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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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Report: UFC To Dissolve The Flyweight Division By Year’s End

The UFC are reportedly planning on scrapping their flyweight division ahead of champion Henry Cejudo’s move up to bantamweight to challenge TJ Dillashaw for the title. FloCombat reported first that the promotion are planning on following up the exit of the division’s most successful champion by axing the weight-class from their roster. According to the same reports, not all of the current …

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Dana White: “Conor And I Talked For An Hour Last Week”

Dana White addressed the media following UFC 230 last night and explained how he spoke to Conor McGregor for an hour last week. We’re just under a month removed from the unforgettable UFC 229. Of course, the melee that followed the night’s main-event is still fresh in the memory but as time goes on, we’re slowly focussing more on the …

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Cormier Speaks About Possibility Of Future As UFC President

Dana White spoke about DC’s suitability for the role of UFC president during his post-fight press conference and when Cormier took to the stage, he responded. It’s a suggestion that has come out of nowhere but when Dana was asked by a member of the media for his thoughts, he expressed enthusiasm for the dual-weight world champion’s chances. “Oh definitely. …

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