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Jimmie Rivera vs. Cody Stamann set for UFC’s July 15th event

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The two bantamweights will compete at 145 lbs. We have a late addition to next Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night card …read more

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Posted on July 8, 2020, 12:46 am By
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Dana White Says Colby Covington Was Never Considered As UFC 251 Replacement

UFC president Dana White claims Colby Covington wasn’t an option to replace Gilbert Burns. Burns was scheduled to challenge UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, on July 11. The title bout …read more

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After trademarking John Oliver's idea, UFC to donate proceeds of 'UF-SEA' t-shirt sales to charity

Dana White’s fun, back-and-forth feud with “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver turned into something positive.
Back in May, Oliver took to his show to make some lighthearted jabs at the …read more

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UFC 251 | Pro fighters make their picks for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal title fight

In the main event of UFC 251 on Fight Island, Kamaru Usman looks to defend his welterweight title when he takes on Jorge Masvidal who took the fight on six …read more

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Mike Brown tests positive for COVID-19, won’t coach Masvidal at UFC 251

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Jorge Masvidal must fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 without a key cornerman in Mike Brown. Jorge Masvidal may be …read more

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Inspired by Khabib and Poirier, Max Holloway will auction off UFC 251 fight kit for Hawaii Foodbank

ABU DHABI – Following in the footsteps of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier, former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will auction off his UFC 251 fight kit for charity after …read more

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UFC 251 Rematch: Andrade Vs. Namajunas!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Strawweight rivals Jessica Andrade and Rose Namajunas will rematch this Saturday (July 11, 2020) at UFC 251 from Fight …read more

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Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira On Tap For UFC Event On Sept. 12

The return bout for Thiago Santos has been set and it’s against Glover Teixeira. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reports that the UFC is closing in on finalizing a light heavyweight scrap …read more

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Tim Kennedy slams “pathetic” UFC fighter pay: “I would have made more as a garbage truck driver”

Former UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy slammed the “pathetic” fighter pay in the UFC saying that he “would have made more as a garbage truck driver.” After Paige VanZant said …read more

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Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira headlines September UFC event

A battle of top-five light heavyweights will headline a UFC event in September as Thiago Santos will make his return to the Octagon against Glover Teixeira. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto first …read more

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Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira targeted to headline Sept. 12 UFC event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

One-time light heavyweight title challengers Thiago Santos and Glover Teixeira will go through each other to get another shot at the belt.
The UFC is …read more

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Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira in the works to headline UFC's Sept. 12 event

Thiago Santos will make his anticipated return to the octagon in September when he takes on fellow Brazilian Glover Teixeira in a UFC main event.
Santos (21-7 MMA, 13-6 UFC) and …read more

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Fellow Zenith MMA coach Dewey Cooper defends Drysdale over Rohskopf fight

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Dewey Cooper was the other man in the corner with Max Rohskopf during his ill fated UFC debut, and he has no problem with …read more

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Mike Brown Unable to Corner Jorge Masvidal After Testing Positive for COVID-19

American Top Team coach Mike Brown won’t be in Jorge Masvidal’s corner at UFC 251 on Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19. …read more

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UFC adds Nasrat Haqparast vs. Alex Munoz to Aug. 8 event

A lightweight fight has been added to the UFC’s upcoming schedule.
Nasrat Haqparast and Alex Munoz will square off at the promotion’s event on Aug. 8, which is expected to take …read more

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Max Holloway: Alexander Volkanovski talking like a challenger instead of acting like the champ

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Max Holloway isn’t sure what to make of Alexander Volkanovski’s attitude heading into their rematch at UFC 251 on Saturday night.
While the Australia-born featherweight enters …read more

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Dana White: Jorge Masvidal's 'BMF' belt not at stake despite Kamaru Usman 'terrorizing me'

UFC president Dana White has answered one of the big questions going into UFC 251: Will Jorge Masvidal’s “BMF” belt be up for grabs when he fights Kamaru Usman?
The answer …read more

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Mike Brown Unable To Corner Jorge Masvidal At UFC 251 Due To Positive COVID-19 Test

American Top Team head coach Mike Brown will not be in the corner of Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251. Masvidal is set to challenge UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, on …read more

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Mike Brown tests positive for COVID-19, unable to corner Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

Mike Brown won’t be in Jorge Masvidal’s corner at UFC 251 after testing positive for the coronavirus.
Brown, the longtime American Top Team coach, received his positive test Monday in Las …read more

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Mike Brown positive for COVID-19, can’t corner Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

“BMF” champ Jorge Masvidal is down one corner at UFC 251 after his longtime American Top Team coach Mike Brown came up positive for COVID-19.
MMA Fighting learned of the …read more

