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Robert Whittaker believes he matches up better against Israel Adesanya over Kelvin Gastelum

At UFC 234 earlier this month, the UFC went back down under as they touched down in Melbourne, Australia for their first pay-per-view event of the year.

In the main event, …read more

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Michael Bisping Criticizes Kelvin Gastelum's 'Cringe' Antics at UFC 234

After Robert Whittaker was forced to pull out of the main event at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia due to a hernia issue, his opponent Kelvin Gastelum sent out a …read more

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UFC 234 Injuries And Suspensions

UFC 234 injuries and medical suspensions for the athletes who competed at the “Silva vs Adesanya” event on Saturday (Feb. 9, 2019) inside Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia have …read more

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UFC champ Robert Whittaker's manager on potential return: 'Hopefully closer to June'

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was released from a Melbourne, Australia hospital Tuesday, and now begins his road to recovery.
Whittaker was a day-of withdrawal from his scheduled UFC 234 title …read more

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Devonte Smith's reason for calling out Francisco Trinaldo at UFC 234 was very simple

MELBOURNE, AustraliaDevonte Smith had a simple plan for UFC 234: Get in, get out, then call out his next opponent.
The first part he achieved in under four minutes …read more

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Shane Young explains UFC 234 post-fight speech on Maori suicide

MELBOURNE, AustraliaUFC featherweight Shane Young well understands the downer of a message about suicide prevention in a victory speech.
But Young, 25, plans to keep delivering it when he’s …read more

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Posted on February 13, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Kelvin Gastelum Compensated for UFC 234; Seeks Summer Rebooking

Kelvin Gastelum made the long flight to Melbourne, Australia with the belief that he would be challenging Robert Whittaker for the middleweight championship in front of a sold-out Rod Laver …read more

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Kai Kara-France: I want to fight the big names at flyweight – the ones left

MELBOURNE, Australia – Flyweight Kai Kara-France saw a familiar face at the media day for this past Saturday’s UFC 234.
Henry Cejudo (14-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) was there as a guest …read more

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Anderson Silva hopes Israel Adesanya wins title after UFC 234

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MELBOURNE, AustraliaAnderson Silva is rooting for Israel Adesanya to become UFC middleweight champion after losing to the …read more

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Matches To Make Following UFC 234

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to the hurt business last Saturday night (Feb. 9, 2019), staging UFC 234 form inside Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia which was headlined by …read more

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Stronger from military service, Kyung Ho Kang wants top-10 opponent after UFC 234

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MELBOURNE, AustraliaKyung Ho Kang believes he’s put himself in line for a fight of significance in …read more

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Israel Adesanya responds to critique from Chris Weidman and Paulo Costa

Criticism is always going to find its way to athletes in professional sports. Whether it be from fans or even peers.

At UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia this past weekend, ‘The …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Anderson Silva has still got it despite UFC 234 loss

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MELBOURNE, AustraliaIsrael Adesanya believes Anderson Silva still has some fight left in him despite falling short in …read more

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UFC 234 winner Jalin Turner wants another fight before birth of next child

MELBOURNE, AustraliaJalin Turner is hoping to get another fight in within four months or less after emerging victorious at UFC 234.
Turner (8-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) scored a brutal …read more

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Posted on February 11, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Watch Donald Cerrone Do A Cowboy Boot Shoey At UFC 234

The UFC was back in Australia this past weekend and you know what that means: it’s time for another shoey round-up! The Shoey.
A disgusting Australian tradition that has hit the …read more

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Jonathan Martinez explains source of interview nerves after UFC 234 win

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MELBOURNE, AustraliaJonathan Martinez makes no secret about his shy personality, which was on display during his post-fight …read more

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VIDEO | Robert Whittaker issues statement on UFC 234 withdrawal after undergoing emergency surgery

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was expected to defend his title last night in Australia against Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC 234.

However, just hours before the event …read more

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VIDEO | Robert Whittaker issues statement on UFC 234 withdrawal after undergoing emergency surgery

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was expected to defend his title last night in Australia against Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC 234.

