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Kevin Lee released from the UFC

Kevin Lee throws a kick against Daniel Rodriguez in a welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 28, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | …read more

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Gilbert Burns: It Would Take “Mayweather Money” For Me To Fight Luque

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns has reiterated that he won’t accept a fight against teammate and fellow top-five Vicente Luque.

Since returning to welterweight in 2019, Burns has gone 5-1 and …read more

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Gilbert Burns: Kamaru Usman is the welterweight GOAT, would bet on him to beat prime Georges St-Pierre

Gilbert Burns lost via third-round TKO to former teammate Kamaru Usman. | UFC

UFC president Dana White called Kamaru Usman “the greatest welterweight ever” after …read more

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Dustin Poirier Would Sooner Move Up To Welterweight Than Retire

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier has shut down rumors of retirement, claiming he’d sooner move up to welterweight than hang up his gloves.

Poirier, a former interim champion, is set to …read more

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Holland Willing To Test Welterweight Waters Against Rodriguez

Kevin Holland has announced he’s set to make the move down to welterweight and is willing to make his divisional debut against striker Daniel Rodriguez.

Holland burst onto the scene and …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio keen to enter title contention by stopping Geoff Neal at UFC 269

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Santiago Ponzinibbio is itching for gold, and he’s doing everything in his power to scratch that itch.
The welterweight contender returns to the cage on UFC 269, …read more

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Covington: Canelo vs Usman is ‘probably the funniest thing I ever heard in my life’

Colby Covington is interviewed backstage at Madison Square Garden in New York prior to his welterweight title fight against Kamaru Usman at UFC 268. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC
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Kevin Holland: I’m taking my talents to welterweight in 2022

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It appears as if Kevin Holland will be heading to the welterweight division.
The 13-fight UFC veteran and one of the …read more

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Kevin Holland announces drop down to UFC welterweight division

Former UFC middleweight contender Kevin Holland has announced that he will be dropping down to the welterweight division in 2022. Holland took to his social media this week to officially …read more

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James Krause isn’t retiring, but he’s ‘not actively looking to fight’ any longer as he transitions full-time into coaching

James Krause isn’t necessarily retiring from competition, but there’s also a chance he’s fought in the UFC octagon for the last time.
The veteran welterweight, who has been a part of …read more

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Holland announces move to welterweight in 2022

Kevin Holland before his fight against Derek Brunson. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Holland has competed in the middleweight division …read more

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‘Let him retire in peace’ — Usman knows GSP doesn’t want to fight him

Kamaru Usman is interviewed backstage at Madison Square Garden prior to his welterweight title defense against Colby Covington at UFC 268. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC
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Kamaru Usman on potential Georges St-Pierre fight: “I know he doesn’t want it”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman commented on a potential Georges St-Pierre fight, suggesting that “I know he doesn’t want it.” Usman is currently the best welterweight in the sport. He …read more

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UFC rankings: Sean Brady moves into contention at welterweight

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Sean Brady and Taila Santos made the biggest jumps this week. UFC Vegas 43 didn’t see much …read more

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Report: Crawford vs. Porter disappoints on pay-per-view

WBO champion Terence Crawford (R) punches Shawn Porter during their welterweight title fight at Michelob ULTRA Arena on November 20, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo by Steve …read more

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Usman says he fought Covington with broken hand at UFC 268

Kamaru Usman gets his hands wrapped backstage at Jacksonville’s VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena prior to his welterweight title fight against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa …read more

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John Kavanagh wants to see Khamzat Chimaev fight his pupil Gunnar Nelson next

MMA coach John Kavanagh says that he wants to see top welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev fight against his pupil Gunnar Nelson next. Kavanagh, who is of course the longtime head …read more

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Matt Brown forced out of UFC Vegas 44 fight against Bryan Barberena after positive COVID-19 test

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Matt Brown has been forced out of his upcoming fight against Bryan Barberena at UFC Vegas 44 after the veteran welterweight tested positive …read more

