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Weigh-ins are never a smooth process. As we learn in episode of No. 4 of “UFC 183 Embedded,” that was especially true this week.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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"Smooth" just can't catch a break. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone, as UFC Fight Night 59 blew the roof off the TD Garden Arena in Boston, Mass., on Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) via FOX Sports 1. Plenty of fighters were left licking their wounds, including Norman Parke, who was out-gunned and out-pointed by Gleison Tibau in their pivotal lightweight bout (recap). And Dennis Siver, who failed to crack the Conor McGregor code, getting his chin cracked instead in the second round of the m read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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If you never watched World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) or don't understand why it's so revered among longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, look no further than the WEC 43 main event between Ben Henderson and Donald Cerrone, who threw down back in Oct. 2009 for the interim title. While "Cowboy" would come up short against "Smooth" -- and then again at WEC 48 -- he has a chance for revenge at the UFC Fight Night 59 event later this month in Boston, Mass., on FOX Sports 1 (more on that here). Thir read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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MEXICO CITY – Using speed and a smooth transition game, Kelvin Gastelum turned Jake Ellenberger’s aggression against him.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC welterweight Joe Riggs revealed he would be interested in a second fight against Nick Diaz. Throughout his 55-fight career over a 13year period, Joe Riggs has only once been placed in a position where he was forced to defend himself in a hospital against an opponent whom he had already defeated. That opponent was none other than Nick Diaz, who had lost to Riggs via unanimous decision back at UFC 57 in Las Vegas. Instead of accepting his loss and focusing on future events, Diaz instead decide read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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His clinch work and UFC titles will be what he is forever remembered for, but don't let Randy Couture's in-cage performances fool you into thinking that's all he can do. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Benson "Smooth" Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos will face off in a crucial lightweight battle in Tulsa, Oklahoma at UFC Fight Night 49 on Saturday. Henderson is pining for another shot at current champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis, while dos Anjos is making his initial climb up the ladder. Since losing his title by submission to Pettis, Henderson has been impressive. He's defeated Josh Thomson and Rustam Khabilov. Now Henderson is ranked No. 1, and he must handle the dangerous dos Anjos to contin read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Benson Henderson returns to the Octagon next month when he takes on fellow top-ranked lightweight Rafael Dos Anjos in the main event of the August 23 UFC Fight Night event in Tulsa, Oklahoma. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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A smooth submission victory for the former champion. The main event of tonight's (Sat., June 7, 2014) UFC Fight Night 42: "Henderson vs. Khabilov" showcase at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Fox Sports 1 featured former Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson hoping to maintain his ranking at the top of the division against Rustam Khabilov. Test: Passed. Henderson struggled a bit early, pressing forward with strikes and getting taken down multiple times for his troubles. The good read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Benson "Smooth" Henderson wants his lightweight title back, but he's going to have to handle Rustam "Tiger" Khabilov before he can earn himself another shot at the championship. The two men will main event UFC Fight Night 42 from Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday. Henderson lost the UFC lightweight title to Anthony "Showtime" Pettis in Aug. 2013. Pettis submitted his rival but went on the shelf with a knee injury after the bout. He has yet to defend the belt. In January, Henderson returned to read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC Fight Night 42 headliner Benson Henderson, who looks to break Rustam Khabilov's perfect UFC record this Saturday night (June 7, 2014) at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight kingpin, Benson Henderson, is looking to work back towards the title by defeating Sambo specialist, Rustam Khabilov, this Saturday night (June 7, 2014) a read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Bellator 120 is the organization's first foray into the world of pay-per-view, and the move has not been a smooth one. An earlier attempt failed due to injury, and Bellator 120 almost suffered the same fate when Eddie Alvarez had to withdraw from the main event title fight against Michael Chandler last week. Will Brooks got the call to replace Alvarez in an interim title fight, but it will not be the main event. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney made the call to proceed with the PPV event, and Quinton " read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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But good or bad for FOX Sports 1 ratings? Everybody loves a stiff challenge ... well, most do. If you want to get somewhere in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), fighting through a bunch of irrelevant opponents in the minor leagues can only be favorable for so long. You need to topple the athletes who matter. At least that's the mentality top lightweight prospect Rustam Khabilov has going into his fight against former UFC 155-pound champion Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 43 in Albuquerq read news >>

  • a year ago
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Gilbert Melendez proved a difficult foe, but 'Bendo' had bigger things on his mind on Saturday. read news >>

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