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UFC lightweight competitor Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed that he expects to be cleared to fight in March. With the lightweight division quickly shaping up to be one of the most exciting divisions of the coming year, eager fans can expect to see Khabib Nurmagomedov return to the cage within the coming six months. The 26-year-old, who suffered a torn meniscus ahead of a targeted match-up against Donald Cerrone, revealed on his Instagram page that his doctors have predicted a March return to the oct read news >>

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Nothing like a little optimism. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Tim Kennedy, who suffered a technical knockout loss to Yoel Romero at the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) in Las Vegas (full results here), is unlikely to have the decision overturned to a "no contest." Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director Bob Bennett talks to MMA Fighting: "The likelihood of an appeal being overturned is very slim. I'm read news >>

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The UFC is expecting the January bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva to go ahead without issue despite Diaz's recent DUI arrest. UFC 183 is expected to be headlined by a bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva. It's a big fight in a way that very few UFC bouts are these days, and one the UFC would hate to lose off its schedule. That's why the news of Nick Diaz's recent arrest for DUI, which then led to eight charges--including what appears to be a second DUI incident--was of such concern read news >>

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Douglas Lima has yet to defend his welterweight championship, and he expects to do it early next year. "The Phenom", who won the vacant 170-pound title with a second-round TKO victory over Rick Hawn in April, is currently dealing with small injuries and won’t be able to put his title on the line in 2014. "I think I will only fight again in January or February," Lima told MMAFighting.com. Lima, a two-time welterweight tournament winner in Bellator, is currently riding a five-fight winning streak, read news >>

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SAITAMA, Japan – UFC Vice President of International Business Development Joe Carr confirmed to MMAjunkie that the promotion expects to hold 3-4 events in Asia next year, but further plans are still up in the air. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Although Johny Hendricks is ready to defend his title, the UFC’s end-of-year pay-per-view schedule is pushing back his expected rematch with No. 1 contender Robbie Lawler.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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UFC lightweight competitor Khabib Nurmagomedov discusses the rehabilitation process on his right knee as well as his intention to face Anthony Pettis in the near future. read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre won't make his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) until he can recapture the "fire" to compete again following last year's hasty departure from combat sports. And then there's that pesky drug test thing. But those closest to "Rush" believe it's a matter of when -- not if -- the French-Canadian phenom makes his way back to the Octagon. That includes head coach Firas Zahabi, who is routinely hounded over the wherea read news >>

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With a new head honcho at Bellator MMA, additions are coming to all of the promotion’s weight classes. Bellator President Scott Coker already has bolstered the roster with veterans of the now-defunct Strikeforce.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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MACAU – UFC President Dana White believes a long-rumored deal with Gina Carano is eminent, but he won’t have a final answer until the first week of September.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

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Featherweight Mark Dickman expects he’ll take a big step in his career if he’s able to beat UFC vet Justin Lawrence on Friday at RFA 17. Perhaps, he wonders, he’ll receive a contract offer from the industry-leader UFC.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured Videos, News, (...) read news >>

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