Pros react to champ Jon Jones saying he’ll vacate UFC light heavyweight title

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A public battle between UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and UFC President Dana White took an unexpected turn on Sunday when Jones claimed he …read more

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Dern wants to make UFC history, eyes three more fights in 2020

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Mackenzie Dern is ready to stand out as a fighter in the UFC’s strawweight division after her win over Hannah Cifers. The kneebar win …read more

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Ryan Bader tells Jon Jones he would “love to run it back” in Bellator

Bellator double champion Ryan Bader told UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones that he would “love to run it back” under the Bellator banner. Bader and Jones fought back at UFC …read more

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Video: Chris Gutierrez calls out Andre Ewell, Miles Johns following TKO win at UFC on ESPN 9

LAS VEGAS — Bantamweight Chris Gutierrez spoke with the media following his second-round TKO win over Vince Morales in a featherweight bout at UFC on ESPN 9. “El Guapo” discussed …read more

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Leon Edwards Reacts To Tyron Woodley’s Loss To Gilbert Burns

Leon Edwards has given his take on Tyron Woodley’s one-sided loss to Gilbert Burns. Last night (May 30), Woodley shared the Octagon with Burns. The bout served as the main …read more

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St-Pierre: I Could Fight Again If I Wanted To, Never Say Never

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The new addition to the UFC Hall of Fame still thinks he could be the best again if he wanted to be, but is it …read more

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Submission Underground 14 results: Craig Jones needs overtime but taps out Vagner Rocha

Grappling superstar Craig Jones was frustrated early but continued his Submission Underground dominance with a win over Vagner Rocha via tapout.
Jones submitted four-time UFC veteran Rocha in the main event …read more

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Sunday Punch: Carl Froch’s epic KO of George Groves

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A rare instance of a boxer ending his career on a high note. This week’s Sunday Punch doubles as an anniversary, because it was …read more

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Jon Jones Suggests Vacating UFC Light Heavyweight Title

Jon Jones has suggested relinquishing his UFC light heavyweight championship. The relationship between Jones and UFC president Dana White has been rocky for years but it may be at its …read more

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Timeline: Jon Jones And The UFC Burn Down Their Relationship In 15 days

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Jon Jones and the UFC have been reluctant business partners for over a decade, but things may have finally boiled over for the last …read more

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Video: Roosevelt Roberts: ‘I see red when I hear Matt Frevola’s name’

LAS VEGAS — Lightweight Roosevelt Roberts spoke with the media following his second-round submission win over Brok Weaver at UFC on ESPN 9. “GoGetta” explains why the fight with Weaver …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Fighters react to world news

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.
In an individual …read more

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Sakai Disputes Split Decision, Says Fence Grab Didn’t Alter Complexion of Win Over Ivanov

Augusto Sakai is gaining momentum in the UFC’s heavyweight division, but his latest triumph didn’t come without controversy. …read more

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'Bones out': Jon Jones says he'll vacate UFC title

Jon Jones, the longtime UFC light heavyweight champ, tweeted Sunday that he plans to relinquish the belt and take time off from the Octagon. …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko praises 'my inspiration' Antonina after sister's defeat at UFC on ESPN 9

Fighting behind closed doors presents many challenges for fighters, but as well as dealing with an empty crowd, Antonina Shevchenko also had an absentee from her corner at UFC on …read more

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Georges St-Pierre says he retired because of stress: It really took it out of me

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“I could fight again if I wanted to and I believe I could probably be one of the best, maybe the best. But I stopped …read more

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Jon Jones claims he will vacate his UFC light heavyweight title

Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC might need a new UFC light heavyweight champion.
Jon Jones, who has feuded with UFC President Dana White publicly over the …read more

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Dominick Reyes reacts after Jon Jones announces plans to vacate belt

Dominick Reyes expressed his disappointment following the news that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones plans on vacating his belt. Jones said on Sunday that he will vacate the light …read more

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Matches To Make After UFC on ESPN 9

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UFC on ESPN 9 went down last night (Sat., May 30, 2020) inside Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The …read more

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Brandon Royval Sacrificed Sleep to Work Overnight in Juvenile Center, Train for UFC Debut

Time-honored clichés like hard work and sacrifice propelled Brandon Royval to his Octagon debut. While he was victorious against Tim Elliott in a preliminary flyweight bout at UFC on ESPN …read more

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Brandon Royval wants to quit his day job despite disappointment at UFC on ESPN 9

