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UFC 187 receives another great fight, as South Korean welterweight contender Dong Hyun Kim faces Josh Burkman in Las Vegas on May 23rd. Another fight is now official for the UFC's spectacular-looking Memorial Day weekend show in Las Vegas, Nevada. An official press release confirms that welterweight Dong Hyun Kim will battle Josh Burkman at UFC 187 on May 23rd at the MGM Grand. The bout is slated to open up the pay-per-view broadcast. Kim (19-3-1, 1 NC) hasn't fought since an August 2014 1st rou read news >>

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South Australia’s capital of Adelaide will play host to a UFC event for the first time. The previously reported UFC Fight Night 65 on May 10 event was officially announced by the UFC today.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Depends. Frank Mir has been asked to head south for the winter to headline the upcoming UFC Fight Night 61 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Sun., Feb. 22, 2015 on FOX Sports 1, which takes place inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. But despite four consecutive losses, Mir won't call this a do-or-die situation. That's because his performance will dictate his future, as a great fight -- even in defeat -- won't be enough to prompt him to retire. But if he gets cl read news >>

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The South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive and Film Festival, which goes down from March 13-15 in Austin, Texas, just added a little bit of mixed martial arts (MMA) flavor to its already star-studded line up. Rebecca Feferman, Head of SXSports, revealed to Variety that the festival will now include Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, as well as current women's bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey. White and "Rowdy" join an all-star list of celebrities and athletes in the "Lo read news >>

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No. 12-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight, Michael Johnson, has not competed since taking a unanimous decision over Melvin Guillard at UFC Fight Night 37 about nine months ago. That's a long layoff for a fighter in the midst of a three-fight win streak. In fact, it will be almost one full year when "The Menace" returns to the Octagon to battle Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61 inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, on F read news >>

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The Las Vegas Review-Journal revealed that the UFC is planning 23 foreign events in the coming year, including a "new global market" in Russia. After emphasizing their intent for global expansion over the past year, it appears the UFC will continue to implement that plan heading into 2015. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the UFC is targeting 23 foreign events in the coming year, including potential stops in Russia, South Korea and Scotland. While none of these events have been confirm read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has no plans on slowing down its international expansion. read news >>

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The UFC will travel to South America for the final show on its 2014 campaign. With it, the promotion brings a former UFC light heavyweight champion and former middleweight title contender in Lyoto Machida to take on rising middleweight C.B. Dollaway. The matchup poses quite a step down in competition for Machida, whose last fight saw him standing across the Octagon from middleweight champion Chris Weidman. But while Machida is taking a step down, Dollaway may benefit from the rise in competition read news >>

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Event preview and live stream of the 2014 Judo Grand Prix taking place in Jeju, South Korea by BE's resident Judo bum read news >>

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Event preview and live stream of the 2014 Judo Grand Prix taking place in Jeju, South Korea by BE's resident Judo bum read news >>

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No. 1 lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez took a trip south from the Bay Area to Southern California and brought his training gear with him. The destination: Camp Ronda Rousey. read news >>

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Event preview and live stream of the 2014 Judo Grand Prix taking place in Jeju, South Korea by BE's resident Judo bum read news >>

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Dan Henderson is headed south for the winter, according to UFC Tonight. The longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran is "probably" going to drop down from the light heavyweight division to 185 pounds, after getting rag-dolled by Daniel Cormier at the UFC 173 event last May. While trying to cut to middleweight at age 44 is a tall task, "Hendo" hasn't been able to make much noise over the past few years and is just 1-4 in his last five. Simply put, he's got the "H-Bomb" ... and not much else. Nat read news >>

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A new women's strawweight makes her way to the UFC out of South Korea. A new prospect has come to the women's strawweight division, and it's the UFC's first woman out of South Korea and only the second from Asia as a continent. The Kyunghang Shinmun reported Seo Hee Ham's signing to the UFC. And word is, that she's signed a four fight contract, however no debut opponent or date has been named, as of yet. So... Who is Seo Hee Ham "Hamderlei Silva," as she is otherwise known, is a 27-year old atom read news >>

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