1. Report: Eddie Alvarez Joins UFC, Faces Donald Cerrone at UFC 178

    Updates from Thursday, July 31 MMA Fighting 's Ariel Helwani provides the latest on Eddie Alvarez 's reported move to the UFC: Original Text According ...

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  2. Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Officially Announced for Jan. 31 UFC Event

    Appearing on ESPN's SportsCenter , UFC President Dana White officially announced the anticipated bout between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz...

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  3. Joe Riggs Accidentally Shoots Himself, Out of Fight with Paulo Thiago

    Joe Riggs' resurgence from small-show journeyman to legitimate welterweight over the last three years has been one of the greatest unsung stories in MMA ...

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  4. Nick Diaz Returns!: 3 Opponents He Could Face in UFC Return

    Stockton's native son, Nick Diaz , is finally set to return to the UFC and, man, it couldn't have come at a better time...

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  5. UFC on Fox 12 Results: 3 Fights for Matt Brown to Take Next

    It was quite the run for Matt Brown. While he seemed like he would be a lifelong .500 fighter for the UFC after a 5-5 start, he rattled off an amazing seven-fight winning streak that brought him to the brink of title contention...

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  6. UFC on Fox 12 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 47

    UFC on Fox 12 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC on Fox 12 Main Card Robbie Lawler def. Matt Brown, unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) Anthony Johnson def...

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  7. Bellator 122: Results and Recaps from Andrey Koreshkov vs. Adam McDonough

    The first event of Bellator's Scott Coker era went down Friday night in Temecula, California at Bellator 122. The event was headlined by two of the promotion's last tournament bouts...

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  8. Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo Signs with UFC, Debuts at UFC 177

    The UFC has made an interesting addition to its flyweight division, signing Olympic gold-medal-winning wrestler Henry Cejudo. He is booked to face longtime UFC and WEC bantamweight contender (and current flyweight) Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177 ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 13,324 reads 26 comments

  9. NSAC Shows True Colors During Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort Hearings

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission put together a star-studded hearing Wednesday. Serial woman abuser (who moonlights two or three times a year as a boxer) Floyd Mayweather Jr...

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  10. Vitor Belfort Granted Conditional License to Fight Chris Weidman on Dec. 6

    After appearing before the Nevada State Athletic Commission seeking re-licensure to compete following a failed drug test, Vitor Belfort has been approved for a conditional license to return to mixed martial arts...

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  11. UFC Fight Night 46 Results: 10 Burning Questions Heading into UFC on Fox 12

    UFC Fight Night 46 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC Fight Night 46 Main Card on Fight Pass Conor McGregor def. Diego Brandao, TKO (Round 1, 4:05) Gunnar Nelson def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 17,782 reads 69 comments

  12. Dana White: Rousey vs. Carano Booked for December, Pending Contract Negotiation

    A "super" fight between UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano has felt like an awkward inevitability for a long while now...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 13,386 reads 129 comments

  13. Donald Cerrone vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Booked for UFC 178, Immediately Canceled

    Donald Cerrone helped even the most cynical fans rekindle their love of MMA with his tantalizing fight with Jim Miller on Wednesday, and the future seemed even brighter when rumors ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 14,150 reads 56 comments

  14. UFC Fight Night 45 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 46

    UFC Fight Night 45 is in the books. The results are as follows: Donald Cerrone defeats Jim Miller by KO at 3:31 of the second round Edson Barboza defeats Evan Dunham by TKO ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 8,137 reads 30 comments

  15. Ronda Rousey Becomes First Mixed Martial Artist to Win an ESPY Award

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey already owns a shiny belt and an Olympic bronze medal in judo. Now, she gets to add a fancy trophy to her shelf after taking the ESPY Award for 2014's Top Female Athlete...

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  16. UFC Still Suffering from Self-Imposed Lack of Characters

    The lights dim. A faint tune can be heard over the stadium speakers. The bass drops and house music starts loudly thumping. The lights brighten, and in step 10 young Japanese women, wearing stereotypical school uniforms...

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  17. Report: Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso Booked for UFC 177 Co-Main Event

    UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is set for a quick turnaround. While he successfully defended his belt just a few weeks ago at UFC 174, Johnson is now tabbed to defend ...

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  18. Chris Weidman Wants to Face 'Fighting Legend' Vitor Belfort Next

    Vitor Belfort 's future in MMA may be uncertain at this time, but that isn't particularly worrisome for UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman ...

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  19. Cris 'Cyborg' Justino to Make Bantamweight Debut in December with Invicta FC

    UFC and Invicta FC promotional brass held a special conference call Thursday to discuss the promotion's future, but one of the most interesting notes was the confirmation that ...

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  20. Former Female Boxer Holly Holm and UFC Finally Agree to Contract

    Adding to an already hectic day of UFC news, Dana White gave fans even more to talk about as he announced that the UFC had finally signed hotshot striker Holly Holm to its women's bantamweight division...

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  21. Ali Bagautinov Fails Test for EPO Before UFC 174, Suspended for a Year by BCAC

    When it rains for Dagestani flyweight Ali Bagautinov, it pours. According to a statement from the British Columbia Athletic Commission's Dave Maedel, the UFC flyweight title contender ...

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  22. Invicta FC 8 Announced for UFC Fight Pass, Invicta Fight Library Added

    Women's MMA fans were rightly overjoyed when it was announced that Invicta FC became part of the UFC family with its addition to UFC Fight Pass...

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  23. Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell Booked for UFC Fight Night 50

    UFC Fight Night 50 on September 5 is suddenly one of the sexiest free fight cards you'll find of late, with a heavyweight tilt between Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell now booked to the event...

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  24. Chael Sonnen Admits Use of HGH, EPO in Response to NSAC Complaint

    Chael Sonnen has made his official response to the Nevada State Athletic Commission's complaint regarding his two failed drug tests in June and acknowledges taking all five of the banned substances he was accused of using...

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  25. NSAC Revises Complaint Against Chael Sonnen After Failing Drug Test for HGH, EPO

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission ( NSAC ) is moving forward with its actions against retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen . According to a report from MMAJunkie ...

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