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When Nick Diaz retired in March 2013 fresh from dropping a lopsided unanimous decision to then-UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, he told reporters that the only fights to could coax him back into the cage would be a rematch against the Canadian or a superfight against Anderson Silva. At the time, Diaz's requests were largely scoffed at. This was a guy who'd lost two straight outings; he wasn't exactly in the position to barter for another big opportunity. But a funny thing happened in read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is interested in a title fight against Dominick Cruz in either February or March. Following a recent surgical procedure on his elbow, it appears T.J. Dillashaw will be ready to return to the cage in either February or March. Dillashaw's manager informed MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on this week's edition of UFC Tonight that his client would be perfectly fit to make his return in either of those months to face former champion Dominick Cruz. The bantamwe read news >>

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Bethe Correia recently suffered an injury to her right eye and underwent successful surgery, according to a report on Wednesday. read news >>

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The UFC’s injury bug and global march is taking a toll on earnings, according to a major credit rating agency. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Amateur kickboxer's death followed a litany of errors by fight officials, new report shows. read news >>

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Amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr. died after his debut fight in March 2014. Independent experts say there was a cascade of errors by fight officials. read news >>

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Rafael Cordeiro says Fabricio Werdum is the real champion, and doubts whether Cain Velasquez will be ready before he is stripped of his title. read news >>

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The clock has started for UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. If the Californian wants to keep the most coveted belt in MMA, then company president Dana White claims he must return to the Octagon healthy by March. Velasquez, who last defended his belt in October 2013, had to pull out of UFC 180 (what would have been his third straight title defense) after spraining his medial collateral ligament and tearing his meniscus in his right knee in mid-October. As a result, the company's brass had to read news >>

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Cain Velasquez last defended the UFC heavyweight title in October 2013, and he will have to be back in action by March 2015 if he wants to keep his belt. Velasquez, forced out of his UFC 180 bout with Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15 and replaced by Mark Hunt, will likely be stripped of his UFC heavyweight title if he can’t fight early next year, UFC president Dana White announced on UFC.com. "We’re headed in that direction now," White said. "This next fight in Mexico is for the interim title. So if C read news >>

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When the UFC purchased Strikeforce back in March 2011, it was first believed that the organization was going to continue to operate under then-President Scott Coker. But in January 2013, after Tarec Saffiedine became the promotion’s last welterweight champion, big brother brought over a stash of prime Strikeforce talent to stockpile several of its weight divisions. Strikeforce had been the No. 2 mixed martial arts organization in America for roughly six years. They fostered elite-level talent, s read news >>

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Rashad Evans wants to fully recover from an ACL injury before he makes his UFC return. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans tore his ACL in February, effectively ending his 2014 campaign before it even began. The 35-year-old has been recovering since then and recently expressed interest in a return bout with top contender Alexander Gustafsson, going as far as to tell UFC president Dana White to 'set it up'. That lead to speculation that the bout might be a featured fight on a UFC o read news >>

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