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Photo | Check out the nasty gash TJ Dillashaw suffered in his fight with Cory Sandhagen

TJ Dillashaw may have emerged from his UFC fight with Cory Sandhagen victorious but he did not come out unscathed. Dillashaw (17-4 MMA), the UFC’s former bantamweight champion, was returning …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 6:16 am By
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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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Petr Yan sends a message to “warrior” TJ Dillshaw following his successful UFC comeback

Former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan obviously tuned in to watch TJ Dillashaw make his Octagon return against Cory Sandhagen this evening. Dillashaw (17-4 MMA), the UFC’s former bantamweight champion, …read more

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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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Dillashaw returns in style, outpoints Sandhagen

In his first fight since 2019, TJ Dillashaw proved he’s still among the UFC’s best bantamweights with a thrilling split-decision win over Cory Sandhagen. …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 2:46 am By
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Cody Garbrandt reacts after TJ Dillashaw defeats Cory Sandhagen at UFC Vegas 32

Cody Garbrandt clearly tuned in to watch his former friend turned bitter rival TJ Dillashaw return to the Octagon this evening at UFC Vegas 32. Dillashaw (17-4 MMA), the UFC’s …read more

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Pros react after TJ Dillashaw defeats Cory Sandhagen at UFC Vegas 32

TJ Dillashaw returned to action in the headliner of tonight’s UFC Vegas 32 event for a bantamweight showdown with Cory Sandhagen. Dillashaw (17-4 MMA), the UFC’s former bantamweight champion, was …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 2:16 am By
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UFC Vegas 32 Results: TJ Dillashaw defeats Cory Sandhagen (Highlights)

TJ Dillashaw returns to action in the headliner of tonight’s UFC Vegas 32 event for a bantamweight showdown with Cory Sandhagen. Dillashaw (16-4 MMA), the UFC’s former bantamweight champion, will …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 2:16 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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'Guess what b*itches'? Paige VanZant is 'still smiling' after BKFC 19 loss to Rachael Ostovich

Think Paige VanZant is dwelling on her latest setback? Think again.
Since parting ways with the UFC, VanZant moved to 0-2 as a bare-knuckle boxer Friday night when she lost a …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 12:46 am By
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UFC on ESPN 27 results: Maycee Barber snaps skid by split decision, calls out Jessica Eye

Maycee Barber avoided a third straight loss by the narrowest of margins Saturday when she edged Miranda Maverick at UFC on ESPN 27.
After dropping back-to-back fights, Barber (9-2 MMA, 4-2 …read more

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Knockout! Watch Yanez End Costa After Bloody War

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Streaking bantamweight prospect Adrian Yanez captured another UFC finish earlier tonight (Sat., July 24, 2021) at UFC Vegas 32 live …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2021, 12:16 am By
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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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Pic! McGregor Back In The Gym After UFC 264 Leg Injury

Conor McGregor is already back in the gym training just two weeks removed from breaking his leg in a loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 (see it HERE).
McGregor, who …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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Submission! Watch Gall Shine, Stop Williams In Vegas

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Mickey Gall returned to the UFC win column earlier tonight (Sat., July 24, 2021) at UFC Vegas 32 live on …read more

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UFC on ESPN 27 video: Sijara Eubanks destroys Elise Reed's eye in return to 125

Sijara Eubanks was the biggest betting favorite on the UFC on ESPN 27 fight card, and she showed why.
Eubanks (7-6 MMA, 5-4 UFC) gave octagon newcomer and short-notice replacement Elise …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 Vegas 32: ‘Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 32 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by TJ Dillashaw vs Cory Sandhagen. Dillashaw (16-4 MMA), the UFC’s former bantamweight champion, …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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UFC Vegas 32: ‘Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw’ Live Resul and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 32 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by TJ Dillashaw vs Cory Sandhagen. Dillashaw (16-4 MMA), the UFC’s former bantamweight champion, …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 8:16 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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Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan 2 in the works for UFC 267 on Oct. 30 in Abu Dhabi

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Verbal agreements are in place for a UFC bantamweight title rematch between champ Aljamain Sterling and Petr …read more

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UFC full fight video: T.J. Dillashaw recaptures bantamweight title from Cody Garbrandt

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Before T.J. Dillashaw’s return against Cory Sandhagen at UFC Vegas 32, take a look back at his first fight against rival …read more

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Video: Does Jake Paul have more on the line than Tyron Woodley in their boxing match?

