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T.J. Dillashaw reveals injury-plagued UFC on ESPN 27 camp, refused to withdraw: 'It had been too f-ing long'

LAS VEGAS – T.J. Dillashaw experienced multiple layers of adversity during his UFC on ESPN 27 main event win over Cory Sandhagen – a theme he carried into the fight …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 4:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 27: Four Fighters Pocket $50K Bonuses

Perhaps surprisingly, given the number of finishes and tremendous back-and-forth battles, UFC on ESPN 27 saw just four bonuses. …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 3:46 am By
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Cory Sandhagen reacts to T.J. Dillashaw split decision: 'I don't want to be a little whiny baby'

Cory Sandhagen predicts a bantamweight title shot isn’t far out of reach despite his loss to T.J. Dillashaw at UFC on ESPN 27.
Sandhagen (14-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC) experienced a heartbreaking …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 3:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 27: Darren Elkins gets third bonus check in 24 fights

The UFC handed out four post-fight bonuses after Saturday’s card, including one to a fighter known for his comebacks.
After UFC on ESPN 27, four fighters picked up an extra $50,000 …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 3:16 am By
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Twitter reacts to T.J. Dillashaw's narrow win over Cory Sandhagen in classic at UFC on ESPN 27

T.J. Dillashaw returned to the octagon in successful fashion on Saturday when he beat Cory Sandhagen in the UFC on ESPN 27 main event.
After more than two years away due …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 3:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 27 results: T.J. Dillashaw takes split decision over Cory Sandhagen, calls for title shot

T.J. Dillashaw returned in style at UFC on ESPN 27 after 30 months away from the cage.
A former UFC bantamweight champion, Dillashaw (16-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) defeated Cory Sandhagen (14-3 …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 3:16 am By
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Post-Suspension T.J. Dillashaw Decisions Cory Sandhagen in UFC on ESPN 27 Headliner

T.J. Dillashaw earns split decision over Cory Sandhagen in UFC on ESPN 27 main event on Saturday in Las Vegas. …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 2:46 am By
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UFC on ESPN 27 results: Raulian Paiva upsets Kyler Phillips by majority decision

Raulian Paiva’s move up to the bantamweight division was a success Saturday with an upset of Kyler Phillips at UFC on ESPN 27.
After spending his previous octagon appearance at flyweight, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 27: Darren Elkins repeats history, completes blood-soaked comeback against Darrick Minner

Darren Elkins did it again.
Synonymous with the unlikeliest of comebacks, Elkins (25-9 MMA, 15-8 UFC) once again defied the odds when he rallied from a difficult first round to finish …read more

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UFC on ESPN 27 results: Dr. Pepper beats Reese's with Adrian Yanez's finish of Randy Costa

Dr. Pepper has reigned supreme.
After weeks of junk food trash talk, Dr. Pepper enthusiast Adrian Yanez defeated Reese’s lover Randy Costa by TKO (punches) at 2:11 of Round 2.
The bantamweight …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 12:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 27 Prelims: Brendan Allen Outduels Heavy-Handed Punahele Soriano

Brendan Allen danced with danger and survived to tell the tale. …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 video: Mickey Gall overwhelms Jordan Williams for first-round tap

Mickey Gall put on arguably the most complete performance of his octagon tenure Saturday when he stopped Jordan Williams in the first round at UFC on ESPN 27.
Gall (7-3 MMA, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 27: Best photos from Las Vegas

Check out these photos from the fights at UFC on ESPN 27 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 July 24, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27: Official scorecards from Las Vegas

Check out the official scorecards from all 11 fights at UFC on ESPN 27 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. (Gallery will be updated throughout the event.) …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 ‘Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

Sherdog’s live UFC on ESPN 27 coverage will begin Saturday at 4 p.m. ET. …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 7:17 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 play-by-play and live results (3 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 27 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 12:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 discussion thread

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 27 event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, which kicks off at 3 p.m. …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 12:16 pm By
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Macy Chiasson says stress fractures in foot caused UFC on ESPN 27 withdrawal

Macy Chiasson has issued a statement on her late withdrawal from the UFC on ESPN 27 co-main event with Aspen Ladd.
Chiasson (7-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) was forced to pull out …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Video: How realistic is a Miesha Tate UFC title run after successful return?

