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EXCLUSIVE | Amanda Cooper is ‘very confident’ she will beat Ashley Yoder at UFC Denver

Amanda ‘ABC’ Cooper is ready to get back to her winning ways.
Cooper got her start in the UFC by competing on season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter. She would win …read more

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Report: Duffy vs. Pearson targeted for UFC Adelaide

A lightweight fight between Joe Duffy and Ross Pearson is being targeted for UFC Adelaide in December. A lightweight fight between ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy and The Ultimate Fighter season nine …read more

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Joe Duffy vs. Ross Pearson in the works for UFC Adelaide

According to MMANytt’s Damon Martin, a lightweight bout between Joe Duffy and The Ultimate Fighter 9 winner Ross Pearson in the works for UFC Fight Night in Adelaide on Dec. …read more

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Chiesa: ‘I’m going to really be able to show my skill set’ at 170

UFC vet Michael Chiesa talks about his jump to welterweight after 11 lightweight bouts. The Ultimate Fighter 15 champion Michael Chiesa is done with the UFC’s lightweight division after 11 …read more

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UFC Building State-of-the-Art Arena and Production Facility in Las Vegas (Yahoo Sports Special)

(The following report comes from MMAWeekly.com content partner Yahoo Sports, written by Kevin Iole.)
“The Ultimate Fighter” gym is about to get a huge upgrade.
The UFC purchased the building just east …read more

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Michael Chiesa Explains Why He Wants to be a ‘Big, Fat, Strong Athlete’

In 2012, Michael Chiesa won The Ultimate Fighter 15 lightweight tournament. He competed nine times in the 155-pound weight class, but cutting weight was hindering his development. The 30-year-old missed …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters – The Story So Far

The first season of The Ultimate Fighter featuring heavyweights and women’s featherweights has been nothing short of action-packed and drama-filled from the first day the competitors stepped foot into the …read more

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UFC 25: Forrest Griffin

In 2005, shortly after winning season one of The Ultimate Fighter, the idea of stardom hadn’t set in for Forrest Griffin. Forget that he almost single-handedly put mixed martial arts …read more

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Eubanks and Modafferi to meet again at MSG

Women’s flyweight contenders Sijara Eubanks and Roxanne Modafferi first met in the semifinals of The Ultimate Fighter 26 last year. On November 3, they will face off again, with Eubanks …read more

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Conor McGregor’s Striking: Forrest Griffin Breaks it Down Ahead of UFC 229

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Season 1 of The Ultimate Fighter winner, former light heavyweight champion, and UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin breaks down the art of Conor McGregor’s striking ahead of …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Wrestling: Forrest Griffin Breaks it Down Ahead of UFC 229

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Season 1 of The Ultimate Fighter winner, former light heavyweight champion, and UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin breaks down lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s wrestling ability ahead of …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28 Episode 6 Recap: Team Whittaker Continues Winning Streak

Episode 6 of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters featured the third women’s featherweight fight of the season with Leah Letson and Bea Malecki facing off inside the octagon.
The season began …read more

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'The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters' Episode 6 recap

Episode 6 of “The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters” opens with Team Whittaker’s Leah Letson heading in to the TUF Gym to start her fight preparation for Team Gastelum’s Bea …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28, Episode 6 results: Malecki vs. Letson

Leah Letson might be considering a change of teams, but for now she’s helping coach Robert Whittaker keep his hot streak going.
Team Whittaker evened the score with Team Gastelum at …read more

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Kamaru Usman, Rafael dos Anjos Top ‘Ultimate Fighter Fighter 28’ Finale Lineup on Nov. 30

A welterweight matchup pitting Kamaru Usman against Rafael dos Anjos will serve as the main event for “The Ultimate Fighter 28” finale. …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kamaru Usman headlines TUF 28 Finale

UFC welterweights Rafael dos Anjos and Kamaru Usman will square off in the TUF 28 Finale main event in Las Vegas, Nevada. The current season of The Ultimate Fighter has …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kamaru Usman headlines TUF 28 Finale in November

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A pair of welterweight contenders will headline the 28th live season finale of “The Ultimate Fighter” in …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kamaru Usman headlines The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale

A former champion has the opportunity to prove he still belongs on the short list in his new weight class, while a fighter with championship aspirations finally has himself a …read more

