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  • 19 days ago
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In August, MMAFighting.com's Shaun Al-Shatti wrote about how Ukrainian UFC fighter Nikita Krylov won his most recent fight while being heavily distracted by political and humanitarian issues back home. Two months later, according to one of his coaches and agent, Alfredas Lifsicas, Krylov has decided to briefly pause his UFC run while seeking better training conditions elsewhere. "Unfortunately, the situation in Ukraine is really hard," Lifsicas said via e-mail. "We can't put him in any kind of t read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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In monetary terms, Nate Diaz's year-long holdout was for naught, as he'll return to the Octagon under the same deal he had when he decided to sit out last year. But the Stockton lightweight did get one concession from the UFC: Diaz wanted a high-profile fight against a top-notch opponent in his return bout. MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight that sources close to Diaz report he would only return for a fight against a top-five guy in the division. His w read news >>

  • a month ago
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The mother of Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's children told police that she has been on the receiving end of threats and alleged that the #5 ranked UFC light heavyweight struck her in 2012, knocking out two of her teeth. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is clearly at the high point of his career. After an initial UFC run that saw Johnson miss weight three times and get released, he found his stride after a move up to the light heavyweight division. Since that release, Johnson is on an eight fight win streak, read news >>

  • a month ago
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Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo will make a significant change in order to remain a part of the UFC's roster. According to a recent report from MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani, Cejudo, who recently dropped out of a scheduled flyweight bout at UFC 177 against Scott Jorgensen, is willing to move up in weight to bantamweight (135 pounds) to continue his career. This decision comes in response to UFC President Dana White's declaration that Cejudo would need to try his luck in a different weight c read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A look at the now finalized bout order for the September 27th PPV in Las Vegas, which features Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso in the main event. ...Imagine if UFC 178 still had Jon Jones/Daniel Cormier as the night's main event. We'd be discussing this card as one of the best the UFC has ever assembled. Unfortunately, Jones is injured and the new main event is flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson against the heavy underdog Chris Cariaso. It's a title fight featuring one of the sport's mos read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The retired lightweight also suggests UFC has to say it's battling performance-enhancing drugs in order to keep its blue-chip sponsors around. Mark Bocek announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) last week, despite winning three of his last four fights. His only loss during that span was to top lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 154. A few weeks later, the Canadian fighter revealed that the performance enhancing drug (PED) problem in MMA was one of his main r read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Daniel Cormier postponed a knee surgery in order to get his shot at Jon Jones' UFC light heavyweight championship. And the champion is first and foremost among those who wonder if Cormier, who has spent the bulk of his MMA career at heavyweight, will be able to get into proper condition for a five-round main event come Sept. 27. "As far being fit, I mean, we all see what he looks like," Jones said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. Cormier took the UFC 178 opportunity on two months' notice whe read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The 11-bout lineup for next month’s UFC Fight Night 51 event is complete, with a six-fight main card and five-bout preliminary lineup all airing on UFC Fight Pass.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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DUBLIN – Brad Pickett was irked his fight against Ian McCall didn’t have immediate title implications. But it’s McCall who might want to gripe about that now.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Miller becomes the latest lightweight to voice his displeasure at the lack of title fights in the 155-pound weight class. Lorenzo Fertitta, you have Jim Miller on line one. Much has been made about the lack of title defenses in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight division due to fact that Anthony Pettis has been on the sidelines with a knee injury. After former division kingpin Ben Henderson voiced his displeasure with the lack of title defenses since he lost the title to "Showt read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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With Major League Baseball taking up Fox Sports 1's schedule for July 26th, fans can look forward to watching the UFC on Fox 12 prelims on the Fox network. It's not often that the UFC being bumped off of Fox Sports 1 can be construed as a positive, but this could definitely be one of those rare exceptions. Due to a Major League Baseball doubleheader, the UFC on Fox 12 preliminary card will be broadcast on the Fox network in addition to the night's main card, which is headlined by Robbie Lawler a read news >>

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