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Colby Covington praises UFC president Dana White for “not bowing to the woke mob”

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has praised UFC president Dana White for defending him after his recent racism controversy. Covington was accused of racially insulting 170-pound champion Kamaru Usman when …read more

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Daniel Cormier lists the five “big fights” he wants the UFC to book at welterweight

Daniel Cormier believes booking the UFC’s welterweight division should be rather easy. Right now, it appears the only fight booked is Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns. The plan was to …read more

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President Donald Trump praises Jorge Masvidal, Kamaru Usman during their attendance at campaign events

Colby Covington isn’t the only top UFC welterweight to attend one of President Donald Trump’s campaign events.
With Trump making several stops Friday, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and former title …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev fires back at Israel Adesanya over rat lip comment: “It will cost you your belt”

Khamzat Chimaev has fired back at Israel Adesanya. After Chimaev knocked out Gerald Meerschaert in 17 seconds he said he would finish both Kamaru Usman and Adesanya right now. The …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Sept. 22: Colby Covington's big night

Colby Covington answered some big questions Saturday night.
The biggest one: How would he rebound from his UFC 245 loss to welterweight champion Kamaru Usman?
Regardless what you think of Covington (16-2 …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Believes He Would Finish Israel Adesanya & Kamaru Usman

Khamzat Chimaev is confident he would finish both Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman. At UFC Vegas 11, Chimaev had a highlight-reel one-punch KO win over Gerald Meerschaert. Following the win, …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev confident he would stop Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman

Surging UFC welterweight and middleweight contender Khamzat Chimaev believes he would stop the current champion in either division. Chimaev was the breakout UFC star of summer, 2020. The Chechen-Swede first …read more

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Colby Covington unleashed some controversial comments during heated on-air spat with Kamaru Usman

UFC welterweight Colby Covington unleashed some controversial comments during a heated exchange with UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Following Covington’s win over Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11, he received …read more

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Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington tear into each other on live TV after UFC Vegas 11 headliner: ‘You’re dead’

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After the high of receiving a phone call from President Donald Trump, Colby Covington was brought down to earth by UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev says he's no 'Khabib No. 2'; predicts finishes of Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya

Khamzat Chimaev says he’s no ‘Khabib No. 2′; predicts finishes of Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya …read more

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Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington have heated (but cringeworthy) exchange after UFC on ESPN+ 36

When done right, trash talk can be a wonderfully entertaining part of the fight game. When not done right, you get whatever it is Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington do …read more

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Kamaru Usman reacts to Colby Covington defeating Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11

Current UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman obviously had a keen interest in tonight’s UFC main event between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley. Although the ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ defeated both Woodley and …read more

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Colby Covington dominates Tyron Woodley, calls out Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal following win

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Colby Covington has a lot of big wins on his record but none were more satisfying than the one he got at UFC Vegas …read more

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Gilbert Burns Considers Kamaru Usman’s Training Camp Visit a ‘Psychological Test’

Gilbert Burns will face Kamaru Usman for the undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight crown at UFC 256 on Dec. 12, so it was something of a surprise when the champion …read more

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Usman says Covington ‘the best and possibly the worst’ opponent for Woodley

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Kamaru Usman gives his take on the upcoming welterweight bout between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley. Kamaru Usman has an interesting take on the …read more

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Fool Me Twice ...

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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is afraid he might be drinking that Tyron Woodley Kool-Aid again, which has me convinced …read more

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Kamaru Usman Praises Michel Pereira: ‘It Was A Spectacular Performance From Him’

UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman was very impressed with Michel Pereira’s UFC Vegas 9 win over Zelim Imadaev. Pereira was looking to snap his two-fight losing streak. He had a …read more

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Kamaru Usman sees Covington fight as “best and possibly the worst case scenario for Tyron Woodley”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has shared some interesting insights on the upcoming fight between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley. Usman holds victories over both men. He beat Woodley in …read more

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Kamaru Usman shares high praise for UFC Vegas 9 winner Michel Pereira

Kamaru Usman praised Michel Pereira for his performance at UFC Vegas 9. The UFC welterweight champion was paying close attention to the action in Las Vegas, which took place on …read more

