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Vicente Luque vs. Belal Muhammad To Headline April 16 UFC Card

Ranked welterweights Vicente Luque and Belal Muhammad are set to meet in the main event of UFC’s April 16th card.

The five-round matchup between top welterweights was first reported by Brett …read more

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Vicente Luque vs. Belal Muhammad 2 headlines UFC event on April 16

Vicente Luque and Belal Muhammad face-off during the UFC 205 weigh-in inside Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC …read more

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Vicente Luque vs. Belal Muhammad rematch set for UFC Fight Night main event on April 16

A key welterweight rematch between Vicente Luque and Belal Muhammad will headline a UFC event in April.
MMA Junkie verified with a person close to the situation on Wednesday that Luque …read more

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Belal Muhammad-Vicente Luque Rematch to Headline UFC Fight Night on April 16

The stakes will be raised when Belal Muhammad and Vicente Luque square off for a second time in the Octagon. …read more

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Vicente Luque vs. Belal Muhammad 2 set to headline UFC Fight Night card in April

Vicente Luque and Belal Muhammad will be running it back. Luque and Muhammad first met in 2016 and will now be fighting again five-and-a-half years later. According to ESPN’s Brett …read more

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Sources: UFC sets Luque-Muhammad main event

A welterweight matchup between Vicente Luque and Belal Muhammad will serve as the main event of UFC Fight Night on April 16, multiple sources told ESPN. …read more

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‘Brother are you sure?’ - Chimaev questions why ‘Wonderboy’ would fight him

Stephen Thompson makes the walk to the cage for his December bout against Belal Muhammad. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Thompson recently stated his …read more

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Belal Muhammad Jokingly Hints Khamzat Chimaev Rejected Fight

UFC welterweight contender Belal Muhammad poked fun at Khamzat Chimaev for allegedly dodging him for a fight in the Octagon.

Muhammad most recently put on arguably the most dominant performance of …read more

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Belal Muhammad: Jorge Masvidal Fight “Really Makes Sense”

Having entered the welterweight top five, Belal Muhammad has his sights set on a top name and two-time title challenger for his next outing.

Muhammad joined the elite at 170 pounds …read more

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Wonderboy stunned by calls for him to retire after latest UFC loss

Stephen Thompson lost to Belal Muhammad in December | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Stephen Thompson’s recent record seems worse than it is Stephen …read more

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Morning Report: Stephen Thompson discusses loss to Belal Muhammad, says he has no plans to retire anytime soon

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2021 was a bad year for Stephen Thompson but just because he’s had a bad year, “Wonderboy” isn’t even considering …read more

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Stephen Thompson not contemplating retirement after Belal Muhammad loss: 'I feel better than I was five years ago'

Stephen Thompson has no intention of calling it a career after his recent loss to Belal Muhammad.
Thompson (16-6-1 MMA, 11-6-1 UFC) dropped a lopsided unanimous decision to Muhammad in the co-main …read more

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Belal Muhammad To Dana White: I’m The Guy You Need To Start Pushing

UFC welterweight contender Belal Muhammad believes the UFC and Dana White need to start pushing him over other top-five guys like Leon Edwards.

Muhammad moved one step closer to the top …read more

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Stephen Thompson has no plans of retiring after back-to-back losses: ‘I feel better than I was five years ago’

Stephen Thompson has no plans of retiring anytime soon. Thompson suffered a lopsided decision loss to Belal Muhammad at UFC Vegas 45 on December 18. He entered the fight as …read more

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Muhammad Wants Edwards Rematch At UFC London

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UFC welterweight contender Belal Muhammad got a stiff finger to the eye from Leon Edwards at UFC …read more

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Belal Muhammad doesn’t believe Leon Edwards will ever rematch him, open to punching Colby Covington in the face

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When Belal Muhammad suffered a nasty eye poke against Leon Edwards that led to their fight being …read more

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Belal Muhammad says he will end the Khamzat Chimaev hype

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Kayla Harrison Pays Up After Losing Nunes/Peña Wager

Kayla Harrison had to pay up to UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad after losing her bet that her American Top Team teammate Amanda Nunes would defeat Julianna Peña at UFC 269.

