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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will defend her title against Cat Zingano at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, according to a report on Wednesday. read news >>

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Veteran welterweight Paulo Thiago has been cut from the UFC after a five-year run. MMAFighting.com has confirmed the news, which was first reported Wednesday by Brazil's Combate. Thiago (15-8) got off to a memorable start in the UFC, when he scored a first-round knockout of Josh Koscheck at UFC 95 and was awarded a KO of the Night bonus. He went on to win three of his first four UFC bouts, culminating in a D'Arce choke win over Mike Swick at UFC 109, which earned Thiago another postfight bonus. read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw underwent successful surgery on his left elbow Friday. Dillashaw, who confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com, said he was suffering from bursitis, which, according to the National Library of Medicine, is the swelling and irritation of a bursa, a fluid-filled sac, that acts as a cushion between a muscles, tendons, and joints. "Swollen from elbowing [Joe] Soto," he wrote via text message. "Drained it multiple times but just kept coming back." Dillashaw, who read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Dana White confirmed on Wednesday that Rory MacDonald will get the next title shot following the scheduled title bout between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler at UFC 181. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Rick Story's coach, John Crouch, confirmed the injury to MMAWeekly.com, calling it a "gutsy performance" in the split decision win. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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British welterweight Danny Mitchell confirmed today that the UFC has released him from his contract following a loss at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs Le in August. Danny ‘The Cheesecake Assassin' Mitchell has become the latest victim of the UFC roster's axeman. The Yorkshire, England native confirmed via his Facebook account today that he has been released from the organization following back-to-back losses. Mitchell dropped unanimous decisions to Igor Araujo in March and Wang Sai in August, thoug read news >>

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Earlier this week, ONE FC confirmed its inaugural event on mainland China is set for the Beijing Olympic Centre Gymnasium on October 31, 2014, and it means that Asia's biggest MMA promotion will have been to eight different countries by the end of the year, including four completely new territories. After a slow start to 2014 with ONE FC holding just one event in the first four months, the schedule has been ramped up intensively with events in Jakarta, Taipei, Dubai, Phnom Penh, and Beijing adde read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship this week confirmed a rumored bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Jimi Manuwa would headline the promotion’s Nov. 8 UFC Fight Night event. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Following annual meetings in June, it has been confirmed that instant replay will be used in world championship fights and any other affiliated championship of the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association and the International Boxing Commission effective immediately. read news >>

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Several fights were announced for the UFC's debut show in Mexico, including a featherweight tilt between Ricardo Lamas and Dennis Bermudez. The UFC's first trip to Mexico now has a full main card. In a press conference held in Mexico City earlier today, four bouts were added to the November 15th PPV, which is headlined by the heavyweight title fight between champion Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. The announced fights are as follows: Ricardo Lamas vs. Dennis BermudezJake Ellenberger vs. Kelv read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Road FC 18 will take place on Aug. 30 at the Hilton Hotel in Seoul. Two fights have been confirmed for what will be the Korean promotion’s second card in the space of two weeks. read news >>

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