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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Renato Sobral submitted Chael Sonnen in less than 10 minutes when they went to war at the UFC 55 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place inside Mohegan Sun Arena way back in October of 2005. Nearly 10 years later, "Babalu" expects history to repeat itself. "Sonnen is from the same generation, and I think it's going to be cool to compete against him," the Brazilian told MMA Fighting. "Andre Galvao is one of the top in grappling, and read news >>

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Anthony Johnson doesn’t make much of UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones’ proclamation of training year-round instead of fight-by-fight.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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David Branch is going for his second World Series of Fighting belt. Fresh off his first middleweight title defense, Branch has decided to move up to 205 pounds and take on Ronny Markes as part of the promotion’s light heavyweight tournament. WSOF president Ray Sefo confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday. Branch vs. Markes will headline WSOF 20 in Mashantucket, Connecticut, on April 10. Branch (15-3), unbeaten in five fights since joining WSOF in 2012, enters the f read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones talks about his renewed interest in Cain Velasquez and the belief there was "foul play" regarding his positive drug test. read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight Brandon Vera might not be on the card for ONE Championship’s next event at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, but the Fil-Am fighter says that whatever happens, he is going to be cageside on April 24, 2015. "I have never felt so loved or welcomed anywhere in the world like I do/am in the Philippines and even if I am not fighting I want to come to Manila in April, support ONE Championship, teach, and just enjoy the Philippines." ONE Championship: "Va read news >>

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UFC featherweight Levan Makashvili sheds some light on what he deems to be the real reason for Nik Lentz’s late withdrawal from their fight in Broomfield, Colorado. With hours to spare ahead of his UFC debut, Georgian featherweight Levan Makashvili was astonished to discover that his opponent, Top ten ranked Nik Lentz, had withdrawn from their scheduled fight with an undisclosed illness. It was the latest in a slew of withdrawals that plagued the UFC over the past few months. Illnesses and misca read news >>

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The future of former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson is anything but clear. Despite leaving Bellator in December of 2014 after three fights with the organization and being booked opposite Fabio Maldonado at UFC 186 in a return to the world's leading MMA promotion, Bellator MMA is going to court over what they say is a breach by Jackson of the contract they still have with him. "Today, Bellator MMA was compelled to go to court to stop Quinton "Rampage" Jackson from fighting in an A read news >>

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LOS ANGELES -- UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson scared Dana White by pulling off a fake brawl at the "Welcome to the Show" event Saturday afternoon. read news >>

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Bellator MMA crowned a new light heavyweight champion on Friday at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut after Liam McGeary defeated Emanuel Newton by unanimous decision. read news >>

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Light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson, who will square off with Jon Jones at UFC 187, will answer fan's questions at the UFC 184 Q&A on Friday afternoon. The video will begin above at 5 p.m. ET. read news >>

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The Bellator light heavyweight title is up for grabs as champion Emanuel Newton will look to test out his talents against surging contender Liam McGeary. Many other Brits join the card, including Paul Daley and Linton Vassell. There's also something of an oddity fight, as 'King' Mo Lawal jumps up to heavyweight to take on Cheick Kongo. What: Bellator 134: Newton vs. McGeary Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT When: Friday, the preliminary card starts at 8 p.m. ET on Spike.com/MMA Fighting. read news >>

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After suffering back-to-back defeats at heavyweight, a change in scenery might not be a bad idea. Will "Big Brown" soon be known as "Kinda Big Brown?" Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Brendan Schaub may rocking a slimmer physique and trading punches against the best light heavyweights around in his next outing, according to a report from UFC Tonight. Schaub, who has dropped two straight in the land of the big men, is considered cutting down to the 205-pound division per read news >>

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Watch the UFC 184 Q&A featuring No. 1 light heavyweight contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson streaming live Friday from Los Angeles at 5 p.m. ET. read news >>

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Brendan Schaub has been a heavyweight in the UFC for over five years now, but reports say that he's now considering a drop to the 205-pound division. In other weight classes, fighters sometimes hit a rough patch and decide to drop a division. When you're a lightweight on a losing streak, cutting 10 pounds might not seem like the hardest decision in the world. As a heavyweight though, cutting 40 pounds could seem like a daunting task. But it appears to be a decision that UFC heavyweight Brendan S read news >>

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