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Sources: Northcutt out of Aoki bout due to COVID

Sage Northcutt is out of his scheduled One Championship bout with legend Shinya Aoki due to lingering effects from COVID-19, sources told ESPN. …read more

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UFC Flyweight Jimmy Flick Makes Surprising Retirement Announcement

In just a few weeks, Jimmy Flick was supposed to square off against Francisco Figueiredo at UFC on ESPN 24. …read more

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UFC Vegas 23 Bonuses! Dern Nabs $50K For Submission On ABC

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The mid-afternoon action delivery earlier today (Sat., Apr. 10, 2021) at UFC Vegas 23 live on ABC/ESPN+, ESPN from inside …read more

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How To Watch ‘Vettori Vs. Holland’ TODAY On ABC!

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It all goes down later today (Sat., Apr. 10, 2021) at UFC Vegas 23 live on ESPN+, ESPN, and ABC …read more

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Kamaru Usman: ‘I didn’t break Jorge Masvidal the way I wanted to’

UFC welterweight champion and no. 2 ranked pound-for-pound fighter Kamaru Usman spoke with ESPN’s Brett Okamoto about several topics, including his rematch with no. 4 ranked welterweight Jorge Masvidal at …read more

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With Parker Porter out, Andrei Arlovski steps in to face Chase Sherman at UFC on ESPN 22

After losing his initial opponent, Chase Sherman has drawn an even bigger opportunity.
Parker Porter has been forced out of UFC on ESPN 22 for undisclosed reasons, and Andrei Arlovski will …read more

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Andrei Arlovski Replaces Parker Porter, Meets Chase Sherman at UFC on ESPN 22

Andrei Arlovski will step in for Parker Porter and fight Chase Sherman at UFC on ESPN 22. …read more

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Aspen Ladd Faces Macy Chiasson On July 24 Fight Night Event

Aspen Ladd will return to action for the first time in over a year when she takes on Macy Chiasson on July 24. ESPN broke the news Tuesday of Ladd’s …read more

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Jorge Masvidal wants trilogy after he beats Kamaru Usman at UFC 261

In an exclusive Q&A available to ESPN+ subscribers, no. 4 ranked welterweight Jorge Masvidal answered questions from fans ahead of his welterweight championship rematch against Kamaru Usman on April 24 …read more

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Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal rebooked for UFC on ESPN 24

The UFC went back to booking Neil Magny and Geoff Neal against each other, and both welterweights are in.
On Wednesday, two people with knowledge of the situation informed MMA Junkie …read more

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Maycee Barber & Miranda Maverick Clash On July 24 Fight Night

Two young flyweights will cross paths when Maycee Barber meets Miranda Maverick on a July 24 Fight Night card. As reported by ESPN, it will be a battle between two promising …read more

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Covington Blasts Usman For Taking “Easy Fight” Over #1 Contender

After an interview with ESPN, UFC champion Kamaru Usman has been called out by Colby Covington after suspicions that Usman is possibly taking the easier fight for a big payday. …read more

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Sources: UFC finalizing Magny-Neal matchup

A welterweight matchup between Neil Magny and Geoff Neal is being finalized for a UFC Fight Night in May, multiple sources told ESPN. …read more

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Maycee Barber returns on July 24 against top prospect Miranda Maverick

Maycee Barber is looking to get back into the win column on July 24. According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto via UFC president, Dana White, Barber is set to fight top …read more

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Women's flyweights Barber, Maverick to fight

Maycee Barber and Miranda Maverick, two of the UFC’s top female flyweight prospects, have agreed to square off July 24, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. …read more

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Ladd to return with fight on July 24, sources say

Aspen Ladd, who tore her ACL last June, is set to return against Macy Chiasson on July 24, multiple sources told ESPN. …read more

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Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill Targeted for UFC on ESPN 24 on May 8

A strawweight tilt between Amanda Ribas and Angela Hill is in the works for UFC on ESPN 24. …read more

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Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill targeted for UFC on ESPN 24 in May

A women’s strawweight bout between a pair of recent contenders is being targeted for May.
Amanda Ribas (10-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) vs. Angela Hill (13-9 MMA, 8-9 UFC) is planned for …read more

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UFC offers Francis Ngannou a rematch with Derrick Lewis for June 12, ‘The Predator’ declines

The UFC has offered heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou a rematch with Derrick Lewis for June 12, but ‘The Predator’ has declined it. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported on Monday that the …read more

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UFC on ESPN: Reyes vs. Prochazka fight card

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Check out the current card for a May first ESPN card with a light heavyweight fight on top. Following a …read more

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Heavyweights Juan Espino, Alexander Romanov to Meet at UFC on ESPN 22

