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Don’t Believe The Hype!

After plenty of back-and-forth between Derek Brunson and Israel Adesanya, the two talented Middleweights were booked to face off at the upcoming UFC 230 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Nov. 3, …read more

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Frankie Edgar talks motivation, legacy and upcoming fight against ‘The Korean Zombie’

The year 2018 didn’t start out great for former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar.In March, his long-awaited bout against Max Holloway for the featherweight crown was cancelled for the second …read more

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Report: Scott Holtzman vs. Alan Patrick added to UFC 229 in Las Vegas

The lineup for what the UFC is expecting to be the biggest pay-per-view in its history continues to grow.
A lightweight fight between Scott Holtzman (11-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Brazil’s …read more

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Colby: Tyron Won’t Have Jones, Conor To Help UFC 228 Sales

After Colby Covington had to withdraw from consideration to face Tyron Woodley for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight title at UFC 228 on Sept. 8, 2018, Darren Till got …read more

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Covington slams ‘piece of sh-t’ Darren Till for comments about family

“I’m gonna [expletive] go slap that little kid, and [expletive] make him sorry for being a piece of sh-t.” UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington didn’t take kindly to Darren …read more

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Video: Thales Leites to retire after UFC Sao Paulo: ‘My mind and my body says me it’s enough’

RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazilUFC middleweight Thales Leites explains why he decided to retire from the sport after his Sept. 22 bout with Hector Lombard at UFC Sao Paulo, …read more

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Alex Hernandez: Islam Makhachev Is Not On My Radar

Alex Hernandez is one of the brightest standouts in arguably the deepest division in the UFC, the lightweight division. Getting off to a hot 2-0 start, with a first-round KO …read more

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Watch Anthony Smith Drop Rashad Evans with Knee to the Face in UFC KO of the Week

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Anthony Smith knocked out the former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans quickly at UFC 225 in Chicago in June. The bout kicked off what is already an impressive …read more

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Mickey Gall: Mike Jackson Does Not Belong in the UFC

Mickey Gall may have predicted CM Punk would defeat Mike Jackson at UFC 225 in Chicago, but he was not surprised at the outcome. After walking back his prediction that …read more

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Brunson calls fight with Adesanya 'a step down'

Middleweight contender Israel Adesanya has been on a tear since joining the UFC last year. Derek Brunson, his next opponent, isn’t too impressed. …read more

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Carla Esparza Relying on Experience Against Tatiana Suarez at UFC 228

Carla Esparza believes her experience will play a factor in her bout with Tatiana Suarez. Esparza is coming off a split decision loss to Claudia Gadelha back in June. She …read more

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McGregor Loves Mexicans, Nom-Nom Baby Gloves

Sounds like someone had too much Tequila.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, is gearing up for his mixed martial arts (MMA) return at the upcoming UFC 229 …read more

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Silva: ‘Everybody in this sport’ would like to see me fight GSP

Anderson Silva is ‘absolutely’ interested in a fight with Georges St-Pierre. It might not be the superfight it once was, but a bout between UFC legends Anderson Silva and Georges …read more

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Warrant to be issued for Donny Aaron, Andrea Lee's husband, after alleged domestic abuse

Donny Aaron, husband of UFC women’s flyweight Andrea Lee, faces an arrest warrant after being accused of domestic abuse.
Lee’s friend, MMA fighter Andy Nguyen, called police and filed a report …read more

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Colby Covington Predicts Low UFC 228 Buyrate

Colby Covington predicts that UFC 228 will fail to generate any buzz. Covington will not be in a title unification bout on Sept. 8 at UFC 228. “Chaos” won the …read more

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Police to issue warrant for husband of UFC's Lee

The husband of UFC fighter Andrea Lee is facing potential charges of false imprisonment and domestic battery, stemming from an alleged incident on Aug. 5. …read more

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UFC’s Andrea Lee allegedly assaulted by husband Donny Aaron

