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He may not be as brash as a certain UFC featherweight from Ireland, but bantamweight Chris “The Real Deal” Beal is just as confident in his abilities inside the Octagon as Conor McGregor is. read news >>

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Countdown to Curran vs. Pitbull 2 Bellator MMA Pat Curran defends his featherweight strap against Patricio Freire on Friday night at Bellator 123. Take a look inside the minds of both fighters as they prepare for their rematch with the full episode of “Countdown to Curran-Pitbull II” above. read news >>

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Isao Kobayashi is one of only a handful of top Japanese fighters to remain out of the clutches of the top promotions and the current lightweight King of Pancrase will be making his featherweight debut when he takes on Takeshi Inoue at VTJ 6th. read news >>

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao saw opportunity slip through his fingertips Friday, as just 24 hours before a title rematch with T.J. Dillashaw, he passed out from a bad weight cut and was unceremoniously removed from the fight. However, Barao's coach and manager, Andre Pederneiras, told Combate the whole incident was the result of one bad, freak mishap and not because his star client cuts too much weight to make the 135-pound weight limit, per a translation by Guilherme Cruz of MMA read news >>

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Renan Barao's coach Andre Pederneiras revealed that Renan Barao will not need to move to featherweight following his UFC 177 fiasco. While the UFC 177 fight card was not a complete disaster, it did no favours for former champion Renan Barao, who's weight cutting fiasco forced a late change in the main event and left him without a paycheque. Speaking with Combate, Barao's coach Andre Pederneiras opened up on all aspects of the incident, including the weight-cutting process, why he was removed fro read news >>

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The No. 6- Ranked Featherweight Makes Her North American Debut This Year. Newport Beach, Calif. (August 27, 2014) - The roster additions continue for Bellator as the promotion has added the #6 ranked featherweight in the world as Annalisa Bucci (7-3) has joined Bellator and will compete in the United States for the first time in her career. "I feel extremely honored, excited and thankful to be part of the first group of females, fighting for Scott Coker in the new Bellator MMA Women's Division," read news >>

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Featherweight prospect Herbert Burns will enter the One FC cage for the third time on Friday, facing off against Hiroshige Tanaka at One FC 19 in Dubai, and he doesn’t want to lose time. The jiu-jitsu expert, who is the younger brother of UFC fighter Gilbert Burns, made quick work of Edward Kelly in his promotional debut in 2013, and defeated longtime MMA veteran Harris Sarmiento earlier this year to go 3-0 in MMA. He wants to add another submission win to his record, eyeing the One FC gold next read news >>

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Max Holloway will bounce back quickly.The featherweight, who scored a TKO win over Clay Collard last weekend in Tulsa, has replaced an injured Chan Sung Jung and will face Akira Corassani on Oct. 4 in Stockholm.Holloway (10-3) has won three straight fights.Corassani (12-4, 1 no-contest) has won three of his past five fights, but dropped his last outing via second-round TKO to Dustin Poirier at the TUF: Nations Finale on April 16.Gunnar Nelson will face Rick Story in a welterweight match in the m read news >>

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Bellator on Wednesday it announced the latest addition to its new women’s featherweight roster: Italy’s Annalisa Bucci.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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UFC featherweight Brian Ortega has issue an apology following his positive drug test result for Drostanolone, an anabolic steroid, following UFC on FOX 12. read news >>

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is not a pay-per-view king, so he decided to spice things up heading to his rematch with Chad Mendes at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25. The Nova Uniao fighter shoved Mendes during a media day at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday. But when they had to face off again in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, nothing happened. Speaking to the local media during a media day in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, Aldo explained that his actions were a way to promo read news >>

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