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PFL championship preview: Abusupiyan Magomedov, Louis Taylor battle for $1 million at welterweight

On Dec. 31, the Professional Fighters League host its first championship card, where six season titles are on the line, not to mention six prizes of $1 million each.
Today, courtesy …read more

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Andrey Koreshkov vs. Lorenz Larkin Set for March 29th

When Bellator makes its way to the Pechanga Resort Casino Temecula, California on March 29th, it will do so featuring a welterweight contest featuring former champion Andrey Koreshkov taking on …read more

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Andrey Koreshkov vs. Lorenz Larkin Headlines Bellator Event in March

Bellator returns to Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif. on Friday, March 29 with an exciting welterweight clash, as former 170-pound world champion Andrey Koreshkov (21-3) squares off against Southern …read more

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Alex Oliveira Tapped To Nelson’s Elbows, Not Choke

One of the more exciting finishes of UFC 231 this past weekend was in a welterweight contest between Alex Oliveira and Gunnar Nelson. In the fight, Oliveira seemingly got the …read more

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Robbie Lawler-Ben Askren Rescheduled for UFC 235 in March

We will have to wait a little while longer for the welterweight battle between Robbie Lawler and Ben Askren, which has been relocated from the cancelled UFC 233 card to …read more

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Andrey Koreshkov vs. Lorenz Larkin headlines Bellator event on March 29

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Bellator is set to return to Temecula, Calif., with a key welterweight bout.
On Thursday, the promotion announced that former …read more

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Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler rescheduled for UFC 235

One card’s loss is another’s gain.
A highly-anticipated matchup between welterweight newcomer Ben Askren and former UFC champion Robbie Lawler has been rescheduled for March 2 at UFC 235 in Las …read more

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Scott Coker shares timeframe for Rory MacDonald vs. Jon Fitch fight

With another welterweight tournament matchup happening this weekend, the big question has been when champion Rory MacDonald will face Jon Fitch in the final first-round tournament bout.
Bellator President Scott Coker …read more

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Ben Askren Wanted To Headline UFC 233 Against Robbie Lawler Before It Was Cancelled

This week, the Ultimate Fighting Championship made the rare move to scrap a numbered pay-per-view, but incoming welterweight star Ben Askren claims he would have saved it for them. …read more

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Kamaru Usman Posts Bout Agreement For Tyron Woodley Fight

Kamaru Usman has apparently received and signed a bout agreement to challenge Tyron Woodley for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title. The welterweight title picture has been up in …read more

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Kamaru Usman reveals bout agreement for fight with Tyron Woodley

The welterweight title picture continues to figure itself out. And it looks like it may doing so without the likes of Colby Covington.
As most everyone expected, the next welterweight title …read more

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Usman responds to ‘curly-headed f-ck boy’ Askren: I’ll ‘flatline’ you

“I will flatline that curly-headed f*ck boy. That’s pretty much it.” Earlier this week, UFC newcomer Ben Askren called out Kamaru Usman on Instagram, calling the top welterweight contender a …read more

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The A-Side Live Chat: Jon Jones, UFC 231 aftermath, final FOX show, welterweight title picture, more

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
Today on the show, we’ll talk Jon Jones getting his license reinstated by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC). Why did Jones …read more

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PFL championship preview: Ray Cooper III, Magomed Magomedkerimov battle for $1 million at welterweight

On Dec. 31, the Professional Fighters League host its first championship card, where six season titles are on the line, not to mention six prizes of $1 million each.
Today, courtesy …read more

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ONE Championship to Begin Broadcasting on American Television in 2019

ONE Championship is continuing to extend its global reach with a three-year deal to air on American television beginning in January of 2019.
Though ONE Championship traded away undefeated welterweight champion …read more

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Covington Addresses Rumors of Usman Matchup: Tyron Woodley Is The Only Person I'm Fighting

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship interim welterweight champ Colby Covington says he is open to fighting undisputed champion Tyron Woodley at UFC 233 on Jan. 26 — if Woodley will accept …read more

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Colby Covington Addresses Rumors of Usman Matchup: Tyron Woodley Is The Only Person I'm Fighting

