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Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez to compete on April 7 ONE card on TNT

Demetrious Johnson will finally compete for the undisputed ONE flyweight belt in April. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Adriano Moraes and Demetrious Johnson will have …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White says he has targeted a potential pirate and ‘will go guns-a-f*cking-blazing on this guy’ if he streams UFC 257

Dana White post presser | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Well that escalated quickly.
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UFC, GLORY veteran Guto Inocente set for KSW 58 debut against Michal Andryszak

Guto Inocente competed twice in the UFC against Derrick Lewis and Anthony Perosh. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Brazilian heavyweight kickboxer Guto Inocente will enter …read more

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Dana White plans Las Vegas meeting with Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 257, Georges St-Pierre fight not a possibility

Dana White expects to discuss the future of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s career later this month. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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Marlon Moraes undergoes shoulder surgery, expects March return to training

Former UFC title contender Marlon Moraes will be kept away from training for 10 weeks. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Marlon Moraes had surgery on …read more

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Two January bouts shifted to UFC Fight Island 8 card

Tom Breese (pictured) and opponent Omari Akhmedov will now see their middleweight bout take place on Jan. 20 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Next week’s …read more

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Updated UFC Fight Island 8 poster released, featuring Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny

Michael Chiesa (pictured) fights Neil Magny in the welterweight main event of UFC Fight Island 8 in Abu Dhabi on Jan. 20 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
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Ricky Simon now faces newcomer Gaetano Pirello at UFC Fight Island 8

Ricky Simon will take on a short-notice replacement when he fights at UFC Fight Island 8. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Ricky Simon will fight …read more

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Glover Teixeira may volunteer to be backup for Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya clash at UFC 259

Glover Teixeira re-entered the UFC light heavyweight title picture after winning five in a row | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Glover Teixeira made his case …read more

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Bethe Correia to undergo surgery, withdraws from UFC Fight Island 7

Former UFC bantamweight contender Bethe Correia won’t be fighting Wu Yanan on Jan. 16 after all | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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Paulo Costa’s manager calls for interim title fight against Robert Whittaker while Israel Adesanya challenges Jan Blachowicz

Paulo Costa looks to clinch a UFC belt while Israel Adesanya challenges Jan Blachowicz at 205 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC is working …read more

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Julianna Pena vs. Sara McMann off UFC Fight Island 7, now set for UFC 257

Julianna Pena will try to make weight at the UFC on FOX 23 weigh-ins Friday afternoon. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Veteran bantamweights Sara McMann …read more

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Bec Rawlings doesn’t expect Paige VanZant to find success in BKFC: ‘She wouldn’t get out of the first round with me’

Bec Rawlings (pictured, right) in action | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bec Rawlings definitely knows a thing or two about bare-knuckle fighting.
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Matheus Nicolau re-signs with UFC, needs new opponent for UFC 257 after Tagir Ulanbekov withdraws

Brazilian flyweight Matheus Nicolau went 3-1 in his first stint as a UFC fighter. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Two years after being let go …read more

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‘Fearless’ Marlon Moraes explains quick UFC turnaround: ‘I’d rather challenge myself than stay home crying’

One-time UFC title challenger Marlon Moraes won one of his last three UFC bouts. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Marlon Moraes has been competing among …read more

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UFC Vegas 17’s Antonio Arroyo determined to ‘show the world who I am’ after multiple UFC fight cancellations

Antonio Arroyo will lock horns with Deron Winn in the preliminary card of UFC Vegas 17. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The COVID-19 pandemic that …read more

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Alex Morono: Anthony Pettis has to be ready ‘to fight to the death’ at UFC Vegas 17

Alex Morono (pictured) fights Anthony Pettis in a welterweight bout on Dec. 19 at UFC Vegas 17 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

An up-and-down year …read more

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Retro Robbery Review: Marlon Moraes vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 245

Marlon Moraes and Jose Aldo at UFC 245 in Las Vegas on Dec. 14, 2019 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Few things infuriate MMA fans …read more

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Michel Pereira ‘upset’ Anthony Pettis allegedly turned down UFC Vegas 17 fight, Pettis responds

Michel Pereira (pictured, right) and Anthony Pettis will both fight at UFC Vegas 17, but not against each other | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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Ilima-Lei Macfarlane says yes to future boxing bout, bantamweight move, ‘hell no’ to Cris Cyborg superfight

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (pictured) defends her flyweight title against Juliana Velasquez in the main event of Bellator 254 this Thursday in Uncasville, Conn. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
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Goiti Yamauchi explains Bellator 245 weight miss, reports he can no longer fight at 155 pounds

Goiti Yamauchi will move up to welterweight after missing weight twice in a row in Bellator. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Goiti Yamauchi won’t be …read more

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UFC Vegas 17 poster featuring Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, Geoff Neal released

Stephen Thompson (pictured) fights Geoff Neal in the welterweight main event of UFC Vegas 17 on Dec. 19 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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Ex-champ Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney in the works for UFC 259 in March

Dominick Cruz looks to get his title back at UFC Fight Night 81 on Sunday night. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former bantamweight champion Dominick …read more

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Alexandre Pantoja ‘felt really bad for a week’ due to COVID-19 infection, eyes February return vs. Manel Kape

Alexandre Pantoja is hoping to finally face former RIZIN champ Manel Kape in February. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The reason why Alexandre Pantoja won’t …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos shares clip of grappling exchange with Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘No one got closer to putting the champ out’

Rafael dos Anjos grapples with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC on FOX 11 in Orlando, Fla., on April 19, 2014 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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UFC releases updated UFC Vegas 16 poster for Hermansson vs. Vettori

Marvin Vettori (left) won three in a row since a split decision verdict against Israel Adesanya in 2018. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The musical …read more

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Jessica Andrade expects March or April showdown with Valentina Shevchenko, ‘historical moment’ with win

Jessica Andrade expects to challenge Valentina Shevchenko for the UFC belt in the early-2021. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

When Rose Namajunas dethroned then-UFC queen …read more

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Warlley Alves vs. Christian Aguilera booked for Jan. 16 UFC show

Warlley Alves will return to the octagon 14 months after his most recent UFC fight. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A welterweight showdown between Warlley …read more

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