1. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC 177

    Heading into UFC 177 , bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw was still ranked below scheduled challenger Renan Barao in the official pound-for-pound rankings...

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  2. UFC 177 Results: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    In accepting a bout with Joe Soto on the shortest notice possible, T.J. Dillashaw risked his bantamweight championship —not a huge risk against a UFC newcomer but a risk nonetheless...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 days ago 8,587 reads 7 comments

  3. TJ Dillashaw vs. Joe Soto: Video Highlights from Main Event

    As expected, TJ Dillashaw successfully defended his bantamweight championship against replacement opponent Joe Soto on Saturday. That said, Soto did his best to keep the bout competitive all the way into the fifth and final round...

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  4. T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2: Keys to Victory for Both Fighters

    It's only been three months since T.J. Dillashaw shocked the MMA world and dethroned Renan Barao . However, the elite bantamweights are already set to meet again on Saturday, with Dillashaw defending the 135-pound belt this time around...

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  5. UFC 177: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    Despite being dominated by T.J. Dillashaw in May, Renan Barao will have a chance to reclaim the bantamweight championship at UFC 177 on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 7 days ago 15,744 reads 18 comments

  6. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC Fight Night 48 and 49

    Following UFC Fight Night 48, it didn't look like the UFC rankings would be shaken up too much. Middleweight contender Michael Bisping disposed of unranked former Strikeforce champion Cung Le in the main attraction...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 8 days ago 5,326 reads 28 comments

  7. UFC Fight Night 49: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    At UFC Fight Night 49, Rafael dos Anjos shook up the lightweight division with a surprise win over former 155-pound champion Benson Henderson. The Brazilian recorded only one knockout win in his first 14 UFC bouts...

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  8. Benson Henderson vs. Rafael dos Anjos: Full Fight Video Highlights

    The UFC Fight Night 49 main event between Rafael dos Anjos and Benson Henderson hardly went as expected on Saturday...

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  9. UFC Fight Night 48: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    At UFC Fight Night 48 on Saturday, Michael Bisping continued his roller-coaster path toward a shot at the middleweight title...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 10 days ago 7,009 reads 9 comments

  10. Benson Henderson vs. Rafael Dos Anjos: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    Benson Henderson is on a mission to regain the lightweight championship, and Rafael dos Anjos is the next opponent in his way. Since losing his belt to Anthony Pettis in August 2013, Henderson has beaten Josh Thomson and Rustam Khabilov ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 12 days ago 1,149 reads 4 comments

  11. Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    While they are among the most notable fighters in the middleweight division, Michael Bisping and Cung Le both need a big win to become a serious candidate for a shot at the 185-pound championship...

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  12. Following Eddie Alvarez Signing, Whom Should Bobby Green Be Matched Up With?

    Understandably, most were excited about the news that Eddie Alvarez had signed with the UFC and will meet Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 on September 27, per Brett Okamoto of ESPN...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 13 days ago 3,079 reads 15 comments

  13. UFC Fight Night 48 and 49: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    With two events coming up this weekend, competitors at all levels will be stepping into the Octagon. Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos are among the elite fighters doing battle ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 14 days ago 6,619 reads 7 comments

  14. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC Fight Night 47

    Although he's had some ups and downs throughout his UFC career, Ryan Bader has remained a highly ranked light heavyweight for several years now. On Saturday, Bader took care of business against the up-and-coming Ovince Saint Preux...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 15 days ago 2,608 reads 12 comments

  15. UFC Fight Night 47: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Ryan Bader is not ready to relinquish his Top 10 position in the light heavyweight rankings. At UFC Fight Night 47, Bader relied on his wrestling to shut down Ovince Saint Preux and claim a decision victory...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 15 days ago 1,939 reads 7 comments

  16. What the Top 15 P4P UFC Fighters Should Work to Improve On

    In MMA , as in most sports, competitors must continuously improve and evolve to reach the highest level. Even once a fighter makes his way to the top, he must keep working to ensure contenders aren't closing the gap...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 18 days ago 8,024 reads 46 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 47: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    At UFC Fight Night 47, Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux will attempt to continue their respective climbs toward the top of the light heavyweight division...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 20 days ago 4,327 reads 5 comments

  18. 10 Best MMA Fighters Under Age 25

    On August 23, Jordan Mein will return to the Octagon and attempt to take one step closer to reaching his lofty potential by beating Mike Pyle impressively...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 21 days ago 13,046 reads 25 comments

  19. Raphael Assuncao Meets Bryan Caraway at UFC Fight Night 54

    Despite winning six fights in a row, a streak that includes a win over now-champion TJ Dillashaw , Raphael Assuncao will need another victory to keep his bantamweight title shot hopes going...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 27 days ago 2,666 reads 19 comments

  20. UFC Lightweight Veteran Mark Bocek Retires from MMA Competition

    Mark Bocek has won three of his past four fights, but the Canadian made a somewhat surprising announcement via Twitter on Tuesday that he has retired from MMA competition. I'm retiring from pro mma ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 27 days ago 1,805 reads 12 comments

  21. 10 Sophomore UFC Fighters Who Will Break out in 2015

    With UFC greats calling it quits on a seemingly monthly basis recently, current MMA prospects have huge opportunities to fill big shoes. As the UFC expanded its schedule over the past several months, it brought in many promising young fighters...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 29 days ago 9,148 reads 21 comments

  22. Brandon Thatch Suffers Broken Toe, Pulled from UFC Fight with Jordan Mein

    Brandon "Rukus" Thatch has not stepped into the Octagon since November 2013. Now, he's going to have to wait even longer as his badly broken toe heals...

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  23. Manny Gamburyan to Make 135-Pound Debut Against Cody Gibson at UFC 178

    Once a lightweight competitor on The Ultimate Fighter 5, Manny Gamburyan is set to move down to the bantamweight division. According to GlendaleNewsPress .com , Gamburyan is now booked to meet Cody Gibson at 135 pounds on September 27...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 1 month ago 5,083 reads 23 comments

  24. Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis Booked, Could Be Added to UFC 179

    A clash between Top 10 light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis appears to be on its way to the UFC 179 main card. Per Combate (h/t MMAJunkie .com ), No. 4 Teixeira and No...

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  25. Each Current UFC Champion's Greatest Performance

    There are currently nine UFC champions, and a 10th will soon be determined in the women's strawweight division...

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