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UFC Releases Statement to Clear up Ian McCall’s Use of an IV Prior to UFC 208

Ian McCall caused quite a stir when he revealed being hooked up to an IV before UFC 208. The use of an IV is against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) …read more

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Posted on February 23, 2017, 3:46 am By
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Germaine de Randamie: Holly Holm Deserves Rematch Before Cyborg Fight

Germaine de Randamie was crowned the inaugural UFC women’s featherweight champion at UFC 208 on Feb. 11 when she defeated former bantamweight Holly Holm by unanimous decision. She captured …read more

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Posted on February 23, 2017, 2:46 am By
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UFC statement reveals why Ian McCall was allowed 'prohibited' IV exception prior to UFC 208

Ian McCall was once again forced out of a fight after he fell ill prior to his scheduled fight against Jarred Brooks, which was set to go down at UFC …read more

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Hindsight - UFC Halifax: Lewis vs. Browne in retrospect

Indulge on an in-depth look at the highly entertaining UFC Halifax, from Gerald Meerschaert’s opening submission to Derrick Lewis’ memorable post-fight interview. Though the previous week with UFC 208 proved …read more

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UFC statement on why Ian McCall received an IV before UFC 208

Ian McCall said on Joe Rogan’s podcast over the weekend that he received an IV prior to UFC 208. The disclosure has drawn questions — even from Rogan himself — …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2017, 7:46 pm By
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Doctor told Ian McCall he could die from UFC 208 weight cut

Take two of these and call me in the morning … assuming you don’t die overnight.
That was the comforting advice from the attending physician when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight …read more

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Anderson Silva’s Family Enjoyed his Special UFC 208 Walkout

Many were upset that Anderson Silva ditched his customary walkout song at UFC 208, but those closest to “The Spider” were not among them. Silva’s sons, Gabriel and Kalyl, each …read more

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Silva's sons enjoyed UFC 208 walkout moment with The Spider

When the lights dimmed for the UFC 208 co-main event at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Anderson Silva celebrated his family as much as his own career. The Brazilian superstar came …read more

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Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, and Dominick Cruz announced as UFC 209 broadcast team

As was the case for UFC 208, there will be a three-man commentary booth for UFC 209. With Mike Goldberg out after twenty years as the voice of the UFC, …read more

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Germaine de Randamie: ‘I Dominated’ Holly Holm

Germaine de Randamie was crowned the inaugural UFC women’s featherweight champion on Feb. 11 when she defeated former bantamweight champion Holly Holm at UFC 208. Some didn’t agree with the …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2017, 10:10 pm By
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Ian McCall details illness that forced him out of UFC 208: it “scared the sh*t out of me”

Earlier this month, on the undercard of UFC 208, fan favorite flyweight Ian McCall was expected to make his long-awaited return to the Octagon. Regrettably, his comeback fight was foiled …read more

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After being cleared by USADA, Cris Cyborg talks lingering perceptions and dealing with ‘haters’

Just two days after Germaine de Randamie’s unanimous decision victory over Holly Holm to win the inaugural 145-pound title at UFC 208, Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino — the juggernaut of the …read more

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Jon Anik reflects on three-man commentary team at UFC 208: ‘It was a challenging broadcast’

The most recent UFC pay-per-view was a challenging broadcast for experienced UFC play-by-play commentator Jon Anik.
UFC 208, which went down on Saturday, Feb. 11 and was headlined by Germaine …read more

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Posted on February 19, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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Luis Henrique vs Marcin Tybura Rescheduled for UFC 209

A heavyweight bout initially planned for UFC 208 between Henrique and Tybura has been added to March’s UFC 209 Brazil’s Henrique squares off against Poland’s Tybura on March 4 at …read more

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Luis Henrique vs. Marcin Tybura rebooked for next month's UFC 209 in Las Vegas

A heavyweight matchup that fell apart at UFC 208 will now take place at UFC 209, instead.
UFC officials recently announced that Brazilian Luis Henrique (10-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) will meet …read more

