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Brunson Mocks ‘Last Gender Bender,’ Gets Tyson’d

After Israel Adesanya scored his fourteenth straight win (three overall inside the Octagon) by taking out Brad Tavares at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 27 Finale last Friday night (July 6, …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Paulo Costa probably isn’t next, but expects to fight him multiple times

Israel Adesanya, who thumped Brad Tavares in the TUF 27 Finale main event, and Paulo Costa, who smoked Uriah Hall on the UFC 226 undercard, are two of the fastest …read more

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The MMA Circus: Cormier becomes champ-champ, Izzy next big thing?

On Episode 170 of The MMA Circus, Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Jed Meshew recap UFC 226, as well as Israel Adesanya’s win over Brad Tavares at TUF 27 Finale, …read more

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TUF 27 Finale Medical Suspensions: Brad Tavares, Several Other, Face Lengthy Suspensions

Isarael Adesanya scored the biggest victory of his career when he earned a dominant decision over Brad Tavares in The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale main event. Luckily for him, he …read more

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TUF 27 Finale medical suspensions: Brad Tavares among seven fighters potentially out six months

Longtime UFC middleweight Brad Tavares headlined a list of seven fighters to be issued potential six-month medical suspensions in the aftermath of The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale. The Nevada Athletic …read more

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TUF 27 Finale medical suspensions: Brad Tavares, six others face possible six months

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The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale took its toll on a good number of fighters who competed.
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Hindsight - TUF 27 Finale: Tavares vs. Adesanya in retrospect

Look back on the first event of the weekend, featuring Gerald Meerschaert’s upset victory in the curtain jerker to Israel Adesanya’s thrashing of Brad Tavares. I get it. UFC 226 …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale salaries: Israel Adesanya ($112k) earns event-high payout

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UFC middleweight standout Israel Adesanya picked up the biggest win of his career and also banked the highest …read more

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TUF 27 Finale salaries: Israel Adesanya cashes event-high $112,000

Rising middleweight contender Israel Adesanya handily led the disclosed payroll at The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale, cashing $112,000 for his main event victory over Brad Tavares.
The Nevada Athletic Commission …read more

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TUF Finale: Fantasy Rewind

A new contender has officially emerged in the middleweight division, as Israel Adesanya picked up the biggest win of his young career as he defeated veteran contender Brad Tavares over …read more

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TUF 27 Finale post-event facts: Israel Adesanya hit Brad Tavares more than anyone before

The UFC’s seventh annual International Fight Week festivities rolled on Friday with The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale, which took place at Pearl Theater in Las Vegas and aired on FS1 …read more

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RECAP! ‘Stylebender’ Shines, Dominates Tavares!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight strikers Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya dueled last night (July 6, 2018) at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 27 Finale from inside Pearl Theatre in Las …read more

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TUF 27 Finale: Tavares vs. Adesanya - Winners and Losers

Israel Adesanya announced his arrival with a dominant performance over Brad Tavares. Who else had a hell of a night… and who wishes they could wake up from the nightmare? …read more

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TUF 27 Finale Video Recap: Adesanya outclasses Tavares

At the TUF 27 Finale the Style Bender Israel Adesanya proved he’s worth the hype with an assured victory over the veteran Brad Tavares. In the headlining fight of The …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2018, 8:16 am By
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TUF 27 Finale draws announced 2,123 fans for $293,615.50 live gate in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS – Friday’s UFC event, The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale, drew an announced sell-out attendance of …read more

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Israel Adesanya def. Brad Tavares at the TUF 27 Finale: Best photos

Check out these photos highlighting Israel Adesanya’s unanimous decision win over Brad Tavares at the TUF 27 Finale in Las Vegas. (Photos by Stephen R. Sylvanie, USA TODAY Sports) …read more

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Adesanya routs Tavares in breakthrough victory

In just his third UFC fight, Israel Adesanya proved he’s ready for bigger and better things in the middleweight division, dominating veteran Brad Tavares in a five-round unanimous decision Friday …read more

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Israel Adesanya defeats Brad Tavares by unanimous decision

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TUF 27 Finale video highlights: Adesanya outclasses Tavares

