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UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez injured his knee during training and has been forced to withdraw from his title defense against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, officials announced on Wednesday. read news >>

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Walt Harris may have been cut from the UFC following back-to-back losses in the organization, but he'll make his return to the world's leading MMA promotion on November 8th when he faces Soa Palelei at UFC Fight Night 55. The UFC made the news official on Monday. Harris, 31, lost his only two UFC bouts before being cut in January of this year. Harris dropped his UFC debut to Jared Rosholt in November of 2013 via unanimous decision and was stopped in less than minute by Nikita Krylov at UFC on FO read news >>

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While reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo still has to get through Chad Mendes at UFC 179 this weekend in Brazil (more on that here), he still hasn't forgotten about the time lightweight champion Anthony Pettis challenged him to a 145-pound "super fight" -- only to later back out. Perhaps if "Showtime" can get past Gilbert Melendez in December, the Aldo vs. Pettis chatter can regain some momentum. Unless, of course, a certain "Notorious" Irishman crashes read news >>

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As he prepares to face Brad Pickett, Chico Camus has returned to Roufusport MMA Academy, home of UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis and ONE FC welterweight kingpin Ben Askren.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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When Gennady Golovkin enters the ring Saturday to face Marco Antonio Rubio, it now amounts to a non-title catchweight bout. read news >>

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UFC veteran Brandon Vera is set to return on Dec. 5, when he takes on URCC heavyweight champion Igor Subora at ONE FC: Warriors Way. read news >>

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Bellator veteran Mike Richman will kick off Bellator's big Nov. 15 main card against former UFC fighter Nam Phan in a bantamweight fight. Bellator announced the bout on Friday night during the telecast of Bellator 129. The 29-year old Minnesota native Richman has been with Bellator since his 2012 victory over Chris Horodecki. "The Marine" is coming off a knockout victory over Ed West at Bellator 126 in September, and has gone 6-4 overall with the promotion in two years. Phan -- who fought eight read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pioneer and longtime face of jiu-jitsu, Royce Gracie, caused a minor disturbance in the force when he announced last week that Bellator MMA acquired his services as mixed martial arts (MMA) brand ambassador. But it was not an attack on UFC. Instead, it was a major combat sports promotion recognizing his value and using the Gracie name to help break new ground in what is quickly becoming a crowded marketplace, thanks to the growth of rival promotions like Worl read news >>

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Originally scheduled to face each other in August, the welterweight battle fans have been waiting for will land in Las Vegas on January 31, as Thiago Alves continues his comeback against Jordan Mein read news >>

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It looks like a new, familiar face will be welcoming fans to the UFC in the not to distant future. One of the most notable changes to come out of the UFC's massive schedule increase is the expansion of the announcing crew. What was, for years, a one man team of Bruce Buffer only just recently expanded to include Andy Friedlander for their European events. Unfortunately for Buffer, that still leaves upwards of 40 events that need the "veteran voice of the octagon." To help lighten the load just a read news >>

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English heavyweight James Thompson has been forced to withdraw from Friday’s Bellator MMA card due to an unspecified injury, the organization announced on Sunday. read news >>

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