Tag Archives: Ultimate Fighting Championship
Evan Dunham Meets Herbert Burns at 150-Pound Catchweight at UFC 250

Next week’s Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-view card is getting a late addition. …read more

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Philipe Lins Returns to Face Tanner Boser at June 27 UFC Card

Fresh off his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut in May, Philipe Lins is back in action a month later. …read more

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Report: Robert Whittaker-Darren Till Middleweight Headliner Targeted for July 25

An upcoming July event for the Ultimate Fighting Championship now has a high-stakes headliner. …read more

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UFC Signs Dagestani Flyweight Prospect Tagir Ulanbekov

Flyweight prospect Tagir Ulanbekov has signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

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Nevada State Athletic Commission Approves May 30, June 6 UFC Events for Las Vegas

Las Vegas is ready to host Ultimate Fighting Championship events for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. …read more

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Gabriel Green Steps in to Face Daniel Rodriguez on Short Notice at UFC on ESPN 9

Gabriel Green will get the opportunity to make his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut on less than a week’s notice. …read more

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Ciryl Gane vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov Rescheduled for UFC Event on July 11

Ciryl Gane will square off against Shamil Abdurakhimov at an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on July 11. …read more

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UFC Bantamweight Title Vacant Following Henry Cejudo’s Retirement

It appears that the Ultimate Fighting Championship is taking Henry Cejudo at his word. …read more

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Frankie Edgar Set for Bantamweight Debut vs. Pedro Munhoz at UFC Event on July 11

Frankie Edgar will make his first Octagon foray against Pedro Munhoz at an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on July 11. …read more

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Three More Bouts Added to UFC’s June 13 Lineup

A trio of bouts have been added to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s upcoming June 13 card. …read more

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Mike Perry is done with coaches right now, will only have his girlfriend in corner next time out

UFC welterweight standout Mike Perry (13-6 MMA) is making some major changes in preparation of his next Octagon appearance. Perry began his run in the Ultimate Fighting Championship in August …read more

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UFC 250 Adds Chase Hooper-Alex Caceres Featherweight Tilt

Fireworks are coming at the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s pay-per-view card this June. …read more

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Report: Deiveson Figueiredo to Rematch Joseph Benavidez for the Flyweight Belt on July 18

The vacant Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight throne will be up for grabs this summer. …read more

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Aljamain Sterling-Cory Sandhagen Bantamweight Battle Scheduled for UFC 250

The stakes for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s next pay-per-view card have just gone up significantly. …read more

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Sean O'Malley Collides With Eddie Wineland at UFC 250 on June 6

A potential all-action bantamweight brawl will take place on Ultimate Fighting Championship’s big June event. …read more

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Neil Magny Takes on Anthony Rocco Martin at UFC 250

A solid welterweight fight has been added to Ultimate Fighting Championship’s next pay-per-view offering in June. …read more

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Dana White Says Las Vegas ‘A Go’ for UFC Fight Night 172 on May 30

It looks like the Ultimate Fighting Championship will be able to set up shop at home for its next event. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 Main Card Averages 1.198 Million Viewers; Prelims Draw 690,000

Heavyweights always seem to draw solid ratings for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

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Manager: Henry Cejudo’s Retirement Won’t Last, Expects Him to Fight Again by Summer

One of the most surprising developments in the Ultimate Fighting Championship over the past week was Henry Cejudo’s retirement announcement following his victory over Dominick Cruz in the UFC 249 …read more

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Edson Barboza Brushes Off Concerns of Making Weight: ‘I Knew All The Time’

The mystery is over, Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight Edson Barboza finally made weight in his new division at 145.5 pounds. …read more

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Irwin Rivera Replaces Mike Davis Against Giga Chikadze at UFC Fight Night 172

On short notice, a champion from another promotion has stepped up to join the ranks of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

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Walt Harris Confident on UFC Return: ‘My Daughter is With Me Wherever I Go’

Returning from a personal tragedy, Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight contender Walt Harris is ready for anything that will be thrown his way. …read more

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Drew Dober Wants ‘Bigger and Better Fights’ After TKO of Alexander Hernandez

Very quietly, Drew Dober has emerged as a person of interest in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s lightweight division. …read more

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Conor McGregor absolutely unloads on Tony Ferguson in heated rebuttal

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor made headlines earlier this week when he took aim at Dustin Poirier, Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. Just days after the Ultimate Fighting Championship held …read more

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Appreciative Dominick Cruz Wishes for Better Treatment During All Fight Weeks

If former Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz had his way, all future fight weeks would be conducted like this one. …read more

