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Video: Max Holloway UFC 245 media lunch scrum

LOS ANGELES – Ahead of UFC 245, featherweight champion Max Holloway previewed his title defense against Alexander Volkanovski in Las Vegas.
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Michael Bisping Says Donald Cerrone Has ‘Good Chance’ Of Beating Conor McGregor

Michael Bisping isn’t counting out Donald Cerrone ahead of his UFC 246 showdown with Conor McGregor. McGregor vs. Cerrone is set to take place on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Watch Colby Covington win his first UFC title (UFC 245 fight video)

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Colby Covington has the opportunity to become the UFC welterweight champion when he faces Kamaru Usman at UFC 245 on Dec. 14 in Las Vegas. But it wouldn’t …read more

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Jose Aldo gives weight update ahead of bantamweight debut

At UFC 245, which will go down on December 14 in Las Vegas, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will debut in the bantamweight division against a fellow Brazilian in …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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UFC 245: ‘Usman vs. Covington’ fight card and start time

UFC 245 promises to be a star-studded fight card. The event will take place in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on the December 14.
In the UFC 245 main event, …read more

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Holly Holm-Raquel Pennington Rematch Rescheduled for UFC 246 in Las Vegas

A rematch between Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington has been rescheduled for UFC 246. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington added to UFC 246

The upcoming UFC 246 card, which is scheduled for January 18 in Las Vegas, Nevada, keeps getting better. The latest addition to the stacked card is a women’s bantamweight bout …read more

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Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington rematch rescheduled for UFC 246 in Las Vegas

Former UFC champ Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington finally will have their rematch in January.
Holm (12-5 MMA, 5-5 UFC) is set to run it back with Pennington (10-7 MMA, 7-4 …read more

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Pic! This McGregor Vs. Cerrone Fan Artwork Is Incredible

With less than two months before Conor McGregor returns to action against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on Jan. 18 from Las Vegas, Nevada, the pre-fight promotion has already began.
McGregor, …read more

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Francis Ngannou offers Alexander Volkov a free trip to UFC 246 in Las Vegas

Francis Ngannou has an opponent and date in mind for his return to the cage.
Saturday afternoon, the Cameroonian heavyweight, who sits at No. 3 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA …read more

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Tim Elliott vs. Askar Askarov set for UFC 246

Tim Elliott (pictured) fights Askar Askarov in a flyweight bout at UFC 246 in Las Vegas on Jan. 18 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Flyweight action is coming to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson Is On For April 18

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson is now a lock for a UFC event in April. ESPN reports that Ferguson made the trip to Las Vegas along with his management team …read more

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Tony Ferguson meeting with UFC to discuss Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson is meeting with UFC brass Friday night in Las Vegas to discuss a potential fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov.
It was reported earlier this week that the …read more

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ESPN boxing main event off after ridiculous 11-pound weight miss

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Oscar Valdez won’t be fighting Andres Gutierrez on Saturday in Las Vegas for one very obvious reason. There’s missing weight, then there’s really missing weight.
Saturday’s Top …read more

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Off Guard: Recently retired Jake Ellenberger misses competition but likely won't return to MMA

LAS VEGAS – It’s been more than a year since Jake Ellenberger retired from MMA, and he has no regrets.
Ellenberger (31-15 MMA, 10-11 UFC), who recently relocated to Las Vegas, …read more

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VIDEO: Watch every knockout and submission from the PFL 2019 Playoffs

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The 2019 PFL Playoffs delivered fireworks in Las Vegas, as fighters needed to Fight Night and Win Twice in the Same Night to advance to the Championship …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Conor McGregor set to fight Cowboy Cerrone in January UFC return

A long rumored bout between Conor McGregor and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is set for UFC 246 on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas.
ESPN first reported the confirmation of the bout on …read more

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BREAKING: Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone Announced as UFC 246 Headliner

The speculation and teasing is over, Conor McGregor is set to make his return to competition at UFC 246 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dana White informed ESPN.com today that McGregor …read more

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McGregor to fight Cerrone at UFC 246 on Jan. 18

Conor McGregor will return to the UFC Octagon on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas and fight Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, in the headliner of UFC 246. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Anthony Pettis, Diego Ferreira to Clash at UFC Event in Las Vegas on Jan. 18

