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PFL 2019 championship official for Dec. 31 in New York

The PFL will once again crown six world champions on New Year’s Eve.
Promotion officials on Thursday announced that the PFL 2019 championship will take place Dec. 31 at Hulu Theater …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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UFC 244: Catching up with Brazilian fan favorite Johnny Walker ... about knitting?!

Johnny Walker returns to action next month on one of the sport’s biggest stages at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Walker (17-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC) takes on Corey Anderson (12-4 …read more

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Al Iaquinta ready to prove he's not just a tough guy vs. Dan Hooker at UFC 243, 'I'm a way better fighter'

MELBOURNE, Australia – Al Iaquinta has always shown his New York toughness, but he’s going into this weekend’s UFC 243 looking to prove he’s more than just that.
He co-headlines UFC …read more

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Gregor Gillespie vs. Kevin Lee set for UFC 244 in New York

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Former NCAA Division I wrestling champion Gregor Gillespie will face his toughest test to date when he meets one-time interim title contender …read more

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Kevin Lee vs. Gregor Gillespie targeted for UFC 244 in New York

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Kevin Lee will be facing a stern test in his move back down to lightweight.
A matchup between Lee (18-5 MMA, 10-5 UFC) and undefeated …read more

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John Gotti III’s next fight booked for CES 59 in October

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John Gotti III has his next assignment.
The grandson of infamous New York mobster John Gotti, Gotti III is an up-and-coming MMA …read more

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Posted on September 26, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Jorge Masvidal: ‘I envision getting my hand raised (over Nate Diaz) at all costs!’

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“That’s a dumb question,” but Jorge Masvidal answered it at the UFC 244 press conference in New York anyway.
Asked about his motivation for a fight with …read more

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Go behind the scenes with former UFC champ Cain Velasquez at Lucha Libre event in New York

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Go behind the scenes with former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez at the Luche Libre AAA event at Madison Square Garden Theater on September 15.

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Watch Nate Diaz terminate a heckler at UFC 244 New York press conference (video)

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At a recent UFC 244 press conference in New York, a heckler challenged Nate Diaz’s BMF status because Diaz is a vegan. Diaz slammed the guy …read more

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'Gamebred' or 'Scarface'? The details behind Jorge Masvidal's UFC 244 press conference custom suit

If anyone is questioning Jorge Masvidal’s “BMF” status, they apparently missed Thursday’s UFC 244 press conference in New York.
At a time when it seemed like Masvidal couldn’t get any more …read more

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Posted on September 20, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Shane Burgos vs. Makwan Amirkhani set for UFC 244

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“Mr. Finland” is coming to America. A dynamite featherweight clash is on tap for UFC 244 in New York.
Newsday reported that New …read more

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Amid electric atmosphere, Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz let BMF matchup do the talking

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There is no shortage of things to do in New York on a summer Thursday evening, and this night held a full menu …read more

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Video: Nate Diaz shuts down media heckler for dumb vegan question

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UFC 244 press conference had some of the worst questions in recent memory. Thursday night in New York, a press conference for UFC …read more

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Shane Burgos vs. Makwan Amirkhani added to UFC 244 in New York

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A bout between two featherweight prospects is heading to Madison Square Garden.
Shane Burgos will face Makwan Amirkhani …read more

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How, When To Buy UFC 244 Tickets

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New York, New York, a helluva town! Ticket prices are up, but the value is down! Only in New York …read more

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Posted on September 17, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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UFC 244 press conference with Jorge Masvidal, Nate Diaz set for Thursday in New York

Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz will come face-to-face for the first time since their UFC 244 headliner was announced at a Thursday press conference in New York.
UFC officials today announced …read more

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Julio Arce vs. Hakeem Dawodu added to UFC 244 in New York

Featherweight prospects will collide at Madison Square Garden.
UFC officials today confirmed a report from The Canadian Press that Dana White’s Contender Series alum Julio Arce (16-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will …read more

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Breaking! Stephen Thompson set to return at UFC 244 against surging contender Vicente Luque

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson will return to the Octagon at November’s highly anticipated UFC 244 event in New York.
“Wonderboy” will square off with Vicente Luque under the …read more

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Colby Covington explains how ‘hostage’ negotiations kept him from fighting Kamaru Usman at UFC 244

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Colby Covington was ready to fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 244 in New York until negotiations broke down over the past week.
That’s the word from …read more

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Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal to headline UFC 244 in New York

A massive non-title welterweight fight will headline UFC 244 in November when Nate Diaz takes Jorge Masvidal.
MMA Junkie confirmed the matchup between Diaz (20-11 MMA, 15-9 UFC) and Masvidal (34-13 …read more

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Gregor Gillespie calls out Anthony Pettis for UFC 244 in New York

Gregor Gillespie typically abides by the philosophy where he lets his fists do the talking for him, but after six straight wins in the UFC, he’s finally ready to call …read more

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Gregor Gillespie breaks callout rule, requests Anthony Pettis at UFC 244 in New York

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Gregor Gillespie has made it a point over and over so far in his UFC career to not call …read more

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Dana White: Darren Till insisted on Kelvin Gastelum fight at UFC 244

LAS VEGAS – Darren Till has a stern test for his middleweight debut.
He takes on Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244 in New York on Nov. 2, a booking that has …read more

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Posted on August 28, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington targeted for UFC 244 in New York

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It looks like Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington will finally have a chance to settle their longstanding feud.
On Tuesday night, UFC president Dana White …read more

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Darren Till Moves to Middleweight, Meets Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244 in New York

Darren Till’s anticipated move to middleweight has become a reality, as the Liverpool native will square off against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244. …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum welcomes Darren Till to middleweight at UFC 244

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Former interim title contender Kelvin Gastelum will welcome Darren Till to the middleweight division when they clash at UFC 244 in New York on Nov. …read more

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Sources: Till to face Gastelum at middleweight

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till has decided to move to middleweight and will face Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244 in New York, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum vs. Darren Till set for UFC 244 in New York

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One-time welterweight title challenger Darren Till is officially moving up to the middleweight division.
Till (17-2-1 MMA, 5-2-1 UFC) will meet Kelvin Gastelum (15-4 …read more

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Report | Colby Covington vs. Kamaru Usman set for November 2

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will attempt to make his first title defense on November 2 in New York, when he takes on Colby Covington.
The announcement comes from Brazilian news …read more

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Unbeaten Edmen Shahbazyan draws Krzysztof Jotko at UFC 244 in New York

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Edmen Shahbazyan will look to take the next big step towards his ultimate goal.
The undefeated fighter is expected to …read more

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