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‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway” event will be tipping the scale today inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, 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. C.B. Dollaway (pictured) faces...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 1PM ET/10AM PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway” take place today inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, 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 middleweight tango between Lyoto Machida (pictured) and C.B. Dollaway headlines the gig....
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‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Official Event Poster

Hot off the press! The official “UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz” event poster has hit the Internet, and it’s one of the best billboards the company has produced in quite some time. Former middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva is crouched down like a spider, while Nick Diaz looks over his shoulder. A pivotal welterweight affair between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley...
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Rashad Evans Returns Against Glover Teixeira in Brazil

Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans (pictured) will make his long awaited return against Glover Teixeira on February 22. UFC officials announced the scrap Thursday via Twitter. The 205-pound affair will headline the show. The show will go down at a yet-to-be announced venue in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul Brazil Evans was slated to fight Daniel Cormier in February...
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Daniel Cormier Promises to Send Jon Jones’ UFC Career in Tailspin

Reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones became the UFC’s most decorated 205-pound champion at the age of 26. Jones has rattled off 12 consecutive wins, with his last seven being of the title defense variety. After be loses to Daniel Cormier (pictured) at UFC 182, “Bones” will become just an average mixed martial artist scrambling to get his career back on track – so says...
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Jon Jones Still Not Pleased with UFC 182 Promos

Reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) is not liking the direction his bosses are headed with their UFC 182 video promos. Specifically, Jones isn’t digging how he’s being portrayed. Earlier this month, Jones questioned why the UFC would use footage of his impromptu brawl with Daniel Cormier inside the MGM Grand lobby to promote their January 3 showdown, when he...
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UFC Reneges on Promise, Rory MacDonald Won’t Get Next Welterweight Title Fight

Well, Christmas won’t be as merry around the Rory MacDonald (pictured) household this year. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was reported MacDonald’s next dibs at the UFC welterweight title card has been revoked. This news comes two months after UFC president Dana White promised MacDonald would face the winner of the UFC 181 rematch between then-champ Johny...
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‘UFC on FOX: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’ Fight Card Complete

The 12-bout roster for “UFC on FOX: Gustafsson vs. Johnson” has been finalized. The January 24 event takes place inside Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. A light heavyweight top contender tilt between Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) and Anthony Johnson headlines the festivities. Middleweights Dan Henderson and Gegard Mousasi serve as the co-main event. FOX broadcasts the main...
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Lyoto Machida Big Favorite Over CB Dollaway at UFC Fight Night 58

The last fight the UFC will host in 2014 is a middleweight affair between Lyoto Machida (pictured) and CB Dollaway. The contest isn’t expected to be close. Machida is a whopping 6.5-1 odds-on favorite to blast the “The Doberman.” Dollaway, meanwhile, checks in as more than a 4-1 underdog. Machida will also be enjoying hometown advantage inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri...
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Cung Le, Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry Spearhead Class Action Lawsuit Against UFC

Cung Le (pictured), Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry filed a multi-million-dollar class-action lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Jose against the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The trio are accusing the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion of illegally maintaining a monopoly by systematically eliminating competition...
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Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey Join Reebok Ahead of July’s Mandatory Launch

The UFC’s new sponsorship deal with Reebok doesn’t officially kick off until July 2015, but that didn’t stop two of the octagon’s biggest superstars from signing early with the sports apparel company. On Tuesday, Reebok announced endorsement partnerships with reigning UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones and bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (both pictured). “Reebok...
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‘The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale’ Salaries Released

The Nevada Athletic Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all of the athletes who competed in last Friday’s “The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale” event. Featherweight Charles Oliveira (pictured) was the card’s highest earner with $54,000 ($27k came via win bonus) for beating Jeremy Stephens in the co-main event. However, 10 percent of Oliveira’s show money ($2...
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Strawweights Make Debut on UFC Fighter Rankings

The polls are officially closed. Media members from across the globe once again voted on the UFC fighter rankings, but this time was different. Strawweights made their debut on the UFC rankings. Carla Esparza (pictured) became the inaugural champion in the UFC’s new division on Saturday by dominating Rose Namajunas. Joanna Jedrzejczyk is the division’s top contender after upsetting...
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Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Puts Ronda Rousey on Backburner, Staying at Featherweight

You remember that fantasy fight between Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino (pictured) and reigning UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey that Justino promised she would make happen by dropping down to 135 pounds to challenge Rousey? Well, it looks like that scrap will remain a fantasy for the time being… “I can’t. From now on, I will only fight at my...
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Junior dos Santos Escaped With a Win at UFC on FOX 13, But at What Cost?

