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At UFC 127, Brian Ebersole kicked off a four-fight win streak to start his UFC career. Three years later, he finds himself confronting a potential third consecutive loss and possible release from the UFC. That, and more, in this week's Cut List. Likely Cut with a Loss I don't think anybody is in a "Likely Cut" position this time around. The weak links, as you'll see, are Gamburyan and Ebersole, and between the two of them I'd say Gamburyan is probably on shakiest ground as he doesn't fight with read news >>

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Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson revealed on UFC Tonight that he is interested in one more fight at lightweight before attempting a move to welterweight. While pundits have always claimed that Benson Henderson was far too big for the lightweight division, many doubted his intent to move up a weight class after winning the title and defending it on multiple occasions, as it seemed he had finally perfected the weight cut. While that may have been true, it appears that Henderson has read news >>

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Remember when former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Ben Henderson wanted to move up to 170 pounds for a "super fight" against Georges St. Pierre? Well, that isn't happening anytime soon (told you so), but just because he can't get his hands on "Rush" doesn't mean "Smooth" has completely abandoned his quest to compete as a welterweight. That's according to Henderson's coach, John Crouch, who told UFC Tonight the current weight cut is "irritating" for the ex-champ. An read news >>

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SAITAMA, Japan – A reportedly drastic weight cut for Mark Hunt was little more than routine, the victorious heavyweight told MMAjunkie following UFC Fight Night 52. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Roy Nelson always shows up. While the qualities that make an athlete a great fighter are not necessarily the same attributes that are carried into their personal lives, one element that runs... read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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A half dozen fighters may be fighting to avoid a pink slip this weekend, including Amir Sadollah and Yoshihiro Akiyama, who'll be squaring off in probably the most high-risk fight of the evening. Likely Cut Regardless of Outcome Kazuki Tokudome (12-5-1, 1-2 UFC) - Fighters have been kept around after three losses before, but it's rare, and I don't think that Tokudome has the style or fan recognition that would earn him that privilege. Takenori Sato (17-9-7, 0-1 UFC) - He was absolutely overwhelm read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Looks like UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt really let himself go in between fights, something he could regret Friday in Japan. "The Super Samoan" tipped the scales at a hefty 284 pounds at the end of the day Thursday, so therefore, he would've been forced to shed 18 pounds by Friday's 3 a.m. ET weigh-ins, according to Yahoo Sports. The UFC heavyweight limit is 265 pounds, though 266 pounds is acceptable for non-title matchups. Perhaps even more shocking than his weight is the notion that Hunt isn't wo read news >>

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With the weigh-ins just hours away, Mark Hunt has nearly 20 pounds to shed if he's to avoid missing the heavyweight limit for his main event bout vs. Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan. It's not often that you have to worry about a fighter failing to make the heavyweight limit, but with approximately 12 hours until the UFC Fight Night Japan weigh-ins, Mark Hunt could be unable to cut to 266 lbs. Yahoo's Kevin Iole reports that Hunt, who started his training camp at 340 lbs, is presently 284 lbs read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has released Francis Carmont. From his official Facebook page: "I announce that after 6 win and 3 defeat, I am no longer a UFC fighter. However it is with determination that I will continue my career in combat sports. A friend told me, after my loss against Thales, " You will come to understand it is the best thing that could've happen for your career, it'll make you stronger." At that moment i did not quiet understand, and after reflecting i came to auto-cri read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Leonardo Santos returned to the win column on Saturday night in Brasilia, Brazil, but his victory over fellow The Ultimate Fighter winner Efrain Escudero was tougher than he expected. The Nova Uniao lightweight didn’t look well during Friday’s official weigh-ins at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium, and after his unanimous decision victory he told MMA Fighting that he barely slept the night before he stepped on the scale. "I had cramps all night and couldn’t sleep, that was a big i read news >>

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This Saturday, former Top 10 welterweight Paulo Thiago is likely fighting to keep his spot on the UFC's roster. Likely Cut With a Loss Paulo Thiago (15-7, 5-7 UFC) - Thiago made a big splash in the division with finishes of Josh Koscheck and Mike Swick, wins which saw him rocket up the rankings. That seems like ages ago, though; Thiago hasn't won consecutive fights in four years, and his record since then is 2-6. It'd be a shock if his UFC career could withstand another loss. Possibly Cut With a read news >>

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