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Kevin Lee flagged by USADA for using adderall, suspension looming

Kevin Lee is set to be suspended by USADA for using adderall. Lee returned back in August and lost a decision to Daniel Rodriguez in his return to welterweight. It …read more

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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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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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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

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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

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Atlas believes Fury would have ‘huge edge’ over Ngannou in potential super fight

Teddy Atlas speaks at a press conference in Beverly Hills, California to announce the welterweight title bout between Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao. | Photo by CHRIS FARINA/AFP via Getty …read more

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Georges St-Pierre shares his favorite UFC memory

UFC legend and former welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre shared what his favorite UFC memory was during his career. St-Pierre is one of the greatest MMA fighters of all …read more

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Miguel Baeza vs. Khaos Williams set for UFC event on Nov. 13

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A matchup between welterweight finishers is set for November.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting …read more

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Leon Edwards claps back after being accused of ducking other welterweight contenders

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards clapped back after being accused of ducking other welterweight contenders. Fellow welterweight contender Gilbert Burns has accused Edwards of being “scared” and ducking fights at …read more

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Kamaru Usman is the greatest welterweight of all time, not Georges St-Pierre, says manager

Current UFC champion Kamaru Usman is the greatest welterweight of all time, and not Georges St-Pierre, says Usman’s manager Ali Abdelaziz. Usman is set to take on Colby Covington next …read more

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Cormier Advised Edwards To Wait For Title Shot Over Masvidal Fight

Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier believed Leon Edwards should have waited for a welterweight title shot instead of agreeing to fight Jorge Masvidal.

Edwards was last in action at UFC …read more

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Jaleel Willis driven by rankings, wants Logan Storley after Bellator 268

Jaleel Willis had a slight taste of Bellator’s rankings and is motivated to prove he belongs among the welterweight elite.
After a short stint as a top-10 Bellator welterweight, Willis (15-2 …read more

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Neal vs. Ponznibbio targeted for UFC 269

Geoff Neal during his walkout to face Neil Magny at the UFC APEX. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

An important welterweight bout is on …read more

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Geoff Neal vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio Set For UFC 269 On Dec. 11

Top-15 welterweight contenders Geoff Neal and Santiago Ponzinibbio are set to face off in an exciting welterweight clash.

Neal is expected to face off against UFC veteran Ponzinibbio in the welterweight …read more

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Geoff Neal vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio added to stacked UFC 269 lineup

Two of the most violent strikers in the welterweight division will collide at UFC 269 when Geoff Neal takes on Santiago Ponzinibbio.
Neal (13-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Ponzinibbio (28-4 MMA, …read more

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Sources: Ponzinibbio-Neal agreed for UFC 269

The UFC is finalizing a welterweight fight between Santiago Ponzinibbio and Geoff Neal for UFC 269 on Dec. 11, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Betting odds released for Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269

The opening betting odds have been released for the upcoming welterweight bout featuring Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269. The news that Edwards would be fighting Masvidal at …read more

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Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards set to meet at final pay-per-view of the year at UFC 269

A big welterweight grudge match is heading for UFC 269 in December.
Former title challenger Jorge Masvidal will meet Leon Edwards at the final pay-per-view event of the year. A source …read more

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Vicente Luque still wants to fight Nate Diaz in December: “I know Nate wants it, as well”

UFC welterweight contender Vicente Luque still wants to fight Nate Diaz in December, saying that “I know Nate wants it, as well.” Luque is one of the top welterweight contenders …read more

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Gilbert Burns Thinks Leon Edwards Is a ‘Coward’ For Ducking Masvidal

Gilbert Burns and Jorge Masvidal have been calling out Leon Edwards but Burns thinks Edwards is ducking them both.

The welterweight title contention picture seems to be crowded these days. …read more

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Randy Brown upset by Jared Gooden's weight miss, calls for 50 percent fines moving forward

Randy Brown isn’t happy about what went down on Friday morning.
The UFC veteran successfully made weight for his welterweight contest at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 194 in Las Vegas, but …read more

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Conor McGregor believes Kamaru Usman is still trying to bite his style

UFC superstar Conor McGregor believes that the welterweight champion of the world, Kamaru Usman is still trying to bite his style. McGregor is currently sitting on the sidelines with a …read more

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With Deron Winn out, Chris Curtis gets short-notice shot vs. Phil Hawes at UFC Fight Night 194

Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 194 event has an 11th hour change to the lineup.
With Deron Winn (7-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) out of his welterweight fight to open the main card …read more

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From blood diamonds to EFC champ to UFC? How stars have aligned for Themba Gorimbo to try and fulfill UFC dream

Themba Gorimbo is doing everything he can to best position himself for a shot at the UFC.
Gorimbo (9-2), EFC’s welterweight champion, almost got that opportunity when he received the call …read more

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Dana White's Contender Series 42: Best photos from Las Vegas

Check out these photos from Dana White’s Contender Series 42 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, which featured a welterweight bout between Shimon Smotritsky and Mike Malott. (Photos courtesy …read more

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UFC Legend BJ Penn Plans To Run For Governor Of Hawaii

MMA royalty BJ Penn is going on another run but this one will be to determine who will govern the state of Hawaii.

The former undisputed lightweight and welterweight champion …read more

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Bisping: Imagine what Usman would do to McGregor at welterweight

Michael Bisping on commentary duty for the UFC on ESPN 9 event at the UFC Apex Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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Niko Price 'down to bang' with Nick Diaz or Nate Diaz after UFC Fight Night 193 win

Niko Price wants another action fighter in the welterweight division after his victory at UFC Fight Night 193.
Price (15-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) snapped his three-fight winless skid Saturday when he …read more

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Leon Edwards Doesn’t See The Point In Fighting Gilbert Burns

While speaking on The MMA Hour, Leon Edwards shut down the idea of fighting fellow welterweight contender Gilbert Burns. 

Recently, Edwards has been back and forth on who is next for …read more

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Oliveira Tells Price To ‘Get A Vasectomy’

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Alex Oliveira has an unusual message for Niko Price heading into their welterweight scrap later tonight (Sat., …read more

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UFC 268 poster released with Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington highlighting stacked card

The UFC returns to Madison Square Garden with one of the most stacked cards of the year.
UFC 268, headlined by a rematch between reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (19-1 MMA, …read more

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Bellator 267 in Tweets: Pros react to Michael Page’s split decision win over Douglas Lima

Going into Bellator 267, the hype surrounding the main event between former welterweight champion Douglas Lima and the surging Michael Page was palpable in the London crowd.
With Lima winning the …read more

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Dana White thought Nick Diaz looked ‘incredible’ at UFC 266

Fan favorite Nick Diaz returned to the octagon for the first time since January 2015 in a rematch with former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UF 266 on Sept. 25 …read more

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Bellator 267 weigh-in results: Douglas Lima, Michael Page on weight for rematch

The highly anticipated welterweight rematch between Douglas Lima and Michael Page is official.
Lima and Page successfully made weight on Thursday ahead of their main event matchup at Friday’s Bellator …read more

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Bellator 267 faceoff video highlights: Michael Page hyped to run it back with Douglas Lima

LONDON – Bellator is back in action Friday, and the promotion is featuring a key welterweight rematch in the headliner.
Bellator 267 takes place at The SSE Arena, Wembley with the …read more

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Usman overtakes Jones in UFC men’s p4p rankings

Kamaru Usman prepares to defend his welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal in the UFC 261 main event at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. | Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty …read more

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UFC 266 highlights & recap: Robbie Lawler takes out Nick Diaz

Watch the UFC 266 highlights and recap from the highly anticipated rematch between former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and returning fan favorite Nick Diaz. The two first met in the …read more

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[ARCHIVES] Usman Questions If Being African Prevents UFC Push

On this day four years ago…
[ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: September 26, 2017, 8:28 AM]
TUF 21 winner and streaking welterweight prospect Kamaru Usman wants answers on why he is not being pushed harder …read more

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UFC 266 Results: Robbie Lawler finishes Nick Diaz

UFC 266 on Saturday featured a rematch that was 17 years in the making. Former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler faced Nick Diaz in a five-round fight.

