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A light heavyweight title clash between reigning champion Emanuel Newton and Linton Vassell will headline Bellator 130. read news >>

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is gearing up for an early-2015 return to the octagon, and he already has an opponent in mind. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Heavyweight Sean McCorkle is retiring from competing in mixed martial arts. "Big Sexy" appeared on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour to make it official. The 38-year old McCorkle last fought on Sept. 20 in a rematch with Richard White in Square Ring Promotions, and lost via first round armbar. Over his last six fights, McCorkle lost five, including his rematch with Polish strongman Mariusz Pudzianowski at KSW 24 in Sept of last year. That one came via unanimous decision in a two-round main event. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight slugger Mark Hunt, fresh off a blistering knockout win over Roy Nelson at the UFC Fight Night 51 event earlier this month in Saitama, Japan, is one of New Zealand's 20 highest-paid athletes. That's according to a "rich list" feature in The New Zealand Herald: 17 Mark Hunt (UFC) - $890,000 Mark Hunt is New Zealand's biggest name involved in the world's fastest growing sport. Hunt recently signed a new six-fight deal with UFC worth about US$350,000 read news >>

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Vinny Magalhaes predicted to win his Titan FC debut inside the first three rounds, but he just missed his prediction by 36 seconds. Magalhaes, a former M-1 Global light heavyweight champion, claimed the Titan FC 205-pound championship on Friday night in Cedar Park, Texas, with a fourth-round submission against Jason Brilz. After a back-and-fourth battle, the Brazilian, a multiple-time jiu-jitsu and ADCC champion, rocked Brilz with a right high kick before trapping the fellow UFC veteran with a g read news >>

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Vinny Magalhaes takes on Jason Brilz for the Titan FC light heavyweight championship Friday night in Cedar Park, Texas, but he’s not focusing on the belt before stepping inside the cage for Titan FC 30. Entering the bout fresh off a quick submission victory in Mexico, his first win since leaving the UFC in 2013, the submission wizard vows to become the Titan FC 205-pound champion after one of the best training camps of his career. "It was excellent, perhaps one of my longest training camp if com read news >>

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Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew will re-do their highly debated light heavyweight contest from 2011 in November. This time around the fight will take place at cruiserweight. read news >>

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He did, but he didn't ... Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson is currently suspended from the word'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. Today, it was learned that Johnson was involved in yet another domestic disturbance on March 19, 2014, according to MMA Junkie, but it was with a different female. Here's the scoop: The woman read news >>

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It looks like one recently signed UFC heavyweight wont be making his debut in the UFC after all. The UFC's signing of Richard Odoms back in July was just a little bit odd. The full time police officer and part time heavyweight fighter may have been 8-1 coming up through the Texas regional scene. But, at 39 years old it was difficult to stick the "prospect" label on him, even in a division featuring top ten fighters who debuted back in 1999. It wasn't even a short notice callup, or at least not o read news >>

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UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve speaks publicly for the first time since his fainting spell backstage at UFC 175. read news >>

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Good news for UFC heavyweight Antonio Silva: A long-planned surgery was apparently successful.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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