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Jim Miller Draws Returning Vinc Pichel in UFC 252 Lightweight Showcase on Aug. 15

One of the most prolific competitors in Ultimate Fighting Championship history will saunter back into the Octagon when Jim Miller faces Vinc Pichel at UFC 252 on Aug. 15 in …read more

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UFC on ESPN 15 Nets Dwight Grant-Jared Gooden Welterweight Scrap on Aug. 22

American Kickboxing Academy rep Dwight Grant will attempt to build on back-to-back victories when he welcomes promotional newcomer Jared Gooden to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in a UFC on ESPN …read more

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Chris Daukaus-Parker Porter Heavyweight Tilt Beefs Up UFC 252 Lineup

Chris Daukaus will forego an opportunity to vie for the Cage Fury Fighting Championships heavyweight title in order to make his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut. …read more

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Yair Rodriguez Injured; Out of Aug. 29 UFC Bout with Zabit Magomedsharipov

Yair Rodriguez has been forced to pull out of a highly-anticipated featherweight showdown with fellow contender Zabit Magomedsharipov at an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Aug. 29. …read more

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Brian Kelleher vs. Ricky Simon Targeted for UFC Card on Sept. 5

A bantamweight matchup pitting Brian Kelleher against Ricky Simon is in the works for an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Sept. 5. …read more

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Rodolfo Vieira to Meet Markus Perez at UFC Event on Oct. 10

Grappling ace Rodolfo Vieira will lock horns with Markus Perez at an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Oct. 10. …read more

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Eric Spicely Released After Failed Weight Cut at UFC Fight Night 173

For a second time, Eric Spicely has been released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

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Andrei Arlovski vs. Tanner Boser Targeted for UFC Event on Oct. 3

A heavyweight matchup pitting Andrei Arlovski against Tanner Boser is in the works for an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Oct. 3. …read more

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Mike Perry issues apology to his sponsors and the UFC

UFC welterweight Mike Perry has issued an apology to his sponsors and the Ultimate Fighting Championship following his actions last month. Back in July, footage surfaced that seemed to show …read more

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Alexander Volkov-Walt Harris Booked for UFC 254 Co-Headliner of Khabib vs. Gaethje

Two hard-hitting heavyweights are going to be on the marquee of a Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-view in October. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 173 Weigh-in Results: 1 Fighter Misses Weight; 1 Fight Scratched

Try as they might, the Ultimate Fighting Championship could not salvage all three fights impacted by late-notice withdrawals. …read more

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Valiev, Borg, Spicely Withdraw from UFC Fight Night 173; Replacements Found

The last 12 hours have been wild for Ultimate Fighting Championship ahead of its return to the UFC Apex. …read more

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Editorial: Middleweight’s slow, steady and strange journey into the spotlight

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Jordan Breen takes a look at middleweight’s strange history. Last Saturday night, the Ultimate Fighting Championship bid farewell to Fight Island …read more

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Torn MCL Sidelines Darren Till With Cast for 6 Weeks

Last week’s Ultimate Fighting Championship headliner has suffered a torn MCL that will put him on the shelf for a little while. …read more

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Kai Kara-France to Face Brandon Royval at UFC Event on Sept. 26

Kai Kara-France will square off against Brandon Royval at an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Sept. 26. …read more

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Germaine de Randamie vs. Julianna Pena in the Works for UFC Event on Oct. 3

A women’s bantamweight clash pitting Germaine de Randamie against Julianna Pena is in the works for an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Oct. 3. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 14 Prelims: Francisco Trinaldo Clobbers Ex-Cage Warriors Champ Jai Herbert

After 22 Ultimate Fighting Championship bouts, Francisco Trinaldo has seen some things in the Octagon. …read more

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Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal Targeted for UFC Event on Aug. 29

A intriguing welterweight duel between Neil Magny and Geoff Neal is in the works for an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Aug. 29. …read more

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‘Looma Lookboonmee’ vs. Jinh Yu Frey in the Works for UFC Event on Oct. 3

A strawweight clash pitting Konklak Suphisara against Jinh Yu Frey is in the works for an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Oct. 3. …read more

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‘Looma Lookboonme’ vs. Jinh Yu Frey in the Works for UFC Event on Oct. 3

