Guida returns for Chicago bout against Green

Fighting in his home state of Illinois for the first time since 2013, Clay Guida will put his two-fight winning streak on the line on June 9 when he takes on Bobby Green in a UFC 225 matchup at United Center in Chicago.In the UFC 225 main event, which airs live on Pay-Per-View, Robert Whittaker defends his middleweight title against Yoel Romero. Tickets are on sale now.After a three-year run at featherweight, Guida returned to the lightweight division in 2017 and promptly delivered impressive victories over Erik Koch and Joe Lauzon. In June, he will look for three straight against California v … Read the Full Article Here
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AFC is live tonight on UFC FIGHT PASS

#AFC139 is going down tonight on #UFCFIGHTPASS!12am ET / 9pm PT @AlaskaFighting pic.twitter.com/chrLea7iIh
— UFC Fight Pass (@UFCFightPass) April 18, 2018

Alaska Fighting Championships is back at the Alaska Airlines Center for AFC 139. The event will stream live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS tonight at 9 pm PT.The main event of the evening will mark the return of Jared Mazurek (6-1 in MMA), who will be making his first appearance in the AFC cage since losing his bantamweight title back in March of 2017. He’ll take on Aaron Uloran, one of the Alaska’s top prospe … Read the Full Article Here
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Sterling on opponent Johns: 'It's not his time'

Most times when people utter the phrase “timing is everything,” they’re speaking about something positive that happened in their lives because they were in the right place at the right time or made a decision that kicked off a series of events that resulted in good things transpiring.But like almost everything in life, there exists a flip side to the familiar saying; the “glass half-empty” take on the common turn of phrase.The last time Aljamain Sterling was in the Octagon, the bantamweight contender rushed a takedown and ended up flat on the canvas after catchin … Read the Full Article Here
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TUF: Undefeated – Ep. 1 Preview

There have been a lot of unique concepts to create the teams over the course of 27 seasons of The Ultimate Fighter. 
There have been two seasons that helped determine champions as the women’s strawweight and women’s flyweight divisions kicked off by way of The Ultimate Fighter. There was a season not that long ago that sought to find a worthy challenger to take on flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. There have been two separate seasons that featured former athletes from the UFC or The Ultimate Fighter who were vying for a second chance to compete inside the Octagon.
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Barboza expects 'a big war' against Lee

The first time Frankie Edgar squared off with Cub Swanson, the featherweight contenders were the headlining act in Austin, Texas and Edson Barboza picked up a victory in the penultimate bout of the evening.As the 145-pound stalwarts get ready to run it back this weekend in Atlantic City, the roles are reversed. This time around, Edgar and Swanson will be setting the table for Barboza, who faces Kevin Lee in his first main event assignment as the UFC makes its return to the Jersey Shore. “I don’t think like that – ‘Now it’s my time,’” laughed Barboza wh … Read the Full Article Here
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USA Swimming star Cody Miller meets UFC Fighters in Glendale

Olympic gold medalist @swimiller vs. @UFC fighters (No Olympians were harmed in the making of this video) #UFCGlendale | @CarlosCondit | @DustinPoirier pic.twitter.com/cmDG4GCtXx
— USA Swimming (@USASwimming) April 18, 2018
Ahead of the TYR Pro Swim Series in Mesa last week, Cody Miller prepared for his own battle by meeting UFC pro fighters Carlos Condit and Dustin Porier at their open workout in Glendale.RELATED: 

Dustin Poirier reacts to massive win in Glendale main event
Photo Gallery from Glendale fight week
Slow motion highlights from fight night
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UFC 25 Years celebration kicks off April 19 with Faces of UFC Sweepstakes

CALLING ALL UFC FANS We want to celebrate YOU the fans, the believers – the Faces of UFC – and hear YOUR story! Watch then click the https://t.co/8kukMFovM4 #UFC25Years pic.twitter.com/ugQDjp2Gs4
— UFC (@ufc) April 12, 2018

CALLING ALL UFC FANS!For our 25th Anniversary, we are celebrating you, the believers. If you became a fan of UFC because of a fighter, a love of martial arts or just because fighting’s in your DNA, we want to hear your favorite UFC memory, first fight or how UFC has inspired you.THE PRIZE:As a reward, you could be one of 25 Ultimate Prize Winners* to receive an … Read the Full Article Here
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Simon called his shot to make UFC

It may be too early to dub Ricky Simon the Babe Ruth of MMA, but the bantamweight prospect did call his shot to get into the UFC last month.In his second fight after defeating Donavon Frelow on the fifth week of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series last summer, he was scheduled to face Vinicius Zani in the main event of an LFA show on March 23. Around that time, he heard that Augusto Mendes was pulled from his April 21 fight against Merab Dvalishvili due to a potential Anti-Doping violation. Simon wanted in.“Merab needed an opponent and I threw my name in the hat,” he … Read the Full Article Here
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Fight Night Atlantic City: Fantasy Cheat Sheet

As the UFC returns to New Jersey this weekend, a pair of lightweights looking to get back into the title conversation will clash in the main event as Kevin Lee takes on Edson Barboza, while former champion Frankie Edgar makes a quick turnaround from his last fight as he takes on Cub Swanson.Lee last appeared in the Octagon when he battled Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight title last October, and while he came up short that night, he certainly proved he belongs among the best fighters in the world at 155 pounds.Meanwhile, Barboza is looking to get back on track following a loss to Khabi … Read the Full Article Here
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Edgar looks homeward to put stinging loss behind him

It was the question Frankie Edgar knew was coming, the curve ball that would address a topic he hadn’t been asked to answer in years.Was he excited about “Jersey Shore” making a return to the airwaves?“I am, but I haven’t caught the episodes yet,” he laughed. “Obviously, I’m pretty good friends with those people, so I gotta make sure I catch up on it. It’s a good buzz for Jersey right now, so let’s keep it rolling on the 21st.”Ah, the 21st, the real reason for this conversation, and the one where there are no jokes about The Si … Read the Full Article Here
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