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Watch the fifth episode of UFC 184 Embedded here. In the latest episode of UFC 184 embedded, women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and undefeated title challenger Cat Zingano fielded questions from various media outlets and hype their main event show down. Rousey and Cat were then shown cutting weight before they stepped onto the scales on Friday. Later on, the camera cuts to a dancing Josh Koscheck, who proved to the world that he's got skills. The UFC 184 event is scheduled to take place read news >>

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Despite UFC announcing they'd withdrawn their support from the 2015 European Judo Championships to avoid the event's cancelation on February 13th, it appears their actions were not enough to satisfy the European Judo Union (EJU). According to a statement released on their website, EJU has stripped Glasgow, Scotland of host city for the event and issued harsh condemnation of the British Judo Association (BJA), which had attempted to secure UFC's involvement in the event. "The European Judo Union read news >>

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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, the fallout from a couple bad weeks worth of doping news in MMA continues, plus some thoughts on Paige VanZant’s Reebok deal and Benson Henderson’s welterweight move.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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25 years after his fall from grace, Bloody Elbow's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the tricky footwork that made "Iron" Mike Tyson a champion in the first place. read news >>

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Urijah Faber has made most of his career hay at featherweight. But he has never competed in the UFC Octagon at 145 pounds. That will change on May 16. Faber will face former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 165. It's only one of the firsts on the evening, as it also will be the UFC's debut foray into the Philippines. The event will take place at Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. The news came Wednesday night on UFC Tonight, which airs weekly on Fox Sports 1 (h/t MMAFig read news >>

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If UFC lightweight contender Benson Henderson were to be cast in a movie, Smooth would undoubtedly star in a suspense film. And like any good suspense film, Henderson likes taking his time. The former lightweight champion, who's notorious for piling up close-decision wins, was burned by the judges in his uneventful trilogy fight with Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night: Boston. It marked just the second time Henderson lost via decision in his mixed martial arts career. Though he wasn't particularl read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Here's that "big announcement" you were looking for. Donald Cerrone should sue for royalties. Ben Henderson is taking a page out of the "Cowboy" playbook and stepping up on short notice to battle 170-pound wunderkind Brandon Thatch in the upcoming UFC Fight Night 60 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, set for Feb. 14, 2015 inside the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado. And he'll do it as a welterweight, replacing the injured Stephen Thompson. "Smooth" (21-5) is coming off back-to read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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A former UFC lightweight champion is making a major move -- and helping out the UFC in a pinch. Benson Henderson will go up to welterweight and meet Brandon Thatch in the main event of UFC Fight Night 60 in two weeks, on Feb. 14 in Broomfield, Colo, it was announced Saturday night on FOX Sports 1 after UFC 183. Henderson is coming off a loss to Donald Cerrone just two weeks ago at UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver on Jan. 18. Henderson (21-5) has thought about making the move up for the last f 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 >>

  • 29 days ago
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Benson Henderson will be doing his best Donald Cerrone impression as he comes back to the UFC cage on short notice at Fight Night 60. He replaces Stephen Thompson the Broomfield, Colorado main event against Brandon Thatch. Ariel Helwani made the announcement after UFC 183 concluded on Fox Sports 1. Henderson last fought in mid-January against Cerrone. He dropped a decision in a lackluster fight that marked his second straight defeat. Now he moves up to welterweight for this clash against a risin read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Two weeks from now, Ben Henderson will be moving up to welterweight to headline a show against Brandon Thatch. Shortly after his contested decision loss against his friend in Donald Cerrone, former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson will now be stepping in on very short notice to save an upcoming UFC show. Brandon Thatch was scheduled for a bout against Stephen Thompson two weeks from now, but as the latter fell out of the main event, Dana White states that Henderson 'begged' for the match u 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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We let off last time with the welterweights. Now, the "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series moves onto the lightweight division. The lightweight division is a shark tank that is stacked with talent from top to bottom. Anthony Pettis is the champion, but he is always in danger of guys like Rafael dos Anjos, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone, among others, coming for his title. The UFC has always focused on keeping that the lightweight division stacked. In fact, the UFC signed a lot of guys read news >>

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Who says you can't go home again? Despite a fairly successful run in the 145-pound weight class, where he is ranked No. 6, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fan favorite Dustin Poirier is moving back up to the lightweight division, where he'll meet Diego Ferreira at the UFC Fight Night 63 event on April 4, 2015, inside the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Color me speculative, but I'm sure it has something to do with his last outing. Poirier (16-4) was pounded out by bitter rival Conor Mc read news >>

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