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Jennifer Maia inspired by Holly Holm to shock the world against ShevchenkoFemale flyweight title challenger Jennifer Maia wants to do to Valentina Shevchenko what Holly Holm did to Ronda Rousey.

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Brian Ortega addresses questions about massive cup in "Korean Zombie" fightBrian Ortega gave fans a lot to talk about during his UFC Fight Island 6 scrap with fan favorite featherweight contender "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung.

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Khabib posts gnarly photo, X-ray of broken foot suffered ahead of UFC 254Khabib Nurmagomedov broken foot X-ray and photo released on Instagram to show what "The Eagle" suffered through ahead of UFC 254 on Fight Island.

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Khabib's coach says retirement announcement ‘was a total shock'Even AKA head coach Javier Mendez felt blindsided by Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement announcement at UFC 254.

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UFC betting odds: Conor McGregor favored to become next lightweight championCheck out the betting odds for who will become the next UFC lightweight champion, with Conor McGregor favored over the field.

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Brian Ortega addresses confusion behind colossal cup, creates more questions than answersBrian Ortega cup at UFC Fight Island 6 finally has an explanation though "T-City" may have created more questions than answers.

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Edson Barboza calls for top-six featherweight opponent in final fight of UFC dealTop featherweight contender Edson Barboza said he wants a top-six opponent in what will be the final fight of his current deal with the UFC.

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Conor McGregor drills southpaw boxing defense ahead of rumoured Dustin Poirier fightThe planned rematch between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier is not official, but the Irishman is preparing for the challenge as if it is.

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Magomed Ankalaev has two names in mind following impressive KO win over Ion CutelabaMagomed Ankalaev has two light heavyweight names in mind for his next fight after his big win over Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254.

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Michael Chandler sets his sights on Justin Gaethje following UFC 254UFC newcomer Michael Chandler has his sights set on a potential showdown with fellow lightweight contender Justin Gaethje.

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Casey Kenney wants return around bantamweight title fight at UFC 256Take a look inside Casey Kenney's win over Nathaniel Wood at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi.

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Phil Hawes after 18-second KO at UFC 254: 'We have bigger things in line'Take a look inside Phil Hawes' 18-second knockout of Jacob Malkoun at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi.

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UFC news: Three fighters handed six-month suspensions after UFC 254Check out the full list of medical suspensions from this past Saturday's UFC 254 event on "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi.

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Jon Jones still pushing he's the GOAT over Khabib: Fifteen titles to four, are you kidding me?According to Jon Jones, you must be joking if you're calling Khabib Nurmagomedov the "GOAT"

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MAFB: UFC Fight Night 179 Moraes vs SandhagenThe kicker dun got kicked. While we never got to see if Sandhagen has worked on his ground game, we can at least confirm his striking and mental are back.

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Jon Jones Disputes Khabib GOAT Talk, Points to Longer Track Record of Title Fight WinsJon Jones still isn't buying the "Greatest of All Time" discussion that has surrounded Khabib Nurmagomedov since his retirement bout at UFC 254 on Saturday.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov's dominance was straightforward. His legacy is anything butThe most dominant champion in UFC history retired Saturday unbeaten and at the top of his game, leaving behind a complicated legacy.

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Charles Oliveira calls for UFC lightweight title shot: "I am ready"UFC lightweight contender Charles Oliveira is calling for a title shot in the wake of Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement, saying he is "ready."

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Tyrell Fortune vs. Said Sowma, Derek Anderson vs. Killys Mota Booked for Bellator 251Sherdog.com confirmed with a promotion official on Monday that a heavyweight clash pitting Tyrell Fortune against Said Sowman and welterweight bout between Derek Anderson against Killys Mota have been booked for the Nov.

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Midnight Mania! Michael Chandler wants Justin Gaethje for UFC debutBringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight!

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UFC 254 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social mediaSee how the UFC 254 winners and losers reacted on social media outlets such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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Roberto Soldic Moves Up to Middleweight, Meets Michal Materla in KSW 56 HeadlinerKonfrontacja Sztuk Walki welterweight champion Roberto Soldic will move up to 185 pounds to face Michal Materla in the KSW 56 main event on Nov.

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Austin Vanderford vs. Chris Curtis Added to Bellator 251 Main Card on Nov. 4Austin Vanderford will square off against Chris Curtis in a middleweight bout on the Bellator 251 main card.

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Magomed Ankalaev likes 'Shogun' Rua or Anthony Smith after Cutelaba KOTake a look inside Magomed Ankalaev's knockout of Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi.

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Robert Whittaker calls rematch with Israel Adesanya "a hard fight"After defeating Jared Cannonier in the co-main event of UFC 254, UFC president Dana White said that Whittaker would likely be the next opponent for Adesanya.

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Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr. will have belt on the line when they meet in NovemberTyson meets Jones Jr. in a highly-anticipated boxing match that is set to take place on November 28.

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UFC Vegas 12 predictions: ‘Silva vs Hall' early ‘Prelims' undercard previewUFC Vegas 12 undercard preview: Complete online breakdown, predictions for first four "Prelims" matches on ESPN+ this weekend in Las Vegas: Williams vs. Witt, Jacoby vs. Ledet, Casey vs. Cachoeira and Johns vs. Natividad.

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Paulo Filho Views Khabib as MMA's GOAT, Believes McGregor Will Reclaim Lightweight ThroneUndefeated for almost eight years in MMA, former World Extreme Cagefighting champion Paulo Filho in 2007 was labeled by Anderson Silva as the best middleweight fighter in the world.

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Daniel Cormier: Khabib went for triangle because he didn't want to hurt Gaethje in front of parentsAKA teammate Daniel Cormier reveals an interesting conversation he had with Khabib Nurmagomedov regarding how UFC 254 ended.

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Lauren Murphy tired of being overlooked, wants UFC title shotTake a look inside Lauren Murphy's submission of Liliya Shakirova at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi.

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Brian Ortega explains oversized cup at UFC Fight Island 6UFC featherweight Brian Ortega explains a topic of much confusion and curiosity at UFC Fight Island 6.

