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  • 3 days ago
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Mark Hunt may need a miracle. While the heavyweight slugger didn't hesitate to accept an interim title fight against Fabricio Werdum in the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Nov. 15 in Mexico, thanks to an untimely injury to reigning division kingpin Cain Velasquez, the 302-pound "Super Samoan" has just over three weeks to lose 37 pounds. The good news is, he's already done it once before, after struggling with his extra baggage last month in Japan. But assuming he gets to where he needs read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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UFC veteran heavyweight Oli Thompson is making the move to 205 pounds, hoping to land more fights and rekindle his career. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Anderson Silva once stood atop the UFC's middleweight mountain, dominating opponent after opponent in mesmerizing and devastating fashion. But in stepped a confident Chris Weidman to put an end to Silva's reign as champion by stopping him in back-to-back contests in 2013. Ten months after his latest loss to the current middleweight champion, Silva doesn't think he's the most complete fighter the middleweight division has to offer. And, no, he doesn't give that nod to the champion either. He told read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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We're all about people learning and applying the intricacies of ground and pound, but doing it during a rugby match is a bit too much. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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On paper, Matt Baker, who faces Cody Krahn in a preliminary fight on Saturday's World Series of Fighting 14 show in Edmonton, Alberta, looks to have his back against the wall. Yet, that's nothing compared with two situations he was put in a few months back.Baker (10-7) is 0-3 in WSOF competition, but in his last fight, he took one for the team. Usually a middleweight, he moved up two weight classes to face a huge heavyweight in former UFC fighter Tim Hague. Baker and Hague each had their opponen read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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David Michaud will drop from welterweight to 155 pounds to meet Garett Whiteley at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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STOCKHOLM – Ernest Chavez’s drops from lightweight to featherweight did little to help him with the strong fists of Zubaira Tukhugov.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie found a rather unusual way to make the 170 lbs limit ahead of his one-night tournament appearance at Battlegrounds MMA. When fighters struggle to make weight on the day of the weigh-ins, they typically resort to the old-fashioned tactic of removing clothing, sweating off the pounds in the sauna, or the lesser known decision to remove unnecessary body parts with a chainsaw. But former UFC lightweight and featherweight Cody McKenzie has taken an unusual route towar read news >>

  • 25 days 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 >>

  • a month ago
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After the loss of UFC 181’s original headliner, UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is suddenly off the bench and readying himself for his first title defense.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, Radio Highlight, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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SAITAMA, Japan – A reportedly drastic weight cut for Mark Hunt was little more than routine, the victorious heavyweight told MMAjunkie following UFC Fight Night 52. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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