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Undefeated Welterweight Champ James Nakashima Puts Belt on the Line at LFA 46

LFA CEO Ed Soares announced on Wednesday that the promotion will head east at the end of July with a welterweight world title fight that will headline the promotion’s first …read more

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Woodley claims Covington’s sister tried to slide into his DMs

Colby Covington’s sister has made her way into the escalating war of words between the newly crowned interim champion and welterweight title holder Tyron Woodley. At UFC 225 Tyron Woodley’s …read more

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Woodley says he ‘tortured’ Covington in past sparring session

Tyron Woodley lays into Colby Covington on The MMA Hour, claiming that he ‘tortured’ the interim welterweight champ in sparring. Tyron Woodley has done his best to ignore rising welterweight …read more

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Tyron Woodley responds to Colby Covington’s sister

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has issued a response to Colby Covington’s sister.
Earlier this month at UFC 225 in Chicago, Colby Covington was crowned the UFC’s new interim welterweight champion …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson breaks down Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley

Stephen Thompson (14-3-1 MMA) is very familiar with current UFC welterweight champion Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley.
“Wonderboy” has challenged Woodley for his welterweight title on two separate occasions, falling just …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson thinks it is bullcrap that Darren Till shot up the welterweight rankings after missing weight

Former two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson (14-3-1 MMA) is coming off a controversial decision loss to Darren Till which occurred last month in Liverpool, England.
The Thompson vs. Till …read more

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Video: Angelo Rubino stops Maarten Wouters with brutal liver kick at Cage Warriors 94 

Angelo Rubino scored a brutal liver kick knockout in the final minute of the first round of his welterweight bout with Maarten Wouters at Cage Warriors 94 in Antwerp, Belgium …read more

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Colby Covington’s sister: ‘We’re coming after Tyron Woodley’

Colby Covington’s sister called out Tyron Woodley backstage at UFC 225. Newly-crowned UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington isn’t the only one trolling Tyron Woodley.
Covington’s sister, Candace Covington, was in …read more

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Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington feud could save the welterweight division

An interim title, six straight wins and a post-fight callout for the ages at UFC 225 is all it took for Colby Covington to get UFC champion Tyron Woodley’s attention.
Brace …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Eviscerates Neil Magny, Kamaru Usman While Looking for Fight

Jorge Masvidal is having trouble getting a fight, and now “Gamebred” is targeting every Top 5 welterweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship in order to get one. …read more

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Garry Tonon fires back at Colby Covington, challenges him to grappling match

On the latest episode of the MMA Roasted podcast, UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington got talking about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace turned ONE Championship star Garry Tonon. It should …read more

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Michael Bisping Explains Tense FS1 Interview with Colby Covington, Ensuing Fallout

Clearly there’s no love lost between former Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion and Fox Sports 1 desk analyst Michael Bisping, and newly-minted interim welterweight champ Colby Covington. …read more

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LFA 45 Features UFC Veteran Erick Silva vs. Nick Barnes

LFA CEO Ed Soares announced on Wednesday that LFA will return to southern California in July with an intriguing welterweight showdown headlining LFA 45.
The main event of LFA 45 …read more

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Fierce! Colby Covington’s Sister Shuts Down Haters, Calls Out Woodley

Sister Act, Too. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim welterweight titleholder, Colby Covington, captured the substitute strap with a unanimous decision win over ex-lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in the UFC …read more

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UFC's Michael Chiesa delivers powerful critique of Dana White's decision to end early weigh-ins

UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa believes he would be a welterweight if the promotion tested his hydration levels prior to a fight.
The promotion previously has done so for fighters as part …read more

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Michael Bisping explains why he criticized Colby Covington after UFC 225

Shortly after he won the interim welterweight title by defeating Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225, Colby Covington connected with Karyn Bryant, Kenny Florian, Michelle Waterson and Michael Bisping on …read more

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UFC vet Erick Silva to make LFA debut vs. Nick Barnes on July 20

