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BARUERI, Brazil – For “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3? winner Antonio Carlos Junior, it looks like he’ll soon be fighting in his third weight class in just three octagon appearances.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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The #6 ranked UFC featherweight in Dustin Poirier is moving back up to lightweight. After 3 years and 11 fights at 145 lbs, Dustin Poirier has decided to move back up to the lightweight division. Currently the #6 ranked featherweight, Poirier has been competing at the weight class since he made his UFC debut in 2011. As he announced the news on his twitter account, 'the Diamond' will head back to 155 lbs, where he has competed earlier on his career, up until his WEC days in 2010. The 25-year-old read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Dustin Poirier is moving up in the world ... literally. After a pretty successful run as a featherweight contender, the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) import is headed back to the 155-pound weight class, following what he described as a string of "brutal" weight cuts, which is to be expected when you walk around at 180 pounds. "The Diamond" announced the plans on Twitter. "@FrigUrself: @DustinPoirier are you moving up to LW?" Yes — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 19, 2014 "@andrewhepburn read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The needles will be moving on Jan. 31 when UFC 183 takes place in Las Vegas. Check out a couple of slick preview videos devoted to Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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After dropping down to the flyweight division in hopes of making a title run, Brad “One Punch” Pickett is returning to the 135-pound weight class. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Telegraph Exclusive: English veteran to move back up to bantamweight to give fans what they want in the Octagon read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Without question, a featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor would be not only the biggest bout that could be made in the division, but also one of the biggest at any weight class. An Aldo-McGregor tilt could fill a stadium in Brazil or Ireland. As for whether McGregor is actually the most worthy contender at 145 pounds at the moment? Well, that's a different story. The answer appears to be "The Answer." Frankie Edgar, the former lightweight champion and the only U read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says he's just two wins away from being considered the greatest mixed martial artist of all time—which is when he'll make the move to heavyweight. In an interview with Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com, "Bones" said that victories over Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson should solidify his position in the sport once and for all. As far as being the greatest of all time, I think me beating Gustafsson and DC -- how do you argue that? The argument is just gone, read news >>

  • a month ago
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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Caio Magalhaes is quietly moving up the ladder in the middleweight division. Matched up against Trevor Smith at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8, the Nova Uniao fighter scored his fourth straight victory with a 31-second knockout, but it didn’t come without controversy. Magalhaes hurt Smith early in the fight, but the final punch that dropped his opponent was cleared at the back of his head. He followed with more attacks on the ground before the referee s read news >>

  • a month ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO – After moving to 2-0 against Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo could very easily put the Team Alpha Male fighter in his rear-view mirror. But the champ said he isn’t doing anything of the sort.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The middleweight championship bout between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort is reportedly moving from Las Vegas to California, and with that change, the California State Athletic Commission is expected to oversee all drug testing for the fight read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If I can be disrespectful for a minute... Try as it could, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) just couldn't get that Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis fight to come to fruition. How about "Showtime" vs. Conor McGregor, instead? That's a lightweight "super fight" that can and will happen, according to the "Notorious" featherweight, assuming he's able to win (and retain) the 145-pound strap. But that would also require Pettis to defeat Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181. McGregor talks to read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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According to Conor McGregor he's moving up in weight to take on Diego Sanchez at UFC 180 in Mexico. In somewhat of a surprise, Conor McGregor just announced that he will be stepping in on relatively late notice to face Diego Sanchez at the upcoming UFC 180 card in Mexico. The two had exchanged a bunch of words on twitter a couple of months back, Visual View and the Irish star made the booking known through social media: I am fighting @DiegoSanchezUFC in Mexico, November 15th. He spoke a big game read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"Notorious" says moving up a weight class won't affect his fight style because he has competed at 155-pounds previously ... and achieved similar success. Conor McGregor has yet to conquer the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight division -- even though he's off to a mighty fine start -- but the fiery Irishmen has his eyes set on an eventual move up to the lightweight division. After knocking out Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 this past weekend (Sat., Sept 27, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada read news >>

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