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The Octagon returns to Brazil this Saturday, September 13 for UFC Fight Night 51. The show will be headlined by a heavyweight rematch between Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski. The two previously squared off in 2010, Silva winning that one on the judges' scorecards. The co-main event of the evening is a lightweight tussle between Brazilian stalwart Gleison Tibau and up-and-coming Polish fighter Piotr Hallmann, each man hoping to win for the second-straight time. In read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira was planning to keep to be called "War Machine" on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51, but that won’t happen. During Friday’s official weigh-ins at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, Oliveira was announced as "The Machine," and UFC officials confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he had to change his nickname."I won’t change my nickname because I'm the real ‘War Machine,’" Oliveira told MMAFighting.com on Thursday, before knowing that he would have to.Oli read news >>

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On Saturday, the Octagon is in Brasilia, Brazil for the heavyweight rematch between Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Andrei Arlovski. But before UFC Fight Night begins, let’s take a look at the card... read news >>

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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

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Georges St-Pierre may or may not return to the octagon, but when he does, a title shot is waiting for him, according to UFC President Dana White.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – On Saturday, Gleison Tibau enters the octagon for an incredible 23rd time. But for the first time in that run, he’s featured in a UFC co-main event, and the Brazilian is ready to shine.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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This weekend, Jeff Monson stumbled in his latest attempt at a second consecutive win, while Motonobu Tezuka made some noise on the Japanese circuit. Plus, must-see, knock-down, drag-out action from Russia featuring Bellator vet Vyacheslav Vasilevsky. An expected bout between Tim Sylvia and Christian Morecraft fell apart following injuries to both fighters, but it was a busy weekend on the regionals nonetheless. On Thursday, at Coalizao Fight 3 in Belem, Brazil, would-be UFC heavyweight Geronimo read news >>

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Anderson Silva will make his improbable return to the Octagon on Jan. 31 against former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz, but he’s still haunted by the "ghosts" of his gruesome leg injury. Thirteen months after breaking his left tibia and fibula at the UFC 168 main event in Las Vegas against Chris Weidman, "The Spider" headlines the UFC 183 card in the same city, but has yet to reach his full potential in training. "I feel no pain at all," Silva said in an interview to Fantastico. "My read news >>

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Brock Lesnar took the MMA world by storm when he made his UFC debut back in 2008, managing to capture the Heavyweight belt in his 3rd fight. Lesnar left the organization just as quick as he entered it, leaving after just seven fights. With the way Lesnar was able to achieve such success and with the freakish athleticism he possess, leaves us all asking the question. Could Brock return to the octagon and find success again? Watch as Bleacher Report caught up with some UFC fighters to get their ta read news >>

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Now that he is officially a free man, Thiago Silva is once again a part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster. read news >>

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Because legally, he's not guilty of any wrongdoing. Thiago Silva is once again an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight, despite this declaration. The Brazilian was cut earlier this year after his highly-publicized arrest, stemming from an armed standoff with police in Florida (more on that here). Despite initial charges of attempted murder, which were eventually knocked down to aggravated assault, the Broward County Attorney's Office was forced to drop all charges thanks to an read news >>

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