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Stephanie Luciano vs. Julia Polastri Booked for UFC on ESPN 53 on March 23

A strawweight clash pitting Stephanie Luciano (5-1) against Julia Polastri (12-3) has been added to UFC on ESPN 53. 

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UFC 298 breakdown: Will Paulo Costa erase former champ Robert Whittaker?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC 298.
UFC 298 (pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+) takes place Saturday at Honda …read more

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UFC 298 ‘Embedded,’ No. 4: Chef Alexander Volkanovski serves team despite cutting weight

The UFC is back for its second pay-per-view of 2024, and the popular “Embedded” fight week video series is here to document what’s happening behind the scenes.
UFC 298 (pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+) …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2024, 9:43 pm By
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Israel Adesanya: Paulo Costa ‘doesn’t really mix it up,’ loses to Robert Whittaker at UFC 298

Israel Adesanya believes Robert Whittaker has more tools to win than Paulo Costa.
Whittaker (24-7 MMA, 15-5 UFC) takes on Costa (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) in Saturday’s UFC 298 (pay-per-view, ESPN, …read more

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Video: UFC 298 media day interviews

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The UFC 298, which takes place at Honda Center with a main card that airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+, goes down Saturday.
Before fight …read more

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Posted on February 14, 2024, 8:43 pm By
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UFC 298 ‘Embedded,’ No. 3: Get up in your feelings, ’cause Geoff Neal’s luggage is all of us

The UFC is back for its second pay-per-view of 2024, and the popular “Embedded” fight week video series is here to document what’s happening behind the scenes.
UFC 298 (pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+) …read more

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Posted on February 14, 2024, 6:43 pm By
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Edmen Shahbazyan vs. A.J. Dobson Slated for UFC on ESPN 53 on March 23

UFC on ESPN 53 on March 23 has undergone a change due to recent fight cancellations. …read more

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Posted on February 14, 2024, 5:13 pm By
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Ilia Topuria confirms brother Alexsandre Topuria has joined UFC roster

The UFC will now have another member of the Topuria family on their roster.
In an interview with ESPN, Ilia Topuria was asked by play-by-play commentator Jon Anik on the news …read more

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Predictions! UFC 298 Late ‘Prelims’ Preview – Pt. 2

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Feb. 17, 2024) when UFC 298: “Volkanovski vs. Topuria” storms Honda Center in Anaheim, California. MMAmania.com’s Patrick Stumberg …read more

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Posted on February 14, 2024, 4:44 am By
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UFC 298 ‘Embedded,’ No. 2: ‘This old man’s still going, trust me.’

The UFC is back for its second pay-per-view of 2024, and the popular “Embedded” fight week video series is here to document what’s happening behind the scenes.
UFC 298 (pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+) takes …read more

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Posted on February 13, 2024, 9:43 pm By
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UFC’s Ian Machado Garry unbothered by online drama, says ‘MMA community should be thankful’ for him

Ian Machado Garry doubts his haters will decrease with another win.
Garry (13-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) meets Geoff Neal (15-5 MMA, 7-3 UFC) on Saturday at UFC 298 (pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+) …read more

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Posted on February 13, 2024, 5:13 pm By
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Predictions! UFC 298 Early ‘Prelims’ Preview – Pt. 1

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Feb. 17, 2024) when UFC 298: “Volkanovski vs. Topuria” storms Honda Center in Anaheim, California. MMAmania.com’s Patrick Stumberg …read more

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Posted on February 13, 2024, 4:43 am By
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UFC 298 ‘Embedded,’ No. 1: Ian Machado Garry, Charles Oliveira bring in the birds

The UFC is back for its second pay-per-view of 2024, and the popular “Embedded” fight week video series is here to document what’s happening behind the scenes.
UFC 298 (pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+) takes …read more

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UFC Fight Night 236 official weigh-in highlights, photo gallery

LAS VEGAS – The UFC Fight Night 236 fight card now is official following Friday’s official weigh-in session.
Saturday’s card (ESPN+) takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and is …read more

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Posted on February 9, 2024, 8:44 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 236 predictions: Who’s taking Jack Hermansson to upset Joe Pyfer?

