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Jorge Masvidal: Ben Askren could get Leon Edwards treatment if he oversteps

In a fight that likely has some title implications in the welterweight division, Jorge Masvidal has a personal goal for his UFC 239 opponent, Ben Askren. Since his arrival into …read more

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Ben Askren Believes If He 'Beats Up' Masvidal, He May Get A Title Shot Before Covington

Despite the strange circumstances surrounding his successful UFC debut earlier this year, Ben Askren believes he may have the inside track to a welterweight title shot. …read more

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Ben Askren Believes If He 'Beats Up' Jorge Masvidal, He May Get A Title Shot Before Colby Covington

Despite the strange circumstances surrounding his successful UFC debut earlier this year, Ben Askren believes he may have the inside track to a welterweight title shot. …read more

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Askren feels win over Masvidal could warrant him next title shot

If he gets past Jorge Masvidal at UFC 239, Ben Askren feels he could be next in line for welterweight gold. Ben Askren believes if he gets past Jorge Masvidal …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko wants title fight with Liz Carmouche

The UFC had a difficult time locking down a main event for UFC San Antonio, which goes down on July 20. Eventually, the promotion landed on a welterweight contender bout …read more

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Kevin Lee plans to stay at welterweight

Last month, in the main event of UFC Rochester, long-time UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee made his debut in the welterweight division opposite a fellow former lightweight in Rafael dos …read more

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Kevin Lee Intends to Remain in Welterweight Division

Kevin Lee had lost two of his last three fights at lightweight prior to making the decision to move up to welterweight. Bound for a fresh start, Kevin Lee entered …read more

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Nate Diaz is looking shredded ahead of UFC 241 fight with Anthony Pettis

Fan favorite Nate Diaz will return to the octagon at August’s UFC 241 event for a welterweight bout with former 155-pounch champion Anthony Pettis.
Diaz has not stepped foot inside the …read more

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Rising boxing star Prograis calls out Conor McGregor

Newly crowned WBA junior welterweight champion Regis Prograis eyes a couple of fights with Conor McGregor. You may have recently read that Conor McGregor was itching to fight actor Mark …read more

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Bellator 222: A classic Scott Coker roller coaster

Jordan Breen reflects on Bellator’s recent tent-pole event at Madison Square Garden, where Rory MacDonald defended his welterweight title, and Kyoji Horiguchi became the new bantamweight champion, but neither man …read more

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Boxing champion challenges Conor McGregor after calling out his manager Mark Wahlberg

Boxing champion Regis Prograis has issued a challenge to Conor McGregor, this after ‘Notorious’ called out his manager Mark Wahlberg.
Regis Prograis, who holds the WBA light welterweight title and sports …read more

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Wellington Turman signs with the UFC, replaces John Phillips against Karl Roberson at UFC Sacramento

There is a new welterweight on the UFC roster. The promotion has signed Brazilian prospect Wellington Turman to fill a spot at UFC Sacramento. The 22-years-old fighter stepped in to …read more

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Dillon Danis happy to make his own weight class after Bellator 222 win

NEW YORK – Dillon Danis said he’s got no issues fighting at welterweight. Eventually, he predicts he’ll dominate one division lower at lightweight.
That said, the grappling standout is more …read more

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Bellator 222 Recap: Rory MacDonald Defends & Machida Lands Vicious Knee to Sonnen

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MMAWeekly: The Low Down’s Jake Hattan recaps Bellator 222 including Lyoto Machida’s vicious knockout of Chael Sonnen, Rory MacDonald defending his welterweight title and handing Neiman …read more

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Bellator 222 Fight Highlights: Lyoto Machida KO sends Chael Sonnen into retirement

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Bellator 222 featured welterweight champion Rory MacDonald putting the first loss on Neiman Gracie’s previously spotless record, as he defended his belt and moved on to …read more

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Bellator 222 video recap: MacDonald successfully defends against Gracie

Rory MacDonald won a unanimous decision over Neiman Gracie to keep his welterweight title in the Bellator 222 main event. Rory MacDonald vs. Neiman Gracie from Bellator 222’s main event …read more

