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Colby Covington’s Words To Usman After UFC 268 Fight Revealed

Colby Covington’s words to Kamaru Usman immediately after their UFC 268 rematch have been revealed.

At the close of the second fight between UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington, …read more

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Michael Chandler: Charles Oliveira impressive, but Dustin Poirier's been destined for UFC gold for many years

Although Michael Chandler fell short to Charles Oliveira, he doesn’t see the Brazilian holding on to the belt for too much longer.
Oliveira captured the vacant lightweight title by knocking out …read more

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Anthony Smith explains why “it would suck” to see Aleksandar Rakic rewarded with a fight against Jan Blachowicz

Anthony Smith has explained why he’d be upset to see Aleksandar Rakic get a fight against former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz. Last year, Aleksandar Rakic defeated Anthony Smith …read more

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MMA SQUARED: The time has come for a UFC vs Bellator vs RIZIN vs ONE tourney

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MMA has reached a parity level that can’t be ignored.
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Prosecutors provided additional time to file criminal complaint against UFC star Jon Jones

Earlier this week, prosecutors were given additional time to file a criminal complaint against UFC fighter Jon Jones. Back in September, in the hours following his induction into the UFC …read more

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I’m pretty good at ‘linguistic jiu-jitsu’ - Chandler unbothered by McGregor’s trash talk

Michael Chandler at the UFC 268 pre-fight presser in New York City. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Michael Chandler isn’t perturbed by Conor …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why he told Justin Gaethje to ‘shut up’ about a UFC title shot

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has explained his recent outburst towards Justin Gaethje on social media. While the pair have known each other for many years, they were forced …read more

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Watch the fight that made Jose Aldo a world champion | Video

Relive the moment Jose Aldo captured the WEC featherweight championship in 2009. Aldo would go on to hold the belt for six years between WEC and UFC.

The win over over …read more

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Zhang Weili reflects on fights with Rose Namajunas, feels ‘enlightened’ by experiences

The rivalry between Zhang Weili and Rose Namajunas has come to an end for the time being. UFC 268 kicked off the month of November and featured two big title …read more

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Kevin Lee released by UFC officials, Eagle FC ready to provide a new home

Kevin Lee has been released by the UFC following a seven-year run with the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization. The former UFC interim lightweight title challenger, Lee (18-7 MMA), …read more

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Cris Cyborg Says She’s Grateful For Amanda Nunes Loss

Cris Cyborg is grateful for the last fight she had in the UFC.

Cris Cyborg is doing great things in Bellator. She is the reigning champ and is putting on amazing …read more

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Newcomer Darian Weeks Steps in to Face Bryan Barberena at UFC on ESPN 31

Octagon newcomer Darian Weeks will make his promotional debut on less than a week’s notice against Bryan Barberena at UFC on ESPN 31. …read more

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Kevin Lee Released By UFC

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Former UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee has been released by the UFC.
MMA Fighting confirmed the news with UFC officials, marking …read more

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Video: Could a Conor McGregor title fight in UFC return actually make sense?

For all intents and purposes, Conor McGregor has accomplished nothing inside the UFC octagon in five years. And yet, he thinks he’s a legit lightweight title contender.
McGregor, of course, is …read more

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Khamzat: Opponents ‘Answer On Internet, They Don’t Answer UFC’

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Khamzat Chimaev has just come off an incredible performance at UFC 267 that saw him demolish welterweight Li Jingliang in …read more

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Tony Ferguson Threatens To Make Khamzat Chimaev His “B*tch”

Tony Ferguson has blasted Khamzat Chimaev seemingly out of the blue, even going so far as threatening to make the surging UFC star his “bitch.”

