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Brian Ortega says there is only one lightweight capable of defeating Khabib Nurmagomedov

Brian Ortega believes there is only one fighter that stands in the way of UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, and that is Tony Ferguson.
The No. 2 ranked featherweight fighter Ortega …read more

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Eddie Bravo explains how Tony Ferguson can beat Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson is expected to get his long-awaited crack at UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov sometime in 2020 — perhaps as soon as March. Despite the fact that Nurmagomedov has …read more

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Michael Bisping undergoes ‘a total knee replacement’

Michael Bisping took a lot of punishment throughout his legendary fighting career — and we’re not just talking about his now infamous glass eye.
The former UFC middleweight champion recently underwent …read more

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David Feldman confirms Paulie Malignaggi won’t fight in BKFC again

Former boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi made his way into the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) ring earlier this year. There, he took on former UFC fighter, Artem Lobov in …read more

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Dana White shoots down Conor McGregor vs. Frankie Edgar

As quickly as Conor McGregor and Frankie Edgar rekindled the idea of them fighting, UFC president Dana White shot it down.
“Conor loves to fight and wants to fight again, but …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 ‘Weidman vs. Reyes’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live UFC on ESPN 6 coverage begins Friday at 6 p.m. ET. …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2019, 3:16 am By
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UFC President Dana White will not make Conor McGregor vs. Frankie Edgar

Dana White | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The word of the UFC’s biggest star isn’t enough to sway promotion president Dana White.
White on Thursday said he won’t abide …read more

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Paige VanZant urges UFC matchmakers to book her a fight

UFC women’s flyweight fighter Paige VanZant is urging the UFC’s matchmakers for a fight. She says she is fully healthy and ready to return to the Octagon, and she’s pleading …read more

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Dana White says Conor McGregor vs. Frankie Edgar ‘makes no sense’ and won’t happen

Conor McGregor and Frankie Edgar have both agreed to fight each other on social media. But, that fight won’t be happening according to UFC president, Dana White.
McGregor and his team …read more

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Covington threatens to ‘slap’ White in the face with UFC belt

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Colby Covington might just get in a scrap with Dana White after fighting Kamaru Usman. Do not expect to see …read more

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UFC ‘Boston’ - New Blood!

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Boston, Mass., may not be the most exotic locale in the world, but that hasn’t stopped Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) from loading UFC on …read more

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Dana White on Conor McGregor return: 'The Frankie Edgar fight isn't going to happen'

Conor McGregor has his sights set on a fight with Frankie Edgar, but the UFC boss isn’t interested.
In an interview with the Boston Herald released Thursday, UFC president Dana White …read more

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Rockhold mulls future, but may be done fighting

While a traditional retirement announcement is unlikely any time soon, former UFC champion Luke Rockhold told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani on Thursday that he is considering never fighting again. …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2019, 1:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 6 preview show

BOSTON – With less than 24 hours to go until UFC on ESPN 6, MMAFighting’s Jose Youngs and Mike Heck of Flocombat.com break down the important storylines for Saturday’s event …read more

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VIDEO | Dana White roasts former UFC middleweight champ Luke Rockhold

UFC President Dana White has taken a shot at former middleweight title holder Luke Rockhold, suggesting that ‘Rocky’ has no game.
In an interview with ORIGNALS, the brash UFC boss claimed …read more

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Colby Covington warns Dana White not to wrap the belt around his waist if he wins at UFC 245

Colby Covington has made it clear he doesn’t want UFC president, Dana White wrapping the belt around his waist at UFC 245 if he proves victorious against Kamaru Usman.
In the …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 weigh-ins faceoff video highlights

BOSTON – UFC on ESPN 6 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins took place Thursday, and MMA Junkie was on the scene at the Orpheum Theatre.
In the main event, former middleweight champion Chris …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 weigh-ins faceoff video: Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens

BOSTON – UFC on ESPN 6 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins took place Thursday, and MMA Junkie was on the scene at the Orpheum Theatre.
In the co-main event, Yair Rodriguez meets Jeremy …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 weigh-ins faceoff video: Dominick Reyes vs. Chris Weidman

BOSTON – UFC on ESPN 6 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins took place Thursday, and MMA Junkie was on the scene at the Orpheum Theatre.
In the main event, former middleweight champion Chris …read more

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UFC newcomer Melissa Gatto receives one-year USADA suspension for failed drug test

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UFC bantamweight Melissa Gatto received a one-year suspension from USADA after she failed a drug test prior to her Octagon debut.
Gatto was originally expected …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 Live Results: Reyes vs. Weidman

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full live results for the first UFC on ESPN …read more

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Face Off! ‘Devastator’ Stares Down ‘All American’ In Boston

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is less than 24 hours away from its upcoming UFC on ESPN 6 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for a rare Friday night …read more

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Live! UFC Boston Ceremonial Weigh-In Video!

With the UFC on ESPN 6 early (and official) weigh ins already in the books (get full results here), the promotion will ask all 26 fighters — including the two …read more

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Chan Sung Jung thinks he's a better grappler than Brian Ortega heading into UFC on ESPN+ 23

It’s safe to say that “The Korean Zombie” isn’t afraid to go to the ground with Brian Ortega.
Chan Sung Jung (15-5 MMA, 5-4 UFC) headlines UFC on ESPN+ 23 on …read more

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Colby Covington Says He’d Slap Dana White If He Tries To Put Title On Him At UFC 245

if Colby Covington takes the UFC welterweight title from Kamaru Usman, he does not want Dana White to put the gold around his waist. Covington is set to compete for …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6's Kyle Bochniak talks hometown fight with Sean Woodson

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – You don’t have to twist Gloucester, Mass. native Kyle Bochniak’s arm to hard to get him to fight at his hometown TD Garden.
Bochniak (8-4 MMA, 2-4 UFC) …read more

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Can Weidman get his wrestle on at 205?

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Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to breakdown this week’s UFC event in Boston, MA. With picks and odds for every fight on the card. …read more

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Karol Rosa still hopes to meet Julia Avila after canceled UFC Singapore fight

Karol Rosa had a successful UFC debut in Shenzhen, defeating Lara Procopio via decision. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

NITEROI, Brazil — Karol Rosa had to postpone her return …read more

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Colby Covington: I’ll slap Dana White in face with UFC belt if he tries to put it on me

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In a move befitting of a made-up title, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will put the “BMF” belt on the winner …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 co-main event breakdown: Yair Rodriguez, Jeremy Stephens 28 days later

1 2 …3MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC on ESPN 6, which takes place Friday at …read more

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Quote: Khabib Doesn’t Have The Standup To Mess With Tony Ferguson

One top 10 ranked UFC featherweight doesn’t believe Khabib Nurmagomedov can hang with Tony Ferguson in the standup. Many believe Ferguson should be next in line for a shot at …read more

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Kyle Bochniak Knows UFC Boston is 'Do-or-Die' for his UFC Career

Kyle Bochniak is on a two-fight losing streak, and knows he must win on Friday at UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 predictions: Can Chris Weidman topple Dominick Reyes in 205 debut?

Reyes
vs.
Weidman
Rodriguez
vs.
Stephens
Hardy
vs.
Sosoli
Lauzon
vs.
Pearce
Barber
vs.
Robertson
Stewart
vs.
Winn

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2019: 176-105 (63%)

Reyes
(63%)

Stephens
(63%)

Hardy
(76%)

Lauzon
(59%)

Barber
(76%)

Winn
(75%)

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2019: 183-98 (65%)

Reyes

Stephens

Hardy

Pearce

Robertson

Stewart

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2019: 86-48 (64%)

Reyes

Rodriguez

Hardy

Lauzon

Robertson

Stewart

Simon Head
@simonhead
2019: 89-50 (64%)

Reyes

Rodriguez

Hardy

Pearce

Robertson

Stewart

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2019: 179-102 (64%)

