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It sounds like Jon Jones' next title defense may have a date. Looks like the turnaround time for the champ won't be too long, as the UFC is looking to book Jon Jones for his next title defense, against Anthony Johnson, and the likely date is UFC 187. Dana White recently appeared on the Jim Rome Show, on CBS Radio. While there he said that the UFC would like to get Jones back in the Octagon in May. Obviously, that's not an official, set in stone date, but UFC 187 on May 23rd is the only PPV that read news >>

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Jon Jones’ light heavyweight title defense against newly-minted No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson will likely take place at a UFC event in May. read news >>

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Reigning Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Pitbull talks about last week's grueling title defense vs. Daniel Straus, as well as his upcoming bout with Georgi Karakhanyan. While UFC #1 contender Conor McGregor was the most talked about featherweight over the past week, Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire had his own big fight against Daniel Straus last Friday. In what was Pitbull's first title defense, the Brazilian pulled off a 4th round rear-naked choke of Straus in a fight f read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw previews his UFC 186 title defense against Renan Barao. read news >>

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ONE FC returns to Manila on April 24 with a card that will be headlined by one of the promotion’s biggest stars, as Ben Askren makes the first defense of his welterweight title. read news >>

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Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima announced Tuesday morning that he has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled Bellator 134 title defense against Paul Daley after suffering an injury in training. "I'm again devastated to announce but I did get injured again in camp," tweeted Lima. "Recovery is just 4-6 weeks, I should be able to fight April or May." The news marks yet another setback for Lima (26-5), a dangerous and well-regarded finisher who has been relegated to the sidelines sin read news >>

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Carla Esparza's first UFC women's strawweight title defense will be made in Dallas, Texas at UFC 185 on March 14th. After a full season of exposure on The Ultimate Fighter on Fox Sports 1, the women's 115 lbs division's second championship fight will be on the co-main event of a UFC PPV. Formally announced by the UFC this evening, strawweight champion Carla Esparza will go up against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 185 in Dallas on March 14th. The champ @CarlaEsparza1 defends her title for the first t read news >>

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Carla Esparza will make her first UFC strawweight title defense against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 185” on March 14. read news >>

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March 14th's stacked UFC 185 card in Dallas is now a championship doubleheader as Carla Esparza defends her UFC strawweight title for the first time against Poland's Joanna Jedrzejczyk... read news >>

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Heading into his UFC 181 welterweight title defense, rumors abounded that then-champion Johny Hendricks was going through a brutal weight cut. The gossip seemed confirmed when Hendricks appeared gaunt getting on the scale for the fight's weigh-in, and further reinforced when he seemed a step slow in losing his title to Robbie Lawler in a tight split decision. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, we found out just how bad Hendricks' weight cut went: In the fight's aftermath, Hendricks pondered re read news >>

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Anthony Pettis is focused on his upcoming title defense with Rafael dos Anjos. But with Khabib Nurmagomedov lurking in the background, “Showtime” admits the Dagestani’s constant lurking is getting a little tiresome.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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UFC women's strawweight champion Carla Esparza spoke with the media about her life as a UFC champion, winning The Ultimate Fighter and her first opponent, Joanna Jedrzejczyk. read news >>

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On Tuesday, just days removed from his dominant title defense against former Olympian Daniel Cormier, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones surprised many in the MMA community by checking himself into a drug rehabilitation clinic. The move came after a December 4, 2014 drug screening by the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed benzoylecgonine, the primary metabolite of cocaine. While the UFC issued a short statement, little is known about how the promotion intends to proceed or what will read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Immediately after his eighth title defense, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones showed no signs of warming to rival Daniel Cormier.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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