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Dana White: Vitor Belfort will be '100 percent clean' when he fights Chris Weidman
At this point, Vitor Belfort‘s title shot against UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman appears to be a foregone conclusion, at least from the UFC’s side.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 3:07PM by prophecy033 - 15 comments
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Vitor Belfort receives conditional license to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181
A sometimes-emotional Vitor Belfort today asked for a license to fight in a championship bout on Dec. 6 at UFC 181, and barring a few requirements, the veteran fighter will get his wish.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 3:02PM by prophecy033 - 3 comments
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Dustin Poirier Opens as Betting Favorite Against Conor McGregor at UFC 178
While the mixed martial arts world continues to buzz around Conor McGregor and his impressive stoppage of Diego Brandao at last weekend’s UFC Fight Night in Dublin, the betting world could not care less.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 2:16PM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
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Thomson slams welterweights and up
Despite training alongside Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier on a daily basis, UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson says athletes competing above 155 pounds are one-dimensional and aren't true.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:16PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Barboza eyes Cerrone rematch: ‘I can beat anyone’
Edson Barboza wants another shot at fellow top 10 lightweight Donald Cerrone inside the Octagon, and he feels he deserves one after stopping Evan Dunham in the first round at UFC Fight Night 45.
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:16PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Reem: I'm Losing Weight But Not Enough To Make 205
A move that would be "unhealthy."
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:13PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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UFC boss explains why Chris Cariaso got title shot with champ Demetrious Johnson
In the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA flyweight rankings, Chris Cariaso checks in at No. 11. So why is he getting a title shot with the No. 1-ranked fighter and reigning flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson?
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:11PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort meet today with NSAC; UFC Fight Pass streams hearing
UFC vets Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort will appear today before the Nevada State Athletic Commission, and the UFC streams the hearing via UFC Fight Pass beginning at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT).
Submitted Jul 23, 2014 12:07PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
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EA Sports UFC patch: TJ Dillashaw joins video game, laundry list of gameplay issues corrected
Goodbye phantom knockouts, hello "Chosen One."
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 8:33PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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'UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2' set for Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena
With a little creative maneuvering from the folks at MGM Resorts and Live Nation, “UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2? will take place on Sept. 27 at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 8:30PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier added to UFC 178 in Las Vegas
Conor McGregor (15-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Dustin Poirier (16-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) will get their wish. UFC officials today announced that the matchup McGregor and Poirier each accepted verbally in various media appearances has now become reality, and the two featherweights will now square off at UFC 178. Featuring a light-heavyweight title rematch between current champion Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson, UFC 178 takes place an as-yet-unannounced venue in Las Vegas. The main card is expected to air on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 6:09PM by isk - 10 comments
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Mike Dolce: Daniel Cormier could make 185 pounds with no performance cost
Nutrition guru Mike Dolce believes Daniel Cormier has more pounds to give if he wants to reinvent himself once again.
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 2:20PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Cole Miller trashes Conor McGregor's UFC Dublin win, insists only comparison to Ronda Rousey is 'they're both blond'
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight attraction Conor McGregor dazzled Fight Pass fans last weekend (Sat., July 19, 2014) by stopping Brazilian import Diego Brandao in the main event of UFC Fight Night 46, which took place inside O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland (highlights). Cole Miller was not impressed.
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 11:38AM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
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Nurmagomedov tears meniscus, out until January
UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov’s injury appears to be worse than initially expected, as the Dagastan native is expected to undergo surgery and will be placed on the sidelines until January, 2015.
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 11:35AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Despite rumors of UFC 182 headliner, Anthony Pettis says he's fighting Gilbert Melendez on Dec. 6
"Showtime" also talks about his time thus far on the set of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 alongside "El Nino" as well as the level of talent the 115-pound female fighters have shown.
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 2:18AM by xdanish020 - 3 comments
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Matt Brown: ‘Simple’ and ‘primitive’ training key to my success in the octagon
UFC welterweight competitor Matt Brown joined Inside MMA to discuss his upcoming main event against Robbie Lawler this coming weekend at UFC on FOX 12.
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 1:45AM by xdanish020 - 0 comments
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Rogerio Nogueira feels that he'll be close of a title fight if he beats Anthony Johnson
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is coming off two wins against UFC champions, but they were his only two bouts in the last 30 months. Despite some of the injuries that have caused his inactivity recently,.............
Submitted Jul 22, 2014 1:43AM by xdanish020 - 5 comments
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Dennis Bermudez on Conor McGregor: 'I'm on a six-fight win streak and no one's talking about me'
But don't expect "The Menace" (or this guy) to go full-WWE just to build some hype.
Submitted Jul 21, 2014 11:48AM by FastKnockout - 18 comments
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Conor McGregor's UFC headliner is Irish channel's highest-rated sporting event
Not only did Conor McGregor help UFC Fight Night 46 become the biggest event in UFC Fight Pass history, but he also gave 3e, the UFC’s new Irish broadcast partner, its biggest sporting broadcast in channel history.
Submitted Jul 21, 2014 11:46AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
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