UFC on ESPN 26 featured the return of Miesha Tate after nearly five years away, and boy did she look impressive.
Tate, 34, didn’t show many ill effects from the layoff …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 12:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 27 weigh-in highlights, faceoffs and photo gallery

LAS VEGAS – All the pre-fight activities are in the books for UFC on ESPN 27 following Friday’s official weigh-ins and fighter faceoffs.
In the main event, Cory Sandhagen (14-2 MMA, …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 breakdown: What will T.J. Dillashaw have in store in return vs. Cory Sandhagen?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN 27.
UFC on ESPN 27 takes place Saturday at …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 video: Cory Sandhagen, T.J. Dillashaw face off

LAS VEGAS – The UFC on ESPN 27 weigh-ins took place Friday, with fighter faceoffs afterward, and MMA Junkie was on the scene for the festivities.
The weigh-ins and faceoffs took …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set, All Fighters Make Weight

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to ESPN airwaves for the second straight week with UFC on ESPN 27, featuring a disgraced former champion. …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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Video: T.J. Dillashaw, Cory Sandhagen make weight for UFC on ESPN 27 headliner

LAS VEGAS – The UFC on ESPN 27 main event became official Friday after for bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and Cory Sandhagen made weight.
Dillashaw (16-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) and Sandhagen …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 predictions: Who's picking ex-champ Dillashaw over Sandhagen?

Sandhagen
vs.
Dillashaw
Paiva
vs.
Phillips
Elkins
vs.
Minner
Barber
vs.
Maverick
Costa
vs.
Yanez

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 109-63

Sandhagen
(65%)

Phillips
(84%)

Elkins
(53%)

Maverick
(55%)

Yanez
(71%)

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2021: 111-61
2018 Champion

Sandhagen

Phillips

Minner

Maverick

Yanez

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2021: 108-64

Sandhagen

Phillips

Minner

Maverick

Yanez

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 108-64

Sandhagen

Phillips

Minner

Maverick

Yanez

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 105-67
2020 Champion

Dillashaw

Phillips

Elkins

Maverick

Yanez

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2021: 105-67
2014 Champion

Sandhagen

Phillips

Elkins

Maverick

Yanez

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 104-68

Sandhagen

Phillips

Elkins

Maverick

Yanez

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2021: 104-68
2017 Champion

Sandhagen

Phillips

Elkins

Maverick

Costa

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
2021: 103-69

Sandhagen

Phillips

Elkins

Barber

Yanez

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2021: …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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Photos: UFC on ESPN 27 official weigh-ins and faceoffs

Check out photos of fighters on the scale at the UFC on ESPN 27 official weigh-ins, as well as their faceoffs, in Las Vegas. (Photos by MMA Junkie) …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 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 27 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 July 23, 2021, 12:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 Loses Co-Main Ladd-Chiasson Matchup Due to Chiasson Injury

The night before weigh-ins for the next Ultimate Fighting Championship card, the co-main event has fallen through. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 27 loses co-main event after Macy Chiasson forced out of Aspen Ladd fight due to injury

On the eve of the UFC on ESPN 27 weigh-ins, Saturday’s card has lost its co-main event.
The women’s bantamweight matchup between contenders Macy Chiasson and Aspen Ladd has been canceled, …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Video: After a dominant showing in his first UFC main event, what's next for Islam Makhachev?

