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Early adversity in Contender Series can't halt Phil Rowe's move into UFC

Phil Rowe had to survive a rough start to his fight on Dana White’s Contender Series, but the welterweight came on strong and ended up getting the show’s only UFC …read more

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UFC rankings: Diaz in at welterweight, Cormier falls hard

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UFC 241 shook up the official rankings pretty good. UFC 241 had an amazing main card and was very high on the relevancy scale …read more

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Ben Askren says Demian Maia fight done deal for UFC on ESPN+ 20

A matchup between two of the top grapplers in the welterweight division is likely to headline UFC on ESPN+ 20 when Ben Askren meets Demian Maia.
Askren on Tuesday shared on …read more

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Askren: Maia fight ‘done deal’ for UFC Singapore

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Ben Askren will look to rebound from his first MMA loss in a crucial welterweight pairing with veteran Demian Maia. Two of the best …read more

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Manager: Jorge Masvidal wants to fight Nate Diaz in enemy territory

The idea of a fight between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz is fascinating enough as is. Any additional elements added to the potential welterweight showdown will be a cherry on …read more

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Twenty-one fights into Bellator tenure, David Rickels is still learning

Twenty-one fights into his Bellator tenure, David Rickels is still learning.
Even though the welterweight holds the record for most bouts in Bellator history, he feels wiser after every fight. His …read more

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Betting odds released for Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal

The opening betting odds have been released for a potential welterweight bout between stars Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal.
According to BestFightOdds, the sportsbook BetOnline released the odds for Diaz vs. …read more

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Nate Diaz seemingly uninterested in Colby Covington fight: ‘I don’t know who that is’

Nate Diaz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Nate Diaz is back in the mix at welterweight, but it doesn’t appear that a matchup with former interim champion Colby Covington …read more

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VIDEO | Nate Diaz uses ‘The Stockton Slap’ at UFC 241

Nate Diaz’ signature ‘Stockton slap’ was back on display against his opponent Anthony Pettis at UFC 241.
The welterweight fighters went at it for three rounds, with Diaz ultimately securing the …read more

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Dana White Admits Nate Diaz Is A ‘Needle Mover’ After UFC 241

Dana White is now a believer in Nate Diaz’s drawing ability. Diaz had been out of action since Aug. 2016 going into his welterweight bout with Anthony Pettis last night …read more

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After UFC 241, Nate Diaz says he's never heard of Colby Covington: 'What weight?'

ANAHEIM, Calif. – UFC star Nate Diaz got the biggest pop from the crowd at UFC 241. But Colby Covington was a close second.
The former interim welterweight champion briefly stole …read more

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Posted on August 18, 2019, 9:46 am By
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Anthony Pettis reacts following loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 241

In tonight’s co-main event, former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis squared off against Nate Diaz in the UFC 241 welterweight bout.
It marked Pettis’ second fight at welterweight, this after he scored …read more

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Watch Diaz Callout ‘Gangster’ Masvidal After UFC 241 Win

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Nate Diaz called out welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal last night (Sat., Aug. 17, 2019) at UFC 241 after knocking off …read more

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UFC 241 Highlights: Nate Diaz Earns Impressive Win Over Anthony Pettis

Nate Diaz returned in a big way against Anthony Pettis at the UFC 241 pay-per-view event. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at UFC 241 that aired exclusively …read more

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UFC 241 Results: Nate Diaz defeats Anthony Pettis (Highlights)

The co-main event of UFC 241 features a welterweight battle between former lightweight standouts Nate Diaz and Anthony Pettis.
‘Showtime’ is coming off a spectacular knockout victory over Stephen Thompson in …read more

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Pros react to Nate Diaz vs. Anthony Pettis at UFC 241

Tonight’s UFC 241 co-main event featured a welterweight battle between former lightweight standouts Nate Diaz and Anthony Pettis.
‘Showtime’ entered the bout looking to build off the momentum of his spectacular …read more

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UFC 241 live blog: Pettis vs. Diaz

