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Nikolas Motta set to make UFC debut vs. Damir Hadzovic on May 8

Nikolas Motta has his UFC debut set.
A former CFFC lightweight champion, Motta (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his first UFC appearance May 8 against Bosnia’s Damir Hadzovic (13-6 MMA, …read more

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Defining Fights: UFC 259's Petr Yan

Newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan will look to successfully defend his title for the first time when he returns to action at UFC 259.
Yan (15-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) …read more

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Defining Fights: UFC 259's Aljamain Sterling

After a long, long wait, Aljamain Sterling finally has his shot at UFC gold, and he’s ready to take his chance on Saturday night.
Sterling will take on reigning bantamweight champion …read more

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Jon Jones mocks Israel Adesanya for talk of shifting UFC superfight timeline to December

Jon Jones apparently is amused by Israel Adesanya’s change of course when it comes to a potential highly anticipated grudge match.
Adesanya (20-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) had said for more than …read more

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Cub Swanson Booked Against Giga Chikadze at UFC’s May 1 Event

Cub Swanson will attempt to hand Giga Chikadze his first Ultimate Fighting Championship defeat when the featherweights lock horns on May 1. …read more

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UFC 259 pre-event facts: Israel Adesanya's champ-champ attempt comes with a twist

The UFC’s third pay-per-view event of the year takes place Saturday with UFC 259, which goes down at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and features the most loaded lineup …read more

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UFC 259 Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC 259, which is set to hit UFC …read more

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UFC rankings: Alistair Overeem, Junior dos Santos removed

Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem competing in 2015. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

The heavyweight division has undergone a …read more

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UFC 259 Embedded, part 1 - ‘It’s gonna be fire’

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Check out the first episode of Embedded for UFC 259. UFC 259 is almost here, and as …read more

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Israel Adesanya shares extremely bold prediction for Jan Blachowicz title bout: “I’m not getting touched in this fight”

Israel Adesanya is confident he will hear “And New” on Saturday night. In the main event of UFC 259, Adesanya is moving up to light heavyweight to face Jan Blachowicz …read more

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BOOOOM!!! Watch UFC 259 Cold Open Video

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With just a few more days until UFC 259 blows the doors of UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada this …read more

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Dominick Cruz requests anyone other than Keith Peterson referee his UFC 259 fight

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Dominick Cruz is doing everything possible to ensure he never has to cross paths with referee Keith Peterson again.
The former …read more

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Poirier reflects on loss to Khabib: I was so close to winning the title

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Dustin Poirier reflects on his haunting submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242. Dustin Poirier was just inches away …read more

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UFC full fight video: Jan Blachowicz blasts Dominick Reyes to capture vacant light heavyweight title

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Watch Jan Blachowicz vs. Dominick Reyes full fight video to see Blachowicz become a UFC champion with a win over Reyes at UFC …read more

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Sources: Dos Santos, Overeem released by UFC

Alistair Overeem and Junior Dos Santos, two of the UFC’s most popular heavyweight fighters of the past decade, were recently informed they were being released, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Drew Dober hopes Islam Makhachev fight at UFC 259 sets up main event vs. Rafael dos Anjos

LAS VEGAS – Drew Dober answered media questions on Wednesday ahead of his bout at UFC 259.
Dober (23-9 MMA, 10-4 UFC) discussed his lightweight matchup with Islam Makhachev (18-1 MMA, …read more

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Alistair Overeem & Junior dos Santos Both Released From The UFC

UFC legends Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos have both been released from the UFC after a combined promotional run that spans over two decades. Combate released a report Wednesday …read more

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Giga Chikadze vs. Cub Swanson set for May 1 UFC event

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Featherweight Giga Chikadze finally has a fight after waiting several months for an opponent to accept a bout.
After struggling to …read more

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Alistair Overeem & Junior dos Santos Both Released From The UFC

UFC legends Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos have both been released from the UFC after a combined promotional run that spans over two decades. Combate released a report Wednesday …read more

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Alistair Overeem released by UFC after latest knockout loss

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The UFC has released multi-title MMA champ Alistair Overeem from contract less than one month after his latest knockout loss in the octagon. …read more

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‘We’re Ready To Shock The World!’

