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Despite recent weight cutting troubles, the former welterweight champion will not be working with the UFC's diet guru for his upcoming fight against "The Immortal" Matt Brown. Proper diet, nutrition, and training are hot button issues in MMA. This is a young sport and there's still a lot of experimenting going on, as to what makes for the perfect fight camp. Unlike more rigorously controlled (and unionized) sports, there's not a lot of oversight as to how camps are run and what rules guys need t read news >>

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He knows there are only tough fights from here on out, but Curtis Millender is ready to take over the Bellator welterweight division. read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares successfully defended his 170-pound title against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) castaway Jon Fitch in the headliner of the WSOF 16 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place back on Dec. 13, 2014. So much for the "smashy-smash." Soon after Fitch had his leg pretzel'd, his drug test came back red-hot for an undisclosed substance (reportedly testosterone). Not only did that "surprise" Palhares, but it also read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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Veteran welterweight Josh Neer is making headlines today after posting a video that shows him violently beating a man he said had repeatedly challenged him to fight.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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A severe cut has forced undefeated Bellator welterweight Michael “Venom” Page off of the Bellator 134 fight card. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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After falling ill Saturday morning, welterweight TJ Waldburger has been removed from his UFC Fight Night bout against Wendell Oliveira. read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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A welterweight bout at Sunday night's UFC Fight Night 61 has been scratched after a weight-cut issue. T.J. Waldburger was scheduled to face Wendell Oliveira. But the 26-year-old Texan fainted while cutting weight in the sauna on Saturday and the bout has been canceled. The UFC confirmed the news, which was initially reported by Brazil's Globo. The bout was initially slated to be the opener on the FOX Sports 1 prelim card, no word yet on which of the Fight Pass prelims bouts might replace it. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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The UFC's welterweight division is a talent-rich collective where the battle to claim elite-level status never slows. Once a position in the divisional upper-tier at 170 is solidified, a fighter moves within striking distance of a potential championship opportunity. Yet, with a shark tank of talent in the welterweight depths, fortunes can change in an instant, and a fighter can go from contention to fighting for relevancy in quick fashion. Jake Ellenberger is no stranger to the ever-changing tid read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger recently praised UFC brass for their new rigorous and "complicated" drug testing policy in an interview with Rick J Lee. "The Juggernaut" indicated he knows for a fact he has fought opponents taking performance enhancing drugs (PED) because they apparently told him the truth after the fight. Being the righteous man he is, Ellenberger refused to drop names, but his admission is startling nonetheless. Currently riding a t read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Approaching a year since his last fight, UFC welterweight contender Carlos Condit has set a target date for his return to the Octagon, and has sought out a specific opponent. It's been almost a full year since we last saw Carlos Condit inside a UFC Octagon, and the end result wasn't pretty. He suffered a torn ACL and meniscus in his knee injury TKO loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 171, which dropped him to 1-3 in his last 4 fights. "The Natural Born Killer" is ready to make his return, and on Wednes read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Ask anyone who knows UFC welterweight champ Robbie Lawler, and they’ll tell you he’s an absolute football fanatic – a stat junkie who will talk your ear off. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Looks like Rory MacDonald will get his once-promised shot at the UFC welterweight strap after all. On February 18, the UFC announced No. 2-ranked Rory MacDonald would face off with current 170-pound champion Robbie Lawler in the co-main event of July's stacked UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. The two previously fought at UFC 167, with Ruthless earning a split-decision victory. While he emerged from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in November 2013 victorious, Lawler doesn't plan on leaving anything to chanc read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has weighed in with his thoughts on the UFC newly announced increased drug testing program, and it sounds like the former champ is in favor. On Wednesday, February 18th, the UFC announced a brand new drug testing policy, to take effect July 1st of 2015. The policy would put more money behind out of competition testing, especially in markets without their own commission oversight, as well as pushing commissions for harsher penalties (as much as 4 yea read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Robbie Lawler will defend his UFC welterweight title against Rory MacDonald July 11 at UFC 189, according to UFC President Dana White. White announced the news Wednesday during a press conference in Las Vegas that aired live on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1. This fight against MacDonald will mark Lawler's first attempt at defending the UFC strap. He won the title at UFC 181, taking a split-decision victory over then-champion Johny Hendricks in a rematch of their UFC 171 classic, which Hendrick read news >>

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