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If former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is going to make his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) in 2015, he can't be walking around the locker room at 300+ pounds. And he definitely can't be purple. That may explain why the current WWE champion returned to the USA network earlier this month looking a little more fit and trim. In fact, sources from within the pro wrestling company are already operating under the assumption that Lesnar will say goodbye to t read news >>

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SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Renan Barao returns to action for the first time since passing out moments before UFC 177 weigh-ins in August, and he feels "great". In an interview to MMAFighting.com, Barao discussed his preparation for a UFC Fight Night 58 bout with Mitch Gagnon in Barueri, the current state of the UFC bantamweight division and much more. (Editor's note: Hit the CC button on the video player to get the English translation.) read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Patrick Cummins was given an hour to make weight for UFC Fight Night 58 after failing on his initial attempt. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Now, more than ever, it is widely accepted that the UFC employs all the best fighters in MMA. A recent suit against the UFC even claims the company has monopolized MMA talent. However, the best in the world have to start somewhere, and that's usually not inside the Octagon. Some excellent competitors still make names for themselves with Bellator MMA, World Series of Fighting and other smaller organizations. It could be argued that a few elite combatants are still contracted by those secondary pr read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The fighters from Saturday's UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway stepped on the scales in Barueri, Brazil on Friday. read news >>

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Dustin Poirier is moving up in the world ... literally. After a pretty successful run as a featherweight contender, the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) import is headed back to the 155-pound weight class, following what he described as a string of "brutal" weight cuts, which is to be expected when you walk around at 180 pounds. "The Diamond" announced the plans on Twitter. "@FrigUrself: @DustinPoirier are you moving up to LW?" Yes — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 19, 2014 "@andrewhepburn read news >>

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The Titan FC 32 weigh-ins are in the books, and in a rare circumstance, one of the main event fighters went to an extreme measure to make weight. Filed under: News read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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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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