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Paulo Filho was shot in the leg during a party Tuesday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The former WEC champion had a discussion with a man during a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and was shot in the leg by a man when he left the house. Psicoticos por VT first reported the news, and sources close to the situation, confirmed the story to MMAFighting.com. Filho was rushed to the Miguel Couto hospital and underwent surgery, but his current status is still unknown as multiple contacts made by MMAF read news >>

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While dropping his children off at school last week, Mark Hunt got the call from UFC president Dana White offering him an interim title shot against Fabricio Werdum. read news >>

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In an attempt to squash talk of Conor McGregor challenging for the UFC featherweight crown, Cub Swanson says that he gets a title shot with a win over Frankie Edgar. Cub Swanson is on a six fight win streak that started in January of 2012. It's a streak that put him into the title challenger discussion, especially after his win over Jeremy Stephens in June. Swanson's name has fallen by the wayside in recent months. In large part because Conor McGregor has been dominating opponents and talking hi read news >>

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Fight fans should at least consider pumping the brakes on a UFC featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor, particularly because Cub Swanson is just one win away from a title shot. Of course, bear in mind that this information is coming from Swanson himself. After a five-round classic between Aldo and Chad Mendes at UFC 179, fight fans were perplexed as to why McGregor, a surging 145-pound contender, is booked to fight Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59 in January. However, ac read news >>

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Perhaps this is why McGregor "opted" to take another fight? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was quoted as saying that Conor McGregor would likely get the next shot at the featherweight strap shortly after "Notorious" knocked out Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 on Sept. 28, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Video highlights here. A month later, and McGregor is now fighting Dennis Siver when the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion heads back to Boston, Mass., for its upcoming UFC Fight read news >>

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UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson and Conor McGregor had two very different weekends.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Cub Swanson isn't happy. Suffering through shots of featherweight contender Conor McGregor sitting cageside at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Swanson was forced to enjoy the action from home. @DamonMartin — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) October 26, 2014 Facing the media after 25 minutes of work against Chad Mendes, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo wasn't even asked about Swanson. UFC president Dana White did his best to help build imaginary barriers for McGregor to climb in the form of a 'motivated' read news >>

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The past two years have been remarkable for Cub Swanson. The longest-tenured featherweight under the Zuffa banner has run the proverbial table, as he's found victory in all six of his bouts since January 2012. In the process of building his impressive winning streak, the surging contender has brought himself within striking distance of earning a long-awaited shot at the featherweight strap. Furthermore, the caliber of Swanson's performances during this run shows he's living up to the potential h read news >>

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Conor McGregor believes he is the No. 1 contender in the UFC’s featherweight division, but he isn’t about to wait around to have a title shot handed to him. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Linton Vassell is preparing for his title shot against Emannuel Newton at Bellator 130, before that, he sat down to talk with Bloody Elbow. Linton Vassell is preparing for the biggest fight of his career. The 31-year old Londoner has been plugging away as a light heavyweight on the UK regional scene since 2008. In that time, he's quietly built himself into a top contender, most recently on the back of a nine fight winning streak, culminating in his three bout Bellator run. That run has ultimatel read news >>

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The Angel of Death strengthens his case for another shot in the UFC with his latest finish over Brian Hall to win the Legacy Flyweight Championship belt. It was a relatively quiet weekend in the world of mixed martial arts, but that doesn't mean there wasn't anything exciting going on in a cage somewhere. This weekend that somewhere was the Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where Legacy Fighting Championship 36 went down. The big finish that has a lot of people buzzing comes from read news >>

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