Tag Archives: welterweight
Leon Edwards relishes chance to silence ‘racist’ Colby Covington, claims Jorge Masvidal turned down fight

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Leon Edwards is looking for a fight.
The top-five ranked welterweight contender has anxiously awaited a UFC booking ever since his main event showdown against former …read more

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Daniel Cormier lists the five “big fights” he wants the UFC to book at welterweight

Daniel Cormier believes booking the UFC’s welterweight division should be rather easy. Right now, it appears the only fight booked is Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns. The plan was to …read more

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UFC books Jason Witt vs. Cole Williams for Oct. 31 event in Las Vegas

The UFC’s October lineup continues to fill.
Jason Witt and Cole Williams will square off Oct. 31 in a welterweight bout expected to take place at the UFC Apex in Las …read more

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Dana White on a potential Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal scrap: “”How do you not make that fight?”

UFC President Dana White weighed in on a potential welterweight bout between Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal at tonight’s UFC 253 presser. The former good friends turned bitter enemies, Covington …read more

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Pros react after Diego Sanchez suffers a lopsided loss to Jake Matthews at UFC 253

The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 winner and former lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez squared off with Jake Matthews at tonight’s UFC 253 event. Sanchez (30-12 MMA) entered tonight’s welterweight battle …read more

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UFC 253 Results: Jake Matthews defeats Diego Sanchez (Highlights)

The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 winner and former lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez squares off with Jake Matthews at tonight’s UFC 253 event. Sanchez (30-12 MMA) enters tonight’s welterweight battle …read more

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Mason Jones latest two-division Cage Warriors champ after first-round TKO in welterweight title bout

U.K. stalwart Cage Warriors has its next champ-champ after lightweight champ Mason Jones stopped Adam Proctor at Cage Warriors 116 to win the promotion’s welterweight title.
Jones, nicknamed “The Dragon,” finished …read more

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Cage Warriors 116: Mason vs Proctor preview

A new welterweight king will be crowned as The Trilogy comes to an end. After two days of violence, Cage Warriors lays out the finale for their three-day series of …read more

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Colby Covington responds to ‘woke mob’ backlash following UFC Vegas 11: ‘I’ll never back down’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Colby Covington has responded to the backlash following his UFC Vegas 11 finish of Tyron Woodley this past Saturday.
The former UFC interim welterweight champion …read more

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Mike Perry reacts to Robbie Lawler booking

“Platinum” Mike Perry seems to be pretty excited for his newly announced fight with former UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler. News of this dynamite welterweight matchup was reported by …read more

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Full lineup announced for Bellator 247, CBS Sports Network debut

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The full slate for Bellator’s debut on CBS Sports Network has been announced.
Including the previously announced welterweight main event between Paul Daley and Derek …read more

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Report: Lawler vs. Perry on tap for UFC 255

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The former welterweight champion is making a quick turnaround after picking up a disappointing loss to Neil Magny back in late August. Robbie Lawler’s …read more

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Robbie Lawler vs. Mike Perry in the works for UFC 255

Robbie Lawler (pictured) fights Mike Perry in a welterweight bout at UFC 255 on Nov. 21 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former UFC champion Robbie Lawler could soon face …read more

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Robbie Lawler vs. Mike Perry Set for UFC 255

In what is sure to be one of the most buzzworthy fights of the fall, former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will reportedly face “Platinum” Mike Perry at UFC 255 on …read more

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Welterweight sluggers Robbie Lawler, Mike Perry reportedly set to collide at UFC 255

Fan favorite welterweight sluggers “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and “Platinum” Mike Perry are reportedly set to collide at UFC 255 on November 21. News of this fan friendly matchup was first …read more

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Leon Edwards will return better than ever after 'frustrating' UFC hiatus, vows brother Fabian

While the UFC moves ahead with its fight schedule and contenders vie for position in each weight class, one man has found himself on the outside, looking in.
Welterweight contender Leon …read more

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Israel Adesanya and other Black UFC athletes respond to Colby Covington’s “racist” comments

Israel Adesanya and other notable Black UFC athletes have fired back at welterweight fighter Colby Covington for his recent controversial remarks. Prior to his grudge match with bitter rival Tyron …read more

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Darren Till scoffs at comments from King James: “Colby Covington would tear LeBron James a new arsehole”

UFC middleweight contender Darren Till said that welterweight star Colby Covington “would tear LeBron James a new arsehole” if they fought. Covington has been chirping James in the media as …read more

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Jake Matthews: UFC 253 opponent Diego Sanchez was my 'idol' growing up

