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Aljamain Sterling: Petr Yan Is In For A Rude Awakening In Rematch

After his controversial championship win against Petr Yan at UFC 259, UFC champion Aljamain Sterling is eager ahead of their long-awaited rematch. The bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling definitely hasn’t had …read more

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Covington: Gatekeeper POS Dustin Poirier Using Charity As Tax Write-Off

Days after running down Conor McGregor, Colby Covington is now taking aim at the other half of the UFC 264 main event, Dustin Poirier. Colby Covington isn’t in this business …read more

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UFC middleweight Oskar Piechota accepts 22-month USADA suspension for doping violation

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UFC middleweight Oskar Piechota will be out of action until 2022 after accepting a 22-month suspension from the United States Anti-Doping …read more

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Covington: Gatekeeper POS Dustin Poirier Using Charity As Tax Write-Off

Days after running down Conor McGregor, Colby Covington is now taking aim at the other half of the UFC 264 main event, Dustin Poirier. Colby Covington isn’t in this business …read more

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T.J. Brown: Kai Kamaka’s coach was ‘disrespectful’ following close call in UFC Vegas 25 fight

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At UFC Vegas 25 on Saturday, T.J. Brown saw his hand raised for the first time as a UFC fighter, …read more

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Merab Dvalishvili 'would love to fight' Marlon Moraes after UFC mentioned it as possibility

Merab Dvalishvili says the UFC is ready to offer him a former title challenger for his next fight.
Dvalishvili (13-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) notched his sixth consecutive win when he defeated …read more

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Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya set for UFC 264

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An important fight in the women’s bantamweight division has been added to UFC 264 in July. Amanda Nunes is set …read more

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Tatiana Suarez eyes UFC return at flyweight, discusses matching up with Valentina Shevchenko

Tatiana Suarez hopes to return this year but in a different weight class.
Still on the mend from various injuries, the former No. 3 ranked UFC strawweight will look to move …read more

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UFC on ESPN 24 pre-event facts: Donald Cerrone gets another shot at history

The second event in a busy May schedule for the UFC goes down Saturday with UFC on ESPN 23 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs …read more

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Jack Hermansson says he’s the hardest matchup for Israel Adesanya at 185lbs: “His bottom game is definitely not the best”

Jack Hermansson says he’s the hardest matchup for UFC champion Israel Adesanya at 185lbs, saying “His bottom game is definitely not the best.” Hermansson returns to the Octagon next Saturday …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic calls for No. 1 contender fight vs. Jiri Prochazka: 'Someone needs to stop the hype'

Aleksandar Rakic sees a fight with Jiri Prochazka as the perfect UFC light heavyweight title eliminator.
Prochazka emerged as a top contender when he scored an incredible spinning back elbow knockout …read more

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Diego Sanchez Afraid The “Evil” UFC Will Murder Him In Retaliation

The saga behind Diego Sanchez’s UFC release is one that carries themes of distrust, confrontation, miscommunication, and now murder. Last week, Diego Sanchez was released from his UFC contract just …read more

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Oliver Clowns ‘Moron’ Rogan Over Vax Attacks

The Rogan comments start at 3:05. UFC color commentator and Spotify podcasting giant Joe Rogan continues to take his lumps in the mainstream media after recently telling young people to …read more

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'I cannot believe that was my leg': Chris Weidman details instant reaction to horrific UFC 261 injury

It’s been 11 days since Chris Weidman suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in MMA history, and the shock of it all still remains for the former UFC middleweight …read more

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UFC welterweight Claudio Silva fighting hunger in native Brazil: 'I have to do something'

UFC welterweight Claudio Silva, a longtime resident of England, returned to his native Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it was there he found a new life mission.
“I was training …read more

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Diego Sanchez ‘Fearful for my Motherf----ing Life’ After Airing Grievances with UFC

Diego Sanchez is worried that his willingness to air grievances with the UFC could come back to haunt him. …read more