LAS VEGAS – Brandon Royval beat Tim Elliott with a second-round submission Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 9 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Triple H Says He’d Love To Bring Daniel Cormier & Conor McGregor To WWE

WWE EVP of Global Talent Strategy & Development, Triple H, has opened up the door for Daniel Cormier and Conor McGregor. Cormier has been a longtime wrestling fan. The former …read more

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Burns Gunning For June Fight With Usman, Covington, Or Edwards

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With two fights under his belt already during the pandemic, Gilbert Burns wants to rack ‘em up and knock em down as quickly as …read more

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Video: Katlyn Chookagian has ‘baby fever,’ but head fully in the fight game

LAS VEGAS — Former women’s flyweight title challenger Katlyn Chookagian spoke with the media backstage at the UFC APEX following her unanimous decision win over Antonina Shevchenko at UFC on …read more

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UFC on ESPN: Fights to make

All the best, most interesting, and unquestionably coolest fights the UFC can book following their first event at the Apex facility in Las Vegas, NV. The UFC’s first Apex show …read more

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‘Bones Out!’ — Jones Says He’s Vacating His Light Heavyweight Belt

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Jon Jones may have just relinquished his light heavyweight title.
The longstanding GOAT contender has been feuding with UFC president Dana White over the past weeks …read more

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Jon Jones says he’s relinquishing UFC light heavyweight title

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Jones has been adamant that he wants improved pay for a move up to heavyweight to take on Francis Ngannou. Jon Jones has been …read more

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'Bones out': Jon Jones says he's vacating UFC title after spat with Dana White

Jon Jones says he’s no longer the UFC light heavyweight champion while his ongoing feud with company president Dana White continues to get more tense.
Jones seemingly hit a boiling point …read more

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Brandon Royval Sacrificed Sleep to Work Overnight in Juvenile Justice System, Train for UFC Debut

Time-honored clichés like hard work and sacrifice propelled Brandon Royval to his Octagon debut. While he was victorious against Tim Elliott in a preliminary flyweight bout at UFC on ESPN …read more

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UFC Vegas Results

All The Big Winners From The UFC Apex In Las Vegas, Nevada
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Watch Amanda Nunes destroy Cris Cyborg inside of a minute (UFC 250 Free Fight)

Amanda Nunes became the first woman two-division champion in UFC history when she knocked out Cris Cyborg at UFC 232. “The Lioness” only needed 51 seconds to end Cyborg’s 145-pound …read more

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Jon Jones says he is vacating UFC light heavyweight title, calls for Dominick Reyes vs. Jan Blachowicz vacant title fight

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says he’s vacating his belt and is proposing the UFC match up Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz for the title. Jones has been in …read more

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Dana White confirms UFC will “kick” extra bonus money to Billy Quarantillo and Spike Carlyle

UFC president Dana White confirmed the promotion will “kick” some extra bonus money to Billy Quarantillo and Spike Carlyle for their fight at UFC Las Vegas. Quarantillo defeated Carlyle via …read more

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Photo | Antonina Shevchenko releases statement following “tough” loss to Katlyn Chookagian

UFC women’s flyweight Antonina Shevchenko has released a statement following a “tough” loss to Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns. Despite entering the fight as the betting …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Tyron Woodley after UFC on ESPN 9 loss?

(Also see: What’s next for Gilbert Burns after UFC on ESPN 9 win?)
Tyron Woodley is facing uncharted waters after suffering a lopsided loss to Gilbert Burns on Saturday at UFC …read more

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Jones doubles down on calls to be released: ‘Put your money where your mouth is’

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“You’re talking all that big guy stuff about not caring, put your money where your mouth is and release me …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Gilbert Burns after UFC on ESPN 9 win?

(Also see: What’s next for Tyron Woodley after UFC on ESPN 9 loss?)
Gilbert Burns broke through to the next echelon of welterweight contenders Saturday when he thoroughly outworked Tyron Woodley …read more

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Dana White Weighs In On Gilbert Burns’ Dominant Win Over Tyron Woodley

UFC president Dana White has heaped praise on Gilbert Burns. Last night (May 30), Burns shared the Octagon with former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. The bout headlined UFC on …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian's dominance over Antonina Shevchenko doesn't have her presuming title rematch

LAS VEGAS – Katlyn Chookagian beat Antonina Shevchenko with a unanimous decision Saturday to close out the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 9 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside …read more

