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UFC Champ Julianna Peña on COVID-19 pandemic: “This is just a money grab”

Newly crowned UFC women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Peña appeared as a guest on Joe Rogan’s podcast and gave her opinion on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rogan’s highly popular podcast on Spotify has …read more

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Jake Paul wants to start a fighter union for boxing and MMA

YouTube creator turned professional boxer Jake Paul continues to shine a light on the issue of fighter pay in the UFC and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon.

Paul has made …read more

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Posted on January 28, 2022, 9:16 am By
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Robert Whittaker is relishing his underdog status ahead of UFC 271 rematch with Israel Adesanya: “It definitely takes some of the pressure off”

Robert Whittaker has admitted that he enjoys being the underdog heading into his UFC 271 rematch against Israel Adesanya. After more than two years of waiting, Robert Whittaker will finally …read more

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UFC 270: Ngannou vs. Gane Slow Motion Highlights | Video

Watch in slow motion some of the most exciting moments and exchanges from UFC 270: Ngannou vs Gane in this edition of ‘Fight Motion.’

UFC 270 took place at the Honda …read more

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Posted on January 28, 2022, 7:46 am By
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The UFC books two new fights for April, including Uriah Hall vs Andre Muniz

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced two new fights for April, including Uriah Hall vs Andre Muniz. While the Q1 schedule for the UFC may be getting the masses excited, …read more

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Julianna Pena shares her thoughts on COVID-19: “This is just a money grab. This is they’re trying to kill us, you know?”

Newly crowned UFC women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Pena shared her thoughts on COVID-19 during an interview with Joe Rogan. Pena (11-4 MMA) shocked the world at last month’s UFC 269 …read more

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Sean O’Malley says Francis Ngannou is not in a “great position” after UFC 270 win: “You can’t do that to your boss”

Bantamweight standout Sean O’Malley does not envy the current situation of UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou. Despite cementing his status as the “baddest man on the planet” at last weekend’s …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov warns the UFC to ‘be careful’ with their fighters

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a promoter now and he’s creating almost as much buzz as his counterpart, UFC president Dana White.

Eagle FC hosted a pre-fight presser on Thursday night to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov warns UFC, Bellator to 'be careful' with disgruntled fighters: 'Eagle FC is here'

MIAMI – Mixed martial artists entering free agency now have another promoter to welcome them with open arms.
Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov who has turned MMA promoter is on …read more

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Ngannou To Fans Who Said He Could Only Win By KO: You Were Wrong

Although UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou revealed that if he could have chosen his path to victory against Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 it would have been via knockout, proving …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov sends a warning to the UFC: “If they don’t treat good fighters, Eagle FC is here”

Khabib Nurmagomedov has sent a warning to the UFC. Eagle Fighting Championship, which is owned by Nurmagomeodv, is set to have its first U.S. event on Friday. The card sees …read more

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Uriah Hall vs. André Muniz Booked For April 16 UFC Card

André Muniz will get his momentum at middleweight tested when he fights Uriah Hall.

The new matchup has joined UFC’s April 16 event, per Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting. The bout …read more

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Jake Paul Says He Intends To Create A ‘Fighters Union’

Jake Paul says he wants to make real change in the combat sports world.

The boxer and entertainer has previously mentioned how he believes UFC fighters are mistreated by their promotion. …read more

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Jeremy Stephens to sign with PFL after departure from UFC

Jeremy Stephens is joining the Professional Fighters League. On Thursday it was revealed Stephens and the UFC parted ways as “Lil Heathen” fought out his contract and was not re-signed. …read more

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From his daughter's birthday party to a Rolex, Kamaru Usman reveals how he spent his first $1 million

How does a UFC champion spend his cash?
For Kamaru Usman, who has earned a few big paydays throughout his career and is not done cashing fight checks, the money can …read more

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Report: Peña & Nunes ‘front-runners’ to coach TUF

Julianna Peña and Amanda Nunes exchanging strikes at UFC 269. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Peña recently mentioned that talks have been held …read more

