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ESPN issues statement on technical difficulties surrounding UFC 257 PPV

ESPN has issued a statement after Saturday’s UFC 257 pay-per-view was plagued by widespread technical difficulties. UFC 257 was headlined by a lightweight showdown between Conor McGregor, the sport’s biggest …read more

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Posted on January 25, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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ESPN apologizes for technical issues that plagued UFC 257 pay-per-view

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UFC 257 may go down as one of the biggest pay-per-views in the history of the sport but not everything …read more

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Posted on January 25, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Tyron Woodley vs. Vicente Luque added to UFC 260

An exciting welterweight bout between Tyron Woodley and Vicente Luque is the latest addition to the upcoming UFC 260 pay-per-view in March. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto was the first to reveal …read more

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Woodley vs. Luque targeted for UFC 260

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Top welterweights are likely to clash on March 27. According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto the UFC is finalizing a fight …read more

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ESPN releases statement on UFC 257 streaming debacle

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Watching UFC 257 on ESPN+ was impossible for many fight fans. If you ordered UFC 257 in …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2021, 5:16 am By
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UFC 257 pay-per-view buyers express frustration as widespread ESPN+ issues surface

An apparently significant portion of UFC 257 buyers experienced issues Saturday night as they tried to watch the pay-per-view, with some outages continuing well into the main card.
UFC 257 was …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2021, 5:16 am By
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Sources: Miocic-Ngannou 2 to headline UFC 260

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou will do battle for a second time when they meet in the UFC 260 main event on March 27, sources told ESPN. …read more

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UFC 257 Stream: Results, Recaps, Videos And More!

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UFC 257 results live online: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) kicks off its latest ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) season …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2021, 12:46 am By
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LIVE! UFC 257 PPV Radio-Style Streaming Updates

We’ve purchased the ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) and with it our dynamic tag team duo, Matt Ryan and Harry Terjanian, will deliver the best possible ‘radio style’ play-by-play broadcast imaginable throughout UFC 257’s …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2021, 8:46 pm By
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UFC 257 ceremonial weigh-in video highlights and photo gallery

ABU DHABI – Ceremonial weigh-ins for UFC 257 are now complete following Friday’s festivites.
Saturday’s card, which takes place at Etihad Arena on “Fight Island” and streams on ESPN+ pay-per-view following prelims …read more

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UFC 257 official weigh-in video highlights and photo gallery

ABU DHABI – Official weigh-ins for UFC 257 are now complete following Friday’s session.
Saturday’s card, which takes place at Etihad Arena on “Fight Island” and streams on ESPN+ pay-per-view following …read more

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After hard-fought win, Lerone Murphy prepared for competition upgrade at featherweight

ABU DHABI – Lerone Murphy beat Douglas Silva de Andrade with a unanimous decision Wednesday to open up the main card at UFC on ESPN 20 in Abu Dhabi.
Take a …read more

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Matt Schnell thinks he was overlooked, UFC flyweights should take him seriously

ABU DHABI – Matt Schnell beat Tyson Nam with a split decision Wednesday on the main card at UFC on ESPN 20 in Abu Dhabi.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Predictions! Full UFC 257 Undercard Preview

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN and ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Jan. 23, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Abu Dhabi

Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they’ll step into the UFC octagon for the first time. For seven athletes, Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN 20 event marked that …read more

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Champ's brother Francisco Figueiredo wants stronger showing in second UFC fight

ABU DHABI – Francisco Figueiredo beat Jerome Rivera with a unanimous decision Wednesday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 20 in Abu Dhabi.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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After second-round submission in UFC debut, Umar Nurmagomedov warns best yet to come

ABU DHABI – Umar Nurmagomedov beat Sergey Morozov with a second-round technical submission Wednesday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 20 in Abu Dhabi.
Take a look inside the …read more

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Ricky Simon 'not going away,' ready for quick UFC return against anyone

ABU DHABI – Ricky Simon beat Gaetano Pirrello with a second-round submission Wednesday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 20 in Abu Dhabi.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Michael Chiesa after UFC on ESPN 20 win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Neil Magny after UFC on ESPN 20 loss?)
ABU DHABI – The second UFC main event of the year was all Michael Chiesa …read more

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Emelianenko hospitalized due to COVID-19

MMA star Fedor Emilianenko is currently hospitalized in Russia after testing positive for COVID-19, sources tell ESPN. …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3124 with UFC 257 preview, UFC on ESPN 20 recap

Thursday’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 3,124, the …read more

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Posted on January 21, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Callout Collection: Who UFC on ESPN 20 winners want next – and how likely they'll get them