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UFC 268 reportedly sells over 700,000 pay-per-view buys in the United States

UFC 268, headlined by a welterweight title fight at Madison Square Garden, did fairly well on pay-per-view. According to the Sports Business Journal, UFC 268 sold 700,000 pay-per-view buys in the …read more

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Covington believes he ‘clearly won’ Usman rematch ‘three to two’

Colby Covington takes on Kamaru Usman in their welterweight title rematch at UFC 268. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

“I clearly won that fight …read more

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Colby Covington thinks he clearly beat Kamaru Usman three rounds to two at UFC 268, eyes trilogy bout

Colby Covington thinks his late surge was enough to dethrone Kamaru Usman at UFC 268.
Covington (16-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC) lost a unanimous decision to welterweight champion Usman (20-1 MMA, 15-0 UFC) earlier …read more

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Askren on KO loss to Masvidal: ‘He got one f-cking move on me’

Ben Askren is interviewed by Joe Rogan at the UFC 235 ceremonial weigh-ins on the eve of his welterweight fight against Jorge Masvidal. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC …read more

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Shavkat Rakhmonov vs. Carlston Harris added to UFC Fight Night on Feb. 5

A battle between welterweight prospects is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night on Feb. 5.
Shavkat Rakhmonov (14-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will take on Carlston Harris (17-4 MMA, 2-0 UFC) in …read more

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Morning Report: Colby Covington wants to ‘revive’ The Ultimate Fighter, fight Jorge Masvidal for his ‘whack ass BMF belt’

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Earlier this month, Colby Covington came up short for a second time against welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, losing a unanimous decision …read more

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Sean Brady targets Belal Muhammad vs. 'Wonderboy' winner after UFC Fight Night 198

LAS VEGAS – Sean Brady is ready for more elite competition at welterweight after beating Michael Chiesa in the UFC Fight Night 198 co-main event.
Brady (15-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) added to …read more

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UFC Fight Night 198 results: Sean Brady edges Michael Chiesa in a decision, remains undefeated

Sean Brady’s MMA record remains flawless even after taking on one of the best fighters at welterweight.
The 28-year-old rising contender defeated veteran Michael Chiesa in a unanimous decision at Saturday’s …read more

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UFC Vegas 43 Results: Sean Brady defeats Michael Chiesa (Highlights)

Today’s UFC Vegas 43 event is co-headlined by a welterweight contest featuring Michael Chiesa squaring off with Sean Brady. Chiesa (18-5 MMA) will enter the contest looking to rebound, this …read more

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Pros react after Sean Brady defeats Michael Chiesa at UFC Vegas 43

Today’s UFC Vegas 43 event was co-headlined by a welterweight contest featuring Michael Chiesa squaring off with Sean Brady. Chiesa (18-6 MMA) entered today’s contest looking to rebound, this after …read more

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Luque: Edwards Rematch ‘Would Erase All Doubt’

R-L Leon Edwards of Jamaica punches Vicente Luque in their welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at The O2 arena on March 18, 2017 in London, England. (Photo …read more

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Till Vs Strickland ‘Would Be A Good Fight’

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Darren Till was expected to make some noise after abandoning the welterweight division — and the brutal weights cut that …read more

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Masvidal suggests McGregor ‘go to rehab’ before he ‘snorts himself to death’

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Just in case you were wondering, Jorge Masvidal would love to fight Conor McGregor.
The welterweight contender and …read more

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KSW 65 set for Dec. 18; headliner billed as 'biggest fight in the history' of promotion

In what promotion officials are calling “one of the biggest fights ever in Europe,” KSW middleweight champ Mamed Khalidov will face welterweight champion Roberto Soldic on Dec. 18.
The contest serves …read more

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Mamed Khalidov to Face Roberto Soldic in KSW 65 Headliner on Dec. 18

