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Tyron Woodley calls for fight against Colby Covington at UFC 249 unless Tony Ferguson wants to scrap

Tyron Woodley continues to call for a fight with Colby Covington but says he’s also interested in taking on Tony Ferguson. On Monday morning, Khabib Nurmagomedov announced he is stuck …read more

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A coronavirus conversation with Michael Fiedel about MMA and UFC 249 (part one)

Michael Fiedel is deputy editor of TheBodyLockMMA.com and a staff contributor for Flo Combat. I recently sat down with Fiedel via Skype to discuss the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2020, 3:16 am By
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Daniel Cormier believes Jon Jones shouldn’t be cut after recent arrest: ‘UFC needs to save him’

Daniel Cormier doesn’t believe the UFC should cut Jon Jones after his recent arrest. On Thursday, news came out that Jones was arrested for a DWI, negligent use of a …read more

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Anthony Smith credits Dan Hardy for kicking off his broadcasting career

UFC light heavyweight Anthony Smith has a busy schedule these days. On top of being a husband, father, and third-ranked light heavyweight contender in the UFC, Smith is also a …read more

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Obscure fighter of the week: Gerald Strebendt

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From a strange ending to his UFC debut all the way to negligent homicide charges and sexual abuse, Gerald Strebendt would be …read more

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A timeline of Khabib vs. Tony Ferguson -- is it off again?

Khabib-Ferguson may be canceled for a fifth time. Here’s a look at the history of the UFC trying to make that fight. …read more

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Covington and Woodley offer to save UFC 249 with free fight

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Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley are willing to fight in the UFC 249 main event. UFC 249 could be on the …read more

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Kamaru Usman willing to 'risk it all' with UFC 249 title defense; Jorge Masvidal's manager calls foul

Kamaru Usman claims he’s offered to defend his welterweight title in the main event of UFC 249 next month. Jorge Masvidal’s manager, however, insists the champion is lying.
With all signs …read more

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Report: UFC 249 could be headed to Florida

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It looks like Florida is on the shortlist of potential UFC 249 locations, since governor’s current orders wouldn’t prevent sanctioning. …read more

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Dana White on UFC 249: ‘I said that this fight is going to go on and it will’

Dana White | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC 249 main event is in jeopardy, but Dana White is determined that the show must go on.
With UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Thomas Almeida wants hometown return at UFC 250 but thinks he'll likely have to wait

Thomas Almeida was hoping to make his comeback at home, but he might have to wait.
Almeida (21-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC), who’s been sidelined due to an eye injury, was recently …read more

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Masvidal and Poirier offer to step in as Khabib’s replacement at UFC 249

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Jorge Masvidal and Dustin Poirier have offered to step in and fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249. The UFC 249 main …read more

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Report: Florida Still In The Running For UFC 249

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One of the more enjoyable aspects of the UFC 249 lottery is the countless number of fan tweets that identify a …read more

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Colby Covington says he turned down date with Joanna Jedrzejczyk

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington says he turned down a date with former UFC strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Covington and Jedrzejczyk have been involved in a feud for a while …read more

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UFC signs RIZIN champ Manel Kape to multi-fight deal

Manel Kape is headed to the UFC.
RIZIN bantamweight champion Kape (15-4 MMA, 0-0 (FC) has signed a four-fight deal with the UFC. Kape’s team, AKA Thailand, confirmed the news Monday …read more

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UFC 249’s Jessica Andrade leaving Brazil for Las Vegas before possible travel restrictions

Jessica Andrade is set to co-headline UFC 249 opposite fellow ex-champion Rose Namajunas. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

With Khabib Nurmagomedov stranded in Russia and potentially out of UFC …read more

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Colby Covington challenges Tyron Woodley to fight on the White House lawn

With the UFC 249 lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson seemingly canceled, the UFC will be looking for some big fights to make up for it. Colby …read more

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Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley offer to meet on April 18 to help save UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If UFC 249 is moving forward, the promotion has a lot of options.
On the heels of the news that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov may …read more

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UFC 62: ‘Liddel vs. Sobral II’ - 6th Round Retro

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Eddie Mercado & Victor M. Rodriguez are here to recap the UFC 62 PPV event from August 26, 2006, featuring Chuck Liddell vs. Renato Sobral II for …read more

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Twitter reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson being in jeopardy at UFC 249

All signs point to Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson not fighting at UFC 249, and the combat sports world is doing a collective facepalm.
Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has …read more

