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Nearly nine years after bringing mixed martial arts legends Matt Hughes and Royce Gracie to Los Angeles in 2006, the UFC has returned to the City of Angels, and while the main attraction this week is read news >>

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She's back. More than 1.5 years since mauling Marloes Coenen for the Invicta FC featherweight title, former Strikeforce champ Cris "Cyborg" Justina will return to the Invicta cage, taking on fellow finisher Charmaine Tweet in the main event of Invicta FC 11 TONIGHT (Fri., Feb. 27, 2015) from Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles, California. MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE coverage below, starting with the UFC Fight Pass "Prelims" under card matches at 10 p.m. ET. "The City of Angels" will also play ho read news >>

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Gleison Tibau made his UFC debut in November 2006. He’s graced the octagon 24 times since then, but much to his dismay, he’s not ranked at lightweight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Brendan Schaub has been a heavyweight in the UFC for over five years now, but reports say that he's now considering a drop to the 205-pound division. In other weight classes, fighters sometimes hit a rough patch and decide to drop a division. When you're a lightweight on a losing streak, cutting 10 pounds might not seem like the hardest decision in the world. As a heavyweight though, cutting 40 pounds could seem like a daunting task. But it appears to be a decision that UFC heavyweight Brendan S read news >>

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At 28 years of age with 26 career fights and seven UFC featherweight title defenses behind him, Jose Aldo is opening up. Usually reserved and quiet before, during and after fights, Aldo has been caught peeping out of his shell in recent months. As he noted in a recent interview with Globo's Combate (transcribed and posted by Bloody Elbow's Fernando Arbex and Zane Simon), Aldo is "getting a taste" for the pre-fight bad-mouthing, undoubtedly a response to the many verbal jabs of his next challenge read news >>

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Ronda Rousey’s pro debut came less than four years ago, but the 28-year-old has already taken the sport by storm – both in and out of the octagon. Check out the remarkable stats the UFC 184 headliner has racked up.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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On episode 1 of UFC 184 Embedded, fight week begins and the best women’s bantamweights in the world prepare to take center stage at UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano. read news >>

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UFC news from Asia: Local star Mark Eddiva gets added to UFC Fight Night: Manila, while Korean star Kyung Ho Kang has put his MMA career on hold. There's UFC news coming out of the Asian scene, as the upcoming Manila card headlined by Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Edgar has added another bout, while a Korean star is forced to put his career on hold for 2 years. Added to the Philippine event on May 16 is local star Mark Eddiva (6-1) who will be looking for his second win inside the Octagon. The Wushu- read news >>

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The upset-filled Fight Night event on Sunday led to four different performance bonuses being awarded. Although the UFC Fight Night 61 event was far from the promotion's best fight card in recent memory, it ended up producing a record breaking amount of upset victories, as well as a slew of finishes that warranted various post-fight bonuses. For the first time since 2011, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir is back in the winner's column. Mir snapped a four-fight losing streak when he TKO'd Big read news >>

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For nearly six years, boxing fans and combat sports fans alike have hoped to bear witness to Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Manny Pacquiao in a boxing super fight for the ages. After months of negotiating, and years of speculation, the undefeated Mayweather and eight-division world champion Pacquiao will finally square off inside the ring on May 2nd to unify three welterweight world titles at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather made the fight official yesterday when he posted a picture of th read news >>

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Nearly two years after Ronda Rousey smashed down the door for women in the UFC, it's easy to call the experiment a booming success. With a crossover appeal that few fighters share, and a streak of electric title defenses that started with her seminal win over Liz Carmouche on pay-per-view, Rousey has risen to not only become one of the UFC's biggest stars, but an effective draw as well, co-headlining two of 2014's most successful UFC pay-per-views and generating solid buyrates for each of the tw read news >>

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With nearly 40 fights in 11 years, UFC veteran Luigi Fioravanti heads into M-1 Challenge 55 enjoying the twilight of his career. read news >>

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Phillipe Nover has retured to the UFC after almost 5 years outside the organization. He will face Nam Yui Chul in Manila. After winning three straight bouts outside the Octagon, Phillipe Nover (10-5-1) has returned to the UFC. The Filipino-American fighter will be making a homecoming of sorts as he begins his second stint with the UFC on the promotion's first trip to the Philippines. He will have a tough task ahead of him though as he faces a top Korean fighter in Yui Chul Nam (18-4). The news w read news >>

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Some of the most heartwarming MMA stories in recent years have been the life-changing effects a post-fight bonus can make to a UFC fighter. From Pat Barry suddenly receiving $120,000 after subsisting on rice and ketchup to Diego Brandao buying his mother a house after scoring two extra checks for his shocking submission victory over Dennis Bermudez, there are a whole lot of smiles that can be had with the UFC's post-fight bonus system. Unfortunately, rags-to-riches stories seem to happen far les read news >>

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