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Rampage vs. Maldonado: Latest Predictions Before Rampage's Return at UFC 186

After two years and one lawsuit, Quinton Jackson finally makes his return to the Octagon against Fabio Maldonado at UFC 186 on Saturday. It was uncertain Jackson vs. Maldonado was going to happen on this card. On April 7, Rampage's former...Show More Summary

UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson has run through his division about as efficiently as any other titleholder this side of Ronda Rousey and Jon "Bones" Jones. With a relative shortage of formidable opponents for...Show More Summary

UFC 186: B/R Main Card Staff Predictions

At UFC 186, Demetrious Johnson will look to accomplish what only four other individuals have in UFC history. With a win over Kyoji Horiguchi on Saturday, Mighty Mouse would record his sixth consecutive title defense as UFC champion.Show More Summary

UFC 186: Did Demetrious Johnson Just Say Something Interesting on Purpose?

There's nothing to be gained, nothing whatsoever, from asking MMA fighters if they can beat Floyd Mayweather. When all other things are equal, that's a life rule you can set your watch to. But for one shining moment earlier this week, the world flipped upside down. Show More Summary

UFC 186 Weigh-in Results: Johnson vs. Horiguchi Fight Card

UFC 186 hits Montreal this weekend for a flyweight championship main event. The action-packed fight card is headlined by flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defending his gold against the No. 7-ranked contender Kyoji Horiguchi. InShow More Summary

Invicta FC 12 Kankaanpaa vs. Souza: Live Results, Play by Play and Highlights

Invicta FC is back in action with a nine-fight card on Friday evening. The event takes place in Kansas City at the Municipal Auditorium. The main event will see newly crowned strawweight champion Katja Kankaanpaa defend her title for the first time against Livia Renata Souza. Show More Summary

Takanori Gomi and Joe Lauzon Added to UFC on Fox 16 Card for July

Takanori Gomi and Joe Lauzon will face off in a lightweight contest at UFC on Fox 16, according to a Thursday report from MMAJunkie.com. It will be hard punches and sharp submission attempts as two of the 155-pound division's most dedicated finishers—both of whom need a win, by the way—do bloody battle in Chicago's United Center. Show More Summary

UFC 186: Bell Centre Closes Part of Venue, Ticket Sales Looking Glum

There are early signs that card instability and low star power may be dooming UFC 186. Two days before the event is set to go down, French-Canadian MMA news website MMA Nouvelles reported that UFC officials have closed part of Montreal's Bell Centre, apparently as a result of low ticket sales. Show More Summary

The Game Has Changed for C.B. Dollaway Heading into UFC 186

If a fighter is fortunate enough to find longevity in his/her career, there are inevitably going to be changes that come about. For C.B. Dollaway, there have been several elements that have arisen throughout his time competing in mixed...Show More Summary

UFC Bantamweight Division Has Been Quiet Despite the Talent and Rivalries

Before Aljamain Sterling defeated Takeya Mizugaki in New Jersey last weekend, the UFC bantamweight division was extremely quiet. There were no notable fights in the division after T.J. Dillashaw upset Renan Barao for the belt at UFCShow More Summary

UFC 186: On the Curious Juxtaposition of Rampage Jackson and Demetrious Johnson

It’s fairly common in combat sports for people to say they don’t believe in luck. Perhaps we have Dan Gable to thank for this. The legendary amateur wrestler and coach is fond of imploring people to “make their own luck” during autograph signings and speaking events. Show More Summary

Demetrious Johnson: Loved by Few, Hated by Fewer

“That ‘Mickey Mouse’ Johnson sure is a cute little feller. You guys ready to leave?” Sitting on my barstool in an environment full of booze, Buffalo wings and overinflated egos, I immediately turned around to see a large group of people,...Show More Summary

UFC 186 Bold Predictions: Can Mighty Mouse and Rampage Jackson Save Saturday?

We haven’t even seen the fights yet, and UFC 186 is already among the UFC’s wildest events of the year. What was originally meant to be a championship doubleheader is now reduced to one. An injury to bantamweight titlist T.J. Dillashaw...Show More Summary

Could a Win over Alexis Davis Make Sarah Kaufman a Title Challenger?

UFC 186 has a very important women's bantamweight bout as a prelim — Sarah Kaufman vs. Alexis Davis. If you were just to go by rankings No. 3-ranked Davis and No. 5-ranked Kaufman quite possibly could be fighting in a title eliminator, but that is not the sense the UFC is giving. Show More Summary

UFC 186 Fight Card: Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

UFC 186 has had its troubles, but it finally hits Montreal this weekend. Headlining the action will be a flyweight title tilt between champion Demetrious Johnson and No. 7-ranked contender Kyoji Horiguchi. Also on the card will be the return of Quinton Jackson. Show More Summary

UFC 186: Latest Odds, Predictions for Johnson vs. Horiguchi Fight Card

With all due respect to Kyoji Horiguchi, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson should have no major issues retaining his title Saturday night at UFC 186 in Montreal. Horiguchi has good speed and excellent strikingShow More Summary

ONE Championship 26: Valor of Champions Fight Card, TV Info and Predictions

Combat sports have a long and rich history in the great city of Manila, Philippines, and that legacy continues on Friday for a stacked MMA card at the ONE Championship 26: Valor of Champions event. Headlined by a welterweight title bout...Show More Summary

Invicta 12 Preview and Predictions

If women's MMA is your type of a good time, then this weekend you are in luck. Invicta returns to UFC Fight Pass with its 12th offering. Strawweight champion Katja Kankaanpaa headlines the card, defending her title against newcomer Livia Renata Souza. Show More Summary

UFC 186: Best DraftKings Fantasy Picks for Johnson vs. Horiguchi Fight Card

UFC 186 isn't the most star-studded card of the year, but that doesn't mean you can't win some DraftKings money picking winners. The main event features UFC flyweight champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson defending his title against Kyoji Horiguchi. To put it plain: Take the champion. Show More Summary

5 UFC Fighters Who Will Fight for a Title This Year

The UFC's revolving contender door opens and closes on queue. From budding superstars to red-hot veterans, there's really no telling who will rise to prominence in just one year of action. Most of them will only have one shot to capture...Show More Summary

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