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A middleweight match up between former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nate Marquardt and Brad Tavares has been added to the UFC 182 fight card on Jan. 3. read news >>

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It’s strange to think of UFC 179 as a must-win situation for Phil Davis. Theoretically, Davis is still in the thick of his fighting prime. He’s a respectable 12-2-1 and continues to hang around the UFC’s light heavyweight Top 10. Before April’s decision loss to a resurgent Anthony Johnson, he hadn’t tasted defeat in more than two years, and his three-fight win streak included a victory over former champion Lyoto Machida. Nonetheless, Davis’ Saturday showdown with Glover Teixeira feels steeped in read news >>

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A middleweight fight between Nate Marquardt and Brad Tavares has been added to UFC 182 on Jan. 3 in Las Vegas. The fight was first reported by Las Vegas Review Journal, and was confirmed by Tavares on Twitter. Marquardt snapped a three-fight skid with a submission victory over James Te Huna in the main event of UFC Fight Night 43 this past June. Tavares has lost two straight fights, including a second-round KO loss to Tim Boetsch at UFC Fight Night 47 this past August. UFC light heavyweight cham read news >>

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Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo will try again to make his UFC debut, moving up to bantamweight to face Dustin Kimura at UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Dan Miller will finally make his return to the Octagon. After a 1-1 run in the welterweight division, Miller will move back to 185 pounds to face TUF: Brazil’s Daniel Sarafian at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20. The promotion officially announced the match-up on Thursday. Miller (14-7, 1 no-contest) decided to cut down to 170 pounds after winning five of his 10 UFC bouts as a middleweight. Miller made his welterweight debut in 2012, tapping Ricardo Funch with a guillotine choke read news >>

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will return to the Octagon with a fight against Mitch Gagnon on Dec. 20, officials announced on Wednesday evening. read news >>

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A bantamweight clash between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera has been added to UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas, Nev., according to UFC officials Wednesday night. Both fighters have verbally agreed to the matchup.Faber has won five of his past six fights, including a victory over Alex Caceres via submission (rear-naked choke) at UFC 175 this past July. Rivera is 3-1 (with one no-contest) in his past five fights. He lost via unanimous decision to Takeya Mazugaki at UFC 173 on May 24, 2014.Johny H read news >>

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Former M-1 lightweight champ Jose Figueroa now has an opponent for Titan FC 31, his management company, MMA United Sports Entertainment Group, today told MMAjunkie.Filed under: News read news >>

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On paper, Matt Baker, who faces Cody Krahn in a preliminary fight on Saturday's World Series of Fighting 14 show in Edmonton, Alberta, looks to have his back against the wall. Yet, that's nothing compared with two situations he was put in a few months back.Baker (10-7) is 0-3 in WSOF competition, but in his last fight, he took one for the team. Usually a middleweight, he moved up two weight classes to face a huge heavyweight in former UFC fighter Tim Hague. Baker and Hague each had their opponen read news >>

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Top Japanese prospect Yuta Sasaki faces fellow Asian MMA staple Leandro Issa at UFC Fight Night 58 this December. After a highly impressive UFC debut in Macau, Yuta Sasaki (18-1-2) now has his 2nd Octagon appearance set for December 20th. As officials announced, the 25-year-old Japanese prospect will face a fellow staple of Asian MMA scene in Leandro Issa (12-4) at UFC Fight Night 58. The card will be held in Barueri, Brazil, and will be headlined by a middleweight bout between Lyoto Machida and read news >>

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After live tweeting a standoff with Orange County Sheriff and SWAT officers on Thursday, former Strikeforce and UFC middleweight Jason Miller is being held in Orange County Jail on $200,000 bail. The Orange County Sheriff's Department provided an update on Friday, noting that "Mayhem's" latest off the wall antics netted him four criminal charges. At approximately 10:00 a.m. this morning, deputies attempted to serve the outstanding arrest warrant on Miller in the driveway of the residence located read news >>

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