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UFC 193 has been booked for Melbourne, Australia now that cage ban has been overturned. UFC in Australia has been a limited enterprise due to one of its most populated states, Victoria, having a ban which prevented any MMA bout from taking place in a cage (they do allow it in a ring). Melbourne, Australia's second largest city, is the hot spot and social hub of Victoria, making it a prime target for Zuffa's global expansion project. The obvious problem with that pesky little law is the UFC's tra read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Urijah Faber declined the 'strange' offer, while Frankie Edgar didn't exactly have enough time to answer. Before they got booked to face off as the headliner of UFC Fight Night: Manila, both Urijah Faber and Frankie Edgar were apparently offered bantamweight title shots against T.J. Dillashaw. Back when he face penciled in to face Raphael Assuncao at UFC Fight Night 63, The California Kid got a 'strange' offer from Dana White and he subsequently declined a title fight against his teammate. Faber read news >>

  • a month ago
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While Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson may fight each other at some point, it won’t be in their next bouts.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dana White isn't exactly booking Anderson Silva's next fight just yet, but doesn't think he has to work his way back into title contention... Silva is already there. read news >>

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Conor McGregor did what he needed to do against Dennis Siver. His second-round stoppage has earned him a title shot against longtime champion Jose Aldo. What's interesting about this case is that McGregor has done so in such a way that his messaging outside of the Octagon has been almost more important than what he was able to do within the cage. In less than two years, Conor McGregor and the UFC have learned how to properly book and promote growing stars that will benefit those to follow. With read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After booking Michael Johnson for the UFC Fight Night 61 co-main event in February, UFC officials on Monday he has been largely inactive due to an arrest in April. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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XFC today announced it would file suit today against WSOF for booking Kalindra Faria against women’s strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar at Saturday’s WSOF 15. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, WSOF read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A major fight booking for UFC 184 is in the works. It looks like the UFC is going to produce a definitive top middleweight contender one way or another, and the plans may not include Luke Rockhold. Rockhold recently stated that he's keeping himself in top form, just in case Vitor Belfort happens to be unable to fight Chris Weidman in the UFC 184 main event, for whatever reason. Barring that, it looks like the UFC has set up a sure fire no. 1 contender's bout between Yoel Romero and Jacare Souza. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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TOKYO – Sam Sicilia isn’t looking past his weekend booking with Katsunori Kikuno, but Sicilia wants it to be known he’s happy with a quick return booking.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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It appears the UFC is moving closer to booking a proposed bout between featherweight contenders Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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In a surprise booking, Urijah Faber welcomes Masanori Kanehara to the UFC this September in Japan. In February, Urijah Faber fought Renan Barao in the main event of UFC 169 in New Jersey. His next fight against Alex Caceres was placed on the televised prelims of UFC 175, which marked the first time Faber had ever been on a preliminary card in his Zuffa career. "The California Kid" will now travel to Japan, where he'll be part of what looks to be the UFC's biggest Fight Pass card to date. Fight S read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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In a follow-up to last week's piece on Xplode Fight Series, Bloody Elbow's Mookie Alexander reveals more details on the promotion's unusual matchmaking practices. Last week we profiled new UFC lightweight Dashon Johnson and the details behind his 9-0 record, which was littered with over-matched opposition during his time in Xplode Fight Series, a California-based pro-am organization that has seen several of its fighters signed by the UFC and Bellator. Their events are hosted almost exclusively o read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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The UFC is electing to wait for the result of July's Conor McGregor vs. Cole Miller grudge match before booking the next fight for top-10 featherweight contender Dustin Poirier, according to a report by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight. McGregor (14-2), the brash Irishman who's a perfect 2-0 through two UFC contests, is scheduled to fight Miller (21-8) on July 19, 2014 at Dublin's The O2 arena. According to Helwani, if McGregor manages to defeat Miller, and in doing so shows that h read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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China meets England in the latest fight booking for the UFC’s Memorial Day weekend card as promotional newcomer Jingliang Li will meet Danny Mitchell at UFC 173.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Danny Mitchell, Jingliang Li, UFC 173 read news >>

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