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Eager for Kevin Lee rematch, Francisco Trinaldo cites Anthony Pettis and Dustin Poirier as ideal opponents

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Francisco Trinaldo already has a list of opponents in mind for his next bouts after going back to the winning column in the UFC.
Moments after defeating …read more

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Manager for Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson: 'It’s inevitable' they will fight, just not sure when

Oct 7, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Tony Ferguson (red gloves) reacts after defeating Kevin Lee (blue gloves) in the third round during UFC 216 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: …read more

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Francisco Trinaldo promises to do 'what no one else has done before' to Jim Miller at UFC Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Francisco Trinaldo had the longest winning streak of his MMA career snapped by Kevin Lee in March, and that night taught him an important lesson.
Getting back …read more

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Georges St-Pierre Says Early Weigh-Ins Do The Opposite of What They’re Intended

The weight cutting in MMA has been a problem everyone points out, but few can offer a solution. The latest scare was Kevin Lee’s suspenseful weigh-in before UFC 216, where …read more

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Owen Roddy on Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson: ‘I’d Like to See it’

Conor McGregor’s striking coach is starting to see the appeal of a unification bout between his fighter and Tony Ferguson. Earlier this month, Ferguson took on Kevin Lee inside the …read more

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Interim UFC champ Tony Ferguson receives jiu-jitsu black belt from Eddie Bravo

After claiming the interim UFC lightweight title with a third-round submission of Kevin Lee in the UFC 216 headliner earlier this month, Ferguson (23-3 MMA, 13-1 UFC) got another belt …read more

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Interim UFC champ Tony Ferguson receives jiu-jitsu black belt from Eddie Bravo

Tony Ferguson is on a belt-collection tour.
After claiming the interim UFC lightweight title with a third-round submission of Kevin Lee in the UFC 216 headliner earlier this month, Ferguson (23-3 …read more

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Khabib: Ferguson won at UFC 216 because Lee was fighting him ‘like chicken’

Khabib Nurmagomedov does not think too highly of Tony Ferguson’s win against Kevin Lee at UFC 216. After being on the receiving end of ground-and-pound attacks towards the end …read more

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Sam Alvey is enduring an absolutely massive weight cut ahead of UFC Gdansk

Weight-cutting is an extremely controversial topic in combat sports. After “The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee endured a massive, 21-pound cut ahead of his recent UFC 216 showdown with Tony Ferguson, …read more

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Artem Lobov on Who Should Face McGregor: ‘I Think Tony is Next’

Who’s next for Conor McGregor? Artem Lobov believes it’s Tony Ferguson. At UFC 216, Ferguson captured the interim UFC lightweight title. He submitted Kevin Lee inside the T-Mobile Arena in …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov trashes Kevin Lee’s UFC 216 performance

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee with a third-round choke to capture the UFC interim lightweight title. While Ferguson ultimately came …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Lee Was Fighting Ferguson Like a Chicken

Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t impressed with Kevin Lee’s performance at UFC 216. Lee fell short in his bid to capture the interim UFC lightweight title. “The Motown Phenom” was submitted by …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Kevin Lee fought Tony Ferguson ‘like chicken’ at UFC 216

Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn’t impressed by Kevin Lee’s performance at UFC 216.
Nurmagomedov, the undefeated UFC lightweight contender who is anticipating a return on Dec. 30 at UFC 219, has been a …read more

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Pre-fight questionnaire shows Kevin Lee failed to disclose staph infection for UFC 216

Unsurprisingly, considering he already admitted to using makeup to hide the infection, Kevin Lee didn’t disclose his staph ahead of UFC 216. The interim title fight in the main event …read more

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Kevin Lee makes his pick for possible Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson fight

On October 7, in the main event of UFC 216, 25-year-old lightweight contender Kevin Lee’s title dreams were put on hold, as he was submitted by Tony Ferguson in an …read more

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Staph infection, weight cut made Kevin Lee ‘too emotional’ ahead of Tony Ferguson bout at UFC 216

Before Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee made it to the Octagon for the main event of UFC 216, it appeared as though the interim title fight was in jeopardy.
Speaking …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov shares his ideal plans for the lightweight division

