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Kamaru Usman compares Darren Till to Anthony “Rumble” Johnson

Surging UFC welterweight contender Kamaru Usman has been tapped as the official understudy for the UFC 228 main event, in the event that either welterweight champion Tyron Woodley or challenger …read more

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Kamaru Usman: Darren Till reminds me of ‘Anthony Johnson continuously trying to make 170’ 

Serving as a replacement for UFC 228’s welterweight title matchup, Kamaru Usman is adamant that he is prepared for both champion, Tyron Woodley, and challenger, Darren Till.
With that being …read more

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Kalunda vs. Da Rocha at EFC 73

Undefeated Democratic Republic of Congo enigma Gunther Kalunda will face Brazilian Jose Da Rocha for the interim welterweight title at EFC 73 at Sun City on September 8. …read more

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Posted on August 20, 2018, 11:46 am By
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UFC 228 Fight Card and Start Time

The octagon will return to Dallas, Texas next month for the promotions UFC 228 pay-per-view fight card.
The event, which takes place Saturday September 8, is headlined by a welterweight title …read more

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CES MMA 52 video highlights: Jeremiah Wells takes home vacant welterweight title

Fighting in front of a friendly hometown crowd, Jeremiah Wells took home CES MMA’s vacant welterweight title.
Wells (6-1-1) needed five full rounds to accomplish the feat, outpointing a game Jason …read more

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Michael Bisping Fires Back at Colby Covington’s Troll Video

Michael Bisping fires back at Colby Covington over the interim welterweight champion’s diss video. There has been an odd rivalry brewing between Bisping and Covington. Things got ugly between the …read more

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Michael Bisping reacts to Colby Covington’s White House visit

Earlier this summer, UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington made good on a longstanding promise and visited President Donald Trump at the Whitehouse. It was a feel good moment for …read more

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PFL 6 full results, highlights and standings: Ray Cooper III snatches top seed with 18-second KO

Last night, the Professional Fighters League (PFL) touched down in Atlantic City, New Jersey with PFL 6.
This card saw the league’s middleweight and welterweight stars battle to cement their places …read more

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Ray Cooper III Evaporates Pavel Kusch in PFL 6 Headliner

Ray Cooper III proved to be the far superior welterweight when he torched Pavel Kusch in the main event of PFL 6 on Thursday night inside Ocean Resort Casino in …read more

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Ray Cooper III Scores Quick Finish, Kayla Harrison Picks Up Second Career Win at PFL 6

Ray Cooper III made quick work of Pavel Kusch in the PFL 6 featured fight on Thursday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Cooper secured the top welterweight seed in the …read more

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Perry ready to stab Covington in the eye, beat Cowboy and buy a boat

The rising welterweight action fighter is hoping to make bank off his upcoming bout with Donald Cerrone and already has a plan in mind for a possible fight with Colby …read more

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Coker: MacDonald wanted to schedule fight two weeks after Bellator 182

According to Bellator CEO Scott Coker, welterweight champion Rory MacDonald immediately wanted back in just two weeks after his five-round war with Douglas Lima at Bellator 182. Former UFC welterweight …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos explains why he doesn’t want to fight Santiago Ponzinibbio in Argentina

Earlier this month, surging UFC welterweight contender Santiago Ponzinibbio called for a fight with recent interim welterweight title challenger Rafael dos Anjos. It was his hope, he said, that he …read more

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Colby Covington Says UFC 228 Will Be a Failure Without Him Headlining

Colby Covington is at it again, suggesting that the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s next pay-per-view event, UFC 228, which features a title bout between welterweight champion Tyrone Woodley and Darren Till, …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Rafael dos Anjos: Third child why I won't fight Santiago Ponzinibbio in Argentina

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Former UFC lightweight champ and welterweight contender Rafael dos Anjos is drawing a line for his next fight – it has to be …read more

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Covington slams ‘piece of sh-t’ Darren Till for comments about family