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Jon Jones: My 15 UFC world titles say I'm the GOAT, Khabib just started fighting elite-level competitionJon Jones once again took the time to explain why he is the greatest MMA fighter of all time, and not Khabib Nurmagomedov, who retired undefeated at 29-0.

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UFC news: Santiago Ponzinibbio out to recapture contender statusUFC welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio feels a win upon return to MMA will see him return to contender status at 170 pounds.

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UFC news: Jon Jones fires back at 'Khabib fans' over GOAT argumentFormer UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones hasn't taken lightly to some fans saying Khabib Nurmagomedov is MMA's GOAT.

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Jon Jones jabs Khabib Nurmagomedov fans: 15-4, and you guys are talking about the GOAT?Jon Jones isn't letting up on Khabib Nurmagomedov fans after UFC 254.

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Whittaker ‘not stoked' to rematch Adesanya but plans to ‘play it differently' this timeRobert Whittaker isn't exactly stoked about a rematch with Israel Adesanya.

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Jon Jones jabs Khabib Nurmagomedov fans: 15-4, and you guys are talking about the GOAT?Jon Jones isn't letting up on Khabib Nurmagomedov fans after UFC 254.

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Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. will compete for the WBC ‘Frontline Battle Belt' on Nov. 28, 2020Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. will compete in an exhibition match on Nov. 28, 2020 and the winner will earn the WBC ‘Frontline Battle Belt.'

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UFC news: Alexander Volkov's huge back tattoo was painfulAlexander Volkov explains why he needed to get his giant back tattoo done in just two weeks.

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Javier Mendez shocked Khabib Nurmagomedov retired, confirms the champ "is done"Javier Mendez didn't know Khabib Nurmagomedov was going to retire after he defeated Justin Gaethje but says he is retired for good.

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Jon Jones says Khabib Nurmagomedov "just recently started fighting elite-level competition," slams fans for saying "The Eagle" is the GOATJon Jones says there is no way Khabib Nurmagomedov can be considered the GOAT of MMA as he questions the champs level of competition.

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Dana White: Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou 2 in plans for MarchUFC president Dana White says the promotion hopes to book a rematch between Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou for March 2021.

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Javier Mendez didn't know Khabib Nurmagomedov was going to retire at UFC 254, addresses weigh-in controversyKhabib Nurmagomedov's coach talks about the champ's decision to retire and a controversy that erupted before his win over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254.

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Michael Chandler: Justin Gaethje is the most exciting matchup available for meMichael Chandler would love to fight Justin Gaethje in his UFC debut.

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Javier Mendez didn't know Khabib Nurmagomedov was going to retire at UFC 254, addresses weigh-in controversyKhabib Nurmagomedov's coach talks about the champ's decision to retire and a controversy that erupted before his win over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254.

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Magomed Ankalaev eyes Shogun Rua, Anthony Smith fights after knockout performance at UFC 254Magomed Ankalaev is looking for a fight against either Mauricio Rua or Anthony Smith next after knocking out Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254.

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UFC 256 Update: Chase Hooper, Peter Barrett to Clash in Las Vegas on Dec. 12A featherweight scrap pitting Chase Hooper against Peter Barrett has been added to the UFC 256 lineup.

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Jared Cannonier Says He Suffered Broken Arm Early in UFC 254 Co-Main EventJared Cannonier revealed that a kick from Robert Whittaker broke his left arm early on in their UFC 254 co-main event encounter this past Saturday night.

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Daniel Cormier: Khabib refused to hurt Justin Gaethje unnecessarily in front of his parents at UFC 254Daniel Cormier reveals a very interesting conversation he had with Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 254 in which "The Eagle" explained why he opted to submit Justin Gaethje with a triangle choke instead of an armbar.

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UFC news: Is Khabib Nurmagomedov the greatest fighter of all time?You could make the case Khabib Nurmagomedov is the greatest MMA fighter of all time.

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Jeremy Stephens Withdraws from Nov. 7 Clash with Arnold Allen Due to InjuryAn injury has forced Jeremy Stephens to withdraw from a prosposed featherweight matchup with Arnold Allen at UFC on ESPN 17.

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Javier Mendez: Jon Jones ‘steamrolls everybody' at heavyweight except Francis NgannouI think Ngannou is a problem for anybody but I think other than that, I think Jon Jones steamrolls everybody.""

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UFC 255 official with two flyweight title fights, more bouts announced for November pay-per-viewThe upcoming UFC 255 card has officially been announced with two title fights at the top of the card along with several more bouts confirmed.

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Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou 2 targeted for March, says Dana WhiteUFC president Dana White says the UFC is targeting the rematch between heavyweights Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou to take place in March.

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UFC news: Khabib showed Justin Gaethje mercy in front of parentsKhabib Nurmagomedov did not want to hurt Justin Gaethje in front of his parents at UFC 254, so this is what he did.

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Video: BE's Karim Zidan and Garry Kasparov discuss sportswashing in Saudi ArabiaBloody Elbow's Karim Zidan recently appeared on a panel including chess grandmaster, and outspoken Putin-critic, Garry Kasparov.

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Video: Phil Hawes says ‘it was UFC or bust' for his career ahead of 18-second KO at UFC 254ABU DHABI — Middleweight Phil Hawes spoke with reporters backstage on Fight Island following his 18-second finish of Jacob Malkoun on the main card of UFC 254.

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UFC Vegas 12 free fight: Anderson Silva toys with Forrest Griffin before knockout winBefore Anderson Silva takes part in his retirement fight against Uriah Hall at UFC Vegas 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada, let's take a trip down Memory Lane to see the night "The Spider" absolutely embarrassed Forrest Griffin at UFC 101.

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Video: Phil Hawes says ‘it was UFC or bust' for his career ahead of 18-second KO at UFC 254ABU DHABI — Middleweight Phil Hawes spoke with reporters backstage on Fight Island following his 18-second finish of Jacob Malkoun on the main card of UFC 254.

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With lightweight title now vacant, what will UFC do next?Khabib Nurmagomedov stunned the MMA world by retiring immediately after defending his lightweight title at UFC 254, leaving the UFC with plenty of work ahead as they now have to decide what to do with the vacant title.

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Few Fighters Did It Like Tank AbbottTake a stroll down memory lane as UFC Fight Pass looks back at the career of legend Tank Abbott.

