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Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch Now Headlines UFC Fight Night 68

On Monday, it was announced a middleweight brawl between Dan Henderson (pictured) and Tim Boetsch will headline UFC Fight Night 68. Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader were originally slated to serve as the show’s featured attraction, but Cormier got bumped to a title tilt at UFC 187 after the whole Jon Jones debacle. Henderson is looking to bounce back from two straight losses. The...
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Thomas Almeida Battles Brad Pickett At UFC 189

Thomas Almeida (pictured) has quietly compiled a perfect 18-0 professional record. The fast-rising 23-year-old will face his toughest test to date when he battles veteran Brad Pickett at UFC 189. The UFC announced the bantamweight affair Monday via Twitter. The July 11 event takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Almeida is just nine days removed from posting...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Hunt’ Bout Order Set

Now that Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is officially a thing of the past, let’s look ahead to some real combat sports action! Eh… After a brief hiatus, the UFC returns to action this Saturday inside Adelaide Entertainment Centre in South Australia. A heavyweight bout between Stipe Miocic (pictured) and Mark Hunt headlines the gig. UFC Fight Pass streams the entire event live starting...
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Melvin Guillard Signs With Bellator MMA

Veteran Melvin Guillard (pictured) has found a new home … again. The oft-unhappy lightweight has inked a multi-fight deal to join Bellator MMA. “We are excited to have Melvin coming onboard,” said Bellator president Scott Coker. “With competitors the likes of Lightweight Champion Will Brooks, Michael Chandler, Marcin Held, Derek Anderson, Saad Awad, Dave Jansen and Patricky...
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Live Results and Play-by-Play

Being a MMA website, boxing is rarely discussed here unless it’s another mixed martial artist coming out of the woodwork claiming they could easily beat Floyd Mayweather in a fight. But, since Mayweather finally agreed to fight Manny Pacquiao – or Pacquiao finally agreed to fight Mayweather – we had to cover the biggest boxing match in recent memory. The pay-per-view broadcast...
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Cris ‘Cyborg’ STILL Trying To Fight Ronda Rousey At 140 Pounds In UFC

Apparently, someone needs to tell Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino in Portuguese that a 140-pound catchweight contest with UFC bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey will NEVER happen in the UFC, because despite hearing it for the trillionth time in English, she’s still petitioning for the two to meet in the middle. UFC president Dana White, UFC CEO Lorenzo...
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UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Story

UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Story When: June 27th, 2015 Where: Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil How: TBD Who: “TUF: Brazil 4″ bantamweight tournament final “TUF: Brazil 4″ lightweight tournament final Steve Bosse vs. Thiago “Marreta” Santos Lorenz Larkin vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio Erick Silva vs. Rick Story
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UFC Fight Night: Alves vs. Condit

UFC Fight Night: Alves vs. Condit When: May 30th, 2015 Where: Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil How: Fox Sports 1 Who: Preliminary Card: (FOX Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT) Mirsad Bektic vs. Renato Moicano Tom Breese vs. Luiz Dutra Jussier Formiga vs. Wilson Reis Nicolas Dalby vs. Elizeu Zaleski Wendell Oliveira vs. T.J. Waldburger Main Card: (FOX Sports 1 10PM ET/7PM PT) Yan Cabral...
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UFC Fight Night: Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne

UFC Fight Night: Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne When: June 20th, 2015 Where: O2 World in Berlin, Germany How: TBD Who: Alan Patrick vs. Mairbek Taisumov Niklas Backstrom vs. Noad Lahat Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Dennis Siver Nick Hein vs. Lukasz Sajewski Scott Askham vs. Antonio dos Santos Jr. Alan Omer vs. Mike Wilkinson Piotr Hallmann vs. Magomed Mustafaev Nikita Krylov vs. Marcos Rogerio...
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Gustafsson Out vs. Teixeira, Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne Now Headlines UFC Fight Night 69

A back injury has forced Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) out of his UFC Fight Night 69 scrap against fellow former light heavyweight top contender Glover Teixeira. Have no fear, Germany, because Joanna Jedrzejczyk is here. On Friday, the UFC announced Jedrzejczyk will break in her freshly-minted strawweight title against Jessica Penne in the show’s new featured attraction. Jedrzejczyk...
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Donald Cerrone Now Meets John Makdessi At UFC 187

Just five days removed from his TKO victory over Shane Campbell at UFC 186, John Makdessi has agreed to serve as a last-minute substitute to fight Donald Cerrone (pictured) at UFC 187. Cerrone was initially slated to face Khabib Nurmagomedov in the May 23 event, but the Russian was forced to withdraw Wednesday with an undisclosed injury. Cerrone is coming off January’s unanimous...
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Anthony Pettis Gets Latest Laugh On Khabib Nurmagomedov

As the old adage goes, “People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.” Why? Because, well, as Anthony Pettis (pictured) puts it, karma will come back and bite you in the arse. Shortly after catching wind that Khabib Nurmagomedov suffered an injury that would force him out of his highly-anticipated UFC 187 showdown against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Pettis took...
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The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale

