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Conor McGregor continued his climb up the UFC featherweight rankings with his dismantling of Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night in Boston last Sunday. The latest UFC rankings release was all about the featherweight division. Conor McGregor's defeat of Dennis Siver on Sunday earned him a title shot and another bump up the top 5, while Siver was removed from the top 10. Dustin Poirier's decision to move back to lightweight will likely see him continue to move down the ladder until he's completely unr read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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What does one do when they win their first UFC bonus? Buy a $1,000 sundae, of course. Duh. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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LAS VEGAS - In part due to the Cung Le testing fiasco, the UFC has dropped its plan to implement its own out-of-competition drug testing. Instead, the company will donate money to state athletic commissions in order to enable them to conduct the year-round, random testing, UFC president Dana White told reporters on Thursday. "What we'll do is we'll help fund it so they can do better drug testing, more drug testing," White said. "They can handle it. They're the regulators." White used the example read news >>

  • a month ago
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BARUERI, Brazil – Renato Carneiro showed early on that he had the quicker hands and the sharper striking in his matchup against Tom Niinimaki. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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PHOENIX – Joanna Jedrzejczyk threw a major wrench in the UFC’s plans with an upset decision over Claudia Gadelha. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Tito Ortiz took the honors in his grudge match with Stephan Bonnar, while Will Brooks dropped the interim designation from his championship. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Vitor Miranda will have to cut weight for his next bout under the UFC banner. The Team Nogueira fighter, who came up short against Antonio Carlos Junior at The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 heavyweight final in May, will cut down to 185 pounds for his clash against RFA middleweight champion Jake Collier at UFC Fight Night 58 on Dec. 20 in Brazil. MMAFighting.com confirmed the match-up with sources close to the situation following a report from MMA Junkie. Miranda (9-4) entered the UFC reality show read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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David Michaud will drop from welterweight to 155 pounds to meet Garett Whiteley at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Get up to date with the latest in the Asian MMA scene. Here's a round up of news coming from the Asian MMA scene: The Ultimate Fighter: China Featherweight Finalist, Yang Jianping competed (once again) outside the UFC. After a terrible performance at the TUF Finale where he lost an uneventful decision against Ning Guangyou, the popular Chinese star rebounded at Kunlun 11 in Macau this past weekend. He defeated yet another over matched opponent in Yi-Sak Kim by decision.There's no word on whether read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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STOCKHOLM – One solid right hand was all it took for Mairbek Taisumov to plant Marcin Bandel on the mat early on in the first round. After a couple follow-up punches sealed the deal, Taisumov (22-5 MMA, 2-1 UFC) had himself a quick TKO win at 61 seconds into the (...) read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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STOCKHOLM – Ernest Chavez’s drops from lightweight to featherweight did little to help him with the strong fists of Zubaira Tukhugov.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Thiago Silva, the former UFC light heavyweight contender who was arrested in early-February and subsequently cut from the UFC, is once again a free man. A Florida judge dropped all charges levied against Silva stemming from an alleged altercation with Silva's estranged wife, Thaysa Kamiji, and her partner, Pablo Popovitch, outside of Popovitch's mixed martial arts school in Fort Lauderdale, MMAFighting.com confirmed on Thursday following an initial report by TMZ. Silva was arrested on February 6 read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Jerrod Sanders is dropping two weight classes, from lightweight to bantamweight, for his next UFC bout.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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BANGOR, Maine – Ross Pearson refused to let judges get involved in his fight with Gray Maynard, stopping the two-time lightweight title challenger with a well-timed combination in the second round.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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