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Cris Cyborg set to train Holly Holm for fight with rival Kayla Harrison at UFC 300: ‘I think she’s a legend’

Bellator MMA featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg has confirmed she is set to train former undisputed bantamweight titleholder, Holly Holm for her upcoming UFC 300 fight with former PFL champion, Kayla …read more

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Holm Enlists Cyborg For Harrison Mission

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If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.
Holly Holm will have the distinction of welcoming Kayla Harrison to the …read more

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Cris Cyborg headed to Albuquerque to help Holly Holm train for Kayla Harrison fight at UFC 300

Cris Cyborg will give Holly Holm a helping hand in her preparation for Kayla Harrison.
Holm (15-6 MMA, 8-6 UFC) welcomes Harrison (16-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) to the octagon and bantamweight …read more

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Kayla Harrison ahead of UFC 300: Holly Holm ‘the toughest fight in the division for me’

Kayla Harrison sees Holly Holm as the sternest test in the UFC bantamweight division.
Harrison (16-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) makes her 135-pound debut against former champion Holm (15-6 MMA, 8-6 UFC) …read more

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Kayla Harrison denied title fight with debut win at UFC 300: ‘She doesn’t just deserve to skip the line’

Ahead of her long-awaited Octagon bow at UFC 300 in April, former PFL (Professional Fighters League) star, Kayla Harrison has been denied a shot at bantamweight gold off the back …read more

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Raquel Pennington shoots down the idea of Kayla Harrison skipping the line for a UFC title shot: “I just don’t find that fair”

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No Title Shot For Harrison?

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Former PFL champion and Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison will drop down to the bantamweight division to make her Octagon …read more

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Holly Holm welcomes rematch fight with Amanda Nunes in shocking UFC return: ‘I have all the respect for her’

Former undisputed bantamweight champion, Holly Holm may be pre-occupied with a pivotal clash against the debuting, Kayla Harrison at UFC 300 in April, however, the Albuquerque native claims she would …read more

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Kayla Harrison addresses concerns over bantamweight cut for UFC 300: ‘I’m not saying it’s going to be easy’

Kayla Harrison is aware that her cut to bantamweight is going to take some work.
Harrison (16-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) makes her 135-pound debut against former champion Holly Holm (15-6 MMA, …read more

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Kayla Harrison addresses concern over bantamweight move in UFC 300 debut: ‘I don’t believe in cutting weight’

Ahead of her Octagon debut at UFC 300 – former two-time PFL (Professional Fighters League) lightweight tournament winner, Kayla Harrison has claimed she doesn’t “believe” in the process of cutting …read more

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Morning Report: Raquel Pennington expects Kayla Harrison ‘to be exposed a little bit’ in UFC

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The UFC women’s bantamweight division has the potential to get hit with a splash of intrigue at UFC 300 in April.
That would be …read more

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Posted on February 1, 2024, 1:43 pm By
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Chael Sonnen shuts down comparisons between Kayla Harrison and Ronda Rousey: “She has never made a dollar for the promoter”

Does he have a point? …read more

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Kayla Harrison is “confident” she will make weight at UFC 300 despite not believing in the process: “I don’t believe in cutting weight”

Can she do it? …read more

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Raquel Pennington expects Kayla Harrison to be exposed in UFC: ‘She hasn’t truly been challenged’

Raquel Pennington expects a rough UFC debut for Kayla Harrison.
Two-time PFL lightweight champion Harrison (16-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) makes her bantamweight debut against former champion Holly Holm (15-6 MMA, 8-6 …read more

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Raquel Pennington unsure of Kayla Harrison’s ability of UFC 300 debut fight: ‘She’s going to be exposed a little bit’

Newly-minted undisputed bantamweight champion, Raquel Pennington remains unsold on the ability of Kayla Harrison to turn her dominance in the PFL (Professional Fighters League) to the Octagon ahead of her …read more

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Raquel Pennington believes Kayla Harrison will be “exposed” in UFC debut: “She has huge hype following her”

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Henry Cejudo: Kayla Harrison has time to make bantamweight for UFC 300, ‘but will she recover?’

