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Add an important name to the list of those who want to see Conor McGregor as the next featherweight title challenger: the champ. UFC featherweight belt holder Jose Aldo said during a Q&A session in Brazil Friday that he hoped the fast-talking, hard-striking Irishman was next in line to face him for the title. "I hope he’s next because it would be a huge fight," Aldo said, according to a report from MMAFighting.com's Guilherme Cruz. "He’s a tough fighter, but we haven’t seen him against a top fiv read news >>

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The thirteenth installment of the UFC on FOX franchise is set for a Saturday. The card is headlined by an important heavyweight clash between former champion Junior dos Santos and ever-surging contender Stipe Miocic. The card, though, is filled with other important bouts for fighters struggling to stay relevant, those returning from layoff, or looking to earn a title shot. Will JDS reaffirm his position as the best heavyweight not named Cain or is Miocic set to replace him? I answer these questi read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Watch Rener Gracie and Mike Saffaie break down the important moments of UFC 181 and discuss the signing of CM Punk. Following an entertaining Saturday night of fights, the latest edition of the Gracie Breakdown recaps the biggest submissions of UFC 181. Rener Gracie and Mike Saffaie break down various fights, including Brendan Schaub's loss to Travis Browne, Raquel Pennington's bulldog choke at the buzzer and Anthony Pettis' submission finish. As CM Punk's jiu-jitsu instructor, Rener Gracie disc read news >>

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On Tuesday, the UFC announced that its long-rumored fighter uniform policy deal with Reebok will officially take effect during International Fight Week on July 6, 2015. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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In a special post-Thanksgiving edition of the Twitter Mailbag, we look at everything from weight-cutting to title shot fast tracks, plus the mandatory pause to give thanks to all the good stuff in the wacky world of MMA.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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An important lightweight fight has been added to UFC 183. The UFC has booked Joe Lauzon (24-9) vs. Al Iaquinta (10-3-1) for the Jan. 31 card in Las Vegas, Newsday first reported on Wednesday. Lauzon, a winner in his last two fights, was supposed to fight Diego Sanchez at UFC 180 on Nov. 15, however, he withdrew from the fight due to injured ribs. He most recently defeated Michael Chiesa and Mac Danzig. The fight is without a doubt the most high profile of Iaquinta's young career. Iaquinta, who t read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - Is Ronda Rousey pondering a break from mixed martial arts? The UFC women's bantamweight champion didn't come right out and say so on Monday. But it also doesn't take much reading between the lines to realize she's going to have some choices to make. Rousey defends her title against undefeated Cat Zingano on Feb. 28 in the co-main event of UFC 148 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. After that, Rousey said she has "decisions" to make. "After Feb. 28, I have a lot of important decisions read news >>

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UFC 180, an important foray into Mexico for the promotion, was nothing short of a resounding success. A stacked card offered fans plenty of thrilling Round 1 finishes, the lone exception on the main card being a surprisingly competitive main event between Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt. Careers were made, title shots were earned and gritty matches entered memorable territory in short amounts of time Saturday night, which is what the card set out to accomplish. Even the preliminaries saw some supe read news >>

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Luke Rockhold and Ovince St. Preux more than earned their keep last weekend. During back-to-back UFC events that featured some 21 fights, Rockhold and St. Preux turned in the only truly impactful performances. Rockhold thumped Michael Bisping en route to a second-round submission, while St. Preux shocked Mauricio “Shogun” Rua with a 34-second TKO. In fact, if last Friday and Saturday nights proved anything, it’s that—now more than ever—guys like Rockhold and OSP have tremendous significance for read news >>

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Bellator color analyst Jimmy Smith breaks down Saturday's important show for the promotion. read news >>

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Built in 1954, Maracanazinho is one of the most important places in the history of the fighting we see today -- bare-knuckle, vale tudo or MMA, whatever you wanna call it. UFC 179 will feature the last remaining Brazilian champion Jose Aldo in a rematch against featherweight No. 1 contender Chad Mendes, which is dramatic in itself. Yet the venue it will take place in, Maracanazinho, is also historic. It was built in 1954, and a year later, in 1955, was the first connected with vale tudo fights. read news >>

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After suffering a loss in the most important fight of his career, Travis Browne decided to make some major changes. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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An important bantamweight contest between Raphael Assuncao and Bryan Caraway took place in the co-main event of the UFC Fight Night Halifax card. The second event in the UFC's Saturday doubleheader took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia featured a co-main event with significant stakes in the bantamweight division, as Raphael Assuncao and Bryan Caraway clashed to determine who claw their way closer to a coveted title shot. The two fighters took to the center of the octagon and quickly began a short f read news >>

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In a deceptively important middleweight title fight, Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero faced off in the second fight of UFC 178's main card. Both men are physical monsters, come from top-level gyms and own magnetic personalities. However, there could only be one winner. That winner, of course, was Romero. After two back-and-forth rounds, he stumbled off his stool 37 seconds later than he should have but mustered up one of his signature explosive right hands and finished Kennedy with ground-and-pound. read news >>

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