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UFC 257 ceremonial weigh-in video highlights and photo gallery

ABU DHABI – Ceremonial weigh-ins for UFC 257 are now complete following Friday’s festivites.
Saturday’s card, which takes place at Etihad Arena on “Fight Island” and streams on ESPN+ pay-per-view following prelims …read more

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White Cuts UFC 257 Fighter — ‘He’s Gone’

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UFC spent a small fortune to create a quarantine bubble on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, only …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Ottman Azaitar cut from UFC for attempting to smuggle people into Fight Island bubble

Unbeaten lightweight Ottman Azaitar, who was slated to fight Matt Frevola on Saturday’s UFC 257 card, has been cut from the UFC after attempting to smuggle people into the promotion’s …read more

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UFC 257 official weigh-in video highlights and photo gallery

ABU DHABI – Official weigh-ins for UFC 257 are now complete following Friday’s session.
Saturday’s card, which takes place at Etihad Arena on “Fight Island” and streams on ESPN+ pay-per-view following …read more

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Watch UFC 257 Ceremonial Weigh-Ins HERE!

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The official UFC 257 weigh ins went down earlier this morning from “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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UFC 257 video: Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor on weight for main event rematch

ABU DHABI – The final headliner on the current “Fight Island” stretch is official. Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor have made weight for their UFC 257 rematch.
At Friday’s official weigh-ins, …read more

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Michael Chandler relishes debuting on a Conor McGregor pay-per-view

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is set to make his octagon debut on Fight Island at UFC 257.

Chandler’s promotional debut will be a three-round co-main event bout against City …read more

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Everything That Happened At UFC Fight Island 8 Last Night!

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Yesterday (Weds., Jan. 20, 2021), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) remained on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 Bonuses: Two Fighters Nab Performance Checks

The UFC Fight Island 8  bonuses have been released. The event took place inside Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Headlining the card was a clash between Michael Chiesa …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov cousin Umar Nurmagomedov leads charge on UFC Fight Island 8 bonuses

The UFC continued its three-event, eight-day stint on Fight Island with Wednesday’s UFC Fight Island 8.

The shadow of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has loomed large over Fight Island. Everyone …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 Bonuses: Two Fighters Nab Performance Checks

The UFC Fight Island 8  bonuses have been released. The event took place inside Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Headlining the card was a clash between Michael Chiesa …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8: “Chiesa vs. Magny” Live Results and Highlights

On Wednesday, the UFC returned to our screens for the second time this week with UFC Fight Island 8: “Chiesa vs. Magny” from Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. The card, …read more

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UFC Fight Night live updates and results: Chiesa vs. Magny

Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny meet in a high-stakes welterweight battle on Fight Island. Follow live. …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 Results: Neil Magny vs. Michael Chiesa

UFC Fight Island 8 goes down today (Wednesday, January 20, 2021) from Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 Results: Neil Magny vs. Michael Chiesa

UFC Fight Island 8 goes down today (Wednesday, January 20, 2021) from Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8: Chiesa vs. Magny live results, discussion, PBP

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event in Fight Island on ESPN and ESPN+, which features a …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Island 8, which returns to “Fight Island” in Abu …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Khabib Nurmagomedov's future still 'gray area' after Dana White meeting

ABU DHABI – Dustin Poirier thinks nothing came out of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s meeting with Dana White.
During the UFC’s third stint on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, the recently retired lightweight …read more

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Embedded! Carrot Cake And Cutting Weight

UFC 257 is set to go down this Saturday night (Jan. 23. 2021) inside Etihad Arena located on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The promotion’s first ESPN+ …read more

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Video | Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov miss each other by seconds in Fight Island hotel

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov, two of the fiercest rivals in MMA history, nearly crossed paths on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. See the pair’s near encounter, as captured by …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8: Chiesa vs. Magny weigh-in face-offs video

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is back on Fight Island for its third stint in in Abu Dhabi since the pandemic shutdown of 2020.

UFC Fight Island 8 (aka UFC on ESPN …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Island 8: Chiesa vs. Magny weigh-in results & video

The UFC continues its latest run on Fight Island with UFC Fight Island 8: Chiesa vs. Magny. It is the second of three events over the course of eight days.

The …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2021, 3:46 pm By
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Conor McGregor declares Fight Island “my island”

UFC superstar Conor McGregor has arrived on Fight Island—Yas Island in Abu Dhabi—and he’s already claiming ownership of it. McGregor is slated to take on Dustin Poirier in the main …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 weigh-in results

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See what happens on the scale ahead of the UFC’s latest Fight Island offering. The UFC remains …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2021, 3:46 am By
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UFC on ESPN 20 pre-event facts: Neil Magny approaches Georges St-Pierre's record

The second event of the UFC’s current stretch on “Fight Island” goes down Wednesday with UFC on ESPN 20, which takes place at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi and airs …read more

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Video: Conor McGregor makes his arrival on Fight Island ahead of UFC 257 clash with Dustin Poirier

From a luxury yacht to a luxury car, Conor McGregor knows how to make an entrance.
On Monday in Abu Dhabi, the former two-division UFC champion made his arrival on Fight …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3123 with guests Beneil Dariush and Jamahal Hill, 'Fight Island' preview (noon ET)

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here and will be live on SportsCastr beginning at noon ET (9 a.m. PT).
On Episode 3,123, the …read more

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Everything That Happened At UFC Fight Island 7 Last Night!