Khamzat Chimaev is swiftly becoming one …read more

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UFC Releases Former Interim Lightweight Title Challenger Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee has been released by the UFC after 18 appearances with the Las Vegas-based promotion. …read more

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Kevin Lee released from the UFC

Kevin Lee throws a kick against Daniel Rodriguez in a welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 28, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov describes why he told Justin Gaethje to 'shut up' about UFC title shot

Khabib Nurmagomedov recently caused a stir on social media after he directly addressed his former opponent’s wishes.
At UFC 268, former interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje rebounded from a loss to …read more

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Kevin Lee Released From The UFC After Seven-Year Run

Kevin Lee has been released from the UFC after a seven-year stint with the promotion.

News of Lee’s UFC release was initially reported by MMA Fighting on Tuesday. The 29-year-old …read more

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UFC releases one-time title challenger K. Lee

Kevin Lee’s manager told ESPN that the 29-year-old had multiple fights left on his contract, but the UFC elected to terminate the agreement. Lee is currently serving a six-month suspension …read more

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Darian Weeks replaces Matt Brown, faces Bryan Barberena at UFC Vegas 44

Undefeated MMA newcomer Darian Weeks is stepping in on short notice to take on vet Bryan Barberena at UFC Vegas 44, UFC officials announced on Tuesday.
Weeks steps in for Matt …read more

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Retro Robbery Review: Rashad Evans vs. Michael Bisping at UFC 78

Rashad Evans and Michael Bisping at UFC 78 on Nov. 17, 2007, in Newark, N.J. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Few …read more

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UFC releases Kevin Lee after seven years, 18 appearances

Kevin Lee has been let go from the UFC roster.
Lee, who competed 18 times for the promotion since his February 2014 debut and once fought for the interim lightweight championship, …read more

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‘I’m just excited to be my own boss’ - Woodley has big plans for 2022

Tyron Woodley makes his entrance for his Showtime Boxing PPV bout against Jake Paul. | Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images

The former UFC welterweight champion …read more

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UFC releases one-time interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee was let go by the UFC after losing a decision to Daniel Rodriguez in August. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kevin Lee has …read more

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Jon Jones' court date reset for domestic violence case in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A court date was reset to January for former UFC champion Jon Jones to learn whether he’ll face criminal charges following his September arrest on allegations …read more

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Editorial: Win or lose, what does the future hold for Jose Aldo?

Jose Aldo prior to his UFC 265 fight with Pedro Munhoz. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

Jordan Breen on the legendary Jose Aldo, and …read more

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Gilbert Burns Claims Kamaru Usman Is The Welterweight GOAT

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns thinks his former teammate Kamaru Usman is the greatest to ever do it.

Burns and Usman fought earlier this year at UFC 258, with Usman earning …read more

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Prosecutors given until Jan. to file charges against Jones

Jon Jones at the 2021 UFC Hall of Fame induction ceremony. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages

The former UFC champion may have to wait until …read more

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Khamzat’s latest call-outs include Lesnar and Cormier

Khamzat Chimaev of Sweden poses for a portrait after his victory during the UFC 267. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

The hottest prospect in …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov takes a hilarious jab at Dana White

Khabib Nurmagomedov and UFC president Dana White are good friends so when Nurmagomedov took a jab at White in a recent interview, we can assume it was all in good …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev angles for matchups with Leon Edwards, 'b*tch' Colby Covington

Khamzat Chimaev seems to have everyone on his wish list.
From former UFC dual-champ Daniel Cormier, to Brock Lesnar, to Georges St-Pierre and Conor McGregor, Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) hasn’t …read more

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Gilbert Burns explains why Kamaru Usman would have beaten a prime Georges St-Pierre

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns explained why current 170lbs champ Kamaru Usman would have beaten a prime Georges St-Pierre. Burns fought Usman earlier this year at UFC 258 and he …read more

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Jan Blachowicz teases possible Aleksandar Rakic fight, seeks to bounce back from ‘one of the worst’ nights of his life

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One month removed from losing his light heavyweight title to Glover Teixeira at UFC 267, Jan Blachowicz isn’t offering any …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Calls Out Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre

Khamzat Chimaev has called out a pair of former UFC champions on Twitter.