A strawweight clash pitting Konklak Suphisara against Jinh Yu Frey is in the works for an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Oct. 3. …read more

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Joanne Calderwood Explains Decision Not to Wait on UFC Flyweight Title Shot

Back when the Ultimate Fighting Championship still had some semblance of a normal event schedule, Joanne Calderwood was supposed to be next in line to face reigning flyweight queen Valentina …read more

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Dustin Poirier Wants Last Portion of UFC Career ‘To Really Mean Something’

Dustin Poirier remains one of the top lightweight contenders in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He demonstrated that much at UFC on ESPN 12, when he bounced back from a loss …read more

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UFC President Dana White Touts Abu Dhabi as Potential ‘New Fight Capital of the World’

“Fight Island” arose as a necessity for the Ultimate Fighting Championship to provide bouts for its international athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Dana White couldn’t be more pleased with …read more

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UFC Fight Night 172 Weigh-ins: Flyweight Title Rematch Official as All Fighters Make Weight

There were no complications this time as Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez will once again face off for the vacant Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight championship at UFC Fight Night 172. …read more

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Macy Chiasson-Sijara Eubanks Booked for Sept. 5 UFC Fight Night

A women’s bantamweight matchup between two women eyeing the top 10 has been added to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s upcoming show in September. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 13 Medical Suspensions: 4 Fighters Receive Potential 6-Month Terms

Two main card competitors from the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s mid-week event are facing six-month suspensions after their hard-fought battles. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 172 Weigh-in Results: Flyweight Title Rematch Official as All Fighters Make Weight

There were no complications this time as Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez will once again face off for the vacant Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight championship at UFC Fight Night 172. …read more

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Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai Targeted for UFC Headliner on Sept. 5

A heavyweight clash between Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai is expected to serve as the headliner for an Ultimate Fighting Championship card on Sept. 5. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 13 Weigh-in Results: Kattar, Ige Official for Headliner; One Bout Canceled

Calvin Kattar and Dan Ige have a golden opportunity to make a statement in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s featherweight division. …read more

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Report: Positive COVID-19 Test for Deiveson Figueiredo Threatens July 18 Title Fight

The coronavirus has reportedly affected another Ultimate Fighting Championship title fight. …read more

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Report: Positive COVID-19 Test for Deiveson Figueiredo Threatens Flyweight Title Fight on July 18

The coronavirus has reportedly affected another Ultimate Fighting Championship title fight. …read more

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UFC Releases Statement on Mike Perry’s Alleged Fight in Restaurant

A polarizing figure on the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster is now seeking professional help, according to the promotion. …read more

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Mackenzie Dern Expected to Face Randa Markos at UFC 253 in September

Two talented Ultimate Fighting Championship strawweights will be vying for a spot on the rankings in September. …read more

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Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira in the Works to Headline UFC Card on Sept. 12

A light heavyweight clash between Thiago Santos and Glover Teixeira has nearly been finalized as the main event for an Ultimate Fighting Championship card on Sept. 12. …read more

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UFC 251 Embedded: Talk About A Close Call!

UFC 251 is set to pop off this Saturday night (July 11, 2020) in what will be the first “Fight Island” event for Ultimate Fighting Championship, as it locked down …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Reveals He Received New UFC Contract to Fight Kamaru Usman

It took some time, but Jorge Masvidal and the Ultimate Fighting Championship finally saw eye-to-eye long enough to get a deal done. …read more

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Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal Agree to Welterweight Title Fight at UFC 251

After weeks of expressing his dissatisfaction with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and its negotiating tactics, Jorge Masvidal is coming to save the day. …read more

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Dos Santos, Moreira Out of July 15 ‘Fight Island’ Card After Positive COVID-19 Tests

It seems that COVID-19 has forced the Ultimate Fighting Championship to change some of its plans for an upcoming “Fight Island” show. …read more

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Gilbert Burns Tests Positive for COVID-19, UFC 251 Headliner vs. Usman Scrapped

The best-laid plans of mice and the Ultimate Fighting Championship often go awry when the coronavirus is involved. …read more

