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Saturday | Daily Reporter

Lawler beats Brown to set up title rematch

Robbie Lawler withstood a flurry of stinging punches by Matt Brown in the fifth round and held on for a unanimous decision Saturday night, setting up a rematch with UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Robbie Lawler, Matt Brown, Johny Hendricks, Bobby Voelker

Fri Jul 25, 2014

BleacherReport

UFC: 5 Fights to Welcome Back Nick Diaz

Fight fans can rejoice because Nick Diaz has decided to return from his brief retirement.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Nick Diaz, Demian Maia, Robbie Lawler

Thu Jul 24, 2014

MMA Mania

UFC on FOX 12 complete fighter breakdown, 'Ruthless' Robbie Lawler edition

MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts game of UFC on FOX 12 headliner Robbie Lawler, who looks to earn a title shot by defeating Matt Brown this Saturday night at the SAP Center in San Jose, California.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Robbie Lawler, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Matt Brown, Johny Hendricks

BloodyElbow

Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine in preliminary talks to headline UFC Fight Night event in Halifax

A welterweight contest between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine is in the works for the Fight Night card in Halifax on October 4. Another important contest in the welterweight division will likely be slotted to take place in the fall, as Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine are expected to meet on the October 4 Fight Night card in Halifax.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Tarec Saffiedine, Robbie Lawler, Demian Maia

Wed Jul 23, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Morning Report: Josh Thomson labels welterweights and heavier as...

UFC lightweight Josh Thomson better keep his head on a swivel the next time he strolls into the American Kickboxing Academy.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Josh Thomson, Cain Velasquez, Daniel Cormier, Georges St-Pierre

Sat Jul 19, 2014

MMA Mania

Gunnar Nelson vs. Rory MacDonald? UFC President Dana White isn't ruling it out...

Sounds like the mixed martial arts media is doing all the heavy lifting for Ultimate Fighting Championship matchmaker Joe Silva.

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Related Topix: Gunnar Nelson, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Fighters.com

Tyron Woodley: I'm No Choker, You'll See

UFC president Dana White stated just that following a recent loss by Woodley to Rory MacDonald, and the welterweight contender has responded.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Tyron Woodley, Carlos Condit, Dong Hyun Kim

BleacherReport

Building the Ultimate MMA Fighter

Whether it's natural power or blazing quickness, an iron chin or a voice for the masses, MMA's elite weapons of choice are truly a cut above the rest.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ronda Rousey, Fedor Emelianenko

Sat Jul 12, 2014

411mania.com

Tarec Saffiedine Says He Can Beat Rory MacDonald

Tarec Saffiedine Says He Can Beat Rory MacDonald Posted by Joseph Lee on 07.12.2014 He wants it to happen... In an interview with MMA Junkie , Tarec Saffiedine said that he wants to fight Rory MacDonald and thinks he can beat him.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Tarec Saffiedine, Jake Ellenberger, Tyron Woodley

Thu Jul 10, 2014

BleacherReport

5 Top Contender Rematches We Must See

Because there will always be a titleholder for each division, but there's not always going to be worthy challengers capable of pulling off the impossible.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Ian McCall, Joseph Benavidez, Brad Pickett, Carlos Condit, Randy Couture

Tue Jul 08, 2014

411mania.com

411 MMA Rankings 07.08.14: Welterweight Division

Plus, Ben Askren added to his undefeated record while Rory MacDonald beat Tyron Woodley.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Matt Brown, Robbie Lawler, Johny Hendricks, Ben Askren

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rant MMA

Rough Ending To B.J. Penn's Octagon Career Doesn't Take Away From Stellar UFC Legacy

While the final images of B.J. Penn competing inside the Octagon were tough to take, it certainly doesn't diminish the remarkable UFC legacy of "The Prodigy."

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, B.J. Penn, BJ Penn, Frankie Edgar, Matt Hughes

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Examiner.com

TUF 19 Finale: BJ Penn vs. Frankie Edgar results

According to a July 6 report from MMA Mania, UFC legend BJ Penn battles Frankie Edgar for the third time in his storied career, in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.

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Related Topix: Frankie Edgar, Mixed Martial Arts, BJ Penn, B.J. Penn, Nick Diaz

Thu Jul 03, 2014

MMA Mania

Rory MacDonald accepts Tarec Saffiedine challenge if it gets him closer to a UFC title shot

Tarec Saffiedine recently took a shot and called out top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald for a fight inside the Octagon.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Tarec Saffiedine, Tyron Woodley, Matt Brown

Wed Jul 02, 2014

BloodyElbow

UFC Fight Night Tulsa adds Maia vs. Pyle and Leites vs. Carmont

The UFC's August 23rd stop in Tulsa, Oklahoma has a pair of brand new bouts that are immediately relevant to the top 15 of both the welterweight and middleweight divisions.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Demian Maia, Mike Pyle, Francis Carmont, Thales Leites

MMAFighting.com

Morning Report: Johny Hendricks feels Robbie Lawler served as his...

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is one step ahead of the game. After dropping a controversial decision to then champion Georges St-Pierre at UFC 167 in November, Hendricks scored a five-round decision victory over Robbie Lawler to take St-Pierre's forfeited title at UFC 171 March.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Robbie Lawler, Johny Hendricks, Georges St-Pierre, Matt Brown

Tue Jul 01, 2014

MMA Mania

Tarec Saffiedine calls out Rory MacDonald: I can beat him

Saffiedine said he wanted a top five welterweight when he returns to action this September, so why not go straight to the top? After defeating Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC Fight Night 34 this past January in his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut, Tarec Saffiedine has been sitting on the sidelines with an upper body injury; one he declined to specify.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Tarec Saffiedine, Hyun Gyu Lim, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Tyron Woodley

Mon Jun 30, 2014

BleacherReport

10 Best MMA Fights Through 1st Half of 2014

The UFC has been putting on more fights than ever in 2014. While the uptick in events has had its drawbacks, MMA fans have been treated to a bunch of great fights.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Robbie Lawler, Demian Maia, Jake Shields, Pat Curran

Sun Jun 29, 2014

BloodyElbow

UFN 43 and 44 Results: Winners and losers

Patrick Wyman fills you in on the real winners and losers from yesterday's UFC doubleheader in the most comprehensive recap you'll find on the internet.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jake Matthews, Dashon Johnson, Nate Marquardt, Robert Whittaker

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