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UFC 215 weigh-in photos and video highlights: Title fight (no, not that one) is set

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EDMONTON – Check out the video highlights and photo gallery from today’s early and official UFC 215 fighter weigh-ins, where the headlining title fight was cleared.

Get the full rundown in our UFC 215 official weigh-in results post.

The early weigh-ins, which preceded the ceremonial affair, took place at the UFC host hotel in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The UFC 215 ceremonial weigh-ins, as well as Saturday’s card, take place at Rogers Place in Edmonton. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Among those weighing in today were women’s bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes (14-4 MMA, 7-1 UFC) and Valentina Shevchenko (14-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC), who were recently elevated to the main event.

And for more on UFC 215, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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Per Häljestam's best photos from UFC Fight Night 115 in Rotterdam

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ROTTERDAM – Check out the best photos from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 115 event in the Netherlands.

MMAjunkie and USA TODAY Sports photographer Per Häljestam was cageside at Ahoy Rotterdam for the UFC Fight Pass-streamed event.

Check out his favorite images from the fight card, which saw Alexander Volkov (29-6 MMA, 3-0 UFC) stop fellow big man Stefan Struve (28-9 MMA, 12-7 UFC) via third-round TKO in the heavyweight main event.

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

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor photos: Round 1

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LAS VEGAS – “The Money Fight” between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor finally is going down tonight.

Check out the ROUND 1 photos from USA TODAY Sports photographers Joe Camporeale, Mark J. Rebilas and Gary Vasquez in the gallery above from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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For complete coverage of “The Money Fight: Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor,” check out the MMA Events section of the site.

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor photos: Celebrities in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS – “The Money Fight” between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor finally is going down tonight.

Check out the photos of celebrities and big-name personalities ringside from USA TODAY Sports photographers Joe Camporeale, Mark J. Rebilas and Gary Vasquez in the gallery above from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Also see:

For complete coverage of “The Money Fight: Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor,” check out the MMA Events section of the site.

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UFC Fight Night 114 official weigh-ins video, photos: WEC never die!

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MEXICO CITY – With only two middleweight matchups and one welterweight contest – along with 10 other fights contested at 155 pounds or below – the UFC might have to break out the blue canvas for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 114.

UFC Fight Night 114 takes place at Mexico Arena in Mexico City. The card is headlined by flyweights Sergio Pettis (15-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) vs. Brandon Moreno (14-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and strawweights Randa Markos (7-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) vs. Alexa Grasso (9-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

Official weigh-ins took place earlier today. Check out the video highlights in the video above. Below, don’t miss our exclusive photo gallery from the event.

There are no ceremonial weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 114.

For more on UFC Fight Night 114, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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UFC on FOX 25 official weigh-ins video, photos: It's New York vs. the world

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The UFC’s latest visit to New York is set, and the UFC on FOX 25 lineup has plenty of “Empire State” talent ready to fight for the home fans on Saturday.

The card is headlined by a former middleweight champion Chris Weidman (13-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC), a Long Island native who fights only 10 minutes from his home when he meets Kelvin Gastelum (13-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC). Weidman weighed in at 186 pounds on the dot; Gastelum was 185.4.

In the co-main event, New Yorker Dennis Bermudez (16-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) takes on Darren Elkins (22-5 MMA, 12-4 UFC) at featherweight. Bermudez was 145.5; Elkins was 145.6.

The main card also features New Yorkers Gian Villante (15-8 MMA, 5-5 UFC) and Jimmie Rivera (20-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC), who meet Patrick Cummins (9-4 MMA, 5-4 UFC) and Thomas Almeida (21-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC), respectively. The event is rounded out by many other native New Yorkers fighting opponents from around the country and around the world.

UFC on FOX 25 takes place Saturday at NYCB LIVE at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. The card airs on FOX following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

Check out the video highlights from the early official weigh-ins in the video above. Below, don’t miss our exclusive photo gallery from the event. Later today, the fighters will get face-to-face at the ceremonial weigh-ins at NYCB LIVE, and you can watch the event live on MMAjunkie.

And for more on UFC on FOX 25, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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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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