A police report detailed the allegation of domestic abuse. Just a few months removed from coming under fire for defending her husband’s Aryan-inspired tattoo choices (swastika, SS), UFC flyweight Andrea …read more

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The Road to UFC 229: Khabib's run of lightweight dominance

Finally wearing the UFC lightweight crown he has chased for years, unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov is on top of the world right now, and he’s ready to defend that title against …read more

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Donny Aaron, Husband of UFC Fighter Andrea Lee, Faces Domestic Violence Charges

Donny Aaron, the husband of UFC flyweight Andrea Lee, is facing charges of false imprisonment and domestic violence battery stemming from an incident that occurred earlier this month. …read more

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Wilson Reis vs. Ben Nguyen in the works for UFC Adelaide

Flyweight veterans Wilson Reis and Ben Nguyen are slated to fight in the UFC’s return to Australia this December. It looks as if the UFC’s return to the Australian city …read more

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Arjan Bhullar using history of Sikh people as inspiration for rebound

Arjan Bhullar, the first UFC fighter to ever wear a turban to the Octagon, aims to bounce back from his first professional loss. …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev vs. Marcin Prachnio set for UFC Moscow

A new light heavyweight bout is on tap for the UFC’s debut event in Russia.
Magomed Ankalaev (10-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is set to take on Marcin Prachnio (13-3 MMA, 0-1 …read more

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Ashkan Mokhtarian vs. Kai Kara France Reported for Fight Night 142

At UFC Fight Night 142 this December, the UFC will return to Adelaide, Australia and, according to Shawn Bitter of MMA Today, will reportedly bring two natives of the Oceania …read more

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Lewis: I was given ‘some of type of steroids’ for injury that USADA OK’d

Derrick Lewis says he finally found a solution for his nagging back injury. UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis has been bothered by a nagging back injury for awhile now. …read more

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Paulie Malignaggi gives “no balls” Conor McGregor little chance against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Retired boxer Paulie Malignaggi, who is one of Conor McGregor‘s chief doubters, unsurprisingly gives the Irishman little chance in his UFC 229 lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Speaking on …read more

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Marlon Moraes feels TJ Dillashaw should vacate bantamweight title if he fights Henry Cejudo

Earlier this month, TJ Dillashaw defended the UFC bantamweight title with a first-round knockout his rival Cody Garbrandt. On the same night, Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo did the unthinkable, …read more

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Dillon Danis challenges Kevin Lee to high-stakes grappling match, Lee responds

Grappling star Dillon Danis wants to grapple with UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee. And not just for fun.
Instead, Danis hopes to meet Lee on the mats in a sub-only contest, …read more

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UFC 229 tickets start at $205, top out at $2,505 for Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor

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Ticket prices are out for UFC 229, and they’re pricey.
Nosebleed seats start at $205 and go all the way up to $2,505 to sit …read more

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Marlon Moraes to TJ Dillashaw: “Defend or Vacate”

What’s next for T.J. Dillashaw? After dispatching of Cody Garbrandt in the UFC 227 main event for the second straight time, we know that it won’t be “No Love.” But …read more

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Colby Covington Wants Tyron Woodley to Emerge Victorious at UFC 228

Colby Covington claims he wants Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion Tyrone Woodley to come out on top against Darren Till next month at UFC 228 so he finally gets to …read more

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If I Did It: Darren Till’s PR nightmare for the UFC

Welcome to If I Did It, the show where we grapple with PR problems from the world of MMA. This week we deal with Darren Till’s apparent lack of interest …read more

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UFC 227 estimated to have done 300,000 PPV buys

UFC 227 performed better than expected in terms of pay-per-view buys. The UFC has to be pleased with the performance of their most recent big show. UFC 227, which featured …read more

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Unfiltered Episode 222: Nicco Montaño

UFC Women’s Flyweight champion Nicco Montaño joins the show and discusses her long-awaited return to the Octagon against Valentina Shevchenko on September 8 at UFC 228, coming into the fight …read more

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Machida is ‘motivated’ by Mousasi’s PED accusations

Gegard Mousasi talks smack at Lyoto Machida, but Machida is just dreaming about bigger and better things following his UFC exit; like fighting Fedor. It’s strange to talk about …read more

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Dana White thinks Conor McGregor is underrated in the UFC…is he?