ABU DHABI – Ahead of UFC 253, Jake Matthews spoke with reporters Wednesday during media day.
Matthews (15-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) discussed his welterweight bout with Diego Sanchez (30-12 MMA, 19-12 …read more

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Burns not happy being behind Covington following rankings update

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Gilbert Burns does not see how Colby Covington deserves to be ahead of him in the rankings after Woodley win. Top welterweight contender Gilbert …read more

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UFC rankings update: Colby Covington climbs, Tyron Woodley plummets

The official UFC rankings have been updated after last weekend’s UFC Vegas 11 card and, as expected, there have been some big changes—particularly at welterweight. Most notably, polarizing welterweight contender …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Sept. 22: Colby Covington's big night

Colby Covington answered some big questions Saturday night.
The biggest one: How would he rebound from his UFC 245 loss to welterweight champion Kamaru Usman?
Regardless what you think of Covington (16-2 …read more

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Daniel Cormier believes Khamzat Chimaev will be welterweight and middleweight champion by the end of 2021

Daniel Cormier has high expectations for Khamzat Chimaev. Chimaev made his UFC debut back in July and took the MMA world by storm after he dominated John Philipps en route …read more

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Tyron Woodley declares ‘I’m not retiring, I’m not giving up’ following loss at UFC Vegas 11

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Tyron Woodley is down, but he’s not out.
The former welterweight champion took to Instagram on Monday to address his fans after suffering a broken …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev vs. Demian Maia betting odds released

The opening betting odds have been released for the proposed welterweight bout between rising star Khamzat Chimaev and veteran Demian Maia. Chimaev knocked out Gerald Meerschaert in just 17 seconds …read more

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Dana White says he has to “have a conversation” with Donald Cerrone following UFC Vegas 11

UFC president Dana White says he has to have a conversation with welterweight star Donald Cerrone after his fight at UFC Vegas 11. Cerrone toughed it out and fought to …read more

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Colby Covington Receives Call From Donald Trump After Win (Video)

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington defeated Tyron Woodley in dominant fashion last night at UFC Las Vegas 11. Following his victory, Covington received a call from US President …read more

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Dana White: Tyron Woodley 'should start thinking about hanging it up' after loss

Dana White wants to see Tyron Woodley retire from MMA following a third straight loss at UFC on ESPN+ 36.
Woodley (19-6-1 MMA, 9-5-1 UFC), the former longtime welterweight champion, saw …read more

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Pros react after Colby Covington TKO’s Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 11 event was headlined by a key welterweight battle between former division champion Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington. Woodley (19-5-1 MMA) had entered tonight’s grudge match with …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 36 Highlights: Colby Covington Gets Late Stoppage Win Over Tyron Woodley

Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley finally happened after years of talk and what a fight it was. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout on Saturday night (September …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 Results: Colby Covington TKO’s Tyron Woodley (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 11 event is headlined by a key welterweight battle as former division champion Tyron Woodley squares off with Colby Covington. Woodley (19-5-1 MMA) will enter tonight’s grudge …read more

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Pros react to Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price being ruled a majority draw

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 11 event was co-headlined by a welterweight bout between fan favorite fighters Donald Cerrone and Niko Price. Cerrone (36-15 MMA) had entered tonight’s bout with Price looking …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 36 Highlights: Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price Ends In Majority Draw

Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price put on a memorable performance. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout on Saturday night (September 19, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 Results: Niko Price vs. Donald Cerrone ruled a majority draw (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 11 event is co-headlined by a welterweight bout featuring fan favorite Donald Cerrone taking on the always entertaining Niko Price. Cerrone (36-15 MMA) will enter tonight’s bout …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 live blog: Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price

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This is the UFC Vegas 11 live blog for Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price, the welterweight co-headliner for Saturday’s fight card at UFC APEX …read more

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UFC Vegas 11: Covington vs. Woodley live results, discussion, PBP

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC Vegas 11 event in Vegas on ESPN+, which features a welterweight tilt on top. Join …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 Covington vs Woodley: Oddsmaker Breakdown

Check out the odds and breakdown for UFC Vegas 11: Colby Covington vs Tyron Woodley with oddsmaker Jim “Gries” Grieshaber.

Former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and former interim titleholder Colby …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 betting odds: Covington projected to win decision against Woodley

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Check out the betting odds for tonight’s UFC Vegas 11 card, where Colby Covington is heavily favored to beat the former welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley, …read more

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WATCH: UFC on ESPN+ 36 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC on ESPN+ 36 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. In the headliner, Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley will collide in a welterweight clash. UFC …read more

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Will an inspired Tyron Woodley show up vs. Colby Covington?