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UFC 264 Update: Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya to Clash in Las Vegas on July 10

A women’s bantamweight clash pitting Irene Aldana against Yana Kunitskaya has been added to the UFC 264 lineup. …read more

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UFC 263: ‘Adesanya vs Vettori 2’ is absolutely stacked with the addition of Nate Diaz vs Leon Edwards

The UFC 263 card looks more stacked than ever after it was confirmed that Nate Diaz vs Leon Edwards has been moved to this event. Diaz and Edwards were initially …read more

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Luana Pinheiro reacts to DQ win over Randa Markos at UFC Vegas 25: “Nobody feels more than I do for the outcome of the fight”

UFC women’s strawweight prospect Luana Pinheiro has reacted to her controversial illegal upkick DQ win over Randa Markos at UFC Vegas 25. Pinheiro was making her UFC debut this past …read more

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Diego Sanchez afraid UFC will come after him: 'I'm fearful for my motherf***ing life'

Diego Sanchez has not minced words about the UFC in the aftermath of his unceremonious release, and he’s genuinely concerned that he might pay for it.
Sanchez (30-13 MMA, 19-13 UFC), …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Is this UFC Fight Week or Fight Weak?

MMA SQUARED, Chris Rini, UFC, PFL, Bellator | Chris Rini

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Diego Sanchez says he is scared the UFC might kill him and frame it as a suicide

Former UFC fighter Diego Sanchez says that he is scared the UFC might kill him and frame it as a suicide in the next two years. Sanchez was recently released …read more

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Diego Sanchez Afraid The “Evil” UFC Will Murder Him In Retaliation

The saga behind Diego Sanchez’s UFC release is one that carries themes of distrust, confrontation, miscommunication, and now murder. Last week, Diego Sanchez was released from his UFC contract just …read more

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Michael Bisping explains how the introduction of a cruiserweight division would benefit numerous UFC fighters

UFC legend Michael Bisping has explained why adding a cruiserweight division to the promotion could help multiple fighters. “The Count” is well known for his iconic run with the UFC …read more

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UFC on ESPN 24 commentary team, broadcast plans set: Two former champs to call fights

The UFC schedule continues this week with UFC on ESPN 24 on Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
As always, some marquee on-air talent will be there to help …read more

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What is next for Justin Gaethje?

The top of the lightweight division is in full swing.

UFC 262 is headlined by no. 4 ranked Michael Chandler and no. 3 ranked Charles Oliveira for the vacant lightweight championship, …read more

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UFC free fight: Michael Chandler takes out Dan Hooker in promotional debut

Michael Chandler made quite the statement in his UFC debut.
The former three-time Bellator lightweight champion faced Dan Hooker in the co-main event of UFC 257 this past January on Yas …read more

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Diego Sanchez scared that the UFC might kill him

UFC Hall of Fame member, winner of the inaugural season of The Ultimate fighter, and former lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez continues to display alarming behavior after being released …read more

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Sanchez fears for his life, ‘exposes’ UFC, Instagram: Bots create Fabia narrative

Diego Sanchez feels his life is in danger for knowing some of the UFC’s secrets. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Diego Sanchez lashes out at UFC president Dana White

UFC Hall of Fame member Diego Sanchez lashed out at UFC president Dana White during a recent interview in reaction to being released by the fight promotion. Sanchez pleaded …read more

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Diego Sanchez sends emotional message to Dana White: ‘You can’t meet with your boy?’