Reigning middleweight champion Mamed Khalidov will lock horns with welterweight king Roberto Soldic in the KSW 65 main event on Dec. 18. …read more

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Leon Edwards Expected ‘Fraud’ Jorge Masvidal to Pull Out of UFC 269 Matchup

After hearing rumors that Jorge Masvidal wasn’t seriously training for their announced clash at UFC 269, Leon Edwards wasn’t surprised when “Gamebred pulled out of their welterweight fight last week. …read more

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Gilbert Burns open to fighting anyone, but Colby Covington and Khamzat Chimaev top the list

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns is open to fighting anyone, but he says that Colby Covington and Khamzat Chimaev top the list. Burns is the No. 2 ranked welterweight in …read more

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Stephen Thompson vs. Belal Muhammad targeted for UFC’s final 2021 event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A pivotal welterweight bout will be part of the UFC’s year-end event.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed …read more

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Jorge Masvidal out of UFC 269 due to injury

The UFC 269 welterweight bout between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards is off.

Masvidal has been forced to withdraw from the highly anticipated match due to an undisclosed injury. …read more

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Masvidal injured, fight vs. Edwards off UFC 269

The highly anticipated welterweight fight between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards slated for UFC 269 in December is now off after Masvidal sustained an undisclosed injury. …read more

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Morning Report: Kamaru Usman discusses potential next contenders: ‘I’m just waiting for these guys to really step up’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This past weekend, Kamaru Usman successfully defended his welterweight title with a unanimous decision victory over Colby Covington in the main …read more

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Usman Explains Why He’s Not “Chasing” GSP For WW GOAT Status

UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman has denied the narrative that he’s chasing the great Georges St-Pierre for the greatest welterweight of all time status.

Usman’s legacy as one of the best …read more

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Kamaru Usman Responds To Dana White Shutting Down Canelo Fight

UFC Welterweight Champ Kamaru Usman isn’t losing hope on a Canelo Alvarez fight, despite UFC president Dana White recently playing it down.

Usman capped off his rivalry with welterweight contender Colby …read more

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Dana White: If Kamaru Usman doesn't exist, Colby Covington is UFC welterweight champion

NEW YORK – Dana White thinks Colby Covington would beat everybody in the welterweight division … except champion Kamaru Usman.
Usman (20-1 MMA, 15-0 UFC) retained his title in another thrilling war …read more

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Dana White declares Kamaru Usman ‘the greatest welterweight ever’

Kamaru Usman | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Kamaru Usman’s greatness has become impossible to deny.
Where his career will stand in the annals of MMA …read more

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UFC 268 highlights & recap: Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington

Watch the UFC 268 highlights and recap from the welterweight championship rematch between titleholder Kamaru Usman and bitter rival Colby Covington. The bout served as the UFC 268 main event …read more

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Dana White: Kamaru Usman Is The Greatest Welterweight Of All Time

UFC President Dana White believes Kamaru Usman’s victory over Colby Covington at UFC 268 secured his status as the greatest welterweight of all time.

Inside Madison Square Garden this past weekend, …read more

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Dana White praises Kamaru Usman following UFC 268 win: “I think he’s the greatest welterweight of all time”

UFC president Dana White praised Kamaru Usman following his UFC 268 win, saying that “I think he’s the greatest welterweight of all time.” Usman defeated archrival Colby Covington via unanimous …read more

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Jorge Masvidal expects Colby Covington to 'burn' MMA Masters after UFC 268 loss

Jorge Masvidal thinks Colby Covington will switch camps once again after losing to Kamaru Usman for a second time.
Covington (16-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) fell short to welterweight champion Usman in a …read more

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Colby Covington wants to end the career of ‘Dirtbag’ Jorge Masvidal | Video

It didn’t take long for former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington to zero in on his next opponent after his second loss to champion Kamaru Usman in the UFC …read more

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UFC 268: Fights to make

Colby Covington after his UFC 268 title fight loss to welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

All the best, most interesting, …read more

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Video: Ngannou completely blanks Gane backstage at UFC 268

