1. UFC 180: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    While UFC 180 has taken some hits—most notably, heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez being injured—it remains a card worth watching...

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  2. UFC Fight Night 56: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    At UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux picked up the biggest win of his career. Just 34 seconds into the main event, Saint Preux landed a left hook that floored Mauricio Rua...

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  3. UFC Fight Night 55: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    With three straight stoppage wins over Top 15 middleweights, Luke Rockhold is becoming hard to ignore as one of the elite contenders in the 185-pound class...

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  4. Rockhold vs. Bisping: Video Highlights from UFC Fight Night 55 Main Event

    Luke Rockhold is on a mission to earn a shot at the middleweight championship. With performances like the one he gave at UFC Fight Night 55, Rockhold won't have to wait much longer...

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  5. UFC Fight Night 55 and 56 Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    Another busy UFC weekend is approaching. On Friday, the world's top MMA promotion will head to Australia with a card headlined by middleweight contenders Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping ...

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  6. UFC Fight Night 55: B/R Main Card Staff Predictions

    At UFC Fight Night 55, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will both look to take one big step closer to a shot at the middleweight championship...

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  7. UFC Fight Night 55 and 56: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    This weekend, the UFC will travel to Australia and Brazil for events on Friday and Saturday. For better or worse, multi-event weekends have become regular to MMA onlookers...

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  8. Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua vs. Ovince Saint Preux: Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    On the heels of damaging losses, Top 15 light heavyweights Mauricio Rua and Ovince Saint Preux will look to get back into the win column against one another on Saturday. In March, Shogun met Dan Henderson in a rematch...

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  9. UFC 183 Gets Middleweight Contenders Thales Leites and Tim Boetsch

    Riding seven straight wins, Thales Leites has been set up with a Top 15 middleweight contender. The Brazilian will meet Tim Boetsch at UFC 183 on January 31. Sherdog .com reported the booking of the bout Wednesday...

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  10. UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC 179

    Usually dominant, Jose Aldo ran into a tough bout Saturday against Chad Mendes . In his first meeting with Mendes , Aldo took care of business quickly...

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  11. 10 Must-See MMA Fights in the Month of November

    With Cain Velasquez pulled from his scheduled title defense against Fabricio Werdum, we are now heading into a month in which a Bellator MMA bout between UFC veterans Tito Ortiz ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 14,716 reads 10 comments

  12. UFC 179: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    It was a lot closer than his first meeting with Chad Mendes , but Jose Aldo once against defended his belt from the Team Alpha Male standout. Although Mendes attempted eight takedowns , he didn't seem overly hesitant to stand with the champion...

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  13. UFC 182 Adds Middleweights Nate Marquardt and Brad Tavares

    Following a rebound win that likely saved his UFC career, former Strikeforce champion Nate Marquardt will look to build momentum against Brad Tavares on January 3...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 1,030 reads 2 comments

  14. Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2: Keys to Victory for Both Fighters

    At UFC 179 , Jose Aldo will attempt to keep his reign over the 145-pound division going in a rematch with Chad Mendes ...

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  15. UFC Releases Veteran Welterweight Paulo Thiago

    A UFC welterweight the past five years, Paulo Thiago has been cut by the world's top MMA promotion. Since Thiago had lost three in a row, the release was widely expected. MMAFighting ...

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  16. UFC 179: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    At UFC 179 , Jose Aldo will meet Chad Mendes in a rematch for the 145-pound championship. In his initial meeting with the champion, Mendes was knocked out in the opening round...

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  17. Renan Barao vs. Mitch Gagnon Added to UFC Fight Night 58

    The next chapter in Renan Barao 's career will begin on December 20. Following a disappointing withdrawal from a rematch with TJ Dillashaw , Barao has been booked to meet Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 4,433 reads 22 comments

  18. 5 Greatest Featherweights in MMA History

    At UFC 179, Jose Aldo will look for his seventh consecutive UFC title defense, a mark that would tie him with Jon Jones for the longest reign among current UFC champions...

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  19. 5 Best Team Alpha Male Fighters Right Now

    At UFC 179, Chad Mendes will attempt to become Team Alpha Male's second active UFC champion. Five consecutive wins, with four coming via knockout, have earned Mendes a rematch with 145-pound titleholder Jose Aldo...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 months ago 21,358 reads 50 comments

  20. 5 Best UFC Fighters Not Currently in the Official Fighter Rankings

    The UFC rankings panel has done pretty well to include all the best UFC competitors in the official rankings. However, for one reason or another, some elite UFC fighters have been omitted...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 months ago 20,807 reads 30 comments

  21. 10 Longest-Tenured UFC Veterans Right Now

    In a sport that can wear the body down in a hurry, not many MMA fighters have the durability to last more than a decade at the highest level...

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  22. UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC Fight Night 53 & 54

    On a day when 46 competitors stepped into the Octagon, Rory MacDonald made the biggest impact. The Canadian started out with a conservative approach against Tarec Saffiedine on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 months ago 15,920 reads 22 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 54: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    At UFC Fight Night 54, Rory MacDonald made a statement and showed he might be at the front of the line to challenge the winner of an upcoming championship bout between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 months ago 7,494 reads 3 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 53: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    UFC Fight Night 53 was set to be Gunnar Nelson's breakout party. Instead, it produced the Iceland native's first MMA loss. Rick Story, a tough UFC veteran, was billed as Nelson's first real test in the welterweight division...

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  25. UFC Fight Night 53 & 54: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    The UFC is approaching another multi -event weekend, as UFC Fight Night 53 and UFC Fight Night 54 will be held in Sweden and Canada, respectively, on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 3 months ago 4,043 reads 4 comments