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UFC planning catchweight for Costa-Vettori bout

The UFC is planning to move forward with Saturday’s Paulo Costa-Marvin Vettori bout at a catchweight, the promotion announced Wednesday after Costa revealed he didn’t intend to make weight. …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Set for Quick Return at UFC 269, Bruno Silva Recounts Challenging Path to the Octagon

After two impressive wins in the UFC’s middleweight division, former M-1 champion Bruno Silva is slated to return to the Octagon in less than two months. …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2021, 1:46 am By
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Katlyn Chookagian vs. Jennifer Maia rematch set for UFC’s January 15 event

Jennifer Maia (L) in action vs Katlyn Chookagian during Women’s Flyweight bout at Madison Square Garden. New York, NY | Set Number: X163048 TK4

Chookagian …read more

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Costa reveals he can’t make middleweight limit for Saturday

Paulo Costa before he fought Israel Adesanya at UFC 253. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori won’t be happening at …read more

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Video: When Coaches Get Angry At Fighters

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Aspen Ladd vs. Norma Dumont is far from the first time a coach in the UFC or boxing got mad …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2021, 12:16 am By
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Modestas Bukauskas released from UFC one month after severe knee injury

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Modestas Bukauskas is no longer a UFC fighter after the promotion released him from contract.
Bukauskas’ release comes after three consecutive …read more

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Dan Hooker: A win over Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 puts me in 'two-man conversation' for title shot

LAS VEGAS – Dan Hooker sees himself as part of a four-man UFC lightweight title picture race outside of the scheduled title fight between champion Charles Oliveira and next challenger …read more

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Report: Buckley vs. Alhassan set for UFC event on Jan. 15

Joaquin Buckley ahead of his fight with Antonio Arroyo. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Buckley and Alhassan are entering the fight off of …read more

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Covington denies breaking jaw at UFC 245, says x-ray was a ‘bad Photoshop’

Colby Covington eats a right hand from Kamaru Usman at UFC 245. | Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images

Colby Covington continues to deny that …read more

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Joaquin Buckley Will Take On Abdul Razak Alhassan On Jan. 15

Joaquin Buckley and Abdul Razak Alhassan, two heavy-hitting middleweights are set to meet at the UFC event being held on Jan. 15.

A clash of knockout specialists is on tap for …read more

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Henry Cejudo Roasts Tyron Woodley As Second-Most Cringy MMA Fighter

It’s no secret that Henry Cejudo is seen by many as the ‘king of cringe’ in MMA, but he thinks former UFC champion Tyron Woodley isn’t far off.

Cejudo has remained …read more

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Zhang: More fans wanted to see me rematch Rose over Esparza

Weili Zhang makes her walk to the octagon ahead of her strawweight title bout against Rose Namajunas at UFC 261 in Jacksonville, Florida. | Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images
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Paulo Costa reveals he can’t make middleweight for main event against Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 41

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Paulo Costa won’t be competing at middleweight at UFC Vegas 41.
On Wednesday, the former UFC title challenger revealed that he won’t …read more

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Kevin Lee Suspended For Six Months By USADA For Adderall Use

Kevin Lee has struggled over his past few UFC fights, but he faces a new challenge after receiving a six-month USADA suspension.

Lee posted on his Instagram on Wednesday that he …read more

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O’Malley says Cruz turned down fight, needs to ‘learn from the daddy’

Sean O’Malley speaks to reporters at the UFC 222 Ultimate Media Day on March 1, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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Adesanya ‘DM’d’ Costa with some advice after UFC 253 title fight

Israel Adesanya is interviewed following his emphatic stoppage victory over Paulo Costa in their middleweight title bout at UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. | Photo by Josh …read more

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Oezdemir Expects Ankalaev To “Run Away” During UFC 267 Fight

UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir believes his UFC 267 fight against Magomed Ankalaev will be a cat and mouse affair.

