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Covington and Woodley offer to save UFC 249 with free fight

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Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley are willing to fight in the UFC 249 main event. UFC 249 could be on the …read more

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Colby Covington challenges Tyron Woodley to fight on the White House lawn

With the UFC 249 lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson seemingly canceled, the UFC will be looking for some big fights to make up for it. Colby …read more

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Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley offer to meet on April 18 to help save UFC 249

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If UFC 249 is moving forward, the promotion has a lot of options.
On the heels of the news that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov may …read more

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Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley exchange insults, angle for fight at UFC 249

With the event only three weeks away, uncertainty still surrounds UFC 249. But Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley are publicly lobbying to fight.
Monday, the uncertainty grew when UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Burns: Woodley ‘used to be a beast’ but he’s distracted with TMZ and rapping

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Gilbert Burns is disappointed in former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Prior to his stint as the UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley had …read more

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Din Thomas goes in-depth on his departure from American Top Team

Din Thomas has been a coaching staple at American Top Team and has gotten most of his notoriety through his work with former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Thomas and Woodley …read more

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Gilbert Burns believes rapping, acting careers changed Tyron Woodley: 'The guy used to be a beast'

Gilbert Burns has his eyes on a former UFC welterweight champion.
The rising contender wants to get his hands on Tyron Woodley (19-4-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC), whether it’s next or at …read more

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Gilbert Burns slams ‘freaking liar’ Tyron Woodley, promises he’d finish him if they fought

Gilbert Burns says Tyron Woodley is a liar for saying he accepted the fight against him to save UFC London. Originally, Woodley was set to fight Leon Edwards, but due …read more

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Din Thomas on next move for Tyron Woodley: ‘We want Colby,’ but Edwards fight possible

After having his fight against Leon Edwards postponed, former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley had other potential opponents willing to step in on short-notice for a fight. Unfortunately, none materialized, as …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards Among UFC Bouts Being Rescheduled, Says Dana White

UFC president Dana White plans to reschedule bouts that were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The UFC hoped to go through with all scheduled events on its original dates. …read more

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Dana White plans to rebook Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards and all other fights recently postponed

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Three UFC cards were recently cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic but it doesn’t appear any of the fighters will be looking …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards will be rescheduled, says Dana White

The postponed main event for UFC London between welterweights Tyron Woodley and Leon Edwards will be rescheduled according to UFC president Dana White. There was speculation the UFC could scrap …read more

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White: Woodley-Edwards Being Rescheduled

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Former UFC welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley, thought that losing his UFC London main event, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, freed him from fighting top …read more

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Dana White: All called-off fights, including Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards, are being rescheduled

UFC president Dana White assures that all fights that were called off will be rescheduled.
On Monday, White said the main event between former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Leon Edwards, …read more

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Leon Edwards reveals absurd request from UFC to save Tyron Woodley bout

UFC welterweight Leon Edwards has revealed the lengths that the promotion wanted him to go to in order to fight Tyron Woodley this past weekend. Due to the chaos surrounding …read more

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Tyron Woodley issues apology to Stephen Thompson

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has issued an apology to his previous rival Stephen Thompson. On Friday, ‘The Chosen One’ took to Instagram where he shared the following hilarious …read more

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Fight simulation: How Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards at UFC London played out in 'EA UFC 3'

We won’t be getting the Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards welterweight headliner at UFC on ESPN+ 29 due to the coronavirus outbreak, but “EA UFC 3” can at least offer …read more

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Edwards Details ‘Stressing’ Moment He Learned UFC London Was Cancelled

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Leon Edwards was supposed to be making his most high-profile walk to the Octagon later today in a main event bout opposite Tyron Woodley at …read more

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Leon Edwards Urges Tyron Woodley To ‘Stop Being A B*tch’ & Fight Him

Leon Edwards has had enough of hearing Tyron Woodley wanting to move on from their originally planned bout. Edwards and Woodley were set to collide this Saturday night (March 21). …read more

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Leon Edwards slams ‘weird guy’ Tyron Woodley for demanding Colby Covington fight

Leon Edwards and Tyron Woodley were supposed to fight in the main event of UFC London this Saturday. In the end, however, the coronavirus pandemic made this card impossible, and …read more

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Woodley Disgusted By UFC’s ‘Cornball’ McCopycats

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Tyron Woodley — who still insists he’s the greatest 170-pound titleholder of all time — is not …read more

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Colby Covington moves on from Woodley, wants rematch with Kamaru Usman following ‘fake fight’ at UFC 245

Colby Covington has moved on from his plan to fight Tyron Woodley on short notice in favor of a rematch with Kamaru Usman. Covington, who was beaten by Usman back …read more

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Tyron Woodley explains why he’s no longer interested in fighting Leon Edwards next

