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  • 3 days ago
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It was a short night for Dustin Poirier at UFC 178. Even Conor McGregor probably expected the fight to go at least a couple more minutes. Whether Poirier can still climb the ladder to the top of the division remains to be seen, but there’s no doubt his stock has dropped after Saturday night. He may be forced to content himself with taking on the fringe of the featherweight division’s top 10 for the next couple of fights. Read on for some potential future opponents for Poirier.Begin Slideshow read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Alexandre Pantoja took tonight’s RFA flyweight title fight on short notice. But if he pulls off a win, it could be short notice until he’s in the UFC, he believes.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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With Bellator and UFC going head-to-head on television, and presenting live events a short drive apart on Friday night, the beneficiary looks to be the fans that are getting bigger names that would usually be appearing on a television card. And the night will be an interesting experiment regarding what the current MMA audience is truly interested in. UFC president Dana White will tell you that Friday night is nothing but a series of coincidences.Bellator opens its fall season at the Mohegan Sun read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Joe Soto may have come up short against bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw, but he's good enough to be ranked in the latest UFC rankings update. When you have a card like UFC 177, which was completely devoid of ranked fighters after the main event, the rankings don't really experience much in the way of change. For the most part, that was the case this week, but the biggest changes in the rankings involved Renan Barao, who didn't fight at all on Saturday, and Joe Soto, who was Barao's replacement read news >>

  • a month ago
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Joe Soto steps up on extremely short notice following some odd circumstances at UFC 177. Making his UFC debut in a world title fight, how will the former Bellator champion fare against a heavily favored opponent in T.J. Dillashaw? UFC 177, already regarded as a very weak card, has recently received a very unexpected turn of events that has derailed its main event, with Renan Barao being unable to make weigh ins after a health emergency. TJ Dillashaw will not be without a challenger for his title read news >>

  • a month ago
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Sometimes, it seems taking a fight on short notice in the UFC can be a bit of a no-lose situation. Women’s bantamweight Elizabeth Phillips did exactly that but completely disagrees.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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With a short right hand and some follow-up shots to a collapsed Gray Maynard, Ross Pearson made a bold, violent announcement to the MMA world Saturday night in Maine at UFC Fight Night 47: His time is now; ignore him at your own peril. The Englishman has been puttering about as a fringe contender seemingly since the day he stepped out of the Octagon as an official TUF champion, and now, with a signature win under his belt to wipe away the foul stench of his decision loss to Diego Sanchez, he's m read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ryan Bader fell short in his first UFC main event, but he wasn’t about to let history repeat itself during his second chance in the spotlight.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC flyweight Frankie Saenz admits time is in short supply for his MMA career, so he wants to make an impression in his first octagon appearance.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Joby Sanchez will make his Octagon debut on short notice, as the Jackson-Wink MMA prospect will face Wilson Reis when the UFC heads to Oklahoma on Aug. 23. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The commission is taking a short break from its pursuit of Chael Sonnen (because of this) to cross off the last outstanding item from the UFC 175 drug test fiasco. And then there was one. Now that Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has tidied up its business with Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort, at least in terms of their failed drug tests heading into UFC 175, the attorney general's office has now focused its attention on Wanderlei Silva, who dodged a pre-fight drug test prior to his schedu read news >>

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