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  • 13 days ago
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Hide your ducks, Phillipe Nover is back in town. The lightheaded Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 8 standout, who is perhaps best remembered for being tagged "the next Anderson Silva," will make his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) return -- as a featherweight -- when he steps into the cage against Yui Chul Nam. Where and when? At the upcoming UFC Fight Night 65: "Edgar vs. Faber" mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for Sat., May 16, 2015 on FOX Sports 1 from inside the SM Mall of Asia Arena in read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Since launching in 2011, the largest mixed martial arts organization in Asia has been known as One Fighting Championship. But as of this week, the promotion will now be known simply as One Championship. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back with episode three of its "Embedded" video blog series for the UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. For episodes one and two click here and here. For this latest offering, Nick Diaz is grilled by the combat sports media about his whereabouts, Anderson Silva gets chummy with "Prelims" attraction Sara McMann, co-headliner Tyro read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

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