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UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes has had one hell of a streak going lately; scoring four straight knockouts over Cody McKenzie, Yaotzin Meza, Darren Elkins and Clay Guida, before decisioning Nik Lentz to earn another shot at champion Jose Aldo. All seemed to be on track, before the champion was injured, and the UFC 176 date was scrapped. This...
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The official UFC rankings have been updated following this weekends UFC on Fox 12 event. UFC on Fox 12 took place on Saturday night inside the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The event featured a welterweight title eliminator in the main event as Robbie Lawler slugged it out with the "Immortal" Matt Brown. With "Ruthless" already sitting in the...
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As the summer starts to wind down, the UFC’s fall schedule begins to loom ever closer on the horizon and with it, one of the biggest fights left on the 2014 calendar – Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier. The two light-heavyweights, champion and No. 2 ranked challenger respectively, are accidental combatants of sorts. Jones was originally set to face Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch bout of their September, 2013, UFC 165 match, however, Gustafsson had to scratch from the fight last week (July 23, 2014)...
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Ronda Rousey Could Be The Face Of The UFC’s Apparel Deal

Posted on July 28, 2014, 07:45 PM by Brian Cox
UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has known nothing but great success since joining the senior circuit in February of 2013. In the 17 months that she’s been with the franchise, Rousey has added four wins to her undefeated record of 10 – 0, while also successfully defending her title three times. Additionally, she has maintained its unblemished, ‘decision free,’ state. Indeed, the only augmentation that Rousey has made to her record is that she has forgone the use of her trademark...
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On the sidelines recovering from surgery for a torn biceps suffered in his UFC 171 decision win over Robbie Lawler, UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks found out he’ll rematch “Ruthless” after the surging American Top Team (ATT) product edged out tough-as-nails Matt Brown in the main event of last Saturday night’s (July 26, 2014) UFC on FOX 12 from San Jose, California. UFC president Dana White believes Hendricks is in for a tough test when he returns from a nearly yearlong layoff...
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After submitting Alex Caceres at UFC 175 on July 5, No. 2-ranked UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber was looking to fight at UFC 177 from his hometown of Sacramento, California on August 30. A rib injury unfortunately prevented “The California Kid” from making a quick turnaround. But we won’t have to wait too much longer to see him back in action, as Fight Sport Asia (via FOX Sports) has reported that Faber will face Japanese star Masanori Kanehara at September 20’s UFC Fight Night 52 from...
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Following his fourth consecutive loss earlier this month, at UFC Fight Night 45, Strikeforce veteran Pat Healy has received his walking papers from the UFC. After making a promising return to the Octagon against Jim Miller at UFC 159, things haven't gone so well for the 31-year old. It started with his win over Miller getting overturned to a no contest because Healy failed a drug test for marijuana. The decision cost Healy $130,000 in bonus money. Then it went from bad to worse for him as he dropped two fights...
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Resurgent UFC middleweight and former champion of two divisions, Vitor Belfort is still in the headlines 18 years after starting his illustrious career. More recently though, 'The Phenom' has been the news for far more controversial reasons. The media storm surrounding Belfort has focused on failed drug tests and re-scheduled fights. Now, finally licensed and booked to face Chris Weidman for a title fight at UFC 181, Belfort will get the chance to silence his critics. This time around, TRT will not be present...
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Winner of The Ultimate Fighter 3, and former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is now a ten-year veteran of MMA. 'Suga' started his career back in April of 2004, and was undefeated until 2009 when he fought Lyoto Machida at UFC 98. The bout was Evans' first defense of the 205-pound title since winning it from Forrest Griffin, and 'Suga' has gone 6-2 for the UFC since the KO loss against 'The Dragon'. Last seen steamrolling Chael Sonnen at UFC 167, Evans has been rumoured to return to fighting in...
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Its been over nine months now since we last seen former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos set foot inside the Octagon. The Brazilian striking specialist hasn't competed since his failed attempt to recapture the heavyweight title from Cain Velasquez at UFC 166 and after being setback with some unfortunate injuries, the 30-year old now has his eyes set on a return in late 2014. "Cigano" was expected to face off against Stipe Miocic in his return at The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale but due to a...
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After edging out a game Matt Brown in the main event of Saturday’s (July 26, 2014) UFC on FOX 12 from the SAP Center in San Jose, California, No. 1-ranked UFC welterweight Robbie Lawler earned another shot at champion Johny Hendricks once “Bigg Rigg” returns from surgery on a torn biceps he suffered in his first match-up with Ruthless at UFC 171. “The Immortal” gave Lawler everything he could handle, but in the end, the longtime veteran put on another unbelievable show to win...
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Streaking featherweight monster Cub Swanson was very vocal in the lead up to BJ Penn vs. Frankie Edgar 3, stating that he would happily face the winner of the trilogy match at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale. 'Beautiful Destruction' is on a six-fight tear in the UFC 145-pound division, and most recently won a decision against Jeremy Stephens in a thrilling five round shootout at UFC Fight Night 44. 'The Answer' was also victorious with a heartbreaking third round TKO against 'The Prodigy', and with Jose Aldo...
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No. 5-ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown saw a seven-fight win streak disappear when he lost a hotly contested war to Robbie Lawler in the main event of last night’s (Sat., July 6, 2014) UFC on FOX 12 from the SAP Center in San Jose, California.  “The Immortal” put forth a valiant effort in defeat, eating a ton of shots and rocking Lawler with several of his own. The hard-nosed veteran shouldn’t fall too much in the rankings, if at all, as he absorbed combinations that would have...
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With a shining 5-1 record since returning to the Octagon with a first round stoppage of former title challenger Josh Koscheck at UFC 157 in late February 2013, welterweight No. 1 contender “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler has resurrected his career in a big way at 170 pounds. His only loss in that span was a closely contested split decision to champion Johny Hendricks at March’s UFC 171. By defeating a tough Matt Brown in the main event of last night’s (July 26, 2014) UFC on FOX 12 from San...
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