Henry Cejudo is confident Kayla Harrison makes bantamweight but wonders how it will impact her.
Harrison (16-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) makes her bantamweight debut against former UFC champ Holly Holm (15-6 MMA, …read more

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Holly Holm rules out Kayla Harrison fight at UFC 300 with weight miss: ‘You need to make weight, that’s how it is’

Former undisputed bantamweight champion, Holly Holm has shot down the possibility of fighting incoming debutante, Kayla Harrison, if the Ohio native fails to make the bantamweight limit successfully in her …read more

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Holly Holm shuts down comparisons between Kayla Harrison and Ronda Rousey ahead of UFC 300

Holly has spoken …read more

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Matt Brown expects Kayla Harrison to go through hell making bantamweight: ‘There’s no right way to almost kill yourself’

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Matt Brown has spent almost his entire career competing as a welterweight, but in reality, he knows his body isn’t actually built to …read more

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Holly Holm confident Kayla Harrison will make weight: ‘She’s a professional’

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm didn’t expect to be facing Kayla Harrison in her next fight, but that’s the name UFC matchmakers brought her.  
The two will clash on the historic …read more

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Holly Holm unlikely to fight at UFC 300 if Kayla Harrison is over 135 pounds: ‘You need to make weight’

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Holly Holm is excited to welcome Kayla Harrison to the bantamweight division. And she means bantamweight.
Much of …read more

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Posted on January 29, 2024, 10:43 pm By
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Holly Holm expects Kayla Harrison to make weight for UFC 300, downplays Ronda Rousey comparisons

Holly Holm admits a matchup with Kayla Harrison “wasn’t really something on my radar,” but she’s grateful to welcome the two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time PFL $1 million season …read more

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Miesha Tate skeptical about Kayla Harrison at bantamweight

When it was announced that Kayla Harrison was signed by the UFC most people thought that she’d be competing as a featherweight.  She competed as a lightweight during her dominant reign …read more

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Miesha Tate sees Kayla Harrison having rough time in UFC bantamweight division: “It’s not the best move”

Wrong Move? …read more

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Miesha Tate skeptical of Kayla Harrison’s move to 135, thinks weight cut will ‘suck the life out of her’

The news of the UFC signing Kayla Harrison was well received by Miesha Tate, at least for the most part.
Tate, a former UFC women’s bantamweight champion, is excited to see …read more

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Miesha Tate: Drop to Bantamweight ‘Not the Best Move’ for Kayla Harrison

In what proved to be the suprise announcement of the past week, Dana White revealed that two-time Professional Fighters League champ Kayla Harrison would make her Octagon debut against Holly …read more

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Kayla Harrison warned against 135 pound fight at UFC 300: ‘It’s going to suck the life out of her, it’s not the best move’

Ahead of her promotional debut at UFC 300 in April, former two-time lightweight tournament victor and PFL (Professional Fighters League) veteran, Kayla Harrison has been warned against her incoming bantamweight …read more

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Posted on January 28, 2024, 4:43 pm By
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Miesha Tate cautions Kayla Harrison on bantamweight move: ‘135 is going to really suck the life out of her’

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Miesha Tate thinks Kayla Harrison could be in for a rude welcome in a new weight class.
Harrison, …read more

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PFL-Star Cedric Doumbe scoffs at potential return to the UFC after initial snub: ‘I’m better off here’

Earlier this week, the UFC snapped up PFL (Professional Fighters League) star, Kayla Harrison to a stunning Octagon debut in April, however, it appears upcoming French star, Cedric Doumbe won’t …read more

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Megan Anderson wonders if Kayla Harrison’s cut to bantamweight will affect strength vs. ‘specimen’ Holly Holm

If Kayla Harrison is too depleted after cutting down to 136 pounds, Megan Anderson expects her to struggle.
Two-time PFL lightweight champion Harrison (16-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) makes her octagon debut …read more

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Larissa Pacheco unsure if ‘arrogant’ Kayla Harrison can make 135 pounds for UFC debut vs. Holly Holm

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Two-time PFL lightweight champion Kayla Harrison has signed …read more

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Kayla Harrison backed to make 135 pounds in UFC 300 debut: ‘She’s already made it a couple of times’

Former two-time PFL (Professional Fighters League) lightweight tournament victor, Kayla Harrison will have no struggle making the 135 pound limit for the first time in her fighting career, according to …read more

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Larissa Pacheco worried Kayla Harrison will ‘lose potency’ with bantamweight drop for UFC 300

Larissa Pacheco is among those who are concerned about Kayla Harrison’s ability to safely cut to the women’s bantamweight division.
Pacheco (23-4) has fought Harrison three times in her career, going …read more

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Josh Thomson, John McCarthy weigh in on Kayla Harrison’s UFC signing: ‘She went where the easier fights are’

Josh Thomson and John McCarthy don’t think Kayla Harrison is chasing better competition by going to the UFC.
After six years with PFL, Harrison opted to sign with the UFC. Harrison …read more

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Kayla Harrison draws shockingly short betting odds to hold UFC bantamweight title at the end of 2024 ahead of debut

Former two-time PFL (Professional Fighters League) lightweight tournament winner, Kayla Harrison is already drawing interesting odds on her chances of holding bantamweight gold in the UFC come the end of …read more

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Posted on January 26, 2024, 1:43 am By
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John McCarthy and Josh Thomson weigh in on Kayla Harrison’s decision to sign with UFC: “I think she went where the easier fights are”

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PFL CEO Peter Murray reacts after Kayla Harrison signs with the UFC

“We’re disappointed” …read more

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Kayla Harrison releases first statement ahead of UFC 300 debut following PFL move: ‘My time is now’

Former PFL champion, Kayla Harrison discuses her decision to sign with the UFC instead of resigning. 

