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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos recently told MMAjunkie he was hoping for a December return. It looks like he may get his wish.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks is "about 85 percent" healthy following bicep surgery last spring, and "Bigg Rigg" is expected to put his 170-pound title on the line in a rematch against Robbie Lawler in February 2015. Not because he can't fight sooner, but rather because UFC already has a full schedule. That's according to his manager Ted Ehrhardt (via ESPN.com): "I know everyone would have loved January, but it doesn't look like that's going to work ou read news >>

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Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Jimi Manuwa is being eyed for UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil.Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC is looking to make the light heavyweight contest on UFC Tonight. The potential matchup would put the No. 9- and No. 11-ranked contenders against one another in the evening's main event.Rua is 1-3 in his last four fights, and 3-5 ever since dropping the light heavyweight strap to Jon Jones in March of 2011. The one-time kingpin of the division has fallen on hard times, but a wi read news >>

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It's time to put up or shut up for two struggling UFC Light Heavyweight veterans. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua appears ready to return to the Octagon after suffering a devastating broken nose (see pic here) in his most recent rematch against Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 38 back in March 2014. And he'll likely do it against Jimi Manuwa, according to FOXSports.com, at UFC Fight Night 56, which takes place at Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, 2014. Prior to the Henders read news >>

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A middleweight match-up between division standouts Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold is being targeted by the UFC, according to a report on Wednesday afternoon. read news >>

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A flyweight fight between "Uncle Creepy" and "Hands of Stone" could be headed to an Octagon near you to determine who will get next crack at the division strap. After Chris Cariaso, of course. Ian McCall won his second straight fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight division on July 19, 2014 by outpointing Brad Pickett in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 46, which went down from O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland. Get a recap of the action here. In doing so, "Uncle Creepy" inch read news >>

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Two featherweight bouts are being targeted for an October 4th Sweden show, including a potential main event between Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson. A pair of big fights could be headed for Sweden this October pertaining to the featherweight division. On last night's episode of UFC Tonight, Ariel Helwani reported that talks are being made to have Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson headline UFC Fight Night on October 4th in Stockholm. The original target date was for November or December, but the UFC is read news >>

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A loaded UFC 178 lineup could get even more interesting, as a bout between streaking lightweight Donald Cerrone and Bellator 155-pound kingpin Eddie Alvarez has been targeted for the Sept. 27 event. read news >>

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And Dana White wouldn't trade places with Johny Hendricks for all the beans in Boston. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks is slowly but surely making his way back to the fight game after bicep surgery, and early estimates have him ready to compete by November. But he may in fact get a few extra months to make sure everything is ship-shape. He's going to need it. That's according to UFC President Dana White, who told FOX Sports that "Bigg Rigg" will rematch read news >>

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The featherweight title rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes will likely take place at an event in Brazil this October. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A welterweight bout between Hyun Gyu Lim and Takenori Sato has been targeted for September’s UFC Fight Night 52 event in Japan.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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