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  • 3 years ago
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Rashad Evans had been waiting an awful long time for another shot at the UFC light heavyweight title, and after an injury forced champion Jon Jones to the sideline, he was forced to wait yet again.  Read More >> read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Because "The Mauler" has no plans of spending his days sitting on the sidelines. Anthony Johnson won't be returning to the Octagon anytime soon following the domestic violence charges against him that forced Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to indefinitely suspend the hard-hitting contender. Not only does that put a pause on "Rumble's" hot streak, but it also leaves Alexander Gustafsson without a dance partner who, after weeks of back-and-forth with Johnson, finally agreed to the bout. With read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Rashad Evans has earned the next shot at the UFC light heavyweight title, but if it somehow means he has to wait another year to get it, he's happy to prove he's a fighter first and foremost.  Read More >> read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Former UFC champion Rashad Evans has teased the idea of a drop to the middleweight division for several years, but it could soon become reality. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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One thing has become such a certainty in mixed martial arts that it may as well be written into the laws of the sport: There's never a guarantee you'll see Rashad Evans compete when his name is linked to an opponent. Perhaps the most underrated champion of the UFC's boom period, Evans was one of the first men to make the jump from The Ultimate Fighter to genuine superstardom. He was a blend of elite athleticism, wrestling chops and steady stand-up improvements, and he eventually became a force t read news >>

  • a month ago
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Alexander Gustafsson isn't waiting around for his title shot, and it's possible that Rashad Evans will be his next opponent. If we're making an honest assessment of the UFC's light heavyweight division, it's bad and not showing any signs of improvement. That leaves Alexander Gustafsson with few options for the one fight he needs to win so stamp his title shot vs. the Jon Jones/Daniel Cormier winner. Anthony Johnson was Plan A before he was suspended indefinitely due to his pending domestic viole read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – After his latest scintillating win, Donald Cerrone could make a real claim to be the UFC’s No. 1 lightweight contender. But if getting a title shot means passing up a paycheck, “Cowboy” isn’t interested.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil – In town to promote for the UFC, Ronda Rousey chose to hold off a backstage interview so she could watch a fight between Jessica Andrade and Larissa Moreira Pacheco – perhaps for good reason.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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When it was announced that Chris Cariaso would be getting the next title shot in the flyweight division, many were surprised—and rightfully so. There were several fighters close to a title shot who were to fight soon, including John Lineker and both Jussier Formiga and Zach Makovsky, who faced off Saturday night. For the first two rounds of their fight, Formiga exhibited control on the ground, taking Makovsky's back several times and attempting a rear-naked choke in the second round. The third r read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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And he's ready to fight anyone on his quest to get back to the promised land. It looks like Dominick Cruz is heeding the advice of his boss. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White recently revealed that Cruz would be in line to get an immediate title shot upon his return from groin injury, one that bounced him out of his title unification fight against Renan Barao at UFC 169 earlier this year. White, however, suggested that "Dominator" first take another fight before challengi read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort claims to have completed all the required drug tests for the NSAC, and is asking the UFC to give him a title shot in 2014. Vitor Belfort claims to have completed all the necessary drug tests to secure licensure in the State of Nevada. The former UFC light-heavyweight champion was at the Arnold Classic Brasil, where he spoke with MMAFighting.com's Guilherme Cruz about his current position with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. "I did all the read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Lyoto Machida, one of the most diverse strikers in UFC history, hurt then-champion Rashad Evans several times before using a flurry of punches and kicks to end the fight and become the new UFC light heavyweight titleholder. read news >>

  • a year ago
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NEWARK, N.J. – Had Rashad Evans beaten Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC 156 this past February, it appears that he would have been making a division change and going after Anderson Silva. Instead, it's Chris Weidman read news >>

  • a year ago
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Fight ready and cut healing, UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson hopes to be back in action as soon as possible. read news >>

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