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Alex Caceres replaces B.J. Penn, meets Cole Miller at UFC 199

With B.J. Penn pulled from next week’s UFC 199 event, Alex Caceres has agreed to step in and face Cole Miller.Filed under: News, UFC

With Weidman hurt, Romero returning from doping issue, 'Jacare' sees himself as next challenger

Ronaldo Souza’s much-requested title shot came close to happening last week, when a neck injury removed Chris Weidman from his UFC 199 match-up against champ Luke Rockhold. Forced to decline due to a knee injury, ‘Jacare’ still believes he is the next (...)

UFC 203 heads to Cleveland in September with Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem headliner

UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic will get to stand on home turf when he looks to defend his belt for the first time, when he meets Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 203.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

Featherweights Jim Alers vs. Jason Knight added to UFC on FOX 20

A featherweight matchup between two athletes looking to rebound from octagon defeat is the latest addition to the UFC on FOX 20 lineup.Filed under: News, UFC

Nate Diaz on McGregor vs. Mayweather rumors: 'I'll whoop both of their asses in one night'

Nate Diaz is not buying the talk of Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather, he said. Not for a minute. Sure, he’d be happy to watch it. But he knows inside he could take both fighters down in a single night.Filed under: Featured, News,...

Nate Diaz says UFC meeting in Stockton not as bad as billed

Nate Diaz said his meeting with the UFC wasn’t as contentious as reported, although the two sides have some more negotiating to do if a fight with Conor McGregor is to take place, possibility at UFC 202 in August.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

What a novel about bare-knuckle boxing in 1810 can tell you about MMA in 2016

What can a novel published in the late 1990s, written about bare-knuckle boxing in the early 1800s, teach you about the world of MMA in 2016? More than you might, actually.Filed under: News

Meet Brazilian folk hero Francisco Trinaldo, the unlikely UFC contender who refuses to relinquish humble roots

Following the knockout win that earned him the UFC’s heavyweight title, Stipe Miocic returned home to Cleveland to a hero’s welcome. Fellow UFC 198 winner received no less enthusiasm in a much more humble Brazilian town.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

Andrea Lee settles with NSAC, Carlos Diego Ferreira still temporarily suspended

The NSAC today suspended Invicta FC flyweight Andrea Lee for nine months and fined her 30 percent of her $3,000 purse from Invicta FC 16. Additionally, UFC lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira saw his temporary suspension extended for the time being.Filed under: News, (...)

Team Alpha Male's Cody Garbrandt and Urijah Faber not open to fight – even if it's for title

Although Cody Garbrandt’s wishes he had a little more drama in his life ahead of Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 88 showdown with Thomas Almeida, he doesn’t want any of that drama centered around potentially fighting a teammate.Filed under: Featured, News, (...)

Fernando Gonzalez out of Bellator 158, promotion seeks replacement vs. Michael 'Venom' Page (Updated)

Fernando Gonzalez and Michael Page are seemingly just not destined to share the Bellator cage together – at least not yet, anyway.Filed under: Bellator, News

UFC Fight Night 88's Aljamain Sterling: No ill will toward Bryan Caraway, but 'grow a set of balls'

LAS VEGAS – Two years ago, UFC bantamweight Aljamain Sterling was a regional MMA champ looking for a ticket to the big show. Then Bryan Caraway got injured.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

MMAjunkie Radio (1 p.m. ET): Frankie Edgar, Ali Abdelaziz, Matt Erickson

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Frankie Edgar, Ali Abdelaziz and Matt Erickson.Filed under: News, UFC

Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2212 with UFC Fight Night 88's Aljamain Sterling

Stream or download Tuesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Aljamain Sterling.Filed under: News, Radio, UFC

'JZ' Cavalcante already has a spot in his house picked out for Titan FC lightweight belt

Gesias Cavalcante said he’s extremely confident he’ll be bringing the lightweight title belt home with him when he meets Pat Healy at Titan FC 39.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos

NSAC suspends Diego Brandao nine months, takes 30 percent of UFC 195 purse for USADA failure

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today suspended former UFC featherweight Diego Brandao for nine months and fined him 30 percent of his UFC 195 purse for a positive marijuana test conducted by UFC anti-doping partner USADA.Filed under: News, UFC

USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie Rankings, May 25: Bantamweight ready for a shake-up

Without much movement in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie Rankings this week, fans can look forward to some big fights in the bantamweight division this coming weekend.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF

UFC Fight Night 88 pre-fight facts: Fireworks expected on Memorial Day weekend

The UFC returns to Las Vegas on Sunday for its annual Memorial Day weekend showcase. And while it’s not a pay-per-view, the FOX Sports 1 event still features a strong lineup topped by a significant bantamweight headliner.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

After runner-up finish on 'DWTS,' UFC's Paige VanZant itching to get back in cage

LOS ANGELES – Sambas and rumbas, paso dobles and jives kept her competitive fires burning the past 10 weeks, but it sounds like Paige VanZant might be ready to punch someone in the face again.Filed under: News, UFC

The Comeback: Penn's USADA troubles, VanZant's 'DWTS' ride ends and McGregor lands 'Body Issue'

In a sport that never stops moving, even MMA junkies can struggle to keep up with all the latest news. If you missed any of Tuesday’s biggest headlines, catch up with “The Comeback.”Filed under: Bellator, Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

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