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  • 12 days ago
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Top-10-ranked light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux are fighting to move another rung up the 205-pound division ladder, but first, they had to weigh in on Friday. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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The pressure is on when slugging heavyweights Shawn Jordan and Jack May could be throwing down for their jobs at UFC Fight Night 47 this Saturday night(August 16, 2014) from Bangor, Maine. How can each heavy hitter pickup a job-saving win? Read our fight preview to find out! This Saturday night (August 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweights Shawn Jordan and Jack May will battle on the main card of UFC Fight Night 47, airing live at 10 p.m. ET from Cross Insurance Center in B read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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A clash between Top 10 light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis appears to be on its way to the UFC 179 main card. Per Combate (h/t MMAJunkie.com), No. 4 Teixeira and No. 6 Davis have verbally agreed to a matchup. It is expected that the bout will be added to the October 25 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With a featherweight championship fight between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes being the only currently confirmed contest on the card, it would appear that Teixeira and Davis might be cand read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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The light heavyweights join fellow Swedes Nico Musoke and Nicklas Backstrom on the Oct. 2014 fight card. With Amir Sadollah's return confirmed for UFC Fight Night 53 not too long ago, a Light Heavyweight tilt is also now expected to take place on the main card that features home crowd favorite, Ilir Latifi. Fresh off his knockout over Chris Dempsey at UFC Fight Night 46, Latifi will return to action to take on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debutant Jan Blachowicz in a 205-pound tussle, ac read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Add Dan Henderson’s name to the list of UFC light heavyweights looking for a career-resurgence by dropping to 185 pounds. MMAFighting.com reported that the former Pride two-division champion will be returning to middleweight for the first time since his 2010 fight against Jake Shields in Strikeforce. Hendo hopes to be back in the cage by the end of the year, and the middleweight division is as competitive as it’s ever been. With fighters like Tim Kennedy, Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold currently read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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For years, light heavyweight has been the UFC's marquee division. While there is a certain cache in being the heavyweight champion of the world, with due respect to the likes of Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski, this was the division that mattered most. Frank Shamrock got the stone rolling nicely with a memorable dark-ages reign. But it was Tito Ortiz who brought the sport into the light, dominating in the cage and becoming the first star of the Zuffa era. His were enormous shoes to fill, but Chuc read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"Skyscraper" also believes he can be competitive against the Top 5-ranked heavyweights under the UFC banner, and win a couple of fights against them, too. Now that Wanderlei Silva, Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen's drug test issues are done taking the spotlight away from people who are actually competing at UFC 175, fans can focus on the actual fights set to go down on July 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. We hope. While the attention now shifts to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middlewei read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux headline UFC Fight Night 47 on Aug. 16 in Bangor, Maine. UFC officials announced the match-up on Wednesday. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Two light heavyweights who picked up wins at UFC 174 will be headlining the UFC's trip to Maine later this summer. The Bangor Daily News is reporting that Ryan Bader and Ovince Saint Preux will be the main event for UFC Fight Night 47. Bader has won three out of his last four, including dominant performances against Rafael Cavalcante at UFC 174 and against Anthony Perosh back in December. Even in the loss to Glover Teixeira, Bader nearly pulled off the upset as he rocked the Brazilian. Saint Pre read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC Light Heavyweights Ryan Bader and Rafael Cavalcante try to make some noise in a division that feels like it will be dominated by Jon Jones for a very long time. Can these two men put on a performance that makes us interested in seeing where they go next? Ryan Bader vs. Rafael Cavalcante Light Heavyweight I know Ryan Bader. He's the guy who fought Junie Browning by the TUF house pool, right? If you wanna call it a fight. It was more like Browning drunkenly stumbling towards him only for both read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Light Heavyweights Ryan Jimmo and Ovince St. Preux take center stage to open the main card of UFC 174 in Canada. Will OSP be able to impress Vancouver, or will Jimmo be the one with his hand raised in victory? Ryan Jimmo vs. Ovince St. Preux Light Heavywweight Damn B. I'm still saddened by Chael Sonnen's retirement. A discussion about his legacy can be found here. Now speak no more of this. After all, we get to talk about Ryan Jimmo today! Oh...hooray? Yea I know. This is a lackluster bout that read news >>

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