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How To Watch 'Overeem Vs. Oleinik’ On ESPN+

It all goes down tomorrow afternoon (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as heavyweight legend …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2019, 2:46 am By
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Malignaggi Will Put Lobov In 'Coma' To Get To McGregor

Paulie Malignaggi has taken his rivalry with former UFC fighter Artem Lobov to an all-time high over the past few months, but it’s all in effort to land a potential …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Khabib Doubles Down On September Return, Says Poirier 'Won Temporary Belt'

The much-crowded UFC lightweight division finally seems to have some clarity as we quickly approach the second half of 2019.
After defeating UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway earlier this month at …read more

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UFC Rochester Poster Revealed (Photo)

The UFC will hit Rochester, New York on May 18 from the Blue Cross Arena for UFC on ESPN+ 9. In the main event of the night, former interim 155-pound …read more

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UFC vets Josh Burkman, William Macario meet in LFA 66 co-main event

A pair of UFC veterans will square off in a welterweight fight when LFA returns to Utah next month.
Josh Burkman (28-17) is set to take on William Macario (9-4) in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 9 poster released: Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee's faces are front and center

The UFC is coming to Rochester, New York, for the first time next month, and now the event has an official poster.
UFC on ESPN+ 9 takes place May 18 at …read more

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UFC veteran Angela Magana awakes from coma

Former UFC fighter and current Combate Americas athlete Angela Magana awoke from a coma that stemmed from a surgical procedure earlier this week in Puerto Rico.
Members of Magana’s team revealed …read more

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Devin Clark says Ivan Shtyrkov out of UFC on ESPN+ 7, fight canceled

UFC on ESPN+ 7 is apparently has lost a fight at the last minute.
On Friday, Devin Clark took to Instagram to announce that opponent Ivan Shtyrkov was hopitalized and forced …read more

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Alistair Overeem’s Top 5 UFC Knockouts

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Alistair Overeem has 39 career victories via stoppage. We count down his top five knockouts in the UFC since his first fight with the promotion in 2011.
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Posted on April 19, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Daily Debate results: Was Poirier's title road tougher than dos Anjos, Lawler or Bisping's?

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Dustin Poirier def. Max Holloway at UFC 236: Best photos

Dustin Poirier finally got his hands on UFC gold this past Saturday. And even if it’s an interim belt, it’s still …read more

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Alex da Silva quit his job for UFC St. Petersburg fight

Alex da Silva, 20-1 as a professional mixed martial artist, inked a deal with the UFC two months after turning 23 years old and decided it was the right moment …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 - New Blood: Russia’s future is knocking

The UFC is leaning on its newcomers for its return to Russia, with half of this Saturday’s fights featuring at least one debutant. On this edition of New Blood, the …read more

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Anderson Silva Details Personal Friendship With Jon Jones

Anderson Silva and Jon Jones are two of the most dynamic fighters the UFC has ever seen. Silva came first, ruling the middleweight division for years – and at one …read more

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Magana Releases Video Statement Following Coma Incident

It’s been a rough week for former UFC fighter Angela Magana. A herniated disc forced her into the hospital for a nerve block procedure, which led to doctors diagnosing her …read more

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Level Change Podcast: Low UFC 236 purses, Big Baby caught riding dirty

Episode 16 discussion: UFC 236 had terrible salaries, Jarrell Miller fails drug test ahead of mega fight with Anthony Joshua, Leslie Smith signs with Bellator, more. Welcome to the Level …read more

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Antonina Shevchenko Proud to Be Part of First UFC Women’s Fight in Russia

It seems like a lifetime has passed since the UFC started promoting women’s mixed martial arts but in reality it’s only been just over six years since Ronda Rousey became …read more

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Jessica Penne out, Angela Hill now meets Jodie Esquibel at UFC on ESPN 3

Jessica Penne just can’t seem to catch a break.
Penne (12-5 MMA, 1-3 UFC) is out of her scheduled UFC on ESPN 3 fight next week against Jodie Esquibel (6-4 MMA, …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC St. Petersburg: Main card preview

