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Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou Targeted for UFC on ESPN 1

A blockbuster MMA showdown is in the works for UFC on ESPN 1 as Cain Velasquez is targeted to make his long-awaited return to UFC competition, as he is expected …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2018, 7:16 am By
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Cain Velasquez return targeted for UFC on ESPN main event

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez could be coming back in February 2019. Welcome back to the UFC, Cain Velasquez?
It’s not official just yet, but ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reports that …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Francis Ngannou vs. ex-champ Cain Velasquez in the works for UFC on ESPN 1 headliner

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After headlining the promotion’s debut on FOX in 2011, it appears Cain Velasquez will also help usher in the UFC’s new era on ESPN …read more

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Joseph Benavidez to act as alternate for Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw title fight

At UFC Brooklyn when the UFC makes their first appearance on ESPN programming (ESPN+), the card will be headlined by a big champion vs champion bout as flyweight titleholder Henry …read more

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VIDEO: Dana White Insists That UFC is Still Getting into the Boxing Business

While UFC president Dana White was largely making the rounds at ESPN on Thursday to counter some recent claims by boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya, he also took a …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 1 card in Phoenix filling up with new matchups, UFC 233 fight scratches

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Mike Perry def. Paul Felder at UFC 226: Best photos

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The UFC’s first event on ESPN is quickly filling up after several new additions to the card, which takes …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Dana White sputters with anger while trashing 'idiot' Oscar De La Hoya on ESPN's 'First Take'

UFC President Dana White is positively on the warpath over Oscar De La Hoya.
Armed with a sheet of pay stats, White took over ESPN’s “First Take” on Thursday to berate …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Joseph Benavidez named Cejudo-Dillashaw backup for UFC on ESPN+ 1; fight vs. Figueiredo off

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Joseph Benavidez will serve as the official backup for the flyweight title fight between Henry Cejudo and T.J. …read more

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UFC 233 cancellation sees five bouts moved to ESPN, ESPN+ cards

The loss of one UFC pay-per-view will be ESPN’s gain.
Following the announcement that the upcoming UFC 233 show in Anaheim, Calif., has been canceled, five bouts scheduled for that Jan. …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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How, When To Buy Tickets For UFC Brooklyn

With the UFC 233 pay-per-view (PPV) dead in the water, a handful of existing match ups are heading to the promotion’s ESPN+ debut, scheduled for Sat., Jan. 19, 2019 inside …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Returns to Lightweight at UFC on ESPN+ Debut Card

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone will make his return to the lightweight division while facing Alexander Hernandez on the UFC’s first card on ESPN+ scheduled for Jan. 19 from the Barclays Center …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

‘Cowboy’ Cerrone vs. Alexander Hernandez Agreed for UFC on ESPN+ Debut in Brooklyn

The upcoming UFC on ESPN+ debut card just got even bigger with the addition of Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone returning to lightweight to take on rising star Alexander Hernandez on Jan. …read more

Source:: MMANews

ONE Championship Looks To Grow U.S. Fanbase With New TV Deal

It was only a matter of time before ONE Championship started to make its moves in the United States, and now we have some more clarity on the matter. ESPN.com’s …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Jimmie Rivera vs. Aljamain Sterling announced for UFC’s ESPN debut

The bantamweight contenders’ picture is going to be shaken up this February.
On Wednesday, the UFC announced that Jimmie Rivera (22-2) will fight Aljamain Sterling (16-3) at the promotion’s first-ever ESPN …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Sterling vs. Rivera added to UFC Phoenix in February

An intriguing bantamweight bout will take place on an ESPN card in February. After the reported loss of a major bantamweight fight that was scheduled for UFC 233 (a card …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2018, 2:16 am By
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UFC Fortaleza gets clash between Jose Aldo and Renato Moicano

The UFC’s second show on ESPN+ in Fortaleza, Brazil looks to be shaping up as a great one.
Already having had a plethora of good fights announced, another very exciting one …read more

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Max Holloway can't rise past Cormier, Khabib in rankings

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway put on an uplifting performance, but he could not move up in ESPN’s pound-for-pound men’s MMA rankings. New flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko did get a …read more

