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Gokhan Saki Calls Out Mark Hunt For Hunt's Last Fight at UFC Adelaide

Fans were wondering who Mark Hunt would face for his swan song fight inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship after his recent loss to Alexey Oleynik. Now, it looks as though …read more

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Anthony Johnson Not Ruling Out UFC Return 'For The Right Price'

When former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson announced his retirement from the sport of MMA after his second loss to Daniel Cormier last April at UFC 210, …read more

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Derrick Lewis Believes He Has Been Operating At ‘Probably Like 70-Percent’ Capacity Recently

Standing 6-foot-3 and cutting weight to make the 265 pound heavyweight limit, Derrick Lewis is one of the most intimidating men to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Even more …read more

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Derrick Lewis Believes He Has Been Operating At ‘Probably Like 70-Percent’ Capacity The Last Few Years

Standing 6-foot-3 and cutting weight to make the 265 pound heavyweight limit, Derrick Lewis is one of the most intimidating men to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Even more …read more

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Entry to UFC 229 Presser Requires Purchase of Conor McGregor’s New Whiskey, Fighter Claims

Anticipation for Thursday’s UFC 229 press conference, where fans will get to see the first encounter between Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and his opponent, Irish superstar and …read more

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Entry to UFC 229 Presser Requires Purchase of Conor McGregor’s New Whiskey

Anticipation for Thursday’s UFC 229 press conference, where fans will get to see the first encounter between Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and his opponent, Irish superstar and …read more

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Michael Bisping Concerned With Conor McGregor's Grappling Preparation Ahead of UFC 229

Conor McGregor faces arguably the toughest test in his MMA career next month when he takes on undefeated Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov on Oct. 6 at UFC …read more

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McGregor: For A Price, You Can Get Into The UFC 229 Presser

This Thursday (Sept. 20, 2018), Ultimate Fighting Championship will stage the first press conference inside Radio City Music Hall in New York, N.Y., to promote the upcoming Lightweight title fight …read more

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Carlos Condit Wants to Welcome Welterweight Debutant Michael Chiesa

After two consecutive losses in the 155-pound division and a failure to make weight, Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight contender Michael Chiesa has decided to move up to the welterweight division …read more

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Henry Cejudo Wants T.J. Dillashaw First, Then Demetrious Johnson Rematch

Moments after capturing the Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight title last month at UFC 227, Henry Cejudo called out the winner of the preceding bantamweight bout between T.J. Dillashaw and Cody …read more

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Mark Hunt Blasts Former Opponent Fabricio Werdum For Taking a Banned Substance

There are few more outspoken in the sport of MMA than Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Mark Hunt when it comes to fighters taking banned substances. …read more

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Tatiana Suarez Confident Her Wrestling Would Be Too Much For Rose Namajunas

Tatiana Suarez announced herself as a true title contender in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s women’s strawweight division last weekend at UFC 228 with her dominant victory over the division’s inaugural …read more

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DAZN Inks Combate Americas to Multiyear English-Language Deal in North America

DAZN has burst onto the combat sports scene after signing international deals with Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA. On Thursday, the streaming-based service announced that it has partnered with …read more

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Joe Rogan Wants Bellator to Grow To Compete With The UFC

Joe Rogan may draw his paychecks from the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but he believes it’s best for the sport when there is a legitimate competitor out there for his employer. …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko Says She’ll Gladly Fight Joanna Jedrzejczyk For Vacant 125-Pound Title

Valentina Shevchenko is ready to move on with her Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight career, and she already has a next step in mind. …read more

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Din Thomas Comments On Fans' Frustration With Tyron Woodley, Changes After UFC 228

Tyron Woodley entered the Ultimate Fighting Championship heralded as an explosive wrestler with one-punch knockout power. That reputation was borne out by his initial run with the promotion, up to …read more

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Michael Chiesa Files Lawsuit Against Conor McGregor Over Bus Attack

Michael Chiesa files lawsuit against Conor McGregor as a result of bus attack
Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight Michael Chiesa is officially the first fighter to file a lawsuit against Conor McGregor …read more

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Urijah Faber Reassures Fans Regarding Cody Garbrandt’s Social Media Absence

Last month, former Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight king Cody Garbrandt suffered his second consecutive loss to bitter rival and former teammate T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 227 in an unsuccessful attempt …read more

