Tag Archives: welterweight
Rafael dos Anjos UFC on ESPN+ 24 Pre-Fight Scrum

Former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has been chasing similar success at welterweight since moving up to the 170-pound division nearly three years ago. Thus far, he’s been unable to …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Kavanagh wants McGregor vs Gaethje at welterweight next

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Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje at 170-pounds? That’s what Jonn Kavanagh wants next. After his win over Donald Cerrone, Conor McGregor’s coach wants …read more

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Arum wants Crawford-McGregor two-fight deal

Promoter Bob Arum wants to make a two-fight deal between welterweight world titlist Terence Crawford and UFC star Conor McGregor – first under MMA rules inside the Octagon followed by …read more

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Conor McGregor moves up three different sets of UFC rankings

Conor McGregor has moved up the UFC rankings in the welterweight & lightweight divisions as well as the pound-for-pound rankings.

The presence of McGregor in the rankings during his two big …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Jan. 21: Where does Conor McGregor go now?

Where do you rank a former lightweight and featherweight champion who went three years without a victory and then returned to fight at welterweight?
The person in question, of course, is …read more

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John Kavanagh wants Conor McGregor to fight Justin Gaethje at welterweight next

Conor McGregor has options for who he fights next, but according to his coach, John Kavanagh, he wants it to be against Justin Gaethje.
In the main event of UFC 246, …read more

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Coach Kavanagh Wants To See Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje At 170

Conor McGregor’s coach would like to see his fighter do battle with Justin Gaethje at welterweight. While there’s no doubting that team McGregor plans to regain gold, timing also plays …read more

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John Kavanagh wants to see Conor McGregor fight Justin Gaethje ... at welterweight

While the MMA world debates whether Conor McGregor should face Khabib Nurmagomedov, Jorge Masvidal or Kamaru Usman, his head coach revealed he has other ideas for his star pupil.
Speaking on …read more

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Jorge Masvidal dictates the welterweight division's flow, manager says

LAS VEGAS — Jorge Masvidal has multiple major options to consider.
Speaking to MMA Junkie on Thursday night during the launch party for Masvidal’s new El Recuerdo mezcal brand, his manager, …read more

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Kamaru Usman ready to fight soon, targeting ‘journeyman’ Jorge Masvidal next

Kamaru Usman | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kamaru Usman needs some time to heal an injured hand but he’s certainly not sidelined indefinitely.
The welterweight champion wore a cast when …read more

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Dana White Gushes Over Conor McGregor’s UFC 246 Performance

UFC president Dana White is in awe of Conor McGregor following UFC 246. This past Saturday night (Jan. 18), McGregor and Cerrone shared the Octagon. The welterweight clash was held …read more

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McGregor Blames ‘Weasel Ali’ For Usman’s Hacked Tweets

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Was Usman’s account really hacked as it appears, or was the welterweight champion’s manager behind the vile and racist messages being …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Donald Cerrone Speaks On Loss To Conor McGregor

Donald Cerrone plans to take his third straight loss in stride. Cerrone took on Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 246. The welterweight clash was held inside the …read more

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UFC 246 Bonuses, Live Gate, & Attendance Revealed

The UFC 246 bonuses, live gate, and attendance have been released. UFC 246 took place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Headlining the card was a welterweight bout …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2020, 6:46 am By
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UFC 246 Highlights: Conor McGregor Destroys Donald Cerrone In Seconds

Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone didn’t last long at the UFC 246 event. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC 246 pay-per-view event from the …read more

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UFC 246 Results: Conor McGregor KO’s Donald Cerrone (Video)

The Octagon returns to Las Vegas tonight for UFC 246, a pay-per-view event headlined by a welterweight fight between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone.
Conor McGregor will be returning to the …read more

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UFC 246 live blog: Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone

Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone shake hands ahead of their welterweight main event bout UFC 246 on Saturday in Las Vegas. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the …read more

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UFC 246 Embedded: Weigh-ins get intense… It’s time to fight!