Ankalaev has been away from the Octagon for over a …read more

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UFC’s Kevin Lee gets temporary suspension for positive test for banned stimulant

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Kevin Lee has been placed on temporary suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) pending the resolution of a case …read more

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Posted on October 20, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Afghan promoter, MMA fighters flee country with help of UFC, Save Our Allies after Taliban takeover

Several MMA fighters made it out of Afghanistan earlier this week | Photo via Abdul Wasi Sharifi

MMA promoter Abdul Wasi Sharifi, Truly Grand Fighting …read more

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U.S. government’s new COVID-19 vaccine travel policies to impact international UFC fighters

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The UFC sent out a memo warning fighters and their teams about the new international travel requirements. …read more

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DWCS 44 winner Jonny Parsons not surprised with UFC deal after split: 'This is where I belong'

LAS VEGAS – Despite earning a hard-fought win on Dana White’s Contender Series 44, Jonny Parsons expected to walk away with a UFC contract.
In the featured bout Tuesday night, Parsons (8-2) …read more

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Dillon Danis claims Tyron Woodley was contractually not allowed to KO Jake Paul

Bellator MMA fighter Dillon Danis claimed that former UFC champion Tyron Woodley was contractually not allowed to KO Jake Paul in boxing. Woodley and Paul met in a professional boxing …read more

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NAC overturns DWCS winner Josh Quinlan's UFC contract-earning victory after positive drug test

The Nevada Athletic Commission has overturned the result of a bout that earned a fighter a UFC contract.
In connection with his Sept. 7 win over Logan Urban on Dana White’s …read more

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Dana White Reacts To Latest Mac Attack

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Over the weekend, reports have Conor McGregor breaking a TV personality’s nose in Italy. But as of now, the UFC hasn’t …read more

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NAC approves UFC 269, two other UFC events for December in Las Vegas

Three UFC event applications have been approved by the Nevada Athletic Commission for the month of December.
The NAC’s monthly meeting was held Wednesday via conference call with four of five …read more

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UFC’s Michael Chandler to speak at conservative event alongside Candace Owens, Tucker Carlson, Trump Jr.

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The event is hosted by Turning Point USA, a right-wing youth group founded by Charlie Kirk. Michael Chandler is set to …read more

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Ray Borg out of UAE Warriors title fight due to positive COVID-19 test: 'My heart breaks'

Ray Borg’s string of bad luck continues.
Borg, a former UFC flyweight title challenger, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is out of his bantamweight title fight against champion Vinicius de …read more

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Hooker: “I’m Not Scared Of Khabib, Why Would I Be Scared Of Islam?”

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker has laughed off Khabib Nurmagomedov’s recent comments about his upcoming fight with Islam Makhachev.

Hooker was in action at UFC 266 last month. At the September …read more

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UFC’s Rivera given conditional release from custody

Irwin Rivera during his fight with Andre Ewell at the UFC APEX. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Irwin Rivera plead not guilty by reasons …read more

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Posted on October 20, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Armen Petrosyan already thinking about Israel Adesanya after earning UFC deal on DWCS 44

LAS VEGAS – Armen Petrosyan is not short of confidence after landing a highlight-reel finish at Dana White’s Contender Series 44.
Petrosyan (6-1) was able to fend off Kaloyan Kolev’s heavy …read more

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UFC Fight Night 196 pre-event facts: Paulo Costa's stats still strong after title-fight loss

The penultimate event of UFC’s crammed October schedule takes place Saturday with UFC Fight Night 196 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The entire card streams on ESPN+.
A highly …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko blasts UFC president Dana White: “He has no respect towards fighters”

MMA legend and current Bellator heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko blasted UFC president Dana White, saying “he has no respect towards fighters.” Emelianenko is one of the greatest MMA fighters of all …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian vs. Jennifer Maia 2 added to UFC Fight Night on Jan. 15

Former women’s flyweight title challengers Katlyn Chookagian and Jennifer Maia will run things back in the UFC’s first event of 2022.
Chookagian (16-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) meets Maia (19-7-1 MMA, 4-3 …read more

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Poirier: If Anyone Can Come Back From This Injury, McGregor Can

After the epic UFC 264 saga between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor, the former interim champion believes McGregor can overcome his career-threatening injuries.