However, just hours before the event …read more

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Jim Crute sees both sides of Sam Alvey's argument after controversial UFC 234 loss

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MELBOURNE, Australia – On one hand, Jim Crute isn’t quite sure what Sam Alvey’s complaining about.
And on the other, …read more

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Despite disappointment with UFC 234 win over Yahya, Ricky Simon aiming for top 10

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MELBOURNE, Australia – Ricky Simon wants to finally crack into the UFC’s bantamweight rankings, and he hopes his Saturday …read more

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Jimmy Crute on Sam Alvey: ‘I got to knock him out twice’

MELBOURNE, Australia — After his win at UFC 234, Jimmy Crute discusses Dana White shouting him out at the pre-fight press conference, believing he knocked Sam Alvey out twice, not …read more

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Whittaker may get another fight in Australia

Dana White hasn’t ruled out returning to Australia for another Robert Whittaker title fight despite the Australian’s withdrawal from UFC 234. …read more

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Israel Adesanya lobbies for UFC 234 pay-per-view points after main event bump: 'What happens to them?'

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MELBOURNE, Australia – Israel Adesanya believes he should get a cut of the pay-per-view for UFC 234 after being …read more

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Used to bizarre circumstances, UFC 234 just another day at the office for Lando Vannata

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MELBOURNE, Australia – Lando Vannata had a pretty unique circumstance that took him from the UFC 234 prelims Saturday …read more

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Weidman: Adesanya Is A Bit Overrated

Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva put on an unexpected dazzling performance during last night’s (Sat., Deb. 9, 2019) UFC 234 main event in Melbourne, Australia (highlights), with both men pulling …read more

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Montana De La Rosa: I’ll fight a top-five opponent if UFC pays me ‘a little more’

MELBOURNE, Australia — After her UFC 234 win, Montana De La Rosa discusses the victory over Nadia Kassem, not liking how much she’s getting paid by the UFC, her desire …read more

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Dana White hesitant to strip Robert Whittaker of title after getting medical info from actor Matt Damon

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was expected to defend his title against Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday night. In a devastating, …read more

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Silva Eyes Diaz Rematch At UFC 237

Anderson Silva may have come up short against Israel Adesanya in the main event of last night’s UFC 234 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Melbourne, Australia (see it), but the former …read more

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Dana White rips Marc Goddard's controversial stoppage in Jim Crute vs. Sam Alvey fight at UFC 234

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MELBOURNE, AustraliaSam Alvey wasn’t the only one upset about the stoppage in his fight with Jim Crute.
UFC …read more

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Coach claims Robert Whittaker wanted to delay surgery, fight injured

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was expected to defend his title against Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday night. In a devastating, …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Anderson Silva targets Nick Diaz for UFC 237 in Curitiba

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MELBOURNE, Australia – Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva usually doesn’t do immediate post-fight callouts.
But in the twilight of …read more

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Video replay: UFC 234 post-event press conference

MELBOURNE, Australia – Check out a video replay of the UFC 234 post-event news conference.
UFC 234 took place Saturday at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. The main card aired …read more

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Israel Adesanya on middleweight title picture after UFC 234: 'I'm the No. 1 contender'

MELBOURNE, AustraliaIsrael Adesanya is certain his next fight is going to be for the UFC middleweight title, even if he has to watch another championship bout play out …read more

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UFC 234 draws announced 15,238 attendance for $2.247 million live gate in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia – Saturday’s UFC 234 event drew an announced attendance of 15,238 fans – a sell-out – for a live gate of $2,470,088.
UFC officials announced the figures following the …read more

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Posted on February 10, 2019, 7:16 am By
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UFC 234 post-fight bonuses: Adesanya vs Silva takes FOTN honors

Check out our breakdown of the UFC 234: Adesanya vs. Silva post-fight bonuses from Melbourne, Australia. The Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia was home to a fairly fun night …read more

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Posted on February 10, 2019, 6:46 am By
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UFC 234 Bonuses, Attendance & Gate