Watch the full fight video highlights of Israel Adesanya dominating Brad Tavares in the TUF 27 Finale main event. Israel Adesanya just stunted on the UFC’s #8 ranked middleweight Brad …read more

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Undefeated Israel Adesanya Carves Up Brad Tavares in ‘TUF 27’ Finale Main Event

Israel Adesanya moves to 14-0 with lopsided decision over Brad Tavares in “The Ultimate Fighter 27” Finale headliner. …read more

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TUF 27 Finale results: Israel Adesanya picks apart Brad Tavares, wins unanimous decision

Israel Adesanya systematically broke down veteran Brad Tavares to pick up his biggest win to date.
Adesanya (13-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) nearly pitched a shutout over Tavares (17-5 MMA, 12- 5 …read more

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Pros react to Adesanya’s dominant win at TUF 27 Finale

Israel Adesanya scored a masterful win over veteran Brad Tavares at The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale in Las Vegas. Pro fighters enjoyed the fight on Twitter. Unbeaten UFC middleweight prospect …read more

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TUF 27 Finale results: Israel Adesanya scores impressive win over Brad Tavares

There were those who wondered whether Israel Adesanya was getting to big of a push too fast.
The decorated kickboxer from New Zealand was flashy but still somewhat untested as a …read more

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TUF 27 Finale results: Israel Adesanya styles on Brad Tavares

Israel Adesanya outclassed Brad Tavares to win a unanimous decision in the TUF 27 Finale main event. The UFC’s TUF 27 Finale event is in the books, and the top …read more

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Twitter reacts to Israel Adesanya's bloody, dominant win over Brad Tavares at TUF 27 Finale

Israel Adesanya was highly confident in his chances at Brad Tavares prior to The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale. He managed to come through with the victory.
The unbeaten Adesanya (14-0 MMA, …read more

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Israel Adesanya Styles on Brad Tavares in Display of Gorgeous Violence

Highly touted kickboxing prospect Israel Adesanya faced off with 8th-ranked contender Brad Tavares in an important middleweight bout tonight (Friday, July 6, 2018) from inside the Palms Casino Resort in …read more

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TUF 27 Finale Results | Israel Adesanya defeats Brad Tavares (Highlights)

A middleweight bout featuring streaking division contenders Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya headlined tonight’s TUF 27 Finale event in Las Vegas.
Adesanya entered the contest sporting a perfect 13-0 record while …read more

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TUF 27 Finale – Live Results

The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale goes down live tonight from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event rising star Israel Adesanya takes on Brad Tavares in …read more

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TUF 27 Finale Clash: Tavares Vs. Adesanya!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight strikers Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya will clash TONIGHT (July 6, 2018) inside The Pearl Theater in Paradise, Nevada.
At one point in time, Tavares was …read more

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TUF 27 Finale: Brad Tavares vs. Israel Adesanya Toe-to-Toe Preview

Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Tavares vs. Adesanya at the TUF 27 Finale, and everything you don’t about hype trains. Brad Tavares vs. Israel …read more

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TUF 27 Finale: Tavares vs. Adesanya live results and discussion

Live results and discussion for the TUF 27 Finale in Vegas, which features a middleweight headliner between Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya. Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live …read more

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TUF 27 Finale predictions

The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale is here. This card is being headlined by an important middleweight bout involving rising star Israel Adesanya and seasoned veteran Brad Tavares. Apart from this …read more

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TUF 27 Finale odds: Adesanya slight favorite over Tavares

Check out the betting odds for The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale, where Israel Adesanya is favored to beat Brad Tavares in the main event. Part one of a two UFC …read more

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Tavares: Adesanya is ‘trying to convince himself’ he’s the ‘A-side’

Brad Tavares responds to Israel Adesanya’s previous comments about being the “A-Side” in their matchup. Middleweight standouts Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya will be headlining the TUF 27 Finale …read more

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TUF 27 Finale Results: Tavares vs. Adesanya

MMA Fighting has TUF 27 Finale results for the Tavares vs. Adesanya event Friday night at the Pearl Theatre in Las Vegas, Nev.
In the main event, Brad Tavares will try …read more

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TUF 27 Finale official weigh-ins video, photos: Ready to crown two new 'TUF' winners in Vegas