The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale When: July 12th, 2015 Where: Florida How: TBD Who: Michelle Waterson vs. Angela Magana Benson Henderson vs. Michael Johnson
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Michelle Waterson Makes UFC Debut Against Angela Magana at TUF Finale

On Thursday, it was announced former Invica FC strawweight champion Michelle Waterson (pictured) will make her UFC debut against Angela Magana at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale. The event takes place July 21 at a yet-to-be determined venue in Florida. Waterson is looking to bounce back from December’s upset loss to Herica Tiburcio which cost her the Invicta crown. “The Karate...
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Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov Out Against Donald Cerrone At UFC 187

UFC 187, what was once one of the most anticipated MMA events in recent memory, has taken another hit. One day after Jon Jones was stripped of his light heavyweight title and replaced by Daniel Cormier in the show’s featured attraction, an unknown injury has now forced Khabib Nurmagomedov (pictured) to withdraw from his pivotal lightweight shootout with Donald Cerrone. MMAJunkie...
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Daniel Cormier Offers Archenemy Jon Jones Advice

As if Jon Jones hasn’t heard enough advice from those who care for him following Monday’s felony hit-and-run arrest, bitter rival Daniel Cormier (pictured) decided to offer up some guidance to the now-former UFC light heavyweight champion. “It’s not good,” Cormier said on Tuesday’s episode of ‘UFC Tonight,” where he serves as co-host. “You don’t kick a guy when...
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Daniel Cormier Early Favorite Against Anthony Johnson At UFC 187

Daniel Cormier (pictured) may have been trounced by now-former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 182, but Cormier might get the last laugh (for now) on his archenemy. Now that Jones has been stripped of his title following Monday’s hit-and-run felony arrest, Cormier and Anthony Johnson will battle for the vacant belt at UFC 187. According to the Gambling Gods, Cormier...
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Jon Jones Breaks Silence After UFC Suspension

Jon Jones (pictured) has been radio silent since Sunday’s alleged hit-and-run where a pregnant woman suffered a broken arm and marijuana was discovered in Jones’ abandoned rental vehicle. Jones hid and ran from a reporter without comment when he left jail late Monday night. When Jones appeared in a crisp, clean grey suit flanked by his buffoon of an attorney at Tuesday’s...
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Reebok Terminates Contract With Jon Jones After Arrest

Now-former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (pictured) was the first UFC fighter to star in his own Reebok commercial. Interestingly, Jones was on the run in the ad. Following Monday’s felony arrest for hit-and-run where a pregnant woman suffered a broken arm and police found marijuana in Jones’ abandoned rental car, and the UFC’s decision late Tuesday night to temporarily...
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Jon Jones Stripped Of Title, Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier Fight For Belt At UFC 187

Just when Jon Jones (pictured) thought things couldn’t get any worse, they just did. Following Monday’s felony arrest for hit-and-run which resulted in a pregnant female breaking her arm, the UFC has stripped its most decorated light heavyweight champion of his belt for violating the UFC Athlete Code of Conduct Policy. The UFC has also indefinitely suspended the troubled 27...
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Anthony Johnson Remains Focused Despite Jon Jones’s Latest Controversy

Thanks to Jon Jones’ latest setback, Anthony Johnson’s (pictured) immediate future has become a little foggy. Johnson is slated to challenge Jones for his crown at UFC 187, but following Jones’ arrest for alleged hit-and-run where a pregnant woman suffered a broken arm and marijuana was found in Jones’ abandoned rental vehicle, there’s a possibility the UFC will be forced...
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Jon Jones Hides And Runs From Reporter After Leaving Jail (Video)

See Jon Jones (pictured) run … again. The KOAT 7 news crew stuck around the Metropolitan Detention Center in Albuquerque late Monday night to ask the UFC light heavyweight champ some questions following his arrest for Sunday’s alleged hit-and-run that caused a pregnant woman to break her arm and wrist. Oh, did I forget to mention police found marijuana and a marijuana pipe in...
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UFC Faces Tough Decision With Champ Jon Jones

Jon Jones’ (pictured) life is spiraling out of control. He’s young, rich, famous, and as the most decorated light heavyweight champion in UFC history, lives with a sense of invincibility – if not entitlement. The controversial 27-year-old is facing felony charges after allegedly causing a three-car accident after running a red light. One of the cars carried a pregnant woman...
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Jon Jones’ Bail Set At $2,500 After Hit-And-Run Arrest, Latest Mugshot Released (Picture)

Well, at least Jon Jones doesn’t have a massive Kool-Aid smile plastered across his face in his latest mugshot. So, the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion appears to understand the severity of his latest setback. Jones surrendered himself to the Albuquerque Police Department Monday at 7:11 PM local time after a felony arrest warrant was issued earlier in the day for his...
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Warrant Issued For Jon Jones, UFC Champ To Surrender For Felony Hit-And-Run

The Albuquerque Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for Jon Jones (pictured) for “leaving the scene of an accident involving death or injuries.” The reigning UFC light heavyweight champion has made arrangements with the ABP to surrender this evening. Jones is facing a felony charge after the 25-year-old female he reportedly struck suffered a broken arm and wrist...
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