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Heading into his bout against Brady Huang at Contender Series 2020 this past August, bantamweight Adrian Yanez wasn’t feeling overwhelmed by the opportunity being presented himself, but rather the opposite. With a potential UFC contract on the line, Yanez was relaxed as could be and went out and picked up a 39-second first round TKO
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Image via@trailblaze2top on Instagram (photographer not listed) UFC middleweight Kevin Holland received a short-notice opponent for UFC Vegas 12 after Makhmud Muradov withdrew from Saturday’s event. Holland vs. Muradov was set to be a part of the main card for this Saturday’s UFC event, which features a main event between middleweights Uriah Hall and Anderson
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight headline machine Mike Perry will not be fighting at the UFC 255 pay-per-view (PPV) event next month in Las Vegas, but not because of “Platinum’s” never-ending personal problems. It seems Robbie Lawler has been injured and forced to withdraw. “So Lawler pulled out due to an injury,” Perry wrote on
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10:26 PM ET The UFC is working on a light heavyweight fight between Dominick Reyes and Jiri Prochazka in February, according to UFC president Dana White. White told ESPN on Tuesday the 205-pound contest will headline a UFC Fight Night on Feb. 27. The UFC has not yet announced an official venue for any of
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Welcome to Midnight Mania! Khabib Nurmagomedov retiring unexpectedly on the heels of an absurdly dominant victory has heated up the greatest of all-time (GOAT) debate to unprecedented levels. Khabib surpassed Jon Jones on the official pound-for-pound rankings, prompting the former Light Heavyweight champion to declare the whole thing “No.1 Bullsh*t!” Former Welterweight and Middleweight kingpin,
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Jon Jones calls Khabib’s No. 1 ranking No. 1 bullsh## Following his UFC 254 win over Justin Gaethje, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov abruptly retired from fighting. During his Octagon Interview, Nurmagomedov asked to be elevated to the top pound-for-pound fighter in the world. On Monday, when the rankings were revealed, Nurmagomedov indeed was ranked No.
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7:53 AM ET Brett Okamoto Close ESPN Staff Writer MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Marc Raimondi Khabib Nurmagomedov hadn’t even left the Octagon on Saturday before the debate began. Was he retiring as MMA’s greatest of all time? Former UFC two-weight champion Daniel Cormier, who was
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Bellator 250: “Lima vs. Mousasi” takes place this week (Thurs., Oct. 29, 2020) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The vacant Middleweight title goes to the winner of the main event between Douglas Lima (32-7) and Gegard Mousasi (46-7-2). The fighters are scheduled to participate in what the promotion is calling a “Virtual Media
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