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Davey Grant wouldn't mind a quick turnaround to fight at UFC's return to London in July

England’s Davey Grant is no stranger to exciting fights, and his outing on Saturday was another addition to his ever-growing list of back-and-forth battles.
At UFC on ESPN 36, Louis Smolka …read more

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Father: Ribas Suffered ‘Total Rupture of Biceps Tendon’ Ahead of UFC on ESPN 36

Not only did Amanda Ribas move up a weight class on Saturday night, but it sounds as though she was competing at less than 100 percent. …read more

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Michael Johnson opens up about career doubts amid losing streak: 'I was in such a dark hole'

Michael Johnson’s recent years in the MMA weren’t too kind to him.
The lightweight veteran entered Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 36 on a four-fight losing streak and being 2-7 since 2016. …read more

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Father: Amanda Ribas Suffered ‘Total Rupture of Biceps Tendon’ Ahead of UFC on ESPN 36

Not only did Amanda Ribas move up a weight class on Saturday night, but it sounds as though she was competing at less than 100 percent. …read more

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Posted on May 15, 2022, 10:16 pm By
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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Aleksandar Rakic after UFC on ESPN 36 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Jan Blachowicz after UFC on ESPN 36 win?)
Aleksandar Rakic’s quest to secure his first UFC title fight opportunity was squandered by injury …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Jan Blachowicz after UFC on ESPN 36 win?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Aleksandar Rakic after UFC on ESPN 36 loss?)
Jan Blachowicz may not have won the UFC on ESPN 36 main event in the …read more

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Ryan Spann wants to focus on mental game, unsure of return timeline after UFC on ESPN 36 win

Ryan Spann got out of his own way on Saturday evening, but the focus still remains on the mental game.
In the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 36 against Ion …read more

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Posted on May 15, 2022, 7:46 pm By
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6 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 36: Blachowicz's title hopes, Rakic's injury, Kelley's cornering

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN 36 in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings… …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic: Knee Injury Originally Occurred ‘3 Weeks Ago in Camp’

Aleksandar Rakic’s night ended in unfortunate fashion at UFC on ESPN 36, as a knee injury resulted in a third-round TKO defeat to Jan Blachowicz in Saturday’s headliner at the …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic reveals UFC on ESPN 36 knee injury originally occurred '3 weeks ago in camp'

The main event of UFC on ESPN 36 was shaping up to be a memorable battle, until its abrupt and unfortunate ending due to injury.
Aleksandar Rakic and former light heavyweight …read more

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Jan Blachowicz on TKO Win Over Aleksandar Rakic: ‘My Body Was Tougher Tonight’

Jan Blachowicz admittedly would have preferred a clean finish against Aleksandar Rakic in the UFC on ESPN 36 main event, but the Polish light heavyweight was nontheless pleased with the …read more

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UFC's Tony Kelley says comments while cornering Andrea Lee weren't racist, blames 'cancel culture' for backlash

Tony Kelley has addressed his controversial comments made during the UFC on ESPN 36 broadcast.
The UFC bantamweight, who was at the event working as a cornerman for Andrea Lee, was …read more

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Jan Blachowicz: 'My body was tougher' in injury TKO win over Aleksandar Rakic

LAS VEGAS – Jan Blachowicz thinks he’s in line for a title shot after his win over Aleksandar Rakic in the UFC on ESPN 36, which he admits didn’t come …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: 2022 total passes $3 million

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 36 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $173,000.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and …read more

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC on ESPN 36 with John Lennon, LL Cool J and Bon Jovi

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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UFC on ESPN 36 Bonuses: Ryan Spann Banks $50K for Quick Submission Win

Ryan Spann made short work of Ion Cutelaba in the UFC on ESPN 36 headliner, and for that, “Superman” is now $50,000 richer. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 bonuses: Ryan Spann got out of his own way to the tune of $50,000 extra

The UFC handed out four post-fight bonuses after Saturday’s card, including a big submission in the co-main event.
After UFC on ESPN 36, four fighters picked up an extra $50,000 for …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic Injures Knee, Jan Blachowicz Gets TKO Win at UFC on ESPN 36

