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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie MMA rankings, April 23: Where to rank Alistair Overeem, Islam Makhachev, Roxie Modafferi?

UFC on ESPN+ 7 on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Russia, produced a series of interesting results.
The ageless Alistair Overeem was victorious in the main event, taking big shots from late …read more

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Predictions! UFC ‘Fort Lauderdale’ ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 2

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing a bevy of “Prelims” fights to ESPN2, ESPN and ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., April 27, 2019) when UFC Fight Night 150: “Jacare vs. Hermansson” …read more

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UFC free fight: Relive 'Jacare' Souza's epic win over Chris Weidman

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo Souzais back in the spotlight Saturday night, as he meets Jack Hermansson in the main event of UFC on ESPN 3.
And in case you’re trying …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 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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Predictions! UFC ‘Fort Lauderdale’ ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 1

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing a bevy of “Prelims” fights to ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., April 27, 2019) when UFC Fight Night 150: “Jacare vs. Hermansson” …read more

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Triple Take: On Alistair Overeem's enduring legacy after 20 years in combat sports

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At Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 7 event in Russia, Alistair Overeem dispatched of 70-fight veteran Aleksei Oleinik with relative ease, earning his second consecutive …read more

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Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson ranks UFC’s good and evil fighters, eyes August return date - UFC Interview

Our own Shakiel “Shak” Mahjouri recently interviewed #7 Ranked UFC Lightweight fighter, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, after his recent performance headlining the UFC on ESPN+ 6 event against Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis, …read more

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UFC Ft. Lauderdale: How to watch Souza vs. Hermansson, fight card, start time, streaming info

The UFC returns to Florida for the first time in 14 months and 12th time overall with UFC Ft. Lauderdale, which originally was set to air on ESPN until an …read more

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RECAP! ‘The Reem’ Rallies, Crushes Oleinik In The First!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight veterans Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik threw down yesterday afternoon (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 post-event facts: Some rare feats in Russia

The UFC hosted its second event in Russia on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 7, which took place at Yubileyniy Arena in St. Petersburg, with a main card that streamed …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Alistair Overeem and UFC on ESPN+ 7'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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Khabib Nurmagomedov eyes Dustin Poirier in September: How do they match up?

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov talked about his countryman following UFC on ESPN+ 7 in Saint Petersburg, …read more

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Cyborg Warns Modafferi She Doesn’t Want That Smoke, Modafferi Agrees

What you may have missed from last night After her win at UFC: St. Petersburg (otherwise known as UFC Fight Night 149, UFC on ESPN+ 7, and/or UFC Fight Night: …read more

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Overeem, Jotko Lead Lowest Reebok Payout Of 2019

Alistair Overeem not only recorded a scintillating first-round TKO over Aleksei Oleinik yesterday afternoon (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 from Saint Petersburg, Russia, but “The Reem” …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 7, including Alistair Overeem's refusal to go quietly

What really mattered at UFC on ESPN+ 7 in St. Petersburg on Saturday? Here’s a thing or five.
1. The big guy’s still got it – in brief bursts
The way Aleksei …read more

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UFC exec David Shaw 'respectfully disagrees' with Khabib Nurmagomedov's criticism of UFC St. Petersburg

In the lead-up to UFC on ESPN+ 7, the biggest star in Russian MMA, undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, said that he was disappointed in what he perceived as …read more

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UFC ‘Saint Petersburg’: What Happened Last Night?!?!?!?

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made its presence known to Saint Petersburg, Russia, yesterday afternoon (Sat., April 20, 2019) for UFC on ESPN+ 7. It was just the second event in …read more

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Alistair Overeem still wants to fight Alexander Volkov

Though Alistair Overeem is one of the most storied heavyweight fighters in mixed martial arts history, he still doesn’t feel his main event victory at UFC on ESPN+ 7 on …read more

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Islam Makhachev urges top 15 lightweights to 'stop being afraid' after UFC St. Petersburg

Islam Makhachev hopes to finally get a ranked opponent after picking up his fifth consecutive victory on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 7.
Makhachev (17-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) extended his winning …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Card sees lowest payout of 2019

Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 7 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $111,500.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations …read more

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC on ESPN+ 7

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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Highlights! Crawford Ends Khan With Accidental Low Blow

Things may not have turned out the way Terence Crawford (35-0, 26 KO) envisioned last night (Sat., April 20, 2019) on ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Madison Square Garden in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 Callout Collection: Who wants next after UFC St. Petersburg

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+ 7 event in …read more

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Pic! Official UFC Rochester: ‘RDA Vs. Lee’ Poster Drops

