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Justin Gaethje vs. Al Iaquinta headliner, other bouts official for UFC Fight Night 135 in Lincoln

The fight card is taking shape for the UFC’s debut in Lincoln and just its third overall event in Nebraska.

UFC officials on Wednesday made official a slew of bouts, including… 352 more words


There's rough, and there's Rani Yahya's fight camp in the final days of his mom's battle with lupus

Watching Rani Yahya put on yet another grappling clinic this past Saturday, you probably couldn’t tell just the type of sacrifice that had gone into making it up to the octagon in the first place. 698 more words


Rani Yahya requests Bryan Caraway, Urijah Faber for South American clash

ORLANDO, Fla. – Despite the passing of his mother, Brazilian submission ace Rani Yahya never once considered withdrawing from UFC on FOX 28. Quite the opposite, in fact. 544 more words


Rani Yahya dedicates UFC on FOX 28 win to late mother in emotional speech days after her death

Rani Yahya fought with a heavy heart at UFC on FOX 28, taking the cage just 10 days after the death of his mother. After submitting Russell Doane with a… 246 more words


UFC on FOX 28 results: Emotional Rani Yahya finishes Russell Doane in third round

ORLANDO, Fla. – It took a little work and persistence, but Rani Yahya finally finished Russell Doane on Saturday night for one of the most emotional wins of his career. 497 more words


Ovince Saint Preux vs. Ilir Latifi rebooked for UFC on FOX 28 in Orlando

Ovince Saint Preux and Ilir Latifi will fight each other, after all.

Saint Preux (22-10 MMA, 10-5 UFC), who’s No. 9 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie… 344 more words


Aljamain Sterling needs new opponent for UFC-Fresno with Rani Yahya forced out

Bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) is in need of an opponent willing to step up on a little more than four weeks’ notice. 303 more words