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Tito Ortiz ‘100-Percent’ Ready to Fight Chuck Liddell; Just Waiting on the Iceman

For the longest time, Chuck Liddell has teased the idea of returning to the cage. It appears that all that is left to make that happen for the 48-year-old UFC Hall of Famer is to dot some i’s and cross some t’s.  At least, that’s the way the target of his comeback, Tito Ortiz sees it.

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Vitor Belfort No Excuses, No Regrets in Fighting Injured Against Lyoto Machida

Vitor Belfort has most likely fought the final fight of his UFC career. It didn’t exactly go as planned. Lyoto Machida launched a front kick that put Belfort out cold at UFC 224, giving him a rude sendoff into retirement. A few days after the bout, reports indicated that Belfort had suffered a knee

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Kamaru Usman: ‘I Think I Should Fight for the Belt Next’

Kamaru Usman believes he was tested on Saturday night and passed with flying colors, so much so that he believes that he is ready to fight Tyron Woodley for the UFC welterweight championship. Usman was originally slated to face Santiago Ponzinibbio at …

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Andrea Lee Leads the Charge on UFC Chile Fighter Bonuses

Following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 129 in Santiago, Chile, UFC officials announced the recipients of the fighter bonuses stemming from the event. Andrea Lee, Veronica Macedo, Gabriel Benítez, and Claudio Puelles banked the $50,000 performance incentives. Fight of the Night honors went to former

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UFC Sells Out First Event in Santiago, Chile

The Ultimate Fighting Championship this week made its first trip to Chile with UFC Fight Night 129 in Santiago. The fight card was headlined by a welterweight showdown between contenders Demian Maia and Kamaru Usman, which drew a sellout crowd, accordi…

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Kamaru Usman Decisons Demian Maia in One-Sided Fight at UFC Chile

Welterweight contender Kamaru Usman remained unbeaten inside the octagon on Saturday and picked up the biggest win of his career. The "Nigerian Nightmare" defeated No. 5 ranked Demian Maia by unanimous decision in the UFC Fight Night 129 main…

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Tatiana Suarez Rolls Over Alexa Grasso with Quickfire Submission at UFC Chile

Tatiana Suarez showed why she is not only undefeated, but was a heavy favorite over a higher ranked fighter at UFC Fight Night 129 on Saturday in Santiago, Chile. Suarez emerged in the Octagon from Season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter, where she ran throu…

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Angela Lee Remains Undefeated After Rematch Win at ONE: Unstoppable Dreams

The first time Angela Lee and Mei Yamaguchi fought in this stadium there was little to separate the fighters, with the former claiming a decision victory. The rematch headlined "ONE: Unstoppable Dreams" and the outcome was the same, but the c…

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UFC Fight Night 129: Maia vs. Usman is Golden Following Official Weigh-ins

UFC Fight Night 129: Maia vs. Usman  marks the fight promotion’s debut in Santiago, Chile. Despite the fight card traveling a rocky road to get here, following Friday’s official weigh-in, the event is now set for Saturday at Movistar Arena.  The fight card was initially slated to feature Kamaru

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UFC Fight Night 129: Maia vs. Usman is Golden Following Official Weigh-ins

UFC Fight Night 129: Maia vs. Usman  marks the fight promotion’s debut in Santiago, Chile. Despite the fight card traveling a rocky road to get here, following Friday’s official weigh-in, the event is now set for Saturday at Movistar Arena.  The fight card was initially slated to feature Kamaru

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Martin Nguyen Will Finish Christian Lee or Be Finished, He Sees No Other Option

Whatever happens at ONE: Unstoppable Dreams, Martin Nguyen’s name will go down in the annals of Asian MMA. He became the first fighter to ever hold two concurrent titles with ONE Championship and did so by knocking out Marat Gafurov and Eduard Folayang, two of the promotion’s top stars. Can Martin

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Mei Yamaguchi Aims to Avenge Angela Lee Loss, Lead ONE Championship into Japan

Mei Yamaguchi’s opponent at ONE: Unstoppable Dream was still a teenager when she became a superstar in Asia and one of the highest-earning female fighters in the sport. For the Japanese veteran, the journey to the top has taken much longer. Yamaguchi h…

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Rose Namajunas: ‘If I Say I’m Done, I’m Done’

Strawweight champion Rose Namajunas has trained with women’s bantamweight contender Raquel Pennington and was asked to weigh-in on Pennington’s corner sending her out for the fifth round against champion Amanda Nunes in the UFC 224 main event on May 12. Following the fourth round of the title

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Chuck Liddell Fires Back at Jon Jones’ Jabs

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell has long been teasing a return to the cage, but now, it’s no longer an issue of “if he will return,” but just a matter of when and against whom. Liddell on Monday revealed during The MMA Hour that, at 48 years of age, he fully intends to come out of retirement

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Angela Lee Excited to Defend Her Belt Against Familiar Foe at ONE: Unstoppable Dreams

Eight opponents have tried and failed to defeat Angela Lee, but none came closer than Mei Yamaguchi. Lee couldn’t be more excited for the rematch.

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Tony Ferguson: ‘I’m Still the True 155-Pound Champion’

Tony Ferguson may be on the mend, but he also believes he is still the rightful UFC lightweight champion of the world.

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