Conor McGregor seemingly went from wayward plumber to two-division UFC champion and world-renowned sports icon overnight.
A self-made man that has raked in millions of dollars by entertaining fans and defeating …read more

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Benson Henderson returns against Saad Awad at Bellator 208

A marquee matchup that could carry title implications for the Bellator lightweight division has been booked for Oct. 13, as former WEC and UFC champion Benson Henderson is slated to …read more

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Injury knocks Glover Teixeira from UFC Fight Night 137 main event vs. Jimi Manuwa

Less than two weeks after the fight was announced, the UFC’s return to Sao Paulo needs a new headliner.
Brazilian Glover Teixeira (27-7 MMA, 10-5 UFC) has suffered an injury and …read more

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Report | UFC flyweight Andrea Lee allegedly assaulted by husband

Shortly after new UFC flyweight Andrea Lee made her debut in May, some controversy involving her husband came to light. Now even worse news has surfaced.
The initial controversy involving Lee’s …read more

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Magnus Cedenblad Announces His Retirement

After 11 years and professional and six years under the UFC umbrella, Magnus Cedenblad has decided to call it a career. Cedenblad made the announcement via Instagram, where he wrote …read more

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UFC 229 tickets go on sale this Friday…and they aren’t cheap

Are you planning on going to see “the biggest fight in MMA history” live and in person on October 6th? Well then get ready to shell out some cash.
Everyone in …read more

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Ticket Prices Revealed for UFC 229: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

UFC 229 will undoubtedly be the biggest mixed martial arts card of the year as lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov takes on Conor McGregor in the main event on Oct. 6. …read more

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Ticket Prices Revealed for UFC 229 Card Headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

The UFC is billing the lightweight championship bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor as the biggest fight in promotion history, and the ticket prices reflect that boast. …read more

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Khabib vs. McGregor ticket prices announced for UFC 229

Let the games begin.
Tickets for UFC 229, which features a highly-anticipated lightweight championship main event between current titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov and former two-division champion Conor McGregor, will go on sale …read more

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Kevin Lee planning for UFC 229 bout, hoping for Pettis fight

The lightweight top contender is gunning for a big fight on the undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor. A year or two ago, calling out Anthony Pettis for a …read more

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Moraes: Dillashaw Must Defend Or Vacate

After T.J. Dillashaw knocked out Cody Garbrandt for the second straight time at UFC 227 (see it again here), “Viper” turned his attention to a champion vs. champion bout against …read more

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UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor Ticket Prices Revealed, On Sale Date Set for August 17

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor is now being touted as “the biggest fight in UFC history” as tickets are about to go on sale for the showdown on Oct. 6 …read more

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UFC Making ‘Badass’ Documentary Featuring Donald Trump

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will mark 25 years in mixed martial arts (MMA) with a special “UFC 25 Years in Short” documentary, which as the name suggests, will be compromised …read more

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Demetrious Johnson now suspended indefinitely, needs clearance for knee

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Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson now needs a medical clearance to compete again after reporting a knee injury.
The …read more

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Report: UFC 227 Estimated at 300,000 Pay-Per-View Buys

Pay-per-view buy rates have been down across the board for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but it appears that UFC 227 has exceeded expectations in that regard. …read more

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Schaub: UFC is ‘riding and dying’ on promoting Greg Hardy

Former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub had a massive rant on the UFC’s heavy marketing of Greg Hardy. Disgraced former NFL star Greg Hardy has been effectively marketed quite heavily …read more

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Gleison Tibau Exits the UFC After 28 Fights and More than a Decade

