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Even as the UFC light heavyweight champion finds himself mired in the flat spin of a drug scandal, the division rolls on around him. Saturday's UFC on Fox 14 features two potentially meaningful 205-pound scraps. Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson battle for likely No. 1 contender status, while perennial contenders Ryan Bader and Phil Davis continue to search for the signature win that will put them on the fast track. In addition, all-time great Dan Henderson returns to the middleweight div read news >>

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After initial plans fell through, Gabi Garcia has a new MMA debut scheduled. A few months back, Gabi Gacia announced that she would be making her debut in MMA. The plan was to appear on Real 1 MMA's debut card, in Differ Ariake Arena alongside fellow BJJ ace and MMA debutee, Kron Gracie. Unfortunately, and apparently unbeknownst to Garcia, Real 1 was planning on booking her against 135 lb, 42-year old Megumi Yabushita, who has a long history of facing much much larger competition. When news of t read news >>

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Carla Esparza has a date and an opponent for her first defense of the UFC strawweight title belt. Esparza will co-main event UFC 185 opposite Joanna Jedrzejczyk on March 14 in Dallas. The bout was announced on UFC Tonight on Wednesday. The talented American wrestler captured the inaugural title by winning The Ultimate Fighter Season 20. On the show she defeated Angela Hill, Tecia Torres and Jessica Penne to earn her spot in the finals against Rose Namajunas. The former Invicta FC champion domina read news >>

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Ashlee Evans-Smith has a date with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday, and she didn't even know about it until late this week. Evans-Smith allegedly tested positive for diuretics following her loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. The NAC sent her a letter to notify her of the charge, but mailed it to her old address, Evans-Smith's manager told MMAFighting.com. Evans-Smith is in New York doing seminars and only found out about the news Wednesday. McLeish said h read news >>

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Following a strong December that saw the fourth most-watched UFC FIGHT NIGHT on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday, Dec. 20, the momentum continued into January. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The former WWE star took the stage for the UFC 182 fan Q&A on Friday afternoon (Jan. 2, 2015) and was welcomed to the combat sports fold by drunk MMA fans. Phil "CM Punk" Brooks had the mic for today's traditional UFC Q&A session that normally precedes the weigh-ins on the evening before fight night. In this case, Brooks was talking shop with fans in town for UFC 182 (watch the replay here). The questions were asked from a largely alcohol-fueled contingent. And to his credit, Punk rolled with th read news >>

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The long-rumored GLORY 19 event finally has a confirmed date and location. It takes place in February and has a heavyweight title clash in the headline slot, with support from a Welterweight Contender Tournament and an as-yet unconfirmed co-main event. GLORY 19 will take place on Friday, February 6 in Virginia, USA, the organization confirmed on Tuesday. Rico Verhoeven's long-rumored title defense against Errol ‘The Bonecrusher' Zimmerman is in the headline slot as expected. A four-man Welterwei read news >>

  • a month ago
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Glory World Series announced the date for its next event Monday morning in a press release. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar doesn't care what you think about him. And for that matter, neither does fellow WWE import CM Punk, who expects to make his Octagon debut in late 2015 after signing a multi-fight contract just last month (more on that here). Punk -- real name Phil Brooks -- was a guest on ESPN's "MMA Live" (right after this pit stop) talking all things mixed martial arts (MMA), as well as the "misconceptions" about his preparedness for combat sports. Watch it all unfo read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – As a former Invicta FC strawweight champion, Carla Esparza is no stranger to big fights and tough challengers. But she believes Rosa Namajunas may just be the best fighter she’s ever faced.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Paige VanZant may only have one fight in the UFC to date, but it sounds like she has a good idea of who she'd like to fight next. Practically every fighter has that one loss they'd love to get back, where they felt that things just didn't fall into place, didn't go the way they were supposed to. For young strawweight prospect Paige VanZant, it sounds like she's already found the fight she wants to make right. She's gunning for a rematch against her first, and only, pro defeat, TUF 20 competitor read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Less than two weeks after announcing the entire 2015 calendar, the UFC has already shelved their anticipated return to London in February. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The fans were still filing out of London's O2 Arena after Alexander Gustafsson's TKO of Jimi Manuwa back on March 8 when the UFC announced it's next date in the city: Feb. 28, 2015. Of course, Feb. 28 is now the landing date for UFC 184 in Los Angeles, with the double bill of Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort and Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano atop the bill. Since the LA date was announced, U.K. fans have been asking what this means for the planned event in London. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hou read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS - UFC middlweight champion Chris Weidman can't sugar-coat it: He's nervous Vitor Belfort isn't going to make it to their Feb. 28 date at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. In order to get his shot at the undefeated Weidman's title, Belfort will have to pass random, unannounced drug tests. The first of these were administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission a couple weeks back, the results of which have yet to be revealed (Nevada is testing even though the bout is in California becaus read news >>

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