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John McCarthy explains what Khabib Nurmagomedov needs to do to beat Tony Ferguson

John McCarthy believes Tony Ferguson is going to be a tough opponent for Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The two have been booked to fight each other on April 18 in Brooklyn, New York. …read more

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Tony Ferguson sends a warning to “nervous” Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson will challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov for the promotions undisputed lightweight title in the main event of UFC 249 on April 18 in Brooklyn, New York.
The highly anticipated bout was …read more

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Pro Fighters predict Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Yesterday evening it was announced that contracts have officially been signed for Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov to fight on April 18 in Brooklyn, New York.
The news, which was reported …read more

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Justin Gaethje & Michael Bisping Break Down Khabib vs. Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov is expected to fight Tony Ferguson on April 18 in Brooklyn, New York. It is the fifth time the two have been booked to fight one another. The …read more

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Posted on November 27, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson to headline April 18 UFC PPV

The UFC lightweight title will be on the line this April when champion Khabib Nurmagomedov takes on challenger Tony Ferguson in Brooklyn, New York.
Nurmagomedov said recently that the UFC was …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Says Next Title Fight Will Happen In Brooklyn

Khabib Nurmagomedov says he will have his next title defense in Brooklyn, New York in April of 2020. There, it is expected to be against Tony Ferguson. Speaking to the …read more

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Posted on November 23, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson likely to take place in Brooklyn in April 2020

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says his next title defense is likely going to take place against top contender Tony Ferguson in April 2020 in Brooklyn, New York.
Nurmagomedov spoke to …read more

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Nate Diaz shares photo of the moment Jorge Masvidal realized he didn’t want to be in the fight

Nate Diaz has shared a photo of the moment he claims Jorge Masvidal no longer wanted to be in their fight at UFC 244 in New York.

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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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Was Donald Trump booed or cheered more at UFC 244? Check out video shot from arena floor

Maybe you’ve heard, but Donald Trump attended UFC 244 last week in New York. He and his family were there, of course, as special guests of his good friend, UFC …read more

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UFC 244 'Thrill and Agony': The Rock gives Jorge Masvidal his word

Once again, the UFC takes us behind the scenes of its latest pay-per-view – this time at UFC 244 in New York.
UFC 244 took place this past Saturday at Madison …read more

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Anderson Explains UFC Release Comments

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After Corey Anderson knocked out Johnny Walker in the very first round at last Saturday’s (Nov. 2, 2019) UFC 244 event in New York, …read more

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Nate Diaz, Gregor Gillespie lead medical suspensions following UFC 244 in New York

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A three-round war with Jorge Masvidal that ended due to cuts suffered early in the fight will only keep Nate Diaz sidelined a maximum of …read more

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MMA veteran Phil Baroni shares similar scars to Nate Diaz but his paydays pale in comparison

MMA veteran Phil Baroni feels that his battle scars from fighting match up to those of Nate Diaz, but the New York native has never received the same payouts compared …read more

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Diaz, Masvidal Bank Big Reebok Bucks In New York

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UFC 244 went down last Sat. night (Nov. 2, 2019) from inside Madison Square garden in New York, N.Y., and saw …read more

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Lyman Good thinks TKO of Chance Rencountre at UFC 244 makes him worthy of top-tier opponent

NEW YORK – Lyman Good beat Chance Rencountre with a third-round TKO Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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Coffee Talk: UFC 244 edition

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With UFC 244 in the books, the MMA Fighting crew in New York breaks down the memorable event at Madison Square Garden. …read more

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Stephen Thompson disappointed with way Masvidal vs. Diaz ending at UFC 244, wanted winner next

NEW YORK – Nice guy Stephen Thompson wanted the baddest guy next.
At the UFC 244 post-fight news conference at Madison Square Garden in New York after a unanimous decision win …read more

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Hakeem Dawodu laments performance, but doesn't know how UFC 244 win was a split call

NEW YORK – Hakeem Dawodu beat Julio Arce with a split decision Saturday to open the preliminary card at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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Jair Rozenstruik pines for career like Andrei Arlovski's after knocking him out at UFC 244

NEW YORK – Jair Rozenstruik beat Andrei Arlovski with a first-round konckout Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson reacts to last night’s BMF Title fight

Hollywood megastar and WWE legend Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson had the honor of presenting the BMF Title at last night’s UFC 244 event in New York.
The newly devised belt would …read more

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Posted on November 4, 2019, 2:46 am By
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UFC Fight Night: Magomedshapirov vs. Kattar fight card

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Check out the fight card for the latest UFC event in Russia. Following a very successful UFC 244 event in New York, the …read more

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Posted on November 4, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Edmen Shahbazyan rips through Brad Tavares at UFC 244, declares himself 'new breed of MMA'

NEW YORK – Edmen Shahbazyan beat Brad Tavares with a first-round knockout Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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UFC 244 post-event facts: Derrick Lewis already among winningest heavyweights ever

