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MINNEAPOLIS - Official fighter weigh-ins for this weekend's "UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot" take place Thursday, and the public is welcome to attend the free ceremony. However, the weigh-ins originally were set to take place at Minneapolis' Target Center, which also hosts Friday's FX-broadcast event, but have now been moved to the city's Pantages Theater. UFC officials on Wednesday announced the move, which was necessitated by the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx. read news >>

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For those fans that will be in Minneapolis for the UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot weigh-ins on Thursday, take note, there has been a last-minute change of venue. read news >>

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With the cancellation of UFC 151, next week's planned co-main event already has found a new home. A welterweight rematch between Jake Ellenberger and Jay Hieron now will take place in October at UFC on FX 5. UFC on FX 5 takes place Oct. 5 at Target Center in Minneapolis and airs live on FX and FUEL TV. The card is headlined by a heavyweight bout between Travis Browne and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. It is the UFC's first trip to Minneapolis since UFC 87 in 2008. read news >>

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Jake Ellenberger garnered the biggest payday at UFC on FX 5, taking home $84,000 for his unanimous decision victory over Jay Hieron ($12,000) in their Oct. 5 welterweight bout. read news >>

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Official gate and attendance numbers for this past week's UFC on FX 5 card were in line with the totals announced on fight night. The event, which took place Oct. 5 at Target Center in Minneapolis, drew 7,055 fans for a live gate of $357,590. A total of 3,657 free tickets, or "comps," were issued. The Minnesota Office of Combative Sports, which oversees MMA in the state, today released the numbers to MMAjunkie.com. read news >>

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MINNEAPOLIS - UFC on FX 5 is in the books, and we now have a full fight-night photo gallery of Friday's event. The event took place at Minneapolis' Target Center, and the main card aired on FX following FUEL TV-televised prelims. Check out images of all the fights, including the headliner, in which Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva stopped fellow heavyweight contender and previously unbeaten Travis Browne with a vicious first-round TKO. read news >>

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MINNEAPOLIS - Friday night's UFC on FX 5 event drew an announced attendance of 7,049 fans for a live gate of $358,000. UFC president Dana White announced the gate figure at the night's post-event news conference. MMAjunkie.com later confirmed the attendance mark with promotion officials. UFC on FX 5 took place at Target Center in Minneapolis. The main card aired on FX following prelims on FUEL TV. read news >>

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MINNEAPOLIS - Michael Johnson, Justin Edwards, Diego Nunes and Bart Palaszewski each earned $40,000 bonuses for their performances at Friday's "UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot" event. Johsnon earned the "Knockout of the Night" award, Edwards won the "Submission of the Night" bonus, and Nunes and Palaszewski picked up "Fight of the Night" honors. UFC officials announced the winners and bonus amounts following the event, which took place at Target Center in Minneapolis. read news >>

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Attendance and live gate information for the UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. read news >>

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MINNEAPOLIS - Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva's fists did in Travis Browne. And a bum knee certainly didn't help matters. With his opponent injured and clearly in trouble, Silva unloaded a big overhand right that set up in a first-round TKO victory in Friday's UFC on FX 5 heavyweight headliner. The bout took place at Minneapolis' Target Center, and it aired on FX following preliminary-card bouts on FUEL TV. read news >>

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MINNEAPOLIS - Jake Ellenberger avenged his first career loss and got back in the win column. In a workmanlike performance in which he kept a slight edge throughout the fight, the welterweight contender edged UFC returnee Jay Hieron to pick up a decision victory. The bout co-headlined Friday's UFC on FX 5 event at Minneapolis' Target Center. It aired on FX following prelims on FUEL TV. read news >>

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MINNEAPOLIS - Even some of the sport's fastest fighters occasionally have a slow start. After struggling to get an edge on promotional newcomer Jussier Formiga, Dodson ultimately dropped him twice to set up a second-round TKO victory and a guaranteed title shot with recently crowned flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. The UFC on FX 5 contest, which took place Friday night at Minneapolis' Target Center, aired on FX following preliminary-card bouts on FUEL TV. read news >>

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MINNEAPOLIS - Justin Edwards has a signature career victory, and it came in remarkably swift fashion for "Fast Eddie." Facing his biggest-name opponent to date, the welterweight locked on an arm-in guillotine choke and choked unconscious veteran Josh Neer. The UFC on FX 5 welterweight contest, which took place Friday at Minneapolis' Target Center, aired on FX following preliminary bouts on FUEL TV. read news >>

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MINNEAPOLIS - Michael Johnson took a page out of Mike Pierce's playbook and turned the pages on Danny Castillo. Following Pierce's come-from-behind knockout in the previous bout, Johnson got dropped in the first round and knocked out Castillo in the second, just as Pierce did. The bout closed the preliminary card of UFC on FX 5, which took place at Target Center in Minneapolis. It aired on FUEL TV immediately before main-card fights on FX. read news >>

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