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Colby Covington sends a message to Kamaru Usman after Gilbert Burns is forced out of UFC 251Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington has reacted following news that Gilbert Burns will no longer be fighting Kamaru Usman at UFC 251.

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Jorge Masvidal reacts following news that Gilbert Burns is out of UFC 251 fight with Kamaru UsmanEarlier this evening, MMAJunkie reported that Burns had contracted the Coronavirus and was thus unable to compete against Usman in next weekend's pay-per-view headliner.

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Breaking! Gilbert Burns forced out of UFC 251 title fight with Kamaru UsmanStreaking contender Gilbert Burns will no longer be challenging Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title at next weekend's UFC 251 event.

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Gilbert Burns Out of Headlining UFC 251 Fight After Testing Positive For COVID-19Gilbert Burns has been pulled from his main event UFC 251 fight against Kamaru Usman after testing positive for COVID-19.

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Report: Corner's Positive COVID-19 Test Pulls Marina Rodriguez From July 15 Match With Carla EsparzaThe Ultimate Fighting Championship's July 15 card has been thoroughly ravaged by the coronavirus.

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After submission win, Maurice Greene eyes scrap with Tanner Boser on Fight IslandMaurice Greene says he has a massive weight lifted off his shoulders following his UFC on ESPN 12 win and now eyes a scrap with Tanner Boser.

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Tony Ferguson offers condolences to Khabib Nurmagomedov, says Abdulmanap will be front row when they fightTony Ferguson has offered his condolences to Khabib Nurmagomedov following the passing of his father, Abdulmanap due to COVID-19.

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Two Fights Added To UFC's July 25th ShowThe card currently has 12 fights in total with a middleweight main event between Robert Whittaker and Darren Till.

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UFC: Matt Schnell to Face Tyson Nam on September 12Tyson Nam called out Matt Schnell following UFC on ESPN 10, and he's getting his wish, as the pair have been scheduled to face off on September 12.

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MMA fighters share condolences for the late Abdulmanap NurmagomedovFighters, coaches, and other figures from around the MMA world have come together to mourn the passing of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's father Abdulmanap.

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Anderson dos Santos, Vinicius Moreira Out of July 15 'Fight Island' Card After Positive COVID-19 TestsIt seems that COVID-19 has forced the Ultimate Fighting Championship to change some of its plans for an upcoming "Fight Island" show.

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Pic: Check out the official poster for 'Whittaker vs. Till' on July 25 on 'Fight Island'Check out the official poster for the upcoming UFC Fight Night: "Whittaker vs. Till" event, set to go down July 25, 2020 on "Fight Island."

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UFC 252: Jairzinho Rozenstruik shuts down JDS's sparring requestJairzinho Rozenstruik turns down Junior Dos Santos's request to spar together ahead of their UFC 252 heavyweight bout.

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Belal Muhammad vs Ponzinibbio SeptemberBelal Muhammad riding high on a three fight winning streak, Latest win against Lyman Good in a three round war.

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Kamaru Usman knocks out Colby CovingtonKamaru Usman's first title defense was a memorable one this past December.

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Colby Covington bashes Dustin Poirier before calling him out: 'It took you 25 minutes to beat a Hooker? 'Colby Covington is ready to welcome Dustin Poirier to the UFC welterweight ranks in effort to land his grudge match with "Diamond."

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Carla Esparza vs. Marina Rodriguez scrapped from UFC 251 due to COVID-19MMA Fighting reported on Friday that a strawweight matchup between former champion Carla Esparza and rising Brazilian contender Marina Rodriguez is now off the table after someone from Rodriguez's corner had a positive result for the virus.

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Kay Hansen says UFC debut was "surreal", knows she can make a run to the title at strawweightKay Hansen is the youngest female on the UFC roster at just 20-years-old and is already 1-0 inside the Octagon after her UFC on ESPN 12 win.

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Adbulmanap Nurmagomedov's legacy lives through Khabib's life lessonsAbdulmanap Nurmagomedov's influence will long be felt all across the MMA world, but most important were the lessons he taught his son.

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UFC's 'Fight Island' will utilize larger Octagon, VIP guests may be allowed to attend eventsUFC's upcoming "Fight Island" events will utilize a larger 30-foot Octagon while potentially allowing special VIP guests to attend the events.

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Ryan Hall-Ricardo Lamas Featherweight Pairing Rebooked on Aug. 29 UFC CardThe Ultimate Fighting Championship is putting back together a noteworthy featherweight fight.

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Vladimir Putin offers condolences to Khabib Nurmagomedov after father's deathThe President of the Russian Federation spoke to the UFC champion on the phone on Friday.

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Twitter Mailbag: Which are the best non-title fights at UFC 'Fight Island? 'MMA Junkie's Farah Hannoun answers your questions about "Fight Island," Darren Till's path to the title, and more.

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Report: Rodriguez vs. Esparza removed from UFC's July 15 event after positive COVID-19 testAnother premier bout has been removed from UFC's upcoming "Fight Island" schedule in Abu Dhabi due to a positive COVID-19 test.

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Report: Ricardo Lamas vs. Ryan Hall re-scheduled for UFC's August 29th cardFeatherweights Ricardo Lamas and Ryan Hall will clash at the end of August.

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Julian Erosa Changed His Life ForeverJulian Erosa has never given up on himself. On June 27, 2020 those efforts paid off.

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UFC's July 15th Show Loses Three Matchups Due To Positive COVID-19 TestsThree bouts on UFC's upcoming July 15th on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi event have been scrapped following positive results from some fighters and team members for COVID-19.

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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Father of UFC Lightweight Champ, Dead at 57 of COVID-19 ComplicationsAbdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and a prominent figure in combat sports in his native Dagestan, has passed away in Moscow at age 57.

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Marina Rodriguez vs. Carla Esparza removed from July 15 UFC event after positive COVID-19 testA strawweight between Marina Rodriguez and Carla Esparza has been removed from July 15 UFC event after positive COVID-19 test.

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Video: Paul Felder provides update on potential UFC return, previews 'Fight Island'If you were keeping up with Paul Felder's Twitter account during the UFC on ESPN 12 main event, it seemed as if he had gotten the itch to get back to his fighting career.

