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Predictions! UFC 251 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 1

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing a bevy of “Prelims” fights to both UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+ and ESPN this weekend (Sat., July 11, 2020) when …read more

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Max Holloway says limited prep no concern at UFC 251: I've been fighting my whole life

ABU DHABI – Max Holloway has heard the rumblings since he revealed the limits placed on his training ahead of UFC 251.
“Blessed” openly admitted to ESPN that he didn’t participate …read more

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Dustin Poirier's fight gear from UFC on ESPN 12 war with Dan Hooker up for auction

Dustin Poirier recently competed in another fight, which means there’s an opportunity to purchase his fight-worn gear to benefit charity.
As has become his custom in recent years, Poirier (26-6 MMA, …read more

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Usman vs. Masvidal main event set for UFC 251

Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal have agreed to fight in Saturday’s UFC 251, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Sources: Usman, Masvidal agree to UFC 251 fight

Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal have agreed to fight in Saturday’s UFC 251, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Dan Hooker avoids any injuries at UFC on ESPN 12, hopes to revisit Dustin Poirier fight one day

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Despite spending 25 minutes in the cage with Dustin Poirier and exchanging nearly 400 strikes, Dan Hooker returned home to New Zealand without any …read more

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Paul Felder thinks the 'Felder Curse' is 'blown out of proportion'

Paul Felder was propelled into a unique storyline heading into June’s UFC on ESPN 12 main event between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker.
Ahead of the fight, it was noted by …read more

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Breaking! Jorge Masvidal is in negotiations to fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 251

BMF champion Jorge Masvidal has entered negotiations to fight Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title next weekend at UFC 251. The incredible news comes from ESPN‘s Ariel Helwani who reported …read more

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Sources: UFC in negotiations for Usman-Masvidal

There are active negotiations to book Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal as the new main event of UFC 251, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Source: Burns out of main event for UFC 251

Gilbert Burns will not compete in the main event of UFC 251, a source confirmed to ESPN. He had been set to face Kamaru Usman in a welterweight title fight. …read more

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Pic! Check Out The Official ‘Whittaker Vs. Till’ Fight Poster

The official fight poster for UFC’s upcoming event on July 25 live on ESPN+ from ‘Fight Island’ in Abu Dhabi has dropped, and it looks pretty damn good.
Leading the way …read more

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Covington Bashes ‘Scared’ Poirier Before Calling Him Out To Grudge Match

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Dustin Poirier may have looked like a world beater in his recent main event win over Dan Hooker at UFC on ESPN 12, but …read more

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‘Fight Island’ To Use Larger Octagon, Potentially Allow VIP Attendees

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With one week left until UFC 251 sets sail live on ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi more details regarding “Fight Island” …read more

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Video: Paul Felder provides update on potential UFC return, previews ‘Fight Island’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If you were keeping up with Paul Felder’s Twitter account during the UFC on ESPN 12 main event, it seemed as if he had gotten …read more

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Colby Covington To Dustin Poirier: ‘It Took You 25 Minutes To Beat A Hooker?’

Colby Covington thinks Dustin Poirier’s performance at UFC on ESPN 12 left a lot to be desired. Poirier took on Dan Hooker in a bout that many feel is a …read more

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Tanner Boser Talks ESPN 12 Win, Not Moving To LHW Despite ‘Dumbass’ Critics

Tanner Boser isn’t interested in moving down to light heavyweight despite looking leaner than ever in his victory over Philipe Lins at UFC on ESPN 12. “No matter what, there’s …read more

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Sources: UFC re-books Lamas-Hall for Aug. 29

A featherweight bout between Ricardo Lamas and Ryan Hall, originally scheduled for May, has been re-booked for August 29, sources tell ESPN. …read more

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Following UFC on ESPN 12 Win, Tanner Boser Not Moving To 205 Pounds Despite ‘Dumbass’ Critics

Tanner Boser isn’t interested in moving down to light heavyweight despite looking leaner than ever in his victory over Philipe Lins at UFC on ESPN 12. “No matter what, there’s …read more

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In third UFC stint, Julian Erosa’s plan is “to be like Gaethje, where win or lose I put on exciting fights”

Julian Erosa wants to be known as a fan-favorite, where win or lose, he takes home a $50,000 Performance on the Night bonus. At UFC on ESPN 12, Erosa returned …read more

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Khama Worthy hopes to earn future matchup with ‘f*ckin savage’ Kevin Lee

Khama Worthy defeating Luis Pena at UFC on ESPN 12 didn’t surprise a lot of people. Winning by submission? That certainly did—not including Worthy, himself.
“The Deathstar” improved to 2-0 …read more

