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Edson Barboza asked for a rematch with Donald Cerrone after starching Evan Dunham in July, but he will face Bobby Green instead. Co-headlining Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 57 in Austin, Texas, Barboza told MMAFighting.com he has 100 percent of his focus on "King," but still eyes another fight with "Cowboy" next. "Of course. If the UFC offers this fight, I will take it," Barboza said of Cerrone, who finished him with a rear-naked choke in April, "but my focus is on Green now." At 8-2 under th read news >>

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MMA prospect Aaron Pico spoke to BloodyElbow.com’s John Nash about his recent signing with Bellator, as well as his plans for the coming years. read news >>

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Much of the lead-up to UFC 180 focused on Mark Hunt’s chance to complete his Cinderella run to the interim heavyweight title. After Saturday night’s final plot twist, however, it turned out Fabricio Werdum was the hero of this story all along. Despite some dicey early moments, Werdum was always the more complete MMA fighter here. He weathered Hunt’s best stuff in the first round and then caught him with a perfectly timed knee in the second, forcing the referee to halt an onslaught of punches and read news >>

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Martin Stapleton has his sights set on the BAMMA world title, but he's not looking so far ahead that he's dismissing his BAMMA 17 opponent. read news >>

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UFC flyweight Richie Vaculik saw two fighters withdraw from his scheduled appearance at UFC Fight Night 55. When a third opponent was booked, all he cared about was keeping the date.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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After 12 years as a professional mixed martial artist, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has likely seen it all when it comes to the fight game. But he probably didn’t have many days like October 29, 2014. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Phil Davis discusses his upcoming fight at UFC 179 against Glover Teixeira, his latest trip to Brazil, and much more during UFC 179 media day Thursday. 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 UFC Featherweight champ is focused on his UFC 179 title defense against Chad Mendes this weekend but he's aware of Conor McGregor....and not impressed. Irish fighting and talking sensation Conor McGregor has built up a big buzz in his four-fight UFC career. But if you think the champ is losing sleep worrying about him, you'd be mistaken. At least that's what Jose Aldo told MMA Junkie this week as he heads into his UFC 179 rematch with top contender Chad Mendes. "I make it a point to observe read news >>

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Few fighters in the history of mixed martial arts can match resumes with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. The MMA legend has won both Pride and UFC titles over the course of his storied career and traded leather with a collection of top-ranked talents and icons of the sport along the way. During the height of his popularity, Rua was widely recognized as the best middleweight fighter on the planet and one of the pound-for-pound best in the sport. And he had a violent highlight reel to back it up. In the fo read news >>

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Rory MacDonald's rise to title contention has been something special to watch. When the Firas Zahabi-trained fighter emerged onto the UFC scene back in 2010, he did so with buzz and excitement surrounding him. At just 20 years old, and working alongside welterweight king Georges St-Pierre, the expectation for the British Columbia native to become the next big thing in the 170-pound weight class was as high as it's been for any prospect to come along in recent memory. Granted, there would be setb read news >>

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