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Knockout Radio Featuring Kamaru Usman, Shannon Ritch, Max Griffin, and Artem Lobov

Knockout Radio Hour One: Kamaru Usman and Shannon “The Cannon” Ritch

Knockout Radio Hour Two: Max Griffin, Artem Lobov, and World Class Fight League

Check out Knockout Radio’s podcast featuring Kamaru Usman, …read more

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Colby Covington Considering Taking UFC To Court over Welterweight Title Snub

Colby Covington has made it known that he’s unhappy with the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s decision to bypass him for a title shot against Tyron Woodley in favor of Kamaru Usman, …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Maia picking Woodley over Usman at UFC 235

Demian Maia says Tyron Woodley deserves to be the favorite against Kamaru Usman at UFC 235, but has high hopes for the future of “The Nigerian Nightmare.” Two of Demian …read more

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Ben Askren To Kamaru Usman: You Can’t Be Acting Tough With Skinny Jeans & A Scarf

Ben Askren believes Kamaru Usman’s attempt to at “acting tough” has backfired. Askren has been calling Usman “Marty From Nebraska” since signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). While Usman …read more

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Demian Maia Says Woodley vs. Usman Is ‘Tough To Call’

Demian Maia has mixed it up with Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman and he believes calling their March title bout is tough. On March 2, Woodley will defend his Ultimate …read more

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Demian Maia makes prediction for Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman title fight

On March 2, in the co-main event of UFC 235, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt a fifth-straight defense of his title opposite surging contender Kamaru Usman.

Having fought …read more

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Kamaru Usman says Tyron Woodley tried moving to middleweight rather than fight him at UFC 235

LAS VEGAS — Before the UFC 235 press conference, Kamaru Usman discussed his upcoming title challenge against Tyron Woodley, why he got the shot over Colby Covington, his rivalry with …read more

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Morning Report: Ben Askren continues feud with Kamaru Usman: ‘I’m so far under his skin and in his head it’s not even funny’

Last week at the UFC 235 press conference, Ben Askren and Kamaru Usman reportedly got into a minor altercation backstage before the event. The two UFC welterweights disputed the details …read more

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Posted on February 5, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Demian Maia picks Tyron Woodley at UFC 235, but sees Kamaru Usman as champ 'one day'

FORTALEZA, Brazil – Heading into UFC on ESPN+ 2 on the heels of a three-fight skid, Demian Maia tried to put the rough stretch into perspective.
Maia (26-9 MMA, 20-9 UFC) …read more

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Kamaru Usman Confronts Ben Askren Backstage At UFC 235 Presser (Video)

Being called “Marty From Nebraska” doesn’t fly with Kamaru Usman after all. Ben Askren hasn’t been shy in calling out several Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighters. Askren has roasted many …read more

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Posted on February 4, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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VIDEO | Kamaru Usman confronts Ben Askren backstage at UFC 235 press conference

Over the last few weeks, former ONE and Bellator welterweight champ Ben Askren has exchanged a number of barbs with UFC 235 welterweight title challenger Kamaru Usman — who he …read more

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Ben Askren and Kamaru Usman Backstage Altercation Video Surfaces

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Welterweights Ben Askren and Kamaru Usman got into a verbal altercation backstage prior to the UFC 235 press conference last week. Video of the incident …read more

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Video: White Saves Askren From ‘Marty’ Mauling

Skip to 9:55 for the confrontation. Earlier this week, Ben Askren told the mixed martial arts (MMA) media that he was threatened by fellow welterweight contender, Kamaru Usman, when the …read more

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Video: Kamaru Usman confronts Ben Askren prior to UFC 235 press conference

It wasn’t quite what Ben Askren originally described, but there certainly was a heated moment with Kamaru Usman prior to this past Thursday’s UFC 235 news conference in Las Vegas.
Askren …read more

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Tyron Woodley advises Colby Covington not to spar with UFC: ‘Take it from me’

LAS VEGAS — Before the UFC 235 press conference, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley discussed his upcoming title defense against Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington’s war with the UFC, and much more. …read more

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Dana White: Covington Needs To Earn His Shot Again After Passing On Woodley Fight Last Year

Colby Covington was certain he was next in-line to fight Tyron Woodley for the undisputed 170-pound title before the Ultimate Fighting Championship decided to award the opportunity to Kamaru Usman. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

EXCLUSIVE | Dan Lambert gives update on Colby Covington

At UFC 235 Tyron Woodley will defend his welterweight title. However, it will not be against Colby Covington, rather he will take on Kamaru Usman.

