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Dana White says UFC 253 with Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa likely to take place on Fight Island

UFC president Dana White says that the UFC 253 pay-per-view featuring Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa will likely take place on Fight Island. UFC 253 is set to take place …read more

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A look at unique combat sports venues amid pandemic

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Have a gander at all of these unique fight locations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The UFC made a massive deal about “Fight Island” in …read more

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Dana White says UFC could return to Fight Island for five-week stint

UFC president Dana White says his promotion is planning on having five more weeks of events on Fight Island. The UFC just finished its first foray on Fight Island on …read more

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A cursed 48 hours puts UFC Vegas 5 among the most snake-bitten events in UFC history

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The magic of Fight Island apparently did not make the trip when the UFC returned home.
With an Abu …read more

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The Weekly Grind: Jorge Masvidal documents Fight Island trip in latest video series

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What makes professional fighters so relatable? At first glance, probably nothing. But take away the gloves, gis, and bulging hematomas, and they’re actually not so different …read more

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Here’s everything that happened at UFC Vegas 5 last night

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After a month-long stay at “Fight Island,” UFC returned to Las Vegas, Nevada and the UFC APEX last night (Sat., Aug. …read more

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Hot Tweets: The UFC’s middleweight title picture and Khabib vs. GSP

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The UFC is finally finished on Fight Island but that doesn’t mean they’re stopping anytime soon. There are fights for the next 13(!) weekends in …read more

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Darren Till suffered MCL tear in the second round of Robert Whittaker fight at UFC Fight Island 3

UFC middleweight contender Darren Till suffered an MCL tear in the second round of his loss to Robert Whittaker on Fight Island last weekend. “The Gorilla” went to war with …read more

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UFC APEX targeted for September events, including UFC 253

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It looks like the UFC won’t be going back to Fight Island so soon.
The promotion has requested permits for four events at the UFC …read more

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UFC Vegas 5: Brunson vs Shahbazyan complete prelims preview

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Contenders galore descend upon Vegas for more fisticuffs. After a brief dalliance with the Fight Island experiment, the UFC returns to their home base in …read more

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UFC rankings: McGregor moves up despite being retired

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For some reason, Conor McGregor is rising in the lightweight division even though he’s not fighting. Last weekend’s final Fight Island card …read more

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Darren Till issues lengthy statement on “chess match” with Robert Whittaker

Darren Till has issued a lengthy statement on his tense, technical battle with Robert Whittaker, which headlined the UFC’s final card on Fight Island last Saturday. Till gave Whittaker, the …read more

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Fight Island 3 medical suspensions: Two fighters on six-month layoffs

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The list of medical suspensions for UFC Fight Island 3 are out, and two fighters face six months off. The medical …read more

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5 breakout stars from UFC's inaugural 'Fight Island' stretch

New champions were crowned, records were broken and stars emerged in the UFC’s historic month on “Fight Island.”
The promotion kicked things off with UFC 251 on July 11, followed by …read more

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Video: Dana White’s State of the UFC following month-long stint on Fight Island

UFC president Dana White recently gave a “State of the UFC” rundown with ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. He spoke at length about the success of a month-long stint on Fight Island, …read more

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Fight Island 3: Scorecard

Recap the big winners from Fight Island 3, featuring Robert Whittaker and Khamzat Chimaev
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MMA SQUARED: Why is Hardy feuding with Dean? A biased explanation

This beef ruined my chance to make a Chimaev cartoon 🙁

Did you enjoy Fight Island? Did you …read more

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Morning Report: ‘Big’ John McCarthy on controversial stoppage: Herb Dean was in a ‘can’t-win’ situation

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The UFC’s final foray to ‘Fight Island’ went down on Saturday with four former champions all picking up wins. But despite the marquee names and …read more

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UFC Fight Island 3: Bonus Coverage

Recap the performance bonus winners from Fight Island 3
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Fight Island 3 bonus winner Khamzat Chimaev: ‘I smash people and get money’ | UFC on ESPN 14 Post-Fight

Welterwegiht Khamzat Chimaev spoke to the media about his bonus-winning, first-round knockout win over Rhys McKee following the fight on Saturday in Abu Dhabi. It was Chimaev’s second win in …read more

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Matches To Maker After UFC On ESPN 14

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) staged its final event on “Fight Island” as UFC on ESPN 14 took place last night (Sat., …read more