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Matt Frevola details fallout from UFC on ESPN 11 fight cancellation due to COVID-19

Matt Frevola was already on the premises in Las Vegas when his UFC on ESPN 11 fight was canceled.
The promotion pulled Frevola (8-1-1 MMA, 2-1-1 UFC) from the June 20 …read more

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Conor McGregor responds to Dustin Poirier’s comments about their fight

Conor McGregor has responded to a comment from top lightweight contender Dustin Poirier, who he defeated by knockout in a 2014 featherweight fight. Speaking to ESPN this week, Poirier explained …read more

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Jinh Yu Frey Speaks on UFC on ESPN 12 Loss to Kay Hansen

Former Invicta FC atomweight champion, Jinh Yu Frey and fellow Invicta FC alum, Kay Hansen made their UFC debut last weekend at the UFC Apex. While Hansen walked away with …read more

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Dustin Poirier explains how Conor McGregor loss changed him

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier says a 2014 knockout loss to Conor McGregor had a significant affect on his evolution as a fighter. Speaking to ESPN this week, Poirier explained …read more

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Will Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder 3 beat the UFC to Las Vegas' Allegiant Stadium?

It’s not really a race between Top Rank and the UFC – or is it?
According to an ESPN report Wednesday, the Bob Arum-fronted boxing promotion is angling to hold Tyson …read more

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ESPN+ set to increase price for monthly subscribers starting in August

The Verge is reporting that the monthly price of the ESPN+ service will be increasing for subscribers starting in August. The deal between UFC and ESPN was first reported more …read more

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Quarantine classics: The 5 best UFC fights during the pandemic

The UFC has been forced to make major adjustments during the coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped fighters from delivering inside the octagon.
Since UFC on ESPN+ 28 on March 14, …read more

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Ben Askren offers advice to fighters on taxes and the financial pitfalls of an MMA career

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Following his win at UFC on ESPN 12 this past weekend, Mike Perry said that it felt like he didn’t even fight for “minimum wage” …read more

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ESPN+ raising monthly subscription price to $5.99

The annual subscription cost remains unchanged. For the first time since its launch in 2018, ESPN+ is raising its monthly subscription price.
According to The Verge, the sports streaming service, home …read more

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Dustin Poirier Shares Picture of Severely Swollen Ankle After UFC on ESPN 12 Victory

Dustin Poirier did not emerge from his memorable clash with Dan Hooker unscathed. …read more

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Alistair Overeem says he’s going on “one more title run” at age 40

UFC heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem says he’s going on “one more title run” after knocking out Walt Harris in his last fight at UFC on ESPN 8. At age 40, …read more

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MMA rankings report: Where does Dustin Poirier rank after UFC on ESPN 12?

Dustin Poirier proved he still belongs in the upper heap of lightweight competitors on Saturday when he beat Dan Hooker in one of the best fights of the year at …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, June 30: Dustin Poirier on the up (and up)

Dustin Poirier came away with a thrilling victory in an instant classic at UFC on ESPN 12 and, as a result, is moving up on two lists.
In the “Fight of …read more

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Mike Perry likes his odds versus Nate Diaz: 'I think he's a skinny, weak little (expletive)'

If you enjoyed his UFC on ESPN 12 win, Mike Perry thinks you’d love a fight between him and Nate Diaz.
In an interview with ESPN on Tuesday, Perry (14-6 MMA, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 Main Card Averages 1.07 Million Viewers; Prelims Attract 635,000

The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to draw solid ratings with its recent string of cards on ESPN. …read more

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Up Next: Title Shot And A Million Dollars?

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Dustin Poirier defeated Dan Hooker last Sat. night (June 27, 2020) in a wildly-entertaining five-round Lightweight bout at UFC on ESPN 12 in Las …read more

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Kay Hansen reacts to $37k bet on her, Ronda Rousey props after UFC on ESPN 12

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LAS VEGAS – Strawweight Kay Hansen was in line at Starbucks when UFC matchmakers called. Less than one week later, she had a new …read more

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Coach ‘Parrumpinha’ tested positive for COVID-19 prior to UFC on ESPN 12, could miss ‘Fight Island’

Marcos DaMatta (right) was going to corner Alexandre Pantoja (center) in Abu Dhabi. | Photo via DaMatta’s Instagram

American Top Team jiu-jitsu coach Marcos “Parrumpinha” DaMatta might not be …read more

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Video: Khama Worthy's family and friends go bonkers watching UFC on ESPN 12 submission

Khama Worthy has a strong group of loyal of supporters.
Skeptical? Look no further than the reaction video for his UFC on ESPN 12 submission win over Luis Pena on Saturday. …read more

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So Close, Yet So Far...

