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Two welterweights, looking to inch closer towards a title shot, face off at UFC 183 when Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley takes on the undefeated Kelvin Gastelum. Both Woodley and Gastelum come into this Octagon foray off the strength of dominant, first-round finishes. The latter was last seen at UFC 180 choking out perennial 170-pound contender Jake Ellenberger, while The Chosen One dropped Korean striker Dong Hyun Kim with a right hand in August. To both fighters' credit, they are equally domina read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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UFC welterweights Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley and Kelvin Gastelum are both battling for position on the 170-pound ladder when they meet Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 183. Woodley, a former Strikeforce welterweight champion, has endured an up-and-down UFC career thus far, notching wins over Carlos Condit and Dong Hyun Kim but faltering under the bright lights against Rory MacDonald. His opponent, The Ultimate Fighter 17 winner Gastelum, has gone 5-0 with victories over Rick Story and Ja read news >>

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Welterweights Nordine Taleb and Claudio Silva will meet in April at UFC 186 when the promotion heads to Canada.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Another week, another continuation of the self-proclaimed best series on the Internet. That's right, the "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series is back with a vengeance. We left off with the middleweights, and now, we move on to the welterweight division. The welterweight division is one of the most stacked and talent-laden divisions in the UFC and all of MMA. The landscape has greatly changed as well, as Robbie Lawler is now the UFC champ and has a bevy of contenders, from Rory MacDonald to for read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Check out the video highlights from Saturday’s WSOF 17 headliner between welterweights Jake Shields and Brian Foster.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Two of the world's best welterweights have been scheduled for a bout this spring. Initially reported by Vendettta Fighter, but since confirmed by MMAFighting, Hector Lombard and Rory MacDonald have a fight booked. Rory MacDonald was briefly slated to be the next challenger for the 170lb strap, right up until Robbie Lawler wrested it from Johnny Hendricks' hands. Lawler's own recent victory over MacDonald suddenly made MacDonald's challenger status a little less interesting. Now, he's set to face read news >>

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Two of the best welterweights in the world squared off at UFC 137, as Nick Diaz faced two-division champion BJ "The Prodigy" Penn. read news >>

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A pair of veteran welterweights in need of a victory will collide at UFC 184. With both fighters looking to snap three-fight losing streaks, Josh Koscheck and Jake Ellenberger will meet on Feb. 28 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Daily News broke news of the fight Tuesday. Koshceck (19-8) has been with the company since the inaugural season of "The Ultimate Fighter." While his career peaked in 2010, when he challenged Georges St-Pierre for the welterweight title, he's been knock read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Top UFC welterweights, and American Top Team teammates, Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard are still a long way from ever fighting each other. After a quick knockout over Chinese star Dong Hyun Kim in August, Woodley made his intentions clear, after speaking with ATT Owner Dan Lambert and UFC President Dana White, that he had no plans to "fight my teammates." Despite Woodley's loyalty to his camp, events like this arise and it appeared then, and still now, that the Cuban Lombard does not have any read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Welterweights Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine will headline the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Feb. 14 visit to Broomfield, Colo. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Top-ranked welterweights Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine are set to tangle on Feb. 14 in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Broomfield, Colorado. UFC President Dana White announced the match-up at Monday's 'The Time is Now' press conference. Brown (19-12), ranked No. 5 on the UFC's media-generated welterweights rankings, looks to rebound after watching his remarkable seven-fight win streak meet its end with a unanimous decision loss against Robbie Lawler. The setback killed what had become a m read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A look at all the rest of the quality welterweights that didn't make the cut for our top 10. So, just last week, T.P. Grant and I finished up the first division in our long crawl toward a complete look at MMA prospects in 2015. We narrowed a list of 70 prospective welterweights down to 10 and gave an in-depth breakdown of each and every one of them. Now it's time for the rest. All those guys that just almost made the list, but for one reason or another slid off it. For some fighters, it's that t read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A welterweight matchup between Erick Silva and Mike Rhodes has been added to UFC Fight Night “Machida vs. Dollaway.” read news >>

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Previously scheduled for August, welterweights Thiago Alves and Jordan Mein have been re-booked against each other for UFC 183 in Las Vegas. A surefire contender for FOTN is in store for UFC 183 on January 31st in Las Vegas, Nevada. Canada's Jordan Mein, coming off an impressive 1st round knockout in his last fight, will give it a 2nd crack at taking on Brazilian veteran Thiago Alves, whose injury prevented the two men from fighting earlier this year: #13 ranked welterweight Jordan ‘Young Gun’ M read news >>

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