Islam Makhachev competed against Thiago Moises in his first main event at UFC on ESPN 26, and dominated his opponent.
After securing the victory by fourth-round submission, he says he’s ready …read more

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Aljamain Sterling doesn't feel same about T.J. Dillashaw, Cory Sandhagen title shots

Bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling thinks the UFC on ESPN 27 headliner should only have title implications for one bantamweight.
T.J. Dillashaw returns from a two-year U.S. Anti-Doping Agency suspension to face …read more

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Logan Paul opens up as betting favorite for potential boxing match with Anderson Silva

YouTuber-turned-boxer Logan Paul has opened up as the betting favorite for a potential boxing match with MMA legend Anderson Silva. Paul’s manager Jeff Levin confirmed with ESPN on Wednesday that …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Raulian Paiva says 'no more 125' going into bantamweight bout at UFC on ESPN 26

Raulian Paiva is done with the UFC flyweight division.
After a disastrous run in the UFC’s lightest men’s weight class that includes losses, failed weight cuts, and fight withdrawals, Paiva is …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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MMA Junkie Radio #3177: Guest Cub Swanson, UFC on ESPN 27 and BKFC 19 previews, and more

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here and will be live at noon ET (9 a.m. PT).
On Episode 3,177, the guys welcome guest …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Darrick Minner thinks he can be 'better everywhere' in Darren Elkins fight at UFC on ESPN 27

Darrick Minner is confident he can upstage Darren Elkins at UFC on ESPN 27.
Minner (26-11 MMA, 2-1 UFC) meets Elkins (25-9 MMA, 15-8 UFC) in a featherweight bout on Saturday’s …read more

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Sean Strickland happier, healthier heading into UFC on ESPN 28: 'I feel f*cking great'

LAS VEGAS – Entering his first UFC main event, Sean Strickland will log his fourth fight in less than a year.
Since moving up to middleweight, Strickland has ramped up the …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 29 poster: Kelvin Gastelum steps up once again to face Jared Cannonier

Kelvin Gastelum continues to prove that he’s willing to take on all comers.
Stepping in for another main event slot, Gastelum (16-7 MMA, 11-7 UFC) will replace Paulo Costa to face …read more

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Logan Paul, UFC great Silva in talks to box in '21

YouTube star Logan Paul and UFC legend Anderson Silva are discussing a boxing match that would take place later this year, Paul’s manager told ESPN. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 27's Adrian Yanez relates to opponent Randy Costa in fighting for a greater purpose

LAS VEGAS – It’s not just shared loves of junk food and head kick knockouts for which Adrian Yanez relates to UFC on ESPN 27 opponent Randy Costa.
Dr. Pepper vs. Reeses …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Kyler Phillips ready 'to go all the way to the top' after UFC on ESPN 27

Kyler Phillips is brimming with confidence as he looks to make it a 4-0 start to his octagon tenure Saturday at UFC on ESPN 27.
Phillips (9-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Maycee Barber unshaken by recent struggles ahead of UFC on ESPN 27: 'Bring it on'

LAS VEGAS – Sure, Maycee Barber would prefer to be undefeated at this point in her career, but the 23-year-old prospect isn’t shying away from her recent struggles.
“Bring it on,” …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 12:16 am By
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Aspen Ladd says recovery 'a lot harder' than expected, not looking past UFC on ESPN 27

LAS VEGAS – When she last stepped foot into the octagon 19 months ago, Aspen Ladd appeared destined to challenge for a UFC title in the very near future. But …read more

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Posted on July 21, 2021, 11:46 pm By
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Macy Chiasson surprised by Aspen Ladd matchup but relishing underdog role at UFC on ESPN 27

LAS VEGAS – Macy Chiasson wasn’t expecting to book a fight with Aspen Ladd at this point in her career, but now that it’s here, she’s ready to make a …read more

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Posted on July 21, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Miranda Maverick explains how UFC on ESPN 27 fight vs. Maycee Barber is both good and bad matchmaking

LAS VEGAS – Before the fight offer came, Miranda Maverick had one name in mind she hoped not to fight. As it turns out, the UFC had said fight in …read more

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Cory Sandhagen out to prove he's 'king of the jungle' at UFC on ESPN 27, build name vs. T.J. Dillashaw

LAS VEGAS – When Cory Sandhagen found out his scheduled May matchup against T.J. Dillashaw was canceled, he wasn’t interested in a booking against anyone else.
Days out from the rebooked …read more

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Posted on July 21, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Diabetic Jordan Williams praises stem cell treatment for managing blood sugar ahead of UFC on ESPN 27