Source:: ESPN

Shevchenko No. 1 in inaugural ESPN women's flyweight Top 10

Valentina Shevchenko is No. 1 in ESPN’s inaugural women’s flyweight rankings, claiming the top spot after winning the UFC’s 125-pound belt on Dec. 8. …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Aljamain Sterling, Jimmie Rivera to Clash at UFC’s ESPN Debut in Phoenix

A bantamweight showdown pitting Aljamain Sterling against Jimmie Rivera is set for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s debut on ESPN, according to a report from AZCentral.com. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Bisping joins UFC commentary team for ESPN broadcasts in 2019

Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will be moving from the studio desk to the broadcast booth come 2019. Last May, the UFC inked a lucrative deal with sports …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Report: Jimmie Rivera vs. Aljamain Sterling grudge match booked for UFC on ESPN debut

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After years of exchanging verbal jabs, Jimmie Rivera and Aljamain Sterling will finally get the chance to throw real …read more

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MMA Squared: ONE big happy TV deal

MMA’s version of the Monday Night Wars may be on the horizon for 2019. TNT vs ESPN artist’s note: that’s supposed to be a Philly Cheesesteak in Eddie’s …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Joanne Calderwood talks Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk, ‘looking to jump the line’ in division

LAS VEGAS — Ahead of her fight at UFC on ESPN+ 1, Joanne Calderwood discusses the bout with Ariane Lipski on Jan. 19, her thoughts on the Valentina Shevchenko vs. …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Daniel Cormier makes ESPN’s ‘Dominant 20’ athletes list for 2018

To say that it’s been a pretty good year for Daniel Cormier would be quite an understatement.
With the fighter of the year award pretty much locked up as there is …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Michael Bisping Joins UFC Commentary Team with Move to ESPN in 2019

Former middleweight champion Michael Bisping will be joining the UFC commentating team in 2019 as the promotion moves to ESPN for a new five year broadcast deal.
Bisping announced the news …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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The Most Dominant Fighter In Sports?

Who is the most dominant athlete in sports?
ESPN recently released its “Dominant 20” list to find out, and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight and light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, landed …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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Undefeated LFA flyweight champ Sabina Mazo signs with UFC

Sabina Mazo has become the first Colombian female athlete to sign with the UFC.
The 21-year-old flyweight fighter recently signed a four-fight deal with the promotion. ESPN was first to …read more

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ONE Championship inks three-year United States TV deal

ONE Championship has a new home on television in the United States.
On Tuesday morning, ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong teased big news, and shortly thereafter, ESPN confirmed what …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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ESPN Names UFC Two-Division Champ Daniel Cormier No. 3 Most Dominant Athlete for 2018

Daniel Cormier, who became a simultaneous two-division champion this past year, was named as by ESPN as the third most dominant athlete of 2018. …read more

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Sources: ONE inks deal to air on Turner channels

Asian-based promotion ONE Championship has signed a three-year broadcast deal with Turner Sports, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Daniel Cormier Earns High Honor From ESPN

Daniel Cormier has earned an honor that no other mixed martial artist has in 2018, as the only athlete in the sport to make it to ESPN’s 20 most dominant …read more

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Jessica Penne vs. Jodie Esquibel announced for UFC’s ESPN debut

A pair of struggling strawweights will look to turn things around this February.
One-time title challenger Jessica Penne and former Invicta standout Jodie Esquibel have been booked to face one another …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Penne vs Esquibel Set For Phoenix

The UFC Fight Night card will air live on ESPN from Talking Stick Resort Arena
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Posted on December 11, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Thomas Almeida Says He’s Fighting Cory Sandhagen at UFC’s Debut on ESPN+ in Brooklyn

A bantamweight matchup pitting Thomas Almeida against Cory Sandhagen has been added to the UFC Fight Night Brooklyn lineup on Jan. 19. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Thomas Almeida returns vs. Cory Sandhagen at UFC on ESPN+ 1 in Brooklyn

A bantamweight matchup between Thomas Almeida and Cory Sandhagen is the latest addition to January’s UFC on ESPN+ 1 event.
Almeida (21-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) verified the matchup with Sandhagen (9-1 …read more