Earning wins in the UFC is certainly no easy task, but what comes next is often even more important: the post-fight callout.
So, after Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN 20 event in …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Neil Magny makes the most bank

ABU DHABI – Fighters from Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN 20 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $145,000.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and …read more

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC on ESPN 20 with AC/DC, Survivor, Tupac and more

While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a UFC win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is …read more

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Viviane Araujo hopes UFC on ESPN 20 kickstarts year of proving she's more than a striker

ABU DHABI – Viviane Araujo wants the public to know she’s more than just a striker.
At UFC on ESPN 20, Araujo (10-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) defeated well-respected ground fighter and …read more

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Posted on January 21, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Michael Chiesa called out Colby Covington at UFC on ESPN 20 because he's 'toughest matchup'

ABU DHABI – Michael Chiesa wants Colby Covington next, but not for the reason you might expect.
Chiesa (17-4 MMA, 11-4 UFC), who out-grappled Neil Magny for a unanimous decision win …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 Bonuses: Alves, Davis, Jones, Nurmagomedov Earn $50K Checks

Warlley Alves returned to the win column in emphatic fashion at UFC on ESPN 20. …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Unstoppable Michael Chiesa Suffocates Neil Magny in UFC on ESPN 20 Headliner

Michael Chiesa imposes his will as well as anyone in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 results: Warlley Alves demolishes Mounir Lazzez, calls out 'marijuana guy' Nate Diaz

After a year spent on the sidelines due to injuries, Warlley Alves returned to the octagon with a bang as he demolished Mounir Lazzez at UFC on ESPN 20, then …read more

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Matt Schnell Explains How He Avoided Tyson Nam’s KO Power at UFC on ESPN 20

In Matt Schnell’s mind, his split-decision victory over Tyson Nam at UFC on ESPN 20 wasn’t even that close. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 video: Ike Villanueva hits walk-off knockout punch vs. Vinicius Moreira

Ike Villanueva picked up his first UFC win Wednesday – and it was one for the highlight reel.
With his back potentially up against the wall, Villanueva (16-11 MMA, 1-2 UFC) …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 results: Viviane Araujo dominates gritty Roxanne Modafferi

Viviane Araujo’s showing at UFC on ESPN 20 was a dominant one.
For the majority of the 15-minute bout, Araujo (10-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) outworked former UFC women’s flyweight title challenger …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 results: Matt Schnell sticks and moves his way to split decision over Tyson Nam

After more than a year away from the octagon, and after two prior bookings fell by the wayside, Matt Schnell returned and got back to his winning ways on Fight …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 Prelims: Ricky Simon Arm-Triangle Submits Gaetano Pirrello

Former Legacy Fighting Alliance champion Ricky Simon submitted Belgian newcomer Gaetano Pirrello with an arm-triangle choke. …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 20 video: Umar Nurmagomedov one-ups cousin Khabib, chokes Sergey Morozov out cold

Umar Nurmagomedov is the latest fighter bearing his surname to grace the UFC cage – and he’s already one-upped his cousin Khabib.
At UFC on ESPN 20 on Wednesday, Nurmagomedov (13-0 …read more

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Video: France's Manon Fiorot shines at UFC on ESPN 20, finishes Victoria Leonardo with standing TKO

Manon Fiorot announced her UFC arrival in style on Wednesday.
In the UFC on ESPN 20 curtain-jerker, Fiorot (6-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) put on a striking clinic when she dominated Dana …read more

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Here’s H2W UFC Fight Island 8 Live Stream TODAY!

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Watch UFC Fight Island 8 MMA event on both ESPN and ESPN+ today (Weds., Jan. 20, 2021) LIVE from …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 play-by-play and live results (9 a.m. ET)

ABU DHABI – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 20 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 discussion thread

ABU DHABI – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN 20 event at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, which kicks off at 9 a.m. …read more

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Henry Cejudo takes a shot at TJ Dillashaw on two-year anniversary of knockout

Henry Cejudo took a shot at rival TJ Dillashaw on the two-year anniversary of the night he knocked him out at UFC on ESPN+ 1. It was at UFC on …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2021, 4:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 20 ‘Chiesa vs. Magny’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live UFC on ESPN 20 coverage will begin Wednesday at 9 a.m. ET. …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Woman Files Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Conor McGregor for Personal Injury

A woman has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Conor McGregor for alleged personal injury, according to a report from ESPN. …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor hit with multimillion-dollar personal injury lawsuit

