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Bellator cancels all May cards, sources say

Bellator has decided to clear its slate of fights scheduled for May as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2020, 1:46 am By
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With UFC on ESPN+ 30 event postponed, Tristan Connelly thinks UFC will start back before other sports

Having planned to be in training for his bout versus Alex de Silva at UFC on ESPN+ 30 on April 11, welterweight Tristan Connelly is instead in quarantine in his …read more

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Frustrated Francis Ngannou vents on day of postponed UFC Columbus headliner

Saturday should have been Francis Ngannou’s big night. The heavyweight contender was supposed to step into the octagon against Jairzinho Rozenstruik for the UFC on ESPN 8 main event for …read more

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Khabib, Ferguson, Weili-Jedrzejczyk featured Saturday on 'UFC Night on ESPN'

Need a your fight fix while much of the world is on lockdown? ESPN will try to heal a little of what ails you Saturday night.
With just about every sport …read more

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UFC stars come out on Saturday night: Zhang vs. Joanna; and Tony and Khabib, as well

It’s been only three weeks since Zhang Weili and Joanna Jedrzejczyk had an all-time great fight. It’s on ESPN again on Saturday. …read more

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With no new sports content, UFC replay is ESPN’s No. 2 show

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With no more major live sports events in the U.S., ESPN turned its channel over this weekend to taped UFC and WWE events.
UFC had an …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Video: Dana White confirms UFC 249 could get Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

The Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik bout that was initially slated to headline UFC on ESPN 8 in Columbus, Ohio, may be moving to UFC 249: Khabib vs. Ferguson.
The …read more

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Bryce Mitchell doubts UFC Oklahoma City fight happens, but he'll stay ready for it

Bryce Mitchell doesn’t like his chances of competing on May 2.
Mitchell (12-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is scheduled to face Charles Rosa at UFC on ESPN+ 32 in Oklahoma City, but …read more

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Marvin Vettori vows to stay ready through pandemic, welcomes Antonio Carlos Junior rematch

Marvin Vettori can hardly hide his frustration when he thinks about the events that led to the cancellation of UFC on ESPN+ 29. “The Italian Dream” was itching to step …read more

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Triple Take: Which fighter loses out most from UFC postponing three cards?

The UFC postponed three events during March and April due to the coronavirus pandemic. UFC on ESPN+ 29 (London) on March 21, UFC on ESPN 8 (Columbus) on March 28 …read more

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Ashlee Evans-Smith, Molly McCann bond after London fight scratch, want UFC Dublin date

Not fighting each other at UFC on ESPN+ 29 appears to have brought Ashlee Evans-Smith and Molly McCann closer together.
After their women’s flyweight matchup was called off due to the …read more

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Michael Bisping explains post-fight interview of Joseph Benavidez at UFC on ESPN+ 27

Minutes after he was knocked out at UFC on ESPN+ 27, Joseph Benavidez was on the microphone, speaking to the world.
In his third promotional title shot, Benavidez (28-6 MMA, 15-4 …read more

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Fight simulation: How Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards at UFC London played out in 'EA UFC 3'

We won’t be getting the Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards welterweight headliner at UFC on ESPN+ 29 due to the coronavirus outbreak, but “EA UFC 3” can at least offer …read more

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Quarantine and Chill: Full day UFC marathon of classic fights on ESPN

In lieu of live fights, get your UFC fix on with a full day’s worth of great bouts on ESPN. Today (March 21st) should’ve been UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. …read more

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Todd Duffee opens up about nerve damage, eyes late 2020 UFC return

LAS VEGAS – The last time fans saw Todd Duffee inside the cage was this past September at UFC on ESPN+ 16. He was clutching his eye when the official …read more

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ESPN to air 11 straight hours of UFC content – Conor McGregor, Jon Jones highlighted

Thirsty for UFC content? ESPN will help alleviate that issue with a marathon of classic fights Saturday.
Dubbed as “UFC Day,” a total of 11 consecutive hours of UFC content is …read more

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ESPN to run classic fights on ‘UFC Day,’ full schedule

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With the sporting world effectively on hold due to coronavirus concerns, ESPN is devoting an entire day to the …read more

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Opinion: ESPN’s UFC coverage hurts fighters and fans

