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A lightweight showdown between Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson will serve as the co-main event when the Ultimate Fighting Championship heads to Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Feb. 22. read news >>

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It may be the Christmas season, but it's not a wonderful life for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Diego Sanchez, who had two cars stolen over the weekend right from his own driveway. Ballsy. What a after noon walked outside and 2 of my cars were stolen. #devastated — Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) December 28, 2014 This is my custom Audi s4 and my wife's Lexus rx350 stolen 3days after Christmas from our front drive way. pic.twitter.com/XFk6qi9b9U — Diego Sanchez UFC (@Dieg read news >>

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Fighting in his native Brazil for the first time since January of 2013, lightweight contender Edson Barboza will look to extend his current winning streak to three when he meets Michael Johnson... read news >>

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Lightweight hopefuls Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson take the co-main event slot at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. read news >>

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A key lightweight match-up has been booked for Porto Alegre in February, as Edson Barboza returns to Brazil to face Michael Johnson. On the heels of a big win at the end of November, lightweight striker Edson Barboza's next fight will be a home bout in Brazil. Today officials announced that Barboza will take on 12th ranked Michael Johnson, who hasn't fought since March. This will serve as the co-main event to Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira: #6 ranked lightweight @EdsonBarbozaJR will face #12 @ read news >>

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In a recent interview, lightweight UFC star, Daron Cruickshank details the long term effects that K.J. Noons' eyepokes have left him with. A couple weeks ago, Daron Cruickshank appeared to be on his way to victory against K.J. Noons at the TUF 20 Finale card in Las Vegas. Then, the most unfortunate thing happened. Noons accidentally poked him in the eye in the first round. Not long into the second round, he managed to poke the same eye again. It was immediately apparent that the last eyepoke had read news >>

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Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Gunnar Nelson suffered the first defeat of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career when he came up short against Rick Story at the UFC Fight Night 53 event last October in Stockholm, Sweden. Following the loss, there was dialog from armchair experts about how well "Gunni" will continue to perform against the top half of the 170-pound contender list (see it here), considering the ease in which the grappling ace can hit the welterweight l read news >>

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"Showtime" was truly in the giving spirit on Christmas day this year. He bought his mother a house and a car. In perhaps his greatest move since walking off the cage and kicking Benson Henderson at WEC 53, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis made his mom's dreams come true on Christmas day by buying her a new house, as well as a new car. "Showtime" -- fresh off his first 155-pound title defense earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch it), documented both moments on video via his Insta read news >>

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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis celebrated the holidays by purchasing a new house and car for his beloved mother. Generally speaking, everyone wishes to be a good son to their beloved mother. However, this does not mean everyone does so, at least on a consistent basis. Whatever the case may be, it is always heartwarming to see the matriarchal bond celebrated, as was the case on Christmas Day with Anthony Pettis and his own mother. Pettis, who tragically lost his father eleven years ago, read news >>

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Another new lightweight makes his way to the big show for the UFC's upcoming Boston Fight Night. If you've been following Frank Trevino's career, you may have realized that he's been one of the most oft-injured fighters in the UFC over the past 6-ish months. After making a surprising debut, with a win over Renee Forte back in March, he's been booked to fight Joe Ellenberger, Abel Trujillo, and Johnny Case. Each of those fights fell through due to a Trevino injury. This bout against Case is just read news >>

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Top-ten lightweight Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller faced off at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City in July. read news >>

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Johnny Case will now fight Frankie Perez in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Siver” on Jan. 18. read news >>

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Johnny Case will now fight Frankie Perez in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Siver” on Jan. 18. read news >>

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Under normal circumstances, the question of which fighter deserves the next shot at Anthony Pettis' UFC lightweight title would seem pretty much cut-and-dried. Rafael dos Anjos has been on a fine run over the past three years, winning eight of his past nine fights, with the most recent win a one-sided victory over Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX 13. But then there's the matter of that loss, which was to the American Kickboxing Academy's Khabib Nurmagomedov, a unanimous decision back on April 19. Not onl read news >>

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