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USADA confirms the presence of anti-doping officers at UFC's 'Fight Island'The United States Anti-Doping Agency confirmed that the UFC anti-doping partner will have doping control officers present for the UFC's upcoming 'Fight Island' shows, USADA spokesman Adam Woullard told The Body Lock.

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UFC: Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov dead after COVID-19 complications, reactionThe UFC world is in mourning after Khabib Nurmagomedov's father, Abdulmanap, had died on Saturday.

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Max Holloway heads to UFC 251 after 'challenging' no-sparring training campFormer UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway told ESPN's Ariel Helwani on Friday that he did not spar or see his coaches during his UFC 251 training camp.

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Conor McGregor, who recently claimed Abdulmanap's illness was a 'cover up,' sends condolences to KhabibConor McGregor reacts to death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov and sends his condolences to Team Khabib despite his past comments above a COVID-19 "cover up."

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UFC rebooks Ovince Saint Preux vs. Shamil Gamzatov for Aug. 22 eventThe UFC has booked Ovince Saint Preux vs. Shamil Gamzatov once again - this time, for its Aug.

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UFC 'Fight Island' will use larger octagon, VIP guests may be in attendanceA few more details about the upcoming UFC fights on "Fight Island" have been revealed including the size of the octagon as well as VIP guests possibly attending the shows.

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Two Brazilian fighters test positive for COVID-19, both pulled from July 15th 'Fight Island' cardLight heavyweight Vinicius Moreira and bantamweight Anderson dos Santos are both out of the card.

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UFC 'Fight Island' will use larger octagon, VIP guests may be in attendanceA few more details about the upcoming UFC fights on "Fight Island" have been revealed including the size of the octagon as well as VIP guests possibly attending the shows.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov's Father, Trainer Abdulmanap Dies at Age 57UFC Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov 's father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, died Friday at the age of 57.

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Report: GLORY kickboxing files for bankruptcy, removes top executivesGLORY kickboxing has reportedly fired top executives Cor Hemmers and Remon Daalder, among others, after filing for bankruptcy.

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Peter Barrett vs. Steve Garcia added to Aug. 8 UFC eventPeter Barrett will make his UFC debut against Steve Garcia on Aug. 8 in Las Vegas.

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Conor McGregor offers condolences following death of Abdulmanap NurmagomedovConor McGregor, former UFC champion, put the rivalry aside to offer condolences for Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov's death.

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MMA world mourns Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov's deathAbdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and coach of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died at 57 years old.

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Missed Fists: Gritty fighters get sent to Choke-out CityMMA Fighting's Alexander K. Lee takes a look back at the week's overlooked battles, including a pair of fighters going to sleep, a series of ugly mismatches, a fighter losing twice in two days, and more!

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The Level Change Podcast 78: McGregor-Gaethje chatter, Big John, savior of championsEpisode 78 discussion: John Kavanagh wishes McGregor-Gaethje had been made, Big John McCarthy says he saved Jon Jones at UFC 165, Brian Ortega's massive intellect, UFC Vegas review.

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Missed Fists: Gritty fighters get sent to Choke-out CityMMA Fighting's Alexander K. Lee takes a look back at the week's overlooked battles, including a pair of fighters going to sleep, a series of ugly mismatches, a fighter losing twice in two days, and more!

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Conor McGregor comments on death of Abdulmanap NurmagomedovConor McGregor has issued a brief statement on the death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of his arch rival Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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Marina Rodriguez vs. Carla Esparza off of July 15 UFC event due to positive COVID-19 testMarina Rodriguez vs. Carla Esparza is now off of the card in Abu Dhabi after one of Rodriguez's corners tested positive for the virus, sources told MMA Fighting.

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Geoff Neal vs Michael Chiesa UFC 253Geoff Neal #10 UFC Welterweight last fight was against Mike Perry at UFC 245. Long layoff for Geoff Neal that lead to Geoff Neal returning to his second as a server at the Texas Steakhouse.

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China to use martial artists to train troops after deadly hand-to-hand combat clashes on Indian borderTrainers from Enbo Fight Club, known for its orphan MMA fighters, are reportedly heading to the disputed Galwan Valley.

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Report: Russian president Vladimir Putin calls Khabib Nurmagomedov to offer 'deepest condolences' for father's deathRussian President Vladimir Putin calls UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to offer 'deepest condolences' after the passing of his father.

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Jorge Masvidal Challenged To A 'Winner-Take-All' UFC Super-Fight"We could do it all or nothing - put all our pay check to the winner."

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2020 Half-Year Awards: The FightsIn today's edition of the 2020 Half-Year Awards we look at the best fights to date.

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Colby Covington trashes Poirier's win over Hooker, challenges him to grudge matchColby Covington was not impressed by his former training partner Dustin Poirier's recent decision victory over Dan Hooker.

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UFC adds Peter Barrett vs. Steve Garcia to Aug. 8 lineupThe UFC has added Peter Barrett vs. Steve Garcia, at featherweight, to its growing August 8 lineup in Las Vegas.

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On biggest stage, local UFC fighter Khama Worthy gives recognition to training partnersMoon native and local UFC fighter Khama Worthy showed his true colors last Saturday after earning his seventh straight victory and winning a second consecutive UFC fight.

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MMA community mourns Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov following untimely deathFind out what the combat community had to say following the death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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Justin Gaethje sends message to opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov after father's deathJustin Gaethje has sent a warm message to his next opponent, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, whose father Abdulmanap passed away this week.

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Khama Worthy huge fan of 'savage' Kevin Lee, targets future fight with him"Kevin Lee is a f—kin monster. That would be one hell of a task if I got to that point."

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MMA community mourns death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC champ KhabibAbdulmanap Nurmagomedov's death has been met by tributes from the MMA community, as a host of prominent figures from the sport posted messages of condolence to social media following the news.

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Fight Island cards rocked by multiple shake-ups, two positive COVID-19 testsThe UFC's four-card stint on Fight Island has been hit by three shake-ups, including one resulting from a positive COVID-19 test.

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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov 1962-2020The UFC family sends its sincerest condolences to the Nurmagomedov family on the passing of Adbulmanap Nurmagomedov.