Anthony Pettis faces off with Nate Diaz ahead of their welterweight co-main event bout Saturday at UFC 241 in Anaheim, California | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the …read more

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Preview! Stockton Slap Vs Showtime Kick

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Nate Diaz will (finally) make his return to the Octagon for a welterweight clash opposite former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis …read more

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Colby Covington says fans ‘can expect great things’ when he fights Kamaru Usman

After putting on a dominating performance against Robbie Lawler at UFC Newark, the expectation is that Colby Covington now fights Kamaru Usman for the welterweight belt.
Of course, “Chaos” has been …read more

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Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Ismail Naurdiev slated for UFC on ESPN+ 18 in Copenhagen

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A pair of welterweight strikers are headed to Denmark.
Siyar Bahadurzada (24-7-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will take on the “Austrian …read more

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Check out Nate Diaz’ Top 5 UFC Finishes (video)

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Nate Diaz will return to the octagon for the first time since 2016 to take on former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in a welterweight bout at UFC 241 …read more

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Jorge Masvidal: If Nate Diaz fight is offered ‘we’re taking it’

If Nate Diaz defeats Anthony Pettis at UFC 241 this weekend, he can potentially look forward to another huge fight in the welterweight division, as top contender Jorge Masvidal is …read more

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Jake Matthews vs. Rostem Akman announced for UFC 243

Jake Matthews (pictured, right) fights Rostem Akman in a welterweight bout at UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia, on Oct. 5 | James Elsby-USA TODAY Sports

Jake Matthews is getting …read more

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Anthony Pettis on Nate Diaz: ‘Where’s he gonna beat me at?’

Anthony Pettis doesn’t see how Nate Diaz can get the upper hand on him.
A highly anticipated welterweight clash will come to fruition this Saturday night (Aug. 17). Pettis vs. Diaz …read more

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Bellator releases numerous fighters including Chris Honeycutt

Bellator has made the decision to release a number of fighters from its roster, including former top welterweight prospect Chris Honeycutt.
Veteran MMA journalist Jason Floyd took to Twitter to reveal …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio Says He’ll Move Down To Lightweight To ‘Finish’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov is 27-0 and has looked unbeatable. Yet, welterweight contender, Santiago Ponzinibbio wants that fight, as he says that is his dream fight. “Khabib man, he’s 27-0 man. I …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio willing to move to lightweight to ‘finish’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

Some of the most respected UFC lightweights have failed to put an end to the unbeaten streak of Khabib Nurmagomedov. Could the welterweight contender Santiago Ponzinibbio be the man for …read more

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Anthony Pettis says Conor McGregor fight almost happened before Nate Diaz

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The UFC 241 co-headliner between Nate Diaz and Anthony Pettis promises to be, quite literally, a bloody good time.
And while the welterweight fight between two of the …read more

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Video: Nate Diaz Lights Up Herbal Cigarette During UFC 241 Open Workout

Leave to Nate Diaz to bust out a smoke during his open workout session. Diaz is scheduled to take on Anthony Pettis this Saturday night (Aug. 17). The welterweight clash …read more

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Video: Santiago Ponzinibbio open to lightweight move for Khabib Nurmagomedov bout: ‘I can finish this guy’

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Santiago Ponzinibbio speaks to the media at UFC Uruguay about the state of his health, timetable for his return, the welterweight division, his dream fights against Georges …read more

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UFC 241: Nate Diaz vs. Anthony Pettis preview video

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The UFC 241 co-main event sees two fan favorites face off as former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis meets Nate Diaz in a welterweight showdown.

Diaz last fought at UFC …read more

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Gilbert Burns intends to stay at 170: ‘This is my division’

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Gilbert Burns wants to build momentum at welterweight following his unanimous decision win over Alexey Kunchenko. Former lightweight contender Gilbert Burns feels like he has …read more

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Nate Diaz explains why Anthony Pettis scrap is more appealing than title fights with Usman or Khabib

During a recent sit-down interview with ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, Nate Diaz explained why his UFC 241 welterweight scrap with Anthony Pettis is more appealing than a fight with UFC lightweight …read more

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Jorge Masvidal weighs in on what’s next without Conor McGregor or a UFC title shot

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Jorge Masvidal talks about what’s next for him after UFC president Dana White said that he wouldn’t get Conor McGregor or the next welterweight title shot.

