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Kamaru Usman explains why Colby Covington may or may not get the next title shot

On the day Kamaru Usman won the UFC welterweight title, he was done chasing fights.
Ever since he won his season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’, Usman was calling out any number …read more

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Colby Covington Rips Woodley, Lawler, Askren, & Usman

Colby Covington has taken aim at four top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights. Covington is expected to be Kamaru Usman’s first welterweight title challenger. Usman captured the gold with a …read more

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Kevin Lee: Ben Askren Is a Real-Life Troll

Kevin Lee has joined the ranks Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal in others who have classified Ben Askren as a troll who seeks attention. During last week’s UFC seasonal press conference, …read more

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Kamaru Usman says Colby Covington has to beg him for title fight

After Kamaru Usman beat Tyron Woodley at UFC 235 to become the new welterweight champion it was expected Colby Covington would be first in line to get the title shot. …read more

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Kamaru Usman's message to Colby Covington: 'Now you have to beg me for that fight'

ATLANTA – Kamaru Usman had to put together a long winning streak just to force his way into the UFC’s welterweight title picture, much less actually get a championship match. …read more

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Kamaru Usman to Colby Covington: ‘Now you have to beg me for that fight’

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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is expected to face Colby Covington in the first defense of his belt, but the UFC’s first Nigerian champion isn’t automatically granting Covington …read more

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Colby Covington Believes He's ‘Living Rent-Free’ in the Head of Kamaru Usman

Outspoken Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Colby Covington is set to become Kamaru Usman’s opponent in his first 170-pound title defense when the pair finally meet later this year. …read more

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Colby Covington: Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘Would Be My Easiest Challenge’

Colby Covington is back in the news as he waits for the Ultimate Fighting Championship to officially announce his welterweight title challenge against the newly-crowned champion Kamaru Usman later this …read more

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Colby Covington says Khabib Nurmagomedov would be his easiest fight to date

Colby Covington is expected to challenge Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight title later this year. Although Usman presents his own challenges to Covington, ‘Chaos’ is already eyeing his next …read more

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Colby Covington Believes Kamaru Usman Will Fight Him Recklessly

Colby Covington feels Kamaru Usman will drop his game plan and fight with emotions when they collide. Covington is set to be Usman’s first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title …read more

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Colby Covington knows Kamaru Usman is going to fight him ‘emotional’: ‘I’m living rent-free’ in his head

If ever one needed a reminder of how explosive the rivalry is becoming between UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and his next opponent, Colby Covington, look no farther than the …read more

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New video shows Kamaru Usman tried to stop his manager from fighting Colby Covington

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Generally when things go haywire between fighters outside of the cage, it is the manager’s responsibility to try …read more

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New Footage Emerges From Covington, Abdelaziz, Usman Casino Scuffle

Last month, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, his manager Ali Abdelaziz, and Colby Covington got into a scuffle at a Las Vegas casino buffet. The incident took place after Usman’s …read more

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VIDEO | New footage shows Kamaru Usman and Ali Abdelaziz confront Colby Covington in Vegas

Shortly after UFC 235 wrapped up, there was a heated confrontation inside The Palms casino, as UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and his manager Ali Abdelaziz confronted top welterweight contender …read more

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New Video Exonerates Covington, Condemns Abdelaziz

New video has surfaced of the buffet-line brawl between Colby Covington, Kamaru Usman, and Ali Abdelaziz.
In the original footage (watch it here), it’s hard to tell how the altercation got …read more

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Watch new video footage of buffet brawl between Usman and Colby

New video footage has emerged of the scuffle between Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman. Last month, video footage was released of a brawl between UFC welterweights Colby Covington and Kamaru …read more

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Tyron Woodley: I Have To Do What ‘GSP’ Did

Tyron Woodley desperately wants to get back to the welterweight championship. “T-Wood” was soundly defeated by Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 last month via unanimous decision. Now, Woodley will face …read more

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Done with feeling at a loss, Tyron Woodley aims to be called 'Champ' again

