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Colby Covington attends first presidential debate as guest of Donald Trump

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington’s ties to President Donald Trump only grew stronger Tuesday night.
Fresh off his victory over Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 36 …read more

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Colby Covington attended Presidential Debate as guest of President Donald Trump

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington was in attendance at Tuesday night’s Presidential Debate between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.

Covington, alongside UFC president …read more

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Paulo Costa made “tactical error,” didn’t follow gameplan, says manager

MMA manager Wallid Ismail says that UFC middleweight Paulo Costa made a “tactical error” in his fight against Israel Adesanya at UFC 253. Adesanya spent the majority of the first …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Jon Jones betting odds released

The betting odds have been released for a potential superfight between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and P4P great Jon Jones. Adesanya picked up a dominant second-round TKO win over …read more

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Paul Felder wants to introduce Michael Chandler to the UFC

UFC lightweight Paul Felder says he told UFC president Dana White that he wants to be the one to welcome Michael Chandler to the Octagon. Chandler, the former three-time Bellator …read more

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Darren Elkins vs. Eduardo Garagorri added to Nov. 7 UFC event

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A featherweight bout is heading to Las Vegas in November with Darren Elkins facing off against Eduardo Garagorri.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans …read more

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Video | Colby Covington before and after he turned heel

Colby Covington might be the most disliked fighter on the UFC roster but it has not always been that way. Recently, Covington turned heel and upped his personality of being …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov shoots down TUF coaching offer opposite Conor McGregor, claims rematch will “never” happen

It appears the UFC wanted Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor to be the coaches on the return of The Ultimate Fighter according to Ali Abdelaziz. For months now, Dana White …read more

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Brandon Royval says Kai Kara-France win “was pure domination,” wants a top contender in December

Brandon Royval knew he was a better striker than Kai Kara-France and wanted to make a point of it in their fight at UFC 253. Royval was the betting underdog …read more

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Official UFC 254 poster released featuring Khabib vs. Gaethje title unifier

The UFC’s next pay-per-view event is less than one month away, and it’s massive for both the company and lightweight division.
UFC 254, which takes place Oct. 24 at Flash Forum …read more

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Dissecting a masterclass: Just how good was Israel Adesanya at UFC 253?

ABU DHABI – Just how good is Israel Adesanya?
Adesanya (20-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) added Paulo Costa’s name to his lengthy list of wins this past Saturday, when he defeated his …read more

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Sonnen: Weidman, Woodley are ‘the two hardest matchups’ for Adesanya right now

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Chael Sonnen sees two tough challenges for Israel Adesanya, and they are both out of left field. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya’s thorough demolition of …read more

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UFC 254 Poster Revealed For Khabib Vs. Gaethje

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Check out the official poster for UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje, set to go down from Fight Island, Abu Dhabi at the end of October. UFC …read more

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UFC 254 poster released

The UFC has released the poster for a highly anticipated lightweight title unifier between undisputed champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim champ Justin Gaethje at UFC 254.
In a nod to …read more

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Jack Hermansson '100 percent sure' Israel Adesanya doesn’t want to fight him on ground

Jack Hermansson doesn’t think Israel Adesanya can hang with him on the ground.
Following his flawless finish of Paulo Costa this past weekend at UFC 253, middleweight champion Adesanya brought up …read more

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Jon Jones Opens as Slight Betting Favorite in Potential Bout with Israel Adesanya

Jon Jones is only a slight betting favorite in a potential matchup with UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, according to online oddsmaker BetOnline. …read more

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Photo | Official poster released for UFC 254

The UFC has dropped the official poster for the upcoming UFC 254 pay-per-view card, which is scheduled for October 24 on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. See it below: …read more

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McGregor sends out SOS to Disney CEO: Claims he can’t get fights

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Conor McGregor may have announced his retirement back in June, but it sounds like persistent problems negotiating with the UFC have …read more

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The Mookie & Crookie Show 89: UFC 253 recap, special guest John Nash

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Episode 89 discussion: UFC 253 recap, John Nash joins the show to discuss the three big lawsuits happening in combat sports and why this year’s presidential …read more

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Dan Hardy criticizes Israel Adesanya’s “crass” UFC 253 celebration

UFC commentator Dan Hardy was not impressed by Israel Adesanya’s post-fight celebration at Saturday’s UFC 253 card. Adesanya, the UFC middleweight champion, took on ferocious Brazilian knockout artist Paulo Costa …read more

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Dana White’s latest comments on a Brock Lesnar UFC return

It’s been several weeks since news of Brock Lesnar becoming a free agent hit the news pages, but what is the latest on a potential UFC return?