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Jan Blachowicz out of March 26th headlining bout against Aleksandar Rakic

Jan Blachowicz is officially out of his March 26th ESPN headliner against Aleksandar Rakic. The former UFC light heavyweight champion was set to be one-half of the first First Night …read more

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UFC middleweights Uriah Hall, Andre Muniz agree to April 16 fight

Andre Muniz submitted his past three opponent via armbar in the UFC, including “Jacare” Souza. | Zuffa LLC

A showdown between experienced middleweight striker Uriah …read more

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Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic scratched from UFC Columbus

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An injury has forced former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz to withdraw from the UFC Columbus event, leaving the …read more

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Rashad Evans believes in Kamaru Usman at 205 pounds: “He can hang with them all”

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is a believer in Kamaru Usman moving up to 205 pounds. The current UFC welterweight champion recently revealed in an interview with GQ …read more

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Blachowicz Forced Out Of Rakic Fight At UFC Columbus

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Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) return to Columbus, Ohio just took a huge hit after losing its main event. According to …read more

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UFC on ESPN 33 Loses Blachowicz-Rakic Headliner; Gains Neil Magny vs. Max Griffin

The next Ultimate Fighting Championship card on ESPN has lost its headliner. …read more

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Video: Kevin Lee, Diego Sanchez face off ahead of 165-pound bout set for Eagle FC 46

MIAMI – Two former UFC stars are set to meet inside the Eagle FC cage at an upcoming event.
Kevin Lee and Diego Sanchez will throw down at Eagle FC 46, …read more

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Dana White Dismisses ‘Idiots,’ Claims Absence After UFC 270 Headliner Not Disrespectful

Ultimate Fighting Championship head Dana White is adamant that there was nothing to read from his nonappearance at the end of UFC 270. …read more

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Brandon Moreno respects Henry Cejudo, but calls cornering of Deiveson Figueiredo an act of ‘revenge’

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Brandon Moreno has a theory on why he saw Henry Cejudo in his opponent’s corner at UFC 270.
The former two-division …read more

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Jeremy Stephens makes UFC exit

Jeremy Stephens reacts to his loss to Mateusz Gamrot. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

‘Lil’ Heathen’ exits the UFC on the back of a …read more

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Where Da Fook Is That Guy?

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Jeremy Stephens has parted ways with UFC.
The 35 year-old “Lil’ Heathen” completed the final fight on his …read more

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Miesha Tate Will Be A Contestant On Celebrity Big Brother

Miesha Tate will be a member of the Celebrity Big Brother cast for season 3.

The former UFC champion will be joining other celebrities as a “house guest” on the upcoming …read more

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Cat Zingano Accuses Cris Cyborg Of Dodging Drug Tests

Bellator fighter and former UFC title challenger Cat Zingano thinks Cris “Cyborg” Justino may be doping again ahead of their potential fight.

Zingano hasn’t fought since her first-round submission over Olivia …read more

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Jake Paul wants to start fighter union, plans to continue ‘disrupting’ Dana White’s business

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Jake Paul will continue to do anything and everything possible to go after UFC president Dana White.
That’s the latest message …read more

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Jeremy Stephens Parts Ways With The UFC, Ending 15-Year Run

Longtime UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens has left the organization.

After 14 years with the UFC, Jeremy Stephens left the promotion. The news of his departure was first announced by UFC …read more

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Francis Ngannou isn’t budging at all after retaining his UFC heavyweight title this past weekend.
This week on Between the Links, the panel will discuss Ngannou’s title defense at #UFC270, his …read more

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MMA veteran Jeremy Stephens parts ways with the UFC

Jeremy Stephens, 35, an American professional mixed martial artist who competed in the  featherweight division before returning to lightweight in 2021, just announced he will be parting ways with the …read more

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Jeremy Stephens no longer on UFC roster after 14 years

Jeremy Stephens is no longer on the UFC roster.
One of the longest-tenured fighters in the promotion’s history, Stephens (28-19 MMA, 15-18 UFC) became a free agent after his most recent …read more

