UFC on ESPN 13 Results: Kattar vs. Ige

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MMA Fighting has UFC on ESPN 13 results for the Kattar vs. Ige fight card in Abu Dhabi, live blog of …read more

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Midnight Mania! Yan Poses With Faber, Calls Out Cody ‘No Chin’

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Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight! Welcome to Midnight Mania!
Whenever a title changes hands, the …read more

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Moraes vs Garbrandt Targeted For UFC Event In October

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Former World Series of Fighting (WSOF) Bantamweight champion, Marlon Moraes, recently revealed that he and his wife had tested positive for …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, July 14: Pound-for-pound movement after UFC 251

UFC 251 was stacked with big fights, two of which resulted in a shakeup within the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie pound-for-pound rankings for both men and women.
In the main …read more

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‘It’s not about money’ - Masvidal wants another title shot over McGregor fight

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Jorge Masvidal wants a second shot at Kamaru Usman over a lucrative fight with Conor McGregor. Jorge Masvidal took a huge title fight …read more

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Video: Makwan Amirkhani ready to take on Kron Gracie and rest of featherweight division after UFC 251

ABU DHABI – Featherweight Makwan Amirkhani spoke to reporters after his big win at UFC 251, speaking about his philosophy on submissions and his readiness to face any challenge, including …read more

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UFC On ESPN 13 Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC on ESPN 13, which is set to hit “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, this week (Sat., July …read more

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UFC on ESPN 13 breakdown: Bad style matchup in the main event, but for whom?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN 13.
UFC on ESPN 13 takes place Saturday at …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Wants Kamaru Usman Rematch Over Conor McGregor & Nate Diaz Bouts

Jorge Masvidal would rather get a second crack at Kamaru Usman than big money fights with Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Masvidal challenged Usman for the UFC welterweight title on …read more

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UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Calvin Kattar looking for something to build upon on Fight Island

Calvin Kattar takes on surging featherweight Dan Ige in Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night main event in Abu Dhabi. …read more

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Former bantamweight champ Henry Cejudo feuds with new title holder Petr Yan online

Henry Cejudo may be retired, but he is still keeping a close eye on his former division. Following Petr Yan scoring a fifth-round TKO win over Jose Aldo to win …read more

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Devonte Smith’s Sister Shot And Killed In Columbus

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Some rather unfortunate and saddening news coming out of Columbus, Ohio reveals that Dariene Smith, younger sister of Ultimate Fighting …read more

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Video: Leonardo Santos on fouls at UFC 251: ‘When it hurts my groin, I win the fight’ 

ABU DHABI – Leonardo Santos broke down his foul-heavy fight against Roman Bogatov, his history with groin shots, and what comes next for his career.
You can check out the …read more

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Overeem vs Sakai In The Works For Sept. 5

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An interesting Heavyweight showdown is in the works to headline an upcoming UFC event on September 5, as ESPN is reporting that Ultimate …read more

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Jorge Masvidal prefers immediate rematch vs. Kamaru Usman over money fight with Conor McGregor

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Jorge Masvidal isn’t going to fight for free, but avenging a loss and becoming UFC champion is more important to him than making a …read more

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Following UFC 251, Dana White praises Jorge Masvidal as ‘massive star’

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The UFC president was more than happy with how UFC 251 fared in terms of pay-per-view buys. UFC 251 proved to be a smashing …read more

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Jimmie Rivera motivated by Petr Yan's title win at UFC 251: 'I think I gave him his toughest fight'

Seeing Petr Yan capture the UFC bantamweight title has given Jimmie Rivera confidence.
Rivera (22-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) hasn’t competed since June 2019, when he suffered a unanimous decision loss to …read more

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Former Bellator Competitor Jahreau Shepherd Stabbed to Death at 30th Birthday Party

Former Bellator MMA talent Jahreau Shepherd was stabbed to death at his 30th birthday party in London, according to the Evening Standard. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal explains why Kamaru Usman rematch is more desirable than McGregor or Diaz fights

Jorge Masvidal is focused on getting a rematch against Kamaru Usman. In the main event of UFC 251, Masvidal stepped up on six days’ notice to fight Usman for the …read more

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Aaron Pico vs. Solo Hatley Jr. targeted for Bellator's July 24 return

Aaron Pico is back.
Bellator is targeting Pico (5-3 MMA, 5-3 BMMA) to take on rising prospect Solo Hatley Jr. (8-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) in a featherweight bout on its first …read more

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Bellator Returns On July 24 With Sergio Pettis vs. Ricky Bandejas Set As Main Event

