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‘Bellator 134: Newton vs. McGeary’ Weigh-In Results

The weigh-ins for “Bellator 134: Newton vs. McGeary” took place Thursday inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Emanuel Newton and Liam McGeary (both pictured) headlines Friday’s show. A heavyweight scrap with Cheick Kongo and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal serves as the co-main event. Spike.com streams the prelims...
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‘Kimbo Slice’ Fights Ken Shamrock in Bellator MMA Debut

Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson vs. Ken Shamrock: Take Two. The scrap that slipped through Elite XC’s fingers at the last-second in 2008 will now come to fruition, thanks to Bellator MMA. On Thursday, Bellator president Scott Coker announced the heavyweights will headline their June 20 event inside Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. “I remember how excited I was when...
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Ronda Rousey Continues Spat with Arianny Celeste

With next to no significant storylines heading into UFC 184, there really isn’t much to discuss than this ongoing catfight between bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (pictured) and ring girl Arianny Celeste. So, let’s just roll with it. Last week, Rousey said fighters should be paid more than the UFC’s sexy card carriers. Celeste took exception and stated she doesn’t make...
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Rose Namajunas Faces Nina Ansaroff at UFC 187

On a day when Ronda Rousey was hosting UFC 184 media workouts ahead of Saturday’s scrap against Cat Zingano, the UFC announced a bout for “the next Ronda Rousey.” Rose Namajunas (pictured) will battle Nina Ansaroff at UFC 187. The May 23 event takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Namajunas’ chances of being the strawweight division’s Rousey took...
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‘UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

There aren’t many storylines heading into UFC 184 because bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (pictured) has a lot of respect for opponent Cat Zingano. Holly Holm is making her UFC debut against Raquel Pennington in the card’s co-main event, but Holm hasn’t offered up any bulletin board material to warrant much press. Something that we should keep an eye on is Rousey’s betting...
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Former UFC fighter Josh Neer Viciously Mauls Facebook Heckler (Video)

If this highly disturbing video doesn’t make you keyboard warriors think twice the next time you want to thumb out insults from behind the safe haven of your computer screen, then nothing will. Former UFC fighter Josh Neer (pictured) posted a video on his YouTube page Monday of him assaulting a man allegedly named Patrick Martin who had been heckling him on Facebook. Neer told...
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UFC 188

UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Hunt When: May 10th, 2015 Where: Adelaide Entertainment Centre in South Australia How: TBD Who:
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Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez Co-Headline UFC 188

For years, many pundits argued whether Gilbert Melendez (pictured) or Eddie Alvarez was the best lightweight not signed to the UFC. Now that they both compete in the octagon, it’s time to figure out who is the better fighter of the two. On Monday, it was announced the 155-pounders will co-headline UFC 188. The June 13 event goes down in a yet-to-be determined venue in Mexico City...
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Ronda Rousey Overwhelming Favorite Against Cat Zingano at UFC 184

Reigning UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (pictured) claims Cat Zingano will be the toughest test of her MMA career. The Gambling Gods ain’t buyin’ it. Rousey is a whopping 10-1 odds-on favorite to steamroll Zingano Saturday at UFC 184. Zingano, meanwhile, checks in as a 6-1 longshot against the “Rowdy” one. Rousey was only a 5-1 favorite when she beat Sara McMann...
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‘UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano’ Viewing Schedule

The UFC’s biggest mainstream star is back at it this weekend. Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (pictured) defends her crown against Cat Zingano Saturday at UFC 184. They won’t be the only ladies putting in work inside the octagon. Holly Holm makes her UFC debut against Raquel Pennington in the card’s co-main attraction. UFC Fight Pass kicks off the action by streaming the...
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Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum Headlines UFC 188 in Mexico City

Cain Velasquez (pictured) vs. Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City: Take Two. After a knee injury forced Velasquez to withdraw from their November tango, the two will now collide at UFC 188. The UFC confirmed the title unification bout Monday. Werdum went on to post a TKO victory over Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight crown at UFC 180. The 37-year-old Brazilian has enjoyed a career...
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Matt Dwyer Knocks Out William Macario With Superman Punch at UFC Fight Night 61 (Video Highlights)

