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With his win over Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, No. 5 featherweight contender Conor McGregor earned a shot at 145-pound champion Jose Aldo. In the stacked featherweight class, multiple other competitors were deserving of a title shot, but McGregor rose above the rest by igniting MMA fans with his confidence inside and outside the Octagon. With a 5-0 start to his UFC career, the Irishman has set up what will be one of the most highly anticipated 145-pound bouts in MMA history. During the UF read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced a compelling lightweight showdown for its upcoming UFC 185 pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place on March 14, 2015, inside American Airlines Center in Dallas Texas. Daron Cruickshank vs. Beneil Dariush. Cruickshank (16-5, 1 NC) returns to the cage after his most recent fight against KJ Noons, which ended by way of rampant eye pokes, was declared a no contest. "The Detroit Superstar" is hoping to replicate his 2014 succ read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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LAS VEGAS - A deciding trilogy fight is on tap between UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former champion Johny Hendricks. UFC president Dana White confirmed the news Thursday with reporters at the MGM Grand. "We just feel like the trilogy makes sense," White said. "Do the third fight between these two." Montreal's Rory MacDonald had been initially promised the next shot at the welterweight title, but between the razor-thin margin in the two Lawler-Hendricks fights and the fact Lawler a read news >>

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With another action-packed year of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie takes a look at the best submissions from January to December. Here are the seven nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMAjunkie’s “Submission of the Year” award for 2014. (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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The California State Athletic Commission will not be punishing Rousimar Palhares, even though he held onto his winning kneebar submission against Jon Fitch a shade too long. Andy Foster, the CSAC executive director, told MMA Fighting that he was angry Saturday night at World Series of Fighting 16 in Sacramento after the incident in the main event. But after consulting with referee Ed Collantes and watching video of the finish over and over again Monday, Foster determined he would not take any ac read news >>

  • a month ago
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Surprise, surprise, Rousimar Palhares did a leglock again and here's the video. read news >>

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PHOENIX – In a backstage interview with FOX Sports, UFC welterweight Joe Riggs said he feared a severe injury after attempting to slam Ben Saunders to the mat in their preliminary bout at UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Charles Oliveira did just about everything to Jeremy Stephens’ arm but tie it into a bow, and still he couldn’t get the tap.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Next month’s WSOF 16 has a new addition to the main card. Bantamweight prospect Sheymon Moraes will meet Gabriel Solorio on the main card in California. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, WSOF read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC 183 card in Vegas has added another lightweight bout to an already-stacked card. Joe Lauzon's next challenge will be another member of the TUF 15 cast. The popular lightweight was supposed to fight Diego Sanchez at UFC 180, but both men were forced off the card due to injuries. Instead, Lauzon will meet the surging Al Iaquinta at UFC 183 on January 31st. Lauzon (24-9, 11-6 UFC) is coming off a semi-controversial win over TUF 15 winner Michael Chiesa, where he stopped him due to a cut in read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will send lightweight bonus machine Joe Lauzon into the Octagon against part-time television star Al Iaquinta at the upcoming UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" pay-per-view (PPV) event on Jan. 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Newsday brought word of the pending battle on Wednesday. Looking to build off back-to-back wins over Mac Danzig and Michael Chiesa, Lauzon (24-9) was originally scheduled to throw down opposite Diego Sanchez in Mexico City; however, a late injury read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contenders Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero will go to war at the upcoming UFC 184: "Weidman vs. Belfort" pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Feb. 28, 2015 inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. UFC announced the pairing on Thursday. Souza (21-3) continues to inch himself closer to a 185-pound title shot. "Jacare" has now won seven consecutive fights dating back to his Strikeforce days, including a third-round submission win over read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Coulda been a contenda. It's time to figure out who is the contender and who is the pretender when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight "Cowboy" Donald Cerrone battles undefeated 155-pound sensation Myles Jury on the UFC Fight Night 59 main card, recently made official for the TD Garden in Boston, Mass., on Jan. 18, 2015. FOX Sports confirmed the booking on Wednesday. Cerrone (25-6. 1 NC) is riding a torrid five-fight winning streak with four finishes, including a unanimous decision read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Before Luke Rockhold meets Michael Bisping next month, check out how he topped the always tough Tim Boetsch in April. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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