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Legacy Fighting Championship is now promoting kickboxing cards, and a UFC veteran is scheduled to compete inside the ring. Pat Barry, who returned to the kickboxing earlier this year for the first time since 2007, has agreed to take on Demoreo Dennis on Jan. 16. The card takes place at Bayou Music Center in Houston, and airs live on AXS TV. "We came to a verbal agreement with Pat Barry to fight for us on the Jan. 16th Legacy Kickboxing event," Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard told MMAFighting.com read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission has scheduled a hearing to review the recent press-conference brawl between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, and both fighters have been asked to attend the hearing, according to a report on Wednesday afternoon. read news >>

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BRASILIA, Brazil -- The UFC has three more events scheduled for Brazil this year, and they won’t slow down in 2015. At the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, UFC executive Grace Tourinho announced the date and city for the last UFC card of the year during the UFC Fight Night 51 post-fight press conference. "It’s official for Uberlandia on Nov. 8, and we already have four fights official, and we’re going to Barueri on Dec. 20," Tourinho said. "We’re going to Rio (de Janeiro) on Oct. 25, read news >>

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Surging UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza isn't scheduled to fight for the UFC middleweight championship this year, but apparently, he's anxious for a high-profile matchup before 2015 begins. "Jacare," the No. 2 185-pounder in the UFC's official rankings, is fresh off a dominant submission victory over Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 last week and is hoping to keep the momentum going, based on a report from this week's edition of UFC Tonight (h/t MMA Fighting). MMAFighting.com's Arie read news >>

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UFC Fight Night 50's scheduled bout between featherweights Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz has been canceled after doctors pulled Oliveira from the card, according to multiple reports. Fox Sports' Damon Martin tweeted the following Friday afternoon, confirming the news and clearing up the reason for the doctors' actions. UFC officials also confirmed the news in a statement (via MMAjunkie.com): Tonight’s featherweight rematch between Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz has been scrapped from the UFC Fi read news >>

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Heading into UFC 177, bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw was still ranked below scheduled challenger Renan Barao in the official pound-for-pound rankings. On Friday, Barao withdrew from the rematch with Dillashaw due to weight-cutting issues. Dillashaw, meanwhile, went on to pick up his first title defense against late replacement opponent Joe Soto. Will the weekend's events be enough to catapult Dillashaw past Barao? Here are the latest official UFC rankings via UFC.com, which are voted on by read news >>

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"Hear ye, hear ye!" "War Machine," a.k.a. Jon Koppenhaver, was today transported from Ventura County Jail in California and booked into Clark County Detention Center in Nevada to answer to several felony charges (see the full list here) in connection to his alleged beating of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. And he certainly looks a bit more furry than his previous mugshot 11 days ago. LasVegasSun.com reports that the former Bellator fighter (not UFC!), who waived his extradition after being captured read news >>

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Bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw stands to earn the most of anyone on the UFC 177 bill. read news >>

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"Bones" was scheduled to fight a stocky wrestler, not a towering kickboxer. So why was "Demolition Man" in a position to injure the UFC 178 headliner? Inquiring minds want to know! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones was headlining the most stacked pay-per-view (PPV) card of the year, defending his 205-pound title against former heavyweight and decorated Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. Except now he's not. That's because "Bones" was injured wh read news >>

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Henry Cejudo is an Olympic gold medalist in wrestling who is scheduled to make his octagon debut Saturday night at UFC 177. His resume is lofty, but according to Cejudo, all those accolades are simply a platform inspire the world.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Lee Mein, father of UFC fighter Jordan Mein, who is scheduled to fight Mike Pyle Saturday night in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, Okla., was arrested on a charge of sexual battery, according to a police report. James Lee Mein, 47, who is in Tulsa to corner his son, was arrested just prior to the UFN 49 weigh-ins on Friday. According to the police report, he was released early Saturday morning on a $2,000 surety bond. Mein is expected to appear in court on Aug. 29. The news was read news >>

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