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Paul Felder Ready To Show Improvements In His Game In Rematch With Barboza

Paul Felder will look to avenge his first career loss when he rematches Edson Barboza next month at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi, and he is eager to show the …read more

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Thomas Almeida gives injury update, hopes for end-of-year return

It’s been awhile since we’ve last heard from Thomas Almeida.
He hasn’t competed since January 2018, a second round TKO loss to Rob Font at UFC 220. He was briefly linked …read more

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Coach: Anthony Pettis not expected to need surgery for UFC 241 injuries, hopes to compete again in 2019

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It didn’t look good for Anthony Pettis after going three action-packed rounds with Nate Diaz at UFC 241, but his outlook for …read more

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VIDEO | Henry Cejudo responds to ‘Waldo’ in latest Twitter attack

Not long ago, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo hinted at an imminent weight class change. Contrary to his previous comments, however, he’s not floating a move to lightweight. Instead, …read more

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Get to know Brazilian welterweight Thiago Rela ahead of Bellator 225

Welterweight Thiago Rela makes his Bellator debut on Saturday night against a UFC veteran.
Rela (10-7 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) meets New England’s Jon Manley (11-6 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) in a 175-pound …read more

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Masvidal on Diaz fight: ‘We’re just negotiating now’

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Jorge Masvidal responds to Nate Diaz’s callout at UFC 241, while giving a brief update on their much-awaited fight. When Nate Diaz called …read more

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Paulo Costa hopes Israel Adesanya beats Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 so he can 'erase him'

Paulo Costa scored the biggest win of his young UFC career at UFC 241, and he hopes to faces Israel Adesanya next.
And just like Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) chimed …read more

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UFC wants Henry Cejudo vs. Joseph Benavidez, or it's no more 'Triple C'

LAS VEGAS – If Henry Cejudo wants to keep his “Triple C” persona moving forward, he better start thinking about a cut down to 125 pounds.
The UFC bantamweight and flyweight …read more

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Early adversity in Contender Series can't halt Phil Rowe's move into UFC

Phil Rowe had to survive a rough start to his fight on Dana White’s Contender Series, but the welterweight came on strong and ended up getting the show’s only UFC …read more

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McGregor Reacts To Diaz Win...But Will There Be A Trilogy?

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After Nate Diaz scored a win over Anthony Pettis in the co-main event of UFC 241 last Saturday night (Aug. …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Aug. 20: How do things shake out after UFC 241?

UFC 241 was one one of the year’s most eventful fight cards. Stipe Miocic’s fourth-round finish of Daniel Cormier had implications both the heavyweight division and the pound-for-pound rankings. Nate …read more

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Stipe Miocic explains how Anderson Silva helped him beat Daniel Cormier

Stipe Miocic is once again the heavyweight champion of the world. In the main event of UFC 241, the Cleveland native TKO’d Daniel Cormier to reclaim the title.
However, after the …read more

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MMA Junkie Rankings Report: What did UFC 241 mean?

UFC 241 was certainly a monumental event. FromSabino Mazo’s show-opening win over Shana Dobson toStipe Miocicclosing things with a fourth-round finish of Daniel Cormier to regain the heavyweight belt, there …read more

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McGregor ‘motivated’ for comeback after Diaz’s win at UFC 241

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Conor McGregor had some congratulatory words for Nate Diaz after UFC 241 over the weekend. Nate Diaz put on …read more

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Paulo Costa accuses 'nice guy' Yoel Romero of dirty tactics in UFC 241 fight

Paulo Costa went through a grueling fight with Yoel Romero and picked up the biggest win of his career.
He defeated Romero via unanimous decision at UFC 241 in a bout …read more

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UFC rankings: Diaz in at welterweight, Cormier falls hard

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UFC 241 shook up the official rankings pretty good. UFC 241 had an amazing main card and was very high on the relevancy scale …read more

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UFC 241 fight night weights: 13 of 24 fighters exceeded 10% threshold

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See how much fighters weighed on the night of UFC 241 in California. One of the benefits of the UFC holding an event in …read more

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LIVE! ‘Contender Series’ Results, Play-By-Play Updates

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The world’s “toughest job interview” continues this evening as 10 fighters “vie to fulfill their dreams of earning a UFC contract.” We’re not over …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 3, Week 9 Results

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MMA Fighting has Dana White’s Contender Series Season 3, Week 9 results Tuesday from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
On the five-fight card, multiple UFC contracts could …read more

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Bellator's Scott Coker: Cris Cyborg decision should come within two weeks