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On Episode 6 of UFC 246 Embedded, welterweight headliner Donald Cerrone relaxes in the comfort of making an easy weight cut to 170 lbs. Anthony “Showtime” Pettis …read more

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UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cerrone Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon returns to Las Vegas tonight for UFC 246, a pay-per-view event headlined by a welterweight fight between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone.
Conor McGregor will be returning to the …read more

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Ben Askren shares his safe bets for UFC 246: McGregor vs Cerrone

Former Bellator and ONE champion Ben Askren believes there are some safe bets for tonight’s UFC 246: McGregor vs Cerrone event.
The welterweight standout, Askren, who recently retired following his submission …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor’s UFC 246 team in Las Vegas

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There are many familiar faces surrounding Conor McGregor in Las Vegas as he gears up for his welterweight bout against Donald Cerrone on Jan. 18, but there …read more

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Dillon Danis Says He’s ‘Scared’ For Donald Cerrone Ahead Of UFC 246

Conor McGregor’s training partner, Dillon Danis, believes Donald Cerrone is in for a world of hurt. Tonight (Jan. 18), McGregor and Cerrone will share the Octagon. The welterweight battle is …read more

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UFC 246 Predictions: McGregor vs. Cerrone

UFC 246 is upon us. The event will be held inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada tomorrow night (Jan. 18). Headlining the card will be a welterweight clash …read more

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Who ya got?! Fighter predictions for Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone at UFC 246

LAS VEGAS – Who will win Saturday’s UFC 246 welterweight main event between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone? Fellow fighters gave us their picks.
McGregor, the former UFC lightweight and featherweight …read more

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Kamaru Usman wants to fight Georges St-Pierre to cement his UFC legacy

LAS VEGAS – Kamaru Usman is chasing G.O.A.T. status in the welterweight division.
UFC welterweight champ Usman made his first successful title defense at UFC 245 when he outlasted Colby Covington …read more

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UFC 246 Predictions: McGregor vs. Cerrone

UFC 246 is upon us. The event will be held inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada tomorrow night (Jan. 18). Headlining the card will be a welterweight clash …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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UFC 246 weigh-in results: Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone make weight for main event

Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC 246 main event is on.
At Friday’s official weigh-ins, Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone successfully hit the welterweight limit for their …read more

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Video: Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone make weight for UFC 246 headliner

LAS VEGAS – The UFC 246 main event is official.
Conor McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) and Donald Cerrone (36-13 MMA, 23-10 UFC) successfully made the welterweight limit for their headlining …read more

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UFC 246 weigh-in results and video

Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone have one last hurdle to clear before their Saturday night, UFC 246 showdown: They’ll both need to make the welterweight division’s 170-pound limit.
Given that Cerrone …read more

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Steve-O wants Conor McGregor to beat Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 so Jorge Masvidal can get paid

LAS VEGAS – Steve-O is rooting for Conor McGregor for one reason only.
McGregor fights Donald Cerrone on Saturday at UFC 246 in a welterweight bout, and McGregor has expressed interest …read more

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Dana White leaks opening video for UFC 246 pay-per-view

On Saturday night, the UFC will return to our screens with stacked UFC 246 card. The main card, which will air on pay-per-view, will be topped by a welterweight scrap …read more

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Jorge Masvidal prefers Conor McGregor next: 'It's one of the biggest fights in history'

LAS VEGAS – Jorge Masvidal has options for his return to the cage.
Since his UFC 244 “BMF” title victory over Nate Diaz in November, welterweight contender Masvidal (35-13 MMA, 11-4 …read more

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Video: UFC 246 guest fighter Jorge Masvidal media scrum

LAS VEGAS – “BMF” champ and welterweight title contender Jorge Masvidal spoke to reporters before the UFC 246 media day and revealed his plans for 2020. …read more

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Conor McGregor interested in welterweight gold, but not Kamaru Usman’s ‘sniff-the-jockstrap’ style

