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Rafael dos Anjos Expects a Title Shot Should he Beat Robbie Lawler

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has adjusted well to life in the welterweight division so far “RDA” lost his UFC lightweight title in an overwhelming defeat to Eddie …read more

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Morning Report: Luke Rockhold dismisses ‘little m**get’ Kelvin Gastelum: I’d slap him down real quick

When Kelvin Gastelum knocked out Michael Bisping in the first round last month at UFC Shanghai, the former welterweight had hoped his performance might put him on the short list …read more

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UFC Winnipeg preview: Robbie Lawler focused on becoming better fighter and better person, not welterweight champion

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, 35, is just one victory away from getting his Tyron Woodley rematch, after coughing up the crown to “The Chosen One” …read more

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Colby Covington, Kenny Florian feud on Twitter over UFC Tonight segment

A playful segment on UFC Tonight resulted in some not-so-playful words being exchanged between welterweight contender Colby Covington and FOX Sports host Kenny Florian.
The two became chippy on social media …read more

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Fabricio Werdum Fined by Sydney Court for Colby Covington Boomerang Incident

Former UFC champion Fabricio Werdum was charged with common assault following an altercation with welterweight contender Colby Covington last month Werdum was alleged to have struck Covington with a boomerang …read more

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Rejuvenated Dos Anjos relishing life at welterweight

There isn’t one thing that Rafael Dos Anjos can point to and say, “This is what I can enjoy eating now that I’m a welterweight.” It’s simpler and more profound …read more

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Video: Before UFC on FOX 26 headliner, watch Robbie Lawler overpower Josh Koscheck

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosBack in 2013 Robbie Lawler returned to welterweight – a division he’d soon rule.
The longtime middleweight had some success in his former weight class, which included …read more

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Roberto Soldic Replaces du Plessis, Meets Borys Mankowski in New KSW 41 Headliner

A hand injury has forced Dricus Du Plessis to withdraw from his welterweight title shot against Borys Mankowski in the KSW 41 main event on Dec. 23. …read more

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Healthier Rafael dos Anjos Ready for ‘Old School’ Fight With Robbie Lawler

After back-to-back losses at lightweight and losing his UFC title, Rafael dos Anjos abandoned the division and decided to move up to welterweight. It was something he was thinking about …read more

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Kamaru Usman vs. Emil Meek rescheduled for UFC 220

An important welterweight fight has been moved to UFC 220.
The UFC has rescheduled Kamaru Usman vs. Emil Meek for the Jan. 20 card in Boston, MMA Fighting has learned.
The fight …read more

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UFC KO of The Week: Rafael dos Anjos Destroys George Sotiropoulos

This Saturday night at UFC on FOX 26, Rafael dos Anjos gets his opportunity to become the No. 1 welterweight contender when he faces off against Robbie Lawler in the …read more

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UFC on Fox 26 – Lawler vs. Dos Anjos: Official fight card and start times

This Saturday, the UFC will return to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada with UFC on Fox 26.
This event’s stacked main card will air on Fox. In the main event, former welterweight champion …read more

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UFC-ya: NSAC will grant Nate Diaz a boxing license, encourages him to fight in Las Vegas

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Nate Diaz, 32, who moonlights as a welterweight when the price is right, has no plans to make his mixed martial arts (MMA) return, …read more

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Colby Covington Has Become Too Much for These UFC Fighters to Handle

Colby Covington has been making a case for a shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for awhile now, but it’s been more than just talk. He did end up with …read more

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Georges St-Pierre doesn't think he'll defend UFC middleweight title

The moment that Georges St-Pierre won the middleweight title against Michael Bisping at UFC 217, skeptics were concerned that the former welterweight champion may not stay in the division long …read more

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Michael Bisping Admits ‘Huge F-cking Ego’ Played Part in Fighting Kelvin Gastelum

We all know how the story went. Michael Bisping tore up Georges St-Pierre in the former welterweight king’s triumphant return to the UFC, but in the end Bisping was submitted …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Chael Sonnen trashes “Cowardly” Fabricio Werdum for throwing boomerang at Colby Covington

