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Brazilian super prospect Gilbert Burns will remain on the card at UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21 and will do so against another up-and-comer in Alex Oliveira. Oliveira, who has never fought in the UFC, will step in to replace Josh Thomson, who announced his withdrawal from the lightweight contest earlier this week. Portuguese-language site PVT first reported news of the replacement, and MMAFighting.com has the translation. There has been no announcement on whether the bout will remain as the eve read news >>

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TORRANCE, Calif. -- Holly Holm understands what's at stake when she steps into the Octagon on Saturday night. The former three-weight-class world boxing champion makes her long-awaited UFC debut against Raquel Pennington in the co-main event of UFC 184 at Staples Center. Holm comes into the fight highly touted and a heavy favorite. Between her boxing credentials and her 7-0 MMA record with six finishes, the Jackson/Winkeljohn's fighter understands she's been hyped as a potential challenger to UF read news >>

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Damned if they don't, damned if they do. That's the feeling I had at the conclusion of Wednesday's Ultimate Fighting Championship news conference on performance-enhancing drugs. For years, observers of mixed martial arts have scoffed at the UFC's seemingly lackadaisical efforts to control PEDs. Rightly so. While it was never an official stance, it felt like the promotion didn't care so much about PEDs in mixed martial arts unless it affected their bottom line. Even then, Dana White famously trum read news >>

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Toniiiiiight, is your night bro. Ben Henderson steps up on short notice to battle 170-pound wunderkind Brandon Thatch in tonight's (Sat., Feb. 14, 2015) UFC Fight Night 60 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, taking place inside the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado. And his first trip up to welterweight is sure to be a doozy. "Smooth" (21-5) is coming off back-to-back losses in the lightweight division after spending a few years as king of the mountain. That said, his recent una read news >>

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WSOF champ Marlon Moraes believes he's one of the Top 5 bantamweights in the world, and aims to prove it on Thursday night. read news >>

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An injury has forced a change to next month’s UFC return to Brazil, and Tony Martin now will face Leonardo Santos. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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UFC officials today announced that Anderson Silva has been removed as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4,” and fellow Brazilian superstar Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will serve in his place.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Jorge Masvidal isn’t thrilled with the UFC’s matchmaking and feels that the bout with Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night 63 is a step back for his career. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Gleison Tibau makes a quick turn around following his UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver victory and steps in on short notice against Tony Ferguson. Wiley veteran Gleison Tibau has stepped in to replace Yancy Medeiros against Ultimate Fighter Season 13 winner Tony Ferguson next month, at UFC 184. Medeiros was forced to withdraw from the bout, citing a foot injury. Tibau last appeared in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver in Boston where he took a split-decision victory over 'Sto read news >>

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An injured foot has forced Yancy Medeiros out of his UFC 184 bout against Tony Ferguson. Veteran lightweight Gleison Tibau was named as his replacement. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Veteran UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau has stepped in as a late replacement for this month’s UFC 184 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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The hits just keep on coming for UFC 184. Yancy Medeiros is injured and had to pull out of his fight with Tony Ferguson on Feb. 28 in Los Angeles, the UFC announced Tuesday. Filling in will be veteran Gleison Tibau. Just last week, the UFC 184 main event of Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort for the middleweight title was scrapped when Weidman got hurt and previously a big middleweight fight between Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero was canceled after Souza came down with pneumonia. Medeiros (11-2, 1 N read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Guess that means no senoritas for Iaquinta just yet... It appears everyone on Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) roster wants to follow in Donald Cerrone's footsteps. Just two days following his (technical) knockout victory over the notoriously durable Joe Lauzon on the UFC 183 pay-per-view (highlights here), Al Iaquinta has opted to step in on short notice to take on No. 13 ranked lightweight Jorge Masvidal in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 63 which is set to go down on April 4, 2015 read news >>

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Al Iaquinta vs. Jorge Masvidal has been booked for UFC Fight Night 63, sorry Cowboy. While Donald Cerrone and Jorge Masvidal have agreed on social media to face each other, the UFC matchmakers have decided to go on a different direction for the April card. As announced by the UFC, it will be Al Iaquinta who will be stepping in to face Masvidal instead. Iaquinta is fresh off an impressive TKO win against a veteran and fan favorite in Joe Lauzon, and he will be back in camp soon for a relatively s read news >>

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