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Conor McGregor would love to add a third UFC title to his collection. But he’s not all that excited about a potential showdown with reigning …read more

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Usman has hard time calling McGregor-Cowboy: Conor needs to finish it inside two

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Kamaru Usman gives his take on the upcoming welterweight bout between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone at UFC 246. The majority …read more

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Conor McGregor won’t rule out return to featherweight and rematch with Jose Aldo

Conor McGregor is the former UFC featherweight champion and is not ruling out a return to the division.
McGregor, who is set to headline UFC 246 at welterweight against Donald Cerrone, …read more

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Mike Perry takes on Al Iaquinta at SUG 11

Some fans might not remember it, but Mike Perry and Al Iaquinta had a brief feud several years back. The welterweight and lightweight will have the opportunity to settle their …read more

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Paul Daley no longer part of Bellator broadcast team 

Paul Daley | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Paul Daley is no longer part of the Bellator broadcast team.
The veteran welterweight slugger revealed this past week that the promotion no …read more

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Dustin Poirier Says He’ll Never Cut To 155 Again, Calls For 165-Pound Weight Class

Dustin Poirier’s days as a lightweight appear to be behind him. The former UFC interim lightweight champion has been hinting at a welterweight bout with Nate Diaz on Twitter. Yet, …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Dana White: UFC Doctor Believes Conor McGregor is in Best Shape of Career

Conor McGregor recently posted a photo of a new, beefed-up physique on Instagram as he prepares to face Donald Cerrone at welterweight in the UFC 246 headliner. …read more

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Dana White: UFC doctor says Conor McGregor in best shape he's ever seen him in

It appears Conor McGregor has made some major changes ahead of his welterweight return.
UFC president Dana White said the UFC doctor has told him that McGregor is looking better than …read more

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Eurobash: Episode 66 (with John Kavanagh media call)

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

On this week’s Eurobash, Petesy Carroll & Niall McGrath describe the mood on the ground in Ireland ahead of Conor McGregor’s upcoming welterweight bout against …read more

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Kamaru Usman makes pick for Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone

This weekend, in the main event of UFC 246, Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon for a welterweight scrap with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Kamaru Usman, the welterweight division’s current …read more

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Dustin Poirier open to moving up to welterweight to fight Nate Diaz

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier wants to fight Nate Diaz so badly that he says he would move up to welterweight to fight him.
Poirier has been calling out Diaz ever …read more

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Dillon Danis Can’t Corner Conor McGregor At UFC 246 Unless He Pays Fine

Dillon Danis will not be in Conor McGregor’s corner at UFC 246 unless he pays a fine. On Jan. 18, McGregor will clash with Donald Cerrone. The welterweight tilt is …read more

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Thiago Alves says he's talking to Bellator and PFL, but money has to be there to keep fighting

Thiago Alves finds himself in a comfortable situation.
The former UFC title challenger and longtime welterweight contender fought out his contract with the promotion in December and now is exploring the …read more

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Conor McGregor Claims He Could Make Lightweight for UFC 246, But 170 Opens Up Options

According to Conor McGregor, welterweight is the perfect place to make his Octagon return after more than a year on the sidelines. …read more

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Ryan LaFlare explains why he’s coming out of retirement to join the welterweight division in PFL 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Burnout and a laundry list of injuries led to Ryan LaFlare’s retirement from fighting back in 2018, but 15 months later, he’s healthy, happy and …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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UFC 246 free fight: Relive Donald Cerrone's UFC 206 KO of Matt Brown

Donald Cerrone’s move up to welterweight proved to be a great move from the jump.
After failing to capture the UFC lightweight title in a first-round TKO loss to then-champion Rafael …read more

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Conor McGregor adds new stipulation to UFC 246 fight with Donald Cerrone

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon at UFC 246 for a welterweight scrap with Donald Cerrone.
McGregor has not competed since suffering …read more

