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Video: Watch Friday's UFC Fight Night 96 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMAjunkie at 7 p.m. ET

PORTLAND, Ore. – UFC Fight Night 96 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place Friday, and you can catch a live stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC

Trading Shots: Why the sudden sympathy for 'Cyborg' Justino's tough weight cut?

Why did ‘Cyborg’ Justino’s struggle to get to 140 pounds for her UFC Fight Night 95 bout generate so much more sympathy than most fighters get when they struggle to meet the contracted weight? Downes and Fowlkes discuss in this week’s Trading (...)

UFC Fight Night 95 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Following Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brasilia, Brazil, several of the winning and losing fighters, along with their coaches, training partners or family members, took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters.Filed under: (...)

After 'Cyborg' Justino's latest destruction, UFC must find a new use for its 140-pound wrecking ball

As expected, Cristiane Justino wrecked another opponent with her one-sided mauling of Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 95. But the UFC needs to come up with new ways to showcase the awesome power of ‘Cyborg’ before this act gets old.Filed under: Featured, (...)

Still undefeated, UFC Fight Night 95's Gregor Gillespie eyes spot on Albany card

BRASILIA, Brazil – Now 8-0 in his professional MMA career following a successful UFC debut, former NCAA Division I national wrestling champ Gregor Gillespie still sees a lot of room to grow: ‘I’m learning on the job’Filed under: Featured (...)

Photo: Paul Felder's facial laceration is pretty disgusting (warning: graphic)

After checking out the evidence for himself, UFC President Dana White is perfectly content with the stoppage in Paul Felder’s UFC Fight Night 95 fight.Filed under: News, UFC

Six additional bouts announced for UFC Fight Night 100 on Nov. 19 in Sao Paulo

BRASILIA, Brazil – After Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Alexander Gustafsson were announced as UFC Fight Night 100’s headliners, company executives confirmed six additional bouts for the promotion’s final 2016 trip to BrazilFiled under: News, UFC

Joe Rogan speaks out, asks UFC to open up women’s featherweight division for 'Cyborg'

Longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan hates hard weight cuts, so watching Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino get to 140 pounds – officially 141 – had to be hard for him.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

Video replay: UFC Fight Night 95 post-event press conference

BRASILIA, Brazil – Check out a video replay of the UFC Fight Night 95 post-event news conference.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

Eric Spicely was told he'd been cut before UFC Fight Night 95 upset of Thiago 'Marreta' Santos

The sale of the UFC to WME-IMG turned out to be a blessing for Eric Spicely. The middleweight said he was informed he had been cut at the same time as being offered a fight with Thiago “Marreta” Santos at UFC Fight Night 95.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...)

Joe Silva's Shoes: What's next for 'Cyborg' and UFC Fight Night 95's other winning fighters?

With UFC Fight Night 95 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Joe Silva and Sean Shelby’s shoes, and play UFC matchmaker for the winning fighters.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

Unhappy with display, UFC Fight Night 95 winner Rani Yahya gives up on calling for ranked opponents

BRASILIA, BRAZIL – Before his UFC Fight Night 85 scrap, Rani Yahya was ready to ask for someone in the top-15 or top-10. But, in spite of taking a decision win over Michinori Tanaka in front of his hometown crowd, Yahya doesn’t believe his performance was good enough to earn (...)

After third finish in a row, UFC Fight Night 95's Vicente Luque looking forward to ranked competition

BRASILIA, Brazil – On Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 95, Vicente Luque added a third finish to his octagon record. And, while he’s not about to call out any names in particular, the welterweight believes he’s done enough to earn a top-15 (...)

UFC Fight Night 95 post-fight facts: Roy Nelson sets UFC heavyweight record for cage time

Cristiane Justino kept her 11-year undefeated streak alive on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 95 when she defeated promotional newcomer Lina Lansberg by second-round TKO. Roy Nelson also had a noteworthy performance.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

Rizin FF 2 results and highlights: 'Cro Cop' wins tourney opener, gets Wanderlei Silva next

Kron Gracie’s world-class ground game was again on display in Sunday’s Rizin FF 2 headliner. However, a potential second-round open-weight grand prix bout was the story of the night.Filed under: News

UFC Fight Night 95 Athlete Outfitting pay: Headliners 'Cyborg,' Lansberg combine for $5,000 payout

BRASILIA, Brazil – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 95 event took home UFC Athlete Outfitting pay, a program that launched after the UFC’s deal with Reebok, totaling $137,500.Filed under: News, UFC

Roy Nelson 'hurt' by stoppage win over 'Bigfoot' Silva, so that's why he kicked John McCarthy's butt

BRASILIA, Brazil – Heavyweight Roy Nelson said it “hurt” him to finish Antonio Silva at UFC Fight Night 95, and that’s why he doesn’t regret kicking “Big” John McCarthy after his stoppage win. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

UFC Fight Night 95 draws announced sold-out attendance of 8,410 fans in Brasilia

BRASILIA, Brazil – Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 95 event drew an announced attendance of 8,410 for the UFC’s second show in Brazil’s capital city.Filed under: News, UFC

UFC Fight Night 95 bonuses: Eric Spicely's huge upset of 8-1 favorite Thiago 'Marreta' Santos worth $50,000

BRASILIA, Brazil – Eric Spicely, Vicente Luque, Erick Silva and Luan Chagas each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 95 event.Filed under: News, UFC

UFC Fight Night 95: 'Cyborg' Justino vs. Lina Lansberg video highlights

Lina Lansberg was the first woman in five fights to take Cristiane Justino past the first round. Unfortunately for Lansberg, moral victories don’t appear on your professional record.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

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