Bellator is back. After months of fans and fighters wondering when the Viacom-owned promotion would return, we finally have a date. It was previously reported Bellator would return on July …read more

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UFC Boss Dana White Discusses Backup Plan If Nevada Shuts Down Again

UFC president Dana White is hoping there isn’t another shutdown in Nevada but he’s prepared for the worst case scenario. The UFC is in the midst of its “Fight Island” …read more

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Video: Figueiredo arrives on ‘Fight Island,’ vows to finish Benavidez and win UFC belt

Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

ABU DHABI — It took longer than he wanted, but Deiveson Figueiredo has finally arrived on “Fight Island” for his flyweight title rematch with Joseph …read more

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UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs. Ige staff picks and predictions

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Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs. Ige show from Yas Island in Abu …read more

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Masvidal: Usman Only Gets Big Boy Money Again If He Gives Me Rematch

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Jorge Masvidal is confident the outcome will be different in a fight against Kamaru Usman if he has a full training camp under his …read more

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Alistair Overeem To Headline UFC Fight Night Card On September 5 Against Augusto Sakai

Alistair Overeem will be headlining his fourth straight UFC event. According to ESPN, the longtime combat sports veteran, will take on the surging contender, Augusto Sakai on September 5. The …read more

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Felder to leave booth for one fight, corner Gordon

Paul Felder will step away from his duties as color commentator for one fight Wednesday in order to be in the corner of Jared Gordon, who fights Chris Fishgold at …read more

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Bellator returns to action July 24, sources say

Bellator will hold its first event in five months on July 24, a card featuring Ricky Bandejas vs. Sergio Pettis as the main event. …read more

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UFC targets Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai as Sept. 5 headliner

The UFC event on Sept. 5 is close to finalizing its main event.
If all goes according to plan, heavyweights will collide as contenders Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai will square …read more

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UFC 251 Preliminary Card Averages 851,000 Viewers on ESPN

Saturday’s four-hour preliminary card for UFC 251 attracted an average audience of 851,000 viewers to ESPN, according to ShowBuzz Daily. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal calls for immediate rematch with Kamaru Usman after UFC 251: 'I know I'm better'

Jorge Masvidal has a singular focus after his title-fight loss at UFC 251: Rematch Kamaru Usman.
Masvidal (35-14 MMA, 12-7 UFC) wants an immediately second opportunity to challenge for the welterweight …read more

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What Will UFC Do If Nevada Shuts Down Again?

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has set up shop on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, staging UFC 251 past weekend (Sat., July …read more

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Video: Cody Stamann believes Jimmie Rivera is a ‘tough out,’ but hasn’t evolved in years

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Cody Stamann had already agreed to face Jimmie Rivera at the UFC’s event on Aug. 8. By moving things up a few weeks, now he …read more

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Report: Overeem vs. Sakai targeted for UFC main event

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It would be the first main event of Sakai’s UFC career. After a dramatic comeback win in May, Alistair Overeem is in line …read more

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Dan Ige embracing underdog role, plans to “break” Calvin Kattar in Fight Island main event

Dan Ige is no stranger to being the betting underdog. Ige has been the underdog in his past three fights against Edson Barboza, Mirsad Bektic, and Kevin Aguilar and yet …read more

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Calvin Kattar promises to take Dan Ige’s soul to earn stoppage win in Fight Island main event

Calvin Kattar expects to extend his winning streak and add another stoppage win to his record tomorrow night. In the main event of Wednesday’s July 15 Fight Island card, Kattar …read more

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Dana White Not Ruling Out Potential September Return For Khabib Nurmagomedov

Dana White says it’s still possible that Khabib Nurmagomedov could return in September but he won’t rush things. Nurmagomedov hasn’t had a bout since Sept. 2019. The UFC lightweight champion …read more

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UFC 251 prelims finish at No. 1 in Saturday cable ratings

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UFC 251 was a huge success on pay-per-view and the prelim broadcast ended No. 1 for all cable programming this past Saturday night.
According to …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down Kattar And Ige!