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UFC news: Charles Oliveira unhappy with lightweight title picture snubWith the UFC lightweight belt now vacant, Charles Oliveira wants his name included in the title conversation.

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Bellator 251 adds Tyrell Fortune vs. Said Sowma co-main event, Derek Anderson vs. Killys MotaBellator 251 has added a co-main event between Tyrell Fortune and Said Sowma and a fight between Derek Anderson and Killys Mota.

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Hey Bellator, Edson Barboza ‘open to offers' following final UFC fightLongtime UFC veteran Edson Barboza is about to complete the final fight on his current contract and would be open to fighting in other promotions in 2021.

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After UFC 254, it's clear that Robert ‘The Reaper' Whittaker still has his edgeFollowing another masterful three round performance against a hopeful title challenger, it's clear that fears of Robert Whittaker's potential decline were far overblown.

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UFC news: Khabib Nurmagoedov coach surprised by retirement timingKhabib Nurmagomedov's coach, Javier Mendez, admitted that even he was surprised by the timing of the Russian's retirement.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov had amazing reason for finishing Justin Gaethje with triangle choke instead of armbarUFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov has a reason why he switched from an armbar to a triangle choke on Justin Gaethje in the UFC 254 main event.

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Three on the Rise: Oct. 24, 2020Another fight weekend is in the books, and on Saturday night, the legendary lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov strengthened his GOAT case by running through Justin Gaethje - then stunned the world by announcing his retirement.

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KSW champion Roberto Soldic moves up to 185 to face former champ Michal Materla at KSW 56Two of KSW's most explosive athletes will go head to head in the main event of KSW 56 as Roberto Soldic takes on Michael Materla.

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UFC 254 REVIEW and UFC Vegas 12 PREVIEWSorry cry babies! It's time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don't Care Podcasts, with your talent: the illustrious Eugene S. Robinson, the indubitable John S. Nash and our lovely and knowledgable co-host, Stephie Haynes.

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Martial arts stalwarts Tony Jaa and Milla Jovovich in action movie ‘Monster Hunter'Paul W.S. Anderson, the director behind Mortal Kombat and the Resident Evil films, helms this latest video game turned popcorn flick.

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Video: Magomed Ankalaev calls out Mauricio Rua, Anthony Smith after ending rivalry with Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254ABU DHABI — Light heavyweight Magomed Ankalaev spoke with reporters on Fight Island following his first-round finish of Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254 on Saturday, talks what it means to end his rivalry with Cutelaba in statement making fashion, wanting fights with Mauricio Rua or Anthony Smith, and more.

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Robbie Lawler vs Mike Perry May No Longer Be a Part of UFC 255 Main CardAs per the latest plans from the UFC, a welterweight fight between Mike Perry and Robble Lawler is no longer a part of UFC 255 main card.

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UFC 254: The ScorecardLauren Murphy celebrates her victory over Liliya Shakirova of Uzbekistan in their women's flyweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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Few Fighters Did It Like Tank AbbottTake a stroll down memory lane as UFC Fight Pass looks back at the career of legend Tank Abbott.

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Watch fans in Dagestan react to Khabib Nurmagomedov defeating Justin GaethjeFans in Dagestan went completely wild when Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC 254 last weekend.

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Austin Vanderford vs. Chris Curtis among additions to Bellator 251 fight cardAn intriguing matchup has been added to Bellator's first November event. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion's plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Austin Vanderford and Chris Curtis...

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UFC 254: Joel Alvarez on Weight Miss, InjuriesDespite missing weight for his fight against Alexander Yakovlev, Spain's Joel Alvarez picked up his third straight submission victory at #UFC254 — and believes 2021 will be his year.

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Bookies peg Conor McGregor as odds-on betting favorite to win Khabib's vacated UFC titleConor McGregor betting favorite to win Khabib Nurmagomedov's vacant lightweight title with Dustin Poirier a close second.

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UFC news: Dana White reacts to Mike Perry domestic abuse allegationsIn his first public comments, UFC president Dana White indicated he isn't fully aware of the details surrounding domestic violence allegations against Mike Perry and side-stepped answering if he would conduct his own investigation.

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Jared Cannonier: Robert Whittaker broke my ulna bone with very first kick at UFC 254Jared Cannonier says he "broke or fractured" a bone on his left arm during his co-headliner fight with Robert Whittaker on Saturday at UFC 254.

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Edson Barboza to fight out UFC contract, will be ‘open to offers' after next fightEdson Barboza defeated Makwan Amirkhani via decision earlier this month in Abu Dhabi. Zuffa LLC via Getty Images.

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Planning Out The UFC Lightweight Division Post-KhabibThe UFC is in a state of reset following UFC 254, after Khabib Nurmagomedov announced he will never fight again.

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Conor McGregor vows he's "still committed" as lightweight division opens upFormer two-division champion Conor McGregor has achieved a lot in MMA, but vows that he's "still committed" to his goals in the sport.

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UFC on ESPN+ 39: Make predictions for Uriah Hall vs. Anderson SilvaWe want your predictions for Saturday's UFC on ESPN+ 39 event in Las Vegas.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says he's retired, but you can still bet on his next opponentDespite announcing his retirement from MMA, the betting odds have been released for who the next opponent for Khabib Nurmagomedov will be.

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Robert Whittaker expects to have ‘a couple of tricks' ready for Israel Adesanya rematchRobert Whittaker welcomes—but isn't chasing—a rematch with UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.

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Dana White: Adesanya has options, but Whittaker rematch ‘makes the most sense'We could see UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya rematch ex-champ Robert Whittaker.

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UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier captures 2020 Community Hero AwardUltimate Fighting Championship lightweight title contender and former interim champion, Dustin Poirier, recently captured the 2020 Community Hero Award for his charitable efforts through The Good Fight Foundation in Acadiana, Louisiana.

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Bellator 251: Austin Vanderford vs. Chris Curtis added to lineupAustin Vanderford will look to extend his unbeaten run when he takes on PFL veteran Chris Curtis.

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Fighters On The Rise, October 31 EditionIn the dozen years the promotion held the event, it never landed on October 31, but this weekend, the UFC does what professional wrestling promoters never did, as for the first time in the company's history, there will be fisticuffs inside the Octagon on Halloween.

