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LOS ANGELES -- UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis spoke to the media about his victory over Ruan Potts at UFC 184, the blood clot injury he suffered at American Top Team, why he only wants to fight three or four more years, what his post-fight meal looks like and more. read news >>

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After the injury to Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano will take center stage tonight in Los Angeles for UFC 184. Weidman was originally supposed to headline the pay-per-view in a middleweight title bout with Vitor Belfort. Then, the champ got hurt in training and how to bow out. Belfort declined to fight Lyoto Machida for the interim belt, which meant Rousey and Zingano would get top billing instead. Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole argued that this bout could be the tone-setter for the female read news >>

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An injury brings one new lightweight to the UFC, but a new strawweight and a new featherweight are on their way to the big show as well. When Josh Thomson bowed out of UFC Fight Night Rio de Janeiro with an injury, it was almost assured that a new fighter was going to be brought in to face rising prospect Gilbert Burns. Lightweight is an incredibly talent rich division world wide. And, indeed, MMAFighting announced today that a replacement for Thomson has been named, UFC newcomer Alex Oliveira w read news >>

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Paul Daley saw Douglas Lima last November at Bellator 131. He said he knew then that Lima was not going to make it to Feb. 27. Daley, the British knockout artist, was supposed to challenge for Lima's belt at Bellator 134 on Friday at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. But last month Lima got hurt in training and had to pull out. Daley will instead meet Andre Santos on the card. Daley, the UFC and Strikeforce veteran, doesn't seem to be buying that Lima is significantly hurt. He said on Monday's edition read news >>

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Holly Holm's neck injury was a little more serious than many people believed. The budding women's MMA star was forced out of her UFC debut in December with a herniated disc in between two vertebrae. The swelling made the disc press up against a nerve that caused Holm to essentially lose the use of her left tricep. "At first I was kind of worrying if I had a neurological problem, because my arm wasn't working," Holm told MMA Fighting. "I couldn't even push down five pounds with my triceps. I thin read news >>

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On March 6, Glory kickboxer Tyrone Spong will make his return to the ring after almost a year-long absence due to a broken leg. The bout will be contested under boxing rules. In April of last year, Glory kickboxing's Tyrone Spong suffered the same horrific injury as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. In the final of Glory's light-heavyweight tournament he faced Gokhan Saki for the inaugural 209 lbs. championship, but broke his leg in the first round when one of his low kicks hit Sa read news >>

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In a span of four months, Brandon Thatch became one of the hottest up-and-coming fighters to watch in the UFC. Thatch went through Justin Edwards like a shredder and then destroyed popular veteran Paulo Thiago, making it look easy. Both finishes came within the first round and everyone wanted to know what was next for the electric, exciting striker. We haven't seen Thatch since. That was back in 2013. The only opponent Thatch has taken on in 15 months has been his own rehab processes. When Thatc read news >>

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With his return from an over 15-month layoff due to injury finally approaching, Brandon Thatch could be living proof that things happen for a reason. Just 2-0 in the UFC, the rising welterweight star is... read news >>

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An injury has forced a change to next month’s UFC return to Brazil, and Tony Martin now will face Leonardo Santos. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will miss an additional six to seven months after his body rejected a cadaver ACL placed in his injured knee. Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting passed along the news from colleague Ariel Helwani: Evans, 35, has not fought since Nov. 16, 2013 due to complications from a knee injury. He was scheduled to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 but suffered a torn ACL in training and was forced to pull out. Expected to miss eight months, Evans' recovery took lo read news >>

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A back injury has forced Matt Wiman out of his UFC Fight Night 62 bout against TUF Brazil 2 winner Leonardo Santos. read news >>

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Injury has forced Vagner Rocha out of his bout against Joseph Duffy at UFC 185 “Pettis vs. Dos Anjos.” read news >>

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An injury to Manny Gamburyan has led to Japanese bantamweight Takeya Mizugaki replacing him against top prospect Aljamain Sterling at UFC on Fox 15 in New Jersey. It may shock you, but there's been a change to an upcoming UFC card because of an injury. Manny Gamburyan has been forced out of his April 18th UFC on Fox 15 bantamweight showdown against rising prospect Aljamain Sterling. Since his UFC return in 2011, this is the 5th time that Gamburyan has pulled out of a fight citing injury. In Gamb read news >>

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Joseph Duffy has a new opponent for his heavily anticipated promotional debut at UFC 185.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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