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ESPN has taken a friendly approach in covering its partners, the UFC is no different ESPN didn’t waste time falling in line with the …read more

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik in limbo after UFC Columbus cancelation, plans to wait in Florida for new date

Jairzinho Rozenstruik will continue to prepare for his next UFC fight, but with no date in sight.
The heavyweight contender was scheduled to headline UFC on ESPN 8 in Columbus, Ohio, …read more

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How to watch UFC Day and the UFC's best fights on ESPN

The UFC takes over ESPN on Saturday March 21. Here’s what’s in store. …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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Hard work paid off for Kyler Phillips in promotional debut at UFC on ESPN+ 27

Following a year off from fighting, bantamweight Kyler Phillips returned to action on February 29 with a unanimous decision victory over Gabriel Silva at UFC on ESPN+ 27.
For Phillips, at …read more

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Ashlee Evans-Smith believes UFC fighters affected by postponement deserve compensation

Ashlee Evans-Smith had been scheduled to face Molly McCann this upcoming weekend at UFC on ESPN+ 29 in London, but the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world effected the entire event. …read more

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Ashlee Evans-Smith believes UFC fighters effected by postponement deserve compensation

Ashlee Evans-Smith had been scheduled to face Molly McCann this upcoming weekend at UFC on ESPN+ 29 in London, but the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world effected the entire event. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 31: Christos Giagos out, Frank Camacho in vs. Alan Patrick

Brazil’s Alan Patrick has a new foe at UFC on ESPN+ 31.
The lightweight was originally scheduled to face Christos Giagos on April 25 in Lincoln. Neb. But an injury forced …read more

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UFC Fight Night 170 Averages 672,000 Viewers on ESPN

Despite being the only live sporting event on television, ratings for UFC Fight Night 170 weren’t exactly stellar. …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Report | UFC Brasilia card did ‘lowest number of UFC on ESPN era’

Last Saturday’s UFC Brasilia card, which went down in an empty arena in the Brazilian capital, reportedly did the lowest average viewership numbers of the UFC on ESPN era to …read more

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With Tyron Woodley diverting his attention to Colby Covington, Leon Edwards fires back

Tyron Woodley isn’t about to let Colby Covington off the hook.
After Woodley’s fight with Leon Edwards fell through for this Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 29 main event, Covington offered to …read more

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White: Khabib Vs. Ferguson Will Happen At UFC 249!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently announced that its next three events, UFC Fight Night 170, UFC Fight Night 171 and UFC on ESPN 8, …read more

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Posted on March 16, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Latest UFC on ESPN+ 30 Fight Card - POSTPONED

UFC

Event: UFC Fight Night 172: “Overeem vs. Harris”Date: TBD (Originally scheduled for Sat., April 11, 2020)Location: TBDBroadcast: ESPN+
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‘Chaos’ Hires Bikini Model To Pitch Woodley Fight

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley needs a new opponent for this weekend’s ESPN+ fight card now that top contender Leon Edwards has been forced from the event, which is …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3035: UFC Brasilia reaction, sorting through coronavirus chaos

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode No. 3,035 of the podcast, the guys recap UFC on ESPN+ 28 from Brazil this …read more

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Brandon Moreno hopes win over Jussier Formiga puts him in vacant flyweight title picture

Brandon Moreno beat Jussier Formiga with a unanimous decision Saturday to close out the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 28 in Brasilia, Brazil.
Take a look inside the fight with …read more

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Posted on March 16, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 28: Too soon to give up on Kevin Lee?

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 28 in Brasilia, Brazil? Here are a few post-fight musings …
* * * * *
1. Behind closed doors
It was definitely a different experience …read more

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Posted on March 15, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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Kevin Lee hints he may go away for 'maybe a few years' after submission loss at UFC Brasilia

Kevin Lee’s trip to Brazil for UFC on ESPN+ 28 ended in defeat.
Now he says he has to go back to the drawing board, perhaps for “a few years or …read more

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Graham Boylan hopes to save some UFC on ESPN+ 29 fights in London with Cage Warriors 113

UFC on ESPN+ 29 in London may have been postponed, but that doesn’t necessarily mean there won’t be any “UFC London” fights in the English capital Saturday night.
Cage Warriors president …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Charles Oliveira and UFC on ESPN+ 28's other key winners?

