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World Series of Fighting welterweight and former UFC 170-pound contender Jon Fitch discusses social problems in America as well as solutions for corporate greed. read news >>

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Nieky Holzken was in action in Christmas Day in Antalya, Turkey, fighting a local welterweight on the main card of the debut show from an organization called One Shot. There's probably a joke to be made linking 'Christmas Day' and 'Turkey' but the finish was nothing to joke about: Holzken put Yusuf Karakaya away with a cracker of a flying knee. No festive season break for Nieky ‘The Natural' Holzken - the top welterweight contender was in action Christmas Day. He fought in Antalya, Turkey on a d read news >>

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Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Gunnar Nelson suffered the first defeat of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career when he came up short against Rick Story at the UFC Fight Night 53 event last October in Stockholm, Sweden. Following the loss, there was dialog from armchair experts about how well "Gunni" will continue to perform against the top half of the 170-pound contender list (see it here), considering the ease in which the grappling ace can hit the welterweight l read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Hector Lombard is just a few days ahead of his Josh Burkman showdown at the UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Jan. 3, 2015 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hopefully the win can bring "Showeather" good tidings and cheer. That's because the former Bellator middleweight titleholder is feeling more like the Grinch than Kris Kringle, and is hoping to start fresh in 2015. Following a win over "The Peop read news >>

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Take a look at the SB Nation rankings for the 170 pound Welterweight division, featuring Robbie Lawler, Johny Hendricks, Rory MacDonald, and more. As 2014 comes to a close, now is a good time to take stock and look at the top 10. Here, a look at the Welterweight Top 10 courtesy of the SB Nation panel. The rankings panel consists of two members from each of the SB Nation MMA sites - MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani and Dave Doyle, MMA Mania's Alex Giardini and Thomas Myers, and Bloody Elbow's Dallas read news >>

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A welterweight bout pitting Chris Honeycutt against Clayton MacFarlane has been added to the main card of Bellator 133 on Feb. 13 at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif. read news >>

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Undefeated welterweight Ryan LaFlare aims for an early 2015 fight with former middleweight and welterweight contender Demian Maia. Ryan LaFlare is 10-0 overall and 4-0 in the UFC, with wins over Santiago Ponzinibbio, Ben Alloway, Court McGee, and John Howard. An injury prevented him from facing Gunnar Nelson back in July, and it ultimately sidelined him for the rest of 2014. In an interview with MMA Fighting, LaFlare expressed interest in taking on Demian Maia once the New Yorker is cleared to c read news >>

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The ongoing argument over the next welterweight title shot. The continuing fallout from the UFC's signing of CM Punk. The class-action lawsuit against the UFC filed by veteran fighters. Oh, and what to make of Saturday night's main event between Lyoto Machida and C.B. Dollaway. There is no lack of discussion points in the mixed martial arts world as we barrel toward the holiday season, so let's jump right into another edition of Fightweets. Does Johny Hendricks or Rory MacDonald deserve the next read news >>

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Ryan LaFlare is on the comeback trail. The undefeated welterweight told MMAFighting.com recently that he is hoping to resume his UFC career in March following his second right ACL surgery. "I'm doing everything except sparring and wrestling," he said. "I see the doctor in January and hopefully [I'll] get the great light. "I feel great though." While he won't be offered a fight until he is medically cleared (or close to), LaFlare already has an opponent in mind: Demian Maia. Maia was recently med read news >>

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A welterweight matchup between Matt Dwyer and William Macario is the latest addition to next year’s newly announced UFC Fight Night 61 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Following six losses in nine fights, former Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Cody McKenzie has retired from mixed martial arts. read news >>

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UFC welterweight Mike Rhodes needs no time to remember the fight for which he was least prepared.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

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The estimated pay-per-view (PPV) buys are in for UFC 181, which took place earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada. And they ain't too shabby. Headlined by the Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler 170-pound title fight, as well as the lightweight championship showdown between Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez, UFC 181 returned between 375,000 and 400,000 buys, according to MMA Fighting. UFC hasn't seen numbers like that since Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey did work last July. Considering the tepi read news >>

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The main event is set for next month’s RFA 22 event, and the welterweight title will be on the line. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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