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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 215 in Edmonton gets two exciting new bouts

UFC 215, which goes down September 9 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, has grown by two exciting new bouts, per the Edmonton Sun. The first of UFC 215’s new bouts will occur at welterweight, where former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos will take on the 6th-ranked Neil Magny. This bout will …

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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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