After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
And with another night of UFC action in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put …read more

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Tyron Woodley says 'b***h' Colby Covington doesn't want to fight at UFC on ESPN+ 29

Colby Covington says he’s willing to fight in the UFC on ESPN+ 29 main event. Tyron Woodley, however, disagrees.
A former UFC welterweight champion, Woodley was scheduled to fight Leon Edwards …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Kevin Lee after UFC on ESPN+ 28 loss?

Kevin Lee lost a UFC main event for the fourth time in six tries Saturday when he succumbed to a submission against Charles Oliveira in the UFC on ESPN+ 28 …read more

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Colby Covington volunteers to 'beat the (expletive)' out of Tyron Woodley at UFC on ESPN+ 29

UFC on ESPN+ 29 is in need of a second main event participant – and Colby Covington has raised his hand.
Shortly after news broke Leon Edwards is out of his …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 post-event facts: Charles Oliveira sets, ties and extends all-time records

The UFC returned to Brazil on Saturday for what turned out to be a historic event for multiple reasons. The card, which took place at Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, …read more

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Amanda Ribas offers 'casual' callout of Paige VanZant after UFC Brasilia – at any weight

Amanda Ribas wants to reschedule her fight with Paige VanZant after picking up a big win at UFC on ESPN+ 28.
Ribas (10-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) continued the perfect start to …read more

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Callout Collection: Who UFC on ESPN+ 28 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+ 28 event in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28: Kevin Lee vs Charles Oliveira recap video

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See the highlights from UFC on ESPN+ 28: Lee vs. Oliveira recap after Charles Oliveira defeated Kevin Lee in Brazil.
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UFC on ESPN+ 28 rookie report: Grading David Dvorak, the lone newcomer in Brasilia

Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they’ll step into the UFC octagon for the first time. For one athlete, Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 28 event marked that …read more

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Demian Maia disagrees with UFC Brasilia stoppage, will retire after next fight

Demian Maia felt he was shortchanged by the referee in his fight with Gilbert Burns at UFC on ESPN+ 28, but unsurprisingly, he’s handling the defeat with all class.
Maia (28-10 …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Multiple veterans net maximum money

Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 28 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $209,500.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations …read more

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Masvidal Wants Lee Cut After UFC Brasilia Loss

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After getting submitted by Charles Oliveira last night (Sat., Mar. 14, 2020) at UFC Fight Night 170 live on ESPN+ from …read more

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Khabib-Ferguson winner or top five: That's what Charles Oliveira wants after UFC on ESPN+ 28 win

Charles Oliveira is ready to take things to the next level.
The Brazilian lightweight contender hopes to get the winner of the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson lightweight title fight scheduled …read more

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Biggest wins lead to UFC on ESPN+ 28 bonuses for Charles Oliveira, Gilbert Burns

Charles Oliveira and Gilbert Burns both scored the biggest wins of their careers at UFC on ESPN+ 28, and they have some extra money to show for their efforts.
Oliveira and …read more

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Jorge Masvidal rips Kevin Lee for continuing after tap at UFC on ESPN+ 28: 'You should be cut'

Jorge Masvidal had no problem kicking Kevin Lee while he was down following a submission loss to Charles Oliveira on Saturday.
Just moments after Lee (18-6 MMA, 11-6 UFC) succumbed to …read more

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UFC Brasilia fighter bonuses: Gilbert Burns stops Demian Maia to take the torch and $50k

UFC on ESPN+ 28: Lee vs. Oliveira took place under trying circumstances, at best.
The athletes fought in front of hardly anyone. The 16,000-seat arena was closed to a live …read more

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UFC Brasilia Bonuses! Burns Leads $50K Winners With TKO Over Maia

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Things got a little weird earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 14, 2020) at UFC Fight Night 170 live on ESPN+ from inside …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 results: Charles Oliveira submits Kevin Lee for seventh straight finish

Charles Oliveira’s day finally has come, even if it came on a strange day.
“Do Bronx” has long been a talented competitor, but never quite put it all together over a …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 results: Charles Oliveira streaks toward Khabib with finish of Kevin Lee