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Vinicius Moreira out of July 15 UFC bout with Modestas Bukauskas after testing positive for COVID-19Vinicius Moreira will no longer travel to Abu Dhabi for a fight with UFC newcomer Modestas Bukauskas.

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Dos Santos tests positive for COVID-19, tossed from 'Fight Island' returnUltimate Fighting Championship was rocked by COVID-19 and forced to make yet another change to its "Fight Night" mixed martial arts lineup on July 15 in Abu Dhabi.

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MMA world mourns Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov's deathAbdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and coach of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died at 57 years old.

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Khabib's father dies at age 57 from COVID-19 complicationsAbdulmanap Nurmagomedov passed away last night following complications from the coronavirus. He was 57 years old.

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Retired UFC Champion Conor McGregor Calls Out WWE CEO Vince McMahon On Instagram As He Teases Crossover3 JUNE 2020 Conor McGregor has retired from MMA and could now switch to WWE Conor McGregor has called out WWE CEO Vince McMahon on Instagram as he teased a potential cross over into professional wrestling.

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UFC rebooks Ryan Hall vs. Ricardo Lamas for Aug. 29 eventThe UFC has rescheduled the featherweight bout between Ryan Hall and Ricardo Lamas for August 29.

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What Next for Jorge Masvidal?After a blockbuster 2019, Jorge Masvidal looked set for a huge 2020. A knockout win over Darren Till in London in March 2019 was followed by a five-second KO of undefeated Ben Askren in July.

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'I do not want to continue for another five years'Over the weekend, Justin Poirier and Dan Hooker treated us with a five-round classic that many already deem to be a strong Fight of the Year candidate.

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MMA and QAnon: How fake news and conspiracies permeated the octagonAs more conservative fans flock to a sport they view as MAGA-friendly, there has been a noticeable rise in fake news, fringe conspiracy theories and right-wing extremism around the UFC.

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Matt Schnell vs. Tyson Nam added to UFC's Sept. 12 eventMatt Schnell and Tyson Nam is the latest addition to the UFC's Sept. 12 lineup expected to take place in Las Vegas.

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Two Fights Cancelled For UFC Fight Island In Abu DhabiTwo fighters have reportedly dropped out of their respective fights at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.

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Jack Hermansson says a win over Kelvin Gastelum holds more weight than a victory over Chris WeidmanHermansson, who last fought in a losing effort to Jared Cannonier in the main event of UFC Copenhagen last September, was scheduled to take on Weidman at the start of May in Oklahoma City.

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Anderson dos Santos out of UFC 'Fight Island' after testing positive for COVID-19Anderson dos Santos won't be fighting on UFC 'Fight Island' on July 15 after testing positive for COVID-19.

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Jose Aldo claims cut to bantamweight has "actually been a lot easier than it was at 145"The Brazilian is currently gearing up to fight Petr Yan at UFC 251 next weekend with the winner claiming the UFC Bantamweight Championship.

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Frankie Edgar vs Pedro Munhoz odds: 'The Answer' pegged as betting underdog for July 15 showdownFormer Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will make his second attempt at dropping to bantamweight when he collides with venerable 135-pound bruiser Pedro Munhoz at the promotion's upcoming "Fight Night" mixed martial arts event on July 15 in Abu Dhabi.

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‪Jorge Masvidal Wanted Kevin Lee Cut From The UFC For His 'Disrespectful' Actions After Tapping Out‬Jorge Masvidal unleashed a rant on Kevin Lee following UFC on ESPN+28 after Lee attempted to continue his fight with Charles Oliveira, despite tapping out.

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UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich arrested for DWILongtime mixed martial arts analyst and Ultimate Fighting Championship hall of famer Pat Miletich was arrested and charged with driving under the influence on Monday, following a stop by police in Moline, Illinois.

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UFC 251: Usman vs. Burns odds, predictions: MMA insider reveals surprising fight card picksKyle Marley has nailed 12 straight UFC main event picks and just revealed his Usman vs. Burns predictions.

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UFC 251 free fight: Relive Gilbert Burns' impressive win over Tyron WoodleyCheck out the fight which earned Gilbert Burns the next crack at UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.

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Ducote bests Lima, but Chandler steals the showCesar Gracie student Chelsea Chandler scored an impressive submission victory at Invicta FC 40.

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MMA community pays tribute to Abdulmanap NurmagomedovAbdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father and trainer of undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died at 57.

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UFC: Looking Back at the Evolution and Events of the 4th of July WeekendWith the Fourth of July just days away, we examine the evolution of the holiday as it has become the biggest annual weekend in the sport and look back at the best events to ever be held on the date.

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Khabib's father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, dies from COVID-19 complicationsA sad day for the mixed martial arts community after Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died from COVID-19 complications at age 57, according to RT.com.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov's father, Abdulmanap, dies following battle with COVID-19Reports emanating from Russia state that Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has passed away.

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Aung La N Sang tests positive for COVID-19ONE Championship middleweight and light heavyweight titleholder Aung La N Sang has tested positive for COVID-19 in South Florida.

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One to Watch at UFC 251: Roman BogatovRoman Bogatov is the M1 Global Lightweight champion from Southern Russia. Born and still fighting out of Orenburg, he travels down to Abu Dhabi to make his anticipated debut on Fight Island.

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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, dies of COVID-19 complicationsNews of Nurmagomedov's death was first reported by Russian news outlet RT, which cites an announcement from Chechen Republic leader and friend of the Nurmagomedov family Ramzan Kadyrov.

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UFC lightweight Diego Ferreira: Paul Felder is 'trying to avoid me'Brazilian lightweight Diego Ferreira fancies a bout with Paul Felder but isn't sure he'd be willing to accept.

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Why WWE Champ Drew McIntyre Vowed to 'Shut Up' a UFC FighterDrew McIntyre and Colby Covington have planted seeds for a possible feud with crossover potential.

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UFC news: Joe Rogan was once in one of the worst 'fights' in TV history during Fear Factor daysJoe Rogan was once in one of the worst 'fights' in TV history during Fear Factor days.

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Brendan Schaub reveals he has coronavirus, still downplays pandemicPlaying down how severe the coronavirus was for months, Brendan Schaub has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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With Danny Roberts out, Jesse Ronson steps in to face Nicolas Dalby on UFC's July 25 eventSix years after his last octagon appearance, Jesse Ronson has been recalled to the UFC and will step in to face Nicolas Dalby on July 25.

