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UFC on ESPN+ 39 pre-event facts: Anderson Silva's last chance to add to list of records

The UFC returns from “Fight Island” to its home base Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 39, which takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and streams on ESPN+.
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UFC 254 PPV numbers reportedly fall short, prelims get lowest rating for 2020 PPV card

The viewership numbers for last Saturday’s UFC 254 card on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi are in, and they certainly leave a lot to be desired. According to a report …read more

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After partially tearing his MCL, James Krause turns his attention back to his coaching career

James Krause knew he had to compete on Fight Island or he wouldn’t fight again for the rest of the year. Krause stepped up on just two weeks’ notice to …read more

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Video: Casey Kenney ‘would definitely run it back’ with Merab Dvalishvili

ABU DHABI — Bantamweight Casey Kenney spoke with reporters backstage on Fight Island following his unanimous decision win over Nathaniel Wood at UFC 254 and spoke about not loving his …read more

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Video: Miranda Maverick wants to earn PhD, fight Valentina Shevchenko, win UFC title within two years

ABU DHABI — Flyweight Miranda Maverick spoke with reporters backstage on Fight Island following her first-round TKO win over Liana Jojua at UFC 254, discussed how she felt heading into …read more

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Video: Joel Alvarez promises to not miss weight ever again following UFC 254 submission win

ABU DHABI — Lightweight Joel Alvarez spoke to reporters backstage on Fight Island following his first-round submission win over Alexander Yakovlev at UFC 254. “El Fenomeno” discussed how close the …read more

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Five things we learned from the UFC’s return to Fight Island

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The UFC’s second trip to Fight Island may have been more bountiful than the first.
While July’s tour of duty in Abu …read more

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Video: Phil Hawes says ‘it was UFC or bust’ for his career ahead of 18-second KO at UFC 254

ABU DHABI — Middleweight Phil Hawes spoke with reporters backstage on Fight Island following his 18-second finish of Jacob Malkoun on the main card of UFC 254. “Megatron” discussed the …read more

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Video: Magomed Ankalaev calls out Mauricio Rua, Anthony Smith after ending rivalry with Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254

ABU DHABI — Light heavyweight Magomed Ankalaev spoke with reporters on Fight Island following his first-round finish of Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254 on Saturday, talks what it means to …read more

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UFC 254 Aftermath: Where do we go from here? Making the case for a lightweight tournament

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This past Saturday, UFC 254 took place on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi and it’s an event that will go down …read more

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Everything That Happened At UFC 254 Last Night!

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Last night (Sat., Oct. 24, 2020), UFC hosted another show on “Fight Island,” remaining inside the Flash Forum on Yas Island …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov closes career with UFC 254 Performance Bonus

In the UFC’s final event of its second stint on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov put on a masterful performance in the final fight of his …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov issues his first statement following UFC 254 victory and retirement

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov had one of the greatest performances of his career when he choked out Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 on Fight Island on Saturday.

Immediately after …read more

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UFC 254 Bonuses: Khabib Nurmagomedov Gets Performance Check For Last Fight

The UFC 254 bonuses have been released. UFC 254 took place inside the Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi aka Fight Island on Saturday. Headlining the card was a …read more

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Justin Gaethje addresses UFC 254 loss to Khabib: ‘He just made his father so proud’

There was little negativity between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje in the lead-up to Saturday’s UFC 254 on Fight Island. There was none following the fight either.

After Khabib submitted Gaethje …read more

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UFC 254 Bonuses! Ankalaev Earns $50K For KO Of ‘Hulk’

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This year’s final trip to “Fight Island” delivered as usual earlier today (Sat., Oct. 24, 2020) at UFC 254 live on …read more

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UFC 254 Complete Highlights! Watch What Happened At ‘Khabib Vs. Gaethje’

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To stream UFC 254 LIVE on ESPN+ PPV click here! The final “Fight Island” card of the year will unfold later …read more

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UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje preliminary card live results, discussion, PBP

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC 254 preliminary card from Fight Island. To stream UFC 254 LIVE on ESPN+ PPV …read more

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UFC 254 Start Time, Who Is Fighting Today!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to put a bow on its final trip to “Fight Island” this year, as UFC 254 will down …read more

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UFC 254 'Embedded,' No. 6: Setting the stage for fight night

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRfJYdDzpOwThe UFC returns to pay-per-view Saturday night, as UFC 254 closes out the company’s second “Fight Island” residency in the Middle East.
UFC 254 takes place at Flash Forum at Yas …read more

