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The light heavyweights are about to take center stage in the UFC. Stakes will be high for both "The Mauler" Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson on Saturday from Stockholm, Sweden, in the main event for UFC on Fox 14. Not only is Gustafsson performing in front of his home crowd, he's battling for his second shot at light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Gustafsson pushed Jones as close to defeat as any opponent ever has back in Sept. 2013. On Saturday, The Mauler will have another si read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: The light heavyweight’s recipe for success? ‘I stopped listening to myself.’ read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: The light heavyweight’s recipe for success? ‘I stopped listening to myself.’ read news >>

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Heavyweights Denis Smoldarev and Maro Perak headline the M-1 Challenge 55 fight card in February. On November 9, 2014, former M-1 heavyweight champion Guram Gugenishvili was killed in a tragic car accident at just 28-years-of-age. Less than three months later, his longtime promotion will host their season-opening event in the memory of the fallen prospect. M-1 Challenge 55, which is scheduled to take place February 21 in Tbilisi, Georgia - Guram's home country - will feature a main event between read news >>

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We started the series with the heavyweights, and now we move on to the light heavyweights. That's right—The Beaten Path continues its "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series. The light heavyweight division is in need of bodies due to the small number of fighters in its ranks. To keep matchups fresh and provide different faces, the UFC needs to look at inking some 205-pounders. The UFC already snagged a couple of guys off my radar recently in Corey Anderson, Antonio Carlos Jr. and Hans Stringer. T read news >>

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Heavyweights and promotional newcomers Shamil Abdurahimov and Timothy Johnson will meet at the recently announced UFC Fight Night 63 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Another year, another edition of the notorious "5 Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series. We as MMA fans are a little older and a little wiser. We're getting accustomed to more and more MMA popping up in the mainstream. It wasn't long ago that the UFC and Bellator were seemingly the only options on TV. Now, in addition to the UFC being featured on the Fox networks and Bellator on Spike TV, CBS Sports has Titan Fighting Championship and NBC Sports has World Series of Fighting, among other things. read news >>

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A heavyweight showdown between Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson will go down at UFC 185. read news >>

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Heavyweights Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic and Satoshi Ishii, lightweights Satoru Kitaoka and Yoshiyuki Yoshida will headline Japanese MMA’s biggest night of the year. read news >>

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M-1 light-heavyweight champion Stephan Puetz discusses his title defence at M-1 Challenge 54/ACB 12, as well as his goals for 2015. He also delves into his love for Arnold Schwarzenegger movies and how the terminator character inspires him. Last Wednesday, to the delight of Russian fans in attendance, adopted son Stephan Puetz defended his light-heavyweight championship with a stunning TKO victory over challenger Valery Myasnikov at the M-1 Challenge 54/ACB 12 event in St. Petersburg. It was a d read news >>

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Top UFC light heavyweights Rashad Evans and Glover Teixeira are set to headline UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. read news >>

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The UFC’s heavyweights have never really found their stride. For a brief time during the Brock Lesnar Administration, the 265-pound division felt fresh and vital. It felt—for lack of a better word—big. But first diverticulitis and then increasingly difficult competition felled Lesnar, and the heavyweight ranks lapsed back into their old, unstable tricks again. Such was the case for almost all of 2014. Current champion Cain Velasquez may be the most talented man ever to fight in the UFC’s heavies read news >>

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A pair of hard-hitting heavyweights will meet in Los Angeles. Promising knockout artist Derrick Lewis takes on Ruan Potts at UFC 184 on Feb. 28 at Staples Center, the UFC announced Tuesday. Lewis was on quite the run before being knocked out by Matt Mitrione in September. Lewis (11-3, 1 NC) has still won two of his three UFC bouts by knockout, beating Jack May and Guto Inocente. The giant slugger's last loss before Mitrione came back in 2011, an unbeaten stretch of eight fights. The 29-year-old read news >>

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So get out of here with all that "laying the blueprint" talk. The only man to ever defeat Junior dos Santos inside the Octagon is none other than current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez. In the span of 10 months, Velasquez managed to beat "Cigano" from pillar-to-post -- twice -- applying constant pressure every second of each five-round fight, preventing the former division kingpin from relaxing, even if just for a little bit. So you would think the blue read news >>

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