Last month, in the lead-up to the UFC’s latest stop in Sydney, Australia, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum had a run-in with surging welterweight contender Colby Covington, during which …read more

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Tyron Woodley explains why he’s rethinking shoulder surgery

DETROIT — UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley discusses why he’s reconsidering getting shoulder surgery, his UFC 219 date with Nate Diaz that didn’t happen, the state of the welterweight division, …read more

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Kevin Lee on Conor McGregor: He better get his sh*t together

DETROIT — Kevin Lee speaks to the media at UFC 218 about Conor McGregor’s recent out-of-cage issues, his return to MMA, the possibility of moving up to welterweight, and …read more

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Dana White says Georges St-Pierre is currently battling with colitis

Georges St-Pierre has been sidelined from competition due to a bout of colitis. Newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion and former welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre has been sidelined yet again, according …read more

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Donald Cerrone Returning to Lightweight, Will Have Lighter Schedule

Donald Cerrone is done throwing leather in the welterweight division. The “Cowboy” went 4-3 as a 170-pounder under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner. In his last outing, Cerrone was …read more

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Donald Cerrone returns to lightweight, reduces UFC fight frequency

What’s the frequency Kenneth Donald?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) “Cowboy,” Donald Cerrone, is putting an end to his welterweight experiment, dropping back down to the 155-pound division where he once competed …read more

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Donald Cerrone going back to lightweight – and not taking 20 fights a year this time

Donald Cerrone is a welterweight no more. So he says, anyway. After seven fights, during which 4-3 in the UFC as a 170-pounder, “Cowboy” claims he’s moving back down to …read more

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VIDEO | Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone Is Changing Weight Divisions Again

After a long career at lightweight and an unsuccessful title show, Cowboy Cerrone made the jump up to welterweight. He rattled off a four-fight win streak before coming short against …read more

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Nate Diaz responds to Dana White’s claim that Woodley fight was never offered: ‘Why is u lying’

Nate Diaz commented on Dana White’s claim that a UFC 219 bout against welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was never on the table. The king of Stockton has spoken.
Nate Diaz on …read more

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Nate Diaz Stockton Slaps Dana White Over Lying About Proposed Fight with Tyron Woodley

UFC president Dana White recently shot down speculation that a fight between welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Nate Diaz was ever on the table.
White said it was a UFC …read more

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Tyron Woodley Lashes Out at Dana White Following Nate Diaz Claims

When news of a potential UFC 219 headline bout between welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and inactive fan favorite Nate Diaz, eyebrows were raised With Conor McGregor holding the 155-pound to …read more

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Tyron Woodley: ‘Delusional Dana’ White constantly demotes me as a fighter

Tyron Woodley reacts to UFC president Dana White’s vehement denial about a possible fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 219. Two weeks ago, reports about a possible welterweight title …read more

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White: UFC employee went rogue, cooked up fake news about Tyron Woodley vs Nate Diaz title fight

UFC lightweight Nate Diaz was reportedly booked for a welterweight title shot against Tyron Woodley and everyone in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community was like, “That’s the dumbest thing …read more

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White: St-Pierre ‘looked at Bisping as a tune-up fight’, now left with ‘animals at 185 and 170’

Dana White believes Georges St-Pierre considered Michael Bisping to be a “tune-up” opponent, and is now left with far worse matchups at both welterweight and middleweight. After a four-year layoff, …read more

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What’s Next for Georges St-Pierre? Dana White Weighs In

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Former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre returned to the Octagon after four years on the sidelines, capturing the middleweight championship from Michael Bisping at UFC 217 in New York. Now what?
That …read more

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Rory MacDonald: ‘I like my chances’ to be Bellator heavyweight Grand Prix alternate

Rory MacDonald claims Bellator president Scott Coker said he might add the welterweight contender to the upcoming heavyweight Grand Prix tournament as an alternate “depending on how” his January fight …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Nov. 28: As Askren exits, Gastelum climbs

With a victory in his career finale, Ben Askren has exited the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings.
The undefeated ONE Championship titleholder, who was ranked No. 7 at welterweight, defeated Shinya …read more

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Ben Askren retiring from MMA unless he gets fight with GSP or No. 1 welterweight in the world

Ben Askren’s time in mixed martial arts is up.
Maybe.
The ONE Championship middleweight titleholder and former Bellator welterweight champion said he would hang up the gloves after his ONE bout …read more

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Rory MacDonald Says Being in Heavyweight Tourney Would Give Off ‘Old School UFC Vibe’

Rory MacDoanld is a welterweight, who is eyeing middleweight and a spot in the heavyweight tournament. “Red King” is scheduled to challenge Douglas Lima inside The Forum in Inglewood, CA …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry: “Stack them up and i’ll knock them down!”

