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The SMMAF has pulled the plug on a UFC newcomer's potential debut. The Swedish MMA Federation (SMMAF) has put itself firmly in the cross hairs of future criticism stemming from their debacle with a Cage Warriors card set to take place in Stockholm in late August. The card wasn't anything particularly special for a CWFC show, a mix of strong up and coming prospects and battle tested vets, the sort of card that smaller MMA shows put on week in and week out without concern. That didn't stop the SMM read news >>

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WHAT IS HAPPENING?!? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) suffered a mighty blow to its UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card, as reigning middleweight champion Chris Weidman has been forced to withdraw from the Dec. 6, 2014 mixed martial arts (MMA) event in Las Vegas, Nevada. From Ariel Helwani: Dana White just confirmed to me that Chris Weidman had to pull out of UFC 181 and the Belfort-Weidman fight has now been moved to Feb. As a result, Johny Hendricks vs Robbie Lawler 2 is now taking place read news >>

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SAO GONCALO, Brazil -- An apparent seizure kept Paulo Filho out of his scheduled fight in Brazil on Sunday night. A former WEC middleweight champion and PRIDE veteran, Filho was supposed to take on UFC veteran Amilcar Alves in the Fatality Arena 7 main event in Sao Goncalo, but was pulled from the bout hours before the fight. According to Osiris Maia, member of the Brazilian Mixed Martial Arts Confederation (CBMMA), Maia suffered a seizure. "Paulo was apparently hospitalized this morning after s read news >>

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Liam McGeary pulled off an impressive inverted triangle submission to get the win over Kelly Anundson at Bellator 124 last Friday night (Sept. 12, 2014) and after the Spike TV telecast, spoke about his win and his upcoming title fight against current champion, Emanuel Newton. PLYMOUTH, MI-Emanuel Newton's spinning backfist knockout over Joey Beltran in the main event of Bellator 124 was certainly the highlight of the evening (replay here), but by no means did that make anyone forget about Liam M read news >>

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LEDYARD, Conn. – After coming in heavy for his featherweight bout against Nik Lentz, Charles Oliveira has been pulled from tonight’s event after falling ill on Saturday. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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I've got bad news for all the mixed martial arts (MMA) fans who were hoping Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight titleholder TJ Dillashaw was going to send a "get well soon" card to former division kingpin Renan Barao, who was pulled from their championship rematch after struggling to make weight (details). Not happening. "He's scared, he don't want it," Dillashaw said at today's UFC 177 weigh in event (watch the video here). "His coaches wanted the rematch more than he did. He neve read news >>

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You can't make this shit up. Just hours after Henry Cejudo withdrew from UFC 177 for "medical reasons," it has now been learned that event headliner Renan Barao is also off tomorrow night's (Aug. 30, 2014) pay-per-view (PPV) card at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California, after fainting during his weight cut. So it's official, Renan Barao is out of UFC 177. Joe Soto (yes, Joe Soto) is now fighting for the UFC bantamweight title. My goodness. — Shaheen Al-Shatti (@shaunalshatti) August 29, 2 read news >>

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Following unspecified medical complications, Henry Cejudo has been pulled from his UFC debut with Scott Jorgensen. Henry Cejudo's problems making it to scheduled fights are well documented at this point. Cejudo missed weight for each of his last two bouts prior to signing with the UFC. He even pulled out of a bout against Damacio Page at Legacy FC 31 altogether, citing "personal reasons." Soon afterward it was revealed that he was in talks with the WWE and the UFC. He chose the UFC, and was imme read news >>

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The good news is, Jung did not suffer any structural damage and may be able to get back into the thick of things in just a couple of weeks. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is actively seeking a new opponent for Akira Corassani following an injury to Chan Sung Jung, which booted him from the upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass on Oct. 4, 2014 at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden. MMA In Asia first reported the change and MMA Fighting has the follow up f read news >>

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Rafael dos Anjos pulled off a huge upset Saturday night with his first-round TKO over former lightweight champion Benson Henderson. Dos Anjos was ranked No. 5 in the division going into the fight, and Henderson was ranked No. 1. This win is sure to move dos Anjos up in the rankings, possibly into the top three. Dos Anjos finds himself in a difficult position now, as there are few fighters ranked higher than him that he could fight next. He will likely have to face an opponent ranked lower in the read news >>

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