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After winning a cool million with PFL, 40-year-old Louis Taylor ready to try it again at welterweight

As the PFL gets ready to kick off its 2019 campaign, a few among the returning cast are accordingly a little heavier in the pocket. One of those who picked …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Sit Down Grandpa, You’re Embarrassing Us

Colby Covington is the future of the welterweight division.
That makes Tyron Woodley and Robbie Lawler the past, which may explain why the ex-champions are fighting for the newly-created “senior citizen …read more

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Mike Jackson expects ‘far more superior competition’ than CM Punk

UFC welterweight Mike Jackson is no longer willing to take on any opponents of CM Punk’s caliber. Welterweight fighter Mike Jackson so far holds a lackluster record in the …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Colby Covington: ‘Didn’t I say I was gonna make the welterweight division great again?’

When Kamaru Usman was announced as the next challenger for Tyron Woodley’s welterweight title, former interim champion Colby Covington was livid. He called his title shot snub “a big f*ck …read more

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Fitch explains past PED use, responds to Zahabi’s ‘cheater’ accusations

Jon Fitch spoke in detail about his previous PED use, and offered a response to Firas Zahabi’s recent digs at him. Bellator welterweight contender Jon Fitch tested positive for …read more

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Colby Covington Rips Woodley, Lawler, Askren, & Usman

Colby Covington has taken aim at four top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights. Covington is expected to be Kamaru Usman’s first welterweight title challenger. Usman captured the gold with a …read more

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Santiago Ponzinibbio Challenges Former UFC Champion Anthony Pettis

Santiago Ponzinibbio has his sights set on a showdown with “Showtime.” Anthony Pettis competed last month. He shared the Octagon with Stephen Thompson in a welterweight clash. This was Pettis’ …read more

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Kamaru Usman Won’t “Sell His Soul” Like Colby Covington

Kamaru Usman become a world champion last month at UFC 235 when he dominated Tyron Woodley to leave no doubt who the new welterweight king is, but it was a …read more

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Highlights: Danny Garcia Puts Away Adrian Granados For WBC Silver Welterweight Title

Earlier tonight (Sat. April 20, 2019) Danny Garcia and Adrian Granados met inside Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California for the vacant WBC silver welterweight title. Garcia held an …read more

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Kevin Lee Wants Adesanya vs. Gastelum Type War on May 18

Kevin Lee wants his next fight to be legendary!

Looking to avoid back-to-back losses for the first time in his career, Lee moves up to the welterweight division against former lightweight …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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WBC Silver Welterweight Title Results: Garcia vs. Granados

Later on tonight (Sat. April 20, 2019) the vacant WBC silver welterweight title will be up for grabs. Former WBC welterweight champion Danny Garcia will face Adrian Granados for the …read more

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UFC Rochester poster released

Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee are ready for their close-ups on the official poster for UFC Rochester.
A former lightweight champion turned welterweight contender, “RDA” welcomes Lee to the 170-pound …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2019, 1:16 am By
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UFC vets Josh Burkman, William Macario meet in LFA 66 co-main event

A pair of UFC veterans will square off in a welterweight fight when LFA returns to Utah next month.
Josh Burkman (28-17) is set to take on William Macario (9-4) in …read more

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Rory MacDonald Sizing Up Remaining Bellator MMA Welterweight Grand Prix

Reigning Bellator MMA champion Rory MacDonald has no problem putting his title on the line in the promotion’s ongoing welterweight grand prix and continues to size up potential opponents ahead …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Kevin Lee Wants Adesanya vs. Gastelum Type War Against RDA (Interview)

Kevin Lee enters new territory on May 18th Making his welterweight debut against Rafael dos Anjos, Lee looks to avoid two-straight losses for the first time in his career as …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2900 with Jon Fitch, Liam McGeary, Marcos Villegas

Stream or download Wednesday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with Jon Fitch, Liam McGeary and Marcos Villegas.
Fitch discussed his upcoming welterweight title challenge of champion Rory MacDonald in the Bellator …read more

