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Recently cut from the UFC, Steven Siler has quickly found a new home for the next phase in his MMA career. Titan FC has built itself a very respectable roster considering they have to compete with Bellator, World Series of Fighting, and other comparable organizations for talent. Their latest batch of signings is headlined by a familiar face to TUF 14 viewers and the featherweight division. Steven Siler (23-13), just coming off of his release from the UFC earlier this month, is one of 2 ex-UFC fi read news >>

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UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes will get his second crack at champion Jose Aldo at UFC 179 this evening, but that doesn't mean he hasn't been listening to the banter of rising star Conor McGregor. During Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight, Money said he actually looks forward to a showdown with The Notorious sooner than later. Mendes on @TheNotoriousMMA: "The guy's a joke. I look at him and see dollar signs. I'm gonna get paid big time, I'm gonna smash the dude." — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonig read news >>

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Many fans are excited about the UFC 179 main event featuring featherweight champion Jose Aldo defending the title against Chad Mendes, but the entire fight card for Saturday’s pay-per-view is worth watching. With Glover Teixeira going to battle against Phil Davis in the light heavyweight division and Darren Elkins and Lucas Martins fighting each other at featherweight to impress UFC officials, the undercard bouts could be just as entertaining as the main event. Here is the entire UFC 179 fight c read news >>

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UFC featherweight competitor Conor McGregor discusses his upcoming match-up against Dennis Siver in January. Once Conor McGregor signs a contract to face an opponent - or "victim," as he'd put it - he has no problem going for the jugular during their verbal jousting. In Dennis Siver's case, that would be his failed drug test just a few short months ago. "I'm going to go in there and I'm going to rip his head off," McGregor informed the media at a pre-fight scrum. "I'm going to punish him for it. read news >>

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Chad Mendes believes he's in featherweight champion Jose Aldo's head and that he's caught up and passed Aldo in fighting ability. read news >>

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Surging UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor decided to fight again instead of waiting for a title shot, but 145-pound champ Jose Aldo is still in his crosshairs. "The Notorious" did a Q&A session in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil prior to the UFC 179 weigh-ins, and while the crowd did not give the Irish striker a warm welcome, he still spoke his mind (h/t FOX Sports). I am the No. 1 contender. The next time Jose steps into the Octagon after Saturday night it will be to face me. In the meantime, I read news >>

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Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes meet in a featherweight title rematch in the main event of UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro. As part of the 11-fight card, No. 4-ranked light heavyweight Glover Teixeira takes on No. 6-ranked Phil Davis in the co-main event. Bleacher Report will be here to chronicle the entire event for you on Saturday evening. The action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass (subscription required) for two bouts before moving to Fox Sports 1 at 8 p.m. The five-fight main card kicks off read news >>

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Jose Aldo is the only featherweight champion the UFC has ever had. It has been nearly nine years since he gave up the only loss of his career, and truth be told, he has rarely been challenged since that night. He stormed into the WEC in 2008 and finished his first five opponents, then finished champion Mike Brown to capture the featherweight title. That championship eventually became the UFC featherweight title, and Aldo's held it ever since. But those six finishes to begin his Zuffa career? Tho read news >>

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The featherweight title rematch that so many were clamoring for is coming to fruition at UFC 179, with Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes facing off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to headline an exciting main card. The goodness will start early with five main-card bouts, and a battle between Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis should whet folks' MMA appetites for the main event. And boy, will those appetites need whetting. In the first fight between Aldo and Mendes back in 2012, it looked as back-and-forth as it read news >>

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UFC featherweight competitor Conor McGregor was present at the Fight Club Q&A session in Brazil, yet it quickly devolved into a shouting match against the entire Brazilian contingency in the stadium. Faced with a slew of hostile fans in an inhospitable environment, Irish star Conor McGregor fielded questions at at Q & A session ahead of the UFC 179 weigh-ins on Friday afternoon. While these events were generally considered to be an opportunity for fans to ask fighters questions, it appeared as t read news >>

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UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor fielded questions from the fans in Rio on Friday and the Brazilian fans gave him a rough reception. read news >>

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