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Twelve days ago, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson vaulted up a weight class and challenged a goliath blue-chip prospect on a whim. The size difference was immense from the outset, but a funny thing happened: Henderson methodically wore down the giant then tapped him in the later rounds. David beat Goliath, and though Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal missed the opening stanzas of the fight, he caught the end -- the good part. Afterward, in a moment of candor, Henderson told the cameras th read news >>

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Lightweight contender Tony Ferguson puts his four-fight winning streak on the line against veteran Gleison Tibau at UFC 184. "El Cucuy", which means "The Boogeyman," has finished the likes of Abel Trujillo and Katsunori Kikuno in that span. His opponent, Tibau, has gone 5-1 in his last six outings, with all five wins coming by decision. Ferguson isn't currently a ranked lightweight, but that may soon change. The 31-year-old is as confident as he has ever been and plans on beating the Brazilian b read news >>

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We're still months away from the UFC officially implementing it's new Reebok deal, but that doesn't mean fighters aren't already feeling the pinch. Whether you think the UFC's new uniform deal is awesome or abominable, the effects are already being felt by fighters. For some, like Paige VanZant and Conor McGregor, it's been all good news. Feature athletes are signing individual deals, putting more per-fight money into their pocket. Of course, these are also often the sort of athletes that can st read news >>

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Lightweight Tony Ferguson is going for five straight UFC wins when he enters the cage on Saturday at UFC 184. Even if he isn’t yet in the conversation for a title shot, he figures he’ll leave the cage with an impressive stat.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Michael Johnson still has a long road in front of him before he earns a shot at the UFC lightweight title. Given his forward progress against Edson Barboza at Fight Night 61, however, he seems capable of covering that distance fairly expeditiously. Johnson’s pressure told the tale on Sunday, as he got in Barboza’s face early and stayed there for three full rounds en route to a unanimous-decision victory (29-28, 30-27 x 2). The win extended his current streak to four, and it will likely move him read news >>

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UFC lightweight Michael Johnson again made it clear he’d next like to fight Benson Henderson, saying the ex-champ is the most logical choice. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The celebratory post-fight champagne is sitting in a pool of melted ice somewhere in Brazil, following Michael Johnson’s decision win over Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 61. The Ginasio Gigantinho in Porto Alegre, Brazil, was filled to capacity with thousands of eager fans awaiting Barboza’s return to Brazil. Unfortunately, Barboza, a human highlight reel, wasn’t anywhere near his usual fantastical self against an ever-improving Johnson. Sunday night’s co-main event bout represented a battle f read news >>

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Iconici MMA Tv host Laura Kelley caught up with UFC lightweight fighter Danny Last Call Castillo read news >>

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UFC lightweight Rustam Khabilov delves into the visa issues that kept him out of the octagon for the past 8 months. International fighters are sometimes faced with an entirely different battle outside the octagon - one that requires them to overcome bureaucracy and difficult government procedures to obtain a work visa. It is a task that is more difficult for some than others; UFC lightweight Rustam Khabilov has been waiting since last June to get through the process. "My problems with getting my read news >>

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One of the hottest fighters in the UFC lightweight division, Edson Barboza found his motivation to fight from his wife, Bruna. read news >>

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Bloody Elbow recently spoke to Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks to get his views on the new Bellator, what he thinks he needs to work on, and what he wished every fan could understand about MMA. read news >>

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Michael Johnson has just one thing on his mind as he prepares to enter the Octagon to face Edson “Junior” Barboza at UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs Mir on February 22nd in Brazil. read news >>

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In this new feature, lightweight attraction, Dominique Robinson gives readers his picks for the best that Las Vegas has to offer across a variety of topics ranging from food to shopping. If you've ever wondered what a daunting task it is to be an MMA fighter trying to break free from regional promotions, you need look no further than lightweight attraction, Dominique Robinson. The 32-year-old Oakland native and single father has been competing professionally for the last 10 years, but the strugg read news >>

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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn roll in this undated clip. The sparring takes place at the famed Guilherme and Rafael Mendes brothers' academy in Costa Mesa, California, Art of Jiu-Jitsu. read news >>

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