Tyron Woodley was reminded of the cruel realities of the fight game last month when he dropped the UFC welterweight title to Kamaru Usman. Woodley was feeling down, but now …read more

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Tyron Woodley Breaks Down Potential Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington Fight

When it comes to a potential fight between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington, there’s no better authority on the subject than Tyron Woodley. Woodley has shared a training room with …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Tyron Woodley plots title return, rematch with Kamaru Usman

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Right now, the last image most fans have of Tyron Woodley is of Kamaru Usman smothering him against a fence.
The former …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2887 with Tyron Woodley

Stream or download Friday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with guest Tyron Woodley.
The former welterweight champion lost his title by unanimous decision to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 earlier this …read more

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Kamaru Usman's title win was the closest Nigeria's Sodiq Yusuff came to crying watching a fight

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WILMINGTON, Del. – Much like pretty much any other high-level athlete, part of Sodiq Yusuff’s motivation to rise to the top …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington explains why Kamaru Usman is an easier matchup than Tyron Woodley

At UFC 235, Tyron Woodley was put his title on the line when he took on Kamaru Usman, not Colby Covington like many expected. Ultimately, Usman dominated Woodley from bell …read more

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Covington Slams ‘Ali Abdel-A-Sleaze’ For Puppeting Usman

Now that Kamaru Usman has disposed of Tyron Woodley and taken control of the 170-pound division, the path has (finally) been cleared for ex-interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington, who fights …read more

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Colby Covington Mocks Tyron Woodley for Challenging Conor McGregor

Colby Covington once again believes that Tyron Woodley is embarrassing himself. Colby Covington has mocked Tyron Woodley for his rap career and for his lopsided defeat to Kamaru Usman at …read more

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Colby Covington: UFC champ Kamaru Usman is 'going to look like an amateur' in our fight

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Colby Covington doesn’t envision a competitive fight when he steps in the octagon against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.
Covington (14-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) is currently awaiting …read more

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Firas Zahabi Praises UFC Champ Kamaru Usman

Ever since his dominant title victory over Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman has received a ton of praise for his abilities. The new UFC welterweight champ extended his win streak to …read more

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Colby Covington: Kamaru Usman Is Faking Injuries Again

Colby Covington believes Kamaru Usman is putting off their bout for as long as he can. Usman is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder. He captured the gold …read more

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Zahabi: Usman’s ‘one level ahead of everyone,’ could be an all-time great

Firas Zahabi thinks new UFC champ Kamaru Usman has the potential to be an all-time great. Firas Zahabi has incredibly high praise for newly crowned UFC champion Kamaru Usman. The …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington thinks Kamaru Usman will try to avoid him

At UFC 235, Kamaru Usman became the new welterweight champion after dominating Tyron Woodley from bell to bell. Following the fight, it was reported Colby Covington would be getting the …read more

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Tyron Woodley discusses ‘crushing feeling’ of losing UFC title

Tyron Woodley is no longer the UFC welterweight champion. After a lengthy reign atop the division, he was dethroned by Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 earlier this month, giving up …read more

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Dana White Says Usman Will Fight Covington As Soon As He’s Healthy

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White plans to book Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington once the welterweight champion is healthy. Covington has done all he can to keep his …read more

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Dana White: As soon as Kamaru Usman is healthy he will face Colby Covington

Kamaru Usman has his first title defense set in stone with a fight against Colby Covington in the very near future.
While that has always been the expected fight, UFC president …read more

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Rogan, Usman Explain ‘Marty From Nebraska’

Marty is short for Kamaru, which is short for Kamarudeen.
That’s according to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, who is sometimes referred to as “Marty from Nebraska” by …read more

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Tyron Woodley calls out Conor McGregor

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After losing the UFC welterweight belt to Kamaru Usman, Tyron Woodley isn’t sure what’s next for him. He hasn’t been promised an immediate rematch, so his …read more

