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Let’s try. Assume that every fighter who straps on the gloves wants to make it to the pinnacle of the sport, which is the biggest promotion in the world, the UFC. Think of every training camp, every fight in front of a handful of fans, every sacrifice, every loss at the worst possible time, every
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Jim and Matt break down all the action from Saturday’s long-anticipated matchup between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje! All the key moments from the card are dissected by Jim and Matt, including Khabib’s surprise retirement after his win and Robert Whittaker’s decisive victory against Jared Cannonier in the co-main event.  Then, after Matt reveals the
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“It’s easy to pick your opponents. You have that choice, but it’s not the choice I wanted,” said Casey. “I never wanted to be like, ‘Oh, I’m 10-2 and I fought bums.’ I never wanted to do that. I’d rather be where I’m at now knowing that I’ve fought the top girls in the division,
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It wasn’t the end we expected to the career of Khabib Nurmagomedov, but maybe we should have seen it coming, simply because “The Eagle” has never done things in a conventional fashion. The Dagestan native always marched to the beat of his own drum, and that individuality extended to his work inside the Octagon, where
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Sean Strickland By the time he makes the walk to the cage on Saturday, it will have been two years and four days since Strickland last competed in the Octagon. Sidelined since defeating Nordine Taleb in a welterweight matchup in Moncton, New Brunswick in 2018, the 29-year-old California native is moving back to the middleweight
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In addition, Colorado’s Brandon Royval looks to continue his stellar rise by taking on top flyweight contender Brandon Moreno in a fight that might place the winner next in line for the winner of the main event. Opening the main card will be the legendary Shogun Rua, who looks to finally settle his score with Paul
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Performance of the Night: Khabib Nurmagomedov Unparalleled. Unmatched. Undisputed. Khabib Nurmagomedov capped a legendary career with another dominant performance, submitting Justin Gaethje in the second round and announcing his retirement moments later. The bout was his first of 2020 after the coronavirus pandemic scrapped the cursed matchup with Tony Ferguson and was also the first
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Sporting an undefeated record as a pro boxer and a purple belt in BJJ, Malkoun doesn’t prefer any particular aspect of MMA. He says he isn’t fussed whether he’s standing up or on the canvas as everything serves a purpose. “I’m a well-rounded fighter,” he states. “I’ll go wherever I need to in a fight.
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“I’m accustomed to them,” he states. “My previous hard fights have shown my mettle. They’ve shown what I can go through and withstand. I take confidence from that. I’m not going anywhere – I’m in this for the long haul.” As for how “The Reaper” will deal with the knockout power his opponent possesses… “I’ll
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“It’s just days into the partnership, but the response from the athletes so far has been overwhelming. It’s been really fantastic and what we’re seeing is a maturity of athletes really taking pride and care in their health and their well-being, with health and well-being obviously being the foundation of performance,” Dr. French told UFC.com.
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The stakes haven’t shaken Cannonier, though. Instead, he feels as ready as ever to announce himself as the next man to challenge for Israel Adesanya’s throne. “I know I’m not a normal human being,” Cannonier said. “What (Whittaker) sees is the flesh. I don’t look at people and see the flesh because I know exactly
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There has been a laundry list of rumored opponents for Chimaev, littered with big names such as Demian Maia, Stephen Thompson, Chris Weidman and Neil Magny. The truth is that Chimaev doesn’t care about who his next fight is or where it is; he believes his destiny is to fight for titles at both welterweight
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“Struve’s experienced – they always give me these experienced guys,” notes Tuivasa. “He’s seen everything, so I think he’s just going to come out and do what he usually does.” Fortunately, “Bam Bam” has received advice from another Sydney-based fighter of Samoan descent who handed the towering Dutchman one of his most spectacular losses. “Mark
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