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Video: Countdown to UFC 251

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Here’s Countdown to UFC 251, which previews this Saturday’s top bouts. After a week off, we are in the middle of …read more

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Max Holloway Questions If Alex Volkanovski Truly Feels He’s A UFC Champion

Max Holloway believes Alex Volkanovski is speaking more like a challenger than a champion. Holloway and Volkanovski will mix it up a second time for the UFC featherweight championship. Back …read more

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Rountree: Greg Hardy fight is ‘not even close to confirmed’

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Khalil Rountree is outraged over an inaccurate report that he is slated to fight Greg Hardy at UFC 252. Khalil Rountree is pissed following reports …read more

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Max Holloway plays it cool ahead of Alexander Volkanovski rematch: 'Is he talking like a champion?'

ABU DHABI – Max Holloway doesn’t think UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is carrying himself like one.
Ahead of their UFC 251 co-main event, Holloway (21-5 MMA, 17-5 UFC) presented a …read more

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Live! UFC 251 Results & Play-By-Play!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just a few days away from its UFC 251 pay-per-view (PPV) event, set for this Sat. night (July 11, …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show 78: ESPN price hike, the Rona got Schaub, UFC 251

June M. Williams

Episode 78 discussion: Khabib’s father dies from Coronavirus complications, Schaub tests positive, Geoff Neal needs a fight, ESPN+ jacks up prices of monthly subscribers. Welcome to …read more

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Coach Javier Mendez expects war in Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier trilogy at UFC 252

Head coach Javier Mendez anticipates a healthier Daniel Cormier to go to war with Stipe Miocic in the trilogy bout. UFC heavyweight champion Miocic and Cormier are scheduled to collide …read more

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Leon Edwards says he is waiting on the UFC 251 main event winner

Streaking UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards says he’s waiting for a crack at the winner of the UFC 251 main event. UFC 251 goes down on Yas Island in Abu …read more

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PVZ testing free agency: ‘I need to be paid to make it worth it’

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Paige VanZant says she could have made the same amount of money she did on her UFC contract by working …read more

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UFC adds Cody Stamann vs. Jimmie Rivera to July 15 'Fight Island' lineup

A last-minute fight is in the UFC’s cards – and it’s only eight days away.
Ranked bantamweights Cody Stamann and Jimmie Rivera are expected to square off July 15 on Yas …read more

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Gilbert Burns says he could “beat the s**t” out of Nate Diaz, “even with the ‘rona”

No. 1 ranked UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns believes he could hand Nate Diaz a decisive loss in the Octagon, even if he’s infected with COVID-19. Burns was expected to …read more

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Jimmie Rivera vs. Cody Stamann added to July 15 UFC event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC has added an exciting matchup between top-10 bantamweights to their “Fight Island” slate.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA …read more

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Gilbert Burns fires back at 'journeyman' Nate Diaz, says he'd beat him 'even with corona'

Gilbert Burns is pretty bothered by Nate Diaz’s recent comments about him.
After Jorge Masvidal initially failed to come to terms with the UFC, Burns (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) was announced …read more

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Paige VanZant Says She’s ‘Betting On Myself’ In UFC 251 Fight Against Amanda Ribas

Paige VanZant has made it clear she will be testing free agency following her UFC 251 fight against Amanda Ribas. VanZant will be fighting for the first time since January …read more

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Business As Usual For Jiri Prochazka

It’s a big stage that’s set for UFC debutant, Jiri Prochazka, but the newcomer is treating everything like business as usual ahead of UFC 251
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Petr Yan Attempting To Make History

Petr Yan is attempting to enter a rare class of fighters when he takes on Jose Aldo at UFC 251 for the bantamweight title
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Paige VanZant on UFC career: I could made the same money with “a regular job”

After six years competing in the UFC, Paige VanZant says she could have earned the same amount of money working a “regular job.” VanZant is days out from a fight …read more

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Mike Brown certain Amanda Nunes is consensus GOAT, but he's not sure about her UFC return

In MMA, many topics spark debate, and there’s rarely a discussion that ends in a unanimous ruling. However, that’s not really the case when dissecting Amanda Nunes’s legacy and place …read more

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Dana White: Colby Covington was not in consideration to replace Gilbert Burns

UFC President Dana White claims Colby Covington was never in consideration to replace Gilbert Burns against Kamaru Usman in the UFC 251 main event. Until last weekend, Usman, the UFC …read more

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Dana White Praises ‘Brilliant’ Jorge Masvidal For Stepping Up At UFC 251