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Bellator 222 Post-Fight Show

NEW YORK – With Bellator 222 in the books, MMA Fighting’s Danny Segura and Phoenix Carnevale break down the top storylines, including Rory MacDonald’s successful defense of his welterweight title, …read more

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Rory MacDonald shuts down Bellator's 'unrealistic' timeline for Douglas Lima rematch

NEW YORK – Rory MacDonald says Bellator’s ideal timeline for his welterweight grand prix final with Douglas Lima isn’t one that works for him.
After competing twice in the span of …read more

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Bellator 222 | Pros react to Rory MacDonald beating Neiman Gracie to retain welterweight title

In the main event of Bellator 222, Rory MacDonald was looking to defend his welterweight title against undefeated jiu-jitsu star, Neiman Gracie. It was also the semi-finals of the welterweight …read more

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Bellator 222 results: MacDonald wins decision over Gracie

Rory MacDonald defeated Neiman Gracie to keep his welterweight belt in the Bellator 222 Grand Prix main event. The top of the Bellator 222 main card just concluded with …read more

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Twitter reacts to Rory MacDonald's title defense against Neiman Gracie at Bellator 222

Rory MacDonald kept his Bellator welterweight title and advances to the finals of the welterweight grand prix on Friday when he defeated Neiman Gracie in the Bellator 222 headliner.
MacDonald (21-5-1 …read more

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Jorge Masvidal explains why he accepted charity grappling match with Anthony Pettis

On Saturday night, two of the UFC’s top welterweight contenders will step onto the mats for a charity grappling match as Jorge Masvidal takes on Anthony Pettis.
Speaking on soon-to-be-released episode …read more

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Jason Jackson vs. Junior Marques welterweight title fight headlines LFA 71 in Atlanta

LFA will visit the state of Georgia for the first time this summer, and the welterweight title will be up for grabs.
Jason Jackson (9-3), from Jamaica, is set to take …read more

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Bellator 222 betting odds: MacDonald favored over Gracie

Check out the betting odds for tonight’s Bellator 222 card, where Rory MacDonald is favored to defend his welterweight belt against Neiman Gracie in the GP main event. The stacked …read more

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Colby Covington On Kamaru Usman: How Much Time Does He Need?

Colby Covington believes Kamaru Usman will be stripped of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight gold if he isn’t ready to return soon. Usman captured the welterweight title back in …read more

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Neiman Gracie: Rory MacDonald has very good jiu-jitsu but it’s not better than mine

Neiman Gracie always intended to fight at Bellator 222, but he wasn’t sure if his opponent would be welterweight champion Rory MacDonald.
MacDonald’s last fight against Jon Fitch in late April …read more

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Scott Coker Explains Jon Fitch's Presence As Backup Fighter For Bellator 222

Bellator MMA will mark its return to Madison Square Garden on Friday night with a stacked card featuring championship bouts in the welterweight and bantamweight divisions. …read more

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Covington says Usman could get stripped: ‘He might not show up’

Colby Covington says the UFC could strip current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman if “The Nigerian Nightmare” does not agree to fight Covington later this year. Colby Covington guarantees he is …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos vs. Leon Edwards to Headline UFC San Antonio

The hunt for the main event of UFC San Antonio has finally come to a close, with the Ultimate Fighting Championship booking a pivotal welterweight matchup as its headliner. …read more

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Dos Anjos-Edwards to headline UFC San Antonio

Rafael dos Anjos will meet Leon Edwards in a welterweight main event of UFC San Antonio on July 20. …read more

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GLORY 66 Fight Card Finalized For June 22 In Paris

AMSTERDAM – GLORY returns to Paris, France on Saturday, June 22 for GLORY 66 PARIS at the Zénith Paris – La Villette.
All bouts for the card are now official.
Welterweight champion …read more

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Report: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Leon Edwards to Headline UFC San Antonio

The hunt for the main event of UFC San Antonio has finally come to a close, with the Ultimate Fighting Championship booking a pivotal welterweight matchup as its headliner. …read more

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Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Leon Edwards Set For UFC San Antonio Main Event

