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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who squandered a landmark endorsement deal with Nike earlier this year, is now in negotiations with Reebok for a new partnership. That's according to broadcaster Ariel Helwani, who reported the news Wednesday on UFC Tonight (h/t MMAFighting). Jones and his management also are in talks with several other potential sponsors, Helwani reported, though Reebok is the team's top target. In 2012, Jones hooked up with Nike for a multi-year sponsorship agreement w read news >>

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua began his journey back to the top of the division when he faced Australia’s James Te Huna at UFC Fight Night 33. read news >>

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With 80-percent of the UFC's light heavyweight top-five either reeling from knee injuries or suspended indefinitely, there's been plenty of time lately to throw around conjecture about where the division can go from here. Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier already have their date set for New Year's weekend, that at least is a certainty. Anthony Johnson is a new guy in town, but he's more of an idea than a reality at present because of his ongoing domestic abuse case. So by process of elimination, we'r read news >>

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WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson will return to action in Quebec City on Dec. 19 to face Dmitry Sukhotsky in a Showtime-televised title defense. read news >>

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Light heavyweight Phil Davis and flyweight Scott Jorgensen could each miss up to six months of action because of injuries sustained at UFC 179. Davis, who won his fight against Glover Teixeira, apparently suffered a hand injury during the contest. Jorgensen's injury was more apparent; he will miss time because of a rib injury he sustained thanks to a huge kick from Wilson Reis. Reis won that bout by submission. The suspensions were released Monday by the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission and rep read news >>

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Winning light heavyweight Phil Davis and losing flyweight Scott Jorgensen received 180-day suspensions following their bouts at Saturday’s UFC 179. read news >>

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission today suspended UFC light heavyweight Robert Drysdale for one year and fined him 33 percent of the purse he earned at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale following a failed post-fight drug test. Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis perplexed the majority of the fight community when he called out former longtime 185-pound champ Anderson Silva, but he maintains that the matchup makes sense. After a decisive, albeit largely uneventful, unanimous-decision win Saturday over former UFC title challenger Glover Teixeira at UFC 179 , Mr. Wonderful said he'd love a fight with Silva and explained why at the post-fight press conference (h/t Mixedmartialarts.com). He’s an awesome fighter, prob read news >>

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Emanuel Newton defended his light heavyweight championship with a fifth-round finish at Bellator 130, while Bobby Lashley, Marloes Coenen and Dave Jansen also notched wins. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Phil Davis got himself back into the mix in the co-main event of last night's (Sat., Oct. 25, 2014) UFC 179: "Aldo vs. Mendes 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, thanks to an ugly-but-effective unanimous decision win over 205-pound power puncher Glover Teixeira (recap here). Not sure what else to say about this bout other than "Mr. Wonderful" won't be winning any style points, but when it comes to winning fights, read news >>

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The UFC returned to Brazil Saturday night, hosting a pay-per-view live from Rio de Janeiro. Headlined by Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, the card figured to be exciting but was relatively light on star power. Occupying the co-main event were Phil Davis and Glover Teixeira, both of whom figured to be around the title picture. After three rounds of lackluster action, Davis took a unanimous decision, which got him back in the win column. So, what did we learn from the co-main event? Let's take a look ri read news >>

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