UFC president Dana White is singing the praises of Jorge Masvidal. Things are a bit rosier between Masvidal and the UFC, at least for now. Masvidal was supposed to receive …read more

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UFC 251: Fight By Fight

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Alexander Volkanovski: Max Holloway is a ‘sore loser’ | UFC 251 Fight Island

Alexander Volkanovski responded to Max Holloway being a “sore loser,” after Holloway’s comments lately about Volkanovski as the UFC featherweight champion.
Hear everything Alexander Volkanovski had to say at the UFC …read more

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Manager Claims Israel Adesanya Turned Down Two UFC Fights With Paulo Costa

Paulo Costa’s manager, Wallid Ismail is claiming that Israel Adesanya has turned down two bouts. Adesanya vs. Costa seems to be inevitable. Costa was supposed to receive a UFC middleweight …read more

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Dana White: Usman “terrorizing me” for BMF belt, but it won’t be on the line at UFC 251

UFC President Dana White says there will only be one title on the line when Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal collide in the UFC 251 main event. Masvidal is set …read more

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Dana White shoots down Jorge Masvidal putting BMF belt on the line against Kamaru Usman

Jorge Masvidal comes into UFC 251 as the one and only BMF champion. If UFC president Dana White has anything to say about it – and he does – it’s …read more

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UFC 251 Media Day Video Feat. Volkanovski, Holloway

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just a few days away from its upcoming UFC 251 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card, locked and loaded for Sat., …read more

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Dana White calls Jorge Masvidal “absolutely brilliant” for sliding into UFC 251 main event

UFC president Dana White called welterweight superstar Jorge Masvidal “absolutely brilliant” for sliding into the UFC 251 main event against Kamaru Usman. Usman was supposed to put the UFC welterweight …read more

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Spinning Back Clique: Is Kamaru Usman or Jorge Masvidal taking the bigger risk at UFC 251?

Welcome to “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts. This week, Simon Head hosts and is joined by …read more

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Jorge Masvidal explains how his housemate helped him stay ready during quarantine

Jorge Masvidal may be stepping in on short notice at UFC 251, but he’s been staying ready the entire time, thanks to his housemate.
Masvidal (35-13 MMA, 12-6 UFC) had initially …read more

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Paulo Costa’s manager says Adesanya turned down UFC 251, 252 fights

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When will this fight happen? Israel Adesanya refused to face Paulo Costa at UFC 251 or UFC 252, according to Costa’s manager Wallid Ismail.
Ismail …read more

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Coach Dewey Cooper: 'I totally disagree' with notion UFC corners should put fighter safety first

Although Robert Drysdale took much of the heat for his role in Max Rohskopf’s controversial UFC debut, he wasn’t the only one in the corner that night at UFC on …read more

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Colby Covington: Jorge Masvidal Will Be ‘Body-bagged’ By Kamaru Usman

Colby Covington doesn’t see Jorge Masvidal walking out of his bout with Kamaru Usman unscathed. This Saturday night (July 11), Usman will put his UFC welterweight championship on the line …read more

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 1 with Alex Volkanovski, Volkan Oezdemir & Frankie Edgar

The debut episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com is a stacked one ahead of UFC 251 and the debut of UFC Fight Island. Host Cole Shelton is first joined …read more

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VIDEO | Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman narrowly avoid each other at hotel

The rivalry between UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman and his next challenger Jorge Masvidal will come to a head in the main event of UFC 251 this weekend. Yet the …read more

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UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal alternative stats

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A detailed breakdown of the position-by-position statistics to watch out for in Saturday’s UFC 251 fight card from Fight Island. Fight Island time is …read more

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Georges St-Pierre says there are 3 types of people in combat sports and explains what separates them

Georges St-Pierre believes there are only three types of people in combat sports and he recently explained what sets those types apart. The former UFC welterweight champion retired from the …read more

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Gilbert Burns: If Jorge Masvidal beats Kamaru Usman at UFC 251, 'we're gonna get a circus'

Gilbert Burns is worried about what might happen to the welterweight division if Jorge Masvidal becomes champion.
Burns originally was slated to challenge welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in the UFC 251 …read more

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Colby Covington shares prediction for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has shared his prediction for UFC 251’s main event between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Ever since his loss to Usman in the main event …read more

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From Miami brawler to UFC star, Jorge Masvidal has always been a BMF

Jorge Masvidal’s journey of struggle and perseverance dates back to his youth. …read more

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Editorial: UFC improves COVID-19 protocols, but big pieces remain absent

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With the uptick in positive COVID-19 tests, the UFC needs to do more Dan Hooker had a fight for the ages on June 27. …read more

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Paige VanZant loves the UFC but ‘I could have just had a regular job with the same pay’ over the past six years

