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Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira headlines UFC 171 in Dallas

Jon Jones’ next title defense will take place in Big D, as “Bones” meets Brazilian slugger Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 171.<p>The …

Makovsky vs. Jorgensen set for UFC on FOX 9

Scott Jorgensen’s first opponent after his move to the flyweight division has changed once again.<p>Initially expected to meet Ian McCall, and then John …

TUF 18 Finale draws surprising numbers

Saturday night's Ultimate Fighter Finals showed a substantial increase from the last several live events on the network, drawing 1,129,000 viewers …

Melancon explains cause for early MMA retirement

Things were going well for Brian Melancon recently, at least as far as his MMA career was concerned.<p>Sure, his last fight was a loss. A first-round …

Hendo hoping to talk UFC future this week

Unlike the last time he was a free agent, Dan Henderson is hoping to re-sign with the UFC.<p>Henderson told MMAFighting.com that he expects to talk …

TUF 18 Finale: Maynard out 60 days

Lightweight headliner Gray Maynard received a 60-day medical suspension following his first-round TKO loss to Nate Diaz at Saturday's TUF 18 Finale, …

John Dodson out at UFC on FOX 9, Scott Jorgensen awaits new opponent

Scott Jorgensen (14-7 MMA, 3-3 UFC) will now wait on his third different flyweight opponent, as the former bantamweight has seen first Ian McCall and …

Tae Hyun Bang vs. Mairbek Taisumov added to UFC Fight Night 34 in Singapore

A lightweight matchup between South Korean athlete Tae Hyun Bang (16-7 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Austrian prospect Mairbek Taisumov (20-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is …

Thiago Tavares drops to featherweight, meets Zubair Tuhugov at UFC Fight Night 36

As expected, Thiago Tavares (18-5-1 MMA, 8-5-1 UFC) will indeed make the move to 145 pounds, as he meets promotional newcomer Zubair Tuhugov (15-3 …

With shattered nose, fuzzy memory, Akira Corassani scoffs at doubters while on the mend

When Akira Corassani answers the phone, he’s in surprisingly good spirits for a man who has just endured 30 injections into his nasal cavity.<p>“It was …

Rafael dos Anjos vs. Rustam Khabilov targeted for UFC 170

A lightweight bout between Rafael dos Anjos (20-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) and Rustam Khabilov (17-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has been targeted for February’s UFC 170 …

Ronda Rousey shares a street-fight story on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

After a series of awkward and sometimes-uncomfortable interviews at this past weekend’s UFC event, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was …

Del Rosario continues to 'cling to life' (updated)

<b>UPDATE</b>: Late Friday night, Shane del Rosario's coach Colin Oyama wrote on Facebook, "Start praying people cause we got a shot!"<p>Shane del Rosario is …

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale: Official Weigh-In

'Shogun' Rua wants UFC to go back to PRIDE rules, says elbows are worse than soccer kicks

If Mauricio Rua could have one wish this holiday season, it might be for soccer kicks.<p>Not delivered to him, mind you. But delivered from him. If he …

Brazilian UFC newcomer Luiz Dutra meets Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 34 in Singapore

The UFC has a new Brazilian on the roster, and he’ll make his promotional debut in Singapore at UFC Fight Night 34.<p>An injury to headliner Jake …

Hacran Dias out at UFC Fight Night 34, promotion seeking replacement opponent for Tatsuya Kawajiri

Brazilian featherweight Hacran Dias has suffered an injury in training and has been forced to withdraw from a planned UFC Fight Night 34 bout with …

Jake Ellenberger Out Six to Eight Weeks with Hamstring Injury

Jake Ellenberger had to withdraw from the main event of the UFC’s planned Singapore debut in January due to injury.<p>Ellenberger on Friday revealed to …

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Saffiedine vs. Lim set to headline UFN 34

UFC has found a replacement for Jake Ellenberger for the promotion’s debut in Singapore.<p>With Ellenberger out due to injury, the UFC has decided to …

Del Rosario on life support, needs 'a miracle'

Shane del Rosario is currently on life support in a California hospital after suffering sudden cardiac arrest in his home on Tuesday.<p>According to his …

Jake Ellenberger out of UFN 34 main event

The long-awaited UFC debut of Tarec Saffiedine has been thrown another curveball.<p>The former Strikeforce welterweight champion was set to headline …

Cyrille Diabate meets Ilir Latifi when UFC returns to London in March

A pair of European light heavyweights will square off when the UFC returns to London in March.<p>Cyrille Diabate (19-9-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will take on Ilir …

Jesse Ronson vs. Francisco Trinaldo booked for UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil

A lightweight scrap between a pair of fighters looking to start new winning streaks has been added to the UFC’s return to Brazil.<p>A bout between …

UFC's Nate Diaz says when he loses, he goes crazy as ... well, better hear for yourself

LAS VEGAS – Mincing words has never been a thing for Nate Diaz.<p>On Saturday, the UFC lightweight rematches Gray Maynard in the main event of the TUF …

Featherweights Andy Ogle and Charles Oliveira Set to Square Off at UFC Fight Night 36

A featherweight fight between Andy Ogle and Charles Oliveira has been added to the UFC Fight Night 36 fight card slated for Feb. 15 in Jaragua do …

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