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A welterweight bout between Dhiego Lima (9-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Pawel Pawlak is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 56 event in Brazil. UFC officials today announced the bout. UFC Fight Night 56 takes place Nov. 8 at Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in (...) read news >>

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Brazilian welterweight Dhiego Lima will make his return to the Octagon against Polish prospect Pawel Pawlak at the UFC Fight Night 56 card in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8. The promotion officially announced the welterweight match-up on Wednesday. Lima (9-3), younger brother of Bellator 170-pound champion Douglas Lima, suffered a first-round knockout loss in a middleweight bout against Eddie Gordon at the TUF 19 Finale event in July. On the reality show, Lima defeated Adam Stroup (unanimous deci read news >>

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A welterweight clash between Dhiego Lima and Pawel Pawlak will go down when the UFC heads to Uberlandia, Brazil, on Nov. 8. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks is "about 85 percent" healthy following bicep surgery last spring, and "Bigg Rigg" is expected to put his 170-pound title on the line in a rematch against Robbie Lawler in February 2015. Not because he can't fight sooner, but rather because UFC already has a full schedule. That's according to his manager Ted Ehrhardt (via ESPN.com): "I know everyone would have loved January, but it doesn't look like that's going to work ou read news >>

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UFC welterweight and “The Ultimate Fighter 7? winner Amir Sadollah didn’t plan to be absent from MMA for two years, but he said he didn’t exactly have a choice. Filed under: Featured Videos, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Jesse Taylor and Joe Ray have joined BattleGrounds MMA’s one-night, eight-man welterweight tournament on Oct. 3. read news >>

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First there was Matt Hughes, who had two stints as the UFC's welterweight champion for a total of 1,577 days. He clobbered opponent after opponent as he became the first great welterweight champion of the modern UFC era. Then there was Georges St-Pierre, who, like Hughes, had multiple stints as the welterweight king. St-Pierre absolutely dominated a majority of his opponents en route to surpassing Hughes as the longest-reigning welterweight champion to ever be. His 2,204 total days as champion s read news >>

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Yoshihiro Akiyama and Amir Sadollah look to announce their reemergence inside the welterweight division after long layoffs, beginning this Saturday night (Sept. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 52 inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. How can these two fighters overcome ring rust and avoid another loss? Read our fight preview to find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights Yoshihiro Akiyama and Amir Sadollah look to make a successful return to action after two years witho read news >>

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Welterweight titleholder Floyd Mayweather retained his strap -- as well as his undefeated record of 47-0 -- by shutting down Marcos Maidana and taking home a unanimous decision win inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the main event of their "Mayhem" pay-per-view (PPV) courtesy of Showtime boxing. Last night (Sat., Sept. 13, 2014), undefeated welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. retained his title in his rematch with Argentina's Marcos Maidana. The fight involved excessiv read news >>

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Following Floyd Mayweather retaining his WBC welterweight boxing title on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, UFC fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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With the news that the prodigal UFC Welterweight has been arrested twice in the past year for DUI and has missed multiple court dates, his return bout against Anderson Silva is in doubt. Yesterday's news that popular UFC fighter Nick Diaz has been arrested not once, but twice for DUI and missed multiple court dates has fight fans worried that yet another big MMA bout is in jeopardy. In this case, it's the UFC 183 return of the legendary Anderson Silva against Diaz, set for next Super Bowl weeken read news >>

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