“I’m gonna [expletive] go slap that little kid, and [expletive] make him sorry for being a piece of sh-t.” UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington didn’t take kindly to Darren …read more

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Usman has ‘malicious intent’ to hurt Covington inside the cage

Kamaru Usman has made things a little more personal between him and Colby Covington. Top welterweight fighters Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington have been ribbing at each other for …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington reacts to Darren Till’s controversial comments about family

Earlier this month, UFC 228 welterweight title challenger Darren Till came under fire when he suggested that he didn’t care about anything other than winning the title from champ Tyron …read more

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Georges St-Pierre Says Chael Sonnen’s Weigh-in Proposal is “Very Smart”

Georges St-Pierre says Chael Sonnen has a solid proposal for weigh-ins. St-Pierre always walked around 185, 186 pounds when he ruled the roost at welterweight. “Rush” did have to cut …read more

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Michael Bisping helps clarify the recent controversial comments of Darren Till

Earlier this month, UFC 228 welterweight title challenger Darren Till came under fire when he suggested that he didn’t care about anything other than capturing the title from Tyron Woodley …read more

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Dos Anjos Challenges Usman to UFC 228 Main Event if Replacement Not Needed

Currently engaged in a war of words with Santiago Ponzinibbio, #3 ranked welterweight contender Rafael dos Anjos has shifted his aim to Kamaru Usman but with a more friendly fire. …read more

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Palhares responds to critics of recent viral photo

The former longtime middleweight and recent welterweight says he’s done with 170lbs after a photo of him looking outlandishly jacked started making the rounds on social media. Even fighting down …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington interested in fighting “little f***ing b***h” Georges St-Pierre in Toronto

Despite the fact that he recently captured the UFC interim welterweight title, Colby Covington will not get the next crack at undisputed welterweight champ Tyron Woodley. Instead, that opportunity will …read more

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Daniel Kelly Wants One Last UFC Fight for a Very Special Reason

Throughout his UFC career, Daniel Kelly has been about defying the odds. Making his promotional debut at 37 years old had Kelly as a perennial underdog in the welterweight division. …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington will be “rooting for Woodley” at UFC 229

When Colby Covington defeated Rafael dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC 225, he earned himself the UFC interim welterweight belt. The expectation was this accomplishment would set him …read more

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With Jorge Masvidal unavailable, Leon Edwards calls for fights with Rafael dos Anjos, Robbie Lawler

In the wake of his recent decision victory over Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, rising welterweight contender Leon Edwards called for a fight with Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal.
“At the time, he was No. …read more

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Covington open to fights with ‘syrup sucker’ GSP, Diaz, Khabib, McGregor

Colby Covington calls out a who’s who of UFC fighters, including ‘syrup’ sucking Canadian Georges St-Pierre. Colby Covington is determined to fight the winner of the upcoming welterweight title bout …read more

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Sean Strickland vs. Nordine Taleb Set for UFC Moncton

The UFC has announced that a welterweight battle has been added to UFC Moncton when Nordine Taleb faces off against Sean Strickland on October 27th. Nordine Taleb holds a professional …read more

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Usman To Serve As Potential Replacement For UFC 228 Main Event

It looks like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is taking extra precautions for Tyron Woodley’s upcoming welterweight title defense opposite Darren Till at UFC 228 on Sept. 8.
According to ESPN’s Brett …read more

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Diego Sanchez vs. Craig White set for UFC 228

Diego Sanchez makes his return to the Octagon next month, and it’ll be at welterweight. Diego Sanchez isn’t done fighting just yet.
The first-ever winner of The Ultimate Fighter, who is …read more

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Title challenger Darren Till towers over welterweight champ Tyron Woodley in UFC 228 poster

After spotting the newly-released UFC 228 poster, it will take you about one second to notice something.

