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Thursday Sep 11 | Examiner.com

Brandon Vera vows to put on a show for his 'dream' homecoming fight in Manila

Filipino-American mixed martial artist Brandon "The Truth" Vera is set to make his long overdue homecoming MMA bout in the Philippines as the headliner of One Fighting Championship's December 5 card in Manila at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. "Ive always dreamed of fighting in Manila," said the former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion at the press conference held last week at the NBA Cafe in SM Aura, Taguig.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Brandon Vera

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Cage Pages

Brandon Vera To Make One FC Debut on Dec. 5th in Manila

Brandon Vera is set to make his ONE FC debut on December 5th, 2014, in what will be ONE FC's 5th card in Manila, Philippines.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Brandon Vera, Frank Mir, Tim Sylvia

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BleacherReport

Brock Lesnar's Match vs. John Cena Should End in Referee Stoppage

In the fighting world, there are several examples of title rematches ending with the newly crowned champion holding serve.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Brock Lesnar, Anderson Silva, Tito Ortiz, Ken Shamrock

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

One FC Reign of Champions weigh ins: Ben Askren struggles to make weight in Dubai

The luminaries were out in force at the ONE FC weigh ins in Dubai, where each of the three world title fights got the go ahead A small but enthusiastically received weigh ins took place at the World Trade Centre, with a number of high profile figures in global MMA in attendance.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ben Askren, Shinya Aoki, Roger Huerta, James McSweeney

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sherdog

Opinion: The Bellator Battle Plan

Timing is everything in life, and the time is right for Scott Coker's new strategy for Bellator MMA .

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts, Gina Carano, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Fortunes changed for five this weekend

Henderson was in the Rich Franklin position during Anderson Silva's middleweight title reign, of being arguably the second-best fighter in the division behind champion Anthony Pettis , but not being in contention for a title shot.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Anderson Silva, Anthony Pettis, Gray Maynard, Diego Sanchez

Sun Aug 24, 2014

BleacherReport

UFC Fight Night 48 Results: What's Next for Cung Le?

Le had been on a two-fight win streak, both back in 2012, as he scored a unanimous decision over one-time middleweight title challenger Patrick Cote and followed that up with a first-round knockout over a former middleweight champion in Rich Franklin.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Cung Le, Patrick Cote, Michael Bisping, Mark Munoz

Sat Aug 23, 2014

BleacherReport

Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le: What We Learned from Middleweight Tilt

They had the power to demonstrate that their bout had real implications for the middleweight division.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Michael Bisping, Cung Le, Matt Brown, Tim Kennedy

Fri Aug 22, 2014

MMA Weekly

UFC Fight Night 48 Weigh-in Results: Michael Bisping and Cung Le Official

The UFC Fight Night 48: Bisping vs. Le weigh-ins took place early Friday morning U.S. time, making the bouts for the promotion's second event in Macao, China, this year official.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Michael Bisping, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine

BleacherReport

Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

However, he's had trouble putting wins together when it matters. Over his past six appearances, he has alternated wins and losses, failing to generate the momentum needed to become the top contender.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Michael Bisping, Cung Le

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cage Potato

Let's Celebrate Matt Serra's Upcoming FOX Analyst Gig By...

During last night's edition of UFC on FOX , it was announced that none other than Long Island's own Matt Serra will be serving as a guest analyst for this Saturday's Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. dos Anjos card.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Matt Serra, Matt Hughes, Ken Shamrock

Mon Aug 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le: A Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

Michael Bisping and Cung Le will meet in the main event of UFC Fight Night 48 this Saturday from Macau.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Michael Bisping, Cung Le, Tim Kennedy, Patrick Cote

Mirror.co.uk

One FC: Rich Franklin talks about life as a VP and having one last fight

Now firmly entrenched in its fourth generation of fighters, mixed martial arts has recently seen a speight of retirements from the men who established the sport as a global phenomenon.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Randy Couture, Forrest Griffin, Stephan Bonnar

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