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At UFC on Fox 8 this Saturday night, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will fight John Moraga to defend his belt. He will also be fighting for recognition, something that has so far eluded his tenure as champion. His fight will continue his run of being the only UFC champion to have never headlined a pay-per-view event. The flyweight champion currently occupies an unusual space, he has reached the pinnacle of his profession, winning a world...

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The UFC has finalized its schedule for the remainder of 2013 and, should the injury bug stay away, it promises to be a quite prolific stretch. From now until the end of the year, all nine of the UFC’s active champions will defend their belts. This remarkable period of MMA will begin at UFC on Fox 8 on July 27 with Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga and climax at UFC 168 on Dec. 28 when Anderson...

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The Ultimate Fighter divides opinion among MMA fans. For some it is compulsory MMA viewing, for others it is nothing more than a flailing reality show. Many detractors will point to the show’s waning ability to produce a star. Post-TUF 4 only two winners of the show have fought for a title (Nate Diaz and John Dodson), both losing. Ever since Matt Serra shocked the world and knocked out Georges St-Pierre to become the welterweight champion,...

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For a man that claims he didn’t want to make excuses, Nick Diaz sure found time to find a few. UFC 158 was a great card. Montreal was a loud and exciting crowd. The fights were fast and furious and did not disappoint. While Carlos Condit and Johny Hendricks stole the show in the cage, it was the man, the myth, the Nick Diaz that found a way by the end of the night to...

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It all started January 26th, 2013 when former WEC Lightweight Champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis records his second consecutive Knockout of the Night performance in his win over Donald Cerrone and is granted a title shot at UFC Lightweight Champion and the man he dethroned in the WEC in the Fight of the Year (2010), Benson Henderson. The announcement that Pettis was now the number one contender in the Lightweight division brought a smile to all...