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The Ultimate Fighter had another near upset in the second week, but No. 2 seed Joanne Calderwood did just enough to escape No. 15 seed Emily Kagan. Kagan showed just how deep the 115-pound division is in her competitive fight against Calderwood, but she came up just short. Certainly, Calderwood owes her the carrot cake. Calderwood will take on the winner between No. 7 seed Rose Namajunas and No. 10 seed Alex Chambers in the quarterfinals. This episode took us into the home lives of both women to read news >>

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Check out a recap of episode No. 2 of “The Ultimate Fighter 20,” the first all-female season of the UFC’s long-running reality series.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Not one to question UFC's matchmaking, Khabib Nurmagomedov couldn't help but wonder why the promotion gave "El Nino" another title shot so soon. 'The Eagle" is also asking why Anthony Pettis seems more interested in fighting Nate Diaz as opposed to someone like himself, a man who has yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon. Khabib Nurmagomedov has quickly established himself as one of the best lightweight fighters in all of mixed martial arts (MMA), racking up six consecutive wins in the sport's read news >>

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Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez have yapped at one another from afar for years. If the two ever meet in the Octagon, and the action is as heated as their trash talk, we're in for an epic encounter. Melendez, the long-time Strikeforce lightweight champion, and Alvarez, his two-time Bellator counterpart, were long considered among the top non-UFC lightweights, if not the two very best, for quite some time. Alvarez is set to make his UFC debut in the co-main event of UFC 178 on Sept. 27 against read news >>

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While the UFC’s 155-pound division is bottlenecked until Anthony Pettis defends the belt against Gilbert Melendez in December, the war of "next" in that class has had plenty of plot twists. Reigning lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will make Octagon debut at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 against Donald Cerrone, who has won four in a row (all finishes). The winner of that fight will have to be in consideration to take on the winner of Melendez-Pettis. Then there’s Rafael dos Anjos, who just became the first read news >>

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"The Eagle" also wants to take on Donald Cerrone in his comeback fight to silence "Cowboy" for running his mouth. Is having a high-powered striking attack enough to beat an undefeated mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter? Not according to Khabib Nurmagomedov, who says current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, is lacking in wrestling -- and defense -- to pose any kind of a threat to him or his mint MMA record (22-0, 6-0 UFC). That's why Khabib -- who considers read news >>

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UFC Tonight provided an update on lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov’s knee injury and why he intends to face champion Anthony Pettis in the near future. While it is common knowledge that Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently rehabilitating a torn meniscus in his right knee, few are aware that he was trying to complete the process on his own dime in Russia. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani revealed on UFC Tonight that once UFC officials were aware of the situation, they flew the undefeated competitor to read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter 20: Team Pettis vs. Team Melendez debuted on Fox Sports 1 on Wednesday featuring 16 115-pound women hoping to be crowned the inaugural UFC strawweight champion. read news >>

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Check out a recap of episode No. 1 of “The Ultimate Fighter 20,” the first all-female season of the UFC’s long-running reality series.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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One of the UFC's most intriguing lightweight contenders, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is now targeting a February return to action after tearing the meniscus in his right knee this past summer -- but the road to Nurmagomedov's rehabilitation has been more unusual than most. After discovering that Nurmagomedov has been working through and paying for his own rehabilitation in Russia, UFC officials recently flew the Dagestani sambo champion out to Los Angeles to visit the same orthopedic physician who trea read news >>

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Ultimate Fighter season 20 coach Gilbert Melendez talks to Marcos Villegas about his UFC 181 bout with Lightweight champ Anthony Pettis, the experience of coaching TUF and more. read news >>

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