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There is perhaps no other fight at 135 pounds more enticing than a contest between champion T.J. Dillashaw and Urijah Faber. But should they fight? I reached out to fellow B/R MMA Featured Columnist Hunter Homistek to get his take. We come down on opposite sides of the coin but both understand the pitfalls of the bout. Who do you side with? Take a gander at why they should and shouldn't step into the Octagon against one another to compete for the biggest prize in mixed martial arts. Hunter Homis read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Despite standing at 6-foot-8 and weighing in at 265 pounds, Tim Sylvia always seemed to be the underdog. That never mattered much to “The Maine-iac” though, as he went on to win the UFC... read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – From the look of it, it wasn’t the most powerful punch Shawn Jordan has ever thrown. The short, unambitious right hook was, however, enough to put Jared Cannonier on his back.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight kingpin Tim Sylvia weighed in at a staggering 371 pounds for his super heavyweight fight against Juliano "Banana" Coutinho, scheduled for later tonight (Jan. 3, 2015) in the Reality Fighting mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. From The Underground: Mohegan Sun AC denies @timsylviamma license to fight. Sylvia weighed in at 371. http://t.co/MmLp18EyqE pic.twitter.com/hNYD1VCF97 — read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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ONE FC has a superfight in the horizon, but one of the champions has his demands. Bibiano Fernandes and Shinya Aoki, ONE FC bantamweight and lightweight titleholders, respectively, are interested in competing against each other inside the cage in 2015. "It would be a great fight," Fernandes told MMAFighting.com. "Everybody talks about this fight, especially in Asia. I’m here to work. I train hard to go there and fight anyone. I would fight him, I would fight anyone." In a recent interview to MMA read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cris Cyborg will not cut down to 135 pounds after all. Two and a half months after announcing her decision to drop to the bantamweight division for a bout at Invicta FC 10, the first and only Strikeforce and Invicta FC featherweight champion confirmed she won’t try cutting the extra 10 pounds anymore. "I can’t. From now on, I will only fight at my weight or in a catchweight," Cyborg told Tatame on Monday. "I haven’t fought in a long time and that’s why I want to go back to my division." Speaking read news >>

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Over the weekend, the UFC crowned a new champion at 115 pounds following a tournament on Season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter. That woman was Carla Esparza, who is the first-ever female strawweight champion. She now has a target on her back and a new division full of eager, talented fighters. They will be competing in important bout after important bout, attempting to earn a shot at Esparza in the near future. Following a big weekend for the 115-pound division, what's next for the new UFC champion? read news >>

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It's crowded at the top. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has quite the log-jam atop its Welterweight division heading into 2015. That's because Robbie Lawler is the new 170-pound champion, taking a close decision over Johny Hendricks in their rematch at UFC 181 earlier this month (watch video highlights here). The result left company president Dana White in a quandary because he all but guaranteed the next title shot to Rory MacDonald (read more on that here) after he knocked out Tarec Saff read news >>

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A day before his first fight in over a year, 14th-ranked lightweight Nate Diaz failed to make weight prior to his co-main event bout with third-ranked Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on Fox 13 on Friday in Phoenix. The 29-year-old Diaz, who TKO'd Gray Maynard in his last scrap in November 2013, weighed in at 160.6 pounds, according to a report by MMAFighting.com. The weight limit for the lightweight division in Arizona is 156 pounds. Diaz's opponent, the streaking dos Anjos, tipped the scales at 156 pou read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Her run on “The Ultimate Fighter 20? served as a sort of trial run at strawweight for former Invicta FC atomweight champion Jessica Penne. But now what?Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Having become a top prospect at featherweight, Julian Erosa steps up to 155 pounds for a shot at SFL America's lightweight championship on Saturday. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Robbie Lawler takes the championship spot at 170 pounds and moves into the pound-4-pound lost at No. 11 in the latest rankings release. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Sergio Pettis has been at 125 pounds before, and he may be heading back there his next time out.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - Travis Browne channeled the old-school style of fighters like Mark Coleman on Saturday night. Browne used some schoolyard-bully ground-and-pound to finish off Brendan Schaub at UFC 181. Referee Mario Yamasaki called off the heavyweight fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center at 4:50 of the first round. "That's what I do," a to-the-point Schaub (17-2-1) said. Early in the round, Schaub (10-5) found success with a takedown and then a trip. But he got caught with a huge uppercut as he r read news >>

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