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Morning Report: Jorge Masvidal calls Ben Askren a ‘fake’ and a ‘coward’, wants to ‘break his f*cking face’

Since getting traded to the UFC from ONE Championship, Ben Askren has made a splash by ruffling the feathers of nearly all of the top welterweight contenders. The former Bellator …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan fight week coverage stream

Check out Bloody Elbow’s fight night and post-fight coverage of the WBO welterweight championship boxing match between American star Terence Crawford (34-0, 25 KOs) and former junior welterweight champion, England’s …read more

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Kamaru Usman says Colby Covington has to beg him for title fight

After Kamaru Usman beat Tyron Woodley at UFC 235 to become the new welterweight champion it was expected Colby Covington would be first in line to get the title shot. …read more

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Kevin Lee says he, Rafael dos Anjos should come into UFC Rochester at 165 pounds to make statement

ATLANTA — Backstage at UFC 236, Kevin Lee discusses his fight against Rafael dos Anjos, moving up to welterweight, why he thinks he and dos Anjos should come into the …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Quote: ‘GSP’ Was The Only Fighter That Didn’t Get Pressured By Dana White

Georges St-Pierre isn’t only one of the greatest fighters of all time, but one of the best businessmen the fight game has seen. “GSP” reigned as welterweight king from 2008 …read more

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Adesanya Opens As Betting Underdog Against Whittaker

Coming into his UFC 236 interim middleweight championship showdown against Kelvin Gastelum, undefeated striking sensation Israel Adesanya had a commanding nine-inch reach advantage over the former welterweight, as well as …read more

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UFC 236 winner Dwight Grant confused by Alan Jouban's outraged reaction to decision loss

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ATLANTA – Once the scorecards were announced for their UFC 236 welterweight meeting on Saturday, it was clear that Alan Jouban …read more

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UFC 236 results: Dwight Grant edges out Alan Jouban for split nod

It wasn’t the most exciting performance, but Dwight Grant is now on a UFC winning streak.
Grant (10-2) went three rounds with welterweight veteran Alan Jouban at UFC 236 on Saturday …read more

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UFC 236 live blog: Jouban vs. Grant

This is the UFC 236 live blog for Alan Jouban vs. Dwight Grant, a welterweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.
Jouban, who is coming off …read more

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Ben Askren and Kevin Lee trade shots over former training session

Kevin Lee will make his welterweight debut against Rafael dos Anjos next month and if he proves victorious it could setup a ‘fun fight’ with Ben Askren.

“The Motown Phenom” …read more

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Latest UFC Minneapolis Fight Card, ESPN Line Up

Two former champions, both coming up short at UFC 235, will try to prove they’ve still got what it takes to compete for the welterweight title when Tyron Woodley rematches …read more

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Herb Dean defends Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler stoppage

One of the most anticipated features of the UFC 235 bill was a welterweight showdown between former UFC champ Robbie Lawler and former ONE and Bellator champ Ben Askren. Regrettably, …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 - Fight Pass prelims preview

Get the scoop on the early contests of UFC 236, featuring a clash of welterweight up-and-comers Belal Muhammad and Curtis Millender. FIGHTS!!! Pardon my enthusiasm, but it’s amazing how my …read more

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Coach Wants Anthony Pettis vs. Conor McGregor

Anthony Pettis’ coach wants to see his fighter go one-on-one with Conor McGregor. Pettis scored a knockout victory over Stephen Thompson last month. It was Pettis’ first welterweight bout under …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Leon Edwards explains his motivation as he surges to the top of the welterweight division

Leon Edwards is more than just some guy that got into it with Jorge Masvidal at UFC London this past March. In fact, Leon Edwards has the resume that should …read more

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Welterweight title fight planned for Bellator’s return to MSG

Bellator’s upcoming show in New York could feature a welterweight title bout.
The company is scheduled to return to Madison Square Garden on June 14, and the winner of champion Rory …read more

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Colby Covington: Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘Would Be My Easiest Challenge’

