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Erick Silva is back! But is he better than ever? "Indio" sent Mike Rhodes to his third straight loss at the UFC Fight Night 58 event last Sat. night (Dec. 20, 2014) in Brazil (recap here), thanks to a slick arm-triangle choke in the first round. "Biggie" may find himself on the unemployment line after his latest defeat, while Silva may find himself fighting someone in the top 10 -- something that continues to give him pause in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Anyone care to play matchmaker f read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares is still the WSOF welterweight king. The Team Nogueira fighter put his 170-pound title on the line for the first time against fellow UFC veteran Jon Fitch in the main event of WSOF 16,and he added another impressive victory to his resume at the McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, Calif. Coming off a pair of quick submission victories over Mike Pierce and Steve Carl, "Toquinho" improved to 2-0 under the WSOF banner with a 90-second kneebar over Fitch. Fitch was able to de read news >>

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PHOENIX – A short left hand from Matt Mitrione put Gabriel Gonzaga down, but it was the follow up punishment – and the especially brutal follow-up to the follow-up – that finished him off.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The 12-year veteran is heading into the second title shot of his career. He spoke to MMAmania.com about moving to Las Vegas, his sons Mason and Atlas making him tougher, and why he has what it takes to thwart the leg-lock attacks of WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 16. Saying things have been a little hectic in the last year for Jon Fitch would be an understatement. The long-time MMA veteran moved away from San Jose to Syracuse, NY, at the beginning of 2014, then back to San read news >>

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Dedication is a word tossed around pretty frequently in the fight business, with vastly different definitions of it from fighter to fighter. But if we’re going to set a benchmark, start with Randa Markos. read news >>

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PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Nate Diaz's recent 12-month hiatus wasn't of his own choosing, if the Stockton native is to be believed. Diaz was presumed to have spent the better part of the year languishing on the sidelines in protest of his UFC contract, but when asked about his absence on Thursday, Diaz told MMAFighting.com that his lengthy time off was the UFC's own doing, and that he never said he didn't want to fight. "It's about time," Diaz said of his co-main event slot against Rafael dos Anjos at UF read news >>

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As much of a spin as anyone wants to put on it, there’s really no sugarcoating what happened to Charles Oliveira the last time he had a UFC fight booked.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Rory MacDonald spoke with the media Saturday at UFC 181 and discussed his new "Red King" nickname, whether he believes Georges St-Pierre will return to the UFC and his confidence that he could finish any other fighter in the welterweight division. read news >>

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Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks put on a show in their entertaining welterweight rematch on Saturday night at UFC 181. The hotly contested bout ultimately went Lawler's way via split decision, evening the series between him and Hendricks at 1-1. MMAjunkie provided a look at the scorecard, which was soundly judged and reflected the fierce competition and fighting on display from these two proud brawlers: Lawler improved his overall record to 25-10, while Hendricks' rare loss put him at 16-3 for read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Travis Browne put a stamp on his rivalry with Brendan Schaub, pounding on “The Ultimate Fighter 10? veteran before a TKO finish. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Raquel Pennington and Ashlee Evans-Smith put on an exciting opening bout for the UFC 181 prelims on FOX Sports 1, with Pennington winning out in the final second. read news >>

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It sounds like Gilbert Melendez is looking to clinch quite a legacy with a win over Pettis. Legacies in MMA are a tricky thing. Some fighters seem to expect that they'll be forever under appreciated, like Yves Edwards and his statements about fan appreciation, saying "I consider myself fortunate that any of them liked watching me do it or were willing to pay to see me fight, to see me do what I love to do." For fighters who brush against the highest levels of athletic achievement in their sport, read news >>

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"Wow ... that’s one of the greatest fights. These guys stood in the pocket all night and traded. How Johny Hendricks got out of that third round, I'll never know. I had it two-two going into the last round. There is no loser in this fight, it was an awesome fight." -- UFC President Dana White When Johny Hendricks stepped into the cage on March 15, 2014, serving as one half of the UFC 171 pay-per-view (PPV) main event inside the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas, he brought with him a knoc read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Gilbert Melendez talks about his UFC 181 fight against Anthony Pettis, his time on The Ultimate Fighter, how he viewed this past inactive year, what a win over Pettis would do for his legacy, and more. read news >>

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