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Rory MacDonald vs Tarec Saffiedine Set To Headline UFC Fight Night Show In Nova Scotia

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The UFC announced early Thursday on Twitter that top ranked welterweights Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine will headline UFC Fight Night 54 on October 4 at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Are you ready Atlantic Canada? @rory_macdonald & @tarecfighter to headline in Halifax! http://t.co/0gQTfhbvfu pic.twitter.com/tALhvAcZiH — UFC Canada (@UFC_CA) July 31, 2014 That will be the ... Read More »

Two UFC Stars Fail Drug Tests

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The Deputy Attorney General in the state of Nevada Christopher Eccles told MMAJunkie.com that UFC fighters Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale flunked their post-fight drug tests. The UFC released a statement confirming the announcement. The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that UFC middleweight Kevin Casey and light heavyweight Robert Drysdale failed drug tests following their ... Read More »

Anderson Silva Returns To Face Nick Diaz On January 31

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“The Spider” is back. UFC president Dana White announced moments ago on ESPN’s “Sportscenter” that former UFC middleweight champion and pound for pound king Anderson Silva will return to face Nick Diaz on January 31 in Las Vegas. It will be the main event of the show, which is expected to be billed as UFC 183. The fight will be ... Read More »

UFC On Fox 12 Medical Suspensions Highlighted By Matt Brown Out For Possibly Six Months

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BetweenTheRopes.com requested and received the medical suspensions from the California State Athletic Commission regarding this past Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12. The show took place from the SAP Center in San Jose. Medical suspensions were highlighted by Matt Brown, who lost in the main event against Robbie Lawler. Brown was suspended for 45 days with no contact, but could be ... Read More »

Robbie Lawler vs Matt Brown Video Highlights

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In the main event of Saturday night’s UFC on Fox 12, Robbie Lawler defeated Matt Brown by unanimous decision in a very entertaining fight. With the win, Lawler gets his rematch with UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Watch the video highlights of the fight at the top of the page. UFC on Fox 12 took place from the SAP Center ... Read More »

UFC On Fox 12 Bonuses: Robbie Lawler, Matt Brown Highlight Bonus Winners

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During tonight’s UFC on Fox 12 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White announced the post-fight bonus winners for Saturday’s show. Main event fighters Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown won “Fight of the Night”. Dennis Bermudez and Anthony Johnson each won ‘Performance of the Night”. Those four guys each won $50,000. Brown and Lawler put on the expected war in ... Read More »

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Robbie Lawler Wins A War Against Matt Brown, Gets Hendricks Next

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As soon as the UFC announced Robbie Lawler against Matt Brown to headline UFC on Fox 12, you knew it would be a war. Both guys delivered that tonight as Lawler defeated Brown by an entertaining unanimous decision (49-46×2, 49-48). With the win, Lawler gets his rematch with welterweight champion Johny Hendricks later this year or in early 2015. The ... Read More »

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Anthony Johnson Rumbles Past Lil Nog

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Anthony Johnson was a 5 to 1 favorite heading into his co-main event fight against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Johnson showed very quickly why the oddsmakers were right in setting those high odds as he defeated Nogueira by TKO at 0:44 of the first round. The fight starts with both guys missing shots to the head. Johnson lands a left hook ... Read More »

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Dennis Bermudez Taps Out Clay Guida

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Dennis Bermudez was riding a six fight winning streak heading into tonight’s UFC on Fox 12 main card against Clay Guida. A win over Guida would be the biggest in his career on the biggest stage of his career. Bermudez delivered as he defeated Guida by submission due a rear naked choke at 2:57 of round two. The fight starts ... Read More »

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Bobby Green Wins Close Fight Over Josh Thomson

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Bobby Green proved tonight that he belongs with the top lightweights in the world. Green defeated Josh Thomson by split decision (28-29, 29-28×2) to kick off the main card of UFC on Fox 12. The fight starts with Thomson immediately throwing an inside leg kick. Thomson throws a kick, but Green counters with a right hand that drops Thomson, who ... Read More »

UFC President Dana White Gets Punked

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UFC president Dana White wasn’t in the greatest of moods following Friday’s UFC on Fox 12 weigh-ins. Headliner Matt Brown had missed weight by 1.5 pounds and the California State Athletic Commission wouldn’t him cut the weight. White battled with CSAC to make sure Brown didn’t have forfeit 20 percent of his purse. Following that fiasco, UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby ... Read More »

UFC On Fox 12 Weigh-In Results: Matt Brown Misses Weight, Not Fined

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UFC on Fox 12 takes place tomorrow night from SAP Center in San Jose, California. The main event features a battle of welterweights with Matt Brown battling Robbie Lawler, with the winner getting a shot at welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. In the co-feature, Anthony Johnson faces off with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Controversy ensued when Brown weighed in at 172.5 pounds. ... Read More »