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Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine made his Octagon debut against Korea's rising star Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC Fight Night 34. read news >>

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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le tested positive for excess levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) in a post-fight test following his fourth-round TKO loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48, promotion officials announced on Tuesday. Le (9-3) is expected to serve a nine-month suspension retroactive to the day of the event, August 23, as a result of the failed test. UFC officials released the following statement: UFC middleweight Cung Le tested positive for an excess level of read news >>

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Former Strikeforce featherweight champion Gina Carano is unlikely to meet Ronda Rousey anytime soon, as she is confirmed in two movie roles that will film in the final quarter of 2014. No matter how many times UFC President Dana White tells us he will "get the deal done" with Gina Carano, it appears he simply can't get over the final hump in contract negotiations. Carano's manager, Scott Karp, informed MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani that the former Strikeforce champion will be filming a movie with read news >>

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It's official. Former women's featherweight Strikeforce and current Invicta featherweight champion Cris Justino will make her bantamweight debut on December 5th at Invicta 10. No opponent or venue for the Brazilian has been named. The UFC made the news official on Monday. Justino, 29, is 12-1 with 1 no-contest in professional mixed martial arts, but has never competed in the bantamweight division. She last competed in MMA July of 2013 where she won the Invicta featherweight champion by defeating read news >>

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Former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate handed Rin Nakai her first career loss at UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson in Japan on Saturday. read news >>

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Rin Nakai takes on former Strikeforce champion and UFC title contender Miesha Tate at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan and has no intentions of losing in front of the Japanese crowd. read news >>

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Bellator MMA will return to Iowa in October, and the first bout of the card is already set. Sources close to the situation told MMAFighting.com that Strikeforce veteran James Terry is set to collide with Brazilian welterweight Andre Santos at the Bellator 129 card on Oct. 17. Terry (14-7) looks for his first win under the Bellator banner after coming up short against Rick Reeves in his promotional debut in April. He scored a first-round TKO win over Daniel McWilliams at Battle of the Bay 3 in Ju read news >>

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Miesha Tate is no stranger to big moments. The former Strikeforce bantamweight champion turned UFC contender has been involved in some of the biggest fights to ever hit the women's mixed martial arts landscape over the past couple of years, and "Cupcake" has seen her profile ascend because of it. The Washington native's rivalry with nemesis Ronda Rousey was at one time the hottest thing rolling in mixed martial arts, and their two matchups raised the bar on the visibility for fights involving wo read news >>

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The former Strikeforce 185-pound champ said that he wouldn't be against fighting Machida. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza was called out by Lyoto Machida and told Globo that he's up for the challenge. The former Strikeforce Middleweight champion feels that he's very close to a title fight in his division after seven straight wins but wouldn't refuse to face "The Dragon" if this is the will of UFC. "I'm a employee of UFC and today I'm close to fight for the belt. This is undeniable. But I could scrunch Ly read news >>

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Former Strikeforce bantamweight champion Miesha Tate revealed that she was interested in avenging her loss to Cat Zingano. Although her sights are firmly set on her upcoming opponent, Miesha Tate hopes to get an opportunity to exact revenge on a fighter who almost cost her a title shot, Cat Zingano. Yet before that could be considered, Tate will need to overcome the 'Queen of Pancrase' in hostile territory this coming weekend. Rin Nakai may hold an undefeated 16-0-1 career record, but it has com read news >>

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Strikeforce and Pride Fighting Championships veteran Sergei Kharitonov will square off with 2008 Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii in a heavyweight bout at M-1 Challenge 53. read news >>

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