Poor, William Macario. Little did the Brazilian know when he stepped into the octagon Sunday night that he would find himself on the wrong end of one of the funniest knockouts in the history of ever. Three minutes and 14 seconds into their scrap, Matt Dwyer (pictured) unleashed a Superman punch that Macario didn’t see coming. What happened next will live in MMA infamy. Macario...
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Frank Mir KO’s Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva at UFC Fight Night 61 (Video Highlights)

Having dropped four straight scraps, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir (pictured) was fighting for his UFC life Sunday against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Mir came out calm, cool and collected. Oh, and he also came out firing. Mir proved that once again, speed kills. He dropped the Brazilian with a left and proceeded to give him the business on the mat. Silva is now 0-3-1...
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Mir, Reneau, Alvey and Dwyer Take Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 61

Following “UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir,” UFC president Dana White awarded Frank Mir (pictured), Marion Reneau, Sam Alvey and Matt Dwyereach an additional $50,000 for their special showings on Sunday. Instead of awarding anyone “Fight of the Night,” the promotion opted to go with four “Performance of the Night” checks instead. Mir collected a much needed win by...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

Now that “UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com. The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 1AM ET/10PM PT. Frank Mir (pictured), Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Edson Barboza, Michael Johnson and the card’s other featured fighters who won’t require medical...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir’ Live Results

“UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir” will be jumping off Sunday inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. UFC Fight Pass kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming the first preliminary bout at approximately 5:30PM ET/2:30PM PT. Fox Sports 1 will handle everything else from there. The remaining prelims air at 6PM ET/3PM PT. The main card begins at 8PM ET/5PM PT...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir’ Complete Betting Odds

There isn’t much hoopla surrounding today’s UFC Fight Night 61 card in Brazil, so why don’t we look at a way of making it far more interesting? Former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir (pictured) is nearly a 2-1 underdog against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the show’s featured attraction. Silva, meanwhile, is almost a 2.5-1 odds-on favorite to hand Mir his fifth straight...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir ” event will be tipping the scale today inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 1PM ET/10AM PT. Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (pictured...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 1PM ET/10AM PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir” take place today inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 1PM ET/10AM PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. A heavyweight tango between former champion Frank Mir (pictured) and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva serves...
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Arianny Celeste Responds to Ronda Rousey Over UFC Pay

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey says she’s facing the toughest test of her MMA career when she defends her throne against Cat Zingano next Saturday at UFC 184. However, Rousey still managed to find the time to pick a cat fight with UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste (pictured). During Thursday’s UFC 184 media workouts in Glendale, CA, Rousey said UFC fighters should be paid...
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Anderson Silva Issues Lengthy Statement Claiming Innocence

To hell with what the Nevada Athletic Commission says, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (pictured) is sticking to his I-have-never-taken-any-performance-enhancing-drugs guns – despite the fact the NAC reported Tuesday Silva failed two out of three drug tests they administered. Outside of issuing a brief statement professing his innocence when news broke February...
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Chris Weidman Scores Big on Latest Vitor Belfort Postponement

Sometimes it pays to be patient. In UFC middleweight Chris Weidman’s (pictured) case, he’s going to get paid for being patient. On Wednesday, it was confirmed Weidman will defend his belt against Vitor Belfort at UFC 187. It was the fourth time the tango has been announced due to prior postponements. A TRT-powered Belfort was originally slated to challenge Weidman for this crown...
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‘Countdown to UFC 184′ (Video)

Reigning bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is the UFC’s biggest mainstream star, so every MMA fan knows about her. However, Rousey doesn’t fight against herself every time she takes the cage, so let’s learn a little something about Cat Zingano (pictured). Rousey defends her crown again Zingano next Saturday at UFC 184. It’s been a long, rocky road to this title tilt for...
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UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson

UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson When: May 23rd, 2015 Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada How: Pay-Per-View Who: Joseph Benavidez vs. John Moraga Andrei Arlovski vs. Travis Browne Donald Cerrone vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Vitor Belfort vs. Chris Weidman (UFC middleweight champion) Anthony Johnson vs. Jon Jones (UFC light heavyweight champion)
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More Big Fights Added to UFC 187

The Las Vegas strip will be the place to be this Memorial Day weekend. Shortly after announcing light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would defend his title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 187, and middleweight champ Chris Weidman would put his strap up for grabs against Vitor Belfort in the card’s co-main event, a slew of significant scraps were added to the May 23 lineup. First...
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