LAS VEGAS – All mixed martial artists encounter adversity partaking in a grueling sport. But for Jordan Williams, he deals with a separate set of health maintenances others on the …read more

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T.J. Dillashaw: UFC on ESPN 27 performance will 'erase' PED controversy

LAS VEGAS – Former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is out to prove that performance-enhancing drugs were not the only reason for his success prior to his lengthy suspension.
After popping …read more

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Posted on July 21, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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Kai Kamaka Steps in to Face Danny Chavez at UFC on ESPN 28

Kai Kamaka III will replace the injured Doo Ho Choi and meet Danny Chavez at UFC on ESPN 28. …read more

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Posted on July 21, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 26 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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Posted on July 21, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Mickey Gall hopes to show off hands at UFC on ESPN 27: 'It's about time I got some knockouts'

Mickey Gall has been alternating wins and losses of late, but he’s shown promising moments in those setbacks.
Gall (6-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC), a “Dana White: Looking For a Fight” signee, …read more

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Posted on July 20, 2021, 8:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 26 Medical Suspensions: Three Fighters Facing 6-Month Terms

Three athletes from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 26 card could be sidelined for as long as six months. …read more

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Posted on July 20, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 commentary team, broadcast plans set: Dominick Cruz calls T.J. Dillashaw's return bout

The UFC schedule continues this week with UFC on ESPN 27 on Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
As always, some marquee on-air talent will be there to help …read more

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Posted on July 20, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 27 pre-event facts: T.J. Dillashaw still holds records after 917-day layoff

The UFC keeps its busy July schedule rolling Saturday with UFC on ESPN 27, which takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and airs on ESPN/streams on ESPN+.
One …read more

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Posted on July 20, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Bisping respects Dillashaw for owning up to EPO use, excited about his comeback

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping provides commentary for the UFC on ESPN 9 broadcast on May 30, 2020. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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ESPN+ Price Hike Coming (Again)

Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images for GQ Australia

UFC requires a subscription to ESPN+ to purchase its pay-per-view (PPV) cards, while also staging most (but …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 medical suspensions: Three fighters face 180-day terms

Alan Baudot, Malcolm Gordon and Marion Reneau are looking at six months out after UFC on ESPN 26.
Reneau suffered a third-round TKO loss to returning former UFC bantamweight champion Miesha …read more

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Managers agree to Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori matchup

Managers Ali Abdelaziz and Wallid Ismail have agreed for their clients in Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori to have an upcoming matchup. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto spoke to Ismail, Costa’s manager, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 27's Darren Elkins motivated to keep improving, hopes to eventually regain top-15 spot

Darren Elkins has fought the who’s who throughout his career, but still has the desire to continue evolving.
Elkins (25-9 MMA, 15-8 UFC) was able to snap a four-fight losing skid with …read more

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Raulian Paiva excited for new start at bantamweight, eyes potential ranking after UFC on ESPN 27

After a frustrating year on the sidelines, Raulian Paiva is anxious to get back to work this weekend.
Forced to withdraw from both a May clash with David Dvorak and an …read more

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Chris Daukaus vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov Pushed Back One Week to UFC on ESPN 28

A heavyweight clash pitting Chris Daukaus against Shamil Abdurakhimov that was originally slated for UFC on ESPN 27 this Saturday has been pushed back one week. …read more

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Shoulder Injury Forces Doo Ho Choi to Withdraw from UFC on ESPN 28

A shoulder injury has forced Doo Ho Choi to pull out of a proposed clash with Danny Chavez at UFC on ESPN 28. …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Dr. Pepper or Reese's? Adrian Yanez and Randy Costa 'fight' about it before UFC on ESPN 27

By MMA standards, Randy Costa and Adrian Yanez promoted their fight unorthodoxly – but it worked.
During a period of time in which trash talk is under the microscope and a …read more

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Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Chris Daukaus shifts to UFC on ESPN 28 due to COVID-19 issue

This Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 27 event has lost a fight between ranked heavyweights, but the contest remains on the promotion’s summer schedule.
Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Chris Daukaus has been postponed …read more

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Emotional Rodolfo Vieira made sure not to rush submission win of Dustin Stoltzfus at UFC on ESPN 26

