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Fresh off first-round wins in December, Erick Silva and Ben Saunders are set to collide in Brazil. Silva and Saunders, who scored wins over Mike Rhodes and Joe Riggs at UFC Fight Night 58 and UFC on FOX 13, respectively, will meet at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 21. MMAFighting.com confirmed the bout following a report from Lance. Hoping to start his first win streak in the UFC, Silva (17-5, 1 no-contest) gets back in action following a 75-second submission read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Fresh off his $25,000 fine for violating the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) code of conduct policy (details), light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will make his first public appearance -- drug rehab notwithstanding -- after testing positive for cocaine ahead of his most recent 205-pound title defense. The network revealed the plans on Saturday. Charissa Thompson & UFC Champion Jon Jones sit down in an EXCLUSIVE FOX Sports Live Interview this MONDAY 11p ET. pic.twitter.com/0OOMSUSjgY — FOX read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Sounds like a good, old-fashioned Philly vs. Jersey brawl. Jim Miller will meet prospect Paul Felder at UFC on FOX 15: Machida vs. Rockhold on April 18 in Newark, N.J., which is the shadow of the areas where both grew up. Miller is from Central New Jersey, while Felder was reared in South Philadelphia. The fight was announced Wednesday on UFC Tonight. Miller (24-5, 1 NC) has been one of the top 10 lightweights in the UFC seemingly forever. The 31-year-old has just one loss in his last five fight read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Fresh from a December finish of Abel Trujillo, rising lightweight star Tony Ferguson will seek his fifth consecutive victory on February 28 when he faces Hawaii's Yancy Medeiros at UFC 184 in Los Angeles. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Lost in all of the hype surrounding the growing number of title contenders atop of the UFC lightweight division is former champion Benson Henderson. Henderson, a former WEC lightweight champion, has one of the most spotless records in MMA and defended his title three times before dropping his strap to Anthony Pettis in a surprise armbar loss at UFC 164. Since then, the MMA Lab fighter has rebounded with wins over Josh Thomson and Rustam Khabilov, the latter being his first finish inside the UFC. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Erick Silva is fresh off a dominating win and has some ideas about who he would like to fight next. Erick Silva is an enigma. He completely blows away lower-level competition, but has yet to pick up a signature win against a top fighter in the UFC. Silva (17-5, 1 NC, 5-4 UFC) says he's ready for tougher competition against after a quick submission win over Mike Rhodes at UFC Fight Night 58 last week - and his choices are either someone new or a rematch against two foes that vanquished him previo read news >>

  • a month ago
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Two fresh Brazilian faces have been added to the UFC ranks, with the arrival of a new featherweight and a new welterweight fighter. The stream of young talent in MMA, at times, seems unending. It's remarkable how unremarkable it's become to see young, skilled fighters coming in to the UFC. Guys with strong winning records out of decent camps, just waiting in the wings for their opportunity to shine. Two such Brazilian fighters have gotten that opportunity, on the back of injuries to their peers. read news >>

  • a month ago
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In the final episode of UFC 181 Embedded, the fighters hit media day, Pettis gets his Wheaties cover, Gilbert Melendez cuts weight, and more. More Coverage: UFC 181 Results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App read news >>

  • a month ago
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It’s easy to trick yourself into thinking Johny Hendricks has been out longer than nine months. Maybe it’s the general breakneck pace of 2014, or the glut of injuries that stymied plans at every turn, but at this point it feels like ages since we’ve seen the new welterweight champion fight. With all that’s happened this year, Hendricks’ title victory over Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 might as well have been back in the Roosevelt administration. The Teddy Roosevelt administration. In truth, it was ac read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Top prospect Mark Striegl is fresh off a first-round submission win in his bantamweight debut, and announced he is moving to Evolve MMA in Singapore. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Fresh off of a successful event earlier this month, Invicta Fighting Championships travels to Houston for its 10th all-female fight card on Dec. 5. Invicta FC 10 is headlined by an atomweight championship bout between reigning champion Michelle Waterson and Brazilian submission (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Fresh off his second-round knockout over Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 131, Schilling discusses the big win, his performance and setting his focus on becoming the Bellator middleweight champion. Joe Schilling scored an incredible second-round knockout to win his Bellator debut against Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 131 last Sat. night (Nov. 15, 2014). A right hook from the southpaw caught the Dutch icon on the button as he charged in, and the laws of physics took over. The left straight that followed w read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Fresh off of a win at King of the Cage, strawweight Amy Cadwell Montenegro is hoping to ride a wave of momentum into a career breakout year in 2015. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Kelvin Gastelum, fresh off of a victory in Mexico City, will take the UFC 183 main support role in his toughest test to date, as he battles Tyron Woodley. read news >>

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