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Not a bad match up. Sorry, Dan Henderson, but it looks like you'll have to find another dance partner. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight division has suddenly become crowded with plenty of contenders ready and willing to vie for the title on any given night. And if a potential bout between Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero sees the light of day, the title picture could become a bit clearer. According to a report from UFC Tonight, Team Romero has requested that the Olympic silver read news >>

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Keanu Subba made his professional debut back in 2011 at the first documented mixed martial arts (MMA) event to ever take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was just a schoolboy at the time and dropped a decision to an opponent twice his age. Fast forward three years later and the scene in Malaysia has changed beyond all recognition. ONE FC puts on regular events in Kuala Lumpur and Malaysian Invasion MMA (MIMMA) has set up the biggest domestic amateur competition in the world. Keanu’s older bro read news >>

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Another great Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) match has gone up in smoke. On the heels of UFC 180 getting a new main event thanks to an injury to Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (full details here), the upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) event has suffered another significant loss. Joe Lauzon has been forced out of his upcoming Lightweight scrap with Diego Sanchez because of an undisclosed injury in training, according to multiple reports. No replacement has been named at this time; however, w read news >>

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Dallas Winston and Zane Simon preview the key match ups on Friday's Bellator 130 fight card, which is captained by Light-Heavyweight champ Emanuel Newton defending the strap against UK grappler Linton Vassell. read news >>

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Can you believe how close this fight came to not happening? UFC officials had discussed Lyoto Machida being next for Luke Rockhold, but somehow Michael Bisping, or nature, found a way. Machida's loss is our gain as we're treated to yet another display of genuine animosity between two professional athletes who look to hurt one another in the near future. Appearing on FOX Sports to promote their headlining bout Nov. 8 in Sydney, Australia, the pair of middleweight contenders didn't waste time befo read news >>

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Mir said that he would like to "welcome" Lesnar back to the octagon and confessed that he felt bad about breaking Nogueira's arm. Aside from a possible third fight with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Frank Mir eyes a potential trilogy fight with Brock Lesnar, who, once again, is speculated to return to the octagon. Both of the former Heavyweight champions have one win against each other and they could settle their score in a third fight. In an interview to Combate.com, Mir praised "Minotauro" and off read news >>

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Former women's boxing champ Holly Holm says she'd accept a match with Ronda Rousey right now. read news >>

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The UFC was planning to match welterweight contenders Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard as the headliner for a December show in Australia, but had to change plans. Woodley declined to face his teammate, even after Lombard said he wanted to fight his fellow American Top Team member "so bad." The bout will not materialize, but that doesn’t mean that ATT won’t have two fighters clashing inside the Octagon. With a handful of welterweights competing inside the same promotion, the team is warming up th read news >>

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UFC featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes discusses Conor McGregor’s meteoric rise through the rankings, as well as the Irishman’s recent comments directed towards him. While Irish sensation Conor McGregor has taken aim at the entire 145-pound division over the past few months, one of the primary fighters he targets with his verbal jousts is upcoming title challenger Chad Mendes, whom he refers to as "mini." While the Team Alpha Male product is not bothered by McGregor's jabs at his height, read news >>

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Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon against Marcus Brimage as one of the best but unknown European prospects the UFC could find. It took him just one minute and seven seconds to justify the signing. It took him just a few minutes into the post-fight press conference to make the rest of us want to watch him fight again, giving birth to the hype that took the MMA community by storm. He kept the hype alive with victories against Max Holloway and Diego Brandao. At that point, most of us were int read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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All eight welterweight competitors met their required weights ahead of Battlegrounds MMA's one-night single-elimination tournament at Thursday's weigh-ins in Tulsa, Okla. The only snag in the proceedings came when former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie weighed in at 172.4 pounds on his first attempt. McKenzie was granted two hours to shed the extra 1.4 pounds, and successfully did so -- albeit in an unusual fashion, drawing a pint of blood before making the 171-pound limit on his second attempt. Follo read news >>

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