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Cain Velasquez is injured and will no longer defend his UFC heavyweight title against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. Instead, popular heavyweight Mark Hunt will step in to face Werdum for the interim title at the Nov. 15 event. That's according to a Tuesday report from Sherdog. A lot of MMA fans will surely be disappointed by the news. Velasquez is proving to be nearly as injury-prone outside of the cage as he is dominant inside of it. UFC 180 is scheduled to take place in Mexico City in front of a read news >>

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Third time is not the charm. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) tonight announced that its Heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, injured his right knee in training and has been forced out of his upcoming title defense against Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, which is scheduled to take place at Arena Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico, on Nov. 15, 2014. Mark Hunt -- fresh off a walk-off knockout of Roy Nelson last month at UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan (more details here) -- will serve as Velasque read news >>

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The UFC's snakebitten year continues. Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, a Mexican-American who was considered to be the lynchpin of the UFC's expansion into Mexico, withdrew from his upcoming title defense at UFC 180 against Fabricio Werdum on Tuesday after suffering a right knee injury, promotion officials announced. In Velasquez's stead, Werdum and fellow top-five ranked heavyweight Mark Hunt are slated to vie for the interim UFC heavyweight title as the new main event of UFC 180, which tak read news >>

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A featherweight style clash between Darren Elkins and Lucas Martins is set to go down this Saturday (Oct. 25, 2014) at UFC 179 inside Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With both men fairly set in their mode of fighting, can either man make the necessary adjustments to win? Read our fight preview to find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Darren Elkins and Lucas Martins go to war this Saturday (Oct. 25, 2014) at UFC 179 inside Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Ri read news >>

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Titan FC will crown its first heavyweight champion later this year. Former UFC fighters Dave Herman and Jon Madsen will meet for the strap at Titan FC 32 on Nov. 20, promotion COO Lex McMahon informed MMAFighting.com. Titan FC 32 is scheduled to take place at the James Brown Arena in Augusta, Ga. Herman (22-6) recently snapped a four-fight losing streak when he defeated Kalib Starnes via unanimous decision in May. Madsen (8-1) returned to MMA action for the first time in three years, as he knock read news >>

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Reigning featherweight champ Jose Aldo made it a quick night as he knocked out Cub Swanson in the first round at WEC 41. read news >>

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UFC officials on Tuesday added a welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Mike Rhodes to the promotion's December fight card in Brazil. read news >>

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After failing to make weight for his initial UFC debut, Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo has another fight lined up for him, this time at bantamweight. Henry Cejudo is perhaps quite fortunate that the UFC didn't immediately cut ties with him following his cancelled debut against Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177 in August. But the Olympic gold medalist in freestyle wrestling was given a second chance, but only if he dropped the attempts to compete at flyweight. Cejudo is now set to face bantamweight read news >>

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He's back! Hot-and-cold Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Erick Silva will make his way back to the Octagon at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 58 event on FOX Sports 1, when he takes on Mike Rhodes at Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Dec. 20, 2014. UFC announced the pairing on Thursday. Silva (16-5, 1 NC) endured a savage beating at the hands of "Immortal" 170-pound contender Matt Brown back in May. The talented but wildly inconsistent "Indio" has flip-flopped win read news >>

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MMA Fighting has the UFC 179 fight card for the Aldo vs. Mendes 2 event at the Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.In the main event, Jose Aldo will defend his UFC featherweight title against Chad Mendes. Glover Teixeira squares off against Phil Davis in a light heavyweight match in the co-main event.Check out the UFc 179 results below.Main card (PPV at 10 p.m. ET)Jose Aldo vs. Chad MendesGlover Teixeira vs. Phil DavisFabio Maldonado vs. Hans StringerDarren Elkins vs. Lucas MartinsCarlos Die read news >>

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Let's try this again, shall we? Henry Cejudo's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career didn't get off to the start he and mixed martial arts (MMA) fans had hoped. The Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler was forced to withdraw from his UFC 177 fight against Scott Jorgensen -- which was set to go down on Aug. 30, 2014, in Sacramento, California -- because of complications with his cut down to 125 pounds (details). UFC President Dana White, however, ultimately decided to give the rising MMA sta read news >>

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