To many, the news was …read more

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Tyron Woodley Trades Barbs With ‘LL Cool J’ Kamaru Usman

Besides a few hecklers, the UFC 235 press conference was pretty tame before Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman got going. UFC 235 takes place on March 2 inside the T-Mobile …read more

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Ben Askren: Kamaru Usman 'tried attacking me' prior to UFC 235 press conference

LAS VEGAS – Ben Askren claims Kamaru Usman attempted to start an altercation prior to Thursday’s UFC 235 press conference in Las Vegas.
Although they are taking on different opponents at …read more

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Video: Champ Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman get heated at UFC 235 press conference

LAS VEGAS – Colby Covington who? UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley and top contender Kamaru Usman did a good job of shifting the attention to their UFC 235 title fight …read more

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Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman Get Into Heated Exchange at UFC 235 Presser

Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and his UFC 235 opponent, Kamaru Usman, got into a heated war of words during the event’s pre-fight press conference on Thursday. Watch the two go …read more

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Woodley, Usman trade heated shots at UFC 235 presser: ‘Here comes LL Cool J’

If there wasn’t much of a rivalry between Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman before UFC 235’s kickoff press conference, that certainly changed on Thursday night.
Woodley and Usman meet on March …read more

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Stephen Thompson: For My Career, It's Better if Kamaru Usman Beats Tyron Woodley

Tyron Woodley will defend his welterweight belt against Kamaru Usman on March 2 and while there will be many interested onlookers, few will be more focused on the outcome than …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Din Thomas Believes Tyron Woodley Should Be Fighting Colby Covington Next

At UFC 235 in March, Tyron Woodley will defend his welterweight belt against Kamaru Usman to the surprise of many, including Woodley’s own coach Din Thomas. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

EXCLUSIVE | Din Thomas discusses Tyron Woodley’s plans for 2019

Current welterweight champion Tyron Woodley seems to have a planned scheduled for 2019, including his next title defense against Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 on March 2 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Thompson rooting for Usman to usurp Tyron Woodley at UFC 235

“For my career-wise, I would want Kamaru Usman to win. But man, Tyron is just another animal.” It’s highly unlikely that Stephen Thompson will get another chance to challenge Tyron …read more

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Stephen Thompson rooting for Kamaru Usman in title fight with Tyron Woodley

When it comes to elite level strikers in MMA, a discussion can’t be had without mentioning the likes of welterweight’s ‘Wonderboy’ Stephen Thompson.

A two-time title challenger, unfortunately for Thompson, he …read more

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Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman, Cody Garbrandt and more join Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. …read more

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Colby Covington Is Picking A Fight He Can’t Win Against Dana White

Last week, the UFC announced that Kamaru Usman, not Colby Covington, would be next in line to fight UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Usman will now meet Woodley in the …read more

Source:: MMANews

Colby Covington: Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 is ‘not going to be competitive’

Colby Covington isn’t giving Kamaru Usman much of a shot at UFC 235.
Covington was recently passed over by the UFC in favor of Usman, who is now slated to challenge …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2019, 12:17 am By
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Covington says Woodley will ‘smoke’ ‘scrub’ Usman at UFC 235

Colby Covington predicts Tyron Woodley will ‘smoke’ Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. Colby Covington feels it should be him — not Kamaru Usman — challenging Tyron Woodley for the welterweight …read more

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Tyron Woodley gives his take on Covington’s beef with the UFC: ‘People are going to see what the real deal is’

Colby Covington is not happy that he is not getting the next crack at UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley (that honor is going to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 instead). …read more

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Colby Covington shares bold prediction for UFC 235’s Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman fight

Colby Covington is not happy that Kamaru Usman will be fighting Tyron Woodley for the promotions undisputed welterweight title at UFC 235 on March 2.
With that said, Covington remains confident …read more

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Colby Covington picks Tyron Woodley to 'smoke' Kamaru Usman at UFC 235

Colby Covington didn’t get his title shot against Tyron Woodley at UFC 235. However, the upside is he doesn’t see the champion losing the belt to Kamaru Usman.
Usman (14-1 MMA, …read more

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Covington: I’m not fighting for less than undisputed championship pay

Colby Covington is willing to carry on his UFC career, but under one condition. The UFC’s decision to put in Kamaru Usman as the next one to face Tyron …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Colby Covington Willing to Fight Darren Till or Another Opponent Under the Right Conditions

Colby Covington remains at odds with the UFC over his promised title shot that was pulled out from under him in favor of pitting Kamaru Usman against reigning welterweight champion …read more

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Woodley: I’ll fight Covington after Usman, ‘probably in June’

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has not completely shut off the possibility of facing Colby Covington sooner than later. The UFC’s decision to have Kamaru Usman fight Tyron Woodley …read more

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T-Wood Eyes Quick Turnaround After UFC 235 To Whoop Colby

Most people in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community expected Tyron Woodley’s next title fight to be against Colby Covington, though it ultimately went to Kamaru Usman, which is set …read more

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Tyron Woodley hopes to fight Colby Covington right after Kamaru Usman bout

UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley is scheduled to defend his title at UFC 235 on March 2 in Las Vegas — against Kamaru Usman, not against Colby Covington as originally …read more

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Tyron Woodley Hopes To Get Past Usman, Fight Covington In June

Tyron Woodley’s next opponent is Kamaru Usman, but he still has his sights set on Colby Covington. Usman had posted an image of a signed bout agreement last week. He …read more

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Covington wants to be released from UFC after title shot snub

Colby Covington is not pleased about the UFC’s decision to have Kamaru Usman fight Tyron Woodley for the welterweight title. In September, UFC president Dana White declared Colby Covington …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley plans on beating Kamaru Usman at UFC 235, then fighting Colby Covington in June

It appears Tyron Woodley didn’t think too much of Dana White’s recent statements that the he never wanted to fight, so now the welterweight champion is planning a very busy …read more

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Tyron Woodley opens as slight betting favorite over Kamaru Usman

The opening odds for Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman’s UFC 235 welterweight title fight have now been released — and they’re very close.
According to the website BestFightOdds.com, the online sportsbook …read more

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Tyron Woodley listed as UFC 235 betting favorite over Kamaru Usman – but not by a lot

The betting line is now available for Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman, and the UFC welterweight champion is just a slight favorite.
On Sunday, after weeks of wondering about the 170-pound …read more

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MMA Squared: Did Covington just get played, or is he playing 4D chess?

Tyron Woodley faces Kamaru Usman at UFC 235, and Colby Covington appears to be left in the lurch. Or is Colby makin’ MAGA moves? (apologies to Cardi B) …read more

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Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman to Clash for Welterweight Championship at UFC 235

Tyron Woodley will make his next welterweight title defense against Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. …read more

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Tyron Woodley set to defend title vs. Kamaru Usman – not Colby Covington – at UFC 235

Finally, the UFC welterweight title picture is clear – and champion Tyron Woodley will get to defend, after all.
After weeks of trash talk and finger pointing on social media between …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman slated for UFC 235

So much for Colby Covington getting the next shot at Tyron Woodley. Tyron Woodley will be defending his UFC welterweight title on March 2nd.
ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported on Sunday that …read more

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Report | Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman signed for UFC 235 co-main event

After weeks of speculation, a welterweight title fight between champ Tyron Woodley and challenger Kamaru Usman is reportedly a done deal for UFC 235 on March 2, per ESPN’s Ariel …read more

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Sources: Woodley-Usman planned for UFC 235

Tyron Woodley will put up his 170-pound belt against Kamaru Usman, not Colby Covington, at UFC 235, sources have told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Report: Tyron Woodley Vs. Kamaru Usman Set For UFC 235

Sorry, Colby Covington. Kamaru Usman will be the next man to face Tyron Woodley for the welterweight strap at UFC 235 in March. UFC 235 may have just gained …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman A Done Deal For UFC 235

Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman has finally been set in stone. Sources confirmed to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani that Woodley vs. Usman has been signed by both sides and will go …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman A Done Deal For UFC 235

Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman has finally been set in stone. Sources confirmed to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani that Woodley vs. Usman has been signed by both sides and will go …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman Expected as Co-Main Event at UFC 235

The upcoming UFC 235 card is expected to get a second title fight as welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will face Kamaru Usman on March 2 in Las Vegas.
Sources close to …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman Engage in Nasty War of Words Over Proposed Fight

The main event for UFC 235 in March is still not set but 170-pound contender Kamaru Usman has made it clear that he’s been promised a title shot on that …read more

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Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman trade shots on social media over possible UFC 235 fight

No one appears to be on the same page when it comes to the UFC welterweight title picture.
A week after UFC president Dana White told MMAjunkie that Kamaru Usman is …read more

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Tyron Woodley calls Kamaru Usman ‘a liar’ after saying the fight is on, the two engage in lengthy back and forth

It seems like every now and then we will inch closer and closer to clarity in regards to the top of the UFC’s always stacked, 170-pound welterweight division. However, after …read more

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UFC champ Tyron Woodley tells 'wack' Kamaru Usman to 'stop lying' about signed title fight

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After a couple of quiet days, perhaps due to the holidays, the UFC welterweight title drama is back in full effect, this time with …read more

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BREAKING | Kamaru Usman says welterweight title fight is ‘a done deal’

From the sounds of it, Kamaru Usman will get the next crack at UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.
Speaking on Twitter on Thursday evening, the surging UFC welterweight contender announced that …read more

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Manager discusses what’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov, Kamaru Usman, Frankie Edgar, more

With a busy 2018 campaign coming to a close, Dominance MMA’s Ali Abdelaziz sat down with MMA Fighting to discuss the coming slate for his vast, star-studded stable of fighters …read more

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