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Tai Tuivasa embracing addiction that comes with winning after snapping skid at UFC 254Take a look inside Tai Tuivasa's knockout of Stefan Struve at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi.

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Paulo Costa calls out Robert Whittaker following UFC 254 — ‘We can do amazing fight'Top middleweight contender Paulo Costa wants a showdown against former champion Robert Whittaker after "The Reaper" topped Jared Cannonier at UFC 254.

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Making the Grade: UFC 254: Khabib vs. GaethjeHere are the passes and fails for UFC 254 where Khabib Nurmagomedov retired after a dominant second-round submission win over Justin Gaethje in the main event.

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UFC 254 Editorial: Eagles, GOATs and a pragmatic look at Khabib Nurmagomedov's legacyJordan Breen takes a look at Khabib's retirement and the legacy he's leaving behind.

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Matchmaking the lightweight division's top-10 after Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement at UFC 254The UFC's lightweight title will soon be vacant, so, here is what I think should be next for the lightweight division.

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Comprehensive list of UFC fighters, coaches and cornermen who tested positive for COVID-19Dive in to see a complete and updated list of all the fighters, coaches and cornermen who have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began earlier this year.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov hospitalized with mumps before UFC 254As if the death of his father wasn't enough, Khabib Nurmagomedov faced even more adversity on his road to UFC 254.

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MMA Junkie Radio #3099 with Farah Hannoun, UFC 254 reactionCheck out the latest episode of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts "Gorgeous" George and "Goze."

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Jared Cannonier reports broken arm in UFC 254 loss to Robert WhittakerWould-be middleweight contender Jared Cannonier suffered a serious injury setback in addition to a loss to ex-champ Robert Whittaker at UFC 254.

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Paulo Costa calls for ‘amazing fight' with Robert Whittaker after UFC 254After UFC 254 Paulo Costa claims he wants to fight Robert Whittaker in his next UFC fight.

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Fighters On The Rise, October 31 EditionIn the dozen years the promotion held the event, it never landed on October 31, but this weekend, the UFC does what professional wrestling promoters never did, as for the first time in the company's history, there will be fisticuffs inside the Octagon on Halloween.

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How to watch ONE: Inside the Matrix in the USONE Championship is headed back to Singapore with its biggest event of the year. ONE: Inside the Matrix happens on Friday, October 30, broadcasting live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

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Matchup Roundup: New UFC, Bellator fights announced from Oct. 19-25All the UFC and Bellator fight announcements that were broken or confirmed by MMA Junkie in the past week.

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Nate Diaz refutes Khabib's undefeated record following 2015 head slap loss: ‘29-1'Despite his UFC 254 victory over Justin Gaethje, Nate Diaz believes Khabib Nurmagomedov will retire with a record of 29-1 after getting slapped at WSOF back in 2015.

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Joe Rogan declares Khabib Nurmagomedov "the GOAT"Long-time UFC commentator Joe Rogan has proclaimed the unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov as the Greatest of all Time in mixed martial arts.

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Mike Perry vs. Robbie Lawler bout no longer listed as part of UFC 255 main cardUFC 255 is scheduled to go down on November 21 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card will be headlined by a men's flyweight title fight between Deiveson Figueiredo and Alex Perez, and co-headlined by a women's flyweight title fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Jennifer Maia.

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UFC 254 Post-Fight MatchmakerThe UFC 254 Post-Fight Matchmaker parses through next steps for each of the main card winners for one of the year's most anticipated cards.

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UFC 254 Aftermath: Where do we go from here? Making the case for a lightweight tournamentAfter UFC 254, the UFC has plenty of qualified contenders for the vacant lightweight title.

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Dana White responds to domestic abuse accusations from Mike Perry's ex-wifeMike Perry's ex-wife, Danielle Nickerson, has spoken publicly about her experiences with the UFC fighter.

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Ali Abdelaziz lives out personal "dream" as Khabib Nurmagomedov meets Sheik Tahnoun bin Zayed Al NahyanMMA manager Ali Abdelaziz lived out a personal dream this week when his client Khabib Nurmagomedov met Sheik Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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Usyk vs Chisora: UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov lends backing to Oleksandr UsykUsyk vs Chisora: UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov lends backing to Oleksandr Usyk.

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Prolific submission finisher Joel Alvarez knew to be patient at UFC 254Take a look inside Joel Alvarez's submission win over Alexander Yakovlev at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi.

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Chael Sonnen rips Jon Jones for Twitter rant after UFC 254Chael Sonnen has some choice words for Jon Jones after the former UFC light heavyweight champ got busy on Twitter over the weekend.

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Jared Cannonier reveals broken arm suffered in Robert Whittaker loss at UFC 254Jared Cannonier suffered a broken arm in his loss to Robert Whittaker in the UFC 254 pay-per-view co-main event last Sat.

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UFC 254: Highlights of the NightKhabib retiring as the GOAT Khabib marked his 29th win with his retirement. the Eagle revealed that he promised his mother he would no longer fight without his father in his corner.

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Jeremy Stephens forced out of November 7 UFC fight with Arnold AllenStephens has been pulled from the fight due to an injury but the problem isn't expected to take long for him to recover from, and the veteran is expected to return in late 2020 or early 2021.

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UFC 254's Casey Kenney: Mentally, I'm BulletproofCasey Kenney had no trouble making a short turnaround on Fight Island for UFC 254, where he picked up his second win in the span of just a few weeks.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov's Place in UFC History Is Unquestioned After RetirementAs the first round of their title fight at UFC 254 came to a close, Justin Gaethje wore an expression familiar to Khabib Nurmagomedov's previous 28 opponents.

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On to the Next One: Matches to make after UFC 254In the 15th episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday's UFC 254 event which was capped off by Khabib Nurmagomedov successfully defending his lightweight title against Justin Gaethje and subsequently announcing his retirement.

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Monday Morning Hangover: What's next for Justin Gaethje after submission loss to Khabib at UFC 254?It's time to see what could be next for Justin Gaethje after losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254 in a title unification bout on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.