Mike Perry has a message for the UFC, “stack them up and I’ll knock them down!”
The surging welterweight contender Mike “Platinum” Perry has been busy preparing for his upcoming fight …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn praises “great champion” Max Holloway

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn is very proud to see fellow Hawaiian Max Holloway finding huge success in the UFC.
Holloway, who hails from Waianae, is currently riding …read more

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ONE Championship 65 highlights: Ben Askren bids farewell, 'undefeated forever'

Filed under: News, VideosBen Askren went out with a bang.
Askren (18-0), ONE Championship’s unbeaten welterweight titleholder, needed just 57 seconds to score a TKO win over Japanese notable Shinya Aoki …read more

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Cage Warriors 89 weigh-in results: Dominique Steele heavy, fight with champ Karl Amoussou now non-title bout

Cage Warriors 89 no longer has a title fight for its main event.
UFC vet Dominique Steele (14-9) came in heavy for his headliner against welterweight champion Karl Amoussou (24-7-2). The …read more

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Ben Askren quickly stops Shinya Aoki in retirement fight at ONE Championship show

Ben Askren’s final appearance for ONE Championship cage and was flawless.
Unbeaten in MMA, the welterweight champion faced Japanese veteran Shinya Aoki in his retirement fight at the Singapore Indoor Stadium …read more

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Askren believes he was the best welterweight in the world

Ahead of his ONE Championship title defense this weekend, Ben Askren talks about “enigmatic” career. He believes he was the best welterweight in the world, but is ready to turn …read more

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UFC Shanghai weigh-in results and video: Kelvin Gastelum needs two tries to make weight

Known for his weight cutting difficulties at welterweight, UFC Shanghai headliner Kelvin Gastelum nearly had a debacle at middleweight.
The UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum official weigh-ins have …read more

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ONE: ‘Immortal Pursuit’ preview (Pt. 2)

Ben Askren’s final fight is set for Friday night (Nov. 24) at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The American wrestler will look to retire as an undefeated welterweight champion with a …read more

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UFC Shanghai: Kelvin Gastelum still ‘salty’ about Tyron Woodley loss, knows he can beat welterweight champ

Back in 2015, Tyron Woodley narrowly escaped with a split-decision win over Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 183 in a catchweight bout of 180 pounds after Kelvin failed to make weight. …read more

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Jose Aldo: Colby Covington is ‘Digging His Own Grave’

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo insists that controversial welterweight contender Colby Covington is not doing himself any favors with his recent behavior Covington has earned disdain in many quarters …read more

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Diaz’s coach says Nate deserves ‘$15,000,000 easy’ for possible Tyron Woodley fight

With reports out that the UFC is seeking to make a welterweight title fight between Nate Diaz and Tyron Woodley, it sounds like Diaz is looking to get a major …read more

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With win streak, Jingliang feels more pressure than ever

Li Jingliang of China celebrates after his decision victory over Frank Camacho of the Northern Mariana Islands in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the Singapore …read more

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Ben Askren: Dana White is a Freaking Scumbag

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Ben Askren was on the rise to the top of Western world in MMA as Bellator’s longtime welterweight champion. When his time with Bellator ran its …read more

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Posted on November 23, 2017, 4:16 am By
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Jose Aldo: Colby Covington is ‘digging his own grave’ with his behavior

Ex-UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had a few words about the controversial behavior of welterweight contender Colby Covington. Jose Aldo is the newest UFC fighter to disapprove of Colby Covington’s …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry shares the matchups he’s hoping for after beating Santiago Ponzinibbio