A crucial welterweight showdown has been finalized for July’s UFC San Antonio. According to Yahoo’s Kevin Iole, former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will meet rising welterweight Leon Edwards in …read more

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Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Leon Edwards Official For UFC San Antonio Main Event

A crucial welterweight showdown has been finalized for July’s UFC San Antonio. According to Yahoo’s Kevin Iole, former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will meet rising welterweight Leon Edwards in …read more

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Machida Respects His Opponents ... Even Trash Talkers Like Sonnen

Bellator 222: “MacDonald vs. Gracie” takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., tomorrow night (Fri., June 14, 2019), streaming exclusively online via DAZN. Welterweight champion Rory MacDonald …read more

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How champ Rory MacDonald felt pressured to keep fighting in Bellator welterweight tourney

NEW YORK – No sooner did Rory MacDonald advance in the welterweight grand prix than questions emerged about his ability to continue. After a grueling quarterfinal fight with Jon Fitch …read more

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Dillon Danis swipes MacDonald and Caldwell’s belts for photo, gets roasted by Ben Askren

On Wednesday, the stars of Bellator 222 took center stage in New York City for a pre-fight media day. Among those appearing were welterweight champion Rory MacDonald, bantamweight champion Darrion …read more

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Rory MacDonald Unsure Why Jon Fitch Is Backup Option For Bellator 222

Some uncertainty concerning the Bellator 222 main event arose earlier this morning. Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald is set to defend his title against Neiman Gracie in the main event …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov rules out move to welterweight

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been a dominant force at lightweight and many want him to move up to welterweight at some point, but the UFC lightweight champion has shot down any …read more

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Jon Fitch Serving As Backup Fighter At Bellator 222

In the main event of Bellator 222, the welterweight title is on the line as Rory MacDonald looks to defend it against Neiman Gracie. There, the winner will also advance …read more

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Bellator 222 Q&A with Neiman Gracie: 'I believe it's my destiny to be champion'

On Friday night at Bellator 222, Neiman Gracie will challenge Rory MacDonald for the welterweight title in the semifinals of the promotion’s grand prix.
If victorious, not only will the 30-year-old …read more

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Bellator 222: How to watch MacDonald vs. Gracie, fight card, start time, streaming info

For the second time in the promotion’s history, Bellator returns to the “World’s Most Famous Arena,” Madison Square Garden, with Bellator 222, which features a welterweight title fight at the …read more

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Kevin Lee Explains Phone Call With Georges St-Pierre

Kevin Lee has had his eyes on Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov for quite some time now. However, the now welterweight wanted to fight one of the best to ever …read more

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Daily Debate results: Does Nate Diaz belong at welterweight?

When it comes to lightweight, Nate Diaz is the “self-proclaimed king of that division.” Which begs the question: What’s he doing at welterweight then?
Diaz, who appears to be serious this …read more

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Watch MMA Junkie Radio here (8 p.m. ET) with Neiman Gracie, Jordan Johnson, Kevin Tiller

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) with guests Neiman Gracie, Jordan Johnson and Kevin Tiller.
Gracie challenges Rory MacDonald for the welterweight title at …read more

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Ben Askren Roasts Nate Diaz After Saying He Is The King Of The Lightweight Division

Nate Diaz is set to return to the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 241. There, the Stockton native will take on Anthony Pettis at welterweight. Although many fans …read more

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Nate Diaz closes door on lightweight return

At UFC 241, Nate Diaz will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon for a welterweight fight with Anthony Pettis. From the sounds of it, this is the division he …read more

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Santos: My biggest challenge is dealing with ‘anxiety’ after long layoff

UFC Stockholm’s Leonardo Santos talks about how it feels to come back after three years away from the Octagon. The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 2 welterweight champion Leonardo Santos is finally …read more

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UFC releases Nate Diaz promo with no footage from Conor McGregor fights

At long last, Nate Diaz is set to return to the Octagon. The fan favorite is scheduled to fight former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis in a welterweight showdown at …read more

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Kamaru Usman hoping to defend title against Covington by end of year