The #UFC228 poster has just landed!
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UFC 228 poster released

A pair of title fights take center stage on the poster for UFC 228.
Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and undefeated challenger Darren Till are featured in the main event, while women’s …read more

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PHOTO | UFC 228 Official Event Poster

The octagon will return to Dallas, Texas next month for the promotions UFC 228 pay-per-view fight card.
The event, which takes place Saturday September 8, is headlined by a welterweight title …read more

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Nordine Taleb to fight Sean Strickland at UFC Moncton

UFC Moncton is adding more Canadian content.
Officials announced Friday that Quebec-based fighter Nordine Taleb will fight Sean Strickland in a welterweight contest on the Oct. 27 event at the Moncton …read more

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Watch: Darren Till appears to slap a man in scuffle outside club

While the welterweight title contender may not have time for his family, it looks like he made some space on his busy calendar to throw hands outside the club. It’s …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington assures the UFC “isn’t stripping anything”

When Colby Covington defeated Rafael dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC 225 in June, he earned the UFC interim welterweight championship. The expectation was this accomplishment would set …read more

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Usman tagged as backup for Woodley-Till fight

Welterweight contender Kamaru Usman has been named the backup for the welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Darren Till at UFC 228 on Sept. 8 in Dallas. …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington shares pro wrestling story Donald Trump told him at the White House

Earlier this month, current UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington did what he said he’d do, and met with US President Donald Trump at the White House.
Speaking on the latest …read more

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Daily Debate results: Which Bellator welterweight grand prix bout are fans most anticipating?

Bellator’s upcoming welterweight grand prix is loaded with significant names, and now we know how the first-round matchups have been booked. So which quarterfinal contest are fans anticipating most?
As a …read more

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Diego Sanchez to fight Craig White at UFC 228

UFC veteran Diego Sanchez will fight recent newcomer Craig White in a welterweight bout on Sept. 10, the promotion announced Thursday.
Set for UFC 228 at the American Airlines Center in …read more

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Till Doesn’t Care If You’re Offended By His Parenting Skills

The “dumb c*nts” are at it again. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has given top welterweight contender, Darren Till, an opportunity that most mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters won’t get and …read more

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Colby Covington opens up on welterweight title shot snub

As the UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington should be the next man in line for undisputed welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Unfortunately for Covington, the UFC had other plans.
When Covington …read more

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Video: Rising boxing star Regis Prograis trains BJJ in Brazil

It appears as if exciting 140-pound boxing talent Regis Prograis also has tremendous respect for MMA, and is even training jiu-jitsu in Brazil. Junior welterweight boxer Regis Prograis (22-0, 19 …read more

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UFC Fighter Lyman Good Hits Snag in Lawsuit Against Supplement Manufacturers

In October of 2016, Lyman Good was ranked as one of the top welterweight fighters in the world. He was about to fight on one of the biggest cards of …read more

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Darren Till Recounts Mike Perry Spa Session That Turned into a Sparring Session (UFC 227 Scrum)

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Darren Till was in Los Angeles at UFC 227 to promote his upcoming challenge to welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. The two are slated to headline UFC …read more

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VIDEO | BJ Penn takes on The Crust in Guam

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn has been all over the world over the last few months. One of his recent trips took him to Guam, where he …read more

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Colby Covington calls Darren Till vs. Tyron Woodley a “Fine number one contenders fight.”

UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington was expected to be the next man to challenge Tyron Woodley for the UFC’s undisputed welterweight title.
The promotion wanted Covington and Woodley to settle …read more

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Bellator reveals welterweight tournament bracket, including Michael Page vs. Paul Daley

The brackets for Bellator’s upcoming welterweight grand prix have been revealed, paving the way for the tournament to start later this year.
Bellator officials announced the opening-round matchups today on Instagram, …read more

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Darren Till lays out focus on 'legacy and greatness' in stark terms before first UFC title shot

LOS ANGELES – If you’ve ever wondered what UFC fighters sacrifice in order to be the best in the world, welterweight title challenger Darren Till lays it out in pretty …read more

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Darren Till Only Cares About His Legacy: ‘F— Money, F— Everything Else’

