Update – Fighter Spotlight: Elias Theodorou

Update:  Elias Theodorou (11-0 MMA) (3-0 UFC) has been impressive since he conducted our written interview with FiveroundMMA. Elias exploded into the UFC by wining TUF nations. At middleweight Elias is one of the young rising stars. We last saw Elias at UFC 185 when he faced Roger Navarez. Elias Theodorou won via TKO in …

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Anderson Silva Makes an Odd Request

Earlier this week Anderson Silva shared his strong desire to compete for Brazil at the 2016 Olympics in Taekwondo. The timing of his request was strange because of his ongoing case with the Nevada State Athletic Commission regarding his failed drug test. On Tuesday Silva made yet another odd request, this time it was directed …

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Benson Henderson vs. Michael Johnson Targeted for TUF Finale

A pretty crucial lightweight bout between former champion Benson Henderson and Michael Johnson is being targeted for the Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale on July 12th. The UFC is looking to have the event take place in Florida but as of this writing no venue has been confirmed. It was not that long ago, last week …

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Nate Diaz Stands Up to UFC, Fight With Matt Brown Off

It was announced last week that a welterweight bout between Matt Brown and Nate Diaz would take place at UFC 189. On paper the fight made sense. Brown was looking to bounce back from after two tough losses and Diaz was going to return to welterweight in order to give his career another breath of …

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Next UFC on Fox Card Gets Barao vs. Dillashaw; Pettis and Tate Also Scheduled

We have not even gotten through this weekend's UFC on Fox card and we already have the next one to look forward to. The UFC announced on Tuesday that the next time the UFC airs on Fox it will be on July 25 in Chicago. It also announced three major match ups for the event …

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Michael Bisping Never Backed Out of Jacare Fight

Reports surfaced early this week that Michael Bisping was offered to step up and face Ronald "Jacare" Souza on short notice after Jacare's original opponent was injured. Gilberto Faria, who manages Jacare, told Combate that Bisping had no interest in fighting he Brazilian. Jacare was supposed to square off agains Yoel Romero this Saturday, April …

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