The UFC recently made a surprise announcement, sharing that Harrison would be debuting for the …read more

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Kayla Harrison shares first words about UFC signing: ‘My time is now’

Kayla Harrison is excited to test herself in the UFC.
In a surprise announcement by Dana White, two-time PFL champion Harrison signed with the UFC and already has her octagon debut …read more

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Dana White responds to fans concerned that Kayla Harrison won’t be able to make weight at UFC 300

Do you agree? …read more

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Larissa Pacheco expects PFL to make good on Cris Cyborg fight after Kayla Harrison’s UFC signing

Larissa Pacheco admits she was “frustrated” that PFL was overlooking her by trying to book Kayla Harrison vs. Cris Cyborg, but in the end things played out in her favor.
Pacheco …read more

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Kayla Harrison opens as gigantic favorite over Holly Holm at UFC 300

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Kayla Harrison releases first statement after booking UFC 300 fight against Holly Holm: “My time is now”

“Time is now” …read more

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PFL CEO reacts to Kayla Harrison signing with UFC, ‘disappointed’ she ‘chose not to make’ Cris Cyborg fight

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For the first time since she became a professional fighter, Kayla Harrison will call another promotion home.
After spending the past …read more

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Mayra Bueno Silva reveals injury suffered in UFC 297 title loss, predicts Kayla Harrison vs. Holly Holm

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Mayra Bueno Silva came up short in her attempt to claim the UFC …read more

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Cris Cyborg reacts to Kayla Harrison vs. Holly Holm booking, asks Dana White for a spot on UFC 300

UFC 300? …read more

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Kayla Harrison opens as huge betting favorite to beat Holly Holm in massive Octagon debut at UFC 300

Booked to make a stunning move and debut in the Octagon later this year amid years of constant speculation, two-time PFL (Professional Fighters League) lightweight tournament winner, Kayla Harrison has …read more

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UFC 300 fight card and rumor tracker: Kayla Harrison stunner strikes big blow to PFL

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UFC 300 is expected to deliver a loaded lineup for the promotion’s historic April event.
Following one of the most chaotic …read more

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‘Kayla isn’t making 135’: Cris Cyborg, other pros react to Kayla Harrison vs. Holly Holm at UFC 300

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Kayla Harrison is the newest marquee name to be added to the UFC roster, but not everyone is thrilled with …read more

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Harrison Monster Betting Favorite Over Holm

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PFL veteran Kayla Harrison, a former lightweight champion who’s dabbled at 145 pounds, will need to cut all the way …read more

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Kayla Harrison signs for the UFC, gets UFC 300 booking

While Dana White did confirm that UFC 300 will have no returning superstars like Ronda Rousey or Brock Lesnar, he did leave room for shocks and that’s exactly what he …read more

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Kayla Harrison opens as sizeable favorite for UFC 300 fight vs. Holly Holm

Oddsmakers are heavily favoring Kayla Harrison to win her UFC debut.
Longtime PFL star Harrison (16-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has drawn former champion Holly Holm (15-6 MMA, 8-6 UFC) in a …read more

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The MMA Hour with Robert Whittaker, Bianca Belair and Montez Ford in studio, Kayla Harrison, Cedric Doumbe, Leah McCourt, and more at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Kayla Harrison to Make Bantamweight Debut vs. Holly Holm at UFC 300

Two-time Professional Fighters League champion Kayla Harrison has signed with the UFC for an Octagon debut on the biggest stage possible. …read more

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Kayla Harrison signs with UFC, set to debut vs. Holly Holm at UFC 300 in bantamweight bout

Kayla Harrison is now a UFC fighter, according to Dana White.
In a bombshell announcement Tuesday on Instagram, White said the former Olympian and longtime PFL star Harrison (16-1 MMA, 0-0 …read more

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Kayla Harrison signs with UFC, set to debut at UFC 300 against former champion Holly Holm

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Kayla Harrison signs with UFC, debuts at bantamweight against Holly Holm at UFC 300

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Kayla Harrison is finally a UFC fighter.
On Tuesday, UFC CEO Dana White announced that the two-time Olympic gold medalist judoka …read more

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Cris Cyborg open to fighting Larissa Pacheco, but wants Kayla Harrison matchup first

Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg isn’t scared to fight anyone, but she definitely has a preference for who should be next.
Cyborg wants her debut under the PFL to come …read more

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