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Sean Spencer replaces Joe Riggs and meets Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51

Following the announcement of Joe Riggs being out of UFC Fight Night 51 due to an accident at his home, Paulo Thiago will now meet Sean Spencer on the September 13th fight card in Brazil.  UFC officials announced the new opponent … Continue reading

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Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz headlines UFC 183 on January 31st in Las Vegas

The UFC has made a “super fight” as former middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return from injury on January 31, 2015 and meet former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183. Silva (33-6) was recently … Continue reading

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Gleison Tibau vs. Piotr Hallman set for UFC Fight Night 51

A lightweight bout will be the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 51 on September 13th in Brazil as Gleison Tibau will meet Piotr Hallman. UFC officials announced the fight booking on Tuesday. UFC Fight Night 51 will come from the … Continue reading

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Bellator 122 Medical Suspensions: Philipe Lins facing six month suspension for possible dislocated left knee

The medical suspensions for Bellator 122 have been released by the California State Athletic Commission and Philipe Lins is one of two fighters facing a suspension of six months.  The commission released the medical suspensions on Tuesday and the suspensions were … Continue reading

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UFC on FOX 12 preliminary card draws 1.3 million viewers on Fox

UFC on FOX 12 took place on Saturday at the SAP Center in San Jose, California and the preliminary card was shown on Fox for the first time with over one million viewers.   According to Fox Sports, the viewership for … Continue reading

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Joe Riggs out of UFC Fight Night 51 after accident with gun at his Arizona home

Joe Riggs was scheduled to return to the UFC in September against Paulo Thiago at a Fight Night card in Brazil but the promotion is looking for a new opponent for Thiago after Riggs had an accident with a gun … Continue reading

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David Branch makes first middleweight title defense against Yushin Okami at WSOF 15

Newly crowned World Series of Fighting middleweight champion David Branch has an opponent and date for his first title defense as he will be challenged by Yushin Okami at World Series of Fighting 15 on October 24. The fight booking … Continue reading

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Bobby Green vs. Jorge Masvidal added to UFC 178

Following victories this past Saturday night at UFC on FOX 12, Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal will meet each other at September’s UFC 178 in Las Vegas. The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Tuesday. UFC 178 will … Continue reading

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Bellator 122 Preliminary TV viewership down 12 percent from last month’s Bellator 121

Bellator 122 took place on Friday night at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California and the card was headlined by Andrey Koreshkov winning the season ten welterweight tournament with a decision victory over Adam McDonough.  According to Nielsen sources, … Continue reading

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Japanese bantamweight Hideo Tokoro signs with Bellator

The Bellator bantamweight division has a new fighter as the promotion has signed Japanese fighter Hideo Tokoro.  The signing was reported by late Monday evening and the story included quote from Tokoro and Bellator President Scott Coker. Tokoro (32-27-2) … Continue reading

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