Reyes

Stephens

Hardy

Pearce

Barber

Winn

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2019: 179-102 (64%)
2018 Champion

Reyes

Stephens

Hardy

Pearce

Robertson

Winn

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2019: 178-103 (63%)
2017 Champion

Reyes

Stephens

Hardy

Lauzon

Barber

Winn

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2019: 175-106 …read more

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Israel Adesanya goes in on Jon Jones, bringing up hit-and-run, USADA incidents

Israel Adesanya | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya is taking time out of his championship schedule to fire shots back at fellow UFC titleholder Jon Jones.
The two stars …read more

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UFC Boston weigh-in results: Two fighters come in heavy

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Watch the early weigh ins for Friday’s UFC event. UFC is having a Friday event in Boston, and it will …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6: Reyes vs. Weidman weigh-in video

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Watch the UFC on ESPN 6 weigh-in live from Boston on Thursday at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT on MMAWeekly.com. If you’re not around for the …read more

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6 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN 6

In three weeks, the UFC will visit the place that is pretentious enough to refer to itself as “The” Garden — New York’s Madison Square Garden — for UFC 244.
Friday …read more

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Ben Askren on UFC Singapore fight with Demian Maia: 'If I don’t get this win, I may be in trouble'

Ben Askren thinks his back may be against the wall going into his fight with Demian Maia.
He headlines UFC on ESPN+ 20 next week in Singapore, and realizes what’s at …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #2993: Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, UFC on ESPN 6

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode 2,993 of the podcast, the guys look ahead to Friday’s UFC on ESPN 6 card, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 Weigh-in Results: Two Fighters Miss Weight

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is back in Boston this Friday for UFC on ESPN 6, and two fighters have missed weight. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 weigh-in results: Deron Winn, Manny Bermudez come in heavy

Deron Winn | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Deron Winn and Manny Bermudez lost their battles with the scale on Thursday.
The two fighters failed to make weight for their respective …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 weigh-in results: Weidman vs. Reyes set, but two fighters miss weight

UFC on ESPN 6 is slated to move forward following Thursday’s weigh-in event in Boston. The top end of the fight card easily made weight, but that wasn’t the case …read more

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Adesanya gets personal with Jones: ‘Might crash into a pregnant lady later’

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Israel Adesanya has really got it in for Jon Jones. It looks like the UFC has a new budding rivalry between two of the …read more

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Greg Hardy’s Plan? KO Stipe Miocic, Francis Ngannou, & Derrick Lewis

Greg Hardy won’t be satisfied with his mixed martial arts run if he doesn’t reach the top of the UFC’s heavyweight division. Hardy meets Ben Sosoli tomorrow night (Oct. 18) …read more

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For UFC 245, Colby Covington working with elite wrestler who 'used to wipe the mats' with Kamaru Usman

Colby Covington is revisiting his roots in his UFC 245 training camp.
He brought in a familiar face to the gym, NCAA All-American wrestler Patrick Downey, in preparation for his upcoming …read more

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Dooho Choi set to return vs. Charles Jourdain at UFC on ESPN+ 23 in South Korea

The “Korean Superboy” is back.
Dooho Choi (14-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) will return to action in his home country of South Korea when he takes on Charles Jourdain (9-2 MMA, 0-1 …read more

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Morning Report: Greg Hardy planning to take over the UFC heavyweight division soon: ‘I’m going to knock out Derrick Lewis, knock out Francis Ngannou, knock out Stipe Miocic’

Danny Segura, MMA Fighting

On Friday night, one of the most controversial figures in the UFC is set to make his return to the octagon. Greg Hardy is facing …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 weigh-in video live at 9 a.m. ET

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At the UFC on ESPN 6 weigh-ins, all 26 fighters taking part in Friday night’s UFC on ESPN 6 fights will step on the scale …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 weigh-in results and live video stream (9 a.m. ET)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Thursday’s early and official UFC on ESPN 6 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 9 a.m. ET (6 …read more