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On to the Next One: Matches to make after UFC 254In the 15th episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday's UFC 254 event which was capped off by Khabib Nurmagomedov successfully defending his lightweight title against Justin Gaethje and subsequently announcing his retirement.

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MMA SQUARED: The 5 stages of promoter grief after Khabib's retirementWho lost more? Dana? Conor? The fans?

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Josh Thomson roasts Nate Diaz for claiming Khabib Nurmagomedov is actually 29-1Josh Thomson has taken a shot at Nate Diaz after he seemed to poke fun at Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 254.

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UFC 254 results, recap, and link wrap up: Khabib retires undefeated, Whittaker outlasts CannonierUFC 254 results, recap, and link wrap-up for the "Khabib vs. Gaethje" pay-per-view event, which took place last Sat.

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UFC news: Chase Hooper vs. Peter Barrett added to UFC 256 fight cardChase Hooper will look to rebound from his first pro loss when he faces Peter Barrett at UFC 256 on Dec.

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UFC Vegas 12 fight card, ESPN+ lineup for ‘Silva vs Hall' on Oct. 31 in Las VegasLatest UFC Vegas 12 fight card, ESPN+ lineup for Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall-led MMA event on Sat., Oct.

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UFC news: Ode Osbourne, Jerome Rivera set to face off on Jan. 30Ode Osbourne and Jerome Rivera will face off in a 125-pound matchup at the UFC's Jan.

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Morning Report: In the wake of Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement, Michael Chandler calls for bout with Justin GaethjeThe newest addition to the UFC's lightweight division is looking to make a big splash.

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Manager implies Khabib hasn't vacated title after retirement announcement at UFC 254As far as managerAli Abdelaziz is concerned, the undisputed UFC lightweight title still belongs to Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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Top 5 Fastest Knockouts In UFC Middleweight HistoryUFC middleweight division has had some scary knockout artists over the years. We take a look at five fastest kncockouts at 185-pounds.

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UFC legend Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone joins Celtic family as he's pictured in club cap alongside Hoops-daft CapaldiThe MMA icon posed for a photo alongside actor and Celtic-daft Gianni Capaldi as the latter was filming in New Mexico.

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UFC expands deal with Snapchat to deliver new short-form contentThe Ultimate Fighting Championship and Snapchat has extended its partnership, bringing viewers new and exclusive features and content via the multimedia application.

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Who Is the G.O.A.T?G.O.A.T status is something every UFC fighter, hell every MMA fighter, is trying to achieve.

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Opinion: The UFC Is Bad at PromotingA fight promotion thrives by promoting—selling its fighters and events to the world—and the UFC could take a few lessons from its most famous former rival, writes Lev Pisarsky.

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Tyson Nam-Matt Schnell Flyweight Bout Rescheduled for Dec. 19 UFC CardA flyweight showdown between Tyson Nam and Matt Schnell that was originally scheduled for September has been rebooked for UFC Fight Night on Dec.

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Ryan Garcia Slams Boxing FansRyan Garcia lashed out at boxing fans for not sticking with the athlete after losses and compared them with fans of other sports.

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Photos: Khabib Nurmagomedov through the yearsCheck out these photos highlighting Khabib Nurmagomedov's career through the years.

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Nate Diaz claims Khabib Nurmagomedov actually retired 29-1Nate Diaz was not among the many fighters who congratulated Khabib Nurmagomedov following his victory and subsequent retirement at UFC 254.

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Nate Diaz Trolls Khabib Nurmagomedov After UFC 254Nate Diaz took to Twitter and shared his views on the title fight that went down at UFC 254 between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje.

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Dan Hooker slams Michael Chandler for comments made during UFC 254 broadcastPerennial UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker took exception to some of the comments made by Michael Chandler during yesterday's UFC 254 broadcast.

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Rose Namajunas declares she's ‘medically cleared for combat,' title fight with Zhang Weili incoming?Thug Rose' may be returning to the cage soon for her highly anticipated shot against strawweight champ Weili Zhang.

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Jared Cannonier issues statement following loss to Robert Whittaker: "The very first kick he threw broke or fractured my left ulna"A key middleweight bout between former division champion Robert Whittaker and surging contender Jared Cannonier co-headlined yesterday's UFC 254 event.

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RIZIN set to crown inaugural featherweight champion on Nov. 21Mikuru Asakura will face Yutaka Saito for the inaugural featherweight championship at RIZIN 25.

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UFC Vegas 12: Hall vs. Silva fight cardTake a look at next weekend's UFC card back in Vegas, which will feature Anderson Silva's last UFC fight.

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Chase Hooper vs. Peter Barrett targeted for UFC 256The UFC's final PPV of 2020 has added a featherweight matchup between Contender Series alums Chase Hooper and Peter Barrett.

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Video: Watch Dagestan go crazy as Khabib submits Gaethje at UFC 254Wondering what it was like to watch Khabib's final fight in Dagestan? These videos give you an inside look on the scene in Nurmagomedov's home country.

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Paulo Costa calls out Robert Whittaker: "We can do amazing fight"UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa called out Robert Whittaker following his unanimous decision win over Jared Cannonier at UFC 254.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje UFC 254 scorecards: 2 judges gave Gaethje 1st roundTwo of three judges had Justin Gaethje winning the first round of Saturday's pay-per-view headliner on Fight Island.

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UFC 254: Khabib Nurmagomedov receives congratulatory video package from UFCThe UFC has honored lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov with a video package following his retirement at UFC 254.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje UFC 254 scorecards: 2 judges gave Gaethje 1st roundTwo of three judges had Justin Gaethje winning the first round of Saturday's pay-per-view headliner on Fight Island.

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The Legacy of Khabib NurmagomedovOn Saturday 24th October Khabib Nurmagomedov defended his UFC lightweight world title against Justin Geathje, with a triangle choke at the beginning of the second round.

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MMA's week out of the cage: Fighters flood Instagram with fist photosCheck out the best social media posts from fighters and their lives outside of the cage in the past week.

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After stoppage win at UFC 254, Alexander Volkov wants big name nextRussia's Alexander Volkov wants to challenge big names in the UFC's heavyweight division.