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for its return to the Empire State with UFC on ESPN+ 10 set to go down on May 18 live on ESPN+ from …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 Rookie Report: Rating the newcomers at UFC St. Petersburg

Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they’ll step into the octagon for the first time. For six athletes, Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 7 marked that special moment …read more

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Overeem Targets Volkov For September, Says It’s ‘Too Soon’ For Title Shot

Alistair Overeem may have had to eat furious right hooks from Russian veteran Aleksei Oleinik earlier today (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from …read more

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Khabib Talks Poirier Fight: 'I Have To Maul Him Like I Do With Everybody’

Despite ripping Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for the lackluster promotion of UFC on ESPN+ 7 from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 St. Petersburg ‘Overeem vs Oleinik’ - 6th Round Post-Fight Show

Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado are here to breakdown this Saturday’s, April 20th, UFC on ESPN+ 7 event results. The main event featured a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and …read more

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MMA Junkie's Stock Watch: UFC on ESPN 7+ edition

UFC on ESPN+7 is wrapped, and it’s time for Stock Watch. MMA Junkie takes a look at who’s up, who’s down, and who’s flat after a night of action in …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg bonuses: Islam Makhachev's battle with Arman Tsarukyan takes Fight of the Night

The UFC’s return to Russia featured a slew of fantastic finishes and an unexpectedly tight battle in the co-main event.
The co-feature bout at UFC on ESPN+ 7 was a barnburner …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg Bonuses! Pavlovich’s Quick KO Leads $50K Winners

The action delivered as advertised earlier today (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as heavyweight …read more

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Fighters blown away by Alistair Overeem’s knees from the clinch

Alistair Overeem took out friend and former training partner Aleksei Oleinik with a first-round finish at UFC on ESPN+ 7 on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Russia. True to form, The …read more

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LIVE! Watch UFC St. Petersburg Post-Fight Presser Here!

As soon as UFC on ESPN+ 7 wraps up later today (Sat., April 20, 2019) live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, fight fans can …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 Results: Alistair Overeem TKO’s Aleksei Oleinik (VIDEO)

A heavyweight bout featuring perennial division contenders Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik headlined today’s UFC event in St. Petersburg.

Alistair Overeem was last seen in action at November’s UFC …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 St. Petersburg ‘Overeem vs Oleinik’ - SBN MMA Post-Fight Show

On this episode of the show, Zane Simon and Eddie Mercado of The 6th Round podcast join Flyin’ Brian J to discuss the nights violence and nonsensical post-fight antics. This …read more

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Highlights! Overeem Takes Out Oleinik With Vicious TKO

Alistair Overeem continued his heavyweight resurgence earlier today (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, when …read more

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Twitter reacts to Alistair Overeem's TKO of Aleksei Oleinik at UFC on ESPN+ 7

Alistair Overeem earned his third career UFC main event victory on Saturday when he defeated Aleksei Oleinik at UFC on ESPN+ 7.
Overeem’s (45-17 MMA, 10-6 UFC) latest climb up the …read more

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Twitter reacts to Islam Makhachev's exciting win over Arman Tsarukyan at UFC St. Petersburg

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Islam Makhachev pushed his winning streak to five fights on Saturday when he defeated octagon newcomer Arman Tsarukyan in …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg video: Watch the post-event press conference

UFC on ESPN+ 7 takes place Saturday at Yubileyniy Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia, and as usual, you can watch a live video stream of the post-event news conference here …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 8: Jacare vs. Hermansson Fight Card and Event Information

UFC on ESPN+ 8: Jacare vs. Hermansson
Date: April 27, 2019
Venue: BB&T Center
Location: Sunrise, Florida

UFC on ESPN+ 8 Fight Card
Main Card (9 p.m. ET on ESPN+)

Jacare Souza vs. Jack Hermansson
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UFC St. Petersburg Highlights! Pavlovich Obliterates Golm In 66 Seconds

It didn’t take long for heavyweight prospect Sergei Pavlovich to earn his first Octagon win earlier today (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg: Sergei Pavlovich's uppercut flattens Marcelo Golm in 66 seconds

After stumbling in his UFC debut, Sergei Pavlovich showed what he’s all about in his sophomore octagon appearance at UFC on ESPN+ 7.
Pavlovich (13-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC), the former Fight …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg results: Roxanne Modafferi uses takedowns to upset Antonina Shevchenko

Roxanne Modafferi defied the odds once again Saturday when she took away the undefeated record of Antonina Shevchenko at UFC on ESPN+ 7.
Modafferi (23-15 MMA, 2-3 UFC) showed the significance …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg: Shamil Abdurakhimov and Marcin Tibura bond at hospital after fight