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee to win the UFC interim lightweight title. Yet in the opinion of Khabib Nurmagomedov, who …read more

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Kevin Lee picks Tony Ferguson to beat Conor McGregor in UFC title fight ... assuming they fight at all

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Kevin Lee, as not only did “The Motown Phenom” come up short in his bid to win the interim Lightweight title against …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Eddie Bravo on whether Tony Ferguson is a tougher fight for Conor McGregor than Nate Diaz

Shortly after Tony Ferguson captured the UFC interim lightweight title with a submission defeat of Kevin Lee, UFC President Dana White claimed that Ferguson will be the next man to …read more

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Frankie Edgar Isn’t Convinced More Weight Classes Stop Brutal Cuts

Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee put on a great fight at UFC 216 but it almost never happened. Media watched the early weigh-ins on that Friday morning on the edge …read more

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Tony Ferguson responds to Conor McGregor with his own ‘Grand Theft Auto’-inspired tweet

Tony Ferguson and Conor McGregor aren’t above playing games when it comes to fight promotion.
Six days after Ferguson submitted Kevin Lee in the main event of UFC 216 to win …read more

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Frankie Edgar doesn’t believe more divisions will stop extreme cutting

Daniel Cormier. Kevin Lee. Khabib Nurmagomedov. Those are just three elite UFC fighters who have struggled with the scale this year, to varying degrees of calamity.
In the case of Cormier …read more

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The UFC Didn’t Want Daniel Cormier to Talk About Kevin Lee’s Staph at UFC 216

Before the main event of UFC 216, as Kevin Lee walked to the Octagon, Joe Rogan immediately blurted out that Lee may have a staph infection. There were mixed reactions …read more

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Daniel Cormier: UFC told broadcast team not to mention Kevin Lee’s staph infection at UFC 216

When Kevin Lee stepped inside of the Octagon at UFC 216 earlier this month the team of cageside UFC commentators, including Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, and UFC light heavyweight champion …read more

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Daniel Cormier Says UFC Told Him Not to Mention Kevin Lee’s Staph Infection

Daniel Cormier claims the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) told him not to bring up Kevin Lee’s staph infection during the UFC 216 broadcast. During Lee’s entrance inside the T-Mobile Arena …read more

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Cormier: UFC told us not to address Lee’s staph infection at UFC 216

Daniel Cormier says he was told by the UFC not to address Kevin Lee’s evident staph infection during the UFC 216 broadcast. Daniel Cormier and Joe Rogan were at …read more

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Conor McGregor teases Tony Ferguson title fight with ‘Scarface’ Twitter post

A potential scrap between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and surging veteran Tony Ferguson is beginning to grow in likelihood, especially after “El Cucuy” defeated Kevin Lee at UFC 216 …read more

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UFC 216’s Kevin Lee didn’t know where he was during grueling weight cut

Kevin Lee talks about his excruciating weight cut prior to UFC 216. Kevin Lee was lucky to make it to the Octagon last Saturday at UFC 216.
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Kevin Lee Says Tony Ferguson Should Get The Shot at Conor McGregor

After all the animosity between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee in the lead-up to UFC 216, the end result couldn’t be more classy by both opponents. After Ferguson tapped out …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Tony Ferguson makes mistakes that would really cost him against Conor McGregor

UFC 216 took place over the weekend with the UFC interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee showcased as the main event. It was an exciting fight …read more

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Tony Ferguson on Conor McGregor: ‘I’m Going to Expose That Dude’

Tony Ferguson believes he’ll expose Conor McGregor inside the Octagon. Ferguson captured the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim lightweight title at UFC 216. He submitted Kevin Lee in the third …read more

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Kevin Lee nearly boiled alive trying to make weight for UFC 216

Kevin Lee might be changing his nickname from “Motown Phenom” to “Ishikawa Goemon.”
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender was roughly 20 pounds over the 155-pound limit heading into his …read more

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Kevin Lee recounts brutal weight cut for UFC 216: I don’t even remember much

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 216, Kevin Lee came up short in a bid to capture the UFC interim lightweight title in a fight with Tony Ferguson. …read more

