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As we speak, Johny Hendricks is about a month into his fight camp. Never mind that the UFC welterweight champion doesn’t yet officially have an opponent for the first defense of his title. Never mind that, due to the fight company’s jam-packed pay-per-view schedule, Hendricks estimates he’s still five or six months away from returning to the cage. What Hendricks does have is full medical clearance to resume training, after tearing his right bicep while beating Robbie Lawler to claim the vacant 1 read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks is "about 85 percent" healthy following bicep surgery last spring, and "Bigg Rigg" is expected to put his 170-pound title on the line in a rematch against Robbie Lawler in February 2015. Not because he can't fight sooner, but rather because UFC already has a full schedule. That's according to his manager Ted Ehrhardt (via ESPN.com): "I know everyone would have loved January, but it doesn't look like that's going to work ou read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Brazilian UFC fighter Thiago Tavares revealed that he had kept his recent knee surgery a secret from the UFC so that they would not remove him from his featherweight debut against Robbie Peralta. Many fans and pundits alike once debated that the UFC's fighter insurance could cause more fighters to pull out of contests than previously seen. Someone should have mentioned that to Thiago Tavares, who concealed a surgical operation on his knee from the UFC in order to ensure that he competed last wee read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Thiago Tavares defeated Robbie Peralta in dominant fashion at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, Maine, with a first-round submission victory. His quick win is about to become even more impressive since the Brazilian underwent a surgery two months before the bout. Tavares, who was forced out of UFC bouts with Zubaira Tukhugov and Tom Niinimaki due to multiple injuries earlier this year, underwent a right knee surgery on June 16 due to a torn meniscus. He decided to hide the injury and the surgery fro read news >>

  • a month ago
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On the shelf since Nov. 2013, Octagon veteran Thiago Tavares looked to reinvent himself at Featherweight against Robbie Peralta last night (Sat., Aug. 16, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 47 from Bangor, Maine. It couldn't have gone any better for Tavares, who stormed into the crowded division with a dominant performance. Find out how in our fight breakdown below! Last night (Sat., Aug. 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight notables Robbie Peralta and Thiago Tavares fought on the read news >>

  • a month ago
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BANGOR, Maine – Thiago Tavares broke a string of decisions to open UFC Fight Night 47’s card with a first-round finish. Tavares swarmed Robbie Peralta on the mat, refusing to let him escape and seizing an opportunity to sink a rear-naked choke. The featherweight (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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That was quick and brutal. Thiago Tavares dropped down to 145-pounds for the first time for his battle against Robbie Peralta in the main card kickoff of tonight's (Sat., Aug. 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 47: "Bader vs. St. Preux" event at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. It was one hell of a success. It didn't take long for the Brazilian to drag Peralta to the mat, taking his back quickly and sinking the hooks in. He worked for a choke but when that wasn't available, he unloaded with v read news >>

  • a month ago
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One time prospect Thiago Tavares decides to make his Featherweight debut against Robbie Peralta. Good? Bad? Who's the guy with the more efficient fist? Thiago Tavares vs. Robbie Peralta Featherweight When we last left our heroes... Thiago Tavares is making his Featherweight debut after going 8-5-1 in his Lightweight UFC career. Tavares' career has been a mixed bag. He began as a blue chip prospect, scoring a highlight reel triangle choke win over Jason Black and losing his first fight in a wonde read news >>

  • a month ago
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Sequels never live up to their billing. Jaws 2, Son of the Mask, Evil Dead 2 and so on. But unlike these cinematic reboots that are incapable of reproducing perfection, mixed martial arts offers pure, unscripted action. That means that a sequel can be better than its original. So when UFC welterweight-kingpin Johny Hendricks and top-contender Robbie Lawler step inside of the Octagon early next year, it's possible that their second toe-to-toe installment will surpass their first. It's that sort o read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC featherweight Robbie Peralta is no trash talker, but he’s no shrinking violet either. So when asked about what his Saturday opponent, Thiago Tavares, isn’t ready for when it comes to the drop... read news >>

  • a month ago
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On the latest episode of the Great MMA Debate, Matt Brown talks for the first time since his fight with Robbie Lawler and he's not at all happy about the fight, despite a great performance. read news >>

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