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Conor McGregor ready to step in if Khabib Nurmagomedov or Tony Ferguson gets injured ahead of UFC 249

Former two-division champion Conor McGregor will return to the octagon on Jan. 18 in a welterweight bout against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246. The fight …read more

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Gilbert Burns believes welterweight division has become ‘stagnant’ like lightweight when McGregor was champ

Gilbert Burns believes the welterweight division has become stagnant, just like the lightweight division was when Conor McGregor was the champion.
When that was happening, Burns had a hard time getting …read more

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UFC 246 video: Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone pre-fight breakdown and analysis

UFC 246 fight week is almost upon us.
The promotion’s first event of 2020 is set to kick the decade off with a bang, featuring a highly anticipated welterweight main event. …read more

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Donald Cerrone denies feud with Conor McGregor, blames media for ‘digging for s**t’

As Donald Cerrone and Conor McGregor gear up for their UFC 246 welterweight clash, much has been made of an exchange they had at a press conference several years ago.
During …read more

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Dillon Danis: Conor McGregor’s jiu-jitsu is ‘on another level’

Conor McGregor is days out from a welterweight scrap with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. While McGregor is currently the betting favorite in this matchup, some fans suspect Cowboy’s submission skills could …read more

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Pitolo vs. Sato, 'Lookboonme' vs. Goldy Booked for UFC Auckland on Feb. 22

A pair of new bouts have been added to UFC Auckland, as Maki Pitolo will face Takashi Sato at welterweight, while Konklak Suphisara will meet Hannah Goldy at strawweight. …read more

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Kamaru Usman Believes Conor McGregor Wouldn’t Fight Again After He Beats Him

Kamaru Usman says Conor McGregor asking to fight for the welterweight title would be the end of his career in MMA. Usman believes a fight between him and the Irishman …read more

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GSP Breaks Down Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone

Georges St-Pierre has given his take on Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone. McGregor and Cerrone are set to collide on Jan. 18. The welterweight bout will headline UFC 246 inside …read more

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UFC 248 Update: Alex Oliveira, Max Griffin to Meet in Las Vegas on March 7

Alex Oliveira will square off against Max Griffin in a welterweight scrap at UFC 248. …read more

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Kamaru Usman on potential Conor McGregor fight: ‘I think I would hurt him really, really bad’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kamaru Usman loves a good challenge. That’s not what he sees in a potential fight against former two-division UFC champ Conor McGregor.
The welterweight champ never …read more

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Masvidal likes McGregor fight over title shot

Jorge Masvidal would rather take a big-money fight against Conor McGregor than a title shot against welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. …read more

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Donald Cerrone: I am ‘absolutely’ a ‘better mixed martial artist’ than Conor McGregor

Donald Cerrone is just weeks out from a blockbuster UFC 246 welterweight showdown against former two-division UFC champ Conor McGregor, inarguably the biggest star in the sport’s history.
Heading into this …read more

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Conor McGregor chasing world titles not ‘silver’ belts

Former two-division champion Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon on Jan. 18 in the main event of UFC 246 in a welterweight bout against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. It will …read more

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Mike Perry and the welterweight blood bath UFC fans need to see

UFC welterweight Mike Perry is one of the most popular and exciting fighters on the whole roster, and now he’s in the market for his next opponent.
Perry suffered the first …read more

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Nate Diaz wants some credit for kicking the fight game back in gear

Fan favorite Nate Diaz made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon at November’s UFC 244 event for a welterweight bout with Jorge Masvidal.
The pay-per-view event headliner was so big …read more

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Maia Vs. Burns Targeted For UFC Brasilia Co-Headliner

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An enticing co-main event between top welterweight grapplers Demian Maia and Gilbert Burns is currently in the works for UFC Fight …read more

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Kamaru Usman: “It’s only right that I break that record on Georges St-Pierre”

Kamaru Usman is closing in on the record for most consecutive wins at welterweight, which is currently held by mixed martial arts legend Georges St-Pierre.
Usman (16-1 MMA) is currently riding …read more