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UFC 254 'Embedded,' No. 5: Khabib Nurmagomedov's weight cut amplifies

The UFC returns to pay-per-view Saturday night, as UFC 254 closes out the company’s second “Fight Island” residency in the Middle East.
UFC 254 takes place at Flash Forum at Yas …read more

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UFC 254 ‘Embedded’ (Ep. 5): ‘Weight cuts break anybody’

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The latest UFC Embedded episode for UFC 254 is out, and it tracks all the headliners across the Fight Island hotel in Abu Dhabi as they …read more

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UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje Live Results from Fight Island

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full live results for the first UFC 254: Khabib …read more

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UFC 254 video: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Justin Gaethje make weight on 'Fight Island'

ABU DHABI – The UFC 254 fighter weigh-ins are in the books on “Fight Island.”
In the main event, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) takes on interim champ …read more

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UFC 254 weigh-in results: Khabib and Gaethje make championship weight; two fighters miss the mark

The UFC’s final event of its second Fight Island stint is set following the late-night (North American time) UFC 254 weigh-in from Abu Dhabi.

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was the …read more

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Video: UFC 254 preview with John Morgan, Oscar Willis

ABU DHABI — The final chapter of the UFC’s latest stint on “Fight Island” unfolds Saturday with UFC 254.
MMA Junkie lead staff reporter John Morgan is on-site for the event …read more

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Casey Kenney wants to derail top prospects, expects to finish Nathaniel Wood at UFC 254

Casey Kenney wants to be the person to derail some fighters hype at bantamweight. At UFC 254, Kenney is making a quick turnaround to battle Nathaniel Wood on Fight Island. …read more

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UFC 254 Embedded (Ep. 4): ‘When Allah Is With You, Nobody Can Beat You’

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Watch the fourth episode of UFC 254 Embedded, bringing you behind the scenes on Fight Island, Abu Dhabi en route to the biggest UFC PPV of …read more

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Whittaker: Cannonier 'not at my level'

Ahead of his main card showdown with Jared Cannonier at UFC 254 on Fight Island, former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker declared that he is ready to derail the Cannonier hype …read more

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UFC 254 Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC 254, which is set to hit “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, …read more

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UFC 254 Embedded Ep. 3: Khabib And ‘DC’ Reunited!

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The latest UFC Embedded episode for UFC 254 is out, and it tracks all the headliners across the Fight Island hotel in Abu Dhabi as they …read more

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UFC 254 'Embedded,' No. 3: Tai Tuivasa teaches 'Nelk boys' the shoey

The UFC returns to pay-per-view Saturday night, as UFC 254 closes out the company’s second “Fight Island” residency in the Middle East.
UFC 254 takes place at Flash Forum at Yas …read more

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UFC 254: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Justin Gaethje, and Dana White beach press conference

Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov, Justin Gaethje, and UFC president Dana White field questions from reporters at the UFC 254 press conference on the beach of Fight Island.

UFC 254: Khabib vs. …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje face-off ahead of UFC 254 on the beach

Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje square off on the beach of Fight Island ahead of their UFC 254 championship unification headliner. UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje takes place on …read more

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Video: Watch Khabib, Gaethje Face Off At UFC 254 Presser

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Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje square off after their UFC 254 press conference on the beaches of Fight Island, Abu Dhabi. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion …read more

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Casey Kenney's Fight Island Wishes Came True

Casey Kenney was hoping to return to Fight Island for a second fight after his first bout on Oct. 4. He got his wish
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UFC 254 'Embedded,' No. 2: Jared Cannonier waxes philosophical on expectations for greatness

The UFC returns to pay-per-view Saturday night, as UFC 254 closes out the company’s second “Fight Island” residency in the Middle East.
UFC 254 takes place at Flash Forum at Yas …read more

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Nathaniel Wood not on 'Fight Island' for the jet skis, ready to bring A-game to UFC 254

ABU DHABI – Former Cage Warriors bantamweight champion Nathaniel Wood says he’s seen other fighters enjoying the trappings of life on “Fight Island,” but he’s all business ahead of his …read more

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UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje alternative stats

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A detailed breakdown of the position-by-position statistics to watch out for in Saturday’s UFC 254 fight card from Fight Island. The UFC closes out its …read more

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Posted on October 20, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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UFC Fight Island 6 Medical Suspensions

UFC Fight Island 6 went down on Oct. 17 from Fight Island that saw Brian Ortega take on Korean Zombie in the main event. It was Ortega getting his hand …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 38: Brian Ortega's brilliance, Jessica Andrade's flyweight debut

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 38 on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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Dana White drops UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje cold open video

The UFC is headed into the final event of the five-show stint of its second run on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. The promotion has gone all-in with a lightweight …read more

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Everything That Happened At UFC Fight Island 6 Last Night!

