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Gilbert Melendez Previews UFC Fight Night 42, TUF Women

UFC Fight Night 42 takes place tonight from the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The main event is former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing Rustam Khabilov. Also in lightweight action, Ross Pearson battles Diego Sanchez. We talk to UFC lightweight contender and UFC on Fox Sports 1 analyst Gilbert Melendez to break down the card. Melendez gives us ...

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Benson Henderson vs Rustam Khabilov To Headline First UFC Event in Albuquerque

The UFC has never headed to the state of New Mexico, until now. It was first reported by the Albuquerque Journal and later confirmed by the UFC that former lightweight champion Benson Henderson will battle Rustam Khabilov. The fight will be the main event of a UFC Fight Night event and will take place on Saturday, June 7 from the ...

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Nate Diaz Tells Dana White And The UFC That He Wants To Be Released From His Contract

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz has requested to be released from his UFC contract. Diaz took to Twitter a couple hours ago to make his statement. @ufc @danawhite I would like to request to be released from the @ufc Its time for me to be on my way .. ? — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) February 26, 2014 Diaz ...

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UFC on Fox 10 Post-Fight Press Conference (Video)

UFC on Fox 10 took place last night from the United Center in Chicago, IL. The main event featured Benson Henderson defeating Josh Thomson by a controversial split decision. The co-feature had Stipe Miocic defeating Gabriel Gonzaga by unanimous decision. BetweenTheRopes.com was live at the post-fight press conference featuring Henderson, Thomson, Miocic, Donald Cerrone, Alex Caceres, Jeremy Stephens and Eddie ...

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UFC On Fox 10 Bonuses: Alex Caceres Nets Two Fight Night Bonuses

UFC on Fox 10 just commenced from the United Center in Chicago, IL. In the main event, Benson Henderson defeated Josh Thomson by split decision and in the co-main event Stipe Miocic defeated Gabriel Gonzaga by unanimous decision. At the post-fight press conference, it was announced that fight night bonuses went to Donald Cerrone for “Knockout of the Night” with ...

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UFC On Fox 10 Results: Benson Henderson Defeats Josh Thomson By Controversial Split Decision

Benson Henderson had a lot to prove heading into the main event of tonight’s UFC on Fox 10 against Josh Thomson. Henderson lost the UFC lightweight title to Anthony Pettis at UFC 164 in August and desperately needed a win. Round 1 The fight starts with Henderson peppering the jab. Henderson lands a head kick. Henderson comes forĀ a hook and ...

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UFC On Fox 10 Preview Show

UFC on Fox 10 takes place tonight from the United Center in Chicago, IL. The main event will feature former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson. In the co-feature, it is a battle of heavyweights as Stipe Miocic will battle former UFC heavyweight title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga. Steve talkes to ESPNChicago.com MMA ...

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UFC on Fox 10’s Benson Henderson: It Didn’t Take Long To Get Over The (Anthony) Pettis Fight

We talk to lightweight Benson Henderson who fights Josh Thomson in the main event of UFC on Fox 10. Henderson discusses whether he considered not taking the fight close to his wedding, how long it took him to get over the loss to Anthony Pettis and more. Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter.

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UFC On Fox 10: Henderson vs Thomson Staredowns (Video)

The Ultimate Media Day took place today in advance of UFC on Fox 10 that takes place on Saturday night from the United Center in Chicago. The main event features former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson. As the day was coming to day a close the main card fighters all did ...

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Full Episode of UFC On Fox 10’s “Road To The Octagon”

It is fight week as the UFC has the first Fox show of 2014 on Saturday night. UFC on Fox 10 takes place on Saturday night from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The main event of the show features former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson battling former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson. Before every Fox show, the UFC airs ...

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Main Card For UFC On Fox 10 Revealed

The UFC officially announced that UFC on Fox 10 will take place on Saturday, January 25 from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The main event will feature former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson. In the co-main event Stipe Miocic will battle Gabriel Gonzaga in heavyweight action. We haven’t seen Henderson ...

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Anthony Pettis To Undergo Knee Surgery in December

We had reported last week that UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was still battling a bum knee and wouldn’t be able to headline UFC on Fox 9 against Josh Thomson. After seeing a few doctors, “UFC Tonight” reported that Pettis will have knee surgery to repair a torn PCL in his left knee. The lightweight champion suffered the injury in ...

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Gray Maynard vs Nate Diaz Bumped Up To Headline TUF 18 Finale

The UFC has announced that Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard is the new main event for The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale on November 30 replacing the Demetrious Johnson-Joseph Benavidez flyweight title fight. The reason Johnson-Benavidez, which was originally scheduled for the TUF 18 was moved to the Fox show was due to UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis had to bow ...

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Anthony Pettis Suffers Knee Injury, Out Of UFC On Fox 9 Main Event

Anthony Pettis will have to wait on making his first title defense as UFC lightweight champion. It was announced on “Fox Sports Live” on Fox Sports 1 that Pettis has suffered a knee injury and is out of his UFC on Fox 9 main event fight with Josh Thomson. Pettis won the lightweight title against Benson Henderson at UFC 164 ...

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Dana White UFC Fight Night 29 Video Blog

The UFC returns to action tonight as UFC Fight Night 29 takes place from the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The main event features a key welterweight between Demian Maia and Jake Shields. The co-main event will feature another welterweight bout as Dong Hyun Kim faces off with Erick Silva. Before all fight cards UFC President Dana ...

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Anthony Pettis vs Josh Thomson Headlines UFC On Fox 9

Anthony Pettis became the UFC lightweight champion a little over two weeks ago at UFC 164 when he defeated Benson Henderson. Pettis has a date and an opponent for his first title defense. Pettis will be squaring off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson in the main event of UFC on Fox 9 on Saturday, December 14. Thomson last ...

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B.J.Penn Drops Down To 145, Will Fight And Coach TUF 19 Opposite Frankie Edgar

The MMA world thought we had seen the last of B.J.Penn after losing soundly to Rory MacDonald at UFC on Fox 5 last December. We were all mistaken as the UFC announced that the former two division champion will be returning to the UFC, but this time as a featherweight as he will coach the 19th season of The Ultimate ...

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UFC 164 Medical Suspensions With Anthony Pettis Out Indefinitely

UFC 164 took place on Saturday Night with Anthony Pettis submitting Benson Henderson to capture the UFC lightweight championship. BetweenTheRopes.com contacted the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services to receive the medical suspensions and official results from this past Saturday’s card. Here the medical suspensions from Saturday’s UFC 164: Al Iaquinta suspended for 45 days; lacerations to nose an ...

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UFC News: Dana White Says Anthony Pettis Injured His Knee In His Title Win Against Benson Henderson

Newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis called out UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo after his win over Benson Henderson at UFC 164 last night. It looks like the brakes need to be pumped a little bit on that for now. During the UFC 164 post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White said that Pettis’s knee popped during the fight. ...

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UFC News: Anthony Pettis, Chad Mendes, Pascal Krauss and Hyun Gyu Lim Earn $50,000 Bonuses

UFC 164 took place moments ago in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with Anthony Pettis defeating Benson Henderson by verbal submission to win the UFC lightweight championship in the main event. After every UFC event, the UFC hands out fight bonuses for their efforts. Fight bonuses went to Pettis for submission of the night over Henderson, Chad Mendes got knockout of the night ...

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