Colby Covington is back in the news as he waits for the Ultimate Fighting Championship to officially announce his welterweight title challenge against the newly-crowned champion Kamaru Usman later this …read more

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Matt Dixon game plan is to get the job done in EXN 357 title fight

A year and a half into his pro career, welterweight prospect Matt Dixon has performed just about as well as could be expected.
In seven bouts, Dixon has gone undefeated with …read more

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Posted on April 4, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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Covington on Usman: ‘He’s going to fight me emotional’ and I’m going to KO him

Colby Covington predicts an easy knockout against Kamaru Usman. Kamaru Usman was calm, cool and collected in his welterweight title fight against long-reigning champ Tyron Woodley at UFC 235, cruising …read more

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Covington: Khabib would be my ‘easiest challenge’ to date

“That sambo shit, that sh-t’s weak. If wrestling was easy, it would be called sambo. But it’s not, it’s called wrestling.” Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington is eyeing …read more

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Neil Magny vs. Vicente Luque set for co-main event of UFC Rochester

A key welterweight fight is heading to upstate New York.
On Wednesday afternoon, UFC officials to confirmed to the Democrat and Chronicle a clash between Neil Magny and Vicente Luque in …read more

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Sources: Masvidal-Askren in works for UFC 239

A highly anticipated welterweight fight between Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren is being negotiated for UFC 239 in Las Vegas on July 6, sources say. …read more

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UFC Rochester gets welterweight scrap between Neil Magny and Vicente Luque

UFC Rochester is set to go down on May 18 and the card continues to take shape.

It was recently announced by the UFC that top 15 welterweights, Neil Magny (21-7) …read more

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Tyron Woodley plans to emulate GSP on road back to welterweight title

After lengthy reign as the UFC welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley is now without a title belt. The former champ lost this distinction at UFC 235, when he was thumped to …read more

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Posted on April 3, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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VIDEO | New footage shows Kamaru Usman and Ali Abdelaziz confront Colby Covington in Vegas

Shortly after UFC 235 wrapped up, there was a heated confrontation inside The Palms casino, as UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and his manager Ali Abdelaziz confronted top welterweight contender …read more

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Tyron Woodley: I Have To Do What ‘GSP’ Did

Tyron Woodley desperately wants to get back to the welterweight championship. “T-Wood” was soundly defeated by Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 last month via unanimous decision. Now, Woodley will face …read more

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Michael Chiesa Believes Path To Welterweight Title Is More Clear Than Lightweight

Michael Chiesa believes the path to the welterweight title is much more clear than at 155 pounds. Chiesa is a former lightweight competitor in the UFC who recently decided to …read more

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Ben Askren details London run-in with ‘irate’ Jorge Masvidal

Ben Askren was one of several guest fighters in attendance for the recent UFC London card, which was topped by a welterweight scrap between Jorge Masvidal and Darren Till.

Apparently, …read more

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Askren offers career advice to Edwards, describes London dust-up with Masvidal

Ben Askren is the talk of the welterweight division, at least according to him. Ben Askren is in demand. The new UFC welterweight already has a big, albeit controversial …read more

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Posted on April 2, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Report: Pacquiao vs. Thurman targeted for July PPV

An intriguing welterweight title bout between WBA champion Keith Thurman and Manny Pacquiao is close to coming to fruition. A major boxing welterweight title bout is in the works for …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2887 with Tyron Woodley

Stream or download Friday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with guest Tyron Woodley.
The former welterweight champion lost his title by unanimous decision to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 earlier this …read more

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Kevin Lee explains why welterweight is the UFC’s ‘marquee division’

Former UFC interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee is moving up to welterweight. On May 18, he is set to take on Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of …read more

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Ross Houston vs. Nicolas Dalby welterweight title unification fight set for Cage Warriors 106

Nicolas Dalby asked for a fight with Ross Houston, and he got it – even on the date he requested.
Dalby (17-3-1) won the interim welterweight title three weeks ago in …read more

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Report: Ben Askren, Jorge Masvidal Agree to Matchup at UFC 239 in July

Ultimate Fighting Championship is putting together a massive card for International Fight Week this summer in UFC 239, with the promotion considering a welterweight bout with title implications between Ben …read more

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Jorge Masvidal, Ben Askren agree to meet at UFC 239 in Las Vegas

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Ben Askren went all the way to London to witness UFC on ESPN+ 5’s welterweight clash between Jorge Masvidal and Darren Till and it seems …read more

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Report: Askren Vs Masvidal Set For July 6

Just days after booking the Tyron Woodley vs. Robbie Lawler rematch, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) continues to sort through some of its welterweight clutter, pitting Ben Askren against Jorge Masvidal …read more

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UFC Rochester: Kevin Lee says move to 170 proves welterweight is UFC's new 'marquee division'

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(This story first appeared in the Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat & Chronicle.)
Kevin Lee says he’s still keeping all options on the table, but with his headlining …read more

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Vinicius de Jesus believes he has more skill than Jeremiah Wells heading into CES 55

Since suffering just his second career loss in his lone bout of 2017, welterweight prospect Vinicius de Jesus has managed to get back on track with two straight victories.
First against …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Robbie Lawler 2 set for UFC on ESPN 4

Robbie Lawler is getting another shot at Tyron Woodley.
MMA Fighting’s Marc Raimondi confirmed with sources that Woodley and Lawler will meet in a welterweight rematch at UFC on ESPN 4 …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Chatri Sityodtong opens up on meeting with Georges St-Pierre

ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong recently had a meeting with former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in Singapore.

Given Sityodtong’s recent habit of signing high profile …read more

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Lawler-Woodley rematch booked for Fight Night in June

Robbie Lawler will get another shot at the man that took his welterweight title. Minneapolis will likely be the place that Robbie Lawler gets another crack at Tyron Woodley. …read more

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Neil Magny vs. Elizeu Zaleski Co-Main Events UFC Rochester

UFC Rochester has its co-main event and will feature Neil Magny taking on Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos in a welterweight scrap. The UFC made the announcement Wednesday afternoon in a …read more

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Tickets on sale this week for 'UFC on ESPN+ 9: Dos Anjos vs. Lee' in Rochester

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The UFC heads back to the state of New York this spring with a welterweight showdown in the main event.
UFC on ESPN+ 9 …read more

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Mike Perry Replaces Jingliang Li, Meets Alex Oliveira at UFC on ESPN 3 in Fort Lauderdale

Mike Perry will replace Jingliang Li and face Alex Oliveira in a welterweight clash at …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie MMA rankings, March 26: How far did 'Wonderboy' tumble?

In his move to welterweight, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis pulled off one of the biggest highlights of his career.
Pettis (22-8 MMA, 9-7 UFC) this past Saturday knocked out …read more

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Mike Perry steps in to fight Alex Oliveira at UFC Fort Lauderdale

It didn’t take long for the UFC to find a new opponent for Alex Oliveira.
Welterweight striker Mike Perry will replace Jingliang Li and face “Cowboy” at UFC Fort Lauderdale in …read more

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Daily Debate results: Should Anthony Pettis stay at welterweight after UFC Nashville?

Anthony Pettis made quite the impression in his UFC welterweight debut.
Pettis over the weekend rallied back to score a violent and stunning knockout of former title challenger Stephen Thompson with …read more

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Lee blames ‘too many politics’ at 155 for move to 170

Kevin Lee speaks in detail for the first time about his recent move to welterweight. Last week, UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee made his welterweight move official. It’s something …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Kevin Lee Explains Decision to Move Up to Welterweight

Kevin Lee will be making his welterweight debut against Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Rochester on May 18, but Kevin Lee was resistant to the idea …read more

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Duke Roufus: Stephen Thompson KO Was Anthony Pettis ‘At His Best’

Anthony Pettis certainly turned a lot of heads this past weekend at UFC Nashville. The former 155-pound champion jumped up to welterweight and knocked out two-time title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” …read more

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Kevin Lee says politics at lightweight helped move to welterweight

Kevin Lee is moving up to welterweight to take on Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Rochester.

Many believe Lee is moving up to welterweight because of …read more

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‘Showtime’ Banks Big Reebok Bucks In Nashville

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) invaded the Bridgestone Arena last Sat. (March 23, 2019) to stage UFC Fight Night 148. In the welterweight main event, Anthony Pettis knocked out Stephen Thompson …read more

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Watch: Boxer Gets Flatlined While Taunting With Seconds Left In Fight

You can never get too cocky during a fight. Just ask Sabri Sediri, the French junior welterweight who fought on Saturday’s BT Sport Fight Night in Leicester, England against Sam …read more

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What Are You Doing Here?

Why is Ben Askren in UFC?
The collegiate wrestling powerhouse who went on to compete in the Olympics had a respectable mixed martial arts (MMA) career, capturing welterweight titles in both …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos Accepts Anthony Pettis Challenge

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis wants his rematch with Rafael dos Anjos. Pettis’ stock shot up over the weekend with a successful welterweight debut. He knocked out two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington thinks Kamaru Usman will try to avoid him

At UFC 235, Kamaru Usman became the new welterweight champion after dominating Tyron Woodley from bell to bell. Following the fight, it was reported Colby Covington would be getting the …read more

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‘When Cocky Fighters Get Destroyed’ (Boxing Edition)

French boxer Sabri Sediri was winning his junior welterweight bout against fellow undefeated fighter Sam Maxwell during Saturday’s BT Sport “Fight Night” event last weekend in Leicester, England, which included …read more

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Dana White Praises Anthony Pettis' 'Very Impressive Gameplan' at UFC Nashville

In terms of impressive comebacks inside the Octagon, few in recent memory are better than Anthony Pettis’s come-from-behind win in his welterweight debut Saturday, which saw the former lightweight champion …read more

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Anthony Pettis: UFC Nashville Octagon Interview

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Anthony “Showtime” Pettis talks with Daniel Cormier about his incredible knockout victory against Stephen Thompson at Fight Night Nashville. It was the welterweight debut for the former lightweight …read more

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RDA Reveals Why He’s Not Fighting Santiago Ponzinibbio

Santiago Ponzinibbio had lobbied for a fight against Rafael dos Anjos (RDA) for months until he finally threw in the towel and decided to begin pursuing former welterweight champion Tyron …read more

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Anthony Pettis updates on MMA future of CM Punk

Former pro wrestler CM Punk is now 0-2 in MMA, having lost two bouts under the UFC banner. But according to former lightweight champ and new welterweight contender Anthony Pettis, …read more

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Dana White addresses welterweight title picture and Tony Ferguson’s current status

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UFC president Dana White spoke at length about Saturday night’s fights in Nashville and what Anthony Pettis’ …read more

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Dana White Says Usman Will Fight Covington As Soon As He’s Healthy

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White plans to book Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington once the welterweight champion is healthy. Covington has done all he can to keep his …read more

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Anthony Pettis Open To Conor McGregor Showdown In July

Throw in Anthony Pettis’ name for the Conor McGregor sweepstakes. Last night (March 24), Pettis made the move up to welterweight to take on Stephen Thompson. The bout headlined UFC …read more

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Anthony Pettis targets fight with Conor McGregor after UFC Nashville

When former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis knocked out former welterweight title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson at UFC Nashville, he joined a very exclusive list of UFC fighters to earn …read more

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Anthony Pettis wants Conor McGregor ‘at 170’ following KO of Stephen Thompson

Anthony Pettis speaks to the media at UFC Nashville about his highlight-reel knockout of Stephen Thompson, his desire to fight Conor McGregor next, his move up to the welterweight division, …read more

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UFC Nashville video recap: Pettis pulls out superman punch KO on Thompson

Anthony Pettis made his welterweight debut in dramatic fashion by knocking out Stephen Thompson in the UFC Nashville main event. Stephen Thompson vs. Anthony Pettis was epic!
Thompson got off …read more

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Stephen Thompson issues statement following KO loss to Anthony Pettis

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson took on former 155-pound champ Anthony Pettis in tonight’s UFC Nashville headliner.

Both Pettis and Thompson entered tonight’s welterweight fight looking to rebound. …read more

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UFC Nashville Bonuses, Live Gate & Attendance Revealed

The UFC Nashville bonuses, live gate and attendance have been released. UFC Nashville took place inside the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Headlining the card was a welterweight clash between …read more

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UFC Nashville Highlights: Anthony Pettis ends the show with superman punch

Former lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis made his welterweight debut on Saturday in the UFC Nashville main event and stunned the crowd inside Bridgestone Arena by knocking out No. 4 …read more

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Pros react to Anthony Pettis finishing Stephen Thompson

Tonight’s UFC Nashville event was headlined by a welterweight bout featuring Stephen Thompson taking on former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis.

The bout marked Pettis’ first appearance at welterweight in over a …read more

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Fighters react to Anthony Pettis knocking out Stephen Thompson

Former lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis made his welterweight debut on Saturday in the UFC Nashville main event and made a statement by knocking out fourth ranked Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. …read more

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Anthony Pettis Proves He Is Stephen Thompson’s Kryptonite with Stunning Superman Punch KO

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis definitely lived up to his nickname on Saturday night.
In his first fight in the welterweight division, Pettis demolished two-time title contender Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson with a spectacular …read more

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UFC Nashville in Tweets: Pros react to Anthony Pettis’ stunning KO of Stephen Thompson, more

Welcome to the welterweight division, Anthony Pettis.
“Showtime” scored a stunning upset over Stephen Thompson on Saturday night in his 170-pound debut, starching Thompson with a ridiculous knockout via superman punch …read more

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UFC Nashville Results: Anthony Pettis KO’s Stephen Thompson (Video)

Tonight’s UFC Nashville event is headlined by a welterweight bout featuring former division title challenger Stephen Thompson taking on former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis.

Anthony Pettis will be returning to welterweight …read more

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Twitter reacts to Anthony Pettis' highlight-reel KO of Stephen Thompson at UFC on ESPN+ 6

Anthony Pettis made a splash in his welterweight debut on Saturday when he upset former title challenger Stephen Thompson in the UFC on ESPN+ 6 headliner.
Former UFC lightweight titleholder Pettis …read more

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UFC Nashville Highlights: Anthony Pettis Lands Crazy KO To Finish Stephen Thompson

Anthony Pettis was back at it again and it came at the expense of Stephen Thompson. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC Nashville from the …read more

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UFC Nashville results: Anthony Pettis battered, but rallies for one-punch stunner over Stephen Thompson

Things weren’t looking great for Anthony Pettis through nearly a full two rounds with Stephen Thompson – but one punch changed everything.
The welterweight bout was the main event of today’s …read more

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UFC Nashville: Pettis vs. Thompson Live Results & Highlights

The octagon will be under the bright lights of Bridgestone Arena this evening for UFC Nashville: Pettis vs. Thompson.

The event is headlined by a welterweight bout featuring former division …read more

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UFC Nashville: Thompson vs. Pettis live results, discussion, PBP

Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event in Nashville, which features a welterweight striking dream matchup in the headliner. …read more

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UFC Nashville Results: Thompson vs. Pettis

UFC on ESPN+ 6 goes down tonight (Sat. March 23, 2019) from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis jumps up to welterweight in …read more

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Shredded ‘Showtime’: Anthony Pettis feeling a new energy at welterweight

In a weird way, Anthony Pettis’ move down to featherweight led to his eventual move all the way up to welterweight.
Pettis, the former UFC lightweight champion, moved down to …read more

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UFC Nashville Video! Watch Thompson’s Top 5 Octagon Finishes

In one of the funnest fights of the year, former welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson and former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will collide in a welterweight main event later …read more

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Masvidal Offers McGregor ‘Three Piece Combo’ This Summer In Ireland

Hot off of his scintillating knockout win over Darren Till earlier this month at UFC London, welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal is looking to give Conor McGregor a “three-piece combo” this …read more

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