Rankings Update: VanZant enters top ten, Rockhold number one contender

Two important middleweight bouts set the rankings in the division for the next top contender and Paige Van Zant moved herself into the top ten with a win over Felice Herrig.

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AKA responds to DFW 'stone age' charge 

Cain Velasquez: "Yeah, I've had some injuries. But when we fight, nobody says we're not training right when they look at the way we fight. We're going to keep doing it."
 

Johnson, Bisping applaud changes in Reebok deal 

Previously it was announced that sponsorship monies would be dealt out based on rankings in your division, but now it has been changed to your tenure in the UFC.
 

NJ court lifts injunction, Rampage vs. Maldonado restored for UFC 186 

Dana White: “We are happy with the decision from the New Jersey Court allowing Rampage to fight in Montreal this Saturday night."
 

Askren: I think I am the best welterweight in the world 

Ben Askren is a perfect 14-0 in his professional MMA career and although he doesn't fight in the UFC believes that he is the best welterweight in the world.
 

White blames 'Stone Age' AKA for Velasquez's constant injuries 

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Bisping: [Dollaway]'s going to crumble 

Michael Bisping takes on CB Dollaway in the co-main event of UFC 186, and the Brit believes that the pressure he brings will make the difference in the fight.
 

Davis to Jones: Sorry I hurt your feelings 

Phil Davis: I get it. I feel bad the poor guy has been worried about that comment ever since I said it. He is very sensitive you know?"
 

Rockhold: Jacare is a great fighter, but ... 

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Corey Anderson's NSFW tweet from hospital 

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McGregor: The hype will not die down 

Conor McGregor: "I don't have to do anything to intimidate these people because they already are intimidated about me - and the hype will not die down."
 

Demetrious Johnson: I could beat Mayweather in :15 seconds 

Conor McGregor recently told Esquire Magazine that he could beat Floyd Mayweather in a fight in thirty seconds, but Demetrious Johnson believes he could do it faster.
 

CB Dollaway: Bisping's weakness [wrestling] is my strength 

Heading into his UFC 186 fight with Michael Bisping, CB Dollaway believe his big advantage is that he dictate where the fight takes places due to his superior wrestling.
 

Hector Lombard: I’m very disappointed in my stupidity 

Today Hector Lombard appeared on 'The MMA Hour' with Ariel Helwani and finally broke the silence about his failed drug test after UFC 182.
 

Max Hollaway takes exception to Conor McGregor's tweet 

Shortly after Max Holloway defeated Cub Swanson at the UFC on FOX 15, Conor McGregor had a message for his peers, which Holloway responded to in short order.
 

Anderson Silva's first reaction to failed test: I didn't do it 

Last night the third episode of the Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 4 and it revealed a scene where Anderson Silva first learned about his failed drug test.
 

Crazy union making crazy charges again? 

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