A heavyweight showdown pitting Juan Espino against Alexander Romanov is slated for UFC on ESPN 22. …read more

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Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov Verbally Agreed For June 26 Headliner

Two top-5 heavyweights will meet when Ciryl Gane faces Alexander Volkov as the headliner of the June 26 UFC card. According to an ESPN report, Ciryl Gane and Alexander Volkov …read more

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Submission ace Demian Maia set to return at UFC 263 for a welterweight fight with Belal Muhammad

Former two-division title challenger Demian Maia will make his return to the Octagon at UFC 263 for a welterweight bout with Belal Muhammad. That news comes courtesy of ESPN’s Brett …read more

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Sources: UFC finalizing Maia-Muhammad for June

A welterweight bout between Demian Maia and Belal Muhammad for June 12 has been verbally agreed to, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov Verbally Agreed For June 26 Headliner

Two top-5 heavyweights will meet when Ciryl Gane faces Alexander Volkov as the headliner of the June 26 UFC card. According to an ESPN report, Ciryl Gane and Alexander Volkov …read more

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Sources: UFC finalizing Gane-Volkov bout in June

The UFC is close to finalizing a heavyweight bout between Ciryl Gane and Alexander Volkov to headline an event in June, multiple sources told ESPN. …read more

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'Ultimate Fighter' winner Juan Espino meets Alexandr Romanov at UFC on ESPN 22

A grappler’s delight is the latest addition to the UFC on ESPN 22 later this month.
Juan Espino (10-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will take on Alexandr Romanov (13-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) …read more

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Sources: Korean Zombie, Ige to fight June 19

A featherweight bout between Chan Sung Jung and Dan Ige will headline a UFC Fight Night event on June 19, multiple sources told ESPN. …read more

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Posted on April 3, 2021, 3:46 pm By
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UFC 264 adds dynamic welterweight bout between former title challengers Stephen Thompson and Gilbert Burns

A huge welterweight bout has been added to UFC 264, as ESPN is reporting that former title challengers Stephen Thompson and Gilbert Burns will collide on July 10. Thompson (16-4-1 …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski, Brian Ortega set to coach 'The Ultimate Fighter' return season on ESPN

“The Ultimate Fighter” reality series is back, and the coaches are set.
UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and top contender Brian Ortega will coach the next season of the show, which …read more

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Sources: Poirier signs deal for McGregor trilogy

Dustin Poirier has signed his contract to face Conor McGregor in a trilogy bout set for UFC 264 on July 10, multiple sources tell ESPN. …read more

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Sources: Holland steps in for Till to fight Vettori

Kevin Holland will replace the injured Darren Till and fight Marvin Vettori on a 21-day-turnaround at UFC Fight Night on April 10, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Lupita Godinez Replaces Hannah Goldy Against Jessica Penne at UFC on ESPN 22

An unbeaten prospect is stepping up on short notice to join the ranks of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

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Robert Whittaker predicts finish of Kelvin Gastelum at UFC on ESPN 22: 'I'm going to be too much for him'

Robert Whittaker is brimming with confidence as he looks to take down another middleweight contender.
Whittaker (22-5 MMA, 13-3 UFC) meets Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC on ESPN 22 …read more

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PFL's 2021 season promotional campaign launches with Ray Lewis: 'MMA's league is back'

PFL’s 2021 season kicks off later this month on multiple ESPN networks, and Thursday the promotion launched its new promotional campaign.
Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Lewis, now a PFL …read more

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Posted on April 1, 2021, 3:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 23: Mayra Bueno Silva out of Poliana Botelho fight due to back injury

Poliana Botelho will be in search for an opponent yet again.
After Ji Yeon Kim withdrew from their bout at UFC on ESPN 23 on May 1, Botelho (8-3 MMA, 3-2 …read more

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UFC on ESPN 22 poster: Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum gets torn in four pieces

Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum will square off at UFC on ESPN 22 in a pivotal middleweight main event matchup.
UFC on ESPN 22 takes place Saturday, April 17 at the …read more

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UFC 260 Stream: Results, Recaps, Videos And More!