Lesnar reportedly fulfilled his …read more

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Photos | Khabib Nurmagomedov gives fans a look at UFC 254 training camp

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov gave fans a closer look at his training camp for UFC 254 in a series of new photos released. Nurmagomedov returns to the Octagon for …read more

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Dan Hardy calls Israel Adesanya’s UFC 253 post-fight celebration ‘crass,’ ‘unnecessary’

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In the prime of his fighting career, Dan Hardy didn’t shy away from hyping a matchup, but even he was slightly taken aback by …read more

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Video: Did Israel Adesanya's dry-hump celebration go too far?

ABU DHABI – Did Israel Adesanya go too far with his UFC 253 post-fight celebration?
After finishing Paulo Costa with strikes in Round 2, Adesanya (20-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) dry-humped his …read more

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Wellington Turman still unable to train after COVID-19 quarantine, withdraws from UFC fight with Sean Strickland

Wellington Turman and a few teammates tested positive for COVID-19. | Jason Da Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Wellington Turman followed a two-week quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 earlier this …read more

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Dana White details UFC's plans to invest in Arab region's MMA talent

With the UFC in its second Abu Dhabi residency of 2020, the Arab region’s MMA market continues to grow.
The UFC has landed on “Fight Island” for five events during this …read more

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Daniel Cormier Believes Jon Jones Vacated UFC Title to Avoid Dominick Reyes

Shortly after Jan Blachowicz defeated Dominick Reyes at UFC 253 to claim the vacant light heavyweight throne, Jon Jones dropped a hint that he might be interested in returning to …read more

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Paulo Costa says “something happened” before Adesanya fight, performance was impacted

Paulo Costa claims “something happened” before his UFC 253 fight with Israel Adesanya that affected his performance in the cage. Costa challenged Adesanya for the UFC middleweight title in the …read more

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Jan Blachowicz sends challenge to “fat a**” Daniel Cormier, gets quick response

New UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz is calling for a fight with the division’s former champion, Daniel Cormier. Blachowicz became the new UFC light heavyweight champ when he defeated …read more

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Jan Blachowicz challenges Daniel Cormier to comeback fight: ‘I’ll teach you some respect’

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If Jan Blachowicz can’t get his hands on Jon Jones, he has another former UFC champion in mind for a future title …read more

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McGregor and Poirier agree to rematch, for charity

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Conor McGregor invited his former foe to a contest outside of the UFC. Conor McGregor has been an active …read more

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Ciryl Gane faces Ante Delija at Oct. 17 UFC event, Shamil Abdurakhimov out

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Ciryl Gane is trading one veteran opponent for another.
The UFC announced Tuesday that Gane (6-0) will fight Croatia’s …read more

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Sober play-by-play: Adesanya made it look so easy by being so smart

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Israel Adesanya’s dominance over Paulo Costa at UFC 253 was as subtle as it was explicit. It’s been awhile since I’ve dusted off …read more

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Colby Covington Praises Dana White For Not Silencing Fighters

Colby Covington has nothing but praise for UFC president, Dana White for not silencing fighters. Covington had some controversial post-fight comments following his win over Tyron Woodley. After the press …read more

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McGregor, Poirier Agree To Charity Fight In Dublin

I don’t know if former UFC champ Conor McGregor is slowly losing his mind or went on another “bender,” but he’s been tweeting erratically over the last few days while …read more

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Watch Brandon Royval's family erupt after his UFC 253 submission of Kai Kara-France

Brandon Royval continues to impress since joining the UFC roster.
After upsetting former UFC flyweight title challenger Tim Elliott in a “Fight of the Night” effort in his promotional debut, Royval …read more

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Jake Matthews Nearly Apologized To Diego Sanchez During Ground & Pound

Jake Matthews picked up the most notable win of his career at UFC 253. On the prelims of the card, Matthews dominated Diego Sanchez en route to a lopsided decision …read more

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Israel Adesanya offers advice to Paulo Costa after UFC 253

Undefeated UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has some advice for his latest opponent, Paulo Costa. Adesanya took on Costa in the main event of UFC 253 last Saturday, on Fight …read more

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Colby Covington praises UFC president Dana White for “not bowing to the woke mob”

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has praised UFC president Dana White for defending him after his recent racism controversy. Covington was accused of racially insulting 170-pound champion Kamaru Usman when …read more