Chimaev took the MMA world by storm last year. During COVID-19 lockdowns, many fighters were stuck due to …read more

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Beneil Dariush breaks down upcoming UFC fight with Islam Makhachev

Top-ranked UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush broke down his upcoming UFC fight with divisional rival Islam Makhachev. Dariush vs. Makhachev was recently announced to be the headliner of the UFC …read more

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Addiction, Stealing Copper, Arrests And Recovery ...

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Ike Vallie-Flagg — a retired UFC and Strikeforce Lightweight — had an in-depth interview with Rex …read more

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Khabib Puts To Rest A Recent Accusation Made By Justin Gaethje

Khabib has put to rest any doubt about where he stands on the UFC lightweight title picture.

Although Khabib Nurmagomedov has been retired from competition for over a year, he has …read more

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Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson explains why he has no interest in being inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame

Former UFC fighter Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has explained why he isn’t interested in being inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. The former UFC light heavyweight champion has spent the …read more

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Khabib says UFC offered Makhachev ‘double bonus’, admits he wrote diss reply to Gaethje

Islam Makhachev walks into the Octagon for his UFC 267 fight against Dan Hooker. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

According to Khabib Nurmagomedov, …read more

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‘Honor me with a check’ - Rampage rejects HOF induction, MMA fame

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at the UFC 123 weigh-ins in 2010. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson says …read more

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Conor McGregor has two fights left on his UFC contract, says trilogy with Nate Diaz will ‘1 billion percent’ happen

Nate Diaz will always be the guy that handed Conor McGregor his first UFC loss when they first fought at UFC 196 in March 2016.

McGregor avenged the loss five months …read more

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Photo | Cody Garbrandt is skin and bone ahead of UFC flyweight debut

Former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Grabrandt is looking incredibly skinny two weeks ahead of his flyweight debut. Garbrandt (12-4 MMA) made the decision to test the waters at 125lbs following …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov advises Dustin Poirier to be cautious in UFC title fight with Charles Oliveira: “This guy is real finisher, he’s very dangerous”

Khabib Nurmagomedov has advised former opponent Dustin Poirier to avoid the “red zone” of Charles Oliveira in their upcoming fight at UFC 269. Poirier (28-6 MMA) will challenge Oliveira (31-8 …read more

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Chimaev Calls Out Daniel Cormier For Wrestling Match, DC Responds

Khamzat Chimaev has been smeshing everyone from the UFC and is now gunning for a wrestling match with Daniel Cormier.

Chimaev has been using his impressive grappling skills to utterly dominate …read more

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Diego Sanchez continues to battle for his life in hospital: “No fight camp or opponent has dominated me like this

UFC legend Diego Sanchez remains hospitalized while enduring what he calls the “biggest fight of a fighters life”. The former UFC lightweight title challenger, Sanchez (30-13 MMA), took to social …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov doubles down on support of Islam Makhachev getting title shot, ‘If you have a nine-fight win streak, you have to fight for the title’

Khabib Nurmagomedov won’t be changing his mind anytime soon when it comes to the UFC lightweight title picture. The former king of the division recently shared his thoughts on the …read more

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Arman Tsarukyan vs. Joel Alvarez targeted for Feb. 26 UFC event

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A battle between surging lightweight contenders is being slated for February.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to …read more

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Cris Cyborg Reflects On UFC Tenure, ‘I Was Never Welcomed From The Start’

Cris Cyborg is happy with her new home at Bellator and has no regrets about her time with the UFC.