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UFC medical suspensions: Mike Perry, two others get lengthy breaks

The medical suspensions for Saturday’s UFC Uruguay card have been made public, and as you might have guessed, welterweight fan favorite Mike Perry has received a lengthy one.
Perry’s nose was …read more

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Nate Diaz Refers To Anthony Pettis As ‘The Wheaties Box Dude’

Nate Diaz doesn’t appreciate Anthony Pettis “big leaguing” him. Diaz and Pettis are set to collide this Saturday night (Aug. 17). The welterweight bout will serve as UFC 241’s co-main …read more

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VIDEO: Jorge Masvidal has heated message for ‘bug’ Leon Edwards

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – Jorge Masvidal speaks to the media at UFC Uruguay about his recent knockout win over Ben Askren, the welterweight title picture, Leon Edwards’ recent callout, what’s next …read more

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Leon Edwards calls Jorge Masvidal a ‘p*ssy’ and a ‘journeyman’ in Twitter rant

One of the guest fighters at UFC Uruguay was welterweight star Jorge Masivdal, and the American Top Team product once again went after rival Leon Edwards during his media scrum …read more

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Masvidal Vows To Eliminate Edwards ‘Off The Face Of The Earth’

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‘Gamebred’ didn’t mince words when asked about turning down a fight with fellow welterweight contender Edwards. One of the hottest fights the UFC …read more

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PHOTO | Mike Perry suffered one of the most horrific nose breaks in history

UFC welterweight standout Mike Perry suffered one of the most disturbing nose breaks you will ever see at tonight’s UFC Uruguay event.
‘Platinum’ was taking on surging welterweight contender Vicente Luque …read more

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Jorge Masvidal vows to ‘murder’ Leon Edwards when they fight

UFC welterweight standouts Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards seem destined to collide in a future fight inside of the Octagon.
The perennial welterweight contenders began their rivalry at March’s UFC London …read more

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Pros react to Vicente Luque vs. Mike Perry at UFC Uruguay

Tonight’s UFC Uruguay event was co-headlined by a welterweight scrap featuring Mike Perry taking on Vicente Luque.
Mike Perry entered tonight’s contest looking to build off the momentum he gained from …read more

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Twitter reacts to Vicente Luque's blood-soaked win over Mike Perry at UFC on ESPN+ 14

Vicente Luque extended his winning streak to six fights in the welterweight division on Saturday when he defeated Mike Perry in the UFC on ESPN+ 14 co-headliner.
Luque (17-6-1 MMA, 10-2 …read more

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UFC Uruguay Highlights: Vicente Luque Decisions Mike Perry

Vicente Luque decisions Mike Perry at UFC Uruguay. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC Uruguay event from the Antel Arena in Montevideo, Uruguay on ESPN+. …read more

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UFC Uruguay Results: Vicente Luque defeats Mike Perry (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Uruguay event is co-headlined by a welterweight bout featuring Mike Perry taking on Vicente Luque.
Mike Perry will be looking to build off the momentum he gained from his …read more

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Leon Edwards takes aim at Jorge Masvidal’s manager for lying about fight offer

Leon Edwards (18-3 MMA) is looking to secure himself a future fight with either Jorge Masvidal or Kamaru Usman.
The surging welterweight contender, Edwards, has won eight straight fights and is …read more

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Leon Edwards calls Kamaru Usman a ‘mediocre striker’ with ‘sh*t jiu jitsu’

Leon Edwards isn’t scared to share his thoughts on his fellow welterweight contenders. That includes the current champion, Kamaru Usman, who Edwards calls out during a sit-down interview with BJPenn.com.
“Rocky” …read more

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Leon Edwards calls Kamaru Usman a ‘mediocre wrestler’ with ‘sh*t jiu jitsu’