Anthony Pettis will return to the lightweight division for a matchup with Diego Ferreira at the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s upcoming event in Las Vegas on Jan. 18. …read more

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Gerald Harris announces retirement

Gerald Harris following his win over David Branch at UFC 116 in Las Vegas on July 3, 2010. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This time, Gerald Harris swears he’s …read more

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Video: UFC 245 Timeline: Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington

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Before UFC 245, see how Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington ended up on a collision course for Dec. 14 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Joe Rogan reacts after Deontay Wilder KO’s Luis Ortiz

UFC commentator Joe Rogan was eagerly looking forward to tonight’s Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz rematch in Las Vegas.
Rogan had taken to Instagram earlier in the afternoon to express his …read more

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Pros react after Deontay Wilder KO’s Luis Ortiz in Las Vegas

Reigning WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (42-0-1) put his title on the line in a rematch against Luis Ortiz tonight in Las Vegas.
Wilder and Ortiz had first met in March …read more

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Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz 2 Results and Highlights

Reigning WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (41-0-1) will puts his title on the line in a rematch against Luis Ortiz tonight in Las Vegas.
Wilder and Ortiz first met in March …read more

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Fighter Salaries revealed for Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz 2

Reigning WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (41-0-1) will put his title on the line against Luis Ortiz tonight in Las Vegas.
Wilder and Ortiz first met in March of 2018, with …read more

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How To Watch ‘Wilder Vs. Ortiz 2’ Tonight On FOX PPV!

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It all goes down later tonight (Sat., Nov. 23, 2019) live on FOX PPV from inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, …read more

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Posted on November 23, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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“Wilder vs. Ortiz II” results and LIVE fight coverage

Two of the Heavyweight division’s most fearsome punchers will run back their 2018 classic tonight when Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz throw leather in Las Vegas.
MMAmania will have LIVE coverage …read more

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Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz Both Agree Bout Doesn’t Go 12 Rounds

Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz made their final press conference appearance before their rematch on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Having already fought once before, …read more

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Deontay Wilder Says Luis Ortiz Challenged Him Most in Last Bout

Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz face off for the second time this Saturday night on pay-per-view at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The last time the two …read more

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Posted on November 20, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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What Is QUINTET Ultra?

Everything you need to know about the grappling event taking place in Las Vegas on December 12.
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov demands apology from NSAC before he will accept March fight in Las Vegas

Current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov wants an apology from the Nevada State Athletic Commission before he will accept a proposed March fight in Las Vegas.

‘The Eagle’ was fined $500,000 …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov wants apology from NSAC before fighting in Las Vegas, eyes New York as alternative

Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Khabib Nurmagomedov is in no hurry to return to the city where he had his most highly publicized in-cage triumph and out-of-the-cage …read more

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Khabib Wants An Apology From NSAC Before Fighting In Las Vegas Again

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t interested in fighting in Las Vegas again unless he gets an apology. Nurmagomedov returned to action in September. He successfully defended his UFC lightweight …read more

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Mike Perry: ‘It’s On Sight’ If Colby Covington is Seen at UFC 245

Mike Perry has warned Colby Covington not to catch a glimpse of him in Las Vegas next month during fight week in the lead up to UFC 245 (Dec. 14) …read more

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Pros remember the late Robert Follis on his 50th birthday

Robert Follis certainly left his mark on the MMA world.
The former head coach at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas passed away in December 2017. His death was ruled a suicide, …read more

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UFC 245 Update: Middleweights Ian Heinisch, Omari Akhmedov to Meet in Las Vegas

Ian Heinisch will square off against Omari Akhmedov in a middleweight bout at UFC 245. …read more

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Video | Canelo Alvarez KO’s Sergey Kovalev

Boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez picked up a stunning knockout victory over Sergey Kovalev during the pair’s light heavyweight superfight on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Alvarez moved up in weight to …read more

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Video | Canelo Alvarez KO’s Sergey Kovalev

Boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez picked up a stunning knockout victory over Sergey Kovalev during the pair’s light heavyweight superfight on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Alvarez moved up in weight to …read more

