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UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier tells Stephie Haynes what tonight’s rematch with Jon Jones means to him.

With just hours left until UFC 214 gets underway, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is gearing up for the biggest fight of his career. The one blemish on his otherwise pristine record comes at the hands of arch-rival and longtime nemesis Jon Jones, and to say tonight’s rematch with “Bones” is a big deal would be a gross understatement. Claiming redemption for that loss isn’t as important to the champ as one might think.

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The former Bellator lightweight title holder is getting another shot in the UFC, this time against longtime veteran Nik “the Carny” Lentz.

When Will Brooks came to the UFC from Bellator it was with the expectation that he would insert himself into the top of the division in a hurry. He got off on the right foot, with a solid decision win over seasoned lightweight veteran Ross Pearson. But, just one year after that bout and he’s closer to fighting for his spot on the roster than he is the 155 strap.

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Jon Jones says he is now learning to embrace his antagonist image.

In preparation for the grudge rematch between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones at UFC 214, the UFC put out a promotional video entitled “Tame Your Demons”. It basically highlighted the respective titles runs of both men, and it obviously included Jones’ run-ins with the law that led to the stripping of his title, as well his drug test mishaps.

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Check out the full card for UFC 214, which goes down on July 29th in Anaheim, CA.

UFC 214 is almost here. What could be the biggest event of the UFC’s year goes down on August 29th in Anaheim, and will feature three big title fights on the top of the card. In addition to that, the main card will host a top contenders bout and a potential FOTY slugfest as well.

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Robert Whittaker has avoided the circus, letting his fighting do the talking.

Verbal sparring sessions on social media are all well and good. It’s a chance to see professional fighters go toe-to-toe before they enter the cage and it gives us MMA journalists an easy article to write.

At some point, the talking gets tiring. Case and point, the entire top of the Middleweight division.

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All the best, most interesting, and absolutely coolest fights the UFC should book following the promotions latest card in Long Island, NY.

UFC on FOX 25 didn’t look like the best card on paper, either before or after the event was over. 8 decisions in 13 bouts doesn’t exactly scream thrill-a-minute. However for those that actually watched the card, it was a pretty fun time. Chris Weidman got back on the horse with his best performance since 2014, Darren Elkins continued his improbable late career surge, and Jimmie Rivera put on a scrap with Thomas Almeida.

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Jose Aldo is happy to stay at featherweight instead of pursuing a lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor.

The loss to Conor McGregor might sting, but Jose Aldo has moved on and wants to re-establish himself as the best featherweight in the world.

Aldo, 30, was determined for a rematch with ‘The Notorious’ at lightweight, but his priorities have changed since losing the 145-pound title to Max Holloway at UFC 212.

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Roger Gracie’s legendary jiu-jitsu career ended on a high note with a big submission win at Gracie Pro.

Roger Gracie is officially stepping away from jiu-jitsu, and the legend ended his mat career on a very high note. The 10-time IBJJF world champion showed up at a Gracie Pro event to meet the only other man to win the world championships as many times as him - Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida - and submitted him with a lapel choke at the 6:52 mark of the match.

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