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Fight Island 3 bonus winner Jesse Ronson: ‘It’s been to hell and back’ | UFC on ESPN 14 Post-Fight

Hear everything Jesse Ronson had to say after defeating Nicolas Dalby and earning a bonus for his efforts following his submission win over Rhys McKee on Saturday in Abu Dhabi. …read more

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5 things we learned from the UFC’s journey to Fight Island

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For the foreseeable future, the UFC has a new home away from home and just as we did last month when …read more

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Fight Island 3 bonus winner Tom Aspinall: ‘I was just flowing’ | UFC on ESPN 14 Post-Fight

Heavywegiht Tom Aspinall made the most of his promotional debut at UFC on ESPN 14 on Saturday defeating Jake Collier by knockout in just 45-seconds on ‘Fight Island’ in Abu …read more

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UFC on ESPN 14 Bonuses: Six Fighters Nab Performance Checks

The UFC on ESPN 14 bonuses have been released. On July 25, the UFC had its fourth stop on the “Fight Island” trip. UFC on ESPN 14 was held on …read more

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Peter Sobotta announces retirement after Fight Island loss to “Cowboy” Oliveira

German welterweight Peter Sobotta has announced his retirement from MMA after a tough loss to Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira at UFC Fight Island 3. Sobotta, who represents Jamaica when he fights, …read more

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Everything That Happened At UFC On ESPN 14 Last Night

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UFC made one last stop at “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, last night (Sat., July 25, 2020) for …read more

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Biggest Winners, Losers For UFC on ESPN 14

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put a bow on its first set of events on “Fight Island” — which is technically …read more

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Fight Island 3: Whittaker vs Till Results

All The Big Winners From Flash Forum On UFC Fight Island
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Robert Whittaker: ‘It was a tough fight, Darren Till is still a winner | UFC on ESPN 14 Post-Fight

Hear from former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker after defeating Darren Till in the UFC on ESPN 14 main event on Saturday at ‘Fight Island’ in Abu Dhabi.
It was Whittaker’s first …read more

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UFC on ESPN 14 bonuses: Six fighters receive bonuses in final Fight Island event

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Four is the standard number for UFC post-fight bonuses. But the promotion was feeling generous for the final installment of the …read more

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UFC on ESPN 14 Bonuses: Six Fighters Receive $50K ‘Performance of the Night’ Checks

Ultimate Fighting Championship brass must have been feeling especially generous following the final “Fight Island” event. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 14 in Tweets: Pros react to Robert Whittaker’s bloody win over Darren Till

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The UFC’s historic string of events in Fight Island has come to an end with UFC on ESPN 14.
With a high-level …read more

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UFC on ESPN: Whittaker vs. Till results and post-fight analysis

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Tim B. and Mookie Alexander take a look at a largely entertaining Fight Island event. Robert Whittaker and Darren Till …read more

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UFC Fight Island live results, analysis -- Khamzat Chimaev makes history

Khamzat Chimaev won his second fight in 10 days as he laid claim to Fight Island. …read more

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UFC Fight Island Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till -- Live results, analysis

A middleweight bout between former champion Robert Whittaker and title hopeful Darren Till headlines the final card on Fight Island. …read more

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UFC on ESPN: Whittaker vs. Till live results, discussion, PBP

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

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Hot Tweets: The UFC’s final trip to Fight Island and the state of the middleweight and lightweight divisions

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This weekend, the UFC finishes its first foray to Fight Island. A lot has happened n the previous …read more

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UFC On ESPN 14 Start Time, Who Is Fighting Tonight

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to put the finishing touches on its first venture on “Fight Island,” as UFC on …read more

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Video: UFC ring card girl Camila Oliveira races cars on Fight Island

ABU DHABI – UFC ring card girl Camila Oliveira is no stranger to fast cars. But when she took a few laps around the racetrack on Fight Island, her heart …read more

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UFC on ESPN 14 Results: Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till

UFC on ESPN 14 goes down tonight (Saturday, July 25, 2020) from Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aka Fight Island and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts …read more

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Cage Warriors Crew Et Al! UFC on ESPN 14 - New Blood

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Between the last-second fights and the constant need for replacements, this “Fight Island” finale this weekend (July 25, 2020) inside Flash Forum …read more

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Video: Go Inside Bellator’s Own ‘Fight Island’

