1. 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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  2. 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...

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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 5 months ago 4,453 reads 22 comments

  7. 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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  8. 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 5 months ago 23,303 reads 50 comments

  9. 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...

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  10. 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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  11. 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 5 months ago 15,933 reads 22 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 7,502 reads 3 comments

  13. 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...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 5 months ago 5,170 reads 5 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 4,047 reads 4 comments

  15. UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC 178

    Demetrious Johnson is becoming harder and harder to overlook as one of the best fighters in MMA . At UFC 178 , Mighty Mouse submitted Chris Cariaso to successfully defend his 125-pound championship for the sixth consecutive time...

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  16. UFC 178: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    As expected, Demetrious Johnson made it look easy against Chris Cariaso at UFC 178 . The 125-pound champion was able to go to the ground with his challenger in the first and second rounds, eliminating Cariaso 's striking from the equation...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 5 months ago 18,619 reads 48 comments

  17. UFC 178: Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

    Although it lost Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier , UFC 178 still heads into Saturday as a strong card. Headlining the event will be a 125-pound championship bout between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso ...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 5 months ago 9,233 reads 16 comments

  18. UFC 178: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    At UFC 178, Demetrious Johnson will attempt to extend his reign as 125-pound champion against Chris Cariaso . However, the main event may not even be one of the more intriguing matchups on the card...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 5 months ago 6,341 reads 10 comments

  19. UFC Rankings for Each Weight Division Following UFC Fight Night 52

    Four years ago, Mark Hunt was getting submitted by Sean McCorkle on the prelims. Now, Hunt is a Top 10 heavyweight who became the first fighter to knock Roy Nelson out in a UFC bout on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 5 months ago 54,114 reads 40 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 52: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Mark Hunt continues to impress inside the Octagon. Following a knockout loss to Junior dos Santos in May 2013, many may have figured Hunt wouldn't be able to get that close to a heavyweight title shot again...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 5 months ago 8,360 reads 14 comments

  21. Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson: Keys to Victory for Both Fighters

    Veteran heavyweights Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson are set to headline UFC Fight Night 52, which will be hosted by Saitama , Japan, on Saturday. At 40 years old, Hunt has failed to pick up a win in his past two appearances...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 6 months ago 2,438 reads 3 comments

  22. UFC Fight Night 52: Who's on the Hot Seat?

    Headlined by a heavyweight clash between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson, UFC Fight Night 52 should deliver some fireworks on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 6 months ago 4,118 reads 2 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 51: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

    Andrei Arlovski has made quite a turnaround over the past few years. In February 2011, Arlovski was sitting on four straight losses, with three of those coming via knockout in the first round...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 6 months ago 1,431 reads 7 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 51 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 52

    UFC Fight Night 51 has wrapped up, and the results are as follows: UFC Fight Night 51 Main Card Andrei Arlovski def. Antonio Silva by (T)KO in the first round. Gleison Tibau def...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 6 months ago 9,311 reads 18 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 51: B/R Main Card Staff Predictions

    Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski haven't been grabbing headlines recently, but the veteran heavyweights are set to meet in a rematch, which will serve as the UFC Fight Night 51 main event on Saturday...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 6 months ago 16,322 reads 31 comments