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Last night (Sat., Oct. 17, 2020), UFC hosted another show on “Fight Island,” remaining inside the Flash Forum on Yas Island …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 38 Bonuses: Jessica Andrade Gets Performance Check, FOTN Honors

The UFC on ESPN+ 38 bonuses have been released. The event took place inside Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi aka Fight Island. Headlining the card was a clash …read more

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Jessica Andrade land UFC Fight Island 6 bonus as she pounces on flyweight division

The UFC is nearing the end of its second stint on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, but the hits just keep on coming.

Performance of the Night: Jessica Andrade

Leading the charge …read more

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Brian Ortega dominates Korean Zombie at UFC Fight Island 6 to land title shot

In the fourth of its five-event stint on Fight Island, the UFC saw Brian Ortega dominate Korean Zombie (Chan Sung Jung) to earn a featherweight title shot.

Jessica Andrade may very …read more

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Alex Volkanovski reacts to Brian Ortega defeating The Korean Zombie at UFC Fight Island 6

Current UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski was clearly watching tonight’s Fight Island 6 main event between The Korean Zombie and Brian Ortega and with good reason. Saturday’s highly anticipated headliner …read more

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UFC results, analysis: Andrade, Crute make quick work on Fight Island

Andrade’s win may catapult her to the No. 1 ranking while Crute remains one of the UFC’s top prospects. …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2020, 1:46 am By
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Jung Vs. Ortega Live Fight Stream!

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Chan Sung Jung and Brian Ortega face off tonight (Sat. Oct. 17, 2020) in a main event Featherweight clash from “Fight Island” inside Flash …read more

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UFC Fight Night Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung: Live updates and results

Follow all the action live from Fight Island. …read more

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UFC Fight Island 6 Start Time, Who Is Fighting Tonight!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to stage its second to last event on “Fight Island” of 2020 as UFC Fight Island 6 goes …read more

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UFC Fight Night viewers guide: In long-awaited return, will Brian Ortega be better than ever?

Brian Ortega, coming off a 22-month absence, faces Chan Sung Jung — aka the Korean Zombie — in Saturday’s main event on Fight Island. …read more

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Dana White says Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier is simply a matter of contracts now

In a scrum with reporters on Fight Island, UFC president Dana White addressed the proposed Jan. 23 bout between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, expressed his excitement for Brian Ortega …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 38 predictions: Is it Brian Ortega or 'Korean Zombie' on Fight Island?

Ortega
vs.
Jung
Andrade
vs.
Chookagian
Bukauskas
vs.
Crute
Almeida
vs.
Martinez

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2020: 121-77

Jung
(69%)

Andrade
(64%)

Crute
(78%)

Almeida
(80%)

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2020: 131-67

Jung

Andrade

Crute

Martinez

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2020: 131-67

Jung

Andrade

Bukauskas

Almeida

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2020: 130-68

Ortega

Andrade

Bukauskas

Almeida

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2020: 129-69

Jung

Andrade

Crute

Almeida

Dave Doyle
@davedoylemma
2020: 128-70

Ortega

Andrade

Bukauskas

Almeida

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2020: 127-71
2014 Champion

Jung

Chookagian

Crute

Almeida

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2020: 127-71
2017 Champion

Jung

Andrade

Crute

Martinez

Simon Head
@simonhead
2020: 126-72
2019 Champion*

Jung

Andrade

Bukauskas

Almeida

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2020: 125-73

Jung

Andrade

Crute

Almeida

George …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 38 video: Brian Ortega, Chan Sung Jung make weight on 'Fight Island'

ABU DHABI – The main event for UFC on ESPN+ 38 is official on “Fight Island.”
In the main event, a pair of former featherweight title challengers meet when Brian Ortega …read more

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UFC Fight Island 6 odds: Latest Vegas lines and betting guide for ‘Ortega vs Korean Zombie’

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Island 6, which is once again set to hit “Fight Island” in Abu …read more

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X-Factor! Some UFC Fight Island 6 Main Card Predictions

