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Tyron Woodley on Not Being Like Conor McGregor: ‘I Didn’t Get Into The Sport For Fame’

Tyron Woodley isn’t interested in becoming the welterweight version of Conor McGregor. When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White got hold of Woodley’s racism claims, he suggested that “The …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson Erupt into Epic Trash Talk (UFC 209 Media Call)

The main event and co-main event fighters of UFC 209 fielded questions from the media on Thursday surrounding their March 4 title fights. Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson …read more

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Jorge Masvidal blasts entire welterweight division: your favorite fighter is probably a p*ssy!

Back in January, a largely unheralded Jorge Masvidal stepped onto the canvas with the streaking Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and delivered a blowout, knockout win. Given Cowboy’s reputation in the welterweight …read more

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Georges St-Pierre’s Coach Wants Epic Conor McGregor or Michael Bisping Showdown

While a Georges St-Pierre return is marquee worthy in and of itself, imagine the blockbuster it would be if the former welterweight kingpin returned to challenge UFC middleweight champion Michael …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2017, 1:16 pm By
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Bellator 179: Derek Anderson Plans to be a Test Michael Page Can’t Pass

Derek Anderson doesn’t appear to be short on confidence going into his bout against Michael Page. Anderson will meet Page in a welterweight contest on May 19 inside the SSE …read more

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UFC 209 broadcast team announced

In just two weeks, fight fans will tune into a highly anticipated night of fights for UFC 209 on March 4th. The event will be headlined by a welterweight title …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2017, 10:46 pm By
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EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson discusses potential fight with friend Georges St-Pierre

Earlier this month we learned that, after months of conflicting rumors, reports, and updates, welterweight great Georges St-Pierre and the UFC had resolved their issues and agreed on the terms …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2017, 10:10 pm By
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‘I’m The Best Welterweight That’s Ever Fought in The Octagon’ – Tyron Woodley

Woodley believes that he has overtaken Georges St-Pierre, who he considers to have been the G.O.A.T in the welterweight division before he arrived “T-Wood” is never a man found to …read more

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Bellator 179 video: Paul Daley vs. Rory MacDonald staredown

Watch the staredown between Bellator 179 headliners Paul Daley and Rory MacDonald. There’s a big Bellator MMA event coming to London, England on Friday, May 19th. Welterweight knockout artist Paul …read more

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Video: Paul Daley vs Rory MacDonald intense staredown from Bellator 179 press conference

Skip to 0:30 to jump past the ads. Veteran welterweight power puncher Paul Daley will throw hands against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) import and former title contender Rory MacDonald in …read more

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Paul Daley vs. Rory MacDonald Bellator 179 staredown

Rory MacDonald is set to make his Bellator debut on May 19 against heavy-hitter Paul Daley, and the welterweight talents faced off Tuesday in London to promote their upcoming clash …read more

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Zahabi’s ‘ideal scenario’ for St-Pierre’s return fight is Bisping or McGregor

Georges St-Pierre’s trainer Firas Zahabi says there two ideal fights for GSP’s return, and they’re both against champions. But neither is at welterweight. One of the biggest stories in MMA …read more

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UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2 Extended Video Preview

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Take an extended look inside the UFC 209 main and co-main event, featuring the welterweight title rematch between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson and the interim lightweight …read more

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Joe Rogan on the return of Georges St-Pierre: I bet he’s better than ever

Earlier this week, we learned that, after months of rumors and conflicting reports, former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has agreed to the terms of a brand new UFC contract. With …read more

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Posted on February 19, 2017, 8:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Tyron Woodley: “I’m the best welterweight to ever fight in the Octagon”

Earlier this week, we learned that former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and the UFC had buried the hatchet and agreed on the terms for a new contract. This, of course, …read more

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Video: Tyron Woodley says he's the greatest welterweight champion ever, better than Georges St-Pierre

With only one title fight victory and one controversial title defense to his name, current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight king Tyron Woodley still has a lot to prove, especially …read more

