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Although Johny Hendricks is ready to defend his title, the UFC’s end-of-year pay-per-view schedule is pushing back his expected rematch with No. 1 contender Robbie Lawler.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale, which will crown the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion, has its first official matchup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC’s fourth-quarter FOX event has a big heavyweight bout in place. Stefan Struve will meet Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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In 2014, the UFC’s heavyweight division remains enthusiastically unknowable. Andrei Arlovski, whom many had stamped for the glue factory after his fourth straight loss in early 2011 to Sergei Kharitonov, is both a gradual and sudden UFC contender, depending on your point of view. He’s gone 8-1-(1) since that twilight spiral when people kept folding him up like a dinner tray. And in his second stint in the UFC, people -- oddsmakers, matchmakers, air-breathers -- keep waiting for him to get smashe read news >>

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Miesha Tate will make history when she takes on undefeated Rin Nakai in the UFC’s first ever women’s bout in Japan on September 20th at Tokyo’s famed Saitama Super Arena. read news >>

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While the UFC’s 155-pound division is bottlenecked until Anthony Pettis defends the belt against Gilbert Melendez in December, the war of "next" in that class has had plenty of plot twists. Reigning lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will make Octagon debut at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 against Donald Cerrone, who has won four in a row (all finishes). The winner of that fight will have to be in consideration to take on the winner of Melendez-Pettis. Then there’s Rafael dos Anjos, who just became the first read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira was planning to keep to be called "War Machine" on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51, but that won’t happen. During Friday’s official weigh-ins at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, Oliveira was announced as "The Machine," and UFC officials confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he had to change his nickname."I won’t change my nickname because I'm the real ‘War Machine,’" Oliveira told MMAFighting.com on Thursday, before knowing that he would have to.Oli read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Wendell Oliveira makes his UFC debut on Saturday night, but he had to answer several questions regarding Jonathan Koppenhaver’s alleged assault of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. Oliveira and Koppenhaver are both known as "War Machine," and some fans thought the Brazilian veteran was the one accused of the brutal assault. "That was awful," Oliveira told MMAFighting.com. "When the news came out, a lot of friends called me asking what happened because the stories had no photo in Br read news >>

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On Monday Larissa Moreira Pacheco, the youngest fighter on the UFC’s massive roster, had an impromptu birthday celebration in an airport before she boarded a flight for her first UFC bout.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC’s November return to Australia has taken shape with the addition of five fights. All five of the bouts now made for UFC Fight Night 55 feature fighters from Australia and nearby New Zealand.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC’s marketing for this historic season of “The Ultimate Fighter” seems oddly fixated on the female contestants’ looks, which makes one wonder how the promotion views not only women’s MMA, but also its own fans.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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