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  • 4 days ago
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Well, Cub Swanson might be waiting quite a bit longer for his title shot. Swanson needed a big win Saturday night to convince UFC brass he was the right man to face featherweight champion Jose Aldo, but Frankie Edgar had his own plans. Edgar picked up right where he left off against BJ Penn, beating Swanson from pillar to post for nearly the full five rounds. Here's how the pros reacted to UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson. YOU MAKE PLANS, FRANKIE LAUGHS At the @ufc fights in Austin, TX. Front read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Al Iaquinta has been waiting a long time for a big opportunity to come his way. Since his time on season 15 of The Ultimate Fighter, the Long Island-based powerhouse has been scrapping it out inside the Octagon in the hope of making it to the next tier of competition in the competitive lightweight division. While that quest has come with setbacks, the Serra-Longo fight team standout has found his rhythm as of late. The 27-year-old New Yorker has won four of his six showings since joining the UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Murthel Groenhart won the K-1 MAX tournament in 2012 and is still waiting to be paid half of his win money. He considers himself the last "real" K-1 MAX champion, so didn't think much of October's fight between Buakaw Banchamek and Enriko Kehl. K-1 WORLD MAX 2012 champion Murthel Groenhart was "not at all" impressed with the latest K-1 MAX event, which took place in Pattaya, Thailand on October 11 and featured a headline fight between Buakaw Banchamek and Enriko Kehl. Controversy engulfed procee read news >>

  • a month ago
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Surging UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor decided to fight again instead of waiting for a title shot, but 145-pound champ Jose Aldo is still in his crosshairs. "The Notorious" did a Q&A session in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil prior to the UFC 179 weigh-ins, and while the crowd did not give the Irish striker a warm welcome, he still spoke his mind (h/t FOX Sports). I am the No. 1 contender. The next time Jose steps into the Octagon after Saturday night it will be to face me. In the meantime, I read news >>

  • a month ago
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The rematch Chad Mendes has been waiting for since 2012 is upon us. He and UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will clash again at UFC 179 on Saturday night. Mendes has one loss on his record and it came at the hands—or should I say knee—of Aldo. Back in Jan. 2012, a well-placed knee knocked Mendes out as he attempted to dethrone Aldo in front of his hometown crowd in Rio de Janeiro. Since the loss, Mendes has been on a rampage as he has set his sights on avenging the defeat and winning the 145 read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mark Hunt got the call he's been waiting for on Tuesday morning -- the call to ask if he'd like to fight for the UFC heavyweight title. By now you know the details: A knee injury forced Cain Velasquez out of UFC 180, leading to a UFC interim heavyweight title fight between Fabricio Werdum and Hunt getting booked for Nov. 15 in Mexico City. Hunt told MMAFighting.com he didn't think twice when he got the call, despite the fact that he'll only get a little over three weeks to prepare for the bigges read news >>

  • a month ago
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Conor McGregor believes he is the No. 1 contender in the UFC’s featherweight division, but he isn’t about to wait around to have a title shot handed to him. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Alexander Gustafsson isn't waiting around for his title shot, and it's possible that Rashad Evans will be his next opponent. If we're making an honest assessment of the UFC's light heavyweight division, it's bad and not showing any signs of improvement. That leaves Alexander Gustafsson with few options for the one fight he needs to win so stamp his title shot vs. the Jon Jones/Daniel Cormier winner. Anthony Johnson was Plan A before he was suspended indefinitely due to his pending domestic viole read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor said on Wednesday that he would not be waiting for a title fight against the winner of Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. read news >>

  • a month ago
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There are always more stories waiting to be told from the road. That's the beautiful part about that twisting, winding, curving thing; there is always something to be found when one has the courage to set about looking. Personally, I jumped out onto the frozen trail in early January, when Mother Nature chose to wreak havoc on the Midwest in the form of record snowfall and subzero temperatures. Yet, I've always been the stubborn type, and when my mind gets set on something it's going to take more read news >>

  • a month ago
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Diego Sanchez is waiting for a new opponent at UFC 180, but whether that foe is Conor McGregor -- or someone else -- remains to be seen. read news >>

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