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Jon Jones Breaks Silence Following Arrest And DWI Plea

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has released a statement expressing disappointment in his action following his arrest in Albuquerque last week. Jones was arrested after police responded to a single gunshot in downtown Albuquerque and encountered Jones who then tested above the legal blood alcohol limit and was found to have a handgun in his car. The 32-year-old was charged …

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Daniel Cormier Refuses To ‘Celebrate’ Struggles Of Rival Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones’ rivalry over the years has been one of the most iconic in UFC history, however, DC isn’t celebrating his long-term adversary’s recent struggles. Last week, Jones was arrested in Albuquerque, New Mexico for aggravated DWI (driving while intoxicated) as well as negligent use of a firearm. The light-heavyweight champion’s last misdemeanour is the latest in …

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Dana White Gives Update On Potential Location For UFC 249

UFC President Dana White has outlined that he has “four or five” locations in mind as he continues to search for a new venue for UFC 249 on April 18th. The event was originally set for the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn New York but the recent coronavirus outbreak has meant that the card will now be behind closed doors and …

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UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones Reportedly Arrested In New Mexico

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones was reportedly arrested in Albuquerque New Mexico on Thursday according to MMAFighting.com. The report outlines that Jones was arrested “for aggravated DWI (driving while intoxicated) as well as negligent use of a firearm” and was picked up just after 1 a.m local time. They also understand that he has been released from custody already. According …

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Dana White Looking To Make UFC 249 The “Baddest Card Ever”

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Dana White has said that the UFC are attempting to build the “baddest card that’s ever been done” despite the Covid-19 outbreak wreaking havoc worldwide. UFC 249 is due to go ahead as planned on April, 18 with lightweight world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov set to face long-standing rival Tony Ferguson at the fifth time of asking. However, the eagerly-anticipated fight …

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Jorge Masvidal Open To Khabib Showdown If The Money Is Right

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal has outlined that he would be open to a showdown with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at 155 if the price is right. Masvidal was previously a part of the lightweight division in the UFC but moved up to welterweight where he has found recent success, beating both Darren Till and Ben Askren as well as …

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Dana White Slams UFC Critics & Media Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Dana White has slammed critics of the UFC after the promotion tried to move forward with fights and events amid the coronavirus outbreak. The virus has almost universally suspended the sporting calendar and despite having to cancel three shows, the UFC and White have continually attempted to keep every event on, even if they are in different locations or behind …

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UFC Cancel Next Three Events But Insist Ferguson V Khabib Will Happen

The UFC have announced that they have cancelled their next three scheduled events following the coronavirus outbreak which has decimated the sporting calendar. The promotion was forced to run it’s Brasilia show behind closed doors last weekend and despite efforts to reschedule their London and Columbus cards they have both had to be cancelled. April 11th’s card in Portland has …

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Lee Falls To Impressive Oliveira In Behind-Closed-Doors UFC Brasilia

Charles Oliveira continued his impressive tear through the lightweight division on Saturday night as he defeated Kevin Lee in the main even of UFC Brasilia. Despite the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus shutting down the majority of sports across the globe, the UFC have been keen to push on with their events scheduled for the next few months. Saturday’s card took …

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Dana White Addresses Concerns Over Upcoming UFC Live Events

UFC President Dana White has confirmed that the company will be moving forward with their scheduled live events over the next few weeks, but they will be forced to “adapt to the unprecedented circumstances.” COVID-19 has caused the sporting world to enter into disarray with cancellations of games, leagues and events across the globe as a result of the outbreak. …

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Peter Queally Set For Huge Bellator Dublin Main Event

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Peter Queally will headline his first Bellator event when the promotion returns to Dublin on Saturday, October 3.  The Waterford native will face MMA veteran and former Bellator lightweight title challenger Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire, the promotion announced this afternoon at a press conference in New York. The October match-up will mark Queally’s first fight in almost a year. His last …

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Adesanya Outpoints Romero In Underwhelming Middleweight Showdown

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Israel Adesanya successfully retained his UFC middleweight title on Saturday night, scoring a unanimous points victory over Yoel Romero at UFC 248 in Las Vegas.  In one of the most highly-anticipated fights of the year, Adesanya chose to fight Romero despite the fact he lost his last two fights citing that he was the division’s ‘boogeyman’ who nobody wished to …

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Zhang Retains Strawweight Gold After All-Time Classic With Jedrzejczyk

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Weili Zhang successfully defended her UFC strawweight title for the first time by defeating former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the co-main event at UFC 248 on Saturday night. The Chinese star extended her massive winning streak to 21-consecutive fights with the split-decision win over Jedrzejczyk, who failed in her second attempt at retaining the UFC gold she lost initially to …

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