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UFC 260 results live online: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) TONIGHT (Sat., March 27, 2021) with …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2021, 1:16 am By
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LIVE! UFC 260 PPV Radio-Style Streaming Updates

June M. Williams

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 …read more

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Posted on March 27, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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Predictions! UFC 260 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 2

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN and ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., March 27, 2021) when UFC 260: …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2021, 2:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 21 Main Card Averages 721,000 Viewers

Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 21 main card attracted an audience of 721,000 viewers to ESPN, according to ShowBuzz Daily. …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2021, 1:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 21 medical suspensions: Adrian Yanez among six facing potential six-month layoffs

Six fighters could be looking at up to 180 days on the sidelines after UFC on ESPN 21.
Among the six is rising star Adrian Yanez (13-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC), who …read more

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Posted on March 23, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 21 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and – perhaps most importantly – social-media …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 Medical Suspensions: Ruiz, Buys Among Six Fighters Facing 180 Days

Montserrat Ruiz and Cheyanne Buys could be out for up to six months following their main card matchup at UFC on ESPN 21. …read more

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Posted on March 23, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Predictions! UFC 260 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 1

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN and ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., March 27, …read more

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Bruno Silva says he was born to knock people out after finish of J.P. Buys

LAS VEGAS – Bruno Silva beat J.P. Buys with a second-round TKO Saturday to open the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 21 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the …read more

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Adrian Yanez's MMA math says he has work to do – but 'big things' are on the way

LAS VEGAS – Adrian Yanez beat Gustavo Lopez with a third-round knockout Saturday on the main card at UFC on ESPN 21 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Trevin Giles: Fight me and find out what I do to people

LAS VEGAS – Trevin Giles beat Roman Dolidze with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 21 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Max Griffin: 'When I'm happy and smiling, I waste guys'

LAS VEGAS – Max Griffin beat Song Kenan with a first-round knockout Saturday in the UFC on ESPN 21 co-main event in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight with …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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Holland on loss: ‘Never gonna stop talking’

Kevin Holland during his fight with Derek Brunson at UFC on ESPN 21. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

UFC middleweight contender …read more

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Max Griffin ‘Started Crying’ Upon Learning He Would Be in UFC on ESPN 21 Co-Main Event

A last-minute cancellation led to an emotional pre-fight moment for Max Griffin on Saturday. …read more

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Relive James Krause's stirring pep talk that inspired Grant Dawson to last-second KO at UFC on ESPN 21

James Krause wasn’t about to let Grant Dawson’s biggest opportunity to date slip away.
Head coach of Glory MMA and active UFC welterweight Krause was the lead man in Dawson’s corner …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3142 with UFC on ESPN 21 recap, UFC 260 preview (noon ET)

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here, and you can catch a live stream on SportsCastr beginning at noon ET.
On episode 3,142, the …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 video: Tai Tuivasa does a post-TKO shoey ... with a sandal

Tai Tuivasa is a man of many talents.
Not only does the UFC heavyweight provide fans with spectacular fights and  knockouts, but he’s also the pound-for-pound shoey king.
Many times, “Bam Bam” has …read more

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Kevin Holland Won’t Change Vocal Approach in Fights, Considers Move to 170 Pounds

Kevin Holland is who he is, and don’t expect that to change following a loss to Derek Brunson at UFC on ESPN 21. …read more

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Grant Dawson targets Clay Guida after UFC on ESPN 21: 'It's legends and rankings from here'

LAS VEGAS – Grant Dawson is aiming high following his most recent UFC win.
The 27-year-old UFC lightweight is in search of big names after his late buzzer stoppage win over …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Derek Brunson after UFC on ESPN 21 win?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Kevin Holland after UFC on ESPN 21 loss?)
Derek Brunson’s winning streak continued on Saturday when he defeated Kevin Holland in the UFC …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Kevin Holland after UFC on ESPN 21 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Derek Brunson after UFC on ESPN 21 win?)
Kevin Holland’s winning streak came to an abrupt end on Saturday when he fell short …read more

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Focused on growth, Macy Chiasson happy with evolution shown in UFC on ESPN 21 win

LAS VEGAS –– Macy Chiasson thinks she’s finally coming into her own.
The winner of Season 28 of “The Ultimate Fighter” is happy to see her game evolve at the same …read more

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Derek Brunson: It Felt Good to ‘Shut Up’ Kevin Holland with Win at UFC on ESPN 21

Derek Brunson did exactly what he needed to do to pull off the upset against Kevin Holland in the UFC on ESPN 21 headliner. …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 21: Was Dana White too harsh on Kevin Holland?