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Fernand Lopez says he warned Ciryl Gane that Francis Ngannou’s alleged knee injury could be “bait” ahead of UFC 270

Francis Ngannou squared off with Ciryl Gane last Saturday at UFC 270 in Anaheim, California. The headliner event between the two resulted in Ngannou retaining the heavyweight belt. It was …read more

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Jeremy Stephens parts ways with UFC after 34 fights

Jeremy Stephens, photo cred: Esther Lin/SPORTSFILE | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jeremy Stephens is no longer part of the UFC roster, multiple people with knowledge …read more

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Dana White lauds Francis Ngannou's 'genius' game plan to wrestle Ciryl Gane at UFC 270

Dana White and Francis Ngannou may not be on the best of terms, but that didn’t stop the UFC president from praising his performance.
After being down two rounds on a …read more

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Tanner Boser vs. Rodrigo Nascimento booked for April 23 UFC card, Jessica Andrade vs. Amanda Lemos set as main event

Tanner Boser is coming off a stoppage victory over Ovince St. Preux. | Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting

Tanner Boser and Rodrigo Nascimento will collide in …read more

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Jake Paul unloads on Dana White for the “lies and disrespect” he’s shown Francis Ngannou: “It’s time for everyone to say F*ck Dana”

Jake Paul, never a man for lack of words, has sided with Fancis Ngannou concerning his ongoing contract dispute with Dana White and the UFC. Paul has previously criticized Dana …read more

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Lopez: Usman told me to ‘move on’ from Ngannou beef

Fernand Lopez celebrating with Ciryl Gane at UFC 205. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Fernand Lopez and his former student Francis Ngannou have had …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev sends a warning to Kamaru Usman following rumors of welterweight departure: “So you’re trying to change weight before I come for you?”

Khamzat Chimaev, (10-0 MMA), the welterweight force to be reckoned with, last fought in October 2021 at UFC 267, defeating Li Jingliang (18-7 MMA). Khamzat is currently training at the …read more

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Vanessa Demopoulos says $50K bonus is massive after quitting job as a stripper, planned on jumping in Joe Rogan’s arms after the fight

Vanesa Demopoulos had an interesting UFC 270 fight, to say the least. Demopoulos was facing Silvana Juarez Gomez in her second fight and got dropped early and was nearly finished …read more

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Khamzat tells Usman to stay put

Khamzat Chimaev during UFC 267. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Khamzat Chimaev is not a fan of a potential Usman vs. Blachowicz fight. UFC …read more

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Figueiredo: I’d Have Finished Moreno In Round 3 With 30 More Seconds

UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo believes he’d have only needed another 30 seconds to have finished arch-rival Brandon Moreno in round three at UFC 270.

At the opening pay-per-view of 2022, …read more

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It’s flawed by design - Ngannou’s coach says injury leaked from UFC PI

Francis Ngannou and Eric Nicksick celebrate Ngannou’s win over Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Eric Nicksick believes the layout …read more

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Video: Rashad Evans realistic about his return from retirement at 42: ‘I’m not disillusioned’ about my time left in the sport

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The last thing Rashad Evans wants in his return from retirement is to become a cautionary tale.
The former UFC light …read more

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UFC vet Tom Breese signs with Levels Fight League, headlines March 13 event

Tom Breese has a new fighting home following an eight-fight UFC career.
Breese (12-3) has signed with the Netherlands-based Levels Fight League organization and will headline LFL 4 on March 13. …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier less confident Francis Ngannou beats Jon Jones after UFC 270 but cautions Jones not to get cocky

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This past weekend, Francis Ngannou successfully defended his UFC heavyweight title, taking home a unanimous decision over Ciryl Gane in …read more

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Ngannou headed for surgery, likely out for ‘9 to 10 months’

Francis Ngannou in the locker room ahead of his UFC 270 title fight. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