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Michael Bisping Says Anderson Silva is ‘Tarnishing His Legacy’

Michael Bisping is not a fan of Anderson Silva’s performance at UFC 208. Last Saturday night (Feb. 11), Silva stepped back inside the Octagon to battle Derek Brunson. “The Spider” …read more

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Michael Bisping: Anderson Silva disrespected ‘everybody’ with performance at UFC 208

The UFC middleweight champ said Anderson Silva disrespected the fans with his performance against Derek Brunson. Fans in attendance at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for UFC 208 “paid to watch the …read more

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Video: UFC 208 – The Thrill & The Agony Preview

The latest episode of the UFC Fight Pass original series “The Thrill & Agony” takes a look back at the controversial UFC 208 pay-per-view from last weekend. Featured above are …read more

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Derek Brunson changes tune, won’t appeal loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 208

Despite contrary reports, Derek Brunson will not file an appeal with New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) regarding his loss to Anderson Silva, which occurred at UFC 208 last weekend …read more

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2 American Animals Episode 30 – Fallout from UFC 208, and Immigration Insight

On this episode of American Animals, Ian and Erik bring you all of the biggest and best in MMA news, including the fallout from UFC 208. Also, you will hear …read more

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Derek Brunson Decides Not to Appeal UFC 208 Loss to Anderson Silva

Derek Brunson will take his UFC 208 loss and move on after all. Last Saturday night (Feb. 11), Brunson battled future Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer Anderson Silva …read more

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Derek Brunson changes tune, won’t appeal loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 208

Despite contrary reports, Derek Brunson will not file an appeal with New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) regarding his loss to Anderson Silva, which occurred at UFC 208 last weekend …read more

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2 American Animals Episode 30 – Fallout from UFC 208, and Immigration Insight

On this episode of American Animals, Ian and Erik bring you all of the biggest and best in MMA news, including the fallout from UFC 208. Also, you will hear …read more

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UFC 208: ‘Thrill & Agony’ video: Go behind the scenes of ‘Holm vs Shevchenko’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to the pay-per-view (PPV) market last Saturday night (Feb. 11, 2017) for UFC 208: “Holm vs. De Randamie,” which took place inside Barclays Center in …read more

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Phillipe Nover Retires From Mixed Martial Arts After UFC 208

Swan Song
Last weekend Phillipe Nover dropped another close decision to Rick Glenn on the undercard of UFC 208. The loss was however was bittersweet, even though Nover didn’t get the …read more

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Michael Bisping: Anderson Silva is “tarnishing his legacy”

Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 208, former middleweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Anderson Silva took on dangerous middleweight contender Derek Brunson. Despite the propensity for …read more

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Anderson Silva fires back: I’m the best in the world, to the joy of many and sorrow of others

Anderson Silva responds to those who criticized him for his performance against Derek Brunson at UFC 208. Anderson Silva was able to get back on the winning track on …read more

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If I Did It: Punching Holly after the bell, firing Flynn

Welcome to If I Did It the show where we solve PR kerfluffles from the world of MMA and beyond. This week we look at WME-IMG’s response to UFC 208, …read more

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Posted on February 17, 2017, 5:16 am By
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Lombard, at 39, has no intentions of slowing down

Hector Lombard squares off with Josh Burkman in their welterweight bout during UFC 182″ align=”center” />Last weekend at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva stood in the …read more

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Anderson Silva releases statement after controversial win, asserts himself as ‘the best in the world’

Anderson Silva picked up his first official win in over four years last weekend at UFC 208. However, the fight did not go without some controversy.
Silva was awarded a unanimous …read more

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Anderson Silva’s Open Letter to the Haters: ‘I’m the best in the world!’