The UFC hosted one of its biggest events of the year on Saturday with UFC 244, which took place at Madison Square Garden in New York with a main card …read more

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Matches To Make After UFC 244

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UFC 244 went down last night (Sat., Nov. 2, 2019) inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., which saw Jorge …read more

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6 biggest takeaways from UFC 244: Masvidal's star, Diaz's rematch hopes and more

What mattered most at UFC 244 in New York? Here are a few post-fight musings …
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1. 2019 was Jorge Masvidal’s year, and 2020 could be, too

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Katlyn Chookagian hopes UFC 244 win over Jennifer Maia gets her title shot

NEW YORK – Katlyn Chookagian beat Jennifer Maia with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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Derrick Lewis laments patient game plan in split call over Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 244

NEW YORK – Derrick Lewis beat Blagoy Ivanov with a split decision Saturday on the main card at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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After career-best KO at UFC 244, Kevin Lee says he's just getting started

NEW YORK – Kevin Lee beat Gregor Gillespie with a first-round knockout Saturday to open the main card at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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Despite downer ending, UFC 244 was a landmark event in MMA history | Opinion

Imagine, for a moment, traveling back in time to 1997, when New York enacted a state-wide ban on mixed martial arts, which set the dominoes in motion that nearly killed …read more

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Posted on November 3, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Corey Anderson calls for title shot with Jon Jones after derailing Johnny Walker train

NEW YORK – Corey Anderson beat Johnny Walker with a first-round TKO Saturday to close out the preliminary card at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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Biggest Winners, Loser For UFC 244

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UFC 244 went down last night (Sat., Nov. 2, 2019) inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., which saw Jorge Masvidal defeat Nate …read more

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Darren Till details “craziest week of his life” following UFC 244 win

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till made his middleweight debut opposite Kelvin Gastelum at this evenings UFC 244 event in New York.
The Liverpool native entered tonight’s contest looking to …read more

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Video: Watch UFC 244's post-event press conference on MMA Junkie

UFC 244 takes place Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York, and as usual, you can watch a live video stream of the post-event news conference here on MMA …read more

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Jorge Masvidal defeats Nate Diaz for BMF Belt at UFC 244 because of doctor’s stoppage

Jorge Masvidal laid claim to the BMF belt at UFC 244 on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York. He was taking the fight to Nate Diaz, but it …read more

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Pros react to Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244

A key welterweight bout between fan favorites Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal headlined tonight’s UFC 244 event at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The winner of tonight’s headliner would be …read more

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Kevin Lee opens UFC 244 main card with Knockout of the Year contender (video)


Having lost three of his last four bouts, Kevin Lee knew that he needed to do something special at UFC 244 on Saturday in New York. He did just that, …read more

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Posted on November 3, 2019, 3:16 am By
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UFC 244 Results: Kevin Lee brutally KO’s Gregor Gillespie (Video)

A highly anticipated lightweight scrap featuring Kevin Lee taking on Gregor Gillespie kicked off tonight’s UFC 244 main card action from New York.
Kevin Lee (17-5 MMA) will be returning to …read more

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UFC 244 weigh-in photos

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC 244 weigh-in photos are from Friday’s UFC event in New York.
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Posted on November 2, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Photos: UFC 244 ceremonial weigh-ins, fighter faceoffs

Check out photos of Friday’s UFC 244 ceremonial weigh-ins and fighter faceoffs from Madison Square Garden in New York. …read more

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Darren Till reacts to Kelvin Gastelum’s controversial weigh-in at UFC 244

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till will square off with Kelvin Gastelum in a middleweight matchup at UFC 244 tomorrow night in New York.
The proposed middleweight scrap appeared to …read more

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UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz staff picks and predictions

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Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for Saturday’s UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz card in New York. The Bloody Elbow staff …read more

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Posted on November 1, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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NYSAC reviewing Gastelum’s UFC 244 weigh-in

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Kelvin Gastelum won’t be removed from his UFC 244 bout vs. Darren Till, but the middleweight contender is facing disciplinary action from the New York commission. Kelvin …read more

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Posted on November 1, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Did Kelvin Gastelum lean on his coach to make weight for UFC 244? Rafael Cordeiro says ‘no way’

Kelvin Gastelum was under the middleweight limit for a UFC 244 clash with Darren Till in New York. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kelvin Gastelum was the last fighter …read more

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UFC 244 weigh-in results: Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal on the mark, two others miss weight

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Madison Square Garden in New York for a rare non-championship headlined event. The bouts were made official on Friday at the UFC 244 early …read more

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UFC 244 live stream: Diaz vs Masvidal official early weigh ins video

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Watch the early weigh ins for Saturday’s UFC 244 card. UFC hosts another PPV event at Madison Square Garden in New York, and it …read more

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UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz LIVE weigh-in video

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Watch the UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz live, official weigh-ins from New York, as the fighters step on the scale to make their bouts official for …read more

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Posted on November 1, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Video: Watch Friday's UFC 245 press conference on MMAjunkie at 5 p.m. ET

NEW YORK – Ahead of today’s ceremonial weigh-ins for UFC 244 in New York, you can watch a live video stream of a special news conference for December’s UFC 245 …read more

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Till arrives for UFC 244 fight following visa issues

UFC middleweight Darren Till has officially made it to New York for his UFC 244 co-main event against Kelvin Gastelum on Saturday. …read more

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Till fight vs. Gastelum still on despite travel delay

UFC 244’s co-main event should go on as planned Saturday night at Madison Square Garden after Darren Till arrived in New York following visa issues. …read more

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Can Nate out-pace Jorge? Can Masvidal keep off the cage?