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Woodley Will Fight McBitch At White Castle

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley, finally realized he’s not getting an immediate rematch against newly-crowned division kingpin, Kamaru Usman, and is now setting his sights on …read more

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Stephen Thompson expecting ‘straight up ninja stuff’ from Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville

NASHVILLE — At UFC Nashville media day, Stephen Thompson discusses getting older as a fighter, fighting Anthony Pettis, how he thinks Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington might go, wanting to …read more

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Colby Covington Blames Kamaru Usman For Las Vegas Altercation

Colby Covington says that Kamaru Usman and his entourage started their Las Vegas confrontation. Covington made his presence felt during UFC 235’s fight week. He interrupted Usman’s open workout session, …read more

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UFC Nashville's Stephen Thompson has renewed hopes for title with Kamaru Usman as champion

NASHVILLE – Stephen Thompson is the contender who has arguably benefited most from Kamaru Usman taking the UFC welterweight title away from Tyron Woodley.
Thompson (14-3-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC), who returns …read more

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Usman: I’m bringing the ‘wrath of every immigrant’ vs. Covington

Kamaru Usman is making things personal between him and Colby Covington. If there is one thing that Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman have in common, it is their personal …read more

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Did Jorge Masvidal assault Leon Edwards? Kamaru Usman says ‘it’s tricky’

While Jorge Masvidal was being interviewed backstage following his UFC on ESPN+ 5 knockout win over Darren Till on March 16, he and Leon Edwards got into a physical altercation …read more

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Kamaru Usman vows to beat Colby Covington with ‘the wrath of every immigrant in this country’

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and former interim welterweight champion Colby Covington do not like each other. At all.

The good news is that it sounds like they’ll get the …read more

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Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson eyes a faster path back to the title now that Kamaru Usman is champion

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has never given up on becoming UFC champion.
Unfortunately his path back to the title seemed impossibly long after battling Tyron Woodley to a draw in their first …read more

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UFC champ Kamaru Usman plans to unleash 'wrath of every immigrant' on Colby Covington

UFC champ Kamaru Usman has a deep burning motivation to defeat Colby Covington in their potential welterweight title bout.
After claiming UFC gold with a dominant win over Tyron Woodley at …read more

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Kamaru Usman’s Manager Says Jorge Masvidal Deserves UFC Welterweight Title Shot, Colby Covington Responds

Kamaru Usman’s manager Ali Abdelaziz wants to see Jorge Masvidal be the next welterweight title challenger, but Colby Covington has other plans. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has …read more

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Masvidal would accept title shot over teammate Covington

Jorge Masvidal wouldn’t think twice if he was given a shot at UFC gold before his teammate Colby Covington, who has already been deemed next for champ Kamaru Usman. Jorge …read more

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BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 112 // Colby Covington | Alex Volkanovski | Dan Lambert

Colby Covington returns to recap his eventful weekend in Las Vegas at UFC 235. Many agree that Covington stole the show in usual “Chaos” fashion. From crashing Kamaru Usman’s open …read more

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Manager: Usman Wants Masvidal Now, Not Covington

Two weeks after almost fist fighting Colby Covington in Vegas, Ali Abdelaziz is trying to kill his welterweight title shot aspirations. Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington really don’t like each …read more

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Ben Askren claims Jorge Masvidal ducking him; Kamaru Usman ducking Colby Covington

Former ONE Championship and Bellator titleholder Ben Askren packed up his undefeated resume and took it to London for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ 5 showdown between Darren Till …read more

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Pull No Punches 09: Lando Vannata can’t believe Kamaru Usman made Colby Covington look like good guy

Your hosts Shak Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each week on Saturday’s at 2pm CST as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you …read more

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Mohammed Usman, brother of UFC champ Kamaru Usman, nets dominant win at Titan FC 53

It’s been a good month for the Usman brothers.
After his older brother Kamaru Usman captured the UFC welterweight title earlier this month, Mohammed Usman (4-1) registered a big win for …read more