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Khalil Rountree vs. Johnny Walker, Multiple Other Bouts Confirmed For UFC Buenos Aires

The card for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first-ever visit to Argentina is filling up rapidly, as the Las Vegas-based promotion recently confirmed a number of bouts for the Nov. 17 …read more

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Zabit Magomedsharipov Wanted to Submit Brandon Davis at UFC 228 to Prove a Point

Zabit Magomedsharipov continued to impress in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s featherweight division with his win over Brandon Davis at UFC 228. …read more

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Tyron Woodley Successfully Defends Welterweight Crown to Cap Extraordinary UFC 228 Event

Tyron Woodley has been vocal about the lack of respect he’s been given over the years, even after he became the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s welterweight champion. …read more

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Erick Silva Signs Multi-Fight Deal With Bellator MMA

After only one fight under the Legacy Fighting Alliance banner, Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Erick Silva has now signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. The signing was revealed by …read more

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UFC 228 Weigh-in Results: Welterweight Title Fight Official, Co-Main Event Cancelled

The weigh-ins nowadays have become a big part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s overall show; with so many fighters missing weight at the last minute, every weigh-in is a gamble. …read more

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UFC Women’s Flyweight Champ Nicco Montano Transported to Hospital; Fight Off

It seems that Nicco Montano will not defend her Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight crown Saturday at UFC 228. …read more

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Report: UFC Women’s Flyweight Champ Nicco Montano Transported to Hospital; Fight Off

It seems that Nicco Montano will not defend her Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight crown Saturday at UFC 228. …read more

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Owen Roddy Doesn't Think Conor McGregor Will Retire After UFC 229

Conor McGregor has not fought in the Octagon since capturing the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight belt from Eddie Alvarez in November 2016.
Since that fight, McGregor has taken on one …read more

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Diego Sanchez ‘Looking To Do a Michael Bisping Story’ Before he Retires

It seems as though Diego Sanchez has been with the Ultimate Fighting Championship forever. At 36 years of age one might think the former “Nightmare” would be ready to hang …read more

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Free Agent Sage Northcutt May Have Fought His Last Fight Inside the Octagon

It appears Sage Northcutt’s run in the Ultimate Fighting Championship could already be over, with the 22-year-old revealing that he is currently a free agent and could be tempted to …read more

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Paige VanZant Cleared to Compete at UFC’s First ESPN Event After Surgery on Broken Arm

Paige VanZant has been cleared to compete and will appear on the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first ESPN card next year. …read more

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AKA's Javier Mendez Calls McGregor's Standup 'Best In The UFC'

American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez, who trains Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has come out in admiration of his fighter’s next opponent Conor McGregor ahead of …read more

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Tyron Woodley Claims He Won't Fight Kamaru Usman if Till Misses Weight

Due to some high-profile fighter withdrawals this year in pay-per-view events, Ultimate Fighting Championship brass are finally listening to fans by implementing some contingency plans in an effort to save …read more

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Erik Koch vs. Dwight Grant, Jared Gordon vs. Joaquim Silva Set for UFC Milwaukee

The card for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first trip to Milwaukee since 2013 is beginning to take shape, as Erik Koch will meet Dwight Grant at welterweight, while Jared Gordon …read more

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Tony Ferguson References Previous Run-in with Anthony Pettis on Instagram Ahead of UFC 229

While UFC 229 is headlined by arguably the biggest fight in Ultimate Fighting Championship history between lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, the rest of the card is taking shape …read more

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Justin Gaethje Folds James Vick with One Punch in UFC Fight Night 135 Headliner

After storming onto the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s roster and creating a fervor, Justin Gaethje had suffered back-to-back losses and found himself under intense scrutiny. …read more

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Feeling No Support From The UFC, Al Iaquinta is Enjoying Life Without Pressure of Fighting

The relationship between Al Iaquinta and the Ultimate Fighting Championship seems to get worse by the day and now it might be close to breaking point after the New York …read more

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Cody Garbrandt Reveals How His Brother Saved Him From Committing Suicide in High School

Cody Garbrandt has made a very successful career for himself in mixed martial arts. The 27 year-old entered the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2015 with a perfect 5-0 record and …read more

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Carlo Pedersoli Jr. Steps in for Neil Magny, Faces Alex Olivieira At UFC Sao Paulo

It didn’t take long for the Ultimate Fighting Championship to find a new opponent for Alex Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 137. Oliveira was originally scheduled to fight Neil Magny …read more