This December 16, on the main card of the amazingly stacked UFC Winnipeg card, red hot welterweight contender “Platinum” Mike Perry will face the biggest test of his career in …read more

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Coach Richard Perez shares Nate Diaz’s sizeable price tag, says UFC doesn’t want to pay it

Over the last few weeks, there has been significant buzz surrounding a possible UFC 219 welterweight title fight between champ Tyron Woodley and long-time lightweight contender Nate Diaz. As the …read more

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Chael Sonnen sides with Colby Covington, not “scumbag” Fabricio Werdum

Colby Covington is one of the most talked about fighters in MMA right now. Unfortunately, much of the talk about him has been negative.
Public discourse surrounding the welterweight star picked …read more

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Tyron Woodley: Nate Diaz learned how to be scared from his brother Nick

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight headliner Nate Diaz, who moonlights at 170 pounds for promotional super fights, has the chance to compete for the welterweight title in his oft-delayed return …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley to Nate Diaz: Don’t be scared, homie.

Last week, rumors began circulating that the UFC was looking to headline the UFC 219 card at the end of the year with a welterweight title fight between current champion …read more

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Jake Matthews not thrilled with win at UFC-Sydney, but believes welterweight is his home

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosSYDNEY – It wasn’t very smooth sailing for Jake Matthews on Saturday night in front of his home fans. But a win is a win …read more

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‘F**k that Dude!’ Matt Serra Rips ‘A*shole’ Conor McGregor

The antics of UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor have caught the attention of former welterweight champion Matt Serra Serra sounds far from impressed. On a recent episode of the …read more

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UFC Fight Night 121 results: Jake Matthews edges out Bojan Veličković via split decision

Jake Matthews faced off in a welterweight bout against Bojan Velickovic tonight (Sat., Nov. 18, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 121 mixed martial arts (MMA) event from inside Qudos Bank …read more

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UFC Fight Night 121 results: Jake Matthews takes split from Bojan Velickovic in return to 170

Jake Matthews was hoping to be rejuvenated in his return to welterweight, and his first UFC fight in the division. But Bojan Velickovic made it a struggle throughout.
Matthews (11-3 MMA, …read more

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Tyron Woodley Unleashes on Nate Diaz For Not Signing Contract to Face Him at UFC 219

When the UFC came calling to offer Tyron Woodley a fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 219, the welterweight champion was more than happy to accept.
While Woodley was dealing with …read more

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Colby Covington: I deserve Tyron Woodley title shot because Nate Diaz sucks

If you think it’s odd to have the No. 6 lightweight jump up a weight class and challenge for the welterweight title, well, you’re not alone, as the guy who’s …read more

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Tyron Woodley to Nate Diaz: ‘Don’t be scared homie’, accept the fight

Tyron Woodley says he has accepted a title fight with Nate Diaz and is waiting on the Californian to sign the contract. A rumored welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley …read more

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UFC Searching for Unbeaten Fighters for 27th Season of TUF

The search is on for the next Ultimate Fighter. The UFC sent out a press release Thursday asking for any featherweight, lightweight or welterweight with an unbeaten record and at …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington gives his take on possible Nate Diaz welterweight title shot

Over the last few days, there has been a tidal wave of buzz surrounding a possible welterweight title fight between champ Tyron Woodley and long-time lightweight contender Nate Diaz at …read more

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VIDEO | Tyron Woodley’s Potential Fight With Nate Diaz is Supposedly No More

Why do you think Nate Diaz is not taking the fight with welterweight champ Tyron Woodley? Watch #TheMMABeat LIVE: https://t.co/11sYrEm5Ug pic.twitter.com/Zb0V5HQQ8O
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When Nate Diaz started a …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum talks late opponent switch, interest in welterweight

Kelvin Gastelum talks late opponent switch, interest in welterweight …read more

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Fabricio Werdum Tired of Guys Like Colby Covington Trying to Imitate Conor McGregor

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and rising welterweight contender Colby Covington got into an altercation on the streets of Sydney this week.
The altercation appears to …read more

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Means continues improvement under longtime coach, Tom Vaughn