Leon Edwards isn’t scared to share his thoughts on his fellow welterweight contenders. That includes the current champion, Kamaru Usman, who Edwards calls out during a sit-down interview with BJPenn.com.
“Rocky” …read more

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UFC rankings: Covington stays put at welterweight

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Check out the change in the UFC rankings coming out of the UFC on ESPN event last weekend. At UFC …read more

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Pic! Bisping, Masvidal Squash Beef For UFC Uruguay Snapshot

Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and current welterweight top contender Jorge Masvidal have officially squashed their beef.
The two fighters have been butting heads for quite some time now. After …read more

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Colby Covington unsure Kamaru Usman will show up to fight: 'I can already see that he's doubting himself'

This past weekend at UFC on ESPN 5, Colby Covington cemented himself as the promotion’s No. 1 welterweight contender.
At least according to UFC president Dana White, who said after Covington’s …read more

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Covington: Lawler fight cements my legacy as ‘the best welterweight in the world’

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Colby Covington believes his win over Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN 5 cemented his legacy as the best welterweight …read more

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Nicolas Dalby vs. Alex Oliveira booked for UFC Copenhagen

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Alex Oliveira will reintroduce Nicolas Dalby to the UFC fold when they lock horns at UFC Copenhagen on Sept. 28.
UFC announced the welterweight clash …read more

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Colby Covington believes Jorge Masvidal would ‘piece up’ Conor McGregor

After Colby Covington beat Robbie Lawler, UFC president, Dana White said he would fight Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title next. But, where that has left his best friend and …read more

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Gilbert Burns: My doctor said ‘it wasn’t healthy’ staying at 155

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Gilbert Burns is back to the welterweight division to take on Alexey Kunchenko at UFC Montevideo. Much like in his Octagon debut, Gilbert Burns is …read more

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Michael Bisping shares interest in Darren Till vs. Robbie Lawler fight

Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is putting on his matchmaker hat, and he wants to see a welterweight fight between Darren Till and Robbie Lawler.
He discussed the appeal of …read more

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Michael Bisping Explains Why Robbie Lawler vs. Darren Till Makes Sense

Michael Bisping believes the timing is right for a welterweight showdown between Robbie Lawler and Darren Till. Lawler was seen in action at UFC Newark. The former UFC welterweight champion …read more

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Dana White Confirms Covington's Title Shot, Addresses Jorge Masvidal's Ultimatum

If you believe UFC President Dana White, Colby Covington has sewn up the next shot at Kamaru Usman’s undisputed welterweight title. …read more

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Colby Covington receives radio-show ban following verbal dispute with Miesha Tate

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington has received a radio-show ban following a verbal dispute with Miesha Tate.
While a guest on the “MMA Tonight” show on Sirius XM, Covington …read more

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Kamaru Usman says Leon Edwards is ‘dark horse’ to get next title shot

Kamaru Usman’s first title defense is far from official. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ captured the UFC’s coveted welterweight strap this past March, defeating Tyron Woodley via unanimous decision.
After Colby Covington beat …read more

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Colby Covington’s verbal attack on Miesha Tate results in radio-show ban

A Wednesday interview featuring host Miesha Tate and guest Colby Covington on quickly devolved into a bitter verbal spat, ending in the former UFC interim welterweight champion getting banned from …read more

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BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 121 // Colby Covington | Jim Miller

Colby Covington is back to drop verbal bombs and continue his tirade in pursuit of the welterweight title. Following an incredibly dominant win against Robbie Lawler in New Jersey over …read more

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White: Covington gets next title shot against Usman

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Colby Covington will apparently get a crack at welterweight champion Kamaru Usman next. It looks like Colby Covington has jumped …read more

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Tyron Woodley continues music career with new song

Tyron Woodley has his irons many fires, whether that’s fighting, working as an MMA analyst, or rapping in his new song: Money Love.
The former welterweight champion released this hip hop …read more

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Kamaru Usman Says He's Receiving Thousands of Messages Asking Him to 'Kill' Covington

Fans got a taste of what’s to come when UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and former interim welterweight champion Colby Covington meet later this year after the pair had to …read more

