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Jon Jones Suffers Leg Injury, Out Of UFC 178 Against Daniel Cormier

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The UFC announced a short time ago that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a torn meniscus and a sprained ankle in training and is out of his UFC 178 main event title defense against Daniel Cormier. Stepping in as the new main event is the UFC 177 co-main event featuring flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defending against Chris Cariaso. In ... Read More »

Demetrious Johnson Set To Defend UFC Flyweight Title At UFC 177

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If Demetrious Johnson was looking for a long layoff, he isn’t getting it. Yahoo Sports is reporting that Johnson will defend the UFC flyweight title against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177 on August 30 from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The fight will serve as the co-main event of the show as the main event is the rematch ... Read More »

Ali Bagautinov Suspended One Year, Tests Positive for EPO

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It was less than a month ago when Ali Bagautinov came up short in his fight against flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 174 in . ¬†Now, he won’t be fighting again for a while. The British Columbia Athletic Commission announced today that Bagautinov tested positive for¬†erythropoietin (EPO) prior to the fight and has been suspended for one year. There ... Read More »

Episode Three Of UFC Embedded

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The UFC released the third episode of their web series, “UFC Embedded”, leading up to UFC 174 on Saturday. In this episode, we see UFC president Dana White at the filming of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America”, with an appearance from bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. You also see co-main event fighters Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald land in Vancouver, British ... Read More »

Episode One Of UFC Embedded

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UFC 174 takes place Saturday night from the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. The main event of the show features Demetrious Johnson defending the flyweight championship against Ali Bagautinov. The co-feature is a battle of top welterweights, as Tyron Woodley battles Rory MacDonald. Leading up to UFC 173, the company launched a new web series titled, “UFC Embedded”, which ... Read More »

Dominick Cruz Tears His Groin And Has To Vacate Bantamweight Title, Urijah Faber To Face Renan Barao At UFC 169

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Dominick Cruz cannot a catch a break. UFC President Dana White stated on ESPN’s Sportscenter that Cruz suffered a grade 2 or 3 tear in his groin and is out of his UFC 19 main event fight against Renan Barao. White stated that the UFC was stripping Cruz of the title and making Barao the undisputed UFC bantamweight champion. Replacing ... Read More »

UFC On Fox 9 Rating Lower Than Expected

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UFC on Fox 9 took place on Saturday night in Sacramento, California. The main event featured Demetrious Johnson retaining his UFC Flyweight Championship defeating Joseph Benavidez by first round knockout. The rating for the show was a 1.8 with a 2.8 million total viewers. The number is up 20 percent in ratings and 18 percent in viewers from the Johnson ... Read More »

Why Georges St-Pierre Should Not Come Back, UFC On Fox 9 Recap

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It was a big weekend in the world of MMA. UFC on Fox 9 took place on Saturday night from Sacramento, California with Demetrious Johnson defeating Joseph Benavidez by first round knockout in the main event to retain the UFC flyweight championship. It was also announced on Friday that long time reigning UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was vacating the ... Read More »

UFC On Fox 9 Preview Show With Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson And Pat Healy

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UFC on Fox 9 takes place on Saturday from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The main event will feature UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson defending his title in a rematch with Joseph Benavidez. The co-feature will have Urijah Faber battling Michael McDonald in bantamweight action. We preview the show this weekend as Steve talks to Johnson about the ... Read More »

Full Episode Of UFC On Fox 9’s “Road To The Octagon”

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UFC on Fox 9 takes place net Saturday, December 14 from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The main event will feature Demetrious Johnson defending his UFC flyweight title against Joseph Benavidez. The co-main event will feature Urijah Faber battling Michael McDonald. Before each Fox show, the UFC airs a preview show called “Road To The Octagon”, which goes ... Read More »

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 »

Demetrious Johnson vs Joseph Benavidez II Will Now Headline UFC On Fox 9

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After it was announced that the Pettis-Thomson was off due to Pettis’ knee injury, Johnson and Benavidez has been promoted to the main event of UFC on Fox 9. The Johnson-Benavidez rematch was originally supposed to take place on The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale on Saturday, November 30 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The two flyweights ... Read More »