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UFC lightweight Rustam Khabilov delves into the visa issues that kept him out of the octagon for the past 8 months. International fighters are sometimes faced with an entirely different battle outside the octagon - one that requires them to overcome bureaucracy and difficult government procedures to obtain a work visa. It is a task that is more difficult for some than others; UFC lightweight Rustam Khabilov has been waiting since last June to get through the process. "My problems with getting my read news >>

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One of the fights Tito Ortiz was most looking forward to in Bellator was one against Quinton Jackson. From a business perspective, it might have been the biggest fight Bellator could have put on. Now, it very likely will never happen. "Rampage" has somehow maneuvered out of his contract (Bellator disagrees) and jumped back to the UFC. Ortiz isn't exactly pleased from a selfish perspective, but he gets it. "He made a business decision," Ortiz told MMAFighting.com on Sunday at the Los Angeles FitE read news >>

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Why is Greg Jackson so concerned about Anthony Johnson? Well, the general consensus heading into his pupil's light heavyweight title defense, presumably at UFC 187, is that Jon Jones will be facing the hardest puncher in the entire 205-pound weight class. Simply put: whatever "Rumble" hits, he destroys. "As far as raw power, I don't think anybody hits harder in the division than Johnson," Jackson told ESPN. "We've cornered against Johnson before, and he is such an impressive dude. His punch, goo read news >>

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Viacom invested quite a bit in Quinton Jackson when it signed the MMA standout to a multi-tiered contract two years ago. "Rampage" was promoted hard by Bellator and also made appearances on TNA Impact pro wrestling, which was on Spike TV at the time. Last month, though, Jackson surprisingly announced that he had re-signed with the UFC, which drew many questions. Wasn't he still under contract with Viacom and Bellator? Bellator MMA president Scott Coker said that indeed is read news >>

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While World Series of Fighting (WSOF) executives likely expected to be the main topic in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community tonight with WSOF 17: "Shields vs Foster" (results here), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stole some of their thunder by announcing a plethora of enticing matchups for the UFC 186 pay-per-view (PPV) event on April 25 in Montreal, Quebec. Among the fights scheduled for the Canadian PPV is the return of Quinton Jackson as he takes on Brazilian bruiser Fabio Maldonado read news >>

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Quinton Jackson will return to the Octagon against Fabio Maldonado in a light heavyweight bout at UFC 186 on April 25. In addition, Michael Bisping and C.B. Dollaway will both look to bounce back from losses in a featured middleweight clash. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Quinton Jackson will return to the Octagon against Fabio Maldonado in a light heavyweight bout at UFC 186 on April 25. In addition, Michael Bisping and C.B. Dollaway will both look to bounce back from losses in a featured middleweight clash. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Quinton Jackson is back in the UFC and brass didn't take very long to get him a fight. "Rampage" will take on Fabio Maldonado in his return at UFC 186 on April 25 in Montreal, UFC president Dana White announced Saturday on Canadian television station TSN. Jackson (35-11) won three in a row for Bellator MMA after being released from the UFC in 2013. There is controversy surrounding his re-signing with the UFC, which occurred last month. Bellator claims "Rampage" is still under contract with the o read news >>

  • a month ago
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It looks like the UFC bantamweight title will be on the line in addition to a former champion making his return when the Octagon rolls through Montreal for UFC 186. While there has yet to be an official announcement on either bout, UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday the event will be headlined with the long-awaited rematch between champion T.J. Dillashaw and former titleholder Renan Barao. The Team Alpha Male staple upset the Brazilian striker when they initially squared off at UF read news >>

  • a month ago
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Though a tentative welterweight bout between Hector Lombard and Rory MacDonald is slated to take place at UFC 186 in April, a headlining spot is still being discussed for the event. And according to a report on UFC Tonight on Wednesday, that main event could be a bantamweight title rematch between current champion T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao. Though the fight is being looked at for the April 25 date in Montreal, the report said it wasn't yet a done deal. Barao and Dillashaw fought at UFC 173 read news >>

  • a month ago
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The MMA legend thinks CM Punk had better be ready for the octagon and that "Rampage" should finish with Bellator read news >>

  • a month ago
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An in depth interview exclusive with coach extraordinaire, Greg Jackson with questions ranging from fight philosophy to the elements of good cornering and everything in between. When you think of the best coaches in mixed martial arts, Greg Jackson is a name that is consistently mentioned as one of the top guys, if not the top guy. He's been working with fighters for more than 15 years and with an extremely high success rate. Just last weekend saw two of his athletes, light heavyweight champion, read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson is expected to return to the octagon in 2015, but his first opponent has yet to be determined. “Rampage” hopes it’s someone who will stand and bang.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Sue me? Sue you! It seems lawsuits are all the rage these days. After Bellator MMA president Scott Coker took a vow of silence regarding the departure of Quinton Jackson to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), saying he would let his lawyers do the talking; "Rampage" has stepped up with a rebuttal of his own. According to his comment to FOX Sports, Jackson is adamant Coker's bark is more vicious than his bite, and he doesn't anticipate the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion will do read news >>

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