“The Diamond” finished McGregor twice in 2021, slamming …read more

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Carla Esparza says Rose Namajunas' KO of Zhang Weili was no fluke, expects her to win rematch

Carla Esparza doesn’t think the UFC strawweight title will change hands again this year.
The former Invicta FC and UFC strawweight champion is confident Rose Namajunas will defend her belt in …read more

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UFC adds Joaquin Buckley vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan to Jan. 15 event

Two of the middleweight division’s heaviest hitters will throw down in January.
Joaquin Buckley (13-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) takes on Abdul Razak Alhassan (11-4 MMA, 5-4 UFC) at UFC Fight Night …read more

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Marvin Vettori blasts “crazy” Paulo Costa for drinking wine before Israel Adesanya fight

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori blasted “crazy” Paulo Costa for drinking a bottle of wine before his Israel Adesanya fight. Costa fought Adesanya for the UFC middleweight title last October …read more

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Aljamain Sterling says getting his “ass kicked” by Merab Dvalishvili triggered UFC 267 withdrawal: “It’s never that one-sided”

Aljamain Sterling has revealed that training with Merab Dvalishvili helped him realise that he wasn’t healthy enough to compete at UFC 267. Next weekend, Petr Yan will meet Cory Sandhagen …read more

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Israel Adesanya reveals he DM’d Paulo Costa after their fight with some friendly advice

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has revealed that he sent a DM to rival Paulo Costa after their battle at UFC 253. While he may have had a blip up …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White addresses vaccination requirement for international fighters, Conor McGregor’s latest issues

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“Fight Island” could once again become a key player for the UFC.
This week, UFC chief business officer Hunter Campbell sent a memo to …read more

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Fedor: Dana White is ‘revolting,’ ‘nothing humane about him’

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Fedor Emelianenko gives a piece of his mind about UFC president Dana White. …read more

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Posted on October 20, 2021, 8:46 am By
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Zhang Weili believes fans were more interested in her rematching Rose Namajunas than Carla Esparza

Despite the strawweight division being loaded with contenders, Zhang Weili will get an instant rematch with new champion Rose Namajunas. First colliding with Namajunas at UFC 261 in April, Zhang …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series Season 5, Week 8 Results: Four fighters earn UFC contracts

Dana White’s Contender Series was back in action on Tuesday from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and four fighters earned themselves UFC contracts.

In the featured fight, middleweight Jonny Parsons …read more

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Posted on October 20, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Dana White says he hasn't spoken to Conor McGregor after allegation of striking Italian DJ

UFC president Dana White declined an in-depth comment on Conor McGregor’s latest controversial headline.
McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC), a former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion, was accused of punching and …read more

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Dana White: 'Fight Island will be hopping again' after vaccine mandate for non-U.S. fighters

Dana White thinks Abu Dhabi could be a more important player in the UFC’s future after news surfaced that international fighters will have to be vaccinated to enter the U.S.
On …read more

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Posted on October 20, 2021, 3:46 am By
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Fighters Looking To Make A Three-Peat In 2021 | UFC 267

On Saturday, October 30 at UFC 267: Blachowicz vs Teixeira, Four Fighters Enter The Octagon For The Third Time — Joining The Short List Of The Most Active Fighters In …read more

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Posted on October 20, 2021, 3:46 am By
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Armen Petrosyan Tops List of Four Contract Winners on Week 8 of DWCS

Armen Petrosyan brought UFC president Dana White out of his seat. His next step was all but inevitable. …read more

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Joaquin Buckley vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan on tap for Jan. 15 UFC event

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An exciting matchup between middleweight knockout artists will take place in January.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed …read more

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DWCS Season 5, Week 8 results: Caio Barralho makes second chance count, three other contracts awarded

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Four more tickets were punched to the UFC.
At Tuesday’s Dana White’s Contender Series event, the UFC president had some tough …read more

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Israel Adesanya Slid Into Paul Costa’s DMs With Some Advice

Israel Adesanya is certainly not one to ghost someone after they go on a date.