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Last night (Sat., Jan. 16, 2021), UFC returned to “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for UFC Fight …read more

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Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov praised Justin Gaethje during today’s meeting on Fight Island

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov heaped praise on Justin Gaethje during today’s meeting with Dana White on Fight Island. The undefeated Russian, Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA), met with the UFC President …read more

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UFC on ABC 1 Bonuses: Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar Gets FOTN

The UFC on ABC 1: Holloway vs. Kattar bonuses have been released. The event took place inside Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Headlining the card was a clash …read more

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UFC on ABC 1 Bonuses: Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar Gets FOTN

The UFC on ABC 1: Holloway vs. Kattar bonuses have been released. The event took place inside Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Headlining the card was a clash …read more

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UFC Fight Night Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar: Live updates and results

Follow all the action from Fight Island, from the prelims on up to the main card. …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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No longer anxious, Carlos Felipe vows to make Justin Tafa ‘surrender’ at UFC Fight Island 7

Brazilian heavyweight Carlos Felipe wants to make the most of his third trip to Fight Island. | Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

The only UFC …read more

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Brendan Fitzgerald reveals the under-the-radar fight he’s looking forward to on Fight Island

The UFC is set to kick off 2021 with a bang as they will hold three-events in a week. The main events of the three cards see Max Holloway take …read more

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Level Change Podcast: UFC Fight Island 7, Spencer Fisher, Diaz, Bisping

Level Change Podcast | June M. Williams

Episode 106 discussion: Fight Island 7 predictions, Spencer Fisher’s unfortunate situation, Bisping calls out MMA judging, Dana says …read more

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Video: What big surprise could come from UFC run on 'Fight Island'?

The UFC’s 2021 campaign kicks off with a bang Saturday, as the promotion launches the fight schedule with three cards in a week on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi.
You already …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Island 7: Holloway vs. Kattar weigh-in results

The UFC returns to Fight Island and network television, all in one fell swoop. The promotion’s first event of a three-event, eight-day stint in Abu Dhabi is official following Friday’s …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Island 7: Holloway vs. Kattar weigh-in face-offs video

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Fight Island for its third stint in in Abu Dhabi since the pandemic shutdown of 2020.

UFC Fight Island 7 (aka UFC on ABC 1) …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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The MMA Road Show with John Morgan, No. 303: Fight Island preview with Oscar Willis

Episode No. 303 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast is now available for streaming and download.
MMA Junkie lead staff reporter John Morgan hosts the show while traveling …read more

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UFC on ABC 1 preview video: What to watch for on 'Fight Island'

ABU DHABI – Ahead of UFC on ABC 1, check out a preview of Saturday’s event at Etihad Arena on “Fight Island,” which features former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway …read more

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Jon Anik says UFC Fight Island stretch will be 'most challenging week' of his career

ABU DHABI – Jon Anik has covered plenty of shows throughout his career, but no stretch will be more hectic than the UFC’s upcoming run on “Fight Island.”
Anik, who will …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 1:16 am By
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X-Factor! Some UFC Fight Island 7 Main Card Predictions

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This weekend (Sat., Jan. 16, 2021), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will return to “Fight Island” in …read more

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Commentary teams set for UFC Fight Island triple-header

The commentary teams for the UFC’s upcoming three-event stint on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi have been made official. The UFC is set to promote three events on Fight Island …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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UFC releases hype video for Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar ahead of UFC Fight Island 7

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC returns to action for the first time in 2021 on Fight Island with a fascinating main event at 145 …read more

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Amanda Ribas wants quick finish of Marina Rodriguez at UFC 257 to get to title contention

Amanda Ribas is looking to steal the show Jan. 23.
Ribas (10-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) faces Marina Rodriguez at UFC 257 on “Fight Island,” which is headlined by the highly anticipated rematch …read more

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UFC 257: ‘McGregor vs Poirier 2’ Fight Card and Start Times

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to pay-per-view on Fight Island with a blockbuster main event at UFC 257 as Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier meet inside the Octagon for the …read more

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UFC debate: Does Holloway or Kattar have more at stake on Fight Island?