Anderson Silva‘s recent victory over Derek Brunson at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, N.Y., has come with much scrutiny over the scoring.
Brunson even watched and scored the fight, issuing his …read more

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Germaine de Randamie believes she didn’t throw any ‘dirty shots’ at UFC 208

For the better part of a week, Germaine de Randamie celebrated her victory over Holly Holm last Saturday at UFC 208, a unanimous decision in which she was crowned the …read more

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Posted on February 16, 2017, 10:16 pm By
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‘Best in the world,’ Anderson Silva, pens open letter to haters after controversial UFC 208 win

Anderson Silva has heard the fan reaction to his decision win over Derek Brunson and has written a passionate letter in response to his haters. Anderson Silva is not happy …read more

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Derek Brunson changes his mind on appealing UFC 208 loss to Anderson Silva

According to a tweet, Derek Brunson will not be appealing his loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 208. Derek Brunson kicked up a fuss about his controversial loss to Anderson …read more

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Germaine de Randamie holds a press conference demanding a rematch with Holly Holm to clear up UFC 208 controversey

Germaine de Randamie is serious about giving Holly Holm a rematch … so serious she called a press conference to push the fight. The fallout from UFC 208 continues to …read more

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Posted on February 16, 2017, 7:17 pm By
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Holly Holm Officially Files Appeal To UFC 208 Decision

Not going down without a fight.
This saturday’s loss at UFC 208 was particularly bitter for Holly Holm. Not because it was her third loss in as many fights, not because …read more

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Holly Holms Officially Files Appeal To UFC 208 Decision

Not going down without a fight.
This saturday’s loss at UFC 208 was particularly bitter for Holly Holm. Not because it was her third loss in as many fights, not because …read more

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UFC 208 medical suspensions and injuries: Dustin Poirier suspended indefinitely for shoddy shin

New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions on Wednesday for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC 208, which took …read more

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Woodley: Holm should take some time away, ‘take a page out of Ronda’s book’

Tyron Woodley believes Holly Holm should do what Ronda Rousey did and take some time off. Holly Holm suffered her third straight loss at UFC 208 on Saturday in …read more

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Anderson Silva responds to critics after controversial win: 'I'm the best in the world, yes'

Anderson Silva put an end to a winless streak that lasted five fights and 1,582 days, but many people think he didn’t deserve the victory at UFC 208.
“The Spider” …read more

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After UFC 208 loss, Phillipe Nover announces MMA retirement and return to school

Feb 11, 2017; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Rick Glenn (red gloves) fights Phillipe Nover (blue gloves) during UFC 208 at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 11, 2017; Brooklyn, …read more

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UFC 208 Medical Suspensions: Dustin Poirier Out Indefinitely

Dustin Poirier’s “Fight of the Night” bonus has come at a cost. The New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) have dished out the UFC 208 medical suspensions. The event was …read more

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Derek Brunson to appeal UFC 208 decision loss to Anderson Silva

Derek Brunson believes he was robbed at UFC 208, and he’s going to appeal the decision with the New York commission. Derek Brunson has become the second fighter today to …read more

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Holly Holm Appealing Germaine de Randamie’s UFC 208 Late Shots

Holly Holm, following her controversial loss to Germaine de Randamie at UFC 208 on Saturday in Brooklyn, is appealing the outcome of the fight.
Although de Randamie was handed a unanimous …read more

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Holly Holm and Derek Brunson are both filing appeals over their UFC 208 losses in New York

The main event and co-main event losers aren’t taking their defeats lying down, and have decided to appeal with the NYSAC. Holly Holm and Derek Brunson are both appealing their …read more

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Derek Brunson Expected to Appeal UFC 208 Loss to Anderson Silva

Move over, Holly Holm. You aren’t the only fighter appealing your loss at UFC 208. Derek Brunson took on Anderson Silva inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY this past …read more

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Holly Holm seeking to appeal UFC 208 defeat

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Posted on February 15, 2017, 11:46 pm By
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UFC 208 medical suspensions: Dustin Poirier out indefinitely

This past weekend at UFC 208, Germaine de Randamie stepped into the Octagon for her highly anticipated inaugural women’s featherweight title fight against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. …read more

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Phillipe Nover announces retirement from mixed martial arts

Phillipe Nover’s appearance in his Brooklyn backyard at UFC 208 turned out to be his career swan song.
The 33-year-old featherweight from New York City announced his retirement from mixed …read more

