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From underdog to favorite in the blink of an eye. Fabricio Werdum went from underdog to instant favorite in his upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title fight, which goes down at UFC 180 on Nov. 15, 2014 in Mexico City, Mexico. That's because an unfortunate knee injury to division champion Cain Velasquez, one that forced him to bow out of the much-anticipated championship contest, sent "Vai Cavalo" into a showdown against last-minute replacement, Mark Hunt. Full details he read news >>

  • a month ago
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If you're a Chad Mendes fan, there is "Money" to be made at UFC 179. That's assuming he can do what he failed to accomplish the first time around, and that's polish off Jose Aldo to claim the featherweight crown. He'll get the opportunity on Sat., Oct. 25, 2014 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Maracanãzinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (more on that here). Mendes originally opened at +150, but has since slipped to +250 underdog, according to Best Fight Odds. Aldo -- the -325 favorit read news >>

  • a month ago
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I'm sure this isn't going to sit well with "The Count." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender (still) Michael Bisping has opened as the +220 underdog for his upcoming UFC Fight Night 55 main event against Luke Rockhold, which is scheduled for Nov. 8, 2014 inside AllPhones Arena in Sydney, Australia. Rockhold is the -333 favorite, according to Best Fight Odds. Bisping (25-6) is fresh off a technical knockout victory over Cung Le last August in Macau, China. Disposing of Le - read news >>

  • a month ago
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As the main event of UFC 178 got underway, it was eerily quiet inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Las Vegas faithful seemed drained of their energy even as the card was supposed to be hitting its culmination. After Conor McGregor and then Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez, who could blame them? Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was a minus-2000 favorite in some quarters when he stepped inside the cage Saturday night. And the fight unfolded along those lines. Johnson was quicker, stronger read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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BRASILIA, Brazil – Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski is a sizable underdog heading into Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51 headliner with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, but on Saturday, he claimed a title of an entirely different sort.Filed under: News, (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Despite being a major underdog, Ben Rothwell took it to Alistair Overeem last night (Sept. 5, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 50 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Not only did Rothwell defeat "The Reem," his performance was undoubtedly the best of the three men to finish Overeem inside the Octagon. Find out how "Big" Ben pulled off the win below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell went to war in order to move into title contention l read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ben Rothwell was a massive underdog going into his fight with Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night 50. Apparently, that's just fine with Ben Rothwell. The big man from Wisconsin absorbed a few exploratory shots from the Dutch kickboxing master, then landed some heavy punches of his own to defeat Overeem by TKO at 2:19 of the opening round. The 32-year-old Rothwell is now 34-9 in his pro MMA career. He has now won two in a row, having also defeated Brandon Vera by TKO more than a year ago in Augus read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"The Alien" wants Vegas odds makers to look at his age and assume he will lose based on that, and says that he enjoys seeing his legacy unfurl before him over multiple generations of fight fans. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Latest UFC 177 odds and betting lines updated for tonight's (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) pay-per-view (PPV) event inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., have Joe Soto a whopping +825 underdog against TJ Dillashaw (-1000), after "One Bad Mofo" took a bantamweight title fight on just a few hours notice. That's because Renan Barao couldn't make weight and nearly killed himself in the process, passing out and being taken to a local hospital (details). While Dillashaw (10-2) is just 12 fights into read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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In a matchup of flyweight prospects, underdog Brian Hall got the better of a previously undefeated Pedro Souza, scoring a victory by unanimous decision.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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With the news that Joe Soto will be filling in on 24 hours’ notice to challenge T.J. Dillashaw for the UFC bantamweight title at UFC 177 in Sacramento, Calif., oddsmakers have been forced to release a new betting line. read news >>

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