Get the scoop on the UFC main card action out of Russia this weekend, featuring Khabib Nurmagomedov’s teammate, Islam Makhachev, welcoming vaunted prospect Arman Tsarukyan to the UFC. The main …read more

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ATT owner Dan Lambert donates Dustin Poirier's UFC 236 gym fees to Good Fight Foundation

The acts of kindness from the MMA community continue to pour in following Dustin Poirier’s interim lightweight title victory last weekend at UFC 236.
This one comes from American Top Team …read more

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Former WWE Champ Alberto Del Rio Comments On Cain Velasquez’s Potential In Wrestling

Last month, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez signed on with lucha libre promotion AAA as an in-ring talent. Velasquez will be appearing at the promotion’s annual mega-event Triplemania XXVII. …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 6:17 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 7 staff predictions: Who's getting unanimous picks in Russia?

Overeem
vs.
Oleinik
Makhachev
vs.
Tsarukyan
Golm
vs.
Pavlovich
Clark
vs.
Shtyrkov
Modafferi
vs.
Shevchenko
Amedovski
vs.
Jotko

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2019: 56-21

Overeem
(63%)

Makhachev
(84%)

Pavlovich
(82%)

Shtyrkov
(78%)

Shevchenko
(83%)

Jotko
(69%)

Fernanda Prates
@nandaprates_
2019: 68-28 (71%)

Oleinik

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2019: 66-30 (69%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Ben Fowlkes
@BenFowlkesMMA
2019: 66-30 (69%)
2016 Champion

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Trent Reinsmith
@TrentReinsmith
2019: 66-30 (69%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2019: 65-31 (68%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2019: 64-32 (67%)
2018 Champion

Oleinik

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Modafferi

Jotko

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2019: 63-33 (66%)
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Luke Rockhold: Nobody Can F*ck With Me On The Ground, Including Jon Jones

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is making the jump up to 205 pounds this summer. Rockhold will be competing at the upcoming UFC 239 pay-per-view (PPV) event on July …read more

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Ray Borg Claims He’ll Retire From MMA If He Misses Weight Again

Ray Borg has had difficulty on the scale in his UFC career. Borg had a history of missing weight when competing at 125 pounds, however, he was able to overcome …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg Betting Odds: Is your money on Alistair Overeem or Aleksei Oleinik?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Russia this week for a heavyweight showdown that could determine who remains as one of the contenders to current UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier.
UFC …read more

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Ben Askren Calls Out UFC Over Poster For UFC 239

The upcoming UFC 239 pay-per-view (PPV) is looking to be one of the best cards of the year on paper. Currently, some of the biggest names and match-ups are scheduled …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7: 7 burning questions around Overeem-Oleinik

Saturday, the UFC visits Russia for the second time in the history of the promotion for the UFC on ESPN+ 7 fight card.
In the main event, top-15 ranked heavyweight …read more

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Schaub: UFC lost fans with ‘two paywalls’ and problematic PPV stream

Brendan Schaub puts the UFC on blast once again, this time for the issues during the ESPN+ stream of UFC 236. UFC 236 was the first event to be …read more

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UFC Reportedly Sets Dates For Montevideo, Abu Dhabi, and Sao Paulo Events

It looks like the UFC has locked down three dates for international events later this year. Those being in August, September, and November, according to MMA Fighting. The report suggests …read more

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UFC Celebrates 4/20 With Fight Pass Pot Fest

Got nothing to do on Friday night? Stay up and smoke weed with some of the UFC’s top marijuana offenders. April 20th is right around the corner, better known to …read more

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UFC Champ Robert Whittaker Guarantees Quick Finish Over Israel Adesanya

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder Robert Whittaker believes he’ll make short work of Israel Adesanya. Adesanya captured the interim UFC middleweight gold at UFC 236. He battled Kelvin …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg Full Live Results: Overeem vs. Oleinik (Fight Stats)

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. The first UFC on ESPN+ 7: Overeem vs. Oleinik …read more

