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

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

Dana White UFC Fight Night 29 Video Blog

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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 ... Read More »

Anthony Pettis vs Josh Thomson Headlines UFC On Fox 9

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

UFC 164 Medical Suspensions With Anthony Pettis Out Indefinitely

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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. ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

UFC News: Anthony Pettis Defeats Benson Henderson To Win The UFC Lightweight Title

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Anthony Pettis was telling the world the rematch with Benson Henderson wouldn’t go five rounds. He was right on the mark as Pettis defeated Henderson in the main event of UFC 164 to win the UFC lightweight championship by verbal submission (armbar) at 4:31 of the first round. The fight started with the former champion pushing Pettis into the cage ... Read More »

UFC Podcast: UFC 164 Preview

In today’s podcast Steve talks to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. Steve and Crawford preview tonight’s UFC 164 featuring the main event between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson defending his title against Anthony Pettis, with the co-main event of Josh Barnett facing off with Frank Mir. The guys also recap UFC Fight Night 27 from Wednesday night and what is ... Read More »

UFC Video: First Fight Between Anthony Pettis and Benson Henderson

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Tonight at UFC 164, the main event is a rematch between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson facing off with Anthony Pettis. These two squared off at the final WEC event, WEC 53 in December of 2010. It was a very close fight going into the fifth and final round, with Pettis landing the “Showtime Kick” late in the round to ... Read More »

UFC Video: Countdown To UFC 164

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UFC 164 takes place tonight from the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main event features a rematch between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson defending his title against Anthony Pettis. The co-feature is a bout between two former UFC heavyweight champions as Josh Barnett battles Frank Mir. For every UFC pay-per-view, the UFC produces a countdown show that ... Read More »