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Revisiting Arguably The Greatest Title Fight In UFC History

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When the conversation turns to the greatest UFC title fight in history a few contenders always spring to mind.  There’s Frankie Edgar’s magnificent comeback against Gray Maynard at UFC 125 that saw the bout end in a split-decision draw. Maybe Anderson Silva’s first win over Chael Sonnen at UFC 117 is more up your street. With Sonnen seemingly en route …

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Covington Slams ‘Fake Ref’ Goddard Following TKO Title Defeat


Kamaru Usman retained his welterweight title following a ding-dong battle with Colby Covington at UFC 245 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The high-profile main event was even going into the final round before the champion floored Covington twice before referee Marc Goddard stepped in with just 50 seconds of the fight remaining. Following the fight, Covington had some …

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Masvidal Promises To Wipe ‘Bug’ Edwards Off The Face Of The Earth

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal has given us an update on the current standing of his ongoing negotiations with the UFC. Upon being asked by a member of the press about the promotion’s business relationship with Masvidal, UFC president Dana White was characteristically blunt in his response, playing down rumours linking Jorge to a showdown with the superstar Conor McGregor. …

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Covington Dominates Lawler, Gets In Heated Exchange With Usman

We already knew that Colby Covington could walk the walk just as good as he could talk the talk, but last night’s victory over Robbie Lawler was arguably the most impressive of his UFC career to date. “Chaos” solidified himself as the 170lb division’s number one contender after a dominant display against former welterweight champion Lawler in Newark. Covington’s pace …

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Colby Covington Vs. Robbie Lawler: Our Official Prediction

Two of the welterweight division’s biggest names collide in the UFC Newark main-event as Colby Covington takes on Robbie Lawler. You’d be hard-pressed to find a pair of fighters as popular as these guys who are known for two completely different reasons and in many ways, are sitting on completely opposite sides of the fan opinion spectrum. Lawler, a legend …

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Colby Covington Vs. Robbie Lawler Verbally Agreed For UFC Newark

A welterweight title-eliminator featuring two of the division’s most recognizable names has reportedly been verbally agreed for the UFC Newark headliner. The UFC’s next stop in Newark, New Jersey is scheduled to take place on August 3 and according to reports turned in by ESPN, it will feature a clash between these two former teammates. Lawler’s last outing saw him lose …

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A Series Of Genuinely Respectful Tweets From Colby Covington

Before he was ruining important plot points in popular films online and pissing off the entire nation of Brazil, UFC welterweight Colby Covington seemed like a genuinely respectful guy. The famously controversial American star is currently right in the title-mix at 170lbs – despite the fact that it is Kamaru Usman who will be challenging for the belt on Saturday …

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Covington on White: “He Has No Morals Or Values”

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UFC welterweight contender, Colby Covington has put Dana White on blast following the UFC president’s decision to pass him up on a UFC title shot.  Earlier this week it was announced that Kamaru Usman will challenge the long-reigning welterweight champion Tyron Woodley at UFC 235 in March. Covington won the interim-title last year and was expected the face Woodley on …

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Tyron Woodley’s Next Title Defence Is All But Official

The UFC welterweight division is about to receive some much needed clarity. Tyron Woodley successfully defended his belt for the fourth time last year, dominating Darren Till and hardening his status as the best 170lb-er in the sport. But since then an injury to his thumb has led to some time off, leading to UFC 233 scheduled for this month …

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Dana White Slam Woodley & Covington, Hints At Interim 170lb Title

UFC President Dana White has (another) bone to pick with current welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, along with his top challenger Colby Covington. Plans had reportedly been in the works for Woodley to defend his welterweight title at UFC 233 in Anaheim as the promotion scrambles for the main event, with the number one contender Colby Covington his most likely challenger. …

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UFC 225 Estimated At 250,000 Pay-Per-View Buys

The estimated numbers for UFC 225 are in and all things considered, the cards performance in relation to the others this year won’t blow anyone’s mind. A lot of questions over the drawing power of a post-Mickey Gall CM Punk were answered today as MMAFighting reported that the PPV buys for the show came in at a surprisingly low 250k. None of …

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Watch: Chael Sonnen Slams Joe Rogan Following UFC 225

The former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen made it clear that he was not happy with commentator Joe Rogan following last weekend’s UFC 225. UFC colour-commentator Joe Rogan seems to be among the best-liked figures in the sport of MMA so when loud-mouthed welterweight contender Colby Covington chose to publicly voice his anger with him, many felt that it was …

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Tyron Woodley Opens Up As Favourite Over Colby Covington

Tyron Woodley has opened up as the favourite over Colby Covington as they edge closer to eventually meeting in a title-unification bout inside the octagon. UFC 225 saw the divisive newly-crowned interim welterweight champion Colby Covington prove that he was more than just a big mouth. Ok, well, he’s still majority big-mouth, but with his win over Rafael dos Anjos …

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Watch: UFC 225’s Highlights In Glorious Slow-Motion

Relive UFC 225 in a particularly brutal edition of Fight Motion, featuring Rafael dos Anjos, Colby Covington, Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero. UFC 225 is fading further into memory but today, the UFC uploaded the latest in their Fight Motion series to their official YouTube channel and after the brutal events of last weekend’s fight-card, it’s an especially fun entry. Of course, …

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