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Video replay: UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial weigh-ins in Russia

Check out a video replay of the UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial weigh-ins.
The weigh-ins took place at Yubileyniy Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event, …read more

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Khabib criticizes UFC for promotion of UFC St. Petersburg

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t happy about the promotion of the upcoming card in Russia. Khabib Nurmagomedov has criticised the UFC for the promotion of their upcoming card in …read more

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After Knockout Loss, Devin Clark Eager to Show Improvements

Devin Clark (9-3) took on highly-touted prospect Aleksander Rakic at UFC 231. Unfortunately for him, he lost by TKO, making him 1-2 in his last three bouts. Although a loss …read more

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Joseph Benavidez on fate of UFC flyweight division: 'It's not over until it's over'

LAS VEGAS – When Joseph Benavidez heard that his rematch against Jussier Formiga at UFC on ESPN 4 will be a No. 1 contender’s bout in the flyweight division, he …read more

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UFC sets dates for upcoming events in Montevideo, Abu Dhabi and Sao Paulo

The UFC has set dates for three international cards in August, September and November, sources told MMA Fighting.
On Aug. 10, the company will make its first trip to Uruguay with …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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UFC St. Petersburg: Overeem vs. Oleinik Weigh-in Video

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Russia this week for UFC on ESPN+ 7, featuring Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik in a battle to remain relevant at the …read more

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Tim Elliott finally ready to fight, but needs flyweight slot, preferably with Kai Kara-France

LAS VEGAS – Ten months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ACL, UFC flyweight Tim Elliott is looking to book a fight – that is, if his division is …read more

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Alberto Del Rio believes Cain Velasquez ‘has the right attitude’ for Lucha Libre

Can former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez succeed in Lucha Libre wrestling?

Alberto Del Rio would know better than anyone. The former WWE star has competed in North American pro …read more

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Tickets on sale Friday for blockbuster UFC 239 card in Las Vegas

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Photos: Holly Holm through the years

The UFC’s annual “International Fight Week” pay-per-view is just around the corner, and tickets for the event go on sale.
UFC 239 tickets go on sale …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg weigh-in results: Alistair Overeem, Alexey Oleynik get green light

This Saturday, the UFC will return to ESPN+ with the exciting UFC St. Petersburg card.

This card will be topped by a key heavyweight contender bout between former Strikeforce, DREAM …read more

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Khabib says Poirier ‘won temporary belt,’ looking to unify titles in September

“Poirier won a temporary belt. Temporary. I have a real one.” Dustin Poirier might be holding real UFC gold around his waist, but official champ Khabib Nurmagomedov says ‘The …read more

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For Overeem, Oleinik and especially UFC, St. Petersburg the place to be

Saturday marks the UFC’s second visit to Russia. Will this card bring us one step closer to seeing undefeated lightweight champion and Dagestani superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov fight in the country? …read more

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VIDEO | Bodycam footage of Conor McGregor arrest in Miami

Last month in Miami, former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor found himself in hot water (again), after an early morning run-in with an overeager fan. This encounter ended …read more

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Poirier hints at showdown with Khabib: ‘Gonna be a September to remember!’

Dustin Poirier hints that he will take on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the official UFC lightweight title in September. Maybe UFC interim titles do matter, after all.
Newly-crowned interim UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Video: Watch today's UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMAjunkie at 11 a.m. ET

UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place today, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 11 a.m. ET (8 a.m. …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 8:16 am By
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UFC St. Petersburg weigh in results: Overeem 245, Oleinik 237

Check out the full weigh-in results for UFC St. Petersburg. UFC is hosting an event in St. Petersburg, Russia, and the two heavyweight headliners made weight as expected. Alistair Overeem …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 7:46 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 7 weigh-in results

Check out the results from today’s early and official UFC on ESPN+ 7 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 2 a.m. ET (11 p.m. PT).
The early weigh-ins take place at …read more

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Anderson Silva doesn’t think PED issues taint his career