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Former UFC star Conor McGregor teases foray into WWE with social media postFormer UFC champion Conor McGregor, who said he retired from 'fighting' in June, has hinted at a move to WWE.

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UFC News: Latest on Dustin Poirier, Dan Hooker, Jose Aldo's UFC 251 Weight CutDustin. Poirier. and Dan Hooker just put on a Fight of the Year contender, but now the question shifts to what's next for both lightweights.

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The A-Side Live Chat: 'UFC Fight Island' preview, Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker's next moveFor this episode, Brave CF flyweight Jose Torres joins José Youngs and Alex Savas to break down some of the top stories in MMA.

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Emily Ducote Surges Past Juliana Lima in Invicta Fighting Championships 40 HeadlinerEmily Ducote once again weaponized her resolve. The Bellator MMA veteran won for the third time in four appearances and made her case for a rematch with reigning Invicta Fighting Championships strawweight titleholder Kanako Murata, as she laid claim to a unanimous decision over Juliana Lima in the Invicta 40 headliner on Thursday at the Police...

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Former UFC Heavyweight Reveals News To FansFormer UFC fighter Brendan Schaub has revealed to fans that he contracted the coronavirus. Schaub also mentioned that he is on his way to a speedy recovery.

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Coach Kavanagh says fighters have pulled him aside to say: "I might not like your boy, but we should all be sending him 5%"Coach Kavanagh claims that a few UFC fighters have pulled him aside at events to send their appreciation to his 'boy' Conor McGregor for "changing the game".

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Dustin Poirier remains confident in quest for undisputed title: "I know that I can beat Khabib Nurma…Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is still confident that he has what it takes to dethrone undefeated 155lbs champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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Ryan Hall vs. Ricardo Lamas re-booked for summer showdownAn intriguing featherweight bout between Ryan Hall and Ricardo Lamas has been re-booked for a UFC Fight Night card in Las Vegas later this summer.

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Ryan Hall vs. Ricardo Lamas rebooked for UFC event on Aug. 29A highly anticipated featherweight matchup has been rebooked for next month in Las Vegas.

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Midnight Mania! Brendan Schaub contracts COVID-19 after downplaying threat of virusBringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight!

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Jose Aldo Makes a Surprising Statement On Weight Cut In UFCUFC Bantamweight fighter Jose Aldo has made a surprising claim ahead of his 'Fight Island' title fight against Petr Yan on July 11 at UFC 251.

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Roxanne Modafferi vs. Andrea Lee Scheduled For UFC's September 12th CardA new UFC event can be placed on the 2020 calendar, as a show on September 12th will happen featuring a fight between Andrea Lee and Roxanne Modafferi.

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Invicta FC 40 results: Emily Ducote decisions Julianna LimaThe first Invicta FC event since the COVID pandemic began featured a solid strawweight scrap in the main event.

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UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich charged with DWI in IllinoisThe incident marked the second time in two years the inaugural UFC welterweight champion was booked for drunk driving.

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Matt Frevola: UFC 'paid me my show and my win' purse for cancelled Frank Camacho fightFrevola's cornerman and training partner Billy Quarantillo had tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the UFC lightweight's removal from the show.

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UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich arrested for DWIUFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich was reportedly arrested on Monday in Moline, Illinois, on suspicion of driving while under the influence.

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Max Holloway claims Alex Volkanovski could be an Olympian for "point karate" ahead of UFC 251 rematchMax Holloway believes UFC featherweight champion, Alex Volkanovski is a very good point fighter and could be in the Olympics for it.

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Dustin Poirier isn't interested in sliding into short notice title shot, prefers to earn itDustin Poirier says he isn't too interested in sliding into a short notice title fight should Khabib Nurmagomedov or Justin Gaethje have to bow out of thier eventual championship bout later this year.

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MMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for June: Sterling at UFC 250With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best submissions from June 2020: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMA Junkie's "Submission of the Month" award for June.

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Brendan Schaub announces he has coronavirus, says he's "almost back to 100 percent"Former UFC heavyweight, Brendan Schaub has revealed he has contracted COVID-19 but the good news is, he is almost back to full health.

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UFC 251 free fight: Gilbert Burns dominates Tyron Woodley to earn first-ever UFC title fightBefore Gilbert Burns attempts to shock the MMA world by upsetting UFC Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, at UFC 251, take a look back at his dominate victory over former division king, Tyron Woodley, at UFC on ESPN 9.

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MMA pioneer Pat Miletich charged with DWIUFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich has been charged with two DWIs in the past 12 months.

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Invicta FC 40: Ducote vs. Lima live results and discussionInvicta FC is back with a five-fight card in Kansas. Watch the event on UFC Fight Pass at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on July 2nd.

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Ovince St. Preux vs. Shamil Gamzatov Rescheduled for Aug. 22 UFC EventThe trip up to heavyweight was short-lived for former Ultimate Fighting Championship title challenger Ovince St. Preux.

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Matt Schnell vs. Tyson Nam in the works for UFC event on Sept. 12Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion's plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a fight between Matt Schnell and Tyson Nam is in the works for the UFC's event on Sept.

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UFC 251 free fight: Gilbert Burns dominates Tyron Woodley to earn first-ever UFC title fightBefore Gilbert Burns attempts to shock the MMA world by upsetting UFC Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, at UFC 251, take a look back at his dominate victory over former division king, Tyron Woodley, at UFC on ESPN 9.

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Coach Eric Albarracin: Henry Cejudo will only return Alexander Volkanovski legacy boutHenry Cejudo's coach, Eric Albarracin, says Henry Cejudo will only come out of retirement for legacy bout with champ Alexander Volkanovski.

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Craig vs. Antigulov Booking, 2 Withdrawals Shake Up July 25 'Fight Island' CardThe final Ultimate Fighting Championship event on "Fight Island" has undergone some sudden changes.

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In third UFC stint, Julian Erosa's plan is "to be like Gaethje, where win or lose I put on exciting fights"Julian Erosa wants to be known as a fan-favorite, where win or lose, he takes home a $50,000 Performance on the Night bonus.