Jan Blachowicz may have just re-entered the championship conversation in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light heavyweight division, though it probably wasn’t the method he would have chosen. …read more

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Twitter reacts to Jan Blachowicz's injury TKO win over Aleksandar Rakic at UFC on ESPN 36

Jan Blachowicz rebounded from losing the light heavyweight title against Aleksandar Rakic in the UFC on ESPN 36 main event, but it came in anticlimactic fashion.
Blachowicz (29-9 MMA, 12-6 UFC) …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 results: Jan Blachowicz gets TKO win over Aleksandar Rakic when Rakic's knee buckles

Former light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz is back on track and hoping to be next in line – though it wasn’t how he likely wanted it to happen.
Blachowicz (29-9 MMA, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 video: Ryan Spann chokes out Ion Cutelaba, issues warning to 205-pounders

Ryan Spann reminded the world that he’s primarily a submission threat when he tapped out Ion Cutelaba in the first round at UFC on ESPN 36.
After some intense early exchanges, …read more

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Video: Davey Grant takes out Louis Smolka, makes case for fifth straight UFC bonus

Davey Grant has made a habit of putting on exciting performances of late, and he didn’t disappoint Saturday.
Grant came into UFC on ESPN 36 with four straight post-fight bonus awards …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 results: Katlyn Chookagian edges Amanda Ribas by split decision

Katlyn Chookagian proved she’s still the biggest hurdle for anyone who wants a women’s flyweight title shot when she defeated Amanda Ribas at UFC on ESPN 36.
It was a razor-close …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 video: Hear from each winner backstage

LAS VEGAS – UFC Fight Night 205 took place Saturday with 11 bouts on the slate, and we’ve got you covered with backstage winner interviews from the UFC Apex.
In the …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 Prelims: Viviane Araujo's Wrestling Wears Down Andrea Lee

Viviane Araujo took a major step toward contention in the flyweight division at UFC on ESPN 36. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 video: Michael Johnson ends four-fight skid with brutal KO of Alan Patrick

Michael Johnson ended his four-fight skid in highlight-reel fashion Saturday at the expense of Alan Patrick.
Johnson (20-17 MMA, 12-13 UFC), a lightweight veteran who has all kinds of notable wins …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36: Best photos from Las Vegas

Check out these photos from the fights at UFC on ESPN 36 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. (Fight and venue photos courtesy of the UFC via Getty Images) …read more

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Posted on May 15, 2022, 1:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 36: Official scorecards from Las Vegas

Check out the official scorecards from all 11 fights at UFC on ESPN 36 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. (Gallery will be updated throughout the event.) …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 video: Andre Petroski chokes Nick Maximov out cold in 76 seconds

Andre Petroski ended Nick Maximov’s undefeated run with a first-round win at UFC on ESPN 36.
Petroski (8-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) asked specifically for the middleweight matchup with Maximov (8-1 MMA, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36: Quick picks and prognostications

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main card for UFC on ESPN 36.
UFC on ESPN 36 takes place Saturday at …read more

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Posted on May 14, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Allan Nascimento not worried about Jake Hadley's pre-fight hype at UFC on ESPN 36

LAS VEGAS – If there’s a certain amount of hype around the UFC debut of his opponent, Allan Nascimento doesn’t seem particularly worried about it.
Nascimento (18-6 MMA, 0-1 UFC) on …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 play-by-play and live results (7:30 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 36 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at …read more

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Posted on May 14, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 36 discussion thread

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 36 event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m. …read more

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Frank Camacho motivated to return from two-year layoff at UFC on ESPN 36

LAS VEGAS – After nearly two years away from the game, Frank Camacho returns Saturday.
Camacho (22-9 MMA, 2-5 UFC) has not fought since a 41-second knockout loss to Justin Jaynes …read more

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Posted on May 13, 2022, 9:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 36 ‘Blachowicz vs. Rakic’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live UFC on ESPN 36 coverage will begin Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET. …read more

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Video: Jan Blachowicz, Aleksandar Rakic go nose-to-nose at UFC on ESPN 36 faceoff

Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic are locked in for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 36 main event.
After making weight on Friday morning, Blachowicz : UFC on ESPN 36 weigh-ins and Rakic …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set; 1 Fighter Heavy

Former light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz takes on contender Aleksandar Rakic. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 predictions: Can ex-champ Jan Blachowicz get back on track vs. Aleksandar Rakic?