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Woodley Wants ‘Queefington’ Fight At UFC 249

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At this point, I don’t think UFC will have any trouble filling up the UFC 249 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card, …read more

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Tyron Woodley & Colby Covington Want To Fight At UFC 249

Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington want to settle their differences on April 18. The state of UFC 249 is in question. UFC president Dana White has been adamant about running …read more

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Opinion: It’s time the UFC helps Jon Jones help himself

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The UFC needs a confidential program to counsel fighters in need In March 2016, Jon Jones, faced …read more

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Reports: Justin Gaethje Offered as Replacement Opponent for Tony Ferguson at UFC 249

With Khabib Nurmagomedov now likely out of the UFC 249 headliner due to travel restrictions in Russia designed to combat the spread of the coronavirus, the promotion is scrambling to …read more

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Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley exchange insults, angle for fight at UFC 249

With the event only three weeks away, uncertainty still surrounds UFC 249. But Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley are publicly lobbying to fight.
Monday, the uncertainty grew when UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Ex-RIZIN champ Manel Kape signs multi-fight deal with UFC

Manel Kape captured the vacant bantamweight title at RIZIN’s last card in December 2019. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

RIZIN bantamweight champion Manel Kape is headed to the UFC.
Kape …read more

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Ferguson tells Khabib to stop ‘hiding in Russia’: Don’t try and back out now

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Tony Ferguson calls out Khabib Nurmagomedov on Twitter. Dana White may finally be out of options for UFC 249, as Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed earlier …read more

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Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov’s dominating UFC debut: full fight video

An undefeated prospect from Dagestan at the time, Khabib Nurmagomedov made his UFC debut over eight years ago in Nashville.
Now 28-0, he had his eyes set on a third lightweight …read more

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What's next for UFC 249 if Khabib Nurmagomedov is out?

The lightweight champ says he’s stuck in Russia, so our panel considers who could step in against Tony Ferguson. …read more

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One UFC 249 leading location now appears to be out of the picture

Along with Khabib Nurmagomedov now being a scratch for UFC 249 on April 18, it appears that one of the leading locations in the United States for it to take …read more

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Dustin Poirier offers to face Tony Ferguson on short notice at UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If Tony Ferguson needs a new opponent, a former interim lightweight champion is ready to accept the challenge.
With reigning lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov stuck …read more

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Justin Gaethje Could Replace Khabib To Fight Tony Ferguson At UFC 249

Justin Gaethje could be stepping in to fight Tony Ferguson on April 18 at UFC 249. On Monday morning, Khabib Nurmagomedov took to Instagram Live to announce he is stuck …read more

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Check out Tony Ferguson knocking out Ramsey Nijem in his UFC debut

Tony Ferguson made his UFC debut at The Ultimate Fighter 13 finale where he won the welterweight tournament final and a UFC contract. It would end up being his only …read more

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Dustin Poirier offers to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249

Dustin Poirier is ready and willing to fight Tony Ferguson in the new main event of the chaotic UFC 249 card. Early this morning, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov took …read more

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Dana White on UFC 249 location: ‘When you need to know, I’ll let you know’

The UFC 249 main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson is now seemingly a no-go thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but UFC President Dana White is still insistent that …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Offers To Fight At UFC 249 On April 18

Jorge Masvidal is throwing his name in the hat amid UFC 249’s uncertainty. UFC president Dana White has been persistent in his efforts to pull off UFC 249 on its …read more

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Posted on March 30, 2020, 4:46 pm By
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Masvidal Said ‘Yes’ To ‘Crotch-Sniffing Champ’ For UFC 249

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has made it pretty clear that he’s moving forward with the UFC 249 pay-per-view …read more

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Dustin Poirier volunteers to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249: 'I'll take it'

If Khabib Nurmagomedov is out, the UFC won’t have to look hard for a replacement.
Former UFC lightweight title challenger Dustin Poirier has thrown his name into the hat as a …read more

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Justin Gaethje tapped as possible replacement to face Tony Ferguson at UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s loss might be Justin Gaethje’s gain.
Early Monday morning, the undefeated UFC lightweight champion revealed that he was stuck in his home country of …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3039: Khabib vs. Ferguson at UFC 249, Jon Jones' arrest, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode No. 3,039 of the podcast, the guys look at the ongoing coronavirus saga and its …read more

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Report: Gaethje offered to Ferguson as replacement for Nurmagomedov