Anderson Silva reflects back on his career while his fight against Jared Cannonier at UFC 237 approaches. Still considered by many pundits as the greatest MMA fighter to ever live, …read more

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Undefeated UFC bantamweight Manny Bermudez signs new contract

LAS VEGAS – Manny Bermudez is feeling pretty appreciated right now.
It’s no wonder, as the undefeated UFC bantamweight recently signed a new four-fight contract that could extend his impressive streak.
“I …read more

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Borg To Leave MMA If He Misses Weight Again

Ray Borg has missed weight three times so far in his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career, most recently missing the mark at UFC on ESPN 2 last month, coming in …read more

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UFC advises Ige to call police after drug test blunder

UFC vice president of athlete health and performance Jeff Novitzky is reminding athletes to ask USADA doping control officers for their credentials before submitting a drug-test sample. Jeff Novitzky says …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov criticizes UFC for lack of Russian promotion

This Saturday night on April 20, Saturday morning for everyone stateside, the UFC will return to Russia for their sophomore event in the country.

In September 2018, the UFC debuted in …read more

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Deron Winn to make UFC debut against Markus Perez at UFC Greenville

Another star wrestler is set to step into the Octagon.
After signing with the UFC last December, three-time NCAA All-American Deron Winn will make his debut for the promotion in a …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov talks Dustin Poirier, plans to open multiple ‘Khabib Gyms’ around the world

Current undisputed UFC world lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently serving a suspension he gained following his successful first title defense over Conor McGregor in October 2018 at UFC 229. …read more

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UFC's Ige gives blood sample meant for neighbor

Dan Ige, who as an active UFC athlete is subject to random drug tests by USADA, gave a blood sample to a woman who came to his home, only to …read more

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Aleksei Oleinik Top 5 UFC Finishes (UFC St. Petersburg)

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UFC heavyweight Aleksei Oleinik has become well known for his wide array of submission victories. We count down his top five finishes in the Octagon. Oleinik faces veteran …read more

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Quote: Stipe Miocic Made A ‘Huge Mistake’ Waiting For Daniel Cormier Rematch

Stipe Miocic hasn’t fought since July 2018 as he’s been holding out for a rematch with Daniel Cormier. Back at UFC 226, Miocic defended his UFC heavyweight title against Cormier. …read more

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Anderson Silva doesn't rule out new stab at UFC middleweight title, but fine if it doesn't happen

RIO DE JANEIRO – Anderson Silva has a few fights left on his UFC contract – three or four, he said, though he couldn’t say for sure – and he …read more

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Mistaken ID leads Ige to give blood to stranger

Dan Ige, who as an active UFC athlete is subject to random drug tests by USADA, gave a blood sample to a stranger who came to his home, only to …read more

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Nunes plans to ‘keep making history,’ will defend FW title after Holm fight

Amanda Nunes is planning to defend both her UFC bantamweight and featherweight titles. UFC women’s double champ Amanda Nunes will look to become the second UFC fighter to defend both …read more

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Video: Body-cam footage of McGregor’s recent arrest

You can watch the police bodycam footage of UFC superstar Conor McGregor’s arrest last month in Florida below. New footage of Conor McGregor’s arrest last month in Florida has been …read more

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Bodycam video: Conor McGregor makes cops wait on cell phone arrest

Conor McGregor didn’t put up a fight when Miami police officers took him into custody on suspicion of strong-arm robbery last month.
But the former UFC two-division champion certainly made the …read more

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Robert Whittaker doesn’t expect Israel Adesanya fight to be a war, ‘It’s gonna be short and sweet’

This past weekend’s UFC 236’s co-main event decided who will be the next challenger to undisputed middleweight king, Robert Whittaker. In the said bout, fellow ANZAC of Whittaker’s, Israel Adesanya …read more

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Francis Ngannou gunning for title shot with win over Junior dos Santos

Francis Ngannou believes he’ll be deserving of another title shot with a win over Junior dos Santos at UFC 239. Francis Ngannou is determined to prove he’s championship material.
After losing …read more

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Silva Speaks Out Over Former Coach’s Assault On Ex-Student

Diogenes Assahida was Silva’s muay thai coach when Silva won the UFC belt in 2006. Brazilian martial artists can have a prickly sense of honor and it’s best you don’t …read more

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Will Overeem get Ezekieled?

