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DraftKings is offering MMAWeekly.com readers a great opportunity to win a share of $20,000 by picking a fantasy MMA team for Saturday night. read news >>

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Tom Watson wants to break his recent pattern of decisions and finish Rafael Natal so his tickets to see Britney Spears don’t go to waste.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Anthony Johnson: Destroyer of worlds, DEFIER OF LOGIC! The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight No. 1 contender, who scored a devastating first-round knockout over Alexander Gustafsson in the UFC on FOX 14 main event, has promotion president Dana White baffled over the shocking turn of events. That's according to White's comments on The Jim Rome show (via MMA Fighting). "It's crazy. If you look at Anthony Johnson, Anthony Johnson started at 170 pounds, right? And this isn't lik read news >>

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Wednesday’s MMA "Question of the Day" was a big one. A weighty one, tunneling to the very heart of the sporting matters at hand. Did Nick Diaz or did Nick Diaz not catch his flight to Las Vegas? The stick of uncertainty first breached the hornet's nest in an official UFC fight-week video that strongly indicated a certain aircraft had departed a certain gate without a certain ticketed passenger, name of Diaz. Despite this indication, plenty of people claimed that not only were the Diaz wheels dow read news >>

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The co-main event at UFC 183 is a very important fight in the welterweight division between two of the division’s top contenders, Tyron Woodley and Kelvin Gastelum. Woodley is currently ranked No. 3 on the UFC’s official rankings, and a victory over a surging prospect-turned-contender like Gastelum would put him right back in line toward a title shot. A victory for Gastelum would be his fourth within the last 12 months and move him to 11-0 as a pro, but would it make him a true title contender? read news >>

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With a win over Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden, Anthony Johnson emerged as the top contender in the light heavyweight division and is expected to be booked for a championship bout opposite Jon Jones soon. Rumble has had quite the career turnaround. Only three years ago, he was released by the UFC after missing weight prior to a middleweight bout with Vitor Belfort. Now, he's arguably the scariest striker at 205 pounds and has the ability to claim the light heavyweight belt with one punch. Since read news >>

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With his win over Alexander Gustafsson this past weekend at UFC on FOX 14, Anthony Johnson took a leap in the Jan. 27 USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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Jordan "Young Gun" Mein will fight former welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves in the first bout on UFC 183's main card this Saturday. It's a fight that will pit two fighters at drastically different points in their UFC careers against each other. Mein has only one Octagon loss (a competitive second-round TKO loss to top-10 welterweight Matt Brown), while Alves has alternated wins and losses and battled numerous injuries over the last three years. In four fights, Mein has achieved a 3-1 re read news >>

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Finnish featherweight Makwan Amirkhani talks about his eight-second debut win over Andy Ogle at UFC on FOX 14. read news >>

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Not only is Anthony Johnson going to defeat Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, he's going to knock him out with a devastating uppercut when they hook 'em up later this year for "Bones'" 205-pound strap. That's according to Blackzilians' teammate Rashad Evans (via Instagram): I'm extremely proud of my brother Anthony Johnson for his complete annihilation of Alexander Gustafsson! Rumble's journey to be where he is right now is story of inspiration. I'm bless read news >>

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Terrion Ware is ready to take a step up in his career. He believes that if he wins at Friday's RFA 23, he'll be afforded that opportunity and be knocking on the UFC's door. read news >>

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It'd be an understatement to say things went well this past weekend for Makwan Amirkhani. A charismatic but largely unknown former Mr. Finland contestant, Amirkhani rocketed his name into the public consciousness with a head-turning performance at UFC on FOX 14, scoring the fastest debut in UFC featherweight history when he knocked out Andy Ogle with a furious eight-second assault. The stunning finish tied Don Frye and James Irvin for the fifth-fastest overall knockout in UFC history, but after read news >>

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Anderson Silva is a major star within mixed martial arts. His status as a legend was cemented with a title reign that included 10 defenses of the UFC Middleweight Championship and 16 straight wins in the Octagon. However, returning to competition at UFC 183 has created an interesting wrinkle. Even though Silva is a name that the sport has come to love, he should not be granted a title shot with a victory over Nick Diaz. In an interview on UFC Tonight, UFC President Dana White mentioned Silva's n read news >>

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UFC welterweight competitor Albert Tumenov suggested a match-up against Rick Story for his next fight in the UFC. Albert Tumenov may have started his career with a lackluster split decision loss to Ildemar Alcantra, but he has since managed to compile a three-fight win streak in the UFC, including two KO wins and a decision victory against Nico Musoke in his most recent octagon outing. The Kabardino Balkaria native looked great in his most recent fight, as he showed off his technical prowess and read news >>

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