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Tony Ferguson was reportedly offered a fight with Justin Gaethje. Despite Dana White’s best, and controversial, efforts it seems highly unlikely that UFC 249: …read more

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Odds revealed on who will replace Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249

The sportsbooks have revealed the odds on who will replace Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson in the main event of UFC 249. Nurmagomedov revealed on Monday that he is stuck …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Stuck In Russia, UFC 249 Main Event In Jeopardy

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson seems unlikely to happen on April 18 at UFC 249. Nurmagomedov is currently back at home in Dagestan where Russia has closed its borders. So …read more

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Posted on March 30, 2020, 3:46 pm By
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With UFC 249 main event in limbo, Jorge Masvidal volunteers his services

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal is willing to save the day at UFC 249.
While the event is scheduled to take place April 18 in a location to be …read more

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Report | Tony Ferguson offered Justin Gaethje for UFC 249

UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson has reportedly been offered a fight against Justin Gaethje if Khabib Nurmagomedov cannot fight at UFC 249. Nurmagomedov said on Monday that he is stuck …read more

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Jorge Masvidal willing to fight at UFC 249

If the UFC needs a big name to step in and fight at UFC 249 on April 18, the promotion doesn’t need to look any further than welterweight star Jorge …read more

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Former Bellator champ and ex-UFC fighter Will Brooks signs with Ares FC

Ares FC has stacked up its roster with notable UFC veterans.
Its latest addition is former Bellator lightweight champion and ex-UFC fighter Will Brooks (20-5 MMA), who was expected to make …read more

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With UFC 249 main event in question, Jorge Masvidal offers up services

Jorge Masvidal has raised his hand.
With the UFC 249 main event in jeopardy, Masvidal (35-13 MMA, 12-6 UFC) volunteered his services in a Monday tweet. Keeping it short and sweet, …read more

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MMA community reacts to potential cancelation of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Early on Monday morning, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov announced that he is stuck in Russia due to the country’s new travel restrictions. The implication here, of course, is that …read more

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Dana White tight-lipped on UFC 249 plans: 'When you need to know, I'll let you know'

UFC president Dana White is determined to keep the show rolling with UFC 249, and he’s pledged to look after everyone who takes the ride with him.
Speaking to Frank Warren …read more

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Tony Ferguson sends message to ‘hiding’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

Early on Monday morning, UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov announced that he is stranded in Russia due to the country’s new travel bans, thrusting his fight with Tony Ferguson into …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov stranded in Russia: UFC 249 will go ahead ‘with or without me’

It seems that the UFC 249 main event, which was expected to pit Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson, could be off the table again. There has been widespread worry over …read more

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Beneil Dariush says he intentionally played with words in Robert Whittaker callout to get everyone's attention

Beneil Dariush is not the calling-out type, which is why he surprised everyone with his callout of Robert Whittaker.
Dariush (18-4-1 MMA, 12-4-1 UFC) knocked out Drakkar Klose at UFC 248 …read more

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Daniel Cormier Thinks Khabib Presents ‘A Lot Of Problems’ For Tony Ferguson

Daniel Cormier believes Tony Ferguson will have his work cut out for him against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov is scheduled to put his UFC lightweight championship on the line against Ferguson …read more

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Khabib says he’s stuck in Russia, UFC wants new opponent for Tony

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says he’s stuck in Russia and won’t be able to fly out for UFC 249. Dana White has been so adamant about …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov stranded in Russia, says the UFC is looking to continue UFC 249 ‘with or without me’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

For weeks, UFC President Dana White has insisted that UFC 249 and the lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would proceed as …read more

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Tony Ferguson waiting for location, says travel ban won't save 'hiding' Khabib Nurmagomedov

Heading into April, the UFC is yet to announce a location for UFC 249.
With the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and travel bans implemented globally, time is seemingly winding down on the …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says he's under lockdown in Russia, UFC 249 may go ahead 'with or without me'

The much-anticipated UFC lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson looks set to fall by the wayside for a fifth time.
UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says he's under lockdown in Russia, UFC 249 may go ahead 'with or without me'

The much-anticipated UFC lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson looks set to fall by the wayside for a fifth time.
UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov appeared on Instagram Live …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski set to delay UFC title defense

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is leaning toward a title defense later in the year with his recovery from a hand injury delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. …read more

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UFC 250 Fighters Are Scared To Train And Worried About Infecting Family

