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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...
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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...
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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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Last night’s (July 26, 2014) UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown card was a great night of fights. Although the card only delivered three stoppages out of the twelve fights presented, they were, nonetheless, entertaining. Of the finishes that did happen, one KO and two submissions, the one that impressed the most had to be that of light-heavyweight Anthony Johnson and his utter dismantling of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Needing only 44 seconds of the first round, Johnson laid an absolute beating on “Minotoro”...
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POLL: Who Will Win The Next UFC Welterweight Title Fight?

Posted on July 27, 2014, 03:25 PM by Mike Drahota
When UFC on FOX 12 was said and done from the SAP Center in San Jose, California, last night, No. 1-ranked welterweight Robbie Lawler had earned a hard-fought unanimous decision over Matt Brown in a “Fight of the Night”-winning main event war. With the pivotal victory, “Ruthless” moves on to an awaited rematch with injured 170-pound champion Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks sometime later this year of early in 2015. The two threw down in a five round war at March 15’s...
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No. 5-ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson won his eighth straight bout at last night’s (Sat., July 26, 2014), demolishing Antonio Rogerio Nogueira with a surprisingly fast 44-second knockout (watch highlights here) in a glaringly mismatched co-main event. “Rumble” met up with MMA H.E.A.T. directly after his thunderous win last, noting that the bonus-sealing win surprised even him: “Because he’s so tough. Like I said up there, when you have the last...
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Bantamweight champion T.J Dillashaw was in attendance at the SAP Center in San Jose last night for UFC on Fox 12 and following the epic event the Team Alpha Male standout caught up with MMA H.E.A.T.'s Karyn Bryant to discus his rematch with Renan Barão at UFC 177: "I'm pumped, I get to fight in front of my home town," said Dillashaw. "The UFC was scheduled to come to Sacramento that date and their going to put the champ on that card. I'm excited about it, it's going to be fun." "The Viper" is looking...
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Last night (Sat., July 26, 2014) rising No. 12-ranked featherweight Dennis “The Menace” picked up what ranks as his biggest win by defeating longtime veteran Clay Guida with an impressive second round submission on the main card of UFC on FOX 12 from SAP Center in San Jose, California. Bermudez picked apart “The Carpenter” with a bevy of accurate power shots, stopping his patented movement with a stifling offense before taking the fight to the ground and ending it with a rear naked...
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UFC middleweight and former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold has been involved in a steadily heating beef with brash Brit Michael Bisping lately, with 'The Count' most recently calling 'Rocky' out for being a 'Douchebag'. The former TUF winner Bisping is scheduled to face Cung Le in Macau, but is keeping his enemies in the west close with his latest feud. Never one to rest on his laurels, Rockhold spoke with our good friend Karyn Bryant over at MMA Heat, and had some choice words for the outspoken Englishman: “You...
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UFC on FOX 12 went down last night (Sat. July 26, 2104) in San Jose, California, and the top three fights delivered in a very big way. One submission, one monstrous knockout and an unexpected five-round slugfest. Who could ask for more from a main card on FOX network? Above all else, we found out that Robbie Lawler will be challenging Johny Hendricks once the champ is recovered. But there are a number of other points to mull in the wake of last night's festivities, firstly...... Rumble young man, 'Rumble' Now...
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