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Tony Ferguson to Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘I know your will is not as strong as mine’

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Top UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson wanted to face Khabib Nurmagomedov in March, but the Dagestani fighter was more game for April, so he asked his expecting wife if that was OK.Filed under: Featured, read news >>

How Josh Burkman lost '18 pounds in 24 hours' for lightweight debut

  • 3 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – Weight-cutting is currently a hot-button topic in MMA, and Josh Burkman went through a tumultuous one for his UFC Fight Night 82 showdown with K.J. Noons on Saturday.Filed under: Featured read news >>

Benson Henderson gets welterweight title shot vs. Koreshkov in Bellator 153 main event

  • 8 days ago
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Former UFC lightweight champion and recent Bellator acquisition Benson Henderson will get an immediate title shot at welterweight in his new home.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News read news >>

B/R MMA Round Table: Breaking Down Benson Henderson's Move to Bellator

  • 8 days ago
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On Monday, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson announced his move to the Bellator promotion. The move was not terribly surprising; Henderson was always clear about his intention to explo read news >>

UFC 196 in Las Vegas adds lightweight bout between Justin Salas and Jason Saggo

  • 8 days ago
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Next month’s mega-UFC pay-per-view in Las Vegas continues to build with a new fight added to the preliminary card featuring a pair of lightweights returning after lengthy layoffs. Filed under: News, read news >>

Henderson's UFC defection makes sense for all, but also nudges the fighter economy

  • 8 days ago
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Former UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson announced on Monday that he’s leaving the UFC to sign with Bellator MMA. It’s a smart move for everyone, but also one with the potential to cause a few r read news >>

Former UFC Champ Benson Henderson Signs with Bellator

  • 9 days ago
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After spending the past seven years under the Zuffa banner, former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has left the fold. read news >>

Manager: Benson Henderson soon to sign; UFC wants Robbie Lawler-Tyron Woodley next

  • 9 days ago
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Former UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson will soon make his next career move, according to his manager.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

Lightweight Tony Martin's key to success starts with staying under 204 pounds

  • 10 days ago
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NEWARK, N.J. – With just one win in his previous four UFC appearances, Tony Martin needed something special on Saturday night. He got it, and now Martin knows what it’s going to take moving forward.F read news >>

Report: UFC Releases Danny Castillo, Mike Pierce, 9 Other Fighters from Roster

  • 11 days ago
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Lightweight and Team Alpha Male veteran Danny Castillo and welterweight Mike Pierce are among 11 fighters who have been released from the UFC. That's according to a Friday report from Marc Raimondi o read news >>

Evan Dunham vs. Leonardo Santos joins UFC Fight Night 88 in Brazil

  • 12 days ago
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A lightweight bout between Evan Dunham and Leonardo Santos is set for UFC Fight Night 88 in Brazil.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Anthony Johnson: Conor McGregor may second-guess fighting at lightweight (Yahoo Sports)

  • 13 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Light heavyweight Johnson believes the featherweight champ could have an 'oh crap' moment when he fights at lightweight. read news >>

Anthony Johnson: Conor McGregor may second-guess fighting at lightweight (Yahoo Sports)

  • 13 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Light heavyweight Johnson believes the featherweight champ could have an 'oh crap' moment when he fights at lightweight. read news >>

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson targeted for UFC on FOX 19 in April

  • 14 days ago
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A lightweight bout between contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson is targeted for UFC on FOX 19.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Eyed for April UFC on Fox Event

  • 14 days ago
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Tony Ferguson (20-3) will not be fighting No. 7-ranked lightweight contender Michael Johnson (16-10), and he will not be fighting at UFC 197. As first reported by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani (h/t read news >>

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