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Dana White Hints That Eddie Alvarez Is Done In The UFC

The UFC president spoke to the media recently and made it clear that re-signing the former 155lb champion Eddie Alvarez isn’t exactly a massive priority for the UFC. UFC Calgary’s main-event headliner between Dustin Poirier and Alvarez was a well-received, albeit controversial, second encounter between two of the most game fighters in the UFC. There was a reset by referee Marc …

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Live: The UFC 25th Anniversary Press Conference

The UFC’s 25th-anniversary press conference is about to go live on the official YouTube account of the UFC. It’s a milestone worth celebrating with something special and with that in mind, the promotion are set to bring together some of their biggest stars – including the returning Nate Diaz – to a press conference which should answer some of the …

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How & When Do I Watch The UFC 25th Anniversary Presser Tonight?

Find out how to experience tonight’s UFC presser and weigh-in ahead of what should be a memorable night outside of the octagon. The promotion’s 25th-anniversary press conference is set to get underway this evening and after the surprise announcement that Nate Diaz will return from his self-imposed hiatus to face Dustin Poirier, expect fireworks when the pair show up later …

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Who Are The Mystery UFC 230 Headliners?

Today came the shocking news that Nate Diaz will return to the octagon to face Dustin Poirier in the UFC 230 co-main event, but who exactly will be the ones who occupy the top spot? Well, for one thing, they’ll have to carry some serious weight within the sport to relegate the superstar Diaz to second place. The card, as …

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Dana White Gives Update On Max Holloway’s Condition

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 11: UFC Featherweight Max Holloway of the United States attends the media during the UFC 212 press conference at Morro da Urca on April 11, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

The UFC president spoke to the media during yesterday’s UFC Calgary weigh-ins and gave us an update on the status of the 145lb champion. Max Holloway’s withdrawal from UFC 226 earlier this month was a refreshing moment in MMA where the fans quickly allowed their disappointment to turn into genuine concern. ‘Blessed’ has been one of the game’s most popular fighters …

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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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Brendan Schaub & Dana White Engage In Brutal Twitter War

Brendan Schaub and Dana White engaged in a social media back-and-forth for the ages after a misinterpreted statement by the former-heavyweight set the UFC president off. If you thought that public displays of animosity in the world of MMA were exclusive to those actually fighting, think again! A seemingly innocent remark made by former-fighter Brendan Schaub in the wake of …

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Watch: The Best Live Reactions To Cormier KO’ing Miocic

Joe Rogan, Jon Anik, Brock Lesnar, Dana White, and more react live as Daniel Cormier knocks out Stipe Miocic to become the UFC heavyweight champion. The elation that comes when a well-executed gameplan comes together is one thing but when all expectations are turned on their head in the manner that they were last Saturday, the reaction that comes is …

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Dana White Defends Decision To Give Brock Lesnar Title-Shot

Dana White has given his reasoning behind choosing Brock Lesnar as the challenger for heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s first title-defence. UFC 226’s main-event offering was one that will no doubt live long in the memory. The 205lb champion knocking out the baddest man on the planet in a shock first-round stoppage to establish his own claim as the finest mixed …

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Watch: Dana White Denies Movement On The Khabib/McGregor-Front

UFC president Dana White had flat-out denied that he’s in talks with Conor McGregor and his team, despite them claiming that was the case. The last few weeks have seen some real positive updates emerge concerning the return of the UFC’s former two-weight world champion, Conor McGregor. Sure, there hasn’t been anything official but considering how quiet a figure he …

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Max Holloway Breaks His Silence On UFC 226 Withdrawal

7DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 02: Max Holloway prior to his fight with Jose Aldo of Brazil during UFC 218 at Little Caesars Arena on December 2, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Max Holloway has released a statement in response to being forced to pull out of UFC 226 this weekend. Holloway was due to defend his lightweight championship against Brian Ortega at the event in Nevada, but was forced to withdraw after being hospitalised with “concussion-like symptoms” just days before he was due to enter the octagon. With the 26-year-old’s situation and …

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