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Dan Hooker dropped a five-round unanimous decision to Dustin Poirier in the UFC on ESPN 12 main event last weekend in Las …read more

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Quarantined Dan Hooker can’t visit daughter, receives warm message from Dustin Poirier

Dan Hooker is currently quarantining after his UFC on ESPN 12 loss to Dustin Poirier, which means he can’t get close to his family. Hooker gave fans a snapshot of …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 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 – …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12: McGregor retweets video of KO win over Poirier

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Conor McGregor tries to steal the limelight from Dustin Poirier. You didn’t expect Conor McGregor to give Dustin Poirier props …read more

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What’s next for Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker after UFC on ESPN 12?

In the main event of UFC on ESPN 12, aka UFC Vegas 4, Dustin Poirier was looking to return to the win column when he battled Dan Hooker. Ahead of …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12: Medical suspensions

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Gian Villante, Khama Worthy, and Brendan Allen all picked up potential 6-month suspensions following the UFC’s last event before heading to Fight Island. The …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 purses: Poirier, Hooker, and Perry clear six-figures

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Check out the reported fight purses for UFC on ESPN: Poirier vs. Hooker. Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker put on a …read more

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Blaydes: White Won’t Stop Me From Speaking Out Against Fighter Pay

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After Curtis Blaydes dominated Alexander Volkov in a lopsided win at UFC on ESPN 11 a week ago, Dana White was very critical of …read more

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Mickey Gall Releases Statement Following UFC on ESPN 12 Defeat

Mickey Gall was as surprised as anyone that Mike Perry got the best of him during their grappling exchanges in the UFC on ESPN 12 co-main event this past Saturday …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12: Chael Sonnen Gushes Over Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker

Chael Sonnen loved the action that he saw from Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker. MMA fans were in for a treat this past Saturday night (June 27). Poirier and Hooker …read more

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He’s A Grower (Not A Shower)

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If you were unimpressed by what Mickey Gall did (and didn’t do) against Mike Perry in the UFC on ESPN 12 co-main event last …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 Medical Suspensions: Three Fighters Facing Possible 180-Day Layoffs

Gian Villante is among three fighters from
UFC on ESPN 12 who could be sidelined for a significant period of time. …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3065: UFC on ESPN 12 reaction, including Poirier vs. Hooker classic

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode No. 3,065 of the podcast, the guys recap UFC on ESPN 12, which featured an …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 medical suspensions: 3 fighters facing 6-month layoffs

UFC on ESPN 12 was an action-packed card from beginning to end. Unfortunately, the card also produced a number of lengthy medical suspensions. UFC on ESPN 12 was headlined by …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 Salaries: Dustin Poirier ($300,000), Mike Perry ($180,000) Top Payroll

Dustin Poirier put in a full night’s work to defeat Dan Hooker, and he was well compensated for his efforts. …read more

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Villante, Two Others Facing Six-Month Suspensions

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is now a few days removed from its UFC on ESPN 12 mixed martial arts (MMA) …read more

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Mickey Gall vows to 'grow from this little loss' to Mike Perry at UFC on ESPN 12

Mickey Gall is looking to get right back into the octagon following his loss to Mike Perry.
Gall (6-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) lost a unanimous decision to Perry in the co-main …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 Medical Suspensions: Three Fighters Face 180-Day Sits

The UFC on ESPN 12 medical suspensions are in and three fighters could be sidelined up to six months. UFC on ESPN 12 took place this past Saturday night (June …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 salaries: Dustin Poirier leads the pack

The salaries for last weekend’s UFC on ESPN 12 card, headlined by a lightweight war between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker, have been revealed. Poirier and Hooker engaged in one …read more

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Jack Shore vs. Anderson dos Santos in the works for July 15 in Abu Dhabi

A bantamweight contest is in the works for UFC on ESPN+ 30.
Anderson dos Santos vs.Jack Shore is being slated to take place at the July 15 event in Abu Dhabi. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 medical suspensions: Gian Villante among trio of fighters facing 6-month suspensions

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Gian Villante made the move back up to heavyweight this past weekend, but it could be a while before we see …read more

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Dustin Poirier tops UFC on ESPN 12 fighter payroll

Former interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier got back on the winning track at UFC on ESPN 12. Along with the headlining victory, Poirier also sat atop the fighter payroll …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 Salaries: Dustin Poirier Gets Highest Payout

