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Raphael Assuncao isn't sure how title shots are doled out in the UFC, but he is confident he's going to get there eventually. The surging bantamweight contender has won all six of his bouts since dropping down into 135-pound waters in 2011, including a victory over the man who now holds the divisional strap in T.J. Dillashaw. Last October, Assuncao edged out the Team Alpha Male staple in a gritty affair where each fighter had his fair share of moments. Nevertheless, it was the savvy Brazilian wh read news >>

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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss Yoel Romero’s extra rest between rounds at UFC 178, and what should be done to resolve the controversy that followed.Filed under: (...) read news >>

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UFC 178 wasn't just a great card tonight. It left us with a lot to look forward to. Speaking at the post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White minced no words in declaring that Dominick Cruz and Cat Zingano are the two top contenders in the men's and women's bantamweight divisions. You can check out the post-fight press conference here. "He's the guy," said White when asked about Cruz's standing in the bantamweight title picture. When asked if TJ Dillashaw's next opponent would be Cru read news >>

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After successful comebacks at UFC 178, both Dominick Cruz and Cat Zingano will be fighting for titles on their next bouts. After going through major ACL surgeries and long layoffs, Dominick Cruz and Cat Zingano put on a show at UFC 178 with both fighters earning stoppage wins against ranked contenders in Takeya Mizugaki and Amanda Nunes respectively. During the post-fight press conference, Dana White announced that with the impressive wins, Cruz and Zingano will be next in line for title shots. read news >>

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The interim era of Bellator rolls on, this time with one of the last tournament winners getting their title shots before the true Scott Coker reign begins. Brandon Halsey won the season 10 middleweight tournament to capture a title shot against champion Alexander Shlemenko, who is coming off of a loss to Tito Ortiz at Bellator 120. The card also features the return of Bubba Jenkins and Bellator mainstays like Marcin Held and Patricky Freire. Will Brandon Halsey become the new Bellator middleweig read news >>

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Because title shots can wait. It seems the lobbying of Frankie Edgar and his team has paid off, as "The Answer" has finally been booked to face off against current No. 1 Featherweight contender, Cub Swanson, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, which takes place at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, on Nov. 22, 2014. The announcement was made earlier this evening on the latest edition of "UFC Tonight." As an added incentive, the 145-pound scrap is expected to be a title eliminator bout, wh read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss Wanderlei Silva’s retirement announcement, and the accusations he lobbed at the UFC on his way out the door.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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In this week’s Trading Shots, former UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes takes MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to task for his column on the UFC’s “Ultimate Fighter” 20 ads, while Fowlkes wonders whether the ends really do justify the means.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss UFC President Dana White’s criticism of the media response to UFC 177.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Anthony Hamilton talked about his win over Ruan Potts at UFC 177. The fight was stopped after Potts had no answer for Hamilton's repeated body shots to the ribs as a bruise continued to grow. read news >>

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A half-hour after the weigh-ins for UFC 177, T.J. Dillashaw was still angry at Renan Barao. Dillashaw will defend his bantamweight title against former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto on Saturday night in the main event at Sleep Train Arena, a development which came down Friday afternoon. Barao, who was supposed to meet Dillashaw in a rematch of their UFC 173 encounter, was hospitalized after a weight cut gone awry. The champion wasn't in the mood to cut Barao any s read news >>

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