Jake Paul is about to enter the ring to face his toughest test to date in former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.
At a pre-fight press conference in Los Angeles, Paul …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Raulian Paiva will call for Raphael Assuncao fight after replacing him at UFC Vegas 32

Raulian Paiva (right) competes for the first time as a bantamweight in the UFC this Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Raulian Paiva stepped in …read more

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Jason Wilnis buoyed by kickboxing win over Israel Adesanya ahead of MMA debut

Jason Wilnis is the latest kickboxer entering MMA who has history with UFC champion Israel Adesanya.
Wilnis beat Adesanya in a somewhat controversial unanimous decision at GLORY 37 in January 2017, …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 3:16 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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Video: Dillashaw on O’Malley, Sterling and other top bantamweights

Sean O’Malley when he beat Kris Moutinho at UFC 264. | Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

The former UFC bantamweight champion broke down the rest …read more

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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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Video: BKFC 19 Post-fight press conference

BKFC 19, which took place at the Florida State Fairgrounds, was headlined by a women’s flyweight bout between former UFC fighters Paige VanZant and Rachael Ostovich.
Watch the live BKFC 19 …read more

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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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Holly Holm wants to “avenge” Miesha Tate loss to get the “sour taste” out of her month

Holly Holm wants to avenge her UFC 196 loss to Miesha Tate. Holm was defending her bantamweight title for the first time against Tate back in 2016. It was a …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2021, 1:46 am By
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Twitter Mailbag: Will the UFC give Conor McGregor an immediate shot if Dustin Poirier wins the title?

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in the UFC or sport of MMA in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week, @mma_kings answers:

Could Conor McGregor be …read more

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Cheyanne Buys hopes to see Montserrat Ruiz again: 'I'd love to slap the sh*t out of her'

LAS VEGAS – Cheyanne Buys hasn’t let go of her spat with Montserrat Ruiz.
Buys (5-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) dropped a unanimous decision to Ruiz in her UFC debut in March when …read more

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UFC adds Devonte Smith vs. Jamie Mullarkey to Oct. 2 event

A lightweight matchup between two prolific finishers is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night on Oct. 2
Devonte Smith (11-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will take on Jamie Mullarkey (13-4 MMA, …read more

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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 Unfiltered: Mickey Gall and UFC on ESPN: Sandhagen vs Dillashaw Preview

Learn all about “The Tale of the Five Town Tough Guy” and hear Jim and Matt’s preview of this weekend’s event on today’s episode of UFC Unfiltered!
Read the Full …read more

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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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Sterling, Sandhagen disagree on next bantamweight title shot

Aljamain Sterling before his fight with Cory Sandhagen at UFC 250. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

A bantamweight title shot could be on …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Anderson Silva-Logan Paul boxing match in the works, Paul opened as betting favorite

As if the combat sports landscape could not get anymore interesting, YouTuber and professional boxer Logan Paul is in talks to box former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, according to …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 6:46 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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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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UFC Vegas 32 weigh-in results: T.J. Dillashaw on point for return fight

T.J. Dillashaw | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

T.J. Dillashaw is officially back at bantamweight.
The former UFC champion stepped to the scales at 136 pounds …read more

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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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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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Maycee Barber doesn’t think she has lost her “hype” despite setbacks: “I’m not going to get cut from the UFC if I lose”

Maycee Barber has heard all the talk that the UFC will release her if she loses to Miranda Maverick at UFC Vegas 32 on Saturday. Barber was once considered a …read more

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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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Makhachev Reminds Max Kellerman Of Kobe Bryant & Floyd Mayweather

Islam Makhachev is rising up the UFC lightweight rankings, and Max Kellerman is already showering him with glowing praise. Makhachev is coming off a submission victory over Thiago Moisés at …read more

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Dustin Poirier Feels McGregor’s ‘Excuses’ Expose Mental Weakness

