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‘UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

For the first time in a while, the main event of a UFC fight card is expected to be competitive. Saturday, heavyweights Roy Nelson (pictured) and Mark Hunt duke it out in Japan. Hunt is a slight -145 odds-on favorite to snap Nelson’s one-fight winning streak. “Big Country,” meanwhile, comes in just behind as a +115 underdog. Saitama Super Arena in Saitama hosts the festivities...
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Francis Carmont Announces UFC Release

You can now add Francis Carmont (pictured) to the growing number of fighters who didn’t pan out in the UFC. The once-promising middleweight announced his release from the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion Wednesday on his official Facebook Fan Page. Here is Carmont’s complete message: I announce that after 6 win and 3 defeat, I am no longer a UFC fighter. However...
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Ronda Rousey Knows Who the Next Ronda Rousey is

Last month, UFC president Dana White claimed this season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” the first in the series’ 20-season domestic run to feature an all-women’s cast, had “the next Ronda Rousey.” What exactly did White mean by that? Someone who’s as pretty? Someone who’s as dominant? Someone who’s got the it factor? Someone with dirty-blonde hair? All of the above...
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Randy Couture and Karina Smirnoff Bust Out the Foxtrot on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (Video)

UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture dusted off his dancing shoes last night for the season premiere of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” Couture and smokin’ hot partner took the floor for the foxtrot. As expected, Couture was flashing his million-dollar smile the entire time. The 51-year-old MMA legend looked far from clumsy. In fact, he didn’t look half-bad. The four judges...
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Ronda Rousey Makes Generous Promise to Cat Zingano

Not many fighters have had a tougher 16-month stretch than UFC bantamweight top contender Cat Zingano (pictured). After beating Miesha Tata to score a coaching spot opposite champion Ronda Rousey on “The Ultimate Fighter 18,” with a crack at Rousey’s crown to follow, Zingano was forced to undergo knee surgery and hasn’t been seen since. The added exposure the reality show...
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‘UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso’ Extended Video Preview and Complete Fight Card

“UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso” isn’t generating much buzz – outside of fans griping that the show’s featured attraction between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (pictured) and Chris Cariaso isn’t worth their $54.99. However, if you’re able to look past the expected lopsided main event, the rest of the main card showcases significant scraps. Eddie Alvarez makes...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Viewing Schedule

Another weekend, another UFC event where most fans don’t recognize half the roster. “UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson” goes down Saturday inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. You better get up bright and early Saturday morning (or stay up late Friday if you live in the west coast) to catch the scraps live in America. The prelims start at 12:30AM ET/9:30PM PT. The main...
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Arlovski, Pepey, Tibau and Hallmann Win Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 51

UFC president Dana White awarded Andrei Arlovski (pictured), Godofredo Pepey, Gleison Tibau and Piotr Hallmann each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski II.” UFC Fight Night 51 took place inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. Fight of the Night: Gleison Tibau vs. Piotr Hallmann ($50,000/each...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

Now that “UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II” 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 11:30PM ET/8:30PM PT. In addition to UFC president Dana White (pictured), Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Andrei Arlovski, Piotr Hallmann, Gleison Tibau and...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II’ Live Results

“UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II” will be jumping off Saturday inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. UFC Fight Pass streams the entire event live starting at 5:45PM ET/2:45PM PT. The main card begins at 8PM ET/5PM PT. A rematch between former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva headlines the show. Arlovski is looking to...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II’ Complete Betting Odds

The Gambling Gods believe Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (pictured) will return from his nine-month testosterone suspension in triumphant fashion today against a familiar foe in Andrei Arlovski. Silva is a heavy 4.5-1 odds-on favorite to snap Arlovski’s three-fight winning streak. “The Pit Bull,” meanwhile, checks in as more than a 3-1 underdog. Silva should have a mental edge...
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‘Bellator 124: Newton vs. Beltran’ Live Results

“Bellator 124: Newton vs. Beltran” takes place Friday night inside Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Michigan. A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Emanuel Newton and Joey Beltran headlines tonight’s show. Kelly Anundson and Liam McGeary meet in the light heavyweight tournament finals in the co-main event. Spike.com streams the prelims live starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT....
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Nick Diaz arrested twice in 10 months for DUI