UFC heavyweights Shamil Abdurakhimov and Marcin Tibura got a quick trip to the hospital after a grueling fight in the prelims of UFC on ESPN+ 7.
After trading heavy blows, they …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg Highlights! Abdurakhimov Brutally Stops Tybura In The Second

Surging heavyweight contender Shamil Abdurakhimov continued his dominance earlier today (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg: Alexander Yakovlev taps Alex Da Silva for first submission since 2011

Alexander Yakovlev made a successful return to the lightweight division on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 7 and managed to stop octagon newcomer Alex Da Silva inside the distance.
Yakovlev (24-8-1 …read more

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Highlights! Yakovlov Ends The Hype, Chokes Out Da Silva In St. Petersburg

Russian veteran Alexander Yakovlev secured his first win in well over two years earlier today (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg Highlights! Mustafaev Scores Nasty Spinning Back Kick Finish

The action started off with a bang earlier this morning (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg video: Michal Oleksiejczuk wins by KO after three knockdowns in 44 seconds

Michal Oleksiejczuk wasted no time utterly dominating Gadzhimurad Antigulov for a first-round knockout at UFC on ESPN+ 7.
Oleksiejczuk (14-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) set a UFC record for most knockdowns in …read more

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Highlights! Oleksiejczuk Smokes Antigulov In 44 Seconds At UFC St. Petersburg

The finishes kept piling in earlier today (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as surging …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg Start Time, TV Schedule, Who Is Fighting Tonight!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the hurt business today (Sat., April 20, 2019) as UFC Fight Night 149 (UFC on ESPN+ 7) airs live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 play-by-play and live results (10 a.m. ET)

UFC on ESPN+ 7 takes place Saturday, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT).
The event takes place at …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 discussion thread

UFC on ESPN+ 7 takes place Saturday at Yubileyniy Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia, and kicks off at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT). You can discuss the event here.
Be …read more

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How To Watch 'Overeem Vs. Oleinik’ On ESPN+

It all goes down tomorrow afternoon (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as heavyweight legend …read more

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UFC Rochester Poster Revealed (Photo)

The UFC will hit Rochester, New York on May 18 from the Blue Cross Arena for UFC on ESPN+ 9. In the main event of the night, former interim 155-pound …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 9 poster released: Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee's faces are front and center

The UFC is coming to Rochester, New York, for the first time next month, and now the event has an official poster.
UFC on ESPN+ 9 takes place May 18 at …read more

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Devin Clark says Ivan Shtyrkov out of UFC on ESPN+ 7, fight canceled

UFC on ESPN+ 7 is apparently has lost a fight at the last minute.
On Friday, Devin Clark took to Instagram to announce that opponent Ivan Shtyrkov was hopitalized and forced …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 - New Blood: Russia’s future is knocking

The UFC is leaning on its newcomers for its return to Russia, with half of this Saturday’s fights featuring at least one debutant. On this edition of New Blood, the …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 staff predictions: Who's getting unanimous picks in Russia?

Overeem
vs.
Oleinik
Makhachev
vs.
Tsarukyan
Golm
vs.
Pavlovich
Clark
vs.
Shtyrkov
Modafferi
vs.
Shevchenko
Amedovski
vs.
Jotko

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2019: 56-21

Overeem
(63%)

Makhachev
(84%)

Pavlovich
(82%)

Shtyrkov
(78%)

Shevchenko
(83%)

Jotko
(69%)

Fernanda Prates
@nandaprates_
2019: 68-28 (71%)

Oleinik

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2019: 66-30 (69%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Ben Fowlkes
@BenFowlkesMMA
2019: 66-30 (69%)
2016 Champion

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Trent Reinsmith
@TrentReinsmith
2019: 66-30 (69%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2019: 65-31 (68%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2019: 64-32 (67%)
2018 Champion

Oleinik

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Modafferi

Jotko

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2019: 63-33 (66%)
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Schaub: UFC lost fans with ‘two paywalls’ and problematic PPV stream

Brendan Schaub puts the UFC on blast once again, this time for the issues during the ESPN+ stream of UFC 236. UFC 236 was the first event to be …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7: 7 burning questions around Overeem-Oleinik

Saturday, the UFC visits Russia for the second time in the history of the promotion for the UFC on ESPN+ 7 fight card.
In the main event, top-15 ranked heavyweight …read more

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Joseph Benavidez on fate of UFC flyweight division: 'It's not over until it's over'

