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Brian Ortega Vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov Set For UFC 240

Brian Ortega’s return to the UFC octagon is close to being finalised for UFC 240, with him set to take on the highly-touted Zabit Magomedsharipov. On a day in which we learned of the scintillating lightweight showdown between Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone, it was going to be hard for the UFC to top it with another fight-announcement. And sure, …

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Max Holloway: The Most Game Fighter In The Sport Today

In a time where those who hold titles are becoming increasingly detached from the traditional measure of a great champion, Max Holloway has continued to prove himself to be a special, special talent. 2016’s UFC 199 will be forever remembered as the night we witnessed one of the greatest shocks in the history of mixed martial arts. Our sport’s community …

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Relive Max Holloway’s Beautiful Destruction Of Brian Ortega

Max Holloway put his status as the world’s best featherweight beyond any doubt when he comprehensively beat down Brian Ortega in a thriller at UFC 231. It’s not often a fight can be described both as a ‘comprehensive beatdown’ and a ‘bonafide classic’ without being at risk of contradiction. But that’s exactly what we got when Max Holloway defended his …

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Brian Ortega Claims Khabib Is On “Bucket List” As Holloway Bout Nears

Brian Ortega’s featherweight title bout against Max Holloway is one of the most highly anticipated 145lb fights in recent memory. The pair were supposed to meet at UFC 226 but the champion Holloway was worryingly pulled from the fight with concussion-like symptoms just days before the event. With both men on weight and ready to go, a confident Brian Ortega knows exactly …

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Watch: Holloway & Ortega’s UFC 231 Media Day Faceoff

UFC featherweights Max Holloway and Brian Ortega will fight for the Hawaiian’s title on Saturday night and both engaged in a tense staredown last night. Can we just lock them in a cage already and get on with it? There are few fights in the UFC right now that are as interesting from a stylistic perspective as the showdown between …

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Ortega: Watching Khabib At UFC 229 Made Me Crave A Super-Fight

The UFC featherweight title-challenger Brian Ortega has revealed that watching Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 caused him to target a matchup with the undefeated Russian in the future. Ortega’s stock has gone through the roof in recent times after a string of high-profile finishes of some of the featherweight division’s most revered icons but with him set to take on …

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Watch: José Aldo Vs. Max Holloway I Ahead Of UFC 231

Relive Max Holloway’s signature victory ahead of his featherweight title defense against Brian Ortega at UFC 231 next month. Holloway came into this fight as the interim-champion of the featherweight division following his UFC 206 TKO victory over Anthony Pettis. And while the champion José Aldo managed to bounce back from his shocking UFC 194 loss to Conor McGregor with …

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Who Beats Khabib? – Assessing The Chances Of His Rivals

At 27-0, the most impressive record in the game is in his hands but with a massive target now on his back, who exactly has the best shot at defeating Khabib Nurmagomedov? If you weren’t a believer before, surely his dominant win over Conor McGregor last weekend was enough to make this guy’s talent undeniable. Khabib is more-than-deserving of his …

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Max Holloway Vs. Brian Ortega Reportedly Set For UFC 231

Against all odds, it appears as though the UFC featherweight champion of the world will return to the octagon to face Brian Ortega this year. It may seem like it was an eternity ago, given what has transpired since, but we’re only about seven weeks removed from UFC 226 and Max Holloway’s unfortunate withdrawal from that event. Many had noticed …

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Brian Ortega Confirms He Was Compensated After UFC 226

Featherweight contender Brian Ortega has confirmed that he has been compensated by the UFC following his scrapped UFC 226 showdown with Max Holloway. UFC president Dana White found himself in the crosshairs once again when it emerged that he had refused to compensate the originally scheduled co-main event headliner Ortega following Max Holloway’s late withdrawal from their featherweight title clash. …

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Michael Bisping – “The Word Is Holloway Got KO’d In Training”

Michael Bisping heard through the grapevine that the UFC’s featherweight champion Max Holloway was knocked out in sparring just prior to his scrapped UFC 226 showdown with Brian Ortega. It’s funny to think about how this month’s UFC 226 would have looked had the originally-scheduled co-main event between Holloway and Brian Ortega actually gone ahead. Would the rest of the …

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