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Champion Wants Two

August 22, 2014

Dalcha vs. Van Heerden, CPT   Champion Dalcha (right) returns to the Hexagon, EFC 35 Johannesburg (South Africa) - Cape Town’s beast, Champion Dalcha, returns to the Hexagon on November 06, when EFC travels to the Mother City for EFC 35. Dalcha made his debut in June of this year. A Judo champion before beginning his MMA
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20 & Taking On The World

August 21, 2014

Dricus du Plessis on fighting a legend   Dricus du Plessis in action against Donavin Hawkey Johannesburg (South Africa) - McLellan vs. Du Plessis for the middleweight title has created a wave of controversy. With just over a week to go to the fight of his life, 20 year old Dricus Du Plessis sat down to look at the storm
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Outside The Octagon: The Elizabeth Phillips Story

August 21, 2014

Outside the Octagon is a weekly column from UFC.com editorial director Thomas Gerbasi, who has covered the sport since 2000 and has authored the official UFC encyclopedia. Elizabeth Phillips won’t go as far as to call 2014 horrific, but it hasn’t been the easiest year of the UFC bantamweight prospect’s life, at least professionally. Strangely
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Wilson Reis: The UFC Newest Flyweight

August 21, 2014

“I’m new to the UFC, getting ready for my third fight, but I’m a veteran in the sport, so I think I’m going to fight someone with a big name soon, and I just want to perform at that level.” – Wilson Reis Wilson Reis may miss the cheesesteaks and pizza in Philadelphia, but one of
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‘One Gear’ To Face Vandam

August 20, 2014

Heavyweight top contender bout, October 2nd   Andrew van Zyl (left) will take on the DRC’s Vandam Mbuyi Johannesburg (South Africa) - Former heavyweight champion Andrew ‘One Gear’ van Zyl will take on the massive Vandam Mbuyi, in what could become a heavyweight top contender bout, on October 2nd. Van Zyl is already building a strong case for a
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Wang Sai: Eager For Chapter Two To Start

August 20, 2014

“I am very excited. I love fighting with different opponents and I can feel the joy when it happens.” – Wang Sai   The Ultimate Fighter China is over for Wang Sai. He didn’t win the series in his final bout against Zhang Lipeng in March, but he will be back in the Octagon this
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Eddie Alvarez “It’s My Turn Now”

August 20, 2014

“I want the title, and whoever’s in front of me at that time, bottom line I’m coming out to destroy them. I’m coming after them.” – Eddie Alvarez Photo by Ryan Loco Eddie Alvarez laughs when you ask him about blowing up the internet today, but it was a valid question considering that from the time
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“I believe Gareth might be just to much for Abdul to handle this time around.”

August 20, 2014

At EFC Africa 33 in Durban, South Africa. Two of the Buirski brothers are heading down for debuts in new weight divisions. Matthew Buirski, the youngest of the three brothers moves up a weight class to fight at Featherweight and The middle brother, Gareth Buirksi is moving down to Bantamweight. Both moves promise to shake
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Max Holloway A Diamond In Paradise

August 19, 2014

Max “Blessed” Holloway was once the youngest fighter in the UFC ranks, and his first fight in the Octagon was a test of two young talents, when he faced Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier in February 2012. “That fight made me the fighter that I am today,” says Holloway, who lost via mounted triangle / armbar
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UFC Fight Night: Formiga v Makovsky

New UFC Rankings August 18

August 19, 2014

FORMIGA JUMPS INTO TOP 5 With his decision victory over Zach Makovsky at Fight Night Bangor last Saturday, Jussier Formiga has been voted into the top 5 of the UFC flyweight division. The 29-year-old Brazilian is now ranked No. 4 in the division passing John Moraga and Ali Bagautinov, who fell to No. 6. Makovsky moved down to No. 10 and Brad Pickett moved
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Anthony Johnson Wants Bader Then Gustafsson

August 19, 2014

“It will be a good fight. Gus is taller than me, but I think we have the same amount of length of reach. So it’ll be interesting. Gus likes to move a lot and I like to stalk people and see what they have to offer. It will be a hell of fight. I definitely
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Bisping And Le Set To Collide In Macao

August 19, 2014

Michael Bisping and Cung Le are set to collide in less than a week at Fight Night Macao exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS. The two elder statesmen of the middleweight division have already made their way to China, but both talked about their bout before they made the trip. For Bisping, this is a must-win
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