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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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A welterweight match-up between UFC veteran Thiago Alves and no. 13-ranked Jordan Mein has been added to the UFC 183 fight card on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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This Friday night, eight welterweights of various repute will converge on Tulsa, Okla. to collide in a throwback competition to mixed martial arts' days of yore. The one-night, single-elimination tournament, a concept once considered to be the meat and potatoes of the sport, may have fallen out of favor over the years, as techniques grow more sophisticated, athletes more deadly, and state commissions more rigid, but boy, there was a time when the bracket was the truth. Now Battlegrounds MMA is l read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

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

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