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While a knee injury forced Diego Sanchez off the a href="http://www.sherdog.com/events/UFC-180-Velasquez-vs-Werdum-37549">UFC 180 bill, it probably isn’t going to keep him sidelined for an extended period of time. read news >>

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UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez underwent successful arthroscopic surgery Thursday to repair a partial tear of his meniscus. It was an injury he had been training with and was not the injury that forced him out of UFC 180 on Nov. 15 in Mexico City.Velasquez had to pull out of his title defense with Fabricio Werdum due to a sprained MCL, suffered on Oct. 16 when he was doing sprawls. It's a drill they worked on because they wanted to avoid Werdum, a submission expert, being able to pull g read news >>

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Marloes Coenen isn’t quite sure where her motivation comes from, but she knows the result. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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Cain Velasquez discusses heavyweight Hispanic role models in combat sports and his hopes to eventually fit that category. Cain Velasquez has been the key fixture in the UFC's attempts to break into the Mexican market. Velasquez, a Mexican-American, has staked his claim as the best heavyweight fighter in the world and his "Brown Pride" tattoo makes it clear that his heritage is of great importance. Velasquez recently spoke to Fox Sports and explained growing up without a heavyweight boxer he coul read news >>

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UFC veteran heavyweight Oli Thompson is making the move to 205 pounds, hoping to land more fights and rekindle his career. read news >>

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The UFC hopes to do hold a MMA event in a soccer stadium in Brazil one day, but it won’t be the first promotion to do it. Shooto Brazil 52 is expected to take place at the Joaquim Americo Guimaraes stadium, also known as Arena da Baixada, on Dec. 5. Shooto officials have yet to officially announce the deal, but G3 United, responsible for sponsorships and events at the stadium, already is advertising the MMA event on its official website. Arena da Baixada was one of the stadiums to host games dur read news >>

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Latest UFC Hall of Fame inductee suggests that he hopes Barack Obama contracts Ebola. After years being on the outs with the promotion, Pat Miletich was recently inducted to the UFC Hall of Fame a couple of months ago. Today, the former lightweight champion may be getting the wrong kind of attention as he ranted on twitter about his political views. This time, Miletich even went so far as suggesting that he hopes Barack Obama contracts Ebola: Ebola lands in D.C. and we can only hope a White Hous read news >>

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Rory MacDonald was every bit the terrifying android we’ve come to know and expect at UFC Fight Night 54. Will this win be the one that earns him a title shot, or will he have to rely on a complete lack of other options?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Rory MacDonald thinks there's no one that deserves a title shot more than him, and he hopes the UFC took notice of his performance at UFC Fight Night Halifax. read news >>

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Luiz Cane moved back up to the light heavyweight after leaving the UFC in 2012, and he’s hoping to return to the Octagon next year. The Brazilian veteran, who has been dealing with a few injuries recently, is scheduled to take on Alexandre Zaneti at Saturday night’s Brazilian Fighting Championship 4 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. "I can’t wait to get back in action, feel that adrenaline again," Cane told MMAFighting.com. "It has been 11 months since my last fight, and I’m looking forward to be able to do read news >>

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Heading into the VTJ flyweight tournament final, Czar Sklavos hopes to take the tourney title and possibly get noticed by the UFC. read news >>

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