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Jose Aldo successfully defended his UFC featherweight title on Saturday night, and his win over Chad Mendes was huge for his country. Wallid Ismail, former MMA fighter and longtime MMA promoter as the president of Jungle Fight, told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that a loss in the main event of UFC 179 would have been terrible for the future of the sport in Brazil. "Jose Aldo saved Brazilian MMA," Ismail said. "He saved, no doubt about it. If he had lost our last belt, it wou read news >>

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In an attempt to squash talk of Conor McGregor challenging for the UFC featherweight crown, Cub Swanson says that he gets a title shot with a win over Frankie Edgar. Cub Swanson is on a six fight win streak that started in January of 2012. It's a streak that put him into the title challenger discussion, especially after his win over Jeremy Stephens in June. Swanson's name has fallen by the wayside in recent months. In large part because Conor McGregor has been dominating opponents and talking hi read news >>

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UFC 179 didn't feature many ranked fighters, but the light heavyweight division experienced a shake-up following Phil Davis' win against Glover Teixeira. It may come as a surprise to many but UFC 179 hardly featured top 15 talent. Entering Saturday, you had Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Glover Teixeira, Phil Davis, Fabio Maldonado, Darren Elkins, and Scott Jorgensen. That's it. A cool 7 out of a possible 22 fighters was deemed worthy of a top 15 ranking, so it's not surprising that there aren't too ma read news >>

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Jose Aldo's impressive win -- which marked his 18th in a row including nine title defenses -- still wasn't good enough to overtake Jon Jones as the pound-for-pound best. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following the UFC 179: "Aldo vs. Mendes 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place last Sat. night (Oct. 25, 2014) inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Get full results here. Jose Aldo solidified his spot atop the featherweight m read news >>

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Murthel Groenhart won the K-1 MAX tournament in 2012 and is still waiting to be paid half of his win money. He considers himself the last "real" K-1 MAX champion, so didn't think much of October's fight between Buakaw Banchamek and Enriko Kehl. K-1 WORLD MAX 2012 champion Murthel Groenhart was "not at all" impressed with the latest K-1 MAX event, which took place in Pattaya, Thailand on October 11 and featured a headline fight between Buakaw Banchamek and Enriko Kehl. Controversy engulfed procee read news >>

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Phil Davis returned to the win column at UFC 179, but he could stay out of action for a long time. Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced on Monday that two of the 22 UFN 179 fighters are suspended six months pending medical clearance after Saturday night’s fights. Phil Davis, who scored a unanimous decision victory over Glover Teixeira in the co-main event, needs clearance of his right hand before stepping back in the Octagon again. Scott Jorgensen, who suffered a first-round loss read news >>

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"I believe [Aldo] can be hit but he showed his heart, he showed his will. He showed his frustration at times, as well. He was looking toward the ref and things of that nature. It was a great contest and I have nothing but respect for anyone who goes in there and lays it on the line. I feel if I connect, it will end, and that's the difference between me and these people, but again, a phenomenal contest between two amazing athletes. Nothing but respect. You can't stand like that the way [Aldo] did read news >>

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Check out the highlights from Friday's Bellator 130. The event featured another win for Bobby Lashley, the return of Marloes Coenen to the U.S. airwaves, the comeback of Dave Jansen and a main event title fight between Emanuel Newton and Linton Vassell. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Fabio Maldonado returned to the win column at UFC 179, and it was a perfect night for the Brazilian brawler. Maldonado, who finished Hans Stringer via TKO in the second round at Maracanazinho gymnasium on Saturday night’s pay-per-view card, squashed an old beef with former teammate Anderson Silva. "He was yelling instructions during the fight," Maldonado told the media after the fight. "When I swept Stringer and I saw Anderson in front of me, I thought ‘cool, even the champion read news >>

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Jose Aldo wasn’t the only one editing the record books at UFC 179. For more on the numbers behind the organization’s 10th pay-per-view event of the year, check out 45 post-fight facts about UFC 179.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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To most watching UFC 179, light heavyweight Phil Davis’ callout of former middleweight champ Anderson Silva seemed a bit odd.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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