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Islam Makhachev plans to bring Alexander Volkanovski into “the deep ocean” and “finish him there” at UFC 284

Islam Makhachev plans to drag Alexander Volkanovski into the deep waters at UFC 284 en route to a finish. Makhachev is set for his first title defense in the main …read more

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Joe Rogan holding out hope that Francis Ngannou returns to the UFC to face Jon Jones in the future: “The perfect world”

UFC commentator Joe Rogan is holding out hope that Francis Ngannou will return to the promotion. ‘The Predator’ famously left the UFC last month, after failing to come to terms …read more

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Dana White says Makhachev vs. Volkanovski is ‘top 5 biggest fights of all time in UFC history’

While appearing on the Jim Rome Show on Tuesday, UFC president Dana White called Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski the biggest fight the UFC has ever had.

Rome asked White …read more

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UFC champ Alex Pereira responds to critics of his wrestling, cites takedown on Israel Adesanya

UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira has responded to those questioning his wrestling ability.
Pereira, a former two-division Glory Kickboxing champion, has experienced an incredibly successful transition to MMA. Like fellow ex-kickboxer …read more

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‘Prepare yourself mentally’ for McGregor’s UFC title shot, says Bisping

Conor McGregor holds his two UFC belts aloft after beating Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Dana White: UFC title fight awaits Jiri Prochazka when he's 100 percent healthy

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White has guaranteed a title fight for Jiri Prochazka when he returns.
Prochazka opted to vacate his UFC light heavyweight title after suffering a severe …read more

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Jamahal Hill Responds To Callout: “Chubby Will Turn You Into A Meme”

New UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jamahal Hill has taken exception to a recent callout. Hill got his hands on the undisputed light heavyweight gold last month at UFC 283 in …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski Shares Expected Trash Talk For Islam Makhachev

UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski not only plans on defeating Islam Makhachev but also taunting him during the fight. Volkanovski and Makhachev will square off in the UFC 284 headliner …read more

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Yair Rodriguez promises to KO Josh Emmett to win the interim featherweight title at UFC 284: “I have better tools”

Yair Rodriguez is confident he will become the interim featherweight champion on Saturday at UFC 284. Rodriguez is set to take on Emmett in the co-main event of UFC 284 …read more

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Kevin Lee re-signs with UFC, expects to return in spring

Kevin Lee at weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 35 in August 2021. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The ‘Motown Phenom’ expects to return to the …read more

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UFC 284 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘Just when you think you can’t go any harder, show them you can’

The second episode of UFC 284 Embedded features Alexander Volkanovski grinding through a brutal training session, Islam Makhachev winding down in the Australian water, Randy Brown taking in the wildlife …read more

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Makhachev wants a KO of Volkanovski at UFC 284

Islam Makhachev at ceremonial weigh-ins of UFC 280 in October 2022. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The UFC lightweight champion wants to be known …read more

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John McCarthy warns Michael Chandler against throwing caution to the wind in UFC fight with Conor McGregor: “It is the dumbest idea ever”

John McCarthy is warning Michael Chandler against throwing caution to the wind in his UFC fight with Conor McGregor. UFC President, Dana White, announced this past Saturday that McGregor (22-6 …read more

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Daniel Cormier Names His Heavyweight GOAT Fighter

Former UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has opined on who he believes is the greatest heavyweight fighter in MMA history. Cormier retired from the UFC in 2020 following a trilogy …read more

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UFC Set To Open Groundbreaking New Performance Institute

The location for the UFC’s next Performance Institute has been revealed. The first UFC PI was opened in Las Vegas, Nevada back in May 2017. The $14 million facility provides …read more

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Jon Jones discusses his new heavyweight physique ahead of UFC 285 title fight with Ciryl Gane: “I think when the fans see me, they’ll be surprised “

Jon Jones is weeks away from making his transition to the UFC heavyweight division. The former UFC light heavyweight champion believes fans will be “surprised” when they scan his new …read more

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UFC 284 'Embedded,' No. 2: Check out Alexander Volkanovski's 'hardest session' in training

The UFC is back with its second pay-per-view of the year, which means the popular “Embedded” fight-week video series is here to document what’s happening behind the scenes.
UFC 284 takes …read more

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UFC 284 preview: Here comes the Lookboonmee!

