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Made up of world-class prospects, standouts from The Ultimate Fighter, high-profile acquisitions and budding superstars, the UFC's future stockpile of main eventers has arguably never looked more fruitful. The promotion's pay-per-view numbers may not be at an all-time high, but the talent pool is practically spilling over. While the UFC has been ridiculed in the past for showcasing less-than-attractive bottom feeders to fill event voids, the organization's relentless approach to promote fights o read news >>

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Scheduled to take on Beneil Dariush on the main card of UFC 179, rising lightweight Alan Patrick will no longer compete in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Patrick (12-0), who hasn’t competed since a close decision victory over John Makdessi in February, has suffered an injury on Thursday, and won’t be able to compete on Oct. 25. "He was scheduled to compete in an ADCC match in Manaus on Sunday, but he had a small jaw fracture in training," Patrick’s manager D’Angelo Vidal told MMAFighting.com. "He absor read news >>

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Rising featherweights Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier will finally battle in a highly-anticipated featherweight match up at UFC 178 this Saturday (Sept. 27, 2014) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. With so much on the line for both fighters, what must be done in order for either man to claim victory? Read our fight preview to find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier are set to determine which man is truly a contender at UF read news >>

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The Land of the Rising Sun? Well, since the birds will be just about ready to chirp once this one wraps up on the East Coast, that seems appropriate for this particular situation. UFC Fight Night 52—kicking off at 12:30 a.m. ET in the U.S.—goes down from the revered Saitama Super Arena near Tokyo, Japan. Japan is known for its unwavering enthusiasm for combat sports, particularly when large men are involved. Large, large men? Even better. Enter Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson, two UFC heavyweights as p read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rising star Conor McGregor gets mic'd up to call the play-by-play for fellow Ireland import Norman Parke, who recently battled Jon Tuck last October in Manchester. The "Full Blast" video is designed to drum up hype for McGregor's "Notorious" showdown against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 later this month in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that here). Now if he could also be mic'd up and do play-by-play for his "Diamond" fight, now THAT would be impressive. read news >>

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Bekzod Aburakhmenov, currently one of MMA's rising stars at lightweight, returned to his wrestling roots and won a bronze medal on day 1 of the World Wrestling Championships. The USA's Tervel Dlagnev was the only wrestler to medal; he finished with bronze. The older I get, the more I realize how little I know about wrestling. When undefeated blue-chip MMA prospect Bekzod Abdurakhmenov won a bronze medal at 70 kg in freestyle at the 2014 Wrestling World Championships, he showed that I actually mi read news >>

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Before he faces Gasan Umalatov at UFC Fight Nigh Stockholm on October 4th, rising Irish welterweight Cathal Pendred talked to The Metro. read news >>

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You might see a bunch of old faces, but this undoubtedly a whole new Bellator. The Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion returns to Spike TV for season 11 with Bellator 123: "Curran vs. Pitbull 2" on Sept. 5, 2014, inside Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut (see the full fight card here). Not long after that, you can catch Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar back inside the cage -- likely against each other -- after this happened. So how about it, fight fans, are you ready to give Bellato read news >>

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Rising bantamweight Bryson Hansen doesn't see a title shot in the near term, but says, "Sooner or later they’ll have to give me a chance at the belt.” read news >>

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The fourth installment of jiu-jitsu's most popular superfight organization continues Saturday evening with a card filled with some of the sport's rising talents as well as popular MMA figures trying their hand at a different kind of competition. In the main event, now retired UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen takes on nine-time world champion Andre Galvao while UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett tries his hand against leglock master Dean Lister. Will Sonnen pull the major upset and put Galvao aw read news >>

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Rising light heavyweight star Ovince Saint Preux looks to use his powerful striking skills against Cody Donovan's dangerous ground game at UFC Fight Night 26. read news >>

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