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Light Heavyweight  Ilir Latifi  and Gian Villante trade blows in their fight during UFC 196 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

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Light Heavyweight Ilir Latifi and Gian Villante trade blows in their fight during UFC 196 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

UFC grooms next set of stars through athlete summit program

Forty fighters in town for sessions ranging from mindset to performance

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Diaz-McGregor rematch, Aldo-Edgar title bout on UFC 200 card at T-Mobile Arena

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UFC left to rearrange pieces after McGregor, Holm fall

Upsets create puzzle for the biggest fights the rest of the year

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UFC 196: Diaz and Tate spoil card designed around McGregor and Holm

Both underdogs use rear-naked chokes to secure victories

A pair of the UFC's most dogged veterans dismantled a pay-per-view card constructed around a pair of the promotion's newest superstars. Featherweight champion Conor McGregor ...

UFC 196 breakdown, betting odds and picks

Conor McGregor means big business at sports books

Breaking from his usual routine of goading opponents and gloating on his position in the UFC, Conor McGregor took aim at the MGM Grand at ...

UFC 196 weigh-in: Conor McGregor mocks Nate Diaz’s ‘soft little body’

Holly Holm, Miesha Tate quell concerns by making weight for title fight

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Weidman-Rockhold, Cruz-Faber title fights set for UFC 199

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