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Fight | Featherweights Gabriel Benitez, Enrique Barzola To Clash At UFC 211

A featherweight duel pitting GabrielBenitez against EnriqueBarzola has been added to the UFC 211 lineup. The promotion recently announced the matchup. UFC 211 takes placeat the American Airlines Center in Dallas on May 13 and isheadlined by a heavyweight title tilt between StipeMiocic and Junior dosSantos . In the co-main event, JoannaJedrzejczyk will defend her […]

Villante | Gian Villante Granted Retroactive TUE By USADA, Cleared To Fight ‘Shogun’ In March

UFC light heavyweight GianVillante has been cleared of a potential anti-doping violationby USADA. The organization announced that Villante has been granted aretroactive therapeutic use exemption after disclosing the use ofan inhaler during an out-of-competition drug test conducted on Jan.18. The inhaler contained the substance vilanterol, which is listedas a Beta-2 Agonist (drugs that cause smooth […]

Anaheim | UFC Moves Anaheim Pay-Per-View Card From Aug. 5 To July 29

The Las Vegas-based promotion announced on Friday that the event,which was originally scheduled for Aug. 5, will now go down oneweek prior on July 29. No reason was given for the change indate. UFC 214 takes place at the Honda Center in Anaheim. The promotionwas originally supposed to travel to Anaheim for UFC 208 on […]

Faces | UFC 209 Card Finalized

In the heavyweight division, unbeaten Daniel Spitz will step in for Todd Duffee and make his Octagon debut against England’s Mark “The Hand of” Godbeer. At 115 pounds, TUF 23 finalist Amanda Cooper will seek her second consecutive win when she faces off with Team Alpha Male newcomer Cynthia Calvillo. And in a bantamweight bout, […]

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