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The full card for Bellator 135 is set. L.C. Davis will meet Hideo Tokoro in a matchup of MMA veterans on the event's prelims, Bellator announced Wednesday. Also on the prelims is top Roufusport prospect Emmanuel Sanchez, who meets Alejando Villalobos. The Bellator 135 main event remains a bantamweight title fight between champion Joe Warren and Marcos Galvao. Fellow bantamweights Eduardo Dantas and Mike Richman meet in the co-headliner that likely amounts to a title eliminator. Davis (22-6), a W read news >>

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However, the two men will not fight each other at the end of the show. The next international installment of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) will feature up-and-coming mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who will be under the tutelage of two former winners of the combat sports reality show, as Kelvin Gastelum and Efrain Escudero have been pegged as coaches for TUF: "Latin America 2." Set to debut this August, taping will begin this month, according to UFC.com, with the finale going down later this year read news >>

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There are big things happening Down Under. The UFC announced Tuesday it will be bringing a pay-per-view, UFC 193, to Melbourne, Australia on Nov. 14 following a cage ban in the state of Victoria being lifted. The event has long been reported, but now it is official. UFC 193 will take place Nov. 15 locally and Nov. 14 in North America live on PPV. There has not been a UFC pay-per-view held in Australia since UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch on Feb. 27, 2011 in Sydney. Before now, the Octagon was banned in read news >>

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Burt Watson, the beloved site coordinator affectionately dubbed the UFC's "Babysitter to the Stars," announced Tuesday that his 14-year run with the UFC had reached an end. Known for his booming rallying cry -- "WE ROLLLLLIIINNN" -- Watson was in many ways the glue that held fight weeks together, a relentlessly exuberant rock who just this year received a lifetime achievement award from the World MMA Awards for his service. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lor read news >>

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The longtime "Babysitter to the Stars," Burt Watson, has parted ways with the UFC. The longtime site coordinator announced his departure via Twitter on Tuesday. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lorenzo Fertitta & Donna Marcolini pic.twitter.com/8eL04mVGaW — Burt Watson (@BurtWatson4real) March 3, 2015 Watson wore many hats with the UFC, but was generally considered the glue behind the curtain for the live events and throughout fight week. His trademark yell -- read news >>

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The UFC® today announced ticket prices for the upcoming UFC® FIGHT NIGHTTM: MIOCIC vs. HUNT, which takes place at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on May 10. read news >>

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Seth Petruzelli announced his MMA retirement in June 2013. So, he thought it was odd when a friend sent him a text message back in January letting him know that former opponent and recent Bellator MMA signee Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson had called him (...) read news >>

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ONE Championship has announced a trio of upcoming shows that will take place in China.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. – On Thursday, it was announced that Ken Shamrock and Kimbo Slice would finally meet some six years after they were originally booked. Only, instead of fighting on CBS for EliteXC, they will meet June 20 in St. Louis for a free show on Spike TV for Bellator. The times have changed, but the names are still the same.And on Friday the Slice (real name Kevin Ferguson) and Shamrock sat in on an eight-minute press conference in the bowels of the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut to discuss read news >>

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LOS ANGELES – Saturday’s UFC 184 event drew an announced attendance of 17,654 for a live gate of $2.675 million.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC officials today announced the details for “The Ultimate Fighter 21,” which will use a gym vs. gym format with 16 notable cast members and a $500,000 grand prizeFiled under: News, UFC read news >>

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ONE Championship on Friday announced the next three installments of the ONE FC: Dynasty of Champions series. read news >>

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Josh Thomson has announced he is injured and will not be able to face Gilbert Burns as scheduled in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night 62, set to take place March 21 in Brazil. That's according to a report Thursday from Portuguese language website Lancenet.com.br and later translated by MMAJunkie.com. Thomson did not reveal the specific nature of his injury or offer a timetable for a potential return. The withdrawal is just another plot point on the trendline of Thomson's career, which has se read news >>

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Brock skipped out on an announced Monday Night Raw appearance reportedly over a dispute with WWE boss Vince McMahon over signing a new contract. Could this indicate the possibility that the UFC's biggest-ever draw will return to the Octagon? From 2008 to 2010 he was the biggest pay-per-view draw in UFC history, since 2012 he's been the WWE's marquee man, now with his contract about to expire could Brock Lesnar be headed back to the Octagon? Speculation is rife following Lesnar's non-appearance o read news >>

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