Adesanya faced Paulo Costa at UFC 253 just over a year ago, where he TKOd the …read more

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Ashley Yoder vs. Vanessa Demopoulos set for Jan. 15 UFC event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Ashley Yoder is getting another shot at a UFC win.
MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck confirmed with sources with knowledge of the matchup …read more

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Sterling Says Getting “Ass Kicked” In Training Led To UFC 267 Withdrawal

UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling has revealed his inability to hang with Merab Dvalishvili in training convinced him to withdraw from his UFC 267 title defense.

Sterling hasn’t been in action …read more

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UFC bantamweight Irwin Rivera released from custody following attempted murder charges

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Irwin Rivera has been freed from police custody after being granted a conditional release by a Florida judge stemming from …read more

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Paddy Pimblett says he’s not fighting anyone ranked ‘on the money I’m on’

Paddy Pimblett doesn’t see a reason to fight anyone ranked on his current contract. Pimblett made his UFC debut back in September and scored a first-round KO over Luigi Vendramini. …read more

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Ilia Topuria targets January return, interested in Dan Ige or Zabit Magomedsharipov

Ilia Topuria is looking to get to the top and that’s why he’s taking high aim at the UFC featherweight rankings.
The rising contender is itching to get a booking in …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk responds to her ranking criticism: ‘I did my part already’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is letting it be known that her place in the official UFC rankings is none of her concern. The former undefeated 115-pound strawweight queen last fought in 2020’s …read more

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UFC fighter Irwin Rivera receives conditional release after attempted murder charges

UFC fighter Irwin Rivera has been released from police custody.
Following a conditional release ruling by Palm Beach County (Florida) courts Monday, the bantamweight fighter was officially released Tuesday at 2:18 …read more

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UFC informs international fighters about vaccination requirements to get into the United States

The UFC informed international fighters that they will not be allowed into the United States unless they are fully vaccinated starting November 8. The Las Vegas-based promotion sent out a …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian-Jennifer Maia Rematch Targeted for UFC Event on Jan. 15

A rematch of former flyweight challengers is in the works for early next year, as Katlyn Chookagian and Jennifer Maia are expected to square off at a UFC event on …read more

Source:: Sherdog

KenFlo Crowns The Best Martial Art For MMA

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PFL commentator and former UFC title challenger Kenny Florian ranks the best martial arts for MMA. …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk fires back at critics complaining about her spot in UFC rankings: ‘Take my place, I don’t care’

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Joanna Jedrzejcyzk knows she’s earned her place in the strawweight division — no matter how much the fighters around her …read more

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Vettori Believes He Would’ve Won Adesanya Fight If He Was Champion

UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori believes he would have been awarded the decision victory over Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 had he been the champion.

Vettori and Adesanya clashed for the second …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian-Jennifer Rematch Targeted for UFC Event on Jan. 15

A rematch of former flyweight challengers is in the works for early next year, as Katlyn Chookagian and Jennifer Maia are expected to square off at a UFC event on …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Eye out, Calvillo in against Lee at UFC Vegas 42: Holloway vs. Rodriguez 

Jessica Eye backstage before her fight at UFC 264. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Eye was recently hospitalized and forced out of her …read more

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Sean O’Malley Says Dominick Cruz Needs To Learn From ‘Daddy’

Sean O’Malley believes Dominick Cruz needs to learn from him about how to approach taking fights.