True to his word, Bellator president Scott Coker has entered negotiations with former UFC featherweight champ Cris Cyborg.
Coker said negotiations are ongoing with Cyborg’s management firm Paradigm. The Bellator chief …read more

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Fight Motion! Watch Miocic, Diaz And More Do Work Via Ghost Cam

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to the pay-per-view (PPV) market last Saturday (Aug. 17, 2019), staging UFC 241 from inside Honda Center in Anaheim, …read more

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Miocic: Anderson Silva inspired his body shots against DC

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Stipe Miocic gives credit to Anderson Silva for reminding him to attack Daniel Cormier’s body at UFC 241 and recapture the heavyweight title along …read more

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Skidding Ben Rothwell reunites with Roufusport ahead of UFC on ESPN 7

Ben Rothwell is going back to his roots in hopes of busting out of the first three-fight skid of his career.
With hopes of turning things around against Stefan Struve at …read more

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Ben Askren Announces Upcoming Match-Up With Demian Maia

Ben Askren has a date for his UFC return. And he’s claiming it’s against grappling wiz Demian Maia. That’s according to the onetime hyped star, who announced on Twitter today …read more

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Dan Hardy to re-enter USADA testing pool for possible UFC comeback

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“The Outlaw” could be inching his way closer to a return to the UFC. Dan Hardy, 37, is taking the …read more

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McGregor salutes Diaz, alludes to trilogy fight

Conor McGregor congratulated Nate Diaz for his win at UFC 241 and hinted that he would be open for a trilogy fight. …read more

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Video: Dominick Reyes felt Jon Jones lost to Thiago Santos, hints at title shot after next win

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — UFC light heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes stopped by UFC 241 to preview his upcoming fight against Chris Weidman, give his take on Jon Jones’s …read more

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Conor McGregor Says Nate Diaz’s Comeback Win Is ‘Motivating’

Nate Diaz is getting massive props from his rival Conor McGregor. Diaz returned to the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 241 this past Saturday night (Aug. 17). The …read more

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UFC 241: Paulo Costa vs Yoel Romero recap video

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See the highlights and recap from UFC 241: Paulo Costa vs Yoel Romero. Costa defeated Romero in an epic three-round battle, both men left battered and …read more

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Conor McGregor tells Nate Diaz 'I'll be prepared for it if we go again'

All eyes were on Conor McGregor’s social media feeds on Saturday night after Nate Diaz returned to action and dispatched Anthony Pettis at UFC 241.
The former UFC lightweight and featherweight …read more

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Conor McGregor sends message to Nate Diaz after UFC 241

Three years ago today, in the main event of the stacked UFC 202 card, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz stepped into the cage for an anticipated rematch. Ireland’s McGregor sought …read more

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UFC Rankings Update: Daniel Cormier Plummets On Pound-For-Pound List

The official UFC rankings have been updated following last weekend’s (Sat., August 17, 2019) UFC 241 from Anaheim, California. In the UFC 241 main event, Stipe Miocic made a triumphant …read more

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Steve Garcia Jr. excited to fight Desmond Torres to earn a UFC contract

After waiting nearly half the year for his first bout of 2019, bantamweight Steve Garcia Jr. was able to impress when he had his first fight of the year this …read more

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Francis Ngannou: 'It would be unfair' for UFC to not give me Stipe Miocic rematch

There is a new heavyweight king as Stipe Miocic reclaimed his title at UFC 241, taking out Daniel Cormier in the fourth round.
And the next challenger already awaits. That man …read more

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Cormier not surprised Miocic’s chin held up in rematch

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Daniel Cormier wasn’t expecting another first-round knockout of Stipe Miocic when they fought for the second time last weekend at UFC 241. Daniel Cormier …read more

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Molly McCann, Deron Winn fights announced for UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston 

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The UFC’s upcoming return to Boston will be headlined by a pair of fights featuring top contenders at light heavyweight and featherweight along with a …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show: UFC 241 aftermath, Rogan explains DC interview

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Episode 33 discussion: The best moments of UFC 241, Joe Rogan’s exlanation for interviewing DC after being knocked out, Aldo’s plan to drop to 135, Nunes-GDR …read more

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Latest UFC Boston Fight Card, ESPN Line Up

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Is undefeated UFC light heavyweight contender, Dominick Reyes, championship material? He’ll need to get past former middleweight kingpin, Chris Weidman, …read more

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Masvidal’s manager: Diaz is bigger fight than Usman title shot

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Abraham Kawa plans to meet with UFC brass later this week to discuss a potential Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz bout. After his five-second knockout …read more

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Georges St-Pierre believes Paulo Costa has earned middleweight title shot

Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre was tuned in for UFC 241, and just like everyone else who watched, he was blown away by the main card war …read more

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Ben Askren says Demian Maia fight done deal for UFC on ESPN+ 20

A matchup between two of the top grapplers in the welterweight division is likely to headline UFC on ESPN+ 20 when Ben Askren meets Demian Maia.
Askren on Tuesday shared on …read more

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Duke Roufus ‘blown away’ Anthony Pettis fought with broken foot, sees 155 return next

Anthony Pettis will find out Tuesday whether surgery is needed for the broken foot he suffered in his loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 241.
Pettis’ longtime head coach, Duke Roufus, …read more

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Eryk Anders vs. Gerald Meerschaert added to UFC on ESPN+ 19 in Tampa

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Eryk Anders is making the drop back down to 185 pounds.
Anders, who’s had three of his past …read more

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Zubaira Tukhugov says he's fighting Lerone Murphy at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi

Zubaira Tukhugov will get to compete alongside teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov after all.
He took to Instagram to announce that he will be taking on newcomer Lerone Murphy in a featherweight bout …read more

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Would Georges St-Pierre return to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov? He has mixed feelings

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While former two-division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre announced his official retirement on Feb. 21, 2018, the prospect of a fight with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has …read more

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Adam Yandiev announces withdrawal from UFC 242 due to knee injury

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UFC middleweight Adam Yandiev is out of UFC 242 and could be on the shelf for the foreseeable future.
Yandiev announced via Instagram that he …read more

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Jon Jones Says He’d Embarrass Brock Lesnar If He Returns To UFC

If Brock Lesnar were to return to the UFC and target Jon Jones, “Bones” believes he’d demolish “The Beast.” There was a time when Lesnar ruled the roost in the …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series 25 live results: 10 more prospects go for UFC contracts (8 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – Dana White’s Contender Series returns on Tuesday night for the 25th installment of the hugely popular talent-finding event, and ninth of the current series. As usual, MMA …read more

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Paul Felder recalls low blow in first Edson Barboza clash: ‘I was peeing blood after the fight’ 

Edson Barboza lands a kick on Paul Felder at UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago on Jan. 3, 2015 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Ahead of his rematch with …read more

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Pettis: ‘No beef’ with Askren after Masvidal praise

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The former UFC lightweight champion is cool with his longtime Roufusport teammate Ben Askren. Things are good between Roufusport fighters …read more

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Dana White Not Opposed To Jose Aldo vs. Henry Cejudo

Jose Aldo lost back at UFC 237 to Alex Volkanovski and now he is eyeing a change in weight classes. However, it is not moving up to lightweight as many …read more

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Bellator boss not buying Stipe Miocic as world’s best heavyweight

When Stipe Miocic stopped Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 241, he not only reclaimed the UFC heavyweight title, but also his reputation as the top heavyweight in …read more

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New Rankings! Costa Erases Romero From No. 2 Spot

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) overhauled its official rankings in the wake of the UFC 241 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Aug. 17, 2019), …read more

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Mike Perry calls out Ben Askren: 'Since we both took a knee' and like to talk, let's fight

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Mike Perry never fails to entertain in and out of the octagon.
After getting his nose smashed in …read more

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After Impressive UFC 241 Performance, Derek Brunson Calls Out Darren Till

Derek Brunson’s performance against Ian Heinisch at UFC 241 surprised many observers, and his choice of next opponent is likely to raise some eyebrows as well, as he offered to …read more

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Dana White not against Cejudo vs. Aldo superfight at 135: ‘I like Jose Aldo anywhere’

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The UFC president is not opposed to having Jose Aldo drop to bantamweight and take on Henry Cejudo. UFC president …read more

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Four fighters withdraw from upcoming UFC 242, UFC on ESPN+ 15 events

The next two UFC events each have taken a pair of hits.
Recently signed light heavyweight Jamahal Hill (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is out of his bout against fellow newcomer Da …read more

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Daniel Cormier Sends Message To Family, Coaches, Fans and Stipe Miocic

Daniel Cormier has a message for his family, coaches, fans and opponent after losing his heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic at UFC 241 last weekend, but that message does not …read more

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George St-Pierre responds to call for Nick Diaz rematch

Nate Diaz returned to the Octagon at UFC 241 and successfully beat Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision. After the fight, he called for a fight against Jorge Masvidal, but he …read more

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13 fighters break CSAC weight gain rules for UFC 241

13 fighters have broken the weight recommendation guidelines provided by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) at UFC 241.
CSAC helps regulate extreme weight-cutting for MMA fights in California. For health …read more