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After another upset win, Khama Worthy eyes "war" with Ottman AzaitarKhama Worthy is now 2-0 inside the Octagon with both wins being upsets and has now called for a scrap with Ottman Azaitar.

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Invicta FC 40 Results: Ducote vs. LimaGet Invicta FC 40 results for Thursday night's event in Kansas City, Kan.

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Once UFC pays Jorge Masvidal 'the money he's worth' he'll fight for the title, says coach Mike BrownFormer WEC champion and current ATT head coach Mike Brown says Jorge Masvidal is ready to go whenever the UFC is ready to open their wallet.

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Invicta FC 40 Results: Ducote vs. LimaGet Invicta FC 40 results for Thursday night's event in Kansas City, Kan.

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Unfiltered with Rose Namajunas and Marty RayOn today's episode of UFC Unfiltered: Rose Namajunas and Marty Ray.

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Danny Roberts, Shavkat Rakhmonov off of July 25 UFC 'Fight Island' cardMMA Fighting confirmed with sources that welterweights Danny Roberts and Shavkat Rakhmonov are out of their respective bouts opposite Nicolas Dalby and Ramazan Emeev, which were scheduled for the upcoming July 25 "Fight Island" show in Abu Dhabi.

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Danny Roberts and Shavkat Rakhmonov Off of UFC's July 25th CardThe show, which is set to happen on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, is temporarily limited to 10 bouts.

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UFC 251: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos excited for Muslim Salikhov clashElizeu Zaleski dos Santos is looking forward to testing his striking against the stand-up skills of "The King of Kung Fu."

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UFC contender Dustin Poirier says 'Conor McGregor loss' led to personal 'evolution'Dustin Poirier went through a career and life-altering evolution following his loss to Conor McGregor in 2014.

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July 2nd, 2020: A Round-Up Of Today's News…Credit: Essentially Sports Have you missed today's news? Don't worry, I've got you covered. Two fighters out of UFC's July 25th Card: The UFC head to Abu Dhabi this month, with four stacked cards.

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Conor McGregor to WWE? UFC star calls out Vince McMahon on InstagramConor McGregor is no stranger to trolling WWE stars, so why not also jab at the boss?

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Khama Worthy hopes to earn future matchup with 'f*ckin savage' Kevin LeeKhama Worthy isn't necessarily eyeing world titles, but he is after exciting matchups following his third-round submission win at UFC on ESPN 12.

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Justin Jaynes Made His Dream Moment HappenJustin Jaynes reflects on his short notice victory over Frank Camacho.

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UFC: Lee vs. Modafferi Rematch Targeted for September 12Report: A rematch between UFC flyweights Andrea Lee and Roxanne Modafferi is being targeted for September 12, more than five years after their first bout.

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Luana Carolina: Consistent and Continuous ImprovementLuana Carolina has made a great run since losing her first career fight. Now on a six fight winning streak, she plans to continue her improvement as a MMA fighter.

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UFC 251: Masked Jose Aldo drops surprising revelation about second cut to 135 poundsJose Aldo weight cut to bantamweight for Petr Yan at UFC 251 appears to be coming easier for "Junior" than any of his previous cuts to 145 pounds.

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UFC: Matt Frevola talks fallout from COVID-19 cancellationMatt Frevola says the UFC paid him after a positive COVID-19 test on cornerman Billy Quarantillo.

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'I don't know anything about it'City Kickboxing coach Eugene Bareman says the middleweight champ is currently eyeing a potential September fight with top contender Paulo Costa.

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Full betting odds released for UFC 251: Usman vs. BurnsThe full betting odds have been released for UFC 251: Usman vs. Burns, the first event from the promotion scheduled to take place on UFC Fight Island.

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International Prospects UFC can Sign For Yas IslandKhusein Askhabov Khusein Askhabov WWFC Bantamweight Champion 20-0 record at 25 years old. Khusein is an ALL-AROUND talent mastering the Caucasus tradition of grappling.

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Determining The Legitimacy Of A UFC RetirementWhy is it that when a UFC fighter retires, there is always a thought that they will return.

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UFC 251: Jose Aldo says cut down to bantamweight going smoothlyJose Aldo says he's feeling good ahead of his bantamweight title fight vs. Petr Yan at UFC 251.

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The MMA Depressed-us: Tito Ortiz vs. Rashad Evans IZane Simon, Connor Ruebusch, and Phil Mackenzie are back to watch the best of the worst fights they can find.

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Dan Hooker volunteers to fight Tony Ferguson next, reveals potential timeline for returnDan Hooker knows Dustin Poirier should probably fight Tony Ferguson next but if he's injured or taking some time off, the New Zealand native is more than happy to volunteer his services.

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Shake up! Two fighters tossed from UFC's July 25 event on 'Fight Island'The UFC Fight Night card on July 25 on ESPN+ saw two dropouts and one addition ahead of the "Fight Island" extravaganza this month in Abu Dhabi.

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Invicta 40: Ducote vs Lima Preview, Weigh-in ResultsInvicta begins their 2020 near the mid-year mark due to circumstances outside of their control, and they've set up some great fights to make it worth the wait.

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Conor McGregor responds to Dustin Poirier's comments about their fightConor McGregor has responded to a comment from top lightweight contender Dustin Poirier, who he defeated by knockout in a 2014 featherweight fight.

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Colby Covington suggests winner take all fight with Jorge MasvidalTop welterweight contender Colby Covington is interested in a winner talk all fight with his former friend and training partner Jorge Masvidal.

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Eugene Bareman: Max Holloway will struggle to make rematch adjustmentsEugene Bareman thinks Max Holloway will not have had enough time to make the necessary changes to beat Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 251.

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Pic: UFC just released a new line of action figures and it's laughably badUFC action figures pic, courtesy of Jazwares, featuring current and former champions Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, and Max Holloway, among others.

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UFC: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Shamil Gamzatov Moved to August 22 EventA previously scheduled light heavyweight match-up between Ovince Saint Preux and Shamil Gamzatov has been moved to the UFC's August 22 card.

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Pic: UFC just released a new line of action figures and it's laughably badUFC action figures pic, courtesy of Jazwares, featuring current and former champions Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, and Max Holloway, among others.