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship interim welterweight champ Colby Covington says he is open to fighting undisputed champion Tyron Woodley at UFC 233 on Jan. 26 — if Woodley will accept …read more

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Tyron Woodley Responds to Dana White, Says He Never Turned Down Fight at UFC 233

It’s no secret that Dana White isn’t Tyron Woodley’s biggest fan, as the UFC president has repeatedly criticized the welterweight champion during his reign. …read more

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Pic: Alex Oliveira’s Forehead Stitched Up Following UFC 231 Loss

Alex Oliveira needed 29 stitches following UFC 231. “Cowboy” went one-on-one with Gunnar Nelson on the main card of UFC 231 this past Saturday night. The welterweight tilt took place …read more

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Dana White Confirms Nick Diaz Returns at UFC 235 to Face Jorge Masvidal

Nick Diaz’s long awaited return to the Octagon is actually happening.
UFC president Dana White confirmed on Saturday night that Diaz is expected to face Jorge Masvidal in a welterweight showdown …read more

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UFC 231 Highlights: Gunnar Nelson Taps Alex Oliveira In Bloody Finish

Gunnar Nelson managed to tap out Alex Oliveira at UFC 231. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC 231 pay-per-view event from the Scotiabank Arena in …read more

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UFC 231 live blog: Oliveira vs. Nelson

TORONTO — This is the UFC 231 live blog for Alex Oliveira vs. Gunnar Nelson, a welterweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at Scotiabank Arena.
Oliveira, who has won six of …read more

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Watch Dhiego Lima’s One-Punch KO: UFC 231 Highlights

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Check out highlights from the welterweight bout between Dhiego Lima and Chad Laprise at UFC 231 on Saturday in …read more

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UFC 231 Highlights: Dhiego Lima Starches Chad Laprise

Dhiego Lima put an end to his losing ways against Chad Laprise at UFC 231. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC 231 pay-per-view event from …read more

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‘Cowboy’ Returns To Lightweight Against Hernandez For UFC’s ESPN Debut

The UFC’s debut card on ESPN continues to grow, as former welterweight contender Donald Cerrone will move back down to lightweight to take on rising prospect Alexander Hernandez at UFC …read more

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Dana White Shuts Down Claims That UFC Denied Tyron Woodley A Fight In February

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White isn’t done criticizing his welterweight champion. Woodley was last seen in action back in September. He earned a second-round submission victory over Darren …read more

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Dana White on welterweight title hold-up: ‘When is Woodley ready to fight anybody ever?’

TORONTO — There are a lot of people who want to know when Tyron Woodley’s next title defense will be.
Count Dana White among them.
The UFC president spoke about the welterweight …read more

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'Cowboy' Oliveira sees major upside to UFC 231 matchup with Gunnar Nelson

TORONTO – Alex Oliveira believes Gunnar Nelson can be his springboard into title contention talk in the welterweight division. He just has to execute in the octagon at UFC 231.
Oliveira …read more

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Dana White: Georges St-Pierre will call out opponents, but isn't serious about UFC comeback

TORONTO – Georges St-Pierre has expressed interest in comeback fights against Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov.
But UFC President Dana White isn’t convinced the former welterweight and middleweight champion actually wants …read more

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White takes another dig at Woodley, says division will ‘move on’

Dana White takes another weird dig at Tyron Woodley. There’s been quite a bit of shuffling going on at the welterweight division behind the scenes, with Dana White going from …read more

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UFC rankings: Usman and Willis up big, Hunt is out

Kamaru Usman has taken his place among the welterweight elite in this week’s UFC rankings. The UFC had two events last weekend, with the TUF Finale and UFC Adelaide taking …read more

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Colby Covington on Usman's Last Two Opponents: 'I Already Took Their Souls'

Kamaru Usman may have vaulted himself to a welterweight title shot with back-to-back dominant victories over Rafael dos Anjos and Demian Maia, but the man he is looking to leapfrog, …read more

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Kamaru Usman Says He’s Accepted Jan. Fight vs. Colby Covington

Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman are the top two contenders in the welterweight division and, according to Kamaru Usman, a fight between the two has been offered four times in …read more

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UFC rankings update: Kamaru Usman surges up at welterweight, heavyweight division sees big changes

The official UFC rankings have been updated in the wake of last weekend’s TUF 28 Finale and UFC Adelaide cards.
The biggest changes in these new UFC rankings occurred in the …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2814 with UFC welterweight Colby Covington

Stream or download Monday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Colby Covington.
Covington, who still claims to be the UFC’s interim welterweight champion, came on the show to clarify his plans …read more

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Bellator signs undefeated fighter Austin Vanderford, UFC flyweight Paige VanZant's husband

A win at Dana White’s Contender Series 13 back in July wasn’t enough to get Austin Vanderford signed to the UFC, but the unbeaten welterweight is still headed toward the …read more

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Kamaru Usman, Joseph Benavidez Lead Salaries for TUF 28 Finale

Kamaru Usman earned a top five win, a post fight bonus and may have secured a shot at the welterweight title with his victory over Rafael dos Anjos at ‘The …read more

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Woodley Offers Covington Interesting Wager For Pending Title Fight

It has yet to be determined who will challenge Tyron Woodley for the welterweight title next. It was believed that former interim champion Colby Covington would get that honor. However, …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with UFC welterweight Colby Covington

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MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guest Colby Covington.
Covington, the former interim welterweight champion, was the presumed …read more

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Woodley offers hefty wager to Covington ahead of possible title fight

Tyron Woodley offers a bet to Colby Covington for their potential title fight in 2019. The UFC has yet to finalize the welterweight title fight between champion Tyron Woodley …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos issues statement on loss to Kamaru Usman

Last Friday night, in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos stepped into the cage with streaking welterweight contender Kamaru Usman.
Although …read more

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Tony Martin Chokes Out Jake Matthews (UFC Adelaide Highlights)

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Check out the fight highlights from the welterweight bout between Tony Martin and Jake Matthews from UFC …read more

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UFC Adelaide Highlights: Tony Martin Submits Jake Matthews

It didn’t take Tony Martin long to finish Jake Matthews. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC Adelaide event on Saturday (December 1, 2018) at Adelaide …read more

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Kamaru Usman Would Love to Beat up Colby Covington

Kamaru Usman, the number five ranked welterweight earned a dominant victory over the number three ranked Rafael Dos Anjos at the Ultimate Fighter Season 28 finale Friday night. During his …read more

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Dana White claims he is willing to move on from Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley

It appears that Dana White is now willing to move on from a previously targeted welterweight title fight between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley.

Woodley vs Usman… @danawhite doesn’t mind the …read more

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TUF 28 Finale bonuses: Kamaru Usman, Joseph Benavidez among winners

It’s been a long time since Kamaru Usman won a fight night bonus, but there would be no denying him on Friday.
In the welterweight main event of The Ultimate Fighter …read more

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MMA Community reacts to tonight’s Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kamaru Usman main event

A key welterweight contest featuring Rafael dos Anjos taking on Kamaru Usman headlined tonight’s TUF 28 Finale event in Las Vegas.
Kamaru Usman entered tonight’s event sporting an impressive twelve-fight win …read more

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TUF 28 Finale results: Kamaru Usman takes dominant decision over Rafael dos Anjos

Make it nine in a row for Kamaru Usman.
“The Nigerian Nightmare” won a clear-cut unanimous decision over former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in the welterweight main event of The …read more

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TUF 28 Finale Results: Kamaru Usman defeats Rafael dos Anjos (Highlights)

Tonight’s TUF 28 Finale event was headlined by a key welterweight contest featuring Rafael dos Anjos taking on Kamaru Usman.
The former UFC lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos (28-10 MMA), entered …read more

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TUF 28 Finale live blog: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kamaru Usman

This is the TUF 28 Finale live blog for Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kamaru Usman, a welterweight bout at Friday’s UFC event at The Pearl at the Palms in La …read more

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TUF 28 Finale Results and Highlights

