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  • 6 days ago
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We let off last time with the welterweights. Now, the "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series moves onto the lightweight division. The lightweight division is a shark tank that is stacked with talent from top to bottom. Anthony Pettis is the champion, but he is always in danger of guys like Rafael dos Anjos, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone, among others, coming for his title. The UFC has always focused on keeping that the lightweight division stacked. In fact, the UFC signed a lot of guys read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Lost in all the raucous at UFC Fight Night: Boston was an entertaining win by a veteran lightweight contender. The victory, over a heralded Irishman, adds another feather to the cap of this scrappy 155-pounder. I'm not talking about Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone but Brazil's Gleison Tibau. The 31-year-old behemoth of a lightweight utilized an efficient mixture of boxing and his trademark wrestling, to earn his 11th career decision—he's now third on the list for most UFC victories of All-Time with 16—i read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Check out the video highlights from Saturday’s WSOF 17 co-headliner between lightweights Joe Condon and Johnny Nunez.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Ross Pearson will fight Sam Stout at UFC 185 on March 14. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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While UFC 184 is just six weeks away, the promotion is still adding bouts to the night’s lineup, and Tony Ferguson vs. Yancy Madeiros is the latest contest to make its way on to the card.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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A lightweight tilt between James Krause and Valmir Lazaro has been added to the UFC 184 lineup. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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A pair of UFC lightweights announced their release from that organization Tuesday on Twitter. Charlie Brenneman, 33, was on his second UFC career stint, the most recent running 0-3. 'The Spainard' was stopped in all three of his most-recent UFC bouts, to Beneil Dariush, Danny Castillo and Leandro Silva, respectively. Brenneman previously competed in the UFC as a welterweight from March of 2010 to September of 2012. During that eight-bout run, Brenneman amassed a record of 4-4. His pro record sit read news >>

  • a month ago
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A sizzling match-up between ranked lightweights is now on the books, as Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson have agreed to meet on Feb. 22 as co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61. The UFC announced the bout on Sunday. Barboza (15-2), the No. 6 lightweight on the UFC's media generated rankings, rides into the contest fresh from the biggest win of his career, a unanimous decision over Bobby Green this past November. The 28-year-old Brazilian possesses ferocious kicks and extensive Muay Thai experienc read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nate Diaz isn’t one to bite his tongue, and it irritates him that so many of his fellow UFC lightweights are the same way. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Talented lightweights Tony Ferguson and Abel Trujillo look to break into the top 15 this Saturday (Dec. 6, 2014) at UFC 181 inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a match up of raw power against lengthy precision, what adjustments must be made for either man in order to claim victory? Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Tony Ferguson and Abel Trujillo will collide this Saturday (Dec. 6, 2014) at UFC 181 inside the Mandalay Bay Events Cent read news >>

  • a month ago
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Yves Edwards, one of the most distinguished MMA lightweights of all time, announced his retirement from professional fighting Sunday. The 38-year-old Edwards finishes his career with a record of 42-22-1 (1). The retirement announcement came in a post on his Facebook page. "Fighting has been a part of my life ever since I was 17 and that makes this a hard pill to swallow but it's time for me to end this chapter and move on to the next part of my life," the post read in part. Edwards peaked as a f read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A lightweight scrap between Joe Lauzon and Al Iaquinta will take place at UFC 183. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A lightweight showdown between Evan Dunham and Rodrigo Damm is set for UFC 182 read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Lightweights Daron Cruickshank and K.J. Noons have agreed to fight to meet at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas. read news >>

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