Diaz and Lawler first …read more

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Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler full fight video

The Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler full fight video is still a banger even 17 years later.
The two welterweight fan favorites were only in the beginning stages of their careers …read more

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UFC 266 video: Nick Diaz, Robbie Lawler on weight for Diaz's comeback fight

LAS VEGAS – After nearly seven years away, Nick Diaz’s return to MMA is official for UFC 266.
Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) and former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler (28-15 MMA, …read more

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Din Thomas calls “foul play” on Nick Diaz’s late weight change for Robbie Lawler rematch at UFC 266

Din Thomas has called out Nick Diaz for requesting a swap from welterweight to middleweight just days before his fight against Robbie Lawler. It was reported earlier in the week …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum plans to hire a dietitian and return to the UFC’s welterweight division

UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum has revealed that he’s considering hiring a dietitian to help him move back down to welterweight. Just a few years ago Gastelum was on the verge …read more

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Nick Diaz reacts to reporter asking him if he’s scared at the UFC 266 press conference | Video

Nick Diaz hasn’t stepped inside the cage since January 2015 when he fought Anderson Silva at UFC 183. He returns on Saturday in a rematch against former welterweight champion …read more

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Kamaru Usman Responds To Nick Diaz Callout

Kamaru Usman has responded to Nick Diaz saying he should be fighting the welterweight champ not Robbie Lawler at UFC 266.

Diaz is making his highly-anticipated return to the Octagon in …read more

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Francisco Trinaldo Replaces Gabriel Green Against Dwight Grant at UFC Fight Night 196

It appears that Francisco Trinaldo is staying at welterweight for the foreseeable future. …read more

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Nick Diaz on Robbie Lawler rematch: ‘Whoever set this up is an idiot, I don’t know why I’m doing this’

Nick Diaz | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Nick Diaz never really wants to fight.
That’s according to the former welterweight title challenger, who’s just days …read more

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Nick Diaz: ‘I have a lot of resentment toward the sport’

Nick Diaz returns to action on Saturday at UFC 266 for the first time in more than six years in a rematch with former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, but he …read more

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Melendez thinks Diaz will be ‘in title contention’ with win over Lawler

Nick Diaz attends the UFC 261 weigh-in to support his younger brother, Nate Diaz, ahead of his welterweight fight against Leon Edwards. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC
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Nick Diaz will be in welterweight title contention with win at UFC 266, says teammate

UFC fan-favorite Nick Diaz will be in welterweight title contention with a big win at UFC 266, says his longtime teammate, Gilbert Melendez. Diaz takes on Robbie Lawler in a …read more

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Joe Rogan explains how Nick Diaz changed the sport of MMA

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan explained how welterweight fan-favorite Nick Diaz changed the sport of MMA during his recent podcast. Due to a previous engagement, Rogan will not be sitting …read more

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Dana White confirms that Nick Diaz wants rematch with Robbie Lawler to be a middleweight bout

Four days before UFC 266 takes place, the news broke that the rematch between former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and Nick Diaz may be moved to a middleweight bout.

The bout …read more

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Matt Brown to fight Bryan Barberena at Dec. 4 UFC event

Matt Brown | Esther Lin

The UFC’s first event of December has added a clash of welterweight finishers to the lineup.
MMA Fighting has confirmed with …read more

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[UPDATE] Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler 2 Now A Middleweight Fight

[UPDATE]

Per MMA reporter Ariel Helwani, the five-round feature bout between Nick Diaz and Robbie Lawler at UFC 266 will now take place at middleweight, not welterweight. There was no reason …read more

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Matt Brown vs. Bryan Barberena Set For December 4 Fight Night

An exciting welterweight pairing is on deck for Dec. 4 between Matt Brown and Bryan Barberena.

The confirmed match-up was first revealed by sources at MMA DNA on Tuesday. “The …read more

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Lawler has no plans of retiring win-or-lose against Diaz

Robbie Lawler prepares to fight Neil Magny in their welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night 175. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Robbie Lawler dismisses …read more

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[ARCHIVES] Condit Explains Why Albuquerque Produces Great Fighters

[ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED DECEMBER 30, 2015, 2:40 PM]

In this new feature uploaded by the UFC this week, #1 welterweight contender Carlos Condit gives a tour of his hometown of Albuquerque, New …read more

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Bellator 266's Mark Lemminger isn't intimidated by Gracie name, relishes underdog role

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Mark Lemminger spoke with the media Thursday ahead of his welterweight fight with Neiman Gracie at Bellator 266.
Lemminger (12-3 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) discussed what he expects …read more

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Former UFC interim champ Carlos Condit retires from MMA

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, one of the most violent fighters in the promotion’s history, is calling it a career.
On Thursday, Condit’s manager, Malki Kawa of First Round …read more

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Ex-UFC interim champ Condit retires from MMA

Carlos Condit, the former UFC interim welterweight champion who was known as “The Natural Born Killer,” is calling it a career, his manager confirmed with ESPN on Thursday. …read more