“By the end of the year, I should be fighting again, for sure.” Don’t expect to see Kamaru Usman defend his welterweight title against Colby Covington anytime soon.
Usman, who dominated …read more

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UFC on ESPN 3 poster features Francis Ngannou towering over Junior Dos Santos

UFC on ESPN 3 recently got a new main event, and now it’s got a new poster.
A rematch between former welterweight champions Tyron Woodley and Robbie Lawler originally was set …read more

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UFC welterweight Leon Edwards calls out ‘midget’ Rafael dos Anjos

Leon Edwards has called for a fight with ‘midget’ Rafael dos Anjos. The usually soft-spoken Leon Edwards is on a mission for UFC gold, and the streaking welterweight contender doesn’t …read more

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Stephen Thompson welcomes rematch with Darren Till

In 2018, welterweight contenders Stephen Thompson and Darren Till battled for five tense and competitive rounds. At the end of their 25 minute meeting, England’s Till was named the winner …read more

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Colby Covington trashes ‘little b**ch’ Nate Diaz

In the co-main event of UFC 241, Nate Diaz will return to the Octagon after nearly three years away to take on Anthony Pettis. Top welterweight contender Colby Covington believes …read more

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Rogan: Northcutt’s knockout loss at ONE FC could be ‘terrible for his future’

Echoing the sentiments of Brendan Schaub, Joe Rogan can’t understand why Sage Northcutt was booked to fight Cosmo Alexandre at ONE FC: Enter the Dragon. At just 23-years-old, welterweight prospect …read more

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Kamaru Usman talks timetable for return, Colby Covington, Ben Askren, more

RIO DE JANEIRO — At UFC 237, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman discusses his next step, the status of a Colby Covington fight, a timetable for his return, Ben Askren, and …read more

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Joe Rogan compares Kevin Lee to George St-Pierre

Kevin Lee is currently on a two-fight losing streak, having recently come up short to Rafael dos Anjos and Al Iaquinta in the welterweight and lightweight divisions respectively. UFC commentator …read more

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Reports: Rostem Akman vs. Sergey Khandozhko completes 13-fight UFC on ESPN+ 11 lineup

The lineup for the UFC’s return to Sweden this week appears to be complete with the addition of a welterweight fight.
Rostem Akman (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will step up on …read more

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Duke Roufus explains how Anthony Pettis ‘dug deep and reinvented himself’ at welterweight

When Anthony Pettis and Nate Diaz collide on August 17 at UFC 241, they will do so at 170 pounds.
That may come as a surprise to some, considering both …read more

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PFL Releases Lineup for PFL 2019 4 in July

The Professional Fighters League has revealed the lineup for the event that will determine who gets into the welterweight and women’s lightweight tournaments. …read more

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Kayla Harrison, Magomed Magomedkerimov booked for PFL 15 bouts

Professional Fighters League stars Kayla Harrison and Magomed Magomedkerimov have their next fights set.
MMA Fighting confirmed with officials that Magomedkerimov (24-5) will meet Chris Curtis (21-5) in the welterweight main …read more

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PHOTO | UFC’s Colby Covington reunites with the Trump family

Shortly after Colby Covington won the UFC interim welterweight title in 2018, he visited The White House and got some face time in with President Donald Trump.
From the get-go, it …read more

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Bisping Believes Nate Diaz's Absence From Fighting May Be Deciding Factor Against Pettis

Nate Diaz returns from the wilderness when he takes on Anthony Pettis in a welterweight fight at UFC 241 on Aug. 17 in a likely contender for “Fight of the …read more

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Colby Covington visits Donald Trump's sons at Trump Tower

Colby Covington became UFC interim welterweight champion more than 11 months ago, was stripped of the title three months later, but he still walks around with his belt like he’s …read more

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Colby Covington calls ‘fake news’ on Kamaru Usman surgery

Colby Covington has been waiting to get a shot at the welterweight title ever since he beat Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225 to win the interim belt. It has …read more

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Michael Bisping Believes Nate Diaz's Absence From Fighting May Be The Deciding Factor Against Pettis

