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  • 9 days ago
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Holly Holm's withdrawal from UFC 181 was a definite hit against the card, but the UFC scooped up another interesting prospect to replace her in former Championship Fighting Alliance women's featherweight champion Ashlee Evans-Smith. Evans-Smith will step in and face The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 alumnus Raquel Pennington. The news was first reported by MMAJunkie.com. Evans-Smith, who comes from a wrestling base, owns a 3-0 professional record with two TKO victories. She is best known for her 20 read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC flyweight Ian McCall withdrew from his scheduled bout opposite John Lineker at UFC Fight Night 56 despite making weight Friday and being seemingly ready to compete without issue. Yet, according to McCall, he had health issues before arriving in Brazil that escalated to the point of being unable to fight. "Bacterial infection in my blood. My body just failed me after the weigh-ins," McCall told MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani via text message. "UFC blood tested me a few weeks ago and it showed I read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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A week removed from pulling out of Titan FC 31, Yoshiyuki Yoshida will now challenge for the Deep lightweight title on New Year’s Eve against Satoru Kitaoka. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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WSOF nearly lost Saturday’s main event the day before when Marlon Moraes had second thoughts about taking a 147-pound catchweight bout with Cody Bollinger.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, WSOF read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The UFC president fielded questions from the assembled media following the UFC 177 weigh-ins and the withdrawal of the headliner by former Bantamweight champ Renan Barao. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- UFC president Dana White discusses Renan Barao's withdrawal from UFC 177, why they didn't cancel this event, Henry Cejudo and his future, latest on Hector Lombard vs. Tyron Woodley, why he released Stephan Bonnar, and much more after the UFC 177 weigh-ins Friday evening. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Check out the wide-ranging Twitter reactions to the news that Renan Barao was out of UFC 177 and Joe Soto was in against T.J. Dillashaw.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Chaos erupted on Friday afternoon in Sacramento when, barely 24 hours away from fight night, Renan Barao was forced to withdraw from his rematch against UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw due to complications cutting weight, inflicting a fatal blow to an already less than stellar UFC 177 pay-per-view lineup. Promotional newcomer Joe Soto, who three weeks ago became the Tachi Palace Fights bantamweight champion, will now challenge Dillashaw for the UFC title on one day's notice. For Soto, i read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After a torn meniscus and sprained ankle forced him out of a highly anticipated fight with Daniel Cormier, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to have surgery on Thursday. By now you probably know that Jon Jones is out of a scheduled UFC 178 showdown with fierce rival Daniel Cormier. The bout has since been re-booked for UFC 182 on January 3rd. In a statement (status update?) published by Jones on his Facebook account, the reigning light heavyweight champion apologized to fans for th read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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News that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier has been moved back three months reached former light heavyweight top contender Alexander Gustafsson, and boy, he is not happy about it. Reaching out to fans through Facebook, "The Mauler" posted the following: I just heard the news that Jones is injured and the fight is rescheduled to January 3????Until then, I will be more than ready, it was MY fight to begin with and I WANT the fight as the number 1 contender. End of story!! For those who don't remember, read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has the opportunity to once again enter the title picture with a win over Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 on July 5, but that wasn't the way he originally expected things to pan out. "The American Gangster" was expected to finally settle a grudge with Brazilian adversary Wanderlei Silva at the pay-per-view event. However, MMA Fighting reports that the idea crumbled after Silva did not fulfill his obligations with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. While h read news >>

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