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Super-Fight Spotlight: Stipe Miocic – Part II

Our six-part look at the careers of both Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier picks up as the heavyweight division gets set to crown a new king. Stipe Miocic: Part I can be read here Losses often define the careers of great fighters. Mental strength and the ability to persevere, adapt and improve often are the makings of future champions. And while …

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Fabricio Werdum Issues Statement After Recent USADA Test Failure

The former heavyweight champion of the world issued a statement to his fans following the news that he failed a drug test administered by USADA. Another former-champ, another failed USADA test it seems! The former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum’s career is one that has contained many highlights. The first man to submit both Fedor Emelianenko and Cain Velasquez could retire …

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UFC Russia Reportedly Has Its Headlining Matchup

Ariel Helwani reported yesterday that the UFC’s long-awaited trip to Russia finally has its headlining bout and all things considered, it’s a pretty good one. When the UFC announced their intention to make their first trip to Russia, the fan expectation – at first – was that the reigning UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, would be an absolute certainty to …

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Luke Rockhold Calls Out Fabricio Werdum For Heavyweight Fight

NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 18: Luke Rockhold celebrates defeating Lyoto Machida of Brazil by tap out in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Prudential Center on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Weight classes? What weight classes? Luke Rockhold has obviously had enough of the politics and shenanigans around the middleweight championship, and has his eyes set on a ‘money fight’ with former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The outspoken Werdum had some less than complimentary things to say about Rockhold on the MMA Hour this week, which prompted Rockhold to issue a challenge. …

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Top UFC Heavyweight Ben Rothwell Flagged For Potential Anti-Doping Violation

UFC 211, which takes place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on May 13th, gained one exciting match-up on Tuesday but lost another. UFC officials confirmed that lightweights Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier have verbally agreed to meet at the event, but the heavyweight scrap between former champion Fabricio Werdum and Ben Rothwell is off. That’s because Rothwell, who …

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