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Fighters have arrived in Uncasville for Bellator 242 and it’s their own version of “Fight Island” as health and safety protocols are being observed. A whirlwind week …read more

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Photo | Alexander Gustafsson debuts 240 lb heavyweight physique

Alexander Gustafsson looks big, strong and healthy ahead of his heavyweight debut, which goes down this Saturday night on Fight Island. Gustafsson, who competed three times for the UFC light …read more

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UFC on ESPN 14: Whittaker vs. Till weigh-in face-offs

The UFC heads into its final Fight Island event of its current stint in Abu Dhabi with UFC on ESPN 14. The 15-bout fight card is headlined by former middleweight …read more

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UFC on ESPN 14 predictions: Who's backing Robert Whittaker to rebound on 'Fight Island?'

Whittaker
vs.
Till
Nogueira
vs.
Rua
Gustafsson
vs.
Werdum
Esparza
vs.
Rodriguez
Antigulov
vs.
Craig
Oliveira
vs.
Sobotta

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2020: 67-44

Whittaker
(65%)

Rua
(87%)

Gustafsson
(80%)

Rodriguez
(56%)

Craig
(63%)

Oliveira
(86%)

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2020: 81-30

Whittaker

Rua

Gustafsson

Rodriguez

Antigulov

Oliveira

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2020: 80-31

Till

Rua

Gustafsson

Rodriguez

Antigulov

Oliveira

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2020: 79-32

Whittaker

Rua

Gustafsson

Rodriguez

Craig

Oliveira

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2020: 76-35
2014 Champion

Whittaker

Rua

Gustafsson

Rodriguez

Craig

Oliveira

Simon Head
@simonhead
2020: 75-36
2019 Champion*

Till

Rua

Gustafsson

Rodriguez

Craig

Oliveira

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2020: 75-36

Whittaker

Rua

Gustafsson

Esparza

Antigulov

Oliveira

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2020: 73-38
2018 Champion

Whittaker

Rua

Gustafsson

Esparza

Antigulov

Oliveira

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2020: 73-38
2017 Champion

Whittaker

Rua

Gustafsson

Esparza

Craig

Oliveira

Dave …read more

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UFC on ESPN 14 weigh-in results & video: 15-bout fight card set for final Fight Island event

The final fight card for the inaugural run on UFC Fight Island is set following Friday’s weigh-in on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
A middleweight showdown between former champion Robert Whittaker …read more

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UFC on ESPN 14 weigh in results: headliners on point, Gustafsson debuts at heavyweight

On Saturday night, the UFC will return to our screens with UFC on ESPN 14, the final card on the promotion’s much discussed Fight Island. In the UFC on ESPN …read more

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UFC on ESPN 14 weigh-in results: Robert Whittaker, Darren Till on point for main event

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Robert Whittaker and Darren Till are set for their key Fight Island matchup this Saturday in Abu Dhabi.
The middleweight contenders had no …read more

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Whittaker, Till make weight for UFC main event

Former champ Robert Whittaker and Darren Till both made weight at 186 pounds for Saturday’s middleweight main event on Fight Island. …read more

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6 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN 14

The UFC’s debut run on “Fight Island” comes to a close on Saturday with a marathon card in Abu Dhabi.
Barring any last-minute dropouts, a whopping 15 fights will go down …read more

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Live! UFC on ESPN: Whittaker vs. Till weigh-ins results and videos

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See how Fight Island’s next round of combatants fared on the scales. The UFC is still anchored at Fight …read more

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Triple Take: Which former champ needs to win most at UFC on ESPN 14?

The UFC closes out its first run on “Fight Island” on Saturday with UFC on ESPN 14. Of the four-event stretch at Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, the upcoming show …read more

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‘To Have Invincibility Stripped From You Is So Savage’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) concludes its month-long stay on “Fight Island” with the UFC on ESPN 14 mixed martial arts …read more

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Robert Whittaker updates on mental health ahead of Darren Till fight

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker provided fans with an update on his headspace ahead of his Fight Island battle against Darren Till. For Whittaker, Saturday’s fight against Till represents …read more

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Updated Fight Card For ‘Brunson Vs Shahbazyan’

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After spending a month on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, UFC will return to its APEX facility in Las Vegas …read more

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Mike Perry sends message to Darren Till ahead of Fight Island main event