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Ben Askren: UFC will have ‘no other choice’ to give me Kamaru Usman after I beat Darren Till

Ben Askren already has a roadmap drawn out in his head for how 2019 is going to go.
Askren, the undefeated former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight king, traveled to the …read more

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Darren Till: Kamaru Usman Did Not Face the Same Tyron Woodley

At UFC 235, Kamaru Usman unseated Tyron Woodley to become the new welterweight champion in a dominant and one-sided performance. In the aftermath of the event, Tyron Woodley has struggled …read more

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Darren Till comments on ‘weird fight’ between Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman

When Tyron Woodley fought Darren Till in September, he looked like an absolute juggernaut. When he fought Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 earlier this month, hit looked far less impressive, …read more

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How would Jorge Masvidal fare vs. UFC champ Kamaru Usman? 'I think I would break his face'

Jorge Masvidal had an interesting and entertaining, not to mention interactive, open workout session ahead of UFC on ESPN+ 5.
Masvidal, who returns from a 16-month layoff to meet Darren Till …read more

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Darren Till: Tyron Woodley didn't show up to fight Kamaru Usman like he did against me

LONDON – As far as Darren Till is concerned, the difference between Tyron Woodley’s fight with him as opposed to his fight with Kamaru Usman might as well be night …read more

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New UFC champ Kamaru Usman updates condition following surgery

Newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman had to undergo surgery this week, but it doesn’t appear that he will be sidelined for long.
Usman became the UFC welterweight champion by …read more

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Colby Covington Rips Tyron Woodley for Ruining Huge Rivalry Fight by Losing to Kamaru Usman

The long gestating rivalry between Colby Covington and former UFC champion Tyron Woodley never had the chance to come to a conclusion after several attempts to put the fight together …read more

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Woodley: Usman “Didn’t Do Anything Special” at UFC 235

Tyron Woodley is not impressed with Kamaru Usman’s championship-winning UFC 235 performance. After dropping the belt to Kamaru Usman in a lopsided fashion that stunned legions of spectators, Tyron Woodley …read more

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Manager: UFC's Usman has hernia surgery

The manager for Kamaru Usman told MMA Junkie that the UFC welterweight champion had surgery Tuesday to fix a double hernia. …read more

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Kamaru Usman Recovering from ‘Intense’ Knee Surgery, Hopes to Return Soon

New UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is on the mend after undergoing knee surgery in Philadelphia on Tuesday. “The Nigerian Nightmare” had previously revealed that he had existing damage in …read more

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Usman Undergoes Surgery For Double Hernia

Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman underwent surgery earlier today (Tues., March 12, 2019) in order to take care of a double hernia.
The procedure comes a little …read more

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Fresh out of knee surgery, Kamaru Usman promises beating for ‘you know who’

Kamaru Usman was the picture of dominance in his welterweight title-winning defeat of Tyron Woodley at UFC 235. That being said, he didn’t leave the Octagon unscathed. During the fight, …read more

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Kamaru Usman has knee surgery, vows to put beating on ‘you know who’

Kamaru Usman underwent knee surgery on Tuesday.
The newly crowned UFC welterweight champion took care of nagging issues with the knee in a procedure done at a Philadelphia hospital, then gave …read more

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UFC champ Kamaru Usman has knee surgery, looks forward to return vs. 'you know who'

Less than two weeks after winning the UFC welterweight title, Kamaru Usman is on the mend.
Usman (15-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) underwent surgery Tuesday to have a knee injury repaired. The …read more

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Tyron Woodley Still Trying to Wrap His Head Around ‘Out of Body’ Experience Losing to Kamaru Usman

Tyron Woodley still can’t quite put his finger on what went wrong in his title fight against Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. While he was favored to win going into …read more

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Tyron Woodley's coach: No excuses for Kamaru Usman loss, realistic about immediate rematch

Things didn’t go Tyron Woodley’s way at UFC 235, and his coach, Duke Roufus, is fully prepared to embrace going back to the drawing board.
Kamaru Usman put on a splendid …read more

