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White And Jones React To Cormier Relinquishing 205lb. Title

Daniel Cormier decided to walk before he was pushed. Last night saw DC give up the light heavyweight championship before he was due to be stripped of it. The winner of tonight’s UFC 232 main event between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will crown a new 205lb. champion, despite Cormier having defended the belt in January of this year, something …

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Daniel Cormier Protege Deron Winn Signs With UFC

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Deron Winn defeated Tom Lawlor two weeks ago in the co-main event of Golden Boy’s maiden MMA card and has been rewarded for his dominant display with a UFC contract. The fighter made the announcement via his Twitter account.  Winn is a three-time All American at Lindenwood University and is undefeated thus far in his MMA career. Training out of …

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Nick Diaz Denies Agreeing To Fight Jorge Masvidal At UFC 235

Nick Diaz has not yet signed the fight agreement that will see him return to the Octagon at UFC 235 against Jorge Masvidal. Rumours of a match-up between the two veterans have long been touted, and UFC president Dana White declared in his press conference after UFC 231 last week that the fight was done. Now, Diaz has come out …

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De La Hoya Slams Dana White, Promises More MMA Shows

Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya has confirmed that he is interested in hosting more MMA shows under his banner after his first entry into the sport last month. Liddell vs. Ortiz III was one of those rare occasions where the entire MMA community were in agreement on something. The fight was competitive in the most minimal sense of …

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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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Dana White Very Unhappy With De La Hoya Bringing Liddell Back

The UFC President has had his say on the controversial main event that took place over the weekend. Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya has been in the promotion business for years, but his Golden Boy Promotions creation has been restricted to the squared circle until now. His foray into MMA started with GBP’s inaugural MMA event at the weekend, …

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Dana White Confirms That The UFC Have Let Sage Northcutt Go

The heavily-promoted lightweight/welterweight prospect Sage Northcutt is apparently now a free-agent after Dana White confirmed that he will not be offering the 22-year-old a new contract. Northcutt is currently riding a three-fight win-streak, with his most recent victory coming against Zak Ottow at UFC Boise but despite his young age and clear potential, it seems as though the UFC aren’t willing …

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UFC To Build New Multi-Million Dollar Performance Institute In Shanghai

UFC made a major play for the potentially huge Chinese market on Tuesday, saying it will invest $13 million to open the world’s largest MMA training and development base in Shanghai. Performance Institute Shanghai will open in mid-2019 and help nurture the next generation of Chinese mixed martial arts fighters, the United States-based UFC said. The announcement was made four …

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