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On the heels of knockout wins in their most recent outings, middleweight contenders Gegard Mousasi and Costas Philippou have been booked to meet at UFC Fight Night 66. Along with a welterweight bout between Neil Magny and Hyun Gyu Lim, the matchup between Mousasi and Philippou was announced on UFC.com. In January, Mousasi rebounded from a loss to Ronaldo Souza by stopping Dan Henderson with strikes. With the win, he joined Vitor Belfort as one of only two fighters to knock out Henderson. So, whi read news >>

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Former world-champion boxer Holly Holm remained undefeated, taking the nod over Raquel Pennington in her Octagon debut at UFC 184. read news >>

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After a long, circuitous path to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), former female professional boxing sensation, Holly Holm, made her Octagon debut tonight (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) against Raquel Pennington in the UFC 184 co-main event inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. It was worth the wait. Holm, who was noticeably nervous during the in-ring announcements, came out in a low stance, firing a left hand that missed. Pennington soon closed the distance, but Holm was able to break fr read news >>

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The way Holly Holm's UFC debut was built up, anything short of a memorable knockout was going to be a letdown. The former three-division world boxing champion brought a 7-0 MMA record with six knockouts into her UFC 184 bout with Raquel Pennington in the co-main event in Los Angeles. So while Holm (8-0) was rarely challenged in her fight with the Coloradan, nor did she come close to scoring a finish of her own. Holm won via split decision, taking scores of 29-28, 28-29, and 30-27. "It's a new ex read news >>

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Derrick Lewis and Tim Means scored TKO victories in their respective UFC 184 preliminary card bouts. Derrick Lewis and Tim Means didn't need the full fifteen minutes to get the job done in their UFC 184 bouts. Both men picked up TKO victories, and made it look pretty easy in the process. Here's how the two bouts went down. Derrick Lewis defeated Ruan Potts by TKO (strikes) at 3:18 of round two Potts was actually in the fight in the first round, getting Lewis wrapped up in a leg lock and knee bar read news >>

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Both of the Fight Pass preliminary bouts on the UFC 184 card went to split decisions, with Masio Fullen and Valmir Lazaro picking up wins. The two Fight Pass bouts that kicked off UFC 184 in Los Angeles are in the books, and one fight was a fair deal better than the other. The card was led off by a couple of raw rookies that don't look UFC-ready yet, which resulted in a sloppy affair. The bout that followed featured much more precise striking and was a very close affair. Masio Fullen defeated Al read news >>

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Roan Carneiro earned a ticket to get back in the UFC with three wins in one night at BattleGrounds MMA welterweight tournament in October, and his first bout inside the Octagon will be against No. 13 ranked middleweight Mark Munoz at UFC 184. "Jucao", who went 2-3 in his first run in the UFC, couldn’t say no to an offer to return to the UFC even though he will have to fight for the first time at 185 pounds since his old Vale Tudo days in Brazil. "I’m happy. I’m thrilled," Carneiro told MMAFighti read news >>

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Emanuel Newton is the formidable unsubmittable. But, after a five-round fight of many twists and turns with British challenger Liam McGeary, he's no longer Bellator's light heavyweight champion. McGeary won a hard-fought unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-46) at Bellator 134 to become the promotion's new 205-pound champ. Newton found himself in a forest of the challenger McGeary''s constricting limbs for much of the first round. He was in constant danger of getting caught i read news >>

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Check out all the results and highlights from tonight's Bellator 134: British Invasion card in Uncasville, Connecticut. Included is the main event betwen light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton and challenger Liam McGeary. Bellator 134's theme was "The British Invasion". Unfortunately, Michael Page and James Thompson pulled out of this event, so the invasion was more of a visitation. The main event of Emanuel Newton vs. England's Liam McGeary decided whether or not Newton would remain LHW cham read news >>

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Catching up with big show-veterans on the regional circuit... A solid slate of fights took place outside the UFC this past weekend, including some vintage mat work from former UFC heavyweight contender Jeff Monson, and former Bellator heavyweight champ Alexander Volkov looking for a fifth consecutive win since losing his title to Vitaly Minakov. We start things off, however, in Boise, Idaho. Despite an extensive and successful MMA career prior to his time on TUF 14, Steven Siler entered the show read news >>

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Sunday's UFC Fight Night was one filled with surprises with ten underdog wins in 11 fights, meaning nobody from the show put themselves into the top mix in any weight class. Over the course of a year, the oddsmakers and experts when it comes to UFC predictions will, give-or-take a few points in either direction, be right about two-thirds of the time. But in one night, the law of averages got thrown for a loop like never before with 10 upsets in 11 fights. Bookmakers had a bad night as those who read news >>

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UFC Fight Night 61 set a record with 10 underdog wins in the card. With the brutal knockout of Antonio Silva, Frank Mir won his first bout in four years and likely saved his UFC job in the process. At the same time, Mir also helped set a pretty unique record in modern MMA. With Mir's victory, this UFC Fight Night 61 card has had the most number of upsets ever recorded in the sport. Fight Metric has statistics from various promotions such as UFC, Strikeforce, WEC, PRIDE, Elite XC and DREAM, and f read news >>

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Fringe Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight contenders, Rustam Khabilov (No. 14) and Adriano Martins (un-ranked) went to work (sorta) tonight (Sun., Feb. 22, 2015) at UFC Fight Night 61, which emanated from Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Only one man, however, would inch closer to the top of the 155-pound heap. And it was the Brazilian who came away victorious, earning a very cautious, calculated and dull split decision over the Dagestani. After a minute-long feeling-o read news >>

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