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Jones Jones Fires Back At Israel Adesanya, Says He’d Tear His Arm Off

Israel Adesanya said he still wants to face Jon Jones following his victory over Paulo Costa at UFC 253. Adesanya said he wants to defend his title at middleweight more …read more

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Jake Matthews says he almost apologized to Diego Sanchez during final moments of ground and pound

UFC welterweight Jake Matthews has admitted he almost apologized to Diego Sanchez in the final moments of their UFC 253 showdown. Matthews was able to dominate the UFC veteran from …read more

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UFC odds: Jon Jones only a slight favorite over Israel Adesanya

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Check out the betting odds for a potential super-fight between the UFC’s middleweight champ Israel Adesanya and light heavyweight G.O.A.T. Jon Jones. The …read more

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William Knight glad he showed his cardio and durability at UFC 253

William Knight glad he showed his cardio and durability at UFC 253 …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones teasing return to 205 is ‘pretty much admitting’ he didn’t want to fight Dominick Reyes

Earlier this year, Jon Jones shocked the MMA world by vacating his light heavyweight title to move up to the heavyweight ranks. As a result, the UFC set up a …read more

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Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier Discuss Charity Bout with 'Zero To Do with the UFC’

Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier have already squared off within the confines of the Octagon. Now the two UFC stars seem interested in stepping outside the jurisdiction of the Las …read more

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Daniel Cormier accuses Jon Jones of giving up belt due to fear of Dominick Reyes rematch

Daniel Cormier believes that his rival Jon Jones vacated the UFC light heavyweight title because he didn’t want to rematch Dominick Reyes. After defending his title earlier this year at …read more

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Despite emotional roller coaster, Irene Aldana enjoying the journey to first UFC main event

Irene Aldana has been through plenty in the lead up to her next UFC fight.
The women’s bantamweight contender headlines a UFC event for the very first time in her eight-year …read more

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Miles Johns vs. Kevin Natividad Booked for UFC’s Halloween Fight Night Card

A bantamweight matchup pitting Miles Johns against Kevin Natividad has been added to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Halloween card. …read more

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Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier negotiate charity MMA match in Ireland, ‘zero to do with the UFC’

If the UFC can’t find him a fight, Conor McGregor will play matchmaker himself.
The former two-division champion has been involved in a public spat with UFC President Dana White about …read more

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UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje fight card

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Take a look at the current card for UFC 254 in October. One of the biggest fights in UFC lightweight history is set for …read more

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Conor McGregor offers to fight Dustin Poirier for charity; Poirier says 'let's do it'

Former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor has taken a new turn in his current standoff with UFC president Dana White.
McGregor and White have taken swipes at one another …read more

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Stylebender Is Still Trolling Paulo Costa Mercilessly

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After taking months of abuse from his Brazilian opponent, Israel Adesanya is working Paulo Costa over on the internet following his UFC 253 win …read more

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‘I would literally tear one of your arms off’ - Jones responds to Adesanya

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The middleweight champ talked about wanting to “f-ck up” Jon Jones after UFC 253, but the former light heavyweight king has …read more

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What’s next for the stars of UFC 253?

The UFC was back on Fight Island last weekend for a very solid UFC 253 card that saw two titles on the line. In the main event of UFC 253, …read more

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Jon Jones doubts Israel Adesanya wants fight: 'I would literally tear one of your arms off'

Israel Adesanya has said on several occasions he’s looking to Jon Jones, but Jones remains skeptical.
The former UFC light heavyweight champion, Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) took to Instagram on …read more

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‘I disapprove 100%’ - Costa not happy with Izzy’s post-fight antics

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Israel Adesanya gave his defeated foe a little extra love following their UFC 253 title fight, despite Paulo Costa warning him that he already …read more

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UFC Fight Island Behind the Scenes: Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana

Go behind the scenes with former UFC contender and current UFC commentator Dan Hardy on UFC Fight Island.