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Justin Ledet vs. Johnny Walker booked for UFC on ESPN+ 2 in Brazil

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A light heavyweight bout between Justin Ledet and Johnny Walker is the latest addition to February’s UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Dana White Says Nick Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal Is On For UFC 235

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White claims that Nick Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal is indeed on for UFC 235. Last month, ESPN reported that Diaz and Masvidal agreed to …read more

Source:: MMANews

Vasyl Lomachenko drops Jose Pedraza twice, takes decision win

Vasyl Lomachenko took a decision win over Jose Pedraza in a hard-fought bout on ESPN. Vasyl Lomachenko def. Jose Pedraza, UD (119-107, 117-109, 117-109)
In a world title unification fight headlining …read more

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Donald Cerrone, Alexander Hernandez Booked for UFC’s Debut on ESPN+ in Brooklyn

Donald Cerrone will finally get to make his return to the lightweight division, but it won’t be against Conor McGregor. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Dana White Talks Cejudo vs. Dillashaw Moving To UFC on ESPN+ 1

Recently, UFC President Dana White was asked about having Henry Cejudo vs. TJ Dillashaw moved to the UFC on ESPN+ 1 card. Cejudo will be making his first career flyweight …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Donald Cerrone to fight Alexander Hernandez at UFC’s ESPN+ debut

When Donald Cerrone goes back down the 155-pound division, a fresh face will be waiting for him.
MMA Fighting confirmed with sources that “Cowboy” will fight 26-year-old Alexander Hernandez on the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

‘Cowboy’ Returns To Lightweight Against Hernandez For UFC’s ESPN Debut

The UFC’s debut card on ESPN continues to grow, as former welterweight contender Donald Cerrone will move back down to lightweight to take on rising prospect Alexander Hernandez at UFC …read more

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Donald Cerrone set to make his lightweight return at January’s UFC on ESPN+ 1 event

Donald Cerrone will make his return to the lightweight division at January’s UFC on ESPN+ 1 fight card in Brooklyn, New York.
MMAJunkie’s Mike Bohn broke the news earlier today on …read more

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Donald Cerrone meets Alexander Hernandez in return to lightweight for ESPN featured bout Jan. 19

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Donald Cerrone won’t be fighting Conor McGregor, but his return to lightweight will be featured in a …read more

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White Explains Why Cejudo Vs. Dillashaw Was Moved To UFC On ESPN+ 1

It may have come at the expense of UFC 233, but UFC on ESPN+ 1 finally has its main event.
Earlier this week, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced that Henry Cejudo …read more

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Dana White ‘done’ with ‘non-issue’ regarding Rachael Ostovich and Greg Hardy on UFC Brooklyn, ‘she doesn’t care’

Recently, the UFC has caught some heat due to two fight card placements for their premiere event with ESPN in Brooklyn on January 19.
The fights in question are the ones …read more

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Lomachenko vs. Pedraza weigh-in results: Loma 134.4, Pedraza 134.2

Saturday’s lightweight title unification bout between Vasyl Lomachenko and Jose Pedraza is now official. Not only is UFC 231 on Saturday night, but Top Rank on ESPN has a big …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

MMA Squared: Caption Contest Friday

Uncomfortable feelings ensued when Greg Hardy & Rachel Ostovich were booked on the same ESPN card this week. It’s your turn to weigh in. Each Friday I’ll post a …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Dana White sheds light on moving Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw to UFC on ESPN+ debut

TORONTO – There wasn’t some grand plan behind the UFC’s decision to pull a pay-per-view headliner and put it on ESPN’s streaming platform.
According to UFC President Dana White, the promotion …read more

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Dana White downplays uproar over Rachael Ostovich, Greg Hardy sharing UFC on ESPN+ 1 card

TORONTO – Incoming UFC heavyweight Greg Hardy will get a reaction for a while when he fights, maybe always. That much seems certain.
But when Hardy (3-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) was …read more

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Report: Roy Nelson vs. Mirko Cro Cop 2 Booked For Bellator 217

Roy Nelson vs. Mirko Cro Cop II will reportedly be taking place next year. ESPN is reporting that a rematch between Nelson and Cro Cop will be taking place on …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Dana White responds to criticism about Rachael Ostovich and Greg Hardy being on the same card

Earlier this week, we learned that former NFL star Greg Hardy, who has a history of domestic violence, will be sharing the Jan. 19 UFC on ESPN+ 1 card with …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: What was the UFC thinking, putting Greg Hardy and Rachael Ostovich on the same ESPN+ card?