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Darren Till talked to the press leading up to his welterweight championship fight with Tyron Woodley in Texas at UFC 228.
Till said he has a girlfriend …read more

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How did Darren Till and Mike Perry wind up sparring in Los Angeles? It started as a misunderstanding

LOS ANGELES – A little less than a year ago, Darren Till and Mike Perry seemed like welterweight enemies who were made to hate each other.
So how did they end …read more

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Till says he saw ‘doubt’ in Woodley’s eyes, Woodley fires back

Tyron Woodley dismisses Darren Till’s claim that he saw ‘doubt’ in his eyes at Friday’s press conference. Top welterweight contender Darren Till got to size up reigning champion Tyron Woodley …read more

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Ray Cooper III vs. Pavlo Kusch headlines PFL 6 in Atlantic City; Kayla Harrison returns

The full lineup is now set for PFL 6, which features the rebranded promotion’s first trip to Atlantic City and a welterweight headliner between Ray Cooper III and Pavel Kusch.
The …read more

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PFL 5 live results: Jason High seeks redemption against Natan Schulte

PFL fighters’ push toward a potential $1 million postseason payout continues tonight with more regular-season action at PFL 5.
The event features eight bouts after losing a welterweight fight between Efrain …read more

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UFC interim champ Colby Covington, Dana White visit Donald Trump at White House

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The UFC will strip Colby Covington of his interim welterweight title soon but not before he took his …read more

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Colby Covington Meets with President Donald Trump

Colby Covington promised if he won the UFC interim welterweight title that he would present the belt to President Donald Trump. On Wednesday, Covington followed through on that guarantee as …read more

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Colby Covington, Dana White visit President Donald Trump at White House

Hate it or or love it, Colby Covington is a man of his word.
Ahead of his interim welterweight championship bout with Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225 in June, Covington …read more

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Colby Covington Meets with President Donald Trump to Present UFC Title to Him

Colby Covington wanted nothing more than to meet with President Donald Trump after winning the UFC interim welterweight title and now it’s actually happened.
On Wednesday, Covington got an audience with …read more

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Darren Till: Covington shouldn’t have talked all that ‘sh-te’

“He wanted everything on his terms. The UFC didn’t want that, so he’ll have to sit out now.” It was expected that interim welterweight champion Colby Covington would go on …read more

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Former UFC rivals Condit and MacDonald to train together

Both Condit and MacDonald will train together at Tristar Gym in Canada. Rory MacDonald and Carlos Condit have been near the top of the welterweight division for years, and both …read more

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Report: Thiago Alves vs. newcomer Alexey Kunchenko set for UFC Moscow

The lineup for the UFC’s debut in Russia continues to grow with the addition of a welterweight fight.
Former title challenger Thiago Alves (22-12 MMA, 14-9 UFC) is set for a …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis vs. Roberto Soldic slated for title rematch at KSW 45 in London

Two of the MMA’s outstanding welterweight prospects are set to collide for a second time at KSW 45 in London, when former promotional champion Roberto Soldic gets a chance to …read more

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Dana White Confirms Colby Covington Will Receive Next Title Shot After UFC 228

Colby Covington may not be interim welterweight champion much longer but his consolation prize will be competing for the real belt after UFC 228 is finished. After winning the interim …read more

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Mike Brown: UFC is ‘Devaluing’ Interim Belts With Latest Welterweight Title Fight Announcement

Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight contender and renowned trash talker Colby Covington defeated Rafael dos Anjos last month to claim the interim welterweight belt and a presumptive shot at current champion …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley says he’ll fight Darren Till at UFC 228 even if Till misses weight

Earlier this week, the UFC announced that welterweight champion Tyron Woodley would be defending his title against Darren Till at UFC 228 this September. The announcement came as a shock …read more

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Magny vs. Oliveira set for UFC Sao Paulo

Neil Magny and Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira will square off in Brazil in two months. An intriguing welterweight bout is headed to Sao Paulo.
Neil Magny and Alex Oliveira are set to …read more

