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It has seemed like an eternity, but the UFC is back after a rare break. The promotion returns to pay-per-view in Brazil with UFC 179, which hosts a title fight and other key bouts. Headlined by a rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, UFC 179 is heavy on Brazilian talent and interesting up-and-comers. It boasts names like Glover Teixeira, Phil Davis and Fabio Maldonado, to name a few. My last round of prelim picks were good to me. We look to keep it that way here, though some of the matchups read news >>

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Marloes Coenen isn’t quite sure where her motivation comes from, but she knows the result. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has a rare drive to become the best in the world at whatever she does, no matter what that may be. read news >>

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For more on the numbers behind the UFC’s ninth pay-per-view event of the year, check out 50 post-fight facts to come out of Saturday’s UFC 178 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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It's a very rare occasion that Dana White and the UFC actively go against the fans' wishes, but they did just that when they passed on former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren. While it's easy to say, and even easier to prove, that MMA fans are the beer-drinking neanderthals they're often alleged to be, they do have an eye for talent. If a fighter is perceived to be an elite-level athlete, they want to see him. Sure, many have called Askren, a former Olympian and quite possibly the singl read news >>

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Does Benson Henderson have a legitimate gripe? And did anyone else think it was weird not to mention why Jordan Mein’s father wasn’t in his corner? Some post-fight thoughts from another UFC doubleheader.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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An emotional BJ Penn addressed the press at the post-fight press conference receiving a rare standing ovation from the press. BJ talks about his decision to retire and the fight against Frankie Edgar after their TUF 19 Finale bout at the Mandalay Bay. Follow MMAWeekly.com on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. read news >>

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Trilogies are a rare thing to see in the realm of mixed martial arts. While the “immediate rematch” has become a common sight on the current landscape of the sport, the all-important “rubber match” only occurs on a limited basis. Yet, a third fight between two fighters is typically forged when both competitors have split the two previous meetings, and a final bout is scheduled to determine which fighter will take the series. Frankie Edgar had defeated BJ Penn both times they squared off—definiti read news >>

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At RFA 15 in June, the MMA world was given a rare opportunity courtesy of Daniel Aguiar. The Brazilian talks about his DQ loss for “timidity” with MMAjunkie.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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In the 197 pound quarterfinals of the 2006 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship, current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman defeated future UFC light heavyweight contender Ryan Bader in a wild 10-7 match. Bloody Elbow has acquired rare footage of this match. In the quarterfinals of the 2006 NCAA Wrestling Championships, Hofstra's unranked and unseeded Chris Weidman pulled off a shocking upset of Arizona State's returning All-American Ryan Bader. Weidman won an action-packed match to advan read news >>

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It was five years ago this summer that lightweight Joe Ellenberger got his first offer from the UFC. Saturday, he finally makes his debut – while battling a rare blood disease.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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