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6 hrs ago | Fighters.com

Pyle Planned On Fighting At UFN 49 Regardless Of Opponent

Other than losses to top contenders Matt Brown and Rory MacDonald, Pyle has won eight fights since 2010 - including five finishes.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Matt Brown, Jordan Mein, Demian Maia

10 hrs ago | Rant MMA

UFC Fight Night 48: Can Dong Hyun Kim Continue His Destructive Ways Against Tyron Woodley?

Dong Hyun Kim looks to continue his explosive ways this weekend in Macau when he battles fellow top-10 UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley at Fight Night 48. The powerful South Korean competitor has had a remarkable transformation from grinder to knockout artist thanks to back-to-back highlight-reel stoppages.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Dong Hyun Kim, Tyron Woodley, John Hathaway, Erick Silva

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sherdog

Jerrod Sanders to Debut at Bantamweight Against Pedro Munhoz at UFC Fight Night Halifax

Pedro Munhoz will welcome Jerrod Sanders to 135 pounds at UFC Fight Night "MacDonald vs. Saffiedine."

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Jerrod Sanders, Pedro Munhoz, Tarec Saffiedine

MMA Mania

Tyron Woodley vs. Dong Hyun Kim staredown pic from UFC Fight Night 48 media day

Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight contender Tyron Woodley is hoping to get right back into the thick of things after taking over for the injured Hector Lombard , in a co-headlining showdown opposite fellow championship chaser Dong Hyun Kim at this weekend's UFC Fight Night 48 Fight Pass event in Macau, China.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Dong Hyun Kim, Tyron Woodley, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Hector Lombard

Tue Aug 19, 2014

BleacherReport

5 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night 48 and 49

So for us regular, taxpaying schmoes who live for the big fights, this upcoming weekend should serve as a nice end to this blazing-fast summer.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chris Heatherly, Neil Magny, Tyron Woodley, Dong Hyun Kim

MMA Mania

Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine staredown pic from UFC Fight Night 54 press conference in Halifax

Ultimate Fighting Championship held a special pre-fight press conference to introduce local fans and media to the fighters expected to compete at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 54: "MacDonald vs. Saffiedine" event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sat., Oct. 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Tarec Saffiedine, Carlos Condit

Thu Aug 14, 2014

MMA Weekly

UFC Releases 10-Bout Fight Card for Inaugural Trip to Halifax

In anticipation of its first-ever event in Halifax, Nova Scotia, The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Thursday announced an updated fight card and released ticket prices for the event at the Halifax Metro Centre on Oct. 4. will feature a five-round main event pitting two of the best welterweights against one another as second-ranked Rory MacDonald ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts, Tarec Saffiedine, Mitch Gagnon, Aljamain Sterling, Jason Saggo

BloodyElbow

Hector Lombard won't require surgery, interested in MacDonald-Saffiedine winner next

UFC welterweight competitor Hector Lombard revealed on UFC Tonight that he will not require surgery for a cervical herniated disc and that he is interested in a match-up against the winner between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine.

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Related Topix: Hector Lombard, Tarec Saffiedine, Nate Marquardt

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Fighters.com

Rory MacDonald The "Perfect" Fight For Tarec Saffiedine

Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine will up the ante this October when he takes on top UFC contender Rory MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 54 in Canada.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Tarec Saffiedine, Hyun Gyu Lim, Scott Smith, Nate Marquardt

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Fighters.com

UFN 54 Secures Two New Bouts, Including Assuncao-Caraway

Two bouts have been announced for the UFC Fight Night 54 card, which takes place October 4 from Canada and the Halifax Metro Centre.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Raphael Assuncao, Bryan Caraway, Paige VanZant, Tarec Saffiedine, TJ Dillashaw

Thu Aug 07, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Morning Report: B.J. Penn has issues with Mike Dolce, clears Jason...

"I keep going back about a lot of things," said Penn. "Was it even smart to go down to 145 pounds in the first place? Were you going to have the energy all sucked out, you know? I haven't been to 145 in about 18 years but besides that this whole last year of my life I've been just hanging around 160 pounds, trying to watch my weight after the Rory ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Mike Dolce, BJ Penn, B.J. Penn, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Cage Pages

Assuncao vs. Caraway, VanZant vs. Curran added to UFC Fight Night 54

Oct 9, 2013; Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Raphael Assuncao fights against TJ Dillashaw during UFC Fight Night 29 at Jose Correa Arena.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Raphael Assuncao, TJ Dillashaw, Bryan Caraway, Paige VanZant, Tarec Saffiedine

Tue Aug 05, 2014

BloodyElbow

SBNation MMA Welterweight rankings: Where does the panel rank Matt Brown?

Take a look at the SB Nation rankings for the 170 pound Welterweight division, featuring Robbie Lawler, Matt Brown, and more.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Matt Brown, Robbie Lawler, Johny Hendricks, Carlos Condit

Sun Aug 03, 2014

MMAFighting.com

SB nation welterweight rankings: Robbie Lawler, Matt Brown both emerge winners

Sometimes, a fight occurs which shakes up a division's foundations. Other times, the bout confirms what most people suspected they already knew.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Matt Brown, Robbie Lawler, Johny Hendricks, Nick Diaz

Thu Jul 31, 2014

MMAFighting.com

Rory MacDonald vs.Tarec Saffiedine headlines UFC Fight Night 54

Four months after its last trip to Canada, UFC returns to the country with Rory MacDonald in the main event.

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

Cage Pages

Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine headlines UFC Fight Night 54

Jun 14, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Rory MacDonald fights against Tyron Woodley in their welterweight bout at UFC 174 at Rogers Arena.

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Tarec Saffiedine, Tyron Woodley, Demian Maia, Jake Ellenberger

MMA Mania

Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine official for UFC Fight Night 54 main event in Halifax

A pivotal clash atop the UFC welterweight division is set for a planned UFC Fight Night event in Canada on Oct..

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Related Topix: Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, Mixed Martial Arts, Tarec Saffiedine, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Georges St-Pierre

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

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

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