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Time to start changing those flight and hotel reservations. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White recently suggested the much-anticipated featherweight title fight between division kingpin Jose Aldo, and No. 1 contender Conor McGregor, would take place at UFC 187 on May 24, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not so fast. According to statements head trainer John Kavanagh made to NewsTalk Breakfast (via MMA Fighting), McGregor and Aldo will likely square off inside the Octagon later i read news >>

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It appears that one of the more anticipated UFC bouts of 2015 might be bumped back a couple of months from the original plan. Could the biggest featherweight bout in UFC history not take place in May after all? That was the expected timeline for the featherweight title scrap between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo - May 23rd, to be exact. But according to McGregor's coach Pat Kavanagh in a discussion with Newsalk Breakfast (via MMA Fighting), that does not appear to be the case any more: "It's not read news >>

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Conor McGregor's upcoming title challenge against UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be in Las Vegas, as expected, however talks of a May date appear to have been premature. Immediately following McGregor's recent win over Dennis Siver, UFC President Dana White announced that the promotion was targeting a slot around Memorial Day weekend for the Irishman's blockbuster title fight. But McGregor's head coach at SBG Ireland, John Kavanagh, said Tuesday that plans have now been pushed back to read news >>

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Tennessee's biggest fight this year won't be in a cage or ring. It'll be in the political arena. Tennessee Athletic Commission executive director Jeff Mullen confirmed with MMAFighting.com on Monday that the commission will be disbanded by July 1. New legislation needs to be introduced by next month to save the commission -- and MMA, boxing and kickboxing in the state. If not, all those combat sports will be illegal and unregulated in Tennessee. "If nothing is done, if new legislation isn't pass read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – European fight fans can add two more dates to their summer calendar. UFC officials today revealed the location of fight cards in both Germany and Scotland.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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With Jade Bryce no longer circling the Bellator MMA cage, the organization recently announced her replacement.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

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Bellator MMA is going in a "new direction" this Friday in Temecula, Calif., and she goes by the name Summer Daniels, a former cover model for Hustler magazine. There's been a change in the landscape at Bellator MMA to start 2015. And it's not a change that involves a company president (Scott Coker), matchmaker (Rich Chou) or the announcers (Jimmy Smith and Sean Wheelock). The latest shake-up in the Bellator organization is taking place just outside of the cage ... or at least walking around it. read news >>

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UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis won a fan-vote this past summer to officially became the first mixed martial arts to ever grace the cover of a Wheaties box, and at Thursday's UFC 181 media day in Las Vegas, Pettis' cover was revealed. The champ is here. pic.twitter.com/wmsevy9ds4 — Wheaties (@wheaties) December 4, 2014 "I definitely worked hard to be where I'm at right now and it's cool to see it all unfold, see the brands that are recognizing mixed martial arts like that," Pettis told M read news >>

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Alan Belcher reveals he will likely move up to light-heavyweight when he makes his return to the cage next summer. When Alan Belcher decides to finally make his return to the octagon, he will have been away from professional competition for the better part of two years. The longtime UFC middleweight has not fought since a unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping in April 2013. His last win was against Rousimar Palhares over a year prior to that. While his current focus is on his family and a n read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC President Dana White discusses the thrilling featherweight title fight main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, as well as whether Aldo will face McGregor in 2015. Minutes after witnessing what he considered the ‘best featherweight title fight' in the UFC's history, Dana White was already being bombarded with questions regarding potential title challenger Conor McGregor. The boisterous Irishman was present at cage side during the UFC 179 main event between champion Jose Aldo and Chand M read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Welp. There goes Labor Day. And there goes the summer. Time to crack the books, roll out the footballs and get back to business. But first, what did you do for your summer vacation? Everyone loves a little time off. And the hard-working folks in mixed martial arts are no exception. In fact, according to myself and my own imagination, several prominent MMA fighters enjoyed totally made-up summer vacations, participating in totally made-up activities for totally made-up reasons. Here are seven rep read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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For weeks, UFC 177 has seemed like the low-water mark of the summer MMA calendar – and that was before it lost two fighters the day before the event. It’s bizarre, but is bizarre enough of a selling point?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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And a win in "The Pine Tree State" could lead to a shot at the 125-pound title. Top UFC flyweight Zach Makovsky pushed back his interview time a few hours due to some fight week obligations ahead of tonight's (Aug. 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 47 match-up against Jussier Formiga, his third fight for the promotion. He's usually always around when he says he'll be, so once he was on the phone I jokingly told him that he was big timing me. "No," scoffed Makovsky. "I don't know," I say, continuing to t read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Summer break is over, kids. It’s time to get back to school. After three weeks of sun, cervezas, and no UFC fights, you can dust off your cable box and tune in for UFC Fight Night 47. The event marks the first time the promotion has visited Maine. That’s not a (...) read news >>

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