Back in the win column with a June victory over Alex Garcia, welterweight veteran Tim Means wanted another fight before the end of 2017 because that’s what guys like Means …read more

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Muhammad aspires to improve until he's unbeatable

Belal Muhammad celebrates his victory over Jordan Mein in their welterweight bout during the UFC 213 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 8, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo …read more

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Video: Fabricio Werdum hits Colby Covington with a boomerang, Covington calls him a ‘f—king f-ggot’

A whole lot happened between UFC Sydney headliner Fabricio Werdum and welterweight contender Colby Covington. Fabricio Werdum and Colby Covington have developed separate histories of getting into public confrontations, so …read more

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Tyron Woodley Willing to Fight Nate Diaz at UFC 219

Speculation has run rampant about the UFC trying to put together a welterweight fight between champion Tyron Woodley and Nate Diaz.
Although there has been no public announcement about the UFC …read more

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Tyron Woodley Opens as Considerable Favorite in Proposed Title Bout vs. Nate Diaz

Not surprisingly, Tyron Woodley has been set as a considerable favorite in a proposed welterweight title defense against Nate Diaz. …read more

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Emil Meek Says Visa Issues May Stop Him From Fighting Kamaru Usman

An anticipated welterweight tilt between Emil Meek and Kamaru Usman may be in jeopardy. Meek and Usman are scheduled to compete on Dec. 30. The match-up is set to take …read more

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Emil Meek: Kamaru Usman bout is ‘not looking very bright’ due to visa issues

On Tuesday, Emil Meek revealed via Twitter that he was having “visa issues”, which could potentially put his upcoming welterweight clash with Kamaru Usman in jeopardy.
In a series of …read more

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Nate Diaz vs Tyron Woodley title fight being discussed for UFC 219

Will Nate Diaz get a title shot at welterweight? UFC 219 is six weeks away, but the promotion’s year ender event still doesn’t have a headliner.
Nate Diaz’s strength …read more

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Watch Tim Means Flatten John Howard (UFC KO of the Week)

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Tim Means faces off against Belal Muhammad in an important welterweight match-up at UFC Fight Night Sydney on Saturday, November 18 live on FS1. Take a look back …read more

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Victory Fighting Championship 59 Will Feature Two Championship Matches

Both the Victory Fighting Championship bantamweight and welterweight titles will be on the line at VFC 59 this December. The event takes place from the Baxter Arena in Omaha and …read more

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Trash talking Colby Covington offers Tyron Woodley a reminder on social media

Surging welterweight contender Colby Covington has spent much of the last year talking trash about current welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. When Covington authored a career-best win over Demian Maia late …read more

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Morning Report: Colby Covington to Jon Jones: Go do some more coke. Go cheat on your wife some more.

Recently, Colby Covington has been making a name for himself as both a top welterweight and a top trash talker in the sport. Covington recently called the entire country of …read more

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Latest UFC Fight Night 122 fight card, rumors, and updates for ‘Bisping vs Gastelum’ on Nov. 25 in Shanghai

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Michael Bisping will return to mixed martial arts (MMA) to throw hands against welterweight import Kelvin Gastelum at the upcoming UFC Fight Night …read more

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Warlley Alves suggests 'real punishment' for Colby Covington: 'Fight me again'

The list of Brazilians upset with Colby Covington keeps getting bigger, but only one man can say he already beat the rising welterweight.
Warlley Alves gave Covington his only defeat in …read more

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Fight Night Norfolk: Official Weigh-in Results

Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis, which features a five-round lightweight main event bout between No. 8-ranked Dustin Poirier and former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, and a welterweight co-main event of …read more

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UFC Norfolk results: Matt Brown finishes Diego Sanchez with brutal knockout elbow

Matt Brown still throws a pretty mean elbow.
The welterweight from Ohio knicknamed “The Immortal” had called his UFC Norfolk matchup with Diego Sanchez his retirement fight through most of the …read more

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UFC Norfolk video highlights: Matt Brown destroys Diego Sanchez with an elbow

Check out the highlights of the welterweight showdown between sluggers Matt Brown and Diego Sanchez. The UFC Norfolk co-main event saw Diego Sanchez and Matt Brown face off, and …read more

