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29 September 2014 - Singapore: Asia's largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC), has added four bouts to the ONE FC: BATTLE OF LIONS card set to take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 7 November. The main event is set to feature the inaugural ONE FC Middleweight World Champion, as Leandro Ataides faces Igor Svirid for the title. Top welterweights will clash as Bakhtiyar Abbasov takes on Luis Santos. Another welterweight contest has read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Tuesday that featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira will face off in The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale co-main event. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Yoel Romero, who knocked out Tim Kennedy at UFC 178 last Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada (video), came under fire for taking a coffee break between rounds two and three, perhaps buying himself some extra recovery time after getting his head caved in at the close of the second stanza. See how the entire mess unfolded here. While Romero's corner was accused of "the dirtiest trick in the book" by UFC President Dana White, coach  read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight/light heavyweight titleholder Randy Couture voted off Dancing With The Stars last night (Mon., Sept. 29, 2014), probably for dressing like Aladdin and dancing the Paso Doble. read news >>

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Originally, former Northside High three-time state championship wrestler Daniel Cormier was supposed to have fought Jon Jones in the biggest UFC fight of his career this past weekend in Las Vegas. read news >>

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When Johny Hendricks won the vacant UFC welterweight championship against Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 last March, he made it perfectly clear that he wanted to be the man the rest of the division was aiming for. However, his first title defense has yet to happen as an injured bicep has forced the champion to […] read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight phenomenon Conor McGregor was asked to give his thoughts on top division contender Chad Mendes, who fights Jose Aldo at UFC 179 on Oct. 25 in Brazil for "Junior's" championship title. "Notorious" told the media he's not impressed by the "small bodybuilder stuck in the 145-pound division" because "he gets tired quick." While there is no denying Mendes is jacked, he's also been winning fights. Five in a row, to be exact, with four finishes by way read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight slugger Mark Hunt, fresh off a blistering knockout win over Roy Nelson at the UFC Fight Night 51 event earlier this month in Saitama, Japan, is one of New Zealand's 20 highest-paid athletes. That's according to a "rich list" feature in The New Zealand Herald: 17 Mark Hunt (UFC) - $890,000 Mark Hunt is New Zealand's biggest name involved in the world's fastest growing sport. Hunt recently signed a new six-fight deal with UFC worth about US$350,000 read news >>

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Nine individuals hold a championship title in the UFC. All have achieved greatness by defeating the best to reign atop their division. In that, some current and former champions have flirted with the idea of changing weight classes to secure another belt, such as current featherweight champion Jose Aldo and former lightweight champion Benson Henderson, to name a few. There have only been two combatants who have secured a UFC title in two weight classes—mixed martial arts legends Randy Couture an read news >>

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Keep your title shot. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Donald Cerrone has now won five straight -- with four finishes -- inside a stacked 155-pound division, the kind of blistering run that would earn most fighters a shot at the division crown. Then again, Cerrone is not most fighters. Despite his impressive win over Eddie Alvarez at the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada (highlights), "Cowboy" i read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight phenomenon Conor McGregor capitalized on his popularity by holding a special post-fight media scrum following the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he starched Dustin Poirier to get his name into the 145-pound title hunt (watch the highlights here). "Notorious" talked about his performance against "The Diamond," the injury that nearly knocked him from the "Sin Cit read news >>

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