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Benson Henderson will move up to welterweight when he replaces an injured Stephen Thompson against Brandon Thatch in the UFC Fight Night main event on Feb. 14. read news >>

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Anderson Silva wasn’t the only one to break down in tears following his victory over Nick Diaz in the UFC 183 main event. read news >>

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Benson Henderson will move up to welterweight when he replaces an injured Stephen Thompson against Brandon Thatch in the UFC Fight Night main event on Feb. 14. read news >>

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Kelvin Gastelum and John Lineker, who badly missed weight for their UFC 183 fights against Tyron Woodley and Ian McCall, respectively, will have to move up in weight for their next fights. Lineker has missed weight four times in eight UFC appearances, while Gastelum has failed to make twice in six UFC fights. Following the weigh-ins Friday in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White told Combate that both fighters have no option but move up. "Lineker will never fight at flyweight again. He will have read news >>

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Dana White has confirmed to Globo that he will force both John Lineker and Kelvin Gastelum to move up in weight after both failed to make weight at UFC 183. The weigh-ins for tonight's UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz PPV were something of a debacle, with both Welterweight Kelvin Gastelum and Flyweight John Lineker badly missing weight. Gastelum weighed in at 180 pounds, 10 pounds over the Welterweight limit, with Lineker in at 130, 5 pounds over the limit at Flyweight. Now, Dana White has confirmed that read news >>

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The bout against Ian McCall may be the Brazilians last at flyweight after missing weight four times in eight fights. After missing weight by 5 pounds at the official weigh ins for UFC 183, John Lineker will probably be forced to leave the Flyweight division. According to a report from Globo, Sean Shelby, the matchmaker for UFC's lower weight divisions, has told Alexis Davis, Lineker's manager, that his man is done at flyweight and it's time to move up to bantamweight (135lbs). Lineker has been f read news >>

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Light heavyweight Patrick Cummins and Ovince St. Preux will look to move up the 205-pound ladder when they meet in a bout at UFC on FOX 15.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Former WCW and WWE star Bill Goldberg discusses Brock Lesnar’s potential return to the UFC and whether CM Punk can have a successful career in MMA. read news >>

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We started the series with the heavyweights, and now we move on to the light heavyweights. That's right—The Beaten Path continues its "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series. The light heavyweight division is in need of bodies due to the small number of fighters in its ranks. To keep matchups fresh and provide different faces, the UFC needs to look at inking some 205-pounders. The UFC already snagged a couple of guys off my radar recently in Corey Anderson, Antonio Carlos Jr. and Hans Stringer. T read news >>

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We just concluded a stacked weekend of MMA, and with the featherweights in the spotlight, top UFC contender Conor McGregor and Bellator MMA champion Patricio Freire emerged victorious.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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Misha Cirkunov moved from Latvia to Canada to Las Vegas. There was a bit of a culture shock, but regardless of the location, the longtime judoka, wrestler and MMA fighter always found a home in the gym.Filed under: News read news >>

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Although the UFC 181 title fight ended in a razor-thin split decision, most could tell that Johny Hendricks was not himself. The former champion endured a terrible weight cut ahead of his rematch against Robbie Lawler, as was evident from his lethargic movements in the later stages of the fight. In fact, it was such a dreadful process that Hendricks contemplated retirement just to shield himself from another such cut. "It was either [change his approach] or retire," Hendricks said. "That's how b read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder Johny Hendricks had yet another brutal weight cut prior to his UFC 181 rematch against Robbie Lawler, which left him without the belt last month (Dec. 6, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada. That's what happens when you start camp as a heavyweight. But "Bigg Rigg" insists those days are over, and promises to be more disciplined in between fights. While he continues to work with famed weight-cutting guru Mike Dolce, the bearded brawler s read news >>

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On second thought, it looks like we won't be seeing Ben Henderson at welterweight any time soon. It was only a few months ago, September to be exact, that former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson expressed interest in a move to welterweight, primarily due to the difficulties of his weight cut. The 31-year-old has lost 2 of his last 3, including a shocking 1st round KO at the hands of Rafael dos Anjos. In an interview with MMA Junkie, Henderson expressed a change of heart on his welt read news >>

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