Charles Oliveira didn’t get to bask in front of his home country fans, but he kept his winning streak alive with an impressive third-round submission of Kevin Lee in an …read more

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Highlights! Oliveira Makes ‘Motown Phenom’ Tap At UFC Brasilia

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Charles Oliveira secured his seventh-straight Octagon finish earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 14, 2020) at UFC Fight Night 170 live on ESPN+ from inside Nilson …read more

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Twitter reacts to Charles Oliveira's submission of Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 28

Charles Oliveira picked up his first UFC main event on Saturday when he defeated Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 28.
Oliveira (29-8 MMA, 17-8 UFC) extended his impressive winning streak …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 results: Gilbert Burns TKOs Demian Maia in first, sends message to Colby Covington

Gilbert Burns continued a successful campaign in the welterweight division.
The Brazilian fighter picked up a first-round TKO win over former title challenger Demian Maia on Saturday night at UFC on …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 results: Nikita Krylov outwrestles Johnny Walker, grinds out unanimous decision win

Nikita Krylov gave Johnny Walker his second UFC loss.
The Ukrainian light heavyweight used his wrestling and superior grappling to grind out a 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 unanimous decision Saturday at …read more

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Highlights! Moicano Scores 44-Second Submission In Lightweight Debut

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After a record-tying nine straight decisions to start UFC Fight Night 170 earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 14, 2020) live on ESPN+ from inside Nilson …read more

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Highlights! ‘Durinho’ Ends Maia With Vicious TKO In Brazil

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Gilbert Burns shined bright in his co-main event spot earlier tonight (Sat., Mar. 14, 2020) at UFC Fight Night 170 live on ESPN+ from …read more

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Twitter reacts to Gilbert Burns' TKO of Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 28

Gilbert Burns achieved the most noteworthy victory over his career on Saturday when he beat Demian Maia in the UFC on ESPN+ 28 co-main event.
Burns (18-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) improved …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 results: Brandon Moreno outpoints Jussier Formiga, calls for title shot

Brandon Moreno is leaving the UFC’s most recent event in Brazil with a huge career win.
The Mexican fighter defeated longtime veteran Jussier Formiga in a 30-27, 29-28 and 29-28 unanimous …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 results: Amanda Ribas earns dominant decision over Randa Markos

Brazil’s Amanda Ribas was determined to fight in her homeland, and her persistence paid off on Saturday.
Ribas (9-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) was originally scheduled to fight Paige Van Zant at …read more

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UFC Brasilia Complete Highlights! Watch What Happened At ‘Lee Vs. Oliveira’ (Updated)

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The action is unfolding behind closed doors today (Sat., Mar. 14, 2020) at UFC Fight Night 170 live on ESPN+ from inside Nilson Nelson …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Lee vs. Oliveira live results, discussion, PBP

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC empty arena event in Brasilia on ESPN, which features a catchweight fight on top. Join us today on …read more

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Is Justin Gaethje next fight for Conor McGregor?

Justin Gaethje talks about the possibility of a fight between him and Conor McGregor.

TRENDING > Cody Garbrandt hospitalized, out of UFC on ESPN 8 co-main event against Raphael Assuncao

(Subscribe to …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 Live Results: Lee vs. Oliveira from Brasilia

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full live results for the first UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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Off Guard: Rob Font details knee injury in last fight, hopes for 2020 return

LAS VEGAS – Rob Font suffered a knee injury that has kept him on the sidelines since his last fight.
In his UFC on ESPN 7 bout against Ricky Simon last …read more

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UFC London, Cage Warriors 113 at risk with U.K. set to announce ban on public gatherings

Following today’s UFC on ESPN+ 28, the next two major events on the MMA calendar may both be forced into changes, with the U.K. government set to introduce new laws …read more

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Check Out Last-Minute Betting Odds For UFC Brasilia

The final UFC Brasilia betting odds are in for as this event is quickly approaching for the Las Vegas-based promotion. UFC Brasilia (also known as UFC on ESPN+28) is …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 play-by-play and live results (3 p.m. ET)

UFC on ESPN+ 28 takes place Saturday, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 3 p.m. ET (noon PT).
The event takes place at Ginasio …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 discussion thread

