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  • 2 years ago
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Matt Hughes is leaning toward Anderson Silva when the middleweight champ rematches Chael Sonnen at UFC 147, and he doesn't feel that way because Silva will presumably be healthier this time around. In fact, Hughes doesn't really buy into the idea that a rib injury made Silva perform poorly before he managed to pull out a come-from-behind submission at UFC 117.   "Nobody goes out there 100 percent," Hughes said on the set of "UFC Tonight" on FUEL TV. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The Titan FC Welterweight title will be awarded to the winner of a Matt Riddle vs. Jose "Pele" Landi-Jons at Titan FC in May or June. Titan FC owner Jeff Aronson announced that UFC veteran Matt Riddle will face Brazilian MMA legend Jose "Pele" Landi-Jons for the organization's vacant Welterweight title at Titan FC 29 to be held in May or June. Riddle, a UFC veteran with an 8-3 record in the Octagon, was drummed out of the sport's biggest promotion following multiple drug test failures for mariju read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Georges St-Pierre's first shot at a UFC welterweight title ended in disappointment. In the second, though, he got his revenge on Matt Hughes and solidified his standing as one of the world's top welterweights. read news >>

  • a year ago
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MONTREAL – With three title fights against him, Matt Hughes knows a thing or two about Georges St-Pierre. When it comes to Saturday's UFC 158 title fight between GSP and Nick Diaz, Hughes believes the champ has the edge. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Josh Koscheck was given the opportunity of a lifetime when he got the chance to fight UFC legend Matt Hughes at UFC 135. Check out the full fight courtesy of Fuel TV. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email &bu read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC fighter, Chael Sonnen is planning on fighting Anderson Silva, but he hasn't signed a contract yet. "I believe I have the fight. I believe it'll happen in June. But I still don't have a contract. But the 'Countdown' show is scheduled to come out to my home... read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Until a recent 21-second KO of Matt Hughes at UFC 123, B.J. Penn hadn't won a welterweight fight in more than six years, and he dropped his two most recent lightweight fights. Jon Fitch, meanwhile, has won five straight at 170 pounds and 21 of his past 22 bouts overall - the lone defeat coming in a title fight with welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre in 2008. Despite their very different resumes, the UFC 127 headliners are fighting for the same thing later this month: a guaranteed tit read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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With another lightweight title shot not on the horizon, B.J. Penn will return to the welterweight division to complete a trilogy of fights with Matt Hughes. The fight takes place in November at UFC 123 and could serve as the night's co-main event, a source close to the negotiations told MMAjunkie.com. Hughes first hinted at the matchup in a Tuesday blog post, which prompted reports of the Penn booking. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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OAKLAND, Calif. - Stefan Struve, Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen and Matt Hughes earned $60,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC 117 event. Struve earned the "Knockout of the Night" award, Silva and Hughes picked up "Submission of the Night" bonuses, and Silva and Sonnen earned "Fight of the Night" honors. Silva's double-bonus performance earned him $120,000 in extra pay. MMAjunkie.com learned of the award winners and bonus amounts while at the post-UFC 117 press read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will defend his title against Chael Sonnen on Aug. 7 in Oakland, Calif., the UFC announced Thursday. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Retired two-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen may be done inside the Octagon, but that doesn't mean his passion for combat sports has completely faded. On Thursday, The American Gangster tweeted a sight many fight fans likely never expected to see: Sonnen not only training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu while donning a gi but also getting promoted to purple belt. The face of BJJ just got his purple belt. http://t.co/gLzG6suU8ypic.twitter.com/bcR1m4Fmtw — chael sonnen (@sonnench) September 5, 2014 A read news >>

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