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Former top 10 middleweight Francis Carmont is no longer a UFC fighter.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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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 >>

  • 22 days ago
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It took a bit longer than most expected, but T.J. Dillashaw's shotgun title defense ultimately ended as most expected. The unlikely challenger, Joe Soto, put in a solid effort, but the Team Alpha Male product had the fight in his hands from start to finish. Dillashaw landed combinations on top of combinations, inside other combinations. While Soto blocked much of the champ's offensive output, he had little response to the deluge of punches. Battered, Soto fell prey to a massive head kick in the read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Renan Barao took a huge step backwards on Friday when he passed out while trying to make weight for his championship rematch against TJ Dillashaw, which was scheduled for the UFC 177 main event on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014 inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. See how it all went down here. Not only did the Brazilian lose the opportunity to fight for the strap this weekend in "Sactown," he will also be denied a chance to g read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The spotlight in no longer so bright on Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s brewing feud, but the upcoming title challenger recently dropped an interesting nugget on social media.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Former Bellator middleweight champion hector Lombard revealed on Wednesday afternoon that he had officially changed his nickname from ‘Lightning’ to ‘Showeather.’ It appears that Hector Lombard has undergone ‘significant transformation' as a professional athlete by changing his name from ‘Lightning' to ‘Showeather.' The former Bellator middleweight champion took to Facebook to explain his reasons for changing the nickname. Hector "Lightning" Lombard and the brand has undergone a significant tran read news >>

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Old habits die hard. Sometimes that can be a bad thing, but not in the case of UFC light heavyweight contender Ovince Saint Preux. For the former University of Tennessee football player... read news >>

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Two years after signing a contract with the UFC, Geronimo dos Santos is no longer on the UFC roster. "Mondragon" signed with the promotion in 2012 to compete at the UFC 153 card in Rio de Janeiro against former title contender Gabriel Gonzaga, but he was removed from the card after his pre-fight medical exams indicated he had hepatitis B. Two years have passed and the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) won’t clear him to compete yet, so he asked to be released from his UFC contract. "I’m healed, t read news >>

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Fans will have to wait a little longer than expected for one of the most-anticipated fights in UFC history.Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight title has been moved from Sept. 27 to Jan. 3 due to an ankle injury suffered in training by Jones earlier this week. The news was first reported on FOX Sports 1's "America's Pregame.""It's very disappointing," Cormier told MMAFighting.com. "I started to train very hard. It's a little discouraging, but now I have time to get complete read news >>

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Mark Bocek wasn't exactly forced into retirement. The 32-year-old longtime UFC lightweight didn't suffer a string of worrisome knockout losses, or even experience a career downturn of sorts. In fact, unlike most retirees, Bocek exited the sport on an upswing, having won three of his last four, with more than a few miles of tread left on his tires. Yet still Bocek has decided to call it quits, and if nothing else, his comments after making his departure from mixed martial arts official on Wednesd read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nick Diaz is no longer a retiree, agreeing to return to UFC for a three-fight contract. The company announced the deal on Thursday afternoon, per UFC.com's Matt Parrino. 'I've been doing a whole lot of not getting punched around-type stuff,' Diaz said Thursday afternoon at UFC headquarters. 'I've been staying in shape pretty good, doing a lot of running. It's been a good experience having this much time off.' The target for Diaz and the UFC is to get him back in the cage early next year, but the read news >>

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