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2 hrs ago | International Business Times

UFC 183: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Receives Mixed Reactions on Twitter

Anderson Silva is back. After consecutive losses and the gruesome injury he suffered in Ultimate Fighting Championship 168 main event fight against Chris Weidman in December, the former middleweight champion will return to the octagon ring on Jan. 31. The Brazilian mixed martial artist will headline the main event of UFC 183 in a 185-pound bout ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Chris Weidman, Carlos Condit

6 hrs ago | MMAFighting.com

Coach: Chael Sonnen 'refuses' to fight like Brendan Schaub at Metamoris 4

Don't expect another Brendan Schaub vs. Roberto "Cyborg" Abreu type of fight when Chael Sonnen steps on the mat.

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Related Topix: Brendan Schaub, Chael Sonnen, Andre Galvao, Fabiano Scherner, Wanderlei Silva

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Examiner.com

UFC legend Rampage Jackson blasts TNA Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact Wrestling was looking at brining in a host of MMA names to bolster their reputation.

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Related Topix: Quinton Jackson, Tito Ortiz

Fighters.com

Swanson Denies Edgar Fight For December

Cub Swanson claims to have been told by UFC officials that he would get the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes .

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Related Topix: Cub Swanson, Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Frankie Edgar, Jeremy Stephens

MMAFighting.com

Jon Jones suffers cut above eye before UFC 178 clash with Daniel Cormier

The UFC light heavyweight champion posted videos of him getting stitched up after suffering a cut, causing many to speculate that his title defense at UFC 178 against Daniel Cormier could be in jeopardy.

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Related Topix: Jon Jones

Fighters.com

"Fight-Motion" Highlights From UFC On FOX 12

FOX's incredible slow-motion equipment was on-hand for the recent UFC on FOX 12 card .

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Related Topix: Matt Brown, Anthony Johnson, Clay Guida

Merced Sun-Star

WWE Network hits 700K subscriber mark in 5 months

WWE is set to make its video vault of classic matches on its video-streamed network available around the globe.

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Related Topix: Brock Lesnar

BloodyElbow

Tito Ortiz on critics of Shlemenko fight & why he doesn't want to fight King Mo

Tito responds to criticism about beating a middleweight in a light heavyweight fight, plus if the Rampage fight will happen and thoughts on the Rebney/ Coker situation.

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Related Topix: Tito Ortiz, Quinton Jackson

Boston.com

Heavyweight Alistair Overeem Talks UFC Fight Night ConnecticutSports

Frank Mir, left, and Alistair Overeem, of the Netherlands, fought during the second round of a UFC 169 heavyweight mixed martial arts bout in Newark, N.J., Saturday, Feb. 1. Overeem won by unanimous decision.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Alistair Overeem, Frank Mir, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Gegard Mousasi

Wed Jul 30, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Cesar Gracie: Anderson Silva's chin is not the same anymore

A superfight with UFC legend Anderson Silva on Jan. 31 brought Nick Diaz out of retirement, and his former coach Cesar Gracie believes the Stockton native could hand "The Spider" his third straight loss at UFC 183 .

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Related Topix: Cesar Gracie, Anderson Silva, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Nick Diaz, Chris Weidman

MMAFighting.com

Matt Hughes vs. Renzo Gracie superfight set for ADCC 2015

Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie , who fought at the UFC 112 card in Abu Dhabi in 2010, will battle in a superfight at ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship's next edition, scheduled for September 2015 in Manaus, Brazil.

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Related Topix: Renzo Gracie, Matt Hughes

MMA Mania

Ilir Latifi vs Jan Blachowicz announced for UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden

With Amir Sadollah's return confirmed for UFC Fight Night 53 not too long ago, a Light Heavyweight tilt is also now expected to take place on the main card that features home crowd favorite, Ilir Latifi .

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Related Topix: Ilir Latifi, Jan Blachowicz, Amir Sadollah, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Gegard Mousasi

MMAFighting.com

Morning Report: Wanderlei Silva believes Chael Sonnen will eventually fight him in a return to UFC

With his fighting status in limbo, Wanderlei Silva remains hopeful he'll get a chance to settle up with Chael Sonnen in the Octagon.

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Related Topix: Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva, Vitor Belfort, Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva

Fighters.com

UFC's Return To China Official, Fight Card Inside

The UFC's return to Fight Pass and China is now set, as UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le is complete for August 23. The event takes place from inside the CotaiArena in Macau and features a main event between middleweights Michael Bisping and Cung Le.

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Related Topix: Michael Bisping, Dong Hyun Kim

BleacherReport

Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz: Superfight Will Be Biggest Non-Title Bout in Years

Dana White confirmed on Tuesday evening's SportsCenter that Silva has recovered from his ugly leg injury and will fight BREAKING: Dana White says #LIVEonSC Anderson Silva is healthy and will return to @UFC to fight Nick Diaz on Jan. 31. pic.twitter.com/DiLGfqOEVB came back to the company after a brief semi-retirement/hiatus.

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Related Topix: Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz

Tue Jul 29, 2014

MMA Mania

Yushin Okami earns title fight against Middleweight champion David Branch on Oct. 24, 2014

Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran and top-ranked 185-pound mixed martial arts standout, Yushin Okami , has earned a World Series of Fighting championship opportunity after just one win with the upstart promotion.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Yushin Okami, Martial Arts, Ray Sefo, Svetlozar Savov, Buddy Roberts

MMA Mania

Video: Dana White reveals Nick Diaz 'could fight for the title' with...

Nick Diaz has not won a mixed martial arts match since Oct. 2011, when he beat B.J. Penn from pillar to post en route to a unanimous decision win at UFC 137.

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Related Topix: UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz, Nick Diaz, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, BJ Penn, B.J. Penn

The Washington Post

UFC: Anderson Silva returns Jan. 31 vs Nick Diaz

Silva hasn't fought since December, when the Brazilian star shattered his left shin in a bout with Chris Weidman.

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Related Topix: Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman, Sports

MMA Mania

Luke Rockhold: 'If Michael Bisping squeaks by Cung Le, I'll fight him and take out his other eye'

Top Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight contenders Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold have engaged in a bitter war-of-words over the last few weeks.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Michael Bisping, Cung Le, Luke Rockhold, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts

MMAFighting.com

Gleison Tibau co-headlines UFC Fight Night 51 card against Piotr Hallmann

Days after a unanimous decision victory over Pat Healy , the longtime UFC veteran is scheduled to co-headline the UFC Fight Night 51 card in Brasilia, Brazil, against Piotr Hallmann .

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Related Topix: Piotr Hallmann, Gleison Tibau, Pat Healy, Michael Johnson, Yves Edwards, Andrei Arlovski

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