Pro MMA Now’s guide to Bellator 85

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Bellator Fighting Championships returns for the eighth season. This season marks the promotion's return to Thursday nights and their debut on Spike TV. The highly anticipated move to the former home of the UFC is expected to propel the promotion forward. Bellator 85 features a pair of title fights and the first three bouts for the light heavyweight tournament. Lightweight champion Michael Chandler will defend his title against Rick Hawn. Tournament winner Patricio "Pitbull" Freire will attempt to displace featherweight champion Pat Curran. Read More »

‘Rampage’ Jackson: ‘I want to go somewhere where they take care of their fighters’

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Thirty-four-year-old former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is gearing up for what he has said will be his final fight inside the UFC Octagon as he takes on Glover Teixeira Saturday, Jan. 26, in the UFC on FOX 6 co-main event in Chicago. During a media conference call Tuesday, Rampage explained why he's ready to move on from the UFC and turned down their offer of a new contract. Read More »

UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez, Cormier vs. Mir set for April 20

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The UFC on FOX 7 card is getting started with a bang as UFC officials have confirmed that the UFC lightweight title will be defended on FOX for the second time by Ben Henderson (18-2). Henderson will be taking on the final Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez (21-2). Also, Daniel Cormier (11-0) will be taking on Frank Mir (16-6) in UFC heavyweight action. Read More »

UFC on FX 7 Pick-em Contest sponsored by Complete Nutrition

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Complete Nutrition (www.completenutrition.com) has ponied up a couple of very nice prizes to give away for Saturday's UFC on FX 7 card, so put on your thinking caps, get out your crystal balls, consult your aunt Lucy's Tarot cards and let's see if you can win one of these prizes by picking the most fights correctly. Read More »

Independent MMA Link Club: UFC on FX 7, Bisping, Strikeforce photos and more

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This week's Independent MMA Link Club includes a preview of Saturday's UFC on FX 7 card, Michael Bisping's thoughts on Vitor Belfort being a nice tune-up fight for Anderson Silva, photos from the Strikeforce finale, the top Asian MMA fighters to follow on Twitter, Bluegrass Brawl 5 results, a profile of combat sports photographer Tom Barnes and a look at a product for those who want to sweat more during workouts. Read More »

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