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Ali Bagautinov vs. Tim Elliott set for November's UFC 167 in Las Vegas
A flyweight bout has found its way to the UFC's 20th anniversary show in Las Vegas. Ali Bagautinov will take on Tim Elliott at UFC 167 in November.
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 1:34AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Danny Castillo meets Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 9 in Sacramento
The UFC continues to stack its return to California's state capital with hometown fan favorites. In an intriguing lightweight bout, Danny Castillo will meet Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 9 in December.
Submitted Sep 19, 2013 1:33AM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
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Luke Rockhold out, C.B. Dollaway meets Tim Boetsch at UFC 166
A knee injury has forced Luke Rockhold out of his fight against Tim Boetsch. Rockhold will be replaced in the bout by C.B. Dollaway at UFC 166 next month in Houston.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 8:40PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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Michael Johnson vs. Gleison Tibau lightweight bout set for UFC 168 in Las Vegas
The UFC's year-end card in Las Vegas continues to shape itself up with the addition of a lightweight fight to the card. Michael Johnson will meet Gleison Tibau at UFC 168 in December.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 8:39PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
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Joseph Benavidez meets UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson at TUF 18 Finale
Joseph Benavidez said after his most recent win that he wasn't going to bark for a title shot. He didn't, but he's getting one anyway. Benavidez (19-3 MMA, 6-1 UFC) will challenge flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (18-2-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC) in a rematch for the 125-pound belt at the TUF 18 Finale. The news was announced on Wednesday's edition of "UFC Tonight" on FOX Sports 1.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 7:31PM by Budgellism - 5 comments
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Daron Cruickshank vs. Adriano Martins added to UFC Fight Night 32
A lightweight bout between Daron Cruickshank and promotional newcomer Adriano Martins is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night 32.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 3:07PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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Fox Sports apologizes for Chael Sonnen's remarks about Mayweather and Rihanna
UFC announcer Chael Sonnen had to backtrack after some tasteless remarks he made about pop star Rihanna and Floyd Mayweather created a controversy.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 3:05PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
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Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown added to UFC on FOX 9 in Sacramento
Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit has gotten his wish: a fight with fellow contender Matt Brown.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 1:37PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
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UFC Inks Top Russian Bantamweight Aleksandra 'Stitch' Albu
When you want Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey to defend her 135-pound title at UFC 168, and the only opponent you can find is Miesha Tate, someone she's already finished in the first round (and who is also coming off a loss), chances are you have a small division.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 11:17AM by JLS1980 - 10 comments
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B.J. Penn to train with UFC champ Jose Aldo for Frankie Edgar bout
B.J. Penn will train with current UFC Featherweight champ to prepare for his third bout with Frankie Edgar.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 11:13AM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Joe Lauzon and Mac Danzig Agree to UFC on Fox9 Lightweight Bout
Joe Lauzon and Mac Danzig have verbally agreed to square off at UFC on Fox 9 on Dec. 14 at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif.
Submitted Sep 18, 2013 10:12AM by JLS1980 - 5 comments
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Dennis Bermudez vs. Steven Siler joins UFC Fight Night 31 'Troops' lineup
Dennis Bermudez has a new opponent for November's "UFC Fight Night 31: UFC Fight for the Troops 3" event. With original opponent Nik Lentz now slated to fight Chad Mendes at UFC on FOX 9, Bermudez (11-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will take on replacement Steven Silver (23-10 MMA, 5-1 UFC), UFC officials today announced. UFC Fight Night 31 takes place Nov. 6 at Kentucky's Fort Campbell. The bulk of the card is expected to air on FOX Sports 1 following prelims on Facebook. It's not clear where Bermudez vs. Siler will end up on the lineup.
Submitted Sep 17, 2013 9:56PM by Budgellism - 5 comments
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Scott Jorgensen drops to flyweight, meets Ian McCall at UFC on FOX 9
Onetime WEC and UFC bantamweight title challenger Scott Jorgensen is dropping to 125 pounds, and he'll meet Ian McCall in his flyweight debut. UFC officials on Tuesday announced the new matchup, which takes place at "UFC on FOX 9: Pettis vs. Thomson," which is scheduled for Dec. 14 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif. The evening's main card airs on FOX following prelims that air on FOX Sports 1 and stream on Facebook. The placement of the Jorgensen (14-7 MMA, 3-3 UFC) vs. McCall (12-4-1 MMA, 1-2-1 UFC) fight wasn't immediately announced.
Submitted Sep 17, 2013 9:50PM by Budgellism - 12 comments
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Jones wants to box a Klitschko
UFC Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones claims his boxing is developing so fast that he wants to box one of the Klitschko brothers.
Submitted Sep 17, 2013 4:11PM by FastKnockout - 14 comments
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Mendes/Lentz to Fox 9, Bermudez gets new opponent
Chad Mendes is looking for another shot at the UFC featherweight belt, and his quest for that will continue this December against Nik Lentz at UFC on Fox 9.
Submitted Sep 17, 2013 4:10PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
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Browne vs. Barnett set for UFC 168
Top 10 heavyweights Travis Browne and Josh Barnett are officially set to clash on the big UFC 168 PPV on December 28th.
Submitted Sep 17, 2013 4:09PM by FastKnockout - 12 comments
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Edwin Figueroa vs. Erik Perez added to November's UFC 167 event
A bantamweight matchup between Erik Perez and Edwin Figueroa has been added to November's UFC 167 event. UFC officials today announced the pairing. Featuring a welterweight title fight between champ Georges St-Pierre and challenger Johny Hendricks, UFC 167 takes place Nov. 16 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and the main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and Facebook. Figueroa (9-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) vs. Perez (13-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is likely to be part of the preliminary card.
Submitted Sep 17, 2013 12:04AM by Budgellism - 4 comments
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Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal added to November's UFC 167 lineup
A middleweight contest between fighters building on "Fight of the Night" wins has been added to the UFC 167 lineup, as Ed Herman meets Rafael Natal. With the addition to the card, UFC 167 now includes: Champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks - for welterweight title Rashad Evans vs. Chael Sonnen Frank Mir vs. Alistair Overeem Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald Josh Koscheck vs. Tyron Woodley Donald Cerrone vs. Evan Dunham Brian Ebersole vs. Rick Story Edwin Figueroa vs. Erik Perez Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal
Submitted Sep 17, 2013 12:02AM by Budgellism - 9 comments
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Anthony Pettis vs. Josh Thomson booked for UFC on FOX 9 headliner
T.J. Grant's loss will be Josh Thomson's gain. With Grant medically unable to accept a planned title shot lightweight champ Anthony Pettis, Thomson will step in to challenge for the belt.
Submitted Sep 16, 2013 11:50PM by Webbie - 20 comments
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Derek Brunson vs. Antonio Braga Neto joins UFC Fight Night 31 lineup
A middleweight bout between Derek Brunson and Antonio Braga Neto is the latest addition to November's "UFC Fight Night 31: UFC Fight for the Troops 3" event.
Submitted Sep 16, 2013 8:52PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
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