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Holly Holm Files Appeal of UFC 208 Loss to Germaine de Randamie

Holly Holm is filing an appeal with the New York State Athletic Commission following her loss to Germaine de Randamie at UFC 208 in Brooklyn. …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2017, 9:46 pm By
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Holly Holm appealing UFC 208 loss, cites punches landed after the buzzer

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm has begun the legal process of appealing her UFC 208 loss to Germaine de Randamie, citing punches landed after the buzzer as the …read more

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UFC 208 medical suspensions: Dustin Poirier gets indefinite sentence

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier was the lone fighter to received a potentially lengthy medical suspension in the aftermath of UFC 208, as Poirier was suspended indefinitely due to possible …read more

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Holly Holm Appeals UFC 208 Loss Due to Germaine de Randamie’s Late Strikes

Holly Holm is not taking her controversial UFC 208 loss laying down. This past Saturday night (Feb. 11) the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its first pay-per-view (PPV) event of …read more

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UFC 208 medical suspensions: Dustin Poirier unsurprisingly gets indefinite term

Filed under: News, UFCUFC lightweight Dustin Poirier had to lie down after a “Fight of the Night” scrap with Jim Miller. Now he’ll have to sit out until he gets …read more

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Holly Holm officially appeals UFC 208 loss due to punches landed after horn

Holly Holm isn’t ready to forget about Saturday night just yet.
Holm, who lost a controversial unanimous decision to Germaine de Randamie in the UFC’s inaugural women’s featherweight title fight this …read more

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Holly Holm officially appeals UFC 208 loss

This past weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm stepped into the Octagon with undefeated kickboxing veteran Germaine de Randamie for a …read more

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Hindsight - UFC 208: Holm vs. de Randamie in retrospect

Though it may be painful, take a closer look into UFC 208, from the slog that was the majority of the card, to exciting slugfest between Dustin Poirier and Jim …read more

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Tyron Woodley: Holly Holm should take a break from fighting

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm lost a controversial decision to Germaine de Randamie, failing her bid to become the UFC’s …read more

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UFC fighter rankings: Derek Brunson drops after UFC 208 loss

There wasn’t a lot going on in terms of rankings changes after UFC 208. Derek Brunson feels like he robbed by the judges after his UFC 208 bout against Anderson …read more

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Brunson claims judges were ‘in awe’ of Silva: ‘If I fought anybody else, I win’

Derek Brunson believes the judges were too awestruck by Anderson Silva, which may have led to how the fight’s decision came about. On Saturday night at UFC 208, Anderson …read more

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UFC 208 ‘prelims’ ratings draw 874,000 viewers on FS1

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to the pay-per-view (PPV) market last Saturday night (Feb. 11, 2017) for UFC 208: “Holm vs. De Randamie,” which took place inside Barclays Center in …read more

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Live Chat: UFC 208 recap, Mayweather-McGregor rumors, Bellator 172 and UFC Halifax previews

This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.
Today on the podcast, we’ll close the book on the not-so-great event that was UFC 208. What can we say about the future of …read more

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Aljamain Sterling blasts MMA judging, still frustrated with loss to Raphael Assuncao

NEW YORK – Aljamain Sterling talks to the media ta UFC 208 about his most recent loss to Raphael Assuncao, his career and place in the bantamweight division, MMA judging, …read more

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Holly Holm camp could file appeal with NYSAC after loss to Germaine de Randamie at UFC 208

Holly Holm came up short in her bid to become Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) first-ever women’s multi-division champion, losing to Germaine de Randamie via unanimous decision at last weekend’s (Sat., …read more

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UFC 208 rewind

With UFC 208 in the books, MMA Fighting’s E. Casey Leydon takes a look back at a memorable fight week in Brooklyn.
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Anderson Silva's win over Derek Brunson was bullsh*t--but it was good bullsh*t

Connor Ruebusch analyzes Anderson Silva’s controversial win over Derek Brunson at UFC 208, delving into the cage psychology that enabled Silva to hoodwink three judges, one opponent, and thousands of …read more