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch return to breakdown this week’s UFC event in St. Petersburg, Russia. With picks and odds for ever bout on the card. From Alistair Overeem vs. …read more

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UFC veteran Angela Magana wakes up from coma

Earlier this week, the MMA community was rocked by the distressing news that former UFC fighter Angela Magana had slipped into a coma after a complication during an emergency surgery. …read more

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As promised, Dustin Poirier's UFC 236 fight kit up for auction for charity

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Dustin Poirier def. Max Holloway at UFC 236: Best photos

This charity auction thing is becoming old hat for Dustin Poirier.
Poirier (25-5 MMA, 17-4 UFC), the UFC’s new interim lightweight champion …read more

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Dustin Poirier’s UFC 236 Fight Kit Is Now On Sale For Charity

Dustin’s Good Fight Foundation is raising funds to build a disability playground for Prairie Elementary in Lafayette, Louisiana. Want to scoop up some cool UFC fight history and help a …read more

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UFC’s Dan Ige explains how he mistakenly gave blood sample to someone not with USADA

The scenario has been repeated over and over again for the last four years. A UFC fighter will get a knock at the door at around 6 a.m. The people …read more

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USADA imposter steals Dan Ige’s blood

Well… It isn’t every day that one gets their blood stolen. But apparently, if you’re a UFC fighter like Dan Ige, it’s definitely a possibility.

The top featherweight prospect shared early …read more

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UFC vet Tim Means on why you need to follow him on Instagram (hint: It involves Diego Sanchez)

LAS VEGAS – Tim Means wants you to follow him on Instagram, because that might be the only way he’ll get an eventual fight with Diego Sanchez.
Seriously.
“All I’m looking for …read more

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Update: Former UFC Fighter Angela Magana Wakes Up From Coma

Magana had been unresponsive since undergoing emergency surgery on her spine Tuesday night. We have good news regarding the condition of former UFC strawweight Angela Magana.
After a nerve block procedure …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg face-offs: Alistair Overeem vs. Aleksei Oleinik tops the bill

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Though it’s flown in under the radar, the UFC’s seventh event on ESPN+, Overeem vs. Oleinik, takes place on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The fight card is …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

UFC Fighter Gets Blood Taken Mistakenly By Non-USADA Group

An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter got quite the surprise this morning (April 18). The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has been in place with the UFC since 2015. USADA randomly …read more

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Ben Askren Is Not Impressed With The New UFC 239 Poster

As far as Ben is concerned, the graphic design for the July 6th UFC 239 poster just isn’t ‘Funky’ enough. The UFC has just released the official poster for UFC …read more

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Coach says comatose Angela Magana moving her hands and ‘wiggling her toes’

“She’s been moving her hands, opening her eyes, wiggling her toes. So everybody’s hopeful about her health status.” Earlier this week it was reported that former UFC strawweight Angela Magana …read more

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Daily Debate results: Will Max Holloway's loss to Poirier affect his credibility at 145?

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Dustin Poirier def. Max Holloway at UFC 236: Best photos

Max Holloway had a shot at history this past Saturday and came up short.
Holloway (20-5 MMA, 16-5 UFC), the UFC’s featherweight …read more

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Brendan Schaub Criticizes UFC PPVs On ESPN+

Brendan Schaub isn’t impressed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) exclusive pay-per-view deal with ESPN+. UFC 236 marked the first time that a UFC PPV aired exclusively on ESPN+. Many …read more

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Report: Mystery USADA Impersonator Steals UFC Fighter Dan Ige’s Blood

Ige claims someone showed up at his door at 6:30 in the morning to collect blood, and it turns out they weren’t with USADA. Since the UFC teamed up with …read more

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UFC 236 Rewind: Holloway vs. Poirier