How did the UFC take an already tricky situation with former NFL player Greg Hardy and manage to make it so much worse? Was it intentional, or accidental? And what …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Dana White: Rachael Ostovich 'totally cool' with Greg Hardy on same card at UFC on ESPN+ 1

UFC President Dana White said he had Rachael Ostovich’s approval when he booked her on the same fight card as Greg Hardy.
“I called Rachael Ostovich and talked to her and …read more

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Latest UFC On ESPN+ 1 Fight Card, TV Line Up

UFC is set to make its transition from the FOX network to ESPN, starting with UFC on ESPN + 1, the Jan. 19 fight card headlined by the flyweight title …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Greg Hardy Opponent Criticizes Controversial UFC Booking Decision

What was probably the biggest talking point yesterday on MMA Twitter was the UFC’s decision to book Greg Hardy’s debut for UFC on ESPN 1, the same card as Rachael …read more

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Former UFC flyweight contender Sijara Eubanks is headed to bantamweight

Sijara Eubanks is leaving the world of 125 pounds behind her.
On Wednesday night, MMAFighting confirmed the initial report from ESPN of the former flyweight contender’s intention of moving up to …read more

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Sources: Nelson to face Cro Cop at Bellator 217

Roy Nelson will face Mirko Cro Cop at Bellator 217 in February, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Mirko Cro Cop set to make his Bellator MMA debut on February 16 against Roy Nelson

Mixed martial arts legend Mirko Cro Cop will make make his Bellator debut on February 16 in Uncasville, Connecticut against Roy Nelson.
This according to ESPN‘s Ariel Helwani, who recently shared …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw Moved from UFC 233 to Headline UFC Debut on ESPN+

The UFC’s debut on ESPN+ finally has a main event, as the flyweight title bout between Henry Cejudo and T.J. Dillashaw has been transported from UFC 233 to headline the …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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Eubanks moving to bantamweight from flyweight

Sijara Eubanks, who has had issues making weight in the past, has decided to compete at 135 pounds in her next fight, her manager told ESPN. …read more

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UFC moves Cejudo vs. Dillashaw to Brooklyn show

The UFC has its main event for its first ESPN show. In just six weeks, the UFC will return to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York for its first show …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Sources: Cejudo-Dillashaw set for Brooklyn card

A fight between Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw for the UFC flyweight title will headline the promotion’s Jan. 19 event in Brooklyn, New York, sources told ESPN, after originally being …read more

Source:: ESPN

Report: UFC could move Cejudo vs. Dillashaw to Brooklyn show

The UFC is still searching for a main event for its first ESPN show. In just six weeks, the UFC will return to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York for …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

UFC on ESPN+ 1 gets Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw, Joanne Calderwood vs. Ariane Lipski from UFC 233

A pair of contests expected to take place at UFC 233 have instead been moved up one week to the promotion’s debut on ESPN+.
The UFC on ESPN+ 1 headliner is …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Joanne Calderwood vs. Ariane Lipski Moved to UFC on ESPN+ 1

Women’s flyweights Joanne Calderwood and Ariane Lipski were originally scheduled to meet at UFC 233 in Anaheim, Calif. on Jan. 26, but the bout has been moved to the promotion’s …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Controversial ex-NFL star Greg Hardy targeted to make UFC debut on first ESPN+ card

Greg Hardy is officially in the UFC.
After three fast victories to start his pro MMA career, the former NFL star will step into the Octagon for the first time against …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on December 5, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Greg Hardy to Share Card with Rachael Ostovich for UFC Debut in Brooklyn on Jan. 19