Cris Cyborg is fresh off her third Bellator title defense. She …read more

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Pics: Flyweight ‘No Love’ Has ‘No Fat’ Left On His Body

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Take a look at how Cody Garbrandt is doing two weeks out from his flyweight debut at UFC 269. UFC …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls for fights against Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar, wrestling match against Daniel Cormier

It seems Khamzat Chimaev wants to wrestle anybody these days.
On Monday evening, the undefeated UFC welterweight offered up a number of challenges to MMA legends to meet him inside the …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to be 'almost' like Dana White, with one big exception: 'I want to save my hair'

As Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC brand readies for its U.S. debut in 2022, the former UFC lightweight champion admits he’s looking to emulate some of the same strategies as his …read more

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Ciryl Gane Hilariously Recreates Awkward Backstage Moment With Ngannou

Ciryl Gane might be trying to get into the head of his opponent Francis Nagnnou before their fight.

Ciryl Gane is currently holding the UFC heavyweight interim belt. That means he …read more

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Rampage Jackson says he’d refuse UFC Hall of Fame invite: ‘Honor me with a f*cking check.’

Quinton Jackson sealed his place in UFC history by dethroning one of its first crossover superstars, Chuck Liddell. But he wouldn’t accept a place in the promotion’s Hall of Fame. …read more

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Brad Riddell on past training with friend Rafael Fiziev: 'You can’t rely on some sh*t from four years ago'

Brad Riddell is downplaying the fact he and his friend Rafael Fiziev used to spar.
When Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 31 matchup between Riddell (10-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) and Fiziev (10-1 …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC on ESPN 31: Make your predictions for Rob Font vs. Jose Aldo

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 31 event in Las Vegas.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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UFC targets Arman Tsarukyan vs. Joel Alvarez for Feb. 26 event

A battle between lightweight prospects is in the works for February.
Arman Tsarukyan is expected to face Joel Alvarez at a UFC “Fight Night” event Feb. 26. The card doesn’t yet …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC Will Debut in the U.S Next Year

Khabib Nurmagomedov is looking to bring his MMA promotion stateside.

It has been a full year since Khabib Nurmagoedov announced his retirement from the UFC. In the time since his last …read more

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UFC Vegas 43 rankings update: Taila Santos jumps into top-five in women’s flyweight division

Following her latest win, Taila Santos has jumped into the top-five in the women’s flyweight division in the latest set of the UFC rankings. Santos obliterated Joanne Wood at UFC …read more

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Henry Cejudo aiming for Alexander Volkanovski fight in February for UFC return

The will he or won’t he return may finally be settled.

According to Ali Abdelaziz former champion, Henry Cejudo will be returning to the UFC and is looking for a …read more

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Fights on Tap: Dariush vs. Makhachev among 5 UFC bouts announced

Beneil Dariush before his fight against Tony Ferguson at UFC 262. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Check out all the fights announced over …read more

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Paul Felder calls UFC fighters are ‘sensitive’ while discussing commentary woes

Former UFC lightweight, Paul Felder, probably isn’t going to make any new friends with his latest comments calling UFC fighters sensitive.

Felder, who now works as one of the most …read more

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Carla Esparza: Jędrzejczyk Rematch Would Be A “Different Fight”

UFC women’s strawweight contender Carla Esparza is open to facing Joanna Jędrzejczyk again and believes their rematch would play out a lot differently.

Not many members of the UFC roster are …read more

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Colby Covington not going to get hopes up about fighting Jorge Masvidal: ‘He’s a little brittle b*tch’

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Colby Covington would welcome a fight against his former best friend turned rival Jorge Masvidal, but he’s warning UFC fans …read more

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Covington refuses 155-pound drop, slams ‘bully’ Poirier and ‘mentally weak’ peers

Colby Covington during his UFC 268 title fight with Kamaru Usman. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

Colby Covington sends a special message to …read more

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Anderson Silva reveals the most important fight of his MMA career

Speaking in a new interview, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva revealed the most important fight of his MMA career. Silva, who is currently competing in boxing, is one of …read more

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‘UFC and Bellator should be worried’ about Triad Combat - Rampage

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After Saturday’s inaugural Triad Combat event, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson says Triller can give the UFC and Bellator a run for …read more

