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Yep, Now Diego Sanchez Is Injured and Out of UFC 180

(Photo via Getty) Due to a knee injury suffered on Tuesday, UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez has withdrawn from his highly-anticipated bout against Norman Parke Joe Lauzon TBA at UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt, the accursed Mexico City card scheduled for November 15th that has already lost one Mexican poster-boy in Cain Velasquez. Show More Summary

UFC 179: 3 Fighters with the Most to Gain

UFC 179 will set the stage for three fighters whose victories would speak volumes. On October 25, Chad Mendes will attempt to wrest away the featherweight title for a second time from the reigning champion, Jose Aldo. He suffered his only loss to the champion at UFC 142, having been viciously knocked out at the end of the first round. Show More Summary

UFC Rookies with the Highest Ceilings

Like in any sport, mixed martial arts' progression is fueled by a regular injection of young talent. While the UFC's mainstream popularity is established by the promotion's lionized champions, its heartbeat is stabilized by the annual...Show More Summary

Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

UFC 179's co-main event features No. 4-ranked light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira against No. 6-ranked Phil Davis. Teixeira returns to action for the first time since his failed bid at the title against Jon Jones, and Davis is coming off a loss to Anthony Johnson. Show More Summary

Report: Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver Slated for January UFC Event on FOX Sports 1

("Moi suit is made otta 100% albino python. And moi shoes didn't come from Payless, I can assure ya dat." / Photo via Getty) MMAJunkie is reporting that UFC featherweight star Conor McGregor is being targeted to fight fellow 145'er Dennis Siver at a yet-to-be-announced event on January 18th, which could take place at Boston’s TD Garden. Show More Summary

UFC 179: Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

This Saturday, UFC 179 goes down in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, as Jose Aldo puts his featherweight title on the line when he takes on Chad Mendes in a rematch of their battle from UFC 142. In the co-main event, one-time light heavyweight title challenger, Glover Teixeira, faces off against No. Show More Summary

UFC: Will Ronda Rousey vs. Cris 'Cyborg' Finally Happen in 2015?

Ten women have tried; 10 women have failed. Ronda Rousey is, with very little doubt, the best female fighter on the planet. All doubt would cease to exist entirely if not for, you know, her. If she didn't exist, Rousey 's eight armbars...Show More Summary

Why Nick Diaz Has Everything to Lose Against Anderson Silva at UFC 183

(Silva vs. Diaz fan-made poster, via Shawn James) By legendary CagePotato commenter/lurker "Old, Bald and Irish" Of all of the upcoming matchups on the horizon for the UFC, one of them stands above the rest: Nick Diaz versus Anderson Silva at UFC 183. Now, if this match happened two years ago, the hype would be off the charts. Show More Summary

Cain Velasquez and Mark Hunt Are the Reason UFC History Is Written in Pencil

In mixed martial arts we have a bad tendency to write our narratives in stone, preferring pen even in the early stages of a fighter's career when a pencil would probably be a better choice. Oft-injured UFC champion Cain Velasquez is the perfect example. It seemed likely that Velasquez would become the best heavyweight fighter of all time. Show More Summary

Report: GSP Calls First Day Back to Training 'Humiliating'

Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returned to training this week after suffering a torn left ACL back in March. Apparently, it did not go particularly well. According to a report from this evening's editionShow More Summary

Full Fight Video: Felice Herrig Out Points Heather Clark (Again) on TUF 20

(Props: TheUltimateFighter on YouTube) After a 2-week hiatus, TUF 20 returned last night with a much anticipated grudge rematch between #6 seed Felice Herrig and #11 Heather Clark. As luck would have it, the fight went down in very similar...Show More Summary

Who Is Linton Vassell, and Why Is He Fighting for a Bellator Title?

Maybe you know Emanuel Newton. You know, the Bellator light heavyweight champ, he of the King Mo knockout and the spinning backfists and the amazing interviews? Right, that guy. He'll defend his title Friday at Bellator 130, and he's...Show More Summary

UFC Releases Veteran Welterweight Paulo Thiago

A UFC welterweight the past five years, Paulo Thiago has been cut by the world's top MMA promotion. Since Thiago had lost three in a row, the release was widely expected. MMAFighting.com confirmed the UFC's decision on Wednesday. InShow More Summary

Late Replacement Main Events: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

By Jared Jones In a year that has seen nine pay-per-view headliners slip through the UFC's fingers, Cain Velasquez's injury and subsequent removal from UFC 180 might the biggest blow of them all (I hear a nasty tumble down a flight of stairs is to blame for all this). Show More Summary

Diego Sanchez Injures LCL, Pulled from UFC 180 Fight Card

The hits keep coming for UFC 180. First, the night's main attraction, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, was pulled from the event after suffering a knee injury. Then, Joe Lauzon, one half of the hotly anticipated Lauzon vs. Diego...Show More Summary

TUF 20, Episode 5 Recap: Grudge Rematch Goes the Distance Again

After a two-week absence due to Major League Baseball playoffs, The Ultimate Fighter 20 returned to Fox Sports 1 with one of the most anticipated fights of the season. That, of course, was a grudge rematch between Felice Herrig and Heather...Show More Summary

Joe Lauzon Out of UFC 180 With Injury, Diego Sanchez Currently Without Opponent

(Photo by Esther Lin/MMAFighting) The UFC's debut event in Mexico continues to fall the hell apart. In the wake of Cain Velasquez's knee-related withdrawal, FOX Sports has confirmed that lightweight veteran Joe Lauzon suffered an injury...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor Expected to Take on Dennis Siver Jan. 18 in Boston

Conor "Notorious" McGregor might not be getting that UFC featherweight title shot just yet. After four consecutive wins inside the UFC Octagon and a report from MMAWeekly.com that he'd be seated cageside at UFC 179 in Brazil to watch...Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano Is Set for UFC 182

Ronda Rousey will defend her UFC women's bantamweight title in January against top challenger Cat Zingano. That's according to a report from broadcaster Ariel Helwani on Wednesday's UFC Tonight program. Dana White says @ RondaRousey vs. Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano Confirmed for ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ on Jan. 3

(Rousey hasn't exactly been pushed to her limits lately. Will Cat Zingano change that?/ Photo via Getty) UFC president Dana White confirmed last night that bantamweight star Ronda Rousey will defend her title against top contender Cat Zingano in the co-main event of UFC 182: Jones vs. Show More Summary

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