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Well-traveled vet Andre Santos steps in for injured Douglas Lima to take on UFC and Strikeforce veteran Paul Daley at Bellator 134.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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Rather than moping around and feeling sorry for himself, Benson Henderson is jumping back in the saddle and replacing an injured Bobby Green for a lightweight tilt against Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 63. The breaking news was confirmed to Fox Sports' Damon Martin by UFC officials on Thursday. ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto spoke with Green's manager, Jason House, and is reporting Green had a torn quadriceps muscle. He is scheduled for surgery on Friday. Booze had nothing to do with the chorus of read news >>

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Benson Henderson on Thursday agreed to return to the Octagon in short order to fill-in for an injured Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night 63 in Virginia. read news >>

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Benson Henderson said he wanted to fight again as soon as possible upon dropping a narrow decision to Donald Cerrone this past Sunday in Boston. As of Thursday, "Smooth" got his wish. Henderson (21-5) will step in for the injured Bobby Green and face Jorge Masvidal in the co-main event of UFC FIght Night 63 on April 4. The news of the replacement came via Damon Martin of Fox Sports, and was later confirmed by the UFC. At UFC Fight Night 59, Henderson came up on the short end of a debatable decis read news >>

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LAS VEGAS — In the end, the Nevada State Athletic Commission's much-anticipated session on its out-of-competition drug-testing program ended up being much ado about nothing. The program came under fire when UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. Because Jones tested positive early in December rather than close to the actual fight, the test result was considered "out of competition" rather than "i read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Hopefully, the third opponent will be the charm for Uriah Hall. Strikeforce vet Ron Stallings agreed to step up on one week's notice and meet hall in a middleweight bout Sunday night at UFC Fight Night in Boston. MMAFighting.com confirmed the bout with the UFC after FOXSports.com initially reported the bout Monday. Stallings (12-6), a Maryland-based fighter, has won three of his past four fights, including a knockout win over UFC vet Mike Massenzio. Stallings also lost to Adlan Amagov at a 2011 read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Former Strikeforce fighter Ron Stallings has stepped in to fight fellow middleweight Uriah Hall on less than a week’s notice.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone has stepped up to fight at the UFC Fight Night 59 fight-card on Jan. 18 in Boston, two days after his impressive victory over Myles Jury. He’ll replace Eddie Alvarez who originally signed up to face former UFC champion, Benson Henderson. With the fight in Boston, now less than two weeks away, Cerrone will have fought six times in the span of 12 months. But even for Cerrone, this is an incredibly short turnaround time. Cowboy beat Alvarez on his UFC debut in September, bef read news >>

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Less than 48 hours after his defeat of Myles Jury at UFC 182, Donald Cerrone has agreed to step in and fight Benson Henderson at UFC Boston in two weeks. read news >>

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Uriah Hall has a new opponent for the UFC's big card in Boston. Louis Taylor will step in for the injured Costas Philippou to face Hall at UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver on Jan. 18, a source told MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani. Taylor (11-3) has won four straight fights on the independent circuit, most recently submitting former Bellator fighter Brian Houston in October at AFPC 17 in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Taylor, a former Eastern Illinois college wrestler, has competed for both Strikeforce an read news >>

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When Evan Dunham steps into the Octagon against Rodrigo Damm this weekend at UFC 182: Jones vs Cormier at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the Las Vegas-based fighter will be looking to erase... read news >>

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SAO PAULO, Brazil -- C.B. Dollaway steps in the Octagon for the biggest fight of his career Saturday night against Lyoto Machida, and he feels he has no pressure over him. Fighting in Brazil for the third time after scoring wins over Daniel Sarafian and Cezar Ferreira, Dollaway spoke to MMAFighting.com about his match-up with Machida, facing the passionate Brazilian crowd, how he expects to beat "The Dragon" and what’s next for him. read news >>

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Just hours after it was announced that veteran fighter Mark Munoz would return to the Octagon against Caio Magalhaes at UFC 184, Magalhaes had to withdraw due to an infection in his mouth. Looks like Munoz will remain on the card. On Wednesday night UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani confirmed that Roan 'Jucao' Carneiro will step in to fight "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" on Feb. 28 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 36-year old Brazilian Carneiro will be making his second stint in the UFC, las read news >>

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As if the knockout wasn’t bad enough, this fighter had to suffer the indignity of watching his eyeball roll away in the process.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

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