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Claudia Gadelha: Paige VanZant not ready for top five competition yet

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Is Paige VanZant ready to fight for the UFC title? Fellow strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha doesn’t think so. The 21-year old VanZant improved to 2-0 in the UFC with a dominant read news >>

One year after shocking knockout, Johnny Eduardo finally cleared to fight

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Johnny Eduardo shocked the world last May by knocking out Eddie Wineland in the first round, but since has been sidelined with injuries. The Nova Uniao bantamweight, who has only fo read news >>

Claudia Gadelha makes case for UFC title fight with Joanna Jedrzejczyk

  • 9 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Is Claudia Gadelha the most logical choice for Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s first UFC title defense? Gadelha battled Jedrzejczyk for three rounds in December, suffering her first profession read news >>

Priscila Souza dominates, claims inaugural Shooto Brazil women’s strawweight title

  • 16 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Shooto Brazil returned to the Hebraica Club in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday night to crown a new champion. The 25-year-old strawweight Priscila Souza (8-4), nine years younger than her read news >>

Anderson Silva asks to compete in taekwondo at the 2016 Olympics

  • 23 days ago
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Anderson Silva is seriously considering competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The former UFC middleweight champion, who happens to be a 5th dan black belt in taekwondo, issued a lett read news >>

Rafael dos Anjos on first fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘He didn’t hurt me’

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- The last man to beat UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, Khabib Nurmagomedov will earn a shot at the gold with a win over Donald Cerrone on May 23, but the Brazilian is aware read news >>

Judo Olympic medalist talks Ronda Rousey’s $30,000 donation, 'Rowdy' vs. Bethe Correia

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Ronda Rousey flew to Brazil to announce her UFC 190 bout with Bethe Correia for Aug. 1, and also had a surprise for a longtime friend. Flavio Canto, an Olympic bronze medalist in ju read news >>

Jose Aldo: Conor McGregor will 'disappear’ after UFC 189

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Back in Brazil after a long tour around the world to promote the UFC 189 main event, featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with the media in Rio de Janeiro about his run-ins with C read news >>

Roan Carneiro wants UFC fight with Tim Kennedy or the winner of Michael Bisping-C.B. Dollaway

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Roan Carneiro returned to the Octagon in impressive fashion in February, choking out Mark Munoz in less than two minutes at UFC 184. Originally a welterweight, "Jucao" now plans on read news >>

Ronda Rousey Challenger Bethe Correia Reportedly Involved in Street Fight

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Ronda Rousey's next challenger, Bethe Correia, has reportedly been involved in a street fight in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

Rafael dos Anjos gives advice to Conor McGregor: ‘Stay at featherweight’

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- A former two-division champion in Ireland, Conor McGregor has the same goal for his career in the UFC. "The Notorious", who battles Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight championship read news >>

UFC contender Bethe Correia receives death threats after street fight in Rio de Janeiro

  • a month ago
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Two days after the announcement of her title fight with Ronda Rousey at UFC 190, Brazilian bantamweight Bethe Correia was involved in a street fight in Rio de Janeiro. Correia was with her boyfriend read news >>

‘Shogun’ Rua wants to train with Rafael Cordeiro for UFC 190 bout with 'Minotouro' Nogueira

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Rafael Cordeiro, one of the most decorated coaches in MMA, became one of the hottest names after two of his fighters won UFC titles in 2014 and 2015. After Fabricio Werdum and Rafae read news >>

Anderson Silva: ‘Cocky’ fighters like Conor McGregor ‘can’t cross the line’

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo found the Chael Sonnen for his Anderson Silva in Conor McGregor, and has been forced to deal with it on a daily basis now. The UFC’s first and only featherweight champion, read news >>

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