The TUF 28 Finale takes place tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by a key welterweight contest featuring Rafael dos Anjos taking on Kamaru Usman.
The former UFC …read more

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TUF 28 Finale Highlights: Tim Means TKO’s Ricky Rainey

Tim Means destroyed Ricky Rainey early in their contest. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the TUF 28 Finale on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Palms Casino …read more

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TUF 28 Finale results: Tim Means steamrolls Ricky Rainey, calls out Diego Sanchez

LAS VEGAS – After back-to-back split-decision defeats, Tim Means (28-10-1 MMA, 10-7 UFC) left nothing to doubt, tearing through Ricky Rainey (13-6 MMA, 0-2 UFC).
The welterweight bout was part of …read more

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TUF 28 Finale live results, discussion, play-by-play

Live, blow-by-blow updates for Friday’s TUF 28 Finale card, headlined by welterweight contenders Rafael dos Anjos and Kamaru Usman. Join us today (Friday, November 30th) on Bloody Elbow for live …read more

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Kamaru Usman Explains Why Demian Maia Is More ‘Dangerous’ Than Rafael dos Anjos

Kamaru Usman is a student of the game. The top five ranked welterweight works tirelessly inside the gym to cover every facet of every fight he’s about to face while …read more

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Maia vs. Good, Alves vs. Griffin added to UFC Fortaleza

The UFC Fortaleza fight card is starting to take shape. Demian Maia will look to bounce back from a three-fight skid at UFC Fortaleza.
The Brazilian former welterweight title challenger is …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Demetrious Johnson opens up on the potential closure of UFC flyweight division

It’s a strange and worrying time for the UFC flyweight division. The former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has been traded to ONE Championship in exchange for welterweight talent Ben …read more

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Kamaru Usman: Once I Have The Belt, People Will Have To Fight Me

Riding a 12-fight winning streak, Kamaru Usman is the welterweight that nobody seems to want to fight, but he has just the solution for that problem. …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos, Kamaru Usman meet in crucial welterweight battle Friday

Rafael dos Anjos and Kamaru Usman will fight Friday in hopes of getting back into the UFC’s welterweight title picture. …read more

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UFC confirms Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler at UFC 233 on Jan. 26

The UFC has confirmed the welterweight matchup between Ben Askren and Robbie Lawler. Earlier this month, it was reported by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that multi-promotion MMA champion Ben Askren would …read more

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Thiago Alves Targeting ESPN+ 2 Return In February

It looks like a welterweight match-up is in the works for the UFC’s February ESPN+ 2 card in Brazil. The show will go down from the Centro de Formacao Olimpica …read more

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Kamaru Usman Out to Prove ‘I Am the Best Welterweight in the World’

Tyron Woodley may have the title wrapped around his waist but Kamaru Usman knows deep down that he’s the best welterweight in the UFC.
Now that’s absolutely a bold statement from …read more

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Chatri Sityodtong praises Sage Northcutt following UFC departure

Sage Northcutt is a free agent, free to roam and find a new home.
Speculation as to where the welterweight prospect may wind up began the week of ONE Championship’s big …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Adelaide: Fight Pass prelims preview

Get the scoop on the early action from UFC Adelaide, including the savvy Keita Nakamura looking to turn away the youthful Salim Touahri in welterweight action. So, if you’re looking …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos Eyes UFC Gold Again With Win Over Kamaru Usman

Rafael dos Anjos feels he’ll be back in title contention with a victory over Kamaru Usman. The welterweight tilt between dos Anjos and Usman will take place this Friday night …read more

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Dana White Confirms Sage Northcutt Not Returning to the UFC

Sage Northcutt’s time with the UFC is finished…for now anyways.
The ultra-friendly and athletically gifted welterweight entered free agency following his last win over Zak Ottow and the UFC has decided …read more

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TUF 28 Finale previews, predictions, coverage, odds, more

Bloody Elbow presents its pre-fight coverage for The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, November 30th. The main event is a welterweight bout between top contenders …read more

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Kamaru Usman: “Complacent” RDA No Longer Focused On Being Best

