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  • 16 days ago
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After a controversial ending to their UFC 181 bout, Francisco Rivera wants a rematch with fellow bantamweight Urijah Faber.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Just a few days removed from their successful weekend campaigns, Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal are already eyeing quick turnarounds. The two victorious lightweights have agreed to square off in a battle of Strikeforce veterans on September 27 at UFC 178, promotion officials announced early Tuesday. Green (23-5) scored the biggest win of his career on Saturday night at UFC on FOX 12, earning the judges' nod over Josh Thomson on just nine day's notice to propel his name into the top-10 of the UFC read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Undefeated World Series of Fighting lightweight Nick Newell is setting his sights high for 2014, and that means getting more vocal about a title shot against champ ionJustin Gaethje.Filed under: News, World Series of Fighting Tagged: Justin Gaethje, Nick Newell read news >>

  • a year ago
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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is injured and out of next week's UFC 161 co-headliner with light heavyweight Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, but one familiar name has offered his services as a replacement. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Sean McCorkle talks a big game and often wages legendary trash-talking campaigns against his opponents. But "Big Sexy," who continues a post-UFC run on the prelims of Friday's Bellator 60 event, said such bravado sometimes masks his own nerves and stress. For example, there was the time UFC president Dana White pulled him aside just before a massive UFC 124 co-main-event opportunity. "You know, if you win this, it'll change your life,'" White told him before an eventual TKO flop to Stefan read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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OMAHA, Neb. - All sorts of online campaigns have been launched to get fighters signed to the UFC, and many of them have worked. For now, it looks like one former champion's won't. "No," White told MMAjunkie.com when asked whether Tim Sylvia could possibly be seen again inside the octagon. "I don't even know what Tim Sylvia's done. The last Tim Sylvia fight I saw, he got knocked out by a boxer. What has he done since then?" read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz still campaigns for the hearts and minds of the public. Nowhere is that more evident than at the pre-event media workouts for UFC on Versus 6. Before he could really get into the meat of any pre-fight talk about Demetrious Johnson, a reporter asks this gem: "Is it a little hard to get motivated for this fight because it's not Urijah Faber?" read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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CINCINNATI - Alistair Overeem is gone from Strikeforce and part of the UFC, and his heavyweight title now sits vacant. In the meantime, Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier will fight in early 2012 for a heavyweight-grand-prix championship belt. But following his main-event victory over Sergei Kharitonov at Saturday's "Strikeforce World Grand Prix: Barnett vs. Kharitonov" event, Barnett publicly stated his case for the tourney winner getting the regular title. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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After an X-ray showed no broken bones in his hands, Brian Bowles is now campaigning for a shot to reclaim a belt. The former WEC bantamweight champion scored a decision victory over Takeya Mizugaki this past weekend at UFC 132. Now, he wants to avenge his only career defeat, which came to current UFC 135-pound champion Dominick Cruz back in early 2010. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has joined the cause working with "Sweethearts and Heroes" to send another message of anti-bullying to everyone.  Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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With a controversial victory over Jorge Rivera at this past weekend's UFC 127 event, co-headliner Michael Bisping owns three consecutive wins and a 4-1 record over his past five fights. Contenders such as Chael Sonnen, Yushin Okami and Alan Belcher seem logical next opponents for the Brit, but another notable has throw his hat into the ring. And it's recent title challenger Vitor Belfort. read news >>