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Highly touted featherweight prospect Tom Duquesnoy defended his BAMMA title with a TKO finish against Krzysztof Klaczek. France's Tom Duquesnoy has quickly risen to become one of the most touted prospects in all of MMA, and his performance on Saturday night certainly added to his overall allure. Duquesnoy, who was scheduled to defend his featherweight title at BAMMA 18, overcame some unexpected adversity in the opening round against Krzysztof Klaczek, as he was thoroughly outwrestled and found h read news >>

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Michael Bisping, Brendan Schaub, and Bryan Callen take a shot at picking the top five most underrated fighters in the UFC. And there's not much overlap between their lists. read news >>

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Looks like Rory MacDonald will get his once-promised shot at the UFC welterweight strap after all. On February 18, the UFC announced No. 2-ranked Rory MacDonald would face off with current 170-pound champion Robbie Lawler in the co-main event of July's stacked UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. The two previously fought at UFC 167, with Ruthless earning a split-decision victory. While he emerged from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in November 2013 victorious, Lawler doesn't plan on leaving anything to chanc read news >>

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Rory MacDonald is getting his title shot after all. The Canadian star will take on UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler with the belt on the line in the co-main event of UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White announced Wednesday during the UFC's performance-enhancing drug press conference. The Lawler-MacDonald will co-headline the event since a featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor has also been announced for the same card. UFC 189 at the M read news >>

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Matt Brown has only lost to one fighter in the past three years: UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. Brown said he doesn’t obsess over the defeat, but he’d certainly like a second chance one, and he’d like it for the belt.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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"Storm" wants one more shot at taming the undefeated "Bull" Former Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko returned to the win column in ferocious fashion last Friday night (Feb. 13, 2015), knocking out feared striker Melvin Manhoef with a brutal spinning backfist/forearm early on in the second round of their Bellator 133 main event clash live on Spike TV from Fresno, California. Check out the highlights here. Following his thunderous victory, Shlemenko pleaded with Scott Coker an read news >>

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At 38, Melvin Manhoef (29-13-1) is a finished product. You know exactly what to expect when he fights. There will be violence. It will be furious. And someone will end up looking at the ceiling. Fifty-four times, in a career spanning almost 20 years, it's been his opponent who has been unable to finish the fight, victim of powerful winging punches that are truly frightening to behold. "I'm a junkie for the knockout," he said on the Bellator 133 broadcast, moments before walking to the cage. That read news >>

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Today in “The List,” in honor of Benson Henderson’s jump to welterweight for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 60 headliner, we reflect on the most memorable one-shot weight jumps in MMA history.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Daniel Weichel believes a win over former champion Pat Curran at Friday's Bellator 133 should earn him a shot at current champ Patricio Pitbull. read news >>

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With a single split-decision defeat as the only blemish on his professional record, some might be surprised to see Jason Sampson dropping from bantamweight to make his flyweight debut at Legacy FC 38.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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Brazil’s Augusto Mendes, like many fighters, has title aspirations. And he believes one more win just might get him a shot at a belt.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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Andrew McInnes may have missed out on a shot at the MFC belt, but he believes he'll roll past Cody McKenzie to contend for the WSOF championship. read news >>

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Anthony Johnson explains why he felt bad following the biggest victory of his career at UFC on FOX 14. read news >>

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In a month where the UFC held four major events, one could make the argument that Anthony Johnson -- one of MMA’s great resurrection stories -- stole the show in January. Johnson went to Stockholm, Sweden to face the country’s native son Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on FOX 14, in what was a set-up for a rematch between Gustafsson and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. So what did he do? In front of 30,000 partisans, Johnson scored a TKO victory over Gustafsson. He not only stole away the Swede read news >>

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