Once one of the UFC’s most intriguing welterweight prospects, Erick Silva is set to make a fresh start.
The 33-year-old Brazilian makes his Legacy Fighting Alliance debut on July 20 when …read more

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James Nakashima to Defend Welterweight Crown vs. Kyle Stewart in LFA 46 Main Event

A pair of fighters with Arizona ties will vie for welterweight gold when James Nakashima defends his 170-pound title against Kyle Stewart at Legacy Fighting Alliance 46. …read more

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Tyron Woodley is hoping to get Colby Covington bounced from American Top Team

There was a time not all that long ago, when UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and new interim welterweight champion Colby Covington trained under the same roof at American Top …read more

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Tyron Woodley issues $10,000 takedown challenge to Colby Covington

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley’s next fight is almost certain to pit him against Colby Covington, the UFC’s new interim welterweight champion.
If Woodley and Covington’s fight goes ahead as planned, …read more

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Georges St-Pierre vs. Gorilla

You read that correctly, the former middleweight and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (26-2) recently survived an attack by a gorilla according to a post on social media. Apparently, St-Pierre was …read more

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Till: UFC Liverpool Weight Cut ‘Wasn’t Bad In Any Way’

Now that everyone is shaking their fists over the horrors of weight cutting, both real and perceived, top welterweight contender, Darren Till, wants you to know that he’s fine, has …read more

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Daily Debate results: Who wins when Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington unify the UFC's welterweight titles?

After his UFC 225 win over Rafael dos Anjos, new UFC interim welterweight champ Colby Covington has Tyron Woodley up next, and it’s quickly turning into a grudge match.
Of course, …read more

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Jackson: I ‘carried’ Punk for three rounds and ‘cooked him’ at UFC 225

Mike Jackson offers another side of the story of his criticized performance at UFC 225 against CM Punk. Welterweight fighter Mike Jackson got his first professional win on Saturday …read more

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Covington on RDA fight: He was 100% greased

Colby Covington has accused Rafael dos Anjos of greasing in their interim welterweight title fight at UFC 225. After his interim welterweight title win over Rafael dos Anjos this past …read more

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Woodley Using Championship Clout To Get Covington Kicked Out Of ATT

After winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim welterweight title last Saturday night (June 9, 2018) at UFC 225 by defeating Rafael dos Anjos (highlights), Colby Covington also secured himself …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos on UFC 225 Loss to Covington: ‘Bad Guys Win Sometimes in Real Life’

Things didn’t turn out as planned for Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225, but he hasn’t given up on his goal of becoming welterweight champion. …read more

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UFC Interim Champ Colby Covington Entering World Series of Poker Main Event

Fresh off a win over Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225, new interim welterweight champion Colby Covington is putting down the gloves and picking up the cards for a huge …read more

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Colby Covington Calls Michael Bisping Interview “Mockery To The Sport”

It looks like UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington hasn’t forgotten about his recent issues with former middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Shortly after winning the interim strap by defeating former …read more

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Stephen Thompson gives timeframe for return, eyeing fight with Robbie Lawler

After his close and controversial decision loss to surging welterweight contender Darren Till, two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson is keen to get back on track. He thinks former UFC …read more

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Stephen Thompson gives time frame for return, eyeing fight with Robbie Lawler

After his close and controversial decision loss to surging welterweight contender Darren Till, two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson is keen to get back on track. He thinks former UFC …read more

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UFC champ Colby Covington calls Michael Bisping interview 'mockery to the sport'

Newly minted UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington hasn’t forgotten about his interview with FS1 analyst andretired ex-middleweight champ Michael Bisping.
Covington (13-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC), who plans to unify the …read more

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Along with Colby Covington, Carla Esparza believes her UFC 225 opponent cheated

It would seem that new UFC interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington isn’t the only one claiming that their UFC 225 opponent used some illegal tactics mid-fight this past Saturday night.
Having …read more

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Jon Anik Sounds Off On Michael Bisping For Colby Covington UFC 225 Interview

