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Vitor Belfort Is Granted License, Will Face Chris Weidman At UFC 181 In December

Vitor Belfort was a granted a license on Wednesday morning by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in a unanimous vote. The NSAC told Belfort that he cannot fight before the month of December, has to have his next fight in Las Vegas and will have to subject himself to random blood and urine testing at anytime, anywhere. NSAC also told ...

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Chris Weidman Leads UFC 175 Salaries

Chris Weidman made the second defense of his UFC middleweight championship defeating Lyoto Machida on Saturday night at UFC 175. The New York native got paid a hefty sum for his night’s work. BetweenTheRopes.com received the salaries from UFC 175 and Weidman led all fighters making $450,000 for his efforts, with $225,000 to show and another $225,000 in win bonus ...

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Video Highlights Of Chris Weidman Defeating Lyoto Machida At UFC 175

Chris Weidman proved the doubters wrong Saturday night as he defeated Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC 175 to retain the UFC middleweight title. It was a more entertaining fight that people were anticipating, with moments where Machida and Weidman had their fair share of exciting moments. BetweenTheRopes.com scored the fight for Weidman, 49-46. Watch the highlights of ...

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Vitor Belfort Says He Wants His Title Shot

Vitor Belfort was supposed to face Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship instead of Lyoto Machida. Belfort though had to bow out of the fight when the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT use and he needed time to regroup his body. Belfort was scheduled to fight Chael Sonnen on tonight’s UFC 175 pending getting his license, but Sonnen ...

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Chris Weidman And Ronda Rousey Highlight UFC 175 Bonuses

In the main event of UFC 175 tonight, Chris Weidman defeated Lyoto Machida by unanimous decision to retain the UFC middleweight championship. The co-main event had Ronda Rousey retaining the UFC women’s bantamweight title battering Alexis Davis 16 seconds into the first round. During tonight’s UFC 175 press conference, president Dana White announced bonuses for the show. “Fight of the ...

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UFC 175 Results: Chris Weidman Retains Middleweight Title In Action Packed Fight Against Lyoto Machida

Chris Weidman had a point to prove in his second defense of his UFC middleweight championship tonight against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175. People thought Weidman’s wins over Anderson Silva were fluke. The New York native proved the critics wrong. The fight starts with three kicks from Weidman. Machida circling the cage and another attempted kick by the champion. Weidman ...

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Episode Two Of UFC Embedded

The second episode of UFC Embedded in the buildup to UFC 175 was released, which you can watch in the video above. In this episode, you see UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey go through a workout routine and gets emotional. Also, we see Alexis Davis and Lyoto Machida arrive in Las Vegas and see UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman ...

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Episode One Of UFC Embedded Ahead Of UFC 175

The UFC returns to pay-per-view with UFC 175 this Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. For UFC 173 and UFC 174, the company rolled a new video blog series titled, “UFC Embedded”, which goes behind the scenes with some of the fighters on the card. In episode one, we see middleweight champion Chris Weidman ...

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UFC 175 Countdown Show

UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features Chris Weidman defending the UFC middleweight title against former light heavyweight titleholder Lyoto Machida. In the co-feature, Ronda Rousey looks to defend the UFC women’s bantamweight title for the fourth time against Alexis Davis. For every UFC pay-per-view, they air ...

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Wanderlei Silva Out, Vitor Belfort To Face Chael Sonnen At UFC 175

Ever since Chael Sonnen was announced to face Wanderlei Silva at UFC 175, Sonnen didn’t think Silva would make it to the fight. He proved to be correct and looks like that fight my never happen. Combate in Brazil is reporting that Silva is out of the fight with Sonnen and Vitor Belfort is stepping in to fight Sonnen at ...

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Junior dos Santos Suffers Hand Injury, Out Of TUF Brazil 3 Main Event

Combate is reporting that former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has suffered a hand injury and is out of his TUF Brazil 3 main event fight against Stipe Miocic. It is not known at this time whether Miocic will stay on the card. dos Santos hasn’t competed since his loss to heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez at UFC 166 in ...

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It’s Time For Jon Jones To Choose A Side

Jon Jones successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight championship for a seventh time at UFC 172 on Saturday night defeating Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision. What’s next for Jones seems a likely rematch with Alexander Gustafsson later on this year. We reported yesterday that Jones made a post on his Instagram account two days taunting UFC Hall of Famer Chuck ...

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UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao vs TJ Dillashaw To Main Event UFC 173

It was announced earlier in the week that UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman’s main event fight against Lyoto Machida at UFC 173 was getting moved to UFC 175 in July. The movement was due to the fact that Weidman was having minor surgery on both of his knees. We now have a new main event for UFC 173. It was ...

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Vitor Belfort Says He Didn’t Voluntarily Withdraw From UFC 173; Says He’s Fighting Weidman-Machida Winner

It was announced by the UFC last night that Vitor Belfort was out of the main event of UFC 173 against middleweight champion Chris Weidman. The man replacing Belfort would be former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. Belfort released a statement a short time ago stating he didn’t voluntarily withdraw from the Weidman fight and has been promised by the ...

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Vitor Belfort Out of UFC 173, Lyoto Machida to Face Chris Weidman

Just hours after the Nevada State Athletic Commission¬†voted unanimously to ban therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy, Vitor Belfort pulled out of his upcoming middleweight title bout against Chris Weidman at UFC 173. ¬†Former champion Lyoto Machida has already agreed to square off against Weidman for the title. “The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently altered its policy and no ...

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

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 ...

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Lyoto Machida vs Gegard Mousasi To Headline UFC Event In Brazil On February 8

For those thinking Lyoto Machida was going to get a shot at the UFC middleweight title in his next fight were wrong. Globo.com

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UFC Fight Night 30 Results: Machida Knocks Munoz’s Head, Guillard vs Pearson Ends in Controversy

A lot of questions were surrounding Lyoto Machida as he was making his long anticipated debut at middleweight. Machida had spent his entire career at light heavyweight and becoming the champion. In front of Machida was his friend and occasional training partner, Mark Munoz. The two battled in the main event of UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester, England. The ...

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UFC Fight Night 30 Weigh-In Results: Machida, Munoz on Weight For The Main Event

UFC Fight Night 30 weigh-ins just took place at the Manchester Central in England. 23 of the 24 made weight as flyweight John Lineker weighed in at 128 pounds and has one hour to lose two pounds. Here are the weigh-in results. MAIN CARD – Lyoto Machida (185) vs. Mark Munoz (186) – Melvin Guillard (155) vs. Ross Pearson (156) ...

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Watch UFC Fight Night 30 Weigh-Ins Today Starting At 11 AM ET At BetweenTheRopes.com

UFC Fight Night 30 takes place tomorrow night from the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England. The main event will feature former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida making his debut at middleweight as he will square off with Mark Munoz. The co-main event will feature Melvin Guillard facing off with Ross Pearson in lightweight action. Before the card takes ...

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