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Rampage Jackson Returning to UFC: 3 Potential Opponents for Comeback Fight

After an ugly breakup, the UFC seems to have mended fences with former light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. It's surprising, it's confusing, and it's almost certainly going to be entertaining. It remains unclear whether or not Jackson will be able to go back to the UFC freely. Show More Summary

Lyoto Machida vs. C.B. Dollaway: What We Learned from Middleweight Tilt

The end of 2014 saw the UFC close out the year in Brazil live on Fox Sports 1. The card, which was headlined by former UFC champ Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway, was an interesting event that saw finishes and crazy fights in various spots...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 58: 3 Fights to Make for Renan Barao

The UFC closed out its 2014 in Brazil, as UFC Fight Night 58 aired Saturday night. Headlined by middleweight contenders Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway, the card was heavy on Brazilian talent and up-and-comers. In the co-main event, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao met Canadian fighter Mitch Gagnon in a three-round affair. Show More Summary

Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson Signs with UFC: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

Nearly two years after his last fight in the Octagon, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has come back to UFC in an announcement on the UFC Fight Night event Saturday in Brazil. The news was tweeted by the official UFC on Fox Twitter account: In...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 58 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Machida vs. Dollaway Card

Just where should Lyoto Machida rank in the UFC middleweight hierarchy? That’s the questioned being answered at UFC Fight Night 58. The Dragon will headline the event across from longtime middleweight contender C.B. Dollaway. The former light heavyweight champion’s drop to middleweight hasn’t yielded a title thus far. Show More Summary

Report: Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson Signs Deal for UFC Return

Christmas may have come early for the UFC, as reports are surfacing that former light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is possibly poised to return to his former home. The news was first reported by MMAJunkie.com's Steven Marrocco on Twitter: I'm hearing Rampage just signed a deal with UFC for announce Sat. Show More Summary

MMA in 2014: 15 Best Fights That Didn't Happen

If one storyline dominated 2014, it was the best, most interesting fights in the sport not happening because of injuries to the biggest stars. It was a frequent, frustrating trend that helped to make 2014 one of the worst years in modern...Show More Summary

3 Best MMA Fighters in Each Weight Class

Now, more than ever, it is widely accepted that the UFC employs all the best fighters in MMA. A recent suit against the UFC even claims the company has monopolized MMA talent. However, the best in the world have to start somewhere, and...Show More Summary

UFC Featherweight Champ Jose Aldo Sounds off Again on MMA Fighter Pay

Jose Aldo is increasingly vocal about UFC fighter pay. The UFC featherweight champ—and one of the best two or three fighters in all of mixed martial arts—is again airing his grievances over what he perceives to be excessively low pay...Show More Summary

Jose Aldo Wants Conor McGregor for Next Featherweight Title Challenger

Add an important name to the list of those who want to see Conor McGregor as the next featherweight title challenger: the champ. UFC featherweight belt holder Jose Aldo said during a Q&A session in Brazil Friday that he hoped the fast-talking,...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 58 Live Results, Play by Play and Main Card Highlights

UFC Fight Night 58, which takes place this Saturday, December 20, is the final UFC event of 2014. It has been a busy year for the world's largest fight promotion, and next year is expected to be even busier, with 45 cards scheduled. The UFC Fight Night 58 main event features former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida vs. Show More Summary

Dustin 'The Diamond' Poirier Plans Move to Lightweight Division

The UFC's featherweight division lost a top-10 fighter Thursday, as No. 6-ranked Dustin 'The Diamond' Poirier announced he will move up to lightweight in an attempt to fight closer to his natural weight. Poirier made the announcement...Show More Summary

Following Battle at UFC 175, Lyoto Machida Is More Dangerous Than Ever

Lyoto Machida has always been a complex puzzle to figure out inside the cage. He's a fighter with an elusive style who has the ability to close distance rapidly and with such force that it has brought an abrupt end to many a fighter's night. Show More Summary

C.B. Dollaway Embracing the 'Bad Guy' Role, Ready to Shock Brazil Once More

C.B. Dollaway has been in this position before—a couple of times, in fact. Competing in front of a raucous and lively Brazilian crowd against one of their own is never an easy set of circumstances for an American fighter to settle into, but The Doberman has thus far been unshakable in that particular storm. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions, More

The hearts and minds of most UFC fans are focused on January 3, 2015 when Jon "Bones" Jones defends his light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier. However, before that epic event takes place, there's a pretty noteworthy show onShow More Summary

Lyoto Machida vs. C.B. Dollaway: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

In one of the more underwhelming main event showdowns of 2014, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will slug it out with wrestler C.B. Dollaway this Saturday in Barueri, Brazil. Now while the UFC Fight Night 58 headliner...Show More Summary

Maynard, Dugulubgov Give Back to Wrestling at Grapple at The Garden Meet

A once-in-a-lifetime meeting between two of MMA’s brightest stars will take place on a wrestling mat at Sunday’s Grapple at The Garden event. In the hallowed halls of Madison Square Garden, two-time UFC lightweight title contender Gray...Show More Summary

Former UFC Fighter Cody McKenzie Retires from MMA, Cites Poor Pay and Treatment

Cody "The AK Kid" McKenzie (15-6) retired from the sport of mixed martial arts Thursday evening. The former The Ultimate Fighter competitor and UFC lightweight/featherweight was 2-3 in his past five contests, most recently losing toShow More Summary

Myles Jury Quiet Before Fight with Cerrone: 'The Results Will Do the Talking'

You'd think we'd know Myles "Fury" Jury by now. The 26-year-old Michigan native boasts a 15-0 record as a professional mixed martial artist—a metric that inflates to 21-0 if you include his amateur bouts. Casual fans, however, firstShow More Summary

UFC Fight Night 58 Preview: Machida, Dollaway Try to Muddle Middleweight Puzzle

At this point, both Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway must be like human Rubik’s Cubes for UFC matchmakers. Twist them, turn them, spend all day fiddling, and it’s still hard to figure out exactly where either guy fits into the middleweight pecking order. Show More Summary

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