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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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Daily Discussion: How Will We Remember Ronda Rousey?

The UFC announced recently that Ronda Rousey is to be inducted into their hall of fame, something that elicited a mixed response from the MMA community. Fans of mixed martial arts tend to have short memories. Making a point of noting this is not headline news by any means but over the years we have seen fan opinion do a …

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UFC Confirm That They Are Scrapping Early Weigh-Ins

Dana White confirmed recently that the UFC are scrapping their controversial ‘early morning weigh-ins’ just two years after implementing them. The controversial practice of fighter weight-cutting really seemed to hit peak levels of divisiveness in the last calendar year. Several high-profile figures within the sport found themselves under the spotlight for their well-documented struggles with, or even their complete failure …

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Dana White Gives Brief Update On The Status Of Artem Lobov

The UFC president spoke during a recent edition of the UFC Unfiltered podcast giving a brief but positive update on the status of featherweight Artem Lobov. After the events of the now-infamous UFC 223 media day, many had figured that Artem Lobov’s patchy tenure within the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion had come to an end. Originally scheduled to …

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Dana White Explains Cutting Yair Rodriguez

UFC president Dana White took a question after UFC Liverpool relating to his recent decision to cut top-prospect Yair Rodriguez from the promotion. When the news emerged that the prospect Yair Rodriguez has been cut from the promotion, the reaction from fans was one of total confusion. Rodriguez, whose dynamic striking style had seen him lose out to only top-contender …

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Dana White Gives Update On Conor McGregor’s Next Move

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 12: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor trains during an open workout at his gym on August 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

Dana White has given an update on Conor McGregor after claiming that the pair were going to meet in Liverpool this weekend. Ahead of UFC Liverpool last night, president Dana White confirmed to the world that he would be sitting down with the former two-weight world champion Conor McGregor for the first time since his now infamous UFC 223 media …

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UFC Announces Massive Broadcasting Deal With ESPN & Disney

The UFC have announced a ground-breaking deal with both ESPN and Disney that will see their current broadcasting format undergo a massive overhaul. A few weeks ago, a rumour popped up that hinted at a deal being struck between the UFC and ESPN – a deal that would see the promotion’s broadcasting schedule undergo a serious mixup and now, an …

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Dana White Outlines His Ambitious Plans For UFC 227

In a rather surprising turn of events, UFC president Dana White confirmed that he is actively working towards a lightweight fight between GSP and Nate Diaz. Let’s not get too ahead of ourselves on this one, but given how quick Dana White has been in recent times to squash out any rumours surrounding the return of either Nick or Nate …

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Watch: Dana White Opens Up On ‘Alcoholic’ Father & Getting Expelled From School

Dana White didn’t have it easy as a young man growing up in Boston… Known as the highly successful president of the most popular MMA promotion on the planet, Dana White’s personal life rarely finds its way into the spotlight. However, on occasion, some details of the 48-year-old’s fractured familial relationships and haunted past emerge. Last year, White’s mother sat …

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MMA Fans Are Getting Very Excited About The ‘Insanely Stacked’ UFC 225 Card

UFC 225 is ridiculously stacked… After Tony Ferguson was removed from UFC 223 just six days before his much-anticipated clash with Khabib Nurmagomedov, fans began to question the reliability of the promotion’s pay-per-view events. The Khabib/Ferguson cancellation was the fourth time that a fight between the pair had been called off and with that, UFC 223 became the promotion’s third …

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