Blachowicz
vs.
Rakic
Cutelaba
vs.
Spann
Grant
vs.
Smolka
Chookagian
vs.
Ribas
Camacho
vs.
Torres
Hadley
vs.
Nascimento

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
79-38

Blachowicz
(56%)

Spann
(53%)

Grant
(80%)

Ribas
(52%)

Torres
(73%)

Hadley
(81%)

Abbey Subhan
@kammakaze
78-40

Blachowicz

Spann

Grant

Chookagian

Torres

Hadley

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
77-41
2018 Champion

Rakic

Spann

Grant

Chookagian

Torres

Hadley

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohn
76-42
2014 Champion

Rakic

Spann

Grant

Chookagian

Torres

Hadley

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
76-42

Rakic

Spann

Grant

Chookagian

Camacho

Hadley

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
75-43

Rakic

Spann

Smolka

Chookagian

Torres

Hadley

Matthew Wells
@MrMWells
74-44

Blachowicz

Spann

Grant

Chookagian

Torres

Hadley

Nolan King
@mma_kings
74-44

Rakic

Cutelaba

Smolka

Chookagian

Torres

Hadley

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
73-45
2017 Champion

Rakic

Spann

Grant

Chookagian

Torres

Hadley

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
72-46

Rakic

Cutelaba

Grant

Chookagian

Torres

Hadley

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
68-50

Rakic

Spann

Grant

Chookagian

Torres

Hadley

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
59-59

Blachowicz

Spann

Smolka

Ribas

Torres

Hadley

The UFC is back in its Las Vegas home …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 video: Jan Blachowicz, Aleksandar Rakic on weight for main event

The UFC on ESPN 36 headliner between Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic is official.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Blachowicz (28-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) and surging contender Rakic (14-2 MMA, 6-1 …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s official UFC on ESPN 36 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT).
The weigh-ins take …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 breakdown: Can ex-champ Jan Blachowicz upset Aleksandar Rakic?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN 36.
UFC on ESPN 36 takes place Saturday at …read more

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Posted on May 12, 2022, 11:16 pm By
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Vicente Luque Vs. Geoff Neal Targeted For August 6th UFC Fight Night

A UFC welterweight showdown between dangerous contenders Vicente Luque and Geoff Neal is reportedly in the works for August 6th.

News of the targeted booking was first reported by ESPN’s Brett …read more

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Posted on May 12, 2022, 8:16 pm By
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Jan Blachowicz hopes to take title back from Glover Teixeira after UFC on ESPN 36

LAS VEGAS – Jan Blachowicz wants to return the favor to Glover Teixeira, and he hopes he gets the chance to do it.
Teixeira (33-7 MMA, 16-5 UFC) took the light …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic predicts breakout win over Jan Blachowicz at UFC on ESPN 36, long title reign

LAS VEGAS – Aleksandar Rakic has been in the lab working on his game for more than one year since he’s last appeared in the octagon.
The break hasn’t been ideal …read more

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Donald Cerrone vs. Joe Lauzon Rebooked for UFC on ESPN 37 in Austin

Donald Cerrone and Joe Lauzon will get their chance to fight — only it will be a little more than a month later than originally anticipated. …read more

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Posted on May 10, 2022, 10:16 pm By
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Sources: Cerrone-Lauzon rebooked for June 18

A UFC lightweight bout between Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone and Joe Lauzon, which was originally set to take place last Saturday, has been rebooked for June 18, sources told ESPN on …read more

Source:: ESPN

Sources: UFC closing in on a Costa-Rockhold bout

The UFC is finalizing a middleweight bout between Paulo Costa and Luke Rockhold for UFC 277, sources told ESPN on Saturday, although contracts have not been signed yet. …read more

Source:: ESPN

LIVE! UFC 274 PPV Radio-Style Streaming Updates

We’ve purchased the ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) and with it our dynamic tag team trio, Matt Ryan, Brendan Sokler and Case Harts, will deliver the best possible ‘radio style’ play-by-play broadcast imaginable throughout …read more

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Posted on May 8, 2022, 12:16 am By
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UFC 274 Stream: Results, Recaps, Videos And More!