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Slick boxer, Calvin Kattar, and ground specialist, Dan Ige, will go to war this Wednesday (July 15, 2020) at UFC on …read more

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Covington: ‘My legacy won’t be defined by fighting a journeyman’ like Masvidal

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Sounds like Colby Covington is just as happy not fighting former friend Jorge Masvidal as Masvidal is to not fight …read more

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UFC doesn't plan on changing 'Fight Island' judges

ABU DHABI – Despite his displeasure with UFC 251 judges, UFC president Dana White confirmed there will be no personnel changes for the three remaining “Fight Island” events this month.
This …read more

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Dana White Explains Why Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa Hasn’t Been Booked

UFC president Dana White has offered a simple explanation for why Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa isn’t official yet. It’s clear to many that the next UFC middleweight title bout …read more

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Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai Targeted for UFC Headliner on Sept. 5

A heavyweight clash between Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai is expected to serve as the headliner for an Ultimate Fighting Championship card on Sept. 5. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC on ESPN 13 preview show

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MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee and Guilherme Cruz break down all the top storylines heading into Wednesday’s UFC on …read more

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Masvidal wants immediate rematch with Usman

Jorge Masvidal, who lost a unanimous decision to welterweight champ Kamaru Usman this weekend, said he wants another shot at the belt. …read more

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Brogan Walker-Sanchez Replaces Geltmacher, Meets Erin Blanchfield at Invicta FC 41

Brogan Walker-Sanchez will step in for Stephanie Geltmacher and face Erin Blanchfield in the new Invicta Fighting Championships 41 co-main event. …read more

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X-Factor! Some UFC On ESPN 13 Main Card Predictions

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This Wednesday (July 15, 2020), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make its second trip to “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi in United Arab …read more

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UFC fighter Devonte Smith’s sister shot and killed outside nightclub in Ohio

UFC fighter Devonte Smith is mourning the loss of his sister after she was shot and killed outside a nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, this past weekend.
According to a report from …read more

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Chandler vs. Henderson 2 set for Bellator card on August 7th

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This is the third attempt at making the rematch happen between the two lightweights. Bellator MMA’s return to action is just around the corner.
Following an …read more

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UFC Lightweight Devonte Smith’s Sister Shot & Killed Outside Nightclub

The sister of UFC lightweight Devonte Smith has been killed. Dariene Smith was shot outside a nightclub in downtown Columbus, Ohio early Saturday morning. She has died at the age …read more

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Dana White prepared for UFC 'Fight Island' return if Las Vegas closes as COVID-19 cases surge

ABU DHABI – “Fight Island” is here to stay.
According to UFC president Dana White, the promotion is planning on holding more events on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi later this year …read more

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Michael Chandler-Benson Henderson Rematch Booked for Bellator Event on Aug. 7

A rematch between Michael Chandler and Benson Henderson is in the works for a Bellator MMA event on Aug. 7. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC on ESPN 13 ‘Kattar vs. Ige’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live UFC on ESPN 13 coverage will begin Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET. …read more

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Sources: UFC eyeing Overeem-Sakai for Sept. 5

The UFC has targeted a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai to headline its Sept. 5 card. …read more

Source:: ESPN

UFC President Dana White Not Ruling Out Potential September Return For Khabib Nurmagomedov

Dana White says it’s still possible that Khabib Nurmagomedov could return in September but he won’t rush things. Nurmagomedov hasn’t had a bout since Sept. 2019. The UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov targeted for UFC 252

A featherweight fight is in the works for the UFC’s August pay-per-view.
The promotion is currently targeting a fight pinning Canada’s Hakeem Dawodu and Russia’s Zubaira Tukhugov against each other at …read more

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‘I won all three rounds’ - Zaleski blasts judges after loss to Salikhov

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While fans may have been focused on the scoring for Max Holloway’s title rematch with Alexander Volkanovski, it’s a fighter on UFC 251’s undercard …read more

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Dana White: ‘Fight Island’ is backup plan if Nevada shuts down, ‘We might be living here’

Kirsty O’Connor, UFC

The UFC’s island retreat could turn into a more permanent home in the coming months.
Following UFC 251 taking place at in Abu Dhabi this past weekend, …read more

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White: ‘No Hold Up’ In Booking Adesanya-Costa

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Reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is expected to defend his 185-pound title against No. 2-ranked contender Paulo Costa at …read more

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Michael Chandler vs. Benson Henderson 2 rebooked for Aug. 7 Bellator event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A long awaited rematch between Michael Chandler and Benson Henderson has been rescheduled for the upcoming Bellator event on Aug. 7.
Multiple sources confirmed the matchup …read more

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Live! UFC On ESPN 13 Results & Play-By-Play!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is all set to kick off its UFC on ESPN 13 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, topped by a featherweight …read more

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UFC lightweight Devonte Smith's sister shot dead outside Columbus nightclub

Dariene Smith, the younger sister of UFC lightweight Devonte Smith, was shot and killed outside of a nightclub in downtown Columbus, Ohio, early Saturday morning. She was 23.
According to a …read more