Last Monday, UFC color commentator Joe Rogan appeared on “The Fighter and The Kid” podcast and sent massive waves throughout the MMA community with his brutal honesty. Rogan talked to UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub, who co-hosts the popular show, about wrapping up his fighting career before his brain turns into scrambled eggs. Schaub was viciously TKO’d just two days prior...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway’ Bout Order Finalized

FORTY SIX – the number of UFC events held in 2014, and that’s not including UFC 176′s “postponement.” The octagon wraps this year up Saturday with a freebie fight card inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida (pictured) meets C.B. Dollaway in a middleweight affair in the show’s featured tango. Former bantamweight...
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Matt Mitrione TKO’s Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC on FOX 13 (Video Highlights)

Matt Mitrione (pictured) and Gabriel Gonzaga weren’t wasting any time in getting busy on Saturday night at UFC on FOX 13. The heavyweights were flinging leather from the opening bell until Mitrione was pulled off by referee Herb Dean at the 1:59 mark in the opening round. UFC on FOX 13 took place inside US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Please click the media player below...
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Alistair Overeem KO’s Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13 (Video Highlights)

Alistair Overeem (pictured) isn’t just a standup fighter, just ask Stefan Struve. Overeem scored an early takedown and unleashed some vicious haymakers to put Struve to sleep in the opening round. Although Struve enjoyed a reach advantage, he was never able to get off due to Overeem’s unexpected takedown. What then transpired on the canvas was pure devastation. The official...
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Raphael dos Anjos Dominates Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX 13 (Video Highlights)

Raphael dos Anjos (pictured) entered Saturday’s scrap against Nate Diaz as the UFC’s third ranked lightweight, and he showed why. Diaz finally ended his yearlong holdout at UFC on FOX 13, and it showed. Dos Anjos destroyed Diaz during their entire 15-minute affair to cruise to a (30-26, 30-26, 30-27) unanimous decision win. Because top contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is hurt...
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Junior dos Santos Takes Close Decision Over Stipe Miocic at UFC on FOX 13 (Video Highlights)

Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (pictured) may have taken a unanimous decision over Stipe Miocic on Saturday at UFC on FOX 13, but their scrap was much closer than the 48-47, 49-46, 49-46 scores indicated (Please see: Junior dos Santos’ face). Many members of the media sitting in press row believed the bout could have gone either way. The 49-46 score in favor of...
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Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic, Matt Mitrione and Ian Entwistle Win Bonuses at UFC on FOX 13

Following UFC on FOX 13, UFC president Dana White awarded Matt Mitrione (pictured), Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic and Ian Entwistle each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night. UFC on FOX 13 took place inside US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Fight of the Night: Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic($50,000/each) Performances of the Night: Matt...
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‘UFC on FOX: Dos Santos vs. Miocic’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Midnight ET/9PM PT

Now that “UFC on FOX: Dos Santos vs. Miocic” is officially yesterday’s news, let’s put a nice bow on the event by checking out the post-fight press conference. The presser is scheduled to start at approximately Midnight ET/9PM PT. Junior dos Santos (pictured), Stipe Miocic, Nate Diaz, Raphael dos Anjos and the card’s other featured fighters who won’t require medical...
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‘UFC on FOX: Dos Santos vs. Miocic’ Live Results

“UFC on FOX: Dos Santos vs. Miocic” will be jumping off Saturday night inside US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. UFC Fight Pass kicks things off by streaming the first three fights at 3:30PM ET/12:30PM PT. Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the remaining prelims at 5PM ET/2PM PT. FOX airs the main card immediately after at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos...
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‘UFC on FOX: Dos Santos vs. Miocic’ Complete Betting Odds

Junior Dos Santos (pictured) makes his long awaited return to action tonight against Stipe Miocic. According to the Gambling Gods, JDS will make a triumphant comeback. Dos Santos is a heavy 4.5-1 odds-on favorite to get back on the winning track. Miocic, meanwhile, is pegged as more than a 3-1 underdog. US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona hosts Saturday’s festivities. Here...
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Nate Diaz’s Antics Have Dana White at a Loss

Nate Diaz (pictured) is finally ending his yearlong hiatus tonight when he meets Raphael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13. However, the controversial lightweight is doing so begrudgingly. Diaz hasn’t been shy with expressing his displeasure about his UFC contract, an agreement he willingly signed just three fights ago. That’s why the former top contender hasn’t been seen since TKO’ing...
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