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UFC 274 results live online: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) TONIGHT (Sat., …read more

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Posted on May 7, 2022, 11:16 pm By
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UFC 274 Predictions: Expert Picks by MMA News Staff

UFC 274 is quickly approaching, and we’ve got our staff predictions ready for you ahead of this weekend’s big card!

UFC 274 will be available exclusively on ESPN+ pay-per-view on Saturday, …read more

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Posted on May 5, 2022, 1:16 pm By
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dos Anjos vs. Fiziev Reportedly Rescheduled For July 9 Headliner

The lightweight tilt between Rafael dos Anjos and Rafael Fiziev is now being worked on for the July 9 Fight Night main event.

ESPN was the first to break the news …read more

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Posted on May 5, 2022, 5:16 am By
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UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje Staff Predictions

UFC 274 is quickly approaching, and we’ve got our staff predictions ready for you ahead of this weekend’s big card!

UFC 274 will be available exclusively on ESPN+ pay-per-view on Saturday, …read more

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Junior Dos Santos: Francis Ngannou ‘won’t have much success’ in boxing with his ‘limited’ technique

Junior dos Santos (right) met Francis Ngannou in a UFC on ESPN main event in 2019. | Josh Hedges, Getty Images

Can Francis Ngannou upset …read more

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Posted on May 4, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Video: How are we feeling about MMA judging these days?

At UFC on ESPN 35 this past Saturday in Las Vegas, a couple fights in particular brought MMA judging back into the forefront.
In the main event, Rob Font outstruck Marlon …read more

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'The Ultimate Fighter 30,' Episode 1 results

“The Ultimate Fighter” is back for the 30th season of UFC’s storied reality television series.
The first episode of the series, ‘Road to the Rematch’ released on ESPN+ on Tuesday, May …read more

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Predictions! UFC 274 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 2

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN and ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., May 7, 2022) when UFC 274: …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, May 3: Marlon Vera vaults into top 10

The men’s bantamweight division saw the biggest move following the main event of UFC on ESPN 35.
Entering the week unranked at bantamweight, Marlon “Chito” Vera left quite the impression at …read more

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Shanna Young got past 'nerves and dread' for first UFC win at UFC on ESPN 35

LAS VEGAS – Without a win in more than two years, and losses in her first two fights in the UFC, Shanna Young could be forgiven if her confidence was …read more

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Joaquin Buckley vs. Albert Duraev Announced for UFC on ESPN 37 in Austin

Joaquin Buckley will lock horns with Albert Duraev in a middleweight clash at UFC on ESPN 37. …read more

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Gabe Green wants to run things back with Daniel Rodriguez: 'I think I take him out now'

LAS VEGAS – After picking up his second straight win at UFC on ESPN 35, Gabe Green wants to rematch an old foe.
Green (11-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) came from behind …read more

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Predictions! UFC 274 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 1

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN and ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., May 7, 2022) when UFC 274: …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and – perhaps most importantly – social-media …read more

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Natan Levy learned he doesn't have to always throw bombs to win at UFC on ESPN 35

LAS VEGAS – Natan Levy learned a big lesson in his UFC debut and put that into action Saturday.
Levy wanted to show off his power against Rafa Garcia this past …read more

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Francisco Figueiredo recaps historic kneebar win: 'We worked on that drill a lot'

LAS VEGAS – Francisco Figueiredo scored a historic submission win at UFC on ESPN 35.
Figueiredo (13-4-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) submitted Daniel da Silva with a kneebar this past Saturday at the UFC …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3255: Recapping Vera, Arlovski, Dawson and more at UFC on ESPN 35

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here.
On Episode 3,255, the lads took a look back at UFC on ESPN 35 and Marlon Vera’s big win, …read more

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Alexander Romanov Reveals He Lost 45 Pounds Ahead of UFC on ESPN 35