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Augusto Sakai addresses fence grab against Blagoy Ivanov: ‘It wouldn’t change the result of the fight’

Augusto Sakai throws a kick at Blagoy Ivanov at UFC on ESPN 9 in Las Vegas on Saturday | Zuffa LLC

Augusto Sakai isn’t putting an asterisk next to …read more

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Former UFC fighter Jimi Manuwa offers to meet Jon Jones in the squared circle

Former UFC fighter Jimi Manuwa has offered to meet UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in the squared circle if Jones transitions into boxing. Manuwa retired from MMA last year …read more

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Kamaru Usman Praises Gilbert Burns Following Tyron Woodley Win

Kamaru Usman shared nothing but praise for his teammate, Gilbert Burns and his win over Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC on ESPN 9. Woodley was fighting for …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 9: Tyron Woodley's tailspin and a Gilbert Burns title shot

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN 9 in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings …
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1. Can Gilbert Burns slide into a title shot?
Gilbert …read more

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UFC Fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith talks ‘Sex and Violence with Rebel Girl’

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The new podcast features MMA fighters discussing dating, love, and sex Before she became a professional fighter in the UFC, Ashlee Evans-Smith was …read more

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Photo: Tyron Woodley receives numerous stitches following gruesome cut suffered against Gilbert Burns

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Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley had barely broken a sweat in his main event fight against Gilbert Burns on Saturday …read more

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Things were going Spike Carlyle’s way at UFC on ESPN For a card without a whole lot of starpower, UFC on ESPN 9 sure did deliver when it …read more

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Gilbert Burns Eyes UFC Title Shot Against Teammate Kamaru Usman

Gilbert Burns will go to great lengths to capture UFC gold, even if it means fighting his training partner. Burns went one-on-one with former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley last …read more

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Dana White Blames Jon Jones for Tarnishing Own Image; UFC Champ Calls for Release

Over the past few days, the contract negotiations for Jon Jones’ first heavyweight foray devolved into a very public ‘he said-he said’ feud between the 205-pound champion and UFC president …read more

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Tyron Woodley Speaks On Loss To Gilbert Burns

It didn’t take long for Tyron Woodley to face the music. Last night (May 30), Woodley returned to the Octagon to take on Gilbert Burns. This was “The Chosen One’s” …read more

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The Weekly Grind: Francis Ngannou tests his speed against boxer Ryan Garcia

Francis Ngannou and Ryan Garcia | Twitter, @Francis_Ngannou

What makes professional fighters so relatable? At first glance, probably nothing. But take away the gloves, gis, and bulging hematomas, and …read more

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UFC on ESPN 9 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Las Vegas

Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they’ll step into the UFC octagon for the first time. For two athletes, Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9 event marked that …read more

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UFC Announces Blaydes vs. Volkov Will Remain Headliner for June 20 Card

A heavyweight clash pitting Curtis Blaydes against Alexander Volkov is still the scheduled main event for the UFC event on June 20. …read more

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Tyron Woodley: ‘I’ve Got a Weird Peace for Somebody Who Just Got Their Ass Whipped’

Tyron Woodley vowed that he’d be in a better place against Gilbert Burns than he was when he lost the welterweight championship to Kamaru Usman more than a year ago. …read more

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Dana White reacts to Gilbert Burns’ dominant win over Tyron Woodley

UFC president Dana White said he was impressed by welterweight standout Gilbert Burns’ win over Tyson Woodley at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. Burns picked up the biggest …read more

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Royval disappointed at win: I didn’t do well enough to quit my day job

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Even with a big win against Tim Elliott, UFC newcomer Brandon Royval remains disappointed with his performance. UFC newcomer Brandon Royval made a strong …read more

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Triple H confirms WWE interested in Daniel Cormier and Conor McGregor

WWE executive Triple H has confirmed the pro wrestling giant is interested in the services of UFC stars Daniel Cormier and Conor McGregor. The WWE legend Triple H told TMZ …read more

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Next First For Mackenzie Dern? First UFC Mom Champ

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Mackenzie Dern shares what it feels like to get back on the winning track after becoming a mother and what her …read more

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Callout Collection: Who UFC on ESPN 9 winners want next – and how likely they'll get them

Earning wins in the UFC is certainly no easy task, but what comes next is often even more important: the post-fight callout.
So after Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9 event in …read more

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UFC on ESPN 9 post-event facts: Mackenzie Dern makes history

