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The UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) is the world’s largest MMA promotion and LowKickMMA provides daily UFC news and exclusives.  Beginning in 1993 the UFC introduced organized and sanctioned MMA to the United States. The promotion set out with the goal of finding the ultimate fighting champion pitting all disciplines of martial arts against each other in a tournament-style with a champion crowned on the night.

Since then the UFC and its ruleset have evolved to what you see today. A rankings system where fighters compete climbing the rankings to attain a championship belt. With health and safety for their athletes being a number one priority, The UFC in 2015 partnered with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to independently monitor testing of its athletes.

Producing the largest stars in the MMA space such as Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Nate Diaz and Jon Jones, The UFC continues to cement itself as the premier organization in the sport and as the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world.

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UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes Fight Breakdown

Dana White asked for the "WEC" Jose Aldo to show up in the days prior to Saturday's main event in Rio de Janeiro. He got that, and more in the champ's first round TKO of Chad Mendes.

UFC 142 Recap: Jose Aldo and Vitor Belfort dominate in Brazil

It seemed that many fight fans were not anticipating UFC 142 as eagerly as some of the more recent UFC fight cards and for those that slept on this card, I can only offer my condolences, because you really missed out.  Any questions that may have lingered about Jose Aldo’s ability to withstand a wrestling based attack were answered early on in the main event as he stuffed each of Chad Mendes’ seven takedown attempts before putting him out with a well placed knee. The knockout came with

UFC 142: Jose Aldo KO’s Chad Mendes to retain title

Jose Aldo remained the UFC Featherweight Champion, after defending his title for the third time with a devastating first round KO victory over Chad Mendes. Aldo controlled the action inside the Octagon, not allowing Chad Mendes to execute his wrestling-based gameplan. Mendes had some success with leg kicks and one takedown that allowed him to take Aldo's back, but this fight was all about the champion finally proving himself after two disappointing performances against Kenny Florian and Mark Hominick.

Anderson Silva reveals he is suffering from a back injury

The last time MMA fans saw Anderson Silva inside the Octagon he defeated Yushin Okami by TKO in the second round of UFC 134’s main event. Following that event Silva admitted that he had suffered a shoulder injury while training for that fight.  That injury had kept Silva from training since the conclusion of that fight on August 27, 2011. Silva recently began training again, but it looks as if he has suffered another injury. According to the UFC Middleweight champion, “I’m not sure

Dana White: Brock Lesnar said he retired because Alistair Overeem was that much better...

Speaking via "The Jim Rome Show," UFC President Dana White discusses the short-lived career, and subsequent retirement, of former Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar. White reveals details of his post-UFC 141 conversation with Lesnar, and says that, while it was "fun" having him around, he does not expect the former WWE star to make a return to MMA.

UFC 142 Preview: Put your "Money" on Chad Mendes

This Saturday, January 14th at UFC 142, when Jose Aldo walks into the octagon, he’ll be faced with what could be the biggest problem that he has ever faced both statistically and stylistically. Aldo will have to deal with “money” problems, and I’m not talking about the financial kind. In more ways than one, Chad Mendes is a serious threat to the legacy Aldo has built, and I’m about to share with you exactly why… POWER Chad Mendes is a powerhouse of a Featherweight, he

UFC 142: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes by the Numbers

The main event at this weekend’s UFC 142 will feature a Featherweight title fight as its main event. Champion Jose Aldo will put his belt on the line in his homeland of Brazil as he faces the unbeaten Chad Mendes. Let’s take a minute to look at the numbers surrounding the upcoming scrap. Numbers provided by CompuStrike. Aldo’s CompuStrike numbers are based on 10 fight average, while Mendes’ numbers are based on a six fight average. Aldo is the more active striker of the two,

Kenny Florian: Back injury may force retirement

The last time we saw Kenny Florian inside the Octagon he was battling Jose Aldo for Aldo’s UFC Featherweight title.  It was Florian’s third shot at a UFC title and like his two previous attempts; Florian came out on the losing end, dropping a unanimous decision to Aldo.  Following the fight, a forlorn Florian would not speculate on his future as a fighter. Florian’s decision on his future may be taken out of his hands as he recently revealed that a herniated disc in his back may

Sean Sherk wants to cement his place in the UFC Hall of Fame

It’s been well over a year since Sean Sherk last stepped into the Octagon. Sherk’s last fight was a split decision victory over Evan Dunham at UFC 119, which took place on September 25, 2010.  His previous fight had been a unanimous decision loss to Frankie Edgar in May 2009.  The reason behind the gap between those two fights was injuries that forced Sherk from three separate fight cards. Sherk told MMAJunkie.com that he wanted to fight in 2011, but again his 38 year old body had

UFC 142: Countdown to UFC Rio Aldo vs. Mendes video

UFC 142 will take place this Saturday, January 14. The card will mark the UFC’s return to Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The main event of the card will feature a Featherweight title fight between UFC champion Jose Aldo and the undefeated Chad Mendes. The co-main event of the evening will see Anthony Johnson moving up from Welterweight to Middleweight to face Vitor Belfort. The UFC has released a “Countdown” video for the event that focuses on the two fighters that will participate in the