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN 21 in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Las Vegas

Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they’ll step into the UFC octagon for the first time. For four athletes, Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 21 event marked that …read more

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Dana White Believes Kevin Holland Had ‘Mental Breakdown’ at UFC on ESPN 21

When Kevin Holland debuted in the UFC, Dana White dubbed him “Big Mouth” due to his talkative nature in the Octagon. …read more

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Callout Collection: Who UFC on ESPN 21 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 Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 21 event in …read more

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Derek Brunson explains Paulo Costa callout after UFC on ESPN 21 win

LAS VEGAS – Derek Brunson has his sights set on a showdown with Paulo Costa after winning the UFC on ESPN 21 main event.
After pulling off yet another upset against …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: The penultimate card of Reebok deal

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 21 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $116,000.
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 21 with ... Shania Twain?! (Yes, really)

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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Derek Brunson happy to shut up 'stupid' Kevin Holland, responds to Dana White's analysis

LAS VEGAS – Derek Brunson can’t agree with Dana White’s “mental breakdown” analysis of Kevin Hollandin the UFC on ESPN 21 main event.
After Brunson (22-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC) extended his winning …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 bonuses: Grant Dawson leads pack of four $50K winners

UFC on ESPN 21 bonuses: Grant Dawson leads pack of four $50K winners
With six finishes in 10 fights, the UFC brass had plenty of options to choose from for its …read more

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Dana White thinks Kevin Holland had 'mental breakdown' in loss to Derek Brunson

UFC president Dana White was perplexed by Kevin Holland in the UFC on ESPN 21 main event.
Holland (21-6 MMA, 7-3 UFC) had his five-fight winning streak snapped by Derek Brunson …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 results: Derek Brunson outwrestles Kevin Holland for unanimous decision upset

Derek Brunson’s momentum keeps growing.
The UFC middleweight added another win to his current streak and outpointed rising contender Kevin Holland in the main event of Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 21. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 Bonuses: Griffin, Yanez, Dawson, Silva Earn Performance Checks

There were several memorable knockouts at UFC on ESPN 21, and the promotion doled out four “Performance of the Night” bonuses as a result. …read more

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Derek Brunson Ignores Chatty Kevin Holland, Nets Decision in UFC on ESPN 21 Headliner

Derek Brunson cruises to a unanimous decision over Kevin Holland in UFC on ESPN 21 main event. …read more

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Twitter reacts to Derek Brunson's win, Kevin Holland's talking at UFC on ESPN 21

Derek Brunson turned back another surging name in the middleweight division on Saturday with a win over Kevin Holland in the UFC on ESPN 21 main event.
Brunson (22-7 MMA, 13-5 …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 video: Adrian Yanez picks apart Gustavo Lopez for slick walk-off KO

Adrian Yanez continued to build hype as a bantamweight prospect to watch when he stopped Gustavo Lopez at UFC on ESPN 21.
Yanez’s (13-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) sophomore octagon appearance lived …read more

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Video: Tai Tuivasa runs through Harry Hunsucker with 49-second TKO at UFC on ESPN 21

Tai Tuivasa didn’t have a long night at the office.
The heavyweight needed just 49 seconds to walk away with his fifth UFC win with a TKO of Harry Hunsucker (7-4 …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2021, 3:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 21 Prelims: Macy Chiasson Hands Marion Reneau Fourth Consecutive Defeat

Macy Chiasson appears to be well on her way to Top 10 status in the Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight division. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Video: Grant Dawson KOs Leonardo Santos with 1 second left at UFC on ESPN 21

Grant Dawson’s latest knockout couldn’t have come any later than it did.
The UFC lightweight stopped Leonardo Santos with one second remaining in their preliminary card fight at Saturday’s UFC on …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 video: Montel Jackson lives up to odds, TKOs Jesse Strader early

Montel Jackson was pegged as the biggest betting favorite at UFC on ESPN 21. He showed why in his fight with Jesse Strader.
Jackson (10-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) wasted no time …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 video: Bruno Silva TKOs J.P. Buys in opening bout of card

Bruno Silva knew he needed a statement performance in the final fight on his contract at UFC on ESPN 21.
Brazil’s Silva (11-6-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) delivered with a second-round TKO …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2021, 12:46 am By
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UFC Vegas 22: ‘Brunson vs Holland’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 22: Brunson vs Holland event, a ten-bout fight card set to take place on ESPN. Derek Brunson will enter tonight’s event …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Gregor Gillespie vs. Brad Riddell Pulled from UFC on ESPN 21 Due to COVID-19 Protocols

Gregor Gillespie’s Octagon return will have to wait until another day. …read more

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Julija Stoliarenko attributes fainting at UFC on ESPN 21 weigh-ins to mismanaged weight cut

UFC bantamweight Julija Stoliarenko said she did not have a “bad” weight cut, but she did mismanage it.
It was a scary scene Friday at UFC on ESPN 21 weigh-ins as …read more

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COVID-19 protocols cause Gregor Gillespie vs. Brad Riddell scratch from UFC on ESPN 21

UFC on ESPN 21 has lost its co-main event between Gregor Gillespie and Brad Riddell.
UFC officials announced Saturday that the lightweight matchup between Gillespie (13-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) and Riddell …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 play-by-play and live results (7:30 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 21 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 21 discussion thread

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 21 event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Can Derek Brunson pull off a betting upset at UFC on ESPN 21?