LAS VEGAS – Rodolfo Vieira made sure to display a more patient version of himself, and it paid off.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace rebounded from his upset submission loss to Anthony …read more

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Dan Hooker ‘Got Bored’ Watching Islam Makhachev’s Victory at UFC on ESPN 26

If there is one obstacle to Islam Makhachev’s rise through the UFC’s lightweight division, it’s that his style is not as fan friendly as some of the other top contenders. …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Thiago Moises Releases Statement Following UFC on ESPN 26 Main Event Defeat

Thiago Moises is moving forward with a positive attitude following his loss to Islam Makhachev in the UFC on ESPN 26 headliner this past Saturday. …read more

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Shoulder Injury Forces Doo Ho Choi Announces to Withdraw from UFC on ESPN 28

A shoulder injury has forced Doo Ho Choi to pull out of a proposed clash with Danny Chavez at UFC on ESPN 28. …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2021, 4:46 pm By
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MMA Junkie Radio #3176: Headlines, plus Bellator 262 and UFC on ESPN 26 recaps

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here and will be live at noon ET.
On Episode 3,176, the guys will recap this past weekend’s …read more

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Dominant Sergey Morozov happy with win, even though he couldn't put Taha away

LAS VEGAS – Sergey Morozov beat Khalid Taha with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 26 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight …read more

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Dan Hooker 'got bored' watching Islam Makhachev 'on fast forward' at UFC on ESPN 26

Dan Hooker was not remotely entertained watching Islam Makhachev prevail in his first main event.
Makhachev (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) picked up a fourth-round submission of Thiago Moises at UFC on ESPN …read more

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Miesha Tate Has ‘No Doubt’ She’ll Cross Paths with Holly Holm Again in UFC

Even after a retirement that lasted more than four years, Miesha Tate appeared to be in peak form at UFC on ESPN 26. …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2021, 10:46 pm By
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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Islam Makhachev after UFC on ESPN 26 win?

Islam Makhachev showed once again why he’s one of the most highly touted lightweights in the world when he beat Thiago Moises in the UFC on ESPN 26 main event …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Miesha Tate after UFC on ESPN 26 win?

Miesha Tate made a triumphant return to the octagon on Saturday when she defeated Marion Reneau in the UFC on ESPN 26 co-main event.
After hanging up the gloves in November …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 26: Is Islam Makhachev the world's best lightweight?

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN 26 in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 26 post-event facts: Miesha Tate impacts record books in return

UFC on ESPN 26 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas was among the most finish-heavy events of the year, with eight of the 10 scheduled fights ending inside the …read more

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Thiago Moises makes no excuses for UFC on ESPN 26 loss: 'Islam is an amazing fighter'

Thiago Moises was all class in the wake of his main event loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC on ESPN 26.
Moises (15-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC) came into Saturday’s lightweight headliner …read more

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Jeremy Stephens wants quick return after he 'let a lot of people down' with UFC on ESPN 26 loss

Jeremy Stephens is eager to make things right after suffering the quickest loss of his career at UFC on ESPN 26.
Although Stephens (28-19 MMA, 15-18 UFC) holds the octagon record …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Jeremy Stephens nets biggest check

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 26 event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $126,000.
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 26, including Miesha Tate's choice for her comeback song

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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Posted on July 18, 2021, 12:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 26 Bonuses: Six Fighters Receive $50K Paychecks

Billy Quarantillo and Gabriel Benitez took home an additional $50,000 apiece for their work in the Octagon on Saturday night. …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2021, 6:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 26 bonuses: Miesha Tate gets extra $50,000 in return from retirement

UFC on ESPN 26 had eight finishes in 10 fights – including seven straight to close the show. So there was plenty of competition for post-fight bonus awards.
So instead of …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2021, 6:16 am By
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Twitter reacts to Islam Makhachev's dominant win over Thiago Moises at UFC on ESPN 26

Islam Makhachev continued his rise up the lightweight rankings on Saturday when he defeated Thiago Moises at UFC on ESPN 26.
Makhachev (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) extended his winning streak to …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 results: Islam Makhachev overwhelms, taps Thiago Moises in fourth round