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Video: This is an MMA news show

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In the latest This Is an MMA News Show, we recap UFC 241 and look forward to what’s on the horizon. …read more

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Henry Cejudo challenges Valentina Shevchenko to UFC 246 main event fight

UFC men’s flyweight and bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo recently made a joking callout of reigning women’s flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko, challenging her to fight for the “inter-gender” championship. The pair …read more

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Morning Report: Manager: Jorge Masvidal wants to fight Nate Diaz in Nate’s backyard

On Saturday night at UFC 241, Nate Diaz returned to the UFC in spectacular fashion, dominating former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. After the the fight, Diaz immediately began calling for …read more

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In her mind, Mallory Martin sees herself becoming a UFC fighter

Mallory Martin has incorporated visualization and other mental training techniques into her MMA preparation. She’ll try and bring her visions to a reality on DWCS. …read more

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Get to know UFC hopeful Marcos Brigagao ahead of Dana White's Contender Series 25

Undefeated Brazilian prospect Marcos Brigagao will compete outside of Brazil for the first time in his career Tuesday.
Brigagao (11-0) takes on Jamal Pogues (6-2) at light heavyweight at Dana White’s …read more

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Daniel Cormier issues apology for UFC 241 loss: 'I will decide what I am gonna do now'

Daniel Cormier’s UFC 241 loss to Stipe Miocic was a tough pill for the former UFC heavyweight champion to swallow.
While Cormier (22-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) spoke to the media following …read more

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Kurt Angle says there is only one fight that will bring Brock Lesnar back to UFC

Former Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle says there is only one fight that would bring Brock Lesnar back to the UFC.
According the wrestling legend, Angle, ‘The Beast’ would only consider …read more

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Rogan explains why he interviewed Cormier after UFC 241 loss

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Joe Rogan responded to critics who have said the UFC commentator shouldn’t have spoken to Daniel Cormier after his fourth-round TKO loss to …read more

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Jon Jones says he'd embarrass Brock Lesnar if they fought

For months, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones shut down the idea of meeting Daniel Cormier at heavyweight.
Every time someone brought up the notion, Jones insisted that a third fight …read more

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Triple Take: Should the UFC push Jon Jones to challenge Stipe Miocic?

On Saturday night at UFC 241, Stipe Miocic got his revenge on Danie Cormier by knocking him out in the fourth round to reclaim the heavyweight title. Heading into the …read more

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Cormier issues apology for UFC 241 loss

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Daniel Cormier lost the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 241 on Saturday night in Anaheim to Stipe Miocic by fourth-round TKO. Two days after …read more

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Video: Veronica Macedo discusses picking up first UFC win, crisis in Venezuela, more

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY — Veronica Macedo speaks about her submission win over Polyana Viana at UFC Uruguay, snapping a three-fight losing streak, what’s next for her career, and much more. …read more

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Dan Hardy says he has re-entered USADA pool, wants possibly one more fight

Dan Hardy has not fought since September of 2012 on UFC on Fuel TV, where he beat Amir Sadollah by decision. Since then, the Englishman was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome …read more

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Casey Kenney wants on Madison Square Garden card after UFC 241 upset win

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Casey Kenney beat Manny Bermudez with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 241 in Anaheim, Calif.
Take a look inside the fight with Kenney, …read more

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Derek Brunson targets Darren Till for his next UFC fight

Derek Brunson is well aware that Darren Till is considering a move up to the middleweight division.
Going into UFC 241 this past Saturday night (Aug. 17), Brunson was in search …read more

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Drakkar Klose calls out Gregor Gillespie after UFC 241 win – sort of

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Drakkar Klose beat Christos Giagos with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 241 in Anaheim, Calif.
Take a look inside the fight with Klose, …read more

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Derek Brunson Calls Out Darren Till Following UFC 241 Win

If Derek Brunson has his way, then he’ll share the Octagon with Darren Till. Brunson took on Ian Heinisch in the opening main card bout of UFC 241. While Heinisch …read more

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Sabina Mazo says UFC 241 win over Shana Dobson was first of many

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Sabina Mazo beat Shana Dobson with a lopsided unanimous decision Saturday to open the preliminary card at UFC 241 in Anaheim, Calif.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Costa on crazy win over Romero: ‘I showed the world how tough I am’

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Paulo Costa feels accomplished after his unanimous decision win over Yoel Romero at UFC 241. It may come as a surprise …read more

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Ngannou calls UFC heavyweight title picture 'very frustrating'