After more than a decade on the roster, Gleison Tibau is parting ways with the UFC.
The 35-year-old Brazilian has called the Octagon home for nearly twelve years and 28 bouts, …read more

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UFC 230 – New York City – November 3

Date: November 3, 2018
Venue: Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY
TV: PPV/TSN/FS1/UFC Fight Pass
Fight Card:
155lbs- Nate Diaz (19-11) vs. Dustin Poirier (24-5)
185lbs- Ronaldo Souza (25-6) vs. David Branch (22-4)
185lbs- …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington reacts to Darren Till’s controversial comments about family

Earlier this month, UFC 228 welterweight title challenger Darren Till came under fire when he suggested that he didn’t care about anything other than winning the title from champ Tyron …read more

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Tom Lawlor released by UFC two months before his USADA suspension expires

Veteran middleweight Tom Lawlor said he’s no longer a UFC fighter after the promotion released him from contract on Monday.
“While the timing is unexpected, hopefully this opens the doors for …read more

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The Road to UFC 229: Conor McGregor’s Greatest Hits

Ten fights. That’s all it took for Conor McGregor to go from relative unknown to worldwide superstar. Along the way, “The Notorious” one made history, becoming the first fighter to …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington makes prediction for UFC 228 PPV sales

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt his next title defense in the main event of UFC 228 on September 8, when he takes on undefeated British striker Darren Till. …read more

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Sean O’Malley fights Jose Quinonez at UFC 229

Bantamweight prospect Sean O’Malley has a new UFC contract, and he has his next fight lined up. Up-and-coming bantamweight “Suga” Sean O’Malley will be fighting on what figures to be …read more

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Tom Lawlor Says He’s Been Released from the UFC Just 2 Months Shy from USADA Suspension Ending

Veteran fighter Tom Lawlor has been released from the UFC following nearly a decade spent with the mixed martial arts promotion.
Lawlor revealed the news on Monday in a statement to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor: The UFC’s Biggest Fight Ever (Video)

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Will Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor be the biggest fight that the UFC has ever promoted? The venerable fight promotion certainly seem to think so… and they’re probably …read more

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UFC 227 Buyrate Reportedly Estimated at 300,000

Estimates for the UFC 227 buyrate are in. Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting.com has revealed that the event looks to have brought in around 300,000 pay-per-view buys. UFC 227 featured two …read more

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The estimated PPV numbers for UFC 227 are in, and they’re better than expected

On August 4, the UFC took over the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California with UFC 227. The card featured two title fights: a bantamweight title rematch between champion TJ …read more

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Derrick Lewis Provides Update on Back Issues Ahead of UFC 229 Fight with Alexander Volkov

Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis is set to return to the Octagon Oct. 6 in the co-main event of UFC 229 against Alexander Volkov. The pairing was first …read more

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UFC Welterweight Rafael dos Anjos Wants Kamaru Usman at UFC 228

With the announcement that Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion Tyron Woodley would be returning to defend his belt against Darren Till at UFC 228 next month, another middleweight contender in …read more

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Brendan Schaub Rips UFC Over Banking on Greg Hardy

Brendan Schaub rips the UFC for promoting Greg Hardy more than Nick Newell. The history between the UFC and Schaub is well documented. Schaub is a former UFC heavyweight who …read more

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UFC 229 tickets on sale this week for Khabib-Conor: 'The biggest fight in UFC history'

The UFC has christened the upcoming title bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor as “the biggest fight in UFC history.”
Whether you agree with that level of bar-raising hype or …read more

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Will Nate Diaz Show Up For UFC 230?