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Kevin Lee’s Coach Isn’t Sold on Move up to Welterweight

Kevin Lee may have expressed interest in a move up to welterweight, but his coach isn’t thrilled with the idea. Lee fell short in his bid to capture the interim …read more

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Kevin Lee’s Head Coach Explains Why More Weight Classes Aren’t the Answer to Weight Cutting Issues

Weight cutting has been one of the biggest issues in mixed martial arts ever since the sport adapted weight classes, but no one has figured out the perfect answer to …read more

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Not so fast! Kevin Lee’s head coach not sold on move to welterweight after brutal weight cut at UFC 216

It took Kevin Lee two attempts to hit his mark for his interim Lightweight title fight against Tony Ferguson, which went down last weekend (Sat., Oct. 7, 2017) in Las …read more

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Bisping Believes Ferguson is Tougher Fight For McGregor Than Diaz

Michael Bisping believes interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson will be a true challenge for Conor McGregor. At UFC 216, Ferguson captured interim gold by submitting Kevin Lee inside the T-Mobile …read more

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Live Chat: UFC 216 in review, UFC title shots, Mark Hunt vs. UFC and more

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Today on the podcast, we’ll discuss UFC 216 from every conceivable angle. What to make of Tony Ferguson’s win? Kevin Lee’s future? Conor McGregor’s …read more

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Check Out Demetrious Johnson’s Mighty Whizbar in Slo-Mo

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UFC 216 was a stellar night for championship performances. Tony Ferguson captured the interim lightweight title in a hard-fought battle with Kevin Lee, but Mighty Mouse stole the …read more

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Midnight Mania! Tony Ferguson aimed for Kevin Lee’s staph infection ... then took 50 showers

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Tony Ferguson spoke with TMZ and said Kevin Lee’s staph infection …read more

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Fabricio Werdum Replaces Mark Hunt Against Marcin Tybura at UFC Sydney

We’ve had a while week of fight cancellations and curve balls. For UFC 216, Kevin Lee nearly missed weight, Derrick Lewis pulled out of his fight with Fabricio Werdum, Walt …read more

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Kevin Lee's head coach prefers he stay at lightweight, not move up

Kevin Lee’s head coach prefers he stay at lightweight, not move up …read more

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UFC 216 medical suspensions: Still no notice of Kevin Lee’s staph infection

The UFC 216 medical suspensions are out, with multiple fighters facing potential 6-month suspensions. But, still no notice of Kevin Lee’s staph. While Kevin Lee apparently worked overtime to …read more

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PHOTO | Tony Ferguson reveals massive walk-around weight just days after UFC 216

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee stepped into the Octagon to battle for the UFC interim lightweight title. Despite a rough first …read more

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Hindsight - UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee in retrospect

Get the thoughts and musings of Dayne Fox on UFC 216, from Brad Tavares’ workmanlike opening victory to the back-and-forth main event between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee. Though I …read more

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Conor McGregor’s Coach Thinks It’d Be ‘Lights Out’ For Tony Ferguson If They Fought

Tony Ferguson did it. He marched through a long hard road out of hell and shined in the moment he needed it most. After submitting Kevin Lee to become the …read more

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Tony Ferguson directs an intense threat at Conor McGregor

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee to capture the UFC interim lightweight title. In the wake of this title win, Ferguson quickly …read more

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Owen Roddy dismisses Tony Ferguson’s chances against Conor McGregor: ‘It’ll be lights out fairly quick’

Tony Ferguson has taken aim at Conor McGregor on several occasions since he claimed the UFC interim lightweight title with a third round submission over Kevin Lee in the main …read more

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Monday Morning Analyst: Don't forget about Kevin Lee or Fabricio Werdum

On today’s episode, we go over all of the results from UFC 216 as well as Bellator 184. We focus on the standout performances of Tony Ferguson and Demetrious Johnson. …read more

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Ray Borg, Several Others, Could Be Sideline Until 2018 After UFC 216

