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Elmira Star-Gazette
UFC: Binghamton’s McCrory to fight on FOX in DecemberThe Ithaca native faces a big test on national TV in his first fight back in th
UFC: Binghamton’s McCrory to fight on FOX in December
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
The Ithaca native faces a big test on national TV in his first fight back in the UFC Tamdan McCrory knows giving up a possible title shot in Bellator to sign with Ultimate Fighting Championship was a risk, but the incentives were too lucrative to... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Dos Santos to fight Overeem in DecemberThe much-anticipated showdown between heavyweight contenders Junior Dos Santos
Dos Santos to fight Overeem in December
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 6 days ago
The much-anticipated showdown between heavyweight contenders Junior Dos Santos and Alistair Overeem will finally take place on December 19 at a UFC Fight Night card in Orlando, Florida, the UFC announced. The Overeem-Dos Santos clash will be the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Junior Dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem Official for UFC on Fox 17 in DecemberBlock out your calendar for Dec. 19 right now. You're busy. No, you can't go t
Junior Dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem Official for UFC on Fox 17 in December
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 days ago
Block out your calendar for Dec. 19 right now. You're busy. No, you can't go to that office Christmas party. Your family reunion can wait. Junior dos Santos will fight Alistair Overeem at UFC on Fox 17, and that's all that matters for that... Read more
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ESPN
Nate Diaz, Michael Johnson set for UFC Fight Night in OrlandoOfficials announced the 155-pound contest Monday. The bout will be featured on
Nate Diaz, Michael Johnson set for UFC Fight Night in Orlando
ESPN / Posted 7 days ago
Officials announced the 155-pound contest Monday. The bout will be featured on the main card of the televised event, which will take place at Amway Center. Diaz (17-10) hasn't fought since he suffered a decision loss to current champion Rafael dos... Read more
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Rappler
Henderson faces Alves at UFC’s first live event in South KoreaLIVE IN SOUTH KOREA. Benson Henderson (right) and Thiago Alves are set to compe
Henderson faces Alves at UFC’s first live event in South Korea
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
LIVE IN SOUTH KOREA. Benson Henderson (right) and Thiago Alves are set to compete at UFC's first live event in South Korea. Photos from Thiago Alves' Twitter account and AFP MANILA, Philippines – Former lightweight titleholder Benson Henderson will... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
UFC on Fox 17: Nate Diaz faces Michael Johnson UFC lightweight Nate Diaz will finally stage a comeback after more than a yea
UFC on Fox 17: Nate Diaz faces Michael Johnson
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
UFC lightweight Nate Diaz will finally stage a comeback after more than a year away from the cage to fight Michael Johnson at UFC on FOX 17 in Florida. Diaz (17-10 MMA, 12-8 UFC) is attempting to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UFC Orlando adds Boca Raton's Michael Johnson vs. Nate DiazA battle between high-profile lightweight contenders has been added to UFC Figh
UFC Orlando adds Boca Raton's Michael Johnson vs. Nate Diaz
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
A battle between high-profile lightweight contenders has been added to UFC Fight Night in Orlando, UFC officials announced Monday. Michael (The Menace) Johnson, who trains with the Blackzilians in Boca Raton, will face Nate Diaz at Amway Center on... Read more
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ESPN
Khabib Nurmagomedov to fight Tony Ferguson in TUF 22 FinaleUndefeated UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will return from a 20-
Khabib Nurmagomedov to fight Tony Ferguson in TUF 22 Finale
ESPN / Posted 11 days ago
Undefeated UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will return from a 20-month layoff to face Tony Ferguson at The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale on Dec. 11 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the 155-pound matchup on Friday. The TUF 22 Finale... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Nurmagomedov wants to fight Pettis in OrlandoKhabib Nurmagomedov is trying to book a trip to Orlando for UFC on Fox in Decem
Nurmagomedov wants to fight Pettis in Orlando
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Khabib Nurmagomedov is trying to book a trip to Orlando for UFC on Fox in December. The Dagestani lightweight contender told Bleacher Report that as he returns from knee surgery this fall, he wants to take on former champ Anthony Pettis -- and what... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
More bouts for UFC Orlando: Dollaway-Marquardt, Samman-McCroryTwo middleweight fights have been added to UFC Orlando, the Dec. 19 card at Amw
More bouts for UFC Orlando: Dollaway-Marquardt, Samman-McCrory
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Two middleweight fights have been added to UFC Orlando, the Dec. 19 card at Amway Center, UFC officials told the Orlando Sentinel. In one bout, two longtime Octagon stalwarts will meet for the first time as C.B. Dollaway (15-7, 9-7 UFC) takes on... Read more
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Bleacher Report
UFC's Lightweight Division Gets Likely No. 1 Contender's FightNurmagomedov broke into relevance at UFC 148, when he handily defeated sturdy v