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Colby Covington’s Coach: Darren Till’s Title Shot Devalues UFC Belts

Colby Covington’s coach isn’t happy with the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) decision to give Darren Till a welterweight title shot. Covington is the interim UFC welterweight champion, but that’ll change …read more

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Colby Covington’s coach Mike Brown: Darren Till getting title shot is ‘devaluing’ UFC belts

CALGARY, Alberta — Colby Covington won the UFC interim welterweight championship at UFC 225 against Rafael dos Anjos. That was just seven weeks ago. But the UFC is moving forward …read more

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Today on the show, we’ll discuss the latest news on Conor McGregor’s court hearing, the welterweight title picture disaster, the stakes ahead of UFC on FOX 30 and much more.
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James Krause returns to welterweight to take on Warlley Alves at UFC Lincoln

One of MMA’s top dual talents when it comes to simultaneously fighting and coaching has their return to the Octagon scheduled.
Glory MMA’s “The” James Krause last fought in January when …read more

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Darren Till Discusses What Led To and What Comes after UFC 228 Title Shot

Yesterday, it was announced that Tyron Woodley will be defending his welterweight championship against Darren Till at UFC 228. This has led to mixed reactions from fans, some excited about …read more

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Woodley opens as slight favorite over Till for UFC 228 bout

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is the early favorite for his next title defense. The UFC has added a welterweight title bout to their UFC 228 show on September …read more

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Tyron Woodley is early UFC 228 betting favorite over Darren Till but not by much

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Tyron Woodley is getting some respect from oddsmakers as UFC champion heading into his welterweight title fight against Darren Till, but is he getting …read more

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James Krause vs. Warlley Alves Added to UFC Lincoln

UFC Fight Night 135 has just added a welterweight bout between James Krause and Warlley Alves. Both Krause and Alves will come into the bout with a win streak in …read more

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UFC Welterweight Jake Matthews Uses Twitter, Humor To Lobby Sage Northcutt For a Fight

Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Jake Matthews is doing his best on Twiiter to get the attention of another welterweight, Sage Northcutt …read more

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Championship Doubleheader! Check Out Latest UFC 228 Fight Card, TV Line Up

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will straighten out its welterweight division once and for all by pitting reigning 170-pound champion Tyron Woodley against top division contender Darren Till. Colby Covington, meanwhile, …read more

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Live Chat: Woodley vs. Till, UFC on FOX 30, Newell

This is the new MMA Fighting Live Chat.
Today on the show, we’ll talk the new UFC 228 main event title fight between welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Darren Till. …read more

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Woodley vs Till to headline Dallas event

The UFC’s return to Dallas on September 8 will now feature a championship doubleheader as the promotion announced Tuesday that undisputed welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will put his title on …read more

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Woodley to defend welterweight title vs. Till

Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will defend his title against Darren Till at UFC 228 on Sept. 8 in Dallas. …read more

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Report: Woodley Vs. Till Booked To Headline UFC 228

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is trying to clear up the current jam in the welterweight division, as the promotion has booked a title fight between division champion Tyron Woodley and …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till title fight in the works for UFC 228

In the wake of an injury to interim welterweight champ Colby Covington, the UFC is in the process of finalizing a fight between undisputed champ Tyron Woodley and top contender …read more

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Olivier Aubin-Mercier embracing his inner Canadian Gangster

Olivier Aubin-Mercier is finally feeling comfortable, both inside and outside the Octagon.Thrust into the spotlight after reaching the welterweight finals on TUF: Nations, the inexperienced French-Canadian judoka was instantly saddled …read more

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Report | Tyron Woodley vs Darren Till close to finalization for UFC 228

The speculation for what’s in store for UFC 228’s headliner as well as the welterweight title picture appears to be coming to an end.
After Darren Till’s initial hinting that interim …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley blasts Colby Covington, Darren Till in UFC welterweight ‘circus’