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Photos | The three versions of UFC star Conor McGregor

Former two division UFC champion Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon in the headliner of next weekend’s UFC 246 event for a welterweight bout with Donald Cerrone.
It will mark …read more

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Kamaru Usman Wants to Break GSP’s Record Against GSP

Kamaru Usman is aware of the two biggest contenders on his heels at welterweight, but there is one past name at welterweight who is known mostly as a champion at …read more

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Usman warns Conor of welterweight 'Nightmare'

It didn’t take UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman long to respond to Conor McGregor saying he’s coming after the lightweight and welterweight belts. …read more

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Conor McGregor more interested in Kamaru Usman than Jorge Masvidal at welterweight 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

When Conor McGregor makes his return at UFC 246, he will be competing at welterweight and that may be the division where he attempts to …read more

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Kamaru Usman sends Conor McGregor a message ahead of UFC 246

Kamaru Usman has responded after Conor McGregor recently declared his intentions of fighting for the promotions welterweight title.
Earlier today, the Irish superstar revealed that welterweight standouts Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington …read more

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McGregor Warns Welterweights: ‘I’m Not Going To 170 Just For Jorge’

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Former UFC champion Conor McGegor is scheduled to return to action this month against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in a welterweight bout at UFC 246, …read more

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Darren Till Believes Conor McGregor Knocks Out Donald Cerrone

Darren Till believes Conor McGregor will get his hand raised at UFC 246. There, the Irishman is taking on Donald Cerrone in a welterweight bout. It is an interesting fight …read more

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Darren Till makes prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone

UFC middleweight contender Darren Till, like most of the MMA community, is very excited for the upcoming welterweight showdown between Conor McGregor and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone.
Till, who holds a knockout …read more

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Donald Cerrone happy Conor McGregor asked for welterweight fight at UFC 246: 'Now we get to go in there and have fun'

Donald Cerrone likes the idea of fighting Conor McGregor at 170 pounds.
Cerrone (36-13 MMA, 23-10 UFC) will headline UFC 246 when he takes on McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) on …read more

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Conor McGregor responds after Donald Cerrone’s coach suggests “He just has a left hand”

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon at UFC 246 for a welterweight bout with Donald Cerrone.
UFC 246 takes place January 18 live from the T-Mobile …read more

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Rory MacDonald Plans on Being Boss of The PFL Welterweight Division

Rory MacDonald is far from being done competing as a welterweight in MMA. Having lost his title at the end of his Bellator run and not re-signing with the promotion, …read more

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Coach John Kavanagh: Conor McGregor is ‘the best i’ve seen him’

John Kavanagh, the head coach behind former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor, says the MMA star is better than ever ahead of his UFC 246 welterweight scrap with Donald Cerrone.
Kavanagh …read more

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Dana White confirms UFC has spoken to Nick Diaz about potential return fight

If Nick Diaz actually wants to return to action, the UFC is ready to book him in a fight.
The former welterweight title challenger hasn’t fought in nearly five years, but …read more

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Ray Cooper III wants to fight Rory MacDonald to avenge for BJ Penn

Last night, Hawaii’s Ray Cooper III became a millionaire, winning the PFL’s 2019 welterweight season by defeating David Michaud.
While this victory is still fresh, Cooper is already looking ahead to …read more

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'Who the fook is that guy?' Conor McGregor looking jacked before UFC 246

Conor McGregor is looking a lot bigger this time around at welterweight.
McGregor, a former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion, makes his highly anticipated return at UFC 246 when he takes …read more

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PHOTO | Conor McGregor has bulked up ahead of UFC 246

At UFC 246, former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon for a welterweight clash with the fan favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Ahead of this …read more

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Woodley Fires Back At Rap Hater Leon Edwards

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Things are getting heated between Woodley and Edwards, but a fight between the two in London remains unsigned. A fight between former welterweight champ Tyron Woodley and UK …read more

