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UFC on Fox 15 Takes Hit With Injury To Yoel Romero

UFC on Fox 15, which is headlined by Lyoto Machida vs Luke Rockhold, is set to take place on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Bad news struck the card earlier today after it was announced that Yoel Romero had pulled himself from the event after sustaining a fairly serious knee injury. Romero had been sc...


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Dana White: I'm Leaning Towards GSP Not Returning To the UFC

It has now been a year and a half since Georges St. Pierre last fought in the UFC. Following his controversial title defense against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167, St. Pierre announced that he would be dropping his Welterweight title and taking an extended hiatus from the UFC. At the time, St. Pierre said that he had some personal issues that he h...

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson Out of UFC 186

The UFC received terrible news on Tuesday after it was announced that Bellator had won an injunction to prevent Quinton "Rampage" Jackson from fighting at UFC 186 on April 25th, 2015. Bellator has long contended that they still have a valid contract with "Rampage", while Jackson contends that he was a free agent after Bellator violated one (or ...


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Mirko Filipovic Slight Underdog To Win in Return UFC Fight

The 40-year old Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic will be making his return to the UFC this coming weekend when he does battle against Gabriel Gonzaga in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Gonzaga vs Cro Cop 2 in Krakow, Poland. This will be Filipovic's first fight in the UFC since losing to Roy Nelson via TKO in October of 2011. As mentioned, Filipovi...

Will Quinton Jackson Be Allowed to Fight Against Fabio Maldonado?

At 10 am EST on April 7th, a New Jersey judge will decide if Quinton "Rampage" Jackson can step into the Octagon against Fabio Maldonado at UFC 186 on April 25th. Jackson is currently training and preparing for the fight, though there is a very real chance that the fight could be scrapped. Quinton Jackson is currently embroiled in a legal squab...


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Ronda Rousey Makes Surprise Appearance at Wrestlemania 31

If you had any doubt that Ronda Rousey is a mega-star, look no further than her appearance at Wrestlemania 31 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Ronda Rousey, who is the current UFC Women's Bantamweight champion and will soon be appearing in "Furious 7", was brought into an angle involving "The Rock", "Triple H" and Stephanie McMahon...


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Dana White: Cristiano Justino is One Fight Away From The UFC

According to UFC President Dana White, Cristiano "Cyborg" Justino is just one fight away from a possible "super-fight" against "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey. The catch? Justino must: 1) Make 135 pounds in Invicta and 2) Win According to White, Justino has been "hired" by the UFC but must first make Bantamweight in Invicta and win in order t...


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Brock Lesnar Elects To Remain With The WWE, UFC Career Over

Former UFC Heavyweight champion and current WWE World champion Brock Lesnar shut the door on a possible return to the Octagon yesterday during an interview with ESPN. Lesnar, who has a contract with the WWE that is expiring within days, said that he agonized over the decision for almost a year before deciding to re-sign with the WWE. Lesnar, wh...


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Hector Lombard Suspended For One Year By NAC

Earlier today, UFC Welterweight fighter Hector Lombard received a one year suspension from the NAC (Nevada Athletic Commission) following his positive test for the steroid desoxymethyltestosterone, or "DMT" for short. Lombard failed a post-fight UFC 182 drug test and was subsequently pulled from a planned tilt against Rory MacDonald at UFC 186....


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Demian Maia vs Ryan LaFlare Highlights Saturday Night's Fight Night Card

UFC Fight Night 62, which is set to be headlined by a Welterweight tilt between Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare, will be taking place at the Ginasio do Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This card has been absolutely destroyed by injuries - let's look at some of the original fights that were scheduled for this card: Urijah Faber vs Raphae...


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Johny Hendricks: I'll Wait For Winner of Lawler/MacDonald

Former Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has made it clear - he wants to fight for the title next. Johny Hendricks easily defeated Matt Brown at UFC 185 this past weekend using his wrestling and ground-and-pound. With the victory, Hendricks (who was initially rumored to be fighting Robbie Lawler in a trilogy fight) has now firmly positioned...


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Alistair Overeem Looks For First UFC Winning Streak on Saturday Night

Alistair Overeem was brought in to the UFC to a great deal of fanfare. After "The Demolition Man" demolished a sick and weakened Brock Lesnar, many thought that it would be just a matter of time before Overeem claimed the UFC's Heavyweight title. After defeating Lesnar, the UFC had planned for Overeem to take on Junior dos Santos for the title....


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Anthony Pettis, Johny Hendricks Big Favorites Heading Into UFC 185

The UFC is bringing another loaded card to the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas this weekend, as UFC 185 is set to be headlined by two title tilts - Anthony Pettis vs Rafael dos Anjos and Carla Esparza vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The entirety of the main card is completely stacked, as you also have a very interesting Welterweight tilt betwee...


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Carlos Condit Looks Set To Make His Return in May Against Thiago Alves

According to published reports, the UFC is targeting May for the return of Carlos Condit to the UFC. According to these reports, the UFC is looking to put on a fight between Condit and Thiago Alves. Condit specifically asked for the Alves fight and the UFC is looking like they will grant Condit's wish. Carlos Condit has been out for over a y...


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Report: UFC Eyeing Mir/Lesnar III in Madison Square Garden

According to reports, the UFC may be looking at the possibility of hosting a rubber match between Brock Lesnar and Frank Mir in Madison Square Garden in New York later this year. Now, a tremendous amount of pieces would need to fall into place for this to happen, including: 1) The UFC would need to sign Lesnar. It's common knowledge now that...