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The UFC’s insistence on moving forward with their May 9th card in Sao Paolo has some fighters and their relatives feeling exposed to the …read more

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Cormier big-ups Khabib ahead of UFC 249: ‘The guy is just a beast’

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“I don’t know how else to say it. The guy is just a beast.” Tony Ferguson poses arguably the biggest …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Says Dana White Critics Don’t Necessarily Understand UFC President’s Position

Rather than blasting Dana White for his insistence on going forward with UFC 249 during the coronavirus pandemic, Eddie Alvarez is offering a different perspective on the role of the …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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UFC full fight video: Tony Ferguson KOs Ramsey Nijem to win The Ultimate Fighter 13

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Watch Tony Ferguson vs. Ramsey Nijem full fight video to watch Ferguson win The Ultimate Fighter 13 welterweight tournament at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale on June …read more

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Chael Sonnen Understands Why Dana White Is Pushing Through With UFC Events

As a promoter himself for Submission Underground, Chael Sonnen can see why Dana White is adamant about moving forward with UFC events amid the coronavirus pandemic. Submission Underground 12 is …read more

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Lyman Good’s UFC 249 preparation ‘an absolute test of supreme focus’

Lyman Good | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Lyman Good is doing everything he can to remain focused on UFC 249.
With the world in a state of uncertainty, along with …read more

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‘I’m good!’: Jedrzejczyk gives update on UFC 248 injury

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk recently spoke about the physical and mental ‘sacrifices’ fighters take to compete in MMA. Former UFC strawweight …read more

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Former UFC champ Tim Sylvia says birth of son altered his fighting spirit

It’s been more than a dozen years since Tim Sylvia fought in the UFC, and six and a half years since he retired from the sport.
At UFC 41 in 2003, …read more

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Dana White Says Media Is Making Coronavirus Seem Worse Than It Is

Dana White feels the mainstream media is blowing things out of proportion. The UFC president has been persistent in his efforts to hold as many UFC events as possible in …read more

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Shane Burgos says USADA one of the reasons he re-signed with UFC

Shane Burgos is not going anywhere.
The rising featherweight contender signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC earlier this month after fighting out his contract at UFC 244 this past …read more

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Vicente Luque wants on new UFC 249 card

UFC welterweight contender Vicente Luque says he is willing to step up on short notice to fight on the new UFC 249 card in three weeks. UFC president Dana White …read more

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Julian Marquez looks on bright side of social distancing as he readies for UFC return

Like most of us who are trying to navigate their way through the uncertain times of the coronavirus pandemic, Julian Marquez is doing his best to find silver linings.
The UFC …read more

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The Making Of Tony Ferguson

Revisit the moments that helped Tony Ferguson get to where he is today – a few weeks away from one of the most anticipated fights in UFC history against Khabib …read more

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With UFC on ESPN+ 30 event postponed, Tristan Connelly thinks UFC will start back before other sports

Having planned to be in training for his bout versus Alex de Silva at UFC on ESPN+ 30 on April 11, welterweight Tristan Connelly is instead in quarantine in his …read more

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James Vick determined to fix defensive issues, vows to keep chin tucked

UFC welterweight James Vick is determined to work on the defensive issues that have led him to a four-fight losing streak in the Octagon. Vick started off his UFC career …read more

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Diego Sanchez Says He Has ‘No CTE Or Any Signs Of Any Brain Damage’

Diego Sanchez doesn’t believe he has CTE or any sort of brain damage. Sanchez has been fighting in the UFC since 2005 and is ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Season 1 winner, …read more

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Video: Khabib Nurmagomedov shuts down reporter on Tony Ferguson’s mental health

While UFC president Dana White is trying to keep UFC 249 intact, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is trying not to let things get too personal between himself and challenger Tony …read more

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Daniel Cormier Says He’ll Retire If COVID-19 Lasts Until The Fall

Daniel Cormier may be forced to retire due to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 has shut down the world along with the sports world with the UFC postponing three events. Although …read more

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After initial hysteria, Andre Fili mastering shelter-in-place: 'We're just hanging out at home'

Like most Americans these days, Andre Fili has been forced to make some serious changes to his daily routine thanks to the current COVID-19 pandemic. But the UFC featherweight says …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Khabib Nurmagomedov is ‘so good’ that opponents know what’s coming and they still can’t stop him