Nate Diaz returns from the wilderness when he takes on Anthony Pettis in a welterweight fight at UFC 241 on Aug. 17 in a likely contender for “Fight of the …read more

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Colby Covington issues challenge to Mike Perry

Colby Covington and Mike Perry have exchanged plenty of trash talk over the last few years. Unfortunately, their respective positions in the welterweight rankings have made it difficult for the …read more

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Kevin Lee provides optimistic update after loss to ‘RDA’

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC Rochester, former UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee climbed up to the welterweight division, where he battled former lightweight champ Rafael dos …read more

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Kevin Lee Says ‘No Doubt I’ll Be A World Champion’

Kevin Lee moved up to welterweight to take on Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Rochester. Many believed the move up to welterweight would be good for …read more

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Fortunes changed for five at UFC Rochester

When Rafael dos Anjos welcomed Kevin Lee to the welterweight ranks with a fourth-round submission in a competitive fight, it kept the former lightweight champion on a treadmill of sorts.
Dos …read more

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Junior dos Santos vs. Francis Ngannou New Main Event Of UFC Minneapolis

UFC Minneapolis has a new main event and it will not be a welterweight fight like originally expected. Tyron Woodley was set to rematch Robbie Lawler, but after Woodley had …read more

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Rafael Dos Anjos fires back at Conor McGregor’s post UFC Rochester comments

On March 5, 2016, we saw the then UFC featherweight champion, Conor McGregor take on Nate Diaz in an unexpected welterweight meeting. Originally, this was supposed to be a champion …read more

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Yoshihiro Akiyama’s ONE Championship debut set for June

Yoshihiro Akiyama will return to action for his ONE Championship debut on June 20, co-headlining ONE: Legendary Quest in Shanghai, China, against former welterweight title contender Agilan Thani, the promotion …read more

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Disappointed Kevin Lee ‘Felt Like Like Everything Was Falling Into Place’ Prior to UFC Rochester

No longer facing the grueling weight cut that came with fighting at 155 pounds, Kevin Lee expected to be a new man in his welterweight debut at UFC Rochester on …read more

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What’s next for Rafael dos Anjos, Kevin Lee after UFC Rochester?

Last night, the UFC returned to our screens with the UFC Rochester card. In the main event, Kevin Lee moved up to welterweight to take on Rafael dos Anjos.
“The Motown …read more

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Kevin Lee Releases Statement After Loss To Rafael dos Anjos

Kevin Lee was looking to make waves in the welterweight division last night. Ultimately, the 26-year-old failed to do that as he got submitted by Rafael dos Anjos in the …read more

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Kevin Lee issues statement after submission loss to Rafael dos Anjos

When Kevin Lee moved up to the welterweight division to fight Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Rochester, his hope was to separate himself from a tough …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos was ‘under a lot of pressure’ before Kevin Lee victory

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC Rochester, former UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos corrected a two-fight losing streak, submitting Kevin Lee in a welterweight contender bout.
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Kevin Lee at a loss after UFC Rochester: 'Don't know what happened' vs. Rafael dos Anjos

Kevin Lee is taking his loss to Rafael dos Anjos hard.
Lee (17-5 MMA, 10-5 UFC) was unsuccessful in his welterweight debut on Saturday night when he suffered a fourth-round submission …read more

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UFC Rochester highlights: Rafael dos Anjos out-grinds and submits Kevin Lee

Check out the full-fight video highlights of Kevin Lee vs. Rafael dos Anjos from the UFC Rochester main event. The UFC’s former lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos submitted welterweight newcomer …read more

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UFC Rochester Highlights: Rafael Dos Anjos Taps Kevin Lee

Rafael dos Anjos taps Kevin Lee. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC Rochester from the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York on ESPN+. After …read more

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UFC Rochester results: Rafael dos Anjos outlasts Kevin Lee, scores fourth-round submission

Rafael dos Anjos gave Kevin Lee a rude welcome to the welterweight division.
In the main event of UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Lee at Blue Cross Arena on Saturday, …read more

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UFC Rochester in Tweets: Pros react to Rafael dos Anjos’ submission win over Kevin Lee, more