Francis Ngannou attends the UFC 261 ceremonial weigh-ins at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida to support Kamaru Usman ahead of his welterweight title bout against Jorge Masvidal. | …read more

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Dana White praises Kamaru Usman: 'He's the best welterweight of all time'

Dana White sees Kamaru Usman at the pinnacle of MMA history.
The UFC president likes what’s he’s seeing from Usman (20-1 MMA, 15-0 UFC) and feels confident to label him the greatest …read more

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Colby Covington thought he defeated Kamaru Usman at UFC 268: ‘I honestly thought I had it 3-2’

Colby Covington lost to welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in a rematch in the UFC 268 main event on Saturday at Madison Square Garden, but believed that he won the fight. …read more

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UFC 268 results: Usman holds off a surging Covington to retain title

Kamaru Usman successfully defended his welterweight title against Colby Covington in the UFC 268 main event | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Kamaru Usman just …read more

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Twitter reacts to Kamaru Usman's title defense against Colby Covington in UFC 268 rematch

Kamaru Usman further solidified himself as the best welterweight in the world on Saturday when he defeated Colby Covington for a second time in the UFC 268 headliner.
Usman (20-1 MMA, …read more

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UFC 268 Results: Kamaru Usman defeats Colby Covington (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC 268 event is headlined by a welterweight title fight rematch featuring Kamaru Usman taking on Colby Covington. Usman (19-1 MMA) and Covington (16-2 MMA) originally collided back at …read more

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Kamaru Usman guts out hard-fought win over Colby Covington to defend title in UFC 268 main event

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Nothing came easy for Kamaru Usman but the reigning welterweight champion still left UFC 268 with the title wrapped around …read more

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UFC 268 Bonus Report: Gaethje vs. Chandler get FOTN

The Octagon returned to MSG for tonight’s UFC 268 event, a 14-bout fight card headlined by a rematch between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. The highly anticipated welterweight title fight …read more

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Pros react after Kamaru Usman defeats Colby Covington at UFC 268

Tonight’s UFC 268 event was headlined by a welterweight title fight rematch featuring Kamaru Usman taking on Colby Covington. Usman (20-1 MMA) and Covington (16-3 MMA) had originally collided back …read more

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UFC 268 results: Kamaru Usman tops Colby Covington again

Kamaru Usman continued his crusade as not only the best welterweight, but perhaps the best pound-for-pound, fighter in the world at UFC 268 in Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. …read more

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Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington full fight video

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

The Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington full fight video shows off the first encounter between the two welterweight stars at …read more

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Forget Chimaev, Diaz wants to fight winner of Usman-Covington 2

Nate Diaz prepares to take on Leon Edwards at UFC 263.

Nate Diaz is targeting a welterweight title fight against the winner of Kamaru Usman …read more

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Usman promises to put Covington’s ‘b-tch ass away early’ at UFC 268

Kamaru Usman poses with the welterweight title at the UFC 268 pre-fight press conference in New York on Nov. 4, 2021. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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UFC 268 Embedded, Episode 6: ‘He’s gonna have to see his kryptonite’

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On the sixth episode of UFC 268 Embedded, Colby Covington questions the mental state of welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, the fighters weigh in …read more

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Covington reacts to Usman’s 50 clean drug tests: He’s finding a way to cheat the system

Colby Covington speaks to reporters at the UFC 268 pre-fight press conference ahead of his welterweight title fight against Kamaru Usman in New York. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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WATCH: UFC 268 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC 268 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes.