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UFC 254 results: Matches to make for ‘Khabib vs Gaethje' main card winnersIt's time to see what could be on the horizon for all of the main card winners from yesterday's event in Abu Dhabi.

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After UFC 254 win, Lauren Murphy says it's ‘insane' she's only ranked No. 5 at flyweight: ‘It's a joke'UFC bantamweight Lauren Murphy, who declared she should be the next fighter to challenge for the title, spoke to reporters after her submission win at UFC 254 and took issue with the promotion's ranking system.

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Ali Abdelaziz claims Khabib Nurmagomedov has not vacated the UFC lightweight titleAfter dominating Justin Gaethje and finishing him with a second-round triangle choke in the main event of UFC 254, Nurmagomedov shocked the world when he announced his retirement from MMA.

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Dana White: Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya rematch 'very appealing' after UFC 254ABU DHABI – UFC president Dana White is keen on the idea of a rematch between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya after UFC 254.

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Sunday Punch: Oleksandr Usyk violently ends Tony Bellew's careerA look back at Oleksandr Usyk's spectacular KO of Tony Bellew.

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From one 'Cowboy' to another: Shavkat Rakhmonov wants Donald Cerrone nextTake a look inside Shavkat Rakhmonov's submission of Alex Oliveira at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi.

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Alexander Volkov says Walt Harris' striking was ‘light' and ‘easy'UFC heavyweight Alexander Volkov spoke to reporters after UFC 254 and assessed his win over Walt Harris on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.

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Odds flip as Khamzat Chimaev becomes betting favorite over Leon EdwardsWhile bookies still aren't sold on Khamzat being a worldbeater, enough money came in on Chimaev to beat Edwards that he's now the betting favorite to win their December 19th fight.

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Alexander Volkov says Walt Harris' striking was ‘light' and ‘easy'UFC heavyweight Alexander Volkov spoke to reporters after UFC 254 and assessed his win over Walt Harris on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.

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Tyson Nam vs. Matt Schnell rebooked for UFC card on Dec. 19A flyweight fight originally expected to happen in September has now been rescheduled for Dec.

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UFC 254 matchmaker: Who's next for Robert Whittaker after win?See who Robert Whittaker should fight next after his win over Jared Cannonier in the UFC 254 co-headliner.

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Georges St-Pierre calls Khabib Nurmagomedov's UFC 254 performance ‘masterful'Georges St-Pierre was blown away by Khabib Nurmagomedov's win over Justin Gaethje.

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UFC 254: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin GaethjeAll the best, most interesting, and unquestionably coolest fights the UFC needs to book following their latest UFC 254 PPV event at the Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi.

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Georges St-Pierre calls Khabib Nurmagomedov's UFC 254 performance ‘masterful'Georges St-Pierre was blown away by Khabib Nurmagomedov's win over Justin Gaethje.

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Jared Cannonier says he broke his left arm in loss to Robert Whittaker at UFC 254UFC middleweight Jared Cannonier releases statement following his unanimous decision loss to Robert Whittaker at Saturday's UFC 254.

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UFC 254 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Abu DhabiFighters from around the globe dream of the day they'll step into the UFC octagon for the first time.

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Grappling Report: The Full Lineups For Polaris Squads 2 Are HereA rundown of the biggest headlines and news from the world of competitive grappling.

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Dana White: Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker rematch ‘the fight that makes sense right now'Robert Whittaker could be getting a chance to regain the UFC middleweight title soon.

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Dana White says Adesanya vs. Whittaker is ‘the fight that makes sense'Robert Whittaker might have earned another shot at champ Israel Adesanya after his UFC 254 win...

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Miranda Maverick: 'I'm ready to scare' flyweights after UFC 254Take a look inside Miranda Maverick's first-round TKO over Liana Jojua at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi.

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Judges had Khabib Nurmagomedov losing the first round to Justin Gaethje at UFC 254Nurmagomedov ended up submitting Gaethje with a second-round triangle choke anyways, but it's still interesting nonetheless to see how the judges scored the first round.

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Tai Tuivasa ‘owes Stefan Struve a beer' after accidental post-fight kick to headUFC heavyweight Tai Tuivasa spoke to reporters after his win over Stefan Struve and made amends after an inadvertent post-fight kick.

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GRAPHIC: Fighter has ear nearly ripped off during title bout at Taura MMA 10Ary Farias won the interim bantamweight title in gruesome fashion against Johnny Campbell.

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Tai Tuivasa ‘owes Stefan Struve a beer' after accidental post-fight kick to headUFC heavyweight Tai Tuivasa spoke to reporters after his win over Stefan Struve and made amends after an inadvertent post-fight kick.

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UFC 254 Fallout: Khabib bows out at 29-0. What now?After Justin Gaethje’s stunning stoppage of Tony Ferguson for the interim Lightweight Championship at UFC 249 in May, the question on every fight fan’s lips was if Gaethje had the power and takedown defence to be the perfect solution to the puzzle that was Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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UFC 254: Matchmaking lightweight division after Khabib's retirementA new era in the UFC lightweight division is on the horizon after Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement announcement.

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Video: Russian fighter Vyacheslav Ptitsyn knocks opponent out stiff against the cageThe most wild and crazy finish of the weekend in MMA may be locked up before UFC 254 even begins.

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Ufc 254: The Best Lightweight Of All TimeKhabib Nurmagomedov is victorious at UFC 254. Khabib Nurmagomedov is already the king of the UFC lightweight division.

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Tai Tuivasa celebrates UFC 254 win by… wetting his bed?The Australian fighter partied it up hard following his victory over Stefan Struve at UFC 254...

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UFC 254 post-event facts: Examining Khabib Nurmagomedov's historic retirement resumeThe best facts and figures to come out of UFC 254, which saw Khabib Nurmagomedov submit Justin Gaethje then retire in the main event.

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Justin Gaethje game to fight Conor McGregor following loss to Khabib at UFC 254Justin Gaethje has opted to fight Conor McGregor following his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254.

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Jon Jones scoffs at Khabib Nurmagomedov taking over as pound-for-pound best, much less becoming the GOATJon Jones praised Khabib Nurmagomedov for his win and subsequent retirement, but the former UFC light heavyweight champion isn't ready to relinquish his spot as the top pound-for-pound fighter in MMA.