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Alexandre Pantoja to serve as backup for Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez rematchAlexandre Pantoja will be the backup fighter for when Deiveson Figueiredo meets Joseph Benavidez in a rematch for the vacant flyweight belt on Fight Island.

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World MMA Awards nominations breakdownCheck out the latest edition of MMA Junkie Radio with "Gorgeous" George and "Goze."

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Alexandre Pantoja says he's a backup fighter for Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez on 'Fight Island'Alexandre Pantoja is ready to step in and fight for the UFC flyweight title on July 18 if the company needs him.

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Eddie Hearn claims Daniel Kinahan has been steering Tyson Fury's career for the past three yearsEddie Hearn told The Athletic that reported mob boss Daniel Kinahan negotiated for Tyson Fury in his fights against Deontay Wilder.

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Mike Breeden vs. Anthony Romero in the works for Dana White's Contender Series on Aug. 25Dana White's Contender Series, Season 4 is close to finalizing a matchup between Mike Breeden and Anthony Romero for the August 25 card.

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LFA 84: Natan Levy turned down Bellator in hopes of a path to the UFC through LFALas Vegas, NV - Most fighters on the regional circuit are hoping for their moment to shine and get the call to the big show.

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UFC 252: "Miocic vs. Cormier 3" updated fight card and rumorsUFC 252, scheduled for August 15 at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, is starting to look like the kind of card that shouldn't be missed.

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Dustin Poirier wants to earn way back to UFC title shotDon't expect Dustin Poirier to volunteer his services should Khabib Nurmagomedov or Justin Gaethje fall out of their title unifier.

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Dan Hooker eyes UFC bouts with Tony Ferguson or Charles Oliveira"The Hangman" either wants to fight Charles Oliveira or Tony Ferguson next.

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UFC 252: "Miocic vs. Cormier 3" updated fight card and rumorsUFC 252, scheduled for August 15 at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, is starting to look like the kind of card that shouldn't be missed.

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UFC Fight Island: Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Paul Craig set for July 25A light heavyweight battle between Gadzhimurad Antigulov and Paul Craig has been added to the card for 'UFC Fight Island' on July 25.

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2020 Half-Year Awards: The FightsIn today's edition of the 2020 Half-Year Awards we look at the best fights to date.

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Conor McGregor vs Tony FergusonA fight that is more likely than any other I've covered so far in this series, is still super unlikely to ever been seen live in the flesh.

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UFC Will Hold Nine Events In August Including UFC 252On Wednesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission approved five regular UFC events as well as four dates for Dana White's Contender Series.

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Paul Craig vs. Gadzhimurad Antigulov announced for July 25 UFC 'Fight Island' eventLight heavyweights Paul Craig and Gadzhimurad Antigulov will both make their first appearance of 2020.

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Dustin Poirier explains how Conor McGregor loss changed himUFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier says a 2014 knockout loss to Conor McGregor had a significant affect on his evolution as a fighter.

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Two fighters drop out of UFC 'Fight Island' event on July 25With the changes, the current July 25 lineup includes: Darren Till vs. Robert Whittaker Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Mauricio Rua Alex Oliviera vs. Peter Sobotta Alexander Gustafsson vs. Fabricio Werdum Nicholas Dalby vs. opponent TBA Tom Aspinall vs. Jake Collier Raphael Pessoa vs. Justin Tafa Movsar Evloev vs. Mike Grundy Bethe Correia vs.

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You won't believe how these UFC stars looked when young!No matter how famous people get as adults, we all started out as bright-eyed youngsters.

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2020 Half-Year Awards: The KnockoutsIn today's edition of the 2020 Half-Year Awards we look at the biggest knockouts to date.

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Jussier Formiga undergoes shoulder surgery after UFC 250 lossFlyweight veteran Jussier Formiga lost via first-round stoppage to Alex Perez at UFC 250 in Las Vegas.

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Geoff Neal wants fight with Michael Chiesa: 'He's acting like I'm invisible to him'According to Geoff Neal, Michael Chiesa wants no business with him.

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UFC: Brian Ortega Pressures Korean Zombie To Sign Fight ContractTwo of the most intriguing featherweights in the UFC's rankings right now are Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung, the latter of the two better known by his nickname 'the Korean Zombie.' Jung has a 3-1 record since making it back from his mandatory military service in South Korea, while Ortega looks like a future champion with his only loss coming...

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UFC 251: Usman vs. Burns odds, predictions: MMA insider unveils surprising fight card picksKyle Marley has nailed 12 straight UFC main event picks and just revealed his Usman vs. Burns predictions.

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Jack Hermansson 'super happy' to be fighting Kelvin Gastelum, who's more 'up-to-date' than Chris WeidmanJack Hermansson would rather be fighting Kelvin Gastelum on July 18 because he's a more up-to-date opponent than former champion Chris Weidman.

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2020 Half-Year Awards: The KnockoutsIn today's edition of the 2020 Half-Year Awards we look at the biggest knockouts to date.

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UFC midyear awards: Best fighters, knockout, submission, fightWe've officially reached the halfway point of the 2020 calendar, which provides a good excuse to reflect on MMA's best so far this year.

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Paul Felder to commentate all four UFC Fight Island eventUFC lightweight contender Paul Felder will be on commentary duty for all four UFC events on Fight Island—Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

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Latest UFC 252 fight card, PPV lineup for 'Miocic vs Cormier 3' on Aug. 15 in Las VegasLatest UFC 252 fight card, rumors, and updates for the "Miocic vs. Cormier 3" pay-per-view event on Sat., Aug.

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Report: Backup fighter for UFC flyweight championship is Alexandre PantojaAlexandre Pantoja will reportedly be ready to step up in case something goes wrong at UFC Fight Night 173.

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Video: What the Heck, Episode 14: Jon Anik, Khama Worthy, Maurice Greene and Julian ErosaThis week on What the Heck, Mike Heck chats with Jon Anik, Khama Worthy, Maurice Greene and Julian Erosa.

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Ben Askren offers financial advice to fellow fightersFormer Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren has some financial advice for his fellow fighters.

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Poirier: 'I know I can beat Khabib'Dustin Poirier believes he can defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov and is looking to score a lightweight championship rematch after beating Dan Hooker at UFC on ESPN 12 in Las Vegas.