In the headliner, Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington will collide in a welterweight title clash. UFC 268’s co-main …read more

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UFC 268 weigh-in video: Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington on mark for title rematch

One of the most anticipated title rematches in recent memory is official for the UFC 268 main event.
Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington successfully hit the welterweight limit ahead of Saturday’s …read more

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Usman, Covington make weight for UFC title fight

Kamaru Usman weighed in at 169 pounds and Colby Covington was 169.4 pounds for their welterweight title fight at UFC 268 on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. …read more

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UFC 268 breakdown: Kamaru Usman is a heavy favorite against Colby Covington again

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC 268.
Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (19-1 MMA, 14-0 UFC) puts his title …read more

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Ray Cooper III guarantees wins over Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington – especially Covington: 'I'd run him over'

Fresh off his second straight PFL championship, Ray Cooper III’s confidence is sky high.
Cooper (24-7-1) captured the welterweight title with a comeback knockout of Magomed Magomedkerimov in the 2021 PFL …read more

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UFC 268 Press Conference Face-offs Video: Kamaru Usman shoves Colby Covington

At the conclusion of Thursday’s UFC 268 Pre-fight Press Conference in New York City, the athletes faced off with their opponents.

Main event fighter, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, shoved …read more

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Israel Adesanya breaks down the UFC 268 main card | Video

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya breaks down upcoming UFC 268 main card fights between welterweight champ Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington, women’s strawweight champ Rose Namajunas and Weili Zhang, and …read more

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Colby Covington praises new team ahead of UFC 268, points to past cornermen for first Usman loss

NEW YORK – Colby Covington thinks his switch of teams will make all the difference in his rematch against Kamaru Usman.
Three days prior to his welterweight title challenge in the …read more

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UFC 268 Embedded, Ep. 3: Kamaru Usman gets special message from Khabib Nurmagomedov

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On the third episode of UFC 268 Embedded, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman gets a special message from Khabib Nurmagomedov, Justin Gaethje and …read more

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Daniel Cormier suggests Khamzat Chimaev fight Gilbert Burns next

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier suggested that emerging welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev fight against Gilbert Burns next. Chimaev absolutely destroyed Li Jingliang on the UFC 267 main card in what was …read more

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UFC rankings: Chimaev cracks top ten at 170, Jones continues slide on P4P list

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Khamzat Chimaev’s big win at UFC 267 earned him a top ten ranking at welterweight. UFC 267 was a …read more

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UFC 268 Countdown Video: Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington 2

Preview the UFC 268 rematch between welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington on UFC Countdown. UFC 268 is on Saturday, November 6 live from Madison Square Garden in New …read more

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Dana White confirms the UFC will speak to Nate Diaz about fighting Khamzat Chimaev

UFC president Dana White confirmed that the UFC will speak to Nate Diaz about fighting emerging welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev. Chimaev is coming off of an incredible first-round submission win …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev has put Kamaru Usman on notice after his UFC 267 performance, believes Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping believes Khamzat Chimaev put the entire welterweight division on notice with his UFC 267 win over Li Jingliang. Chimaev made his return to the Octagon on the main …read more

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Colby Covington Declares “Unfinished Business” With Kamaru Usman

Colby Covington understands the stakes of his UFC 268 welterweight title rematch with Kamaru Usman.

Covington has called for another shot at Usman since just hours after they first fought at …read more

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UFC 268 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘I’m putting Marty to sleep in Madison Square Garden’

The first episode of UFC 268 Embedded checks in with Michael Chandler as he gets in a striking session at Sandford MMA, welterweight champ Kamaru Usman as he works with …read more

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Mike Perry Leaves Door Open To UFC Return After BKFC Signing

BKFC’s newest welterweight signing Mike Perry has left the door open to a return to mixed martial arts in the future.

After seven years as a professional in MMA, Perry’s switch …read more

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Michael Bisping: Khamzat Chimaev's performance at UFC 267 must have gotten Kamaru Usman's attention

Michael Bisping thinks Khamzat Chimaev put the entire welterweight division on notice after UFC 267 – including champion Kamaru Usman.
Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) ran through Li Jingliang this past Saturday …read more

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Watch ‘Countdown To UFC 268’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will ask reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman to run it back with top-ranked division contender Colby …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev called out by Neil Magny for upcoming welterweight matchup

Emerging star Khamzat Chimaev has been called out by divisional rival Neil Magny for an upcoming welterweight bout at a UFC Fight Night card. Chimaev destroyed Li Jingliang in the …read more

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Five questions: Is Colby Covington the toughest challenge for Kamaru Usman?

