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Khamzat Chimaev targets June return, warns Neil Magny to 'be ready'

Khamzat Chimaev appears to be back in good health after a severe case of COVID-19.
Chimaev (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has spent the past several months dealing with the lingering effects …read more

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Video | Watch Curtis Blaydes lose his mind seeing Cory Sandhagen KO Frankie Edgar

UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes and his Elevation Fight Team teammates were beyond excited watching Cory Sandhagen KO Frankie Edgar. Blaydes, UFC welterweight Neil Magny, and several other Elevation Fight Team …read more

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Neil Magny vows to slap Khamzat Chimaev on sight following recent troll job

UFC welterweight Neil Magny has vowed to slap Khamzat Chimaev on sight in the wake of the latter’s trolling on social media. At one point a few months back it …read more

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Neil Magny fires back at Khamzat Chimaev: 'I'm slapping you on sight'

Neil Magny is not one to talk trash, but it appears he makes an exception for Khamzat Chimaev.
Magny took to Twitter on Monday to respond to a tweet from Chimaev, …read more

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Anthony Rocco Martin no longer in the UFC

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Martin has not competed since losing to Neil Magny last year. Veteran lightweight and welterweight Anthony Rocco Martin is now …read more

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Michael Chiesa Explains Why He Called Out Colby Covington

Michael Chiesa has explained why he called out Colby Covington. After Chiesa dominated Neil Magny at UFC Fight Island 8, “Maverick” had a timely callout of “Chaos” and many believe …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Neil Magny after UFC on ESPN 20 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Michael Chiesa after UFC on ESPN 20 win?)
Neil Magny’s pursuit of welterweight title contention was brought to an abrupt halt by Michael …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Michael Chiesa after UFC on ESPN 20 win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Neil Magny after UFC on ESPN 20 loss?)
ABU DHABI – The second UFC main event of the year was all Michael Chiesa …read more

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Michael Chiesa Explains Why He Called Out Colby Covington

Michael Chiesa has explained why he called out Colby Covington. After Chiesa dominated Neil Magny at UFC Fight Island 8, “Maverick” had a timely callout of “Chaos” and many believe …read more

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Michael Chiesa issues statement following dominant win over “damn good fighter” Neil Magny

UFC welterweight contender Michael Chiesa issued a statement following his dominant decision win over Neil Magny at UFC Fight Island 8. Chiesa looked incredible against Magny as he improved to …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Neil Magny makes the most bank

ABU DHABI – Fighters from Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN 20 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $145,000.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and …read more

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Neil Magny issues classy statement following loss to Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Island 8

Neil Magny has issued a statement following today’s lopsided unanimous decision loss to Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Island 8. Magny (24-8 MMA) had landed in Abu Dhabi with hopes …read more

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UFC video recap: Chiesa wins one-sided decision against Magny

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The main event of UFC Fight island 8 saw Michael Chiesa showcase his exceptional graplling to defeat Neil Magny. In …read more

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What’s next for Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny after UFC Fight Island 8?

In the main event of UFC Fight Island 8 on Wednesday, Michael Chiesa took on Neil Magny in a battle of top-10 welterweights. Both men were looking to take the …read more

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Michael Chiesa Believes Colby Covington is Toughest Test ‘Stylistically, Physically and Mentally’

Moments after Michael Chiesa completed a dominant performance against Neil Magny in the UFC on ESPN 20 headliner, he turned his attention to perhaps the welterweight division’s most reviled star. …read more

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Pros react after Michael Chiesa schools Neil Magny in UFC Fight Island 8 headliner

Check out how the pros reacted to welterweight Michael Chiesa schooling Neil Magny for five rounds in the main event of UFC Fight Island 8. Chiesa entered the bout on …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 highlights: Chiesa beats Magny, calls out Covington

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Check out the full fight video highlights of Neil Magny vs. Michael Chiesa from the UFC FIGHT ISLAND 8 main event. …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 results: Michael Chiesa takes another step toward title, calls out Colby Covington

Michael Chiesa moved another rung up the ladder to the welterweight championship with his UFC Fight Island 8 domination of Neil Magny.

UFC Fight Island 8 took place on Wednesday in …read more

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Michael Chiesa mauls Neil Magny on the ground to win UFC Fight Island 8 main event, calls out Colby Covington again

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Michael Chiesa is ready for a step up in competition after another dominant showcase against a top 10 ranked welterweight.
In …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 results: Michael Chiesa defeats Neil Magny, calls out Colby Covington

No. 8-ranked UFC welterweight Michael Chiesa was the picture of dominance in his fight with the division’s No. 9-contender, Neil Magny. Chiesa and Magny met in the main event of …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 results: Michael Chiesa outgrapples Neil Magny in decision win

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Michael Chiesa just did his thing against Neil Magny in the UFC FIGHT ISLAND 8 main event. The UFC …read more

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Fighters React To Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny At UFC Fight Island 8

Michael Chiesa put on a grappling clinic against Neil Magny. The showdown served as the main event of the UFC Fight Island 8 event on Wednesday (January 20, 2021) from …read more