“Platinum” Mike Perry has sent a message to his rival Darren Till, who is set to take on former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker this Saturday. Perry and Till have …read more

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UFC Fight Island 3 face-offs: Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (20-5) faces Darren Till (18-2-1) in the main event of the final Fight Island event on Saturday, July 25.
Before they step onto the scale …read more

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Video | Darren Till and Robert Whittaker come face-to-face on Fight Island

This weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s final event on Fight Island, Robert Whittaker and Darren Till will collide in a crucial middleweight showdown. On Thursday afternoon local …read more

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WATCH: Robert Whittaker & Darren Till Face Off On The Beach

The Octagon on the beach on Fight Island has come into use. Ever since UFC president, Dana White announced Fight Island, people were picturing the fighters competing on the beach …read more

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X-Factor! Some UFC On ESPN 14 Main Card Predictions

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This Saturday (July 25, 2020), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make one final trip (for now) to “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi in United …read more

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Significant Stats: July 25 Edition

Take a deep dive into the key stats of some of the biggest upcoming match-ups at Fight Island on July 25
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Live! UFC On ESPN 14 Results & Play-By-Play!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will wrap its month-long stay on “Fight Island” with the UFC on ESPN 14 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, topped by …read more

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Nog Retiring After UFC On ESPN 14, But Returning ‘Mauler’ Here To Stay

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UFC on ESPN 14, which takes place this Sat. night (July 25, 2020) on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, will …read more

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Watch Robert Whittaker take out Jacare Souza (UFC Fight Island Free Fight)

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (20-5) faces Darren Till (18-2-1) in the main event of the final Fight Island event on Saturday, July 25. Before “The Reaper” steps in …read more

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Shogun Rua Taking A Different Approach At This Stage

Shogun Rua isn’t looking past his upcoming fight with Rogerio Nogueira at Fight Island. At this stage of Shogun’s career, he knows it’s best to focus one fight at a …read more

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Fight by Fight Preview: July 25 Edition

Dive deep into the entire Fight Island card with this edition of Fight by Fight, featuring Robert Whittaker vs Darren Till
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Relive Darren Till’s win over Kelvin Gastelum (UFC Fight Island Free Fight)

Rewatch Darren Till vs Kelvin Gastelum from UFC 244 last year as Till prepares to face former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker at Fight Island on Saturday, July 25.
Till returned to …read more

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ATT owner admits he didn’t want Jorge Masvidal to take UFC 251 title fight on short notice

If American Top Team owner, Dan Lambert had his way, Jorge Masvidal wouldn’t have stepped in on short notice to fight Kamaru Usman. At UFC 251 on Fight Island, Usman …read more

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Fabricio Werdum disputes Gustafsson’s broken nose claim; states he was set up | UFC on ESPN 14

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum returns to the Octagon for the final fight of his current contract at UFC on ESPN 14 on Saturday on Fight Island in Abu …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson: I broke Fabricio Werdum’s nose in training | UFC on ESPN 14 Media Day

Former light heavyweight fighter Alexander Gustafsson returns from a brief retirement to fight at heavyweight in his Octagon return on Saturday at UFC on ESPN 14 on Fight Island in …read more

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UFC 251 ‘Fight Motion’ Video

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made its debut on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi earlier this month on ESPN+ with a stacked pay-per-view (PPV) tripleheader …read more

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Rogerio Nogueira will retire after legends bout with Shogun on UFC Fight Island

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will step into the Octagon for the final time at this weekend’s UFC on ESPN 14 on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. He will face Mauricio “Shogun” …read more

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Dana White targeting three title fights to take place on Fight Island, claims Abu Dhabi is the new fight capital

Dana White is expecting to be on Fight Island for a while and is already looking at three title fights to take place there. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic shut …read more

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Abu Dhabi Is The New Fight Capital Of The World

Zuffa LLC

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to tie a bow on its first set of events to go down on “Fight Island” — which is located on …read more

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Triple Take: Who had the most memorable moment over three UFC events in seven days?

This past Saturday concluded a marathon of UFC action that included three events in seven days on “Fight Island” at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. From UFC 251 to UFC …read more

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Dana White expects Abu Dhabi to host various title fights, including UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC president Dana White assures that we haven’t seen the last of “Fight Island.”
The UFC landed on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi for nearly the entire month of July, hosting …read more

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What’s Next For Joseph Benavidez?

