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After five fights under the Ultimate Fighting Championship banner, Pat Healy’s next in-cage appearance will be for Titan Fighting Championship. read news >>

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Without a win in his past five fights, Pat Healy will try to get back on track under the Titan FC banner. Filed under: News read news >>

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Former Strikeforce lightweight crowd favorite, Conor Heun tweets about his experience with Zuffa via Twitter. Over the last few weeks, the UFC brand has been taking fire over some controversial issues, namely the Reebok deal, CM Punk's strange signing and the class action lawsuit being filed. With more and more fighters popping up on various forms of social media, podcast interviews and forum posts, a strong case is being made with fans that might have been on the fence about who to support, the read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Alistair Overeem was able to get the job done at UFC on Fox 13. The former Strikeforce champion was in need of a win to avoid going 2-4 in the Octagon. His win over Stefan Struve will keep him employed for the time being, but he still has a long way to go before being able to make his way towards a shot at the UFC heavyweight strap. With that goal in mind, here is a look at five men who Overeem should be paired with next. Begin Slideshow read news >>

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Former Strikeforce and Dream heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem came into his UFC on FOX 13 bout with Stefan Struve in major need of a victory. Overeem, after all, had been knocked out in three out of his past four fights. He got the job done Saturday night in Phoenix. Overeem (28-14, 1 NC) neutralized the 7-foot-tall Struve's reach by taking the fight to the ground, then earned the TKO at 4:19 of the opening round. "I was prepared for anything," said Overeem. "I thought it would be clever to read news >>

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MMA for effort? Former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane Justino has canceled her drop to the bantamweight division, instead opting to remain at 145 pounds when she returns to the cage this February. "Cyborg," who is currently rehabbing an ankle injury, will instead focus on defending her Invicta FC title. From her conversation with MMA Fighting: "I haven't fought in a long time. With this injury, I believe the best option now will be fight in my division. I can't wait anymore, I need read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Hector Lombard isn't worried about Josh Burkman, who returns to the Octagon against "Showeather" at the UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Jan. 3, 2015 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. That's because the former Bellator middleweight titleholder has already disposed of former champions from competing promotions, including two from Strikeforce (Jake Shields, Nate Marquardt) and one from World Series read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship, Pride Fighting Championships and Strikeforce veteran Yves Edwards has decided to retire. read news >>

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With Jon "Bones" Jones set to take on former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on Jan. 3 at UFC 182, much more is at stake than hardware. Before Jones makes his eighth title defense—he's currently three behind tying Anderson Silva for the most in UFC history with 10—he caused a stir at the UFC 178 media day by inciting a brawl with Cormier that led to Nike dropping Bones from his sponsorship. Now, it's easy to speculate who caused the brawl, as both men should share the blame, but read news >>

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Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz isn't overly concerned about his pending DUI case stemming from an arrest in September, calling the situation a "big misunderstanding" between him and a notoriously tough police department. After the UFC's Time is Now press conference on Monday, Diaz briefly addressed his encounter with Lodi, California's finest, per Marc Raimondi of Fox Sports. Where I live, everybody knows how it is in Lodi. You can't even drive through town at the wrong hours read news >>

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SAN DIEGO - "KIng Mo" Lawal's smile is back. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion seemed to have developed a permanent scowl over the past year or so. From decisions that didn't go his way to a relationship with a former boss which turned sour, Lawal was far from the happiest person on the Bellator roster. But it's a new day in the company, and Lawal, who meets late sub Joe Vedepo on the main card of Saturday's Bellator 131 card at the Valley View Casino Center, was cracking jokes a read news >>

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When the UFC purchased Strikeforce back in March 2011, it was first believed that the organization was going to continue to operate under then-President Scott Coker. But in January 2013, after Tarec Saffiedine became the promotion’s last welterweight champion, big brother brought over a stash of prime Strikeforce talent to stockpile several of its weight divisions. Strikeforce had been the No. 2 mixed martial arts organization in America for roughly six years. They fostered elite-level talent, s read news >>

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Former Strikeforce champ Luke Rockhold dispatches Michael Bisping with a second-round guillotine on Friday in Sydney. read news >>

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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold says Michael Bisping is in for a rude awakening when they meet in the UFC Fight Night 55 main event. read news >>

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