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Fighters React To Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny At UFC Fight Island 8

Michael Chiesa put on a grappling clinic against Neil Magny. The showdown served as the main event of the UFC Fight Island 8 event on Wednesday (January 20, 2021) from …read more

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Pros react to Michael Chiesa’s win over Neil Magny at UFC Fight Island 8

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Michael Chiesa defeated Neil Magny via unanimous decision at UFC FIGHT ISLAND 8: ‘CHIESA VS MAGNY’. On Twitter, pros reacted …read more

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Michael Chiesa Dominates Neil Magny At UFC Fight Island 8

Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny wasn’t what fans had probably hoped to see.  The two fighters met in a welterweight bout on Wednesday (January 20, 2021) at the UFC Fight …read more

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Twitter reacts to Michael Chiesa's grappling-heavy win over Neil Magny at UFC on ESPN 20

Michael Chiesa remained perfect in the welterweight division on Saturday when beat Neil Magny in the UFC on ESPN 20 main event.
Chiesa (18-4 MMA, 11-4 UFC) extended his run in …read more

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Michael Chiesa Dominates Neil Magny At UFC Fight Island 8

Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny wasn’t what fans had probably hoped to see.  The two fighters met in a welterweight bout on Wednesday (January 20, 2021) at the UFC Fight …read more

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Live! UFC Fight Island 8 Post-Fight Press Conference!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight veterans Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny went to war earlier today (Weds., …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 live blog: Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny

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This is the UFC Fight Island 8 live blog for Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny, the welterweight headliner for Wednesday’s …read more

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WATCH: UFC Fight Island 8 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC Fight Island  8 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. In the headliner, Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny will collide in a welterweight clash. The …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 Clash: Magny Vs. Chiesa!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight grinders Neil Magny and Michael Chiesa will duel TODAY (Weds., Jan. 20, …read more

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UFC Fight Night live updates and results: Chiesa vs. Magny

Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny meet in a high-stakes welterweight battle on Fight Island. Follow live. …read more

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WATCH: UFC Fight Island 8 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC Fight Island  8 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. In the headliner, Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny will collide in a welterweight clash. The …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 Results: Chiesa vs. Magny

Mike Chiesa and Neil Magny will clash in the UFC Fight Island 8 main event Wednesday. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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UFC Fight Island 8 betting odds: Neil Magny slightly favored over Michael Chiesa

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Check out the betting odds for tomorrow’s UFC Fight Island 8 card, where Neil Magny is favored to get passed Michael …read more

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Michael Chiesa defeat Diego Sanchez ahead of UFC Fight Island 8

Michael Chiesa has won three straight to start off his UFC welterweight career, including this performance against Diego Sanchez at UFC 239 last year. Chiesa faces Neil Magny in the …read more

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Michael Chiesa Welcomes A True Test in Neil Magny

Michael Chiesa’s path back to the Octagon has been a long one, but now that he’s here, he can’t wait to test himself at UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs Magny
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Posted on January 19, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny face career-defining battle at UFC Fight Island 8

The UFC Fight Island 8 fight card was originally supposed to feature Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev in a high stakes welterweight main event. 

But the main event for UFC Fight …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 predictions

Michael Chiesa (pictured, blue gloves) fights Neil Magny in the welterweight main event of UFC Fight Island 8 on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
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UFC on ESPN 20 breakdown: The pick is a finish – but for Michael Chiesa or Neil Magny?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN 20.
UFC on ESPN 20 takes place Wednesday at …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 predictions: Michael Chiesa or Neil Magny on 'Fight Island'?

Chiesa
vs.
Magny
Alves
vs.
Lazzez
Moreira
vs.
Villanueva
Araujo
vs.
Modafferi
Nam
vs.
Schnell
Murphy
vs.
De Andrade

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 2-3

Magny
(57%)

Lazzez
(69%)

Villanueva
(62%)

Araujo
(61%)

Nam
(56%)

Murphy
(72%)

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 3-2
2020 Champion

Chiesa

Lazzez

Villanueva

Araujo

Nam

Murphy

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 3-2

Magny

Lazzez

Moreira

Modafferi

Nam

Murphy

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2021: 3-2
2018 Champion

Magny

Lazzez

Villanueva

Araujo

Schnell

Murphy

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2021: 2-3

Magny

Lazzez

Villanueva

Araujo

Schnell

Murphy

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: 2-3

Magny

Lazzez

Villanueva

Araujo

Nam

Murphy

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 2-3

Magny

Lazzez

Villanueva

Araujo

Schnell

Murphy

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2021: 2-3
2014 Champion

Chiesa

Alves

Villanueva

Araujo

Schnell

Murphy

Simon Head
@simonhead
2021: 2-3
2019 …read more

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Michael Chiesa expecting a “tough fight” against Neil Magny, views this as his “chance at redemption”

Michael Chiesa is eager to finally step back into the Octagon. In the main event of UFC Fight Island 8, Chiesa is set to battle Neil Magny in his first …read more

