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Mike Perry Defeats Cowboy, Calls For Darren Till Matchup

Mike Perry proved himself to be among the finest action fighters in the welterweight division with a Fight Of The Night winning effort against Alex Oliveira. And what a fight it was! Both men, possessing huge power in their punches, kicks, knees and elbows, went to war for three-rounds at UFC Fort Lauderdale – testing each other in a bout …

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John Kavanagh Predicts 2019 Title-Shot For Gunnar Nelson

SBG Ireland coach John Kavanagh has promised the world that welterweight contender Gunnar Nelson will be fighting for the title in 2019. Nelson managed to return to the octagon with a stunning finish of dangerous welterweight Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira on the UFC 231 main-card. The fight stood as Gunnar’s first fight in over a year since his controversial first-round TKO …

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Quartet Of Intriguing Welterweight Clashes Added To UFC 207 Card

UFC 207, which is headlined by the return of Ronda Rousey and her women’s bantamweight title fight with Amanda Nunes, is beginning to take shape. The card looked pretty bare a couple of days ago, with only Rousey vs Nunes and a welterweight bout between Mike Pyle and Alex Garcia adorning the official UFC 207 event page. However, an onslaught …

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Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira Didn’t Make Any New Fans With His Post-Fight Actions At UFC Portland

Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira scored the biggest win of his career on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland, Oregon, but the Brazilian’s post-fight antics didn’t earn him many new fans. The 28-year-old, whose only loss in his last six fights came against fellow cattle wrangler Donald Cerrone, dragged former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks to the floor midway …

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UFC Fight Night 96: Lineker Vs Dodson – Predicting The Winners

CURITIBA, BRAZIL - MAY 14: John Lineker of Brazil celebrates after defeating Rob Font by unanimous decision in their bantamweight bout during the UFC 198 event at Arena da Baixada stadium on May 14, 2016 in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

With the UFC 205 press conference stealing the majority of the limelight this week, the promotion’s event in Portland has flown under the radar. The four-fight main card is set to be headlined by two bantamweights loaded with punching power in a fight which could have serious title implications. It’s time to take a look at what fights to keep …

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UFC Referee Has An Absolute Nightmare At Fight Night 83

Veteran UFC referee Mario Yamasaki won’t remember Sunday’s Fight Night 83 event with fondness. Yamasaki officiated 3 fights on the bill at Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Centre, but his performances in his final 2 assignments have drawn him criticism. And with good reason. The first calamity occurred during the 142lb catch-weight contest between Team Alpha Male product Cody Garbrandt and jiu-jitsu …

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Video: UFC Fight Night 77 Was A Feast Of Spectacularly Violent Finishes

When you look at the collection of KO-hungry savages that the UFC brought together last night in Sao Paulo it is no surprise that the 77th Fight Night show turned out to be a feast of ferocious finishes. The main-card featured prolific purveyors of violence like Alex Oliveira, the terrifying Thomas Almeida, Glover Texeira, and Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort. All Brazilians. And …

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