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Two years ago today, two heavy hitters stepped on to hallowed ground at Saitama Super Arena. No one knew it at the time, but it was likely the last time either would ever step foot in the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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MMA, non-UFC division, enjoyed a little bump this week. First, heavyweight GOAT Fedor Emelianenko hit American soil (and the public eye) for the first time in quite a while. And it wasn't just any American soil. It was Dave & Buster's soil—a Dave & Buster's in Connecticut's soil. He was there as part of a promotional thing for Bellator, designed to help drum up some buzz for Bellator 134, which takes place Friday night. So, mission accomplished on that front. And then there was this little nugge read news >>

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Benson "Smooth" Henderson has stepped up to take on Brandon "Rukus" Thatch in the main event at UFC Fight Night Colorado on Saturday night. That intriguing battle will serve as Henderson's first bout at 170 pounds. The former lightweight champion has been one of the most dependable fighters in the UFC. He stepped up on short notice after Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson had to bow out due to injury. This is a tall task for Henderson considering Thatch is 6'2" and Smooth is only 5'9". This is one hec read news >>

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Cage Warriors CEO Graham Boylan has stepped down from his position at the promotion's helm. For the last few years, Cage Warriors has risen exponentially from an organization on the brink of collapse to a world renowned building ground for the European stars of tomorrow. However, all that has changed with this morning's shocking announcement that CEO Graham Boylan's tenure as head honcho of Cage Warriors Fighting Championship has come to an end. Last night, the Cage Warriors Board of Directors m read news >>

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Veteran UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau has stepped in as a late replacement for this month’s UFC 184 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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When Sara McMann stepped into the Octagon to face Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 170 back in February of 2014, it marked the first time that two Olympic medalists would square off inside the Octagon. Behind the scenes, however, something a bit more special was happening that very few were aware of. McMann's father, who is battling lymphoma, was well enough to watch his little girl compete for her first-ever mixed martial arts (MMA) title. A read news >>

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Conor McGregor, Dennis Siver, and the rest of the UFC Fight Night 59 fighters stepped on the scale Saturday afternoon in Boston. read news >>

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The first time Daniel Straus stepped into the Bellator cage with Patricio Freire, he made the mistake of buying into his opponent’s hype. read news >>

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Former Strikeforce fighter Ron Stallings has stepped in to fight fellow middleweight Uriah Hall on less than a week’s notice.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Anthony Johnson stepped inside the Octagon with UFC legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on Fox 12 in July 2014 and emerged victorious. read news >>

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Several UFC fighters stepped up to the plate and made names for themselves in 2014. Some talked their way into title contendership, while others flourished in the underdog role and earned the respect of their peers. Fighters like Yoel Romero, Kelvin Gastelum and Conor McGregor ran through opponents en route to establishing divisional dominance. This year will feature a new crop of prospects looking to pave their way toward Top Five territory. So who will be this year's Gastelum? Brazilians Charl read news >>

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Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone has stepped up to fight at the UFC Fight Night 59 fight-card on Jan. 18 in Boston, two days after his impressive victory over Myles Jury. He’ll replace Eddie Alvarez who originally signed up to face former UFC champion, Benson Henderson. With the fight in Boston, now less than two weeks away, Cerrone will have fought six times in the span of 12 months. But even for Cerrone, this is an incredibly short turnaround time. Cowboy beat Alvarez on his UFC debut in September, bef read news >>

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Nate Diaz may not have stepped into the Octagon since November of 2013, but that hasn’t dulled the Stockton, California native’s appeal in the least. He knows it too, referring to a recent video he saw... read news >>

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And STILL... It took a while but Anthony Pettis finally stepped inside the Octagon to defend his lightweight title against Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event of UFC 181: "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This over a year after "Showtime" won the title from Ben Henderson. "El Nino" used the opening round to implement his game plan, controlling the cage the pressuring Pettis against the fence. He worked his game there and avoided most of the champi read news >>

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