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Super Bowl weekend is ready for some fireworks, as we see the return of Anderson “The Spider” Silva to the Octagon when he takes on UFC bad boy Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Both fighters make their long-awaited return to the Octagon, as Silva is coming back from a gruesome leg injury and Diaz has been sitting out since March 2013, waiting for a fight. Can Silva return to his old form after such an injury, or will Diaz finally silence his critics with a win for the ages? Bleacher Report checks in with M read news >>

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The next Invicta card has been announced and it will be headlined by Cris "Cyborg" Justino in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, the same weekend rival Ronda Rousey will be in action against Cat Zingano in the same city. According to a press release acquired by Bleacher Report, the card, which will air exclusively on Fight Pass, will take place from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The following night, UFC 184 will air live from the Staples Center, also in Los Angeles. Cyborg, long considered the best read news >>

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Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva return to the cage this weekend for a five-round main event that is a dream fight. Two men who love to go toe-to-toe while talking trash. They are showoffs, but in drastically different ways. The former UFC middleweight champion is the favorite, and rightfully so. However, the odds are quite steep. Silva is currently in at minus-450, according to Odds Shark. Is Diaz being disrespected? No. The matchup, on paper, looks ideal for a Silva return. He is fighting an under read news >>

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Cris Cyborg is set to defend her featherweight title against Charmaine "Not So Sweet" Tweet Feb 27th in the same city and weekend as her rival Ronda Rousey. read news >>

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Cris "Cyborg" Justino's next fight is scheduled to take place the same weekend as her rival Ronda Rousey's. Oh, and in the same city, too. "Cyborg" will defend her Invicta FC featherweight title against Charmaine Tweet on Feb. 27 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp confirmed to MMAFighting.com. Of course, Rousey's UFC women's bantamweight title fight against Cat Zingano, the co-main event of UFC 184, is also set for the following night at the Staples Cente read news >>

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The big light heavyweight bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 14 is in the books. We'll take a look at that main event plus the entire fight card. We'll also make a note of the return of Giorgio Petrosyan to kickboxing, Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios 3 and the European IBJJF championships. read news >>

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As she gets set to fight Miesha Tate this weekend at UFC 183 in Las Vegas, Sara McMann is finally talking about the extraordinary events that surrounded her UFC 170 title fight with Ronda Rousey.Namely, that her father, who was content to play out the string and die when his cancer came back, opted to go through a course of chemotherapy again to see his daughter fight for the belt. McMann appeared on the MMA Hour on Monday and discussed the turn of events that convinced her father to continue hi read news >>

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When Anthony Johnson faces Alexander Gustafsson this weekend in Stockholm, Sweden, he will have come full circle in a career that has seen many ups and downs. read news >>

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All that's left to do is get UFC brass on board. Joe Silva's job gets easier by the day. Fresh off his unanimous decision victory over Ben Henderson last Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) at UFC Fight Night 59 (watch video highlights here), Donald Cerrone may already have his next opponent lined up, as Khabib Nurmagomedov has throw his name in "Cowboy's" hat. "The Eagle" sent out the challenge via his official Twitter account, to which Cerrone answered with a thumbs up. "@TeamKhabib: Hey man Cowboy,I heard read news >>

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The UFC just had a giant weekend in Boston with UFC Fight Night 59 and superstar Conor McGregor. However, there is no rest for the weary, as we return with UFC on Fox 14 on Saturday. Headlined by Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson, the card is stacked from top to bottom. In addition to that light heavyweight title eliminator, names like Dan Henderson, Gegard Mousasi and Ryan Bader grace the card, making this a must-see event. After a .500 start on the year, I came back strong at UFC Fight read news >>

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We just concluded a stacked weekend of MMA, and with the featherweights in the spotlight, top UFC contender Conor McGregor and Bellator MMA champion Patricio Freire emerged victorious.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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The UFC is back on Fox this weekend, as the company heads to Sweden for a giant event. Headlined by Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson, the card is brimming with talent and should be a great night of scraps. Gustafsson and Johnson will likely be fighting for the chance to face Jon Jones for the title next, making this event huge. Add to that names like Dan Henderson, Gegard Mousasi and Ryan Bader, and you have yourself a must-see card. Need some motivation to watch this event? Bleacher Rep read news >>

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Sorry, Ireland. Conor McGregor earned his fifth straight win under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner by obliterating Dennis Siver in the main event of UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston, Mass (video highlights here). More importantly, "Notorious" earned himself the right to fight for the featherweight strap, as he'll finally get his chance to get his hands on division champion, Jose Aldo. Common sense would suggest to stage the bout in a stadium in Ireland, and capitalize on Conor's boom read news >>

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It didn’t take long for Conor McGregor’s second-round knockout of Dennis Siver to become little more than a footnote. read news >>

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