Colby Covington is the new UFC interim welterweight champion of the world. Chaos defeated former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC 225 on pay-per-view …read more

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Jon Anik Sounds Off On Michael Bisping For Colby Covington UFC 225 Interview

Colby Covington is the new UFC interim welterweight champion of the world. Chaos defeated former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC 225 on pay-per-view …read more

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Colby Covington Looks to Make Welterweight Division Great Again

Colby Covington talked a big game in the lead-up to his UFC 225 interim welterweight title fight against Rafael dos Anjos, rubbing a lot of people the wrong way and …read more

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Covington: Fans will turn against Woodley when I fight him

Colby Covington thinks the crowd will be booing Tyron Woodley in their UFC welterweight title unification bout. Although nothing has been confirmed, it’s expected that newly-crowned UFC interim welterweight champion …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with new UFC champ Colby Covington

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guest Colby Covington.
Covington claimed the UFC interim welterweight title in Saturday’s UFC 225 co-headliner with a decision …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington shares scorecard for “super epic” Whittaker vs. Romero fight

Shortly after Colby Covington captured the interim welterweight title with a decision defeat of Rafael dos Anjos, he watched his American Top Team stablemate Yoel Romero take on UFC middleweight …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington hints at future in politics

UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington wants to visit The White House and drop his new gold belt on the desk of President Donald Trump. The outspoken welterweight star has …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington goes off on “completely unprofessional” Michael Bisping

Shortly after he won the UFC interim welterweight title with a unanimous decision defeat of Rafael dos Anjos, Colby Covington joined a panel of Karyn Bryant, Michelle Waterson, Kenny Florian …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley goes off on ‘complete fraud’ Colby Covington: Never in my life have I wanted to hurt someone so bad

The UFC has a real bad blood title fight in the making.
On Saturday night at UFC 225, Colby Covington outworked Rafael dos Anjos to claim the interim welterweight title, setting …read more

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Mike Jackson responds to ‘little school girl’ Dana White

Mike Jackson responds to UFC president Dana White, who had choice words for the welterweight after his win over CM Punk at UFC 225 last Saturday. Unlike Mickey Gall, Mike …read more

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White on Covington meeting Trump: ‘I can make that happen’

The UFC president is pretty confident he can set up interim welterweight champion Colby Covington to meet with Donald Trump. In Saturday night’s UFC 225 co-main event, Colby Covington took …read more

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The MMA community reacts to Colby Covington’s defeat of Rafael dos Anjos

Colby Covington is now the UFC interim welterweight champion — though he assures he’s actually the undisputed champion. Covington earned this lofty title with a hard-fought decision victory over former …read more

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Dana White Will Get Colby Covington a Meeting with President Donald Trump

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UFC president Dana White plans on coordinating a meeting between new interim welterweight champion Colby Covington and President Donald Trump.
TRENDING > Colby Covington and Michael Bisping …read more

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Colby Covington Wants Tyron Woodley at MSG in November

After winning the UFC’s interim welterweight championship, Colby Covington would like to face Tyron Woodley at Madison Square Garden (MSG) in November. Last night (June 9), Covington secured a unanimous …read more

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Dana White blasts Mike Jackson for not finishing CM Punk

UFC president Dana White was not happy about Mike Jackson’s performance against CM Punk. The main card of UFC 225 was opened up with a welterweight matchup between CM …read more

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Video: Michael Bisping, Colby Covington have heated exchange on UFC 225 post-fight show

Retirement hasn’t changed Michael Bisping when it comes to a potential war of words.
UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington drew the ire of the recently retired Englishman on Saturday night …read more

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UFC 225 recap: Covington beats RDA, wins interim title

In the UFC 225 co-main event, Colby Covington was crowned the interim welterweight champion with a decision win over Rafael dos Anjos. Folks, we now live in a world in …read more

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Colby Covington, sipping on 'nerd tears,' basks in glory of interim gold after UFC 225 win