Former two division UFC champion Conor McGregor has been hit with a multimillion-dollar personal injury lawsuit. According to a report from ESPN, a woman filed the lawsuit on Monday in …read more

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Manager explains how UFC on ESPN 20's Michael Chiesa found success at welterweight

ABU DHABI —Daniel Rubenstein isn’t like some of his peers in the MMA management game.
At times, a few of his contemporaries mistake themselves for being the stars of the show …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 breakdown: The pick is a finish – but for Michael Chiesa or Neil Magny?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN 20.
UFC on ESPN 20 takes place Wednesday at …read more

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Woman files suit against McGregor for millions

Conor McGregor is facing a multimillion-dollar personal injury lawsuit over events that allegedly took place in 2018, the women’s attorney told ESPN. …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2021, 6:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 20 predictions: Michael Chiesa or Neil Magny on 'Fight Island'?

Chiesa
vs.
Magny
Alves
vs.
Lazzez
Moreira
vs.
Villanueva
Araujo
vs.
Modafferi
Nam
vs.
Schnell
Murphy
vs.
De Andrade

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 2-3

Magny
(57%)

Lazzez
(69%)

Villanueva
(62%)

Araujo
(61%)

Nam
(56%)

Murphy
(72%)

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 3-2
2020 Champion

Chiesa

Lazzez

Villanueva

Araujo

Nam

Murphy

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 3-2

Magny

Lazzez

Moreira

Modafferi

Nam

Murphy

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2021: 3-2
2018 Champion

Magny

Lazzez

Villanueva

Araujo

Schnell

Murphy

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2021: 2-3

Magny

Lazzez

Villanueva

Araujo

Schnell

Murphy

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: 2-3

Magny

Lazzez

Villanueva

Araujo

Nam

Murphy

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 2-3

Magny

Lazzez

Villanueva

Araujo

Schnell

Murphy

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2021: 2-3
2014 Champion

Chiesa

Alves

Villanueva

Araujo

Schnell

Murphy

Simon Head
@simonhead
2021: 2-3
2019 …read more

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Fight Game on the 'Gram: Michael Chiesa's best posts before UFC on ESPN 20

Social media is part of life in the fight game for most fighters. Many of them turn to Instagram to keep their fans and followers informed and entertained since (for …read more

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Fight Game on the 'Gram: Neil Magny's best posts before UFC on ESPN 20

Social media is part of life in the fight game for most fighters. Many of them turn to Instagram to keep their fans and followers informed and entertained since (for …read more

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Five burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN 20

Can’t stop, won’t stop: Just four days after the first UFC event of the year, the company is right back in action. UFC on ESPN 20 is the middle show …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 official weigh-in highlights, faceoffs and photo gallery

All the pre-fight activities are in the books for UFC on ESPN 20 following Tuesday’s official weigh-in and fighter faceoff.
Everyone made weight for Wednesday’s card, which takes place at Etihad …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2021, 10:16 am By
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Photos: UFC on ESPN 20 official weigh-ins and faceoffs

Check out photos of the fighters on the scale, as well as their faceoffs, at the UFC on ESPN 20 official weigh-ins in Abu Dhabi. (Photos by MMA Junkie) …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 video: Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny burst into laughter during final faceoff

ABU DHABI – Welterweight contenders Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny got a final good look at one another on Tuesday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
After both men successfully made weight, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 video: Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny on weight for main event

ABU DHABI – The UFC’s second main event of the year between Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny is locked in.
At Tuesday’s official UFC on ESPN 20 weigh-ins, Chiesa (17-4 MMA, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 weigh-in results and live video stream (midnight ET)

ABU DHABI – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Monday’s official UFC on ESPN 20 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at midnight ET (9 p.m. PT).
The weigh-ins take place …read more

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Predictions! Full UFC Fight Island 8 Undercard Preview

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this week (Weds., Jan. 20, 2021) when …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2021, 3:16 am By
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Dana White: Neil Magny, Michael Chiesa deserve UFC on ESPN 20 main event spot

ABU DHABI – Neil Magny and Michael Chiesa weren’t in the initial plans to headline UFC on ESPN 20, but promotion president Dana White still thinks they deserve it.
Originally scheduled …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20's Warlley Alves vows to reach potential, become champion

ABU DHABI – Warlley Alves spoke to the media Friday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
Alves (13-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) discussed his welterweight bout against Mounir Lazzez (10-1 MMA, 1-0 …read more

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Undefeated Lerone Murphy says 'clear mind' key to continued success at UFC on ESPN 20

