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Before Eddie Alvarez makes his Octagon debut against Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the former Bellator lightweight champion made his first appearance on the official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings. Alvarez came in at No. 14, which isn't bad, considering he's yet to compete inside the eight-walled cage. According to UFC President Dana White's comments to The Download, that is a very low ranking for the former champ, and it co read news >>

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More than four years after Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva outlasted Andrei Arlovski in their first bout, the 35-year-old Belarusian exacted his revenge in the Octagon in Bigfoot's home country of Brazil on Saturday. Arlovski needed just two minutes, 59 seconds to dispose of the hulking Brazilian with a brutal knockout in the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 at Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia. Arlovski more than made up for a lackluster performance in his last bout, a controversial split-decision win read news >>

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It’s not uncommon for fighters to suddenly slink from the cage and get on with their lives in less concussive ways. Luke Cummo, a fight game oddity who enjoyed a cup of his own urine from time to time, threw a smoke bomb at his feet and disappeared after a loss to Tamdan McCrory at UFC 87. (He later rematerialized in an even more mysterious manner). Mike Swick has been coming in and out of focus for years. Jason Thacker at this point is just a theory.And McCrory himself up and disappeared after read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Unlike most of the women in the UFC, Jessica Andrade is in no hurry to make her way into a title fight against UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Riding a two-fight winning streak heading into a clash with undefeated prospect Larissa Pacheco at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia, Brazil, on Saturday night, "Bate Estaca" doesn’t see herself calling out the champion anytime soon. "I’m still pretty raw in MMA," Andrade told MMAFighting.com. "I have so much to learn. If someone read news >>

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More than four years after they met under the Strikeforce banner in May 2010, Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski are set to clash in the main event at UFC Fight Night 51. Without a win in his past two outings, Silva will battling to retain his Top 10 position in the heavyweight rankings. Although Bigfoot has only lost to champion Cain Velasquez since joining the UFC roster, he disappointed by failing his drug test following a draw with Mark Hunt in December 2013. In his return to the Octagon thre read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – For the past several years, testosterone replacement therapy has been one of the most controversial topics in the sport of MMA. But according to Antonio Silva's manager, the TRT ban is forcing his client into surgery one week after his UFC Fight Night 51 headliner. read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – On Saturday, Gleison Tibau enters the octagon for an incredible 23rd time. But for the first time in that run, he’s featured in a UFC co-main event, and the Brazilian is ready to shine.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil – When Igor Araujo sets foot in the octagon on Saturday night, he’ll be on very familiar soil. After all, Araujo spent three years of his childhood selling ice cream and newspapers just outside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium.Filed under: Featured (...) read news >>

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Andrei Arlovski fought Antonio Silva during the darkest years of his career. He was coming off quick knockout losses to Fedor Emelianenko and Brett Rogers, and fans were hoping that he’d just retire from the sport. He kept going, and later entered the Strikeforce cage against a big heavyweight in "Bigfoot" Silva. He was still the betting favorite, but loss a unanimous decision. Months later, Arlovski joined the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix, but suffered another TKO loss to Sergei Kharitono read news >>

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Seven years after he was unceremoniously let go as head of New Jersey state athletic commission, Larry Hazzard is getting his old job back, multiple sources told MMAjunkie. Filed under: News read news >>

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At a screener for The Ultimate Fighter 20 in New York last week, eight of the strawweights were on hand, all of them in on a secret. They knew their short-term fates, while the media ate baked haddock and inferred what it could. A few of them, including the Scottish castmate Joanna Calderwood and Canadian fighter Randa Markos, needed to hustle so they could ring the NASDAQ bell. On the left coast, in Los Angeles, the other eight women of TUF were doing some approximation of the same thing with a read news >>

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