Dustin Poirier believes that Conor McGregor has exposed just how mentally weak he is. Poirier and McGregor did battle a third time at UFC 264 on July 10. McGregor was …read more

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Cody Garbrandt slams TJ Dillashaw for comments made ahead of UFC return: “Nothing honest about this guy”

Cody Garbrandt slammed TJ Dillashaw for the comments he has made ahead of his UFC return, saying there is “nothing honest about this guy.” Dillashaw returns to the Octagon this …read more

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Thiago Moises calls out Dan Hooker following loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 31

UFC lightweight contender Thiago Moises called out Dan Hooker following his recent submission loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 31. Moises, the No. 15 ranked lightweight in the UFC, …read more

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Rachael Ostovich: ‘Competitive person in me dying to get win back from Paige VanZant’ at BKFC 19

TAMPA, Fla. – Rachael Ostovich spoke to MMA Fighting about her BKFC 19 headliner against Paige VanZant in a bare-knuckle rematch of their UFC meeting in 2019 that VanZant won …read more

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UFC Vegas 32 weigh-in stream (live at 12 PM ET)

T.J. Dillashaw when he weighed in for UFC 217 in 2017. | Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

See what happens on …read more

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UFC Vegas 32: ‘Sandhagen Vs Dillashaw’ Predictions

Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images

After more than two years of inactivity, former — and some might say disgraced — UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw …read more

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BKFC 19 predictions

BKFC

Three years into its existence, the BKFC appears to have found a winning formula.
You want to see former UFC fighters throw down without those …read more

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UFC viewers guide: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw has everything you want in a main event

Rising bantamweight contender Cory Sandhagen welcomes former champ TJ Dillashaw back from suspension on Saturday. …read more

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UFC free fight: Cory Sandhagen sparks Marlon Moraes with spinning wheel kick

Cory Sandhagen rebounded from his first UFC setback in emphatic fashion.
Looking to bounce back from a quick submission loss to current bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling, Sandhagen faced former title challenger …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

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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Rankings Review: Miesha Tate Re-Enters UFC Rankings After Nearly Five Years Away

It might be an understatement to say the UFC has some questionable rankings.  You would expect rankings to be questionable as they are subjective; however, in this column, I will …read more

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Those photos came from a folder called ‘Plan B’ - Poirier roasts Conor’s ‘excuses’

Dustin Poirier speaks out about Conor McGregor’s claims of a pre-existing injury ahead of UFC 264. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 10:46 am By
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Chiasson injured; bout vs. Ladd off UFC card

This weekend’s scheduled bout between Aspen Ladd and Macy Chiasson has been canceled due to a Chiasson injury. …read more

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Holly Holm showcases a striking drill | Video

Former UFC Bantamweight champion “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holly Holm is known for her striking prowess inside the octagon and boxing ring.

The multiple division boxing champion and UFC titleholder …read more

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Posted on July 23, 2021, 6:46 am 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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Now in a better place, Rachael Ostovich eager to avenge Paige VanZant loss at BKFC 19

TAMPA, Fla. – Rachael Ostovich is taking on a familiar opponent, but everything else surrounding her upcoming bout is different.
The former UFC fighter headlines Friday’s Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 19 …read more

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Check out TJ Dillashaw’s top UFC finishes | Video

Take a look back at former two-time bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw’s top finishes inside the UFC octagon.

Dillashaw (16-4) returns on Saturday in the UFC Vegas 32 main event against no. …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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Aspen Ladd vs. Macy Chiasson scratched from UFC Vegas 32 event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC Vegas 32 has taken a hit ahead of Saturday’s card.
UFC officials revealed on Thursday that the fight between Aspen Ladd …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on July 23, 2021, 2:16 am By
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UFC Vegas 32 loses Ladd-Chiassson

Aspen Ladd celebrates her TKO victory over Yana Kunitskaya of Russia in their UFC women’s bantamweight bout in December 2019. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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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

Source:: MMAJunkie

Ian Heinisch ready to take care of business at UFC Vegas 32

Looking back on his unanimous decision loss to Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 258 this past February, middleweight Ian Heinisch feels like he’s able to identify the biggest cause for his …read more