UFC's Lightweight Division Gets Likely No. 1 Contender's Fight
Bleacher Report / Posted 11 days ago
Nurmagomedov broke into relevance at UFC 148, when he handily defeated sturdy veteran Gleison Tibau. He stormed his way into the top 10 in 2013 by thrashing Strikeforce import Pat Healy and seemingly lined himself up for a title shot with a dominant... Read more
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Sherdog
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson Booked for ‘TUF 22’ Finale on Dec. 11 Knee injuries have delayed Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC return. | Dave Mandel/Sh
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson Booked for ‘TUF 22’ Finale on Dec. 11
Sherdog / Posted 11 days ago
Knee injuries have delayed Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC return. | Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com Promotion officials announced the lightweight bout, which will not be the card’s main... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov set for ‘TUF 22’ finaleTony Ferguson has said he wants tougher competition in hopes of landing a UFC l
Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov set for ‘TUF 22’ finale
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Tony Ferguson has said he wants tougher competition in hopes of landing a UFC lightweight title shot. He’s about to get it. The ninth-ranked Ferguson is putting his six-fight winning streak on the line against undefeated third-ranked Khabib... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov set for ‘TUF 22’ finaleTony Ferguson has said he wants tougher competition in hopes of landing a UFC l
Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov set for ‘TUF 22’ finale
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Tony Ferguson has said he wants tougher competition in hopes of landing a UFC lightweight title shot. He’s about to get it. The ninth-ranked Ferguson is putting his six-fight winning streak on the line against undefeated third-ranked Khabib... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov set for ‘TUF 22’ finaleTony Ferguson has said he wants tougher competition in hopes of landing a UFC l
Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov set for ‘TUF 22’ finale
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
Tony Ferguson has said he wants tougher competition in hopes of landing a UFC lightweight title shot. He’s about to get it. The ninth-ranked Ferguson is putting his six-fight winning streak on the line against undefeated third-ranked Khabib... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov set for ‘TUF 22’ finaleTony Ferguson has said he wants tougher competition in hopes of landing a UFC l
Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov set for ‘TUF 22’ finale
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Tony Ferguson has said he wants tougher competition in hopes of landing a UFC lightweight title shot. He’s about to get it. The ninth-ranked Ferguson is putting his six-fight winning streak on the line against undefeated third-ranked Khabib... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov set for ‘TUF 22’ finaleTony Ferguson has said he wants tougher competition in hopes of landing a UFC l
Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov set for ‘TUF 22’ finale
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 11 days ago
Tony Ferguson has said he wants tougher competition in hopes of landing a UFC lightweight title shot. He’s about to get it. The ninth-ranked Ferguson is putting his six-fight winning streak on the line against undefeated third-ranked Khabib... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Henderson-Alves Targeted for S. KoreaHenderson has been teasing a weight-class jump for almost a year now. While man
Henderson-Alves Targeted for S. Korea
Bleacher Report / Posted 12 days ago
Henderson has been teasing a weight-class jump for almost a year now. While many debated whether his style—which blends superior strength and athleticism with generally excellent technique in all facets of the game—translates well to fights in which... Read more
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The Courier Mail
UFC lightweight fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov shows off MMA skills wrestling a bearINSIDE the octagon, the sport of mixed martial arts can get pretty wild, but Kh
UFC lightweight fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov shows off MMA skills wrestling a bear
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
INSIDE the octagon, the sport of mixed martial arts can get pretty wild, but Khabib Nurmagomedov took that to a whole new level when he was filmed wrestling a bear. Ranked world no. 5 in the UFC lightweight division, Nurmagomedov is currently... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Nurmagomedov Wants to 'Smash' DiazTo say KhabibNurmagomedov is eager to return to his hunt for the UFC lightweigh
Nurmagomedov Wants to 'Smash' Diaz
Bleacher Report / Posted 13 days ago
To say KhabibNurmagomedov is eager to return to his hunt for the UFC lightweight title is an understatement of drastic proportions. The Eagle is flat-out fired up to get back into the Octagon, and his excitement increases daily as the date and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Dos Anjos, others react to UFC Orlando announcementsRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 31: Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos of Braz
Dos Anjos, others react to UFC Orlando announcements
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 31: Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos of Brazil interacts with fans during a Q&A session before the UFC 190 Rousey v Correia weigh-in at HSBC Arena on July 31, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matthew... Read more
