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Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare will finally return to the Octagon. The Brazilian welterweight, forced out of a bout with Mike Pyle in August with a bone infection, is set to take on LaFlare, who hasn't fought since April, at the UFC Fight Night 62 card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 21. MMAFighting.com confirmed the bout with sources close to the situation. Maia (19-6) hasn’t fought since a unanimous decision victory over Alexander Yakovlev in May, bouncing back to the win column after consec read news >>

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Familiar foes will rematch at bantamweight, as Brazil's Raphael Assuncao seeks a title shot by getting past ex-UFC bantamweight title challenger and former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber. With UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw rematching Renan Barao in April, Brazilian contender Raphael Assuncao is now in a position where he needs to win one more fight to clinch a title shot. According to Globo, verbal agreements are in place for Assuncao to battle Urijah Faber in a five-round ma read news >>

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Rashad Evans' first fight since November 2013 is tentatively set to be a five-round main event versus Glover Teixeira next February in Brazil. A big fight announcement has been reported by Ivan Raupp of Globo, and it pertains to the return of former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. Having been out of action since defeating Chael Sonnen in November 2013, Evans and Glover Teixeira have verbal agreements in place to fight in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Porto Alegre, Brazil on Sunda read news >>

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UFC and WEC veteran Anthony Njokuani has verbally agreed to a multi-fight deal with Legacy Fighting Championship, promoter Mick Maynard revealed on Wednesday. read news >>

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Veteran lightweight Anthony Njokuani has verbally agreed to a multi-fight deal with Legacy FC following his recent release from the UFC, Legacy FC owner Mick Maynard confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Wednesday. A 34-year-old former kickboxer, Njokuani (16-9, 1 NC) has been a mainstay in the WEC/UFC 155-pound division since his 2009 debut, fighting 15 times and scoring memorable KO/TKO wins over Chris Horodecki, Edward Faaloloto and Roger Bowling, among others. Njokuani entered the UFC as one of th read news >>

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No one, including the referee. That's according to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim heavyweight titleholder Fabricio Werdum, who popped and dropped Mark Hunt with a flying knee to end their UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event in Mexico City (video replay here). But it would have been over sooner, had the man in black heard the "Super Samoan" surrender (via Bloody Elbow): "We went to the ground but he was very clever. He is very smart when he fights. He blocked my guard game in the read news >>

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Before Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold throw leather in the UFC Fight Night 55 main event, watch as they throw verbal jabs in the UFC’s “Counter Punch.”Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

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Lipeng Zhang , winner of “The Ultimate Fighter: China,” has verbally agreed to fight Chris Wade at UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Siver” in Boston on Jan. 18. read news >>

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Jessica "Evil" Eye and Leslie Smith have verbally agreed to square off in the Octagon when the promotion launches its first-ever event in Mexico. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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A heavyweight bout has been verbally agreed to take place between Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13, officials announced late Wednesday evening. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman have verbally agreed to compete at UFC Fight Night 56 on Nov. 8 in Uberlandia, Brazil, according to UFC officials Thursday.Almeida, who is 17-0 in his career, will make his UFC debut in the bantamweight contest.Gorman (8-3) lost his UFC debut via unanimous decision against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night at the TUF Nations Finale this past April.A light heavyweight contest between Mauricio Rua and Jimi Manuwa headlines the contest. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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A bout between Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis is in the works for UFC 179. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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An intriguing light heavyweight fight could be headed to the Octagon in Fall 2014, as Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis have reportedly verbally committed to go toe-to-toe. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is looking to shake up the Light Heavyweight landscape with a potential 205-pound showdown later this fall season, pitting former division No. 1-ranked contender Glover Teixeira against wrestling powerhouse Phil Davis. That's according to a report from Combate.com (via Lowkick MMA), which rev read news >>

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That was weird. The main card of tonight's (Sat., June 14, 2014) UFC 174: "Johnson vs. Bagautinov" pay-per-view (PPV) at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada, kicked off with Canadian ass kicker Ryan Jimmo taking on beefy brawler Ovince St. Preux. It was supposed to be fun. It was. The two met in the center of the cage at the referee's prompting and proceeded to unload the heavy artillery. These big dudes were throwing bombs and they were hitting their target, oftentimes with a sickening thud. read news >>

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