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If you haven’t heard much of Linton Vassell, you might not be alone. Vassell understands that, and he’s fine with it – not only in America, but on his home turf in England, as well. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum will still get to vie for an Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title at UFC 180, only it won’t be the one held by Cain Velasquez. read news >>

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Mark Hunt may need a miracle. While the heavyweight slugger didn't hesitate to accept an interim title fight against Fabricio Werdum in the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Nov. 15 in Mexico, thanks to an untimely injury to reigning division kingpin Cain Velasquez, the 302-pound "Super Samoan" has just over three weeks to lose 37 pounds. The good news is, he's already done it once before, after struggling with his extra baggage last month in Japan. But assuming he gets to where he needs read news >>

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Mark Hunt got the call he's been waiting for on Tuesday morning -- the call to ask if he'd like to fight for the UFC heavyweight title. By now you know the details: A knee injury forced Cain Velasquez out of UFC 180, leading to a UFC interim heavyweight title fight between Fabricio Werdum and Hunt getting booked for Nov. 15 in Mexico City. Hunt told MMAFighting.com he didn't think twice when he got the call, despite the fact that he'll only get a little over three weeks to prepare for the bigges read news >>

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Jose Aldo's latest title defense at UFC 179 will have little impact on his legacy. Sure, Chad Mendes might be able to stamp his place in history by putting an end to Aldo's 17-fight winning streak in front of what could be 11,000 of the champion's countrymen. Perhaps Aldo runs through Mendes once more, ruining Mendes' hopes of bringing a second title to Team Alpha Male. He was the greatest MMA featherweight before fighting Mendes for a second time. He will be the greatest MMA featherweight after read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: Hunt says he weighs over 300 pounds, but when he got the call from Dana White, "there was never a doubt." read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: Hunt says he weighs over 300 pounds, but when he got the call from Dana White, "there was never a doubt." read news >>

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Third time is not the charm. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) tonight announced that its Heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, injured his right knee in training and has been forced out of his upcoming title defense against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, which is scheduled to take place at Arena Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico, on Nov. 15, 2014. Mark Hunt -- fresh off a walk-off knockout of Roy Nelson last month at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan (more details here) -- will serve as Velasque read news >>

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UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez injured his knee during training and has been forced to withdraw from his title defense against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, officials announced on Wednesday. read news >>

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The UFC's snakebitten year continues. Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, a Mexican-American who was considered to be the lynchpin of the UFC's expansion into Mexico, withdrew from his upcoming title defense at UFC 180 against Fabricio Werdum on Tuesday after suffering a right knee injury, promotion officials announced. In Velasquez's stead, Werdum and fellow top-five ranked heavyweight Mark Hunt are slated to vie for the interim UFC heavyweight title as the new main event of UFC 180, which tak read news >>

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UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has suffered a knee injury, forcing him out of UFC 180’s main event. Mark Hunt now meets Fabricio Werdum in Mexico for an interim title. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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