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The Cast of The Ultimate Fighter 23 Announced, Premieres April 20

The cast for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter 23 has been announced and will include female strawweights and male light-heavyweights. UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha will coach the cast before facing each other later this year at the TUF Finale, taking place on July 8th in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can view the full cast below: STRAWWEIGHTS …

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Irish MMA Prodigy James Gallagher Signs For Bellator

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After days of speculation it has now been confirmed that James Gallagher of Straight Blast Gym has agreed terms with the Bellator promotion. Regarded highly within MMA circles throughout the country, the highly skilled featherweight has been tipped as the next up and comer. Gallagher has backed himself from an early age, having decided to leave school at the age …

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Is The UFC Setting Itself Up For A Huge Fall?

ufc LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 6: The Ultimate Fighting Championship belt on display during the Leaders UFC Breakfast at the Cafe Royal Hotel on March 6, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

As the UFC embarks on its latest calender of fights entitled “Unstoppable”, many questions have been directed at the company for its liberal use of Interim Titles and making fights that make more business sense than fighting sense. The introduction of Interim Titles certainly can de-value the Undisputed Title should it fall into the wrong hands and with fighters such …

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Jon Jones Pleads Not Guilty To Traffic Violations, Court Date Set For After UFC 197

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 03: Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones waits in a timeout as he defends his title against Daniel Cormier during the UFC 182 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones retained his title by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Former light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has officially pleaded not guilty to five traffic violations he received in late March and is still clear to fight at UFC 197 later this month. Jones was pulled over by the authorities while driving in Albuquerque, New Mexico, who accused the fighter of drag racing, having an illegible licence plate, driving in the wrong lane, having …

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Miesha Tate’s Bantamweight Title Challenger Confirmed For UFC 200

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Miesha Tate attempts to submit UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

It looks like neither Holly Holm or Ronda Rousey will be the first to challenge Miesha Tate for her newly minted 135lbs strap. It appears to be a strange move considering the options available to the UFC at the moment in the women’s bantamweight division, with rematches between Tate and Holm and Tate and Rousey available options. I’m told Miesha Tate vs. …

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Watch: 3 Things Conor McGregor Needs To Do To Beat Nate Diaz

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Conor McGregor (L) punches Nate Diaz during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

In the aftermath of his devastating second round defeat to Nate Diaz at UFC 196, Conor McGregor attributed his downfall to inefficiency. The UFC featherweight champion suggested that the size difference between he and Diaz had played a role in the result of the welterweight contest, but only because of the naivety that he displayed and a failure to alter …

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