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Stephen Thompson: If You Want Fun Fights, Keep Giving Me Strikers

Stephen Thompson wants to keep putting on entertaining performances for the fans without facing a ground-heavy style. Thompson got back in the win column with a TKO victory over Kevin …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2022, 12:16 am By
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Kevin Holland will require surgery following his TKO loss to Stephen Thompson at UFC Orlando

Kevin Holland’s management team has confirmed that he will require surgery following his loss to Stephen Thompson. Last Saturday night, Kevin Holland fell to a TKO loss at the hands …read more

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Michael Bisping critical of Kevin Holland’s “Fight IQ” in UFC loss to Stephen Thompson: “That was his ego getting the better of him”

Michael Bisping has questioned the logic of Kevin Holland in the wake of his defeat to Stephen Thompson last weekend. On Saturday night, Kevin Holland fell to a TKO loss …read more

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Stephen Thompson Reveals Mid-UFC Orlando Exchanges With Kevin Holland

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson had hilarious conversations with Kevin Holland at UFC Orlando. Thompson defeated Holland via TKO in the UFC Orlando headliner on Saturday. Just before …read more

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UFC on ESPN 42 results: Stephen Thompson wins TKO over Kevin Holland in electric showdown

Stephen Thompson and Kevin Holland made their December bid for Fight of the Year.
The UFC on ESPN 42 main event welterweight bout kept fans on the edge of their seats …read more

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‘Crazy-ass sport’ - Pros react to Thompson’s wild win over Holland

Stephen Thompson defeated Kevin Holland at UFC Orlando. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Stephen Thompson defeated Kevin Holland via TKO at UFC Orlando. On …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2022, 7:16 am By
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Thompson surges as Holland's corner stops fight

Stephen Thompson kept himself in the title picture with one of the best wins of his career Saturday night, stopping Kevin Holland in Round 4 via TKO. …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2022, 7:16 am By
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Twitter reacts to Stephen Thompson's corner stoppage TKO of Kevin Holland at UFC on ESPN 42

Stephen Thompson got back on the winning track after nearly two years on Saturday when he defeated Kevin Holland in the UFC on ESPN 42 headliner.
Thompson (17-6-1 MMA, 12-6-1 UFC) …read more

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UFC on ESPN 42 video: Yazmin Jauregui blows up Istela Nunes with TKO

Yazmin Jauregui faced some adversity in her second octagon appearance at UFC on ESPN 42, but in the end she got the same result as all her other fights: A …read more

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Video: Tyson Fury batters Derek Chisora, scores 10th round TKO

Boxing in London – Tyson Fury v Derek Chisora | Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images

Tyson Fury looked superb opposite Derek …read more

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ONE 164 results, videos: Brandon Vera retires after TKO loss, Jarred Brooks wins title

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Brandon Vera has retired from the sport following a defeat to Amir Aliakbari at Saturday’s ONE Championship 164 card in Singapore.
The second-to-last MMA …read more

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Ante Delija proud to bring PFL heavyweight title to Croatia: 'It's a big deal'

Ante Delija is happy for his latest win and that’s beyond personal reasons.
The Croatian fighter won the 2022 PFL heavyweight title, defeating Matheus Scheffel by TKO just a few minutes …read more

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Posted on November 27, 2022, 2:46 am By
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2022 PFL Championship results: Rob Wilkinson slices Omari Akhmedov open for $1 million light heavyweight crown

Rob Wilkinson knew he had Omari Akhmedov in trouble and kept the pressure on until he was $1 million richer.
Wilkinson (17-2) capped off a perfect 2022 with a TKO win …read more

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2022 PFL Championships video: Sheymon Moraes hands Marlon Moraes fifth straight TKO loss

The skid continues for Marlon Moraes, now across multiple promotions.
Pitched as a new beginning, his PFL debut had a similar end result to his final UFC bout. After two dominant …read more

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Posted on November 26, 2022, 2:16 am By
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‘It was a stumble’, video shows Adesanya’s reaction to Pereira TKO loss

Alex Pereira imposes his will on Israel Adesanya before TKO’ing him to win the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 281. | Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

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Too much discount McGregors - Ladd praises PFL for ‘getting back’ to the best

Aspen Ladd after her TKO win over Yana Kunitskaya in 2019. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Aspen Ladd praises the …read more

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50-year-old Houston Alexander ecastic with TKO win over Joey Beltran at BKFC 33, has no plans of retiring anytime soon: “Even though Father Time is undefeated, it hasn’t gotten me yet”

Houston Alexander improved to 3-0 in BKFC as he scored a second-round KO win over Joey Beltran. Alexander was headlining the event in his adopted hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, and …read more

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ICYMI: MMA Fighter Christian Duncan Retains Title With Epic Finishing Convo (VIDEO)