Tyron Woodley has revealed why he is no longer interested in fighting Leon Edwards next. The former welterweight champion was scheduled to fight Leon Edwards this week in the main …read more

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Colby Covington over idea of Tyron Woodley fight, back to goal of Kamaru Usman rematch

Colby Covington offered to step in and save the day, but now it’s back to his ultimate goal.
After Leon Edwards was forced out of his UFC on ESPN+ 29 headliner …read more

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Tyron Woodley dismisses Leon Edwards fight, demands Colby Covington as next opponent

Tyron Woodley has diverted his attention from Leon Edwards to Colby Covington. The former welterweight champion was scheduled to fight Leon Edwards in the main event of UFC London this …read more

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Covington wants fight with Usman, not Woodley

Colby Covington no longer wants to fight Tyron Woodley, and he doesn’t want to beef with American Top Team teammate Dustin Poirier. He just wants one thing: a rematch with …read more

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Leon Edwards 'devastated' Tyron Woodley fight got canceled, wants fight rebooked

Coronavirus didn’t hit at a good time for anyone, but it was particularly bad timing for Leon Edwards.
The UFC welterweight contender was gearing up for the biggest fight of his …read more

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Ariel Helwani's MMA thoughts: Why Leon Edwards still deserves Tyron Woodley

When fighting resumes, Leon Edwards should get what he deserves, and that’s a bout with Tyron Woodley. Colby Covington can wait. …read more

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Edwards wants canceled Woodley fight rebooked

After his fight against Tyron Woodley was postponed by the UFC, Leon Edwards hopes the matchup will take place when fights resume. “This fight’s not going nowhere,” Edwards said. …read more

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Leon Edwards tells Tyron Woodley he can’t “run” from this whooping

Leon Edwards has assured that Tyron Woodley can’t run or hide and will receive an “a*s whooping,” despite their main event fight cancellation. Number 4 ranked welterweight, Edwards was scheduled …read more

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Tyron Woodley, Leon Edwards among fighters to react to UFC postponing next three events

With Dana White’s announcement that the next three UFC events were being postponed, fighters took to social media to share their thoughts. …read more

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Latest UFC Fight Night 171 Fight Card & Rumors - Postponed

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Former UFC welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley, returns to the Octagon for the first time since losing his division title to Kamaru Usman for a pivotal 170-pound battle against …read more

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‘Chaos’ Hires Bikini Model To Pitch Woodley Fight

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley needs a new opponent for this weekend’s ESPN+ fight card now that top contender Leon Edwards has been forced from the event, which is …read more

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Burns slams Woodley for turning down fight: ‘Shame on this former champ’

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Tyron Woodley seems to have made an enemy of UFC Brasilia’s Gilbert Burns. It was hard enough getting Tyron Woodley to accept the Leon Edwards …read more

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Covington wants Woodley, fight not finalized

Colby Covington called on the UFC on Monday to book him as the replacement opponent for former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley at this weekend’s event, which because of the coronavirus …read more

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Gilbert Burns Claims Tyron Woodley Turned Down UFC Bout

Gilbert Burns has made the claim that Tyron Woodley turned down the chance to fight him. Woodley was scheduled to meet Leon Edwards this Saturday night (March 21). Those plans …read more

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Gilbert Burns claims he ‘said yes’ to Tyron Woodley fight offer

Gilbert Burns is one of several UFC welterweights gunning for a short-notice fight with Tyron Woodley, and if one of his latest Tweets is to be believed, he’s the frontrunner …read more

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VIDEO | Colby Covington sends another challenge to Tyron Woodley

Colby Covington isn’t letting Tyron Woodley of the hook. Woodley, the former UFC welterweight champ, was originally expected to take on England’s Leon Edwards in the main event of UFC …read more

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Tyron Woodley announces he is fighting this Saturday, Colby Covington is the “number one choice”

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was expected to square off with Leon Edwards this Saturday in the headliner of UFC London. Unfortunately for fight fans, that bout was called …read more

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Woodley: ‘I’m Fighting Saturday. Colby Is My #1 Choice’

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As the UFC scrambles to piece its March 21st main event back together, Tyron Woodley confirms he’s still …read more

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Covington, Burns offer to fight Tyron Woodley on one weeks’ notice

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Colby Covington and Gilbert Burns have offered to step in and fight Tyron Woodley at UFC Fight Night 171. With UFC …read more

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Tyron Woodley says 'b***h' Colby Covington doesn't want to fight at UFC on ESPN+ 29

Colby Covington says he’s willing to fight in the UFC on ESPN+ 29 main event. Tyron Woodley, however, disagrees.
A former UFC welterweight champion, Woodley was scheduled to fight Leon Edwards …read more

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Colby Covington says he wants to fight Tyron Woodley on short notice, UFC considering matchup

