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  • 11 days ago
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BOSTON -- Lorenz Larkin spoke to the media after his big knockout win over John Howard at UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver on Sunday. Larkin admitted he was stubborn about cutting to welterweight in the past and spoke about some sage advice he got from UFC middleweight Mark Munoz about cutting weight. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Benson Henderson has a big fight with Donald Cerrone on Sunday night. But after that? Things are up in the air. The former UFC lightweight champion still has plans at making another run at that belt. Henderson, though, has not ruled out a move up to welterweight. He's also open to going back and forth between the two divisions depending on the fights available to him. "I think there's some interesting matchups at 170," Henderson told MMAFighting.com. "I wasn't a big fan of it early in my career. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Daniel Cormier is finally moving on from his crushing loss to UFC champion Jon Jones earlier this month.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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UFC is juggling its line-up of 40-plus shows for 2015 (see the full list here) and we haven't even gotten through the first week. The UFC 185 pay-per-view (PPV) was originally scheduled for Montreal, but it now appears that event is getting bumped back to March. In addition, the shift in dates has opened up a new venue for UFC 185: the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The main event will feature Anthony Pettis defending his lightweight title against Rafael dos Anjos (full details here) read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Jon Jones put on a very strong performance at UFC 182, but one man was willing to throw some fighting words in the light heavyweight champ's direction. That one man happens to be interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, who gave Jones a stern warning about stepping onto his turf. @JonnyBones good fight tonight against @dc_mma but better you stay there at your division. #vaicavalo @danawhite — Fabricio Werdum (@FabricioWerdum) January 4, 2015 Werdum is riding high at this time. Since losing read news >>

  • a month ago
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Sports entertainment? No, we're not talking about WWE, but rather Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion with footprints all over the world. And in spite of all the expansion the organization has seen over the past few years, it expects a broader reach in 2015. That includes live events in South Korea, Scotland, and Russia, among others. "As we grow as a business, we're moving from a fight promoter to a world-renowned sports media and enterta read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

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