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UFC 249 media call: Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje promise inspiring violence

UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje marks the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s return to operations on Saturday, May 9, the first major sporting event since the COVID-19 outbreak shut down sports and …read more

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UFC 249 media call: Henry Cejudo and Dominick Cruz devolve into trash talk fest

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UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje marks the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s return to operations on Saturday, May 9, the first major …read more

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UFC 249 Fighters to Undergo COVID-19 Testing Prior to Saturday’s Event

While the Ultimate Fighting Championship last week outlined new protocol in place — including a battery of medical tests — ahead of UFC 249, whether or not those screenings included …read more

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Dana White reveals official UFC fight cards for May 13 and May 16 events

Dana White and the Ultimate Fighting Championship are gearing up for a return to action next weekend with UFC 249 set to take place on May 9 in Florida. The …read more

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Dana White Announces Full Lineups for May 13, 16 Fight Night Events in Jacksonville

The next two Ultimate Fighting Championship events following UFC 249 have now been made official, per UFC President Dana White. …read more

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UFC Champ Stipe Miocic Rules Out Fighting During Pandemic: ‘There’s No Way’

Count the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champ among those that won’t risk fighting during the coronavirus pandemic. …read more

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VIDEO | Dana White gives tour of his mansion, featuring basketball court, arcade and more

Dana White has made a fortune as the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and from the looks of it, he’s invested a lot of his earnings in his sprawling, …read more

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Dana White ‘Not Very’ Confident Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson Happens in 2020

Five times the Ultimate Fighting Championship has booked a fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson, and each time the bout has fallen through. …read more

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VIDEO | UFC releases new promo for UFC 249

A new promotional video has been released ahead of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s highly anticipated May 9 return for UFC 249. UFC 249 appears to be all but 100% confirmed …read more

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Modestas Bukauskas recalls early pro days, eyes UFC debut on Fight Island

Being signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship is the dream of many fighters around the world. Modestas Bukauskas recently achieve that dream. Back in January, Bukauskas’ management announced his signing …read more

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May 9 Pay-Per-View Event Gets Designation as UFC 249, Reportedly Set for Florida

After a little bit of confusion, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s upcoming event has a numerical designation – and a potential host. …read more

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Lyman Good Reveals Positive COVID-19 Test, Confirms He’s Now ‘100 Percent’

Lyman Good is the first Ultimate Fighting Championship athlete to have contracted COVID-19. …read more

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UFC Files Trademarks for ‘Fight Island,’ ‘UFC Fight Island’

If these filings are any indication, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is going full steam ahead with “Fight Island.” …read more

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Tony Ferguson Makes Weight at 155 Pounds for Scratched UFC 249 Event

Tony Ferguson is the type of guy to make weight even when his Ultimate Fighting Championship event is canceled. …read more

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Florida Government Ruling on Essential Services Allows for Possible UFC Event

Florida could be a potential landing spot for the Ultimate Fighting Championship during the COVID-19 pandemic. …read more

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Report: UFC Parent Company Endeavor Has Credit Rating Downgraded

Endeavor, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, continues to feel the negative effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. …read more

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Tony Ferguson, Justin Gaethje Respond to UFC 249 Cancellation News

Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje took the news that the Ultimate Fighting Championship was cancelling its upcoming events well, all things considered. …read more

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UFC 249 Canceled, All Upcoming UFC Cards Postponed Indefinitely

The day that many in the community feared would come has now arrived: the Ultimate Fighting Championship has postponed all upcoming fight cards. …read more

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Calif. Senator Dianne Feinstein Calls for UFC to Delay UFC 249 at Tachi Palace Casino

A prominent U.S. Senator is calling for the Ultimate Fighting Championship to reconsider holding its upcoming UFC 249 card. …read more

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Visa Issues Ravage Multiple UFC Fights, Including UFC 250’s Henry Cejudo vs. Jose Aldo

The implications of the coronavirus stretch far beyond the actual illness itself, as a multitude of upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship matchups are now off the table. …read more

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Walt Harris Announces Headliner Fight Against Alistair Overeem on May 16

The wheels for the Ultimate Fighting Championship are turning again, and an upcoming event now has a new main attraction. …read more

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Justin Gaethje ‘terrified’ heading into UFC 249 main event

On Monday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the full fight card for UFC 249 on April 18 and that Justin Gaethje would be facing Tony Ferguson in the main event. …read more

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UFC Veterans Brock Lesnar, Shayna Baszler Lose at Wrestlemania 36

It was not a successful weekend for Ultimate Fighting Championship veterans in the sports entertainment realm. …read more

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