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Rashad Evans is back. And now it's official. Evans will return to the Octagon for the first time in more than a year to meet Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 on Feb. 22 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the UFC announced Friday. It will be the UFC's first trip to the city. The main card will air live on FOX Sports 1. The bout was first reported by Globo. Evans (19-3-1), the former UFC light heavyweight champion, has not competed since beating Chael Sonnen at UFC 167 on Nov. 16, 201 read news >>

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First he wasn't interested, then he liked the fight, now he's willing to get it on. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Rashad Evans has verbally agreed to throw hands opposite ex-division No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira, at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 61 event on Feb. 22, 2015 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Combate brought word of the pairing earlier today. Evans (19-3-1) hasn't been seen since a first-round shellacking over Chael Sonnen back in late 2013, thank read news >>

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Rashad Evans' first fight since November 2013 is tentatively set to be a five-round main event versus Glover Teixeira next February in Brazil. A big fight announcement has been reported by Ivan Raupp of Globo, and it pertains to the return of former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. Having been out of action since defeating Chael Sonnen in November 2013, Evans and Glover Teixeira have verbal agreements in place to fight in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Porto Alegre, Brazil on Sunda read news >>

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Lion Fight women’s welterweight champion Jorina Baars will defend her title against Casey Bohrman in the main event on Lion Fight 20 on Feb. 20. read news >>

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Not really. But I guess Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones couldn't resist taking a shot at the promotion's decision to give former WWE superstar CM Punk a chance to compete in mixed martial arts (MMA) on the grandest stage of them all (more on that here). "Bones" breaks news on Twitter. BREAKING NEWS: I'm headlining wrestlemania 31. — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) December 7, 2014 Now that I think about it, I would be down for an Alexander Gustafsson rematc read news >>

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A heavyweight championship bout between Rico Verhoeven and Errol Zimmerman will headline Glory 19 on Dec. 19. read news >>

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Welterweights Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine will headline the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Feb. 14 visit to Broomfield, Colo. read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt will headline a packed UFC 180 card with a fight Saturday for the interim heavyweight title in Mexico City, Mexico. Having won his last four UFC bouts, Werdum enters the event as the favorite to become a placeholder champion for the injured Cain Velasquez, who was originally supposed to defend the belt against "Vai Cavalo." On the other hand, Hunt can cement his improbable climb up the heavyweight ladder years after suffering six straight losses. Will the 40-year-ol read news >>

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Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson will meet in the main event of the next UFC on FOX event, which will take place in a Swedish stadium. read news >>

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GLORY 19 was announced during the GLORY 18 broadcast on Spike TV. The card will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between current champion Rico Verhoeven and challenger Errol Zimmerman. Also on the card will be a four-man welterweight contender tournament. GLORY 19 is now official! The fight card was announced during Friday's GLORY 18 broadcast on Spike TV (more on that here). That date of Dec. 19, 2014 has been set with a city yet to be announced. The main event will feature a heavyweig read news >>

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News is now out on the next Glory show. Glory 19 takes place Dec. 19 and will be headlined by Rico Verhoeven vs Errol Zimmerman III. Exciting news from the Glory front - Glory 19 is now official. The show will take place Friday, December 19 - location is yet to be announced. As always, Glory 19 will air live on Spike TV. Headlining the show will be a big fight - one many fans have been looking forward to ever since Glory 16. Glory World Heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven (44-9 Overall; 7-1 Glor read news >>

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So the heavier men, Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort, get headlining duties. Ronda Rousey is without a doubt one of the biggest draws in mixed martial arts (MMA) today. So why is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion not headlining pay-per-view (PPV) events? Because she weighs a measly 135 pounds, according to company president Dana White. Before you get all riled up and start crying foul, dive in to see White's explanation to UFC's The Download. "It has nothing t read news >>

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With Irish superstar Conor McGregor already set to headline the UFC Fight Night event at Boston’s TD Garden on January 18 against Dennis Siver, it’s only fitting that two of his teammates from Dublin’s... read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship is stacking the deck for its Jan. 18 event in Boston, as Benson Henderson will fight Eddie Alvarez in lightweight action. read news >>

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