After UFC 236, MMA Fighting’s Casey Leydon takes a look back at the Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier fight week and an exciting card from Atlanta. In the co-main event, …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Video: NBA star Shaq consoles Max Holloway’s son after UFC 236 loss

UFC cameras captured a nice moment at UFC 236 as Shaq consoled Max Holloway’s son after his dad’s loss to Dustin Poirier. Max Holloway’s son, Rush, was left in tears …read more

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Marlon Moraes To Henry Cejudo: ‘I’m Going To Knock You Out’ At UFC 238

Marlon Moraes plans to capture the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight title with a knockout. On June 8, Moraes and UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo will collide for the vacant …read more

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Whittaker interested in moving up a third division to face Jon Jones

Robert Whittaker is interested in moving to his third division in the UFC. Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones have had quite a bit of back and forth in the media …read more

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Alistair Overeem looks back on his demolition of Brock Lesnar

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UFC and MMA veteran Alistair Overeem looks back at his high-profile UFC debut against Brock Lesnar at UFC 141 which closed out 2011. Overeem next faces Alexey Oleinik …read more

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Silva: Israel Adesanya needs to respect Jon Jones

Anderson Silva has given his opinion on the recent feud brewing between Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones. Anderson Silva has discussed his upcoming fight at UFC 237 against Jared Cannonier, …read more

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Antonina Shevchenko hunting early KO in historic clash at UFC St. Petersburg

If things go as UFC women’s flyweight contender Antonina Shevchenko hopes, she’ll be making a statement at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 7.
“I’m preparing for everything because fights can come in …read more

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Marlon Moraes promises knockout of Henry Cejudo

At UFC 238 on June 8, former World Series of Fighting (WSOF) champ Marlon Moraes will battle reigning UFC flyweight champ Henry Cejudo for the bantamweight title, which was recently …read more

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Amanda Nunes updates on plans for UFC featherweight title

Amanda Nunes, who currently owns the UFC bantamweight and featherweight titles, is booked to defend her bantamweight title against Holly Holm at UFC 239 this summer. Should she successfully defend …read more

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Coach gives positive update on Angela Magana

On Wednesday, news surfaced that UFC veteran Angela Magana had been left in a coma after complications resulting from a surgery.

“She’s in a coma, and we’re waiting to hear …read more

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Robert Whittaker believes he could give Jon Jones ‘a run for his money’

A new interim UFC middleweight champion was crowned this past Saturday night when Israel Adesanya would defeat Kelvin Gastelum via a thrilling unanimous decision.

Prior to the bout, there were brief …read more

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UFC 237 Video: Anderson Silva Holds Open Workout In Rio

Anderson Silva will look to get back into the win column when he faces off against Jared Cannonier at the upcoming UFC 237 pay-per-view (PPV) event on May 11, 2019 …read more

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Video: Shaquille O’Neal, Dustin Poirier Console Max Holloway’s Son After UFC 236 Battle

Thanks to the two title fights at the top of the card, UFC 236 was an event to remember. …read more

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Angela Magana’s Coach Provides Positive Update on Fighter’s Condition

Angela Magana remains in a coma following surgery, but the former UFC competitor is showing some positive signs. …read more

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Leslie Smith is Coming to Bellator’s Featherweight Division

Leslie Smith will be taking a crack at Bellator’s featherweight division. Smith last fought in the UFC in 2017 when she scored a TKO victory over Amanda Lemos at UFC …read more

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Fight Updates for Florida, Ottawa and UFC 238

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 breakdown: Is Alistair Overeem vs. Aleksei Oleinik made for 1st-round finish?

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 7.
UFC on ESPN+ 7 takes …read more

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UFC 236 prelims average 893,000 viewers on ESPN

The ratings are in for the UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 preliminary card. UFC 236’s preliminary card broadcast on ESPN proved to be a significant drop from the promotion’s …read more

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UFC 238 poster released

The poster for UFC 238 has been released, featuring a pair of champions and a pair of world title hopefuls.
Featured prominently in the background of the official promotional material for …read more

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