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Rankings: Holm, Brunson fall after UFC 208

Holly Holm was at the top of the world in 2015. After two wins to start her UFC career, “The Preacher’s Daughter” ended the year with one of the most …read more

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Ryan LaFlare hopes injury days are over, talks importance of fighting in New York

NEW YORK – Ryan LaFlare talks to the media about his decision win over Roan Carneiro at UFC 208, fighting in his home state of New York, the injuries that …read more

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The MMA Hour - 368 - Cris Cyborg

Cris Cyborg breaks down the UFC 208 main event.

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The MMA Hour - 368 - Derek Brunson

Derek Brunson breaks down his loss at UFC 208.

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UFC 208 prelims do 874,000 viewers

If the prelim television ratings are any indication, UFC 208 doesn’t look to have been a strong performer when it comes to mainstream interest.
The prelims on FOX Sports 1 prior …read more

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Cris Cyborg: Germaine de Randamie claims she's too injured to fight me, then calls for Holly Holm rematch

After Germaine de Randamie became the first-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s featherweight champion with her win over Holly Holm at last weekend’s (Sat., Feb. 11, 2017) UFC 208 event …read more

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The MMA Hour - 368 - Jon Anik

Jon Anik will look back at UFC 208 and discuss becoming the lead play-by-play man for the UFC.

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Posted on February 14, 2017, 11:17 pm By
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Fortunes changed for five at UFC 208

It’s never a good sign when a show is over and the main topic of conversation is the judging and officiating.
Saturday night’s UFC 208 pay-per-view ended up being a night …read more

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Derek Brunson Directs His Anger at Judges and Detractors

Brunson has a message for judges, fans and those who say he should move on following the controversial bout with Anderson Silva at UFC 208 on Saturday. Brunson took on …read more

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Dustin Poirier: ‘I want Nate Diaz, how bout that?’

Dustin Poirier is fresh off a bonus-winning “Fight of the Night” unanimous decision victory over Jim Miller at UFC 208. Now, the UFC lightweight is looking to climb up the …read more

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Germaine De Randamie releases statement following UFC 208 win

This past weekend, Germaine de Randamie picked up the biggest win of her career as she defeated former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm to claim the first ever UFC …read more

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‘Big’ John McCarthy & Marc Goddard break down UFC 208 late strikes

While this past weekend’s Holm vs. De Randamie main event was a good one, it was the UFC 208 late strikes that had fight fans talking. This past weekend at …read more

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Cris Cyborg: Everyone Knows She’s the 145-Pound Champion

The Ultimate Fighting Championship crowned its inaugural women’s featherweight champion at UFC 208 on Feb. 11. Germaine de Randamie defeated Holly Holm by unanimous decision to capture the belt, but …read more

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Derek Brunson statement on Anderson Silva loss

This past weekend at UFC 208, MMA icon Anderson Silva snapped a 2-fight skid as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Derek Brunson in a highly anticipated scrap …read more

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Latest UFC rankings update: Holly Holm drops two spots following UFC 208 decision loss

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) still doesn’t have enough female featherweight fighters to create or populate a 145-pound division, putting Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie in a weird spot — …read more

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Reis wants Demetrious Johnson next: 'I'm the only one who can stop him'

Wilson Reis wants title a shot following his win over Ulka Sasaki at UFC 208. Riding a three-fight winning streak after his unanimous decision victory over Ulka Sasaki at UFC …read more

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Derek Brunson addresses 'dumbest statement' made in MMA, says he's done talking about Anderson Silva

Feb 11, 2017; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Anderson Silva (red gloves) moments after his fight against Derek Brunson (blue gloves) (not pictured) during UFC 208 at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed …read more

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Derek Brunson says judges were ‘in awe’ of Anderson Silva: ‘There’s no way he won that fight’

In the storm of controversies surrounding UFC 208 this past weekend on Brooklyn, none dropped as many jaws as Anderson Silva’s surprising unanimous decision over Derek Brunson. The bout was …read more

