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Holloway still a fan of open scoring

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UFC on ABC headliner Max Holloway talked open scoring and his last bout, ahead of his fight with Calvin Kattar. …read more

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UFC on ABC 1 predictions: We're split down the middle on Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar

Holloway
vs.
Kattar
Brown
vs.
Condit
Jingliang
vs.
Ponzinibbio
Buckley
vs.
Di Chirico
Soriano
vs.
Todorovic

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 0-0

Holloway
(68%)

Condit
(63%)

Ponzinibbio
(82%)

Buckley
(85%)

Todorovic
(57%)

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 0-0
2020 Champion

Holloway

Condit

Ponzinibbio

Buckley

Soriano

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2021: 0-0

Kattar

Condit

Ponzinibbio

Buckley

Soriano

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: 0-0

Holloway

Condit

Ponzinibbio

Buckley

Todorovic

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 0-0

Kattar

Condit

Ponzinibbio

Buckley

Soriano

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2021: 0-0
2014 Champion

Holloway

Condit

Ponzinibbio

Buckley

Todorovic

Simon Head
@simonhead
2021: 0-0
2019 Champion*

Holloway

Condit

Ponzinibbio

Buckley

Todorovic

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2021: 0-0
2017 Champion

Kattar

Condit

Ponzinibbio

Buckley

Soriano

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: …read more

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UFC on ABC 1 Weigh-in Results: All Fighters Make Weight

The Ultimate Fighting Championship kicks off 2021 with a return to network television as it puts on its first show on the American Broadcasting Company. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC Fight Island 7: Holloway vs. Kattar weigh-in face-offs video

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Fight Island for its third stint in in Abu Dhabi since the pandemic shutdown of 2020.

UFC Fight Island 7 (aka UFC on ABC 1) …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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UFC on ABC weigh-in results: Everyone makes weight

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

See what happened on the scales ahead of UFC on ABC: Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar. The UFC is back …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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UFC on ABC 1 official weigh-in highlights, faceoffs and photo gallery

All the pre-fight activities are in the books for UFC on ABC 1 following Friday’s official weigh-in and fighter faceoff.
Everyone made weight for Saturday’s card, which takes place at Etihad …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 12:46 pm By
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UFC on ABC 1 video: Max Holloway, Calvin Kattar final faceoff before fight night

ABU DHABI – Featherweight contenders Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar got a final good look at one another on Friday ahead of UFC on ABC 1.
After both men successfully made weight, …read more

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UFC on ABC 1 video: Max Holloway, Calvin Kattar on weight for main event

ABU DHABI – The UFC’s first main event of the year between Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar is locked in.
At Friday’s official UFC on ABC 1 weight-ins, Holloway (21-6 MMA, 17-6 …read more

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5 burning questions heading into UFC on ABC 1

The UFC kicks off its 2021 slate with a bang Saturday.
UFC on ABC 1 marks the promotion’s return to network television after a two-year absence since leaving previous broadcast partner …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 6:16 am By
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UFC on ABC 1 weigh-in results and live video stream (4 a.m. ET)

ABU DHABI – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s official UFC on ABC 1 weigh-ins, which kick off at 4 a.m. ET (1 a.m. PT) at the …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 5:46 am By
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Punahele Soriano hopes to make up for lost time in return at UFC on ABC 1

ABU DHABI – Punahele Soriano spoke to the media on Wednesday ahead of the UFC on ABC 1 event.
Soriano (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) discussed his middleweight bout with Dusko Todorovic …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 3:16 am By
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UFC on ABC 1 preview video: What to watch for on 'Fight Island'

ABU DHABI – Ahead of UFC on ABC 1, check out a preview of Saturday’s event at Etihad Arena on “Fight Island,” which features former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC on ABC 1 breakdown: Will Max Holloway-Calvin Kattar come down to grappling?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ABC 1, a featherweight fight between former champion Max …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Before UFC on ABC 1, Max Holloway details meeting with Dana White on future

ABU DHABI – Max Holloway knows his work inside the octagon is the only way back to gold ahead of Saturday’s UFC on ABC 1 headliner.
Holloway (21-6 MMA, 17-6 UFC), …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Dusko Todorovic surprised to be paired with fellow unbeaten Punahele Soriano at UFC on ABC 1

ABU DHABI – Dusko Todorovic spoke to the media on Wednesday ahead of UFC on ABC 1.
Todorovic (10-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) spoke to reporters about his middleweight bout with Punahele …read more