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Former UFC interim champion Carlos Condit retires from mixed martial arts

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

“The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit has called it a career.
The former UFC interim welterweight champion has notified the UFC that …read more

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Carlos Condit retires from MMA

Carlos Condit has retired from MMA. Condit is 37-years-old and lost his last fight and now sources told MMAFighting’s Guilherme Cruz, Condit was retiring. The former UFC interim welterweight champion’s …read more

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Chimaev Massive Betting Favorite Over Jingliang

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After more than a year on the sidelines, thanks to a debilitating case of COVID-19, undefeated welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev …read more

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'So let's fight': Nate Diaz responds to Vicente Luque's callout for 'fight of the year' matchup

It appears that Nate Diaz has set his sights on a surging welterweight contender.
Following his first-round submission victory over Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 in August, Vicente Luque pondered the …read more

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Randy Brown vs. Jared Gooden Booked for UFC Fight Night 194 on Oct. 9

Randy Brown and Jared Gooden will square off in a welterweight clash at UFC Fight Night 194. …read more

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Georges St-Pierre explains how training martial arts changed his life

UFC Hall of Famer Georges St-Pierre, the former welterweight and middleweight champion, explained how training martial arts changed his life. St-Pierre is, of course, considered one of the greatest mixed …read more

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BJ Penn shares theory as to why Khabib Nurmagomedov would not fight Kamaru Usman

UFC legend BJ Penn shared his theory as to why former lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov would not fight welterweight kingpin Kamaru Usman. Penn was once considered the greatest lightweight in …read more

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B.J. Penn: Khabib Nurmagomedov never moved up because 'he is not proficient and confident in jiu-jitsu'

UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn thinks Khabib Nurmagomedov avoided a move to welterweight for a reason.
Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC), the former UFC lightweight champion, retired after notching his …read more

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Ian Garry Set To Make UFC Debut On Nov. 6 At UFC 268 In New York

Get ready, “The Future” is here as Ian Garry looks to make his highly-anticipated UFC debut. The undefeated Irish star will face off against Jordan Williams in a welterweight clash …read more

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Masvidal would ‘love’ to fight Nick Diaz if he beats Lawler

Jorge Masvidal is interviewed at the UFC 261 ceremonial weigh-ins on the eve of his welterweight title rematch against Kamaru Usman. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC
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Morning Report: Jorge Masvidal targeting title contention again, interested in fights with Nick Diaz, the Paul brothers

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This past April, Jorge Masvidal rematched Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title at UFC 261 and ended …read more

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Michael Bisping: ‘Move back down to welterweight’ may help Darren Till after being ‘outmuscled’ by Brunson

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Michael Bisping still believes in the potential of his countryman, Darren Till, to be able to overcome his recent setbacks …read more

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Michael Bisping explains why Darren Till should move back down to welterweight

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping explained why fellow British-born MMA fighter Darren Till should move back down to welterweight. Till lost his second straight fight and suffered his fourth …read more

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Michael Bisping suggests Darren Till move back down to welterweight after Derek Brunson loss

Michael Bisping thinks Darren Till needs to make multiple changes after his recent skid – including a change in weight class.
Till (18-4-1 MMA, 6-4-1 UFC) currently is enduring a rough …read more

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Should Till Return To Welterweight?

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Till recently admitted that he can still make the welterweight limit … so perhaps it’s time for “The Gorilla” to …read more

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Video: Roberto Soldic jumps cage towards middleweight champ Mamed Khalidov following KSW 63 TKO win

The thought of a straight up superfight between welterweight champion Roberto Soldic and middleweight champ Mamed Khalidov has KSW fans going wild and it may have taken a step forward …read more

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BKFC in talks with Sanchez over fight ‘that makes sense for him’

Diego Sanchez warms up prior to his welterweight bout with Jake Matthews at UFC 253. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Diego …read more

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KSW 63 Weigh-in Results: Welterweight Title Fight Set, 1 Fighter Heavy

Top Polish mixed martial arts promotion Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki will see its sixth event of 2021 headlined by a welterweight title fight. …read more

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Sources: Chiesa set to fight Brady in November

Michael Chiesa will look to rebound from his first loss as a welterweight when he faces up-and-comer Sean Brady in November, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Michael Chiesa vs. Sean Brady Set To Take Place On November 20

