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Anthony Smith Challenges Daniel Cormier to ‘Do The Right Thing’

Anthony Smith challenges Daniel Cormier to defend or vacate. Smith is set to clash with fellow 205-pound bruiser Volkan Oezdemir. The two will collide inside the Moncton Events Centre in …read more

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Smith to Cormier: Put up your title or get out of my way

Anthony Smith has his sights set on Daniel Cormier’s UFC light heavyweight title after his fight with Volkan Oezdemir in October. Anthony Smith may have a big main event fight …read more

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Unfiltered: Anthony Smith and Luis J. Gomez

Rising UFC Light Heavyweight contender Anthony “Lionheart” Smith calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about his upcoming UFC Moncton bout against Volkan Oezdemir, his devastating finish of Shogun …read more

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Anthony Smith says he is the original “No Time” — not Volkan Oezdemir

UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir recently adopted the nickname “No Time.” This nickname is based on his predilection for first-round finishes. Yet Oezdemir’s next opponent, Anthony Smith, feels he …read more

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Dana White Discloses Alexander Gustafsson’s Mysterious Injury

Alexander Gustafsson was originally scheduled to face Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 227. Unfortunately, Oezdemir was forced to have no time in the Octagon that night on account of a broken …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Thiago Santos Reveals he Was Offered UFC 227 Bout With Alexander Gustafsson

Thiago Santos reveals he accepted a bout at UFC 227 with Alexander Gustafsson. Santos will instead go one-on-one with Kevin Holland. Gustafsson was scheduled to take on Volkan Oezdemir tomorrow …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir vs. Anthony Smith to headline UFC Fight Night 138 in Moncton

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Surging UFC light heavyweight Anthony Smith didn’t get a desired fight with champ Daniel Cormier by beating Mauricio “Shogun” …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir vs. Anthony Smith headlines UFC Moncton

UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir and Anthony Smith are set to clash on October 27 in Canada. The UFC’s next installment in Canada has its official main event.
According …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir and Anthony Smith to Headline UFC Moncton

Volkan Oezdemir and Anthony Smith are moving on from Alexander Gustafsson and will now find one another in the middle of the Octagon in Canada at UFC Moncton. The UFC …read more

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Oezdemir-Smith to headline UFC card in Canada

A light heavyweight matchup between former title challenger Volkan Oezdemir and Anthony Smith is set to headline a UFC Fight Night event on Oct. 27 in Canada. …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir Faces Anthony Smith in UFC Moncton Main Event

Light heavyweight contenders Volkan Oezdemir and Anthony Smith headline UFC Fight Night 138 on Oct. 27 in Moncton, New Brunswick. UFC officials announced the headlining bout on Thursday.
Oezdemir (15-2) made …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir faces Anthony Smith in UFC Moncton main event

Anthony Smith’s quick rise in the light heavyweight division has its next step set, as he headlines UFC Moncton versus Volkan Oezdemir on Oct. 27. The promotion announced the match-up …read more

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BREAKING | UFC Moncton gets Volkan Oezdemir vs Anthony Smith as headliner

The UFC’s next event in Canada has its main event! And it’s a good one as two of the light heavyweight division’s quickest finishers face off.
After his very impressive quick …read more

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Morning Report: Alexander Gustafsson opens up on ‘crazy’ situation taking him off UFC 227

Last week, Volkan Oezdemir was pulled from his scheduled fight with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 227 next month. But while the UFC was looking for a short-notice replacement to step …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson ‘Frustrated’ Over UFC 227 Pullout

Alexander Gustafsson has broken his silence. Gustafsson was scheduled to meet Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 227 on Aug. 4. “No Time” was forced off the card due to a broken …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2018, 3:46 am By
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Oezdemir posts pic of broken nose that led to UFC 227 exit

Volkan Oezdemir posts a picture of the broken nose that led to his withdrawal from UFC 227. Last week, it was announced that light heavyweight title challenger Volkan Oezdemir had …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Smith delivers promise, finishes Shogun

