On Monday Larissa Moreira Pacheco, the youngest fighter on the UFC’s massive roster, had an impromptu birthday celebration in an airport before she boarded a flight for her first UFC bout.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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Take a look back at Jon Jones becoming the youngest UFC champion in history by finishing former titleholder Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC 128 in March 2011. read news >>
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Paige VanZant looked to be poised as a breakout star for the upcoming 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter, but that will not happen. The 20-year-old fighter will not be allowed on the show due to her young age. She turned 20 in March, and one must be 21 before they can enter the TUF house to compete on the show. It was unfortunate news for VanZant and fans alike. While she would not have been a favorite on the show, VanZant had a title opportunity ripped away from her. The TUF finalists will bat read news >>
On Saturday night, UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau will join an exclusive club currently occupied by some of the sport's all-time greats. read news >>
At just 22 years old, Michael McDonald is on the brink of becoming a major celebrity in MMA. read news >>
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Still one of the youngest competitors in the UFC, Michael McDonald made a big statement at UFC 145 as he knocked out former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres in vicious fashion.
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The youngest champion in Ultimate Fighting Championship history has now successfully defended one of the sport’s most volatile titles. read news >>
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Brazilian lightweight prospect Charles Oliveira may
be just 21 years old, but he knows exactly what he wants out of life.
And as it turns out, he's got just two years to get it done.
"I really want to be the youngest UFC champ ever," Oliveira told
MMAjunkie.com. "With my last fight and Mr. Jon Jones
winning the belt, that does not leave me much time, but I will fight
every month if I can to achieve this goal."
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Dan Lauzon -- the youngest man ever to compete inside the UFC -- stopped John Ortolani on second-round strikes in the Triumph Fighter 4 “Hostile” main event on Saturday at the Hampshire Dome in Milford, N.H. read news >>