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Former MMA Fighter Calls Out UFC Ranking System

On a number of occasions once a UFC title fight has been announced fans are left scratching their heads as to what the challenger has done to deserve that title shot in the first place.   Only two weeks ago the returning Georges St-Pierre skipped the entire middleweight top ten to get his chance against Michael Bisping at UFC 217. …

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Barboza Receives Call-Out From One Of The Lightweight Division’s Scariest Fighters

10 December 2015; Edson Barboza weighs in ahead of his lightweight bout against Tony Ferguson. The Ultimate Fighter Finale: Weigh-In, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, USA. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE (Photo by Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images)

Ladies and gentlemen, it looks like we may have another Fight of the Year in the making on our hands. Edson Barboza has received a call-out from one of the lightweight division’s most hotly-tipped prospects. The 31-year-old has spent his last few years in the top flight establishing himself as one of MMA’s most dangerous opponents. A proven finisher, his recent run …

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Volkan Oezdemir Predicts Quick & Brutal End For Daniel Cormier If They Fight

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - MAY 28: Volkan Oezdemir defeats Misha Cirkunov (not pictured) by knockout during the UFC Fight Night event at Ericsson Globe on May 28, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

Volkan Oezdemir has promised a quick and brutal end to Daniel Cormier’s championship reign if he finds himself facing down the former-Olympian inside the octagon any time soon. The ascent of Volkan Oezdemir has been one of the most interesting and admittedly strange sights we’ve seen in recent mixed martial arts memory. An unranked debutant making his UFC debut just …

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Five Heavyweights Who Would Be Perfect For ‘Rumble’ Johnson’s Return

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Anthony Johnson celebrates his first-round knockout win over Glover Teixeira in their light heavyweight bout at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

The hardest-hitting fighter in the history of the UFC is reportedly considering a return to the sport of MMA, with his sights now supposedly set on conquering the heavyweight division. Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson truly is a unique fighter in every sense of the word. Originally a welterweight, he made a name for himself as an admittedly over-sized but ridiculously powerful …

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Amateur MMA Fighter Dies Following Heavyweight Bout

Heartbreaking news is rippling throughout the MMA world. Following an amateur heavyweight bout on Saturday night, Donshay White collapsed before passing away hours later. Having competed in a heavyweight fight, White was stopped in the second round via TKO. Having suffered several blows, he failed to protect himself and left the referee with no choice but to stop the fight. …

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Quiz: Can You Name All The Pay-Per-View Headliners Since UFC 189?

12 December 2015; Conor McGregor, right, lands a left punch on Jose Aldo, resulting in a knock-out stoppage after 13 seconds of round one. UFC 194: Jose Aldo v Conor McGregor, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, USA. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE (Photo by Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images)

Amazingly, UFC 213 will mark 25 pay-per-views since Conor McGregor headlined his first show, all the way back in 2015. How times have changed since then. With yet another highly anticipated event on the horizon, in UFC 213, fans will spend the next week waiting with bated bait for news concerning injuries and changes to the card. Donald Cerrone vs …

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