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Rafael Dos Anjos Wants Robbie Lawler or Nick Diaz at Welterweight

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos is looking towards former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler or currently inactive Nick Diaz for his first bout at 170 pounds. Following two consecutive …read more

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Alves vs. Cote heads to Buffalo in April

Two of the welterweight division’s most respected veterans will finally meet on Apr. 8, when Patrick Cote takes on Thiago Alves in a UFC 210 bout at KeyBank Center in …read more

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Michael Page books next fight at Bellator 179 in London

Bellator announced on Friday the next challenge for rising welterweight star Michael Page.
“MVP” will take on Derek Anderson at Bellator 179 in London, which features a main event matchup …read more

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Thiago Alves Moves Back to Welterweight at UFC 210

UFC veteran Thiago Alves is moving back to the welterweight division after a failed attempt to make lightweight in his last outing at UFC 205 against Jim Miller.
Alves will face …read more

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Hector Lombard on Cutting Down to Welterweight: ‘It Was a Big Mistake’

Hector Lombard looks back on his welterweight run with regret. Despite fighting as a middleweight and even a light heavyweight throughout his career, Lombard felt the need to move down …read more

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Michael Page books next fight at Bellator 179 in London

Bellator announced on Friday the next challenge for rising welterweight star Michael Page.
“MVP” will take on Derek Anderson at Bellator 179 in London, which features a main event matchup …read more

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Thiago Alves Moves Back to Welterweight at UFC 210

UFC veteran Thiago Alves is moving back to the welterweight division after a failed attempt to make lightweight in his last outing at UFC 205 against Jim Miller.
Alves will face …read more

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Dana White drops big news on Georges St-Pierre next fight

This week, news surfaced that former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre and the UFC had come to an agreement on a multi-fight contract and were in the process of finalizing the …read more

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Michael Page, Derek Anderson to Clash at Bellator 179 in London on May 19

Michael Page will lock horns with Derek Anderson in a welterweight tilt at Bellator 179 in London, promotion officials announced Friday. …read more

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Dana White makes Georges St-Pierre's UFC return official

The LA Times confirms that former welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre is back in the UFC. Georges St-Pierre is oficially back. Lance Pugmire from the LA Times reports, per Dana White, …read more

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Georges St-Pierre Officially Signs Multi-Fight Deal With UFC

Georges St-Pierre is officially back with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A couple of days ago, a report surfaced claiming that the longest reigning welterweight champion in UFC history had …read more

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Georges St. Pierre Has Officially Signed Deal With UFC

Georges St. Pierre is officially back with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A couple of days ago, a report surfaced claiming that the longest reigning welterweight champion in UFC history …read more

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After additional medicals, Josh Koscheck cleared by CSAC to fight at Bellator 172

Josh Koscheck missed Thursday’s Bellator 172 media day, because he was getting additional medical testing. But the veteran welterweight fighter is now good to go for the card.
The California State …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos calls out Robbie Lawler and Nick Diaz for welterweight debut

Former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos wants no easy fights in his move to 170. Even though he is currently on a two-fight losing skid, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael …read more

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Lombard, at 39, has no intentions of slowing down

Hector Lombard squares off with Josh Burkman in their welterweight bout during UFC 182″ align=”center” />Last weekend at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva stood in the …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos names desired opponents at welterweight

After dropping his second straight loss at lightweight in 2016, Rafael dos Anjos announced that he would be making the jump up to welterweight in hopes of experiencing a bit …read more

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Oddsmakers list Bisping as most likely opponent to face Georges St-Pierre in UFC return

According to oddsmakers, Georges St-Pierre is most likely to face Michael Bisping when he returns to the Octagon. It’s happening.
MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani reported yesterday that welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre …read more

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UFC Fight Night 105's Hector Lombard blames octagon losses on 'stupidity' of welterweight run

Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosHALIFAX – Hector Lombard hasn’t officially won a fight in nearly three years – and he blames no one but himself for the skid.
Lombard …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Rafael dos Anjos considering Robbie Lawler, Nick Diaz for first welterweight fight

Jul 7, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Rafael Dos Anjos moves in with a kick against Eddie Alvarez during UFC Fight Night at MGM Grand Graden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joshua …read more

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TUF: Redemption Cast Revealed, Includes Joe Stevenson, James Krause Among Others

The 25th season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) now has a cast. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has unveiled the welterweight cast for TUF: Redemption. The season will air beginning …read more

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CES MMA 42 gets second title fight: champ Chris Curtis vs. Wilfredo Santiago Jr.

Next month’s CES MMA 42 event will have a championship doubleheader.
Officials today announced welterweight champion Chris Curtis (14-5) meets challenger Wilfredo Santiago Jr. (7-3) in the co-headliner.
CES MMA 42 takes …read more

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Georges St-Pierre Reportedly Agrees To Return To UFC

Big news is emerging from the UFC as former dominant welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is reportedly close to announcing a return to the promotion. “GSP” has reportedly agreed to terms …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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MMA Legend George St-Pierre and UFC Agree Terms on Return

Big news emerges from the UFC as former dominant welterweight champion St-Pierre is reportedly close to announcing a return to the promotion. “GSP” has reportedly agreed to terms on a …read more

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UFC’s Santiago Ponzinibbio: ‘I Will be in The Top Rankings This Year’

Santiago Ponzinibbio wants to move up the welterweight ladder in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Ponzinibbio currently isn’t in the top 15 UFC welterweight rankings. “Gente Boa” hopes to change …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos on Potentially Fighting at UFC 212: ‘I Like This Idea’

UFC 212 may be Rafael dos Anjos’ next destination. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title holder is making the move to welterweight. For dos Anjos, the move came …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2017, 3:46 am By
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Johny Hendricks Talks IV Ban’s Impact on Moving up to Middleweight

Johny Hendricks and the welterweight division have split and the IV ban for weight cutting didn’t help matters. “Bigg Rigg” is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder, …read more

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UFC Fight Night 105: Johny Hendricks says IV ban reason for jump to middleweight

After three straight defeats at welterweight and a couple of botched weight cuts, former division champion Johny Hendricks will finally make the jump up to middleweight, as he faces hard-hitting …read more

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Gunnar Nelson vs. Alan Jouban co-headlines UFC London

Welterweight contender Gunnar Nelson will face Alan Jouban in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson in London, England. An intriguing welterweight matchup will serve as the …read more

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Nelson faces Jouban in London co-main

Back in action for the first time since May of last year, Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson will be in London on March 18, as he faces fellow welterweight prospect Alan Jouban …read more

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UFC London gets new welterweight co-main event

For several weeks, we have known that a light heavyweight scrap between British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa and American wrestler Corey Anderson would serve as the main event of the …read more

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UFC Fight Night 107: Gunnar Nelson vs Alan Jouban co-main event booked for March 18 in London

It’s on! @GunniNelson gets the call to face @AlanJouban at #UFCLondon!! pic.twitter.com/F8qfmqzuhr— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) February 14, 2017

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently announced its welterweight co-main event for its …read more

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Former champ Rafael dos Anjos putting in work at Freddie Roach's Wild Card Boxing Club, aims for summer return

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is busy plotting an assault on the promotion’s welterweight division, and while he awaits his first assignment at 170 pounds, he’s polishing up …read more

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Posted on February 14, 2017, 2:46 am By
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UFC 208 Preliminary Results: Belal Muhammad Decisions Randy Brown in Brooklyn

The preliminary portion of UFC 208 is in the books. UFC 208’s featured preliminary contest featured welterweight action. Belal Muhammad looked to rebound from his brutal knockout loss to Vicente …read more

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Roan Carneiro aims to do at UFC 208 what Demian Maia couldn't

Roan Carneiro returned to the welterweight division with a victory, and he plans on scoring his first finish as a 170-pounder in the UFC when he steps inside the Octagon …read more

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UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie preliminary card live results, discussion, play by play

Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC 208 preliminary card, which will have a welterweight bout as the featured fight. Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, …read more

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Dana White gives update on Georges St-Pierre return

While it has been nearly five years since former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre stepped into the Octagon for his final fight, a welterweight title defense against Johny Hendricks, headlines …read more

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Is a Demian Maia title shot inevitable?