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Trey Ogden looking forward to showcasing his skills on the world stage in the UFC

After only having had one fight over the last two years, lightweight Trey Ogden had an opportunity not only to get his career going again and claim a Fury FC …read more

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MMA SQUARED: The difference between hardcore and casual fans

Chris Rini, MMA Squared, UFC, Triller | Chris Rini

You either watch big name PPV’s or I’ll see you in the Triad. …read more

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Quinton Jackson says “UFC and Bellator should be worried” about Triller Triad Combat

Former UFC light heavyweight champion legend Quinton Jackson says that the “UFC and Bellator should be worried” about Triller Triad Combat. Jackson was a guest at the Triller Triad Combat …read more

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Fabricio Werdum shares detailed prediction for Ciryl Gane vs Francis Ngannou title fight

UFC veteran Fabricio Werdum has given his thoughts on what will go down between Ciryl Gane and Francis Ngannou at UFC 270. In January, we’ll finally see Ciryl Gane and …read more

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UFC on ESPN 31 free fight: Jose Aldo outpoints Pedro Munhoz in chess match

Jose Aldo returns to the octagon Saturday at UFC on ESPN 31 and will attempt to make a big leap forward in the bantamweight title picture in a main event …read more

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Chandler: It Flies Under The Radar How Well Taken Care Of UFC Fighters Are

Michael Chandler is again standing up for the UFC amid constant criticisms of their fighter pay structure.

One of the biggest topics of 2022 has been that of UFC fighter pay. …read more

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Jose Aldo considered retirement during losing skid before training with Brazilian Navy: ‘Those kids lit a fire inside me’

Jose Aldo wants to earn a shot at the UFC bantamweight belt in 2022. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jose Aldo is closing in on …read more

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Bold predictions for the end of 2021 in MMA, including a defining moment for Rob Font

In the final month of 2021 there will be big fights in the UFC and Bellator that could shape several divisions heading into 2022. …read more

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Conor McGregor gives update on the status of his leg, expects to be sparring by April

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor continues to heal from a broken leg suffered in his UFC 264 trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier.

In the closing moments of the opening round …read more

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Watch Julianna Pena force Sara McMann to tap out | Video

UFC bantamweight Julianna Pena defeated Sara McMann earlier this year on Fight Island at UFC 257 and called out champion Amanda Nunes after the bout. Pena will get her wish …read more

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Adrian Yanez Pitches A UFC Boxing Tournament

Rising bantamweight Adrian Yanez is keen to prove he belongs in ‘the best boxer in the UFC’ discussion and has pitched a tournament to prove just that.

Yanez has been rapidly …read more

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Tanner Boser Went From UFC Meme To UFC Heavyweight Prospect

If being a living meme is something special, then UFC heavyweight Tanner Boser is one of the best examples.

Boser is a bright prospect in the UFC’s heavyweight division who has …read more

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Why (and how) Fabricio Werdum sees Ciryl Gane beating Francis Ngannou at UFC 270

Fabricio Werdum thinks the UFC will soon have a new undisputed heavyweight champion.
Werdum, a former UFC heavyweight champ himself, believes Ciryl Gane will defeat Francis Ngannou in their championship bout …read more

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I get that ‘high’ from coaching - Krause not retired, but also not ‘looking to fight’

James Krause has not fought for the UFC since October 2020 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

James Krause plans to focus on coaching, but …read more

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Rachael Ostovich Was ‘Almost Going Broke Fighting In MMA’

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Add Ostovich to the growing list of fighters making more money outside the UFC than they ever did in the …read more

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Tyron Woodley reveals plans for 2022, says he will return to MMA next July

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley revealed his plans for 2022, saying that he will return to MMA next July. Woodley was released by the UFC earlier this year following …read more

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Albert Tumenov content to keep boxing but wants UFC return: 'I promise, Dana, you will not regret it'