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Cyborg says she 'knew and expected' the UFC featherweight champion would avoid her

Cris Cyborg says she was expecting whoever came out on top to duck her following UFC 208. Crisitiane Justino was watching closely as Germaine de Randamie and Holly Holm went …read more

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UFC 208's Dustin Poirier wonders if Nate Diaz wants to wait for Conor McGregor, or if he'll throw hands

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier has to heal his leg after a “Fight of the Night” slugfest with Jim Miller at UFC 208.
When he’s ready to return, though, he knows who …read more

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Short-notice fights no problem for UFC 208 winner Belal Muhammad if it keeps the train moving

Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosBROOKLYN, N.Y. – Belal Muhammad doesn’t have anything against short-notice fights – especially if they help him stay active and keep the paychecks rolling …read more

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Germaine de Randamie wants a rematch with Holly Holm to settle UFC 208 controversy

De Randamie is not happy with fans saying she won her belt under less than fair circumstances due to shots after the bell. Germaine de Randamie is not happy that …read more

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NYSAC: ‘The UFC made no objection’ when we assigned Todd Anderson to ref Holm-de Randamie

The New York State Athletic Commission has released a statement on the decision to assign referee Todd Anderson to the UFC 208 main event. The UFC 208 main event between …read more

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Rick Glenn apologized to his wife after giving ring girls Phillipe Nover's Valentine Gifts at weigh-ins

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Rick Glenn talks to the media about his decision win over Phillipe Nover at UFC 208, the valentine gifts Nover gave him at weigh-ins, earning his first …read more

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Derek Brunson Scores His Fight with Anderson Silva

Controversy erupted after Anderson Silva was awarded a decision win over Derek Brunson at UFC 208 on Saturday night in Brooklyn, N.Y. Brunson on Monday released his take on the …read more

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Monday Morning Analyst: UFC 208, scoring in MMA, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson talk

In this episode of the podcast, we discuss UFC 208 results with a special focus on the scoring in the Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie and Anderson Silva vs. …read more

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Tweet of the day: Dustin Poirier says he didn’t suffer a broken leg vs. Jim Miller

Dustin Poirier couldn’t even walk after his grueling battle with Jim Miller at UFC 208, but it looks as if he avoided a major injury to his right leg. Dustin …read more

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NYSAC: UFC did not object to referee assignment prior to UFC 208 main event

UFC president Dana White took issue with referee Todd Anderson, whom he deemed inexperienced, being assigned to the UFC 208 main event Saturday night.
The New York State Athletic Commission …read more

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UFC 208 reaction: Did the judges get de Randamie-Holm right?

Germaine de Randamie did just enough in the eyes of the judges to beat Holly Holm and capture the inaugural championship in the brand-new UFC women’s featherweight division. UFC.com’s …read more

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UFC 208 reaction: What to make of Anderson Silva's win

Anderson Silva returned to the win column at UFC 208, winning a controversial unanimous decision against Derek Brunson. UFC.com’s Matt Parrino and NESN.com’s Andre Khatchaturian break down what happened …read more

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New UFC Champ Germaine de Randamie Owes Holly Holm a Rematch

The UFC crowned its inaugural women’s featherweight champion at UFC 208 on Saturday night in Brooklyn, N.Y., but aside from the event being lackluster overall, it wasn’t without controversy.
Germaine de …read more

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Cyborg: “Everyone knows who the champ is at 145”

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, Germaine de Randamie scored a controversial decision win over former bantamweight champ Holly Holm to become the UFC’s first ever women’s …read more

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VIDEO | Anderson Silva reflects on win over Derek Brunson

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva picked up his first official win since 2012 at UFC 208 over the weekend. However, Silva’s win did not come without controversy as many …read more

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Germaine de Randamie says she’s not a ‘dirty fighter,’ willing to rematch Holly Holm

Germaine de Randamie is willing to give Holly Holm an immediate rematch following her controversial win at UFC 208.
De Randamie became the UFC women’s featherweight champion by defeating Holm this …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

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