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Kelvin Gastelum has gone by many names during his brief UFC tenure. On The Ultimate Fighter, he was a long shot and then a surprise winner, which in turn made him a prospect. When he moved down to welterweight and quickly finished Brian Melancon, he became a dark horse before wins over Rick Story, Nico Musoke and Jake Ellenberger made him a bona fide title threat. Now, the 23-year-old Yuma, Arizona native is looking to add pick up another tag: No. 1 contender. Gastelum has answered every challen read news >>

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Alexander Gustafsson found himself on the wrong end of a major upset at UFC on Fox 14. In less than three minutes, Anthony Johnson had stopped him via vicious strikes in front of scores of his countrymen. As emotion poured out from his face, Gustafsson has been knocked from No. 1 contender status. His opportunity to rematch against Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title is not completely dashed; instead, it will take the Swedish competitor more time to reach that point for the second time in read news >>

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After defeating Dan Henderson, Gegard Mousasi talked about changing his approach to the fight and his place in the middleweight pecking order. read news >>

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Anthony Johnson experienced moments of self doubt, but he completed his unlikely career turnaround, earning a title shot through a violent victory over Alexander Gustafsson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Take a shot at your rival, delete the tweet after. Check out Jon Jones' immediate reaction to Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson. Kicking them while they're down. Jon Jones took at shot at his rival in Alexander Gustafsson immediately after his TKO loss to Anthony Johnson, but like many of the UFC light heavyweight champ's tweets, it was deleted shortly after. As he probably already knows, nothing stays deleted these days. Here's our screengrab from his twitter account: As for the tweets h read news >>

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A light heavyweight title shot vs. Jon Jones was on the line in the UFC on Fox 14 main event in Sweden, as Alexander Gustafsson aimed to get the win on his home turf against Anthony Johnson. On a night when the two Swedish fighters preceding Alexander Gustafsson on the UFC on Fox 14 bout order were unable to get the win, the crowd was anticipating Gustafsson to buck the losing skid and beat Anthony Johnson to clinch himself a title shot. Instead, the American walked way victorious and left Swede read news >>

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Jon Jones jabs at Phil Davis after 'Mr. Wonderful' lost to Ryan Bader by split decision. Phil Davis lost a pretty uneventful split decision against Ryan Bader as part of the main card of UFC on FOX 14. The decision could've gone either way, but it was a stalemate that clearly wasn't entertaining by any stretch of the imagination. Shortly after the loss, Jon Jones took another jab at Davis and his Mr. Wonderful nickname. Check out his tweet below: Wonderful? I think it's time for a new nickname — read news >>

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UFC on Fox 14 hits Stockholm this Saturday, and a light heavyweight title shot is on the line in the main event. No. 1-ranked contender Alexander Gustafsson seeks a rematch with Jon Jones, while No. 3-ranked Anthony Johnson tries to thwart the Swede and capture his first UFC title shot. Also in action will be middleweights Gegard Mousasi and Dan Henderson. This marks Henderson's return to the middleweight division for the first time since losing to Jake Shields in 2010. Light heavyweights Ryan B read news >>

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"The Dragon" says that he'll be patient if the UFC confirms "The Spider" as the next title challenger at middleweight. Lyoto Machida prefers not to complain about a possible delayed title shot if Anderson Silva beats Nick Diaz on January 31, at UFC 183. However, "The Dragon" told Tatame.com.br that he's confused about the UFC criteria and asked for more specific rules for everyone to understand how a title fight is earned. "I can't say if it's fair or unfair. Anderson has a big history behind hi read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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The Conor McGregor Show enters its final stage before a title shot is granted as the 'Notorious' faces off against Dennis Siver in Boston on a Sunday night UFC Fight Night event. If McGregor prevails, he'll receive a featherweight title shot opposite Jose Aldo. If not, well, he'll have a fair amount of crow to eat. The card also features a trilogy fight between two top former WEC and current UFC lightweights. Will McGregor make good on his predictions of success or is Siver ready to play spoiler read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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The UFC veteran needed less than 3 minutes to make Brian Foster tap at WSOF 17 tonight on NBC Sports and followed up his win with some trash talk for the WSOF champ. It wasn't the biggest show the 36-year-old MMA veteran Jake Shields has headlined, but he gave it his best and put on a fine show at WSOF 17, submitting Brian Foster by rear naked choke in 2:51. Following the win, the man who once headlined the UFC's biggest ever live show against Georges St-Pierre, called out the controversial WSOF read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Jake Shields is the next in line for a shot at World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion headlined WSOF 17 against fellow UFC veteran Brian Foster on Saturday night in Las Vegas, and only needed 2:51 to end the bout. In his second attempt to take the fight to the ground, Shields passed the guard and went to full mount, locking an arm-triangle choke. Foster tried to escape and ended up giving up his back. Shields, who scored 10 read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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For Gleison Tibau, the UFC’s most experienced lightweight, baggage is a good thing. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Patricio "Pitbull" Freire defended his featherweight belt at Bellator 132, while Georgi Karakhanyan earned the next shot at it. read news >>

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