Diego Sanchez has seen his lengthy run in the UFC come to an abrupt and unceremonious end ahead of what was to be a bout with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone this …read more

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Video: Diego Sanchez fears UFC will kill him for speaking out against promotion

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Former UFC welterweight and The Ultimate Fighter 1 winner Diego Sanchez fears his promoter of 16 years …read more

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Amanda Nunes wants featherweight division open ‘as long as I’m champion’

Amanda Nunes is the UFC’s first and only female dual-division champion. She intends to keep it that way if she has any say in the matter. Immediately following Nunes’ last …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, May 4: Jiri Prochazka bounds upward after big KO

With the UFC, PFL, and ONE Championship all in action this past week, there were moves to be made in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings.
In the UFC on …read more

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Irene Aldana To Meet Yana Kunitskaya At UFC 264

A battle between two top-5 bantamweights is going down at UFC 264 this July when strikers Irene Aldana and Yana Kunitskaya touch gloves. Originally reported by ESPN Deportes on Tuesday, …read more

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Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya targeted for UFC 264 in July

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A top-five matchup in the women’s bantamweight division is heading to the UFC’s July PPV event.
Multiple people with knowledge of …read more

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Irene Aldana To Meet Yana Kunitskaya At UFC 264

A battle between two top-5 bantamweights is going down at UFC 264 this July when strikers Irene Aldana and Yana Kunitskaya touch gloves. Originally reported by ESPN Deportes on Tuesday, …read more

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Video: How can Kamaru Usman not rematch Colby Covington next?

Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, coming off an emphatic knockout of Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261, is in the middle of carving out quite a legacy for himself.
Usman’s second victory over …read more

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UFC Releases First Official Concussion Protocols

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The first public look at official UFC concussion protocols were included in a new UFC Performance Institute document that is …read more

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UF rankings: Prochazka cracks light heavyweight top two

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This past weekend’s UFC event was kinda to three particular fighters when it comes to where they are ranked. UFC …read more

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Edson Barboza details new contract before UFC 262: 'They gave me the number that I want'

Edson Barboza’s past several interviews with MMA Junkie centered around his displeasure with his contract situation. Going into his UFC 262 fight with Shane Burgos this month, though, his demeanor …read more

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Breese vs. Arroyo, Amirkhani vs. Landwehr Booked for UFC Card on June 5

Two bouts have been announced for an upcoming UFC card on June 5, as Tom Breese will face Antonio Arroyo at middleweight, while Makwan Amirkhani will meet Nate Landwehr at …read more

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Coach Henri Hooft confident he and Gilbert Burns can solve 'Wonderboy' puzzle at UFC 264

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Sanford MMA coach Henri Hooft thinks Gilbert Burns has a lot more to give despite falling short in his UFC title pursuit.
Since moving up to 170 …read more

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Waterson vs. Rodriguez set for UFC Vegas 26 main event

Michelle Waterson after her fight against Carla Esparza at UFC 249. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

UFC Vegas 26 has a new main …read more

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Michelle Waterson-Marina Rodriguez Flyweight Headliner Official for UFC on ESPN 24

A previously rumored flyweight clash between Michelle Waterson and Marina Rodriguez is now official as the main event for UFC on ESPN 24. …read more

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UFC Releases First Offical Concussion Protocol As Part Of Big MMA Study

In a historic first, the UFC has released official concussion protocols following the results of a 484-page study on MMA. On Tuesday, UFC alongside their Performance Institute in Las Vegas, …read more

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Makwan Amirkhani vs. Nate Landwehr, Tom Breese vs. Antonio Arroyo added to June 5 UFC event

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An upcoming June UFC card is shaping up with a pair of octagon veterans booked for the show.
Officials announced Tuesday …read more

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UFC Releases First Offical Concussion Protocol As Part Of Big MMA Study

In a historic first, the UFC has released official concussion protocols following the results of a 484-page study on MMA. On Tuesday, UFC alongside their Performance Institute in Las Vegas, …read more

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UFC Vegas 26 rankings update: Jiri Prochazka officially the No. 2 ranked light heavyweight

The latest UFC rankings updates are in, and Jiri Prochazka has officially broken into the top-three rankings in the light heavyweight division. Jiri Prochazka’s knockout win over Dominick Reyes at …read more

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Amanda Nunes: Dana White ‘wants to end’ featherweight division but ‘as long as I’m champion, I want it open’