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UFC Norfolk live blog: Matt Brown vs. Diego Sanchez

This is the UFC Norfolk live blog for Matt Brown vs. Diego Sanchez, a welterweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Va.
Brown, …read more

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The Trill and Agony of UFC 217 Bisping vs. St-Pierre: ‘From the Bottom of My Heart’

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Experience the thrill of victory and agony of defeat in this episode of The Thrill and the Agony from UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre.
Former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre …read more

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Karl Amoussou vs. Dominique Steele title fight added to Cage Warriors 89

This month’s Cage Warriors 89 event now has a second title fight.
Officials today announced a headlining title fight between welterweight champion Karl Amoussou (24-7-2) and UFC vet Dominique Steele (14-9).
Cage …read more

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BAMMA 32 Dublin Results: Alex Lohore Defends Welterweight Championship

Friday featured another Bellator/BAMMA doubleheader, with the British promotion hosting BAMMA 32 in Dublin, Ireland from the 3Arena. In the main event, Alex Lohore defended his welterweight title with a …read more

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Diego Sanchez Believes USADA’s Impact on the UFC has Been Positive

UFC veteran and fan-favorite Diego Sanchez believes that the introduction of USADA into the promotion has been nothing but a good thing Sanchez, who faces Matt Brown at welterweight this …read more

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Diego Sanchez rejuvenated at welterweight, ready for resurgence at UFC-Norfolk

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosNORFOLK, Va. – It’s been an up-and-down run for Diego Sanchez for years now.
After the Season 1 “Ultimate Fighter” middleweight winner dropped back to lightweight …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Matt Brown explains why Diego Sanchez should consider retiring too

This weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Norfolk, Virginia, welterweight fan favorite Matt Brown will partake in the final fight of his long career. His …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Matt Brown believes Diego Sanchez should retire too

This weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Norfolk, Virginia, welterweight fan favorite Matt Brown will partake in the final fight of his long career. His …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Norfolk: Poirier vs. Pettis - Fight Pass prelims preview

Get the inside scoop on Fight Pass action for UFC Norfolk, featuring a welterweight scrap between TUF winner Court McGee and young up-and-comer Sean Strickland. On paper, UFC Norfolk is …read more

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‘Wonderboy’ Pumps the Brakes on Rumored Fight Against Darren Till

UFC president Dana White announced a new welterweight matchup late Tuesday night in Los Angeles but there’s only one problem — he forgot to tell the fighters.
The proposed fight would …read more

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Dana White: Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson Will Face Darren Till in London

A huge welterweight scrap is in the works for 2018.
Fresh off a win over Jorge Masvidal this past weekend at UFC 217, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is getting matched up with …read more

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UFC Moves Feb. 24 Card from Orlando to England, Books Darren Till vs. Stephen Thompson

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is giving rising welterweight talent Darren Till some star treatment. …read more

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White: UFC moving card from Orlando to England to book Darren Till vs. Stephen Thompson

The UFC is apparently moving a card to England to book an exciting welterweight fight. Darren Till just came onto the UFC’s radar in a huge way. The UFC had …read more

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Freddie Roach would prefer Georges St-Pierre move back to welterweight after beating Michael Bisping

Georges St-Pierre did the improbable Saturday night. He came back from four years away, moved up 15 pounds in weight and defeated Michael Bisping to win the UFC middleweight title. …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington has a bold prediction for a fight with Tyron Woodley

Riding high off a dominant win over Demian Maia, Colby Covington has spent the last few weeks campaigning for a title fight with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.
On the most recent …read more

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Two bouts added to stacked Winnipeg card

Light heavyweight contenders and rising welterweight stars will make the trip to Winnipeg on Dec. 16 to compete in UFC Fight Night action at Bell MTS Place.At 205 pounds, Jared …read more

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Dana White: 'I think the Brazilian people are tough enough to handle' Colby Covington’s post-fight comments

It seem that UFC welterweight Colby Covington won’t face any punishment for his comments about Brazilian fans after all.
The welterweight contender defeated Demian Maia in the co-main event of UFC …read more

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