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Georges St-Pierre says Khabib Nurmagomedov had the "perfect" careerUFC legend Georges St-Pierre congratulated pound-for-pound great Khabib Nurmagomedov on an amazing career, one that GSP calls "perfect."

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UFC 254 Callout Collection: Will winners get what they want?Lauren Murphy and Magomed Ankalaev were among those who name-dropped their preferred next opponents at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi.

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Michael Chandler calls for four-man tournament to crown new UFC lightweight championChandler finds himself in a tremendous position in the UFC lightweight division despite having not fought yet for the promotion.

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Two Bouts Added To December 19th UFC CardTwo fights have been added to UFCs last event of the year, which is set to happen on December 19th from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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The Weekly Grind: Bryce Mitchell shares glimpse of home life on episode of ‘Home Grown Fighter'What makes professional fighters so relatable? At first glance, probably nothing. But take away the gloves, gi's, and bulging hematomas, and they're actually not so different than the rest of us.

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Dana White declares Khabib G.O.A.T. after UFC 254 win: ‘He is the baddest motherf**ker on the planet'Greatest of All Time is a very subjective title, but according to UFC president Dana White, newly retired Khabib Nurmagomedov is his pick for GOAT.

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Dana White hails Khabib the ‘baddest motherf-cker on the planet' following UFC 254Dana White believes Khabib Nurmagomedov is the ‘baddest motherf-cker' in the UFC.

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The Weekly Grind: Bryce Mitchell shares glimpse of home life on episode of ‘Home Grown Fighter'What makes professional fighters so relatable? At first glance, probably nothing. But take away the gloves, gi's, and bulging hematomas, and they're actually not so different than the rest of us.

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Henry Cejudo praises retired UFC champions Khabib Nurmagomedov and Daniel Cormier: "Wrestling is lif…Cejudo retired from mixed martial arts in May following a TKO win over Dominick Cruz, giving up his UFC bantamweight title in the process.

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Eryk Anders Steps In To Face Antonio Arroyo on November 14th UFC CardFirst reported by Nolan King of MMA Junkie, Anders replaces Andreas Michailidis on the show which is scheduled to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC 254: The fallout of Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirementThoughts and analysis of the biggest storylines coming out of UFC 254, which took place Saturday in Abu Dhabi.

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Injury Forces Jeremy Stephens Out of November 7th Bout Against Arnold AllenJeremy Stephens has been taken off of the UFCs November 7th card due to injury, leaving Arnold Allen without an opponent for the Fight Night which is scheduled to happen in Las...

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UFC books Matt Schnell vs. Tyson Nam for Dec. 19 event in Las VegasThe UFC has paired Matt Schnell and Tyson Nam up once again.

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Nurmagomedov Given 'Performance of the Night' Bonus For UFC 254 Retirement WinKhabib Nurmagomedov was among the four fighters given $50,000 bonuses for their performances on Saturdays UFC 254 card.

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UFC 254: MMA luminaries honor Khabib Nurmagomedov after retirementThe biggest names in MMA - from UFC employees to fellow fighters and former foes - sent their messages to Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 254.

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Khamzat Chimaev vs. Leon Edwards betting odds releasedThe opening betting odds have been released for the upcoming welterweight main event between Khamzat Chimaev and Leon Edwards.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov ends career with perfect record, perfect timingKhabib Nurmagomedov's fighting career will never be duplicated.

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UFC 254 Scorecards: Khabib was down after one roundBefore Khabib Nurmagomedov choked Justin Gaethje unconscious, ‘The Eagle' was down on two out of three scorecards.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov ends career with perfect record, perfect timingKhabib Nurmagomedov's fighting career will never be duplicated.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: Unparalleled, Unmatched and UndisputedIt's an image that will forever be burned into the minds of the mixed martial arts community - Khabib Nurmagomedov, fresh off submitting Justin Gaethje, curled into a ball and weeping in the center of the Octagon at UFC 254.

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UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby says Khabib Nurmagomedov is "obviously GOAT"UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby anointed Khabib Nurmagomedov as the greatest fighter in MMA history, saying he is "obviously GOAT."

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Bellator news: Said Sowma, Roman Faraldo sign multifight dealsBellator MMA has signed Titan FC heavyweight champion Said Sowma and undefeated welterweight prospect Roman Faraldo.

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Michael Chandler reacts after Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Justin Gaethje and retires from MMAUFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler reacted after Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 and then retired.

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UFC 254: Michael Chandler wants title tournament after Khabib retiresMichael Chandler is ready to see the UFC's lightweight division move on from Khabib Nurmagomedov, and has an idea of how it can do so.

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Here's everything that happened at UFC 254 last nightLet's take a closer look at the slickest techniques and best performances from UFC 254, which took place last night in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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UFC 254 results: Final fight stats for Khabib vs. GaethjeKhabib Nurmagomedov finishes his career with a dominant performance at UFC 254.

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After UFC 254, Daniel Cormier declares Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘the greatest fighter we've ever seen'Daniel Cormier speaks about his friend and teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov following his win and retirement at UFC 254.

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Dana White shares his take on Robert Whittaker's win at UFC 254 and what could be next for the former champWhittaker defeated Jared Cannonier via unanimous decision in a back-and-forth fight that served as the co-main event at UFC 254.

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Jon Jones goes on wild Twitter rant after Khabib dubbed pound-for-pound #1The only person who has an issue with Khabib being dubbed the new P4P #1 fighter is the old P4P #1 fighter.

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Dana White weighs in on the recent allegations made against UFC welterweight Mike PerryNickerson recently spoke in a lengthy interview with MMAjunkie.com about her allegedly violent relationship with Perry, who she said struck her on numerous occasions.

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Bellator 250: Make predictions for Douglas Lima vs. Gegard MousasiWe want your predictions for Thursday's Bellator 250 event in Connecticut.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov's head coach reveals injuries, sickness star faced during UFC 254 training campKhabib Nurmagomedov's head coach Javier Mendez reveals an injury and an illness that slowed him down during their recent training camp but the UFC lightweight champion refused to stop.

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Jon Jones downplays Khabib's record, declares himself as MMA's G.O.A.TThe former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has some thoughts on who is the Greatest of All Time.