Max Holloway can’t afford a third straight loss while and this could be Calvin Kattar’s one big chance. …read more

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Video: The top finishes from the UFC’s 2020 Fight Island events

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The UFC’s maiden voyage to Fight Island was eventful, to say the least.
Ahead of the promotion’s Abu Dhabi return, check …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2021, 12:16 am By
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COVID-19 and injuries shake-up UFC return to Fight Island

The calendar flipped from 2020 to 2021 recently, but that didn’t magically eradicate concerns over COVID-19 or stop injuries from knocking bouts off of UFC fight cards.

Having already suffered a …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Island fan attendance COVID-19 safety measures revealed

Though it won’t be to a full venue, the UFC will have fans in attendance at its events during its third stint on Fight Island. They will, however, face very …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Official COVID-19 Safety Protocol For Fans Attending “Fight Island’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be returning to “Fight Island” for a three-event showcase later this month and bringing fight …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2021, 12:16 am By
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Video! Relive ‘Fight Island’s’ Best Finishes From 2020

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just one week away from making its return to “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi and …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar fight card

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Take a look at the UFC’s return to Fight Island, and their first card on ABC. The UFC will host …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Third UFC Fight Island stint to allow fans

The UFC kicks off 2021 with a three-event, eight-day run on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. The UFC Fight Island stint will also welcome fans into the arena for the …read more

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Posted on January 8, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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UFC's January Trio of Fight Island Events to Feature Live Audiences

For its trio of events at “Fight Island” to open 2021, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will bring back something not seen since last March, namely: spectators. …read more

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UFC's Fight Island events to have fans in arena

For the first time since March, the UFC will have fans in attendance, with the promotion announcing three events scheduled for Fight Island in January will feature spectators. …read more

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Oliveira trying to get to Fight Island to call out McGregor-Poirier winner

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Third ranked UFC lightweight Charles Oliveira hopes to call out the winner of McGregor vs. Poirier 2. Since 2018 Charles …read more

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Fan tickets gone in a hurry for Conor McGregor-Dustin Poirier rematch at UFC 257 on 'Fight Island'

Fans will be in attendance when the UFC returns to “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi for a three-event stint starting next week.
And early Friday in the U.S., tickets already were …read more

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“Limited” Fans Allowed To Attend Upcoming UFC Fight Island Events

The UFC will kick off 2021 with fans in attendance for the first time since last March. UFC’s return to Fight Island on January 16 will now feature a …read more

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“Limited” Fans Allowed To Attend Upcoming UFC Fight Island Events

The UFC will kick off 2021 with fans in attendance for the first time since last March. UFC’s return to Fight Island on January 16 will now feature a …read more

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Watch Michael Chandler lay out Benson Henderson ahead of UFC debut

Former Bellator lightweight champion is prepping for his Octagon debut. He is slated to face Dan Hooker at UFC 257 on Jan. 23 on Fight Island.

Their bout makes up part …read more

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UFC releases first two fight cards for third Fight Island stint

Las Vegas – UFC kicks off its third run on UFC FIGHT ISLAND with two pivotal main event clashes guaranteed to deliver action. First, two of the best featherweights on …read more

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Munhoz Vs Rivera Rescheduled For UFC 258

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A couple of key changes are taking place ahead of this month’s trip to “Fight Island” and MMA Fighting …read more

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UFC Fight Island 7 loses another bout, this time non-COVID related

UFC Fight Island 7, the promotion’s return to Fight Island and its debut on ABC, continues to take hits to the fight card. Bethe Correia is out of her planned …read more

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Leon Edwards says UFC declined his offer to fight Michael Chiesa or Neil Magny on Jan. 20

Despite Leon Edwards’ efforts to remain on the Jan. 20 “Fight Island” card, the UFC had other plans.
Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC), who was scheduled to headline UFC Fight Night …read more

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UFC 257: Dana White releases extended hype video for Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier rematch

UFC 257 is less than three weeks away, and the UFC is shifting into full-on promotion mode.
The third event of a three-cards-in-10-days return to “Fight Island,” the Jan. 23 pay-per-view …read more

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Everything you need to know about Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2

Follow all of the news, features and social media posts leading up to the Jan. 23 main event on Fight Island. …read more

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MMA SQUARED: ‘Best’ of 2020 - Quest for Fight Island

They were gonna buy an island, build it from scratch. This is not a chronological, fact-based rebuttal of Dana White’s self-aggrandizing media assault a few days ago. It’s a …read more

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Zarrukh Adashev in need of new UFC Fight Night opponent after Jeffrey Molina withdraws

The UFC’s return to “Fight Island” has lost another bout.
Jeffrey Molina has withdrawn from his scheduled UFC Fight Night bout Jan. 20 vs. Zarrukh Adashev. The promotion is seeking a …read more

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UFC real or not: McGregor vs. Poirier 2 is the upcoming Fight Island bout with the most intrigue

The UFC heads back to Fight Island with three key headliners. Is the Conor McGregor-Dustin Poirier rematch the most anticipated? …read more