Kamaru Usman will have a chance to most likely earn a title shot at the welterweight championship should he be victorious in his fight against Rafael dos Anjos in the …read more

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Woodley To Commit Spermicide At UFC 233

The sperm that produced former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington, beat out roughly 250 million competitors to get first dibs on that eager little egg, which …read more

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Tyron Woodley says he used to pay Colby Covington to take beatings at American Top Team

UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley and UFC interim welterweight champ Colby Covington have swapped seemingly endless trash talk over the last year. The good news is that they seem destined …read more

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Tyron Woodley Unsure of Octagon Return Date

Rumors have begun to circulate that Tyron Woodley will be defending his welterweight championship against Colby Covington at UFC 233 in Anaheim, California. The bout was originally targeted for California’s …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley blasts Colby Covington, hoping to defend title at UFC 233

At UFC 228, Tyron Woodley successfully defended his welterweight title, submitting Darren Till with a D’Arce choke after bludgeoning the English challenger. That beatdown came with a cost, though. Woodley …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington names his ideal tag team partner for potential WWE debut

Colby Covington is the UFC’s interim welterweight champion. At present he’s hoping to fight current undisputed champion Tyron Woodley in early 2019 to unify the belts.
Once he’s done that, we …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio receives key to the city of La Plata after UFC Argentina win

Santiago Ponzinibbio scored another big win just days after UFC Argentina.
The rising welterweight climbed the rankings with a devastating fourth-round knockout win over Neil Magny in the main event of …read more

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Ponzinibbio after UFC Argentina win: I will finish both McGregor and GSP

After a huge win on Saturday night in his home country of Argentina, Santiago Ponzinibbio is setting major goals for himself. For three consecutive years now, welterweight fighter Santiago …read more

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UFC rankings: Ponzinibbio is now a contender at welterweight

UFC Argentina didn’t exactly light the rankings on fire. The UFC is certainly in a lull right now when it comes to relevant cards. Between PPVs, they have seen late …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio calls out Conor McGregor and others

Santiago Ponzinibbio is on a mission to fight the best, and be the best. To do this, Ponzinibbio knows he has to be the welterweight champion and then defeat arguably …read more

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Covington says he’s ready to fight Woodley on ‘a day’s notice’

Colby Covington is growing impatient with Tyron Woodley. UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington is at it again, and this time he says he’s willing to accept a title unification …read more

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Joe Warren vs. Shawn Bunch, Gerald Harris vs. Hracho Darpinyan Added to Bellator 210 Card

A pair of contests have been added to the Bellator 210 lineup, as Joe Warren will meet Shawn Bunch at bantamweight, while Gerald Harris will face Hracho Darpinyan at welterweight. …read more

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ONE Championship 84 highlights with Zebaztian Kadestam's late KO to win gold

ONE Championship was back in Indonesia this past Saturday, and a new welterweight champion was crowned.
Zebaztian Kadestam knocked out Tyler McGuire in the closing seconds of their five-round ONE Championship …read more

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Neil Magny has high praise for the striking of Santiago Ponzinibbio

On Saturday night, in the UFC’s debut show in Argentina, perennial welterweight contender Neil Magny stepped into the Octagon with hometown hero Santiago Ponzinibbio.
Early in the fight, Magny was able …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Santiago Ponzinibbio and UFC Fight Night 140's other winning fighters?

A new welterweight contender was born Saturday when Santiago Ponzinibbio added to his impressive winning streak with a dominant performance in the UFC Fight Night 140 headliner.
All the spotlight was …read more

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What Towel? Magny Wanted To ‘Die By The Sword’ In Argentina

Long before he was planted in the UFC Fight Night 140 main event (video), which took place last Sat. night (Nov. 17, 2018) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, longtime welterweight veteran, …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry says Jon Jones told him ‘the secret to MMA’

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s 25th anniversary show in Denver, Colorado, welterweight knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry stepped into the cage with long-time contender Donald …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio calls for title shot, champ Tyron Woodley responds

After face-planting long time contender Neil Magny in the UFC Argentina main event on Saturday night, Santiago Ponzinibbio wants a welterweight title shot. The Argentine knockout artist, who is currently …read more

