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Rafael dos Anjos Eyeing December Return

UFC Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, fresh off of an impressive thrashing of Anthony Pettis to win the title earlier this year, is currently recovering from a torn MCL. To make his victory over Pettis even more impressive, dos Anjos injured himself three weeks before the title fight and still managed to beat Pettis with an injured leg. Do...


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Dana White: Cerrone vs RDA II Is Up Next

According to UFC President Dana White, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone has earned the next shot at Rafael dos Anjos and the UFC's Lightweight title. This past weekend at UFC 187, Donald Cerrone crushed John Makdessi to win his eighth fight in a row. Cerrone broke Makdessi's jaw with a high kick and Makdessi was forced to retire. This moved Cerrone's wi...


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Weidman Defeats Belfort; Luke Rockhold Likely Next

It didn't go quite as Chris Weidman anticipated (Belfort swarmed Weidman early and managed to land some nice shots) but the Middleweight champion fulfilled his promise of finishing Vitor Belfort early in their fight. Following a takedown about halfway through the first round, Weidman finished off Belfort with some hellacious GNP and managed to secu...


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Daniel Cormier, Ryan Bader Get Into Twitter Beef Over Title Shot

On Saturday night, Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon to do battle with Anthony Johnson, with the winner of that fight set to walk away with the vacant Light Heavyweight title. Following his hit-and-run arrest earlier in the year, former Light Heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones was stripped of the title and indefinitely suspended by the ...


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Stipe Miocic: I Want a Title Shot

Stipe Miocic is clear about one thing - he wants the next shot at the Heavyweight title. Miocic is coming off of an impressive thrashing of former title contender Mark Hunt earlier in the month. Miocic bruised and battered the "Super Samoan" over the course of the 4+ round fight before the referee mercifully called the fight off. The outcome wa...


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Frankie Edgar: I've Earned Next Shot at Featherweight Title

Frankie Edgar beat Urijah Faber in typical Frankie Edgar this past weekend in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Faber in the Philippines. Edgar used his superior wrestling and seemingly unlimited cardio to outwork and frustrate his opponent. Shortly after the fight, Frankie Edgar made his case to UFC President Dana White and anybody e...


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Mark Munoz Dominates Luke Barnatt in Final Professional MMA Fight

Mark Munoz retired earlier tonight after destroying Luke Barnatt at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Faber. Munoz, who won via unanimous decision, won in typical Mark Munoz fashion - he used his strong wrestling to neutralize the attack from Luke Barnatt and was able to successfully feed off of a partisan hometown crowd in Pasay, Philippines. There wa...


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Lyoto Machida vs Yoel Romero To Headline TUF Brazil: 4 Finale

The UFC announced earlier today that former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will be squaring off against Yoel Romero in the main event of TUF Brazil: 4 Finale on June 27th. This card, which was originally scheduled to take place in Brazil, will now be taking place in Miami, Florida. Lyoto Machida is looking to get back into the win...


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Edgar vs Faber Headlines This Weekend's UFC Fight Night Card

The UFC will be making its first ever trip to the Philippines this weekend when they host UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Faber at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines. This is a major event for the UFC, as it will be the first time that they will have ever hosted an actual card in the fight-crazy country. In previous years, superstars such as Ge...


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Stipe Miocic Batters Mark Hunt in Australia

The passionate Australian crowd left UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Miocic disappointed earlier tonight after Stipe Miocic battered, bruised and destroyed Mark Hunt en route to a fifth round victory. Miocic had a simple strategy - tire Mark Hunt out using takedowns early in the fight. This served two purposes - it kept Miocic out of the line of fire ...


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Anthony Pettis Forced Out of Fight Against Myles Jury Due To Injury

According to reports, former UFC Lightweight champion Anthony "Showtime" Pettis has been forced out of his upcoming fight against Myles Jury due to an undisclosed injury. In Pettis' place? Edson Barboza, who will now be taking on Jury at UFC on Fox 16 on Saturday, July 25th in Chicago, Illinois. - Anthony Pettis, who is widely regarded a...


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Miocic vs Hunt Headlines UFC's First Foray Into South Australia

The UFC will make its first foray into South Australia this weekend when they host UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs Hunt at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia. The UFC will be making its first trip to South Australia with a very strong main event, as Mark Hunt will be taking on Stipe Miocic in a Heavyweight tilt. This fight shou...


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Sorry MMA Fans, Boxing is Not Dead

This past weekend, Floyd "Money" Mayweather, Jr. extended his perfect record to 48-0 with a victory over Manny Pacquiao. The "fight of the century", as it was billed by many in the media, posted some incredible numbers (there are reports of as many as 4 million PPV buys in Canada, the United States and Puerto Rico) and dominated the sports landscap...


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UFC: Berlin Event Loses Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira Main Event

The situation in the UFC's Light Heavyweight division got even more muddled earlier today after Alexander Gustafsson announced that he was pulling himself off of the upcoming UFC: Berlin card due to an undisclosed injury. Gustafsson was originally supposed to square off against Glover Teixeira in the main event of that card, but that fight is now o...


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Khabib Nurmagomedov Out of UFC 187 Fight Against Donald Cerrone

Khabib Nurmagomedov, who was originally scheduled to face off against Donald Cerrone at UFC 187 in Las Vegas, has been forced to pull himself from the fight due to an injury. There is no word as to whether a new opponent will be found for Cerrone or if he will be pulled from the card as well. The mixed martial arts world was excited about the p...