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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 »

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 »

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 »

UFC on Fox 9 Kickoff Press Conference on BetweenTheRopes.com Starting At 4 PM ET

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UFC on Fox 9 takes place on Saturday, December 14 from the MTS Centre in Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The main event will feature UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis defending his title against former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson. The event will be officially announced today takes at the Sleep Train Arena. Participating at the press conference will ... 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 »