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LAS VEGAS -- The biggest fight in featherweight history is set. Jose Aldo will defend his title against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11 in Las Vegas, McGregor announced Friday before UFC 183 weigh-ins here at MGM Grand. McGregor earned the opportunity with his second-round TKO win over Dennis Siver earlier this month. The fight has been anticipated for some time now. McGregor's charisma and trash talk combined with his three straight knockouts since coming back from a torn ACL have made put read news >>

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Nick Diaz was asked by the media if he fights because he wants to or he has to. He answered in typical Diaz fashion.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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While anything can happen in the Octagon when Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz square off during their main event bout at UFC 183 “Silva vs. Diaz,” the odds are heavily in favor of “The Spider.” read news >>

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Starting 5 p.m. ET, watch a live stream of the Q&A from Conor McGregor The last Conor McGregor Q&A had an entire Brazil crowd wanting his head. It did provide a lot of soundbites and now the UFC has decided to do yet another one during the UFC 183 lead up. Starting 5 p.m. ET, watch a live stream of the event as McGregor answers more questions from fans and media just weeks after earning a title shot from Jose Aldo. According to his coach, Conor's featherweight title shot against Aldo could happe read news >>

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Earlier this month, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White named The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum as one of the next contenders for the welterweight title, currently held by "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler. Probably not a good sign when the person you nominated won't back you up. "Honestly, I believe that Rory MacDonald should get it," Gastelum told MMA Fighting. "That's my own personal opinion. He deserves it. He's [on] a three-fight winning streak, beat some of read news >>

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Ray Longo, vaunted trainer of MW champ Chris Weidman, spoke to Phoenix Carnevale at UFC 183 about Nick Diaz's chances against Anderson Silva. read news >>

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Peter Sobotta will meet Sergio Moraes in a welterweight scrap at UFC Fight Night “Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop 2” on April 11. read news >>

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In his comeback fight following a gruesome broken leg 13 months ago, our MMAjunkie staff members believe Anderson Silva is back.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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News of Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz’s fight initially was greeted as an exquisite piece of matchmaking and a breath of fresh air. Now that it’s here, we give you 10 reasons to watch UFC 183. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Welcome to another week of MMA on Instagram! MMA stalker Katie Winter has collected the best pics that UFC and other MMA fighters and personalities were sharing this week, and they're all here for your viewing pleasure. Hello and Happy Fight Weekend! This one feels fun. Everyone is talking about it and it seems like everyone but me is in Vegas (and this does make me sad). Fortunately, everyone is posting pictures so we can feel almost as if we are there, minus the free drinks, cigarette smoke an read news >>

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Diego Brandao headlined his first UFC card against Conor McGregor last July, replacing injured Cole Miller in a little over then a month’s notice, and he doesn’t regret that decision. Brandao, who dropped to 4-3 in the UFC with a first-round TKO loss to "The Notorious" at UFC Fight Night 46, looks back at the night as a learning experience. "I took that fight because I wanted to fight in a main event. It was a great opportunity that the UFC gave me, so I took it," Brandao told MMAFighting.com. " read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight fighting sensation Conor McGregor is back in "Sin City" -- and probably out of breath after all that running -- to host the UFC 183: "Silva vs. Diaz" weigh in fan Q&A session. "Notorious" is expected to fight Jose Aldo for the 145-pound strap later this year (more on that here) and you can bet the bulk of his questions will center around his upcoming showdown against the Brazilian. Be sure to catch the live stream at 5 pm.m ET right here in the read news >>

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UFC 183 is sandwiched between the hype of Conor McGregor in Boston and the Super Bowl. Hence the quiet nature of its approach. Alas, an event headlined by a showdown between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, what many refer to as a superfight, is as great as it sounds. Sure, both men enter on two-fight losing streaks. There are no straps at stake. One is flirting with the age of 40 and has not fought in more than a year. The other even longer. If one had to bet, though, UFC 183 winding up as one of read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- The scale can sometimes be a tougher opponent for John Lineker than the man set to stand across from him in the Octagon. In three of Lineker's seven UFC fights, he has come in over the 126-pound flyweight limit. In just about every other one, even if Lineker makes weight he needs at least two tries to do it. And hitting 125, the mark he'll need to compete in a title fight by rule, has been a difficult proposition. Still, the Brazilian slugger doesn't think his evident weight-cutting read news >>

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