According to manager Marquel Martin, Francis …read more

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Francis Ngannou’s coach reveals “unbelievably classy move” from Team Miocic at UFC 270

Eric Nicksick, the coach of Francis Ngannou, has praised Team Miocic for making an “unbelievably classy move” at UFC 270. Ngannou (17-3 MMA) put his UFC heavyweight championship on the …read more

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‘I saw Francis all week, you idiots’ - White explains absence during UFC 270 headliner

Dana White shakes Francis Ngannou’s hand during the UFC 270 pre-fight presser. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Dana White addresses questions about his …read more

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Former UFC champ Miesha Tate joins cast of 'Celebrity Big Brother,' debuts Feb. 2

Miesha Tate will get some additional exposure before she returns to the UFC this year.
Tate (19-8 MMA, 6-5 UFC), a former UFC women’s bantamweight champion, is set to join the …read more

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White: Not putting belt on Ngannou not personal

UFC president Dana White said his absence from the Octagon after Francis Ngannou’s title defense at UFC 270 had nothing to do with “disrespect.” …read more

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Michel Pereira Says He Received Invite from Deivesion Figueiredo to Train at Fight Ready

Initially scheduled to face Muslim Salikhov at UFC 270, Michel Pereira had to deal with an opponent change a few weeks prior to the event. …read more

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Dana White Responds To “Idiots” Who Says He Disrespected Ngannou

Dana White is dismissing all the post-fight drama surrounding his sudden exit from the Honda Center after Francis Ngannou’s title retention at UFC 270.

The buildup to UFC 270 was …read more

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Dana White: UFC eyeing Michael Chandler vs. Tony Ferguson, but fight not done

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The UFC is eyeing a meeting between two top-ranked lightweights in need of a win.
UFC president Dana White revealed Wednesday …read more

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Dana White addresses why he didn’t put title around Francis Ngannou’s waist after UFC 270

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Dana White said there was no conspiracy behind his disappearing act just after Francis Ngannou defeated Ciryl Gane to defend his …read more

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Dana White reveals why he didn’t place the belt on Francis Ngannou at UFC 270

It’s been radio silence from UFC president Dana White since Francis Ngannou defended his title at UFC 270.

But on Wednesday night White took part in a fan Q&A and spoke …read more

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Dana White explains to 'you idiots' why he didn't present Francis Ngannou's title at UFC 270

UFC president Dana White claims there was nothing personal behind his absence from the octagon in the aftermath of the UFC 270 main event.
It is standard practice that when a …read more

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Dana White reacts to Francis Ngannou’s win at UFC 270, claims he meant no disrespect by not presenting the belt

Dana White has provided a reason as to why he didn’t put the belt around Francis Ngannou’s waist. At UFC 270, Ngannou defended his heavyweight title for the first time …read more

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Pereira didn’t expect Fialho’s toughness at UFC 270: ‘He really surprised me’

Michel Pereira defeated Andre Fialho at UFC 270. | Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Welterweight Michel Pereira was surprised with his opponent at UFC 270. …read more

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Francis Ngannou to have surgery, will be out for nine months due to knee injuries

Francis Ngannou is fresh off his win over Ciryl Gane at UFC 270. The victory was his first fight in nearly a year, and it seems he will once again …read more

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Turman: Alex Pereira will go ‘straight to the lions’ if he wins next UFC fight

Wellington Turman is a training partner of Alex Pereira. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Wellington Turman believes his training partner Alex Pereira will have …read more

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Kamaru Usman reveals he considered fighting Jan Blachowicz

Kamaru Usman is the UFC’s No.1-ranked pound-for-pound fighter. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ has revealed that he was more than willing to defend that rank in 2020, and move up in weight. …read more

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Cody Gibson hopes UFC will give him ‘sink or swim’ opportunity after facing Ray Borg at Eagle FC 44

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Cody Gibson understands history better than most, but that goes far beyond his day job teaching high school students …read more

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Reaction: Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje fireworks official for UFC 274

