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Corey Anderson has received his first post-TUF assignment. "The Ultimate Fighter 19" light heavyweight winner will meet Gian Villante at UFC 181 on Dec. 6, the promotion announced on Tuesday. Anderson (4-0), nicknamed "Beastin 25/8," needed just 61 seconds to defeat Matt Van Buren via TKO at the TUF Finale in July. The 24-year-old was the first light-heavyweight pick for Team Frankie Edgar. Villante (12-5), a training partner of UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, won his second UFC fight i read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Renan Barao has received heat for his last-minute withdrawal from this past month’s UFC 177 main event with champ T.J. Dillashaw. WSOF champ Marlon Moraes is standing by the Brazilian’s side, though.Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Eight fighters received medical suspensions beyond the customary seven-day rest periods following this past weekend’s UFC 177 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Alexander Gustafsson said he’s received assurance from the UFC that he’ll fight the winner of January’s UFC 182 headliner between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The main card of UFC 180 received four new pairings on Tuesday: Kelvin Gastelum versus Jake Ellenberger, Dennis Bermudez versus Ricardo Lamas, Norman Parke versus Diego Sanchez, and Marcus Brimage versus Erik Perez. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC Fight Night 49 received a transfusion of new blood four days ago when prospect Joby Sanchez stepped in for an injured Tim Elliott to face Wilson Reis on the evening's undercard. Sanchez, 23 years old and 6-0 as a pro, is substantially younger and less experienced than the 27-year-old, 10-5-1 Elliott, but this matchup loses little steam as a result. In fact, given Sanchez's debut and the fact that Reis will make his first appearance at flyweight, it's entirely possible this matchup could esta read news >>

  • a month ago
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Even though Vitor Belfort received a conditional license to fight at UFC 181, Ray Longo doesn’t feel entirely comfortable with Chris Weidman facing “The Phenom.”Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Tyron Woodley received a lot of flack from UFC President Dana White for his underwhelming performance against Rory MacDonald at UFC 174 this past month. But “The Chosen One” doesn’t believe he deserves to be labeled a choke artist.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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TUF 19 middleweight winner Eddie Gordon highlighted a list of three fighters who received extended six-month medical suspensions in the wake of Sunday night's The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Gordon, who defeated Dhiego Lima via first-round TKO in a main card bout, now requires his left shoulder to be cleared by a physician, or otherwise be forced to sit out until early January 2015. Aside from Gordon, TUF 19 read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC 176 received a huge blow tonight as Featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled title defense against Chad Mendes in the main event. More bad Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) news. UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo has suffered an injury and will be unable to defend his 145-pound title against Chad Mendes at UFC 176, which takes place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 2, 2014. No official statement was released from the promotion y read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Thiago Alves' extensive injury log received a new entry Wednesday, as the UFC welterweight has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night 49 matchup with Jordan Mein. UFC.com issued a statement saying that rising welterweight contender Brandon Thatch would replace Alves in the bout. MMA Junkie's Steven Marrocco reported the nature of Alves' complication, saying that "The Pitbull" suffered a knee injury but will not require surgery. That silver lining loses some luster with Alves though, as the forme read news >>

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