Can Colby Covington’s antagonism and relentlessness draw former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley into an action fight on Saturday? …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 36 faceoff video highlights, photo gallery

LAS VEGAS – After the UFC on ESPN+ 36 weigh-ins took place Friday, so
too did fighter faceoffs, and MMA Junkie was on the scene.
In the main event, former welterweight champion …read more

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Woodley, Covington make weight for UFC event

Both Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington made weight Friday for their welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night on Saturday, weighing in at the maximum 171-pound limit. …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC: Covington vs Woodley - Main card preview

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Get behind the scenes on all the hard-hitting action of this weekends UFC card, headlined by former welterweight champions Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley settling …read more

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Tyron Woodley Believes He Is Still The Best Welterweight In The UFC

Tyron Woodley believes he is still the best welterweight in the UFC despite being on a two-fight losing streak. Woodley is coming off two dominant decision losses to Gilbert Burns …read more

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Tyron Woodley believes he is still the best welterweight in the UFC

Despite dropping his last two fights, former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley believes he is still the best welterweight in the UFC. Woodley takes on long-time rival Colby Covington at …read more

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Miguel Baeza vs. Jeremiah Wells removed from UFC on ESPN+ 36

Miguel Baeza won’t step in the cage this weekend.
The unbeaten welterweight prospect was scheduled to take onJeremiah Wells at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 36 in Las Vegas, but the bout …read more

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Tyron Woodley makes statement at UFC Vegas 11 presser by answering every question with Black Lives Matter

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Tyron Woodley made a statement with his appearance at the UFC Vegas 11 press conference on Thursday.
The former welterweight champion, who on Saturday meets …read more

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UFC Vegas 11: Covington vs. Woodley press conference, virtual media day

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At UFC Vegas 11 virtual media day, welterweight contenders Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley will discuss their upcoming grudge match this Saturday in Las Vegas.
Prior …read more

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Donald Trump group photo aside, Colby Covington still has beef with Ali Abdelaziz

Despite the ear-to-ear smiles and close physical proximity, Colby Covington is still not cool with Ali Abdelaziz.
The former UFC interim welterweight title challenger clarified Wednesday why he took a group …read more

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Donald Cerrone expects to finish Niko Price but is focused on “having fun”

Donald Cerrone is looking to snap his losing streak while having some fun in the process. In the co-main event of UFC Vegas 11, Cerrone is remaining at welterweight to …read more

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Miguel Baeza now fights Jeremiah Wells at UFC on ESPN+ 36

Miguel Baeza will fight on Saturday night after all.
Last week, news broke that Baeza’s planned UFC on ESPN+ 36 welterweight bout against Mickey Gall was off after Gall suffered an …read more

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UFC veteran Ismail Naurdiev vs. Amiran Gogoladze to crown welterweight champion headlines EMC 6

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A welterweight champion will be crowned at EMC 6 on Oct. 31 when UFC veteran Ismail Naurdiev faces off with 22-year-old prospect Amiran Gogoladze …read more

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After defeating 'one of the best ever' at Bellator 246, Neiman Gracie eyes end-of-year title shot

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – As far as Neiman Gracie is concerned, he just beat the No. 1 welterweight contender at Bellator 246.
Gracie (10-1 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) defeated seasoned veteran Jon Fitch …read more

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Injury forces Mickey Gall out of UFC on ESPN+ 36 bout against Miguel Baeza

Mickey Gall won’t fight next Saturday night.
The welterweight has been forced out his UFC on ESPN+ 36 bout against Miguel Baeza, which was set to go down at the UFC …read more

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UFC Vegas 11: Covington vs. Woodley full fight card released

Las Vegas – UFC will close out its latest string of events at UFC APEX with a heated welterweight clash that will see former interim champion and No. 2 ranked …read more

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UFC 254 Gains Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is adding an exciting welterweight scrap to its final “Fight Island” card in October. …read more

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Fight Archives: Diaz thrashes Daley to close out Strikeforce run

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A look back to an era when Nick Diaz held welterweight gold. This week’s buzz was all about the …read more

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Usman says Covington ‘the best and possibly the worst’ opponent for Woodley

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Kamaru Usman gives his take on the upcoming welterweight bout between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley. Kamaru Usman has an interesting take on the …read more

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Bryan Barberena Is Rejuvenated And Ready For His Run

After being sidelined for more than a year, Bryan “Bam Bam” Barberena is back from injury and ready to make major noise in the welterweight division.
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White Shrugs Off ‘Disrespectful’ Booking

