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  • 12 days ago
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Frankie Edgar has dropped down from the 155-pound division to compete at featherweight, while Urijah Faber will be abandoning the 135-pound weight class -- albeit temporarily -- to meet him there. The former champions have been paired off for a UFC Fight Night 66 main event, which takes place on May 15, 2015 at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines, airing stateside on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 (more on their five-round headliner here). In anticipation of their 145-pound showdown, "T read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Nik Lentz has thrived since he dropped to the UFC featherweight division in August 2012. But he believes he’ll show his latest wrinkle on Saturday.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Miesha Tate bounced back from getting dropped in the first round to take a majority decision win in her UFC 183 bout against Sara McMann. Miesha Tate showed a lot of heart in her UFC 183 bout with Sara McMann, coming back from a rough start to take a majority decision victory. The judges had it 29-28, 29-27, and 28-28 in favor of the underdog. McMann came out with purpose, beating Tate up with hard punches and pressing the action. She then clubbed her with a big right that sent Tate to the mat. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Controversy? Having dropped four of his last five matches at Light Heavyweight, timeless Dan Henderson, 44, returned to Middleweight for the first time in five years tonight (Sat., Jan. 24, 2015) against Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14, which took place inside Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Looking to avoid back-to-back losses for the first time in his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career, Mousasi was also motivated to get back in the win column, but only one of t read news >>

  • a month ago
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BOSTON – Shortly after Lorenz Larkin dropped John Howard, he looked over to ask whether the ref had seen enough violence for one fight. He hadn’t, so Larkin gave him a little more.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has dropped its plan to implement a year-round drug testing program for its fighters. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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The legal complaint filed against UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson has been dismissed. Is a fight with Alexander Gustafsson in the offing? read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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When Tyrone Spong and Gokhan Saki dropped to light-heavyweight, Danyo Ilunga found himself dislodged from the division's number one spot. Saki subsequently beat Spong to take the vacant GLORY world light-heavyweight title; Ilunga's annoyance peaked. This Friday he takes part in the GLORY 18 Light-Heavyweight Tournament. If he wins the four-man contest, he gets the chance to square off with Saki and try to recover top-dog status. Not so long ago, Danyo Ilunga (56-5, 44 KO's) was consider the best read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Blue chip prospect Mizuki Inoue dropped a split decision to Invicta newcomer Karolina Kowalkiewicz on last weekend's Invicta FC 9 event. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch analyzes the safety-first mentality that sowed the seeds of Inoue's defeat. November 1st was, unlike most Saturdays, a UFC-less evening, perhaps to give poor, haggard hardcore fans of MMA a chance to rest up before yet another UFC double-header next weekend. But, for those depraved souls who simply cannot enjoy a weekend read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Josh Burkham suggested on Twitter that he threw his 2013 fight with Steve Carl so that he could get out of his World Series of Fighting contract. Josh Burkman's return to the UFC wasn't a huge surprise, he had gone 9-2 since his 2008 release from the promotion. It was that he was thrust into fight with a top ten fighter in Hector Lombard that caught many off guard. Among those who had something to say about the matchmaking was Ben Askren, who tweeted, "Get beat up by Steve Carl then get to fight read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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HALIFAX – Elias Theodorou dropped back to his natural welterweight division on Saturday, and looked impressive in his return. See the highlights inside.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Jon Jones dropped a bit of a bombshell at today’s NSAC hearing: His role in an infamous August brawl with Daniel Cormier has cost him a “six-figure” sponsorship with Nike. Check out how he mourned it.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Though one Long Islander dropped off UFC 181 this week, another one has joined the Dec. 6 event. TUF 19 middleweight winner Eddie "Truck" Gordon will meet Josh Samman at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Newsday reported the bout Tuesday. Gordon (8-1) will return to the venue at which he won TUF 19. He knocked out Dhiego Lima in just 1:11 to claim the TUF title in July. The 26-year old Samman (10-3) was a TUF 17 semifinalist, losing to eventual winner Kelvin Gastelum. His last fight was a second-r read news >>

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