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  • 15 days ago
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The mission to prove he's the best lightweight fighter on the planet is one Eddie Alvarez has been on since the day he first stepped foot inside the cage. While there have been titles and championship reigns on smaller stages around the sport, the Philadelphia native's distance from the Octagon has kept the stamp of recognition as the best 155-pound fighter in the world at bay. Where unofficial labels are always up for debate, the validation that comes from competing under the UFC banner is a re read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is on a mission to bring the middleweight championship back to Brazil. On Friday, the former Strikeforce titleholder submitted Gegard Mousasi. The victory improved Jacare's UFC record to 4-0, putting him at the front of the line for a shot at the winner of a December championship bout between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. Sitting at No. 4 among 185-pound contenders heading into UFC Fight Night 50, Souza did his best to improve his positioning. Was it enough to surpass f read news >>

  • a month ago
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Benson Henderson is on a mission to regain the lightweight championship, and Rafael dos Anjos is the next opponent in his way. Since losing his belt to Anthony Pettis in August 2013, Henderson has beaten Josh Thomson and Rustam Khabilov. On Saturday against dos Anjos, the former titleholder will look to make it three in a row within 12 months. That likely wouldn't be enough to earn Henderson a title shot, but it would put him one stop closer to regaining his spot atop the 155-pound division. Qui read news >>

  • a month ago
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When a fighter believes they have something to prove, it is the type of motivation that has the potential to bring something special out of them. There is no shortage of that fuel where Mike Ricci is concerned and he's fiercely determined to show who he is as a fighter. In the Canadian fighter's mind, a dominant next chapter will serve to silence the ghosts of the previous one, even though he knows what has been done in the past can never be undone. That said, the 28-year-old Quebec native is ai read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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And "The Great" may need divine intervention to avoid the ZUFFA chopping block ... again. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Nate Marquardt dropped down to the welterweight division in 2012, finding early success against Tyron Woodley in Strikeforce. But the thrill of victory would soon give way to the agony of defeat, and "The Great" was anything but in the three fights that followed. Now he's back at 185 pounds, because that's where God wants him to be. "I just feel like that's read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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From the moment he hit the UFC scene, Conor McGregor has been on a mission to draw attention and elevate his status at the highest level of mixed martial arts. The outspoken Irishman has been a force of nature as he's used interviews and multiple platforms across social media to tout his talents and take shots at the upper echelon of the featherweight ranks. The 25-year-old has traded barbs with a multitude of fighters from across the UFC roster, but has consistently taken aim at those who curre read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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C.B. Dollaway is on a mission to break into the top 10 of the middleweight division, and he's looking for the quickest route possible. The Ultimate Fighter alum picked up a big wave of momentum last weekend by going down to Brazil and derailing highly touted prospect Cezar Ferreira, and less than a week later, "The Doberman" already has his next opponent lined up. On Friday afternoon, the UFC UK announced via Twitter (per the MMA Fighting Newswire) that the Power MMA fighter will face surging co read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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C.B. Dollaway is on a mission to break into the top 10 of the middleweight division, and he's looking for the quickest route possible. The Ultimate Fighter alum picked up a big wave of momentum last weekend by going down to Brazil and derailing highly touted prospect Cezar Ferreira, and less than a week later, "The Doberman" already has his next opponent lined up. On Friday afternoon, the UFC UK announced via Twitter (per the MMA Fighting Newswire) that the Power MMA fighter will face surging co read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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NATAL, Brazil – While opponent Scott Jorgensen believes it was a head butt that rocked him moments before he was choked out by [autotag]Jussier Formiga[/autotag], the Brazilian flyweight isn't so convinced. "I don't think it was a head butt," Formiga told MMAjunkie in his native Portuguese. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Darren Mima did exactly what he said he'd do, scoring a knockout at American Fighting Organization's "Summer Brawl 3." Everything seemed fine. At least until he tried to cash his check. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Daniel Cormier is on a mission to trim Roy Nelson's hair, and UFC President Dana White is ready to hand him the shears. read news >>

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