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After suffering back-to-back defeats at heavyweight, a change in scenery might not be a bad idea. Will "Big Brown" soon be known as "Kinda Big Brown?" Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Brendan Schaub may rocking a slimmer physique and trading punches against the best light heavyweights around in his next outing, according to a report from UFC Tonight. Schaub, who has dropped two straight in the land of the big men, is considered cutting down to the 205-pound division per read news >>

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Brendan Schaub has been a heavyweight in the UFC for over five years now, but reports say that he's now considering a drop to the 205-pound division. In other weight classes, fighters sometimes hit a rough patch and decide to drop a division. When you're a lightweight on a losing streak, cutting 10 pounds might not seem like the hardest decision in the world. As a heavyweight though, cutting 40 pounds could seem like a daunting task. But it appears to be a decision that UFC heavyweight Brendan S read news >>

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While Antonio Silva continued his drop down the UFC heavyweight rankings, a pair of unlikely winners from Sunday's Fight Night in Porto Alegre found themselves in the top 15. The wave of underdog wins at UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir shook up the latest rankings in a big way. Antonio Silva is no longer a top 10 heavyweight, while Marion Reneau is a top 10 women's bantamweight and Frankie Saenz is top 15 in men's bantamweight. Michael Johnson went from outside the top 10 of lightweight to just read news >>

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With a single split-decision defeat as the only blemish on his professional record, some might be surprised to see Jason Sampson dropping from bantamweight to make his flyweight debut at Legacy FC 38.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey tells MMAWeekly.com content partner Yahoo Sports the way to combat PEDs is to drop the hammer on users. read news >>

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First came the news that Glover Teixeira needed to drop out of his Feb. 22 fight against Rashad Evans. Then came the info, dropped almost as an aside by UFC president Dana White after UFC 183, that Evans is hurt, too. The former UFC light heavyweight champion has been out of action since he defeated Chael Sonnen at UFC 167. An injury to his right knee caused him to pull out of a planned fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 170, which led to the infamous substitution of Patrick Cummins in his place. read news >>

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After flirting with the idea last month, Sergio Pettis will officially be dropping to flyweight to kick of 2015. And on Tuesday, the UFC announced his first fight in the lighter weight class will come against Ryan Benoit. The two will meet at UFC 185, which takes place on March 14 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Once again, Sergio will fight on the same card as his older brother, Anthony Pettis, who is headlining UFC 185 against Rafael dos Anjos. Sergio Pettis is coming off a unani read news >>

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At a Nevada Athletic Commission hearing in September, a contrite Jon Jones apologized for his media day brawl with Daniel Cormier. read news >>

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Jon "Bones" Jones was not dropped by Nike following his infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier at the MGM Grand Hotel after all. Speaking on a UFC 182 conference call Monday evening, Jones talked about the events leading up to his release from Nike and subsequent signing with Reebok, dropping a bombshell in saying that Nike did not officially "drop" him. The split was mutual, and it was imminent months before the events that took place inside the MGM. Jones originally told the Nevada Athletic Commis read news >>

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Three months ago, Jon Jones told the Nevada State Athletic Commission he had lost an endorsement deal with Nike as the result of an infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Jon Jones told the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) in September that he lost his endorsement deal with Nike due to his infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier during a press event in August. Jones admitted Monday that wasn't exactly true. "When I was in front of the commission, I definitely worded it wrong," Jones said on a UFC 182 media conference call. "Nike did not drop me because of that fight and I kind of owe an apology to Nike for saying they dropped me because of the fight. They actually did read news >>

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Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Gunnar Nelson suffered the first defeat of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career when he came up short against Rick Story at the UFC Fight Night 53 event last October in Stockholm, Sweden. Following the loss, there was dialog from armchair experts about how well "Gunni" will continue to perform against the top half of the 170-pound contender list (see it here), considering the ease in which the grappling ace can hit the welterweight l read news >>

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PHOENIX -- Drew Dober talks about the retirement of opponent Jamie Varner at UFC on FOX 13, feeling Varner relax after a failed lateral drop, wanting to be patient, not being the crowd favorite in his hometown, and more. read news >>

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Shinya Aoki doesn't want to give up his ONE FC lightweight title, but would drop to 145 pounds for a "super fight" with bantamweight champ Bibiano Fernandes. read news >>

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