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We are just a few days away from UFC 259, which is one of the most stacked …read more

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JDS announces UFC exit, Overeem reportedly cut

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos announced that his time with the UFC was done, shortly after both he …read more

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Thiago Santos: 'I need a good performance' at UFC 259 to be considered for title

LAS VEGAS – Thiago Santos expects to deliver a performance that’s a better reflection of himself against Aleksandar Rakic at UFC 259.
On the heels of his split-decision loss to Jon …read more

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Conor McGregor’s Future In The Whiskey Business Now Uncertain

It appears UFC superstar, former-double champion Conor McGregor is in trouble after signs point to him losing a controlling interest in his whiskey company, Proper No.12. Irish Whiskey. The company …read more

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UFC parts ways with Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem is no longer a UFC fighter. On Wednesday, it was revealed both Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem were removed from the rankings. Now, according to Combate, the …read more

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Junior dos Santos issues statement confirming UFC release

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos issued a statement confirming that he was released by the world’s leading MMA promotion. Dos Santos and his former rival Alistair Overeem were …read more

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Former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos released from the UFC

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Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has been released from the UFC.
The Brazilian, who competed in the octagon for more …read more

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UFC parts ways with former champion Junior Dos Santos, perennial contender Alistair Overeem

Two staples of the UFC’s heavyweight division are no longer on the roster.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos and perennial contender Alistair Overeem have parted ways with the promotion.
A …read more

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UFC 259 Clash: Yan Vs. Sterling!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight rivals Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling will go to war this weekend …read more

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Josh Parisian vs. Roque Martinez in the works for UFC event on June 19

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A heavyweight fight between Josh Parisian and Roque Martinez is currently in the works for the upcoming …read more

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Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos have been removed from the UFC rankings

Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos have been removed from the UFC heavyweight ranks. With the rankings being updated every Tuesday, fans were waiting to see if any major changes …read more

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Dominick Cruz elaborates on request to not have Keith Peterson referee UFC 259 fight

LAS VEGAS – On a number of levels, Dominick Cruz doesn’t want to repeat what happened the last time he stepped inside the UFC cage.
In an effort to ensure his …read more

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Video: UFC 259 cold open highlights Israel Adesanya and chase of 'what might seem impossible'

Three more sleeps separate American UFC fans from UFC 259, but UFC president Dana White is doing all he can to increase the fight-week hype levels.
Wednesday, White released the pay-per-view’s …read more

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Casey Kenney believes Dominick Cruz looked “slow” in his return fight, expects to “put him away”

Casey Kenney was surprised to see Dominick Cruz’s name on his contract. On the prelims of UFC 259, Kenney is set to face the former bantamweight champion in a very …read more

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Islam Makhachev ready to take lightweight torch from Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 259

LAS VEGAS – Islam Makhachev intends to take over the lightweight division in the absence of Khabib Nurmagomedov, and it starts at UFC 259.
Makhachev (18-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) returns to …read more

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UFC 259 video: Israel Adesanya on love of Anime, The Last Airbender and Naruto fight scenes

LAS VEGAS – UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is three days away from attempting to capture the light heavyweight title from Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259.
As you can imagine, most …read more

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UFC 259’s Sterling says Yan has to ‘legitimize himself’

Aljamain Sterling, who fights at UFC 259, pictured before his fight against Cory Sandhagen at UFC 250. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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Conor McGregor’s Future In The Whiskey Business Now Uncertain

It appears UFC superstar, former-double champion Conor McGregor is in trouble after signs point to him losing a controlling interest in his whiskey company, Proper No.12. Irish Whiskey. The company …read more

Source:: MMANews

Mystery solved: Potatoes were in the bag Ottman Azaitar tried to sneak into 'Fight Island'

Ottman Azaitar made a brief appearance at UFC 259 media day on Wednesday. According to multiple reporters in attendance, Azaitar entered the room at the UFC Apex where interviews took …read more

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Jan Blachowicz Vows To Send Israel Adesanya “Back To His Division”

Jan Blachowicz doesn’t think we’ll be seeing Israel Adesanya visit the UFC’s 205 area code after he is sent packing this Saturday. In the UFC 259 main event, Jan Blachowicz …read more

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UFC 259's Joseph Benavidez had to rediscover his 'why' after 'devastating' final title loss

LAS VEGAS – Joseph Benavidez answered media questions on Wednesday ahead of his bout at UFC 259.
Benavidez (28-7 MMA, 15-5 UFC) discussed his flyweight matchup with Askar Askarov (12-0-1 MMA, …read more

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Video: Decoding Israel Adesanya’s Anime References

At UFC 259 this weekend (Sat., March 6, 2021), Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya attempts to become the fifth UFC fighter in history to hold two belts at the same when …read more

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‘Rocket’ Launching ‘Stylebender’ Campaign

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That’s according to “Rocket,” man, burning out his fuse up here alone. Not long before UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya …read more

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Casey Kenney unfazed by Dominick Cruz's style: 'I think he was very unique five, 10 years ago'

LAS VEGAS – Casey Kenney has watched Dominick Cruz for almost a decade. On Saturday, he’ll get to watch him while trying to knock the former UFC bantamweight champion’s head …read more

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UFC 259 Media Day Live Stream

Tune in for MMAWeekly.com’s UFC 259 Media Day Live Stream, featuring commentary from Jim “Gries” Grieshaber and Jeff Cain.