The physical transformation was evident on the scales, but the results remained the same for Alexander Romanov at UFC on ESPN 35. …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Rob Font after UFC on ESPN 35 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Marlon Vera after UFC on ESPN 35 win?)
Rob Font toughness was on display in the UFC on ESPN 35 main event, but …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Marlon Vera after UFC on ESPN 35 win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Rob Font after UFC on ESPN 35 loss?)
Marlon Vera shined in his first main event Saturday when he defeated Rob Font in …read more

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Unbeaten Heavyweight Alexander Romanov Reveals He Lost 45 Pounds Ahead of UFC on ESPN 35

The physical transformation was evident on the scales, but the results remained the same for Alexander Romanov at UFC on ESPN 35. …read more

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Joanderson Brito had to table emotions at UFC on ESPN 35 after unexpected death of uncle

LAS VEGAS – Joanderson Brito showed off his heavy hands at UFC on ESPN 35, but he also picked up his first promotional victory with a heavy heart.
As he revealed …read more

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After losing 45 pounds in three months, svelte Alexandr Romanov thinks he showed about 5 percent at UFC on ESPN 35

LAS VEGAS – Alexandr Romanov was one of the biggest favorites in MMA history when he stepped inside the cage at UFC on ESPN 35, and by many accounts, he …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 35: Rob Font must reevaluate after back-to-back losses

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN 35 in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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Darren Elkins expects new contract to close out career after UFC on ESPN 35 win

LAS VEGAS – Darren Elkins completed the final fight of his contract at UFC on ESPN 35, but he’s not concerned about his future with the promotion.
Elkins (27-10 MMA, 17-9 …read more

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Marlon Vera confident as ever after UFC on ESPN 35 win, likes idea of Jose Aldo rematch soon

LAS VEGAS – Marlon Vera stepped up to the occasion Saturday at the UFC Apex when he headlined his first show for the promotion.
In the five-round UFC on ESPN 35 …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Highest non-PPV total in program history

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 35 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $197,500.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting requirements, media obligations and …read more

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC on ESPN 35 with LL Cool J, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne

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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UFC on ESPN 35 Bonuses: Marlon Vera vs. Rob Font Garners ‘Fight of the Night’ Honors

Marlon Vera and Rob Font had a battle to remember in the UFC on ESPN 35 headliner, but only Vera will reap the extra financial rewards. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 bonuses: Marlon Vera gets $100,000 because of Font’s weight miss

The UFC handed out four post-fight bonuses after Saturday’s card, and one fighter got to double dip.
After UFC on ESPN 35, two fighters picked up an extra $50,000 for their …read more

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Marlon Vera Batters, Bloodies Rob Font in UFC on ESPN 35 Headliner

Marlon Vera simply had too many weapons in his arsenal for Rob Font. …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2022, 3:16 am By
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Twitter reacts to Marlon Vera's bloody win over Rob Font at UFC on ESPN 35

Marlon Vera achieved his first octagon main event win on Saturday when he defeated Rob Font at UFC on ESPN 35.
Vera (19-7-1 MMA, 13-6 UFC) continued to elevated in the …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 results: Andrei Arlovski edges Jake Collier, ties 'Cowboy' and Jim Miller for most UFC wins

At 43, Andrei Arlovski now finds himself tied for the most wins in UFC history after UFC on ESPN 35.
Arlovski (34-20 MMA, 23-14 UFC), a former UFC heavyweight champion, edged …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 video: Hear from each winner backstage

LAS VEGAS – UFC on ESPN 35 takes place Saturday with 12 bouts on the lineup, and we’ve got you covered with backstage winner interviews from the UFC Apex.
In the …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 Prelims: Romanov Delivers Quick Submission of Sherman

Alexander Romanov was by far the biggest betting favorite on the UFC on ESPN 35 card, and he performed as such. …read more

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Sources: Kattar-Emmett to headline June card

Calvin Kattar will meet Josh Emmett in a matchup of the UFC’s Nos. 4 and 7 featherweights on June 18, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 video: Francisco Figueiredo, brother of UFC champ Deiveson, scores nasty kneebar

Francisco Figueiredo’s first octagon finish was a nasty one when he violently tapped out Daniel da Silva at UFC on ESPN 35 on Saturday.
Figueiredo (13-4-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) wasted no …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35: Best photos from Las Vegas