This week, Hardy takes us behind the scenes of this weekend’s UFC on …read more

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Jon Jones to Israel Adesanya: ‘Right around now, I would literally tear one of your arms off’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The ongoing war of words between Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya has heated up once again after the UFC middleweight champion defended his title against …read more

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Video: Poland welcomes Jan Blachowicz home with massive hero's welcome following UFC title win

The UFC crowned the second Polish champion in company history Saturday – and the celebration is still going.
New UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz touched down on native soil Monday …read more

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Gaethje To McGregor: ‘You Had Me In January - You Took The Easy Road’

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Lightweight contender Justin Gaethje is backing up his UFC boss in the promotion’s increasingly public battle with Conor McGregor. The he said she …read more

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Miles Johns vs. Kevin Natividad on tap for UFC event on Oct. 31

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A bantamweight matchup has been added to the UFC’s Halloween event.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Miles Johns …read more

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White unsure if Sanchez has a future in the UFC

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UFC President Dana White spoke about Diego Sanchez following his performance against Jake Matthews at UFC 253. Of all the …read more

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Jon Jones sends a stern warning to UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya

Jon Jones has sent a stern message to Israel Adesanya following his UFC 253 win over Paulo Costa. For months, Adesanya and Jones have taken shots at one another and …read more

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UFC 253: Scorecard

Recap the big winners from UFC 253: Adesanya vs Costa
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Jan Blachowicz Greeted by Throng in Poland After Winning UFC Light Heavyweight Title

Jan Blachowicz is a hero in his home country of Poland after claiming the vacant light heavyweight crown with a victory against Dominick Reyes at UFC 253. …read more

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Brad Riddell the entertainer has a plan to conquer the UFC

Brad Riddell the entertainer has a plan to conquer the UFC …read more

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Paulo Costa blasts ‘human trash’ Israel Adesanya for post-fight behavior, Adesanya responds

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Paulo Costa is already calling for a rematch against Israel Adesanya after falling to the reigning middleweight champion this past weekend at UFC 254.
The …read more

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Manager Expects Paulo Costa to Follow Deiveson Figueiredo’s Championship Path in UFC

After filming the first face-to-face meeting between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa last week at the fighter hotel in Abu Dhabi and claiming that the reigning middleweight champion was clearly …read more

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Adesanya Under Fire For UFC 253 Rump Hump

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Israel Adesanya retained his middleweight title by smashing Paulo Costa in the UFC 253 pay-per-view (PPV) main event last weekend on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi. And after …read more

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Manny Pacquiao confirms plans to fight Conor McGregor for a charity

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has confirmed that he intends to fight UFC superstar Conor McGregor in the new year. Last week, McGregor made headlines by announcing that he intends to …read more

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Paulo Costa reportedly “very upset” after seeing video of Israel Adesanya humping him

UFC middleweight Paulo Costa is reportedly very upset after seeing the video of champion Israel Adesanya humping him at UFC 253. Adesanya had one of the best performances of his …read more

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Kiefer Crosbie guns to finish Charlie Leary at Bellator Europe 9, then wants Myles Jury

Kiefer Crosbie wants to make a statement vs. Charlie Leary on Saturday, and he then plans on calling out a UFC veteran.
Crosbie (8-1 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) faces Leary (16-11-1 MMA, …read more

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Adesanya says his dad told him to ditch pink hair prior to UFC 253

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Israel Adesanya took his fathers’ advice and ditched the pink hair in the leadup to UFC 253. Israel Adesanya dyed his hair pink in …read more

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UFC 253 REVIEW & UFC FIGHT ISLAND PREVIEW | Care/Don’t Care Podcast

June M. Williams

Sorry cry babies! It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, with your talent: the illustrious Eugene S. Robinson, the indubitable John …read more

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Video: Jan Blachowicz gets hero’s welcome in Poland after capturing UFC light heavyweight title

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Jan Blachowicz returned to his home country of Poland for the first time since becoming the undisputed UFC light heavyweight champion and was greeted …read more

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Paulo Costa breaks silence on UFC 253 loss, promises rematch “will be different”

Paulo Costa has broken his silence on his Saturday night loss to UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya. Costa challenged Adesanya for the middleweight strap in the main event of the …read more

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Justin Gaethje blasts Conor McGregor, defends Dana White

Did Conor McGregor open Pandora’s Box by trying to defend his early attempts to line-up his 2020 season by outing a private message exchange with UFC president Dana White?

It appears …read more

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UFC books Jason Witt vs. Cole Williams for Oct. 31 event in Las Vegas

The UFC’s October lineup continues to fill.
Jason Witt and Cole Williams will square off Oct. 31 in a welterweight bout expected to take place at the UFC Apex in Las …read more

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With Shamil Abdurakhimov out, Ciryl Gane to fight Ante Delija at Oct. 17 UFC event

The matchup between Ciryl Gane and Shamil Abdurakhimov has fallen through once again.
The UFC heavyweight bout, which was scheduled for Oct. 17, will no longer happen after Adurakhimov (20-5 MMA, …read more

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Chimaev calls for title shot against Adesanya following UFC 253