UFC on ESPN+ 28 takes place Saturday in Brazil, and you can discuss the event here.
UFC on ESPN+ 28 takes place at Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia and kicks off …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 33 fight card

UFC on ESPN+ 33
Date: May 16, 2020
Venue: Pechanga Arena
Location: San Diego, California

gate: $XXX
attendance: XXX
Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($50,000 each)
– Fight of the Night: XXX
– Performance of the Night: XXX
– Performance …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 32: Hermansson vs. Weidman fight card

UFC on ESPN+ 32: Hermansson vs. Weidman
Date: May 2, 2020
Venue: Chesapeake Energy Arena
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

gate: $XXX
attendance: XXX
Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($50,000 each)
– Fight of the Night: XXX
– Performance of …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 31: Smith vs. Teixeira fight card

UFC on ESPN+ 31: Smith vs. Teixeira
Date: April 25, 2020
Venue: Pinnacle Bank Arena
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

gate: $XXX
attendance: XXX
Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($50,000 each)
– Fight of the Night: XXX
– Performance of the …read more

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UFC on ESPN 9 fight card

UFC on ESPN 9
Date: June 27, 2020
Venue: Frank Erwin Center
Location: Austin, TX

gate: $XXX
attendance: XXX
Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($50,000 each)
– Fight of the Night: XXX
– Performance of the Night: XXX
– Performance …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 35: Blaydes vs. Volkov fight card

UFC on ESPN+ 35: Blaydes vs. Volkov
Date: June 20, 2020
Venue: SaskTel Centre
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

gate: $XXX
attendance: XXX
Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($50,000 each)
– Fight of the Night: XXX
– Performance of the …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 34 fight card

UFC on ESPN+ 34
Date: June 13, 2020
Venue: Astana Arena
Location: Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

gate: $XXX
attendance: XXX
Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($50,000 each)
– Fight of the Night: XXX
– Performance of the Night: XXX
– Performance of …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 breakdown: Will it be Kevin Lee or Charles Oliveira with the finish?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 28.
UFC on ESPN+ 28 takes place Saturday at …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 predictions: Is it Kevin Lee or Charles Oliveira in Brasilia?

Lee
vs.
Oliveira
Burns
vs.
Maia
Hadzovic
vs.
Moicano
Krylov
vs.
Walker
Makdessi
vs.
Trinaldo

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2020: 36-18

Lee
(56%)

Maia
(59%)

Moicano
(89%)

Walker
(75%)

Trinaldo
(71%)

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2020: 41-13

Lee

Burns

Moicano

Walker

Trinaldo

Simon Head
@simonhead
2020: 40-14
2019 Champion*

Lee

Burns

Moicano

Walker

Trinaldo

Dave Doyle
@davedoylemma
2020: 40-14

Lee

Burns

Moicano

Walker

Makdessi

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2020: 40-14

Lee

Burns

Moicano

Krylov

Trinaldo

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2020: 40-14

Lee

Burns

Moicano

Walker

Trinaldo

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2020: 40-14

Oliveira

Burns

Moicano

Krylov

Trinaldo

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2020: 40-14

Lee

Burns

Moicano

Walker

Trinaldo

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2020: 40-14
2017 Champion

Lee

Burns

Moicano

Walker

Trinaldo

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2020: 39-15

Lee

Maia

Moicano

Walker

Trinaldo

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
2020: 38-16

Lee

Burns

Moicano

Walker

Makdessi

Mike …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30: Overeem vs. Harris fight card

UFC on ESPN+ 30: Overeem vs. Harris
Date: April 11, 2019
Venue: UFC APEX
Location: Las, Vegas NV

gate: $XXX
attendance: XXX
Fighter Awards & Bonuses ($50,000 each)
– Fight of the Night: XXX
– Performance of the …read more

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UFC coronavirus response: Ohio and Oregon Fight Nights moved to APEX in Las Vegas

The UFC made the move to close the doors on the 16,000-seat Ginasio Nilson Nelson arena for this weekend’s UFC on ESPN+ 28 in Brasilia, Brazil. The promotion was left …read more

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Posted on March 13, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Dana White addresses UFC Coronavirus (COVID-19) response

