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STOCKHOLM – In a dominant – if unspectacular – performance, Mirsad Bektic mopped the mat with Irish newcomer Paul Redmond.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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With a dominant performance against UFC veteran Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, Conor McGregor earned a shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Although McGregor was only ranked No. 5 among 145-pound contenders heading into his bout on Sunday, he's already done enough to earn a spot in a championship bout only five contests into his UFC career. It doesn't hurt him that all the contenders ranked above him have already lost to Aldo. Now considered the biggest threat to Aldo's belt, McGregor' read news >>

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Following Conor McGregor’s dominant win over Dennis Siver in Boston on Sunday, fighters took to Twitter to react to the Irishman earning a title shot. read news >>

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BOSTON – It was far from a dominant victory, but Gleison Tibau did just enough to edge out Norman Parke in a workmanlike effort over the course of three close rounds.Filed under: News, UFC 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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With his failed Welterweight experiment a not-so-distant memory, Nate Marquardt looked to continue building his Middleweight momentum tonight (Sat., Jan. 3, 2015) against Brad Tavares at UFC 182, which took place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. And he failed again. Tavares looked to establish his presence early taking the center of the Octagon and taking the fight to Marquardt. To keep him at distance, Marquardt fired off inside leg kicks as the pair attempted to figure out e read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Marion Reneau battered Alexis Dufresne in a fight that should have been stopped before time expired.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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In the aftermath of his dominant unanimous decision victory over Nate Diaz at UFC on Fox 13, Rafael dos Anjos was the recipient of some very good news. read news >>

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On a heavyweight-centric main card, lightweight contenders Rafael dos Anjos and Nate Diaz took part in the UFC on Fox 13 co-main event. A much-anticipated match-up between Rafael dos Anjos and Nate Diaz was changed to a catchweight after Diaz failed to make weight on Friday, but it still had plenty of importance pertaining to the lightweight division. It was a huge opportunity for the Brazilian to make another splash and state his case for a title shot, while the much-scrutinized character that read news >>

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In the end, it was perhaps too much, too soon for Rose Namajunas. They came to the cage as opposite portraits. Namajunas was all bounce and intensity, singing along with Young MC and generally looking like someone who came to Las Vegas to complete her journey. Carla Esparza, who perhaps won walkout song of the decade by strolling to the cage to the dulcet tones of "Harvester of Sorrows" by Metallica, looked calm and perhaps even a little scared. It was as though the moment had gotten to her and read news >>

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When Johny Hendricks heard his name announced as the new UFC welterweight champion following his battle with Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 back in March, he fell to his knees under the weight of the moment. The former two-time NCAA Division I national champion wrestler turned MMA powerhouse had just come through a five-round war with a resurgent slugger turned contender—four of which he did without the use of his left arm due to a torn bicep—and now had 12 pounds of championship gold around his waist read news >>

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With a dominant win over Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar is back in the running for a shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Although Edgar has only made three appearances since losing to Aldo in February 2013, he's stopped Swanson and BJ Penn in back-to-back outings. The Answer also arguably came closer to dethroning Aldo than any other UFC title challenger. Could this victory over Swanson be enough to get Edgar back into the pound-for-pound rankings? Here are the latest off read news >>

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Frankie Edgar polished off his dominant performance over Cub Swanson with a flourish, scoring the latest finish in UFC history with a fifth-round neck crank which, with just four seconds remaining, coaxed a quick tap from Swanson in what had already become an overwhelmingly lopsided main event in Austin, Texas at UFC Fight Night 57. "Dana (White), you said you'd be watching. I hope you like what you see," an elated Edgar (18-4-1) said afterward. "I'm coming for that belt. Whether you give it to read news >>

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