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UFC light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones is still thinking about moving up a division, changing his mind after previously writing off fights at heavyweight.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Kelvin Gastelum might be moving up in weight, but he's also making other moves as well. The former UFC welterweight contender, who is headed to middleweight, will be one of the coaches on the second season of The Ultimate Fighter Latin America, along with Efrain Escudero, the UFC announced Tuesday night on its Latin American website. The show will begin filming this month and air in Latin America and on UFC Fight Pass in August. The finale will be held in Mexico in a city to be determined someti read news >>

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When Anthony Johnson faces UFC light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones for the belt in May, the outcome of the fight could also decide Rashad Evans' future in the UFC. Because should his teammate win, the former champion would consider moving down to middleweight. Remember the time, when Rashad Evans and Jon Jones were still teammates at Jackson's MMA and promised to never fight each other? Well, they later did after Jones became champion. He beat Evans on points, their friendship was broken for read news >>

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Northwest bantamweight prospect Paul Njoku has started his career strong. He's moving full speed ahead into Saturday night's Super Fight League America 3. read news >>

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David didn’t tempt fate after he toppled the almighty Goliath and neither should Benson Henderson. In the UFC’s version of Two and a Half Men, the former lightweight champ, welterweight science project Brandon Thatch and referee Herb Dean all stepped into the Octagon on Saturday night for legal fisticuffs in the main event of UFC Fight Night 60. Faced with the daunting task of going toe-to-toe with the real-life Blanka, Henderson bit down on his toothpick and went to work. The obvious speed disp read news >>

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Despite moving up a weight class on short notice, Benson Henderson impressed in his welterweight debut at UFC Fight Night 60. The former lightweight champion initially had some trouble with the much larger Brandon Thatch, as Rukus tossed Henderson to the ground multiple times in the second stanza. However, Henderson was eventually able to wear Thatch down and took control in the third and fourth rounds. Following a takedown in the fourth frame, Henderson was able to take Thatch's back and lock u read news >>

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With his win over Cole Miller in the books, Max Holloway is promising "some cool spinning stuff" when he fights Cub Swanson. read news >>

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Benson Henderson long resisted moving up to the UFC’s welterweight division, but his first performance at 170 pounds showed his skills remain formidable as a heavier fighter. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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There is a kinetic element to the way Benson Henderson operates. Inside the Octagon, the former lightweight titleholder is all go no slow, moving with a seamless matter of fact conviction that validates read news >>

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Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is moving up to 170 pounds to face Brandon Thatch, but don't expect him to remain at welterweight for the long haul. read news >>

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Watch Ben Henderson talk about moving up to welterweight, and what differences it would make for him. Ben Henderson is moving up to welterweight on short notice as he takes on Brandon Thatch next weekend. According to the former UFC lightweight champion, he believes he will be able to perform better after not having to cut much weight, but is also quick to say that the move will not be permanent. Here's what he said during an appearance at AXS TV: "At 170, I'm definitely losing a lot of strength read news >>

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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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BOSTON -- Lorenz Larkin spoke to the media after his big knockout win over John Howard at UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver on Sunday. Larkin admitted he was stubborn about cutting to welterweight in the past and spoke about some sage advice he got from UFC middleweight Mark Munoz about cutting weight. read news >>

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Benson Henderson has a big fight with Donald Cerrone on Sunday night. But after that? Things are up in the air. The former UFC lightweight champion still has plans at making another run at that belt. Henderson, though, has not ruled out a move up to welterweight. He's also open to going back and forth between the two divisions depending on the fights available to him. "I think there's some interesting matchups at 170," Henderson told MMAFighting.com. "I wasn't a big fan of it early in my career. read news >>

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