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Face Off! ‘Maverick’ Stares Down Magny In Abu Dhabi

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight veterans Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny both hit the scale earlier this morning and successfully …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 Weigh-in Results

The UFC holds a rare event on Wednesday as UFC Fight Island 8 goes down live on January 20 and the main event between Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny is …read more

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UFC Fight Island viewers guide: Finally in the spotlight, Neil Magny has what it takes to shine

Welterweights on the rise Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny meet in a matinee UFC main event on Wednesday. …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 Weigh-in Results

The UFC holds a rare event on Wednesday as UFC Fight Island 8 goes down live on January 20 and the main event between Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny is …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 Weigh-In Results: Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny both make weight

Main event stars Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny have both made weight for their UFC Fight Island 8 showdown on Wednesday night. Both men are currently riding three-fight win streaks …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 video: Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny burst into laughter during final faceoff

ABU DHABI – Welterweight contenders Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny got a final good look at one another on Tuesday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
After both men successfully made weight, …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8 weigh-in results: Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny, all 28 fighters successfully make weight

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The UFC roster is ready for midweek action.
With 14 bouts on the schedule for Wednesday’s UFC Fight Island 8 card …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 Weigh-in Results: Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny Hit Marks for Main Event

Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny are official for their welterweight headliner at UFC on ESPN 20. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 video: Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny on weight for main event

ABU DHABI – The UFC’s second main event of the year between Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny is locked in.
At Tuesday’s official UFC on ESPN 20 weigh-ins, Chiesa (17-4 MMA, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 pre-event facts: Neil Magny approaches Georges St-Pierre's record

The second event of the UFC’s current stretch on “Fight Island” goes down Wednesday with UFC on ESPN 20, which takes place at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi and airs …read more

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UFC Fight Island 8: Head-to-head look at Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny

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How Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny compare in key stats heading into UFC Fight Island 8 On …read more

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Feeling ‘like a new man’ after knee surgery, Michael Chiesa believes Neil Magny is ‘a good showcase fight for me’

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After beginning the year with a win over a former world champion, Michael Chiesa—like most people—had a …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny -- How to watch and stream, plus full analysis

Rising welterweights Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny meet in Wednesday’s matinee UFC main event. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20: Chiesa vs. Magny full betting odds

Check out the full betting odds for this Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN 20 event headlined by welterweight contenders Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny. In the main event, Chiesa and Magny …read more

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Michael Chiesa to auction off UFC on ESPN 20 fight kit to Dustin Poirier's charity

Michael Chiesa’s main event with Neil Magny at UFC on ESPN 20 will benefit a good cause.
Chiesa (17-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC), who meets Magny (24-7 MMA, 17-6 UFC) in Wednesday’s …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20: Make your predictions for Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny

We want your predictions for Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN 20 event in Las Vegas.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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Michael Chiesa shrugs off Neil Magny's bold prediction before UFC on ESPN 20

ABU DHABI – Michael Chiesa spoke to the media Friday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
Chiesa (17-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) discussed his welterweight main event bout against Neil Magny (24-7 …read more

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Neil Magny expects top-five opponent if he beats Michael Chiesa at UFC on ESPN 20

ABU DHABI – Neil Magny spoke to the media Friday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20.
Magny (24-7 MMA, 17-6 UFC) discussed his welterweight main event bout against Michael Chiesa (17-4 …read more

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At UFC on ESPN 20, Neil Magny wants to make Michael Chiesa 'question being in there'

ABU DHABI – Neil Magny intends to force Michael Chiesa to rethink his commitment to fighting when they clash in the UFC on ESPN 20 main event.
In addition to being …read more

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Michael Chiesa 'not expecting to look pretty beating Neil Magny' at UFC on ESPN 20

Michael Chiesa is a realist. And when it comes to his UFC on ESPN 20 headliner with Neil Magny, he knows there’s a good chance he’ll have to dig deep …read more

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Michael Chiesa thought fight with Neil Magny wouldn’t happen at UFC Fight Island 8 after Khamzat Chimaev scratch

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When Michael Chiesa woke up a little over a week ago and saw that Khamzat Chimaev was …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio Blasts UFC Rankings After Losing Spot

Santiago Ponzinibbio is not a fan of the UFC rankings. After Ponzinibbio knocked out Neil Magny in 2018, the now 34-year-old was ranked inside the top-15. However, he has been …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio Blasts UFC Rankings After Losing Spot

Santiago Ponzinibbio is not a fan of the UFC rankings. After Ponzinibbio knocked out Neil Magny in 2018, the now 34-year-old was ranked inside the top-15. However, he has been …read more

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New Poster For ‘Chiesa Vs Magny’ On Jan. 20

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently promoted the welterweight matchup between Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny to the UFC Fight Island 8 main event on …read more

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UFC on ESPN 20 poster released: Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny take center stage

The octagon returns to “UFC Fight Island” this month for a three-event stretch. The middle of those cards, UFC on ESPN 20, take place Jan. 20 in Abu Dhabi and …read more

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