Charles Oliveira has his first title defense of 2022 on the books — and it’s a fight that has fans excited.
Former UFC interim champion Justin Gaethje is set to challenge …read more

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Manager: Francis Ngannou to Undergo Knee Surgery, Likely Faces 9-Month Recovery

Even if Francis Ngannou does return to the UFC, it will be quite some time before the heavyweight champion is back in action in the Octagon. …read more

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Fernand Lopez told Ciryl Gane not to kick Francis Ngannou’s knee, thought injury rumors were ‘bait’

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Rumors of Francis Ngannou’s knee injury ricocheted around the internet in the buildup to UFC 270. But Ciryl Gane’s coach, …read more

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Procházka Plans To Train With Three Former UFC Champs For Title Fight

Jiří Procházka is planning on getting some outside help in the lead-up to his title fight.

Jiří Procházka has secured his first title shot in the UFC. He will be …read more

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Charles Oliveira-Justin Gaethje Lightweight Title Clash Set for UFC 274 on May 7

UFC 274 has its second title fight booked, as Charles Oliveira will defend the lightweight crown against Justin Gaethje on May 7. …read more

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Video: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 feels inevitable, but should it be right away?

For their third act, Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno were awarded “Fight of the Night” at UFC 270 after Figueiredo came away with a razor-thin unanimous decision this past weekend …read more

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Charles Oliveira defends lightweight title against Justin Gaethje at UFC 274

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Charles Oliveira is expected to put his lightweight title on the line against Justin Gaethje at the upcoming UFC 274 …read more

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Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje Booked For UFC 274 In May

Charles Oliveira’s next lightweight title defense is set, as the Brazilian is set to take on Justin Gaethje at UFC 274 on May 7.

ESPN’s Brett Okamoto was the first to …read more

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Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje slated for UFC 274

Charles Oliveira after defeating Dustin Poirier at UFC 269. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

May 7th can’t come fast enough. The UFC lightweight title …read more

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Justin Gaethje set to challenge Charles Oliveira for lightweight title at UFC 274

UFC 274 has now added its second title fight, and it has potential Fight of the Night written all over it.
The UFC lightweight championship will be on the line on …read more

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Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje set for UFC 274 on May 7th

At long last, Justin Gaethje will get to square off against Charles Oliveira at UFC 274. For months, ‘The Highlight’ has campaigned for a title shot against UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Ariel Helwani Ponders Conspiracy Theory On Rogan’s Ngannou Interview

Renowned MMA journalist Ariel Helwani has questioned the intention behind one of Joe Rogan’s questions during the post-fight interview with Francis Ngannou at UFC 270.

At the opening pay-per-view of 2022, …read more

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Oliveira to defend title vs. Gaethje at UFC 274

UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira will seek his second title defense against Justin Gaethje at UFC 274 on May 7. …read more

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Francis Ngannou to have knee surgery, faces nine-month recovery following UFC 270 win

It will be a while before UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou competes again.
After being medically evaluated on Monday in Los Angeles, Ngannou will have surgery to repair a torn MCL …read more

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Curtis vs. Du Plessis set for UFC 273 

Chris Curtis during weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 44. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Curtis and Du Plessis are on two-fight win streaks.  …read more

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Dana White to host a fan Question and Answer Session in the wake of UFC 270

Dana White, UFC President, who has been silent ever since last Saturday’s UFC 270 at the Honda Center in Anaheim will be taking a Q&A session today, January 26th. UFC …read more

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Kamaru Usman Considered Moving Up Two Divisions for Light Heavyweight Title Bout

Like many dominant title holders, Kamaru Usman has harbored dreams of becoming a UFC two-division champion. …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev drops sparring partner with body shot at Tiger Muay Thai (Video)

Khamzat Chimaev, 27, (10-0 MMA) is a rising welterweight star who last appeared at UFC 267 in October 2021, defeating Li Jingliang (18-7 MMA) in a first round submission victory …read more

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Justin Gaethje Unimpressed with ‘Kind of Boring Fight’ Against Michael Chandler at UFC 268

Apparently Sherdog.com’s 2021 “Fight of the Year” winner wasn’t all that impressive to Justin Gaethje. …read more

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Demian Maia Explains Past Bar Brawl, Stabbing Incident In Sweden

A routine night out at a bar turned into a night of chaos for former UFC welterweight Demian Maia.

