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The UFC doesn't seem to be interested in matching up Lyoto Machida and Ronaldo Souza, but the former light heavyweight champion is open to taking on Jacare. Earlier this week it was reported that the UFC was trying to set up Lyoto Machida and C.B. Dollaway for a December 20th event in Brazil. Meanwhile, the future of "Jacare" Souza is dependent on whether or not the UFC deems him as the next middleweight title challenger, or if he needs to take another fight to officially cement his status as th read news >>

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Surging UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza isn't scheduled to fight for the UFC middleweight championship this year, but apparently, he's anxious for a high-profile matchup before 2015 begins. "Jacare," the No. 2 185-pounder in the UFC's official rankings, is fresh off a dominant submission victory over Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 last week and is hoping to keep the momentum going, based on a report from this week's edition of UFC Tonight (h/t MMA Fighting). MMAFighting.com's Arie read news >>

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UFC middleweight contenders, Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold nearly erupt into a physical altercation during a media tour in Sydney, Australia. Smack talk and rivalry are the life's blood of fight build-up and hype, and the blood between UFC Middleweight contenders, Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold is about as bad as it gets. Now that their fight has been booked and media tours are under way, the sparks and heated words are really starting to fly. Recently, while on a press tour in Australia read news >>

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Sydney, Australia – A war of words between top-ranked middleweight rivals will culminate in a five-round main event, as The Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) organisation makes its... read news >>

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Why the animosity? No Tyron Woodley? No problem. Hector Lombard has shifted his focus away from "The Chosen One" after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White came out and stated that Woodley wanted no part in a welterweight fight against "Showeather." You know, because it doesn't work for his "brand." Now, Lombard is moving on to bigger things (literally) as he tells MMA Fighting that he wouldn't mind packing on the pounds to go back up to the middleweight division to take on read news >>

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Melvin Manhoef’s calendar is filling up in a hurry. read news >>

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Former Bellator matchmaker Sam Caplan says that back in 2010, they came very close to signing current middleweight champion Chris Weidman. After four-and-a-half years as their matchmaker, Bellator decided to part ways with Sam Caplan during the regime change that brought in former Strikeforce heads Scott Coker and Rich Chou. In an interview with Sherdog, Caplan spoke about his time with the world's number 2 promotion, and among the interesting stories that he shared was an anecdote on 'the one t read news >>

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While Hector Lombard still wants to fight Tyron Woodley, he has recently come to terms with the idea that the fight just might not happen any time soon. So, who does the newly-nicknamed "Showeather" want to fight now? Lombard told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday that he was interested in moving back up to middleweight to fight Gegard Mousasi. "I want to beat him up," he said. Mousasi defeated Lombard via unanimous decision at PRIDE Bushido 13 in Dec. 2006. Lombard, the former Bellator middleweight ch read news >>

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Brett Cooper is out of his middleweight clash against Brian Rogers at Bellator 125 after suffering a back injury. read news >>

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Former Shooto middleweight champion Carlos Alexandre Pereira claimed the Shooto Brazil welterweight championship with a split-decision victory over Luiz Gustavo Dutra in August, but he will have to return the belt. Confederacao Brasileira de MMA (CBMMA), which oversees Shooto Brazil cards in Brazil, announced on Wednesday that the main event of Shooto Brazil 49 - Fight for BOPE 4 card, held at the Tijuca Tenis Clube in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 24, was overturned to a no-contest. Dutra’s team, Reno read news >>

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Brett Cooper is out of his middleweight clash against Brian Rogers at Bellator 125 after suffering a back injury. read news >>

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