ARLINGTON, Texas – Following a sensational victory at Saturday’s Triller Triad Combat, eight-time UFC veteran Albert Tumenov fancies a return to the world’s biggest MMA promotion.
Tumenov’s striking skills were on …read more

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Glover Teixeira: Alex Pereira ‘three fights’ away from fighting Israel Adesanya again

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Alex Pereira’s successful UFC debut only further stoked the flames of a potential future meeting with Israel Adesanya.
The former two-division …read more

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Paul Felder says MMA fighters are a 'sensitive group,' details UFC commentary struggles

Paul Felder is experiencing MMA under a new light.
The former UFC lightweight contender and now retired fighter finds himself on the outside looking in on event nights. Felder (17-6 MMA, …read more

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Sterling Considers His Stubborn Critics To Be A Sign Of Our ‘Nutty’ Times

Aljamain Sterling continues to be perplexed by his detractors several months after his controversial world title win.

Ever since Aljamain Sterling won the UFC bantamweight championship via disqualification at UFC 259, …read more

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UFC, ESPN and sponsors silent after Cody Durden’s racist remark

Cody Durden said of his UFC Vegas 43 opponent, Aoriqileng, he had to “send him back to China.” | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Cody Durden …read more

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Dos Santos Vs. Velasquez 4 Almost Booked For Triplemania

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Two former UFC heavyweight champions almost pro wrestled each other at one of the biggest wrestling …read more

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Hooker Was Ready To “Ace” Hasbulla Off Khabib’s Shoulders At UFC 267

Dan Hooker was not happy to see Hasbulla in the cage after he lost at UFC 267.

Heading into his short-notice fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s protege, Islam Makhachev, at UFC 267, …read more

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Jim Miller blown away by former opponent Charles Oliveira’s rise as UFC champion: ‘It really is special’

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Jim Miller has seen a lot in his 16 years in the fight game.
The MMA veteran’s …read more

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Tyron Woodley calls Jake Paul a 'b*tch' for avoiding rematch: 'He didn't want to fight'

ARLINGTON, Texas – Tyron Woodley is moving on in his career, with or without a Jake Paul rematch.
The former UFC champion has big plans for the future that don’t involve …read more

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Colby Covington explains why Kamaru Usman did not deserve 10-8 round at UFC 268

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington explained why champion Kamaru Usman did not deserve 10-8 round in their rematch at UFC 268. Covington lost a unanimous decision to Usman earlier this …read more

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Colby Covington won’t consider dropping down to 155lbs: “I’m not a bully”

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington says that he won’t consider dropping down to 155lbs, saying that “I’m not a bully.” Covington recently lost a close decision to UFC welterweight champion …read more

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Mike Perry issues statement following big upset win at Triller Triad Combat

Former UFC welterweight fighter Mike Perry issued a statement following his big upset win over Michael Seals at Triller Triad Combat. Perry was released by the UFC a few months …read more

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Carla Esparza expects to face Joanna Jedrzejczyk in a rematch at some point: ‘It would be a much different fight’

Carla Esparza and Joanna Jedrzejczyk | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Carla Esparza has her sights set on a UFC title …read more

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Schaub tells Jones: ‘God had nothing to do with you hitting your wife’

Jon Jones at the UFC Hall-of-Fame induction in September. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The former UFC heavyweight slammed a recent comment from Jones. …read more

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Mike Perry reacts after defeating Michael Seals at Triller Triad Combat

Former UFC welterweight fan-favorite Mike Perry reacted after defeating Michael Seals by split decision at Triller Triad Combat. Perry was recently released by the UFC and he signed with Triller …read more

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'Rampage' Jackson believes Triller Triad Combat is here to stay: 'UFC and Bellator should be worried'

ARLINGTON, Texas – According to Quinton Jackson, Triad Combat is here for the long haul.
Boxing and MMA fighters tested their skills against each other in Triller’s triangle-shaped ring on Saturday …read more

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