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This weekend (Sat., Oct. 17, 2020), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will continue its stay at “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, …read more

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John Phillips Embracing The Familiarity of Fight Island

John Phillips makes his second Fight Island walk on Saturday
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Gillian Robertson is Here to Break Records

Gillian Robertson is looking to add to her historic submission record when she steps into the Octagon at Fight Island on Saturday
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Live! UFC Fight Island 6: Ortega vs Korean Zombie ESPN talent media day

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Hear what Daniel Cormier, Dan Hardy and Laura Sanko have to say ahead of the UFC’s next Fight Island card. Check out this live …read more

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UFC Fight Island 6: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie fight card

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Check out the current card for this weekend’s UFC event on Fight Island. The UFC is sticking around Fight Island for another couple of …read more

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Free Fight! Ortega Submits Cub With Standing Guillotine

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to stage its second to last event on “Fight Island” of 2020 this Saturday …read more

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Fight Island 5: The Scorecard

Check out all the big winners from Fight Island 5
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UFC Fight Island 5: Bonus Coverage

Recap the big winners from Fight Island 5
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Khabib gives an inside look into UFC 254 training camp in Dubai

Ahead of his UFC 254 title unification bout with interim champion Justin Gaethje on Fight Island, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov gives a behind the scenes look into his training …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 37: Sandhagen's potential, Buckley's viral KO, more

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 37 on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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Tanner Boser owns fan who took cheap shot at teammate KB Bhullar

UFC heavyweight Tanner Boser owned a fan who took a cheap shot at his teammate KB Bhullar after a KO loss to Tom Breese on Fight Island. Bhullar is a …read more

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Everything That Happened At UFC Fight Island 5 Last Night!

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Last night (Sat., Oct. 10, 2020), UFC hosted another show on “Fight Island,” remaining inside the Flash Forum on Yas Island …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 37 Bonuses: Four Fighters Nab Performance Checks

The UFC on ESPN+ 37 bonuses have been released. UFC on ESPN+ 37 took place inside Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi aka Fight Island. Headlining the card was …read more

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Moraes Vs. Sandhagen Live Fight Stream!

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Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen face off tonight (Sat. Oct. 10, 2020) in a main event Bantamweight clash from “Fight Island” inside Flash Forum …read more

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UFC fighters react to Buckley's spectacular KO of Kasanganay

Buckley wowed his peers with his back kick that knocked out Kasanganay on “Fight Island” on Saturday night. …read more

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UFC Fight Island 5 video: Joaquin Buckley knocks out Impa Kasanganay with jaw-dropping spinning heel kick

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Joaquin Buckley will almost assuredly leave Fight Island with at least one $50,000 bonus and perhaps one of the greatest knockouts …read more

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Edson Barboza sick of ‘doing just enough’ in split losses, out to stop Makwan Amirkhani on Fight Island

Edson Barboza looks for his first win as a featherweight against Makwan Amirkhani in Abu Dhabi. | Zuffa LLC

Edson Barboza doesn’t think it’s fair that he’s on a …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev claims Chris Weidman and Stephen Thompson turned him down

Top prospect Khamzat Chimaev claims UFC middleweight Chris Weidman and UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson both turned him down. Since making his Octagon debut on Fight Island in July, Chimaev has …read more

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UFC on ESPN+37 Weigh-In Results: All Fighters Make Weight

The UFC on ESPN+37 weigh-ins are now complete! All fighters successfully made weight for the event. Tomorrow night (October 10), UFC on ESPN+37 will take place on Fight Island. In …read more

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Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen set for UFC Fight Island 5 (weigh-in results)

The main event for the UFC’s midway point during its second stint on Fight Island is set after Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen made weight for their UFC Fight Island …read more

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Live! UFC Fight Island 5 weigh-in video and results

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See what happens on the scales ahead of the UFC’s latest Fight Island card. The UFC rumbles on at its Fight …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC: Moraes vs. Sandhagen - Main card preview

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Get the lowdown on the hard-hitting action out of Fight Island, headlined by a pivotal bantamweight contest between the explosive Marlon Moraes and lanky …read more

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Video: UFC on ESPN+ 37 preview with John Morgan

ABU DHABI — The next chapter of the UFC’s latest stint on “Fight Island” unfolds Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 37.
MMA Junkie lead staff reporter John Morgan is on-site for …read more

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5 burning question heading into UFC on ESPN+ 37