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

As Paige VanZant prepares to return to action at UFC 251, she understands in many ways that this is the biggest fight of her life.
There …read more

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Video: UFC 251 'Countdown' for Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas 2

Did you miss the debut of “UFC 251 Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out a preview of one of the night’s key fights now.
The segment takes …read more

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Video: UFC 251 'Countdown' for Jose Aldo vs. Petr Yan

Did you miss the debut of “UFC 251 Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the bantamweight title preview now.
The segment takes a special look at the …read more

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Video: UFC 251 'Countdown' for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 2

Did you miss the debut of “UFC 251 Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the co-main event preview now.
The segment takes a special look at the …read more

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DC: ‘I don’t know what’s gonna happen’ to Khabib’s career after father’s death

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Daniel Cormier feels uncertain about Khabib Nurmagomedov’s career after the latter’s recent family tragedy. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov always …read more

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Morning Report: Gilbert Burns hopes Kamaru Usman wins at UFC 251: ‘If Masvidal wins, the things are gonna get crazy’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This Saturday, Gilbert Burns was scheduled to face Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title in the main event of UFC 251. But late last week, …read more

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UFC 251 - Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal & Alex Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 2 - Fighters Pick Fights

June M. Williams

In this exclusive SBN MMA Feature, Bloody Elbow Interviewer, Shakiel ‘Shak’ Mahjouri speaks with top-ranked UFC & MMA stars to get their analysis & predictions on …read more

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The War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 2 at UFC 251

UFC 251 brings a stacked card of fights to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi for the promotion’s inaugural “Fight Island” event, on Saturday, July 11, as the newly-crowned UFC featherweight champion …read more

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UFC 251 fight week coverage stream

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Watch ‘UFC 251 – ‘USMAN VS. MASVIDAL’ Bloody Elbow presents its pre-fight coverage for UFC 251, which goes down on July …read more

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UFC 251 Embedded: Talk About A Close Call!

UFC 251 is set to pop off this Saturday night (July 11, 2020) in what will be the first “Fight Island” event for Ultimate Fighting Championship, as it locked down …read more

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UFC boasts 'Fight Island' will be tightest bubble

The UFC is promising even tighter safety controls and protocols for this month’s series of events on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island after already having completed eight events in the coronavirus …read more

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Gilbert Burns Thinks UFC Welterweight Division Will Become A ‘Circus’ If Jorge Masvidal Beats Kamaru Usman

Gilbert Burns believes the UFC welterweight division would be worse off with Jorge Masvidal as champion. Masvidal will be replacing Burns in the main event of UFC 251. Burns was …read more

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UFC’s July pay-per-view curse strikes again, but this year it all worked out (knock on wood)

The UFC’s July pay-per-view is supposed to be one of the cornerstones of its yearly schedule. A major numbered event is often the highlight of “International Fight Week” festivities, but …read more

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UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3 fight card

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Check out the current card for UFC 252 in August. UFC 252 is starting to come together. The big PPV card, which will take …read more

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Video: UFC 251 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘Somebody’s getting their ass whooped July 11’

In the first episode of UFC 251 Embedded, Max Holloway, Rose Namajunas and Paige VanZant fly to Abu Dhabi, as well as a look at Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal’s …read more

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UFC 251 Embedded, part 1 - ‘It’s a new world right now’

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Check out the first episode of Embedded for UFC 251. UFC 251 is almost here, and as usual, Embedded is here as well. The …read more

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Gilbert Burns says the welterweight division will become a “circus” if Jorge Masvidal beats Kamaru Usman at UFC 251

Gilbert Burns believes Jorge Masvidal will make the welterweight division like a circus if he becomes the champion. In the main event of UFC 251, Usman is looking to defend …read more

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Kamaru Usman will take Jorge Masvidal’s ‘BMF’ title after ‘I go out there and beat his ass’ at UFC 251

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The name on the contract didn’t matter much to Kamaru Usman as he prepared to fight at UFC 251.
While he spent weeks getting ready to …read more

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Jorge Masvidal interested in rematch with Stephen Thompson for UFC welterweight title

UFC welterweight superstar Jorge Masvidal says he’s interested in a rematch with Stephen Thompson if he defeats Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 and takes the title. Masvidal spoke to ESPN’s …read more

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Gilbert Burns says he’s already “feeling better” after being infected by COVID-19

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns says he’s already “feeling better” after being infected by COVID-19, which knocked him out of UFC 251. Burns was set to fight Kamaru Usman for …read more

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Pedro Munhoz Tests Positive For COVID-19, UFC Bout With Frankie Edgar Is Off

