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  • 6 days ago
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Once considered top of their class at welterweight, former UFC contenders Jake Ellenberger and Josh Koscheck have since faded into obscurity. Ellenberger and Koscheck will go to war at UFC 184 looking to regain some resemblance of respectability. Neither fighter rides into their meeting inside the Staples Center on February 28 with any kind of momentum. Both carry the burden of shouldering three-fight losing streaks into their upcoming Octagon foray. "Kos" has been on an extended vacation away f read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Two veteran welterweights are apparently interested in a summer matchup. So, too, is the UFC.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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One of the best welterweights to call the UFC home is chomping at the bit to get back in the cage, and we're not talking about a certain Canadian. Former welterweight title challenger Carlos "The Natural Born Killer" Condit took in the action last Saturday night at UFC 183. Condit, who has been on the shelf for nine months nursing torn ligaments in his right knee, revealed to reporters in a post-show scrum what kind of timetable has been placed on his return, per SB Nation's Anton Tabuena. "I do read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

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