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Tracy Cortez and Vanessa Melo are off the hook after initially being ruled as having missed weight at the official weigh-ins for UFC Sao Paulo on Friday morning. The two fighters were scheduled to compete in a bantamweight bout at Saturday’s event at Ibirapuera Gymnasium. But both weighed in at

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WARNING: Post contains brief footage of in-cage injury. A flyweight bout at a Brave CF event in Bahrain ended in ugly fashion on Friday. Bahrain’s own Hussain Ayyad was in action against unbeaten Latvian fighter Matiss Zaharovs when he landed an ill-fated leg kick that resulted in what appeared to

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SAO PAULO, Brazil — Paul Craig discusses taking a short-notice fight with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC Sao Paulo, looking for a hat-trick against Brazilians in the UFC, how he envisions himself beating the former champion, why he no longer works as a school teacher, and much more. Read More

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Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson will have to wait another month or two before hitting anything. But he got some welcome news this week after suffering two broken hands in his win over Vicente Luque at UFC 244. In a text message to MMA Fighting on Thursday, Thompson wrote he’ll need approximately

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SAO PAULO, Brazil — As UFC lightweight Jared Gordon returns to Sao Paulo to fight Charles Oliveira, he looks back at his first fight in the city against Hacran Dias, with Jose Aldo and Andre Pederneiras in the opposite corner. Gordon discusses training with and getting tips from Anthony Pettis

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Story updated at 10:02 p.m. ET to include Whittaker’s response. Darren Till established himself as one of the best middleweights in the UFC after beating onetime interim title challenger Kelvin Gastelum in his 185-pound debut. Now he’s setting his sights even higher. Till is targeting former champion Robert Whittaker as

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SAO PAULO — Moving up in weight after 16 years as a middleweight, Ronaldo Souza once again found joy in the process. A former 185-pound Strikeforce champ, “Jacare” headlines UFC Sao Paulo against Jan Blachowicz on Saturday night. He’s already benefitted from not having to cut a large amount of

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PFL Season 2 featherweight tournament finalist Daniel Pineda has failed a drug test conducted by the Nevada Athletic Commission, his manager confirmed to MMA Fighting. “Right now we’re in the process of researching what could have led to a positive test,” Jason House said in a prepared statement. “We plan

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After demolishing “the next big thing” in Johnny Walker, Corey Anderson is taking the opportunity to fire back at his detractors. The former Ultimate Fighter winner, who at UFC 244 stopped Walker’s hype train, has been a top-10 light heavyweight for quite some time. But he’s also struggled to gain

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Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in these hectic times where it seems like there’s an MMA show every other day. Some weekends, it’s just nice to sit back and enjoy some

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