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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White stated that should Anderson Silva defeat Nick Diaz this weekend (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015) at UFC 183 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Brazilian bomber would be next in line for a shot at the title. "The Spider," though, says he's still a few wins away before getting back to the big dance. That's "crazy" talk, according to White, who recently spoke to FOX Sports 1 (via MMA Fighting) that the former middleweight champ doesn't need to go on a win strea read news >>

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Three weeks ago, UFC president Dana White said that Anderson Silva would get a title shot with a win over Nick Diaz. Silva doesn't seem to agree. On January 7th, Dana White declared that Anderson Silva would be granted a title shot with a win over Nick Diaz at UFC 183. This despite Diaz having 0 appearances at middleweight and no wins since 2011, and the fact that he's 0-2 vs. current champion Chris Weidman. There's also the aspect of Silva's own admission that he doesn't want to fight other Bra read news >>

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UFC 183 is the final event of what has been an action-packed January for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The story revolves around the return of Anderson Silva and his battle against the outspoken Nick Diaz. Yet there are many other important fights that will occur on the undercard. One of those features Sara McMann and Miesha Tate, two women who are amongst the best in the women's bantamweight division. But this does not mean they are fighting for a shot at Ronda Rousey. The UFC recognizes read news >>

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Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will battle for a potential title shot this Saturday (Jan. 31, 2015) at UFC 183 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Between these two talented wrestlers, what adjustments must be made for either man in order to claim victory? Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will go to war this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) at UFC 183 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevad read news >>

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Dana White has said that a victory over Nick Diaz in UFC 183's main event Saturday night would put former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva in line for a shot at the belt he held for neearly seven years. Silva himself is unconvinced, as he stated last week that he is "2-3 fights away" from a title shot, but added "this is Dana's decision." On Thursday, White, presented with Silva's retort, basically said we're going to have to wait and see what happens at the MGM Grand on Saturday before read news >>

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UFC women's bantamweight contender, Miesha Tate says she's the one to beat Rousey. With women's MMA being so fresh to the UFC, rematches are bound to happen with more frequency than the male divisions, due to a much smaller roster. The bantamweight division is the hot spot right now, and all eyes are on the champion, Ronda Rousey's belt. Longtime rival, Miesha Tate will be making her 5th Octagon appearance against Olympic wrestling silver medalist, Sara McMann Saturday night at UFC 183, but she' read news >>

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This, despite the fact that "Cupcake" has gone 0-2 against the bantamweight champion. Miesha Tate didn't have much luck in her first two attempts to stop the Ronda Rousey train, losing to the Judoka under the Strikeforce banner in 2012 and then again at UFC 168 the following year (highlights). But "Cupcake" seems to think she still has the best shot at dethroning the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion. Speaking to FOX Sports, Tate said a win over Sara McMann at th read news >>

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Dana White wasn’t interested in Anderson Silva’s request to change things up with a new entrance song for UFC 183.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Not only is Anthony Johnson going to defeat Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, he's going to knock him out with a devastating uppercut when they hook 'em up later this year for "Bones'" 205-pound strap. That's according to Blackzilians' teammate Rashad Evans (via Instagram): I'm extremely proud of my brother Anthony Johnson for his complete annihilation of Alexander Gustafsson! Rumble's journey to be where he is right now is story of inspiration. I'm bless read news >>

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Anthony Johnson will enter his title shot against UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones as the #1 ranked contender in the division following his TKO over Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday. UFC on Fox 14 was a big weekend for the light heavyweight division. Ryan Bader nudged past Phil Davis on the undercard, while Anthony Johnson cemented himself as the #1 contender by going into enemy territory and knocking out Alexander Gustafsson. It cost Gustafsson his #1 position in the weight class and hi read news >>

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Thales Leites won five straight UFC fights to get a title shot in 2009, and though he’s just a victory away from putting together another streak, he doesn’t expect a similar opportunity this time around.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Robinson Castellanos seized what is likely his last shot at boxing immortality. read news >>

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No one is doubting Anthony Johnson's power, it's truly incredible the punch he packs in his fists. But there is video floating around the internet ether that makes it look like a Johnson headbutt may be what sent Alexander Gustafsson crashing to the canvas at UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday night in Sweden. Check out the first video to see what we're jabbering about. Gus, however, said at the post fight press conference that he didn't notice a headbutt. SEE ALSO: Fighters React to Rumble Johnson's TKO read news >>

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Anderson Silva is a major star within mixed martial arts. His status as a legend was cemented with a title reign that included 10 defenses of the UFC Middleweight Championship and 16 straight wins in the Octagon. However, returning to competition at UFC 183 has created an interesting wrinkle. Even though Silva is a name that the sport has come to love, he should not be granted a title shot with a victory over Nick Diaz. In an interview on UFC Tonight, UFC President Dana White mentioned Silva's n read news >>

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