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in the UFC or sport of MMA in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week, @mma_kings answers:

What’s next for either UFC …read more

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The handling of Julija Stoliarenko's UFC on ESPN 21 weigh-in was all wrong | Opinion

Julija Stoliarenko entered the weigh-in room Friday morning at the UFC Apex, and everything seemed normal at first.
She walked to the end of the stage, sat down, and took off …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 ‘Brunson vs. Holland’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live UFC on ESPN 21 coverage will begin Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2021, 11:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 21 predictions: Who's picking Derek Brunson to upset Kevin Holland?

Brunson
vs.
Holland
Gillespie
vs.
Riddell
Buys
vs.
Ruiz
Lopez
vs.
Yanez
Griffin
vs.
Kenan
Hunsucker
vs.
Tuivasa

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 23-19

Holland
(72%)

Gillespie
(78%)

Buys
(64%)

Yanez
(78%)

Kenan
(62%)

Tuivasa
(88%)

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 27-15
2020 Champion

Holland

Gillespie

Buys

Lopez

Kenan

Tuivasa

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2021: 26-16
2018 Champion

Holland

Gillespie

Buys

Yanez

Griffin

Tuivasa

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2021: 25-17

Brunson

Gillespie

Buys

Yanez

Griffin

Tuivasa

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
2021: 25-17

Holland

Gillespie

Buys

Lopez

Griffin

Tuivasa

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: 25-17

Holland

Gillespie

Ruiz

Yanez

Kenan

Tuivasa

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 24-18

Holland

Gillespie

Buys

Yanez

Griffin

Tuivasa

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2021: 24-18
2017 Champion

Brunson

Gillespie

Buys

Lopez

Griffin

Tuivasa

Simon Head
@simonhead
2021: 23-19
2019 Champion*

Holland

Gillespie

Buys

Yanez

Griffin

Tuivasa

Abbey …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 weigh-in highlights, faceoffs and photo gallery

The pre-fight activities are in the books for UFC on ESPN 21 following Friday’s official weigh-ins and fighter faceoffs.
Derek Brunson (21-7 MMA, 12-5 UFC) takes on surging opponent Kevin Holland …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Photos: UFC 259 official weigh-ins and faceoffs

Check out photos of the fighters on the scale, as well as their faceoffs, at the UFC on ESPN 21 official weigh-ins in Las Vegas. (Photos by MMA Junkie) …read more

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Not harping on past losses, Marion Reneau just focused on winning at UFC on ESPN 21

Marion Reneau spoke to the media on Thursday ahead of her bout at UFC on ESPN 21.
Reneau (9-6-1 MMA, 5-5-1 UFC) discussed her bantamweight fight with Macy Chiasson (6-1 MMA, …read more

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Video: Kevin Holland jaws at, embraces reluctant Derek Brunson during UFC on ESPN 21 faceoff

LAS VEGAS – Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland came face-to-face for the first time ahead of their UFC on ESPN 21 main event.
After successfully making weight for their middleweight headliner, Brunson …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 video: Derek Brunson, Kevin Holland make weight for headliner

LAS VEGAS – The main event is official for UFC on ESPN 21 on Saturday.
Derek Brunson (21-7 MMA, 12-5 UFC) and Kevin Holland (21-5 MMA, 7-2 UFC) made weight Friday for …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set; Julija Stoliarenko Faints on the Scale

The UFC on ESPN 21 weigh-ins were memorable for the wrong reasons, after Julija Stoliarenko fainted on the scale. …read more

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5 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN 21: Can Kevin Holland surge into title contention?

Two middleweight finishers will go head to head at UFC on ESPN 21 in a bid to gatecrash the title picture at 185 pounds.
Middleweight stalwart Derek Brunson and rising contender …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21's Macy Chiasson focused on 'being in the moment' after long layoff

Macy Chiasson spoke to the media on Thursday ahead of her bout at UFC on ESPN 21.
Chiasson (6-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) discussed her bantamweight fight with Marion Reneau (9-6-1 MMA, …read more

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Julija Stoliarenko collapses twice in scary scene at UFC on ESPN 21 weigh-ins, stretchered out

A frightening scene occurred Friday during Julija Stoliarenko’s weigh-in for UFC on ESPN 21.
Stoliarenko (9-4-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) collapsed twice off the scale as she tried to make weight for …read more

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UFC on ESPN 21 weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s official UFC on ESPN 21 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT).
The weigh-ins take …read more

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