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“Raging” Al Iaquinta scored an impressive finish at UFC 183 against one of the toughest lightweights in the land, Joe Lauzon. After a close first round that was primarily fought on the feet, Iaquinta turned up the heat in the second round and connected with some powerful punches that rocked Lauzon until the referee mercifully stepped in after Lauzon had taken an unfathomable amount of punishment. Iaquinta proved that he is ready for the upper echelon of the UFC’s lightweight division, and he did read news >>

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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta explains why he considers UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to be the most impressive fighter in the promotion’s history. While the majority of the UFC's hyperbole this week has been directed at Irish sensation Conor McGregor for his main event showdown against Dennis Siver in Boston, another star has gotten a recent rub from one of the UFC's head honchos. CEO Lorenzo Fertitta delved into the impact that UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has had read news >>

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It's fight week, ladies and gentlemen, and you know that means. That's right. All aboard the hyperbole train! Choo-choo! Today's sampling isn't much of a new pound-for-pound revelation or even a dubious title shot promise. Instead we have something unrelated to Sunday's festivities in Boston, as UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently talked to Yahoo! Sports about the impact Ronda Rousey's success has had on the overall sports landscape, and he wasn't shy with the breadth of his responses. "I feel lik read news >>

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And when you consider all of the past and current fighters the MMA promotion has dealt with, that's saying quite a bit. Trailblazing Ronda Rosuey put women's mixed martial arts (MMA) on the map when she became the first woman to ink a deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) back in 2012. Since then, she's been making movies, setting records, and establishing herself not only as one of the most polarizing figures in all of MMA, but sports in general. According to UFC CEO, Lorenzo Fertitta, read news >>

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According to Dana White, the more impressive winner from the two biggest upcoming welterweight bouts will be facing champion Robbie Lawler in his next fight. The welterweight title picture is quite muddled, to say the least. In October, it looked like Rory MacDonald was set to fight the winner of Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler 2 after he stopped Tarec Saffiedine, but then that shot was revoked when Dana White stated that a rubber match between Lawler and Hendricks was likely. As it turns out, read news >>

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And fortunately for Daniel Cormier, he didn't lose his No. 2 ranking at light heavyweight after coming up short against division kingpin Jon Jones. His spot on the pound-for-pound list, well, that's a different story. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC182, which went down this past weekend (Sat. Jan., 3, 2015) from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las vegas, Nevada. Get full results here. Donald Cerrone surpassed Gilbert Melendez for the No. 3 spo read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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LAS VEGAS - Team Alpha Male's future looks secure long after whenever founder Urijah Faber decides to call it a career. Not only is the current generation of Sacramento fighters making a name for themselves - bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw leads the pack - but the next generation looks pretty solid, too. TAM's Cody Garbrandt made his UFC debut a memorable one, using a late flurry to finish off Marcus Brimage in a bantamweight bout at UFC 182. The time of the TKO stoppage at the MGM Grand w read news >>

  • a month ago
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Impressive, indeed. UFC Fight Night 58 took place last weekend (Sat., Dec 20, 2014) from Sao Paulo, Brazil, and featured a middleweight clash between former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and C.B. Dollaway. And the event, which aired on FOX Sports 1, was a ratings hit for the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, as it drew an estimated 1.2 million viewers according to a press release courtesy of FOX Sports. Last Saturday night's UFC® FIGHT NIGHT: MAC read news >>

  • a month ago
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It wasn't as impressive as past victories, but a win is a win. A finish is even better. Thanks to four consecutive victories, Mitch Gagnon was given a shot at former Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 58: "Machida vs. Gagnon" tonight (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014) in Barueri, Brazil, just one bout removed from the Brazilian losing his title. A win may have even been enough to earn him his own shot at the strap. We'll never know. He showed he was game early on, going read news >>

  • a month ago
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BARUERI, Brazil -- Patrick Cummins returned to the win column with impressive back-to-back wins over Kyle Kingsbury and Roger Narvaez, and he’s ready to keep the win streak alive against TUF: Brazil winner Antonio Carlos Junior at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20. In an exclusive interview to MMAFighting.com, "Durkin" broke down his match-up with "Cara de Sapato", his desire to rematch Daniel Cormier, "DC’s" title clash with Jon Jones, recalled his first trip to Brazil with Jaso read news >>

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Thanks to impressive stoppage wins this past weekend, the latest edition of the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings has a pair of new entrants. Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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Henry Cejudo was fast-tracked into the UFC based on the strength of his wrestling credentials . But when the 2008 Olympic gold medalist finally made his Octagon debut Saturday, he showed off his skills as a versatile striker instead. Cejudo rarely needed to use his wrestling and spent 15 minutes using Dustin Kimura as target practice in a bantamweight bout at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix. The judges' scores were 30-27 across the board. "I don't want people to think I'm a wrestler," Cejudo said. "I d read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Lightweight Edson Barboza was perhaps the biggest winner out of all of the competitors from UFC Fight Night in Austin, TX, and the latest rankings reflect that. UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson had plenty of top-level fighters competing throughout the main card, which led to several changes in the latest rankings. While Frankie Edgar really didn't have much room to climb in the featherweight division, Edson Barboza's win over Bobby Green nearly took him into the top 5. Barboza's ascendancy is read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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AUSTIN, Texas – With the biggest win of his career under his belt, Edson Barboza knows there’s nothing but bigger challenges ahead, and the Brazilian said he’s ready to face everybody.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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