The UFC on ESPN 12 salaries have rolled out. This past Saturday night (June 27), UFC on ESPN 12 took place inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Headlining …read more

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Payouts! Poirier ($300k), Perry ($180k) Top Earners In Vegas

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Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) recently released the disclosed payouts for those fighters competing at the UFC on ESPN 12 mixed martial arts (MMA) …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 salaries: Dustin Poirier leads three fighters with six-figure paydays

Dustin Poirier was the biggest winner at UFC on ESPN 12, both figuratively and financially.
After gutting out a grueling unanimous decision win over Dan Hooker in the main event Saturday, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 medical suspensions: Dustin Poirier, Dan Hooker get matching terms

Three fighters are facing 180-day suspensions as a result of UFC on ESPN 12 – but neither of the card’s headliners is among them.
On Tuesday, MMA Junkie acquired a full …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 salaries: Dustin Poirier leads with $300,000 payout

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A main event matchup between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker promised excitement and unsurprisingly the two lightweight stars …read more

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Mike Perry rates girlfriend Latory Gonzalez’s cornering

Mike Perry had just one person in his corner for his UFC on ESPN 12 fight against Mickey Gall: His girlfriend, Latory Gonzalez. Ahead of the fight, Perry’s decision to …read more

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Mickey Gall Issues Statement On UFC on ESPN 12 Loss To Mike Perry

Mickey Gall has spoken out on his UFC on ESPN 12 loss to Mike Perry. This past Saturday night (June 27), Gall shared the Octagon with Perry. The action took …read more

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Maurice Greene Dismisses Criticism of Gian Villante’s Heavyweight Physique

Before he submitted Gian Villante with an arm-triangle from his back, Maurice Greene was reeling in their heavyweight bout at UFC on ESPN 12. …read more

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After UFC on ESPN 12, Mike Perry says he’ll fight Darren Till on sight, ‘stick my finger in his eye’

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A quarantine rivalry that started on a lark for Darren Till has become very serious for Mike Perry.
After outpointing Mickey Gall at UFC …read more

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All Out? Fractured Face Could Bench Allen For 2020

Brendan Allen’s nickname is “All In” and based on the damage he incurred at UFC on ESPN 12 last weekend in Las Vegas, he’s certainly earned it.
Allen (15-3) …read more

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Mickey Gall releases statement following loss to Mike Perry at UFC on ESPN 12

UFC welterweight Mickey Gall has released a statement on Instagram after his defeat to Mike Perry at UFC on ESPN 12. It was a bad night at the office for …read more

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On to the Next One: Matches to make after UFC on ESPN 12

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In the fast-paced world of MMA, there are dozens of questions surrounding any given event. But when the dust settles, there’s …read more

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What’s Next For Dan Hooker?

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Another weekend of fisticuffs went down last Saturday night (June 27, 2020) as UFC on ESPN 12 blew the roof off UFC Apex In …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Dustin Poirier after UFC on ESPN 12 win?

Dustin Poirier put himself back on the map as a lightweight contender on Saturday when he emerged victorious from a memorable bout with Dan Hooker in the UFC on ESPN …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Dan Hooker after UFC on ESPN 12 loss?

Dan Hooker went through another war on Saturday in the UFC on ESPN 12 main event, but this time he did not come out victorious as he fell to Dustin …read more

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Manager: Brendan Allen suffers multiple nasal, orbital fractures in UFC on ESPN 12 win

Brendan Allen came out of UFC on ESPN 12 with his hand raised, but it wasn’t without some serious damage in the process.
Allen (15-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC) handed short-notice octagon …read more

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Matches To Make After UFC On ESPN 12

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) kept business rolling last night (Sat., June 27, 2020), staging UFC on ESPN 12 from inside UFC APEX in Las …read more

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Maurice Greene defends Gian Villante, explains run-in with Tanner Boser before UFC on ESPN 12

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LAS VEGAS – Heavyweight Maurice Greene went to bat for his UFC on ESPN 12 opponent, Gian Villante, and explained why Tanner Boser might …read more

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Maurice Greene Denies Having Altercation With Tanner Boser Ahead Of UFC on ESPN 12

Maurice Greene doesn’t consider his interaction with Tanner Boser to have been a dust-up. Greene and Boser were in separate bouts on the UFC on ESPN 12 card. Greene collided …read more

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UFC Middleweight Brendan Allen Likely Out Until 2021 Due to Multiple Facial Fractures

Brendan Allen’s victory over Kyle Daukaus at UFC on ESPN 12 proved to be costly for the middleweight prospect. …read more