Maia’s latest Octagon appearance came at UFC 263 in a unanimous decision …read more

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Chris Curtis To Face Dricus Du Plessis At UFC 273

The “Action Man” is set to return in April.

Veteran Chris Curtis is expected to return at UFC’s April 9th pay-per-view event, facing Dricus Du Plessis in a middleweight matchup. The …read more

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In defense of booking Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno IV

Deiveson Figueiredo defeated Brandon Moreno at UFC 270 for the UFC flyweight title  | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Another immediate rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo …read more

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Daniel Cormier scolds Jon Jones for criticizing the performance of “wounded” Francis Ngannou at UFC 270

Daniel Cormier has sounded off on Jon Jones for his criticism of Francis Ngannou after UFC 270. After Ngannou defeated Ciryl Gane by decision to defend his heavyweight title for …read more

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The cops showed up to Deiveson Figueiredo's UFC 270 after-party, but it was no big deal

Deiveson Figueiredo has every reason to be celebrating after reclaiming the flyweight title with a hard-fought win over Brandon Moreno at UFC 270, and that’s what he’s been doing.
Figueiredo, his …read more

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Kamaru Usman Considered Facing Jan Blachowicz For LHW Belt

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman pondered the idea of furthering his greatness by facing Jan Blachowicz at 205 pounds.

Usman has risen to the top spot in the UFC’s pound-for-pound list …read more

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Maia details how he was stabbed during a bar brawl in Sweden

Demian Maia prepares to weigh in for his UFC 214 fight in 2017. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Former …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones judged a 'wounded' Francis Ngannou, needs to stop talking and start fighting

Daniel Cormier thinks it’s about time Jon Jones stopped tweeting and started competing.
Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) hasn’t fought since retaining the UFC light heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes in …read more

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Wonderboy: Ngannou or Gane could snap Jones’ leg in half with one kick

Jon Jones during his UFC 247 title fight against Dominick Reyes. | Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

Stephen Thompson sees a huge disadvantage for …read more

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A Shogun Rua tetralogy? ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira names his boxing wishlist ahead of his debut

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (right) will box UFC veteran Leonardo Guimaraes in Brazil. | Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is back, but not …read more

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Watch: Khamzat Chimaev Drops Sparring Partner With A Body Shot

Even away from the Octagon, rising UFC welterweight star Khamzat Chimaev continues to show the threat he poses to the rest of the 170-pound roster.

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Aljamain Sterling rips TJ Dillashaw for predicting a Petr Yan victory at UFC 273

Aljamain Sterling has blasted TJ Dillashaw for suggesting Petr Yan will win their rematch at UFC 273. Sterling and Yan first met at UFC 259 in March of 2021 in …read more

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Eagle FC Announce Team Set For Jan. 28

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Eagle Fight Club, the international combat sports promotion fronted by former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, will be making its …read more

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Chael Sonnen lauds Said Nurmagomedov for the “single greatest performance at UFC 270”

Chael Sonnen has nothing but praise for Said Nurmagomedov. On the main card of UFC 270, Nurmagomedov was set for his fifth UFC fight against Cody Stamann which many viewed …read more

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Police officers pump the brakes on Henry Cejudo and Deiveson Figueiredo’s UFC 270 after party (Video)

Henry Cejudo took to Instagram to let his fans know that the cops showed up to ask them to ‘turn the music down’, it was a jovial exchange, with partygoers …read more

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UFC 273 adds Chris Curtis vs. Dricus Du Plessis to lineup

Chris Curtis will look to derail the hype of another highly touted prospect.
Curtis (28-8 MMA, 2-0 UFC) meets Dricus Du Plessis (16-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) April 9 at UFC 273, which …read more

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