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XFC to crown 145 pound champion at ‘Frozen Fury’

By Press Release On December 13th, Xtreme Fighting Championships will crown its 4th title holder, when Frank Sharipov and Deivison Ribeiro battle for the company’s 145 pound championship. After years of intense scouting and building a solid roster of fighters, the XFC started 2013 with the promise of establishing champions in several of its weight classes. Now that the men’s ...

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Melancon Retires at 31

By By Thomas Gerbasi Brian Melancon’s quest to make it to the UFC was one of the feel-good stories of the year, capped off by a knockout win over Seth Baczynski at UFC 162 in July. But after withdrawing from a December bout with Robert Whittaker in Brisbane, Australia, the Texan revealed that he has chosen to end his MMA ...

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Making Maynard

By By Thomas Gerbasi On November 30, Gray Maynard will meet Nate Diaz for the third time in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter season 18 finale card in Las Vegas. The fight will likely close the chapter between the two longtime lightweight contenders and for the winner, it could kick off another chase for the 155-pound crown in ...

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