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After defending his title only once last year, Jon Jones could be looking at a busy 2015 campaign. UFC President Dana White announced on Wednesday that a date is already in the works for Jones' upcoming light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Johnson. "We're looking to do that fight in May," White said on The Jim Rome Show. "I don't have the exact date, but May." Considering the overwhelming success of Jones' last fight, a Jan. 3 grudge match against Daniel Cormier which Jones won handil read news >>

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Entering UFC Fight Night 59, there was little question regarding what was next for Irish striker Conor McGregor. Should he beat Dennis Siver, he was destined to face featherweight champion Jose Aldo in the biggest fight in the division's history. Well, he did beat Siver, and the UFC is making good on its word regarding a McGregor title shot. ESPN's Brett Okamoto reported on Twitter that UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta was targeting Aldo vs. McGregor for May. The sentiment was then echoed by UFC Pr read news >>

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Matt Brown needs an opponent for next month’s UFC Fight Night 60 headliner, but it appears Hector Lombard has another possibility in mind.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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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 >>

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The Las Vegas Review-Journal revealed that the UFC is planning 23 foreign events in the coming year, including a "new global market" in Russia. After emphasizing their intent for global expansion over the past year, it appears the UFC will continue to implement that plan heading into 2015. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the UFC is targeting 23 foreign events in the coming year, including potential stops in Russia, South Korea and Scotland. While none of these events have been confirm read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Because focusing on one aspect of the fight, could spell disaster for the Stockton slugger. Going into UFC 183, Anderson Silva is adamant he won't be hesitant to throw his patented leg kicks after suffering a devastating break in his left leg over a year ago. Still, he admits there will be a little fear hidden in the back of his mind. One thing he doesn't have to fear, though, is Nick Diaz trying to take advantage of the situation and targeting his injured leg. That's because the Stockton slugge read news >>

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UFC fighter Gegard Mousasi can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to hanging on to his belongings.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Friend zone. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight No. 1 contender Chad Mendes is in a big hurry to get back inside the Octagon after dropping a close decision to Jose Aldo last month in Brazil. To that end, "Money" is targeting a showdown against fellow title chaser Ricardo Lamas. "ASAP," his manager told MMA Fighting. Unfortunately, the feeling is not mutual. "The Bully" is fresh off a submission win over featherweight wunderkind Dennis Bermudez, and is hoping to secure a 1 read news >>

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Even at 44 years old, Dan Henderson isn't opposed to a little reinvention. The former Pride and Strikeforce champion, who remains in the midst of a career-worst slump, told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday that he is "for sure" eyeing a fight in January, and that it would "probably" be at middleweight, as reported on UFC Tonight. Henderson (30-12) competed at middleweight for a large chunk of his professional fighting career, but hasn't done so since dropping a hard-fought unanimous read news >>

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Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) was targeting a grudge match between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen in Brazil, but it looks like The American Gangster doesn't plan on finding a loophole in his current suspension to make the bout happen. After Rede TV (via MMA Fighting) reported that The Axe Murderer, who served as a color commentator at XFC International 7 in Sao Paulo, was open to fighting his old American rival under the XFC banner, Sonnen has shot down the matchup. The retired three-tim read news >>

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Former interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit has been on the sidelines ever since UFC 171 in March, but is on the mend with a target for his return. read news >>

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Paul Daley officially received his visa to resume fighting in the United States on Monday. Daley (35-13-2), an English power-puncher who re-signed with Bellator in July, is now eyeing an early-2015 return date to the promotion, sources close to the situation confirmed with MMAFighting.com. Daley, 31, made his successful Bellator debut back in 2012, knocking out Rudy Bears in a little under three minutes. That victory earned Daley a spot in Bellator's season eight welterweight tournament, where h read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Conor McGregor's next fight won't be a title fight, but a win against Dennis Siver could be enough to earn him one. There are a pair of reported but not 100% finalized fight bookings that should have MMA fans around the world extremely excited. According to MMA Junkie, UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor is expected to fight German striker Dennis Siver on a Fox Sports 1 card in Boston, MA, which is obviously a location desired to bring in that "pro-Irish" crowd for McGregor. Additionally, read news >>

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SAN DIEGO – As expected Bellator MMA will move away from its weekly format in 2015. But in addition to monthly shows, the organization is planning four “tentpole events” in major U.S. cities, company CEO Scott Coker told MMAjunkie on Tuesday.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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