Tag Archives: COVID
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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Hooker to remain in Abu Dhabi for a month due to COVID restrictions

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Dan Hooker won’t be able to return home to his family until early March. New Zealand is one of …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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MMA Junkie's 2020 'Male Fighter of the Year': Kevin Holland beats five men, and COVID, in historic run

Sometimes, when picking a “Fighter of the Year,” it’s easy to go with someone who has recently become a champion or an existing champion who claimed a couple of eye-catching …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2021, 12:46 am By
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MMA Junkie's 2020 'Event of the Year': UFC 249 signals return of live sports in COVID era

In previous editions of MMA Junkie’s annual awards, determining the “Event of the Year” usually factored in two major measuring points. First, it was likely to be a blockbuster card, …read more

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Posted on January 4, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Burns had month long COVID symptoms: It’s a ‘blessing’ I didn’t fight Usman

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For Gilbert Burns, the cancellation of his UFC 251 title fight against Kamaru Usman was more of a gift than …read more

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Posted on December 30, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Dana White delivers anti-media propaganda video on COVID response

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If anyone already wasn’t clear on the facts, the UFC didn’t stop running events in 2020 (except for just a …read more

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Posted on December 21, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Geoff Neal overcame adversity (including losing 3 corners to COVID) in UFC Vegas 17 loss

Geoff Neal may have wound up on the wrong end of a decision in his UFC Vegas 17 headliner opposite Stephen Thompson on Saturday night, but he was proud of …read more

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UFC pioneer Paul Varelans in medically induced coma due to COVID

UFC’s “Polar Bear” is in a tough battle with COVID-19. Paul Varelans is in the ICU, currently battling a severe case of COVID-19.
The UFC pioneer revealed his symptoms on social …read more

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Posted on December 19, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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UFC Implements New Travel Restrictions for Fighters During Fight Week

In the midst of rising COVID positives leading to short-notice fight cancellations, the UFC is taking action to clamp down on fighter traveling during fight week. The UFC has begun …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Dana White says if UFC packed it in for COVID, fighters would have lost nearly $200 million

“If I decide forget it, we’re not gonna go, we’re just gonna sit this thing out like all these other businesses did, you’re talking, I’d have had to lay off …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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McGregor saves local MMA gym from permanent COVID shut down

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Good guy Conor McGregor extends a helping hand to his SBG teammates at Portarlington in Ireland. COVID-19 has been unforgiving …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Three fights scrapped from UFC Vegas 16 due to COVID positives

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There are now only eight fights on Saturday’s UFC Vegas 16 lineup. In one fell swoop, the …read more

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Posted on December 5, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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MMA SQUARED: Dana’s number one fan has thoughts on COVID cancellations

Chris Rini

Understanding world events via Eminem’s song Stan.

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Posted on December 2, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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