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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is hoping to find a short-notice replacement for Gilbert Burns for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 62 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. That's because former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson has been injured and forced to withdraw from their 155-pound scrap, according to Lance (via MMA Fighting). Considering the number of "names" on this FOX Sports 1 fight card, tha read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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It has been 15 months since Brandon Thatch last stepped into the Octagon. The rising welterweight didn't want to wait even a second longer. When Stephen Thompson went down with an injury two weeks ago, Thatch feared that his return would be upended for a second time. "I would have fought my mother at that point," Thatch told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "It didn't matter who. I just needed a fight." He got his wish. Thatch will meet former UFC lightweight champion Benson He read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White was adamant that Anderson Silva would remain on as coach for The Ultimate Fighter: "Brazil 4," despite the fact that "The Spider" was popped for steroids for his fight against Nick Diaz at UFC 183. The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), however, says otherwise. Earlier today, UFC released a statement revealing that Silva has been pulled as coach for TUF as requested by the NSAC in light of the recent circumstances. Taking Anderson's read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Unable to find a new replacement opponent for Urijah Faber, the UFC has opted to bump up the co-main between Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare to the headlining act. Days after it was confirmed that Raphael Assuncao was forced to pull out of his March 21st main event against Urijah Faber, news has come in that there won't be any replacement opponent for Faber on that card. MMA Fighting says Faber has been pulled from the event entirely, and the new main event is the original welterweight co-main betw read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Veteran UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau has stepped in as a late replacement for this month’s UFC 184 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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An injury has forced unbeaten Brazilian Talita Nogueira to withdraw from her Bellator 133 clash with Julia Budd. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC matchmakers are scrambling, trying to find a replacement for the UFC Fight Night 60 main event after Stephen Thompson was force out of the Feb. 14 event due to injury. read news >>

  • a month ago
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BOSTON – Although short-notice replacement Ron Stallings availed himself well in the early minutes of his fight with Uriah Hall, a cut brought his UFC debut to a halt.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bellator MMA is going in a "new direction" this Friday in Temecula, Calif., and she goes by the name Summer Daniels, a former cover model for Hustler magazine. There's been a change in the landscape at Bellator MMA to start 2015. And it's not a change that involves a company president (Scott Coker), matchmaker (Rich Chou) or the announcers (Jimmy Smith and Sean Wheelock). The latest shake-up in the Bellator organization is taking place just outside of the cage ... or at least walking around it. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Already a late replacement, Louis Taylor has suffered an injury leaving Uriah Hall without an opponent again for UFC Fight Night in Boston. Uriah Hall is slated for UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver main card, but once again he is left without an opponent. First it was against Costas Philippou who had to drop off due to a rib injury, then Louis Taylor stepped in two weeks out only to bow out to injury as well. According to MMA Fighting, Hall's already late notice opponent had to bow out after read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Late replacement Zach Juusola proved a worthy adversary, but Mehdi Baghdad claimed the RFA’s vacant lightweight belt with a crushing fourth-round knockout via elbow.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Kevin Casey is the second casualty to the main card of Metamoris 5 on Saturday, as he has withdrawn from his match with Vinny Magalhaes due to a blood clot in his calf. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Next month’s UFC 181 pay-per-view has taken a hit with Gian Villante forced out, and UFC officials are seeking a replacement fighter to meet Corey Anderson.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil – Last-minute replacement Ovince Saint Preux made the most of his opportunity against Mauricio Rua, stopping the ex-UFC champ in the first round with a flurry of punches. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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