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Another Titan FC fighter is headed to the UFC. Ben Saunders was scheduled to fight Jose Landi-Jons for the inaugural Titan FC welterweight title on Aug. 22, however, that fight is now off, as Saunders, who fought for the UFC from 2007 to 2010, has agreed to return to the organization, according to Titan FC COO Lex McMahon. Titan FC gave Saunders its blessing to head back to the UFC after Landi-Jons ran into issues securing a visa to fight in the United States, which forced him to withdraw from t read news >>

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UFC vet Matthew Riddle has been forced out with an injury and 40-year-old veteran Brazilian Jose Landi-Jons will step in to meet Ben Saunders for Titan’s vacant welterweight title later this month.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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The Titan FC 29 main card airs on CBS Sports Network at 10 p.m. ET following live "Prelims" online at CBSSports.com. Exiled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Matt Riddle, who joined Titan Fighting Championship (Titan FC) earlier this year, has been forced to withdraw from his upcoming 170-pound title fight due to injury, according to a report from MMA Fighting, and will be replaced by Jose Landi-Jon. Opposing him in the Titan FC 29 main event, which takes place on Aug. 22, 2014 i read news >>

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Titan Fighting Championship lost half of its main event, but it had a backup plan. Matt Riddle, who submitted fellow UFC veteran Michael Kuiper in his promotional debut in February, was set to return to the welterweight division in a five-round battle with Ben Saunders for the vacant title, but is now out of the card with an injury. Longtime MMA veteran Jose Landi-Jons, who was expected to face Riddle in the past at Titan FC, replaces "Deep Waters" against Saunders on Aug. 22 in Fayetteville, NC read news >>

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Titan Fighting Championship will crown a new welterweight champion. Fresh off a submission victory in his Titan FC debut, Matt Riddle will fight for the vacant welterweight title against vale-tudo veteran Jose Landi-Jons at Titan FC 29, according to Titan FC president and CEO Jeff Aronson. Titan FC 29 is expected to take place around late May or early June in a city yet to be defined, Aronson said. Riddle (8-3, 2 no-contests) finished fellow UFC veteran Michael Kuiper in the middleweight divisio read news >>

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Sherdog.com's Freddie DeFreitas spoke with Brian Gassaway just minutes after his opponent, Jose "Pele" Landi-Jons, was injured while throwing a kick. read news >>

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Time to start changing those flight and hotel reservations. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White recently suggested the much-anticipated featherweight title fight between division kingpin Jose Aldo, and No. 1 contender Conor McGregor, would take place at UFC 187 on May 24, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not so fast. According to statements head trainer John Kavanagh made to NewsTalk Breakfast (via MMA Fighting), McGregor and Aldo will likely square off inside the Octagon later i read news >>

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“Aldo is going to be faster than him. We saw Conor get tripped a few times by Siver... with Aldo’s speed and power, he’s going to chop those legs down and if for whatever reason he’s getting tagged up at all in the feet, I can see him blast double and taking this dude down and just staying on top of him. ...I don’t think Conor’s going to beat Aldo. No.” read news >>

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It appears that one of the more anticipated UFC bouts of 2015 might be bumped back a couple of months from the original plan. Could the biggest featherweight bout in UFC history not take place in May after all? That was the expected timeline for the featherweight title scrap between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo - May 23rd, to be exact. But according to McGregor's coach Pat Kavanagh in a discussion with Newsalk Breakfast (via MMA Fighting), that does not appear to be the case any more: "It's not read news >>

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Conor McGregor's upcoming title challenge against UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be in Las Vegas, as expected, however talks of a May date appear to have been premature. Immediately following McGregor's recent win over Dennis Siver, UFC President Dana White announced that the promotion was targeting a slot around Memorial Day weekend for the Irishman's blockbuster title fight. But McGregor's head coach at SBG Ireland, John Kavanagh, said Tuesday that plans have now been pushed back to read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has never been a fan of talkers. Ahead of his Jan. 31 showdown with Nick Diaz at UFC 183, Silva is urging featherweight champion Jose Aldo to punish No. 1 contender Conor McGregor for his vocabulary. "Aldo said what we needed to hear," Silva told Globo (via Bloody Elbow). "He's the king, Chad Mendes is the prince and McGregor is the joker. Enough said. I think that McGregor is a cool guy but Aldo is a lot cooler. Aldo is my brother until I die. Hit read news >>

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Loudmouthed contender making fun of a Brazilian champion every chance he gets? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight phenom Conor McGregor, who is expected to fight Jose Aldo for the 145-pound strap at UFC 187 in May, has drawn comparisons to Chael Sonnen, primarily for his constant heckling of "Junior" (sample). But UFC 183 headliner Anderson Silva (via Combate), who dealt with Sonnen on two separate occasions, doesn't see it that way. "Jose Aldo said what we needed to hear. We hav read news >>

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Conor McGregor jumped the cage to confront UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo following his second-round victory over Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, but Combate, the UFC’s partner in Brazil, used that footage to build a different scenario. Watch McGregor run away from Aldo in this amazing quick promo for the anticipated 145-pound bout, posted on Aldo’s Instagram. The promo says "Can't run away (McGregor). He (Aldo) will get you." read news >>

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Watch a promo where the UFC's broadcast partner in Brazil made it look like Conor McGregor was running away from Jose Aldo. "I don't know, I just seen his skinny Brazilian head, and I knew they flew him over there, and he's sitting there front row," he said. "They thought I was going to see my girlfriend. They must have thought I was a romantic. But I was going to kill that little Brazilian" That was Conor McGregor explaining why he scaled the fence and ran towards Jose Aldo immediately after hi read news >>

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