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Why – 15 fights into UFC career – Brad Tavares is still volunteering for short-notice bouts

We already know that Brad Tavares offered to take on Vitor Belfort on short-notice when illness forced Uriah Hall out of his UFC Fight Night 124 meeting with the Brazilian legend. 834 more words


Chris Weidman still nursing thumb injury, unsure what's next with 'Jacare' Souza booked

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman remains on the mend following a September thumb surgery.

Weidman (14-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC), who’s No. 7 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie… 517 more words


'Jacare' Souza vs. Kelvin Gastelum booked for UFC 224 in Rio

A middleweight matchup between Kelvin Gastelum and Ronaldo Souza is confirmed for UFC 224.

The UFC’s official Brazilian Twitter account today announced the high-profile fight for the early summer card, which takes place May 12 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro. 273 more words


Daily debate: Anyone other than Yoel Romero deserve UFC champ Robert Whittaker next?

Does anyone other than recent UFC 221 main-event winner Yoel Romero deserve the next shot at middleweight champion Robert Whittaker?

That was the question for MMAjunkie Radio’s new daily debate feature. 345 more words


USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Jan. 30: 'Jacare' remains in title picture

While the UFC’s middleweight title picture has been a bit confusing in recent times, there’s no doubt Ronaldo Souza belongs in the discussion.

At this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 27 event, “Jacare” was looking to rebound from an nine-month layoff, … 91 more words


January - KO/TKO of the Month (Poll)

Photo by Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

January may be one of the more depressing months of the year for many but for MMA fighters, it can sometimes be an awful lot worse, especially when you are on the receiving end of a vicious knock out.

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Derek Brunson and UFC on FOX 27's other losing fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Ronaldo Souza and UFC on FOX 27’s other winning fighters?)

Derek Brunson fell short in his home state Saturday when he lost the UFC on FOX 27 headliner, which took place at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. 584 more words