CHICAGO – Newly minted UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington sat at the podium after UFC 225 and drank from a water bottle hastily marked up to read “Nerd Tears.”
After …read more

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Covington edges dos Anjos for UFC interim title

Colby Covington backed up his pre-fight trash talk, using his pace and pressure to earn a close decision over Rafael dos Anjos and win the UFC’s interim welterweight title. …read more

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UFC 225 video: Colby Covington edges Rafael dos Anjos to win interim welterweight belt

Legitimate or not, somehow, Colby Covington is holding a UFC belt. After four rounds, it was evident that the scores could be all over the place. UFC 225’s co-headliner was …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Covington’s win over Dos Anjos at UFC 225

Colby Covington defeated Rafael dos Anjos after five rounds and became the interim welterweight champion of the UFC. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the bout. Colby Covington implemented a …read more

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UFC 225 results: Covington beats RDA, wins interim WW belt

Colby Covington is the UFC’s new interim welterweight king after he won a unanimous decision over Rafael dos Anjos in the UFC 225 co-main event. The UFC 225 co-main event …read more

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UFC 225 results: Colby Covington downs Rafael dos Anjos for UFC interim welterweight belt

Maybe you hate Colby Covington. Maybe you find his over-the-top pro wrestling bad guy schtick corny.
But even Covington’s biggest detractors have to give the man his due for his work …read more

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UFC 225 Results: Colby Covington defeats Rafael dos Anjos (Highlights)

Colby Covington and Rafael dos Anjos squared off for the promotions interim welterweight title in the co-headliner of tonight’s UFC 225 event in Chicago.
Colby Covington entered tonight’s championship bout on …read more

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UFC 225 live blog: Dos Anjos vs. Covington

This is the UFC 225 live blog for Rafael dos Anjos vs. Colby Covington, an interim welterweight championship bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the United Center in Chicago.
Dos …read more

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UFC 225 live blog: Punk vs. Jackson

This is the UFC 225 live blog for CM Punk vs. Mike Jackson, a welterweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the United Center in Chicago.
CM Punk, a former …read more

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Darren Till on controversial weight cut video, ‘mini-celebrity’ Tyron Woodley, RDA vs. Covington

BELFAST — Darren Till discussed how his next opponent will likely come from the Rafael dos Anjos vs. Colby Covington fight, how he’s the biggest draw in the welterweight division …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero full fight video

The Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero full fight video shows Whittaker defeating Romero for the UFC interim welterweight title at UFC 213 last July.
Whittaker won the fight via split decision …read more

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Crawford vs. Horn live results updates and discussion

Discuss Saturday’s big welterweight title fight between Terence Crawford and Jeff Horn on Saturday, June 9th at 9:30 PM ET/6:30 PM PT. June 9th is a busy day for combat …read more

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UFC 225 fight card primer: Covington vs. RDA

The co-main event of UFC 225 features a interim welterweight title fight between Colby Covington and Rafael dos Anjos. Almost two years after their last visit to the Windy …read more

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Mehrdad Janzemini meets Stefano Paterno for welterweight title at Cage Warriors 95

The welterweight title will be up for grabs when Cage Warriors returns to London next month.
England’s Mehrdad Janzemini (9-2) will take on Italy’s Stefano Paterno for the 170-pound belt at …read more

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UFC 225 Face Off: Rafael dos Anjos vs Colby Covington

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Watch Rafael Dos Anjos and Colby Covington square off ahead of their UFC 225 interim welterweight title fight in Chicago.
TRENDING > Rafael Dos Anjos Says Colby …read more

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A day with Colby Covington, the self-proclaimed 'villain' of the UFC

Colby Covington, fighting for the UFC’s interim welterweight title on Saturday, is considered the most hated man in MMA for his constant trash talking of both fighters and fans. ESPN …read more

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Kamaru Usman shares hopes for star-studded UFC card in Africa

After watching Darren Till get a hero’s reception in his hometown of Liverpool, welterweight contender Kamaru Usman is hoping for a similar experience in Africa. While Usman hails from Nigeria, …read more

