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UFC featherweight Levan Makashvili sheds some light on what he deems to be the real reason for Nik Lentz’s late withdrawal from their fight in Broomfield, Colorado. With hours to spare ahead of his UFC debut, Georgian featherweight Levan Makashvili was astonished to discover that his opponent, Top ten ranked Nik Lentz, had withdrawn from their scheduled fight with an undisclosed illness. It was the latest in a slew of withdrawals that plagued the UFC over the past few months. Illnesses and misca read news >>

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Invicta featherweight champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino would have to cut at least 40 pounds to make bantamweight and challenge Ronda Rousey for the UFC title. Women’s MMA has led the charge in this MMA-filled weekend, spearheaded by Cyborg and Rousey’s title defenses. While Rousey collected Cat Zingano’s arm with a 14-second submission Saturday at UFC 184, Cyborg bludgeoned Charmaine Tweet in just 46 seconds Friday at Invicta FC 11. Both fights ending in highlight-reel fashion only stirred the m read news >>

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Read on for Invicta FC 11 results... read news >>

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Guess who's back! Invicta Fighting Championships featherweight titleholder Cristiane Justino returned to the cage last evening (Fri., Feb. 27, 2015) after a lengthy layoff in the main event of Invicta FC 11 from the Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles, California, and boy did "Cyborg" make a statement to the mixed martial arts (MMA) community live on UFC Fight Pass. For a woman who believes Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is "scared" to fight her, Just read news >>

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Cristiane Justino puts her featherweight championship on the line tonight (Fri., Feb. 27, 2015), when she faces off against the dangerous Charmaine Tweet in the main event of Invicta FC 11 inside Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California live on UFC Fight Pass. Will "Cyborg" earn her 13th career victory along with her 11th career knockout, or will Tweet shock the mixed martial arts (MMA) community with a high-profile upset over the former Strikeforce champion? With the Invicta champ angling f read news >>

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An injury brings one new lightweight to the UFC, but a new strawweight and a new featherweight are on their way to the big show as well. When Josh Thomson bowed out of UFC Fight Night Rio de Janeiro with an injury, it was almost assured that a new fighter was going to be brought in to face rising prospect Gilbert Burns. Lightweight is an incredibly talent rich division world wide. And, indeed, MMAFighting announced today that a replacement for Thomson has been named, UFC newcomer Alex Oliveira w read news >>

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Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has Charmaine Tweet in front of her on Friday, but the conversation always returns to UFC champ Ronda Rousey. read news >>

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Charmaine Tweet is set to challenge Invicta FC featherweight champ Cris "Cyborg" Justino on Friday, but first check out the brutal beatdown that got her there. read news >>

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Green light, bitchez. Former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane Justino just got the go-ahead to defend her Invicta 145-pound strap against top contender Charmaine Tweet at the Invicta FC 11 event this Friday night (Feb. 27, 2015) inside the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Her random, out-of-competition weapons drug test came back squeaky clean, according to the folks at the California State Athletic Commission (via MMA Fighting). Justino (12-1, 1 NC) hasn't seen the insi read news >>

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A featherweight bout between newcomers Rocky Lee and Taylor Lapilus is the latest addition to April’s UFC Fight Night 64 lineup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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A featherweight bout between Mark Eddiva and Alex White is the latest addition to May’s UFC Fight Night 66 lineup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC’s spring session continues to shape up nicely, with the addition of two featherweight bouts to events in Australia and the Philippines. read news >>

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For someone who started fighting with virtually no combat sports experience of any kind, Tiago Trator has done pretty well for himself. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Highly touted featherweight prospect Tom Duquesnoy defended his BAMMA title with a TKO finish against Krzysztof Klaczek. France's Tom Duquesnoy has quickly risen to become one of the most touted prospects in all of MMA, and his performance on Saturday night certainly added to his overall allure. Duquesnoy, who was scheduled to defend his featherweight title at BAMMA 18, overcame some unexpected adversity in the opening round against Krzysztof Klaczek, as he was thoroughly outwrestled and found h read news >>

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