The UFC 234 pay-per-view (PPV) took place from the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia last night (Sat. February 9, 2019). The event was the first UFC show from Melbourne …read more

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UFC 234 Highlights: Ricky Simon Decisions Rani Yahya

Ricky Simon decisions Rani Yahya. The two fighters met in a bantamweight bout at the UFC 234 pay-per-view event from the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday night …read more

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UFC 234 results: Ricky Simon stays sharp, ends Rani Yahya's streak

MELBOURNE, AustraliaRicky Simon earned the biggest victory of his career at UFC 234 when he outworked bantamweight mainstay Rani Yahya over three rounds.
Simon (15-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) utilized …read more

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UFC 234 results: Montana De La Rosa dominates, submits Nadia Kassem

MELBOURNE, Australia – Montana De La Rosa continued to emerge as a potential player in the UFC women’s flyweight division with a one-sided victory over Nadia Kassem at UFC 234.
De …read more

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UFC 234 Highlights: Devonte Smith Finishes Dong Hyun Ma

Devonte Smith finished Dong Hyun Ma. The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC 234 pay-per-view event from the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday …read more

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Stream UFC 234: Adesanya vs. Silva

Watch UFC 234: Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva here! The UFC is in Oceania for the first time this year and a number of Australia and New Zealand’s favourite …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum says ‘I’m the champ’ after Robert Whittaker’s injury withdrawal from UFC 234

MELBOURNE, Australia — Backstage at UFC 234, Kelvin Gastelum says he earned the middleweight title when Robert Whittaker pulled out due to injury, how he found out Whittaker was out …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum declares himself UFC champ, invites Robert Whittaker for 'crack at my title'

MELBOURNE, AustraliaKelvin Gastelum is declaring himself UFC middleweight champion after Robert Whittaker was forced to withdraw from the UFC 234 main event on short notice.
After issuing a classy …read more

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UFC 234 Live Results

The octagon returns to Australia this evening for the promotions UFC 234 pay-per-view event which is now headlined by a middleweight bout between Anderson Silva and Israel Adesanya.

Tonight’s pay-per-view event …read more

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UFC 234 discussion thread

MELBOURNE, Australia – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC 234 event at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, which kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 …read more

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UFC 234 play-by-play and live results (6:30 p.m. ET)

MELBOURNE, Australia – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC 234 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 6:30 p.m. …read more

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Dana White: Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya UFC title fight would be 'massive'

MELBOURNE, Australia – If both emerge victorious at UFC 234, Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya will be the next UFC middleweight championship fight.
Current 185-pound titleholder Whittaker (20-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) …read more

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How to watch UFC 234: Fight card, start time, online results, where to stream Whittaker vs. Gastelum

The UFC is back in Australia for today’s UFC 234 event. Here’s how to watch.
UFC 234 takes place Saturday at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. The main card airs …read more

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Donald Cerrone says he’s fighting Conor McGregor this summer, predicts knockout

The summer of Cowboy? It just might be.
Donald Cerrone said during a fan Q&A this weekend at UFC 234 weigh-ins in Melbourne, Australia that he’s fighting Conor McGregor this summer. …read more

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'Cowboy' Cerrone says he'll KO ex-UFC champ Conor McGregor in second round

MELBOURNE, AustraliaDonald Cerrone seems entirely certain he’s going to fight Conor McGregor this summer, and he already has a prediction for the bout.
A lightweight showdown (potentially for an …read more

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UFC 234 official weigh-in video highlights, photo gallery

MELBOURNE, AustraliaUFC 234 official weigh-ins are in the books, and MMAjunkie was on the scene for the festivities.
In the main event, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (20-4 MMA, …read more

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UFC 234's Jalin Turner didn't learn 'much of a lesson' from brutal KO in debut

MELBOURNE, AustraliaJalin Turner isn’t dwelling on the result of his UFC debut as he looks to right the ship in his second octagon appearance.
Turner (7-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC), …read more

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Whittaker, Gastelum make weight for title bout

Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum are set for their UFC 234 title bout in Australia after both made the 185-pound limit at Friday’s weigh-in. …read more

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Video: Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva UFC 234 weigh-in staredown

MELBOURNE, Australia – After officially making weight for UFC 234, Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva had their final staredown ahead of Saturday’s middleweight title eliminator.
Undefeated rising star Adesanya (15-0 MMA, …read more

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UFC 234 Weigh-in Results: Title Fight Set; Anderson Silva Moved to Tears

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Australia this week with an Aussie champion headlining the card in Melbourne for UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum.
The UFC 234 weigh-in took place on …read more

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Posted on February 9, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Video: Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum final face-off ahead of UFC 234 title bout

MELBOURNE, Australia – Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum came face-to-face for the final time tonight ahead of UFC 234.
UFC middleweight champ Whittaker (20-4 MMA, 11-2 UFC) and “The Ultimate Fighter …read more

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UFC 234 weigh-in results: All fighters hit their marks

The UFC is back in Melbourne, Australia for a pay-per-view event for the first time since the record-breaking UFC 193 that took place on November 14, 2015, when Holly Holm …read more

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UFC 234 Weigh-in Results: All Fighters On Target

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is ready to take its first trip to Australia in 2019, giving middleweight champ Robert Whittaker the chance to defend his belt for the first time …read more

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UFC 234's Raulian Paiva was invited to DWCS as flyweight, so he figured he'd stay

MELBOURNE, Australia – Until he got the call to fight on Dana White’s Contender Series, Raulian Paiva was a bantamweight.
The spot he was offered was at flyweight, so he quickly …read more

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UFC 234 live stream: Whittaker vs Gastelum official weigh ins video and results

Watch the official weigh ins for UFC 234. The UFC is back in Melborne, Australia for a pay-per-view event featuring a middleweight title bout between Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum. …read more

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UFC 234 Weigh-in Results

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is ready to take its first trip to Australia in 2019, giving middleweight champ Robert Whittaker the chance to defend his belt for the first time …read more

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Once in stands for Anderson Silva, UFC 234's Austin Arnett fights on same card

MELBOURNE, AustraliaAustin Arnett has come a long way as a fighter, and not just because he’s flown halfway around the world to compete at UFC 234.
Arnett (16-5 MMA, …read more

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UFC 234 Weigh-in Results (7 p.m. ET)

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is ready to take its first trip to Australia in 2019, giving middleweight champ Robert Whittaker the chance to defend his belt for the first time …read more

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10 reasons to watch UFC 234, where middleweights matter most

The UFC pays a visit to Australia on Saturday for its first pay-per-view card of 2019. In the main event, Robert Whittaker puts his middleweight title on the line against …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk: Champ Rose Namajunas must be 'very clever' to beat Jessica Andrade

MELBOURNE, AustraliaJoanna Jedrzejczyk is struggling to call a winner in the next UFC strawweight title fight between Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade.
Jedrzejczyk (15-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC), the former …read more

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UFC 234 Predictions: Whittaker vs. Gastelum

UFC 234 is right around the corner. The event takes place inside the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia this Saturday night (Feb. 9). In the main event, Robert Whittaker …read more

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Ricky Simon envisions 'coming out party' against Rani Yahya at UFC 234

MELBOURNE, Australia – Ricky Simon’s timeline to become a top-ranked UFC bantamweight is going exactly as planned. Now he just needs to deliver in the octagon at UFC 234.
In just …read more

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UFC 234's Lando Vannata: My octagon record doesn't tell the whole story

MELBOURNE, AustraliaUFC lightweight Lando Vannata ventures he’s had one of the most interesting journeys in the promotion, and it’s hard not to agree.
Vannata (9-3-2 MMA, 1-3-2 UFC), who …read more

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How octagon success led to depression for UFC 234's Shane Young

MELBOURNE, Australia – Working his way through the Australian circuit as a young fighter, Shane Young thought the answer was the UFC.
There, he would make the kind of money that …read more