The UFC returns to Las Vegas for the first time in more than two months on Saturday with UFC on ESPN 9, which took place at the UFC Apex with …read more

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Jon Jones continues to challenge Dana White’s negotiation claims: ‘No one needs to put up with Dana’s lies’

Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

If it’s up to Jon Jones, there’s a lot more that needs to be said between him and UFC President Dana White.
Jones …read more

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Woodley after loss to Burns: ‘I will hold my head high’

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Now on his second straight loss courtesy of Gilbert Burns, Tyron Woodley promises to keep fighting on. From being the UFC welterweight champion for …read more

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Gilbert Burns arrived with a flourish, but the real world stole the show last night

Gilbert Burns | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

As the minutes wound down on last night’s UFC Fight Night main event, there was no hiding the resignation on Tyron …read more

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Joe Rogan reacts to the riots in LA: The country is “haywire” right now

UFC commentator Joe Rogan reacted to the riots in Los Angeles, writing on his social media that the United States is “haywire” right now. The entire world is on fire …read more

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Mackenzie Dern happy to make UFC history, but ultimate goal is to become mom champ

LAS VEGAS – Mackenzie Dern is happy to have made history Saturday, but her main goal goes beyond that.
Dern (8-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) scored the first leg submission in women’s …read more

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Dana White claims the UFC will lose $100 million this year

UFC president Dana White claimed that the world’s leading mixed martial arts promotion will lose $100 million this year due to not having a live gate. The coronavirus pandemic has …read more

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Leon Edwards take a jab at Tyron Woodley following loss to Gilbert Burns

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards took a jab at Tyron Woodley following his unanimous decision loss to Gilbert Burns at UFC Fight Night Las Vegas. Edwards was originally set to …read more

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White: Other sports aren’t back because of ‘financial burden,’ not COVID-19

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Dana White has his theory on why other sports leagues haven’t returned to normal operations yet. Throughout the pandemic, the UFC has been …read more

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Jamahal Hill plans on making an eventual highlight of Jon Jones: 'That has to happen'

LAS VEGAS – Jamahal Hill beat Klidson Abreu with a first-round TKO Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 9 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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What Happened At UFC On ESPN 9 Last Night?!?!?!?!?

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After a trio of events in Jacksonville, UFC made its presence known to UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada last night (Sat., May 30, …read more

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Gilbert Burns on going from near-washout to contender after UFC on ESPN 9: ‘I think it’s just a process’

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It wasn’t one thing that UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns changed to turn around his career after his octagon career nearly came to an end.
Instead, …read more

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Woodley Releases Statement Following One Sided Loss To Gilbert Burns

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It was another hard day at the office for former champ Tyron Woodley, but that didn’t stop him from discussing his …read more

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UFC on ESPN 9, The Morning After: Aware Of His Problem, Cannot Fix It

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Here’s what you may have missed from last night! …read more

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Jon Jones says he would make more money in boxing than in three UFC fights combined

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says he would make more money in a potential boxing match than in his next three UFC fights combined. Jones and UFC president Dana …read more

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UFC on ESPN 9 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Program total passes $33 million

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $114,500.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting …read more

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Tyron Woodley: ‘I’ve got a weird peace for somebody who just got they ass whooped’

Tyron Woodley | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Tyron Woodley isn’t happy with his loss to Gilbert Burns, but he’s in a much different place following this fight than …read more

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Leon Edwards take a job at Tyron Woodley following loss to Gilbert Burns

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards took a jab at Tyron Woodley following his unanimous decision loss to Gilbert Burns at UFC Fight Night Las Vegas. Edwards was originally set to …read more

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White: Jones Could Have Been The LeBron Of MMA

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The only person responsible for Jon Jones not making $15+ million is Jon Jones, according to UFC president …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns - Winners and Losers

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Here are the real winners and losers of UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns. The main event of UFC on ESPN …read more

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Dana White to Jon Jones: ‘Being the greatest of all time doesn’t mean you get $30 million’

UFC President Dana White will not be releasing text messages from a conversation with Jon Jones about fighting Francis Ngannou.
Instead, White indicated he’s detaching from a rising drama with …read more

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC on ESPN 9 with Kanye, Nipsey and DMX

While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a UFC win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is …read more

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Biggest Winners, Loser For UFC On ESPN 9

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) staged an event in Las Vegas, Nevada last night (Sat., May 30, 2020) for the first time in over two months, …read more

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Combat Rewind, May 31: 'Your ear is about to fall off'

There’s “Flashback Friday” and “Throwback Thursday” (and Tuesday, too, if you want). But at MMA Junkie, we figured why not expand that to every day?
“Combat Rewind” brings you some of …read more

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Video recap: Burns dominates Woodley in shut out decision win

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Gilbert Burns deals former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley his second straight loss. After a disappointing and depressing loss to Kamaru Usman in March …read more

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UFC champ Jon Jones again tempts company to release him after latest Dana White comments

Jon Jones didn’t need long to respond to Dana White’s comments at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9 post-fight press conference.
The public spat between UFC light heavyweight champ Jones (26-1 MMA, …read more

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Video: UFC on ESPN 9 post-fight show

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MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee break down all the top storylines from UFC on ESPN 9, including Gilbert …read more

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Dana White: ‘Why would I lie’ about Jon Jones? (UFC on ESPN 9 Post-Fight)

UFC president Dana White and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones have never really been what you’d say are best of friends. But their relationship, at least publicly, has certainly devolved …read more

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Gunning for title shot, Gilbert Burns says things could get weird with teammate Kamaru Usman

LAS VEGAS – Gilbert Burns is in a good, but awkward, position in the UFC.
The Brazilian fighter defeated former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC on …read more

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UFC honors George Floyd during Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9 broadcast

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to its Las Vegas backyard on Saturday for UFC on ESPN: Woodley vs. Burns at the UFC Apex facility. The fight promotion was the first …read more

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UFC's White says Jones 'tarnished' his own name

UFC president Dana White continued his war of words with Jon Jones on Saturday night, saying the light heavyweight champ has “done a very good job of tarnishing” his own …read more

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Tyron Woodley on UFC on ESPN 9 loss: 'I've got a weird peace for somebody who just got their ass whooped'

Despite losing, Tyron Woodley is at peace.
Woodley (19-5-1 MMA, 9-4-1 UFC), a former UFC champion, came out on the losing end of a five-round unanimous decision to Gilbert Burns in …read more

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White on Jones: Being the ‘GOAT’ doesn’t get you $30M

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UFC president Dana White isn’t done with Jon Jones just yet. UFC president Dana White and light heavyweight champion Jon …read more

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Dana White: UFC on ESPN 9 dedications to George Floyd, Albert Capanna were 'the right thing to do'

LAS VEGAS – On the UFC on ESPN 9 broadcast on Saturday night, the UFC paid tribute to two individuals: one from inside the MMA community and one from outside …read more

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Gilbert Burns becomes a contender; smaller cage makes an impact

Gilbert Burns impressed against former champ Tyron Woodley, while the smaller Octagon at the UFC Apex made for plenty of action on Saturday. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Gilbert Burns Believes He’s Championship Ready After ‘Statement’ Win Over Tyron Woodley

At no point was the outcome ever in doubt. Gilbert Burns was just that dominant against Tyron Woodley in the UFC on ESPN 9 main event on Saturday night. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Dana White implies Jon Jones' past hurt potential paydays: 'He could have been the LeBron of this sport'

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White is doubling down.
At Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9 post-fight news conference, White was asked about Jon Jones’ recent claims that he lied about …read more

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Tyron Woodley reacts following loss to Gilbert Burns at UFC on ESPN 9

Tyron Woodley made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon this evening in Las Vegas for a welterweight bout with surging contender Gilbert Burns. Woodley (19-4-1 MMA) was returning to …read more

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UFC APEX: WOODLEY VS. BURNS - The 6th Round SBN MMA Post-Fight Show

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Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado are here to breakdown this Saturday’s, May, 30th., UFC APEX Fight Night event, from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 9 bonuses: Gilbert Burns, Mackenzie Dern pick up extra $50,000

Gilbert Burns, Mackenzie Dern, Brandon Royval and Tim Elliott each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9 event.
Royval and Elliott earned the “Fight of the …read more

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UFC on ESPN 9 Bonuses: Brandon Royval & Tim Elliott Cash Out

The UFC on ESPN 9 bonuses have been released. On May 30, the UFC returned to Las Vegas. The event was held inside the UFC APEX. UFC on ESPN 9 …read more

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Posted on May 31, 2020, 5:16 am By
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Highlights: Burns dominates Woodley in Vegas

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Check out the full fight video highlights of Gilbert Burns taking Tyron Woodley to school in the UFC on ESPN main event. The …read more

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