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It's on! Conor McGregor took part in the fan Q&A earlier today (Fri., Jan. 30, 2015) as part of the UFC 183 weigh-in festivities, which goes down this weekend (Sat., Jan 31, 2015) in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a much-anticipated "super fight" between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. Full video here. "Notorious," though, ran a bit late to the stage, as he revealed he was busy taking care of some rather important business: Signing on the dotted line to face current Ultimate Fighting Championship read news >>

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Jose Aldo will face Conor McGregor on July 11 at UFC 189 during the UFC's International Fight Week. The news was announced Friday afternoon during a UFC 183 question and answer session with McGregor in Las Vegas and confirmed with a tweet from the UFC's official Twitter account. "I'm going to rip that Brazilian's head off," McGregor said after announcing the fight. "This is just another man in my way." McGregor's sharp tongue has been on full display since making his UFC debut in April 2013. He' read news >>

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UFC's Irish superstar announced when and where he'll be challenging for the featherweight title. Sorry Ireland. The UFC won't be renting out a stadium in Eire for Conor McGregor's title fight against champion Jose Aldo. Instead the Featherweight (145 pounds) clash will take place on the familiar UFC stomping grounds of Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. McGregor broke the news in today's UFC 183 live Fan Q&A and UFC.com added some details in a follow up post. McGregor defeated Deni read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – It’s official: Conor McGregor will go after Jose Aldo’s featherweight title in July at UFC 189. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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The featherweight title clash between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor has an official date and venue. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- The biggest fight in featherweight history is set. Jose Aldo will defend his title against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas, McGregor announced Friday before UFC 183 weigh-ins here at MGM Grand. McGregor earned the opportunity with his second-round TKO win over Dennis Siver earlier this month. The fight has been anticipated for some time now. McGregor's charisma and trash talk combined with his three straight knockouts since coming back from a torn ACL have made put read news >>

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“Stateside, Tennessee is a hotbed for MMA.” --Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Marc Ratner. If a commission is not generating any revenue, then it cannot justify its existence. The Tennessee Athletic Commission, established in 2008 to accommodate mixed martial arts (MMA) events from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the now-defunct Strikeforce promotion, is dying on the vine as the world's largest combat sports promotion concentrates on international territories. Nashville Sports Mix read news >>

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Mixed martial arts and boxing events could be banned in Tennessee by July 1, according to a report by nashvillesportsmix.com. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced the first leg of its 2015 European tour, which starts with UFC Fight Night 64 on April 11 in Krakow, Poland, (more on that here) and ends with UFC Fight Night 73 on July 18 in Glasgow, Scotland. Sandwiched in between those international mixed martial arts (MMA) events is UFC Fight Night 69 on June 20 in Berlin, Germany. "I was overwhelmed by the support of the German public last year," said German lightweight Nick "Sergeant" Hein. "The journey that read news >>

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UFC on FOX 16 event page and fight card rumors for July 25, 2015, in Chicago. read news >>

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The UFC is making its 4th trip to Chicago in as many years, but this time they'll be traveling to the Windy City in the summertime. MMA fans in the Chicago area will be pleased to know that the UFC will be heading to their city once again. UFC PR man Dave Sholler confirmed on Wednesday night through Twitter that UFC on Fox 16 will be held at the United Center on July 25th. For all the Chicago fans who have been asking: see you July 25 at United Center for @UFCONFOX. — Dave Sholler (@Sholler_UFC) read news >>

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The UFC is returning to Chicago. And the good news for visitors is that it won't be in the winter. The Windy City will host UFC on FOX 16 on July 25, it announced Wednesday on UFC Tonight. Chicago won Harley Davidson's Hometown Throwdown, earning it the distinction. The United Center will act as the venue. The last three times the UFC came to Chicago was in January -- in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Last year, it was UFC on FOX 10: Henderson vs. Thomson and the year before was UFC on FOX 6: Johnson vs. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to the Windy City for another Fox card this summer. read news >>

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As the winner of Harley-Davidson’s Hometown Throwdown, Chicago’s United Center will now play host to UFC on FOX 16 on July 25.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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