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Chris Weidman said on Monday that he wanted to defend his UFC middleweight title against Vitor Belfort next, and it appears as if he'll get his wish. "We want to make that fight happen," UFC President Dana White told reporters in Dublin on Friday. "That's the next fight. That fight should've already happened before the Machida. That's the fight we want to do and that's the fight that Chris Weidman wants. I love this kid calling out Vitor. "The champ wants to fight Vitor Belfort, man. I don't bla read news >>

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UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is keen on returning to the octagon sooner rather than later, according to his manager Lex McMahon. It appears Stefan Struve is still interested in making a UFC comeback in the near future. The longtime heavyweight competitor was scheduled to make an anticipated return in a feature fight on the UFC 175 fight card, and while he weighed in and was present in the locker room on fight night, he never actually got into the octagon to face Matt Mitrione. Struve, who was c read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Rener and Ryron Gracie break down UFC champion Ronda Rousey's keen understanding of defense that she parlayed into setting up a fight finishing armbar against Liz Carmouche. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Dana White not keen on bringing Daley back read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC president Dane White had once planned an event for Salt Lake City. Poor ticket sales nixed the show, and now he’s hesitant to attempt a return. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Cody Bollinger's father always took a keen interest in his MMA training and encouraged him to become a fighter. When he was 15, Frankie Bollinger signed a waiver that let Cody get in the cage, long before he could vote or drink or even legally drive. But that supportive role evolved when the two were wrestling around one day and Cody put his dad to sleep with a rear-naked choke. read news >>

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If 2012 was the year of the UFC injury, 2013 may very well be the year of the UFC superfight. UFC President Dana White today told HDNet's "Inside MMA" that not only is an Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre bout looking more and more likely if "GSP" can defeat Carlos Condit but that Silva vs. Jon Jones could very well happen, too. "If [Silva] wins against Georges St-Pierre, I guarantee you he'll be eyeballing Jon Jones next," White said. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Jones hasn't been keen on a rematch with Lyoto Machida, but that's the fight he's going to get. With Dan Henderson out, leading to the cancelation of next week's UFC 151, Jones now will fight Lyoto Machida for the light heavyweight title at next month's show in Toronto. UFC President Dana White on Thursday confirmed the news on a media conference call. The previous headliner for UFC 152 in Toronto, a flyweight title fight between Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson, will serve read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Despite a flop in his octagon debut, Hector Lombard sees no reason to drop weight. UFC president Dana White recommended the former Bellator champ move from middleweight to welterweight after UFC 149. But Lombard doesn't think it's necessary. "I feel strong at 185 (pounds), the UFC middleweight wrote Monday on Twitter. "Just because I had a bad fight does not mean that I am going to drop to 170." read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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One week after the blockbuster rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen, fans were still keen to discuss the fallout from their heavily anticipated rematch. But in this week's edition of The Sunday Junkie, fans also turned their attention to this past week's dual events in UFC on FUEL TV 4 and "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy." Our weekly reader-feedback feature looks at the future of Strikeforce, the brutal finish of Mark Munoz and what awaits Hector Lombard at UFC 149, but read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Dan Henderson didn't look a bit out of place sitting at a dais adorned with UFC logos, even though he had just been front and center for another promotion's banner event. "I guess it's a little bit ironic that every time I win a title somewhere, (UFC president) Dana (White) has to buy the company to get me back," Henderson said today at a press conference for November's UFC 139 event. Henderson's saltiness definitely hasn't left since his most recent turn in the octagon. read news >>

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