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Dana White Believes UFC 234 Would Be Anderson Silva's Last Fight If He Is Knocked Out

Anderson Silva heads into his fight this weekend against rising superstar Israel Adesanya at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia as the underdog, with most fans predicting a straightforward victory from …read more

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Dana White's 'perfect world' ending for Daniel Cormier: Lesnar, Miocic rematch, Jones trilogy

MELBOURNE, AustraliaUFC President Dana White has a three-fight plan for Daniel Cormier that he thinks would be the perfect way for the UFC champ to wrap up his …read more

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Anderson Silva wants fight at UFC 237 in Brazil after Israel Adesanya

MELBOURNE, Australia – Win or lose in his fight against Israel Adesanya at UFC 234 on Saturday, Anderson Silva knows what he wants.
Silva (34-8 MMA, 17-4 UFC), the former UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya Questions Anderson Silva's Choice To Bring in Alex Pereira For Training

Israel Adesanya does battle with Anderson Silva this Saturday night in the co-main event at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia with the winner confirmed to be fighting for belt later …read more

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UFC 234 weigh-in results and live video stream (7 p.m. ET)

MELBOURNE, Australia – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC 234 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).
The weigh-ins take place at …read more

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Dana White says Tony Ferguson deserves UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov next: 'That's the fight'

MELBOURNE, Australia – It appears the UFC will attempt a fifth booking of the matchup between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson.
With much speculation about what will be next …read more

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Dana White wants Conor McGregor back in summer; 'Cowboy' Cerrone frontrunner to land fight

MELBOURNE, Australia – UFC President Dana White is hoping to see former dual-champion Conor McGregor make his return to the octagon this summer.
McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC), the former UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya says he'll take Anderson Silva 'out the game,' earn title shot at UFC 234

MELBOURNE, AustraliaIsrael Adesanya knows what is on the horizon if he can beat Anderson Silva at UFC 234 on Saturday, and he appears more than prepared for it.
After …read more

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Adesanya says Anderson Silva has been ‘bored’: ‘I’m the opponent he’s been looking for his whole life’

MELBOURNE, Australia — After the UFC 234 press conference, Israel Adesanya discusses his first staredown with Anderson Silva, wanting to express himself authentically against Silva no matter the result, looking …read more

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Video: Champ Robert Whittaker, Kelvin Gastelum face-off at UFC 234 press conference

MELBOURNE, AustraliaUFC 234 headliners Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum came face-to-face for the first time on fight week following today’s press conference.
Although they had an informal staredown following …read more

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Video: Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva first face-off at UFC 234 press conference

MELBOURNE, AustraliaUnbeaten Israel Adesanya had his first official staredown with former longtime UFC champ Anderson Silva following today’s UFC 234 pre-fight press conference.
Just two days before their encounter …read more

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UFC 234's Kai Kara-France aims to prove flyweights belong

MELBOURNE, Australia – After a “Fight of the Night” octagon debut, Kai Kara-France is competing for something more than a paycheck and a win at UFC 234.
“I’m focused to get …read more

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Rani Yahya done fighting unranked opponents, wants 'very best' after UFC 234

MELBOURNE, AustraliaRani Yahya was willing to accept a fight with an opponent outside of the bantamweight rankings for UFC 234. However, he’s not making the same concessions going …read more

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Montana De La Rosa wants 'name' Paige VanZant after UFC 234

MELBOURNE, Australia – Montana De La Rosa believes a fight with Paige VanZant will be in order if she can emerge victorious at UFC 234 on Saturday.
De La Rosa (9-4 …read more

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UFC 234 odds | Robert Whittaker, Israel Adesanya both favored to win

UFC 234, the promotion’s first pay-per-view of the year, is just around the corner.