LAS VEGAS – The TUF 27 Finale official weigh-ins took place today, and MMAjunkie was on the scene.
In the headliner, Brad Tavares (17-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) meets Israel Adesanya (12-0 …read more

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‘TUF 27’ Finale Weigh-ins: Julian Marquez Misses Weight, Headliners Cleared

The Ultimate Fighter 27” Finale is taking place Friday, July 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be headlined by Brad Tavares taking on undefeated Israel Adesanya. …read more

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10 reasons to watch the TUF 27 Finale, where Tavares and Adesanya will lobby for respect

The nice thing about MMA is that folks can settle their differences in the cage. On Friday, Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya will see who is correct in their assessment …read more

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Tournament finalists, full card revealed for Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale

The card for The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale is set.
A previously announced middleweight bout between undefeated kickboxing expert Israel Adesanya and veteran Brad Tavares will headline Friday’s event at the …read more

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Finalized! TUF 27 Finale Fight Card, TV Line Up

Is Israel Adesanya the real deal? We’re going to find out when “The Last Stylebender” collides with veteran middleweight Brad Tavares in the five-round main event, not long after we …read more

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Brad Tavares TUF 27 Finale open workout highlights

LAS VEGAS — Brad Tavares put a show on for the fans at UFC 226 and TUF 27 Finale open workouts Wednesday at MGM Grand — with the help of …read more

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Brad Tavares says Israel Adesanya is either ‘trying to convince himself’ or ‘extremely delusional’

LAS VEGAS — At the TUF 27 Finale media day, Brad Tavares discusses Israel Adesanya’s trash talk, his first main event fight Friday night, the middleweight division and more. …read more

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Israel Adesanya details how he'll finish Brad Tavares, who's headlining 'because of me'

LAS VEGAS – Heading into the first headliner of his 16-fight UFC career, Brad Tavares has been clear in that he doesn’t believe Israel Adesanya deserves the spot he’s in …read more

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Brad Tavares says Israel Adesanya 'definitely not' worth the hype, can win however he wants

LAS VEGAS – Brad Tavares is not buying into the hype around Israel Adesanya, and he intends on proving why in The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale headliner.
Despite being just two …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Brad Tavares: ‘If not for me, he wouldn’t be here’

LAS VEGAS — At a TUF 27 Finale media day Wednesday, Israel Adesanya discusses his main event fight against Brad Tavares, his budding rivalry with Uriah Hall, some of the …read more

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Tavares returns to where it all began, now as a UFC headliner

Eight years after making his UFC debut at the same venue, on a similar card, Brad Tavares returns to The Palms in Las Vegas on Friday evening for the first …read more

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Posted on July 4, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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TUF 27 Finale main-event breakdown: How Brad Tavares can upset fast-rising Israel Adesanya

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale’s top bouts, and today, we look at the Brad Tavares vs. Israel Adesanya main event.
The …read more

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TUF 27 Finale pre-event facts: Brad Tavares finally gets first headliner

Another season of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series comes to a conclusion Friday when The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale takes place at Pearl Theater in Las Vegas and airs on …read more

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Brad Tavares explains why he thinks Dana White ‘jumped the gun’ announcing injury news

LAS VEGAS — At a UFC media day, Brad Tavares discusses why he believes Dana White said he was out of the TUF 27 Finale main event against Israel Adesanya, …read more

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TUF 27 Finale headliner Brad Tavares talks (non?) injury, 'delusional' Israel Adesanya

LAS VEGAS – Being mistakenly announced out of your first UFC headliner is probably not the type of situation that a fighter wants to be dealing with during his final …read more

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Brad Tavares Explains TUF 27 Finale Injury Fiasco: ‘I Never Once Said I Wasn’t Gonna Fight’

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Brad Tavares was almost removed from the TUF 27 Finale main event even though he never …read more

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Israel Adesanya Responds to Brad Tavares Injury Reports

Israel Adesanya isn’t concerned with Brad Tavares’ status. Adesanya is scheduled to take on Tavares in the main event of “The Ultimate Fighter” 27 Finale. The card will take place …read more

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Israel Adesanya unconcerned by Brad Tavares injury report, doesn’t want to be ‘babied’ by UFC

“The Last Stylebender” insisted that he didn’t bat an eyelid when reports of Brad Tavares suffering a broken foot first came to the surface.
Undoubtedly the biggest test of his …read more