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Alessio Di Chirico has no fear of viral sensation Joaquin Buckley at UFC on ABC 1

ABU DHABI – Alessio Di Chirico spoke to the media on Wednesday ahead of UFC on ABC 1.
Di Chirico (12-5 MMA, 3-5 UFC) discussed his middleweight bout with Joaquin Buckley …read more

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Video: Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar faceoff ahead of UFC on ABC 1 headliner

ABU DHABI – Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar came face-to-face for the first time ahead of their UFC on ABC 1 main event on Thursday.
Former UFC featherweight champ Holloway (21-6 MMA, …read more

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UFC on ABC 1 pre-event facts: Max Holloway's chin is legendary

The UFC kicks off its 2021 campaign on Saturday with UFC on ABC 1, which marks the promotion’s return to network television.
Headlining the card on ABC, which follows prelims on …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2021, 2:46 am By
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Joaquin Buckley looks to test Alessio Di Chirico's 'compromised' chin at UFC on ABC 1

ABU DHABI – Joaquin Buckley is confident that he will continue adding to his highlight reel Saturday.
Buckley (12-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) faces Alessio Di Chirico (12-5 MMA, 3-5 UFC) at UFC on …read more

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Calvin Kattar explains how training with Diaz brothers led him to UFC on ABC 1 headliner

ABU DHABI – Calvin Kattar spoke to the media on Wednesday ahead of the UFC on ABC 1 main event.
Kattar (22-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) spoke to reporters about his featherweight …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2021, 11:46 pm By
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Entering Final Fight of UFC Deal, Carlos Condit Willing to Consider Other Organizations

Carlos Condit will enter his UFC on ABC 1 bout against Matt Brown on the final fight of his current promotional deal. …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Carlos Condit enters UFC on ABC 1 on final fight of contract: 'A lot riding on this fight'

ABU DHABI – Carlos Condit’s contract with the UFC is coming to an end this weekend.
The former UFC interim welterweight champion revealed Wednesday that he’s got one fight left on …read more

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UFC on ABC 1: Holloway vs. Kattar Full Betting Odds

Check out the full betting odds for this weekend’s UFC on ABC 1 event headlined by featherweight contenders Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar. In the headlining bout, No. 1 ranked …read more

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Matt Brown on UFC on ABC 1: 'It's not out of the question this will be my last fight'

ABU DHABI – Matt Brown is nearing the end.
Over the years, the UFC welterweight became a fan favorite through his high-octane fighting style and back-and-forth brawls – but all good …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Akhmedov vs. Breese removed from UFC on ABC card

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

The middleweight bout has been bumped back a few days, apparently because of COVID. As is becoming the norm on …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2021, 3:16 am By
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Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese Pushed Back to UFC on ESPN 20

A middleweight clash between Omari Akhmedov and Tom Breese has been moved from UFC on ABC 1 on Jan. 16 to UFC on ESPN 20 on Jan. 20. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on January 13, 2021, 2:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 20 gets Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese after four-day COVID-19 delay

Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese is still in the UFC’s plans – just for a later date than expected.
The middleweight matchup was originally scheduled for Saturday’s UFC on ABC 1 …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2021, 1:46 am By
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UFC on ABC 1 loses another fight as Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese postponed

UFC on ABC 1 lost another fight as a middleweight bout between Omari Akhmedov and Tom Breese has been postponed for an extra four days. Akhmedov vs. Breese was supposed …read more

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'Come Get It': Max Holloway-Calvin Kattar hype video released ahead of UFC on ABC 1

It’s not often someone loses back-to-back championship fights and still finds himself right in the middle of the title picture.
But Saturday, that very well could be the case for former featherweight …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2021, 12:16 am By
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Jon Anik previews ‘huge’ UFC Fight Island 7 main event between Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar, reacts to ABC debut

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

After a short hiatus, the UFC returns to action this weekend and debuts on a new network. …read more

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Video: Max Holloway under pressure, but is UFC on ABC 1 headliner a must-win?

It wasn’t long ago that Max Holloway was a UFC champion on a massive winning being talked about as potentially the greatest featherweight of all time. Heading into UFC on …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2021, 6:46 pm By
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Calvin Kattar aims to hand Max Holloway first KO loss, set up title shot in UFC on ABC 1 headliner

ABU DHABI – Calvin Kattar still considers Max Holloway to be the top featherweight in the sport, and thus a win over the former champion in the UFC on ABC …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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MMA Junkie Radio #3121 with guest Michael Chandler, UFC on ABC 1 preview, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here and will be live on SportsCastr beginning at noon ET (9 a.m. PT).
On Episode 3,121, the …read more

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Finalized! UFC Fight Island 7 Lineup On ABC!