Another Saturday, another UFC card, another highly consequential main event.
An important bantamweight showdown will headline the UFC’s latest edition of their “Fight Island” residency. Former WSOF champion and UFC title …read more

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Five Question With Ben Rothwell

UFC.com sat down with heavyweight Ben Rothwell to discuss his upcoming Fight Island match against Marcin Tybura.
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UFC Fight Island 5 Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Island 5, which is once again set to hit “Fight Island” in Abu …read more

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Giga Chikadze planning to submit Omar Morales to show off improved ground game on Fight Island

Giga Chikadze hopes to show everyone he isn’t just a kickboxer. When Chikadze signed with the UFC, he was a decorated kickboxer, and in his first three UFC fights he …read more

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Alex Oliveira replaces injured Elizeu Zaleski vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC 254

Alex Oliveira will replace Elizeu Zaleski against Shavkat Rakhmonov on Fight Island. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Shavkat Rakhmonov has a new opponent for his octagon debut at UFC …read more

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X-Factor! Some UFC Fight Island 5 Main Card Predictions

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This weekend (Sat., Oct. 10, 2020), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will continue its stay at “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, …read more

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UFC announces schedule from Halloween through November as promotion returns to Las Vegas

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Following another stint on Fight Island, the UFC will return to Las Vegas for a total of eight cards between Halloween and Nov. 28 including …read more

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‘Bullet’ Picks ‘Thug Rose’ To End ‘Magnum’s’ Reign

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After Rose Namajunas defeated Jessica Andrade at UFC 251 last July on “Fight Island,” it stamped her ticket to trying to reclaimed the women’s …read more

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Photos | Carlos Condit and Court McGee share a meal after Fight Island scrap

After slugging it out at UFC Fight Island 4 on Saturday, Carlos Condit and Court McGee linked up to have a meal together post-fight. Condit and McGee met on the …read more

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UFC adds Edson Barboza vs. Makwan Amirkhani to UFC Fight Island 5

Finland’s own Makwan Amirkhani steps in to face Edson Barboza on Fight Island. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Makwan Amirkhani will replace Sodiq Yusuff against Brazilian featherweight Edson Barboza …read more

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Fight Island 4: Bonus Coverage

Recap the big winners from UFC Fight Island 4
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James Krause steps in as short-notice replacement opponent on Fight Island against Claudio Silva

UFC welterweight James Krause will step up on short notice when he takes on veteran Claudio Silva at an upcoming UFC Fight Island event. Silva was set to take on …read more

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With Muslim Salikhov out, James Krause steps in to face Claudio Silva at UFC’s Fight Island event on Oct. 17

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

There’s been a change to the UFC’s Fight Island event on Oct. 17.
Muslim Salikhov has been forced out of his scheduled welterweight matchup with …read more

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Everything That Happened At UFC Fight Island 4 Last Night!

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The vacation at “Fight Island” continued last night, as UFC remained inside the Flash Forum on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates …read more

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Biggest Winners, Loser For UFC Fight Island 4

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Biggest Winner: Holly Holm
Holm desperately wants to get back to another title fight, and after routing Irene Aldana on “Fight Island” she took a …read more

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UFC Fight Island 4 Bonuses! ‘Iron Lady’ Leads $50K Winners With Slick Submission

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The action delivered yet again on “Fight Island” last night (Sat., Oct. 3, 2020) at UFC Fight Island 4 live on ESPN/ESPN+ from inside …read more

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UFC on ESPN 16 Bonuses: Four Fighters Nab Performance Checks

The UFC on ESPN 16 bonuses have been released. The event took place inside the Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi aka Fight Island. Headlining the card was …read more

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UFC Fight Island 4: Holm vs. Aldana results and post-fight analysis

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Dayne Fox gives instant analysis to hard-hitting action out Fight Island, topped by Holly Holm dominating Irene Aldana over the course of five rounds. …read more

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Holm Vs. Aldana Live Fight Stream!

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Holly Holm and Irene Aldana face off tonight (Sat. Oct. 3, 2020) in a main event women’s Bantamweight clash from “Fight Island” inside Flash …read more

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UFC Fight Night Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana: Live updates and results from "Fight Island"

Follow all the action live from “Fight Island.” …read more

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UFC Fight Island 4: ‘Holm vs Aldana’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains on Fight Island for tonight’s UFC on ESPN event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana. The UFC’s former women’s bantamweight champion, Holm …read more

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