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Video: UFC World Tour in Los Angeles

The UFC announced about two weeks ago that a world tour would ensue to promote UFC 165, UFC 166, UFC 167 and UFC 168. Today was the first time all eight participants on the tour were all together. The tour stop today was at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The fighters that were there today were: UFC 165 headliners ...

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Roy Nelson Signs A New UFC Contract, Will Fight Daniel Cormier At UFC 166

Daniel Cormier and Roy Nelson have been calling out each other for months now. All that was needed was a new UFC contract for Nelson and that was delivered yesterday with the fight as well. It was announced by the UFC that Roy Nelson will be facing Daniel Cormier at UFC 166 on October 19 from the Toyota Center in ...

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“UFC World Tour” Is Official

In the UFC we have seen press tours for the event headliners in that the main event will travel to the city to drum up interest for the card. Now the organization has expanded beyond that idea. The UFC officially announced late yesterday that they will be doing a “UFC World Tour”, where they will be taking the headliners from ...

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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast UFC 161 Preview – June 14, 2013

Brian and Steve preview UFC 161 with includes Rashad Evans against Dan Henderson and Roy Nelson squaring off against Stipe Miocic as well as the rest of the card.  Plus, the look ahead to fights later this year including Jon Jones against Alexander Gustaffson, Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos and Georges St. Pierre against Johny Hendricks and more UFC ...

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Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos III Likely For October in Houston

It didn’t take long for this announcement. The fight will likely take at UFC 165 in Houston in October. No date and venue were announced by White, but he did state the event will be in an arena and not the stadium show that was rumored. The rubber match was setup at UFC 160 last month when Velasquez defeated Antonio ...

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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast – May 31, 2013

On this week’s MMA podcast we talk to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. We recap UFC 160 from last Saturday and the latest on Roy Nelson. Also we break down the TUF 18 situation with Cat Zingano’s injury, which led to Miesha Tate replacing her opposite of UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. Crawford then breaks down the big announcement ...

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