SMITH vs RUAComing in on short notice to replace Volkan Oezdemir, Anthony Smith took advantage of his UFC Hamburg main event opportunity, knocking out former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson Out of UFC 227, Management Releases Statement

Alexander Gustafsson will no longer compete on the UFC 227 card. Gustafsson was initially scheduled to clash with fellow former title challenger Volkan Oezdemir on Aug. 4. “No Time” went …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Alexander Gustafsson officially out of UFC 227 with ‘minor injury’

Slow down on talks of Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Smith.
After losing opponent Volkan Oezdemir this week to injury, Gustafsson has officially withdrawn from his August 4 date at UFC 227 …read more

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Midnight Mania! Gustafsson Willing to Hunt DC at Heavyweight

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Alexander Gustafsson, whose UFC 227 bout with Volkan Oezdemir fell through after …read more

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Posted on July 21, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Oezdemir Issues Statement Following UFC 227 Fallout

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Volkan Oezdemir was gearing up for a massive contender fight opposite fan favorite Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 227 next month, but a broken nose …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir apologizes for UFC 227 withdrawal, promises to return at 100 percent

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Volkan Oezdemir has not had a great year, so injury forcing him out of UFC 227 keeps in tune with his experiences of the …read more

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Posted on July 20, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Volkan Oezdemir out of UFC 227 fight against Alexander Gustafsson

The injury bug has affected UFC 227 once again.
An injury has officially forced light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir out of his scheduled August 4 bout against Alexander Gustafsson. MMA Fighting …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir Out of UFC 227 Bout with Alexander Gustafsson

A key light heavyweight bout between Volkan Oezdemir and Alexander Gustafsson has been scratched.
After having his bout with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua moved from Chile and then to Germany, Oezdemir agreed …read more

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Report: Broken Nose Forces Volkan Oezdemir’s Withdraw From UFC 227 Card

UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir has pulled out of his UFC 227 bout against Alexander Gustafsson. ESPN was the first to report that he suffered a nose injury …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir out of UFC 227 fight with Alexander Gustafsson

UFC 227 has taken a major hit. Swiss light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir has been forced out of his main card collision with Swedish star Alexander Gustafsson with an injury.
This …read more

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Oezdemir Injured, Pulled From Gustafsson Fight At UFC 227

If the judge doesn’t get you, the injury bug will.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title contender, Volkan Oezdemir, has been felled by injury (broken nose) and bounced from …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Alexander Gustafsson Calls Cormier vs. Lesnar Ridiculous, Considers Move to Heavyweight

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Alexander Gustafsson returns after more than a year on the sidelines to face Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 227 …read more

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Injury knocks Volkan Oezdemir out of UFC 227 bout with Alexander Gustafsson

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Volkan Oezdemir has been forced out of an announced bout for the third time in two months.
After visa issues prevented him from fighting at …read more

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‘Shogun’ Rua believes he deserves shot at Daniel Cormier after Anthony Smith fight

Mauricio Rua is no longer fighting the No. 2 light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir next at UFC Hamburg, but could still be one fight away from a shot at the belt.
The …read more

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Gustafsson to Cormier: ‘Fight me or let the belt go’

Alexander Gustafsson wants to get past Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 227, then get his hands on UFC light heavyweight gold. Top UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson may already have …read more

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Felony Charges Against UFC Light Heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir Dropped

The UFC earlier this week announced that Volkan Oezdemir would face Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson at UFC 227 on Aug. 4 in Los Angeles. Now, it seems Volkan can fully …read more

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Battery charges dropped against UFC’s Oezdemir

Felony charges against UFC light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir stemming back from an incident in August 2017 have been dropped. Top UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir has been cleared of …read more

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Posted on July 10, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Volkan Oezdemir gets charges dropped in felony battery case

Top-ranked UFC light heavyweight contender, Volkan Oezdemir got some big news today.
After an alleged incident involving a scuffle between the recent 205-pound title challenger and a Florida man last year, …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Charges Dropped in Felony Battery Case Against UFC Light Heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir

Now that his legal issues have been resolved, Volkan Oezdemir can focus his attention on his upcoming fight with Alexander Gustafsson. …read more

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Battery charge dropped against Volkan Oezdemir after alleged victim doesn't cooperate

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Onetime UFC light heavyweight title challenger Volkan Oezdemir has been cleared of a felony battery charge after the alleged victim declined to cooperate with …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Charges Dropped!

