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UFC 177 was dealt a shocking blow earlier this evening when bantamweight title challenger Renan Barao was forced out of his main event rematch with TJ Dillashaw after getting sick prior to today's weigh-ins. Fierce lightweights Tony Ferguson and Danny Castillo will fill the co-main slot, as Team Alpha Male look to dominate the headlines at the Sleep...
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It looks like the issue of weight cutting in MMA has affected the sport more than ever today, as UFC No. 1 bantamweight contender Renan Barao has been forced out of his UFC 177 main event rematch against TJ Dillashaw at tomorrow night’s (August30, 2014) after becoming ill trying to make the division’s 135-pound weight limit. The UFC confirmed...
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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has had quite a controversial time recently, and it all started with the UFC 178 media day brawl with Daniel Cormier. Then came the notorious 'Hot Mic' fiasco, followed by a crashing of the UFC 178 hype train, as Jones was injured and forced out of the fight with “DC”. UFC president Dana White had previously accepted responsibility for the media day brawl, but he has not been so holistic about the injury that forced “Bones” to fall out of UFC...
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ONE FC 19 went down today (Friday August 29, 2014) at the World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and put on the promotion's biggest show to date. Arguably the best showing in ONE FC's history, and presented yet another great representation of Asian MMA. Lightweight champion Shinya Aoki scored a trademark submission win over UFC veteran Kamal Shalorous in the main event, further cementing his reputation as the best MMA fighter currently in the East. Former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren...
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Henry Cejudo Removed From UFC 177 Card For Medical Reasons

Posted on August 29, 2014, 01:09 PM by Rory Kernaghan
Olympic Gold Medallist Henry Cejudo was all set to face off against Scott Jorgensen on tomorrow nights UFC 177 card (Sat. August 30, 2014), in his debut for the promotion. Now 6-0 as a pro, the Olympic Wrestler was set to face off against “Young Guns” in a bantamweight affair. My use of past tense in that sentence was not misplaced. Cejudo has been withdrawn from the UFC 177 card, and Jorgensen removed from the event completely. Thomas Gerbasi of UFC.com said the following on Cejudo: “Due...
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Dana White: We Want To Do Tyron Woodley vs. Hector Lombard

Posted on August 29, 2014, 12:15 PM by Buster Evans
Fresh off his first round knockout over Dong Hyun Kim in the co-main of UFC Fight Night 48 last Saturday, former Strikeforce title challenger Tyron Woodley said he would like to fight "The Immortal" Matt Brown next as it was the fight which stood out to him the most: "A fight against Matt Brown seems most interesting. Fans want it. He has a ton of heart and is tough as nails. Really looking at the landscape of the division, this fight stood out first. Granted it's one of the toughest fights, but it's a good...
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UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw hopes to cement himself as the best 135 pound fighter on the planet this weekend (August 30, 2014) when he faces off against former champion Renan Barao in the main event of UFC 177.   The bout is a rematch of their first clash at UFC 173, which was just over three months ago, where Dillashaw caused one of the biggest upsets in UFC history by  handing the Brazilian his first loss in over nine years. In their first meeting “The Viper” battered Barao...
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After No. 8-ranked middleweight Michael Bisping got back in the win column with an impressive fourth round stoppage of Cung Le in the main event of last Saturday’s (August 23, 2014) UFC Fight Night 48 from Macau, China, “The Count” immediately continued his war of words with No. 5-ranked Rockhold. Bisping and Rockhold have a bit of a history dating back to a sparring session that Bisping said made him the “unofficial Strikeforce champion.” Their talk extended into quite the drawn...
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UFC 177 Embedded Vlog Series: Episode 3

Posted on August 28, 2014, 06:36 PM by Mike Drahota
With bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw set to take on former champion Renan Barao in their awaited rematch in the main event of UFC 177 this Saturday night (August 30, 2014) from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California, the UFC has released the third episode of their UFC 177: Embedded Vlog Series. Watch below as Dillashaw and Barao prepare for the pivotal rematch by arriving in Sacramento to get checked and make sure their weight is on point. Co-main event participants Danny Castillo and Tony Ferguson...
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The recent news that Chan Sung Jung was removed from his slot on the upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 card was not so great for fans of “KZ”. The South Korean has once again taken a setback in his career due to injury, and things aren't exactly looking great for him right now. Being this banged up at just 27 is not a good sign. It was revealed today that a replacement has been found for the absent “Korean Zombie” in Sweden, as Max Holloway steps up to face Akira Corassani in Sweden. God...
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UFC Set To Introduce Random Drug-Testing Program

Posted on August 28, 2014, 03:23 PM by Buster Evans
The UFC has received a lot of criticism in the last few years for its approach on performance-enhancing drug (PED's) use in MMA but that is about to change as the promotion have revealed they are going to take a major step towards removing PED's from the sport by implementing random, out-of-competition drug-testing later this year. UFC vice president of regulatory affairs Marc Ratner told ESPN.com the promotion is in talks with multiple independent drug-testing agencies, such as Voluntary Anti-Doping Association(VADA)...
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Earlier today (Thurs., August 28, 2014) UFC President Dana White was named to GQ magazine’s list of the Biggest Sleazebags In Sports, alongside such noted heel as Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver and former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. True to the form, White was quick to responds on the UFC’s “Download,” noting that the report was he takes no offense to the report: “You’re never going to be able to stop what people say about you, and everybody isn’t...
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UFC President Dana White is not necessarily known as the most lovable guy in combat sports, in fact he is quite often under heavy criticism from fans and media. His brash attitude and often heinous language has landed White in beefs with Tito Ortiz, Ken Shamrock, multiple media outlets, and makes him the subject of countless internet trolls. This time around, it is magazine publication GQ taking a pop at the UFC President, as they ranked him eighth in the list of '25 biggest sleazebags in sports'...Ouch!...
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Following his setback to Ryan Bader in the main event of UFC Fight Night 47, Ovince St. Preux will look to get back to winning ways in November as he is expected face former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Rafael Cavalcante. The fight booking was revealed last night by Ultimate Fighting Officials. St. Preux vs. Cavalcante is the first official fight to be added on to the UFC card which is expected to be Fight Night 57. The event is scheduled to take place at the Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in...
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