Christian Duncan defended his Cage Warriors middleweight belt with a blistering TKO of Marian Dimitrov. Duncan and Dimitrov met in the main event of Cage Warriors 146 in Manchester, England. …read more

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Anthony Smith: There's only one reason 'jacked as sh*t' Conor McGregor would pull out of USADA testing pool

Anthony Smith is suggesting that Conor McGregor may be taking performance-enhancing drugs.
McGregor, who broke his leg in a TKO loss to Dustin Poirier in July 2021, has not been tested …read more

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Eugene Bareman OK with UFC 281 stoppage, says prolonging fight wouldn't have been good for Israel Adesanya's health

Eugene Bareman thinks the stoppage was fair in Israel Adesanya’s TKO loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 281.
Although Adesanya (23-2 MMA, 12-2 UFC) thought referee Marc Goddard stepped in too early …read more

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Twitter reacts to Kennedy Nzechukwu's comeback TKO of Ion Cutelaba at UFC Fight Night 215

Kennedy Nzechukwu wasn’t supposed to headline UFC Fight Night 215, but when Derrick Lewis pulled out of the event on fight day, he made the most of his makeshift opportunity …read more

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Sean O’Malley explains why he “liked” referee stoppage in Alex Pereira’s TKO win over Israel Adesanya: “Dude, that was trending in a bad way”

Sean O’Malley has explained why he was a fan of the referee’s stoppage during the closing moments of Alex Pereira vs Israel Adesanya. In the main event of UFC 281, …read more

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UFC free fight: Serghei Spivac smashes Augusto Sakai in dominant TKO win

Serghei Spivac shines in his most recent outing.
The UFC heavyweight veteran stopped Augusto Sakai in one of his most dominant performances inside the octagon. Spivac (15-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) took …read more

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Zahabi: Pereira ‘could’ve ended’ Adesanya's career if not for referee stoppage

Referee Marc Goddard stops UFC 281’s headliner in round five to award Alex Pereira a TKO win. | Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

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The Champ Is Here!

Fresh off his come-from-behind technical knockout (TKO) win over Israel Adesanya at last weekend’s (Sat., Nov. 12, 2022) UFC 281 event in New York City, New York (highlights), Alex Pereira …read more

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Sean Strickland surprised 'badass, big motherf*cking Brazilian' Alex Pereira beat Israel Adesanya at UFC 281

Sean Strickland was impressed by Alex Pereira’s finish of Israel Adesanya at UFC 281.
Pereira (7-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) rallied to stop Adesanya by TKO in Round 5 this past Saturday at …read more

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‘I was waiting for him to gas out’ - Adesanya says he wasn’t really rocked

Israel Adesanya moments before his TKO stoppage loss to Alex Pereira. | Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The former middleweight champion wants people to know …read more

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Posted on November 15, 2022, 9:46 pm By
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Israel Adesanya insists UFC 281 TKO stoppage vs. Alex Pereira was premature: 'I didn't get rocked-rocked'

After having more time to reflect, nothing has changed. Israel Adesanya stands by his initial assessment of his TKO loss to Alex Pereira this past Saturday at UFC 281.
Adesanya was …read more

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Dana White reacts to Israel Adesanya’s UFC 281 TKO loss against Alex Pereira

UFC President Dana White has weighed in following Israel Adesanya’s loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 281. Adesanya looked to be on his way to a decision victory against Pereira, …read more

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Israel Adesanya protests referee Marc Goddard's stoppage in TKO loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 281

NEW YORK – Israel Adesanya disagrees with the referee Marc Goddard’s stoppage in his title loss.
Adesanya lost the UFC middleweight title to Alex Pereira in the main event of Saturday’s …read more

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Israel Adesanya reacts following TKO loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 281: “Bring back Steve Mazzagatti”

Israel Adesanya is no longer the UFC Middleweight Champion and he’s reacted to his TKO loss. Adesanya fought Alex Pereira for a third time in the main event of UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya: With A Different Ref, I’d Still Be Champion

Israel Adesanya believes he was the victim of an early stoppage at UFC 281 tonight. The Nigerian-New Zealander, so dominant for so long as middleweight champ, lost via TKO to …read more

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Posted on November 13, 2022, 12:17 pm By
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MMA Fighters React To Alex Pereira’s TKO Of Israel Adesanya At UFC 281

Alex Pereira is the new UFC middleweight champ after earning a stunning late TKO of Israel Adesanya at UFC 281 tonight. The highly technical battle saw Adesanya take the advantage …read more

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Posted on November 13, 2022, 7:16 am By
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UFC 281 video: Pereira finishes Adesanya with standing TKO