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UFC rankings update: Joanna Jedrzejczyk gains little ground

Former UFC strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk picked up a big win in the main event of UFC Tampa last Saturday night, battering Michelle Waterson to a unanimous decision triumph. Unfortunately …read more

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Israel Adesanya fires back at “pervert” Jon Jones with a savage attack

The ongoing feud between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones continued this evening.
The two have been going back and forth for months now, but …read more

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Ben Sosoli not thinking about Greg Hardy's past ahead of UFC on ESPN 6 scrap

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Ben Sosoli is the second biggest underdog on Friday’s card for his UFC debut, but he’s got a rational way of thinking about his opponent.
Sosoli (7-2 MMA, …read more

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The UFC's 13 most dominant first-time title-winning performances

Israel Adesanya ran through Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 in what arguably was one of the best performances by a title challenger in UFC history.
He joined a list of many …read more

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Breaking! The Korean Superboy set to return at UFC Busan

One of the most popular fighters on the UFC roster, “The Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi is set to return later this year at UFC Busan. But while he was …read more

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After 30-month absence, Charles Rosa will 'defy all odds' by returning at UFC on ESPN 6

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – It’s been a long road back for Charles Rosa.
After 30 months away from the cage, Rosa (11-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) returns at UFC on ESPN 6 against …read more

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Latest Odds, Betting Guide For UFC ‘Boston’

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Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC on ESPN 6, which is set to hit TD Garden in …read more

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Conor McGregor and Frankie Edgar call on UFC to make fight

Conor McGregor and Frankie Edgar exchanged tweets on Wednesday, agreeing to fight and called on the UFC to make it happen. …read more

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Stephens says Rodriguez rematch is personal: ‘I’m gonna kill this kid’

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“I’m gonna kill this kid. If he don’t die, it don’t count.” There’s no love lost between UFC on ESPN …read more

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Gillian Robertson says she's Maycee Barber's first test: 'Her mouth gets her a lot of places'

Gillian Robertson doesn’t think Maycee Barber is giving her appropriate respect going into Friday’s matchup at UFC on ESPN 6.
Robertson (7-3 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is getting her ideal scenario in …read more

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Poirier lists opponents for UFC return: ‘I want to have fights that are meaningful’

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“I want to have fights that are meaningful, I want to have fights that are exciting, and I want to …read more

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Yair: Stephens’ ‘Die’ Comments Shows Weakness

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During a recent media scrum, Jeremy Stephens declared that if Yair Rodriguez doesn’t die during their upcoming rematch at UFC on ESPN 6 …read more

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Conor McGregor to UFC President Dana White: ‘Make the bout’ with Frankie Edgar

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Frankie Edgar appears closer than ever to getting a long-coveted fight with UFC star Conor McGregor.
On Wednesday evening, McGregor …read more

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UFC rankings: Cormier back in top five on P4P list

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Oddly, it seems like Daniel Cormier is moving back the P4P list in the UFC rankings Coming out of a pretty good UFC 243 …read more

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UFC champ Jon Jones pleads no contest in Albuquerque strip club case

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pleaded no contest on Tuesday to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct in connection with an incident at an Albuquerque, N.M., strip club in …read more

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Greg Hardy confident he will knock out Francis Ngannou & Stipe Miocic down the line

Greg Hardy is set for his fourth UFC fight and fourth bout of 2019 at UFC Boston. There, the former NFL star will be taking on promotional newcomer, Ben Sosoli.
Although …read more

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Romania’s Diana Belbita Doesn’t Feel Any Added Pressure Ahead of UFC Debut

Diana Belbita will make her Octagon debut on the preliminary card of UFC on ESPN 6 on Friday when she faces Liverpool’s Molly McCann in Boston. …read more

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Conor McGregor claims he is fighting Frankie Edgar this December

Former two division UFC champion Conor McGregor claims that he will be seeing Frankie Edgar in the Octagon this December.
Earlier this afternoon, the UFC took to Twitter to wish their …read more