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Aleksandar Rakic hopes Israel Adesanya wins at UFC 259, wants to 'take all his legacy'

LAS VEGAS – Aleksandar Rakic thinks a win over Thiago Santos at UFC 259 will solidify a light heavyweight title shot.
“It’s a great opportunity to show I’m ready for the title,” …read more

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Live stream! Watch UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya media day video

Islam Makhachev will be speaking at UFC 259 Media Day. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Follow along with media day …read more

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Israel Adesanya facing the “hardest fight” fight of his career at UFC 259, says head coach

Israel Adesanya is days out from the toughest fight of his career, according to his head coach, Eugene Bareman. Adesanya, the UFC middleweight champion, is slated to move up to …read more

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Coach before UFC 259: Israel Adesanya faces 'hardest fight by quite a bit' in Jan Blachowicz

City Kickboxing coach Eugene Bareman thinks his star pupil is facing his sternest test to date when he attempts to become a two-division UFC champion.
Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will move …read more

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UFC 259 Embedded: Megan Anderson ready to ‘shock the world’

UFC 259 Embedded features the fighters from Saturday’s championship tripleheader pay-per-view event at The Apex in Las Vegas. Middleweight champ Israel Adesanya challenges light heavyweight titleholder Jan Blachowicz in the …read more

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UFC 259 midweek odds: Adesanya and Nunes favored

The UFC belt, worn by Israel Adesanya at UFC 248. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Check out the midweek betting odds for Saturday’s UFC …read more

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UFC 259 media day video

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At the UFC 259 media day, a host of fighters, who will compete at Saturday’s event, will speak to the media …read more

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Jan Blachowicz Vows To Send Israel Adesanya “Back To His Division”

Jan Blachowicz doesn’t think we’ll be seeing Israel Adesanya visit the UFC’s 205 area code after he is sent packing this Saturday. In the UFC 259 main event, Jan Blachowicz …read more

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Michael Bisping Gives Thoughts On Fighters Used As ‘Sacrificial Lambs’

On Michael Bisping’s “Believe You Me” Podcast, the former champ shared disdain for UFC fighters with big names being targeted as sacrificial lambs on the big stage. Overall, Bisping believes …read more

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Petr Yan believes Aljamain Sterling will run from him at UFC 259: “It’s gameplan of a mouse, yeah?”

UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan believes Aljamain Sterling will run from him at UFC 259, suggesting he will have the gameplan of a mouse. Yan vs. Sterling is one of …read more

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Luke Rockhold picks 'peaking' Israel Adesanya to beat Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259

Luke Rockhold thinks Israel Adesanya will be successful in his quest to become a UFC dual champion.
Middleweight champ Adesanya will move up a weight class to challenge light heavyweight champ …read more

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UFC 259 | Pro fighters make their picks for Petr Yan vs Aljamain Sterling title fight

In the first of three title fights on the stacked UFC 259 pay-per-view, Petr Yan is set to defend his bantamweight title for the first time. Heading into the fight, …read more

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UFC 259 breakdown: Aljamain Sterling can finish Petr Yan by submission. But will he?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the bantamweight title attraction for UFC 259.
UFC 259 takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex …read more

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Johnny Munoz vs. Mark Striegl added to UFC 261

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A bantamweight matchup has been added to UFC 261 in April.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s …read more

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A win over Dominick Cruz at UFC 259 is crucial for Casey Kenney’s bantamweight rise

While 2020 was by no means perfect for bantamweight Casey Kenney, it was nonetheless a very fruitful year for him.

