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BRASILIA, Brazil -- Leonardo Santos returned to the win column on Saturday night in Brasilia, Brazil, but his victory over fellow The Ultimate Fighter winner Efrain Escudero was tougher than he expected. The Nova Uniao lightweight didn’t look well during Friday’s official weigh-ins at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium, and after his unanimous decision victory he told MMA Fighting that he barely slept the night before he stepped on the scale. "I had cramps all night and couldn’t sleep, that was a big i read news >>

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Saturday at UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2, the 31-year-old Brazilian will tie Frank Mir and Josh Koscheck as the active fighter with the UFC fights. Win or lose this Saturday against Piotr Hallmann at UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2, Gleison Tibau will become one of the three active fighters with the highest number of fights in the UFC. The mark is a happy motivator for one of the biggest fighters in the UFC's Lightweight division, who told Bloody Elbow that he now carries less read news >>

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After a successful UFC debut, Gilbert Burns is dropping a weight class to meet promotional newcomer and lightweight Christos Giagos at UFC 179 in Brazil.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Coming off three stoppage victories in three different weight classes, Lucas Martins is scheduled to return to the Octagon in October. UFC officially announced on Tuesday that "Mineiro" meets Darren Elkins in a featherweight bout at UFC 179 on Oct. 25. The pay-per-view card takes place at the Maracanazinho gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Martins (15-1) has been impressive in his last appearances inside the Octagon. Unbeaten since his short-notice UFC debut against Edson Barboza, the Chute B read news >>

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Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is on a mission to bring the middleweight championship back to Brazil. On Friday, the former Strikeforce titleholder submitted Gegard Mousasi. The victory improved Jacare's UFC record to 4-0, putting him at the front of the line for a shot at the winner of a December championship bout between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. Sitting at No. 4 among 185-pound contenders heading into UFC Fight Night 50, Souza did his best to improve his positioning. Was it enough to surpass f read news >>

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Henry Cejudo is one of the very few competitors in MMA who has won Olympic gold, which made him a prospect to watch as he got set for his UFC debut a couple of weeks ago at UFC 177. Cejudo -- who won gold at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing in the 121-pound class -- never made it to the scale for his fight with Scott Jorgensen, though.Cejudo fell ill during his weight cut just hours before the weigh-ins in Sacramento. Exactly what happened wasn’t known at the time, but what as known was that read news >>

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Even if UFC and local commission officials hadn’t learn how ill he was, Charles Oliveira said he was in no shape to fight this past Friday at UFC Fight Night 50.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Bloody Elbow presents weight by weight previews of FILA's 2014 Freestyle Wrestling World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In this edition: the 86 kg weight class. The mighty Russians haven't had a world or Olympic finalist in this weight range since 2006. For a country that once simultaneously boasted three eventual or past world champions at 84 kg in the early 2000s (A. Saitiev, Sajidov and Gatsalov) eight years without a gold or silver is an eternity. The drought should end this year. Th read news >>

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With weight cutting issues in the spotlight the last couple of weeks -- starting at UFC 177 when Henry Cejudo and Renan Barao both dropped out of their fights in Sacramento after bad cuts, and this week with Charles Oliveira coming in over -- solutions are being kicked around.One person who has thought about all the inherent problems with weight cutting over the years is Big John McCarthy, the longtime official going back to the UFC’s unruly early days. McCarthy was in Sacramento when Barao pass read news >>

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Bloody Elbow presents weight by weight previews of the 2014 Freestyle Wrestling World Championships. In this entry, the 74 kg weight class. After Bouvaisar Saitiev, the greatest wrestler to ever live, retired following his third Olympic gold medal in 2008, Denis Tsargush rose to take Saitiev's spot in the Russian freestyle wrestling team lineup at 74 kg. The early returns suggested that the Russian's would not miss a beat with Tsargush in command, as the young Abkhazian* won world titles in both read news >>

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Only one fighter missed weight at yesterday's UFC weigh ins, but he was way off. Charles Oliveira didn't look great at yesterday's weigh ins. Mostly he looked tired. Every fighter does, but there's always that extra layer of interest added to a fighter's appearance when they miss weight, and Charles Oliveira looked tired. The explanation of just why he missed doesn't do anything to alleviate fears that he may not be in the best shape of his life, going into tomorrow's bout at UFC Fight Night: Ja read news >>

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