With numerous top ranked welterweight contenders, is a Demian Maia title shot inevitable? the ranked welterweight has been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division over the course of …read more

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Demian Maia on other title shot contenders: ‘I don’t see nobody’

Looking at the current welterweight landscape, Demian Maia believes he is the only one deserving of the next title shot. In less than a month, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will …read more

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UFC 208's Roan Carneiro wants to go on welterweight run, says Ryan LaFlare not infallible

Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, VideosBROOKLYN, N.Y. – Ryan LaFlare may only have one loss in his pro MMA career, but Roan Carneiro thinks people need to look beyond …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC 208: Holm vs. de Randamie - FS1 prelims preview

Get the facts right here on UFC 208’s FS1 prelims, headlined by young welterweight prospects Randy Brown and Belal Muhammad. Admittedly, there isn’t a contest on this portion of UFC …read more

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Bellator 179: Paul Daley vs Rory MacDonald main event set for May 19 in London

Ask and you shall receive.
Veteran welterweight power puncher Paul Daley will finally get his wish, now that Bellator MMA has paired him off against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) import and …read more

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Demian Maia: ‘The People Who Talk Sh*t Won’t Carry MMA Forever’

Demian Maia is on a six-fight winning streak and still hasn’t received a welterweight title shot. It isn’t as if Maia has fought cans in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). …read more

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Despite multiple fight offers, Demian Maia will wait “no matter what” for next title shot

In November of 2016, Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson battled for the UFC welterweight title. The winner was then expected to defend the title against streaking welterweight contender Demian Maia …read more

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VIDEO | Nick Diaz stars in new rolling paper commercial

Over the last few months, there have been plenty of rumors and reports suggesting that welterweight legend Nick Diaz might soon return to the UFC’s Octagon. So far, however, none …read more

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Michael Venom Page vs. Paul Daley targeted for Bellator ‘Battle of Britain’ event in London

Bellator are looking to book a welterweight fight between Michael ‘Venom’ Page and Paul Daley in London, England. Fans have been clamoring for a step-up in competition for welterweight contender …read more

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Andrey Koreshkov vs. Fernando Gonzalez among Bellator 174 additions

Next month’s Bellator 174 fight card has a slew of new additions, including a pair of main-card bouts.
They include former welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov (19-2 MMA, 10-2 BMMA) vs. Fernando …read more

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Neil Magny fires back at Jorge Masvidal

Following Jorge Masvidal’s impressive ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone this past weekend, the streaking welterweight contender found himself being offered a fight against Demian Maia. Masvidal …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2375 with UFC on FOX 23 winner Jorge Masvidal

Stream or download Wednesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Jorge Masvidal.
Masvidal joined the program to talk about his second-round TKO win over welterweight contender Donald Cerrone at UFC on …read more

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Neil Magny Responds to Jorge Masvidal’s Fight Challenge

Neil Magny has no issue taking a fight with rising welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal. After hearing Masvidal mention his name for a potential fight, Magny responded on Twitter. April is …read more

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Rankings: Masvidal vaults into top 5; Ngannou rises

Jorge Masvidal picked up the signature win of his career in Denver when he finished Donald Cerrone by TKO in the second round of their co-main event welterweight scrap.In this …read more

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Tim Means vs. Alex Oliveira rematch set for UFC Fight Night 106 in Brazil

After their last bout ended in a no-contest, Tim Means and Alex Oliveira will battle for a second time to settle the score.
The two welterweight fighters have been schedule to …read more

