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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back with its "Embedded" pre-fight video blog series for UFC 179, featuring behind-the-scenes footage ahead this Saturday night's (Oct. 25, 2014) "Aldo vs. Mendes 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event at Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cameras roll as Featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, and Light Heavyweight contender, Glover Teixeira, continue their local training in Brazil. Meanwhile, their respective opponents, Chad Mendes and Phil Davis, arrive read news >>

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Another great Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) match has gone up in smoke. On the heels of UFC 180 getting a new main event thanks to an injury to Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (full details here), the upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) event has suffered another significant loss. Joe Lauzon has been forced out of his upcoming Lightweight scrap with Diego Sanchez because of an undisclosed injury in training, according to multiple reports. No replacement has been named at this time; however, w read news >>

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SAN DIEGO -- Bellator President Scott Coker spoke to MMA Fighting about the plan for the organization in 2015, why it was a 'no brainer' to move away from the previous weekly format of shows, the truth behind the Stephan Bonnar-Tito Ortiz in-cage incident, how his life has been since joining the company, working with Viacom and Spike TV and more. read news >>

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Unfortunate, but not surprising. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has said goodbye to longtime welterweight veteran Paulo Thiago, not long after awarding the Brazilian a four-fight contract extension, according to Combate (via MMA Fighting). Unfortunately, his first contest under that new deal was a loss, which marked his third straight. And his seventh since early 2010. Thiago (15-8), who also serves as a police officer in Brazil, put the division on notice with a stunning knockout win over read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum will still get to vie for an Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title at UFC 180, only it won’t be the one held by Cain Velasquez. read news >>

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The fan-favorite heavyweight isn't intimidated to be fighting for the UFC interim title, he's just focused on losing 40 something pounds in time for the fight. UFC Heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez is injured and can't fight at UFC 180 in Mexico City. Instead the UFC has tapped a most unlikely Cinderella, contender Mark Hunt. Hunt will fight Fabricio Werdum for the interim heavyweight title. Hunt, a 40-year-old veteran of the K1 kickboxing promotion who once fought Fedor Emelianenko for the Pride read news >>

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Famed jiu-jitsu wizard and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) consultant Eddie Bravo recently tried to take his act on the road, bringing his expertise to the United Kingdom for a series of grappling seminars designed to show the Brits a thing or two about the ground game. He didn't get very far. Bravo attempted to enter the country without the proper work visa and as a result, was arrested and detained at the airport, before eventually being deported back to the United States. http://t read news >>

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Cain Velasquez was planning on fighting Fabricio Werdum with a slightly torn meniscus in his right knee, but after spraining his MCL in the same knee late last week, he was forced to pull out of the fight. According to Javier Mendez, Velasquez's coach at the American Kickboxing Academy, Velasquez has been dealing with a torn meniscus for quite some time, however, he suffered the sprained MCL during a training session (sprawl drills) on Oct. 16 or 17 and that ended his dream of headlining a show read news >>

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Tuesday's decision by the Ultimate Fighting Championship to rescind a suspension handed down to Cung Le was a curious one. For those unaware, Le was sent to the sidelines for 12 months after a blood sample taken after his August 23 loss to Michael Bisping showed an elevated level of human growth hormone. There was rampant speculation prior to the fight that Le was taking a performance-enhancing drug of some sort. Nearly all of this speculation stemmed from a photo Le posted on Instagram that sho read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has rescinded Cung Le’s year-long suspension. read news >>

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has rescinded Cung Le's suspension from positive HGH drug test following UFC Fight Night 48 in Macao on Aug. 22. read news >>

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