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Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to break down this week’s UFC event in New York, NY. With picks and odds for every fight on …read more

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Posted on October 31, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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The Rock cuts an electrifying promo for Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz 'BMF' title fight

No one quite cuts a promo like The Rock.
Dwayne Johnson will be in New York to wrap the “BMF” belt around the waist of the winner of this Saturday’s UFC …read more

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The Rock cuts an electrifying promo for Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz 'BMF' title fight

No one quite cuts a promo like The Rock.
Dwayne Johnson will be in New York to wrap the “BMF” belt around the waist of the winner of this Saturday’s UFC …read more

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Besides Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz, who are the 10 other 'BMFs' in the UFC?

On Saturday, a “BMF” title will be on the line when Jorge Masvidal takes on Nate Diaz in the UFC 244 main event at Madison Square Garden in New York. …read more

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UFC 244 Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC 244, which is set to hit Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., …read more

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Darren Till travel issues delay his arrival for UFC 244, back-up fighter in place

Darren Till’s middleweight debut is going to be cut close after visa issues caused a delay in his travel to New York for this weekend’s UFC 244.
Normally a welterweight, Till …read more

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UFC 244 pre-event facts: Behind the numbers of Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz 'BMF' title fight

The UFC’s penultimate pay-per-view of the year goes down Saturday with UFC 244, which takes place at Madison Square Garden in a New York with a five-fight main card lineup …read more

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UFC 244 pre-fight coverage stream

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Bloody Elbow presents its pre-fight coverage for UFC 244, which goes down on November 2nd at Madison Square Garden in New York. In …read more

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How to watch UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz BMF Title fight

UFC 244 is one of the most highly anticipated events on the 2019 MMA calendar and it takes place this weekend at Madison Square Gardens in New York.
Jorge Masvidal will …read more

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UFC 244 prelims pre-event facts: Inside Johnny Walker's electric octagon start

Arguably the biggest UFC card of the year goes down Saturday with UFC 244, and on top of a stacked pay-per-view main card from Madison Square Garden in New York, …read more

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Kevin Lee is ‘gunning for 0s’ and it starts with Gillespie and ends with Nurmagomedov

Kevin Lee is set to return to the lightweight division at UFC 244 in New York.
There, the “Motown Phenom” will be taking on the undefeated Gregor Gillespie in a very …read more

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'UFC 244 Embedded,' No. 1: Jorge Masvidal's crew travels to New York in style on a private jet

The UFC’s 11th pay-per-view of the year takes place Saturday with UFC 244, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series returns to get you ready.
UFC 244 takes place at Madison Square …read more

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UFC 244 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘I want these shoes back motherf**ker*

In the first episode of UFC 244 Embedded, Kelvin Gastelum celebrates his birthday with his family, Jorge Masvidal flies to New York on a private plane, Johnny Walker runs the …read more

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New York commission clears Nate Diaz to compete at UFC 244

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UFC star Nate Diaz is now fully cleared to fight Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244.
Three days after Diaz was exonerated by the …read more

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UFC 244: Make your predictions for Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz 'BMF' title fight

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC 244 event in New York.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout …read more

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Dan Hardy ranks the 10 baddest motherf***ers in UFC history

Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal were expected to battle for the UFC’s first and only BMF title at UFC 244, scheduled for November 2 in New York. Regrettably, Diaz has …read more

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Posted on October 25, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Twitter reacts to Nate Diaz's alleged UFC 244 withdrawal; Jon Jones offers advice

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The UFC 244 main event appears to be in serious jeopardy after Nate Diaz revealed an …read more

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Diaz: Out of UFC 244 after drug test issue

Nate Diaz wrote that he had an adverse drug-test finding and won’t make the trip to New York until things get figured out. …read more

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Posted on October 24, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Jorge Masvidal and other pro fighters react to Nate Diaz pulling out of UFC 244

Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz were supposed to square off for the promotions new BMF Title in the main event of UFC 244 next month in New York.
However, earlier this …read more

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PFL 2019, Playoffs 2: Natan Schulte happy to 'leave no doubt who's best' ahead of New York finale

LAS VEGAS – Reigning PFL lightweight tournament champion Natan Schulte continued his quest to become a two-time PFL champ after tearing through the opposition at the at the PFL 2019: …read more

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