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LAS VEGAS -- The most important part of Nick Diaz's game is boxing, so it didn't exactly help him that a left arm injury forced him to stop punching two weeks ago. Diaz said the arm injury was not an issue in his unanimous decision loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 183 on Saturday night here at MGM Grand. But Diaz said he did need a cortisone shot and a UFC doctor told him that it could require surgery. Diaz might have bone spurs or bone fragments in his elbow, according to X-rays. "I couldn't reall read news >>

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Two weeks from now, Ben Henderson will be moving up to welterweight to headline a show against Brandon Thatch. Shortly after his contested decision loss against his friend in Donald Cerrone, former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson will now be stepping in on very short notice to save an upcoming UFC show. Brandon Thatch was scheduled for a bout against Stephen Thompson two weeks from now, but as the latter fell out of the main event, Dana White states that Henderson 'begged' for the match u read news >>

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Derek Brunson had to wait an extra six weeks for his chance to meet Ed Herman. Once they finally got into the cage, he wasted little time getting the job done. Brunson needed just 36 seconds to finish the veteran Saturday night at UFC 183 in Las Vegas. A huge right hand followed by a straight left floored Herman, then a big ground-and-pound flurry got the job finished. "This feels really good," said Brunson (13-3), who improved to 4-1 in the UFC. "I had a tough opponent, but Ed, he's been around read news >>

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Three weeks ago, UFC president Dana White said that Anderson Silva would get a title shot with a win over Nick Diaz. Silva doesn't seem to agree. On January 7th, Dana White declared that Anderson Silva would be granted a title shot with a win over Nick Diaz at UFC 183. This despite Diaz having 0 appearances at middleweight and no wins since 2011, and the fact that he's 0-2 vs. current champion Chris Weidman. There's also the aspect of Silva's own admission that he doesn't want to fight other Bra read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Tyron Woodley talks about his UFC 183 fight against Kelvin Gastelum, whether he's been impressed with Gastelum's rise, his time at Roufusport, training with CM Punk, and more. read news >>

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Diego Sanchez underwent successful collarbone surgery this week. The UFC lightweight should be back to training within four to six weeks, his trainer told MMAjunkie.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, reader questions on the under-the-radar awesomeness of the UFC on FOX 14 main card, plus the return of “Cro Cop” and the dueling arrests of B.J. Penn and Dave Herman.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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It has been two weeks since Jon Jones failed drug test became public knowledge. The UFC champ broke his silence on Monday in an exclusive interview. read news >>

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In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at some questionable decisions at UFC Fight Night 59 and wonder if there’s anything to be done to make the judges’ hands a safer place for fighters to be.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Tonight is (finally) the night! After weeks of watching the Conor McGregor show, the uncrowned king of the featherweight division (his words) will try to clear his final hurdle en route to a 145-pound title shot against Jose Aldo, in the form of short and stout kickboxer Dennis Siver. The action begins tonight (Sun., Jan. 18, 2015) on FOX Sports 1 from inside the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. While there has definitely been a lot of back-and-forth jibber jabber between these two, there has read news >>

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On Sunday night in Boston, Donald Cerrone will fight his second UFC bout in 15 days. But as retired UFC vet Chris Leben learned when he attempted a similar feat in 2010, there are advantages and disadvantages – and some of them aren't what you'd expect. read news >>

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Weeks after the UFC shook up the MMA community with its signing of Phil “CM Punk” Brooks, rival promotion Bellator MMA has landed a notable free agent signing of its own by inking Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson to a deal. Check out the Twitter reactions.Filed (...) read news >>

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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, reader questions on Conor McGregor’s ambitious prediction, Dennis Siver’s sudden increase in attention, plus much more.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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UFC president Dana White is not sure if Jon Jones is addicted to cocaine. But he believes there must be some issue if Jones is engaging in recreational drug use less than a month before a massive fight. "My thing is whether you have a problem with street drugs or not, you say you don't have a problem, there's definitely something wrong if you're doing that three weeks before the biggest fight of your life," White said on The Jim Rome Showon Thursday. Jones, 27, tested positive for cocaine metabo read news >>

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