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UFC 181 Results: Lawler Wins Title, Pettis Impressive in Defense

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UFC 181 came to us from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Saturday night.   The main card was kicked off by lightweight fight between Abel Trujillo and former Ultimate Fighter competition winner Tony Ferguson. Trujillo came out strong in round one, dropping Ferguson with an overhand right. Though he couldn’t capitalize, Trujillo was able to score a ... Read More »

UFC 182 Will Be First Event Of 2015

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Usually the UFC airs their year end show the last Saturday of the year. We are in for a change, as the company announced that UFC 182 will air on Saturday, January 3 of 2015 with Las Vegas, Nevada the expected destination. The reason for the switch is that Saturday, December 27 is two days after Christmas. No fight have ... Read More »

Gilbert Melendez Previews UFC Fight Night 42, TUF Women

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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 ... Read More »

36 Women Tryout Today For “The Ultimate Fighter 20″

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“The Ultimate Fighter 20″ starts on September 20 on Fox Sports 1, with the coaches being UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. This is the season where for the first time, the show will consist of all women. In December, the UFC announced some of the fighters that will compete on the season, which will be contested at ... Read More »

UFC Matches Offer For Gilbert Melendez, Will Coach “TUF 20″ Opposite Anthony Pettis

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Gilbert Melendez was the first big name fighter to agree to an offer from Bellator and the UFC had the right to match the offer. The question of whether the UFC would match the offer loomed over the MMA world since it was announced that Melendez had agreed to a deal with Bellator about ten days ago. UFC officials announced ... Read More »

Gilbert Melendez Agrees To A Deal With Bellator; UFC Can Match The Offer

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UFC President Dana White stated earlier in the week on “UFC Tonight” that he was done with the negotiations involving Gilbert Melendez. White said that if Melendez wants a deal done to stay in the UFC, call UFC CEO Lorenzo Fetitta and if the situation didn’t improve, Melendez better start looking for a new fight promotion. Melendez took that advice ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 36 Preview; The Latest On Alistair Overeem And Gilbert Melendez

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UFC Fight Night 36 takes place on Saturday night from Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. The main event features a middleweight bout with former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida facing former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi. The co-feature has former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza battling Francis Carmont. We talk to Fighthype.com lead ... Read More »

Between The Ropes MMA Podcast – UFC 166 Recap, Cain is the Man

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Brian and Steve look back at UFC 166 from over the weekend including Cain Velasquez retaining the heavyweight championship with a dominating win against Junior dos Santos, the all-time classic between Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez and the rest of the card, who could be next for Velasquez, Daniel Cormier moving to light heavyweight and the upcoming UFC Fight Night ... Read More »

Video: UFC 166 Weigh-Ins

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UFC 166 takes place tonight at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. But before the fighters get into the cage tonight, they had to weigh-in yesterday to make their respective fights official. Watch the weigh-in video above of all 26 fighters weighing in. Here is the card for tonight’s UFC 166. MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) – Cain Velasquez ... Read More »

WWE Star Daniel Bryan Ignores UFC Star Diego Sanchez Regarding The “YES” Chants

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The “YES” chant by Daniel Bryan has been quite arguably the biggest thing in the WWE in the last year. Bryan has been a WWE tag team champion and a two-time WWE champion. The Washington native will be headlining WWE’s Hell In A Cell pay-per-event against Randy Orton for the vacant WWE championship on Sunday, October 27th. The “YES” chant ... Read More »

Video: “Countdown to UFC 166: Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos”

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Last night the UFC aired their Countdown show, which previews the key fights to an upcoming pay-per-view. UFC 166 takes place on Saturday night from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The main event features the trilogy fight between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defending his title against Junior Dos Santos. This episode of “Countdown to UFC 166″ will go ... Read More »

Benson Henderson vs T.J. Grant To Headline UFC 164

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Ever since the end of UFC on Fox 7, we were wondering when Benson Henderson would step into the octagon. We have a date and a dance partner for the champion. It was announced on UFC Tonight on Tuesday that UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will be squaring off against number one contender T.J.Grant in the main event of UFC ... Read More »