UFC

Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway returns to the 145-pound weight class for a battle against No. 6-ranked contender Calvin Kattar on ABC and …read more

Source:: MMAMania

How to watch UFC on ABC 1: Fight card, start time, results, where to stream Holloway vs. Kattar

The UFC is back Saturday for its first event of 2021 – and the first live MMA broadcast in ABC history. Here’s how to watch. …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Max Holloway explains why he can't look past Calvin Kattar at UFC on ABC 1

Max Holloway’s UFC on ABC 1 main event against Calvin Kattar could be considered the equivalent of what’s called a “trap game” in team sports — when a championship-level squad …read more

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UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar fight card

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Take a look at the UFC’s return to Fight Island, and their first card on ABC. The UFC will host …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Bethe Correia announces UFC on ABC 1 retirement fight delayed due to emergency appendectomy

Bethe Correia’s UFC retirement fight has been postponed.
In an Instagram post on Tuesday, Correia (11-5-1 MMA, 5-5-1 UFC) announced her bout has been pushed off because of appendicitis, which required …read more

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Posted on January 6, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Island 7 loses another bout, this time non-COVID related

UFC Fight Island 7, the promotion’s return to Fight Island and its debut on ABC, continues to take hits to the fight card. Bethe Correia is out of her planned …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Appendicitis Knocks Bethe Correia Out of Retirement Bout at UFC on ABC 1

Bethe Correia’s swan song in the Ultimate Fighting Championship will have to come at a later date. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Video: Is UFC's debut on ABC that big of a deal?

The UFC has been on network television before, and now the promotion is getting ready to return with UFC on ABC 1.
On Monday, the promotion confirmed an earlier MMA Junkie …read more

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Posted on January 6, 2021, 1:16 am By
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UFC: Holloway vs. Kattar to broadcast simultaneously on ABC and ESPN+

UFC Fight Island 7, the first UFC event of 2021, will simulcast on ABC and ESPN+

ESPN+ and ABC will combine to air the first UFC event of 2021 when the …read more

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Posted on January 5, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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ABC To Remain ‘Viable Option’ For Future Fights

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is scheduled to make its debut on the ABC network beginning with the UFC Fight Island …read more

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Posted on January 5, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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UFC’s network TV return official with UFC Fight Island 7 headed to ABC

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC will debut on the Peacock Network for the first event of its 2021 schedule.
The promotion’s official broadcast partner …read more

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Posted on January 4, 2021, 6:46 pm By
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UFC Fight Night ‘Holloway vs. Kattar’ Main Card to Be Simulcast on ABC, ESPN+

More information has emerged regarding the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s broadcast plans with ABC. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Holloway-Kattar main card to air Jan. 16 on ABC

The UFC is returning to network television as UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Kattar main card will air Jan. 16 on ABC, ESPN announced Monday. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Posted on January 4, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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UFC on ABC? First event of 2021 expected to air on network television

Since moving to ESPN from Fox, UFC events have primarily been watchable via the ESPN+ streaming service. That won’t be the case to start in 2021. According to MMA Junkie, …read more

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Posted on December 24, 2020, 6:46 am By
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UFC angling to kick off 2021 on ABC

The UFC may return to network television as soon as Jan. 16 to kick off its slate of events in 2021.

UFC Fight Island 7 features former featherweight champion Max Holloway …read more

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Posted on December 23, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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UFC to air on ABC with Holloway vs. Kattar; Jan 30 card scrapped

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The UFC will reportedly make its return to network television in 2021. The last time a …read more

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Posted on December 23, 2020, 12:46 pm By
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UFC targeting ABC broadcast debut with UFC Fight Island 7

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC plans to maximize its exposure in 2021.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting …read more

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Posted on December 23, 2020, 2:16 am By
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UFC eyes Jan. 16 return to network television on ABC; tentative Jan. 30 event removed from schedule

The UFC is closing in on its return to network television.
The promotion’s 2021 schedule will kick off Jan. 16 with a UFC Fight Night event, as planned. However, the promotion …read more

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Posted on December 23, 2020, 12:16 am By
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