ABU DHABI – Lerone Murphy spoke to the media Friday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
Murphy (9-0-1 MMA, 1-0-1 UFC) discussed his featherweight bout against Douglas Silva de Andrade (26-3 …read more

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Ike Villanueva discusses nightmare octagon start going into UFC on ESPN 20: 'Flush it'

ABU DHABI – Ike Villanueva spoke to the media Friday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
Villanueva (16-11 MMA, 0-2 UFC) discussed his light heavyweight bout against Vinicius Moreira (9-4 MMA, …read more

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Despite streak, Tyson Nam knows he's 'expendable' going into UFC on ESPN 20

ABU DHABI – Tyson Nam spoke to the media Friday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
Nam (20-11-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) discussed his flyweight bout with Matt Schnell (13-5 MMA, 4-3 …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega Set For UFC 260 On March 27

Alexander Volkanovski will be defending his featherweight championship against Brian Ortega at UFC 260 on March 27. ESPN has reported that Alexander Volkanovski will defend his featherweight championship against Brian …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega Set For UFC 260 On March 27

Alexander Volkanovski will be defending his featherweight championship against Brian Ortega at UFC 260 on March 27. ESPN has reported that Alexander Volkanovski will defend his featherweight championship against Brian …read more

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Sources: Volkanovski-Ortega set for UFC 260

The UFC featherweight title will be defended on March 27 as the promotion has booked champion Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega for UFC 260, sources told ESPN. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20's Mounir Lazzez ready to compete in three weight classes if necessary

ABU DHABI – Mounir Lazzez is looking to venture out in 2021.
Lazzez (10-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who made history as the first Arab-born and Arab-raised fighter signed to the UFC, …read more

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Viviane Araujo happy to draw another big name in Roxanne Modafferi at UFC on ESPN 20

ABU DHABI – Viviane Araujo spoke to the media Friday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
Araujo (9-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) discussed her flyweight matchup against Roxanne Modafferi (25-17 MMA, 4-5 …read more

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Matt Schnell recounts 'dark days' during layoff ahead of UFC on ESPN 20

ABU DHABI – Matt Schnell spoke to the media Friday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
Schnell (13-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC) discussed his flyweight bout against Tyson Nam (20-11-1 MMA, 2-2 …read more

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Roxanne Modafferi 'stoked' to move past rematches, draw new name at UFC on ESPN 20

ABU DHABI – Roxanne Modafferi is looking forward to meeting a new face next Wednesday.
Modafferi (25-17 MMA, 4-5 UFC), who’s had her fair share of rematches in her career, will …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20's Douglas Silva de Andrade aims to follow in Deiveson Figueiredo's footsteps

ABU DHABI – Douglas Silva de Andrade spoke to the media Friday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
De Andrade (26-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) discussed his featherweight bout with Lerone Murphy …read more

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Neil Magny expects top-five opponent if he beats Michael Chiesa at UFC on ESPN 20

ABU DHABI – Neil Magny spoke to the media Friday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
Magny (24-7 MMA, 17-6 UFC) discussed his welterweight main event bout against Michael Chiesa (17-4 …read more

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At UFC on ESPN 20, Neil Magny wants to make Michael Chiesa 'question being in there'

ABU DHABI – Neil Magny intends to force Michael Chiesa to rethink his commitment to fighting when they clash in the UFC on ESPN 20 main event.
In addition to being …read more

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Ex-UFC Middleweight Bevon Lewis Suspended 6 Months for Positive Marijuana Test

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended Bevon Lewis six months for a positive marijuana test stemming from his Nov. 7 bout at UFC on ESPN 17. …read more

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Sources: UFC trying again for Edwards-Chimaev

UFC has rebooked Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev for March 13 to serve as the main event of a Fight Night card, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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Predictions! UFC Fight Island 7 Undercard Preview - Pt. 2

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Jan. 16, 2021) when UFC …read more

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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

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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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Umar Nurmagomedov vs. Sergey Morozov Rescheduled for UFC on ESPN 20 on Jan. 20

A bantamweight clash pitting Umar Nurmagomedov against Sergey Morozov will take place three days earlier than expected, as it has been moved from UFC 257 on Jan. 23 to UFC …read more

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Umar Nurmagomedov vs. Sergey Morozov moved to UFC on ESPN 20 on Jan. 20

The rescheduled bantamweight matchup between Umar Nurmagomedov and Sergey Morozov will take place three days earlier than initially expected.
Originally booked for the UFC 257 card on Jan. 23, the octagon …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2021, 4:46 pm By
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Predictions! UFC Fight Island 7 Undercard Preview - Pt. 1

