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Johnny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler. Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida. Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes. Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic. Pat Curran vs. Daniel Straus. Five thrilling fights. Four title affairs, the other a former champion trying to hold his ground against a rising contender. All five went to the championship rounds. All of them had their outcome in doubt going into the final moments; some because score was a tossup, others because the guy clearly behind on the cards was pulling out al read news >>

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See the super slow motion highlights from the Dec. 6 UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler pay-per-view event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. read news >>

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Watch the UFC 181 card in super slow motion. UFC 181 was arguably the most stacked card in the past few months, and you can relive some of the action in the clip above. Watch super slow motion highlights from the double title fight headliners in Robbie Lawler vs. Johny Hendricks, Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez, along with undercard bouts that featured the brutal knockout from Josh Samman, and the fight of the night in Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar. UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II Results Ma read news >>

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UFC 181 may be ancient history for those mixed martial arts (MMA) fans already gearing up for UFC 182, but that shouldn't stop anyone from checking out this quick refresher on what made the "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event such an enjoyable viewing experience. Watch "Bigg Rigg" and "Ruthless" duke it out across 25 grueling minutes, right after "Showtime" Pettis retains gold against Gilbert Melendez, along with Josh Samman vs. Eddie Gordon, and so much more. Watch it all unfold i read news >>

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Check out the “Fight Motion” super-slow-motion highlights of the UFC’s most recent pay-per-view event, which featured a pair of title fights in Las Vegas. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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MMA’s newest quantitative official analyzes Johny Hendricks’ title fights versus GSP and Robbie Lawler. Just how close were they? Welcome to a new series at Bloody Elbow. Regular readers have seen bits and pieces of RoboJudge before, but not with his new name - as dubbed by Rami Genauer of FightMetric - and not in a regular series. Since I receive monthly updates of FightMetric data, RoboJudge will be a monthly series reviewing the scoring of each and every UFC fight that goes to a decision. Bas read news >>

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In a down year for UFC PPVs, 'Hendricks vs. Lawler 2' bucked the trend by posting the promotion's strongest PPV numbers since July. The UFC's final PPV of 2014 turned out to be one of their better selling cards in an otherwise down year at the box office. Per MMA Fighting's Dave Meltzer, UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler 2 drew an estimated 375,000-400,000 buys, which is up from the 310,000 for the first Hendricks vs. Lawler fight in March, and also the promotion's best selling PPV since UFC 175: We read news >>

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The apparent decision to go with Johny Hendricks over Rory MacDonald for the next UFC welterweight title shot may have been fueled by the surprising success of the UFC 181 show.Early estimates have the Dec. 6 show doing between 375,000 and 400,000 buys, well above what the company has done for any show since July. Estimates this early can vary significantly from the final numbers, and the UFC does not release pay-per-view numbers. Cable industry estimates have been roughly double that of UFC 180 read news >>

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Tell us you didn't see this one coming from 10 miles away ... Remember when it was "pretty impossible" to deny Rory MacDonald the next Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight title shot and that it would "absolutely, positively, without a doubt" take place in Canada? We do, mainly because company president Dana White made the now-hollow guarantee just two months ago moments after "Red King" (not a typo -- he has a new nickname, remember!) scored a third round (technical) knockout victo read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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In an announcement that may pave the way for a blockbusting rubber match next year, UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald confirmed Wednesday that he is not the next challenger for new champion Robbie Lawler. The news came via broadcaster Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, which airs on Fox Sports 1, and was later also reported by Damon Martin of Fox Sports: Rory MacDonald confirms that he will NOT be getting a title fight. The UFC informed him of this last week. — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) Decem read news >>

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All signs point to a Lawler vs. Hendricks trilogy following news that Rory MacDonald won't be getting the next crack at the belt. Perhaps the real loser of the incredibly close rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler was actually Rory MacDonald. Lawler eked out a split decision to become the UFC's welterweight champion, but the decision was controversial enough that the thought of a rubber match between the two men did run through Dana White's head. Rory MacDonald was supposed to be th read news >>

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Does former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks deserve an immediate trilogy fight against the man who lifted his title by the slimmest of margins at UFC 181, Robbie Lawler? Or should the UFC move forward with its original plan to give Rory MacDonald the next title shot? Those are the questions upon which the entire welterweight division will hinge in 2015 (Okay, and also whether former champion Georges St-Pierre returns). Proponents of an immediate Hendricks rematch note that after 10 rou read news >>

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UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes discusses Robbie Lawler’s UFC 181 title win last Saturday night, as well as why he believes a trilogy fight should be favoured over a Rory MacDonald rematch. read news >>

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Robbie Lawler is the new Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin, thanks to a split-decision win over Johny Hendricks at the UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) event back on Dec. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch it here). And "Ruthless" is not opposed to a rubber match, according to his conversation with Sherdog's "Beatdown Radio" show, in order to "figure this one out." "I'm very confident in my skills and think, if we fought again, I would win. Johny is a hell of a fighter, a hell read news >>

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