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They'd both made weight on Friday and were ready to go, but UFC middleweights Derek Brunson and Ed Herman won't be fighting on the UFC on FOX 13 preliminary card as previously scheduled. As first reported by Ariel Helwani on the Fox Sports 1 broadcast, Brunson was struck by an onset of food poisoning Saturday and was ruled ineligible to compete. Brunson took to Facebook to apologize for his inability to compete: Post by Derek Brunson. The UFC on FOX 13 fight card will continue with just 12 fight read news >>

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A day before his first fight in over a year, 14th-ranked lightweight Nate Diaz failed to make weight prior to his co-main event bout with third-ranked Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on Fox 13 on Friday in Phoenix. The 29-year-old Diaz, who TKO'd Gray Maynard in his last scrap in November 2013, weighed in at 160.6 pounds, according to a report by MMAFighting.com. The weight limit for the lightweight division in Arizona is 156 pounds. Diaz's opponent, the streaking dos Anjos, tipped the scales at 156 pou read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Aisling Daly discusses her tough weight cut, her debut, her win over Alex Chambers, her armbars, when she would like to return, and more during her post-fight media scrum. read news >>

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Aisling Daly may have missed weight for her showdown with Alex Chambers at "The Ultimate Fighter 20" finale, but the Irish strawweight earned a measure of redemption by submitting her foe with an armbar 4:53 into the opening frame on Friday night. read news >>

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PHOENIX – It’s been a strange week for Nate Diaz. It stayed weird on Friday when he badly missed weight for UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Not only does Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Nate Diaz miss open workouts, he misses weight, too. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 5 champion came in nearly five pounds over the 155-pound mark (160.6) and was given two hours to shed the excess weight. Diaz, however, opted to have 20-percent of his fight purse taken instead, which will now go to opponent Rafael dos Anjos, according to MMA Junkie. The good news is, the fight is still a go for the UFC on FOX 13 card, set to pop off tomo read news >>

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PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Friday's UFC on FOX 13 weigh-ins went off without a hitch, except for one glaring exception. Lightweight co-headliner Nate Diaz badly missed ahead of his scheduled bout against Rafael dos Anjos, tipping the scales at 160.6, more than four pounds over the division's 156-pound limit. UFC officials confirmed to MMAFighting.com that Diaz will not attempt a second chance to make weight. 20-percent of his purse will be forfeited to dos Anjos, who successfully weighed in at 156 pounds read news >>

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UFC on FOX 13 weigh-in results from Friday's festivities in Phoenix. Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic square off in the five-round heavyweight main event. read news >>

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Junior dos Santos has already reached the Ultimate Fighting Championship mountaintop. Stipe Miocic wants to get there. read news >>

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PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Henry Cejudo gets asked about his weight a lot. Sure, weight was always a topic of conversation back in his wrestling days, back when a 21-year-old Cejudo became the youngest American to ever capture gold in the Summer Olympics, without even wrestling on a collegiate level, no less. But back then the conversation was friendlier. Now, after either missing weight or dealing with weight cutting complications four times over the course of his brief mixed martial arts career, low-li read news >>

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George Lockhart explains some misconceptions and myths about weight cutting in MMA, and gives insight on the important considerations for an MMA fighter's nutrition and weight cutting needs. This is part two of the interview Steph Daniels and I conducted with George Lockhart. Here he delves into a little more detail about the science of nutrition and weight cutting, where people go wrong and more. While it has been kept reasonably simple to allow the maximum amount of people to understand, some read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale weigh-ins did not go off without a hitch on Thursday. Two fighters missed weight. read news >>

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Cain Velasquez might have missed his calling as a light heavyweight, according to dietary guru Mike Dolce. The reigning UFC heavyweight champion has been a wrecking ball in a division full of giants throughout his professional career, but despite all of Velasquez’s success, Dolce doesn’t believe he’s been competing at his optimal body weight. In an interview with BloodElbow.com, Dolce conducted a little "Bro Science" lesson for fans of the heavyweight king: Personally, I think all combat athlete read news >>

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Outside of a knockout loss to Junior dos Santos -- violently avenged in two subsequent fights -- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has looked largely invincible since joining the ZUFFA roster back in 2008. Just imagine what he could do at light heavyweight. Famed weight-cutting guru, Mike Dolce, had a conversation with Bloody Elbow about the optimal body weight for the 265-pound kingpin, and he believes Velasquez would be better suited for a career in mixed read news >>

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