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UFC Fight Night 57, which faced strong sports competition on Saturday, led FOX Sports 1 to a strong Saturday night in the ratings.The Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson main event, pitting two of the company's top four featherweights in its rankings against each other, led the main card to drawing 903,000 viewers, up 11 percent from the usual Fight Night average. The show's peak quarter hour was 1,021,000 viewers. For a comparison, the Nov. 8 Fight Night show did 699,000 viewers, and the prelims befo read news >>

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Cub Swanson said the isolation of fight week was a bit of a surprise when he arrived in Texas for tonight’s UFC event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Former Bellator champ Michael Chandler looks to erase the "former" from his title against Will Brooks at Bellator 131 on Saturday. read news >>

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Times are tough for the top mixed martial arts promotion on the planet. While it once planned to bring the undisputed baddest man on the planet to the very soil into which his family roots are entrenched, an unfortunate knee injury took a highly anticipated heavyweight championship bout and effectively morphed it into a shell of its former self. Don't get me wrong—this is undoubtedly a phenomenal opportunity for Mark Hunt, Cain Velasquez's replacement. He'll look to shatter all former expectatio read news >>

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That was tough to watch. Mauricio Rua, one of the scariest strikers to ever lace up the gloves in PRIDE Fighting Championship, has now slipped to 6-8 under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner after going down in flames against Ovince St. Preux in the UFC Fight Night 56 main event. And if you're going to start with the "Yeah, but he slipped and ..." then there is nothing I can say from this point on that will register. This man has no business at 205 pounds. Let's not pretend the Braz read news >>

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Usually dominant, Jose Aldo ran into a tough bout Saturday against Chad Mendes. In his first meeting with Mendes, Aldo took care of business quickly. After stuffing several takedowns, the featherweight champion defended his belt with a knee as the opening round neared an end. At UFC 179, Mendes was much more competitive, hurting the champion with heavy punches on multiple occasions. In the end, though, Aldo stood tall once again, winning on all three scorecards. Currently, Aldo is now tied with read news >>

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Durability can be a blessing in MMA, but for Barb Honchak, she believes that same attribute will be the downfall of Invicta FC 9 opponent Takayo Hashi.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will put his title on the line against Chad Mendes on Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro, and he has the whole country of Brazil in his hands. If Mendes stops Aldo’s reign 4-year reign as 145-pound kingpin at UFC 179, Brazil would have no UFC titles for the first time in eight years. Anderson Silva, the man who won the first UFC gold in years for his country in 2006, believes that his countryman recently lost three of the four championship belts because they stopped e read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – After notching one of the biggest wins of his career, Rick Story is certainly in line for a major fight. And at 30, that’s all Story wants. After all, a UFC title is still the ultimate goal.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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