1. UFC's Rising Prospects from 2012

    Every year in MMA , new prospects rise and shine on the brightest stages that the sport has to offer. In 2012, we've seen the rise of a number of prospects. Some are working their way towards title shots, and others have already earned them...

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  2. UFC on FX 6: Hector Lombard vs. Rousimar Palhares Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    This Friday night, one of the two current seasons of The Ultimate Fighter will come to an end at UFC on FX 6 ...

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  3. Gegard Mousasi vs. Shogun Rua: Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Just a few weeks ago, Gegard Mousasi , the former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, said that he would be interested in fighting former Pride and UFC champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua ...

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  4. UFC on FOX 5 Results: The Top 25 Pound-for-Pound Fighters in the UFC

    On Saturday night, several of the top 25 pound-for-pound fighters were in action looking to move further up the ranks. In the main event, Benson Henderson defended his lightweight title against Nate Diaz by unanimous decision...

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  5. UFC on FOX 5 Results: Top 10 Light Heavyweights in the UFC

    On Saturday night, the co-main event of UFC on Fox 5 featured a light heavyweight matchup with serious title implications. Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson took on the former UFC light heavyweight champion, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua...

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  6. Bellator Fighting Championships Announces Title Fight Rematch Clause

    Just a little over a year ago, Eddie Alvarez put his Bellator lightweight title on the line against Michael Chandler. In a fight that turned into a fight-of-the-year candidate, Chandler submitted Alvarez in the fourth round...

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  7. 8 Sleeper Picks Who Will Contend for UFC Titles in 2013

    Sometimes, the next title contenders are obvious in a division. Take heavyweight for example: After Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez do battle, if Alistair Overeem is victorious ...

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  8. UFC 155: Yushin Okami vs. Alan Belcher Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    The UFC's annual New Years card is shaping up to be one of the best in recent memory. In the main event, Junior dos Santos will put his heavyweight title on the line against a previous opponent, Cain Velasquez...

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  9. UFC 154 Results: GSP and the Top 25 Pound-for-Pound Fighters in the UFC

    On Saturday night, Georges St-Pierre stepped back into the Octagon for the first time in more than a year to take on the interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit ...

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  10. TUF 16 Finale: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Just the other day, it was announced that Shane Carwin had been forced to pull out of his upcoming fight on The Ultimate Fighter 16: Finale against Roy Nelson . One day later, a replacement has been named ...

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  11. UFC 156: Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio Silva Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal , Alistair Overeem is expected to return to the Octagon at UFC 156 and face off against an opponent he was previously linked to in Strikeforce in Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva...

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  12. Report: Alistair Overeem to Face Bigfoot Silva at UFC 156

    Many expected that UFC heavyweight contender, Alistair Overeem, would be in line for an immediate title shot upon his return from a nine-month suspension...

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  13. 25 UFC Fights That Should Have Happened in 2012

    As an MMA fan, you certainly know how devastated the UFC was by injuries this year. There was a card cancelled, countless cards reshuffled and countless fights moved, postponed or flat-out changed...

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  14. UFC on Fuel TV 6: Which Fighter Has the Most to Lose?

    On Saturday morning—yes, morning—the UFC will bring the Octagon to China for the first time in the history of the organization for UFC on Fuel TV 6...

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  15. Bryan Caraway Replaces T.J. Dillashaw Against Mike Easton

    Another day, another injury in the UFC. This time it's T.J. Dillashaw , who was set to face off against Mike Easton at UFC on Fox 5 in December...

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  16. John Maguire Replaces Besam Yousef Against Matt Riddle

    Originally, a welterweight matchup at UFC 154 was to feature Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson facing off against Besam Yousef . However, that fight has now changed drastically...

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  17. World Series of Fighting Announces Date for Next Card

    On Saturday night, the World Series of Fighting made its debut, and it went down as a total success. Highly regarded kickboxer Tyrone Spong made his MMA debut, and he won it with a "walk-off" knockout in the first round...

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  18. UFC 153 Delivers Best PPV Numbers for UFC Brazil Events

    The UFC went back to Brazil for UFC 153 , which featured middleweight champion Anderson Silva moving back up to light heavyweight for a fight against The Ultimate Fighter alumni Stephan Bonnar ...

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  19. Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen: Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Not too many people out there saw this one coming, but the coaches for season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter have been confirmed , and it will be Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones ...

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  20. Matt Hughes: 'Right Now It Looks Like I'm Fully Retired'

    The former welterweight kingpin, Matt Hughes , hasn't been in the Octagon since suffering a knockout loss to Josh Koscheck at UFC 135 over a year ago...

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  21. UFC 150: Jake Shields Win over Ed Herman Overturned to No-Contest

    This past week, Jake Shields said that he had tested positive for a banned substance and would be suspended for six months...

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  22. Eddie Alvarez: Why He Should Sign with the UFC Immediately

    Eddie Alvarez is the former Bellator Lightweight Champion and is considered by some people to be a top-ten lightweight in the world. In addition to that, he is currently a free agent...

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  23. UFC 153 Results: The Top 25 Pound-for-Pound Fighters in the UFC

    He is the greatest of all time. He does what others can't. He breaks the rules, then makes you may for it. He, of course, is the current UFC middleweight champion and greatest fighter in MMA history, Anderson Silva ...

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  24. UFC 153 Results: Is Demian Maia a Legit Title Threat at Welterweight?

    On Saturday night, Demian Maia had his second appearance in the UFC welterweight division when he battled Rick Story in the first fight on the UFC 153 PPV ...

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  25. Silva vs. Bonnar: Stephan Bonnar Will Pull off the Upset of the Century

    On Saturday night, Stephan Bonnar will step into the Octagon against Anderson Silva with the opportunity of a lifetime. Bonnar was essentially retired after his win over Kyle Kingsbury at UFC 139...

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