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Anderson dos Santos, Vinicius Moreira Out of July 15 ‘Fight Island’ Card After Positive COVID-19 Tests

It seems that COVID-19 has forced the Ultimate Fighting Championship to change some of its plans for an upcoming “Fight Island” show. …read more

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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Father of UFC Lightweight Champ, Dead at 57 of COVID-19 Complications

The father of Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and a prominent figure in combat sports in his native Dagestan has passed away in Moscow at age 57. …read more

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Ovince St. Preux vs. Shamil Gamzatov Rescheduled for Aug. 22 UFC Event

The trip up to heavyweight was short-lived for former Ultimate Fighting Championship title challenger Ovince St. Preux. …read more

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Craig vs. Antigulov Booking, 2 Withdrawals Shake Up July 25 ‘Fight Island’ Card

The final Ultimate Fighting Championship event on “Fight Island” has undergone some sudden changes. …read more

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Andrea Lee-Roxanne Modafferi Flyweight Rematch Targeted for Sept. 12

A women’s flyweight matchup pitting Andrea Lee against Roxanne Modafferi is in the works for an Ultimate Fighting Championship card on Sept. 12. …read more

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Nevada Commission Approves Five UFC Events, Four Contender Series Cards for August

August will be a busy month for Ultimate Fighting Championship fans. …read more

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UFC officially cancels 2020 International Fight Week

As expected, the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday officially canceled its 2020 International Fight Week.
A staple over the past few years in Las Vegas, UFC International Fight Week, as …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 Prelims: Khama Worthy Continues Underdog Run, Chokes Luis Pena

Khama Worthy is thriving as an underdog in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

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Jason Witt In Against Takashi Sato After Ramiz Brahimaj’s Corner Tests Positive for COVID-19

What started as the biggest fear for the Ultimate Fighting Championship is looking become a regular occurrence. …read more

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Daniel Pineda Re-Signs with UFC After Six-Year Absence

Daniel Pineda is coming back to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

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Joe Rogan reflects on 18 years as UFC commentator: “I’ve had some pretty f*cking cool jobs in my life”

Today marked the eighteen year anniversary of Joe Rogan’s first ever commentary gig with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Rogan made his debut with the promotion at UFC 37.5 on June …read more

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Bruno Silva Gets 2-Year USADA Sanction for Positive Boldenone Test

Bruno Silva will have to wait a while before his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut. …read more

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Curtis Blaydes Grinds Out Alexander Volkov in UFC on ESPN 11 Headliner

The Curtis Blaydes takedown tour continues to roll on in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s heavyweight division. …read more

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Dana White has a message for UFC athletes: “This is not a career. This is an opportunity.”

UFC President Dana White does not understand why athletes competing for the Ultimate Fighting Championship act as if they have a career job. White spoke on the subject yesterday suggesting …read more

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UFC Unveils Every Single Fight For ‘Fight Island’

We already knew that UFC 251 will kick off Ultimate Fighting Championship’s jam-packed “Fight Island” slate of fights for the month of July, which is set to go down on …read more

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Former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez is the latest fighter to speak out against Joe Silva

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is the latest fighter to speak out against former Ultimate Fighting Championship matchmaker Joe Silva. This past weekend former UFC standouts Sam Stout and …read more

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Dan Hooker Believes Win Over Dustin Poirier Should Earn Lightweight Title Shot

Dan Hooker has accumulated a solid resume in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s lightweight division, and he believes one more victory could pay serious dividends. …read more

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Dana White Not Interested in Holding UFC Events at Partially-Filled Venues

When it comes to attendance at Ultimate Fighting Championship events, it’s all or nothing for Dana White. …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev-Ion Cutelaba Rematch Rebooked on UFC 252

A thrilling Ultimate Fighting Championship rematch months in the making is coming in August. …read more

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UFC Releases Partial Fight Card for UFC on ESPN 12 on June 27

Part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s fight card on June 27 has been filled out. …read more

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Junior dos Santos Squares Off Against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 252 in August

An all-out heavyweight slugfest has been targeted for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s pay-per-view offering in August. …read more

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Dana White Announces Full UFC on ESPN 11 Bout Order on June 20

The upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship event on June 20 now has its official bout order. …read more

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