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A flyweight fight between former title contender Ray Borg and Rogerio Bontorin is on tap for the upcoming UFC Fight Night event in Rio Rancho, N.M. on Feb. 15. Multiple sources confirmed the fight to MMA Fighting on Tuesday following an initial report from Jorge Hernandez on Twitter. The fight

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Jose Aldo started his MMA career as a bantamweight in Brazil, but hasn’t hit that mark in more than a decade. On Dec. 13, the day before UFC 245, the former featherweight champion will have to step on the scale at 136 pounds for a fight with Marlon Moraes. Can

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Nordine Taleb‘s next fight will be his last. The 38-year-old veteran announced Tuesday on social media that he is retiring from competition following his next appearance for the UFC. “Hi everyone, after thinking for a while about it I took the decision that my next UFC fight will be my

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Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine has been released from the UFC following six fights with the promotion dating back to 2014. Multiple sources confirmed the news when speaking to MMA Fighting with the release actually happening last week. Saffiedine joined the UFC roster with a lot of hype surrounding

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Mickey Gall won’t be fighting at UFC on ESPN 7 after his original opponent Carlos Condit suffered an injury that forced him off the card. UFC officials confirmed to MMA Fighting that Gall has been pulled from the card following an initial report from MMAJunkie. Additional sources confirmed to MMA

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Before their relationship kicks off next year, Combate Americas and AXS TV will give a sneak peak at their coverage Dec. 13. A featherweight contest between Horacio Gutierrez and Marlon Gonzales will headline the card from Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif. Javier Reyes and Joe Neal will compete in a

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Gina Carano is one of the most prominent figures in women’s MMA history. A former Muay Thai fighter, Carano rose to prominence in MMA, become arguably the first bankable female mixed martial artist. Competing for Strikeforce and EliteXC, Carano was one half of the first female MMA fight aired in

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Dustin Poirier is still on the mend following hip surgery, but he’s already looking ahead to kickstart his return to action in 2020 with a high-profile fight against a former opponent. The former interim lightweight champion went under the knife in the aftermath of his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov back

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Anthony Pettis is returning to the division where he once reigned as champion. MMA Fighting confirmed with sources that “Showtime” will fight Diego Ferreira (16-2) in a 155-pound bout at the upcoming Jan. 18 pay-per-view expected to take place in Las Vegas. The matchup was first reported by MMA Junkie.

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