Last week, rumors began flying that the UFC was considering stripping Colby Covington of his interim welterweight title because he was injured and unable to fight Tyron Woodley for the …read more

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Cage Warriors 95 Live Results

Cage Warriors returns to London for another stacked night of fights. Cage Warriors 95 is headlined by a welterweight title bout between Mehrdad Janzemini and Cage Warriors debutant Stefano Paternó. …read more

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‘Cowboy’ Vs. ‘Platinum’ Heads To UFC Denver

Two of the most entertaining fighters in UFC will lock horns at UFC Fight Night 139 on Nov. 10 from inside Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, as welterweight veteran Donald …read more

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Usman and Manager Pitch UFC 228 Solution to Dana White

Kamaru Usman and his manager have a solution to the bedlam that has subsumed the welterweight division’s title picture this week: Usman vs. Till. With Colby Covington declining to face …read more

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Covington: I’d be the ‘good guy’ if Jones, Woodley team up

UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington believes MMA fans would start supporting him more if “dirt bags” Jon Jones and Tyron Woodley started to train together. Jon Jones offered to …read more

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UFC Fighter Michael Chiesa Announces Move to Welterweight

Michael Chiesa has made his move to welterweight official. Chiesa competed earlier this month at UFC 226. He went one-on-one with former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. Chiesa lost the …read more

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Darren Till says he was offered a fight with Woodley, but Woodley turned it down

Earlier this week, the welterweight division was thrust into chaos. Reports surfaced that the UFC was contemplating a title fight between champion Tyron Woodley and undefeated contender Darren Till, and …read more

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Colby Covington Breaks Silence on Rejecting UFC 228 Offer

Colby Covington has come forward to give his side of the story that broke Thursday morning that Darren Till was offered the welterweight title shot at Tyron Woodley at UFC …read more

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Morning Report: Colby Covington explains why he won’t fight Tyron Woodley in September

Yesterday, the MMA world was sent into a tizzy when reports began flying that interim welterweight champion Colby Covington was unable to fight by September when the UFC was targeting …read more

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Roberts wants more of that post-victory feeling

Danny Roberts of England celebrates his victory over Bobby Nash in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the SSE Hydro Arena Glasgow on July 16, 2017 …read more

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Colby Covington still expects to unify titles vs Tyron Woodley despite needing recovery time

After Darren Till’s subtle early morning hinting yesterday, we soon got some truth to the matter. The welterweight division needs a title fight.
Till claimed that interim champion at 170-pounds Colby …read more

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Jake Ellenberger vs. Bryan Barberena rebooked for UFC Lincoln

Jake Ellenberger and Bryan Barberena look to be fighting each other after all.
Following their fight getting scrapped at UFC Utica due to a Barberena injury, the welterweight clash will happen …read more

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Report: UFC Looking to Strip Covington of Interim Belt, Book Woodley vs. Till

The Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight division has been in a state of flux after divisional prospect Darren Till took to social media on Thursday to claim that interim welterweight champion …read more

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Michael Page still eyes Paul Daley but welcomes 'underrated' Douglas Lima in Bellator tourney final

NEW YORK – No bouts have been announced for Paul Daley in Bellator’s upcoming welterweight tournament, but there’s little question as to whom most people are expecting to see him …read more

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Report | UFC considering stripping Colby Covington of interim title, booking Woodley-Till title fight

The UFC welterweight division has suddenly been consumed by chaos. According to a report from ESPN, the UFC is considering stripping interim welterweight champion Colby Covington of his title, and …read more

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UFC Offered Darren Till Title Shot But Woodley Turned It Down

Maybe it doesn’t work for his brand? MMA is weird.
We currently have two welterweight champions in UFC. Tyron Woodley holds the “real” belt while Colby Covington carries the interim strap. …read more

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UFC looking to strip Covington and book Woodley vs. Till

The UFC is looking to book a welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Darren Till. Earlier today, Darren Till stirred the pot on social media by claiming that interim …read more

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