Michael Chiesa will throw down against Sean Brady in a welterweight matchup this fall. Chiesa is expected to face the undefeated Brady in an exciting welterweight bout for November 20th …read more

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Sean Brady vs. Michael Chiesa set for November UFC event

An intriguing welterweight clash between a perennial contender and a fast-rising prospect is set for November.
MMA Junkie on Thursday learned from two people with knowledge of the booking that Sean …read more

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Darren Till: Edwards’ Title Shot Has To Come Sooner Rather Than Later

UFC middleweight contender Darren Till has suggested that Leon Edwards can win welterweight gold, but only if his compatriot gets a title shot soon. Edwards, who was born in Jamaica …read more

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UFC on ESPN 30 Medical Suspensions: Daniel Rodriguez, Five Others Facing 6 Months

Daniel Rodriguez spoiled Kevin Lee’s welterweight debut at UFC on ESPN 30, but it was a potentially costly victory. …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 rankings update: Daniel Rodriguez breaks into the welterweight top-15

The UFC’s official rankings have been updated following this past Saturday’s UFC Vegas 35 event, and Daniel Rodriguez broke into the top-15. Rodriguez defeated Kevin Lee this past weekend at …read more

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Kevin Lee says he’s ‘proud of what I was able to do’ against Daniel Rodriguez and says his ‘best performances are ahead of me’

Kevin Lee has broken down his loss to Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 35. Lee was moving up to welterweight and was set to fight Sean Brady, but Brady was …read more

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Kevin Lee after UFC on ESPN 30 loss: 'I won't stop until I figure this sh*t out'

Kevin Lee was on the losing end of another fight over the weekend, but he still seems determined to right the ship.
In his return to welterweight this past Saturday, Lee …read more

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Kevin Lee dejected over latest loss at UFC Vegas 35, Dana White undecided on future

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A fresh start at welterweight didn’t go as planned for Kevin Lee at UFC Vegas 35.
After considering himself to already …read more

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A dejected Kevin Lee reacts following loss to Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 35

Kevin Lee returned to the Octagon this evening in Las Vegas for a highly anticipated welterweight showdown with Daniel Rodriguez. Lee (18-7 MMA) was returning to action for the first …read more

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Pros react after Daniel Rodriguez defeats Kevin Lee at UFC Vegas 35

A highly anticipated welterweight bout featuring Kevin Lee taking on Daniel Rodriguez went down on tonight’s UFC Vegas 35 main card. Lee (18-7 MMA) was returning to action for the …read more

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UFC Vegas 35 Results: Daniel Rodriguez defeats Kevin Lee (Highlights)

A highly anticipated welterweight bout featuring Kevin Lee taking on Daniel Rodriguez goes down on tonight’s UFC Vegas 35 main card. Lee (18-6 MMA) has not competed since suffering a …read more

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Kevin Lee expects tough fight, but ‘he’s gonna get bloody’

Kevin Lee (18-6) is making his return to the octagon this weekend.

The former interim lightweight title challenger returns to welterweight at UFC Vegas 35, where he faces up and coming …read more

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Former lightweight contender Kevin Lee believes he’s ‘already top-5’ at welterweight

Kevin Lee | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kevin Lee is already sizing up the competition in a new weight class.
“The Motown Phenom” moves up to …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Should Kelvin Gastelum try welterweight again after most recent UFC loss?

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

Should Kelvin Gastelum drop …read more

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Kevin Lee believes he poses the biggest threat to Kamaru Usman: “There’s nobody else that has my style that can take it to him”

Kevin Lee believes he is a bad matchup for the welterweight champ, Kamaru Usman. Lee is set to make his return to welterweight on the main card of UFC Vegas …read more

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Darren Till open to dropping down to welterweight to fight Kamaru Usman for the belt

Darren Till still believes he could make welterweight and is open to facing Kamaru Usman for the title. Till moved up to middleweight following his knockout loss to Jorge Masvidal …read more

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Darren Till Tempted To Make One Last Run At Welterweight Title

UFC middleweight Darren Till has suggested he could return to welterweight for “one last hurrah” at 170 pounds. Till was last in action against Robert Whittaker in 2020. In the …read more

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UFC 202 Results: Donald Cerrone TKO’s Rick Story

A key welterweight bout between Rick Story and Donald Cerrone took place on tonight’s UFC 202 main card in Las Vegas.
Round one begins and Story presses forward and misses with …read more

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