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Sorry, Ireland. Conor McGregor earned his fifth straight win under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner by obliterating Dennis Siver in the main event of UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston, Mass (video highlights here). More importantly, "Notorious" earned himself the right to fight for the featherweight strap, as he'll finally get his chance to get his hands on division champion, Jose Aldo. Common sense would suggest to stage the bout in a stadium in Ireland, and capitalize on Conor's boom read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Conor McGregor won't get his wish of a title fight in Dublin's Croke Park. But he's not about to complain after finding out that his match with UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo Jr. is being targeted for the UFC's traditional Memorial Day weekend event in Las Vegas. "It's absolutely perfect," McGregor said Sunday night. Of course, the stadium is a dream of mine, a vision of mine. ... Vegas? I'm happy with Vegas." McGregor was reacting to UFC president Dana White's declaration at the UFC Fight read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Henry Cejudo will apparently get his wish of returning to flyweight. A bout between the top prospect and Chris Cariaso is targeted for UFC 185 in Dallas on March 14, sources confirmed with MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. Mexican outlet Indiscutido was the first to report the booking. Cejudo (7-0), a former Olympic gold medalist in wrestling, moved up to bantamweight last year after repeatedly failing to make 125 in both the UFC and Legacy FC. Cejudo, 27, defeated Dustin Kimura by dominant unani read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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It appears Hector Lombard has gotten the fight he wanted.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida, two middleweight contenders, are currently slated to fight at UFC on FOX 15 in Newark, N.J. on April 18, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Rockhold (13-2) has won his last three fights in a row, most recently submitting Michael Bisping in November. Meanwhile, Machida (22-5) is coming off a first-round TKO win over C.B. Dollaway last month. Both fighters, as well as UFC president Dana White, have expressed interest in the fight recently. Rockho read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The UFC is targeting a March 21 visit to “The Marvelous City,” as Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanazinho Gymnasium has been tentatively selected as host of UFC Fight Night 63.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Top female bantamweight and former pro boxer Holly Holm wanted Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to postpone her bout with Raquel Pennington, after an untimely neck injury sidelined her for the remainder of 2014. That request was denied. The promotion, however, did the next best thing and paired her off with "Rocky" anyway, just a few weeks after The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18 standout notched her first Octagon win, a first-round submission over Ashlee Evans-Smith earlier this month in Las Veg read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The highly anticipated UFC debut of former world boxing champion Holly Holm will likely take place at UFC 184, where she is expected to meet Raquel Pennington.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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

  • 2 months ago
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After one full year away from competition, it appears Josh Koscheck is primed to make his return to the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC's 2nd attempt at a heavyweight title bout between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum is being made for June of next year. Lost in the shuffle of the UFC's delayed "big announcement" and not-so-big announcement of their 2015 schedule was the promotion's plans to re-book Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum for the heavyweight championship next summer. Dana White said in Monday's press conference that the originally scheduled UFC 180 main event in Mexico City "belongs in Mexico" and "That's read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A featherweight bout between Rony Jason and Tom Niinimaki is in the works for December’s UFC Fight Night 58 lineup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A featherweight matchup pitting Rony Mariano Bezerra against Tom Niinimaki is expected to be formally announced by Ultimate Fighting Championship today. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Carlos Condit lost one year of his prime, thanks to an unfortunate injury suffered at UFC 171 back in March, one that sent "The Natural Born Killer" into reconstructive knee surgery. In addition to a mangled anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), Condit also left "The Lone Star State" with a partially-torn meniscus. So you can imagine why the former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) 170-pound kingpin has been taking his recovery slow and stea read news >>

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