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Per Häljestam's best photos from UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow

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GLASGOW – Check out the best photos from Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 113 event in Scotland.

MMAjunkie and USA TODAY Sports photographer Per Häljestam was cageside at SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland for the FS1-televised event.

Check out his favorite images from the fight card, which saw Santiago Ponzinibbio (25-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC) score a stunning knockout of welterweight Gunnar Nelson (16-3-1 MMA, 7-3 UFC) in the headliner, as well as Cynthia Calvillo (6-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) pick up a narrow unanimous-decision win over Joanne Calderwood (11-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC) in the co-headliner.

And complete coverage of UFC Fight Night 113, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

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UFC Fight Night 113 ceremonial weigh-ins video, photos: Glasgow ready for its home favorites

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GLASGOW – The UFC’s return to Scotland is set, and the fans in Glasgow will have some home-grown talent to go ballistic for at UFC Fight Night 113.

The card is headlined by a welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson (16-2-1 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and Santiago Ponzinibbio (24-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC). But co-headliner Joanne Calderwood (11-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is fighting for her home fans against Cynthia Calvillo (5-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC). And Scotsman Stevie Ray (21-6 MMA, 5-1 UFC) takes on Paul Felder (13-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) in a lightweight bout.

Today, the fighters got to face off at the ceremonial weigh-ins at SSE Hydro in Glasgow. The same venue hosts Sunday’s card on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Check out the highlights from the face-offs in the video above. Below, don’t miss our exclusive photo gallery from the event.

And for more on UFC Fight Night 113, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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The best images from Bellator 181's wild, brutal and bloody headliner

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Check out the best images from Friday’s Bellator 181 headliner, which had the MMA world buzzing due to a head gash that had a pretty familiar shape.

In the Spike-televised main event at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla., lightweight Derek Campos (19-6 MMA, 8-4 BMMA) took the lead in his three-fight series with Brandon Girtz (14-7 MMA, 6-5 BMMA) after scoring a second-round TKO win due to a cut.

USA TODAY Sports photographer Kevin Jairaj captured the images, including the cut that looked the Air Jordan “Jumpman” logo:

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Fight highlights are also available above.

For more on Bellator 181, including a full event recap, check out the MMA Events section of the site.

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TUF 25 Finale ceremonial weigh-in video highlights and photo gallery – with a middle finger

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LAS VEGAS – Check out the video highlights and photo gallery from today’s ceremonial weigh-ins for The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale, which included a not-so-friendly face-off with the headliners.

The ceremonial weigh-ins took place at Park Theater at Monte Carlo in Las Vegas. The nearby T-Mobile Arena hosts Friday’s FS1-televised event.

In the main event, former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje (17-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) makes his UFC debut and takes on lightweight contender Michael Johnson (17-11 MMA, 9-7 UFC). There was no love lost during their face-off.

Additionally, main-card lightweights Marc Diakiese (12-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Drakkar Klose (7-0-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) got a bit heated when they posed for cameras.

Check out our highlights video from the proceedings above, and don’t miss our photo gallery below.

And for more on The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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TUF 25 Finale official weigh-in video, photos: New 'TUF' winner will be crowned

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LAS VEGAS – The first of back-to-back UFC shows for “International Fight Week” goes down Friday night with the TUF 25 Finale in Las Vegas.

This morning, the fighters on the card stepped on the scale to become official for the event, which takes place at T-Mobile Arena and airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

In the main event, Michael Johnson (17-11 MMA, 9-7 UFC) and Justin Gaethje (17-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) meet in a lightweight bout. Gaethje is a former WSOF champion who is making his UFC debut. And in the co-feature, Dhiego Lima (12-5 MMA, 1-3 UFC) takes on Jesse Taylor (30-15 MMA, 0-1 UFC) to determine the Season 25 winner of “The Ultimate Fighter.”

Check out our exclusive video from the early and official weigh-ins of the four fighters at the top of the card above, as well as our complete photo gallery below.

And for more on The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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UFC 212 official weigh-in video highlights and photo gallery

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RIO DE JANEIRO – Check out the video highlights and photo gallery from today’s early and official UFC 212 fighter weigh-ins.

The early weigh-ins, which preceded the day’s ceremonial affair, took place at the UFC host hotel in Rio de Janeiro. Jeunesse Arena in Rio hosts Saturday’s pay-per-view event.

In the main event, featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo (26-2 MMA, 8-1 UFC) meets interim champ Max Holloway (17-3 MMA, 13-3 UFC) in a title-unification bout. Each fighter weighed 145 pounds at today’s weigh-ins.

Check out our highlights video from the proceedings above, and don’t miss our photo gallery below.

And for more on UFC 212, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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