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The days of the howl and chain-link necklace appear to finally be numbered in the UFC , as Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has his final opponent set. Jackson, a former light heavyweight champ who has expressed his disinterest in remaining on the company’s roster, will face Glover Teixeira at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 13.
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“Rampage” Jackson’s final fight coming against Glover Teixeira in Brazil
UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones was a witness to the record 10th successful UFC middleweight title defense by Anderson Silva Saturday night at UFC 148 . “The Spider” scored a second round stoppage victory over Chael Sonnen in the main event, completing a second triumph over one of his biggest rivals
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Jon Jones vs. Anderson Silva still doesn’t appear to be on the horizon
Middleweight Patrick Cote was confident in the likelihood of being re-signed by the UFC after being released by the organization in late 2010 and subsequently stringing together wins a quartet of consecutive clashes. However, rather than worry about protecting his spot on the roster, the 32-year old Cote is excited to have an opportunity to make his comeback on such a grand stage and against such a worthwhile adversary. The 16-7 Cote faces Cung Le on Saturday evening at UFC 148 .
UFC Director of Operations for Canada Tom Wright is a very busy man.
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TUF Canada expected for 2013
For a bout as widely anticipated as next weekend’s rematch between UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva and arch-nemesis Chael Sonnen it seems logical to amp up the promotion in comparison to the standard fare. While the UFC wasn’t able to coordinate a complete UFC Primetime series to document the build up towards their headlining bout at UFC 148 , it appears the organization will at least release a single installment highlighting the weeks leading up to the year’s biggest fight. The show premieres tomorrow night (June 30) at 7:00 PM EST on Fuel TV
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Rematch between Anderson Silva-Chael Sonnen getting UFC Primetime treatment
Fans might want to start calling Jamie Varner the UFC ‘s new “Company Man,” as the ex- WEC champion has stepped up on short notice again. Varner will replace Terry Etim and meet Joe Lauzon in Los Angeles on August 4 at UFC on FOX 4
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Jamie Varner steps in to meet Joe Lauzon at UFC on FOX 4
It appears that Jose Aldo will once again be in the spotlight when the UFC returns to Brazil. Aldo and Erik Koch , who had their planned meeting at UFC 149 postponed due to an injury by “Scarface,” are expected to face off against one another at UFC 153 in October from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Report: Jose Aldo headed back to Brazil for fight with Erik Koch at UFC 153
Two of the hardest-working lightweights in the UFC will meet over Labor Day Weekend in the form of a clash between Danny Castillo and Michael Johnson at UFC 151 . The September 1 scrap was confirmed earlier today by UFC officials
Hector Lombard will enter the Octagon this summer with a record of 31-2-1 including a 25-fight unbeaten streak. With a resume like that, it is no wonder Lombard is already on the brink of title-contention in the UFC ‘s middleweight division.
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Hector Lombard on the cusp of a title shot heading into UFC debut
Roy Nelson doesn’t really care who the UFC places in front of him inside the Octagon.