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Sherdog
Sherdog.com’s Pound-for-Pound Top 10Related: Sherdog Divisional Rankings1. Jon Jones (21-1) The UFC’s 205-pound ki
Sherdog.com’s Pound-for-Pound Top 10
Sherdog / Posted 16 days ago
Related: Sherdog Divisional Rankings1. Jon Jones (21-1) The UFC’s 205-pound king continues to find ways to beat all those placed before him. At UFC 182, it was Daniel Cormier who clashed with Jones after a protracted battle of words in what was... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Rafael dos Anjos vs. ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at UFC on FOX 17 Beefing up the second UFC on FOX card, another title will be on the line in t
Rafael dos Anjos vs. ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at UFC on FOX 17
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
Beefing up the second UFC on FOX card, another title will be on the line in the main event. Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos (24-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC) will defend his title for the first time... Read more
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ESPN
Rafael dos Anjos to make first title defense against Donald Cerrone on Dec. 19UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is on a four-fight win streak and has
Rafael dos Anjos to make first title defense against Donald Cerrone on Dec. 19
ESPN / Posted 19 days ago
UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is on a four-fight win streak and has won 9-of-10 overall. Rod Mar for ESPN.com The 155-pound championship fight will headline a UFC on Fox card at Amway Center. The Orlando Sentinel reported the bout early... Read more
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Denver Post
Donald Cerrone to face Rafael dos Anjos for UFC lightweight titleDenver's Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone is finally getting his shot at the UFC lightwe
Donald Cerrone to face Rafael dos Anjos for UFC lightweight title
Denver Post / Posted 19 days ago
Denver's Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone is finally getting his shot at the UFC lightweight title. Cerrone, 32, will fight champion Rafael dos Anjos on Dec. 19 in the main event of the UFC Fight Night card at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. It isn't the... Read more
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Sherdog
Rafael dos Anjos-Donald Cerrone Title Bout to Headline UFC on Fox 17 on Dec. 19 Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone will square off again on Dec. 19. | Dave
Rafael dos Anjos-Donald Cerrone Title Bout to Headline UFC on Fox 17 on Dec. 19
Sherdog / Posted 19 days ago
Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone will square off again on Dec. 19. | Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com The Las Vegas-based promotion confirmed the matchup on Thursday... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UFC Orlando main event: Cerrone vs. dos AnjosA pair of fighters familiar to Orlando fans – and to each other – will compete
UFC Orlando main event: Cerrone vs. dos Anjos
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
A pair of fighters familiar to Orlando fans – and to each other – will compete in the main event of the UFC show at Amway Center on Dec. 19. Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will defend his title for the first time when he takes on Donald... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UFC to return to Orlando's Amway Center in DecemberUFC is coming back to Orlando. The leading promotion in mixed martial arts wil
UFC to return to Orlando's Amway Center in December
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
UFC is coming back to Orlando. The leading promotion in mixed martial arts will return to Amway Center for a show on Dec. 19, company officials have told the Orlando Sentinel. The main card will air on the Fox network beginning at 8 p.m. UFC's... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UFC Orlando: Who could fight at Amway?So now that UFC’s return to Orlando is official, what fights will we get to see
UFC Orlando: Who could fight at Amway?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
So now that UFC’s return to Orlando is official, what fights will we get to see? We won’t know anything for a while, but there are a few compelling fights expected to come in the fall or winter that haven’t been scheduled yet: --Rafael dos Anjos’... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Beneil Dariush Talks Michael Johnson, Conor McGregor and His Assyrian HeritageAt UFC Fight Night 73, BeneilDariush (11-1) will be presented with the opportun
Beneil Dariush Talks Michael Johnson, Conor McGregor and His Assyrian Heritage
Bleacher Report / Posted 25 days ago
At UFC Fight Night 73, BeneilDariush (11-1) will be presented with the opportunity to catapult to the top of the lightweight division by defeating the UFC’s No. 5 contender in Michael Johnson (16-8). Despite being deemed the underdog by oddsmakers,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Shogun Rua Isn't Back, but Not Done EitherMauricio “Shogun” Rua has had a pretty volatile run in the UFC. He’s a former c
Shogun Rua Isn't Back, but Not Done Either
Bleacher Report / Posted 30 days ago
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has had a pretty volatile run in the UFC. He’s a former champion who has fought the absolute best of the best since he first showed up in the Octagon, but he’s also 7-8 in the promotion and has been a baffling watch at times,... Read more
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