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UFC 254 Main card Results: Khabib still undefeated, Whittaker wins against CannonierUFC 254 official poster featuring undisputed champ Khabib Nurmagomedov and IC Justin Gaethje. UFC 254 that took place on October 24th shows the stacked main card for the night.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov pens tribute to father Abdulmanap following emotional UFC 254 winNurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje in the second round of their UFC 254 main event in what was arguably the best performance he's had his whole career.

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Georges St-Pierre on Khabib fight: ‘If he wants to come back and do it, our managers will talk'Georges St-Pierre would never ask Khabib to return to fighting. But if he does, a superfight between GOAT contenders could still be on the table.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs Justin Gaethje: Full List Of UFC 254 Salaries Have Been RevealedKhabib Nurmagomedov, who has officially retired from MMA, notched up his 29-0 record after his victory over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254.

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Khabib's retirement perfect way for UFC champ to honor parentsAs surprising as Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement announcement might've been at UFC 254, it's also the perfect time to leave the sport.

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Tai Tuivasa apologizes to Stefan Struve after kicking him in the head during post-fight celebrationTuivasa, who had previously said he had been cut by the UFC in a joke, was no doubt in a must-win situation against Struve as he had lost three straight fights heading into the bout.

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Michael Chandler wants a 4 man tournament for the lightweight belt: ‘Let's make it happen'With Khabib Nurmagomedov retired, the UFC will soon have a vacant lightweight title. One Michael Chandler would like to see filled by a tournament.

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Justin Gaethje: If Conor McGregor wants to ‘bounce out and get the belt,' I'm hereJustin Gaethje was disappointed by his second-round submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254, but he also kept an optimistic outlook about his future.

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Georges St-Pierre ‘would never dare' ask Khabib to not retire: That's ‘disrespect' to his familyGeorges St-Pierre says he wouldn't dare try to talk Khabib out of his decision to retire.

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Justin Gaethje: If Conor McGregor wants to ‘bounce out and get the belt,' I'm hereJustin Gaethje was disappointed by his second-round submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254, but he also kept an optimistic outlook about his future.

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UFC 254 Fallout: Whittaker Up Next, What Now For 155lbs?UFC 254 lived up to all its hype as Fight Islands final show delivered great fights, great performances and a historic retirement.

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Celtic news: UFC legend Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone snapped in Hoops hat alongside actor Gianni CapaldiCELTIC have made another addition to their ranks of famous fans - UFC legend Donald ‘Cowboy' Cerrone.

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Justin Gaethje believes Khabib Nurmagomedov was "in a bad spot" prior to fight-ending submissionNurmagomedov tapped out Gaethje with a second-round triangle choke in the main event of Saturday's UFC 254.

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UFC 254 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totals $215,000ABU DHABI – Fighters from Saturday's UFC 254 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $215,000.

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UFC 254, The Morning After: Khabib Nurmagomedov sprints to the finishOnce on the mat, however, Nurmagomedov was at his usual mauling best against "Junior." After his opponent is down, Nurmagomedov is not a man who chases chaos or thrives in sudden changes of position.

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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC 254 with classic Led Zeppelin, George Thorogood… and TrainCheck out the complete list of fighter walkout songs from Saturday's UFC 254 event.

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6 Fights We Need to See After UFC 254The UFC's second stint on Fight Island concluded Saturday afternoon with the headline-dominating UFC 254 card.

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UFC 254: Khabib vs. GaethjeIn the lead up to UFC 254, my feeling was that Khabib Nurmagomedov would not lose to Justin Gaethje.

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UFC 254 results: Biggest winners, loser for ‘Khabib vs Gaethje'It's time to see who were the biggest winners from yesterday's event in Abu Dhabi.

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Georges St. Pierre: Khabib Nurmagomedov Left An ‘Incredible Legacy' in MMAGeorges St. Pierre was supposed to be magic No. 30 on Khabib Nurmagomedov's journey to retirement.

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UFC 254: Georges St-Pierre laments Khabib retirement but calls for respect amid family tragedyGeorges St-Pierre said he would have liked to face Khabib Nurmagomedov "as a competitor" but is very happy for the freshly retired fighter after his "masterful" performance at UFC 254.

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UFC 254 video recap: Khabib submits Justin Gaethje in round two, announces retirementThe undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov announced his retirement after submitting Justin Gaethje to defend his lightweight title at UFC 254.

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UFC 254: Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs. Justin GaethjeKhabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje goes down this Saturday at UFC 254.

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Justin Gaethje: I Was a ‘Few Kicks Away from Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘Not Being Able to Walk'Though the end result wasn't what he'd hoped for, Justin Gaethje believes that he did inflict some damage on Khabib Nurmagomedov before being choked unconscious in the UFC 254 headliner.

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Lauren Murphy Tired of Being Overlooked, Calls for Flyweight Title Shot NextIt wasn't the opponent she expected at UFC 254, but Lauren Murphy made the most of what could have been a tricky situation against short-notice replacement Liliya Shakirova on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.

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Magomed Ankalaev Targets Bouts vs. ‘Shogun' Rua, Anthony Smith After UFC 254 WinMagomed Ankalaev left no doubt in his rematch with Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254.

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29-0Khabib Nurmagomedov. The most dominant fighter of all time. I dont think well ever see anyone like him ever again.

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Dana White on Khabib Retirement: ‘We're All Lucky That We Got to See Him Fight Tonight'Retirements don't always last in MMA, but UFC president Dana White believes that Khabib Nurmagomedov is sincere in his intentions.

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Dana White: Israel Adesanya-Robert Whittaker Rematch ‘Very Appealing to Me'Heading into UFC 254, reigning middleweight champion Israel Adesanya had his eye on Jared Cannonier as the division's next No.

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Daniel Cormier defends praise of Khabib Nurmagomedov following fan backlashFormer UFC champion Daniel Cormier was obviously ecstatic to see his good friend and training partner Khabib Nurmagomedov emerge victorious at UFC 254.

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Conor McGregor, Jon Jones React to Khabib Nurmagomedov's Retirement AnnouncementKhabib Nurmagomedov's retirement announcement came one fight sooner than most of the mixed martial arts community expected.

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