeforce veteran Louis Taylor stepped up on short notice to take over for Costa Phillipou -- and will now step out on even shorter notice against Uriah Hall -- at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 59 mixed martial arts (MMA) event in "Beantown." And the promotion wasn't too happy about it. Post by MMA H.E.A.T. Hall is currently without an opponent with less than a week until weigh ins, which means matchmakers can find a warm body, or bench The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 star until the read news >>

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Casey Bohrman has been forced out of her Lion Fight 20 main event clash against Jorina Baars due to injury, Sherdog.com has learned. read news >>

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Glover Teixeira has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night headliner against Rashad Evans on February 22 due to injury. Now settling in as the main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil... read news >>

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