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  • 13 days ago
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This proposed fight seems to be picking up some steam rather quickly. Ronaldo Souza's trainer, Josuel Distak, recently expressed his desire to see "Jacare" go toe-to-toe against Dan Henderson inside the Octagon while waiting for his middleweight title shot, which is expected to come at some point in 2015. The catch? Distak wants the fight to take place in the light heavyweight division in order for Souza to avoid a grueling and unnecessary weight cut down to 185 pounds. Thanks, but no thanks, sa read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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A proposed women's bantamweight title fight with Ronda Rousey vs. Gina Carano, which would be among the most marketable fights UFC could put together right now, is no longer a short-term possibility with Carano signing on to do two movies between now and the end of the year. It looks like the UFC is going to have to look at the current active roster for the next opponent for Ronda Rousey, as Gina Carano will be filming two movies between now and the end of the year.Carano's manager, Scott Karp, read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Chael Sonnen on Wednesday avoided a proposed Lance-Armstrong-like lifetime ban before the Nevada Athletic Commission settled on a two-year suspension. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Donald Cerrone-Khabib Nurmagomedov was a done deal for UFC 178. Then the dreaded injury bug reared its ugly head once again. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC middleweight C.B. Dollaway isn’t yet at the pay grade he would like, but he’s very close. The good news is, the numbers are getting better. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Chael Sonnen is out of his proposed fight against Vitor Belfort after it was revealed he failed a random drug test. He plans to appeal the decision. Chael Sonnen failed the same random drug test in late May that led to Wanderlei Silva's removal from UFC 175, an ESPN report revealed on Tuesday, which was subsequently confirmed by MMAFighting.com. As a result, Sonnen has been removed from his tentative July 5 bout against Vitor Belfort. According to Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) executiv read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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When the possibility of the Chael Sonnen vs. Vitor Belfort fight was first announced last week, Mike Dolce braced for a difficult decision. You see, the renowned nutritionist and trainer has worked with both fighters for several years, and while his client roster includes some of the biggest names in MMA, he has rarely had to choose between sides. Thankfully for him, though, he was spared having to make what would have been be a tough decision. Since the proposed Sonnen vs. Belfort fight at UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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If Chael Sonnen fights Vitor Belfort on July 5, it will be a middleweight fight after all. UFC president Dana White confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Friday that the proposed fight would be contested at 185 pounds, not 205, which is what Sonnen originally stated on Wednesday's episode of "UFC Tonight." Sonnen also said that a win over Belfort would make him the No. 1 contender in the middleweight division, however, when White was asked whether that title was on the line for both men, White wrote b read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Alexander Gustafsson calls out Jon Jones for not signing the bout agreement for their proposed rematch at UFC 177. Alexander Gustafsson's rematch with Jon Jones is one of the more highly anticipated fights in the mixed martial arts world. The two first met at UFC 165 where Gustafsson gave Jones the hardest fight of his career, pushing the dominant light heavyweight champion to the point where some felt that the challenger deserved to walk away with the title. Rather than an immediate rematch, Jo read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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MMAFighting.com spoke with Big Nog’s manager, who proposed a potential trilogy fight against Frank Mir. Merely hours removed from one of the most devastating losses of Antonio Nogueira's career, it is all but confirmed that the Brazilian legend will not be retiring from MMA competition. MMAfighting.com's Ariel Helwani spoke with Nogueira's manager shortly after the UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi main event and learned that they are in interested in a potential trilogy fight against former UFC heavywe read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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UFC president Dana White discusses the proposed fight between Hector Lombard and Nick Diaz. read news >>

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