Despite a hard-fought battle with Kevin Lee, Tony Ferguson escaped the fight unscathed. Lee wasn’t as lucky.
Lee’s situation isn’t serious, however, as he received a minimal suspension for a possible …read more

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Tony Ferguson’s Championship Choke (UFC 216 Fight Highlights)

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Check out highlights from Tony Ferguson’s interim lightweight title victory over Kevin Lee at UFC 216 …read more

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Highlights! Watch Tony Ferguson submit Kevin Lee to win interim title - UFC 216

Two of the best lightweights in the world met inside of the Octagon this past weekend (Sat., Oct. 7, 2017) at UFC 216 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside T-Mobile …read more

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VIDEO | Fighter barely able to stand on scale from weight cut still allowed to fight in Japan

There was quite a bit of commotion with the UFC 216 weigh-ins leading up to this past weekend’s UFC card as Kevin Lee needed an extra hour to make the …read more

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NAC: Kevin Lee was found medically fit to fight at UFC 216

Nevada Athletic Commission director Bob Bennett confirms that Kevin Lee was given the green light by doctors to fight, despite his staph infection. Right before his main event fight on …read more

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VIDEO | Chael Sonnen believes he knows why Kevin Lee got tired in UFC 216 title fight

Last Saturday, in the main event of the action-packed UFC 216, Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson stepped into the cage to battle for the interim lightweight title. Though Lee started …read more

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Kevin Lee issues statement on UFC 216 loss to Tony Ferguson

Last Saturday night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 216, 25-year-old lightweight contender Kevin Lee stepped in to the Octagon with the streaking Tony Ferguson. He did so …read more

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Monday Morning Hangover: What’s next for Kevin Lee after losing interim title fight at UFC 216?

Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone, as UFC 216 blew the roof of T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada this past weekend (Sat. Oct. 7, 2017) in Las …read more

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UFC 216: Starring Demetrious Johnson’s armbar - Post fight analysis in six easy tweets

The Bloody Elbow tweetdown, starring Mighty Mouse armbars, athletic commission blunders, and a sincere discussion about GOATs. UFC 216: Demetrious Johnson (co-starring Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee) was a two …read more

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UFC 216 Fantasy Rewind

A new interim lightweight champion was crowned on Saturday night in Las Vegas after Tony Ferguson submitted Kevin Lee in the third round of the UFC 216 main event. The …read more

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UFC 216 Reebok Athlete Outffiting Pay: Demetrious Johnson leads the way!

The UFC 216 Reebok Athlete Outfitting payouts are in!
Main event fighters Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee each took home $30,000 from Reebok last night.
“El Cucuy” defeated “The MoTown Phenom” via …read more

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UFC 216 results: What’s next for Tony Ferguson after winning interim lightweight title?

Tony Ferguson is the new Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim Lightweight champion after defeating Kevin Lee in a rather entertaining title fight in the main event of UFC 216 last …read more

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UFC 216 Salaries: Tony Ferguson earns top payout

The UFC 216 fighter salaries are in and newly crowned interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson earned the events top payout.
Ferguson, who submitted Kevin Lee in the third-round of the UFC …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Kevin Lee, Ray Borg and UFC 216's losing fighters?

Filed under: News, UFC, Videos(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC 216’s winning fighters?)
UFC 216 will go down as event to forget for some, because all four main …read more

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Tony Ferguson: ‘Conor McGregor Poses no Threat to me’

Tony Ferguson says he’s ready for a title unification bout against Conor McGregor. Last night (Oct. 7), Ferguson took on Kevin Lee inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada …read more

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Nevada commission: Kevin Lee was ‘medically fit to fight’ at UFC 216

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) stands by its decision, based on doctors’ input, to allow Kevin Lee to fight at UFC 216.
NAC executive director Bob Bennett told MMA Fighting on …read more

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UFC 216 Aftermath: Will Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson happen?

