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Liz Carmouche Draws Octagon Newcomer Jessic...

Jun 02, 2013Comments off1145 Views

With Miesha Tate called in as a replacement on The Ultimate Fighter Season 18, Liz Carmouche will now face promotional newcomer Jessica Andrade at UFC

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Mike Brown Returns to Action Against Akira ...

Jun 02, 2013Comments off657 Views

Former WEC champion Mike Brown is returning to action at UFC on Fox Sports 1: 1 on Aug. 17 in Boston. He’ll square off with

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Johny Hendricks Knows He’s Going to H...

Jun 02, 2013Comments off2069 Views

Now that Johny Hendricks appears to be on the verge of his title shot at UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, he knows he'll likely have

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Mauricio “Shogun” Rua Enlists B...

Jun 02, 2013Comments off1254 Views

Preparing for his UFC 161 bout against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua enlisted the help of famed boxing coach Freddie Roach to sharpen his

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If Michael Bisping Wants a Proven UFC Winne...

Jun 01, 2013Comments off945 Views

Costa Philippou is gunning for a fight when he returns later this year, and he couldn't think of a better opponent to face than perennial

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Why Did Forrest Griffin Retire Now? Because...

Jun 01, 2013Comments off3548 Views

Forrest Griffin has been on the sidelines since late 2012. So why retire now? Because UFC president Dana White finally convinced him that it was

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Injury Bug Bites Strikes Again; Dave Herman...

May 31, 2013Comments off926 Views

UFC heavyweight Dave Herman was slated to fight Shane Del Rosario at UFC 162 on July 6 in Las Vegas, but the injury bug has

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Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann 2 Headlin...

May 31, 2013Comments off735 Views

Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann put on a thriller once before, and now the two perennial welterweight contenders will take center stage on Fox's new

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Irishman Conor McGregor Draws Englishman An...

May 31, 2013Comments off1935 Views

UFC officials on Friday confirmed to MMAWeekly.com that popular Irishman Conor McGregor now has a Fox Sports 1 opponent... Engilshman Andy Ogle.

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Former UFC Champ Tito Ortiz Denies Jenna Ja...

May 31, 2013Comments off3562 Views

Tito Ortiz has always been a magnet for controversy. Even after retiring from fighting and taking on a new role as a manager for other

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Soa Palelei Set to Make Promotional Return ...

May 31, 2013Comments off635 Views

Soa “Hulk” Palelei may finally make his return to the Octagon at UFC 164. He has been re-scheduled to face a UFC newcomer in Milwaukee.

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John Makdessi Out, Rafaello Oliveira In at ...

May 31, 2013Comments off678 Views

John Makdessi has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 162 bout with Edson Barboza due to an unspecified lesion, according to UFC officials.

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TUF 17 Runner-Up Uriah Hall Faces Nick Ring...

May 31, 2013Comments off1366 Views

The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 runner-up Uriah Hall is back in action. He’ll square off in a middleweight bout against Nick Ring at UFC on

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UFC Welterweight James Head to Donate Next ...

May 30, 2013Comments off882 Views

UFC welterweight James Head will donate his next fight's earnings to the Oklahoma tornado relief effort.

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Tom Watson vs. Thales Leites Added to Growi...

May 30, 2013Comments off650 Views

A middleweight match-up between Britain’s Tom Watson and Brazil’s Thales Leites has been added to the UFC 163 card in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

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UFC Strikes Television Deal in Latin Americ...

May 30, 2013Comments off751 Views

The UFC and Televisa Networks on Wednesday announced an exclusive distribution agreement to air UFC programming in 20 Spanish Speaking countries in Latin America, and

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Vinny Magalhaes vs. Anthony Perosh Added to...

May 30, 2013Comments off891 Views

A light heavyweight match-up between Vinny Magalhaes and Anthony Perosh has been added to the UFC 163 fight card in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

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UFC on FX 8 Drug Tests Come Back Clean

May 30, 2013Comments off550 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship released a statement on Thursday regarding the UFC on FX 8 drug tests results. All fighters returned clean results.

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MMA Top 10 Rankings: TJ Grant Jumps Up the ...

May 30, 2013Comments off581 Views

TJ Grant took a major leap up the lightweight rankings after knocking out Gray Maynard in the first round of their bout at UFC 160.

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Two Old School Heavyweights Go New School a...

May 30, 2013Comments off666 Views

Josh Barnett will square off with former UFC champion Frank Mir at UFC 164 on Aug. 31 in Milwaukee, according to UFC officials.

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Nick Diaz Launches Next Phase of His Profes...

May 29, 2013Comments off1076 Views

Nick Diaz hasn’t said much recently about whether or not he will remain retired, but he is not sitting idle, launching a new facet to

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James Krause Steps In for Injured Isaac Val...

May 29, 2013Comments off672 Views

Isaac Vallie-Flagg on Wednesday morning announced his withdrawal from a UFC 161 bout against Sam Stout. UFC officials moved swiftly, however, and Wednesday afternoon announced

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Anderson Silva’s Camp Denies Rumor th...

May 29, 2013Comments off691 Views

Despite initial rumors to the contrary, UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is not pulling out of his scheduled UFC 162 bout with Chris Weidman.

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UFC 160 Prelims on FX Draw Average TV Ratin...

May 29, 2013Comments off648 Views

Cain Velasquez vs Bigfoot Silva UFC 160 PreThe UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 preliminary broadcast on FX drew an average audience of 1.3 million

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Forrest Griffin Leaves a Lasting Legacy

May 29, 2013Comments off848 Views

Retired UFC light heavyweight Forrest Griffin may have become a household name by winning the debut season the The Ultimate Fighter in 2005, but he

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Ronda Rousey on Late TUF 18 Switch to Miesh...

May 29, 2013Comments off1132 Views

Ronda Rousey, Dana White, and Miesha Tate react to the last-minute TUF 18 coaching change. "I think that this was really fated to happen," said

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Isaac Vallie-Flagg Forced Out of UFC 161 Bo...

May 29, 2013Comments off667 Views

UFC lightweight Isaac Vallie-Flagg has been forced out of his scheduled UFC 161 bout with Sam Stout due to a back injury.

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Dustin Poirier vs. Erik Koch and Chad Mende...

May 29, 2013Comments off1083 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday confirmed two oft-rumored bouts for UFC 164 on Aug. 31 at the HMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee.

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Dana White Reveals Miesha Tate as New TUF C...

May 29, 2013Comments off1789 Views

UFC president Dana White on Tuesday unveiled stunning news that Miesha Tate would be replacing an injured Cat Zingano as head coach on the upcoming

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UFC 160 Medical Suspensions: Mark Hunt, Gra...

May 28, 2013Comments off883 Views

The UFC 160 medical suspensions were released to MMAWeekly.com Tuesday by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Mark Hunt and Gray Maynard are among the fighters facing