Check out these photos from the fights at UFC on ESPN 35 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. (Fight and venue photos courtesy of the UFC via Getty Images) …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35: Official scorecards from Las Vegas

Check out the official scorecards from all 12 fights at UFC on ESPN 35 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. (Gallery will be updated throughout the event.) …read more

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Carlos Candelario vs. Tatsuro Taira Pulled from UFC on ESPN 35, Rebooked for May 14

A matchup of flyweight prospects pitting Carlos Candelario against Tatsuro Taira will not go down at UFC on ESPN 35 on Saturday as originally anticipated. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

UFC on ESPN 35: Quick picks and prognostications

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main card for UFC on ESPN 35.
UFC on ESPN 35 takes place Saturday at …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 play-by-play and live results (4 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 35 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 discussion thread

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 35 event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, which kicks off at 4 p.m. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 ‘Font vs. Vera’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live UFC on ESPN 35 coverage will begin Saturday at 4 p.m. ET. …read more

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Daniel Pineda vs. Jamall Emmers scrapped from UFC on ESPN 36

UFC on ESPN 36 is one fight the lesser.
The featherweight bout between Daniel Pineda (27-14 MMA, 4-5 UFC) and Jamall Emmers (18-6 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been scrapped from the …read more

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Photos: UFC on ESPN 35 weigh-ins and faceoffs

Check out these photos from the UFC on ESPN 35 official weigh-ins and the final pre-fight faceoffs at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. (Photos by Ken Hathaway, MMA Junkie) …read more

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Video: UFC on ESPN 35 weigh-in and full card faceoff highlights

LAS VEGAS – All the pre-fight activities are in the books for UFC on ESPN 35 following Friday’s official weigh-ins and fighter faceoffs.
In the main event, Rob Font (19-5 MMA, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 Weigh-in Results: Rob Font Misses Weight

Despite Rob Font missing weight, UFC on ESPN 35’s main event is still set as Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight contender Marlon Vera is going forward with their five-round scrap. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 predictions: Only one truly contentious fight – but what is it?

Font
vs.
Vera
Arlovski
vs.
Collier
Brito
vs.
Fili
Dawson
vs.
Gordon
Connelly
vs.
Elkins
Jotko
vs.
Meerschaert

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
72-35

Font
(55%)

Arlovski
(87%)

Fili
(84%)

Dawson
(81%)

Elkins
(68%)

Jotko
(51%)

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
71-37
2018 Champion

Font

Arlovski

Fili

Dawson

Elkins

Jotko

Abbey Subhan
@kammakaze
71-37

Font

Arlovski

Fili

Dawson

Elkins

Jotko

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
71-37

Font

Arlovski

Fili

Dawson

Elkins

Meerschaert

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
69-39

Font

Arlovski

Fili

Dawson

Connelly

Jotko

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
69-39
2014 Champion

Font

Arlovski

Fili

Dawson

Elkins

Jotko

Matthew Wells
@MrMWells
67-41

Font

Arlovski

Fili

Dawson

Elkins

Jotko

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
67-41
2017 Champion

Font

Arlovski

Fili

Dawson

Elkins

Meerschaert

Nolan King
@mma_kings
67-41

Font

Arlovski

Fili

Dawson

Elkins

Jotko

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
66-42

Font

Arlovski

Fili

Dawson

Elkins

Meerschaert

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
64-44

Font

Arlovski

Fili

Gordon

Elkins

Meerschaert

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
53-55

Font

Arlovski

Fili

Dawson

Elkins

Meerschaert

The UFC stays at its home base in Las …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 video: Rob Font misses weight for main event with Marlon Vera

LAS VEGAS – The main event for UFC on ESPN 35 is official, but it didn’t come without hiccups
Rob Font (19-5 MMA, 9-4 UFC) missed weight for the bantamweight headliner with …read more

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UFC on ESPN 35 weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s official UFC on ESPN 35 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT).
The weigh-ins take …read more

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Posted on April 29, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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Krzysztof Jotko calls Gerald Meerschaert 'a human blanket' ahead of UFC on ESPN 35 fight

LAS VEGAS – Krzysztof Jotko had a rough go of things this past October when he beat Misha Cirkunov.
When he was sick during training camp, plus had broken ribs, most …read more

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