Most importantly for Kenney, he was able to stay busy in …read more

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One underdog to another, Matt Serra shares simple advice for Megan Anderson at UFC 259

tUFC Hall of Famer Matt Serra knows a little something about being a massive underdog.
Serra scored one of the biggest upsets in UFC history when he knocked out Georges St-Pierre …read more

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Jan Blachowicz reveals massive weight advantage for Israel Adesanya superfight at UFC 259

UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz says he expects to weigh between 215lbs and 220lbs when he fights Israel Adesanya at UFC 259. Adesanya is moving up to the UFC …read more

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UFC 259: Does the early prelims have the UFC’s most overrated fighter?

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Joe Rogan returns to commentary duties at UFC 259

Joe Rogan will be back at the commentary desk for UFC 259, alongside play-by-play man Jon Anik and former two-division champion Daniel Cormier. UFC 259 goes down this Saturday in …read more

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Rogan Returns For UFC 259

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the pay-per-view (PPV) market this weekend with the UFC 259: “Blachowicz vs. Adesanya” mixed …read more

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UFC rankings update: Ciryl Gane, Magomed Ankalaev make huge climbs

The official UFC rankings have been updated after last Saturday’s UFC Vegas 20 card, and as always, there have been so big changes. Most notably, Ciryl Gane is now a …read more

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Thiago Santos felt mix of fear, anxiety in return from double-knee surgery against Glover Teixeira

Thiago Santos faces rising light heavyweight Aleksandar Rakic at UFC 259 in Las Vegas. | Zuffa LLC

Jon Jones had to dig deep to emerge …read more

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MMA veterans Jim Miller and Roxanne Modafferi book their next UFC appearances

MMA fan favorites Jim Miller and Roxanne Modafferi are both booked in for their next UFC appearances, as per MMA Junkie and Combate. Both of these veterans are coming off …read more

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UFC free fight: Megan Anderson earns title shot with first-round knockout of Norma Dumont

It didn’t take long for Megan Anderson to make her case for a title shot.
The former Invicta FC featherweight champion looked to claim consecutive wins for the first time since …read more

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'I had this fire in me': How Jan Blachowicz powered his way from nearly being cut to UFC champ

Once on the brink of losing his UFC job, Jan Blachowicz now wears the light heavyweight belt and will defend it against Israel Adesanya on Saturday. …read more

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UFC 259 commentary team, broadcast plans set: Joe Rogan returns to booth

The UFC schedule continues this week with UFC 259, which takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
As always, some marquee on-air talent will be there to help …read more

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Morning Report: Israel Adesanya reacts to Paulo Costa’s ‘hangover’ excuse at UFC 253

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At UFC 253 last September, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya dominated Paulo Costa, knocking out “Borrachinha” in the second round …read more

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How to watch UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya streaming info, fight card, start time, odds

The UFC is back on pay-per-view Saturday with UFC 259 and three title fights atop the bill.
Here’s how to watch the full card headlined by the Israel Adesanya vs. Jan …read more

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The A-Side Live Chat: Ciryl Gane’s big win, UFC 259 preview, Khamzat Chimaev’s future, more

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For this episode, Alexander K. Lee steps in for host José Youngs to join Alex Savas and E. Casey Leydon …read more

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Aljamain Sterling critical of Petr Yan’s previous wins, plans to prove the Russian was a “paper champ this entire time”

Aljamain Sterling is brimming with confidence ahead of his bantamweight title shot against Petr Yan at this weekend’s highly anticipated UFC 259 event. This Saturday on pay-per-view the UFC will …read more

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Petr Yan explains why he would prefer to fight TJ Dillashaw over Cory Sandhagen if victorious at UFC 259

Petr Yan is hoping for a “big fight” in the form of former champ TJ Dillashaw after he defeats Aljamain Sterling at UFC 259. The UFC’s reigning bantamweight champion, Yan …read more

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Jim Miller vs. Joe Solecki set for UFC event on April 10

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A matchup between lightweight submission specialists is set to take place next month.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed …read more

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Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold is the best MMA bromance you'll see this week

You’d be well within your rights to presume there’s no love lost between former UFC middleweight champions Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold.
We’re coming up on five years since Bisping pulled …read more

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Edson Barboza vs. Shane Burgos Slated For UFC 262 Event

Edson Barboza makes his return against fellow featherweight Shane Burgos at the UFC 262 event on May 15. While the venue or location has yet to be announced, the first …read more

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Edson Barboza vs. Shane Burgos Slated For UFC 262 Event

Edson Barboza makes his return against fellow featherweight Shane Burgos at the UFC 262 event on May 15. While the venue or location has yet to be announced, the first …read more

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Report: Modafferi vs. Santos targeted for UFC event in May

