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Six Most Promising UFC Fighters With a Big Year Ahead

  With the large number of fight cards the UFC has put on this year, a number of fighters have quietly, but dominantly, amassed solid win streaks. We at Fight of the Night have decided to point out six such fighters we believe are set for a big year ahead of them in the Octagon. Thales Leites Leites was controversially released by the UFC in 2009 after he lost two straight fights...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum Fights Nico Musoke at UFC Fight Night San Antonio

On Wednesday, a welterweight affair between unbeaten Kelvin Gastelum (pictured) and Nico Musoke was announced to the UFC Fight Night San Antonio roster. UFC officials confirmed the scrap via Twitter. Gastelum owns a perfect 8-0 professional record, with his last two coming inside the octagon. “The Ultimate Fighter 17″ winner is fresh off last month’s split decision victory...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Has The Most Knockout Of The Night Bonuses In UFC History?

The UFC announced today that they are doing away with their customary ‘Knockout Of The Night’ bonus in favor of a new ‘Performance Of The Night’ award. In memory of the bonus we take a look through the record books to see who’ll go down in history as having won the most of these coveted bonus awards. 3.  Chris Leben: 4 ‘Knockout Of The Night Bonuses Tied with three...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 36: Fight Card

UFC Fight Night 36 takes place in Brazil this Saturday night and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. The main event provides a very intriguing middleweight clash as former light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida looks to move into title contention in his new weight class with a victory over former Strikeforce 205lb title holder Gegard Mousasi. The co-main event is also...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Cuts George Sotiropoulos, Alessio Sakara and Rosi Sexton

‘Tis the season to be unemployed – that is if you’re George Sotiropoulos (pictured), Alessio Sakara and Rosi Sexton. UFC Tonight’s Twitter account announced their releases Thursday. Sotiropoulos and Sakara had dropped four straight scraps, so their firings weren’t a surprise. Sexton, meanwhile, was winless in both her UFC bouts. Sotiropoulos, a contestant on “The Ultimate...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sotiropoulos, Sexton and Sakara released from the UFC

A trio of UFC fighters have been released from the promotion after recent losses: former lightweight contender George Sotiropoulos, middleweight Alessio Sakara and women's bantamweight competitor Rosi Sexton. The news of their respective releases were confirmed to FOX Sports by sources close to the fighters' camps. Following a run where he was closing in on a title shot in 2010...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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