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Israel Adesanya Calls Out Paulo Costa vs. Uriah Hall Winner

Israel Adesanya already knows who he wants to clash with next after his upcoming fight against Brad Tavares at The Ultimate Fighter Season 27 Finale (TUF 27 Finale). Last month …read more

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Adesanya Vows To Make Hall The ‘Instagram Wh*re’ Famous

Despite this report, Israel Adesanya has his hands full when he faces off against Brad Tavares at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 27 Finale on July 6, 2018 in Las Vegas, …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Uriah Hall is ‘an Instagram whore’

Israel Adesanya sizes up his chances against top-10 UFC middleweight Brad Tavares, and also rips into Uriah Hall. Rising middleweight prospect Israel Adesanya has a fight purse that exceeds six-figures …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Brad Tavares: ‘I’m Not Looking Past What’s-His-Name’

Israel Adesanya won’t underestimate his opponent, but he won’t overestimate him either. Adesanya is scheduled to take on Brad Tavares in the main event of “The Ultimate Fighter” 27 Finale. …read more

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Israel Adesanya wants Octagon faceoff with Paulo Costa vs. Uriah Hall winner

Israel Adesanya has already plotted his next clash before even stepping into the Octagon with Brad Tavares for their The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale main event.
Last month, “The Last Stylebender” …read more

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Thiago Santos heading to Vegas for possible TUF 27 Finale replacement headliner

Despite UFC President Dana White announcing the veteran fighter has a broken foot and is out of The Ultimate fighter 27 Finale headliner, Brad Tavares is going to try to …read more

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Thiago Santos on call for TUF 27 Finale main event

UFC middleweight Thiago Santos will be ready if he is needed to fill in for either Brad Tavares or Israel Adesanya in the main event of the TUF 27 Finale. …read more

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Brad Tavares Insists He is Still Fighting Israel Adesanya in the TUF 27 Finale Headliner

UFC president Dana White recently broke the news that Brad Tavares was injured and had to step out of The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale main event opposite Israel Adesanya. Tavares, …read more

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Thiago Santos to serve as backup plan for TUF 27 Finale main event

Thiago Santos will be in Las Vegas next month as a backup plan for the TUF 27 Finale main event between Israel Adesanya and Brad Tavares, MMA Fighting has learned.
Middleweight …read more

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Brad Tavares: Fight with Israel Adesanya is ‘100-percent’ still on

According to Brad Tavares, he actually isn’t out of his middleweight main event against rising prospect Israel Adesanya next month. It sounds like there has been a miscommunication between the …read more

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What Injury? Tavares Insists ‘Stylebender’ Fight Still On For TUF 27 Finale

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender, Brad Tavares, insists his fight with “undeserving” Israel Adesanya is still official for The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 27 Finale on FOX Sports 1, locked …read more

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Despite Dana White’s claims, Brad Tavares says fight with Israel Adesanya is still on

After what appeared to be yet another 2018 main or co-main scrapped by injury, that is now looking to no longer be the case.
Just last week, UFC President, Dana White …read more

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Brad Tavares Injured, Out Of TUF 27 Finale Main Event

Less than one month away from the scheduled Finale to The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) Season 27, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Brad Tavares has suffered a broken foot and will …read more

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Brad Tavares Withdraws from Israel Adesanya Fight, Thiago Santos Offers to Step In

The main event of “The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale” is set to change, as Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight contender Brad Tavares will be forced to withdraw due to injury. …read more

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Injury Forces Brad Tavares Out of TUF 27 Finale Main Event

UFC president Dana White revealed on Thursday that middleweight Brad Tavares has been forced out of The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale main event because of a broken foot. Tavares was …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Brad Tavares (in studio), Duke Roufus

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Brad Tavares and Duke Roufus.
UFC middleweight Tavares is getting ready for a fight against Israel Adesanya …read more

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UFC Fight Night 130's Elias Theodorou says he makes more money with sponsors than UFC

LIVERPOOL, EnglandUFC middleweight Elias Theodorou doesn’t sweat a seesaw on his recent resume.
2017 brought a pair of wins and a loss to Brad Tavares that he attributes to …read more

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