Amanda Nunes holds two UFC belts since she knocked out Cris Cyborg at featherweight. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Amanda Nunes isn’t ready to say …read more

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Michael Bisping would like to see UFC fighters move up division to avoid pitfalls of weight cutting

Like many active and retired fighters, UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping knows there are dangers in today’s weight-cutting practices in MMA.
Bisping, the former UFC middleweight champion and current UFC …read more

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Video: All of Brandon Vera's knockouts in ONE Championship

Brandon Vera’s career after the UFC has featured with several stoppage victories and a championship.
Vera left the UFC in 2014 and joined ONE Championship that same year. Vera (16-8) won …read more

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Dominick Reyes Praises Jiri Prochazka in Statement Following UFC on ESPN 23 Defeat

Dominick Reyes has broken his silence following a knockout loss to Jiri Prochazka in the UFC on ESPN 23 headliner. …read more

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Video: Jiri Prochazka all the rage after UFC on ESPN 23 knockout. Title shot automatic?

The UFC light heavyweight division was put on notice this past Saturday at UFC on ESPN 23: Jiri Prochazka is the real deal.
Prochazka, a former Rizin FF champion making just …read more

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UFC on ESPN 23 medical suspensions: Dominick Reyes among four facing six months

Dominick Reyes suffered quite a bit of damage in his knockout loss to Jiri Prochazka.
Reyes, who was on the receiving end of a spinning back elbow knockout by Prochazka in …read more

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Dana White: Marina Rodriguez vs. Michelle Waterson headlines Saturday's UFC on ESPN 24

The UFC is hoping to have a matchup of ranked females headline Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 24 card.
After the promotion went into fight week scrambling after the original main event …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones deserves better pay from UFC but not Conor McGregor money

Former UFC two-division champion Daniel Cormier believes Jon Jones should be well compensated to fight heavyweight champ Francis Ngannou but not more than the company’s biggest star.
Jones, a former two-time …read more

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Chris Weidman shares latest health update after leg break at UFC 261

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman shared his latest health update after breaking his leg against Uriah Hall at UFC 261. In what was one of the most horrific injuries …read more

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Henri Hooft would love to win UFC lightweight title with 'good guy' Michael Chandler

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Henri Hooft has had many special moments with Michael Chandler, but he would love to cap it off with UFC gold.
After just one fight in the …read more

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Michelle Waterson eager to headline another UFC show, knows she’s “dangerous” everywhere against Marina Rodriguez

Michelle Waterson didn’t hesitate to accept when the UFC offered her another short-notice main event fight. After TJ Dillashaw was forced out of the UFC Vegas 26 main event against …read more

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UFC's 484-page study details concussion protocol

The UFC has outlined its first official concussion protocol as part of a 484-page study that used data collected between 2017 and 2019. …read more

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Shevchenko on a Nunes trilogy: ‘I just feel it’s going to happen’

Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko wait for the decision at UFC 215 in Edmonton, Canada. | Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images

Valentina Shevchenko predicts …read more

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Video: What the Heck, Episode 57: Josh Thomson, Shane Burgos and T.J. Brown

On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks to Bellator broadcaster and former UFC, Bellator and Strikeforce competitor Josh Thomson (6:25) to preview this Friday’s …read more

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Daniel Cormier says Jon Jones doesn’t deserve Conor McGregor money

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier says that former rival Jon Jones doesn’t deserve Conor McGregor money when he fights Francis Ngannou. Jones is hoping to fight Ngannou for the UFC heavyweight …read more

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UFC commentator Brendan Fitzgerald discusses “awkward” production meeting incident with Joshua Fabia and Diego Sanchez on Fight Island

UFC play-by-play commentator Brendan Fitzgerald discussed the production meeting incident with Joshua Fabia and Diego Sanchez on Fight Island. Last week, it was revealed that the UFC had cut Sanchez …read more

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Chuck Liddell recounts the time a nightclub DJ believed he could take a body shot from a UFC legend

