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When Sara McMann stepped into the Octagon to face Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 170 back in February of 2014, it marked the first time that two Olympic medalists would square off inside the Octagon. Behind the scenes, however, something a bit more special was happening that very few were aware of. McMann's father, who is battling lymphoma, was well enough to watch his little girl compete for her first-ever mixed martial arts (MMA) title. A read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send former middleweight champion Anderson Silva into a 185-pound showdown opposite Nick Diaz in the UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" pay-per-view (PPV) main event, which takes place later tonight (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It doesn't mean a whole lot in the division standings, but at least we get both men off the sidelines. Silva is returning from a devastating leg injury suffered against Chris Weidman in late 201 read news >>

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According to Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White, just because Chris Weidman won’t be fighting at UFC 184 in Los Angeles, that does not mean Vitor Belfort won’t be also. read news >>

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MMA Fighting has UFC 183 results for the Silva vs. Diaz fight card Jan. 31, plus live coverage from Las Vegas, live blogs of all the fights, and live UFC 183 twitter updates.In the main event, former UFC champion Anderson Silva returns to square off against Nick Diaz. Tyron Woodley clashes with Kelvin Gastelum in the co-main event.Check out the UFC 183 results below.Main card (PPV at 10 p.m. ET)Anderson Silva vs. Nick DiazTyron Woodley vs. Kelvin GastelumJoe Lauzon vs. Al IaquintaThales Leites v read news >>

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MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Marc Raimondi take a closer look at the top storylines heading into Saturday night's UFC 183, including former UFC champion Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both make their long-awaited returns in the main event. In the co-main event, Kelvin Gastelum squares off against Tyron Woodley.Check out the preview above. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is on the hunt for a new welterweight opponent for Brandon Thatch, now that Stephen Thompson has been injured and bounced from the upcoming UFC Fight Night 60 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, scheduled for Feb. 14, 2015 inside the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado. Rib injuries are all the rage these days. Thatch (11-1) hasn't been seen for over a year, taking an extended break to heal up from a litany of injuries. Prior to his hiatus, "Ru read news >>

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MMA Fighting has the World MMA Awards 2015 results for Friday's event at The Venetian Theatre at The Venetian in Las Vegas.Donald Cerrone, T.J. Dillashaw, Robbie Lawler, Emanuel Newton, and Luke Rockhold will be competing for the Charles 'Mask' Lewis fighter of the year award at the event. The awards are decided by online voting.Check out the World MMA Awards 2015 results below. The show begins at 11:30 p.m. ET. The winner is bolded. Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis Fighter of the YearDonald CerroneTJ Dilla read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its UFC 183 weigh in event earlier today (Fri., Jan. 30, 2015) inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, home of tomorrow night's "Silva vs. Diaz" pay-per-view (PPV) event. And it was a disaster. Welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (180) and flyweight John Lineker (130) both missed weight -- badly -- and have been fined 20-percent of their fight purses. It should be noted that both fighters are also repeat offenders when it comes to the dreaded sc read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its UFC 183 weigh in event earlier today (Fri., Jan. 30, 2015) inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, home of tomorrow night's epic "Silva vs. Diaz" pay-per-view (PPV) event. And it had plenty of drama, thanks to a pair of disastrous weight cuts (see them here). Below are the complete and finalized UFC 183 weigh in results: UFC 183 Main Event: 185 lbs.: Anderson Silva (186) vs. Nick Diaz (185) UFC 183 Pay-Per-View (PPV) Main Card (10 p.m read news >>

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Since launching in 2011, the largest mixed martial arts organization in Asia has been known as One Fighting Championship. But as of this week, the promotion will now be known simply as One Championship. read news >>

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Earlier this month, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White named The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum as one of the next contenders for the welterweight title, currently held by "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler. Probably not a good sign when the person you nominated won't back you up. "Honestly, I believe that Rory MacDonald should get it," Gastelum told MMA Fighting. "That's my own personal opinion. He deserves it. He's [on] a three-fight winning streak, beat some of read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight fighting sensation Conor McGregor is back in "Sin City" -- and probably out of breath after all that running -- to host the UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" weigh in fan Q&A session. "Notorious" is expected to fight Jose Aldo for the 145-pound strap later this year (more on that here) and you can bet the bulk of his questions will center around his upcoming showdown against the Brazilian. Be sure to catch the live stream at 5 pm.m ET right here in the read news >>

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Uh oh. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will require all of its employed fighters to wear Reebok-branded fight gear beginning this summer, after the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion inked a longterm contract with the sneaker and apparel giant. In short, fighters will now have to wear bitch-ass uniforms. As a result, some combatants have already lost significant money as existing sponsors begin to jump ship. But even if former middleweight champion Anderson Silva gets the bi read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just a few hours away from the UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" weigh in event, the last stop before this Saturday night's (Jan. 31, 2015) middleweight showdown atop a stacked pay-per-view (PPV) fight card, with "Prelims" on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 7 p.m. ET and we'll have the LIVE video stream from "Sin City" in the embedded video player above, as well as real-time text results as they happen below. Here read news >>

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