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White: MGM Grand requested broadcast of UFC 244 during Canelo-Kovalev

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According to Dana White, the MGM Grand in Las Vegas requested a live broadcast feed of the Jorge Masivdal-Nate Diaz fight as the Canelo …read more

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‘Canelo’ Alvarez Makes History By Knocking Out Sergey Kovalev in Las Vegas

On Saturday night inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez made history in more ways than one. …read more

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Predictions! Canelo Vs. Kovalev Preview

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Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez looks to become a four-weight champion TONIGHT (Sat., Nov. 2, 2019), returning to his traditional Las Vegas, Nevada, stomping grounds …read more

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Off Guard: Syndicate MMA's John Wood on Halloween costumes and UFC 244's main event

Syndicate MMA in Las Vegas held its annual Halloween day Tuesday. And that never stops its athletes from taking to the mat to spar – a range of weird and …read more

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Posted on October 31, 2019, 10:16 am By
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Geoff Neal vs. Mike Perry in the works for UFC 245 in Las Vegas

A welterweight bout between Geoff Neal and Mike Perry is the latest addition to the UFC 245 lineup.
MMA Junkie verified verbal agreements are in place for the matchup between Neal …read more

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UFC Boss: Promotion Targeting Jan. 18 in Las Vegas for Conor McGregor Return

Last week, Conor McGregor held a press conference in Moscow, where he announced that plans are in motion for him to make his Ultimate Fighting Championship return on Jan. 18 …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Video: Alex Nicholson's road to the 2019 PFL playoffs

The PFL playoffs’ third and final event takes place Thursday at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, where light heavyweight and heavyweight quarterfinal and semifinal fights are on booked. …read more

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Video: Emiliano Sordi's road to the 2019 PFL playoffs

The PFL playoffs’ third and final event takes place Thursday at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, where light heavyweight and heavyweight quarterfinal and semifinal fights are on booked. …read more

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Sanchez wants Maia fight next year: Let us two legends dance

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Diego Sanchez wants to fight Demian Maia on January 18th, next year in Las Vegas. A potential fight between two UFC legends may …read more

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Posted on October 28, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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Breaking down the PFL heavyweight and light heavyweight playoffs

When the PFL’s heavyweights and light heavyweights return to action on Oct. 31 in Las Vegas, each division will go from eight playoff competitors down to a championship fight. Here’s …read more

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Posted on October 28, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Haqparast vs. Dober targeted for UFC event in January

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A potential slugfest is on tap for a UFC show in Las Vegas in early 2020. With 2019 drawing to …read more

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Posted on October 28, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Pic! UFC 245 Poster Drops Featuring 3 Title Fights!

The upcoming UFC 245 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Dec. 14 live on ESPN+ from Las Vegas has quickly turned into one of the most stacked cards in recent memory. With …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor Announces Jan. 18 Return in Las Vegas

Conor McGregor’s much-anticipated return to the Octagon is set for Jan. 18 in Las Vegas, according to the Irishman. …read more

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Posted on October 24, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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McGregor announces Jan. 18 UFC return, refuses to disclose opponent

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“January 18th…the return of ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor…twelve weeks this Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.” According to Conor McGregor, the …read more

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McGregor says he'll return to Octagon Jan. 18

Former UFC two-division champion Conor McGregor said Thursday at a press conference in Moscow that he will return to the Octagon on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas. McGregor said …read more

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Conor McGregor announces Jan. 18 return, targets rematches with Diaz, Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor is a man on a mission, and he has laid out his plan for his next three fights, starting with a return to action in Las Vegas on …read more

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Conor McGregor confirms UFC return on January 18 in Las Vegas

UFC star Conor McGregor has confirmed that he will be returning to the Octagon on January 18 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
McGregor has been out of action since …read more

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Faber Vs Yan Added To Stacked UFC 245 Event

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UFC 245 — set to go down on Dec. 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada — just got a whole …read more

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Glaico Franca announced retirement at PFL 7, but he’s already leaving door open for return

Glaico Franca lost for the first time as a welterweight at PFL 7 in Las Vegas. | Ryan Loco, PFL