From Covington’s standing in the welterweight hierarchy to the stakes of Zhang Weili’s title fight, a look into UFC 268’s biggest questions. …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kamaru Usman future UFC betting odds released

With a potential welterweight bout between Khamzat Chimaev and Kamaru Usman on the horizon, the future UFC betting odds have been released. Chimaev submitted Li Jingliang in the first round …read more

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Pros react after Khamzat Chimaev runs through Li Jingliang at UFC 267

Today’s UFC 267 event featured the highly anticipated return of Khamzat Chimaev who met Li Jingliang in a welterweight contest. Chimaev (10-0 MMA) was returning to action for the first …read more

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UFC 267 Results: Khamzat Chimaev stops Li Jingliang in Round 1 (Video)

Today’s UFC 267 event features the highly anticipated return of Khamzat Chimaev who meets Li Jingliang in a welterweight contest. Chimaev (9-0 MMA) will be returning to action for the …read more

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BKFC president still in talks with Sanchez, hints at matchup with Perry

Diego Sanchez warms up backstage at Flash Forum prior to his welterweight bout against Jake Matthews at UFC 253. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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Chimaev flew to Ireland to ‘beat up’ McGregor only to be arrested by police

Khamzat Chimaev poses on the scale ahead of his welterweight fight against Li Jingliang at UFC 267 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC
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After Chimaev Threatens To ‘Eat Him, Li Jingliang Warns Of His Own Hunger

Li Jingliang is ready to prove to the world he is in his best shape.

The UFC 267 event on Saturday will be featuring an exciting welterweight matchup between Li …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev shares his thoughts on upcoming Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington rematch: “Both guys tough guys but nothing special”

Khamzat Chimaev has given his thoughts on the upcoming welterweight title clash between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. Chimaev is set to return to the UFC’s Octagon tomorrow night when …read more

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Chimaev: “If I Kill Everybody, They Have To Give Me Title Shot”

Khamzat Chimaev is ready to continue his ascent up the welterweight rankings.

Khamzat Chimaev will be making his return to the Octagon at UFC 267 after a layoff. He has …read more

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UFC veteran Mike Perry inks multi-fight contract to join BKFC

Mike Perry | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Mike Perry has joined the roster at Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.
The veteran welterweight has officially inked a multi-fight …read more

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Usman: ‘I get mad blame and a lot of hate’ for Woodley’s decline

Kamaru Usman dominated Tyron Woodley at UFC 235 to become the undisputed welterweight champion. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC

UFC welterweight champion …read more

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Kamaru Usman Says Fans Are Blaming Him For Tyron Woodley’s Downfall

Kamaru Usman says he’s been copping “mad blame” for the sad state in which Tyron Woodley’s career is ending, and that he feels disrespected by the former welterweight champ. 

Since Usman …read more

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Francisco Trinaldo more adapted to welterweight division: ‘I was a bit nervous’

Francisco Trinaldo is set to face Dwight Grant at UFC Vegas 41. | Jason da Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Former lightweight Francisco Trinaldo believes he will …read more

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Nate Diaz teases interest in Tony Ferguson fight, Conor McGregor responds

Nate Diaz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Nate Diaz has a fellow fan favorite in his sights.
The welterweight star tweeted out an image of former …read more

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Kevin Lee flagged by USADA for using adderall, suspension looming

Kevin Lee is set to be suspended by USADA for using adderall. Lee returned back in August and lost a decision to Daniel Rodriguez in his return to welterweight. It …read more

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Leon Edwards says he has been promised welterweight title shot with win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards says he has been promised a 170lbs title shot with a win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269. Edwards has gone unbeaten over his last …read more

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