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TUF alum and UFC lightweight veteran, Mike Ricci misses weight for LW title fight with Yoshiyuki Yoshida. Bout changed to catchweight, non-title headliner. Later this evening, Titan FC will be hosting their 31st event in Tampa, FL. In an unfortunate turn of events, their main event, a title affair featuring UFC lightweight and The Ultimate Fighter veteran, Mike Ricci was unable to make the contracted weight of 155 pounds, instead weighing in at 157, as reported by Sherdog. His opponent, Yoshiyuk read news >>

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Mike Ricci was unable to make weight for his 155-pound title bout against Yoshiyuki Yoshida at Titan Fighting Championship 31. read news >>

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo compared Conor McGregor to former middleweight and light-heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen. Jose Aldo is not one to call out his potential title challengers - particularly following an enthralling five-round thriller against his longtime adversary Chand Mendes. However, the Brazilian featherweight kingpin could not resist a slight jab at Conor McGregor during his UFC 179 post-fight interview. "My court is full now," Aldo revealed following the win. "I read news >>

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Check out the latest episode of “UFC 179 Embedded,” which previews Saturday’s UFC 179 pay-per-view event in Brazil.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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The fan-favorite heavyweight isn't intimidated to be fighting for the UFC interim title, he's just focused on losing 40 something pounds in time for the fight. UFC Heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez is injured and can't fight at UFC 180 in Mexico City. Instead the UFC has tapped a most unlikely Cinderella, contender Mark Hunt. Hunt will fight Fabricio Werdum for the interim heavyweight title. Hunt, a 40-year-old veteran of the K1 kickboxing promotion who once fought Fedor Emelianenko for the Pride read news >>

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Mark Hunt may need a miracle. While the heavyweight slugger didn't hesitate to accept an interim title fight against Fabricio Werdum in the UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Nov. 15 in Mexico, thanks to an untimely injury to reigning division kingpin Cain Velasquez, the 302-pound "Super Samoan" has just over three weeks to lose 37 pounds. The good news is, he's already done it once before, after struggling with his extra baggage last month in Japan. But assuming he gets to where he needs read news >>

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Mark Hunt got the call he's been waiting for on Tuesday morning -- the call to ask if he'd like to fight for the UFC heavyweight title. By now you know the details: A knee injury forced Cain Velasquez out of UFC 180, leading to a UFC interim heavyweight title fight between Fabricio Werdum and Hunt getting booked for Nov. 15 in Mexico City. Hunt told MMAFighting.com he didn't think twice when he got the call, despite the fact that he'll only get a little over three weeks to prepare for the bigges 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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Rubio failed to make weight on his first attempt, registering a tally of 161.8 pounds. He has two hours to drop 1.8 pounds. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Rubio failed to make weight on his first attempt, registering a tally of 161.8 pounds. He has two hours to drop 1.8 pounds. read news >>

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In part 1 of BloodyElbow’s extended interview with Mehdi Baghdad, the RFA lightweight discusses his Arabic roots, his short-term goals with RFA and his coaching experience on Arab MMA reality show ‘Al Batal.’ Many fighters have played a particularly significant role in facilitating the growth of Mixed Martial Arts in their respective countries: Georges St-Pierre for Canada, Conor McGregor for Ireland and Alexander Gustafsson for Sweden, just to name a few. Yet there is one fighter who feels he i read news >>

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