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington says he wants to step in on short notice to fight Tyron Woodley at the new UFC London card. Woodley was set to fight Leon …read more

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Gilbert Burns wants to replace Leon Edwards, calls out Tyron Woodley

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns says he wants to replace Leon Edwards and fight Tyron Woodley next weekend at the new UFC London card. Burns knocked out Demian Maia in …read more

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Colby Covington, Gilbert Burns offer to face Tyron Woodley on short notice

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Leon Edwards may be out of the UFC’s March 21 event, but two high profile fighters are willing to step up on short notice to …read more

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Colby Covington volunteers to 'beat the (expletive)' out of Tyron Woodley at UFC on ESPN+ 29

UFC on ESPN+ 29 is in need of a second main event participant – and Colby Covington has raised his hand.
Shortly after news broke Leon Edwards is out of his …read more

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Colby Covington Offers to Fight Tyron Woodley On March 21, Woodley Answers

Following the news of Leon Edwards pulling out of his March 21 bout with Tyron Woodley, Colby Covington has thrown his name in the hat as a potential replacement opponent. …read more

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UFC London on the move, Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards scratched

The fight card formerly known as UFC London is no more. UFC officials are still intent on hosting a Fight Night event on Saturday, March 21, but as of now, …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Leon Edwards canceled amid UFC on ESPN+ 29 revamp

UFC on ESPN+ 29 was supposed to take place Saturday in London, but wasn’t permitted to happen due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. The United Kingdom disallowed large gatherings, …read more

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UFC's Woodley-Edwards main event won't happen

The UFC Fight Night 171 main event between Tyron Woodley and Leon Edwards will not take place. …read more

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How Leon Edwards went from living in a “tin shack” in Jamaica to becoming a MMA star

As his main event showdown against Tyron Woodley quickly approaches, Leon Edwards revealed how he went from living in a “tin shack” in Jamaica to the bright lights of the …read more

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Tyron Woodley rips Joe Rogan for commentary hypocrisy at UFC 248

It appears Tyron Woodley won’t be joining The Joe Rogan Experience podcast anytime soon, as he slammed the UFC commentator for his hypocrisy on the UFC 248 broadcast. In an …read more

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VIDEO | Check out this amazing promo for Leon Edwards vs. Tyron Woodley at UFC London

Leon Edwards has often felt overlooked in the welterweight division. However, his life-story is something to take notice of, and it takes centre stage in an amazing promo video released …read more

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Jorge Masvidal says he will ‘definitely fight’ Leon Edwards if he beats Tyron Woodley

Jorge Masvidal says he will fight Leon Edwards if the Englishman can get past Tyron Woodley this March.
Edwards will take on Woodley in the main event of UFC London in …read more

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Jorge Masvidal: If Leon Edwards beats Tyron Woodley, we're definitely going to fight

Leon Edwards may finally be on Jorge Masvidal’s radar – if he wins his next fight.
Edwards headlines March’s UFC on ESPN+ 29 in London, when he takes on former UFC …read more

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Leon Edwards believes he’s in Tyron Woodley’s head, might walk out to former champ’s music

Leon Edwards knows Tyron Woodley did not want to come to London and believes he was forced into doing so. He also believes he has gotten under the skin of …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Tyron Woodley betting odds released

The online sportsbooks have released the opening betting odds for the upcoming main event at UFC London between Leon Edwards and Tyron Woodley.
Edwards has been calling Woodley out for months …read more

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Tyron Woodley claims ‘b***h’ Colby Covington turned him down for the fourth time after UFC 245 loss

The grudge match between Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington was apparently close to happening once again.
Ever since Covington won the interim title over Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225 he …read more

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Darren Till plans to run through middleweight division, says Cannonier fight is still possible

Darren Till is confident he will run through the entire middleweight division.
Till was a rising star at welterweight but suffered back-to-back losses to Tyron Woodley and Jorge Masvidal. The Liverpool …read more

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Edwards Diss Track Feat. T-Woodley

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Anyone who’s been following the UFC welterweight division for the past few years knows that former 170-pound champion, Tyron Woodley, …read more

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UFC London poster released

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It’s knuckles up for Tyron Woodley and Leon Edwards.
The official poster for UFC London was released Tuesday, which features the return of …read more

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Leon Edwards thinks he upset Tyron Woodley by insulting his ‘sh*t music’ 

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Leon Edwards believes that he has got under UFC London main event opponent Tyron Woodley’s skin by insulting his music career.
Woodley appeared on Ariel …read more

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Eurobash: Episode 68 with Leon Edwards, Morgan Charriere, Jai Herbert & Brandon Gibson

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On this week’s Eurobash, Leon Edwards (12:00) reveals why he thinks Tyron Woodley is taking their UFC London main event personally and discusses the recent …read more

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