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'TUF 27' winner Brad Katona booked vs. Matthew Lopez at UFC 231 in Toronto

Brad Katona’s first test as an official UFC Fighter is on the horizon.
On Friday, the promotion announced that Katona, bantamweight winner on Season 27 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” will meet …read more

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Seth Baczynski Knows He Has His Hands Full with Teddy Ash at Unified MMA 34

Coming off a loss to Gilbert Smith at The Ultimate Fighter 25 last year, former UFC welterweight Seth Baczynski was looking to rebound in 2018 and has thus so far …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28 Episode 5 Recap: Team Whittaker Gains Momentum

The fifth episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters featured the third heavyweight bout of the season between Team Whittaker’s Michel Batista and Team Gastelum’s Josh Parisian. Team Whittaker picked …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28, Episode 5 results: Michel Batista vs. Josh Parisian

Make it two straight now for coach Robert Whittaker.
Michel Batista, the most decorated wrestler on The Ultimate Fighter 28 cast, put his expertise to good use on this week’s episode, …read more

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'The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters' Episode 5 recap

Episode 5 of “The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters” opens with a frustrated Marciea Allen, from Team Gastelum, returning the TUF House following her loss to Team Whittaker’s Julija Stoliarenko …read more

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UFC KO of the Week: Tony Ferguson Blasts Ramsey Nijem to Become The Ultimate Fighter

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Tony Ferguson won his first official UFC bout in the Octagon when he blasted Ramsey Nijem and laid claim to being The Ultimate Fighter in 2011. That one …read more

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Thiago Silva moves to heavyweight, faces James McSweeney at KSW 45

Twelve-time UFC veteran Thiago Silva (20-7) is moving to heavyweight to take on “The Ultimate Fighter 10” cast member James McSweeney (15-16) at KSW 45.
Promotion officials recently announced that injury …read more

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Blackzilians founder Glenn Robinson dead

Glenn Robinson on the set of “The Ultimate Fighter.” (UFC YouTube)
Glenn Robinson, founder of the famed Blackzilians team, has died of a suspected heart attack.
Robinson’s death was confirmed by his …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28, Episode 4 results: Stoliarenko vs. Allen

Coach Robert Whittaker has his first win of the season.
Pitting his No. 1 featherweight pick Julija Stoliarenko against Team Gastelum’s last pick Marciea Allen, the UFC middleweight champion saw his …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28 Episode 4 Recap: Team Whittaker Picks Up First Win

Heading into episode 4 of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters, Team Gastelum was unbeaten through three fights, but Team Whittaker got on the board when Julija Stoliarenko faced Marcia Allen. …read more

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'The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters' Episode 4 recap

Episode 4 of “The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters” opens with Team Whittaker’s Julija Stoliarenko doing some fight preparation. She discusses the honor of being the first female Lithuanian fighter …read more

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Ryan Hall says he has a ‘great fight’ in BJ Penn

Ryan Hall has explained his two-year layoff from fighting, and why he is looking forward to facing B.J. Penn at UFC 232. The Ultimate Fighter season 22 winner Ryan Hall …read more

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TUF winner Ryan Hall explains reason for two-year layoff ahead of B.J. Penn fight

Ryan Hall is undefeated inside the UFC Octagon. He won The Ultimate Fighter 22 with a dominant showing over Artem Lobov. He defeated one of the division’s true veterans in …read more

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Gastelum tells TUF fighter to get his hips in ‘kinda like you’re with your wife’

There’s nothing like working with the best athletes in the world to help prospective UFC talents get on their A-game. The Ultimate Fighter season 28 is underway on FS1 over …read more

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Michael Chiesa moving up to welterweight, hopes for fight with Carlos Condit at UFC 232

After a failed attempted on the scales during his last time out at UFC 226, The Ultimate Fighter season 15 winner Michael Chiesa is changing divisions.
Although he immediately stated after …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28 Episode 3 Recap: Big Upset Takes Out Top Pick

The third episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters featured a heavyweight bout between the overall top pick Anderson da Silva and Team Gastelum’s last team selection Justin Frazier. With …read more

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'The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters' Episode 3 recap

Episode 3 of “The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters” opens with focus on Team Whittaker’s Anderson Da Silva, who meets Team Gastelum’s Justin Frazier in the second heavyweight quarterfinal later …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28, Episode 3 results: Da Silva vs. Frazier