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The Official UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor Fight Poster Has Dropped

UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor promises to be the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s biggest event of the year, if not it’s history. And now UFC 229 has an official fight poster.
Former …read more

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T.J. Dillashaw Speaks on Importance of Fighters Aligning With Brands Outside of Competition

When the Ultimate Fighting Championship partnered with Reebok as its official provider of fighter apparel, many fighters expressed their disappointment as the deal meant a loss of sponsorship income since …read more

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Kamaru Usman Compares Darren Till’s Weight Struggles With Anthony Johnson

Kamaru Usman has been officially named by the Ultimate Fighting Championship as a back-up for the UFC 228’s welterweight title fight between the current champion Tyron Woodley and Liverpool, England’s …read more

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Yana Kunitskaya Relieved to be Back at Bantamweight Against Lina Lansberg at UFC 229

Making your debut in the Ultimate Fighting Championship is a daunting task. Now imagine if that debut was against the pound-for-pound king or queen. …read more

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‘The Ultimate Fighter 27’ Finalist Joe Giannetti Released from UFC After One Bout

Joe Giannetti didn’t make much of a first impression at “The Ultimate Fighter 27” finale, and now he’s no longer part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. …read more

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Report: Jimi Manuwa to Collide with Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night 137 in Sao Paulo

Jimi Manuwa has been looking to fight Glover Teixeira ever since the two light heavyweights signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship back in 2012. …read more

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Luke Rockhold Happy to Fight Weidman at UFC 230 But Needs 'The Right Contract'

It has been reported for a number of weeks now that a matchup between former Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champions Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman was in the works for …read more

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Demetrious Johnson Endorses Dillashaw-Cejudo Superfight

Former flyweight king Demetrious Johnson has been the most dominant champion in Ultimate Fighting Championship history recording 11 consecutive title defenses. Until he lost to Henry Cejudo earlier this month …read more

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Colby Covington Says UFC 228 Will Be a Failure Without Him Headlining

Colby Covington is at it again, suggesting that the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s next pay-per-view event, UFC 228, which features a title bout between welterweight champion Tyrone Woodley and Darren Till, …read more

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Colby Covington Wants Tyron Woodley to Emerge Victorious at UFC 228

Colby Covington claims he wants Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion Tyrone Woodley to come out on top against Darren Till next month at UFC 228 so he finally gets to …read more

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Report: UFC 227 Estimated at 300,000 Pay-Per-View Buys

Pay-per-view buy rates have been down across the board for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but it appears that UFC 227 has exceeded expectations in that regard. …read more

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UFC Welterweight Rafael dos Anjos Wants Kamaru Usman at UFC 228

With the announcement that Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion Tyron Woodley would be returning to defend his belt against Darren Till at UFC 228 next month, another middleweight contender in …read more

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Tony Ferguson Announces He is Medically Cleared To Fight

With all the talk of the high profile Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title fight taking place on October 6 at UFC 229 between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Irish superstar Conor …read more

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Kamaru Usman Tapped As Replacement If Tyron Woodley Withdraws From UFC 228 Title Defense

Kamaru Usman has been tapped as Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion Tyron Woodley’s replacement in case the champ is forced to pull out of his UFC 228 title fight against …read more

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Kamaru Usman Tapped As Replacement If Tyron Woodley Is Forced To Withdraw From UFC 228 Title Defense

Kamaru Usman has been tapped as Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion Tyron Woodley’s replacement in case the champ is forced to pull out of his UFC 228 title fight against …read more

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Report: Diego Sanchez vs. Craig White Added to UFC 228

The sole remaining contestant on roster from the first season of the Ultimate Fighter has at least one fight left with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, as the promotion announced the …read more

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Mark Henry Explains Relationship With Dustin Poirier After Confrontation at UFC Calgary

Mark Henry, one of the most respected coaches in MMA, has spoken about the friction between himself and Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight contender Dustin Poirier and what transpired after the …read more

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Aussie Duo Tai Tuivasa, Tyson Pedro Both Sign New Six-Fight Contracts With The UFC

The current batch of Australians plying their trade in the Ultimate Fighting Championship is arguably the strongest ever, including current undisputed middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, women’s featherweight Megan Anderson, light …read more

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Dustin Poirier Dismisses Talk of 'GSP' facing winner of Nurmagomedov-McGregor: 'It's Not Happening'

