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BARUERI, Brazil -- Jose Aldo is open to a champion vs. champion clash in the UFC. The UFC featherweight kingpin, who is not interested in moving up to lightweight and face Anthony Pettis anymore, welcomed the idea of fighting current 135-pound champion T.J. Dillashaw. In a recent interview on Team Alpha Male Radio, Dillashaw said he is interested in fighting Aldo. "I wanna fight Aldo so bad, dude," Dillashaw said. "I will beat Aldo. I wanna fight him." During a Q&A with the fans prior to the UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Bloody Elbow technique team welcomes back Jack Slack to talk about what has happened to clinch striking in MMA. When MMA fans hear striking in the clinch it can evoke some powerful images: Anderson Silva using the Muay Thai style double collar ties to demolish Rich Franklin with knees to take the UFC Middleweight title, Wanderlei Silva using the same grips to deliver a knee strike that left Rampage Jackson hanging lifelessly from the ropes of the Pride FC ring, or members of Team Quest like read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"The Outlaw" just wants to talk, not fight. Dan Hardy recently called former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder Matt Hughes a "piece of shit" after "The Outlaw" saw pictures Hughes posted on his twitter account showing off the wild game he shot down for his new television show. A show that is set to debut on the Sportsman Channel on Sat., Oct. 18, 2014, and will feature the former 170-pound kingpin on the hunt for the wildest game in Africa. As Hardy recently told USA read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A heavyweight pairing has been added to UFC 182, coming in the form of Shawn Jordan versus Jared Cannonier. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After a hand injury to Chris Weidman delayed his middleweight title defense against Vitor Belfort to early 2015, Ronaldo Souza, potentially the No. 1 contender-in-waiting, had a decision to make: either sit and wait or take another fight and risk his title shot. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Even with UFC 179 right around the corner, it can’t get here soon enough for featherweight challenger Chad Mendes. The way things have gone on his path back to Jose Aldo have left him a little on edge that the fight may never happen. Especially with Aldo having been hospitalized a couple of weeks back for kidney stones. They have a history.The two fought at UFC 142, in which Aldo scored a first round TKO victory in his native Brazil. Yet after winning five straight fights to get back to crack at read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Lightweight Donald Cerrone welcomes Eddie Alvarez to his UFC debut after many months of being stuck in Bellator's contract negotiations. Is this fight doesn't satiate your thirst for blood, nothing will. Lightweight Donald Cerrone vs Eddie Alvarez One-sentence summary Bellator champion who was locked up in contract disputes for years finally makes his way to the UFC, and takes one of the lightweight division's most dangerous and exciting fighters OR Contract victim escapes the jaws of death only read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey still welcomes a superfight with Invicta FC women's featherweight titleholder Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino—she's just waiting for a contract to sign. Speaking to the Brazilian media in Rio de Janeiro yesterday, the Rowdy one continued to criticize her most hated adversary for just about every reason imaginable, per Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting. My pace, nobody can overwhelm me. And the way that she is on the ground, it’s absolute horrendous. And her read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Thales Leites wants to stand and bang in Tulsa. Primarily a jiu-jitsu black belt with 13 of his 23 professional victories coming by way of submission, Leites wants to prove a point against Francis Carmont. The middleweights are set to collide at the UFC Fight Night 49 card in Oklahoma, and the Nova Uniao fighter won’t go for takedowns on Saturday night. "Carmont is a versatile fighter, he likes to stand and fight and take to the ground when he has to, but I think it’s going to be a brawl," Leite read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Lyoto Machida needed a pair of wins at 185 pounds to earn a shot at the UFC middleweight gold against Chris Weidman, but he won’t quit his dream just yet. "The Dragon", who suffered a unanimous decision loss to Weidman at UFC 175 earlier this month, wants to get back in the Octagon as soon as possible. "I would like to fight again in October," Machida told MMAFighting.com. "I want to fight again before December. The sooner, the better. I will be ready to fight after Oct. 20. I don’t want to wait read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former KSW light heavyweight Jan Blachowicz will make his UFC debut against Ilir Latifi when the promotion returns to Sweden on Oct. 4. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Expectation can be a difficult thing to hold in mixed martial arts, but Aljamain Sterling has worn it well. After an impressive run on smaller stages around the sport that served to built a solid amount of buzz around his name, the 24-year-old New York native received the call to bring his services to the UFC. Sterling's blend of tenacity, pressure and grappling prowess proved far too much for competition on the regional scene to handle, and questions lingered as to how the Serra-Longo product w read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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In a surprise booking, Urijah Faber welcomes Masanori Kanehara to the UFC this September in Japan. In February, Urijah Faber fought Renan Barao in the main event of UFC 169 in New Jersey. His next fight against Alex Caceres was placed on the televised prelims of UFC 175, which marked the first time Faber had ever been on a preliminary card in his Zuffa career. "The California Kid" will now travel to Japan, where he'll be part of what looks to be the UFC's biggest Fight Pass card to date. Fight S read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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UFC welcomes another Olympian into the fold at a time when the flyweight division is hurting for contenders. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has signed Olympic gold medalist and world-renowned freestyle wrestler Henry Cejudo, who will make his Octagon debut against Scott Jorgensen at the upcoming UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014, inside the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. From his conversation with UFC.com: "It feels good to be part of the UFC family fina read news >>

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