Nate Diaz is scheduled to fight Dustin Poirier in the co-main event of UFC 230, but if we know anything about Diaz, it’s that anything is possible. After showing up …read more

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UFC 227 PPV Buys ‘Well Above Expectations’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has reason to celebrate after its most recent pay-per-view (PPV) fight card, UFC 227, exceeded expectations and drew an estimated 300,000 buys for the “Dillashaw vs. …read more

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Derrick Lewis Provides Update on Chronic Back Issues

The recurring ailment for Derrick Lewis that has prevented him from performing at his peak consistently in the UFC has been his bad back. As recently as his last fight …read more

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Irene Aldana vs. Lucie Pudilova Reported for UFC 228

UFC 228 has added a women’s bantamweight bout when Irene Aldana takes on Lucie Pudilova for the September 8th pay per view event, as reported by Milenio.com. Irene Aldana will …read more

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Michael Bisping helps clarify the recent controversial comments of Darren Till

Earlier this month, UFC 228 welterweight title challenger Darren Till came under fire when he suggested that he didn’t care about anything other than capturing the title from Tyron Woodley …read more

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Lewis On ‘Some Type Of Steroids’ For UFC 229 And USADA Ain’t Even Mad

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving Derrick Lewis a chance to erase the memory of his last performance — a three-round snoozer against the atrophied Francis Ngannou at UFC 226 …read more

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UFC 227 estimated pay-per-view numbers are in

UFC 227 on Aug. 4 in Los Angeles, a show headlined by T.J. Dillashaw vs. Cody Garbrandt for the bantamweight title and Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo for the flyweight …read more

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Brendan Schaub trashes the UFC for promoting Greg Hardy and not Nick Newell

Former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub is not impressed by the UFC’s affiliation with former NFL star Greg Hardy, who has recently been competing on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series …read more

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UFC middleweight Magnus Cedenblad announces MMA retirement

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Approaching two years since his most recent fight, UFC middleweight Magnus Cedenblad today announced his retirement from MMA.
Cedenblad (14-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC), a 36-year-old …read more

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Coach: Phone call from White made Aldo decide to keep fighting

Team Nova Uniao coach Andre Pederneiras reveals what made Jose Aldo decide to withhold his retirement plans. In 2015, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has already been contemplating …read more

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Morning Report: Brendan Schaub blasts UFC for putting marketing money behind Greg Hardy, not Nick Newell

So far on the second season of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, we’ve seen events headlined by controversial fighters Greg Hardy and Nick Newell. Hardy, you may remember, was …read more

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Sean O’Malley Announces Matchup with Jose Alberto Quinonez at UFC 229 in Las Vegas

One of the UFC’s most exciting young talents has his next fight booked. …read more

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Tibau now a free agent after UFC elects not to re-sign him

After 12 years and 28 fights in the Octagon, Gleison Tibau is moving onto the next stage of his career. The man that is tied for the second-most UFC fights …read more

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Dos Anjos Challenges Usman to UFC 228 Main Event if Replacement Not Needed

Currently engaged in a war of words with Santiago Ponzinibbio, #3 ranked welterweight contender Rafael dos Anjos has shifted his aim to Kamaru Usman but with a more friendly fire. …read more

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Tom Lawlor says he was released by UFC just before expiration of USADA suspension

“Filthy” Tom Lawlor, whose two-year suspension from UFC competition was scheduled to end in two months, was released today by the company, Lawlor said.
The news shocked a lot of people …read more

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Wagner Prado wants shot at KSW belt after impressive debut

CURITIBA, BrazilWagner Prado wants to add the first international belt to his mixed martial arts career.
The former UFC light heavyweight has won six of seven fights since leaving …read more

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Report: Irene Aldana vs. Lucie Pudilova is late addition to UFC 228 in Dallas

The UFC’s return to Dallas next month appears to have one more fight headed for the lineup.
Irene Aldana (8-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC) will take on Lucie Pudilova (8-2 MMA, 2-1 …read more

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Demetrious Johnson Provides Update on UFC 227 Injuries

Demetrious Johnson spoke Monday in his first interview since losing the flyweight championship to Henry Cejudo at UFC 227. And while the update could be direr, unfortunately, it seems the …read more

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Lawlor released by UFC less than two months before suspension ends

Despite earlier requests being denied, the UFC oddly released Tom Lawlor today. In an odd bit of timing, the UFC has released veteran fighter Tom Lawlor less than two months …read more

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Back To Bellator?

