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Report: Tyron Woodley Vs. Robbie Lawler II Set For June 29

UFC president Dana White has told ESPN that a rematch between former champions Tyron Woodley and Robbie Lawler will headline UFC Minneapolis in June. There were few times in this sport that packed quite as much of a punch as the Robbie Lawler era of the UFC welterweight division. His trio of fights with Johny Hendricks, Rory MacDonald, and Carlos …

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Ben Askren Wants Darren Till In London For UFC Debut

The UFC’s newest addition to their roster, Ben Askren, has called for a London showdown with Darren Till for his UFC debut. If you told any MMA fan one month ago that the UFC’s most successful champion Demetrious Johnson would be traded off to ONE Championship in a deal that would see Ben Askren join forces with Dana White and …

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Ben Askren Comes Out Firing, Puts UFC Roster On Blast

Ben Askren isn’t taking too long to settle into the UFC roster, foreshadowing his official unveiling by calling out several of the promotion’s biggest stars. Yesterday came the news that the UFC and ONE FC were close to setting up an unprecedented trade deal that would see the former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and the semi-retired unbeaten former ONE and Bellator …

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GSP Vs. Woodley: Who Is The Welterweight G.O.A.T?

Tyron Woodley followed up his UFC 228 win over the weekend by making it clear that he believes himself to be the greatest 170lb-r of all-time and as a result, we feel it’s only fitting that we stack his accomplishments up against the legendary Georges St-Pierre. Five rounds, five categories, and only one eventual winner. The scoring criteria will follow …

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Our Dream Lineup For The Bellator Welterweight Grand-Prix

With Bellator MMA set to put together an eight-man tournament to determine the next challenger to Rory MacDonald’s crown, we put together a list of the eight welterweights and the four matchups we would love to see them involved in. Paul Daley vs. Michael ‘Venom’ Page This one is an absolute no-brainer. Both of these guys have been gunning for …

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Watch: Tyron Woodley Goes Off On Colby Covington Following UFC 225 Win

Tyron Woodley didn’t hold back when asked about fighting the newly-crowned interim-welterweight champion Colby Covington during a recent Q&A. UFC 225’s co-main event interim-welterweight title contest saw a brash new champion crowned in the form of American Top Team standout Colby Covington after he defeated Rafael dos Anjos in what amounted to a gruelling five-round encounter. Dos Anjos has been …

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Dan Hardy Explains To Tyron Woodley Exactly How He Should Conduct Himself As Champion

The former UFC welterweight title challenger-turned-MMA analyst Dan Hardy has dished out some harsh truths for the current champion Tyron Woodley about the public’s perception of him. Say what you want about the current crop, but it has become noticeably harder to be a champion in the modern-day landscape of the UFC as the sport continues to push into the …

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Former-Lightweight Jorge Masvidal Wants To Face Michael Bisping In His Retirement Fight

The former lightweight Jorge Masvidal has offered himself up as a potential retirement fight for the former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping following their rather public feud last year. In a time where it has been said that the ‘true fighters’ within the sport of MMA are becoming few and far between, Jorge Masvidal most certainly stands as one of …

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Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson Calls Out Rafael Dos Anjos, RDA Responds

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson wasted absolutely no time in making his wish to fight the former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos known, and now, RDA has responded. Last weekend’s UFC Winnipeg managed to deliver on many different levels for those in attendance and those watching at home but for the former 155lb kingpin Rafael dos Anjos, it amounted to a career-high he …

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