UFC president Dana White left no doubt which direction he wants to go with the lightweight division following Tony Ferguson’s UFC interim title victory over Kevin Lee on Saturday night.
“Tony’s …read more

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Justin Gaethje: 'I want to be the most violent lightweight in the world'

LAS VEGAS — At UFC 216, Justin Gaethje talked about coaching on The Ultimate Fighter 26, his upcoming fight against Eddie Alvarez, his prediction for Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee, …read more

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Kevin Lee hides staph infection from NSAC and UFC, says weight cut to make UFC 216 title fight almost killed him

Kevin Lee failed to make weight on his first attempt to hit his mark for his interim Lightweight title fight against Tony Ferguson, which went down last night (Sat., Oct. …read more

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Dana White updates on possible Tony Ferguson vs. Conor McGregor unification bout

Last night, the UFC touched down in Las Vegas, Nevada with the absolutely thrilling UFC 216. In the main event, we saw streaking lightweights Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee collide …read more

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UFC 216 results from last night: Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee fight recap

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight elites Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee clashed last night (Oct. 7, 2017) at UFC 216 from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Entering this bout …read more

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Kevin Lee: UFC 216 weight cut ‘damn near killed me,’ it’s about time to move up

Kevin Lee says he’s too big for lightweight and is looking to move up a division. Kevin Lee was winning the earlier portions of his UFC 216 interim title bout …read more

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UFC 216 video recap: Tony Ferguson bags interim title with submission over Kevin Lee

Tony Ferguson has been crowned as the UFC interim lightweight champion via a triangle choke finish over Kevin Lee. After all the back-and-forth tirades during the pre-fight build-up, Tony …read more

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Fighters React to Tony Ferguson Winning Interim UFC Title

Tony Ferguson became the interim lightweight champion on Saturday by submitting Kevin Lee in the UFC 216 main event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Ferguson had to come back from …read more

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Tony Ferguson: Conor McGregor is Scared, but There’s Nowhere to Run

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Tony Ferguson captured the interim version of the lightweight title at UFC 216 on Saturday night in Las Vegas. He submitted Kevin Lee late in the …read more

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Kevin Lee: No excuses for UFC 216 title loss to Tony Ferguson after weight cut 'damn near killed me'

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosLAS VEGAS – Kevin Lee sat on stage, faced the media with his sunglasses on, hiding his battered face, and held back tears until he …read more

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UFC 216: Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee Discuss Interim Title Fight

Following their main event fight at UFC 216 Saturday night, both Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee talked inside the Octagon with Joe Rogan. Ferguson, a former Ultimate Fighter winner, became …read more

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UFC 216 results: Tony Ferguson submits Kevin Lee to win interim title, still not guaranteed Conor McGregor fight

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is making an effort to clear things up in the lightweight division, putting top contender Tony Ferguson to work against streaking 155-pound up-and-comer Kevin Lee.
Instead, it …read more

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UFC 216 in Tweets: Pros react to Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee, Demetrious Johnson’s unbelievable submission

Tony Ferguson’s long quest to gold is complete — albeit of the interim variety — and Demetrious Johnson is the new UFC king. While UFC 216 may have flown under …read more

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UFC 216 video: Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee full fight highlights of main event title bout

Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee fought to an entertaining back and forth battle that ended crowning a new interim UFC champion. Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee brought the action, going …read more

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Tony Ferguson Triangles Kevin Lee at UFC 216; Demetrious Johnson Armbar Steals Show

Tony Ferguson captures interim lightweight crown with third-round submission in Kevin Lee in the UFC 216 main event on Saturday in Las Vegas. …read more

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UFC 216 results: Tony Ferguson submits Kevin Lee, claims interim lightweight belt

Never sleep on Tony Ferguson, not even for a minute.
Kevin Lee appeared to be up on the scorecards in his UFC 216 main event against Ferguson on Saturday night. But …read more

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Pros react to Tony Ferguson’s submission victory over Kevin Lee

Tony Ferguson became the UFC’s interim lightweight champion in the headliner of tonight’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas by scoring a third-round submission victory over Kevin Lee.
Here is how …read more

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Twitter reacts to Tony Ferguson's UFC 216 interim title-winning submission of Kevin Lee

A new interim UFC lightweight champion was crowned in Saturday’s UFC 216 headliner when Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee in the pay-per-view main event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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They said what?! Pros react to Tony Ferguson’s triangle choke of Kevin Lee at UFC 216