LAS VEGAS – When Joseph Benavidez heard that his rematch against Jussier Formiga at UFC on ESPN 4 will be a No. 1 contender’s bout in the flyweight division, he …read more

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Video replay: UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial weigh-ins in Russia

Check out a video replay of the UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial weigh-ins.
The weigh-ins took place at Yubileyniy Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event, …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg Full Live Results: Overeem vs. Oleinik (Fight Stats)

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. The first UFC on ESPN+ 7: Overeem vs. Oleinik …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg: Overeem vs. Oleinik Weigh-in Video

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Russia this week for UFC on ESPN+ 7, featuring Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik in a battle to remain relevant at the …read more

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Khabib Laments Lack Of Promotion For Russian Fighters

The UFC returns to Russia this Saturday in Saint Petersburg with a UFC Fight Night card on ESPN+ headlined by Alistair Overeem vs. Alexei Oleinik. Past that, the event’s got …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7: Get to know Alex da Silva ahead of St. Petersburg debut

A highly touted Brazilian prospect makes his UFC debut this week in Russia.
Alex Da Silva (20-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) takes on Alexander Yakovlev (24-9-1 MMA, 2-4 UFC) on the preliminary …read more

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Video: Watch today's UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMAjunkie at 11 a.m. ET

UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place today, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 11 a.m. ET (8 a.m. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 weigh-in results

Check out the results from today’s early and official UFC on ESPN+ 7 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 2 a.m. ET (11 p.m. PT).
The early weigh-ins take place at …read more

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Borg To Leave MMA If He Misses Weight Again

Ray Borg has missed weight three times so far in his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career, most recently missing the mark at UFC on ESPN 2 last month, coming in …read more

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Brendan Schaub Wasn’t Happy About UFC 236 ‘Hiccups’ On ESPN+

UFC 236 marked the first UFC PPV available exclusively through ESPN+ and it was a rocky experience for some fans including Brendan Schaub. After years of being treated like sports …read more

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Alistair Overeem won't talk smack about friend Aleksei Oleinik, but expects fight to end in second

Alistair Overeem says he likes friend and former training partner Aleksei Oleinik too much to talk bad about him ahead of Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 7, but “The Demolition Man” …read more

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Antonina Shevchenko hunting early KO in historic clash at UFC St. Petersburg

If things go as UFC women’s flyweight contender Antonina Shevchenko hopes, she’ll be making a statement at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 7.
“I’m preparing for everything because fights can come in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 breakdown: Is Alistair Overeem vs. Aleksei Oleinik made for 1st-round finish?

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 7.
UFC on ESPN+ 7 takes …read more

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UFC 236 prelims average 893,000 viewers on ESPN

The ratings are in for the UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 preliminary card. UFC 236’s preliminary card broadcast on ESPN proved to be a significant drop from the promotion’s …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 pre-event facts: Islam Makhachev least-hit fighter in UFC history

The UFC returns to Russia for the second time on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 7, which takes place at Yubileyniy Arena in St. Petersburg, and streams entirely on ESPN+.
A …read more

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UFC Stockholm: Alexander Gustafsson clarifies comments on stakes of Anthony Smith fight

ATLANTA – Alexander Gustafsson raised some eyebrows when he said in a recent interview that losing to Anthony Smith at UFC on ESPN+ 10 could mean that “maybe I don’t …read more

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UFC 236 prelims average 893,000 viewers

Saturday’s UFC 236 prelims on ESPN prior to the pay-per-view main card averaged 893,000 viewers.
The number was a major drop from the prelims before the two previous pay-per-view shows this …read more

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Dustin Poirier earns entry to ESPN pound-for-pound MMA rankings

After becoming UFC interim lightweight champion with his April 13 victory over featherweight champ Max Holloway, Dustin Poirier joins the ESPN pound-for-pound men’s MMA top 10. Holloway falls a few …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Francis Ngannou: Title shot makes sense with UFC 239 win vs. Junior Dos Santos

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ATLANTA – Francis Ngannou believes he is only one win away from earning a second opportunity to …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Dustin Poirier earns entry to ESPN pound-for-pound MMA rankings

After becoming UFC interim lightweight champion with his April 13 victory over featherweight champ Max Holloway, Dustin Poirier joins the ESPN pound-for-pound men’s MMA top 10. Holloway falls a few …read more

Source:: ESPN

Posted on April 17, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee on UFC press conference back-and-forth, appreciation for Ben Askren's real-life troll ways