Former UFC lightweight champion turned welterweight contender Rafael dos Anjos was in desperate need of a victory.
After coming up short to former interim champion Colby Covington and current champion Kamaru …read more

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UFC Rochester: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee live blog

This is the UFC Rochester live blog for Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee, the welterweight main event at Saturday’s UFC event at the Blue Cross Arena.
Dos Anjos, a former …read more

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UFC Rochester Highlights: Vicente Luque Smashes Derrick Krantz

Vicente Luque smashes Derrick Krantz. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC Rochester from the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York on ESPN+. In …read more

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UFC Rochester Highlights: Michel Pereira Finishes Danny Roberts in Violent Fashion

Michel Pereira finishes Danny Roberts in violent fashion. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC Rochester from the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York on …read more

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KSW 49 results: Roberto Soldic, Scott Askham score devastating knockout finishes

A powerful left hook ended Krystian Kaszubowski’s night in the early throes of the first round of his welterweight title meeting with defending champion Roberto Soldic at KSW 49 in …read more

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KSW 49: Soldic Retains Welterweight Title, Askham Becomes New Middleweight Champion

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki was back for KSW 49 today and two title fights were on the line. The main fight saw welterweight champion Roberto Soldic take on Krystian Kaszubowski. …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Lee live results

Kevin Lee is set for his first welterweight bout in the UFC, taking Rafael dos Anjos. But before the UFC Fight Night main event, there are several key undercard …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Lee live results, PBP, discussion

Live, blow-by-blow updates for Saturday’s UFC event in Rochester, New York, which is headlined by a welterweight scrap between Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee. Join us today (Saturday, …read more

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RDA ‘Needs’ Submission Win Over Lee Tonight At UFC Rochester

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will try to shake off back-to-back losses at welterweight when he takes on Kevin Lee later tonight (Sat., May 18, 2019) at UFC …read more

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UFC Rochester: Lee vs. Dos Anjos Live Results

The octagon returns to New York this evening for UFC Rochester, a thirteen-bout fight card headlined by a welterweight scrap between Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee.
Rafael dos Anjos will …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos says there is only one fight that would bring him back to lightweight

Rafael dos Anjos will return to the octagon in the headliner of tonight’s UFC event in Rochester for a welterweight contest with Kevin Lee.
The former lightweight champion, ‘RDA’, has gone …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 10 live streaming commentary with MMA Junkie Radio on SportsCastr

UFC on ESPN+ 10 takes place Saturday with a pair of former lightweight standouts meeting at welterweight, and MMAjunkie Radio hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” will have live streaming commentary …read more

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Tyron Woodley details injury that forced him out of UFC Minneapolis

Tyron Woodley is no longer facing Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC Minneapolis. That much is certain.
The former welterweight champion was pulled from the highly anticipated rematch on …read more

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Dan Lambert Says He’s Been Told Covington vs. Usman Is Next ‘100 Percent’

Ever since Colby Covington won the interim welterweight title at UFC 225, the assumption was he would fight Tyron Woodley for the belt down the line. But, when Woodley defended …read more

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Dan Lambert says he has been told Covington vs. Usman is next ‘100 percent’

After Colby Covington beat Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225 to win the interim welterweight title, the expectation was that he would fight Tyron Woodley for the undisputed belt. They …read more

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UFC Rochester’s Vicente Luque Backs Neil Magny Following USADA Flag

Vicente Luque vs. Neil Magny was supposed to take place tomorrow night (May 18), but plans went awry. Magny was pulled initially due to undisclosed reasons. The welterweight later revealed …read more

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UFC Fight Night 152 Weigh-Ins: No Drama On the Scale in Rochester

The Octagon heads to Rochester, New York, for UFC Fight Night 152. The card will be headlined by an intriguing welterweight matchup between Kevin Lee and Sherdog’s fourth-ranked welterweight, Rafael …read more

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UFC Rochester weigh in results: Kevin Lee, Rafael dos Anjos hit marks

On Saturday night, the UFC will return to our screens with the exciting look UFC Rochester card, set to air on ESPN+.
The card will be topped by a welterweight contender …read more

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