Glaico Franca announced his retirement from the sport — …read more

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PFL 8 salaries: Lance Palmer, Natan Schulte among highest-paid fighters on card 

Lance Palmer | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The lightweight and featherweight finalists in PFL season 2 were determined on Thursday night in Las Vegas with Natan Schulte, Loik Radzhabov, …read more

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PFL champs Lance Palmer and Natan Schulte move into position to repeat in 2019

LAS VEGAS, N.V. – October 17, 2019 – The 2019 Professional Fighters League (PFL) Playoffs continued at MGM’s Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas with featherweight and lightweight action. Returning featherweight …read more

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PFL 2019, Playoffs 2 live results (8 p.m. ET)

The PFL is back in action with their second playoff event of 2019.
Thursday night, the lightweights and featherweights take center stage at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
The …read more

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PFL 8 playoff results

Lance Palmer and Alexandre Almeida | Ryan Loco

MMA Fighting has PFL 8 results for the PFL playoff event Thursday night at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
The …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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PFL lightweight champion Natan Schulte plots potential path to 2019 final

PFL’s 2018 lightweight champion and 2019 tournament No. 1 seed,Natan Schulte, is all set for a big night in Las Vegas as he prepares for the lightweight playoffs Thursday at …read more

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PFL bans Ali Abdelaziz from events pending resolution of battery case

Controversial manager Ali Abdelaziz has been barred from Professional Fighters League events pending the legal resolution of an incident at a recent card in Las Vegas.
Abdelaziz was cited for battery …read more

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PFL 2019, Playoffs 2 weigh-in results: All fighters make weight

It’s all systems go for the second week of the PFL playoffs.
All 16 fighters for Thursday’s event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas hit their marks as …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Colby Covington says he will be talking to Trump about deporting Ali Abdelaziz

Colby Covington and Ali Abdelaziz have a storied past. The two gotta into it with each other at a buffet in Las Vegas, and have since traded jabs at each …read more

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Tickets on sale this week for UFC 245 with three title fights in Las Vegas

The UFC will close out its pay-per-view schedule for 2019 with a top-heavy card in its home base, like usual.
UFC 245 is set for Dec. 14 at T-Mobile Arena in …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Cody Crowley: The future face of Zuffa Boxing?

At 16 years old, Cody Crowley traveled to Las Vegas and snuck into the World MMA Awards. In the midst of all the excitement and fanfare, the young boxer met …read more

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UFC announces championship triple-header for UFC 245 in Las Vegas

UFC’s final Pay-Per-View event of 2019 will feature three blockbuster world championship bouts. In a highly anticipated welterweight championship grudge match, Kamaru Usman defends against No. 2 ranked contender Colby …read more

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PFL president Ray Sefo happy with 2019 playoffs in Las Vegas so far, has sights set on city for 2020

LAS VEGAS – After a successful night in Las Vegas, PFL president Ray Sefo is confident fans will be seeing many more events there.
The promotion’s first event in its 2019 …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Manager Ali Abdelaziz faces two separate battery charges in Las Vegas

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Prominent MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz is accused of battery in two separate cases in Las Vegas, one of which is scheduled to go before a …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Police: Ali Abdelaziz punched Abe Kawa 'in his face with a closed fist' at PFL event in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – According to Las Vegas police, Ali Abdelaziz struck fellow MMA manger Abe Kawa “in his face with a closed fist” at this past weekend’s PFL 2019, Playoffs …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt storms out of interview with Dominick Cruz

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Bitter rivals Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt will finally take to the octagon this Friday night at UFC 207 in Las Vegas with the UFC’s coveted Bantamweight …read more

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UFC 202 Results: Donald Cerrone TKO’s Rick Story

A key welterweight bout between Rick Story and Donald Cerrone took place on tonight’s UFC 202 main card in Las Vegas.
Round one begins and Story presses forward and misses with …read more

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UFC 187 bonuses: Daniel Cormier, Chris Weidman and more bank an extra $50,000 in Vegas

Mo money, mo problems …
What a night!
The dust has barely settled on UFC 187: “Johnson vs. Cormier” from Las Vegas, Nevada, which means it’s time to honor those select fighters …read more

Source:: MMAMania