Loma Lookboonmee punching Denise Gomes at UFC Vegas 60. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Get the dirt on the early contests out of UFC …read more

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Glover Teixeira reflects on final UFC war and the moment he decided it was time to retire: ‘I didn’t have anything planned’

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Glover Teixeira entered the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro on Jan. 21 with one goal in …read more

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Chris Weidman Gives Timeframe For UFC Return, Ideal Opponent

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is inching closer to a return following a long recovery from a nasty leg injury he suffered at UFC 261. Weidman suffered a serious …read more

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Robert Whittaker: I'm 'a hellish fight for both' Alex Pereira and Israel Adesanya

Despite achieving the greatest of heights in the UFC, Robert Whittaker believes he still hasn’t reached his ceiling.
The former UFC middleweight champion feels like his game is still on an …read more

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Islam Makhachev Wants to Alter Perceptions, KO Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 284

Like Khabib Nurmagomedov before him, Islam Makhachev has made his name in the UFC through his wrestling and grappling. …read more

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Jack Della Maddalena Names UFC Legend Whose Style ‘Got Him Hooked’ On MMA

Rising welterweight Jack Della Maddalena became “hooked” on mixed martial arts after seeing the style of one UFC and PRIDE legend. It hasn’t taken Della Maddalena long to establish himself …read more

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Jones Expects Fans To Be ‘Surprised’ By New Physique

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who will (finally) make his heavyweight debut against Ciryl Gane in the UFC 285 pay-per-view (PPV) main …read more

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UFC to Open Performance Institute in Mexico in Late 2023

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to open a third Performance Institute in Mexico City in the fourth quarter of 2023. …read more

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O'Malley 'very happy' with 8-fight UFC extension

Bantamweight contender Sean O’Malley, one of the UFC’s top rising stars and most colorful personalities, says he is “very happy” with his eight-fight contract extension with the promotion. …read more

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Jimmy Crute says Alonzo Menifield preparing for wrong person: 'I'm gonna blow him out the water' at UFC 284

Jimmy Crute vows to be coming back as a different fighter at UFC 284.
Crute (12-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) returns from an over year-long layoff when he takes on Alonzo Menifield (13-3 …read more

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Jon Jones explains new contract and physique, has sights set on Stipe Miocic after UFC 285

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Jon Jones has packed on some extra muscle, and according to the former UFC light heavyweight champion, …read more

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UFC 284 Roundtable: Where does Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski rank among MMA’s best superfights?

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The UFC dips its toes back in the superfight waters for the first time in three years on Saturday night …read more

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'Australia doesn't have wrestling': Watch Islam Makhachev, Alexander Volkanovski verbally spar before UFC 284

Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski are both brimming with confidence ahead of their title showdown at UFC 284. They made that much clear in a joint interview Monday.
Lightweight champion Makhachev …read more

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Junyong Park still staying patient in UFC career after submission of Denis Tiuliulin

LAS VEGAS – Junyong Park beat Denis Tiuliulin with a first-round technical submission Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC Fight Night 218 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the …read more

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UFC veterans in MMA and boxing action Feb. 10-12

The UFC is on pay-per-view this week for UFC 284, a massive event that takes place in Perth, Australia.
Elsewhere, many other MMA events are taking place that feature familiar names …read more

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Morning Report: Michael Bisping: Conor McGregor ‘100 percent’ gets a title shot with win over Michael Chandler

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Conor McGregor always feels one win away from a title shot.
“The Notorious” former UFC featherweight and …read more

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UFC 284 Clash: Crute Vs. Menifield!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight sluggers Jimmy Crute and Alonzo Menifield will battle this weekend (Sat., Feb. 11, 2023) …read more

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White: UFC 284 to have ‘MSG-type gate,’ surpass McGregor's records

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Dana White foresees a huge return for this weekend’s upcoming UFC 284 PPV event. Dana White expects …read more

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UFC to open new training facility in Mexico City

The UFC is will open its third Performance Institute training facility later this year and the location will be in Mexico City. …read more

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Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou Superfight Gets Another Jolt

The latest update regarding a possible boxing superfight between WBC titleholder Tyson Fury and former UFC champion Francis Ngannou appears to have left the bout closer than ever. Last month, …read more

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Henry Cejudo explains why he isn’t giving Alexander Volkanovski a chance in UFC 284 title fight with Islam Makhachev: “There’s nothing that Alexander can do”

Henry Cejudo has explained why he doesn’t like Alexander Volkanovski’s chances against Islam Makhachev at UFC 284. This weekend, Alexander Volkanovski will dare to be great in his home country …read more

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Hey Not the Face! 10:  NEW UFC CONTRACTS!

