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Whatever plans you have for Memorial Day Weekend, go ahead and cancel them. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing combat sports fans one of its best fight cards in recent years (see it here), and joining the UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) line up, expected for May 23, 2015 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, is the 155-pound barnburner between Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0) and Donald Cerrone (27-6, 1 NC). The two talented lightweights were set to go toe-to-toe at UFC 178 back read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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UFC 187 continues to come together, and what a card it is. On Wednesday it was announced that Jon Jones would defend the light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson at the top of the card, with a co-main event between middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. If those weren't enough, Donald Cerrone will stake his seven-fight win streak against Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title eliminator. Now the other two fights have been officially announced for the May 23 pay-per-vie read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Stream or download Tuesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests John Moraga, Joe Warren and Elias Garcia.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Bellator, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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PHOENIX – By the letter of the law, what Willie Gates did to John Moraga on Saturday night was perfectly legal. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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PHOENIX -- John Moraga talks about not letting the hometown crowd affect his performance at UFC on FOX 13, getting caught by Willie Gates after taking a low blow, being ready for anybody in the division, and more. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Check out the results from the closing 3 preliminary bouts from the UFC on Fox 13 preliminary card in Phoenix, Arizona. The UFC on Fox 13 preliminary card from Phoenix, Arizona is now in the books. One notable omission is Ed Herman/Derek Brunson, which was cancelled during the event after Brunson was revealed to have suffered food poisoning. Welterweight veteran Joe Riggs made his first UFC appearance since 2006, but the 32-year-old didn't even last a minute with Ben Saunders. Riggs was visibly read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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PHOENIX – In a bout that threatened to be marred by a controversial blow early on, John Moraga came back to win via late submission over Willie Gates.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A strange day in Phoenix got a little bit stranger in the first round of the flyweight fight on Saturday between John Moraga and Willie Gates. Moraga tried to get a time-out for an apparent low blow from referee Jason Herzog. Herzog demurred, and Gates dropped Moraga with at what at first glance was a cheap shot. It turned out not to be a cheap shot - replays showed Herzog clearly telling the two to fight. And it also turned out not to be the end of Moraga. The hometown favorite shook off Gates' read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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John Moraga is still figuring some things out. That may seem strange to hear when considering the fact that he is a former title challenger and a perennial contender to the flyweight crown, but the MMA Lab read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC has tapped a Tachi Palace Fights champion to make his promotional debut next month in Arizona.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Recently crowned Tachi Palace Fights flyweight champ Willie Gates will replace the injured Jussier da Silva and face John Moraga at UFC on Fox 13. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC has found a new opponent for John Moraga. Moraga, who was initially expected to face Jussier Formiga at the UFC on FOX 13 card in Phoenix on Dec. 13, now meets UFC newcomer Willie Gates, sources told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday. Formiga was forced out of the bout with an injured knee. Gates (11-4) signs with the UFC fresh off an 83-second TKO victory over Hector Sandoval to earn the Tachi Palace Fights 125-pound title on Nov. 6. Gates has won five in a row in 2014 with five first-round fi read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC officials may have to put their scrambling hats on again. Streaking flyweight Jussier Formiga is reportedly injured and out of his Dec. 13 bout with John Moraga at UFC on Fox 13. The news was first reported Friday by John Morgan of MMAJunkie.com. The UFC has not officially confirmed the injury, nor was there immediate word on the nature of the injury, a recovery timetable for Formiga or a potential replacement opponent for Moraga. To keep the bout on the UFC on Fox 13 card, UFC matchmakers w read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Flyweight contender Jussier Formiga is out of his December meeting with John Moraga after suffering a knee injury. With just three weeks to go before fight night, a key preliminary card match-up at UFC on Fox 13 has been scrapped. Brazilian flyweight Jussier Formiga was forced to pull out of a bout with Arizona's John Moraga earlier this week. According to Nova Uniao's Andre Pederneiras (via MMA Fighting), a partial LCL tear is the reason why Formiga cannot compete in Phoenix, AZ. Formiga (17-3) read news >>

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