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Chael Sonnen thinks Max Holloway beat Alex Volkanovski at UFC 251

Chael Sonnen doesn’t believe there was a robbery at UFC 251 but he does think Max Holloway deserved the nod over Alex Volkanovski. In the co-main event of UFC 251, …read more

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Choo! Choo! Dana Just Boarded The ‘Gamebred’ Express

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Just last month, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White told the mixed martial arts (MMA) media that he wasn’t going to beg anyone …read more

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UFC rankings: Namajunas new top contender, Prochazka cracks top ten

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Lots of changes in the UFC rankings coming out of UFC 251. UFC 251 has come and gone, and wooboy did …read more

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Sergio Pettis expected to face Ricky Bandejas in Bellator’s return on July 24

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A bantamweight fight between Sergio Pettis and Ricky Bandejas is expected to be one of the featured bouts as Bellator looks to get back to …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show 79: Dana bids PVZ farewell, Platinum won’t be cut

June M. Williams

Episode 79 discussion: UFC 251 recap, Dana says PVZ can go explore free agency, Mike Perry’s slap on the wrist, Venum to be new UFC apparel …read more

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UFC on ESPN 13 predictions: Is it Calvin Kattar or Dan Ige in Abu Dhabi?

Kattar
vs.
Ige
Benoit
vs.
Elliott
Rivera
vs.
Stamann
McCann
vs.
Santos
Alhassan
vs.
Lazzez

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2020: 60-36

Kattar
(75%)

Elliott
(59%)

Stamann
(59%)

McCann
(67%)

Alhassan
(87%)

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2020: 76-25

Kattar

Elliott

Stamann

McCann

Alhassan

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2020: 75-26

Kattar

Elliott

Rivera

McCann

Alhassan

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2020: 73-28

Kattar

Elliott

Rivera

McCann

Lazzez

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2020: 72-29
2014 Champion

Kattar

Elliott

Rivera

McCann

Alhassan

Simon Head
@simonhead
2020: 71-30
2019 Champion*

Kattar

Elliott

Stamann

McCann

Alhassan

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2020: 71-30

Kattar

Elliott

Rivera

McCann

Alhassan

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2020: 70-31
2017 Champion

Kattar

Elliott

Stamann

McCann

Alhassan

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2020: 69-32
2018 Champion

Ige

Elliott

Stamann

McCann

Alhassan

Danny …read more

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UFC rankings update: Jorge Masvidal falls, Petr Yan makes pound-for-pound entrance

The official UFC rankings have been update in the wake of Saturday’s UFC 251 card in Abu Dhabi, an as expected after such a huge card, there have been some …read more

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Marlon Moraes Positive for COVID-19, Targets October Matchup vs. Cody Garbrandt

UFC bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes and his wife recently tested positive for COVID-19, the fighter told ESPN Brazil. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Fight by Fight Preview: July 18 Edition

Dive deep into the entire Fight Island 2 card with this edition of Fight by Fight
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Following UFC 251, Dana White Calls Jorge Masvidal A ‘Massive Star’

Jorge Masvidal may have not captured UFC gold on July 11 but his drawing power can’t be denied at this point. Masvidal challenged Usman for the UFC welterweight championship in …read more

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Dana White: UFC 251 pay-per-view numbers cement Jorge Masvidal as 'a massive star'

ABU DHABI – UFC 251 was nothing short of a major success for UFC president Dana White, who admits Jorge Masvidal played a big part in that.
At a UFC on …read more

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Jessica Andrade is staying on Fight Island in hopes of taking a short-notice fight

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade is staying on Fight Island in hopes of taking a short-notice fight in case someone falls off a card. Andrade lost a split …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Fabricio Werdum says he gave stitches to Alexander Gustafsson in past sparring session

UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum says he gave stitches to Alexander Gustafsson during a past sparring session between the two rivals. Werdum meets Gustafsson in an intriguing heavyweight bout at a …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Dana White reacts to UFC 251 PPV numbers, labels Jorge Masvidal a “massive star”

UFC President Dana White has reacted to the massive success of the UFC 251 card, which is reported to have done 1.3M pay-per-view buys. The card, which was headlined by …read more

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Bellator veteran Jahreau Shepherd stabbed to death during 30th birthday celebration

British MMA fighter Jahreau Shepherd was stabbed to death this weekend while celebrating his 30th birthday in what police have called a “terrible attack.”
The killing took place Sunday at a …read more

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UFC Rankings Update (7/14/20): Jorge Masvidal Drops One Spot