Prior …read more

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Chimaev & Muhammad Engage In Drawn-Out Twitter Battle

Khamzat Chimaev and Belal Muhammad may or may not fight one another in the Octagon, but they have already engaged in a drawn-out Twitter battle.

Belal Muhammad has gone unbeaten in …read more

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Jorge Masvidal says he’s off the injured list but ‘these little b*****s don’t want to sign the contract’, Belal Muhammad responds

Jorge Masvidal says he is now healthy and looking to fight again soon. Masvidal was slated to fight Leon Edwards earlier this month at UFC 269, but an injury forced “Gamebred” …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev predicts he beats Belal Muhammad in ‘1 minute,’ Muhammad says he’ll make Chimaev ‘suffer’

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Belal Muhammad made it clear that he intends to be the next man to attempt to hand Khamzat Chimaev his …read more

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Things are heating up between Khamzat Chimaev and Belal Muhammad on Twitter

Welterweights Belal Muhammad and Khamzat Chimaev are making a great case for them to fight next if you take a look at the back-and-forth the pair are doing on Twitter. …read more

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Fussbudget Borz Won’t Remember The Name

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Streaking 170-pound contender Belal Muhammad, currently ranked No. 5 at 170 pounds, could end up in welterweight purgatory — a …read more

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Belal Muhammad explains Khamzat Chimaev callout: ‘You get the most hype beating a guy like him’

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Belal Muhammad knows how the UFC works.
In a perfect world, a lopsided win over a two-time title contender like Stephen …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev responds to Belal Muhammad's callout: 'I need 1 minute to take your head'

Belal Muhammad sees incentive in facing Khamzat Chimaev, but Chimaev doesn’t think he actually wants to fight him.
After scoring a dominant decision win over former two-time challenger Stephen Thompson this …read more

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Belal Muhammad explains why defeating Khamzat Chimaev is currently “worth more than beating anybody ranked in the division”

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad has explained the value of beating someone like fellow contender Khamzat Chimaev. Last weekend, Belal Muhammad vaulted himself into contention at 170 pounds with a convincing …read more

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Strickland Will Murder Paul On YouTube For $5 Million

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It is with regret that I inform you Belal Muhammad, who is now a bona fide contender at 170 …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Laughs Off Belal Muhammad’s Callout

It does not appear that Khamzat Chimaev is taking Belal Muhammad very seriously.

Belal Muhammad has gone unbeaten in his last seven fights. Heading into this past Saturday’s UFC Vegas …read more

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Muhammad Thinks Beating Chimaev Is “Worth More” Than Any Ranked Win

Belal Muhammad isn’t shying away from a possible fight with Khamzat Chimaev.

Belal Muhammad is coming off what was arguably the biggest win of his career. He defeated former title challenger …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Dec. 21: Belal Muhammad makes big move

There’s a new name to discuss in the UFC’s welterweight title picture.
Belal Muhammad capped off a big 2021 with a UFC Fight Night 199 decision victory over former title challenger …read more

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Remember The Ranking

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Streaking welterweight bruiser Belal Muhammad captured his sixth straight victory with a dominant performance against two-time division title challenger …read more

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Belal Muhammad calls out Khamzat Chimaev following UFC Vegas 45 win over Stephen Thompson

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad has called out Khamzat Chimaev following his win over Stephen Thompson last weekend. On Saturday night, Belal Muhammad produced a professional performance to edge past Stephen …read more

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‘New blood’ Belal Muhammad makes case for title shot after UFC Vegas 45 win over Stephen Thompson

Belal Muhammad dominated Stephen Thompson for three rounds to win a decision in Las Vegas. | Zuffa LLC

Belal Muhammad closed 2021 with the biggest …read more

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Stephen Thompson Releases Apologetic Statement Following Loss

Stephen Thompson is sending a message to his fans following his recent loss to Belal Muhammad.