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MMA Junkie rankings report: UFC on ESPN 5 fallout and more

UFC on ESPN 5 was a consequential event, as Colby Covington defeated Robbie Lawler to continue his win streak and press toward a welterweight title shot. The undercard was full …read more

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Happily retired Georges St-Pierre: Being best fighter no longer top priority

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There was a Georges St-Pierre sighting in Canada this past weekend.
But he wasn’t lacing up his gloves. Instead, the former welterweight king was in …read more

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Kamaru Usman Opens as Heavy Betting Favorite Over Colby Covington

Colby Covington put on another dominant performance on Saturday night in the main event at UFC Newark, completely nullifying former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and booking his spot for a …read more

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Neiman Gracie opens up about title fight loss to Rory MacDonald at Bellator 222

NEW YORK CITY — Neiman Gracie reflects on his title fight loss to welterweight champ Rory MacDonald at Bellator 222, dealing with his first professional defeat, what’s next for his …read more

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Tyron Woodley blasts Colby Covington for mocking Matt Hughes

Tyron Woodley is not happy with Colby Covington’s post-fight comments about Matt Hughes.
After the former interim welterweight champ beat Robbie Lawler at UFC Newark, he said the following:
“Let’s talk about …read more

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Tyron Woodley Reveals He Is Training at Tristar Gym with Georges St. Pierre, Firas Zahabi

After losing his welterweight title to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 in March, Tyron Woodley is making some changes to his training camp. …read more

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Tyron Woodley training with Georges St-Pierre

Throughout his impressive reign as the UFC welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley campaigned often for a fight with Georges St-Pierre, the former champion and the most dominant welterweight in MMA history.
Despite …read more

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20 MMA thoughts, including why you can't deny Covington a title shot

Colby Covington put on a complete performance in defeating Robbie Lawler, one worthy of being next in line for a welterweight title shot. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts, as …read more

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Colby Covington discusses phone call with Donald Trump

Shortly after his victory over Robbie Lawler at UFC Newark, former interim welterweight champ Colby Covington received a phone call from President Donald Trump. The pair have met previously, thanks …read more

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Stephen Thompson believes Leon Edwards deserves title shot before Jorge Masvidal

Stephen Thompson believes UK fighter Leon Edwards should fight Kamaru Usman next. He’s not so sure about Jorge Masvidal. Thompson gave his take on the welterweight title situation in a …read more

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‘Let’s Make English Great Again’

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We don’t even have a date for the seemingly inevitable Colby Covington vs. Kamaru Usman fight for the welterweight title …read more

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Photo: Covington was advised to pull out of Lawler due to injury

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It looks like Colby Covington suffered a nasty cut just a few weeks before his welterweight bout with Robbie Lawler …read more

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Stephen Thompson sees ‘more deserving’ contenders than Jorge Masvidal at welterweight

EDMONTON — Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson argues that there are more deserving contenders right now at welterweight than Jorge Masvidal despite two impressive knockouts in a row. Thompson also talks about …read more

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PHOTO | Colby Covington suffered nasty cut three weeks before UFC Newark

Colby Covington earned himself a welterweight title shot after dusting Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC Newark, but he almost didn’t make it to the fight on account …read more

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Colby Covington gets reaction from Matt Hughes on post-fight jab, but Robbie Lawler passes

NEWARK, N.J. – Matt Hughes is keeping his head up after being targeted by former interim welterweight champ Colby Covington.
“This is the fighting world,” the UFC Hall of Famer wrote …read more

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Colby Covington says Donald Trump wants him back at White House

NEWARK, N.J. – Former interim welterweight champion Colby Covington was in the midst of doing interviews after UFC on ESPN 5 when he was pulled away for a special call …read more

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VIDEO | Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman get heated during UFC Post-Fight Show

Colby Covington will receive the next welterweight title shot against Kamaru Usman following his dominant win over Robbie Lawler at UFC Newark.
Covington smothered ‘Ruthless’ with strikes and takedowns for twenty-five …read more

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Hughes responds to Covington’s tasteless joke about him