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Episode 10 discussion: Our latest episode focuses on the changes we found in the newest UFC contracts, including sunset provisions and code …read more

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Chris Weidman plans one more title run upon UFC return: “I’m not coming back to be a B-rated fighter or a gatekeeper”

Chris Weidman has made it clear that he wants to pursue another UFC middleweight title run upon returning. Between 2013 and 2015, Chris Weidman held the UFC middleweight championship and …read more

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Michael Bisping discusses the possibility of Conor McGregor earning a UFC title shot with a win over Michael Chandler: “That is a given”

Michael Bisping believes it is a ‘given’ that Conor McGregor will earn a UFC title shot if he’s able to defeat Michael Chandler. Last week, the UFC announced the return …read more

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Predictions! UFC 284 Early ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 1

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN/ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Feb. 11, 2023) when UFC 284: “Makhachev …read more

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Modestas Bukauskas expects to finish Tyson Pedro at UFC 284 in his return to the Octagon: “The comeback story isn’t a comeback story until I win in the UFC”

Modestas Bukauskas is back in the UFC. Bukauskas made his debut in 2020 on Fight Island and scored a first-round TKO win over Andreas Michailidis. However, he then lost his …read more

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Kevin Lee agrees to new deal with UFC, expected to return in spring

Former interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee is returning to the UFC.
Lee (19-7 MMA, 11-7 UFC) has agreed to a new deal with the UFC to begin his second stint …read more

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Kevin Lee, one-time interim UFC lightweight title challenger, re-signs with promotion

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One-time interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee is once again a UFC fighter.
Lee, 30, has re-signed with the promotion …read more

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‘Jacare’ Souza, Vitor Belfort Eager for Rematch Under Boxing Rules

Among the intriguing fights announced for Jorge Masvidal’s Gamebred Boxing 4 event was a clash between onetime UFC foes Ronaldo Souza and Vitor Belfort. …read more

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Jailton Almeida Calls Out Marcin Tybura, Discusses Meeting Idols at UFC 283

With four finishes under the UFC banner in 11 months, Jailton Almeida has climbed to No. 14 in the UFC heavyweight rankings. …read more

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“The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee Announces His UFC Return

Kevin Lee has announced his return to the UFC after being released by the promotion two years ago. Monday, ESPN reported that Lee has signed an exclusive deal with the …read more

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Whittaer: TKO loss to Pereira could be freeing for Adesanya

Referee Marc Goddard waves off Alex Pereira for the 5th round TKO win over Israel Adesanya at UFC 281. | Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

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Kevin Lee signs multi-fight deal with the UFC

Kevin Lee is back in the UFC. Lee told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that he has inked a multi-fight deal with the UFC. He later confirmed the news via text message …read more

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Lightweight Lee agrees to exclusive deal with UFC

Lightweight Kevin Lee, 30, told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto on Monday that he has agreed to an exclusive deal with the UFC, a little more than one year after the promotion …read more

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Tatsuro Taira not interested in rankings, but focused on path to UFC title

LAS VEGAS – Tatsuro Taira beat Jesus Aguilar with a first-round verbal submission Saturday to open the preliminary card at UFC Fight Night 218 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski questions Islam Makhachev’s striking ahead of UFC 284: “He’s got people around him saying he can strike. We’ll see.”

Alexander Volkanovski doesn’t think Islam Makhachev’s striking is as good as many people think it is. Volkanovski is set to challenge Makhachev for the lightweight title in the main event …read more

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Michael Bisping: Conor McGregor fighting for UFC title 'a given' if he beats Michael Chandler

Michael Bisping believesConor McGregor could soon find himself in yet another championship bout.
Bisping, a UFC Hall of Famer and former middleweight champion, is confident that McGregor just needs to notch …read more

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Chris Weidman targets summer UFC return: ‘I’m coming back to try and get back what is mine’

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Chris Weidman is almost ready to return to the cage.
Weidman, a former UFC middleweight champ, has …read more

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Michael Chandler believes Conor McGregor fight could earn 2 million PPV buys: ‘It’s very achievable’

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Michael Chandler has already been a part of some huge fights since joining the UFC roster, but he’ll reach a …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3333: Guest Jimmy Crute, Fedor Emelianenko's final fight, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here.
On Episode 3,333, the lads welcome in UFC light heavyweight Jimmy Crute for a chat. In addition, they …read more

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Chris Weidman wants to make title run upon UFC return: 'I'm trying to shock the world again'

Despite all the adversity in recent years, Chris Weidman is still hopeful that he’ll one day be UFC champion again.
The former middleweight titleholder has been out of action for almost …read more

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Ryan Bader Believes Jon Jones ‘Takes Care of Business Pretty Easily’ at UFC 285

Ryan Bader knows what it takes to transition from 205 pounds to heavyweight. …read more

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UFC 284 Embedded | All Episodes

Go Behind The Scenes With The Athletes Fighting At UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski In Perth, Western Australia On February 11, 2023 
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UFC 284 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘He’s never going to come back to 155’

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On the first episode of UFC 284 Embedded, Alexander Volkanovski and coach Joe Lopez prepare for the week ahead, coach Javier Mendez joins …read more

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Francis Ngannou seemingly agrees to Tyson Fury’s requests for a mixed-rules bout: “What else?”

Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou is down for a mixed-rules bout with Tyson Fury. ‘The Predator’ left the UFC last month after failing to reach an agreement on a …read more

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UFC trans-Tasman Power Rankings: Who makes the top 10 in Oceania?

For a small corner of the world, Oceania has thrown up some serious UFC talent in recent times. Allow us to introduce our trans-Tasman top 10 as we continue the …read more

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In Joe Rogan's 'perfect world,' Francis Ngannou does boxing match then fights Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane winner

Joe Rogan hopes Francis Ngannou finds his way back to the UFC.
Ngannou parted ways with the UFC last month after failing to come to terms on a new deal. With …read more

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Pettis vs. Roy Jones & Aldo vs. Stephens 2 at Gamebred Boxing 4

Jorge Masvidal arrives at the UFC 272 ceremonial weigh-ins. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Star UFC welterweight Jorge ‘Gamebred’ Masvidal is going strong in …read more

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Ryan Bader scoffs at disclosed Bellator 290 pay, says he makes ‘8, 9 times more’ than he did in UFC

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Ryan Bader is doing quite well for himself as the Bellator heavyweight champion, much …read more

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UFC 284 Betting Odds: Underdogs Set In Main And Co-Main Bouts

The oddsmakers appear to be very confident about who will emerge victorious in main event of UFC 284. The UFC’s second PPV of the year boasts an explosive main event …read more

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Dana White claims UFC 284 is trending to break Conor McGregor’s pay-per-view record: “It looks like it’s going to break that record”

Dana White claims UFC 284 is trending to break Conor McGregor’s pay-per-view record in Australia and New Zealand. White has recently been on the receiving end of criticism from fans, …read more

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UFC 284 'Embedded,' No. 1: Islam Makhachev relaxed, confident entering fight week

The UFC is back with its second pay-per-view of the year, which means the popular “Embedded” fight-week video series is here to document what’s happening behind the scenes.
UFC 284 takes …read more

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Masvidal promotion to feature Roy Jones Jr. bout

Boxing icon Roy Jones Jr. and former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will compete in a pro boxing match April 1 in Pettis’ hometown of Milwaukee, part of a boxing …read more

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Islam Makhachev wants to show off hands vs. Alexander Volkanovski: 'I really believe I can knock him out'

Islam Makhachev wants to show that he’s not just a grappler at UFC 284.
UFC lightweight champion Makhachev (23-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) makes his first title defense against featherweight champ Alexander …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Farewell to the Greatest Heavyweight Fighter of all time.

MMA Squared, Chris Rini, Fedor, UFC, Pride | Chris Rini

The pride of Pride says goodbye.
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Fights on Tap: Holloway vs. Allen among 7 UFC bouts announced 

Max Holloway at UFC 276 in July 2022. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Check out all the fights announced over the past week in …read more

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White: UFC 284 Will Beat Mac, Break PPV Record

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How big is UFC 284?
Big enough to shatter the all-time pay-per-view (PPV) record in Australia and New Zealand, previously set …read more

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Opening odds have Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler fight as even

The betting odds for Conor McGregor’s return to the UFC against Michael Chandler signal an even matchup.
McGregor and Chandler will coach “The Ultimate Fighter 31” and are expected to square …read more

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UFC 284: Make your predictions for Makhachev-Volkanovski, Rodriguez-Emmett

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC 284 event in Australia.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, …read more

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UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski Pre & Post Event Schedule

Two Champions Squaring Off For The Lightweight Title Top A Stacked Card For UFC’s Return To Australia at UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski. Don’t Miss A Single Event In Perth
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Sean O’Malley signs new UFC deal

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Sean O’Malley just signed a new lengthy deal with the UFC. Bantamweight contender Sean O’Malley isn’t leaving the UFC …read more

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UFC 284: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski Fight Card, How to Watch, Countdown

A monumental champion vs. champion main event is less than a week away. UFC 284 will see UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski make the 10lbs jump to lightweight. Standing in …read more

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Chris Weidman set to grapple at Polaris 23 – first competition since nasty leg break in 2021