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UFC champion Kamaru Usman praises Michel Pereira: 'He proved he can be a full, complete fighter'

Kamaru Usman liked what he saw on Saturday night.
The UFC welterweight champion was impressed with how fellow 170-pounder Michel Pereira performed on the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 34 …read more

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Michael Chandler Open To Move To Welterweight To Fight Leon Edwards

Michael Chandler is currently a free agent but has been calling out UFC fighters in Dustin Poirier and now Leon Edwards. After it was reported that Kamaru Usman would fight …read more

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Opening betting odds released for Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns

The opening betting odds have been released for the upcoming UFC welterweight title fight between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns. Reports surfaced this week that the Usman vs. Burns fight …read more

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Ben Askren roasts UFC 256 title fight between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns

Former UFC welterweight contender Ben Askren isn’t a fan of the UFC 256 title showdown between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns. It’s safe to say that “Funky” is one of …read more

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Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns targeted for UFC 256 in December

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The welterweight title is expected to go up for grabs when champion Kamaru Usman faces off with former teammate Gilbert Burns at UFC 256 on …read more

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Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns welterweight title fight rescheduled for UFC 256

The UFC welterweight title fight between champion Kamaru Usman and challenger Gilbert Burns that was derailed in July appears to be on track for Dec. 12 at UFC 256. The …read more

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White: Usman-Burns title fight close for UFC 256

The welterweight title fight between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns that was supposed to headline UFC 251 is now close to being finalized for UFC 256 on Dec. 12, Dana …read more

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BREAKING: Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns, Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz 2 Reported For UFC 256

The UFC’s end of year pay-per-view will have two title fights on it. According to TMZ Sports, welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman will defend his belt against Gilbert Burns. The outlet …read more

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Titan FC 63 results: Mohammed Usman, Kamaru Usman's brother, dominates in main event

Mohammed Usman is picking up steam.
The brother of UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman notched a dominant decision win over Terrance Hodges in the main event of Titan FC 63 on …read more

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Kamaru Usman responds after Colby Covington rips NBA, MLB players for striking as protest for Jacob Blake shooting

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington has injected himself into the news after players from the NBA and MLB initiated strikes in protest of …read more

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Kamaru Usman blasts Colby Covington over LeBron James, NBA criticisms

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman was quick to respond to his former foe Colby Covington’s criticism of NBA star LeBron James. After Jacob Blake, an unarmed black man, was killed …read more

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Mohammed Usman vs. Terrance Hodges headlines Titan FC 63

Mohammed Usman (pictured, second from right) celebrates a win with brother Kamaru Usman and team | @umohammed97, Instagram

One of the top heavyweight prospects is set to headline Titan …read more

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Masvidal calls for Usman rematch, Edwards responds

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Leon Edwards is still gunning for a fight with Jorge Masvidal, despite “Gamebred” wanting a rematch with Kamaru Usman. Jorge Masvidal’s calls for a …read more

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Trevor Wittman gives an inside look at Kamaru Usman and Rose Namajunas leading up to UFC 251

It was a successful night at the office for head coach Trevor Wittman at UFC 251.
Wittman, who was in the corner of both his longtime student Rose Namajunas and UFC …read more

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Gilbert Burns plans to win title, defend it against Colby Covington

Top UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns intends to capture the division’s title from champ Kamaru Usman later this year, then defend it against Colby Covington in his next fight thereafter. …read more

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Gilbert Burns lists his advantages over Kamaru Usman

Gilbert Burns believes he has a host of important advantages heading into his yet unscheduled title fight with UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Burns delved into the nuances of the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal gunning for rematch with Kamaru Usman: “Your move”

UFC welterweight superstar Jorge Masvidal is still gunning for a rematch with champion Kamaru Usman after their fight at UFC 251. Masvidal filled in on just one week’s notice when …read more

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Masvidal Teases Usman Rematch In December

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Kamaru Usman suffered a broken nose in his unanimous decision victory over top contender …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Aims For UFC Return Before 2020 Ends

Jorge Masvidal wants another UFC bout before 2020 is through. Masvidal was last seen in action back in July. He challenged UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in the main event …read more

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