The welterweight division might have a new contender in the mix. On Saturday night, Belal …read more

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Belal Muhammad states case to fight Kamaru Usman after big win: 'Give him new blood'

LAS VEGAS – Belal Muhammad wants his name in the UFC welterweight title mix after earning the biggest win of his career.
Muhammad (20-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) earned a dominant decision …read more

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Muhammad Reveals Racial Abuse In UFC Apex During Wonderboy Fight

In the aftermath of his impressive co-main event victory over Stephen Thompson at UFC Vegas 45 this past weekend, Belal Muhammad revealed the racism he’d been subjected to by a …read more

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Stephen Thompson apologizes for UFC Fight Night 199 loss: 'I'm motivated not broken'

Stephen Thompson came up on the short end of a unanimous decision Saturday at UFC Fight Night 199 when he lost to Belal Muhammad in the co-main event.
Less than 24 …read more

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Stephen Thompson issues statement following UFC loss to Belal Muhammad

Stephen Thompson has issued a statement after suffering a lopsided unanimous decision loss to Belal Muhammad at UFC Vegas 45. Thompson (16-6-1 MMA), a former two-time UFC title challenger, was …read more

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UFC Fight Night 199 results: Belal Muhammad's smothering wrestling dominates Stephen Thompson

It was one-way traffic in UFC Fight Night 199‘s co-main event.
Belal Muhammad entered the UFC Apex with a chip on his shoulder, looking to make a statement in the welterweight …read more

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Pros react after Belal Muhammad defeats Stephen Thompson at UFC Vegas 45

Tonight’s UFC Vegas event 45 was co-headlined by a welterweight bout featuring Stephen Thompson taking on Belal Muhammad. Thompson (16-6-1 MMA), a former two-time UFC title challenger, was looking to …read more

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UFC Vegas 45 results: Belal Muhammad dominates Stephen Thompson, calls out Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards

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Belal Muhammad is officially a UFC welterweight contender.
The 33-year-old veteran dominated Stephen Thompson on Saturday night, winning a lopsided unanimous …read more

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Fighters React To Belal Muhammad Dominating Stephen Thompson At UFC Vegas 45

Stephen Thompson vs. Belal Muhammad was a one-sided fight.  

The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (December 18, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 45 event from Las …read more

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Twitter reacts to Belal Muhammad's win over 'Wonderboy,' callout of Kamaru Usman at UFC Fight Night 199

Belal Muhammad pushed his unbeaten streak to seven on Saturday when earned a career-best win over Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night 199.
Muhammad (20-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) beat a former …read more

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UFC Vegas 45: Pros react to Belal Muhammad’s win over Stephen Thompson

Belal Muhammad defeated Stephen Thompson at UFC Vegas 45. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Belal Muhammad defeated Stephen Thompson at UFC Vegas 45. On …read more

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UFC Vegas 45 live blog: Stephen Thompson vs. Belal Muhammad

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This is the live blog for Stephen Thompson vs. Belal Muhammad, the welterweight co-main event on Saturday at UFC APEX …read more

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UFC Vegas 45 Results: Belal Muhammad defeats Stephen Thompson (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas event 45 is co-headlined by a welterweight bout featuring Stephen Thompson taking on Belal Muhammad. Thompson (16-5-1 MMA), a former two-time UFC title challenger, will be looking …read more

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Ahead of Belal Muhammad matchup, Stephen Thompson aims to ‘be the oldest guy who ever fought in the UFC’

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Stephen Thompson may be knocking on the door of 40, but he has no plans on walking away from his fighting …read more

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Stephen Thompson Explains Why He’s So Grateful For Muhammad Fight

UFC welterweight contender Stephen Thompson is set for his second fight of 2021 this weekend, and he’s glad it’s coming against a “good person” like Belal Muhammad.

This time last year, …read more

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Thompson: “Honorable” Muhammad Won’t Want To Win Like Burns

UFC welterweight contender Stephen Thompson doesn’t expect upcoming opponent Belal Muhammad to approach their fight in the same way Gilbert Burns did at UFC 264 earlier this year.

Thompson saw his …read more

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With win over Stephen Thompson, Belal Muhammad eyes Colby Covington, Khamzat Chimaev

LAS VEGAS – Belal Muhammad thinks a win over Stephen Thompson opens the door for some big fights.
Muhammad (19-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) meets Thompson (16-5-1 MMA, 11-5-1 UFC) in the co-main event …read more

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Stephen Thompson expecting a ‘war’ against Belal Muhammad but confident he will win: ‘I do see some flaws in his style’

Stephen Thompson is excited to go out and erase his last fight from his memory. Thompson is coming off a lackluster decision loss to Gilbert Burns at UFC 264 and …read more

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