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‘Everybody should be grateful’ - Ladd compares McGregor to Rousey

Conor McGregor gets set for his UFC 264 bout with Dustin Poirier. | Photo By Thomas King/Sportsfile via Getty Images

The top ranked women’s bantamweight …read more

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Video: Adrian Yanez talks refreshing build, plans to KO Randy Costa at UFC Vegas 32

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While things may have gotten ugly in the build toward and the aftermath of UFC 264 between …read more

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‘Ngannou will pop your balls’ - Bisping talks wild Jackass 4 stunt

Francis Ngannou lands a left hook to the jaw of Stipe Miocic in the main event of UFC 260. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Mickey Gall brings Matt Brown into corner for UFC on ESPN 27

Mickey Gall will have the most experienced welterweight in UFC history in his corner Saturday at UFC on ESPN 27.
Gall (6-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) returns to the octagon from a …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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Paige VanZant hasn’t ‘looked back’ on UFC tenure

Paige VanZant during her fight with Britain Hart at BKFC: KnuckleMania earlier this year. | Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images

The former UFC star …read more

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Oliveira believes he will ‘cause a lot of damage’ & ‘then submit’ Poirier in first UFC title defense

Charles Oliveira poses with the lightweight title at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada ahead of the UFC 264 pay-per-view. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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The MMA Vivisection - UFC Vegas 32: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw picks, odds, & analysis

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Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to break down this week’s UFC event in Las Vegas, NV. With picks and odds …read more

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Joaquin Buckley vs. Antonio Arroyo on tap for Sept. 18 UFC event

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“Knockout of the Year” winner Joaquin Buckley will attempt to rebound when he meets Antonio Arroyo.
Buckley and Arroyo have …read more

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UFC adds Antonio Arroyo vs. Joaquin Buckley to Sept. 18 event

One of the viral stars of 2020 is back as he seeks to rebound from the second knockout loss of his UFC career.
Joaquin Buckley, known for his wild spinning back …read more

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Cory Sandhagen says ‘TJ Dillashaw likely wants a Cinderella story, but I’m in the way’, expects title shot with win

No. 2 ranked UFC bantamweight Cory Sandhagen believes his main event against former teammate and two-time UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw at UFC Vegas 32 is a no. 1 contender …read more

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Dustin Poirier slams “mentally weak” Conor McGregor for injury excuses following UFC 264

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier slammed “mentally weak” rival Conor McGregor for his injury excuses following UFC 264. Poirier defeated McGregor via first-round TKO at UFC 264 earlier this month …read more

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Video: Canelo Alvarez shows Brandon Moreno how to rip the perfect body shot

Who better to show UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno the ropes than the pound-for-pound No. 1 boxer in the world?
Moreno (19-5-2 MMA, 7-2-2 UFC) took in some striking tips from …read more

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BKFC 19: VanZant vs. Ostovich weigh-in stream

Paige VanZant and Rachael Ostovich when they faced off in the UFC back in 2019. | Photo by Michael Owens/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC

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UFC Vegas 32: Youthful promise populates the prelims

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Get the scoop on the early action of UFC Vegas 32, …read more

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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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Tate Loves The Idea Of Serendipitous Rematch Against Pennington

Miesha Tate is back in the UFC and is ready to settle some old scores. After a five-year layoff, Miesha Tate is ready to continue her MMA career and is …read more

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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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Gilbert Burns defends Stephen Thompson performance, responds to Dana White criticism

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For a moment, habit kicked in for UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns and an apology formed in his mind. Then, he …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos wants to beat Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 and get the rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Rafael dos Anjos says he wants to beat Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 and then get the rematch with his teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov. Dos Anjos and Nurmagomedov fought back in …read more

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Oliveira Vs Poirier Planned For December

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Newly-crowned lightweight champion Charles Oliveira is expecting to make his first UFC title defense against top contender and former interim …read more

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Darren Elkins admits 'maybe I would have been done' had it not been for latest victory

LAS VEGAS – A 14-year pro with a reputation for putting on some of the wildest fights in UFC history, Darren Elkins admits were it not for a November win, …read more

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