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Japanese rising star Kyoji Horiguchi will take on Louis Gaudinot at UFC 182. Kyoji Horiguchi is one of the most exciting young stars to have emerged from Japan as of late. The former Shooto champion has won all three of his UFC bouts, and come January, he will look for his 4th win in the promotion against TUF vet and fellow Karate stylist, Louis Gaudinot. The flyweight bout will be part of the massive UFC 182 card headlined by Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier to kick off the new year. MMA-in-Asia.co read news >>

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A pair of veteran lightweights have been booked for the UFC’s first card of 2015. Evan Dunham is set to take on Brazilian Rodrigo Damm at UFC 182.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Dan Henderson appears determined to depart on his own terms. Despite losing four of his last five bouts and being 44 years old, the surefire Hall of Famer has expressed his desire to fight again in the Octagon, ideally Jan. 3 at UFC 182. That's according to a Thursday report from MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani. The former Olympic wrestler, two-division Pride champion and UFC 17 tournament winner has a resume longer than a normal person's arm. But that doesn't change the fact that he has fallen on read news >>

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Dan Henderson isn't done yet. The 44-year-old veteran told MMAFighting.com that he's been talking to the UFC about returning to action on the UFC 182 show on Jan. 3, however, no opponent has been finalized just yet. When asked whether he will be fighting at light heavyweight or middleweight, Henderson replied, "doesn't matter." Henderson (30-12) is coming off a third-round submission loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 173 in May. He has lost three of his last four fights. He hasn't fought at 185 poun read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The UFC is looking to book a top-ten lightweight bout between Myles Jury and Donald Cerrone. UFC Tonight reported that Jury, who is 15-0 in his mixed martial arts career and 5-0 in the UFC, likes the idea of fighting the surging "Cowboy" Cerrone next, but that they'd prefer the fight be held in January. Jury's manager Ryan Haas told Ariel Helwani that the earliest they want to fight is at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, because they "have things to take care of." "We're getting asked nonstop for Cerrone vs. read news >>

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Myles Jury was last seen inside the UFC Octagon against Takanori Gomi at UFC Fight Night 52, a fight in which "Fury" needed only 90 seconds to defeat the legendary Japanese lightweight via TKO. Now, the eighth-ranked fighter is setting his sights on a new challenge, on a man they call "Cowboy." UPDATE: Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. EST: Donald Cerrone apparently wanted to fight Jury in December but said Jury turned that fight down. Now that Jury and his team are angling for a January fight agai read news >>

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Cat Zingano reclaimed her top contender status at UFC 175 by defeating Amanda Nunes. The 32-year-old will face women's bantamwieght champ Ronda Rousey in January. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Ronda Rousey defended her UFC women's bantamweight twice within two months in the opening legs of 2014, and if all goes well, the UFC is hoping she'll do the same in 2015. "She's absolutely, 100-percent fighting January," UFC President Dana White revealed at a Friday press conference to promote UFC 181. "She'll fight in January, 100-percent. She'll fight in January, and then she's going to film a movie, and then I'm hoping for her to come back again in March." If Rousey (10-0) retur read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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It's all over but the shouting. UFC president Dana White on Friday guaranteed that Ronda Rousey would next defend her belt in January. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Another UFC veteran is scheduled to compete at the Legacy Fighting Championship kickboxing card in January. Miguel Torres, who was once considered the best bantamweight fighter on the planet, is set to make his kickboxing debut against fellow MMA fighter Angel Huerta at the debut of Legacy FC kickboxing on January 16, Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard told MMAFighting.com. The first Legacy FC kickboxing card, that also features UFC veteran Pat Barry versus Demoreo Dennis, takes place at Bayou Musi read news >>

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The UFC is expecting the January bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva to go ahead without issue despite Diaz's recent DUI arrest. UFC 183 is expected to be headlined by a bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva. It's a big fight in a way that very few UFC bouts are these days, and one the UFC would hate to lose off its schedule. That's why the news of Nick Diaz's recent arrest for DUI, which then led to eight charges--including what appears to be a second DUI incident--was of such concern read news >>

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