Alex Pereira rallied to stun Israel Adesanya with a standing TKO to become the middleweight champion in the UFC 281 main event | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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‘Bigger brother complex’ - Pros react to Pereira’s comeback TKO of Adesanya

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Alex Pereira TKO’d Israel Adesanya at UFC 281. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the finish. History has repeated itself …read more

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Pereira stuns Adesanya by TKO to claim UFC title

Alex Pereira proved he still has Israel Adesanya’s number, stunning him by TKO in the fifth round to become the new UFC middleweight champion. …read more

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UFC 281 results: Dan Hooker avoids Claudio Puelles' awkward ground attacks, scores stiff body kick TKO finish

NEW YORK – Dan Hooker’s return to the lightweight division was tricky to navigate at times, but “The Hangman” found the path to victory with his long limbs.
Opening up the …read more

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Shayilan Nuerdanbieke discusses TKO win of Darrick Minner, wanting to fight outside of UFC Apex

LAS VEGAS – Shayilan Nuerdanbieke is building momentum.
The UFC featherweight now finds himself on a three-fight wining streak following a succesful return at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 214. Nuerdanbieke defeated …read more

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‘Suspicious Betting Detected’ At UFC Vegas 64

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A lot of money flooded sportsbooks predicting a first round TKO loss for Darrick Minner. And then Minner blew his …read more

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Polyana Viana Makes X-Rated Claim About Colby Covington

Polyana Viana was able to get the quick TKO last night at UFC Vegas 64 but claims she was unwilling to finish another UFC fighter in the manner he requested. …read more

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Marina Rodriguez issues statement following TKO loss to Amanda Lemos at UFC Vegas 64: “You stopped too soon!”

Marina Rodriguez has issued a statement following her TKO loss to Amanda Lemos in tonight’s UFC Vegas 64 main event. Rodriguez (16-2-2 MMA) had entered the contest sporting a four-fight …read more

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UFC Vegas 64 video: Amanda Lemos unloads on Marina Rodriguez in standing TKO

Amanda Lemos unloaded on Marina Rodriguez to get a standing TKO in the UFC Vegas 64 main event | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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UFC Fight Night 214 results: Amanda Lemos stuns Marina Rodriguez, records standing TKO stoppage

LAS VEGAS – Amanda Lemos made a statement in her second UFC main event.
Standing across from Marina Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night 214, Lemos (13-2-1 MMA, 7-2 UFC) knew the …read more

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Lemos halts Rodriguez's run with stunning TKO

Amanda Lemos could push closer to title contention after rocking Marina Rodriguez by third-round TKO on Saturday night in the UFC Fight Night main event. …read more

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TJ Dillashaw responds after MMA analyst suggests he committed “borderline fraud” at UFC 280: “Like I’m not being thrown under the bus enough”

TJ Dillashaw has responded to claims that what he did by fighting injured at UFC 280 was ‘borderline fraud’. At UFC 280, TJ Dillashaw was finished via TKO by Aljamain …read more

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Sean O’Malley claims Henry Cejudo is only coming back for money: “I heard from someone close to Henry that’s he got like $37 in the bank”

Sean O’Malley believes Henry Cejudo is only ending his retirement because he’s broke. Cejudo retired following his TKO win over Dominick Cruz at UFC 249. It marked the first title …read more

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Editorial: T.J. Dillashaw didn’t save UFC 280 by fighting hurt, he hampered it

T.J. Dillashaw lost to Aljamain Sterling via TKO at UFC 280 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

T.J. Dillashaw’s ego and hubris have cost …read more

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Unfortunate circumstances: 13 unforeseen injuries that ended UFC main events

For the first time in UFC history, back-to-back main events have ended with a “TKO due to injury” designation.
First, it was UFC on ABC 3, where Brian Ortega suffered a …read more

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4 biggest takeaways from UFC Fight Night 213: How much credit should Arnold Allen get for injury TKO win?

What mattered most at UFC Fight Night 213 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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Arnold Allen reacts to injury TKO of Calvin Kattar: ‘Stupid of me to think he wouldn’t come out’ for second round

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UFC featherweight contender Arnold Allen nearly walked into danger after opponent Calvin Kattar was injured in their UFC Vegas 63 …read more

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Arnold Allen says it's hard to say who deserves interim title fight: 'Everyone's getting dodgy wins'

LAS VEGAS – Arnold Allen thinks his UFC Fight Night 213 win over Calvin Kattar provided no clarification in the title picture.
Allen (17-1 MMA, 10-0 UFC) defeated Kattar by TKO in …read more

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Twitter reacts to Arnold Allen's injury TKO win over Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Night 213

Arnold Allen emerged victorious from his first octagon headliner on Saturday when he defeated Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Night 213
Allen (19-1 MMA, 10-0 UFC) added to his undefeated streak …read more

