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As we speak, Johny Hendricks is about a month into his fight camp. Never mind that the UFC welterweight champion doesn’t yet officially have an opponent for the first defense of his title. Never mind that, due to the fight company’s jam-packed pay-per-view schedule, Hendricks estimates he’s still five or six months away from returning to the cage. What Hendricks does have is full medical clearance to resume training, after tearing his right bicep while beating Robbie Lawler to claim the vacant 1 read news >>

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"I want to stay healthy and stay busy. I want to fight." Rafael dos Anjos steps inside the Octagon for the third time in four months when he faces Ben Henderson at the main event of the UFC Fight Night card in Tulsa, on Aug. 23. Coming off a big knockout win over Jason High in June, the Brazilian stayed busy at Black House while waiting for the perfect opportunity. "I didn’t change much in training," dos Anjos told MMAFighting.com. "I fought Jason High 45 after my fight with Khabib (Nurmagomedov read news >>

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Aside from maybe Brock Lesnar's physician, WWE performer Paul Heyman likely knows the former UFC heavyweight champion better than anyone. Retired from MMA and back to professional wrestling, Lesnar is apparently enjoying a return to form. "He feels great," Heyman told FOX Sports. "He's healthy. His body is not spending so much energy fighting off diverticulitis. He's healthy for the first time in years and I think his potential is limitless. He's a once-in-a-lifetime athlete. This is Jim Thorpe, read news >>

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Only one way to find out for sure. It seems WWE manager Paul Heyman is making the media rounds ahead of this weekend's SummerSlam wrasslin' pay-per-view (PPV) and since Brock Lesnar is in the main event, it's no surprise the conversation circles back to his exploits inside the Octagon. "If Brock Lesnar ever fought healthy in the UFC, I don't see any fighter that could have touched him," Heyman told FOX Sports, though it seems not everyone is in agreement regarding the former heavyweight champion read news >>

  • a month ago
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Paul Heyman, Brock Lesnar's manager, says that the former UFC champion finally has a clean bill of health, and would consider a UFC return "if a change of circumstance happens". Paul Heyman, a long time pro wrestling staple and manager of Brock Lesnar, was a guest at The MMA Hour so naturally one of the talking points was his polarizing client. According to him, the former UFC champion is finally healthy after that long battle with diverticulitis: "He had a clean bill of health, finally. Brock w read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks discusses his recovery from bicep surgery as well as why he is warming up to the rematch with Robbie Lawler. Johny Hendricks has been away from the octagon for quite some time. So long, in fact, that the last opponent he faced before undergoing surgery has already worked his way back to the No. 1 contender spot. While the proposition of fighting Robbie Lawler again was something that Hendricks had to "warm up" to, he was, however, overjoyed with the thou read news >>

  • a month ago
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"Bigg Rigg" also said now that he rules the UFC's welterweight division, he wouldn't mind going toe-to-toe with former champion Georges St-Pierre for a second time. Robbie Lawler earned himself another chance at fulfilling his championship dreams this past weekend (Sat., July 26, 2014) by outpointing Matt Brown at UFC on FOX 12 -- which went down inside SAP Center in San Jose, California -- in a thrilling five-round main event. See the replay here. His win over "The Immortal" secured a rematch a read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Because as "The Reem" puts it, when your goal is to win the UFC heavyweight title, you have to be a bit more careful and be able to fire on all cylinders. That's why he is taking a cautious approach before making his comeback following successful elbow surgery. Too many times, an eager athlete will rush back to their respective sport following an injury, only to make things worse for themselves. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem, doesn't want to be one o read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The welterweight division is healthy with fresh contenders lining up around the block for Johny Hendricks' 170-pound title. Rory MacDonald's name was added to the mix when he put on a strong performance winning a unanimous decision over Tyron Woodley in the co-main event (highlights here) of UFC 174 last night (Sat., June 14, 2014) in Vancouver, Canada. In fact, he felt like it was his strongest performance to date, as he talked about at the post-fight press conference: "I think this is probably read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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MEMPHIS -- UFC Hall of Famer and Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz spoke to MMA Fighting at Thursday's Bellator 120 pre-fight workout. Ortiz discussed all of his injuries over the course of his career, facing Alexander Shlemenko, his ability to withstand body shots, fans' views about him and much more. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Despite a history of last-minute cancellations due to injuries, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira insists he'll make his upcoming fight against Anthony Johnson. This might come as a shock to the mixed martial arts (MMA) community, but Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is not 100-percent healthy, despite accepting a fight against Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 12 this July. Yet. "Lil' Nog" has been on the shelf for over a year due to injuries. After a read news >>

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