The latest UFC rankings update has surfaced and Jorge Masvidal has taken a slight dip. UFC 251 took place on July 11 so that means with another event in the …read more

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Marlon Moraes, wife diagnosed with COVID-19, targeting return in October against Cody Garbrandt

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes is the latest athlete to confirm a positive test for COVID-19.
The Brazilian revealed the news on Tuesday after both he …read more

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Marlon Moraes recovering from COVID-19

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Marlon Moraes, and his wife, were recently diagnosed with COVID-19. Marlon Moraes, the UFC’s number one contender in the bantamweight division, has tested positive …read more

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Dana White says it’s still possible Khabib Nurmagomedov fights in September

UFC president Dana White says it’s still possible Khabib Nurmagomedov fights in September following the death of his father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov, the UFC lightweight champion, is set to take …read more

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Leonardo Santos just thankful to see end of foul-plagued fight with Roman Bogatov at UFC 251

ABU DHABI – Leonardo Santos beat Roman Bogatov with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi.
Take a look inside the fight with Santos, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 13 faceoffs video highlights, photo gallery

ABU DHABI – After the UFC on ESPN 13 weigh-ins took place Tuesday, so too did fighter faceoffs, and MMA Junkie was on the scene.
In the main event, both Calvin …read more

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Moraes Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes recently tested positive for coronavirus, as did his wife, who was hospitalized in …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs Ige complete prelim preview

Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

So here’s a bunch of fights, you know? Just… there. Folks, I’m gonna make this quick, easy and painless: these prelims won’t be great. …read more

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Dana White considers Jorge Masvidal a ‘massive star,’ credits entire UFC 251 event for huge PPV sales

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The first event on “UFC Fight Island” will likely go down as one of the most successful shows in the company’s history, and Dana …read more

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Muslim Salikhov says Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos got him in the first but glad with split win

ABU DHABI – Muslim Salikhov beat Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos with a split decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Dana White: Khabib fight is still on the table for September | UFC on ESPN 13 Scrum

Following the UFC on ESPN 13: Kattar vs. Ige weigh-in, UFC president Dana White addressed the media in attendance. He gave updates on Fight Island, his pandemic plans, how he’s …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Significant Stats: July 15 Edition

Take a deep dive into the key stats of some of the biggest upcoming match-ups at Fight Island on July 15
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Marlon Moraes Tests Positive For COVID-19, Reveals He’s Accepted To Fight Cody Garbrandt In October

Marlon Moraes has revealed he has tested positive for COVID-19 but has also accepted a fight against Cody Garbrandt. The top-ranked bantamweight contender has not fought since he beat Jose …read more

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Video | Jon Jones is bulking up during UFC hiatus

UFC’s light heavyweight king Jon Jones is clearly keeping himself in good shape during his time away from the Octagon. Jones, 32, has not fought since he successfully defended his …read more

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Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera betting odds released for UFC 252

The opening betting odds have been released for the UFC 252 main card, including the odds for the bantamweight fight between Sean O’Malley and Marlon Vera. The UFC officially announced …read more

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UFC on ESPN 13 weigh-in staredowns

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After UFC on ESPN 13 weigh-ins, all the fighters squared off on Tuesday in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
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Sergio Pettis, Ricky Bandejas Expected to Meet at Bellator’s Return on July 24

A bantamweight bout pitting Sergio Pettis against Ricky Bandejas is expected to take place when Bellator MMA makes its return on July 24. …read more

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Tim Elliott's Spirits Are High Again

When Tim Elliott got a call from the UFC he thought it would be to inform him of his release. Instead he got a new contract
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Face Off! Kattar Stares Down Ige On Fight Island

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its official weigh ins earlier today for the upcoming UFC on ESPN 13 mixed martial arts …read more

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Bellator to return July 24; Sergio Pettis, Ricky Bandejas booked to fight

It’s been five months since COVID-19 put a stop to Bellator operations, but that’s about to change soon.
Bellator is set to return in just 10 days with an event on …read more

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Colby Covington: Jorge Masvidal Wants To ‘Pick & Choose Easy Fights’

Colby Covington doesn’t see value in fighting his former friend Jorge Masvidal after UFC 251. Covington appeared gung-ho over potentially fighting Kamaru Usman in a rematch and a grudge match …read more

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UFC on ESPN 13: Kattar vs. Ige weigh-in face-offs video

The UFC’s second event on Fight Island is a go following Tuesday’s official weigh-in on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Two fighters missed weight and one bout was canceled after …read more

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Robbery Review: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway at UFC 251

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Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term “robbery” tends to be thrown around carelessly and is …read more

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