This card, which goes down in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday night, will be headlined by a …read more

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Finally off Fight Night cards, UFC 234's Sam Alvey ready to be 'king of pay-per-views'

MELBOURNE, Australia – After a record streak, Sam Alvey will finally fight on a UFC pay-per-view.
Alvey (33-11 MMA, 10-6 UFC) holds the record for most consecutive UFC fights without appearing …read more

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UFC Fails to Reach New Agreement with DirecTV as Pay-Per-View Provider

The UFC and DirecTV are at an impasse. On Thursday, the UFC announced that the upcoming UFC 234 pay-per-view from Australia will not be available on DirecTV after the two …read more

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Fresh off ACL surgery, Tyson Pedro unsure of timeline for return after ''Shogun' got me'

MELBOURNE, AustraliaTyson Pedro is just days removed from a complete ACL reconstruction surgery that has put his UFC career on hold for the foreseeable future.
Pedro (7-3 MMA, 3-3 …read more

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New father Jake Matthews 'trying to avoid the dad bod' ahead of UFC return

MELBOURNE, AustraliaJake Matthews has greater perspective on his UFC career after becoming a father following a crucial loss in his most recent bout.
After putting together a three-fight winning …read more

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Anderson Silva UFC 234 open workout video (complete)

MELBOURNE, Australia — At UFC 234 open workouts, Anderson Silva put on a show for the fans and media gathered at Federation Square. Silva fights Israel Adesanya in the co-main …read more

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Robert Whittaker UFC 234 open workout highlights

MELBOURNE — UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker put on a show for his hometown fans in Melbourne, Australia at the UFC 234 open workouts. …read more

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Israel Adesanya UFC 234 open workout highlights

MELBOURNE, Australia — At UFC 234 open workouts in Melbourne, Israel Adesanya put on a show for the fans and media gathered at Federation Square. Adesanya fights Anderson Silva in …read more

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Tai Tuivasa 'learned heaps' from first loss, issues vulgar callout of Justin Willis

MELBOURNE, Australia – Tai Tuivasa is ready to return to the octagon after suffering in the first loss of his career against former UFC champ Junior Dos Santos at UFC …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Jake Matthews aiming to return mid-year, avoid ‘Dad bod’

MELBOURNE, Australia — At UFC 234 media day, Jake Matthews discusses his long break, being a father, and much more. …read more

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Alex Volkanovski denies 'rubbish' notion UFC champ Max Holloway has cleaned out division

MELBOURNE, AustraliaAlex Volkanovski believes UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway still has more work to do before he can seriously consider changing weight classes.
Volkanovski (19-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC), a …read more

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Champ Henry Cejudo: UFC should tell me flyweight plans 'out of respect'

MELBOURNE, AustraliaUFC flyweight champ Henry Cejudo still has no new information on the future of the division he rules as champion.
Cejudo (14-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) spoke to MMAjunkie …read more

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Former UFC champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk returning to strawweight – after more time off

MELBOURNE, AustraliaJoanna Jedrzejczyk is returning to the division where she long held UFC gold.
After a one-fight stop in the women’s flyweight division, Jedrzejczyk (15-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC) said …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC 234 media day face-offs: Sam Alvey, Jim Crute get ... uhhh ... playful

MELBOURNE, AustraliaUFC 234 media day is in the books, and as is tradition, the fighters faced off following interview sessions with reporters.
Fighters from six different bouts were on …read more

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Posted on February 7, 2019, 2:16 am By
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EXCLUSIVE | Pro fighters make their picks for Israel Adesanya vs Anderson Silva

The UFC’s first pay-per-view of 2019 will go down in Melbourne, Australia and be topped by a middleweight title fight between Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum. However, arguably the fight …read more

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Jim Crute, are you worried about that cut on your face? 'I enjoy being in a bloodbath'

MELBOURNE, Australia – If you think Jim Crute is worried about those stitches on his face a few days before UFC 234, think again.
“People say, ‘Oh, what happens if it …read more

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Posted on February 6, 2019, 4:17 pm By
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Kelvin Gastelum 'no Mystic Mac' but sticking with first-round KO prediction

MELBOURNE, Australia – To be clear, Kelvin Gastelum has plenty of respect for Robert Whittaker – he’s just not overly impressed with anything he sees.
“Obviously, he’s a champion for a …read more

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