Pedro Munhoz has been pulled from a pivotal bantamweight clash with Frankie Edgar. Munhoz and Edgar were scheduled to collide at a UFC event on July 15. The bout would’ve …read more

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Reports: Pedro Munhoz tests positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 'Fight Island' bout vs. Frankie Edgar

Pedro Munhoz is the latest UFC fighter to test positive for the novel coronavirus.
The Brazilian bantamweight contender is out of his July 15 co-main event bout with Frankie Edgar taking …read more

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Video: Colby Covington predicts Kamaru Usman ‘ragdolls’ Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251, eyes rematch in 2020

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Colby Covington was hoping to get his second chance at Kamaru Usman in the main event of UFC 251.
In the end, the welterweight title …read more

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UFC 251 'Embedded,' No. 1: Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal narrowly miss each other

The UFC returns after one-week break on Saturday with UFC 251, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series is back to help build the excitement ahead of the action.
UFC 251 takes …read more

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Gilbert Burns Predicts ‘Circus’ in Welterweight Division if Jorge Masvidal Wins at UFC 251

Gilbert Burns believes it’s in his best interest for Kamaru Usman to emerge victorious in the UFC 251 headliner this Saturday. …read more

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Kamaru Usman says he will “ragdoll” Jorge Masvidal, plans to take BMF belt home with him

Kamaru Usman says he will be bringing the welterweight title and the BMF title home with him this weekend. In the main event of UFC 251, Usman will look to …read more

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Petr Yan plans on beating Jose Aldo in “dominant fashion” at UFC 251 to win vacant title

Petr Yan believes his fight at UFC 251 against Jose Aldo was made for him to become the new UFC bantamweight champion. After Henry Cejudo shockingly announced his retirement after …read more

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Triple Take: Did Jorge Masvidal make the right call fighting Kamaru Usman on short notice?

The UFC has managed to book one of its greatest late-replacement matchups of all time with Jorge Masvidal stepping in against Kamaru Usman in the UFC 251 main event Saturday. …read more

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UFC 251 Clash: Ribas Vs. VanZant!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Strawweight scrappers Amanda Ribas and Paige VanZant will battle this Saturday (July 11, 2020) at UFC 251 from “Fight …read more

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Burns feels 'good' after COVID-19 diagnosis

Gilbert Burns is back in Florida and rooting for former teammate Kamaru Usman to take the welterweight championship he was supposed to be fighting for at UFC 251 on Saturday. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Claudia Gadelha returns vs. Yan Xiaonan at Sept. 26 UFC event

Claudia Gadelha is looking for her third win in a row inside the octagon. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Two top-ranked strawweights will collide in the octagon on Sept. …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski intends on 'really sending a statement' by finishing Max Holloway at UFC 251

ABU DHABI – Alexander Volkanovski has a singular mission in his first defense of the UFC featherweight title: finish Max Holloway.
“I’ve already beat him. I know I can do that,” …read more

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Claudia Gadelha to Face Xiaonan Yan on Sept. 26 in Las Vegas

Claudia Gadelha is expected to lock horns with Xiaonan Yan at a UFC event in Las Vegas on Sept. 26. …read more

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Claudia Gadelha booked for fall UFC return, meets Yan Xiaonan on September 26

Claudia Gadelha is set to return to the octagon this fall.
The former UFC title challenger and long-time strawweight contender has been booked to fight China’s Yan Xiaonan at a UFC …read more

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Masvidal happy he gets to break Usman’s face and ‘get paid for it’

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The ‘BMF’ champ sounds like he and the UFC have come to terms on a new contract that, at least for the moment, gets …read more

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Kamaru Usman opens as massive favorite over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman was favored over original UFC 251 opponent Gilbert Burns, he is even more heavily favored over late replacement Jorge Masvidal.
Usman had been about -200 and …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Kamaru Usman: After I ragdoll Jorge Masvidal, that 'BMF' title is coming home with me

Kamaru Usman is looking to leave Saturday with multiple belts.
UFC welterweight champion Usman faces “BMF” champ Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 251 at Yas Island in Abu …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

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Jose Aldo: I’m Much Stronger and Faster Than Anyone in UFC’s Bantamweight Division

Jose Aldo is motivated to make history at UFC 251. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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Masvidal Doesn’t Need Training Camp For Bum Fights

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Jorge Masvidal agreed to fight UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman on just six days notice, which means “Gamebred” will enter the UFC 251 pay-per-view …read more

Source:: MMAMania

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Martin Day's Love For The Game

Martin Day was born to fight. After not entering the Octagon in almost two years, he’ll get back to doing what he loves at UFC 251
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Source:: UFC

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