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UFC 157 preview: Urijah Faber rematches Ivan Menjivar in bantamweight scrap

Urijah Faber, Ivan Menjivar, UFC 157

The UFC 157 PPV portion of the card will feature a bantamweight scrap between former WEC champion Urijah Faber and well traveled MMA veteran Ivan Menjivar. The two actually fought one another way back in 2006 with the bout ending with a win for Faber due to an illegal kick to a downed opponent from Menjivar. Both fighters have improved since that time so let's see who'll come out on top Saturday night. Read More »

Nick Diaz’s hope for judicial review of marijuana suspension goes up in smoke

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A Las Vegas judge has denied UFC fighter Nick Diaz's request for a judicial review of his 2012 suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for testing positive for marijuana metabolites. ProMMAnow.com resident attorney Brian Furby explains what the judge's decision means and how the legalization of marijuana and medicinal marijuana laws may or may not affect the rules of state athletic commissions. Read More »

Jon Fitch and others released from UFC contracts

Jon Fitch, UFC

We reported last night that Jacob Volkmann announced that he had been released from his UFC contract after his loss to Bobby Green at UFC 156. Well, it looks like the UFC has released 16 more fighters, including former number one welterweight contender Jon Fitch. Read More »

Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader on tap for UFC 160

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Thirty-three-year-old Brazilian Glover Teixeira (20-2) will face 29-year-old fellow light heavyweight Ryan Bader (15-3) May 25 at UFC 160 in Las Vegas as part of the organization's Memorial Day weekend card headlined by Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva for the UFC Heavyweight Title. Read More »

Top three questions heading into UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche

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The UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche event will make history for a couple of reasons. It'll be the first UFC event to feature women fighting, and will have the first openly gay fighter on a card in Liz Carmouche. It's a decent card on paper, but the success or lack thereof could have major implications for the UFC going forward. UFC President Dana White had made no bones about it, they are in the Ronda Rousey business and she needs to win on Saturday night. She needs to win impressively as she has done so in all of her fights as this entire event is basically about her. Read More »

UFC on FUEL TV 7 bonuses: Watson, Nedkov and Barao earn $50K

Renan Barao, UFC on FUEL TV 7, ProMMAnow.com

The UFC on FUEL TV 7 event has come and gone with three fighters taking home an extra $50,000 in bonus money. The event took place in Wembley Arena in London, England, and saw Renan Barao defend his UFC interim bantamweight title against Michael McDonald in the main event. Tom Watson, Stanislav Nedkov, and Renan Barao took home bonus money. Read More »

Dana White UFC on FUEL TV 7 video blog – Episode 2

Dana Vlog

UFC president Dana White starts the video blog at a pub in Ireland with Nick The Tooth, then Dana receives an award from the Trinity Philosophical Society. Dana and Nick visit Harrods in London and try out some games and gadgets. Also, the video takes us behind the scenes at the UFC on FUEL TV 7 weigh-ins. Read More »

Photo Gallery: UFC on Fuel TV 7 weigh-ins

UFC's Cub Swanson vs. Dustin Poirier

ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) reporter Jay Cee was on hand for the UFC on Fuel TV 7 fighter weigh-ins Friday at Wembley Arena in London, England and shot the following photo gallery. UFC interim bantamweight champ Renan Barao faces Michael McDonald in the main event. Read More »

UFC on Fuel TV 7 staff picks

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UFC Interim Bantamweight Champ Renan Barao puts his title on the line against Michael McDonald in the UFC on Fuel TV 7 main event Saturday in London, England. The ProMMAnow.com staff weighs in with their thoughts and predictions on the fights. Submit your picks as well -- see if you can out-predict the so-called "experts". Read More »

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