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UFC Argentina bonuses: Santiago Ponzinibbio cashes in at home

Santiago Ponzinibbio’s homecoming proved to be a lucrative one.
The rising welterweight contender picked up a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus for his fourth-round knockout of Neil Magny in the …read more

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UFC Argentina Highlights: Santiago Ponzinibbio Takes Out Neil Magny

Santiago Ponzinibbio got the biggest win thus far in his pro-MMA career in front of his home country. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout in the main event …read more

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Fighters react to tonight’s UFC Argentina main event

Tonight’s UFC Argentina event was headlined by a welterweight bout featuring hometown favorite Santiago Ponzinnibio taking on Neil Magny.
Santiago Ponzinibbio (28-3 MMA) entered tonight’s UFC Argentina main event on a …read more

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UFC Argentina Results: Santiago Ponzinibbio KO’s Neil Magny (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Argentina event is headlined by a welterweight bout featuring hometown favorite Santiago Ponzinnibio taking on Neil Magny.
Santiago Ponzinibbio (27-3 MMA) enters tonight’s UFC Argentina main event on a …read more

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UFC Argentina results: Michel Prazeres steamrolls Bartosz Fabinski in just 62 seconds

Turns out there might be something to this welterweight move for Michel Prazeres (26-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) – even if he doesn’t necessarily want to stay there. The Brazilian powerhouse …read more

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UFC Argentina Highlights: Michel Prazeres Submits Bartosz Fabinski

Michel Prazeres made short work out of Bartosz Fabinski. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout on the preliminary portion of the UFC Argentina event from the Estadio Luna …read more

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UFC Argentina: Magny vs. Ponzinibbio Live Results

UFC Argentina takes center stage tonight as the promotion invades Buenos Aires for its UFC Fight Night 140 event.
Tonight’s UFC Argentina event is headlined by a welterweight bout featuring hometown …read more

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Zebaztian Kadestam Claims Vacant Welterweight Title with Late KO at One ‘Warrior’s Dream

With Ben Askren off to compete under the Ultimate Fighting Championship banner, Singapore-based promotion crowned a new welterweight king at ”Warrior’s Dream in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Saturday. …read more

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ONE Championship results, video: Zebaztian Kadestam clinches welterweight title with late knockout 

Zebaztian Kadestam handed Tyler McGuire his first professional loss to claim the ONE Championship welterweight title — which was recently vacated by newly signed UFC fighter, Ben Askren — in …read more

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ONE: Warrior’s Dream results – ONE Championship crowns a new welterweight champ (highlights)

On Saturday night (Saturday morning in North America), ONE Championship returned to Jakarta, Indonesia with ONE: Warrior’s Dream.
This exciting, finish-filled card, was topped by a welterweight title fight, as Swedish …read more

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UFC Argentina live results, PBP, analysis, highlights, more

Bloody Elbow presents its fight night and post-fight coverage for UFC Fight Night 140 on Saturday, November 17th in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The main event is a welterweight bout between …read more

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Face Off! Magny, ‘Gente Boa’ Make It Official

An intriguing welterweight showdown between top contenders Neil Magny and Santiago Ponzinibbio is set to headline the upcoming UFC Fight Night 140 mixed martial arts (MMA) event tomorrow night (Sat., …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Jean-Paul Le-Bosnoyani Goal of Becoming UFC Champions Begins with LFA Debut

Following a successful amateur career that saw him go undefeated in seven fights, welterweight prospect Jean-Paul Le-Bosnoyani is ready to step up to the pro level to close out his …read more

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UFC Buenos Aires: Magny vs. Santiago Set, but Cynthia Calivillo Misses Weight

A week after its 25th Anniversary event in Denver, the Ultimate Fighting Championship lands in Buenos Aires for its first event in Argentina. Headlined by a welterweight showdown, the UFC …read more

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Live Stream: UFC Argentina official early weigh-ins

Watch the early weigh-ins for Saturday’s UFC card in Argentina. The UFC is hosting an event in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with the card headlined by a welterweight clash between Neil …read more

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