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Maurice Greene open to Tanner Boser fight, admits to drinking beers during fight week

LAS VEGAS – Maurice Greene isn’t opposed to fighting Tanner Boser – but on what he considers the correct timeline.
At the UFC on ESPN 12 post-fight press conference held Saturday …read more

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Brendan Allen Likely Out The Rest Of 2020 After Suffering Fractures At UFC on ESPN 12

Brendan Allen will likely sit out the remainder of 2020 after suffering injuries at UFC on ESPN 12. On the UFC on ESPN 12 card this past Saturday night (June …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 - Fights to make

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All the best, most interesting, and unquestionably coolest fights the UFC needs to book after their latest event in Las Vegas, NV. It was …read more

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Video: Khama Worthy wants ‘Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald type of fights’ following UFC on ESPN 12 win

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LAS VEGAS — Lightweight Khama Worthy spoke with the media backstage following his third-round submission win at UFC on ESPN 12. “The Deathstar” discussed …read more

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Tanner Boser Reacts To UFC on ESPN 12 Bonus Snub

Tanner Boser didn’t receive a bonus despite scoring a vicious first-round knockout at UFC on ESPN 12. Boser shared the Octagon with Philipe Lins this past Saturday night (June 27). …read more

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Mike Perry Says ‘It Was Helpful Not Having a Corner’ During UFC on ESPN 12 Win

Between rounds of Saturday’s co-main event clash against Mickey Gall, Mike Perry felt a sense of calm that he claims he wouldn’t have experienced with one or more coaches in …read more

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Callout Collection: Who UFC on ESPN 12 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 12 event in …read more

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PHOTO | Kay Hansen meets bettor who won $20,000 on her at UFC on ESPN 12

UFC women’s strawweight prospect Kay Hansen met the bettor who won $20,000 on her in her UFC debut following a stunning submission win at UFC on ESPN 12. Hansen tapped …read more

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Ronda Rousey Congratulates Kay Hansen Following UFC on ESPN 12 Win

Kay Hansen has support from her role model, Ronda Rousey. Hansen hasn’t been shy in admitting that Rousey inspired her to try her hand in MMA. Going into her UFC …read more

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Brendan Allen suffers three fractures in orbital and nose at UFC on ESPN 12

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Middleweight Brendan Allen remains unbeaten in the octagon after UFC on ESPN 12. But he is seriously injured and contemplating a new weight class …read more

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Dustin Poirier Wants to ‘Stay in Love with the Sport’ Following UFC on ESPN 12 Triumph

Following a disheartening third-round submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight championship bout at UFC 242, Dustin Poirier endured the longest layoff of his professional MMA career. …read more

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Video: Julian Erosa wasn’t sure he’d get another UFC shot after last run

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LAS VEGAS – Before UFC on ESPN 12, featherweight veteran Julian Erosa had two stints with the industry-leading promotion, and both …read more

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Ronda Rousey congratulates Kay Hansen on stunning armbar finish in UFC debut

UFC Hall of Famer Ronda Rousey took to social media to congratulate Octagon newcomer Kay Hansen on her stunning armbar submission at UFC on ESPN 12. Hansen, who is only …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 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 12 event marked that …read more

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Chael Sonnen believes “every cornerman just lost their job” following Mike Perry’s win at UFC on ESPN 12

MMA legend Chael Sonnen believes that “every cornerman just lost their job” following Mike Perry’s decision win over Mickey Gall at UFC on ESPN 12. In controversial fashion, Perry decided …read more

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Video: Hooker gives update on cut, praises Poirier

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Dan Hooker showed off his war wound shortly after his potential FOTY with Dustin Poirier. Last night at UFC on ESPN 12 Dan …read more

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Dan Hooker Discusses UFC on ESPN 12 Loss To Dustin Poirier

Dan Hooker has spoken out on his UFC on ESPN 12 defeat at the hands of Dustin Poirier. This past Saturday night (June 27), Hooker and Poirier competed in a …read more

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Dustin Poirier Speaks On UFC on ESPN 12 Victory Over Dan Hooker

Dustin Poirier feels good about his war with Dan Hooker but he knows there’s more work to be done. This past Saturday night (June 27), Poirier and Hooker did battle …read more

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The curse of “The Irish Dragon” Paul Felder continued at UFC on ESPN 12

The curse of “The Irish Dragon” Paul Felder continued at UFC on ESPN 12 after Dan Hooker suffered a unanimous decision loss to Dustin Poirier. Every fighter who has defeated …read more

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