Francis Ngannou says he is deserving of the next UFC heavyweight title shot. Will he get it? Here are his comments, plus the best moments from the latest episode of …read more

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CSAC: 13 fighters at UFC 241 broke rules on weight gain

More than a dozen fighters at UFC 241 gained more than 10 percent of their body weight between Friday morning’s weigh-ins and Saturday’s fight day.
A chart containing official weigh-in figures …read more

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Beauty and a beast: Alternative model Micol DiSegni's journey to UFC doorstep wasn't pretty

On Tuesday night, Micol DiSegni will attempt to become the first Italian female flyweight in UFC history when she competes at Dana White’s Contender Series 25. But getting here wasn’t …read more

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Video: Drakkar Klose calls out Gregor Gillespie: ‘No one wants to fight him, I’ll fight him’

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — After an exciting win over Christos Giagos at UFC 241 in Anaheim, Drakkar Klose talks about why he called out unbeaten lightweight Gregor Gillespie, …read more

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UFC 241 fight night weights: Daniel Cormier 14 pounds heavier than Stipe Miocic

Daniel Cormier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Both Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic were lighter at Friday’s weigh-ins for their main event rematch at UFC 241 than in their …read more

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Cormier apologizes to fans; no word on future

Daniel Cormier apologized to his fans and coaches on social media on Monday, but was non-committal about his UFC future. …read more

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UFC 241 medical suspensions: Anthony Pettis, Paulo Costa face potential six-month terms 

Anthony Pettis | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Several fighters competing at UFC 241 this past weekend are looking at potentially lengthy medical suspensions for a litany of injuries.
On Monday, …read more

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UFC 241 Medical Suspensions: Paulo Costa’s Team Denies Serious Injury

Paulo Costa outlasted Yoel Romero in a violent, three-round war (highlights here) certain to be a classic at Saturday’s UFC 241 from Anaheim. He emerged victoriously, but he’s facing a …read more

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Dana White: Security wanted to remove Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal at UFC 241

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UFC president Dana White talks about how security wanted to remove Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal from the crowd at UFC 241. Masvidal had apparently been …read more

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Daniel Cormier Releases Statement Following UFC 241 Loss

Daniel Cormier has issued a statement after suffering a loss to Stipe Miocic. Cormier put the UFC heavyweight title on the line against Miocic this past Saturday night (Aug. 17). …read more

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UFC 241: The Scorecard

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UFC 241 medical suspensions: Manager refutes CSAC claim of Paulo Costa broken foot

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A grueling “Fight of the Night” has UFC middleweight Paulo Costa facing a long medical suspension.
According to the California …read more

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Dana White had to defuse Colby Covington confrontations at UFC 241

Polarizing UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington was one of the many high-profile fighters in attendance for last Saturday’s UFC 241 card, and apparently, his presence at the event caused a …read more

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Colby who? Nate Diaz doesn’t even know who Colby Covington is (UFC 241 video)

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When Nate Diaz was asked at the UFC 241 press conference if he would be interested in fighting Colby Covington, he claimed he didn’t …read more

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Bader, NOT Miocic, Is The World’s Best Heavyweight

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Heading into the UFC 241 pay-per-view (PPV) main event last Sat. night in Anaheim, Daniel Cormier was ranked as the world’s number one …read more

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Meerschaert on rebound win: ‘I got my swag back’

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If he wanted to stay with the UFC, middleweight Gerald Meerschaert needed a win at UFC Newark earlier this month. …read more

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Daniel Cormier issues statement on UFC 241 loss to Stipe Miocic

Daniel Cormier is no longer the UFC heavyweight champion.
After a year-long reign atop the division, he surrendered the title to the very man he won it from in July, 2018: …read more

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Derek Brunson now the veteran who has young fighters gunning for him after UFC 241

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Derek Brunson beat Ian Heinisch with a unanimous decision Saturday to open up the main card at UFC 241 in Anaheim, Calif.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Chael Sonnen: Miocic Knocking Out Cormier ‘Cost Jon Jones $8 Million’

Stipe Miocic regained his heavyweight title by knocking out Daniel Cormier (highlights here) in the main event of last weekend’s UFC 241. One prominent MMA personality believes that result cost …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Opens as Slight Favorite in Potential Showdown with Nate Diaz

After Nate Diaz beat Anthony Pettis at UFC 241, he called out Jorge Masvidal, who earlier in the week expressed a similar interest. …read more

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Video: Body-cam footage shows battery accusation against Jon Jones

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Police body-cam footage records a women’s accusations against UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones. Jon Jones was arrested and charged with one count …read more

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