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If top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight wunderkind Rory MacDonald is hoping to moonlight as a competitive grappler, he might want to cool it with all that "bones break before I do" kind of chatter. Especially when injuries are blamed for this. MacDonald was a featured combatant in last Sat. night's (Nov. 22, 2014) Metamoris 5 jiu-jitsu tournament, and found himself in all kinds of trouble against grappling whiz-kid J.T. Torres. "Red King" survived and battled to a draw, but it w read news >>

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Manny Pacquio retained his WBO welterweight title Saturday night against Chris Algieri, battering the American over twelve rounds to take a unanimous decision victory 119-103, 119-103, 120-102. The bout took place at the Venetian Macau in Macau, China and aired in North America on HBO pay-per-view. Pacquiao's victory was never in doubt and, at times, it seemed as if the end was near for Algieri as he suffered six knockdowns over the course of the bout. He was able to answer the standing eight co read news >>

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Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz isn't overly concerned about his pending DUI case stemming from an arrest in September, calling the situation a "big misunderstanding" between him and a notoriously tough police department. After the UFC's Time is Now press conference on Monday, Diaz briefly addressed his encounter with Lodi, California's finest, per Marc Raimondi of Fox Sports. Where I live, everybody knows how it is in Lodi. You can't even drive through town at the wrong hours read news >>

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Get ready for the WBO welterweight title bout between champion Manny Pacquiao and challenger Chris Algieri with with preview from SB Nation Studios. More Coverage: Pacquiao vs. Algieri Results | Download MMA Fighting AppPacquiao vs. Algieri Live Round-by-Round Updates read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight No. 1 contender Josh Koscheck is in talks to make his Octagon return against Neil Magny at the upcoming UFC 184: "Weidman vs. Belfort" pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Feb. 28, 2015 inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. That's according to a report from MMA Junkie. Koscheck (17-8) has been out of the fight game for over a year, taking a much-needed break after a disastrous 2013. "Kos" dropped three straight fights, i read news >>

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ONE FC welterweight champion, Ben Askren weighs in on the controversy swirling around the Roufusport fight team. Over the last several days, former members of the Roususport fight team have spoken out against head coach, Duke Roufus in the wake of investigative reports by the Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal following the March death of amateur kickboxer Dennis Munson, Jr. Among those to speak out are former UFC roster members Pat Barry and Eric Schafer and current WMMA star, Rose Namajunas. On the ot read news >>

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He’s the highest-ranked welterweight not in the UFC, and according to company president Dana White, it’s likely to stay that way.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC president is confident that his prodigal welterweight superstar will return to the Octagon. Long-time UFC Welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre renounced his belt and walked away from the sport late in 2013 following a controversial split-decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167. Since then he's torn his ACL and has just begun training again. While GSP has been vocal regarding his uncertainty about returning to the UFC, his former boss Dana White is more confident. At yesterday's UFC: read news >>

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Welterweight contenders Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will serve as the co-main event to Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz on January 31st in Las Vegas. It didn't take too long for Kelvin Gastelum to find his next opponent. Fresh off of his victory over Jake Ellenberger at UFC 180, Gastelum once again assumes the role of co-main event on a PPV as he takes on Tyron Woodley at UFC 183 in Las Vegas. Gastelum confirmed the news via Twitter: No days off! T-Woodley vs KG January 31st in MGM GRAND #OnAm read news >>

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Kelvin Gastelum put the entire welterweight division on notice with his dominant showing over Jake Ellenberger at UFC 180, and now he'll look to do it again. The undefeated 23-year-old is scheduled to fight Tyron Woodley on Jan. 31 in the co-main event of UFC 183, promotion officials announced Tuesday. A Mexican-American who won TUF 17 as a season-long underdog, Gastelum (10-0) blew the doors off Ellenberger last Saturday en route to a first-round submission in the co-main event of the UFC's ina read news >>

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Kelvin Gastelum's 1st round stoppage of Jake Ellenberger at UFC 180 was enough to convince the UFC rankings panel that he is a top 10 welterweight. I'm sounding like a broken record here, but this was yet another UFC PPV lacking in ranked fighters, with only the top 3 fights on the main card plus Jessica Eye vs. Leslie Smith on the prelims featuring at least one fighter in the top 15. Eye/Smith evidently didn't change either woman's position in the bantamweight order, but the co-main event betwe read news >>

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