Islam Makhachev made an emphatic statement in his first UFC main event.
In a bout that was expected to involve a fair share of grappling, Makhachev (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) shined …read more

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Islam Makhachev Rolls Past Thiago Moises in UFC on ESPN 26 Headliner

Islam Makhachev lived up to the hype in his first headlining effort. …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2021, 5:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 26 results: Ex-UFC champion Miesha Tate stops Marion Reneau in MMA return

Miesha Tate was successful in her return to MMA competition.
The former UFC and Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion stopped veteran Marion Reneau in her comeback fight at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN …read more

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Twitter reacts to Miesha Tate's TKO of Marion Reneau in return fight at UFC on ESPN 26

Miesha Tate’s return to MMA from a nearly five-year retirement was a success on Saturday when she beat Marion Reneau in the UFC on ESPN 26 co-main event.
Former UFC champ …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 video: Mateusz Gamrot taps Jeremy Stephens early with powerful kimura

Mateusz Gamrot did what no one has done in more than a decade.
The Polish fighter handed Jeremy Stephens his first submission loss since 2009, forcing the veteran to tap out …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 video: Rodolfo Vieira rebounds from upset loss with slick submission

Rodolfo Vieira rebounded from his first career loss with a brutal submission win over Dustin Stoltzfus at UFC on ESPN 26.
After falling victim to one of the biggest upsets of …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 video: Billy Quarantillo scores unusual TKO, stops Gabriel Benitez from back control

Billy Quarantillo made sure to bounce back strong from his first setback in the UFC.
The featherweight fighter picked up a TKO win over veteran Gabriel Benitez in the opening bout …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 Prelims: Daniel Rodriguez Picks Apart Short-Notice Foe Preston Parsons

Daniel Rodriguez didn’t allow Preston Parsons even a glimmer of hope in his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 video: Amanda Lemos blitzes Montserrat Conejo for 35-second KO

Amanda Lemos continued to build momentum as a strawweight on the rise Saturday when she put Montserrat Conejo away in lightning-quick fashion at UFC on ESPN 26.
Lemos (10-1-1 MMA, 4-1 …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26: Best photos from Las Vegas

Check out these photos from the fights at UFC on ESPN 26 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 July 18, 2021, 12:46 am By
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UFC on ESPN 26: Official scorecards from Las Vegas

Check out the official scorecards from all 10 fights at UFC on ESPN 26 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. (Gallery will be updated throughout the event.) …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2021, 12:46 am By
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UFC Vegas 31: Makhachev vs. Moises live results, discussion, PBP

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event in Vegas on ESPN, which features a lightweight tilt on top. Join …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 26 Loses Miles Johns vs. Anderson dos Santos Due to Positive COVID-19 Test

UFC on ESPN 26 is down to 10 fights after Miles Johns vs. Anderson dos Santos was scrapped due to a positive COVID-19 test in dos Santos’ camp. …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2021, 8:46 pm By
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Johns, Dos Santos UFC bout off due to protocols

A bout between Miles Johns and Anderson Dos Santos has been removed from UFC Fight Night on Saturday, just hours before the first bell, the UFC confirmed with ESPN. …read more

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Miles Johns announces UFC on ESPN 26 fight vs. Anderson Dos Santos is off

Miles Johns and Anderson dos Santos won’t be fighting each other Saturday night after all.
Johns announced on Instagram that their UFC on ESPn 26 bout has been scrapped after someone …read more

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Ian Heinisch focused on being best version of himself at UFC on ESPN 27 after mistakes vs. Gastelum

Ian Heinisch thinks he gave Kelvin Gastelum too much respect in their first outing and vows not to make that mistake again.
In the biggest spot of his career, Heinisch (14-4 …read more

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Video: What should we expect from Miesha Tate's return to the UFC?

Saturday night marks the return of former women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate when she takes on Marion Reneau at UFC on ESPN 26 in her first since retiring in November …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 play-by-play and live results (7 p.m. ET)

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s …read more

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