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POLL: Will Eddie Alvarez Become A UFC Champion?

Posted on August 21, 2014, 05:47 AM by Buster Evans
News broke earlier this week that Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez had signed with the UFC after receiving his unconditional release from Bellator head Scott Coker. The news came out of the blue and excited fans to say the least. "The Silent Assassin" is now scheduled to meet Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC 178 where he will look to certify himself as one of the best lightweight fighters in the world. If he's victorious against "Cowboy" he will shoot himself right into title contention,...
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Despite not having won a world championship, Ryan Bader is unquestionably one of the best fighters to have emerged from The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) series. The winner of TUF season 9 is now a UFC veteran with fifteen appearances in the promotion to his name, holding a respectable record of 11-4 inside the Octagon. He's proven himself to be one of the light-heavyweight division's best with wins over former champions and dangerous completion. However, he's never been able to get past the "light-heavyweight elite"...
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POLL: Who Do You Think Should Fight Jon Jones Next?

Posted on August 13, 2014, 02:25 AM by Rory Kernaghan
With the recent news that Jon Jones was injured and has withdrawn from his UFC 178 bout against Daniel Cormier, the MMA world is once again hit with a tricky situation at the top of the UFC light-heavyweight division. Alexander Gustafsson was quick to jump at the chance, and called for his spot at UFC 182 opposite “Bones”. “DC” was originally put in as a replacement for “The Mauler” when he was scratched due to a leg injury of his own, now he feels he should be given primacy...
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Former UFC middleweight and light-heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen came up short last night in his Metamoris debut against Andre Galvao, getting submitted by the Brazilian jiu-jitsu standout with a rear naked choke. Not many people gave "The American Gangster" much chance of winning with him facing such a dangerous opponent. However, Sonnen's high-level wrestling background did leave people to think he had a fighting chance of grinding out a draw with Galvao. As we seen, that was not to be the case. With...
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Chael Sonnen is set to try his hand at submission-only fighting tonight for a second time in his career when he takes on Brazilian jiu-jitsu standout Andre Galvao in the main event of Metamoris 4. The bout will be Sonnen's first form of competition since losing a first round TKO to former light-heavyweight champion "Suga" Rashad Evans at UFC 167 in November last year. He hits the mats for the first time following his retirement from MMA due to his multiple failed drug tests. He faces a huge test tonight when...
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The ongoing feud between light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier reached fever pitch this week, first there was the impromptu brawl between the two at the UFC 178 media day, then the back-and-forth over social media, followed by a 'heart felt' apology on Sportscenter, and finally with a 'hot mic' out take of the two exchanging venomous insults. With the fight over a month away from transpiring, it seems the hype behind Jones vs Cormier is unlike any we've seen in a long time. Comparisons...
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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and arch nemesis Daniel Cormier were involved in one of the most sensational and controversial happenings of 2014 so far, as they brawled at the UFC 178 media day in Las Vegas, Nevada yesterday. The impromptu punch-up sparked a worldwide debate among us MMA fans, and provided much excitement on an otherwise mundane Monday. PPV sales were likely given a huge boost by the public bust up between 'Bones' and 'DC', but the UFC code of conduct could cause more trouble for...
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It’s no secret that the UFC welterweight division is one of, if not the, most stacked divisions in all of MMA. With a veritable murderer’s row throughout the Top 10 rankings, the 170-pound arena is full of new and exciting possibilities with each passing fight. And a lot of that is obviously due to formerly dominant champion Georges St. Pierre’s absence from the Octagon. He may return, but for now (and perhaps even if he does), many feel that the belt will be up for grabs in the near future. The...
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POLL: Predicting The First Woman To Beat Ronda Rousey

Posted on August 2, 2014, 03:05 PM by Buster Evans
Ever since her crossover to MMA in 2011, Ronda Rousey has plowed her way through every opponent put in front of her with relative ease to capture two world titles and maintain a perfect 10-0 record. She's been an unstoppable force in both the featherweight and bantamweight division, making her ranked the ninth best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. Now, at just 27 years old, she's the undisputed UFC champion with four dominant title defences to her name. After staritng her MMA career as a pure judoka,...
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On SuperBowl weekend two MMA legends are set to step into the Octagon to face off in what is expected to be one of the biggest fights in UFC history. Anderson "The Spider" Silva and MMA's bad boy Nick Diaz will both be making their returns to the Octagon after lengthy layoffs but the fight is still mouth-watering for most fans. Silva makes his comeback after suffering one of the most gruesome injuries we've ever seen in his rematch with Chris Weidman at UFC 168. When the former pound-for-pound king makes...
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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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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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Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown will throw down for the marbles of a shot at the UFC welterweight tile, as they get ready to square off at UFC on FOX 12 this evening (Sat. July 26, 2014). In what will almost surely be fight of the night, 'Ruthless' and 'The Immortal' present quite the tricky bout to pick. Both guys love finishing fights, have pure aggression on show, and are on fire in their current form. Lawler possibly has the sight advantage in power, but Brown makes up for that with a little more reach and...
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Featherweights Dennis Bermudez and Clay Guida will throw down tomorrow (Sat. July 26, 2014), on the main card of UFC on FOX 12 in the SAP Center, San Jose, California. In what could well prove to be fight of the night, 'The Carpenter' will look to improve his win streak to two after beating Tatsuya Kawajiri in Abu Dhabi this past April. 'The Menace' is undefeated since his TUF 14 finale loss against Diego Brandao back in 2011, and has put together a rather impressive five-fight promotional streak in the time...
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