After O’Malley’s UFC 264 TKO win over Kris Moutinho, he called out several fighters, including …read more

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Gokhan Saki explains UFC departure: ‘My body was just not used to this’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kickboxing legend Gokhan Saki’s time in the UFC was cut short by a litany of injuries that followed his move from …read more

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Posted on October 19, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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UFC Updates Fighters Affected By COVID-19 Policies

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The UFC sends a memo to UFC fighters about the U.S. government’s policy for COVID-19 vaccines and travel. Ultimate Fighting Championship …read more

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Vettori wants ‘loud and clear’ KO of Paulo Costa

Marvin Vettori during weigh-ins for UFC 263. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Vettori sees himself getting a big win over Costa en route …read more

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Jennifer Maia vs. Katlyn Chookagian 2 booked for UFC event on Jan. 15

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former flyweight title contenders Jennifer Maia and Katlyn Chookagian have agreed to meet in a rematch at the upcoming UFC event …read more

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Covington: Usman accepted rematch because UFC threatened to strip him

Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington during their pre-fight press conference ahead of UFC 245. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Covington …read more

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UFC alerts international fighters about new vaccination requirements to travel into the U.S. starting Nov. 8

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC will not require any of the fighters on the roster to get vaccinated for COVID-19, however international athletes will …read more

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Michael Bisping analyzes UFC 269’s Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal

Former UFC middleweight champion and current color commentator Michael Bisping analyzed UFC 269’s Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal fight. Edwards returns later this year at UFC 269 when he takes …read more

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Vettori Wants To Chat With ‘Puppet’ Felder

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Middleweight contender Marvin Vettori took umbrage with Paul Felder’s commentary at UFC 266 last month in Las Vegas, which appeared …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Costa explains his bottle of wine night before bout

Costa said he made a series of poor decisions the night before his first UFC title fight. …read more

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Posted on October 19, 2021, 6:17 pm By
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Paulo Costa's incredible UFC journey, as told by those who know him

After attending UFC 147 in Brazil, Costa quit his day jobs and began a quest that has led him to a thriving MMA career, …read more

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Cejudo declares Woodley the second cringiest fighter in the world

Henry Cejudo speaks to the press following his TKO victory over Dominick Cruz in their bantamweight title bout at UFC 249. | Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images
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UFC informs fighters of U.S. government's new COVID-19 vaccination travel policies

International fighters and their upcoming bouts may be impacted due to new United States government policies pertaining to travel and the COVID-19 vaccine.
In a memo sent out to fighters and …read more

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Colby Covington Claims UFC Threatened to Strip Kamaru Usman If He Didn’t Accept Rematch

According to Colby Covington, Kamaru Usman would’ve paid dearly if he hadn’t agreed to their rematch in the UFC 268 main event. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Leon Edwards says he has been promised welterweight title shot with win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards says he has been promised a 170lbs title shot with a win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269. Edwards has gone unbeaten over his last …read more

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David Onama, UFC's first fighter from Uganda, set for Saturday debut vs. Mason Jones

Uganda is now represented in the UFC thanks to lightweight David Onama.
A member of Glory MMA & Fitness under coach James Krause, Onama (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his …read more

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Vettori to Costa: Who drinks a bottle of wine the night before a fight?

Marvin Vettori speaks to the press ahead of his middleweight title fight against Israel Adesanya at UFC 263. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

“How …read more

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Colby Covington claims UFC threatened to strip Kamaru Usman of welterweight title

Top contender Colby Covington claims that the UFC threatened to strip his rival, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, of his 170lbs title. Covington returns to the Octagon next month when …read more

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Junior dos Santos Lost Major Sponsorships While Under UFC Contract

Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos shared on social media that he lost major sponsorships and endorsements during his time in the UFC.