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Pros react after Arnold Allen defeats Calvin Kattar by TKO at UFC Vegas 63

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 63 event was headlined by a key featherweight matchup featuring Arnold Allen taking on Calvin Kattar. Allen (19-1 MMA) had entered the contest sporting an eleven-fight winning …read more

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UFC Vegas 63 results: Calvin Kattar knee injury leads to TKO for Arnold Allen in main event

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The highly anticipated main event of UFC Vegas 63 between Calvin Kattar and Arnold Allen ended with an unfortunate injury.
Kattar …read more

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Allen earns TKO win after Kattar injures right leg

Arnold Allen got a TKO victory over Calvin Kattar in the second round of Saturday night’s UFC main event, one round after Kattar suffered a right leg injury. …read more

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Aljamain Sterling shuts down Henry Cejudo matchup at UFC 284, ‘Triple C’ responds

Aljamain Sterling has shut down any reports of him fighting Henry Cejudo at UFC 284 in Australia. After Sterling defeated TJ Dillashaw by TKO in the second round at UFC …read more

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Watch: MMA Fighter Finishes Opponent With Crunching Leg Kick

MMA fighter Miguel Jacob unleashed a brutal leg kick to earn an immediate TKO of Bruno Wallace at Urijah Faber’s A1 Combat 6.  Welterweights Jacob and Wallace met on the …read more

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Watch: MMA Fighter Earns Vicious 28-Second TKO On Debut

MMA fighter Tony Toro put bantamweights worldwide on notice after earning a devastating TKO of Jose Lemus at Fury Challenger Series 1. Toro and Lemus met on the main card …read more

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Chase Hooper plans to “show off” against Steve Garcia at UFC Vegas 63: “I think from here I can start looking up at the division”

Chase Hooper is glad to be making a relatively quick turnaround. Back in May, Hooper returned to the win column with a TKO victory over Felipe Colares. The fight was …read more

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Aljamain Sterling def. T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Aljamain Sterling’s TKO win over T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. (Photos by Craig Kidwell, USA TODAY Sports) …read more

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Sterling tops hobbled Dillashaw to retain title

Aljamain Sterling beat TJ Dillashaw, who was dealing with a dislocated shoulder, via TKO at 3:44 of the second round to retain his UFC bantamweight title. …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2022, 9:16 pm By
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‘EPO shoulder’ - Pros react to Sterling’s TKO win, Dillashaw’s injury at UFC 280

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Aljamain Sterling defeated TJ Dillashaw at UFC 280. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the finish. Aljamain Sterling is still …read more

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UFC 280: Aljamain Sterling bests TJ Dillashaw after shoulder dislocation

Aljamain Sterling won yet another controversial title fight when he secured a TKO finish after TJ Dillashaw dislocated his shoulder.

Here’s what happened.

They came out swinging to start the round …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2022, 8:46 pm By
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Belal Muhammad def. Sean Brady at UFC 280: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Belal Muhammad’s TKO win over Sean Brady at UFC 280 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. (Photos by Craig Kidwell, USA TODAY Sports) …read more

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UFC 280 results: Belal Muhammad pummels Sean Brady for standing TKO stoppage

ABU DHABI – In case anyone forgot Belal Muhammad’s name, perhaps they’ll remember now.
Saturday at UFC 280, Muhammad (22-3 MMA, 13-3 UFC) blasted Sean Brady (15-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) with …read more

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Watch: McLaren Earns TKO Win At ONE Championship 162

Reece McLaren put on a dominant performance at ONE Championship 162 that ended with a TKO victory between the second and third rounds. McLaren met Windson Ramos in the 135-pound …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2022, 4:46 pm By
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Swanson reveals he also ‘fractured a rib’ in leg kick TKO loss

Cub Swanson revealed that he fractured a rib in his UFC Vegas 62 loss to Jonathan Martinez | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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Now 4-0, UFC's Jonathan Martinez sees himself as the dark horse at bantamweight: 'I don't get credit'

Jonathan Martinez is building quite the resume in the UFC.
The 28-year-old bantamweight is picking up steam, as he scored a brutal TKO over veteran Cub Swanson this past Saturday in …read more

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Cub Swanson issues statement following TKO loss to Jonathan Martinez at UFC Vegas 62

UFC veteran Cub Swanson has issued a statement following his loss to Jonathan Martinez last weekend. When Cub Swanson announced that he’d be making the move down to bantamweight for …read more

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Conor McGregor claims he carried Floyd Mayweather in their first fight: “I come out full force, and today, I end Floyd”

Floyd Mayweather has often claimed that he ‘carried’ Conor McGregor through the early rounds of their 2017 boxing superfight, which ended in a 10th round TKO victory for Floyd. Now …read more

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