Khabib Nurmagomedov (red gloves) submits Conor McGregor at UFC 229 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Few fighters know Khabib Nurmagomedov better than Daniel Cormier.
The former two-division champion has served …read more

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Russia travel ban leaves doubts over Cutelaba vs. Ankalaev

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With a new travel ban put in place in Russia, UFC 249 remains a big task for the promotion to finalise. It’s still unclear …read more

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Will Brooks signs with ARES Fighting Championship

Former Bellator lightweight champion and UFC veteran Will Brooks has signed a new contract with ARES Fighting Championship. News of Brooks signing with ARES was first relayed by BJPenn.com’s Al …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz denies UFC 249 will take place in Saudi Arabia

Manager Ali Abdelaziz is denying that UFC 249 will take place in Saudi Arabia despite speculation the event could be shifted there. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the …read more

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UFC 250 fighters find ways to train despite lockdown: ‘It should be postponed’

UFC 250 is scheduled to go down at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 9. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC is trying to keep …read more

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Cormier: Coronavirus Lockdown Could Retire Me

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If the world isn’t back to normal enough for the UFC to hold fights by the end of the summer, …read more

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UFC free fight: Relive Tony Ferguson's debut in the 'The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale'

You knew there was something special about Tony Ferguson from the moment he entered the UFC.
Ferguson (25-3 MMA, 13-1 UFC) was a competitor on Season 13 of “The Ultimate Fighter” …read more

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Future UFC events could feature countrymen only competition

If the UFC plans to hold future events as scheduled, they are likely going to have to do so by pitting fellow countrymen up against one another. With cross-border closures …read more

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Ngannou Comes To Jones’ Defense, Reminds Everyone They Aren’t Perfect

David Berding-USA TODAY Sports

With so much extra time to kill the combat community responded in full force earlier this week when news leaked that UFC light heavyweight champion …read more

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Dana White confirms “four or five” potential locations for UFC 249

UFC President Dana White is determined to have next month’s UFC 249 pay-per-view event take place as scheduled on April 18, 2020. The fight card was originally slated to take …read more

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White Confirms ‘Four Or Five’ Locations For UFC 249

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Despite many obstacles blocking the tracks, Dana White has attempted to keep the UFC train rolling along.
Over the past few weeks, …read more

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Donald Cerrone willing to help save UFC 249, receives callout from Gilbert Burns

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Donald Cerrone is willing to help save next month’s UFC 249 event by participating on the fight card. UFC 249 is slated to take place …read more

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Frustrated Francis Ngannou vents on day of postponed UFC Columbus headliner

Saturday should have been Francis Ngannou’s big night. The heavyweight contender was supposed to step into the octagon against Jairzinho Rozenstruik for the UFC on ESPN 8 main event for …read more

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Prop bets released on the future of Jon Jones following recent arrest

The future of current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones remains in question following his recent arrest in Albuquerque. Early Thursday morning, police responded to a gun shot call and …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk details “rough” days dealing with facial injuries following UFC 248

Joanna Jedrzejczyk went to war with Weili Zhang in the co-main event of UFC 248, producing one of the greatest fights in mixed martial arts history. The brutal five-round contest …read more

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Dominick Reyes Praises Dana White’s Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Dana White has come under heavy scrutiny for his “show must go on” mentality during the coronavirus pandemic, but not everyone is critical of the UFC president’s philosophy. …read more

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Chael Sonnen believes police were “humiliating” Jon Jones during arrest

Chael Sonnen believes that the police officers who arrested Jon Jones were purposely humiliating the UFC light heavyweight champion. Jones was arrested early on Thursday morning after officers responded to …read more

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Where in the world will UFC 249 take place? These are your betting odds

So far, there’s been a whole lot of aggressive and loud barking from Dana White about UFC 249, which he’s hell-bent on still making happen April 18 despite what feels …read more

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Russia’s cross-border travel ban potentially buries Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Fight fans are on pins and needles wondering if April’s highly anticipated UFC 249 main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will happen. The lightweight title fight was initially …read more

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McGregor calls for military mobilization: ‘Five weeks to freedom’

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In a new, lengthy video appeal to the people and government of Ireland, UFC superstar Conor McGregor urges the government to mobilize to help keep people …read more

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Israel Adesanya takes aim at Jon Jones following recent arrest

Israel Adesanya is the latest individual to take a shot at Jon Jones following the UFC light heavyweight champions most recent arrest. ‘Bones’ was arrested earlier Thursday morning in Albuquerque …read more

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