The UFC stays in its Las Vegas home base this week with middleweights at the top of the lineup for the second straight show.
UFC Fight Night 236 (ESPN+) takes place …read more

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UFC Fight Night 236 breakdown: Will Joe Pyfer’s striking be too much for Jack Hermansson?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC Fight Night 236.
UFC Fight Night 236 (ESPN+) takes place Saturday …read more

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UFC Fight Night 236 weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s official UFC Fight Night 236 (ESPN+) fighter weigh-ins at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, which kick …read more

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Posted on February 9, 2024, 1:43 pm By
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Gregory Rodrigues: Brad Tavares ‘has a lot of experience, but I believe his time is gone’

Gregory Rodrigues is ready to springboard his career off of Brad Tavares.
Rodrigues (14-5 MMA, 5-2 UFC) meets Tavares (20-8 MMA, 15-8 UFC) on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 236 (ESPN+) main …read more

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Posted on February 8, 2024, 11:43 pm By
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ESPN partners with FOX, Warner Bros. on new streaming service: What that means for UFC’s upcoming TV deal

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UFC will begin negotiations on a new TV deal later this year just as the landscape of sports programming and …read more

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Posted on February 8, 2024, 3:43 pm By
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Predictions! UFC Vegas 86 ‘Prelims’ Preview – Pt. 2

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Feb. 10, 2024) when …read more

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Posted on February 7, 2024, 4:43 am By
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ESPN, Fox, and Warner join forces to launch new sports streaming service in 2024

A new streaming service is slated to bring together sports like never before.

Per a report from Variety, Fox Corp., Warner Bros. Discovery, and Disney are teaming up to deliver a …read more

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Posted on February 7, 2024, 1:43 am By
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ESPN, Fox, Warner Bros. Discovery upend TV sports with joint sports streaming service

(Editor’s note: This story first published at USATODAY.com, part of the USA TODAY Network.)
In a major move for streaming TV, three of the largest media companies are teaming up for …read more

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Posted on February 6, 2024, 11:43 pm By
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Predictions! UFC Vegas 86 ‘Prelims’ Preview – Pt. 1

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Feb. 10, 2024) when UFC Vegas 86: “Pyfer vs. Hermansson” returns to UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. …read more

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Posted on February 6, 2024, 4:43 am By
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Ian Machado Garry ahead of Geoff Neal fight at UFC 298: ‘I am going to make him quit’

Ian Machado Garry plans on making Geoff Neal wilt.
Garry (13-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) meets Neal (15-5 MMA, 7-3 UFC) at UFC 298 (pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+) on Feb. 17 in Anaheim, …read more

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LIVE! Watch UFC Vegas 85 Post-Fight Presser

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With UFC Vegas 85 a wrap after an exciting night (Sat., Feb. 3, 2024) of fights on ESPN+ from inside …read more

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Posted on February 4, 2024, 2:43 am By
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UFC Fight Night 235: Quick Picks and Prognosticastions

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main card for UFC Fight Night 235.
UFC Fight Night 235 (ESPN+) takes place Saturday …read more

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Posted on February 3, 2024, 2:44 am By
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UFC Fight Night 235 full card faceoff highlights and photo gallery

LAS VEGAS – The UFC Fight Night 235 fight card now is official following Friday’s official weigh-in session.
Saturday’s card (ESPN+) takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and is headlined …read more

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Posted on February 2, 2024, 8:43 pm By
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Cameron Saaiman vs. Payton Talbott Added to UFC on ESPN 53 Card

A clash between two promising bantamweight prospects has been added to March 23’s UFC on ESPN 53, which is set to go down at the Apex in Las Vegas. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 235 predictions: Who’s picking Roman Dolidze over favored Nassourdine Imavov?

The UFC is back in its Las Vegas home base this week with a pair of middleweights at the top of the marquee.
UFC Fight Night 235 (ESPN+) takes place Saturday …read more

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UFC Fight Night 235 weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s official UFC Fight Night 235 (ESPN+) fighter weigh-ins at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, which kick …read more

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Sources: Brady out of March 30 bout vs. Luque

Rising welterweight Sean Brady is out of his March 30 bout against Vicente Luque because of an injury, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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Two New Bouts Added to UFC on ESPN 53; Chris Barnett Withdraws From Event

UFC on ESPN 53 has a few updates to its lineup, the promotion announced in a release on Tuesday. …read more

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Posted on February 1, 2024, 12:40 am By
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PFL Makes History Again!

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Professional Fighters League (PFL) isn’t done making making mixed martial arts (MMA) history.
Per a recent report from ESPN’s Marc Raimondi, the …read more

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Posted on January 31, 2024, 11:43 am By
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Raquel Pennington blasts ESPN’s Ryan Clark for calling for the end of women’s bantamweight: “You’re not living in our shoes”

Rocky hits back …read more

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Predictions! UFC Vegas 85 ‘Prelims’ Preview – Pt. 2

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Feb. 3, 2024) when UFC Vegas 85: “Dolidze vs. Imavov” returns to UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. …read more

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Posted on January 31, 2024, 4:43 am By
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Predictions! UFC Vegas 85 ‘Prelims’ Preview – Pt. 1

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Feb. 3, 2024) when UFC Vegas 85: “Dolidze vs. Imavov” returns to UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. …read more

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Posted on January 30, 2024, 4:43 am By
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Alonzo Menifield Replaces Dominick Reyes, Meets Carlos Ulberg at UFC Atlantic City

Alonzo Menifield will step in for Dominick Reyes and square off against Carlos Ulberg at UFC on ESPN 54. …read more

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‘The Rock’ joins UFC, WWE’s TKO Group board

Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, has been appointed to the board of directors of TKO Group, the publicly traded company consisting of the UFC and WWE, officials told ESPN on …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2024, 12:43 pm By
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Dana White reveals timeline for UFC and ESPN negotiations on new TV deal to start

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The UFC and ESPN are expected to sit down at the negotiating table to discuss a new …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2024, 8:43 pm By
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MMA Rank 50-1: Which fighter will have the best 2024?

Can anyone challenge Islam Makhachev for the top spot? ESPN ranks the top 50 fighters based on their expected performance in 2024. …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2024, 2:43 pm By
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UFC veterans in MMA and boxing action Jan. 19-21

This week, the UFC heads to Canada for its first pay-per-view event of 2024.
UFC 297 (pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+) takes place Saturday at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, and is headlined by …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2024, 2:43 pm By
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Video: ‘UFC 297: Strickland vs. Du Plessis’ media day live stream (11 a.m. ET)

TORONTO – UFC 297 takes place Saturday at Scotiabank Arena with a main card that airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.
Before fight night arrives, though, notable athletes …read more

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Predictions! UFC 297 Early ‘Prelims’ Preview – Pt. 2

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Jan. 20, 2024) when UFC 297: “Strickland vs. Du Plessis” storms Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. MMAmania.com’s …read more

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PFL vs Bellator Supercard Officially Set For February 24 in Riyadh Featuring Four Champion vs. Champion Fights

Event: PFL vs Bellator

Date: Sat, 24th Feb, 2024

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Broadcast: ESPN+ PPV, ESPN+ (12.30p.m. ET Prelims | 3p.m. ET Main Card)

The PFL vs Bellator supercard is officially set for February 24 in …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2024, 10:43 pm By
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Predictions! UFC 297 Early ‘Prelims’ Preview – Pt. 1

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Jan. 20, 2024) when UFC 297: “Strickland vs. Du Plessis” storms Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. MMAmania.com’s …read more

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LIVE! Watch UFC Vegas 84 Post-Fight Presser

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With UFC Vegas 84 a wrap after an exciting night (Sat., Jan. 13, 2024) of fights on ESPN+ from inside …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2024, 3:13 am By
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Kape’s fight with Nicolau off after weight miss

Manel Kape missed weight by 3.5 pounds, and his UFC Fight Night bout against Matheus Nicolau has been called off, promotion officials told ESPN. …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2024, 9:43 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 234 predictions: Three unanimous picks to open the 2024 schedule in Vegas

The UFC opens up its 2024 schedule with a light heavyweight banger at the top of the lineup in Las Vegas.
UFC Fight Night 234 (ESPN+) takes place Saturday at the …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2024, 7:13 pm By
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Ngannou to train for Joshua bout in Saudi Arabia

Dewey Cooper, one of Francis Ngannou’s top coaches, told ESPN in a video interview Thursday that the former UFC heavyweight champion will train in Saudi Arabia for his boxing match …read more

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ONE Championship books two U.S. events in ’24

Mixed-martial arts promotion ONE Championship is returning to the United States with two events scheduled for late 2024, officials told ESPN on Wednesday. …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2024, 5:43 pm By
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Predictions! UFC Vegas 84 ‘Prelims’ Preview – Pt. 1

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing more “Prelims” fights to ESPN+ this weekend (Sat., Jan. 13, 2024) when UFC Vegas 84: “Ankalaev vs. …read more

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Michael Chandler has ‘100 percent confidence’ in Conor McGregor fight June 29, ’50-50′ it’s at middleweight

When Conor McGregor teased his big New Year’s Day fight announcement, Michael Chandler wasn’t sure what to think.
“I had an idea, but you never quite know,” Chandler told ESPN in …read more

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Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos full fight video highlights

Watch Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos full fight video highlights from UFC 185’s main event above, courtesy of ESPN.UFC 185: Pettis vs. dos Anjos took place March 14, …read more

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