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UFC President Dana White once said soccer was the "least-talented sport on earth" and that it helped "pussify" America, but it happens to be a pretty big deal around the world, including Brazil. That's where UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo participated in a charity match and showed Neymar a few of his trademarked leg kicks -- the less painful kind. After all, "Junior" has plenty of downtime while the promotion figures out who the next 145-pound No. 1 contender is, something we're bound to f read news >>

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"The Phenom" has no doubt of his improvement after stopping "a boring and bothering treatment". Vitor Belfort is sure that he's now a better fighter than he was when using TRT. Previously a strong defender of the therapy usage, "The Phenom" told SporTv that the ban imposed by NSAC and the UFC brought benefits for him and helped his improvement. Before the prohibition, Belfort was caught with a higher level of testosterone than what was allowed on a test last February. "It was better for me (the read news >>

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Bellator MMA has added one of the sport’s most promising prospects to its roster.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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They call him "The Phenom" ... but he hasn't done anything phenomenal just yet. That could all change for Sergio Pettis when he locks horns with fellow bantamweight Matt Hobar at the upcoming UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Dec. 6, 2014 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC announced the showdown over the weekend. Pettis (11-1) -- younger brother of UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis -- is just 21 years old, but has already compiled a 2-1 recor read news >>

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"The Phenom" lit a fire under Chris Weidman after questioning his recent injuries. Vitor Belfort recently brought into question the severity of Chris Weidman's injury that forced a delay in their much-anticipated middleweight title fight, which was supposed to go down on Dec. 6, 2014 at UFC 181 in Las Vegas, Nevada. "The Phenom" also called for an interim title belt, seeing as how the champ just can't seem to stay healthy. According to Weidman, those comments make no sense because he just fought read news >>

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There is hype and then there is action. One is the domain of those who are being, who have corralled a reputation and a spot and have established themselves inside the middle. The action is the becoming. And Conor McGregor did quite a lot of becoming Saturday night at UFC 178 in Las Vegas. The fighting public, particularly his Irish brethren, were drawn to McGregor's supreme confidence in the days and weeks leading up to fight night. But plenty of observers wondered whether the 26-year-old had b read news >>

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"The Phenom" blasted Weidman for hurting himself and delaying a title defense for the second time in a row. Vitor Belfort became unhappy about having to wait two more months to fight for the UFC Middleweight title. His bout against Chris Weidman was delayed from UFC 181, on December 6, for February of 2015. The reason was a broken hand but "The Phenom" isn't convinced about it, according to his interview to Combate.com. "I didn't believe in the beginning, after all, it's his second straight belt read news >>

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"The Phenom" affirmed that he's ready for any situation in the upcoming title bout and guaranteed that he's confident to beat Weidman after studying the champion's game After finally being licensed to fight in Nevada, Vitor Belfort is confident that he'll beat Chris Weidman in their UFC Middleweight title fight at UFC 181, on December 6. "The Phenom" told Combate.com that he knows how to approach the bout against the champion and warned that he's ready for any situation. "(Chris Weidman) has a l read news >>

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"The Phenom" is back. Two days after being granted a licensed by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) and announcing his title fight with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on Dec. 8, Vitor Belfort posted a video on his Instagram page showing how pumped he is for his return to Las Vegas at UFC 181 after three knockout finishes in Brazil in 2013. "I have in my hands the approved license by the Nevada Athletic Commission," Belfort wrote after his meeting with the athletic commission. "My jour read news >>

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Assuming "The Phenom" can get cleared by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White wants Chris Weidman to defend his middleweight title against division number one contender Vitor Belfort; however, he won't do anything to undermine the authority of the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). That means "The Phenom" has to be cleared by the NSAC before White can play matchmaker, but if and when he does, expect the promotion to target a read news >>

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It's a Chris Weidman title fight, "The Phenom" rematch or bust, for the former Strikeforce middleweight champion. Despite pleas from his teammates to move on, Luke Rockhold just can't seem to get Vitor Belfort out of his mind, 14 months after getting knocked out by "The Phenom." Time and again, Rockhold has pleaded for a do-over against the Brazilian, though not much has come of it; as Belfort has bigger fish to fry in the form of a middleweight title fight. However, there is one thing that Luke read news >>

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Look who came out of hiding ... Embattled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has emerged from his bar crawl in Brazil to propose a possible showdown -- and rematch -- against Vitor Belfort at the upcoming UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event on July 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Which sounds a little troll-ish, all things considered. Wand?Vitor ? — Wanderlei Silva (@wandfc) June 11, 2014 "The Axe Murderer" was bounced from the "Weidman vs. Machida" event earlier read news >>

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Would you like some Vanilla with that Testosterone? Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) and similar blood test drama that has swirled around UFC 175 has captured mixed martial arts (MMA) headlines in recent weeks. And we can thank Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva for the hijinks. "The Phenom" failed a random out-of-competition screen earlier this year (see staggering level discrepancy here), but was not licensed at the time of the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC)-administered test. He read news >>

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Can "The Phenom" find his way back to the winner's circle in "The Duke City?" After making a successful Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut last year at UFC 167, defeating Will Campuzano via unanimous decision, Sergio Pettis suffered the first loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career at the hands of Alex Caceres at UFC on FOX 10 just two months later. "Bruce Leeroy" forced Pettis to tap in the third and final round with an air-right rear-naked choke (see it here) after two rounds of ba read news >>

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