Chris Weidman is back in the game – sort of.
The former UFC middleweight champion is set to return to competition, but not in MMA. Weidman (15-6 MMA, 11-6 UFC) has …read more

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Conor McGregor has a laugh at Michael Chandler’s prediction

Shortly after UFC president Dana White made the announcement that Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler will be coaching the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, Chandler gave his prediction. …read more

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Sean O'Malley proud of new eight-fight UFC deal: 'I have earned this contract'

Sean O’Malley is not going anywhere.
The rising UFC star and title bantamweight contender has signed a new eight-fight contract with the Las Vegas-based promotion. UFC president Dana White announced the …read more

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Kevin Lee Teases UFC Return With Dana White Meeting

Kevin Lee appears to have teased a return to the Octagon, with the former UFC lightweight title challenger posing alongside Dana White in a recent photo. Lee competed on MMA’s …read more

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Liam Neeson ‘can’t stand’ UFC and MMA, rips ‘leprechaun’ McGregor

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“UFC, I can’t stand. That, to me, is like a bar fight.” In 2023, you’d think that the …read more

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On To the Next One: Matches to make after UFC Vegas 68

Serghei Spivac | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Serghei Spivac made the most of his first UFC main event spot as he …read more

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'Mystic Mike' Michael Chandler predicts he'll finish Conor McGregor in second round of UFC fight

Michael Chandler got the fight he wanted against Conor McGregor, and he’s confident he will take him out.
But first Chandler (23-8 MMA, 2-3 UFC) will coach “The Ultimate Fighter 31” …read more

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Dana White: Fedor Emelianenko not ‘one of the greatest of all-time,’ should have retired ‘a few years ago’

Fedor Emelianenko | Esther Lin

Dana White and Fedor Emelianenko never managed to do business, which is just fine with the UFC president.
On Saturday, the …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski Gives UFC 284 Round-By-Round Breakdown

UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski foresees a potentially short night at the office against Islam Makhachev. Volkanovski will face Makhachev for the lightweight title at UFC 284 in Perth. He’ll …read more

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Ranking the UFC 284 fights: There's no debating which fight is No. 1

Islam Makhachev-Alexander Volkanovski is the clear No. 1, but there are other great matchups to watch on Saturday night. …read more

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Video: UFC 284 'Countdown' for Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski

Did you miss the debut of UFC 284 “Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the main event preview now.
The segment takes a special look at the lightweight …read more

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Video: UFC 284 'Countdown' for Yair Rodriguez vs. Josh Emmett

Did you miss the debut of UFC 284 “Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the main event preview now.
The segment takes a special look at the interim …read more

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Dana White claims his new Power Slap League is outperforming the WWE, UFC and NFL on TikTok

UFC president Dana White has made a bold claim regarding the success of his Power Slap league on TikTok. The controversy of Power Slap, and slap fighting in general, is …read more

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UFC 284 Picks & UFC Vegas 68 Reactions | Care/Don’t Care Podcast

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Sorry cry babies! It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, with your talent: Eugene S. Robinson, John …read more

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Oops! Watch White forget Makhachev’s name ahead of UFC 284

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Dana White appeared lost in thought as he was talking about the headliner bout for this weekend’s UFC 284. …read more

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Renato Moicano calls out Tony Ferguson following Chandler vs. McGregor booking: “I’m reconsidering about my political views of death penalty’s”

UFC fighter Renato Moicano has called for a fight against Tony Ferguson after Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler was confirmed. Last week, the UFC announced that Conor McGregor will fight …read more

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Conor McGregor laughs off Michael Chandler’s prediction for their upcoming UFC fight

Conor McGregor has laughed off the prediction Michael Chandler has given for their upcoming UFC fight. After months of speculation, the return of Conor McGregor was finally confirmed last week. …read more

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UFC 284: ‘Lewis vs. Spivac’ previews, predictions, coverage, odds, more

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Bloody Elbow presents its fight week coverage when UFC makes its 16th overall trip to …read more

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‘I Signed For 8 Fights, Which Is Kind Of A Lot’

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The rising UFC star shared some details of his new contract with the promotion, what he was happy with, and …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski Names Featherweight Contender He’s Rooting For

While Alexander Volkanovski takes a trip up to lightweight, he is rooting for some of his fellow featherweights to rise up in his absence, one in particular. UFC featherweight champion …read more

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UFC 284 free fight video: Alexander Volkanovski settles Max Holloway trilogy in dominant fashion

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It took Alexander Volkanovski three tries to put Max Holloway behind him for good, but the UFC featherweight champion saved …read more

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