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Dustin Poirier wary of long-term dangers of fighting: "I know that what I'm doing isn't good for myself"UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier is known for his fan-friendly style, as evidenced by his recent war with Dan Hooker.

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Will UFC try to beat Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder 3 to Allegiant Stadium?Will the UFC beat Top Rank boxing to holding a card at Las Vegas' Allegiant Stadium?

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Ovince Saint Preux vs. Shamil Gamzatov rebooked for UFC event on Aug. 22After a brief stop at heavyweight, Ovince Saint Preux will return to 205 pounds for a fight against undefeated prospect Shamil Gamzatov.

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UFC Fight Night: "Lewis vs. Oleinik" updated fight card and rumorsThe Ultimate Fighting Championship looks set to return to Las Vegas on August 8 for a Fight Night card featuring a heavyweight showdown in the main event.

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Ben Askren offers advice to fighters on taxes and the financial pitfalls of an MMA careerAfter hearing Mike Perry complain about paying his taxes, Ben Askren offers advice to fighters on how to plan their financial futures while competing in promotions like the UFC.

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Paiva's coach tests positive for COVID-19, fighter still cleared to travel for UFC 251Ahead of UFC 251, Raulian Pavia's coach has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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ESPN+ set to increase price for monthly subscribers starting in AugustThe Verge is reporting that the monthly price of the ESPN+ service will be increasing for subscribers starting in August.

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Coronavirus: 5 best UFC fighters during pandemicFrom Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje to Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker, these UFC fights have delivered the goods.

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Memorable 2020 UFC momentsThe return of Conor McGregor and the revelation of Fight Island were among the memorable moments in the first half of 2020.

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Another Nurmagomedov is about to Debut in the UFCNathaniel Wood and Umar Nurmagomedov will face off on July 26th at UFC Fight Night 174 With the announcement of UFC Fight Island in partnerhsip with Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, MMA fans can rest easy knowing there is a smorgasbord violence on the horizon.

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UFC free fight: Petr Yan sparks Urijah Faber with a head kickAhead of his bantamweight title fight on July 11, watch Petr Yan's knockout over Urijah Faber at UFC 245.

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UFC News: Mike Perry Calls out Nate Diaz, Geoff Neal Eyes Tyron Woodley, More'Tis the season for shooting your shot in the welterweight division apparently, and both Mike Perry and Geoff Neal called theirs this week in an attempt to book big fights.

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Morning Report: Dustin Poirier credits Conor McGregor loss for changing his mentality around fightingDustin Poirier says his loss to Conor McGregor changed his perspective and helped him become a better fighter.

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Fight Archives: Spiderman beats Batman and Robin, gets taken down by RiddlerBut that affair didn't end right away. In a WWE-esque turn of events, The Riddler suddenly popped up out of nowhere, shoved Spiderman, then put him on his back with a power double.

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Manager of Robert Whittaker Charged with Fraud by Former ClientTitus Day, the manager to Robert Whittaker, was arrested in his multimillion dollar home last night for 61 counts of fraud after being accused of siphoning off over a million dollars from former client, Guy Sebastian.

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"I'm A Dying Breed Man"Dustin Poirier expressed his views on the manner in which fight promotion is done in the UFC today.

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WATCH: UFC Superstars Practice Exact KOs Delivered in FightsWatch two of the biggest UFC superstars in the world practice the exact moves they'd use just hours later to score their most iconic knockouts ever.

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Dustin Poirier shows off battered ankle following war with Dan HookerFormer UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier will be needing some time off following his grueling five round war with Dan Hooker.

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Rose Namajunas explains why Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk was not "fight of the year"Former UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas does not believe that Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk should take home "fight of the year" honors.

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Andrea Lee-Roxanne Modafferi Flyweight Rematch Targeted for Sept. 12A women's flyweight matchup pitting Andrea Lee against Roxanne Modafferi is in the works for an Ultimate Fighting Championship card on Sept.

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UFC set to hold nine events in August, including UFC 252: 'Miocic vs Cormier 3'Dana White was not joking when he said that August of 2020 would showcase an "insane" amount of fights including UFC 252: 'Miocic vs. Cormier 3'.

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Photos: Conor McGregor through the yearsCheck out these photos of Conor McGregor through the years.

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Daily blog #33Do it for the thrill Today I applied to be on the Fight 2 Win BJJ card in Austin, Texas on July 10th.

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Midnight Mania! Watch first clip of Justin Gaethje and Kamaru Usman sparring together in ColoradoBringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight!

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UFC newcomer Kay Hansen says she was 'manipulated' into political and religious statements early in her careerThe UFC newcomer has been dealing with some backlash due to weigh in photos from her early Invicta fights, most notably a weigh-in outfit reading "I love the way Candace Owens thinks."

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Dustin Poirier Shares Picture of Severely Swollen Ankle After UFC on ESPN 12 VictoryDustin Poirier did not emerge from his memorable clash with Dan Hooker unscathed. On Wednesday, "The Diamond" shared a photo of a severely swollen ankle.

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Nevada Commission Approves Five UFC Events, Four Contender Series Cards for AugustAugust will be a busy month for Ultimate Fighting Championship fans. The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday approved nine dates for the promotion, a total that includes five UFC events and four Dana White's Contender Series cards.

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Invicta FC 40 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set; One Fight CanceledInvicta Fighting Championships returns for the promotion's first show since March 6.

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Rory MacDonald using PFL hiatus to find inner potentialSoon to be 31, are Rory MacDonald's best days still ahead? He's using the pandemic-induced hiatus to reflect in hopes of righting wrongs.

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MMA Junkie's 'Knockout of the Month' for June: Garbrandt at UFC 250With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best knockouts from June 2020: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMA Junkie's "Knockout of the Month" award for June.

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Pic: Dustin Poirier has a 'kankle' after Dan Hooker war at UFC on ESPN 12Days after limping out of the Octagon following his five-round war against Dan Hooker at UFC on ESPN 12, Dustin Poirier posted a picture of his severely-swollen ankle.

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Roxanne Modafferi vs. Andrea Lee in the works for UFC event on Sept. 12The UFC's September schedule is starting to come together with the addition of a top-10 women's flyweight matchup.

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Dana White's Contender Series: Guide to Season 4All you need to know - including lineups, rosters and more - for the upcoming season of Dana White's Contender Series.