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Dominick Reyes says he’s ready to be the champion the UFC deserves, that Jon Jones pretended to be

Dominick Reyes vs Jeremy Kimball | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dominick Reyes might be gunning for Jon Jones’ light heavyweight title. But it wasn’t that long ago he when …read more

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Maycee Barber: I would beat UFC champ Valentina Shevchenko and 'dominate' Weili Zhang

Maycee Barber is locked in on her goal of being youngest champion in UFC history, and believes she won’t make any missteps getting there.
Nicknamed “The Future,” Barber (7-0 MMA, 2-0 …read more

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X-Factor! Some UFC ‘Boston’ Main Card Predictions

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This Friday (Oct. 18, 2019), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) travels to Boston, Mass., for UFC on ESPN 6. In the …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6 breakdown: How will Chris Weidman's LHW debut go with Dominick Reyes in front of him?

1 2 …3MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN 6.
UFC on ESPN 6 takes place …read more

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Joe Lauzon committed to not let Jonathan Pearce make a name off him at UFC Boston

BOSTON – Joe Lauzon knows he’s got a big experience advantage going into Friday night.
He takes on Jonathan Pearce at UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston, and he’s not about …read more

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Yair Rodriguez will stop mentally prodding Jeremy Stephens: 'I don't want him to be weak' at UFC Boston

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Yair Rodriguez thinks he’s so deep inside Jeremy Stephens’ head in advance of their rematch at UFC on ESPN 6 that he’s seemingly remorseful about it.
Rodriguez (11-2 …read more

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Dana White Discusses Potential Holdup In Hosting UFC Event In Hawaii

UFC president Dana White implies that the Hawaii Tourism Authority could very well be what’s keeping the promotion from holding an event in Hawaii. Max Holloway is the UFC featherweight …read more

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Video: Maycee Barber thinks she can ‘dominate’ UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang now

BOSTON — At UFC on ESPN 6 media day, Maycee Barber talks about Ben Askren as a coach, training with her brother, her goals, Paige VanZant, a return to 115, …read more

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Relaxed as ever, Greg Hardy talks finding 'peace in the violence' ahead of UFC on ESPN 6

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – While he hoped for a step up in competition for his fourth UFC fight, Greg Hardy is here for the ride.
At a UFC on ESPN 6 media …read more

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Your hosts ‘Shak’ Shakiel Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each Wednesday as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you …read more

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Greg Hardy doesn’t expect any praise in his career until he fights for the UFC heavyweight title

BOSTON — Ex-NFL player turned fighter Greg Hardy has learned that sometimes there’s no winning with his critics, which is why he’s just putting his head down and staying busy …read more

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Video: Joe Lauzon says ‘no chance’ a guy like Colby Covington would be welcome at his gym

BOSTON — Ahead of his return at UFC on ESPN 6, Joe Lauzon addresses retirement rumors and the growing list of fighters who train alongside him everyday at his gym …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Video: Jeremy Stephens would go up in weight for ‘BMF’ title, ‘You gotta get me in that motherf**ker’

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BOSTON — At media day for UFC on ESPN 6, Jeremy Stephens talks about having a quick turnaround for Yair Rodriguez rematch, training with Tony Ferguson, wanting …read more

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Chris Fishgold vs. Billy Quarantillo Set for UFC on ESPN 7

Chris Fishgold will welcome Billy Quarantillo to the Octagon at UFC on ESPN 7 in Washington, D.C. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 6's Dominick Reyes targets 'emphatic finish' to set up title meeting with Jon Jones

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Eleven fights into his MMA career, Dominick Reyes thinks he’s finally starting to get the shine he deserves.
The undefeated light heavyweight contender gets the first main event …read more

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Video: Dominick Reyes predicts fans will be saying ‘he’s the one’ to fight Jon Jones after UFC on ESPN 6

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BOSTON — At media day for UFC on ESPN 6, Dominick Reyes talks about what opponent Chris Weidman’s biggest strengths are, getting his first-ever main event opportunity, …read more