Troubled former NFL Pro Bowler Greg Hardy will make his Octagon debut against Allen Crowder at UFC Fight Night 143 in Brooklyn. ESPN.com was first to report the heavyweight matchup. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Twitter reacts to UFC booking Greg Hardy's debut on same card as Rachael Ostovich

Greg Hardy will make his UFC debut on the same card as Rachael Ostovich. Can you believe that?
According to ESPN.com’s Brett Okamoto, who cited UFC President Dana White as his …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Greg Hardy to make UFC debut Jan. 19 at UFC on ESPN+ 1

The UFC is ready to call up Greg Hardy.
Late Tuesday night, ESPN.com cited UFC President Dana White in reporting that Hardy’s promotional debut was close to being finalized for UFC …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Ex-NFL Player Greg Hardy Expected to Make UFC Debut on ESPN in January

Ex-NFL player Greg Hardy is expected to make his move to the UFC on Jan. 19 with a fight planned for the first ever card on ESPN and ESPN+.
UFC president …read more

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Greg Hardy Expected to Make UFC Debut on First ESPN Card in January

Controversial Ex-NFL player Greg Hardy is expected to make his official UFC debut on Jan. 19 at the first ever card airing on ESPN and ESPN+. UFC president Dana White …read more

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Michael Page vs. Paul Daley set for February

Michael Page vs. Paul Daley is happening, just not in England. At last, we have a date and venue for Michael Page vs. Paul Daley.
After an initial report from ESPN, …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Dana White: ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Isn’t Going Anywhere

The latest ‘Ultimate Fighter’ Finale was just the last one on FOX but the show will live on in the UFC’s new broadcast deal with ESPN. UFC president Dana White …read more

Source:: MMANews

Demian Maia vs. Lyman Good among several new additions to UFC on ESPN+ 2 in Brazil

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A bevy of new additions to February’s UFC on ESPN+ 2 fight card are headed to the promotion’s February return to Brazil.
Most noteworthy among …read more

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TUF 28 Finale predictions

What could be the last Ultimate Fighter finale is set to air Friday.
With the UFC making a move from FOX to ESPN, the fate of the long-running reality series is …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

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Raphael Assuncao, Marlon Moraes agree to rematch in UFC on ESPN+ 2 headliner

Jun 3, 2017; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Raphael Assuncao (red gloves) reacts to fight against Marlon Moraes (blue gloves) during UFC 212 at Rio Olympic Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Thiago Alves vs. Max Griffin targeted for UFC on ESPN+ 2 in Fortaleza

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A welterweight bout between Thiago Alves and Max Griffin is in the works for February’s UFC on …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC confirms Czech Republic debut, tickets on sale Dec. 7

As expected, the UFC will visit the Czech Republic for the first time on Feb. 23.
UFC brass today officially announced that UFC on ESPN+ 3 will take place at O2 …read more

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Posted on November 28, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 1 – January 19

Date: January 19, 2019
Venue: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York
TV: ESPN+
Fight Card:
125lbs- Paige VanZant (7-4) vs. Rachael Ostovich (4-4)
170lbs- Belal Muhammad (14-2) vs. Geoff Neal (10-2)
205lbs- Glover Teixeira (27-7) vs. …read more

Source:: TopMMANews

VanZant vs. Ostovich still scheduled for ESPN+ debut despite ongoing assault case

Rachael Ostovich’s next fight will proceed as scheduled.
The 27-year-old flyweight was recently the victim of an alleged assault at the hands of her husband Arnold Berdon, who is also an …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on November 28, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Report: Ostovich Vs. VanZant Back On For UFC On ESPN

Rachael Ostovich was recently forced to withdraw from her Paige VanZant fight — which was scheduled for the promotion’s upcoming debut on ESPN+ on Jan. 19, 2019 inside Barclays Center …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Posted on November 27, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Second opinion for Rachael Ostovich puts fight with Paige VanZant back on at UFC on ESPN+ 1

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The women’s flyweight fight between Rachael Ostovich and Paige VanZant is back on for January.
Ostovich (4-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) was booked to face VanZant …read more

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Israel Adesanya to face Anderson Silva at UFC 234 in Australia