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is so impressed with what he’s seen from undefeated welterweight sensation Khamzat Chimaev that he’s already prepared …read more

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Dana White: ‘I Don’t Have Any Expectations Whatsoever’ Regarding Nick Diaz Comeback

The rumblings regarding a Nick Diaz comeback don’t mean a whole lot to UFC president Dana White, who’s had a consistent stream of on-and-off discussions with the former welterweight title …read more

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Leon Edwards issues searing response to Nate Diaz diss

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards has issued a searing response to a recent dig from fellow welterweight star Nate Diaz. Earlier this week, Birmingham’s Edwards took a shot at fellow …read more

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Dan Hardy makes his pick for the GOAT of MMA

Dan Hardy believes former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre is the Greatest of All Time in mixed martial arts. Hardy, a former welterweight contender who actually came up …read more

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Leon Edwards Says It’s ‘On Site’ When He Sees Jorge Masvidal

Leon Edwards is in a tough spot in the welterweight division as everyone around him is booked while he is waiting to see what is next. The Englishman was expected …read more

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Michel Pereira calls out Jorge Masvidal following submission win at UFC on ESPN+ 34

Michel Pereira has a big fight in mind.
The welterweight competitor wants a showdown with divisional star Jorge Masvidal after securing his latest victory at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 34 in …read more

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Murad Abdulaev Edges Ali Bagov, Captures Welterweight Championship at ACA 110

Absolute Championship Akhmat has a new welterweight champion. …read more

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Chael Sonnen shares some advice for UFC welterweight standouts Leon Edwards and Neil Magny

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has shared some advice for perennial welterweight contenders Leon Edwards and Neil Magny. Despite being on an impressive eight-fight win streak, the Birmingham native …read more

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‘Old’ Dana White Apologizes For Pereira Slap Attack

Russian bruiser Zelim Imadaev straight-up slapped welterweight wild man Michel Pereira at the UFC Vegas 9 weigh ins ahead of their 170-pound contest this Sat. night (Sept. 5, 2020) inside …read more

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Woodley says Masvidal is helping him to prepare for Covington

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Tyron Woodley says Jorge Masvidal is helping him to prepare for his upcoming welterweight bout with Colby Covington. Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum Reveals The Hardest Hitter He Has Ever Fought

Kelvin Gastelum has fought the who’s who of the welterweight and middleweight division but believes one person sticks out as the hardest hitter. Immediately, many fans thought it would’ve been …read more

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Sean Strickland Returns to Face Wellington Turman at UFC Event on Oct. 31

Sean Strickland will make his first Octagon appearance in two years when he locks horns with Wellington Turman in a welterweight bout on Oct. 31. …read more

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Michael Chandler open to moving up to welterweight to fight Leon Edwards: “I’m game”

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler says he is interested in moving up to welterweight to fight Leon Edwards in the UFC. Chandler, a three-time lightweight champion in Bellator, recently …read more

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Opening betting odds released for Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz 2

The opening betting odds have been released for the rematch between welterweight contenders Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz. UFC president Dana White revealed this week to TMZ that he is …read more

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White: Masvidal Will Defend ‘BMF’ Belt Against Diaz

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Jorge Masvidal is expected to rematch Nate Diaz in a welterweight battle at some point in either late 2020 or early 2021 and according …read more

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Geoff Neal recounts harrowing near-death experience after suffering through mystery medical emergency

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Geoff Neal didn’t know he was near death after being rushed to the hospital in an ambulance.
In fact, the welterweight prospect didn’t think anything …read more

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White: UFC targeting Masvidal-Diaz rematch

UFC president Dana White tells ESPN the UFC is targeting a welterweight rematch between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz. …read more

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Kamaru Usman Expected to Defend 170-Pound Title vs. Gilbert Burns at UFC 256 on Dec. 12

Kamaru Usman’s next welterweight title defense will come against Gilbert Burns, and the bout has been targeted for UFC 256 on Dec. 12. …read more

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Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns set for UFC 256, BMF title fight in the works

UFC 256 could feature two welterweight title fights. Yes, that’s right two. According to a report from TMZ, undisputed welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is set defend his title against Gilbert …read more

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BREAKING: Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns, Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz 2 Reported For UFC 256

The UFC’s end of year pay-per-view will have two title fights on it. According to TMZ Sports, welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman will defend his belt against Gilbert Burns. The outlet …read more

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Robson Gracie Jr. vs. Billy Goff added to Bellator 246 in Connecticut

The lineup for the second half of Bellator’s back-to-back events in September continues to grow with the addition of a welterweight fight.
Robson Gracie Jr. (3-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) will take …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 33 results: Neil Magny frustrates ex-champ Robbie Lawler for decision win