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Dominick Reyes: ‘I’ve done the work already’ to earn a shot at Jon Jones


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Dominick Reyes heads into his first UFC main event on Friday, ready to prove that he should be the one next in line for a shot at UFC …read more

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Jonathan Pearce Plans on Retiring Joe Lauzon with KO Win at UFC on ESPN 6

Jonathan Pearce will be in enemy territory for his Octagon debut, as he is taking on Massachusetts native Joe Lauzon at UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston. …read more

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Contender Series Alum Sean Woodson Expects to Finish Kyle Bochniaak at UFC Boston

Sean Woodson is set to make the walk to the Octagon for the first time opposite Kyle Bochniak at UFC on ESPN 6 on Friday in Boston. …read more

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Jeremy Stephens: Yair Rodriguez trying to be something he's not and will find out hard way at UFC Boston

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Jeremy Stephens is looking to make Yair Rodriguez pay for everything he has said.
He rematches Rodriguez in the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 6 in Boston, …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Wants Kamaru Usman to Beat Up Colby Covington at UFC 245

The much-anticipated grudge match between Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweights Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington is set to take place at UFC 245 on Dec. 14. Covington’s fellow American Top Team …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Jon Jones accepts plea deal in strip club case 

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones accepted a plea deal to close out a court case in New Mexico …read more

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Report | UFC considering flyweight tournament if Henry Cejudo vacates

The UFC has reportedly considered a flyweight tournament in the event that UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo vacates his title.
According to Nolan King of MMAjunkie.com, there is a rumor floating …read more

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MMA and the ‘small pond’ paradox

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Jordan Breen looks back on a busy weekend in combat sports and the finer details that drew him to promotions other than the UFC. …read more

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Photo | Conor McGregor ‘staying ready’ amidst talk of UFC return

Conor McGregor isn’t letting his year out of the Octagon stop him from training hard. On Instagram ‘The Notorious’ released a training photo with the caption “stay strong. Stay sharp. …read more

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Opening betting odds released for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre

Although the fight is not officially booked, it hasn’t stopped the sportsbooks from opening up the betting odds for a potential superfight between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and MMA …read more

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Boston-area local Randy Costa promises 'Fight of the Night' war with Boston Salmon at UFC on ESPN 6

BOSTON – For Massachusetts native Randy Costa, Friday at TD Garden is going to be something special, and he thinks he has the perfect dance partner to deliver a “Fight …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Chris Weidman Confident Light Heavyweight Title Shot Looms with Win at UFC Boston

Chris Weidman will make his 205-pound debut on Friday when he takes on the surging undefeated Dominick Reyes at UFC on ESPN 6 and believes a win over his opponent …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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ATT Teammate Joanna Jedrzejczyk Wants Kamaru Usman to Beat Up Colby Covington at UFC 245

The much-anticipated grudge match between Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweights Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington is set to take place at UFC 245 on Dec. 14. Covington’s fellow American Top Team …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Cub Swanson Broke Hand In UFC Tampa Win Over Kron Gracie

Cub Swanson was on a four-fight skid before returning to the winner’s circle at the UFC event in Tampa, FL last weekend against Kron Gracie. On paper, it seemed like …read more

Source:: MMANews

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'Combat Wombat' ready to announce himself in UFC debut

Aussie heavyweight Ben Sosoli was as surprised as anyone when he was called up for a UFC debut in Boston and the ‘Combat Wombat’ is hungry to add his name …read more

Source:: ESPN

Live! UFC Boston Media Day Video!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has gathered the major players from the upcoming UFC on ESPN 6 mixed martial arts (MMA) …read more

Source:: MMAMania

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UFC on ESPN 6 pre-event facts: Chris Weidman undefeated in UFC main events

The UFC makes its return to Massachusetts on Friday with UFC on ESPN 6, which takes place at TD Garden in Boston with a 13-fight lineup that airs entirely on …read more

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