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Miesha Tate arrived at Saturday’s post-UFC 183 press conference shielding one half of her swollen face while clearly in pain.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Vitor Belfort was set to face Chris Weidman at UFC 184 on February 28th for the UFC middleweight title, but as it was reported Friday, that main event is off as Weidman has suffered an injury in training. As it turns out, the UFC attempted to fill in the missing slot by giving Vitor Belfort an interim title fight only for Belfort to decline it once he discovered the specifics of the offer. Combate was the first to report the news. "Vitor Belfort and his wife were blowing me up, asking me for an read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- During a scrum at UFC 183, Conor McGregor talks about his upcoming title fight with Jose Aldo, a potential stadium show, the source of his confidence, the holes in Jose Aldo's game, his wide karate stance, remaining focused, whether lightweight is in his future, and more. read news >>

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Dana White confirmed that Vitor Belfort turned down a bout against Lyoto Machida after constantly bugging him about an interim title fight. Shortly after UFC 183 ended, Dana White confirmed the news about Vitor Belfort turning down a bout against Lyoto Machida. According to the UFC President, he was surprised Belfort declined the bout as he was constantly bugging him about an interim title fight: "Vitor Belfort was blowing me up, asking me for an interim title fight. My thoughts were, "he's not read news >>

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Vitor Belfort and Chris Weidman were scheduled to meet at UFC 184 for the middleweight championship, but an injury to Weidman forced the champion out of the event. Following UFC 183, UFC President Dana White confirmed that the UFC had offered Belfort an interim championship fight against Lyoto Machida. He turned it down according to White. Turning the fight down in itself is not an issue. It would make sense that Belfort would choose to wait for the undisputed champion, but White said that Belfo read news >>

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Miesha Tate kept her title hopes alive with a dramatic come-from-behind win over Sara McMann at UFC 183, rallying back from a listless first round to outgrapple the Olympic wrestler and nearly send McMann home early with a pair of tight guillotine attempts. And to make matters more impressive, Tate did all of her best work after being badly injured in the fight's opening minutes. "I have a really bad headache right now," Tate said with her hand shading her eyes at Saturday's post-fight press con read news >>

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Carlos Condit talks about the state of the welterweight division, and his target return date this May. read news >>

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UFC President Dana White said his phone started ringing as soon as middleweight champion Chris Weidman (12-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC) withdrew from next month’s UFC 184. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship has been scrambling to find someone to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 184 next month, but apparently “The Phenom” is being picky. read news >>

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Vitor Belfort wants an interim UFC middleweight title shot. Or wait a minute, maybe he doesn’t. read news >>

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With perhaps a future 170-pound title shot hanging in the balance, Tyron Woodley and Kelvin Gastelum were more than motivated to score another key victory when they hooked 'em up tonight (Jan. 31, 2015) in the co-main event of UFC 183, which took place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Woodley just wanted it more. Woodley opened with a head kick that missed, forcing Gastelum to rethink his approach. Woodley then fired a straight right hand that snapped Gastelum's head back. Gas read news >>

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Vitor Belfort wants no part of Lyoto Machida. At least not at UFC 184. Belfort, who found himself without an opponent after Chris Weidman went down with an injury, reportedly declined the chance to face Machida for a UFC interim middleweight title on Feb. 28. That's according to report from Brazilian website Tatame, which was subsequently translated into English by Bloody Elbow. Tatame got the scoop from Gilbert Burns, a UFC lightweight and Belfort training partner. Burns said Team Belfort did n read news >>

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Former No. 1-ranked Welterweight title challenger, Thiago Alves, had competed just once since March 2012 before he entered the Octagon tonight (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015) to kickoff UFC 183's pay-per-view (PPV) main card against up-and-coming Canadian, Jordan Mein. And the ring rust was real, but it didn't matter. Mein took to the center of the cage immediately while Alves circled and kept him at distance with Muay Thai kick attempts. About 90 seconds in, the action began to pick up, with both fighter read news >>

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Don't be scared, homie. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender, Vitor Belfort, has reportedly turned down a fight against fellow division top contender Lyoto Machida, after "The Dragon" volunteered to replace the injured Chris Weidman and compete for the interim title. That's risky business, considering the event is less than a month away and "The Phenom" -- despite his baggage -- is one of the most dangerous strikers at 185 pounds. Still, Team Belfort declined the fig read news >>

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