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ABC adopts new weight classes for MMA, including 165, 175, 195, 225

The Association of Boxing Commissions today voted unanimously to add four new weight classes to the unified rules of MMA, increasing to 13 the number of recognized divisions in the sport. The new weight classes include: 165 pounds (super lightweight) 175 pounds (super welterweight) 195 pounds (super middleweight) 225 pounds …

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UFC 214 preview: Jon Jones is back, and his career statistics are still absurd

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5521359561001Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos Former UFC light heavyweight champion and pound-for-pound great Jon Jones finally returns to the octagon after more than 15 months away as part of Saturday’s headlining act of UFC 214 at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Jones (22-1 MMA, 16-1 UFC) has …

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Diggin’ Deep on Dana White’s Contender Series – Week 3

Get the scoop on this week’s prospects for Dana White’s Contenders Series, headlined by light heavyweights Ryan Spann and Karl Roberson. Though I love the idea of Dana White’s Contender Series, I do believe that there are still some tweaks that could be made to the format. For instance, Sidney …

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Pat Miletich shares positive update on Matt Hughes

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a horrific accident on June 16 when his pickup truck was struck by an oncoming train in Raymond, Illinois. Hughes was airlifted to a nearby hospital immediately following the accident and it was later revealed that the former UFC welterweight champion of …

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