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Alex Oliveira vs. Mickey Gall Removed from UFC Norfolk on Feb. 29

A proposed welterweight clash pitting Alex Oliveira against Mickey Gall at UFC Norfolk has been canceled. …read more

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Lorenz Larkin will get pass for weight miss, could fight Douglas Lima or Michael Page next

Bellator president Scott Coker said that welterweight contender Lorenz Larkin will get a pass for missing weight at Bellator Japan and could get a title shot next.
Larkin weighed in at …read more

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Bellator boss Scott Coker favors Lorenz Larkin over Michael Page for next welterweight title shot

SAITAMA, Japan – Bellator president Scott Coker says Lorenz Larkin is in pole position to be the first man to challenge Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima in 2020.
The departure of …read more

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VIDEO | UFC 246: Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone promo

Before UFC 246 takes place next month featuring a welterweight main event between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone, check out this fan-made promo video.
The YouTuber Youssef Hannoun created the following …read more

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Video: Michael ‘Venom’ Page considers ‘can crusher’ label a compliment

TOKYO – Michael “Venom” Page reflects on his big win at Bellator Japan, his desire to get a rematch with welterweight champ Douglas Lima, and how he reacts when people …read more

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VIDEO | Colby Covington appears just fine sitting court side with Lil Pump

Colby Covington fell short in his attempt to dethrone current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman earlier this month at UFC 245.
‘Chaos’ was TKO’d by ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ in the fifth and …read more

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Tyron Woodley opens as betting underdog for UFC London bout with Leon Edwards

Tyron Woodley will return to the Octagon this March to take on Leon Edwards in the headliner of UFC London.
The former welterweight kingpin, Woodley, has not competed since surrendering his …read more

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Mickey Gall vs. Alex Oliveira pulled from UFC Norfolk card

Just as soon as the welterweight fight between Mickey Gall and Alex Oliveira was set, the fight is off.
The UFC announced late Friday night that the matchup, which was set …read more

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Elizeu Zaleski vs. Alexey Kunchenko officially added to UFC Brasilia

Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Welterweights Elizeu Zaleski and Alexey Kunchenko will square off in Brazil. A battle of welterweight strikers has officially been added to the upcoming UFC Brasilia …read more

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Bellator 237 weigh-in results: Lorenz Larkin misses, commission recommends weight class change

Lorenz Larkin | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Lorenz Larkin missed weight for his latest fight and his days at welterweight could be over.
On Friday, “The Monsoon” weighed in at …read more

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Lorenz Larkin expects Douglas Lima title rematch with Bellator 237 win

TOKYO – Lorenz Larkin believes a win at Bellator 237 will secure him a second opportunity to capture welterweight gold.
Larkin (21-7 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) has already been touted by Bellator …read more

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‘Snitch’ Betrays Masvidal, Saves Usman From IG Fame

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Jorge Masvidal posted a pretty funny video featuring welterweight rival, Kamaru Usman, in response to some post-fight silliness “The Nigerian …read more

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Conor McGregor is looking huge ahead of UFC 246 showdown with Cowboy Cerrone

Conor McGregor and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s UFC 246 headliner is slated to be a welterweight bout because neither fighter wanted to cut weight.
Though they both have been fighting at …read more

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Tyron Woodley-Leon Edwards in the Works to Headline UFC London

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has put together a solid welterweight headliner for its annual trip to London. …read more

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Bellator Welterweight Champ Douglas Lima Wants Middleweight Title Shot Next

Douglas Lima is looking to become the next champ-champ in Bellator. Lima, re-claimed the welterweight title last time out with a decision win over Rory MacDonald expected the trilogy to …read more

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Donald Cerrone understands why Conor McGregor could get title shot before Justin Gaethje

On January 18, former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon for a welterweight fight with Donald Cerrone. Ahead of this fight, UFC President Dana White has …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

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