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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson has experienced a small career resurgence since signing with Bellator in late 2013, defeating Joey Beltran, Christian M’ Pumbu, and most recently, former Strikeforce champion Muhammed Lawal with a close decision at the promotion’s inaugural pay-per-view (PPV) show on May 17. “Rampage”...
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September 27 is fast approaching and with it, one of the best fights of 2014. On the night in Las Vegas Nevada, light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will put his title on the line for an eighth consecutive time, as he takes on the No. 2 ranked Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. The fight pits the younger (27), taller Jones (6’4”), against the shorter...
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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will face surging contender and ex-heavyweight wrecking machine Daniel Cormier at UFC 178, in a highly anticipated title clash. The fuel for the fight is an ongoing beef between the two, and the chatter is that DC may be too fast and strong for the champion to deal with. It looks like 'Bones' may have yet another challenge to contend with though. Posted to his Instagram account today, is a video of the light-heavyweight kingpin receiving stitches over his left eye....
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UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw put in the performance of a lifetime at UFC 173, scoring a dramatic finish over Renan Barao and snapping the 33-fight unbeaten streak of the former champ in the process. With the rematch set for UFC for UFC 177 in Sacramento, California, talk has turned to whether 'The Viper' can repeat his dominant performance over 'Baron'. The Brazilian Nova Uniao product spoke in the time since losing to Dillashaw, saying he was out on his feet after being hit with a big right hand...
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UFC Fight Night (UFN) 54 is slated for October 4 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and until today (July 31, 2014) the promotion had yet to assign the card its main event bout. However, the UFC pulled the trigger on that decision this afternoon, as the franchise announced via their Twitter account that welterweights Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine will headline the Halifax Metro Center show. Are you ready Atlantic Canada? @rory_macdonald & @tarecfighter to headline in Halifax! http://t.co/0gQTfhbvfu pic.twitter.com/tALhvAcZiH —...
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Currently riding an impressive three-fight winning streak, former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo Souza will look to make it 4-0 inside the Octagon at UFN 50 when he faces "The Dreamcatcher" Gegard Mousasi in a rematch from their clash in 2008. The two first fought in the finale of Dream's middleweight Grand Prix where Mousasi emerged victorious after downing the Brazilian with a deadly upkick as Souza was trying to jump into his guard. But, don't think that means "Jacare" isn't confident heading...
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Nick Diaz Won't Enjoy Fighting Anderson Silva

Posted on July 31, 2014, 09:41 AM by Mike Drahota
Loved and hated by MMA fans the world over, Nick Diaz sent shockwaves through the MMA world by finally returning to the Octagon this week when his awaited “super fight” with former middleweight champion Anderson Silva was announced this Tuesday (July 29, 2014). Out of action since his hyped but lackluster decision loss to former welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, Diaz has been in a self-imposed “retirement” ever since. However, the Stockton bad boy spoke up during a UFC 183...
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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will finally make his long awaited to the UFC next January, as we recently learned that he will face former Strikeforce welterweight champion and notorious controversialist Nick Diaz. The Stockton bad boy resigned to the UFC on a three-fight deal this week, and instantly the talk turned to Diaz vs. Silva. Obviously the fight has some very interesting factors; styles seem to match up well, both fighters like to keep it standing, and maybe most importantly for...
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Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz had been campaigning for "big fights" inside the Octagon and he got his wish earlier this week when he was unexpectedly booked to face MMA legend Anderson Silva at UFC 183. But, according to Diaz's coach Cesar Gracie, he's known the fight would happen for some time. In a recent interview with MMAFighting.com he also said he expects it to be a great matchup: "I already knew this fight would happen a long time ago," Gracie said, "and I think it’s a great...
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Featuring a pivotal light heavyweight championship between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier and many other top-level bouts, September 27’s upcoming UFC 178 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, was already one of the most explosive top-to-bottom pay-per-view (PPV) events the promotion has put together on paper. And tonight, news comes that it may get even more exciting. According to a report from Sherdog.com, Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will make his way to the Octagon to...
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This past February (2014) the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) banned the use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) and with the ruling, a new zero tolerance era for performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) was established in the UFC.    Following the implementation of NSAC’s new legislation and the (June) failed drug test debacle that followed, as pertaining to fighters Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva, and Vitor Belfort, it was hoped that the PED issue in the UFC had finally been dealt...
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is a fighter in limbo, but he is anticipating challenging for the UFC’s 185-pound title this year. Currently riding a two fight winning streak and ranked No. 5 in the weight class, the American Kickboxing Academy team member currently has no future opponent lined up; however, he is confident that he will be replacing the No. 3 ranked Vitor Belfort for his UFC 181 title showdown with champion Chris Weidman. With the fight slated for December 6, 2014,...
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Earlier this month, former light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida came up short in his attempt to become the third man in history to win two UFC titles in different weight class when he was shutdown by Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 175. But it looks like "The Dragon" has put that setback behind him and is ready for a new challenge inside the Octagon. Through his press office, Machida said he hopes to return around October and is looking at Luke Rockhold as a potential opponent: "I had no injuries...
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POLL: Who Will Win UFC 183's Main Event, And How?

Posted on July 30, 2014, 02:07 PM by Mike Drahota
The MMA world received some blockbuster news last night (July 29, 2014) when it was announced that longtime former middleweight champion Anderson Silva would be returning to the Octagon to face fellow absentee Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 on January 15, 2014. Silva has been out of action since breaking his leg against Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 168 last December. Sine then, “The Spider” has posted a veritable series of steps to recovery, anywhere from him walking down stairs...
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