Roxanne Modafferi entering the Octagon to fight Viviane Araujo. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Ranked flyweights Roxanne Modafferi and Talia Santos will meet on …read more

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Video: Anthony Hernandez on upset win, bonus at UFC 258: ‘Now I can get my kids the house they deserve’

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Anthony Hernandez shocked the world at UFC 258—not just because he beat Rodolfo Vieira, but because he submitted the multi-time …read more

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UFC 259 previews, predictions, coverage, pre-fight news, odds, more

Israel Adesanya aims to become a two-division champion when he takes on Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259. | Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

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Luke Rockhold blasts “annoying, stupid” Paulo Costa for hangover excuse: “Shut up and stop making excuses”

Luke Rockhold is not a fan of Paulo Costa. After Costa suffered his first career loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC 253 for the middleweight title he immediately said something …read more

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Edson Barboza vs. Shane Burgos set for UFC 262

Edson Barboza following his win over Makwan Amirkhani at UFC Fight Island 5. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

An exciting featherweight …read more

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Roxanne Modafferi vs. Taila Santos slated for May 8 UFC event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Taila Santos will look to crack the UFC’s top-10 flyweight rankings in the spring.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans …read more

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UFC 259 Clash: Makhachev Vs. Dober!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight talents Drew Dober and Islam Makhachev will square off this weekend (Sat., March 6, …read more

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Israel Adesanya shares timeframe for possible Jon Jones fight

Israel Adesanya still wants to fight Jon Jones. When Adesanya first became UFC champion, he and Jones started to call each other out. Many fans wanted to see it take …read more

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Jan Blachowicz says he might wrestle Israel Adesanya but expects to earn KO win and show him “the Legendary Polish Power”

Jan Blachowicz knew Israel Adesanya would be his next opponent. After Blachowicz TKO’d Dominick Reyes at UFC 253 to become the new light heavyweight champion, and Adesanya beat Paulo Costa …read more

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Roxanne Modafferi vs. Taila Santos headed to UFC's May 8 lineup

The lineup for the UFC’s May 8 show continues to build with the addition of a women’s strawweight fight.
Roxanne Modafferi (25-18 MMA, 4-6 UFC) is set to take on Taila …read more

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Israel Adesanya Expects to Weigh Below 200 Pounds Ahead of UFC 259

Although Israel Adesanya is moving up a division at UFC 259, not much will change from his usual middleweight routine. …read more

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Luis Pena to fight Alex Munoz at April 17 UFC show

Luis Pena | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Luis Pena and Alex Munoz will face off next month.
Following announcements on social media by both fighters, MMA …read more

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Following UFC release, Markus Perez excited to reset career: 'Sometimes it's better to take a step back'

Markus Perez is taking a positive approach to his release from the UFC.
The middleweight fighter said he is in no way down about his departure from the world’s premier MMA promotion …read more

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Jimmy Flick vs. Francisco Figueiredo Set for UFC’s May 8 Card

A flyweight clash between Jimmy Flick and Francisco Figueiredo has been booked for the UFC’s May 8 offering. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC 259: Yan vs. Sterling by the numbers

Petr Yan celebrates his UFC title winning victory over Jose Aldo. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Check out how bantamweight champion Petr Yan matches …read more

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Jimmy Flick to fight Francisco Figueiredo on May 8 UFC show

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Submission wizard Jimmy Flick has his next fight.
MMA Fighting confirmed with sources with knowledge of the matchup that Flick (16-5) …read more

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Jiri Prochazka Preparing To Face ‘Every Opponent Precisely’ In LHW Division

Jiri Prochazka is ready to climb up the light heavyweight ranks. Prochazka, the former RIZIN champion, made good of his UFC debut as he scored a second-round KO over Volkan …read more

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UFC books Francisco Figueiredo vs. Jimmy Flick for May 8 event

Francisco Figueiredo has his second UFC opponent and date locked.
The brother of UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo, Francisco Figueiredo (12-3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will make his sophomore promotional appearance May …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Kadyrov pressures Chimaev out of retirement despite COVID-19 complications

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Kadyrov’s bizarre revelation is the latest example of how the Chechen dictator exerts influence over a handful of UFC fighters.  …read more

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Luke Rockhold 'not looking to just play around' upon UFC return, explains ideal scenario

As he edges closer to a return, Luke Rockhold hopes to shoot straight for the top.
Rockhold (16-5 MMA, 6-4 UFC), a former UFC middleweight champion, has been working on his …read more

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