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Niko Price: One day, I'd like to stand across from Kamaru Usman

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WITCHITA, Kan. – To be clear, UFC welterweight Niko Price isn’t calling for a title shot.
What Price is saying after another …read more

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Tyron Woodley on UFC 235: ‘It’s f—king heartbreaking’

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley reflects on his performance and loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley put on an unexpectedly lethargic …read more

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Ben Askren On Kamaru Usman: ‘He Can’t Punch Worth A Damn’

Ben Askren laughs off the thought that Kamaru Usman can knock him out. Usman recently captured the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight gold from Askren’s teammate and longtime friend Tyron …read more

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Covington ‘almost heartbroken’ Woodley lost at UFC 235

Colby Covington says the Kamaru Usman fight should have happened much earlier in both of their respective careers. Colby Covington says he was devastated that Tyron Woodley lost the UFC …read more

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Ben Askren vows to retire if he gets KO’d by Kamaru Usman

Ben Askren continues to wreak havoc both inside and outside of the octagon, with his latest target being newly-crowned UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman.

“Funky” made his highly anticipated octagon …read more

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Askren says he’d retire if KO’d by Usman: ‘He can’t punch worth a damn’

Ben Askren continues to diss Kamaru Usman on social media. UFC newcomer Ben Askren is at it again, this time claiming that he’d retire if he was ever knocked out …read more

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Colby Covington On Ali Abdelaziz: ‘He’s A Piece Of Sh*t’

Colby Covington has harsh words for Kamaru Usman’s manager Ali Abdelaziz. Covington made quite the ruckus during UFC 235 fight week. He interrupted Usman’s open workout session, approached UFC president …read more

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Colby Covington believes Tyron Woodley’s career is over

Colby Covington was expected to fight Tyron Woodley for the welterweight title prior to last weekend’s UFC 235 event.

However, Colby’s “promised” title shot went to Kamaru Usman instead, and …read more

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Goddard Shuts Down Critics Of Woodly Vs Usman Officiating

Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) referee, Marc Goddard, faced an inordinate amount of online backlash for his officiating in the Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman title fight, held in the …read more

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Referee Marc Goddard says he made ‘wrong choice’ in comment made to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235

Marc Goddard has issued a series of statements and explanations regarding his officiating at UFC 235.
The veteran referee took to Twitter on Thursday to respond to some of the criticisms …read more

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Usman, Woodley's mother enjoy emotional moment after UFC 235

Tyron Woodley’s mom provides a few words of encouragement to Kamaru Usman after UFC 235. …read more

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Jon Jones solidifies top spot in ESPN pound-for-pound MMA rankings

After defending his UFC light heavyweight championship on Saturday, Jon Jones is a unanimous No. 1 in the ESPN pound-for-pound MMA rankings. New welterweight champ Kamaru Usman enters the Top …read more

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Coach: Woodley not being a ‘company man’ may be a problem now

Coach and former UFC fighter Din Thomas explains what led to Tyron Woodley’s loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was seemingly not …read more

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Ponzinibbio: Me and Usman have to ‘take care of a pending issue’

Welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio wants to take on new UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Welterweight contender Santiago Ponzinibbio believes he has unfinished business with the newly crowned champion of the division, …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio Has Unfinished Business With Kamaru Usman

Santiago Ponzinibbio believes he’ll eventually clash with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder Kamaru Usman. Ponzinibbio and Usman were supposed to meet back in May 2018. “Gente Boa” ended …read more

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Colby Covington recounts expletive filled altercation with Nate Diaz at UFC 235


Colby Covington had plenty of altercations this past weekend in Las Vegas when he made an appearance at UFC 235 where he watched Kamaru Usman become the new welterweight champion …read more

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‘See You Soon’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight smashing machine, Santiago Ponzinibbio, was expected to throw hands with wrestling powerhouse, Kamaru Usman, at the UFC Fight Night 129 mixed martial arts (MMA) event …read more