Neil Magny has some stellar wins on his resume, but Saturday’s might be his best yet.
Magny (24-7 MMA, 17-6 UFC) frustrated former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler (28-15 MMA, 13-9 UFC) …read more

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Pros react to Neil Magny defeating Robbie Lawler at UFC Vegas 8

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 8 event was co-headlined by a welterweight bout featuring former division champion Robbie Lawler taking on Neil Magny. Lawler (28-14 MMA) had entered tonight’s contest on a …read more

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UFC Vegas 8 Results: Neil Magny defeats Robbie Lawler (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 8 event is co-headlined by a welterweight bout featuring former division champion Robbie Lawler taking on Neil Magny. Lawler (28-14 MMA) will enter tonight’s contest on a …read more

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Neil Magny Out Grapples Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN+ 33

Robbie Lawler vs. Neil Magny wasn’t exactly what fans had thought when this fight got announced. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout on Saturday night (August 29, …read more

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UFC Vegas 8 live blog: Robbie Lawler vs. Neil Magny

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This is the UFC Vegas 8 live blog for Robbie Lawler vs. Neil Magny, the welterweight co-headliner for Saturday’s fight card …read more

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Georges St-Pierre reflects on the most humiliating moment of his career

Georges St-Pierre has opened up about the most humiliating experience of his career. The former welterweight champion formally retired from the sport in 2019, and accomplished a 26-2 record, with …read more

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Georges St-Pierre pegs odds of Khabib Nurmagomedov superfight at 'incredibly low'

Georges St-Pierre is still unsure about a return to MMA.
The former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion doubts he’ll make another UFC comeback at this stage in his life. Yet, despite …read more

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Kamaru Usman responds after Colby Covington rips NBA, MLB players for striking as protest for Jacob Blake shooting

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington has injected himself into the news after players from the NBA and MLB initiated strikes in protest of …read more

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Covington Trashes ‘Privileged’ NBA Players

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Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington was not impressed by the recent boycott from NBA players, who walked off the …read more

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Sean Brady Feels ‘Super’ Comfortable

As an undefeated welterweight prospect, Sean Brady believes a finish earns him a bigger name next.
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Colby Covington rips NBA, MLB players for boycott in protest of police shooting of Jacob Blake

Colby Covington isn’t happy about NBA and Major League Baseball players taking drastic measures Wednesday to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Covington, the former UFC interim welterweight champion, turned …read more

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Welterweight Grand Prix Added to Elite MMA Championship 5 Card on Sept. 5

The semifinals of a welterweight grand prix will take place at Elite MMA Championship 5 on Sept. 5. …read more

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Diego Sanchez: Jake Matthews fight ‘could be my last’

Diego Sanchez (pictured) fights Jake Matthews in a welterweight bout at UFC 253 on Sept. 26 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With over 30 UFC fights under his belt …read more

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Video: Dan Hardy breaks down Robbie Lawler vs. Neil Magny at UFC on ESPN+ 33

UFC on ESPN+ 33 features a battle of long-tenured 170-pounders as former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler takes on Neil Magny in the night’s co-main event.
Lawler (28-14 MMA, 13-8 UFC) is …read more

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UFC confirms three main events for September including Tyron Woodley vs. Colby Covington

The UFC has officially confirmed three main events for September including a welterweight bout between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley. On September 5, Alistair Overeem looks to continue his march …read more

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Jaleel Willis Wins LFA Welterweight Championship at LFA 88

The Legacy Fighting Alliance crowned a new welterweight champion. …read more

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BREAKING: Darren Till vs. Jack Hermansson Targeted for Dec. 5

Another major middleweight showdown is set to take place in 2020 when former welterweight title challenger Darren Till collides with Jack Hermansson. Originally reported by ESPN, Darren Till and Jack …read more

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Daniel Rodriguez hopes for ranked opponent after Takashi Sato at UFC on ESPN 15

Ahead of UFC on ESPN 15, Daniel Rodriguez spoke with reporters Wednesday during media day.
Rodriguez (12-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) discussed his welterweight bout with Takashi Sato (16-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC), …read more

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Dos Anjos drops back to lightweight at UFC 254, will face Makhachev

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Rafael dos Anjos is returning to the division that he won a championship in. Following an up-and-down run at welterweight for …read more

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Carlos Condit vs. Court McGee added to UFC’s October 3rd event

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The former interim welterweight champion has lost his last five bouts. “The Natural Born Killer” is back.
Carlos Condit, who hasn’t …read more

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