UFC superstar Nick Diaz (pictured) was arrested on suspicion of DUI on September 6 at 2:20AM in Lodi, California. According to lodinews.com, the Lodi Police Department also hit Diaz for obstructing a police officer, destruction of evidence and driving with a suspended license. The controversial 31-year-old is expected back in court on September 27 for arraignment. From the looks...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II” event will be tipping the scale today inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 3PM ET/Noon PT. Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition. Former heavyweight champion Andrei...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 3PM ET/Noon PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II” take place today inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 3PM ET/Noon PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. A heavyweight shootout between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (pictured) and former champion Andrei...
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BJ Penn Unloads on Mike Dolce

BJ Penn (pictured) might be done fighting, but the future UFC Hall of Famer isn’t done trashing MMA nutritionist Mike Dolce. After battling to cut down to 145 pounds, the lightest Penn has been in nearly two decades, only to get annihilated by Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, Penn said he would “never hire [Dolce] again for anything.” Penn looked slow, sluggish...
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Georges St-Pierre Gets Golden Treatment Upon UFC Return

It’s always nice to have options. It’s even better to get everything you want when you finally make your decision. That’s the boat former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (pictured) is currently sitting in after UFC president Dana White said he’d allow St-Pierre to choose his opponent if he decides to return – current champ, top contender, can, whoever. “It...
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‘Bellator 124: Newton vs. Beltran’ Weigh-In Results

The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 124: Newton vs. Beltran” took place Thursday inside Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Michigan. A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Emanuel Newton and Joey Beltran (both pictured) headlines Friday’s show. Kelly Anundson and Liam McGeary meet in the light heavyweight tournament finals in the co-main event. Spike.com streams the prelims...
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Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold Compare KO Resume in Heated Exchange (Video)

Who has better lights out knockout power between Michael Bisping (pictured) and Luke Rockhold? He does! Did that answer the question? Yeah, neither of the middleweights really answered that question when they went at it during Wednesday’s heated, smack-talk fueled face-off. Bisping’s TKO victory over Cung Le didn’t impress Rockhold, while Rockhold’s TKO on Costas Philippou...
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UFC Not Done with Alistair Overeem

Putting it mildly, Alistair Overeem (pictured) has had a disappointing UFC career. Following last Friday’s TKO setback to Ben Rothwell, an opponent Overeem was pegged as a 4-1 odds-on favorite to dispose of, many thought “The Demolition Man’s” days inside the octagon were over. The heavyweight has gone just 2-3 in the UFC since signing a lucrative contract in 2011. Toss in...
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Dana White: Ben Askren is the New Tito Ortiz

What’s worse than having one Tito Ortiz? Having two – that is, if you were to ask UFC president Dana White. According to White, ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren has emerged as the next Tito Ortiz because of his uncanny ability to irk White with his comments about the UFC. It’s a page ripped right out of “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” playbook. “I thought Tito was...
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Dana White Compares Ray Rice’s Domestic Violence Situation with Thiago Silva’s

Nothing hoarded the headlines more this week than the TMZ Sports video showing now-former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking his now-wife unconscious with a left hook inside of a New Jersey casino elevator. Prior to Monday’s footage being leaked, Rice was suspended merely two games by the NFL because commissioner Roger Goddell claims he hadn’t seen this specific...
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Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Heavy Favorite Over Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night 51

Saturday’s main event between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (pictured) and Andrei Arlovski isn’t offering much in terms of significance in the heavyweight division, and according to the Gambling Gods, it won’t offer much in terms of competitiveness. The powers that be have pegged Silva a significant 4-1 odds-on favorite to go up 2-0 in his head-to-head matchup with the former...
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Travis Browne Battles Brendan Schaub at UFC 181

On Tuesday, a heavyweight scrap between Travis Browne (pictured) and Brendan Schaub was added to the UFC 181 roster. FoxSports.com first reported the heavyweight matchup. The December 6 event takes place inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both 265-pounders are looking to bounce back from disappointing losses. Browne had his three-fight winning streak snapped...
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Joe Lauzon Challenges Michael Chiesa to ‘Accept the Loss Like a Man, or…’

Someone can’t get over the sting of losing a fight because of a nasty eyebrow gash. Someone else has already put the opponent in his rear-view mirror. If you don’t follow them on Twitter or Instagram, the first sentence refers to Michael Chiesa (pictured) and the latter is about Joe Lauzon. Chiesa was livid after the cageside doctor decided the cut he suffered on his right eyebrow...
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