It’s hard to imagine anyone volunteering for Chuck Liddell to hit them but back in 2009 that’s exactly what happened when the UFC Hall of Famer visited a nightclub in …read more

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UFC free fight: Charles Oliveira scores lopsided decision over Tony Ferguson

Charles Oliveira left little doubt he’s ready for title contention.
Oliveira faced former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson in the UFC 256 co-main event this past December, and made it look …read more

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Leon Edwards reacts after bout with Nate Diaz is pushed back until UFC 263

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards reacted after his scheduled fight at UFC 262 against Nate Diaz was pushed back to UFC 263 instead. Diaz suffered a minor injury during his …read more

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Referee Herb Dean shares his thoughts on Aljamain Sterling’s DQ win over Petr Yan

UFC referee Herb Dean has given his thoughts on the controversial ending to Petr Yan vs Aljamain Sterling back at UFC 259. In their UFC Bantamweight Championship clash, it appeared …read more

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UFC on ESPN 23 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and – perhaps most importantly – social-media …read more

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Diaz Injured, Pulled From UFC 262

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The welterweights will instead collide at UFC 263 in June. I’ve got good news and bad …read more

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Dominick Reyes issues statement on KO loss: ‘What an elbow!’

Former light heavyweight title challenger Dominick Reyes issued a statement on Monday addressing his UFC on ESPN 23 knockout loss to Jiri Prochazka.

Reyes (12-3) was defeated for the third time …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz moved to UFC 263

The welterweight bout between Nate Diaz and no. 3 ranked Leon Edwards will no longer take place at UFC 262 on May 15. The bout has been rescheduled to …read more

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Nate Diaz suffers minor injury, bout with Leon Edwards moved to UFC 263

Nate Diaz will no longer be fighting Leon Edwards in the co-main event of UFC 262 on May 15 in Houston, Texas. Unfortunately for fight fans, ESPN reported this evening …read more

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Dominick Reyes issues statement on KO loss to Jiri Prochazka: 'What an elbow'

Dominick Reyes has issues his first post-fight comments since his knockout loss to Jiri Prochazka in the UFC on ESPN 23 main event.
Reyes (12-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) saw his losing …read more

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Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards Postponed from UFC 262 to UFC 263

A high-profile bout originally slated for UFC 262 will take place about a month later than originally anticipated. …read more

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Sources: Diaz-Edwards moved to UFC 263 card

Nate Diaz has a minor, undisclosed injury and his welterweight fight with Leon Edwards now will take place at UFC 263 on June 12 in Glendale, Ariz. …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz rescheduled from UFC 262 in May to UFC 263 in June

Nate Diaz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The highly anticipated fight between Leon Edwards and Nate Diaz will no longer take place at UFC 262 …read more

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Nate Diaz injured, fight with Leon Edwards moved to UFC 263 in June

Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards won’t be happening this month at UFC 262.
Diaz (20-12 MMA, 15-10 UFC) has suffered a minor injury, the exact nature of which is unknown at …read more

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UFC on ESPN 23 Medical Suspensions: Reyes Facing 6 Months Due to Facial Fractures

Not only did Dominick Reyes lose his third consecutive fight at UFC on ESPN 23, but he could be out for a lengthy period of time as well. …read more

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Alex Morono Replaces Diego Sanchez, Meets Donald Cerrone at UFC on ESPN 24

Donald Cerrone has a new opponent at UFC on ESPN 24. …read more

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Tatiana Suarez: ‘I’m open to Valentina Shevchenko trying to grapple with me’

Tatiana Suarez’s days at 115-pounds may be behind her. After seeing how the last UFC flyweight title bout played out, the dominant wrestler likes her chances against one of the …read more

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TBD Vs. TBD

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We’re five days away from the next UFC event on ESPN and no new main event or replacement opponent for Donald Cerrone has been …read more

