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Frank Mir jump-started his UFC career with an impressive knockout against Bigfoot Silva. Now he's looking towards trilogies against Brock Lesnar or Big Nog. Frank Mir won by knockout against Antonio Silva in a bout that helped secure a unique record in the sport. He took an extended time away from the sport to reinvent himself, and it has payed off for the former two-time UFC champion. "I think I now have the formula to push forward," Frank Mir said in Brazil. "So whoever I face next, whether he read news >>

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Approaching a year since his last fight, UFC welterweight contender Carlos Condit has set a target date for his return to the Octagon, and has sought out a specific opponent. It's been almost a full year since we last saw Carlos Condit inside a UFC Octagon, and the end result wasn't pretty. He suffered a torn ACL and meniscus in his knee injury TKO loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 171, which dropped him to 1-3 in his last 4 fights. "The Natural Born Killer" is ready to make his return, and on Wednes read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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LOS ANGELES -- Khabib Nurmagomedov has the rest of this year all mapped out. The rising UFC lightweight is targeting a return to the Octagon from a knee injury at UFC 187 on May 23 in Las Vegas. Nurmagomedov is hoping for a matchup with Donald Cerrone. After what he expects to be a victory, the Dagestani star wants to fight for the title and then defend the belt -- all before 2015 is up. It was reported this past week on UFC Tonight that the UFC is targeting the Cerrone-Nurmagomedov bout for the read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Opponent TBD. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit hasn't seen the inside of the Octagon since tearing his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in March, 2014 during his welterweight bout against Tyron Woodley at UFC 171 in the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. But after undergoing surgery and going through a tedious rehab process, "The Natural Born Killer" is ready to get back into the swing of things, as he eyes a return to action this su read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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UFC bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao said an X-ray brought bad news on Monday and ultimately ruled out a headlining fight with three-time UFC title challenger Urijah Faber in March at UFC Fight Night 62. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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

  • a month ago
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Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Yoel Romero were set to battle at UFC 184 on Feb. 28, but the Brazilian grappler was forced out of the card with pneumonia. "Jacare", a former Strikeforce middleweight champion with a 4-0 UFC record, will stay away from training for at least two weeks, according to his manager Gilberto Faria. "It’s too soon to set a date (for his return)," Faria told MMAFighting.com. "‘Jacare’s’ doctor, Dr. Rodrigo Mauro, prescribed him a lot of medication and 15 days completely off tr read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – The UFC’s spring schedule is likely to receive a new look, as a previously announced trip to Montreal for March 14 is now instead expected to take place on April 25, with the March event now taking place in Dallas. UFC President Dana White today confirmed (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Beslan Isaev discusses his first round KO of Cody McKenzie and his future goals in 2015. Dubbed the 'captain' of Fight Club Berkut in the Caucasian region of Chechnya, Beslan Isaev knowshe did his countrymen proud when he knocked out former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie in the opening round of their feature fight last week in St. Petersburg. It was a vicious finish; a flush knee to the jaw that separated McKenzie from his consciousness as he shot for a takedown and sent him into immediate retirement read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has not fought since September. And as of now, he has nothing scheduled for the future. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut of undefeated bantamweight Holly Holm was put on hold earlier this month, after "The Preacher's Daughter" suffered a neck injury and was forced to withdraw from her Raquel Pennington fight at UFC 181 in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that here). Pennington went on to submit Ashlee Evans-Smith in her place. But despite the "huge letdown," Holm is gearing up for her second chance at making a first impression in early 2015, and if all goes according to pla read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It didn't take long for fan favorite Brad Pickett to call it quits at flyweight and head back to his more familiar role as a bantamweight. England's Brad Pickett was unable to generate any significant success at flyweight, so he's headed back to bantamweight. Holding a 135 lbs win over current 125 lbs champion Demetrious Johnson, Pickett aimed to run the flyweight gauntlet and earn his shot at the title, but an unimpressive 1-2 record combined with the difficulties of the weight cut have forced read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Edson Barboza asked for a rematch with Donald Cerrone after starching Evan Dunham in July, but he will face Bobby Green instead. Co-headlining Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 57 in Austin, Texas, Barboza told MMAFighting.com he has 100 percent of his focus on "King," but still eyes another fight with "Cowboy" next. "Of course. If the UFC offers this fight, I will take it," Barboza said of Cerrone, who finished him with a rear-naked choke in April, "but my focus is on Green now." At 8-2 under th read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After winning the interim title in Mexico, Fabricio Werdum will likely get a chance to unify the UFC heavyweight belts back there in June.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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