Eddie Alvarez rolled the dice in a big way prior to his rematch against Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 30 a few weeks ago, as “The Underground King” didn’t …read more

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Ludwig ‘would like’ Dillashaw to fight Cejudo for flyweight belt

Coach Duane Ludwig wants to see T.J. Dillashaw become a two-division UFC champion. At last week’s UFC 227, T.J. Dillashaw successfully defended his bantamweight title by knocking out rival Cody …read more

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Kevin Lee Eyes Anthony Pettis for UFC 229

Kevin Lee really, really wants on the UFC 229 card this October. First, the #5 ranked Lee set his sights on a rematch with Al Iaquinta for the event. But …read more

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Fight Perspective: Antonio Carlos Junior walks us through UFC 212 submission of Eric Spicely in detail

With the benefit of hindsight, fighters can get all kinds of new perspective for the future when they look back at past fights.
Now, more than a year later, UFC standout …read more

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Gleison Tibau Explores Free Agency As 12-Year UFC Run Ends

After 12 years and 28 fights in the UFC, Gleison Tibau is no longer in the UFC. Gleison Tibau, who went 16-12 during his 12-year UFC run has shared the …read more

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O’ Malley: I’m Fighting Jose Quinonez At UFC 229

After an initial report indicated that Sean O’ Malley would make his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) return against Alejandro Perez at UFC 229, “Suga” revealed that won’t be the case.
Instead, …read more

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Jordan Burroughs Kills Rumor of Helping Conor McGregor Prepare For UFC 229

Jordan Burroughs is not helping Conor McGregor prepare for UFC 229. McGregor is set to challenge UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 229. The “Notorious” …read more

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Demetrious Johnson Provides Injury Update: Some Good, Some Bad

Demetrious Johnson has some good news about his UFC 227 injury, but he also has some bad news.
Following his loss of the UFC flyweight title to Henry Cejudo via a …read more

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Gleison Tibau parts ways with the UFC after 28 Octagon appearances

Gleison Tibau is no longer on the UFC roster.
The Brazilian veteran, who stepped inside the Octagon 28 times since 2006, will move on to another promotion after the UFC chose …read more

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UFC 229 gets the ‘Sugar Show’, Sean O’Malley takes on Jose Alberto Quinonez

We all assumed that rising bantamweight prospect Sean O’Malley would be making his return at UFC 229. It just came down to who against.
Well…now we know.
Today on the Ariel Helwani …read more

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Sean O’Malley Returns Alongside Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor at UFC 229

Sean O’Malley on Monday announced that he is slated to return to the Octagon UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas. He will square off with …read more

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Johnson: UFC Return On Hold Due To Injuries

After former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson lost his belt to Henry Cejudo at UFC 227 after six years on top of the division, things only got …read more

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VIDEO | Champions TJ Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo have their first stare down

It’s on, @UFC fans! @tjdillashaw & @henrycejudo are ready! #UFC @MarioLopezExtra pic.twitter.com/dVLfVyPh5V
— ExtraTV (@extratv) August 13, 2018

UFC 227 left us with plenty to be desired and in a way we …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Sean O’Malley returns against Jose Quinonez at UFC 229

The Suga Show is back.
Undefeated bantamweight prospect Sean O’Malley will make his return on Oct. 6 against The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America alum Jose Quinonez at UFC 229.
MMA Fighting …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Unbeaten O'Malley to face Quinonez at UFC 229

Sean O’Malley says he’ll “open up the main card” at UFC 229 with a bantamweight fight against Jose Alberto Quinonez. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs says he's not working with Conor McGregor for UFC 229

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Jordan Burroughs has quickly shut down rumors that say he’ll be working with Conor McGregor ahead of UFC 229.
It’s a familiar scenario. Burroughs, who …read more

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