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Maybe you know Emanuel Newton. You know, the Bellator light heavyweight champ, he of the King Mo knockout and the spinning backfists and the amazing interviews? Right, that guy. He'll defend his title Friday at Bellator 130, and he's doing it against a fairly anonymous challenger named Linton Vassell. Just who is Linton Vassell? A mere warm body with an unlikely name, tossed in to chum the waters for a rising star in a promotion that could do with another one or two of these stars? Maybe not. Bu read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Phil Davis discusses his upcoming fight at UFC 179 against Glover Teixeira, his latest trip to Brazil, and much more during UFC 179 media day Thursday. read news >>

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The UFC's new golden child is returning, and he's not returning for the gold. According to a Thursday report from Steven Marrocco of MMAjunkie.com, Conor McGregor—the fast-rising featherweight who has quickly captured the attention of mixed martial arts fans and UFC brass—will return to the Octagon in January for a bout against Dennis Siver. The fight will headline an as-yet-unannounced event from Boston that takes place January 18. It will air on Fox Sports 1 immediately after the NFC Champions read news >>

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The Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch fight has a date and home. Palhares' WSOF welterweight title defense against the longtime UFC contender was previously announced as the headliner for World Series of Fighting 16. Now, the match has a date and a venue: The event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. WSOF president Ray Sefo confirmed the details Thursday with MMAFighting.com. The controversial Palhares (16-6) earned the title with a submission victor read news >>

  • 11 hours ago
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The Bellator 130 headliner will move forward as planned, as both Emanuel Newton and Linton Vassell made weight for their light heavyweight championship scrap on Thursday. read news >>

  • 10 hours ago
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For Emanuel Newton, the universe makes the decisions, he just steps into the cage and fights. read news >>

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Not a bad match up. Sorry, Dan Henderson, but it looks like you'll have to find another dance partner. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight division has suddenly become crowded with plenty of contenders ready and willing to vie for the title on any given night. And if a potential bout between Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero sees the light of day, the title picture could become a bit clearer. According to a report from UFC Tonight, Team Romero has requested that the Olympic silver read news >>

  • 11 hours ago
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The light heavyweight title is on the line tomorrow night (Fri., Oct. 24, 2014) in Kansas when "The Hardcore Kid" Emanuel Newton defends his belt for the second time in a two-month span against Linton Vassell. The co-main event pits Bellator tournament vets Dave Jansen and Rick Hawn against each other, while Bobby Lashley and Marloes Coenen are also featured in Spike TV fights. Get full Bellator 130 weigh in results below, as well as a live video stream that starts at 6 p.m. ET. The Bellator 129 read news >>

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With one of the most dominant champs in the UFC holding sway over the flyweight division, Wilson Reis believes it might be time for some new names to surface near Demetrious Johnson at the top. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The middleweight championship bout between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort is reportedly moving from Las Vegas to California, and with that change, the California State Athletic Commission is expected to oversee all drug testing for the fight read news >>

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After the delay of the middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort, the bout has a new home. It will headline UFC 184 at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 28. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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