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The UFC #1 welterweight contender made reference to Matt Hughes’ near-fatal accident in his post-fight speech at UFC Newark. UFC …read more

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Ben Askren issues an apology to the UFC and Fight Fans

Had Ben Askren defeated Jorge Masvidal at last month’s UFC 239 event, it was expected that ‘Funky’ would be the next man to challenge Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title.
Unfortunately …read more

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Colby Covington rolls over Robbie Lawler in UFC on ESPN 5 main event

Colby Covington remained on track to a welterweight title shot after he dominated Robbie Lawler in the UFC on ESPN 5 main event on Saturday in Newark, N.J.
While Lawler is …read more

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Colby Covington makes controversial comments about UFC legend Matt Hughes

Colby Covington (15-1 MMA) put on arguably the best performance of his career in tonight’s UFC Newark headliner against Robbie Lawler.
‘Chaos’ was able to dominate the former welterweight kingpin by …read more

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Covington dominates Lawler to solidify title shot

Colby Covington solidified earning a shot at defending welterweight champion Kamaru Usman on Saturday as he dominated Robbie Lawler at UFC Fight Night in Newark, New Jersey. …read more

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Pros react to Colby Covington defeating Robbie Lawler at UFC Newark

Today’s UFC Newark event was headlined by a key welterweight bout featuring Colby Covington taking on former division champion Robbie Lawler.
The promotions former interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington (14-1 MMA), …read more

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UFC on ESPN 5 results: Colby Covington dominates Robbie Lawler to make title shot case

Cheered on by Donald Trump’s sons, former interim welterweight champ Colby Covington shut out Robbie Lawler for a dominant unanimous decision.
Covington (15-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) kept Lawler (28-14 MMA, 13-8 …read more

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UFC Newark Highlights: Colby Covington Dominates Robbie Lawler to Victory

Colby Covington provided to the doubters that he’s not just a talented fighter but a serious threat at welterweight in his fight against former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at …read more

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Twitter reacts to Colby Covington's dominant win over Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN 5

Colby Covington seemingly solidified his welterweight title shot on Saturday when he defeated Robbie Lawler in the UFC on ESPN 5 headliner.
Covington (15-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) extended his winning streak …read more

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UFC Newark Results: Colby Covington defeats Robbie Lawler (Highlights)

Today’s UFC Newark event is headlined by a key welterweight fight featuring Colby Covington taking on Robbie Lawler.
The promotions former interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington (14-1 MMA), returns to action …read more

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UFC on ESPN 5 live blog: Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler

Colby Covington (pictured) fights Robbie Lawler in the welterweight main event of UFC on ESPN 5 in Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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Colby Covington claims the Kawa brothers are trying to turn Jorge Masvidal against him

Colby Covington is a longtime friend and training partner of fellow welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal.
‘Chaos’ will square off with former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler in today’s UFC Newark main event, …read more

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UFC Newark Results & Highlights

The Octagon returns to New York this afternoon for UFC Newark, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by a welterweight fight between Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler.
The promotions former interim welterweight …read more

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UFC on ESPN 5: How to watch Covington vs. Lawler, fight card, start time

For the eighth time in the promotion’s history, the UFC returns to Newark, N.J., with a welterweight headliner that’ll determine the immediate future of the division.
In the main event, former …read more

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Preview! Can Lawler Withstand The ‘Chaos’ Of Covington’s Wrestling?

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington, will try to secure his Kamaru Usman title shot by defeating former 170-pound titleholder, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 5 predictions

Robbie Lawler (pictured) fights Colby Covington in the welterweight main event of UFC on ESPN 5 in Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Whatever you …read more

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Live! UFC Newark Results & Play-By-Play!

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington, refused to sit on the bench and wait for Kamaru Usman …read more

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Mickey Gall embraces ‘weird path’ in UFC: ‘You’ve got to make it fun’

Mickey Gall (pictured) fights Salim Touahri in a welterweight bout at UFC Newark on Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Put yourself in Mickey Gall’s shoes for a second.
You’re …read more

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