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Anytime there is more on the line than just a payday, the interest surrounding the action inside the Octagon always ratchets up. That was certainly the case Saturday at UFC on Fox 14 as the three biggest bouts on the card in Sweden all came attached with additional circumstance. Of that collective, no tilt held bigger implications than the main event showdown between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson, as the winner would become the next contender to face Jon Jones for the light heavyweigh read news >>

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Perhaps it’s telling of just how good things have been so far in 2015 that Alexander Gustafsson -- The Man Who Nearly Beat Jon Jones -- is quietly sneaking up on a stakes-stacked main event this weekend. Here is Gustafsson getting ready to remake his claim to a rematch in front of 30,000 throaty partisans in his native Sweden while America deals with a blinding Conor McGregor hangover. Thems are the spoils right there.Under any circumstance in 2014, Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson for the right t read news >>

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ROC middleweight title contender, Oluwale Bambgose discusses his career and life goals, his religious beliefs, preparing for his son's future and why Jon Jones is giving "real" Christians a bad rap. Lou Neglia's east coast promotion, Ring of Combat, is now in its 13th year of operation. Some of the biggest names in the sport got their start at ROC, including former UFC champions Matt Serra and Frankie Edgar, as well as current middleweight champ, Chris Weidman. Their alumni list is a who's who i read news >>

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Sticking out like a sore thumb is a good thing when it comes to competitive mixed martial arts. Whether triggered by highlight-reel finishes or memorable mic work, fighters aim to impress these days. It's something that not only attracts more fans but serves as a catalyst for earning a title shot. However, somewhere along the lines, between injuries, old age and a plentiful field of opponents, fighters lose their impressive ways. Luckily for them, MMA is an open playbook. Anyone can regain their read news >>

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With a dominant performance against UFC veteran Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, Conor McGregor earned a shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Although McGregor was only ranked No. 5 among 145-pound contenders heading into his bout on Sunday, he's already done enough to earn a spot in a championship bout only five contests into his UFC career. It doesn't hurt him that all the contenders ranked above him have already lost to Aldo. Now considered the biggest threat to Aldo's belt, McGregor' read news >>

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In the lead-up to Fight Night 59, the UFC made it absolutely clear its return to Boston was going to be "The Conor McGregor Show." With a push rarely seen in the promotion's 21-year history, the brash-talking Irishman was on constant display in the buildup to the Jan. 18 event. The SBG Ireland representative was the subject of several different programs on Fox Sports 1. He also hit every major sports network for high-profile interviews that created a constant stream of headlines throughout the M read news >>

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Things didn't go Dennis Siver's way on Sunday night in Boston. The long-time UFC veteran dropped a second-round stoppage loss to Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC Fight Night 59 at the TD Garden. McGregor stopped Siver at 1:54 of the second round with strikes in a bout that was entirely lopsided in favor of the Irish featherweight. Still, much is made of McGregor's capacity to talk or promote a fight. But what of his actual fighting ability? He's talented, but was there anything about his read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is nearly ready to kick off the UFC Fight Night 59 mixed martial arts (MMA) event set for Fox Sports 1 (FS1) live from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. After weeks of hype, marketing, and promotion from UFC and main eventer Conor McGregor, the production team for the world's leading MMA organization put out one last video for fans to fawn over "The Notorious" one just a bit more prior to his featherweight showdown tonight against Dennis Siver. In a con read news >>

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"He was actually a real good athlete, a real good boxer. He wanted to spar. The sparring happened -- it was back and forth -- but one day, he got a little touchy, a little cocky. When he did that, the sparring got live. And when it got live, we went at it to try to take each other's head off. But, I got the best in the end of him and I hit him with a shot to the nose. As he covered up, I hit him to the body that dropped him. A technical knockout if you want to call it. He got humbled that day, d read news >>

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The UFC is returning to Chicago. And the good news for visitors is that it won't be in the winter. The Windy City will host UFC on FOX 16 on July 25, it announced Wednesday on UFC Tonight. Chicago won Harley Davidson's Hometown Throwdown, earning it the distinction. The United Center will act as the venue. The last three times the UFC came to Chicago was in January -- in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Last year, it was UFC on FOX 10: Henderson vs. Thomson and the year before was UFC on FOX 6: Johnson vs. read news >>

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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 >>

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TMZ caught up with the UFC Hall of Famer and Zuffa executive and got his thoughts on the man who holds the belt he made famous. As the man who made the UFC Light Heavyweight title a big deal in American sports, Chuck Liddell presumably has a pretty good handle on the kinds of temptations faced by the current champ Jon Jones. TMZ caught up with Liddell and got his comments on Jones in the aftermath of a positive test result for cocaine that sent Jones to rehab for one day. "He's gonna be fine, tr read news >>

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Competing under the Ultimate Fighting Championship banner has been good for light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux, as he has won five of his first six bouts. read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' mother, Camille, in an exclusive interview with CBS affiliate WBNG, said she was glad that her son tested positive for cocaine. read news >>

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