I guess someone had a change of heart … or a change of bank balance.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Volkan Oezdemir, was sent home by Florida’s Broward County …read more

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Charges dropped against Volkan Oezdemir in felony battery case

Volkan Oezdemir can now focus fully on the giant fight he has next month.
The UFC light heavyweight contender had charges against him dismissed Monday in his felony battery case in …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Preview! Miocic Aims To Send ‘DC’ Back To 205

After dismantling Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220 earlier this year, reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will move up in weight to challenge current UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic …read more

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UFC Announces Gustafsson vs. Oezdemir for UFC 227

After much speculation, the UFC has finally made it official. Alexander Gustafsson will take on Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 227 on Aug. 4 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. …read more

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Gustafsson vs. Oezdemir announced for UFC 227

Alexander Gustafsson has his first fight of 2018.
On Thursday, the UFC announced that Gustafsson will fight fellow light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 227 on Aug. 4 at the …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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Oezdemir Felony Trial Rescheduled For July 9

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title contender, Volkan Oezdemir, is scheduled to appear in court on Mon., July 9, 2018, after his trial for felony battery was pushed …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Volkan Oezdemir felony battery trial pushed back to July 9

Volkan Oezdemir has a fight this month, but likely no longer one in the Octagon.
The UFC light heavyweight contender’s felony battery trial has been pushed back to July 9 in …read more

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Anthony Smith agrees to fight Shogun at UFC Hamburg

With Volkan Oezdemir moved to UFC 227, Mauricio Rua will now fight Anthony Smith in the UFC Hamburg main event. When the UFC booked Volkan Oezdemir to fight Alexander Gustafsson …read more

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Report | Anthony Smith agrees to fill in for Volkan Oezdemir against Shogun Rua

Earlier today, it was announced that Volkan Oezdemir would be backing out of his UFC Hamburg headliner with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.
Why did he back out? To take a higher profile …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Shogun Rua vs. Anthony Smith Reported for UFC Hamburg

It did not take long for Mauricio “Shogun” Rua to find a new opponent after Volkan Oezdemir was pulled from their July 22nd Hamburg bout to instead face Alexander Gustafsson …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Anthony Smith steps in for Volkan Oezdemir against 'Shogun' Rua at UFC Hamburg

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Anthony Smith won’t get his desired spot on the upcoming UFC card in his native Nebraska, but he will …read more

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Oezdemir moved from Shogun bout to a fight with Gustafsson at UFC 227

The UFC has curiously pulled Volkan Oezdemir from a headlining fight just three weeks out to insert him onto a PPV. The UFC’s PPV numbers have not been that great …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Sources: UFC finalizing Gustafsson-Oezdemir

The UFC is finalizing a bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Volkan Oezdemir for UFC 227. …read more

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Volkan Now Fights Gus, Not Shogun, At UFC 227

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is switching things up for a couple of upcoming events (again), as a fight between Volkan Oezdemir and Mauricio Rua — which was set to go …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir shifted to UFC 227 vs. Alexander Gustafsson; replacement needed for 'Shogun'

The long search for an opponent to fight Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 227 finally is over. The two time UFC light heavyweight title challenger will now meet Volkan Oezdemir next …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson to meet Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 227

It looks like Alexander Gustafsson is going to LA after all. Brett Okamoto of ESPN is reporting that the UFC has decided to move Volkan Oezdemir from his scheduled bout …read more

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Report | Alexander Gustafsson and Volkan Oezdemir agree to fight at UFC 227

Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson’s search for an opponent at UFC 227 on August 4th appears to have come to a surprising end.
The perennial top-ranked UFC light heavyweight contender was initially …read more

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