The UFC made the move to close the doors on this weekend’s UFC on ESPN+ 28: Lee vs. Oliveira event in Brasilia, Brazil, after local officials restricted any public gatherings …read more

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5 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN+ 28

1 2 3 4 …5If you read the headlines, the world might seem to be burning down around us, but the UFC’s relentless machine marches on.
Just one week after a …read more

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UFC Brasilia weigh-in results: Kevin Lee misses weight for closed-door main event

It has been a tumultuous week, but UFC on ESPN+ 28 will move forward on Saturday in Brasilia, Brazil, despite concerns about the coronavirus and main eventer Kevin Lee missing …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 weigh-in results: Kevin Lee misses weight

Check out the results from today’s early and official UFC on ESPN+ 28 fighter weigh-ins.
The early weigh-ins took place at the UFC host hotel in Brasilia, Brazil. Due to the …read more

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Live! UFC Brasilia weigh-in results and video

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Watch who makes weight see if anyone misses at UFC Brasilia: Lee vs. Oliveira UFC on ESPN+ 28 is still going …read more

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Posted on March 13, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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UFC Brasilia to go behind closed doors due to Coronavirus lockdown

Not exactly unexpected, but sources close to the situation have confirmed that UFC on ESPN+ 28: Lee vs. Oliveira is moving behind closed doors this weekend.
UFC officials made the …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Fighters, gym managers vow to soldier on as coronavirus becomes pandemic

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Until someone tells him different, Eddie Wineland is fighting in 16 days at UFC on ESPN 8.
The veteran UFC bantamweight, currently scheduled to fight Marlon …read more

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Kidney Illness Forces Cody Garbrandt to Withdraw from UFC on ESPN 8 Co-Headliner

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has just lost part of its co-main event for its upcoming card on March 28. …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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State of Ohio issues order banning crowds over 100 people at all upcoming events including UFC on ESPN 8

Francis Ngannou | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The state of Ohio is moving swiftly to prevent the spread of the coronavirus with an order issued on Thursday to prevent …read more

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Cody Garbrandt hospitalized, out of UFC on ESPN 8 co-main event against Raphael Assuncao

Former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt has been forced out of his upcoming fight against Raphael Assuncao at UFC on ESPN 8 in Columbus, Ohio.
Garbrandt was hospitalized in New Jersey this …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 media day cancelled as officials struggle to save Brasilia event

The UFC on ESPN+ 28 Media Day scheduled for Thursday was abruptly cancelled because of the Brazilian government’s policies reacting to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Sporting events and large gathering around …read more

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With UFC Brasilia proceeding behind closed doors, Kevin Lee ready to fight somebody 'event or not'

Kevin Lee didn’t fly all the way to Brazil for nothing.
According to reports in Brazil, Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 28, headlined by Lee (18-5 MMA, 11-5 UFC) and Charles Oliveira …read more

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Jussier Formiga: Win over Brandon Moreno should put me in striking distance of title shot

Jussier Formiga is looking pick up where he left off.
Formiga (22-6 MMA, 8-5 UFC) faces Brandon Moreno this Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 28 in Brasilia, in hopes to insert …read more

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UFC Brasilia to be held behind closed doors

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Globo reports that fans will be banned from attending UFC on ESPN+28 in Brasilia. According to Globo the threat posed by COVID-19 has forced this …read more

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Coronavirus pushes UFC on ESPN+ 28 behind closed doors in Brasilia: Reports

Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 28 event in Brasilia will go ahead as a behind-closed-doors event, according to reports in Brazil.
The event, set to take place at the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 28 pre-event facts: Demian Maia can tie all-time wins record

The UFC travels to Brazil for the 37th time in company history on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 28. It’s the third stop in Brasilia, as the event takes place …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs Darren Till targeted to headline UFC Fight Night event in Dublin on Aug. 15

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A hard-hitting middleweight bout could be on its way to Dublin, as ESPN is reporting that former division champion, Robert …read more

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Brett Johns vs. Montel Jackson in the works for UFC on ESPN+ 31

A bantamweight matchup is in the works for the UFC’s return to Nebraska.
At UFC on ESPN+ 31, Brett Johns and Montel Jackson will square off if all goes according to …read more

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