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Colby Covington claims Jon Jones has been doing steroids, other drugs since college

Colby Covington, who will battle Rafael dos Anjos for the interim welterweight title at UFC 225 this Saturday, lived with former light heavyweight champ Jon Jones while they were both …read more

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Colby Covington gives Joe Rogan “a pass,” won’t slap him in Chicago

Colby Covington is feeling merciful.
Contrary to his recent comments, the UFC 225 interim welterweight title challenger won’t be slapping Joe Rogan if they cross paths in Chicago this weekend.
“I’ve decided …read more

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UFC 225 Cheat Sheet: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Colby Covington

Rafael dos Anjos and Colby Covington will fight for the interim welterweight championship at UFC 225 on Saturday night. Who has the advantage? Brett Okamoto breaks it down. …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley wants to clean out welterweight division, then go after middleweight title

On Saturday night, Rafael dos Anjos and Colby Covington will face each other for the UFC interim welterweight title, and ostensibly, the next shot at Tyron Woodley’s undisputed championship. That …read more

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“I’m looking for people to hate me” – Colby Covington

The UFC 225 open workouts took place tonight at the Chicago Theatre in downtown Chicago, IL. Welterweight bad boy and title contender Colby Covington took the stage to roar of …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos frustrated with champ Tyron Woodley's fighter-specific calendar

CHICAGO – One hardly could blame Rafael dos Anjos if he’s a little unnerved about where he fits in welterweight champion Tyron Woodley’s apparent personal pecking order.
The long-story-short version seems …read more

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UFC 225 Embedded: CM Punk and Clay Guida Rock the Chicago Cubs


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On Episode 3 of UFC 225 Embedded, interim welterweight title contender Colby Covington talks about the downside of his bad-guy persona, and middleweight champion Robert Whittaker destresses with …read more

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Colby Covington plans on handing interim title to President Trump at White House after UFC 225

CHICAGO — Colby Covington discusses his interim welterweight title fight against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225, the reception he’s gotten in Chicago, Tyron Woodley, his plans to visit Donald …read more

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Colby Covington takes up Donald Trump's fight with Philadelphia Eagles: They suck

CHICAGO – On the brink of a shot at the UFC interim welterweight title, Colby Covington took up another fight – one between President Donald Trump and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Covington …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington plans to become a three-sport champion

At UFC 225, which goes down in Chicago this Saturday, Colby Covington plans to take out Rafael dos Anjos to capture the UFC interim welterweight title. From there, he plans …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington expects to corner Tyron Woodley with win at UFC 225

If Colby Covington defeats Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225, he will become the UFC’s interim welterweight champion. It’s Covington’s belief that capturing this interim title will leave undisputed welterweight …read more

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Tyron Woodley plans to take out top welterweight contenders, retire as middleweight champ

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is almost fighting fit again, and he’s itching to return to the cage. More specifically, he’s keen to return at UFC 227, on August 4th …read more

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Jason King Confident in His Abilities Heading Into Valor Fights 50 Title Bout

Coming off a loss to close out his 2017, welterweight up and comer Jason King took some time off to retool his game and returned to action this past January …read more

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Covington says ‘fraud’ Tyron Woodley should ‘vacate’ title

Colby Covington doesn’t think Tyron Woodley is interested in defending his welterweight title against him. If all things go according to plan at UFC 225, and Colby Covington beats Rafael …read more

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‘Cold-Blooded’ Rafael dos Anjos Ignores Trash Talk, Focuses on Becoming Two-Division Champion

If he defeats Colby Covington and captures interim welterweight gold at UFC 225, Rafael dos Anjos will enter the rarified air of fighters to hold championships in two divisions within …read more

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Tyron Woodley insists on returning at UFC 227 – but against whom?