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Khamzat Chimaev wants to fight Israel Adesanya for the middleweight title. UFC newcomer Khamzat Chimaev feels he’s ready to challenge Israel Adesanya for the …read more

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UFC on ESPN 16: Make your predictions for Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana

UFC on ESPN 16: Make your predictions for Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana …read more

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Dana White Confused By Paulo Costa’s ‘Very Weird’ UFC 253 Performance

Dana White thought the UFC 253 main event between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa was going to be more competitive. The fight was all Adesanya as he dominated Costa from …read more

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Dana White: Jared Cannonier next for Israel Adesanya with UFC 254 win

ABU DHABI – Dana White confirmed that a pivotal middleweight clash at UFC 254 has title implications.
Jared Cannonier is slated to face Robert Whittaker on Oct. 24 in the headlining …read more

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Jones reacts to Blachowicz’ title win, hints of move back to light heavyweight

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Jon Jones teases of a return to light heavyweight following Jan Blachowicz’ TKO of Dominick Reyes at UFC 253. Jon Jones may be having …read more

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Making the Grade: UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa

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There was a lot on the line at UFC 253 on Saturday night.
For Israel Adesanya it was not only the opportunity to defend the …read more

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Jack Shore vs. Khalid Taha added to UFC's Nov. 7 lineup

Undefeated prospect Jack Shore has been booked for his third UFC fight.
Shore (13-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will meet returning Khalid Taha (13-2-1 MMA, 1-1-1 UFC) Nov. 7 at the UFC …read more

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UFC 254 Main Card Revealed, To Feature Six Fights

The UFC has revealed the main card for the very solid UFC 254 pay-per-view card that features six fights. UFC 254 goes down on Oct. 24 on Fight Island. The …read more

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Colby Covington says he accepted Jorge Masvidal fight offer from UFC: 'It's all in his court now'

Colby Covington confirms there have been talks with the UFC for him to fight Jorge Masvidal next.
After reports emerged that the promotion was targeting a rematch between Masvidal and Nate …read more

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Dana White Perplexed by Paulo Costa’s ‘Weird’ Performance at UFC 253

Paulo Costa was expected to bring the fight to Israel Adesanya at UFC 253. …read more

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Nate Diaz teases 2021 comeback

Fan favorite UFC star Nate Diaz is teasing a return to the Octagon in 2021. Diaz has not fought since a late-2019 TKO loss to Jorge Masvidal. However, if a …read more

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Dana White Unsure Of Diego Sanchez’s Future After UFC 253 Loss

UFC president, Dana White doesn’t know what is next for Diego Sanchez. On the prelims of UFC 253, Sanchez was the biggest betting underdog against Jake Matthews and suffered a …read more

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Colby Covington calls for PPV headliner against Jorge Masvidal in Miami

Colby Covington wants to headline a UFC pay-per-view against Jorge Masvidal—and he wants it to go down in his rival’s backyard. Covington and Masvidal used to be good friends and …read more

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Dana White Reveals What Is Next For Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya defended his middleweight title in the main event of UFC 253 with a TKO win over Paulo Costa. In the lead up to the fight, many pundits thought …read more

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Paulo Costa breaks silence on loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC 253, vows to win UFC belt ‘whether you like it or not’

Paulo Costa suffered the first loss of his MMA career in the main event of UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi. | Zuffa LLC

Paulo Costa is not going anywhere.
“Borrachinha” …read more

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Adesanya on ‘dumb’ Costa: ‘This was my 100th win,’ I understand his game

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Israel Adesanya knew the game Paulo Costa was playing ahead of their UFC 253 fight, Israel Adesanya has replied to those who doubted him …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3091: UFC 253 reaction with John Morgan from 'Fight Island'

Monday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode No. 3,091 of the podcast, the fellas look back at UFC 253 to discuss Israel …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Calls Out Israel Adesanya

Khamzat Chimaev has made a name for himself in quick fashion since debuting in the UFC this July. Following the middleweight title fight at UFC 253, Chimaev sent out a …read more

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Israel Adesanya continues to troll Paulo Costa after UFC 253 win

Israel Adesanya isn’t letting Paulo Costa off the hook following their blockbuster middleweight title fight this past Saturday. Adesanya, the UFC middleweight champion, defended his title with a lopsided second-round …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Israel Adesanya’s UFC 253 antics have split the fans into two groups

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Which camp are you in?

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On to the Next One, Episode 11: Matches to make after UFC 253

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In the 11th episode of On To the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alex K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following …read more

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