In 2011, Junior dos Santos captured the heavyweight …read more

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‘They’re both juicy boys’, Israel Adesanya previews UFC Vegas 41’s Costa vs. Vettori

Israel Adesanya during his walkout at UFC 263. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Adesanya broke down the fight between his former opponents: “I just …read more

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Marvin Vettori plans on having face-to-face chat with “puppet” Paul Felder over UFC commentary

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori plans on having face-to-face chat with “puppet” Paul Felder over his UFC commentary. Vettori recently took to social media to put Felder on blast following …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3201: Guest Julia Budd, UFC and Bellator recaps, Conor and more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here.
On Episode 3,201, the fellas welcome guest Julia Budd. The former Bellator women’s featherweight champion has moved …read more

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‘Know who made you’ - McGregor takes swipe at Diaz amid talks of trilogy

Conor McGregor faces off with Nate Diaz at the UFC 202 pre-fight presser. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Conor …read more

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Colby Covington criticizes Kamaru Usman for “knocking out lightweights” ahead of rematch at UFC 268

Colby Covington criticized UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman for “knocking out lightweights” ahead of their rematch at UFC 268. Covington and Usman finally meet for the second time next month …read more

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Miesha Tate turned down Holly Holm rematch, says coach

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate turned down a Holly Holm rematch, says Holm’s coach Mike Winkeljohn. Tate and Holm first met back at UFC 196 in March 2016. …read more

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Marvin Vettori explains his problem with Paul Felder’s commentary, plans to speak to him during fight week

Ahead of his return against Paulo Costa in the UFC Vegas 41 main event, Marvin Vettori ended up engaging in a war of words with retired UFC fighter Paul Felder …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

DJ Francesco Facchinetti details altercation with Conor McGregor: “I was worried about what he would do next”

Italian DJ Francesco Facchinetti has spoken out about his recent altercation with UFC star Conor McGregor. The last few days have seen Conor McGregor become embroiled in yet another issue …read more

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Morning Report: Colby Covington on Kamaru Usman: ‘He’s knocking out lightweights, he’s knocking out guys that shouldn’t be in there with him’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Next month at UFC 268, Colby Covington will get his second crack at the undisputed welterweight championship when he challenges champion …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Colby Covington: Kamaru Usman only accepted rematch because UFC threatened to strip his title

Colby Covington says Kamaru Usman had no choice but to fight him.
Welterweight champion Usman (19-1 MMA, 14-0 UFC) will face Covington in the main event of UFC 268 in a …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Colby Covington Denies Breaking Jaw At UFC 245, Says X-Ray Photoshopped

Colby Covington is disputing reports that he suffered a broken jaw in his UFC 245 bout against Kamaru Usman in 2019.

The first fight between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington shattered …read more

Source:: MMANews

Manager: Diaz/Luque Likely Only Happens If Nate Re-Signs With UFC

Dominance MMA CEO Ali Abdelaziz believes a fight between Nate Diaz and Vicente Luque will only happen if the former signs a new deal with the UFC.

Talk of a clash …read more

Source:: MMANews

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Chuck Liddell not to be charged after domestic violence arrest

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office won’t be charging former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell for a recent domestic violence incident involving his wife. Liddell and his estranged …read more

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Conor Losing Clout? ‘I Don’t Think Anyone Is A Fan’

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Conor McGregor fans are dropping like flys, says fellow former UFC champion Michael Bisping. Conor McGregor’s stock drops with every …read more

Source:: MMAMania

UFC announces deal with Venum Brazil

UFC senior vice president for Latin America Eduardo Galetti pose with Andre Vieira and Rodrigo Nogueira. | Photo via Vieira

The UFC can finally call …read more

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Jorge Masvidal vows to ‘do everything in my being to end’ Leon Edwards at UFC 269

Jorge Masvidal is looking to inflict damage on Leon Edwards at UFC 269 on December 11. On the main card of the year-end pay-per-view, Masvidal and Edwards are set to …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: Costa vs. Vettori fight card

Paulo Costa before his UFC 253 bout vs. Israel Adesanya. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Check out the fight card for UFC Vegas 41 …read more

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