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Former bantamweight champion Renan Barao submitted Mitch Gagnon in the UFC Fight Night 58 co-main event on Saturday and then called out champion T.J. Dillashaw. read news >>

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It wasn't as impressive as past victories, but a win is a win. A finish is even better. Thanks to four consecutive victories, Mitch Gagnon was given a shot at former Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 58: "Machida vs. Gagnon" tonight (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014) in Barueri, Brazil, just one bout removed from the Brazilian losing his title. A win may have even been enough to earn him his own shot at the strap. We'll never know. He showed he was game early on, going read news >>

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Watch the World Series of Fighting welterweight champion submit the former UFC contender in 90 seconds also watch the WSOF featherweight title change hands from Rick Glenn to Lance Palmer via rear naked choke. Rousimar Palhares only needed 90 seconds to tap Jon Fitch as you can see in the video above. He got the leg, then went for a heel hook and adjusted for the fatal kneebar. Here's Lance Palmer tapping Rick Glenn to take the WSOF featherweight title Main Card (NBCSN, 9 p.m. ET) Rousimar Palha read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares is still the WSOF welterweight king. The Team Nogueira fighter put his 170-pound title on the line for the first time against fellow UFC veteran Jon Fitch in the main event of WSOF 16,and he added another impressive victory to his resume at the McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, Calif. Coming off a pair of quick submission victories over Mike Pierce and Steve Carl, "Toquinho" improved to 2-0 under the WSOF banner with a 90-second kneebar over Fitch. Fitch was able to de read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares added another victim to his growing list of submission wins when he finished Jon Fitch with a first-round knee bar in the WSOF 16 headliner in Sacramento, Calif.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

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Jon Fitch's World Series of Fighting (WSOF) tenure got off to a terrible start, losing to Josh Burkman via submission (guillotine choke) back in June 2013 after a very impressive run (14-3-1) under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner. He missed out on the opportunity to claim UFC's Welterweight belt thanks to Georges St-Pierre way back in Aug. 2008, but tonight (Dec. 13, 2014) Fitch was teed up to win a different world title at the expense of 170-pound kingpin Rousimar Palhares at WS read news >>

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PHOENIX – Jamie Varner made one early blunder in his bout with Drew Dober, and in this sport sometimes one is all it takes.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Not just the "NEW" champion, but the first ever strawweight women's champion in UFC history. For the first time in the history of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), the tournament held throughout the season, this one the 20th in the reality show's history, culminated in a title fight to crown the first ever strawweight women's champion in UFC history at tonight's (Dec. 11, 2014) TUF 20 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada. The match-up: Rose Namajunes (who finished all three of her fights while in the house) vs read news >>

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Felice Herrig secured a submission win in her UFC debut against Lisa Ellis at The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale on Friday. read news >>

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Athony Pettis defended his belt for the first time at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas by submitting top contender Gilbert Melendez. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - Gilbert Melendez showed Anthony Pettis no fear in their UFC lightweight title bout on Saturday night. Melendez pressed forward for the bulk of the fight and won the first round. But he walked right into a big right hand early in the second round. Before you could blink, Pettis caught Melendez in a guillotine choke and became the first person ever to submit the former Strikeforce champion. Pettis, defending his title for the first time 15 months after winning it, got the tap at 1:33 o read news >>

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Anthony Pettis successfully defended his UFC lightweight title for the first time, submitting Gilbert Melendez with a guillotine in the second round of their UFC 181 bout. Anthony Pettis is well-known for his flashy striking game, it's his calling card. But it's quickly becoming apparent that his submission game should be given the same props. Pettis was out of the cage for over a year and was finally defending his UFC lightweight title for the first time against former Strikeforce champ Gilbert read news >>

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And STILL... It took a while but Anthony Pettis finally stepped inside the Octagon to defend his lightweight title against Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event of UFC 181: "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This over a year after "Showtime" won the title from Ben Henderson. "El Nino" used the opening round to implement his game plan, controlling the cage the pressuring Pettis against the fence. He worked his game there and avoided most of the champi read news >>

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Fatigue makes cowards of men. The main card of tonight's (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014) UFC 181: "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" pay-per-view (PPV) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada kicked off with a lightweight lowdown pitting two fighters, Tony Ferguson vs. Abel Trujillo, looking to add to their respective winning streaks. Trujillo, known for his power, wasted no time exchanging big punches despite a significant reach disadvantage. Sure enough, within the first minute he scored a knockdown read news >>

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