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The former bantamweight champion also breaks down all of the upcoming action in the busy 135-pound division. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz, suffered another devastating setback after he tore his ACL in his right knee last December. The injury came just three months after he made his successful return against Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 (full fight video) after a near three-year hiatus stemming from multiple injuries, including an ACL tear in his read news >>

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Junior dos Santos fought tough battles in his past UFC fights, and underwent two surgeries on Thursday. The former UFC heavyweight champion, who defeated Stipe Miocic via unanimous decision in December, needed knee and nose surgeries after the 25-minute war. "I would like to let you know that I just had a knee and nose surgery and that went very well," dos Santos posted on his Instagram. "There are some people that a simple thank you doesn't seem to be enough to show them how thankful you are fo read news >>

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Following a successful, if delayed, UFC debut at bantamweight, Olympic gold medalist wrestler Henry Cejudo is getting another shot at flyweight. read news >>

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After a successful Pancrase debut last year, UFC veteran Nam Phan has been rewarded with a shot at a King of Pancrase title in February. read news >>

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Legendary grappler 'Judo' Gene LeBell discusses whether Muhammad Ali would have been a successful MMA fighter in his day. read news >>

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China Top Team bantamweight Xian Ji made a successful One Fighting Championship debut, as he captured a unanimous decision from the previously unbeaten Yadong Song in the One FC 24 “Dynasty of Champions” main event on Friday at the Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium in Beijing. read news >>

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One of the game’s most introspective competitors, Matt Wiman, made a successful return to the Octagon last Saturday night after nearly two years away. Wiman was able to defeat Isaac Vallie-Flagg via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 57 in Austin, getting his first taste of victory since a Sept. 2012 submission of Paul Sass in England. It’s been a long, long time. So, what’s taken him so long to return to action after suffering a knockout loss to lightweight T.J. Grant in early 2013? A very h read news >>

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UFC veteran Diego Nunes made a successful second trip to Sweden, brutally knocking out former Dream and Shooto world champion Joachim Hansen in the second round of their featherweight main event at Superior Challenge 11, claiming the promotion's 145-pound title at the Axa Sport Center in the city of Sodertalje. read news >>

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Paige VanZant made a successful Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 57 by defeating Kailin Curran via third-round technical knockout (TKO) in Austin, Texas (recap) on Nov. 22, 2014. In doing so, not only did she earn an $50,000 "Fight of the Night" bonus, Paige proved she didn't need to take the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) path to prove she belonged to be competing in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). It's not like she had a choice. Fresh off the thrill of getting her first UFC victory, Paige is rea read news >>

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Paige VanZant made waves with a successful UFC debut against Kailin Curran earlier this month at UFC Fight Night 57. Now she wants another crack at Tecia Torres.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Fresh off of a successful event earlier this month, Invicta Fighting Championships travels to Houston for its 10th all-female fight card on Dec. 5. Invicta FC 10 is headlined by an atomweight championship bout between reigning champion Michelle Waterson and Brazilian submission (...) read news >>

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Chico Camus makes successful flyweight debut at UFC Fight Night 57, upsetting Brad Pickett in split decision. read news >>

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Undefeated Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight contender Bethe Correia was all set to settle her war of words against former division No. 1 contender Miesha Tate, until "Pitbull" was bounced from the "mix" with a devastating eye injury. A detached retina, to be exact. That paved the way for Tate vs. Sara McMann at the upcoming UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nevada, in a 135-pound showdown that could eliminate one of the competitors from the bantam read news >>

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To be successful in combat sports, an athlete needs to have measurable talent in a diverse array of categories. Physical skill and cerebral acuity are important elements to finding victory inside of the cage, just as charisma and an established voice are necessary to connect with the sport's fanbase on the outside. There are opportunities aplenty for a fighter who can put all of these attributes together in one singular package, and Muhammed Lawal is proof of what that formula can produce. The 3 read news >>

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