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Jorge Masvidal is not interested in opponents outside the welterweight top-5

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Colorado, Strikeforce veteran Jorge Masvidal surprised with a crushing, second-round knockout of streaking welterweight contender Donald “Cowboy” …read more

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VIDEO | Joe Rogan and crew react live to Jorge Masvidal defeating Donald Cerrone

Jorge Masvidal walked into the Octagon on Saturday night as the #12 UFC ranked welterweight against Donald Cerrone who was ranked #5.
Following the UFC on FOX 23 co-main event battle …read more

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Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone’s first social media post after losing to Jorge Masvidal

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s streak at welterweight came to a halt on Saturday night when he met Jorge Masvidal in the Octagon at UFC on FOX 23.
Cerrone, who went into the …read more

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Masvidal finishes Cowboy, Ngannou continues streak

MASVIDAL vs. CERRONEFor a long time, Jorge Masvidal made no secret of his desire to fight fellow welterweight contender Donald Cerrone. On Saturday at Pepsi Center in Cerrone’s hometown of …read more

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UFC on FOX 23 video highlights: Jorge Masvidal vs. Donald Cerrone

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosIt took something special to shut down Donald Cerrone’s yearlong run at welterweight. And that turned out to be Jorge Masvidal.
Masvidal (32-11 MMA, 9-4 UFC) stopped …read more

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UFC on FOX 23 Results: Jorge Masvidal TKO’s Donald Cerrone

A key welterweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Jorge Masvidal served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 23 fight card in Denver, Colorado.
Round one begins and Cerrone …read more

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UFC on FOX 23 live blog: Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal

This is the UFC on FOX 23 live blog for Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal, a welterweight bout at Friday night’s UFC event at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo.Cerrone, …read more

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New division, same Cowboy Cerrone

Donald Cerrone prefers actions to words and, right now, the perennial lightweight contender turned surging welterweight’s actions are making a lot of people rethink their assessments of the 33-year-old fighter …read more

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Johny Hendricks seriously considering retirement if move to 185 is unsuccessful

Ahead of Johny Hendricks UFC 207 scrap with Neil Magny at the end of 2016, the former welterweight champion revealed that he could very well be on his way to …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos details horrors of weight cut to 155 pounds

In 2017, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will step in the Octagon at welterweight for the first time in his professional career after dropping back to back losses …read more

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UFC Fight Night 105's Johny Hendricks now serious about retirement talk if 185 doesn't work out

Johny Hendricks has talked about the possibility of retirement before. It came recently, in fact.
Before his fight against Neil Magny at UFC 207, the former welterweight champion said if he …read more

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Rafael Dos Anjos points to weight cuts for 2016 losses, move to welterweight

Rafael Dos Anjos says it was his punishing weight cuts to 155 pounds that led to both of his losses in 2016, as well as his decision to move up …read more

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Ben Askren talks Stephen Thompson: I’d do whatever I wanted To him, he’d be my girlfriend

While a case can certainly be made for Douglas Lima, Rory MacDonald and Jon Fitch, it’s very possible that One Championship welterweight king Ben Askren is the best welterweight outside …read more

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Sage Northcutt returning to lightweight after going 0-2

UFC prospect Sage Northcutt is headed back down to 155 pounds after a bit of a rough stretch at welterweight. After going 2-0 in the UFC in 2015, defeating Francisco …read more

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Sage Northcutt headed back to 155 pounds, says welterweight dabbling was ‘learning experience’

At just 20 years old, Sage Northcutt has already competed five times in the Octagon, and there’s a pattern in play. Each time he’s competed as a lightweight, he has …read more

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Nate Diaz: I’m getting my boxing license because UFC put me on the shelf

Have the tables been turned back the other way? Fighter see, fighter do.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Nate Diaz, who moonlights as a welterweight attraction when the opportunity presents …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum bothered by criticism from failed weigh cuts

