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Georgi Karakhanyan last appeared in Bellator back in 2011, and the reason he returns nearly four years later, at least in his mind, is because of what happened that night in Concho, Oklahoma. That was the night Karakhanyan got TKO’d by Patricio Freire at Bellator 37 in the featherweight tournament quarterfinal. In his five years of competing in cage fights to that point, he’d never been stopped before.Three years later, he says it’s all for the better. In his segment during "In Focus," the 29-ye read news >>

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2015 could be one of the best years in UFC history. With long-awaited returns and polarizing title fights on the docket, only injuries can knock the anticipated Octagon action off its tilt. Beyond that, the next 12 months could ultimately determine where legacies fall and superstars are born. From Irish sensations like Conor McGregor to popular strikers like Alexander Gustafsson, the pool of top contenders that are vying for their shot at gold is plentiful. Which of these belt-snatching dynamos read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Recent flyweight title challenger Chris Cariaso will be Olympic gold medallist Henry Cejudo's next test in the UFC. Wrestling standout and Olympic gold medallist Henry Cejudo wanted to give flyweight another shot, and the UFC has given him that opportunity. After an impressive UFC debut at bantamweight, Cejudo has been booked to face former flyweight title challenger Chris Cariaso at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas on March 14th: #UFC185 adds flyweight bout between @ChrisCariasoMMA & Olympic gold medal read news >>

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Former flyweight title challenger Chris Cariaso will take on Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo at UFC 185 “Pettis vs. Dos Anjos.” read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Conor McGregor will fight for the UFC gold in Ireland if he beats Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, but a fellow featherweight doesn’t think we’ll see "The Notorious" fighting for the 145-pound championship any time soon. With an 11-6 (and one no-contest) record under the UFC banner, Siver meets the Irish sensation in a five-round main event in Boston, and Brazilian veteran Thiago Tavares picks the underdog to win on Jan. 18. "First of all, I don’t think Conor deserves to fight for the title," read news >>

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Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Tune in Thursday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. EST, for a special Knockout Radio LIVE from CES in Las Vegas with former UFC fighter Frank Trigg, Hardcore Pawn's Seth Gold, and insider Oliver Copp. read news >>

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Daniel Cormier has made a lot of smart choices during the extended lead-up to Saturday night's UFC 182 clash against Jon Jones. You could argue, in fact, that the undefeated former U.S. Olympic wrestling team captain has yet to make a wrong turn during his five-year MMA career. Certainly, Cormier's impressive amateur credentials had him set for success all along, but he's also been savvy and thoughtful enough to cop to a certain amount of cold, hard pragmatism. He was already 30 years old when h read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum has a shiny gold belt that tells him he's next in the UFC's heavyweight pecking order behind champion Cain Velasquez. Junior dos Santos has a UFC track record dating back to 2008 which makes the case he's the second-best heavyweight out there. So who has the stronger claim? Werdum, the UFC interim heavyweight champ, has won five straight fights and eight of his past nine. That nine-fight stretch includes his legendary submission win over Fedor Emelianenko, his dominant win over T read news >>

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Carla Esparza's 2014 may have felt long, but it also has to feel good. The former Invicta strawweight championship not only matriculated to the UFC by being the top-seeded cast member on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20, she won the show and in the process, became the first-ever UFC women's strawweight champion when she defeated Rose Namajunas at the TUF 20 Finale. "Life has just been pretty busy," Esparza told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour. "I just actually drove in from Vegas a couple of read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares submitted Jon FItch in the main event by kneebar to retain the welterweight title, while Lance Palmer became the new WSOF featherweight champion after submitting Rick Glenn in the third round by rear-naked choke. Rousimar Palhares has taken yet another fighter's leg home for a trophy in his career. At World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16, which took place last Sat. night (Dec. 13, 2014) in Sacramento, Calif., the leg-lock assassin added the newest one to his mantle by submitting read news >>

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PHOENIX – For an Olympic gold medalist wrestler, Henry Cejudo certainly didn’t mind standing and trading punches with Dustin Kimura for three rounds. In a surprising strategy, Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) shunned the grappling game almost entirely in favor of (...) read news >>

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Carla Esparza didn’t buy into the hype. read news >>

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A new champ at Invicta FC, the conclusion of the first all-female season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” and a big UFC 181 fight? All that in more in our latest Women’s MMA Report.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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