Last week the Ultimate Fighting Championship held a press event to promote the remaining fights of the year and threw a curve ball when it announced an explosive lightweight bout …read more

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Report: Benavidez vs. Borg, Kunitskaya vs. Lansberg Set For UFC 229 in Las Vegas

Since the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced arguably the year’s biggest fight between current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former champion Conor McGregor at UFC 229 on Oct. 6 in Las …read more

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UFC President Dana White Says He’ll Only Make a ‘Superfight’ When It’s Right

The term “superfight,” once understood to mean a matchup between the champions of two weight divisions — the most recent example being Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier …read more

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Dana White: No International Press Tour for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

The lightweight championship clash between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor is shaping up as perhaps the biggest bout on the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s calendar for 2018. …read more

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Dillashaw Puts Away Garbrandt Early, Cejudo Dethrones ‘Mighty Mouse’ at UFC 227

T.J. Dillashaw left no doubt as to who the best at bantamweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship is as he torched hated rival Cody Garbrandt in the main event of …read more

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UFC 227 Results: TJ Dillashaw vs. Cody Garbrandt 2

Unable to catch tonight’s Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-view event from Los Angeles? BJPENN.com has you covered for all of this evenings UFC 227 results!
UFC 227 is headlined by a bantamweight …read more

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Report: Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier to Be Co-main Event at UFC 230 in New York

In a rather surprising move, it looks like Stockton’s own Nate Diaz will finally make his long awaited return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship against lightweight contender Dustin Poirier in …read more

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Darren Till Doesn't Consider Tyron Woodley a Threat

Darren Till’s profile has definitely risen in the wake of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s announcement that he would be taking on 170-pound champion Tyron Woodley at UFC 228 on …read more

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Anthony Smith, Volkan Oezdemir Clash Announced for UFC Fight Night Card in New Brunswick

Surging light heavyweight Anthony Smith is already booked for another big fight just a week after knocking out former divisional champion Mauricio Rua, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Thursday …read more

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Darren Till Doesn't Consider Woodley a Threat

Darren Till’s profile has definitely risen in the wake of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s announcement that he would be taking on 170-pound champion Tyron Woodley at UFC 228 on …read more

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PFL 5 Weigh-ins: Efrain Escudero Eliminated from Playoffs on the Scale

At least Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Efrain Escudero is consistent. …read more

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'Cyborg' Says Superfight With Nunes Not The Biggest Challenge of Her Career

A superfight between current Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s featherweight champion Cristiane Justino, better known as “Cyborg,” and bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is all but confirmed although an actual date hasn’t …read more

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Video: T.J. Dillashaw, Stephen Thompson Brawl in Van Heusen ‘Flex Collection’ Commercial

Van Heusen is putting Ultimate Fighting Championship athletes in suits, and it seems to be a good fit. …read more

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Cody Garbrandt Still Open to Challenging 125-Pound King Demetrious Johnson for Flyweight Title

This Saturday night at UFC 227, former Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight king Cody Garbrandt takes on current champ and former teammate T.J. Dillashaw for the 135-pound title. …read more

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Cody Garbrandt Still Open to Challenging 125-Pound King Demetrius Johnson for Flyweight Title

This Saturday night at UFC 227, former Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight king Cody Garbrandt takes on current champ and former teammate T.J. Dillashaw for the 135-pound title. …read more

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Alexander Hernandez Displeased with His Performance Despite Win at UFC on Fox 30

The much hyped Ultimate Fighting Championship newcomer Alexander Hernandez isn’t thrilled with his performance on Saturday night despite his well-rounded effort, earning himself a victory over the Canadian Olivier Aubin-Mercier …read more

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Alexander Hernandez Unpleased with His Performance Despite Win at UFC on Fox 30

The much hyped Ultimate Fighting Championship newcomer Alexander Hernandez isn’t thrilled with his performance on Saturday night despite his well-rounded effort, earning himself a victory over the Canadian Olivier Aubin-Mercier …read more

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Jose Aldo Eyeing UFC 231 Card in Toronto for Next Bout

Saturday night, former Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight king Jose Aldo returned to the winners circle in emphatic style by stopping knockout artist Jeremy Stephens at the end of round one …read more

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UFC on Fox 30 Draws Lowest Overnight Rating in Series History

Ratings are not improving as the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s broadcast deal with Fox draws to a close. …read more

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