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  • 12 days ago
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Another welterweight bout has been set for Rio de Janeiro’s UFC 179. Days after the announcement of Neil Magny vs. William Macario, the promotion officially added a 170-pound clash between Yan Cabral and Naoyuki Kotani to the pay-per-view card on Oct. 25. Cabral (11-1) looks to get back on track after suffering his first professional loss to Zak Cummings in May. Prior to the loss, the Nova Uniao fighter defeated the likes to Kazushi Sakuraba and David Mitchell to build a perfect 10-0 record with read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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A look at the October 4th UFC Fight Night in Sweden, where welterweights Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson meet in the main event. The UFC's latest visit to Sweden does not involve Alexander Gustafsson, who is injured and was otherwise going to fight in Las Vegas against Jon Jones. Instead, Iceland's Gunnar Nelson and the USA's Rick Story both head into this one making their first ever appearances in a UFC main event. Co-headlining this Stockholm card are former featherweight title challenger Chan Su read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Welterweights Jordan Mein and Mike Pyle met in the co-main event of the UFC Fight Night event in Tulsa. Jordan Mein and Mike Pyle added to the impressive stoppages on the Tulsa fight card with a quick knockout courtesy of the Canadian. The Lethbridge-native quickly took to the center of the cage and began to target Pyle's lead leg before swarming his opponent with a couple of strong shots him to the ground. A few more punishing blows and referee Dan Mirgliotta decided to call an end to the fight read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cathal Pendred will return to the Octagon for the first time since his gutsy performance UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Brandao”, as he takes on Gasan Umalatov at UFC Fight Night “Nelson vs. Story.” read news >>

  • a month ago
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A welterweight contest pitting Rory MacDonald against Tarec Saffiedine is now official, making it the first bout added to Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Oct. 4 card in Halifax, Canada. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nicholas Musoke and Amir Sadollah have agreed to a welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night Stockholm on Oct. 4 at the Globe Arena in Sweden. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight Josh Thomson better keep his head on a swivel the next time he strolls into the American Kickboxing Academy. A training partner to UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier, Josh Thomson aparently doesn't think much of athletes competing in MMA's weightier weight classes. "You hit 185, 205, and heavyweight, those guys are always just good at like one thing, two things, but they're not great all the way around," Thomson tells FOX Sports read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Veteran welterweights Brian Ebersole and John Howard are set for a meeting at UFC 178. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rising welterweights will battle at the UFC 178 card in Las Vegas, as the promotion announced that former UFC title contender Patrick Cote will take on knockout artist Stephen Thompson in the pay-per-view card at Nevada’s pay-per-view card on Sept. 27. Cote (20-8) enters the fight coming off three consecutive victories over Alessio Sakara, Bobby Voelker and Kyle Noke. The TUF: Nations coach is 3-1 since his return to the Octagon. The Canadian went 4-0 when fighting for other promotions in 2011 a read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Welterweights Patrick Cote and Stephen Thompson have agreed to meet at UFC 178, according to a Sunday report from the Canadian Press. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Two struggling welterweights will throw hands on FOX Sports 1 this fall in Brazil. Not long after the ink dried on his new four-fight contract, veteran welterweight Paulo Thiago has been tasked with turning away Mike Rhodes at the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia. Combate reported the news on Saturday. Thiago (15-7) is probably best known for knocking out Josh Koscheck in his Octagon read news >>

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