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Former Shooto middleweight champion Carlos Alexandre Pereira claimed the Shooto Brazil welterweight championship with a split-decision victory over Luiz Gustavo Dutra in August, but he will have to return the belt. Confederacao Brasileira de MMA (CBMMA), which oversees Shooto Brazil cards in Brazil, announced on Wednesday that the main event of Shooto Brazil 49 - Fight for BOPE 4 card, held at the Tijuca Tenis Clube in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 24, was overturned to a no-contest. Dutra’s team, Reno read news >>

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A heavyweight contest pitting Travis Browne against Brendan Schaub has been slated for UFC 181. The match-up was first reported by FOX Sports on Tuesday and subsequently confirmed by UFC officials. Browne (16-2-1), the UFC's number-three ranked contender, most recently dropped a unanimous decision to Fabricio Werdum in a bout that would decide the next challenger to Cain Velasquez's belt. The 32-year-old broke his hand, rib and nose in the contest, which snapped an otherwise impressive streak of read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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LEDYARD, Conn. – Ben Rothwell entered his heavyweight contest with Alistair Overeem as a massive underdog. It hardly mattered.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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A lightweight contest featuring James Vick and Nick Hein has been added to UFC Fight Night in Austin, Texas, on Nov. 22. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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A light heavyweight contest between Brazilian slugger Fabio Maldonado and Dutch prospect Hans Stringer is the latest addition to UFC 179.Filed under: News read news >>

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Felipe Arantes will fight Andre Fili in a featherweight contest at UFC 179 on Oct. 25. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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A flyweight contest between Patrick Holohan and Louis Gaudinot has been slated for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Oct. 4.Holohan (10-0) is coming off a submission win over Josh Sampo on July 19 at UFC Fight Night 46."I’m so grateful to the UFC for getting me back in the Octagon," said Holohan in a statement. "I don’t care who they put in front of me or where, I’m going to put on the same performance everyone saw in Dublin."Gaudinot (6-3, 1 no-contest) defeated Phil H read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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A lightweight contest featuring former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson against Rafael dos Anjos rounds up the mixed martial arts (MMA) doubleheader action this weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos," taking place at BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Who will edge closer to a title shot between the two? Check out our preview below. UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" takes place later tonight (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) from inside BOK Center in read news >>

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Former UFC champion Randy Couture revealed that he would be very interested in a grappling match-up against Fedor Emelianenko at Metamoris. Even though he retired from professional competition several years ago, Randy Couture is still interested in a match-up against Fedor Emelianenko. While both the former champions have stepped away from the sport of MMA, Couture revealed he would be very interested in a potential grappling contest against "The Last Emperor" in Metamoris. "That would be intere read news >>

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A lightweight contest has been added to UFC 178's stacked lineup.Kevin Lee will square off against Jon Tuck at the Sept. 27 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., according to UFC officials Wednesday night.Lee is 1-1 in the UFC, including a split decision win over Jesse Ronson this past July at the TUF 19 Finale.Tuck is 2-1 in the UFC. He defeated Jake Lindsey via submission at UFC Fight Night 42 this past June.Jon Jones will defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Daniel read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC Fight Night Sweden has added a middleweight contest pitting Magnus Cedenbland against Scott Askham. read news >>

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