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Kamaru Usman shares emotional embrace with Tyron Woodley’s mom after UFC 235 fight

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Ben Askren Says He Would Accept A Welterweight Title Shot Only With Woodley's Blessing

The Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight division experienced a major shakeup last weekend with Kamaru Usman’s emphatic win over Tyron Woodley for the UFC welterweight title, as well as Ben Askren’s …read more

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Watch: Kamaru Usman and Tyron Woodley’s Mother Share Emotional Moment After UFC 235

UFC 235 had no shortage of stories to take away from the event. One of the biggest being the welterweight title changing hands in the co-main event. Kamaru Usman dominated …read more

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Video: Usman shares intimate moment with Woodley’s mom backstage

An emotional Kamaru Usman shared a rather intimate moment with Tyron Woodley’s mom backstage at UFC 235. They had their bout of trash talk before the fight, but Kamaru Usman …read more

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Tyron Woodley doesn’t believe Kamaru Usman’s the better fighter despite UFC 235 loss

Of all the fantastic performances that were witnessed at UFC 235 this past weekend, none may have been as impressive as welterweight title challenger, Kamaru Usman’s complete and total shutout …read more

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Colby Covington believes Kamaru Usman altercation was orchestrated so he would lose his title shot

Colby Covington had quite an interesting weekend in Las Vegas capped off with a near brawl that almost broke out in the Palms Hotel and Casino buffet line.
As insane as …read more

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Askren needs Woodley's 'blessing' to fight for title

Ben Askren is open to fight Kamaru Usman for the UFC’s welterweight title — if friend and former champ Tyron Woodley agrees with it. …read more

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Coach: Kamaru Usman ‘kinda broke’ Tyron Woodley at UFC 235

Coach Henry Hooft says everything went according to plan with Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. Kamaru Usman absolutely dominated Tyron Woodley to win the UFC welterweight title last Saturday, and …read more

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Ben Askren Would Need Tyron Woodley’s Blessing For UFC Welterweight Title Shot

The UFC’s welterweight division has certainly opened wide up after this past weekend (Sat. March 2, 2019). Tyron Woodley was dethroned by Kamaru Usman after suffering a lopsided unanimous decision …read more

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Askren Needs Woodley’s Permission To Fight For Title

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has a new welterweight king upon the 170-pound throne, thanks to Kamaru Usman’s masterful performance against Tyron Woodley in the UFC 235 co-main event last weekend …read more

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Kamaru Usman broke records in UFC 235 victory over Tyron Woodley

On Saturday night, Kamaru Usman wrested the UFC welterweight strap from the waist of long-time champion Tyron Woodley.

It was a near flawless victory from Usman, who dominated the champion …read more

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Ben Askren won’t fight for UFC welterweight strap without speaking to Tyron Woodley first

The first shot at new UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman is expected to go to his arch rival Colby Covington. That being said, after an ugly altercation with Covington, Usman’s …read more

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Colby Covington Claims Ali Abdelaziz Threatened To Kill Him

Colby Covington was in attendance last Saturday night at UFC 235 to witness the welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman, but before the weekend was over, he …read more

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Colby Covington shares detailed account of altercation with Kamaru Usman, Ali Abdelaziz

Shortly after UFC 235, former interim welterweight champion Colby Covington had a heated run-in with new welterweight king Kamaru Usman and his manager Ali Abdelaziz. This altercation, which went down …read more

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Coach: Kamaru Usman ‘broke’ Tyron Woodley at UFC 235

It wasn’t outlandish before UFC 235 to think that Kamaru Usman could dethrone Tyron Woodley and capture the UFC welterweight title.
But few could have imagined the way things actually …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

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Dana White on Tyron Woodley: ‘Did he have an excuse on why he looked bad?’

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UFC president Dana White gives his thoughts on Tyron Woodley’s performance and future after he lost to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235.
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