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  • Cage Warriors 89 weigh-in results: Dominique Steele heavy, fight with champ Karl Amoussou now non-title bout
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    Cage Warriors 89 no longer has a title fight for its main event. UFC vet Dominique Steele (14-9) came in heavy for his headliner against welterweight champion Karl Amoussou (24-7-2). The fight will go on, promotion officials today announced, but it no longer will be a title fight. Steele was heavy on his first attempt, and after getting an additional two hours to cut weight finally weighed in a 172.9 pounds, nearly three pounds over the alloted... Read more »
  • Thiago 'Marreta' Santos meets Anthony Smith at UFC Fight Night 125 in Belem, Brazil
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    The UFC’s first event in Belem, Brazil, appears to have another fight set for the lineup. Brazilian Thiago “Marreta” Santos (16-5 MMA, 8-4 UFC) will take on American Anthony Smith (28-12 MMA, 4-2 UFC) in a middleweight bout at UFC Fight Night 125. The matchup was announced by Santos on his Twitter account after an initial report from Brazilian news outlet Combate. UFC officials have not yet made a formal announcement of the booking. UFC Fight Night... Read more »
  • 10 reasons to watch UFC-Shanghai, the UFC's debut in mainland China with Bisping vs. Gastelum
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  • MMAjunkie Radio on holiday break, but now's the time to catch up on past episodes
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    MMAjunkie Radio is off today to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, but now is the perfect time to download and catch up on past episodes, including those with a number of fighters featured on upcoming MMA cards. Recent guests have included Justin Gaethje, Ali Abdelaziz, Andrew Simon, Edson Barboza, Paul Felder, Joe Soto, Uriah Hall, Nate Landwehr, Eric Nicksick and others. Download or subscribe to the show, and check out all the past episodes, at www.mmajunkie.com/radio.Filed under: News... Read more »
  • Diggin’ Deep on UFC Shanghai: Bisping vs. Gastelum - Main card preview
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    Get the scoop on the main card of UFC Shanghai, featuring action fighter Li Jingliang welcoming Zak Ottow to China in the co-main event. If I’m being honest with myself, I try to give these cards a positive spin. Not because I’m trying to kiss the UFC’s ass. What good is that going to do me? It’s because I love this sport and that passion often leads to me being blinded by the... Read more »