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Donald Cerrone remains on May 8 card after Diego Sanchez fight gets canceled, meets Alex Morono

Donald Cerrone will fight on Saturday night after all. Cerrone was originally set to fight Diego Sanchez, in what was going to be Sanchez’s retirement fight. However, the UFC ended …read more

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Donald Cerrone gets Alex Morono after Diego Sanchez removed from UFC on ESPN 24

Donald Cerrone has a new opponent for UFC on ESPN 24.
With Diego Sanchez removed from the card and released from the UFC, Cerrone (36-15-1 MMA, 29-15-1 UFC) will now take …read more

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Graphic: Jędrzejczyk posts photos of nasty cut on leg

Joanna Jedrzejczyk before her fight with Weili Zhang at UFC 248. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

One word: ouch.  We have …read more

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UFC 261 Medical Suspensions: Chris Weidman Gets 6 Months for Broken Leg

As expected, Chris Weidman is facing a lengthy time on the shelf after the unfortunate events that transpired at UFC 261. …read more

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UFC heavyweight Raphael Pessoa suspended two years for anti-doping violation

Brazilian heavyweight Raphael Pessoa has accepted a two-year suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency following his second UFC anti-doping violation.

USADA officials announced the suspension on Monday.

“Pessoa Nunes, 32, tested …read more

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UFC 261 Medical Suspensions: Weidman Faces Inevitably Long Layoff

The medical suspensions list following the eventful UFC 261 has been released. The first name to come to mind for readers when learning about the release of the suspensions list …read more

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UFC 261 Medical Suspensions: Weidman Faces Inevitably Long Layoff

The medical suspensions list following the eventful UFC 261 has been released. The first name to come to mind for readers when learning about the release of the suspensions list …read more

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“Suga” Sean O’Malley Returns At UFC 264 Against Louis Smolka

The “Suga Show” will be live and in full rainbow color when Sean O’Malley takes the Octagon opposite veteran Louis Smolka at UFC 264 on July 10. Originally reported by …read more

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O’Malley vs. Smolka headed to UFC 264

Sean O’Malley celebrates after beating Thomas Almeida at UFC 260. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Bantamweight’s flashy striking sensation is set to make his …read more

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UFC 261 medical suspensions: Chris Weidman faces six-month layoff after broken leg

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Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is one of six fighters facing lengthy medical suspensions after UFC 261.
Weidman suffered …read more

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Sean O'Malley vs. Louis Smolka added to UFC 264 in Las Vegas

A bantamweight bout between Sean O’Malley and Louis Smolka had been added to July’s UFC 264 lineup.
MMA Junkie verified with a person close to the situation that verbal agreements between …read more

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UFC on ESPN 24: Make your predictions for Marina Rodriguez vs. Michelle Waterson

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 24 event in Las Vegas.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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Sean O’Malley vs. Louis Smolka Targeted for UFC 264 on July 10

A bantamweight showdown pitting Sean O’Malley against Louis Smolka is in the works for UFC 264. …read more

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Sean O’Malley vs. Louis Smolka targeted for UFC 264

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A bantamweight matchup between Sean O’Malley and Louis Smolka is in the works for UFC 264.
Multiple people with knowledge …read more

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“Suga” Sean O’Malley Returns At UFC 264 Against Louis Smolka

The “Suga Show” will be live and in full rainbow color when Sean O’Malley takes the Octagon opposite veteran Louis Smolka at UFC 264 on July 10. Originally reported by …read more

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Sean O’Malley returns to the Octagon at UFC 264 against Louis Smolka

UFC bantamweight contender Sean O’Malley will return to the Octagon on July 10 at UFC 264 when he faces off against Louis Smolka. MMA journalist Ryan Frederick was the first …read more

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UFC heavyweight Raphael Pessoa suspended 2 years by USADA for second doping violation

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Brazilian heavyweight Raphael Pessoa has accepted a two-year suspension handed down by the United States Anti-Doping Agency …read more

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