1. UFC 160: Rally Pays Off, Mark Hunt Set to Fight JDS in Co-Main Event

    After days of rallying, it looks like Mark Hunt will finally get his wish at UFC 160 when he meets former heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos . UFC President Dana White confirmed the news to MMAFighting ...

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  2. MMA: Transgender Fighter Looking to Get Licensed

    Nearly a month removed from women headlining in the UFC, the MMA world faces another controversial hurdle in Fallon Fox, the sport's first known transgender participant...

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  3. Nick Diaz: Why He's the Most Misunderstood Man in Sports Today

    With his hood pulled up and the Deftone's "Feiticeira" blaring in the background, Nick Diaz shields himself from the rest of the world every time he walks to the cage...

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  4. MMA: Why UFC's Entertainment-First Mentality Cripples Sport's Mainstream Chances

    In the Pablo Croce directed documentary Like Water , UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva has just flown to the United States to begin training camp for his bout with Chael Sonnen...

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  5. 3 Reasons New Fans Will Stick Around After Rousey vs. Carmouche

    There are still roadblocks ahead, but the early forecast for women's MMA in the UFC looks promising. The curtains rolled back on "The Ronda Rousey Show" at UFC 157 on Saturday night...

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  6. Lyoto Machida vs. Jon Jones 2: Head-to-Toe Breakdown of Potential Rematch

    Lyoto Machida cleared the final hurdle in guaranteeing himself a second meeting with UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones later this year. At UFC 157 , "The Dragon" defeated Dan Henderson by split decision to earn the No...

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  7. UFC 157: Power Ranking the Stoppage Victories

    Despite a rather forgettable overall fight card, UFC 157 was held afloat by a few shocking and devastating finishes. One of those finishes included UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey 's first-round submission victory over Liz Carmouche ...

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  8. How Ronda Rousey Stacks Up Against the Other Women in the UFC

    Ronda Rousey 's name can be added to the current list of dominant UFC champions. The undefeated bantamweight champ continued to armbar her way into the history books at UFC 157 Saturday night...

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  9. Was Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche the Most Important Fight in WMMA History?

    Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche proved that women not only have a place in the UFC, but they can main event in the world's largest MMA promotion...

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  10. Dan Henderson: 'Anderson Silva Manipulates UFC to Avoid Dangerous Fights.'

    Anderson Silva isn't acting much like a champion these days, according to Dan Henderson. The legendary MMA star believes Silva is "manipulating" the UFC to avoid certain fights and keep his perfect UFC record intact...

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  11. Frankie Edgar to Remain at Featherweight, 2 Possible Opponents Named

    Frankie Edgar is staying at 145 pounds, and two possible opponents have already been named for his next fight. The former UFC lightweight champion lost his third consecutive fight at UFC 156 to featherweight champ Jose Aldo in a razor-thin decision...

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  12. Carlos Condit on Hendricks: He Called Me Out, It's Time to Back Up Talk

    Johny Hendricks wanted a fight, and now he has a natural born killer on his hands. As reported by MMAFighting .com on Monday, Hendricks will step in for the injured Rory MacDonald to face Carlos Condit in the co-main event at UFC 158 ...

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  13. Jake Ellenberger: 'I Knew Johny Hendricks Would Find a Way Out

    Jake Ellenberger had a sneaking suspicion Johny Hendricks would "find a way out" of their scheduled UFC 158 bout—either through injury or mere circumstance...

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  14. Nick Diaz Calls Accusations of Him No-Showing Countdown Tapings 'Bulls***'

    Contrary to Dana White 's recent accusations, Nick Diaz doesn't believe he is at fault for the UFC's botched Countdown tapings. The former Strikeforce welterweight champ has been somewhat of a headache for the UFC throughout his career...

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  15. Kenny Florian on Gunnar Nelson: "He Hangs with GSP's Wrestling in Training"

    The UFC welterweight division has found its next superstar, and his name isn't Rory MacDonald. Undefeated Iceland native Gunnar Nelson dazzled in his UFC debut in September 2012 against DaMarques Johnson...

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  16. Cain Velasquez vs. Bigfoot Silva II Confirmed for UFC 160

    A hat trick could be in the cards for Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, as he looks to shock the world for a third consecutive time. This time, against Cain Velasquez at UFC 160 ...

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  17. BJ Penn Training with Marinovich Again, Epic Comeback Could Be on Horizon

    Fighting is in BJ Penn 's blood, and it doesn't look like he's ready to hang up the gloves just yet. The former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion has resumed training with famed strength and conditioning coaches Gary and Marv Marinovich ...

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  18. Coach Blasts Overeem: "We Teached Him to Take a Beat Like a Man, Not a B****"

    It has been open season for Alistair Overeem put-downs following his upset loss to Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC 156 ...

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  19. Ian McCall Wouldn't Be Surprised If He's Cut by UFC, Calls Himself 'Overrated'

    It would be an understatement to say Ian McCall isn't taking the loss to Joseph Benavidez well. Since joining the UFC, the former Tachi Palace flyweight champ has gone 0-2-1, with his most recent loss coming from Benavidez at UFC 156 ...

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  20. Chael Sonnen Thinks He Should Be Listed Higher in Light Heavyweight Rankings

    Chael Sonnen is the odd man out of the official UFC rankings. Following UFC 156, the UFC released its first ever ranking system , which includes the top 10 fighters from every weight class...

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  21. Rashad Evans Says Weidman Good Enough to Contend at 205, Deserves Shot at Silva

    Chris Weidman could be the next breakout superstar the MMA world has been waiting for. The 28-year-old prodigy has offered everything but his soul for an opportunity to challenge Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight title...

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  22. Alistair Overeem vs. Bigfoot Silva Full Fight Technical Breakdown

    Alistair Overeem underestimated the wrong giant at UFC 156 . Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva shocked the world by knocking out the K-1 World Grand Prix Champion in the third round of the heavyweight grudge match...

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  23. Jose Aldo vs Frankie Edgar Results: Grading Edgar's First Fight at Featherweight

    If close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, Frankie Edgar will keep running into roadblocks no matter what weight class he chooses...

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  24. Aldo vs Edgar: Power Ranking Jose Aldo's Title Defenses

    The MMA world is enamored with Anderson Silva , Georges St-Pierre and Jon Jones, but it could be Jose Aldo who truly proves to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the sport...

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  25. UFC 156: What's Next for Demian Maia?

    Demian Maia gave Jon Fitch a taste of his own medicine. At UFC 156 , the Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt outwrestled the wrestler en route to a lopsided unanimous decision...

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