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Frankie Edgar Releases Short Statement On Bantamweight Move

Frankie Edgar has released a statement confirming his intention to make his bantamweight debut next time he makes the walk to the octagon. Yesterday, we brought you the news that Frankie would finally be testing the 135lb waters, with a debut in the division to come in his next outing. It was a move that met with near-unanimous approval, given …

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Frankie Edgar Announces Move To The Bantamweight Division

Frankie Edgar has confirmed that he will finally make his debut in the UFC bantamweight division following the most recent setback to his title-aspirations. Not that the performance he turned in at UFC 240 was an awful one by any stretch, but even still, size matters and in recent times, that fact has become more and more clear. Edgar’s longtime …

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Henry Cejudo Vs. Marlon Moraes: Our Official Prediction

Henry Cejudo will attempt to enter champ-champ territory on Saturday night as he faces Marlon Moraes for the UFC bantamweight title at UFC 238. It should not be understated exactly how big of a task this is for the former Olympian. Marlon Moraes has been nothing short of incredible since leaving his 135lb belt in WSOF in favour of a …

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Henry Cejudo Vs. TJ Dillashaw – Our Fight Prediction

Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw will meet in the UFC Brooklyn headliner for the flyweight title tomorrow night and with that in mind, here’s our prediction. This is severely under-rated super-fight between two of the very best fighters in the lighter divisions and an absolutely cracking headliner for the UFC’s debut on ESPN. A lot has been said about the …

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Benavidez: The Flyweights Are All Rooting For Henry Cejudo

Joseph Benavidez has put his support behind his division’s champion Henry Cejudo as he looks to defeat the man who claims he has been sent to kill 125lbs. Flyweight is in something of an odd spot after its longtime champion Demetrious Johnson was picked up by rising Asian promotion ONE Championship and several of the division’s fighters were released from their …

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Cruz Goes After Dillashaw For Hurting The Bantamweight Division

Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has gone after TJ Dillashaw for disregarding the division’s top-contenders in favour of a drop to 125lbs. Cruz holds a victory over Dillashaw from early 2016 – a fight for the 135lb strap that could well be considered the most mesmerising display of head-movement and footwork we have ever seen in this sport. Both guys …

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Sean O’Malley Given Six-Month Sentence By USADA For Drug-Test Failure

Popular rising bantamweight prospect Sean O’Malley has been given a six-month USADA sentence following his withdrawal from UFC 229 last month. ‘Suga’ Sean O’Malley was set to have his breakout fight on the biggest fight-card in the history of mixed martial arts last month when he was scheduled to face José Alberto Quinonez on the show’s main-card. The 24-year-old had …

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Dominick Cruz Set For UFC 233 Return Against John Lineker

Dominick Cruz is reportedly set to step into the octagon for the first time since December of last year, facing John Lineker in a pivotal bantamweight clash. When Cruz was last seen in action, he was on the receiving end of an absolute masterclass by Cody Garbrandt. One would have to assume that he was left as shocked as the rest …

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