Pro fighters enjoyed Tony Ferguson’s thrilling submission win over Kevin Lee at UFC 216. Tony Ferguson finished Kevin Lee in the third round of their interim title fight at …read more

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UFC 216 results: Tony Ferguson triangles Kevin Lee to win interim lightweight title

Tony Ferguson submitted Kevin Lee at UFC 216 with a 3rd round triangle choke to become the UFC interim lightweight champion. The marquee matchup of UFC 216 saw Tony Ferguson …read more

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Tony Ferguson Wins Interim Lightweight Title at UFC 216, Unleashes on Conor McGregor

Tony Ferguson puts Kevin Lee away with a third round triangle choke submission to become the new UFC interim lightweight champion
Official result: Tony Ferguson def. Kevin Lee by submission (triangle …read more

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UFC 216 results: Tony Ferguson taps Kevin Lee to win interim Lightweight belt

With Lightweight champion Conor McGregor on multi-millionaire hiatus, top-ranked division contenders Tony Ferguson (No. 2) and Kevin Lee (No. 7) collided tonight (Sat., Oct. 7, 2017) for the interim division …read more

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UFC 216 Results: Tony Ferguson submits Kevin Lee

A interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee headlined tonight’s UFC 216 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas.
Round one begins and Kevin Lee comes forward and lands a …read more

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UFC 216 results: Tony Ferguson taps resilient Kevin Lee in third to win interim lightweight title

It was far from an easy night of work for Tony Ferguson, but a third-round triangle choke got Kevin Lee to tap and “El Cucuy” is the UFC’s newest champion.
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UFC 216 live blog: Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee

This is the UFC 216 live blog for Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee, an interim lightweight championship bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the T-Mobile, Arena in Las …read more

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UFC 216 – Live Results

UFC 216 goes down live tonight from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event Kevin Lee does battle with Tony Ferguson for the Interim Lightweight Title …read more

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UFC 216 salaries: Tony Ferguson can net $500k with interim title win

Filed under: News, UFCLAS VEGAS – Not only can Tony Ferguson or Kevin Lee walk away from UFC 216 with an interim championship belt, but they have an opportunity to …read more

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UFC 216: Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee win probabilities and betting picks

How did the fight algorithm see tonight’s matchups? After crunching the numbers, here are the win probabilities and possible bets for UFC 216 in Vegas. The win probabilities for UFC …read more

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UFC 216 fight card primer: Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee

UFC 216’s main event will crown a new interim Lightweight champion when Tony Ferguson takes on Kevin Lee. Get the details here. UFC 216 takes place this weekend, as it …read more

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Leonardo Santos Says Kevin Lee’s Interim Lightweight Title Shot is a Joke

Leonardo Santos doesn’t agree with Kevin Lee being given an interim lightweight title shot. Tonight (Oct. 7), Lee will take on Tony Ferguson inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, …read more

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Kevin Lee's coach: Why isn't Conor McGregor feeling disrespected by interim belt?

Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosAs a veteran fighter in a variety of disciplines, Dewey Cooper isn’t sure why UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor doesn’t feel more disrespected by …read more

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UFC 216 final betting odds: Ferguson pulls away from Lee as favorite

The final betting odds are in for UFC 216, as Tony Ferguson is favored to win the UFC’s interim lightweight belt over the underdog Kevin Lee. The final betting odds …read more

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Behind the Scenes of Kevin Lee’s Difficult UFC 216 Weight Cut

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On Episode 5 of UFC 216 Embedded, interim lightweight title contenders Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson wind down Thursday on track with their weight cuts, as do flyweight …read more

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UFC 216 Embedded, Episode 5: ‘Ask Dodson how it worked out for him’

In the fifth episode of UFC 216 Embedded, Kevin Lee needs two attempts to make championship weight, Demetrious Johnson and Ray Borg have a heated staredown at ceremonial weigh-ins and …read more

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Karyn Bryant recalls on-air beef that first sold Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee to us at UFC 216

Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosKevin Lee had barely left the octagon after a UFC Fight Night 112 win over Michael Chiesa when he engaged in another exchange – …read more

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