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Jan. 16, 2021) …read more

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Michael Chiesa 'not expecting to look pretty beating Neil Magny' at UFC on ESPN 20

Michael Chiesa is a realist. And when it comes to his UFC on ESPN 20 headliner with Neil Magny, he knows there’s a good chance he’ll have to dig deep …read more

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UFC Donates $1 Million Towards Brain Research

The UFC announced that it has contributed $1 million towards brain research with the Cleveland Clinic. According to ESPN.com, the Cleveland Clinic’s Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las …read more

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Posted on January 8, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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UFC Donates $1 Million Towards Brain Research

The UFC announced that it has contributed $1 million towards brain research with the Cleveland Clinic. According to ESPN.com, the Cleveland Clinic’s Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las …read more

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Posted on January 8, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Bold UFC predictions for 2021 include Khabib's return, Jon Jones and a mammoth crowd

Could Jones and Adesanya see their stock soar? Will the UFC set an attendance record? ESPN’s panel goes out on a limb for 2021. …read more

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UFC's Rivera arrested on murder charges in Fla.

UFC fighter Irwin Rivera was arrested Thursday in Florida on two counts of attempted murder, according to an incident report obtained by ESPN. …read more

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Lerone Murphy vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade added to UFC on ESPN 20

A featherweight bout has been added to next the upcoming UFC on ESPN 20.
Lerone Murphy (9-0-1 MMA, 1-0-1 UFC) will face Douglas Silva de Andrade (26-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) on …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno rematch targeted for April or May

UFC president Dana White confirmed the flyweight title fight between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno is being targeted for this spring. White did a Q&A with ESPN+ subscribers this week …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

UFC lightweight title picture clearing as Justin Gaethje vs. Charles Oliveira targeted

A fight between UFC lightweight contenders Justin Gaethje and Charles Oliveira is being targeted to help clear up the title picture.

UFC president Dana White, in an ESPN+ question and answer …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

UFC free fight: Dustin Poirier beats Dan Hooker in one of the best fights of 2020

Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker really did leave it all in the cage.
This past June, at UFC on ESPN 12 in Las Vegas, both lightweight standouts engaged in a back-and-forth …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Mounir Lazzez Steps in for Christian Aguilera against Warlley Alves at UFC on ESPN 20

Mounir Lazzez will replace Christian Aguilera and face Warlley Alves a in a welterweight contest at UFC on ESPN 20. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC PPV Increase, ESPN+ Subscription Rates Revealed

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As we mentioned late last week, Disney is rolling out new subscription rates for ESPN+ beginning …read more

Source:: MMAMania

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Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis Headlines Feb. 20 Fight Night

Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis now have a new date to lock horns, with the two heavyweights colliding on February 20. Following an initial report from ESPN, multiple sources …read more

Source:: MMANews

Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis Headlines Feb. 20 Fight Night

Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis now have a new date to lock horns, with the two heavyweights colliding on February 20. Following an initial report from ESPN, multiple sources …read more

Source:: MMANews

Usman vs Burns To Headline UFC 258 On Feb. 13

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) seems to have found its headlining act for UFC 258, as ESPN is …read more

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Neil Magny vs. Michael Chiesa Official as New UFC on ESPN 20 Headliner on Jan. 20

A welterweight clash pitting Neil Magny against Michael Chiesa has been elevated to the new UFC on ESPN 20 main event, promotion officials announced Monday. …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

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Johnny Walker vs. Jimmy Crute Booked For March 27 Fight Night

A bout between two ranked light heavyweights is set for March 27 when Johnny Walker takes on Jimmy Crute. According to an ESPN report, Johnny Walker and Jimmy Crute will …read more

Source:: MMANews

Markus Perez Replaces Isi Fitikefu, Meets Dalcha Lungiambula at UFC on ESPN 20

An elbow injury has forced Isi Fitikefu out of his Octagon debut at UFC on ESPN 20. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on January 3, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Johnny Walker vs. Jimmy Crute Booked For March 27 Fight Night

A bout between two ranked light heavyweights is set for March 27 when Johnny Walker takes on Jimmy Crute. According to an ESPN report, Johnny Walker and Jimmy Crute will …read more

Source:: MMANews

Sources: Crute, Walker agree to March 27 fight

Jimmy Crute and Johnny Walker, who are two of the UFC’s prospects in the light heavyweight division, will fight each other on March 27, sources told ESPN. …read more

Source:: ESPN

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BREAKING: Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya Set for UFC 259 in March

There is now a hard date for the long-rumored champion vs. champion fight between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz. According to an ESPN report …read more

Source:: MMANews

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