ATLANTA – Kevin Lee is currently booked to meet Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN+ 9, but it was an interaction with another UFC welterweight that stood out last …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on April 17, 2019, 11:16 am By
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UFC 236 Preliminary Card Draws 893,000 Viewers to ESPN

The UFC 236 prelims attracted 893,000 viewers to ESPN, according to ShowBuzz Daily. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Posted on April 17, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Predictions! UFC ‘Saint Petersburg’ ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 2

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing a bevy of “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., April 20, 2019) when UFC Fight Night 149: “Overeem vs. Oleinik” storms Yubileyny Sports …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Posted on April 17, 2019, 12:16 am By
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UFC Demotes ‘Jacare vs Hermansson’ To ESPN+

For a free seven-day trial of ESPN+ click here. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is making some programming changes to its upcoming “Jacare vs. Hermansson” mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card, …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Posted on April 16, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Hermansson main card moves from ESPN to ESPN+

The upcoming UFC Fight Night main card from Fort Lauderdale headlined by Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Jack “The Joker” Hermansson has been shifted from ESPN to ESPN+.
The show takes place …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

UFC Fort Lauderdale Main Card Moves From ESPN to ESPN+

UFC Fort Lauderdale has been moved from ESPN to ESPN+. This comes via a report from MMA Junkie. The April 27 event goes down from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, …read more

Source:: MMANews

Posted on April 16, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 9's Kevin Lee wants to make Rafael dos Anjos fight at 165 pounds

ATLANTA – For years, former lightweight interim title challenger Kevin Lee has been one of the UFC’s most active voices in favor of a 165-pound division.
Now set to make his …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on April 16, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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Predictions! UFC ‘Saint Petersburg’ ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 1

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing a bevy of “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., April 20, 2019) when UFC Fight Night 149: “Overeem vs. Oleinik” storms Yubileyny Sports …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Posted on April 16, 2019, 2:16 am By
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UFC Fort Lauderdale main card moved from ESPN to ESPN+

There’s been a change to the broadcast schedule for the UFC’s Fort Lauderdale event. The next UFC on ESPN show has been converted to an ESPN+ card.
It was announced on …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Posted on April 16, 2019, 1:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 7 St. Petersburg - Care/Don’t Care Preview

Sorry cry babies! Eugene S. Robinson & John S. Nash, along with moderator Stephie Haynes are back with an all new edition of the infamous & patented Care/Don’t Care Preview …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

UFC St. Petersburg Interview: Roxanne Modaferri, ‘I’m feeling pressure’ fighting Shevchenko’ - BE Presents

Our own Shakiel “Shak” Mahjouri recently interviewed UFC St. Petersburg Flyweight fighter and Bloody Elbow Contributing Author, Roxanne ‘Roxy’ Modafferi, before this weekend’s UFC on ESPN+ 7 event from the …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7: Make your MMA Junkie reader predictions for Overeem vs. Oleinik

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 7 event in St. Petersburg.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on April 15, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Up Next! Slugfest In St. Petersburg!

Sign up for your free trial of ESPN+ right here to catch all the UFC action, including the “Overeem vs. Oleinik” event in Saint Petersburg, Russia, where “Demolition Man” looks …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Posted on April 15, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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UFC Rochester gets Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz trilogy fight

The UFC has confirmed four new matchups for its May return to New York and debut in the city of Rochester.
UFC on ESPN+ 9 takes place May 18 at Blue …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC on ESPN+ 7: How to watch Overeem vs. Oleinik, fight card, start time, streaming info

For the first time in the promotion’s history, the UFC is making its way to St. Petersburg, Russia, with UFC on ESPN+ 7 and a heavyweight headliner.
In the main event, …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on April 15, 2019, 10:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 7: Overeem vs. Oleinik fight card

Check out the current fight card for next weekend’s event in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The UFC is making their return to Russia this week, which means an early card for …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Posted on April 15, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway 2 full fight video highlights

Watch Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway 2 full fight video highlights from UFC 236’s main event above, courtesy of ESPN.
UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 took place April 13 at …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC 236 results & highlights: Pantoja, Taha pick up first-round TKO’s

Check out the results and highlights from the UFC 236 ESPN prelims, including Alexandre Pantoja TKOing Wilson Reis in the first round. The ESPN part of the UFC 236 …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Posted on April 14, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Alan Jouban is optimistic about PPVs moving to ESPN+: ‘That’s gonna bring more money to the UFC and hopefully we get a kickback on that’

Last month, the UFC announced some groundbreaking news: They were extending and expanding their distribution deal with ESPN, including making all of their Pay-Per-Views exclusive to the ESPN+ platform. Saturday …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on April 13, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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