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Pic: Check out the official poster for 'Kattar vs Ige' on July 15 on 'Fight Island'Check out the official poster for the upcoming UFC Fight Night: "Kattar vs Ige" event, set to go down July 15, 2020 on "Fight Island."

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Colby Covington on ATT Departure: 'My Brand Was Being Held Back'Colby Covington dishes on his recent depature from American Top Team and explains why he beleives that his brand was being held back.

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Coach expects intensity between Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya on 'TUF'Eric Albarracin thinks Paulo Costa and Israel Adesanya coaching "The Ultimate Fighter" would take their rivalry to the next level.

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Billy Joe Saunders considering retirement after Daniel Kinahan's reported exit from boxingMYK Global announced that Daniel Kinahan, a reported mob boss, would be stepping away from boxing.

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Geoff Neal eyes Tyron Woodley UFC fight, really wants to smash 'entitled' Micheal ChiesaGeoff Neal is growing increasingly frustrated with the lack of fight offers coming his way, saying it's getting to the point where he is willing to fight anybody, regardless of ranking.

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UFC: Andrea Lee vs. Roxanne Modafferi agree to Sept. 12 fightThe UFC is targeting Andrea Lee vs. Roxanne Modafferi for a yet-to-be-announced Sept. 12 event expected in Las Vegas.

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UFC 'Fight Island': Calivn Kattar vs. Dan Ige poster releasedThe UFC features Calvin Kattar, Dan Ige, Frankie Edgar, and Pedro Munhoz prominently in the "Fight Island" poster for July 15.

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk defeats Claudia Gadelha againJoanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha battled once again to the judges at the TUF 23 Finale.

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Geoff Neal eyes Tyron Woodley UFC fight, really wants to smash 'entitled' Micheal ChiesaGeoff Neal is growing increasingly frustrated with the lack of fight offers coming his way, saying it's getting to the point where he is willing to fight anybody, regardless of ranking.

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Charles Oliveira calls out Tony Ferguson and Dustin Poirier: 'I'm ready, just give me a call'Lightweight contender Charles Oliveira knows who he wants to fight next in the Octagon.

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Ben Askren freakishly resembles 1940s Indiana wrestler in photoJust how much former UFC star Ben Askren looks like this guy will blow your mind.

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UFC 'Fight Island' poster revealed for Calvin Kattar vs. Dan IgeHere's a look at the new poster just released from the upcoming UFC card on "Fight Island" that will feature Calvin Kattar vs. Dan Ige in the main event.

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UFC 251 free fight: Alexander Volkanovksi dethrones Max Holloway at UFC 245Before Alexander Volkanovski defends his title against Max Holloway at UFC 251 on July 11, 2020, let's take a look back at the night "The Great" tasted UFC gold for the first time by dethroning "Blessed" at UFC 245.

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Which UFC 'Fight Island' title fight means the most?A valid argument can be made for all four of the title fights, honestly. We're splitting hairs to a degree with this column, but when I look at all eight men who are scheduled to compete for a belt on "Fight Island," it seems the most pressure sits on the shoulders of one: Max Holloway.

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ESPN+ raising monthly subscription price to $5.99 in AugustAs it pertain to UFC fans, this is not a first-time rise in prices. The UFC's pay-per-views went up from $59.99 to $64.99 at the start of this year, beginning with Conor McGregor's return at UFC 246.

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UFC 251 fight card finalized, broadcast details and start times revealedThe finalized fight card for UFC 251 on "Fight Island" has been revealed along with the prelims and the start times from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

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Kevin Randleman Named To 2020 Ufc Hall Of Fame ClassLas Vegas - UFC today announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman has been named to the UFC Hall of Fame class for 2020 as a Pioneer.

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Jazwares and UFC Bring the Action to Fans with Launch of New Collectibles LineJazwares, a global leader in play, and UFC, the world's premier mixed martial arts organization, are teaming up to bring the exciting world of...

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Sorry, but Rose Namajunas won't be voting for Weili vs Joanna as 'best fight ever'Rose Namajunas does not consider the Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk strawweight title fight to be the best ever because it lacked defense.

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Invicta FC 40 down to five fights after bout is pulled ahead of weigh-insInvicta FC's return to action is down to five fights after one bout was cancelled ahead of Wednesday's weigh-ins due to a medical issue with one of the athletes.

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Yankova on BLM fake news photo of her: 'Don't trust everything you see'The Russian MMA fighter revealed that this was not the first time that one of her photos was used to spread fake news.

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Invicta FC 40 down to five fights after bout is pulled ahead of weigh-insInvicta FC's return to action is down to five fights after one bout was cancelled ahead of Wednesday's weigh-ins due to a medical issue with one of the athletes.

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2020 Half-Year AwardsSee which submission caught our eye in the latest edition of the 2020 half-year awards.

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Invicta FC 40 weigh-in results: One fight lost, no COVID-19 positivesInvicta FC is set to return with its first event in nearly four months since the coronavirus pandemic forced a shutdown.

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ESPN+ price increase coming to monthly subscribers in AugustESPN+ price increase will hit new monthly subscribers beginning August 2020, which means UFC and other sports fans have less than a month to sign up and save.

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John Gunther Was One Of A KindJohn Gunther brought a unique personality to his season of The Ultimate Fighter.

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Former UFC Fighter Cindy Dandois Has Turned to Adult Site to Make Money During PandemicCindy Dandois is a top female MMA fighter that has competed in the UFC. The pandemic, however, has forced her to temporarily change her career and she's now starring on an adult website.

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Youssef Zalal Next fight Yas Island?Youssef "Moroccan Devil" Zalal 23 years old is 2-0 with the UFC in the Featherweight division.

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Dustin Poirier shows off massively swollen ankle just days removed from battle with Dan HookerDustin Poirier is just a few days removed from his five round battle with Dan Hooker and he's still showing the after effects from that fight with a severely swollen ankle.

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Best of the C'Mon Now MMA PodcastBloody Elbow Presents ‘The Best of the C'Mon Now MMA Podcast'. The show is a deep dive with host, Trent Reinsmith, into the bigger news and goings on in MMA, both inside + outside the cage; presented with a critical, unbiased eye.

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