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Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as UFC on Fight Island 2 went down last Sat. night (July 18, …read more

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Video: Deiveson Figueiredo ‘closed the casket’ after taking Joseph Benavidez’s soul at UFC Fight Island 2

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ABU DHABI — Deiveson Figueiredo had but a few hours to celebrate his UFC flyweight championship victory on Fight Island before boarding a flight back …read more

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Gastelum says he’s ‘embarrassed’ by Fight Island 2 loss

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Kelvin Gatelum issued an apology after losing in quick fashion to Jack Hermansson this weekend. UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum landed …read more

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Fight Island 2: Bonus Coverage

Recap the bonus winners from Fight Island 2, featuring Deiveson Figueiredo claiming the flyweight title
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Joseph Duffy announces retirement from MMA

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UFC lightweight Joseph Duffy called time on his MMA career on Fight Island. At last night’s UFC Fight Island 2: …read more

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What’s next for Jorge Masvidal? (UFC 251 Usman vs. Masvidal highlights and discussion)

Okay, so Jorge Masvidal is a big star. But after losing his short-notice bid to take the UFC welterweight title from Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 on Fight Island, what’s …read more

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Photo | Darren Till is looking absolutely shredded ahead of middleweight showdown with Robert Whittaker

UFC middleweight contender Darren Till is looking absolutely shredded in anticipation of his fight against Robert Whittaker next Saturday on Fight Island. Till and Whittaker meet in the main event …read more

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Everything That Happened At UFC Fight Island 2 Last Night

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UFC continued its stay at “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates last night (July 18, 2020) for UFC Fight …read more

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Joseph Benavidez extremely emotional after losing final UFC title shot



Joseph Benavidez lost his final bid for a UFC championship on Saturday on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Those are his words.
After nearly 15 years of professional bouts, constantly seeking …read more

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UFC Fight Island -- Who's next for Deiveson Figueiredo, plus Fight Night surprises

In a night full of flyweight action, one stood out above the rest. Deiveson Figueiredo is leaving Fight Island with the gold and a list of potential title challengers. …read more

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UFC Fight Island -- Fighters react to Deiveson Figueiredo's dominant flyweight title win

Deiveson Figueiredo wowed many of his peers after capturing the flyweight title on Fight Island. …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30 Bonuses: Deiveson Figueiredo Cashes In After Title Win

The UFC on ESPN+ 30 bonuses have been released. On July 18, the UFC had its third stop on the “Fight Island” trip. UFC on ESPN+ 30 was held on …read more

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Figueiredo Vs. Benavidez 2 Live Fight Stream!

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Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez rematch tonight (Sat., July 18, 2020) at UFC Fight Night 172 from inside “Fight Island” in …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 live results, discussion, play by play

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event on Fight Island on ESPN+, which features a flyweight title fight on top. Join …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo 2 -- Live results from Fight Island

Follow all the action live from Fight Island, including Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo battling for the flyweight title. …read more

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UFC Fight Island 2: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 live results, discussion, PBP

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

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Watch ‘Dana White: Lookin’ Forward To A Fight’ Episode 1!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White is living on “Fight Island” for the entire month of July as the promotion unleashes four total events from inside Flash Forum on …read more

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UFC Fight Island 2 Clash: Figueiredo Vs. Benavidez 2!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight contenders Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez will rematch TONIGHT (July 18, 2020) from “Fight Island” in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 30 Results: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez

UFC on ESPN+ 30 goes down tonight (Saturday, July 18, 2020) from Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aka Fight Island and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts …read more

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'Dana White: Lookin’ Forward to a Fight,' Episode 1: Fight Island, Abu Dhabi

With few regional shows going on these days, UFC president Dana White hasn’t been able to scout on location during his stay on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. However, that hasn’t …read more

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Kamaru Usman gets lengthy medical suspension following win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

Kamaru Usman may be forced to be on the sidelines longer than originally anticipated. At UFC 251 on Fight Island, Usman defended his welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal by decision. …read more

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SIGNIFICANT STATS: JULY 18 EDITION

Take a deep dive into the key stats of some of the biggest upcoming match-ups at Fight Island on July 18
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Fight Island Scorecard

Recap the big winners from Fight Island, featuring Calvin Kattar
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