While TUF season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum is certainly a top 10 fighter in both the welterweight and middleweight divisions, Gastelum has received quite a bit of criticism for missing …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson “Nick Diaz being offered a title shot is just annoying”

Top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson will get his second chance at UFC gold on March 4 in Las Vegas when he rematches current division champion Tyron Woodley in the …read more

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Bellator 170 live blog: Paul Daley vs. Brennan Ward

This is the Bellator 170 live blog for Paul Daley vs. Brennan Ward, a welterweight bout at Saturday night’s Bellator event at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.Daley, who has won …read more

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Jamie Varner & Tyron Woodley engage in Twitter beef

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is currently gearing up for his UFC 209 welterweight title fight with Stephen Thompson in March. Ahead of the fight, Woodley has drawn some criticism …read more

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Donald Cerrone eyeing #1 contender fight at welterweight

After ending 2015 by dropping a 1st round TKO to Rafael dos Anjos in a failed bid for the UFC lightweight championship, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone kicked off 2016 by moving …read more

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VIDEO | Sage Northcutt destroys pears, pineapples and more in strange Fox Sports segment

Things got weird when @sagenorthcutt stopped by to rip fruits apart pic.twitter.com/OKiPU4OSc8
— FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) January 20, 2017

Late last year, popular lightweight and welterweight prospect Sage Northcutt took the internet …read more

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UFC 209 video: Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson, Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson face-offs

Watch the headlining stars of UFC 209 face off in Las Vegas. UFC 209 on March 4 looks set to be the promotion’s next big pay-per-view.
Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley …read more

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Sheldon Westcott out at UFC Fight Night 104, Alex Morono needs welterweight opponent in Houston

Canadian welterweight Sheldon Westcott has been forced to withdraw from next month’s UFC Fight Night 104 event, and UFC officials are currently searching for a replacement opponent for Alex Morono.
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VIDEO | UFC charades brings out Stephen Thompson’s power walk

An unlikely duo was teamed up on Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight as welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson were guests to promote their rematch set for UFC 209.
Karyn …read more

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Tyron Woodley, Stephen Thompson get Heated on ‘UFC Tonight’

Things definitely got heated during “UFC Tonight” on Wednesday, as both welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson joined the show.

The two will meet for the title later this year …read more

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Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard middleweight bout set for UFC Halifax

It looks like Johny Hendricks has finally made the jump to 185 pounds. Johny Hendricks has had major issues making the welterweight limit over the last couple of years. This …read more

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Tyron Woodley: UFC ‘missed opportunity’ with Nick Diaz and UFC 209

LOS ANGELES — The UFC 209 welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson is an intriguing rematch of one of 2016’s best fights.
But Woodley, who retained his championship …read more

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Tyron Woodley: ‘I’m By Far the Worst-Treated Champion in History of the UFC’

“I’m going out here and I’m trying to be a legend. I’m trying to be the best welterweight to ever grace the Octagon.”
That is Tyron Woodley‘s goal as UFC welterweight …read more

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Hendricks vs. Lombard Targeted For UFC Halifax

It looks like former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks isn’t done with the UFC just yet. Despite claiming he would retire if defeated by Neil Magny at UFC 207 (which is …read more

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Preston Parsons: ‘I Want to Fight for the Titan Belt and Get into the UFC’

Looking back over his 2016, welterweight prospect Preston Parsons is pleased with how the year turned out, especially coming off the first set back in his career the year before.
After …read more

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Brennan Ward Feels he & Paul Daley Are ‘One of The Last Old-School Guys’

The co-main event of this Saturday night’s (Jan. 21) Bellator 170 card has the potential to be one of the most thrilling fights of the year. Welterweight heavy hitters Brennan …read more

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Ben Saunders was broke before Court McGee win

On Sunday night, the UFC returned to Phoenix, Arizona with an exciting night of fights. The second fight on the main card occurred at welterweight, where gritty veteran Ben Saunders …read more

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