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Kape vs. Pantoja rebooked for Fight Island

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Manel Kape expected to finally make his UFC debut on Fight Island. The UFC’s February 6 show, set to take …read more

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Joaquin Buckley vs. Alessio Di Chrico slated for UFC Fight Island 7

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UFC middleweight Joaquin Buckley will make his first return to Fight Island after a star-making knockout win.
Buckley is set …read more

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After Besting ‘CM Punk,’ Mike Jackson Returns Against Dean Barry at ‘Fight Island’ on Jan. 20

Mike Jackson, the MMA journalist and fighter who gained notoriety for his victory over former professional wrestling star “CM Punk” in 2018, will return the Octagon against newcomer Dean Barry …read more

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Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny slated for January 20 fight, could “serve as backup” for Edwards vs. Chimaev

Ranked welterweight contenders Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny have reportedly agreed to fight on January 20 on Fight Island. While this is a big fight for the welterweight division in …read more

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The First Three UFC Events Of 2021 Officially Scheduled For Fight Island

The UFC will ring in the New Year at Fight Island, with the first three events of the year taking place in Abu Dhabi. Dana White announced on his Instagram …read more

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The First Three UFC Events Of 2021 Officially Scheduled For Fight Island

The UFC will ring in the New Year at Fight Island, with the first three events of the year taking place in Abu Dhabi. Dana White announced on his Instagram …read more

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Dana White confirms three UFC events in eight days upon return to Fight Island

UFC president Dana White for weeks has been teasing a possible return to Fight Island to kick off 2021. On Tuesday, he confirmed those plans with a promotional video on …read more

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Dana White confirms UFC's January return to 'Fight Island,' including Edwards vs. Chimaev

As expected, the UFC is all set to return to Abu Dhabi to kick off its 2021 schedule, as “Fight Island” gets set to play host to three events in …read more

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UFC confirms return to Fight Island with stacked “triple header week”

UFC President Dana White has confirmed that his promotion will return to Fight Island—Yas Island in Abu Dhabi—in January of the New Year. While this is not exactly new information, …read more

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Dana White announces UFC 257, first three events of 2021 to take place on Fight Island

Dustin Poirier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC’s return to Fight Island is now official.
On Tuesday, UFC President Dana White announced via Instagram that …read more

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Rose Namajunas responds to Dana White’s claim that she does not want a title shot

UFC women’s strawweight contender Rose Namajunas has responded to UFC president Dana White’s claims that she does not want a title shot. Namajunas defeated Jessica Andrade on Fight Island in …read more

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Video: Tecia Torres wants top-10 opponent, open to last-minute bout on Fight Island following UFC 256 win

LAS VEGAS — Strawweight Tecia Torres spoke with reporters following her first-round TKO win over Sam Hughes at UFC 256. “The Tiny Tornado” discussed how the fight ended and whether …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Dana White ‘A Little Confident’ He Can Convince Khabib Nurmagomedov to Return

When the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Fight Island to kick off its 2020 schedule, UFC president Dana White is expected to have his long-awaited meeting with Khabib Nurmagomedov. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Dana White puts a pause on Zuffa Boxing plans: 'I'm not doing anything anytime soon'

It appears Dana White has once again momentarily halted the launch of Zuffa Boxing.
During White’s time on “Fight Island” in October, the UFC president hinted at a boxing match being …read more

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Dana White hopes McGregor-Poirier can headline International Fight Week-type event on Fight Island

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A Conor McGregor fight without an audience would be a strange sight, one that UFC President Dana White wants to avoid.
“The …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev targeted to headline January event on Fight Island

Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev are expected to headline a Fight Night card on Fight Island. Originally, Edwards and Chimaev were expected to headline the final event of 2020 on …read more

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Dana White plans to rebook Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev as Jan. 20 headliner on Fight Island

Khamzat Chimaev | Zuffa LLC

After COVID-19 cancelled their first scheduled meeting at UFC Vegas 17, UFC President Dana White plans to rebook Leon Edwards …read more

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Video | Jorge Masvidal shares preview for his upcoming MTV Cribs appearance

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal has given fans a preview of his upcoming appearance on MTV Cribs. Masvidal, who last fought on Fight Island in a losing effort against Kamaru …read more

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‘UF-Sea’ t-shirts net $11k for veteran’s charity event

It started as a joke, but UF-Sea wound up doing something good for the world.
T-shirt sales from the “Fight Island” parody conceived by comedian John Oliver – and trademarked by …read more

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Dana White: UFC in 'no hurry' to book Michael Chandler's first fight, hints at 'Fight Island' debut

LAS VEGAS – Michael Chandler may not have his UFC debut booked just yet, but there’s no reason to worry, according to UFC president Dana White.
The UFC lightweight division is …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie