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UFC 180 Recap: Werdum Blasts Hunt for to Win Interim Heavyweight Title

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Fabricio Werdum used a knee to the face and eighteen strikes on the ground to finish Mark Hunt and claim the Interim UFC Heavyweight Championship in UFC 180’s main event, Saturday night in Mexico City. Hunt scored two knockdowns thanks to his heavy right hand, but Werdum showed why he finds himself the top contender to Cain Velasquez’s UFC Heavyweight ... Read More »

Cain Velasquez Injured, Mark Hunt Gets Title Shot at UFC 180

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It’s been a bad year for the UFC when it comes to main events and top fighters.  Georges St. Pierre has been out due to his “retirement” and then blowing out his knee.  Anderson Silva has been sidelined all year after his leg was shattered into a thousand pieces.  And it’s seemed like countless main event fights have been scrapped due ... Read More »

Dana White UFC 175 Video Blog

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UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC president Dana White before every UFC pay-per-view comes out with a video blog to promote the show and behind the scenes footage of what he has been up too. In this latest video blog, White hypes up this Saturday’s UFC 175, then ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 33: Antonio Silva vs Mark Hunt Video Highlights

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Last night at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia with an epic main event featuring heavyweights Antonio Silva and Mark Hunt. The two heavyweights brawled for five rounds with the fight ending in a majority draw (48-47 Hunt, 47-47×2). In the video stream are highlights from the main event. Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter. Read More »

Mark Hunt And Antonio Silva Headline UFC Fight Night 33 Bonuses At $50,000 Each

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Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva tonight put on one of the greatest heavyweight fights in the history of the UFC. The colossal heavyweights were rewarded with “Fight of the Night” honors as announced a few moments ago by UFC officials. Other honors went to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua for “Knockout of the Night” and no submission of the night honors as ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 33 Results: Mark Hunt And Antonio Silva Fight To A Majority Draw In An Epic Main Event

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  UFC President Dana White proclaimed on Fox Sports Live earlier in the week that the UFC Fight Night 33 main event between Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva wouldn’t make it five rounds. Boy, was White dead wrong. In a fight that could be the greatest heavyweight fight in UFC history, Hunt and Silva fought to a majority draw, (48-47 ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 33 Preview Show

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UFC Fight Night 33 takes place tonight from the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia. The main event will feature Mark Hunt battling Antonio Silva in heavyweight action. The co-main event will feature former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua facing off against James Te Huna. Steve talks to Senior UFC Writer for FOX Sports, Damon Martin to preview ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 33 Weigh-In Results: Mark Hunt And Antonio Silva On The Mark For Main Event

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UFC Fight Night 33 takes place tomorrow night from the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia. The main event will feature Mark Hunt battling Antonio Silva in heavyweight action. The co-main event will feature former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua facing off against James Te Huna. Before the fights take place, the weigh-ins took place at the arena ... Read More »

UFC Heavyweight Stefan Struve’s Fighting Career Put On Hold

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The career of UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is in jeopardy. A report on Tuesday’s, “UFC Tonight” stated that Struve has been diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve and an enlarged heart. Struve’s management team sent a statement to MMAFighting.com explaining Struve’s situation, which includes Struve’s desire to return to the UFC and fight again: Stefan Struve has recently been diagnosed ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »