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A new flyweight makes his way to the UFC on the back of an injury. When a door closes for one fighter, somewhere else a new door has opened for a yet unknown talent. At least that's how I tend to look at injury news. It's always bad for the fighter who goes down, but for that fighter who's just itching for a call to the big show, it's instrumental. That's where we find short notice flyweight replacement Willie Gates, who takes on John Moraga at UFC on Fox 13 on December 13th. Gates will be filli read news >>

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Japanese star Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon to face Roman Salazar in a UFC 184 bantamweight bout on Feb. 28. read news >>

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If Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao doesn't push through, who will the Filipino fight next? Undefeated WBA champion Jessie Vargas makes his case. Following his dominant win over Chris Algieri, Manny Pacquiao had strong words towards Floyd Mayweather as he called for the long over boxing mega-fight. There's a renewed optimism that the bout will finally push through, but as fight fans have come to realize the past few years, it's far from a sure thing. If that bout doesn't materialize though, w read news >>

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Chico Camus makes successful flyweight debut at UFC Fight Night 57, upsetting Brad Pickett in split decision. read news >>

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Check out former UFC champion Frankie Edgar teaching some of the striking technique that makes him seem so elusive in the cage. read news >>

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The UFC makes its first stop in Austin, Texas in years, this time with a series of contender match-ups on its main card. At the top of the bill is a key featherweight bout, but the card also features top flyweights, lightweights and more. In the main event, Cub Swanson looks to get a title shot with a win while Frankie Edgar aims to get his name included in title conversation. Will it be Swanson or Edgar who emerges as the top featherweight choice to face Jose Aldo? What: UFC Fight Night 57 Wher read news >>

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Nick Diaz is set to return to the UFC cage for the first time since losing to Georges St. Pierre in March of 2013. He will face Anderson Silva on January 31st, but that is not what seems to get Diaz going. When Diaz answers questions he is largely subdued. That is, until you ask a question regarding GSP. When the former champion is brought up to Diaz he suddenly becomes very interested. He actively discusses his issues with the Canadian mixed martial artist, and it can become comical just how ob read news >>

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If UFC President Dana White's hunch proves correct, MMA fans will see the promotion's former welterweight champion, Georges "Rush" St-Pierre, back inside the Octagon sooner than later. During the UFC's "The Time is Now" press conference Monday, White said he is "very confident" that St-Pierre will return to fighting before officially hanging up the gloves. "Lorenzo (Fertitta, UFC chairman and CEO) and I went up and met with him up in Canada, and he's getting back into training," White said. "As read news >>

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It's now been a year since Georges St-Pierre stepped into the Octagon, but the former UFC welterweight champion says he isn't much closer to deciding his future involvement in the sport. "I don't know if I will go back to competition," St-Pierre told MMA Canada this weekend in Toronto. "That's why I didn't call it 'a retirement,' I called it 'a break' because I don't know. [Light heavyweight boxer] Bernard Hopkins has a good analogy. He says, 'You can't ask a woman who just gave birth and suffer read news >>

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The UFC makes an historic trip to Mexico City this Saturday, November 15, for UFC 180. The event is the first ever to be held in Mexico, a country with a rich tradition of producing successful boxers but a near blank slate in terms of mixed martial arts success. Penetration into the Mexican market was originally supported by the presence of Cain Velasquez, the promotion's heavyweight champion, and a man proud of his Mexican roots. However, an untimely injury prevented Velasquez from competing. I read news >>

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Cain Velasquez explains the injury that kept him out of the UFC 180 main event, and makes his pick for the Fabricio Werdum vs. Mark Hunt interim championship fight. read news >>

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