It’s been so long since welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has competed inside the octagon that, at this point, he’ll fight just about anyone the UFC has ready for him.
In an …read more

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Colby Covington: Joe Rogan is a Biased Broadcaster who Shouldn’t Have an Opinion

Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight contender Colby Covington takes on former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos this Saturday for the interim welterweight belt at UFC 225 inside the United Center in …read more

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UFC 225 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘No nerd is safe, I promise you that’

On the first episode of UFC 225 Embedded, Rafael dos Anjos considers how adding the interim welterweight championship to his collection will affect his legacy, Colby Covington gets ready to …read more

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Colby Covington: ‘Fraud’ Tyron Woodley Trying to Leverage UFC for One Last ‘Money Fight’

In a logical world, the winner of the interim welterweight title bout between Colby Covington and Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225 would be in line to face reigning champion …read more

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Ed Ruth to make welterweight debut vs. Andy Murad at Bellator 201

Ed Ruth’s journey at 170 pounds begins this summer.
Undefeated at middleweight, Ruth will drop down a division to fight Andy Murad at Bellator 201 on June 29 at the Pechanga …read more

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Ed Ruth to Make Welterweight Debut vs. Andy Murad at Bellator 201 on June 29

Unbeaten prospect Ed Ruth will make his first welterweight appearance when he faces Andy Murad at Bellator 201. …read more

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Colby Covington: ‘Filthy Animals’ In Brazil ‘Don’t Deserve to Have Me There’

Colby Covington and Brazil go together like oil and water but that wasn’t going to stop the welterweight contender from traveling there for a proposed fight at UFC 224. When …read more

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Covington Can’t Respect ‘Juiced Up’ Dos Anjos

Colby Covington will look to become the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim welterweight champion when he faces Rafael dos Anjos in the co-main event of this weekend’s (Sat., June 9, …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington explains how he’s been preparing for “juiced-up little lightweight” Rafael dos Anjos

This Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 225, surging welterweight contender Colby Covington will battle former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos for the interim welterweight title.
Speaking on …read more

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Let Georges St-Pierre Teach You How To Beat USADA

The former welterweight and middleweight champ likes USADA, but doesn’t think the program is foolproof. Georges St-Pierre drew a line in the sand when he left the sport back in …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos doesn’t think Darren Till will last long at welterweight

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC Liverpool, Darren Till picked up the biggest win of his career thus far, scoring a close decision victory over two-time welterweight title …read more

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Colby Covington Says He’d KO Robert Whittaker

Colby Covington’s trash talk doesn’t stop with the welterweight division. Covington is set to compete for the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight gold on June 9. He’ll meet Rafael …read more

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RDA: I don’t see Darren Till ‘lasting long’ at welterweight

Rafael dos Anjos thinks Darren Till is cutting too much weight to make 170 pounds. Almost everyone has had something to say about Darren Till’s controversial weight cut at UFC …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos: Darren Till won’t be in welterweight division much longer

LOS ANGELES — Rafael dos Anjos knows a thing or two about tough weight cuts. Yet he said he felt some “shock” when watching a video chronicling Darren Till’s grueling …read more

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Ben Saunders Crumbles Jake Ellenberger with Knee (UFC Utica Highlights)


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Check out highlights from welterweight bout between veterans Ben Saunders and Jake Ellenberger at UFC Fight …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Two New Bouts Announced for UFC Fight Night Hamburg on July 22

A pair of welterweight contests have been added to the UFC Fight Night 134 lineup, as Alan Jouban will square off against Danny Roberts, while Emil Meek will meet Bartosz …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Rafael dos Anjos rips Colby Covington: “he’s just a worse version of Conor McGregor”

Colby Covington, who battles Rafael dos Anjos for the interim welterweight title at UFC 225 this June 9, is perhaps the most polarizing fighter in mixed martial arts today. The …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

UFC rankings update: Darren Till surges up welterweight ranks, Michael Bisping exits at middleweight

The latest iteration of the UFC rankings include a number of interesting changes, as Michael Bisping has exited the middleweight rankings in the wake of his retirement, and Darren Till …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

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