Two of MMA’s slickest strikers are going to meet in Australia.
ESPN.com first reported that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (34-8 MMA, 17-4 UFC) and fast-rising contender Israel Adesanya (15-0 …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC on ESPN+ 6 Fight Card and Event Information

UFC on ESPN+ 6Date: March 23, 2019
Venue: TBD
Location: TBD

UFC on ESPN+ 6 Fight Card
TBA
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Posted on November 24, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 4 Fight Card and Event Information

UFC on ESPN+ 4Date: March 9, 2019
Venue: TBD
Location: TBD

UFC on ESPN+ 4 Fight Card
TBA
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Posted on November 24, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 3 Fight Card and Event Information

UFC on ESPN+ 3Date: February 23, 2019
Venue: O2 Arena
Location: Prague, Czech Republic

UFC on ESPN+ 3 Fight Card
TBA
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Posted on November 24, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 2 Fight Card and Event Information

UFC on ESPN+ 2Date: February 2, 2019
Venue: Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste
Location: Fortaleza, Brazil

UFC on ESPN+ 2 Fight Card
TBA
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Source:: MMAWeekly

UFC on ESPN+ 1 Fight Card and Event Information

UFC on ESPN+ 1Date: January 19, 2019
Venue: Barclays Center
Location: Brooklyn, New York

UFC on ESPN+ 1 Fight Card
Paige VanZant vs. TBD
Belal Muhammad vs. Geoff Neal
Glover Teixeira vs. Ion Cuțelaba
Alonzo …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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England’s ‘Meatball’ Molly returns at UFC on ESPN+ 5 in London

Former Cage Warriors champion “Meatball” Molly McCann will face Priscila Cachoeira at UFC on ESPN+ 5 in London on Mar. 16. The flyweight matchup was first reported by Combate and …read more

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Priscila Cachoeira vs. Molly McCann added to UFC on ESPN+ 5 in London

A pair of women’s flyweights seeking their first UFC win will square off in London.
England’s Molly McCann (7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) recently took to social media to confirm an earlier …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC targeting Prague for UFC on ESPN+ 3 in February

The UFC appears ready to make its debut in the Czech Republic.
Earlier this month, Svetmma.sk first reported that Prague will play host to the octagon for UFC on ESPN+ 3, …read more

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Report: Randy Brown vs. Chance Rencountre added to UFC on ESPN+ 1

A pair of welterweights looking to rebound from a recent loss will reportedly meet in New York.
According to Newsday.com, Randy Brown (10-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will face Chance Rencountre (12-3 …read more

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Paige VanZant gets called out by two potential opponents for UFC on ESPN+ 1 card

The disturbing news involving Rachael Ostovich being pulled off the UFC’s first show on ESPN has prompted two UFC fighters to call our her previously scheduled opponent Paige VanZant.
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Posted on November 22, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Who wants to see Maycee Barber vs. Paige VanZant at UFC on ESPN+ 1? 'The Future' wants to know

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Maycee Barber def. Hannah Cifers at UFC Fight Night 139: Best photos

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If women’s flyweight prospect Maycee Barber is to accomplish her goal of becoming the youngest champion in …read more

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Kayla Harrison Has Opponent Named for PFL 11

Kayla Harrison now has a name for her third professional MMA bout. ESPN has reported that Harrison will take on Moriel Charneski at PFL 11, which takes place from the …read more

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Posted on November 21, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Sources: Harrison to fight Charneski Dec. 31

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison will face Moriel Charneski at PFL on Dec. 31 in New York City, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Sources: Harrison to fight Charneski Dec. 31

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison will face Moriel Charneski at PFL on Dec. 31 in New York City, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Rachael Ostovich's management: Injuries from alleged domestic violence incident take her off UFC on ESPN+ 1

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Montana De La Rosa def. Rachael Ostovich at TUF 27 Finale: Best photos

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Injuries suffered in an alleged domestic violence incident have forced Rachael Ostovich out of her next …read more

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Trading Shots: How much change can we expect when the UFC heads to ESPN in 2019?

The UFC’s days on FOX and FOX Sports are numbered, and the remaining lineup isn’t exactly stacked. So what changes will come with a move to ESPN in 2019? Retired …read more

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