The Ultimate Fighter 28 has its first big upset of the season, and coach Kelvin Gastelum has himself a 3-0 start.
Team Gastelum’s Justin Frazier (10-2) put on a dominant performance …read more

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B.J. Penn vs. Ryan Hall announced for UFC 232

“The Prodigy” is back at 155 pounds.
A lightweight bout between former two-division champion B.J. Penn and The Ultimate Fighter 22 winner Ryan Hall was announced Wednesday for UFC 232, which …read more

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Sanchez Teases ‘Secret Wisdoms Of The Universe’ That Anti-Age

Watch out, lightweight division. Diego Sanchez is only getting younger. Thirteen years after winning The Ultimate Fighter season 1, Diego Sanchez is still trucking along in the UFC. Sure, the …read more

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UFC 228 results: Diego Sanchez earns vintage win over Craig White

Diego Sanchez turned back the clock more than a decade on Saturday night.
The man who won The Ultimate Fighter 1 back in 2005 is still kicking in 2018, where …read more

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Diego Sanchez Refuses to Consider Retirement

36-year-old Diego Sanchez has been in the UFC for 13 years. He has experienced many highs, such as being the winner of the first season of The Ultimate Fighter tournament …read more

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TUF: Heavy Hitters - Episode 2 Recap

The first ever women’s featherweight bout on The Ultimate Fighter took place this week when Pannie Kianzad took on Katharina Lehner in the latest episode.The ladies had a tough act …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28, Episode 2 results: Lehner vs. Kianzad

Pannie Kianzad and Katharina Lehner showed why their fight had such high expectations.
The first women’s featherweight bout in the history of The Ultimate Fighter was a high-level affair, though it …read more

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'The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters' Episode 2 recap

Episode 2 of “The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters” opens with a Team Gastelum training session, which has no shortage of energy after Maurice Greene opened the season with a …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28 Recap: Team Gastelum Jumps Out to a Lead

The second episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters featured the first female featherweight bout of the season between Team Gastelum’s Pannie Kianzad and Team Whittaker’s Katharina Lehner.
The Fight: Pannie …read more

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TUF: Heavy Hitters Episode 2 Preview

The latest season of The Ultimate Fighter got off to an explosive start last week as heavyweights and women’s featherweights were introduced to the show under the watchful eyes of …read more

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Even after all these years, nobody believes like Diego Sanchez believes

Look way down there on the UFC 228 undercard, and that’s where you’ll find him.
There’s Diego Sanchez, the very first winner of “The Ultimate Fighter,” former challenger for the lightweight …read more

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Robert Whittaker Disputes Kelvin Gastelum’s Claim That He’s Been in a Lot of Wars

The latest season of “The Ultimate Fighter” kicked off last week with UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker featured alongside Kelvin Gastelum as rival coaches. …read more

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Video: Muhammed De’Reese scores thunderous faceplant KO at PFL 7

Muhammed De’Reese made up for lost time.
Competing for the first time since a 2016 exhibition loss on The Ultimate Fighter 23, “Da Beast” scored a thunderous first-round knockout over fellow …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28, Episode 1 results: Greene vs. Mysiala

Maurice Greene got the “Heavy Hitters” season of The Ultimate Fighter off on the right foot.
The season premiere of TUF 28 closed with a heavyweight bout between Greene, coached by …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter 28 Recap: First-Round Knockout Kicks Off Season

The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters, the 28th installment of the UFC reality series, premiered on Wednesday featuring heavyweights and female featherweights hoping to fight their way into a UFC contract.
Middleweight …read more

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'The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters' Episode 1 recap

The Ultimate Fighter 28: Heavy Hitters” opens with a video package previewing the upcoming season, which will feature the heaviest male and female divisions on the UFC roster: heavyweight and …read more

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The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters – Back Where It All Started

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Season 28 of The Ultimate Fighter kicks off tonight on FS1 featuring heavyweights and women’s featherweights. Former TUF winners middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum …read more

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Robert Whittaker shares timeframe for Kelvin Gastelum fight

The newest season of The Ultimate Fighter, which will be coached by UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and top contender Kelvin Gastelum will debut tonight. Once the show has been …read more

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