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Watch: Joe Rogan Rushes To Tyron Woodley’s Defence After His Heavily Criticised UFC 214 Title Defence

The iconic MMA colour-commentator recently rushed to the defence of the UFC welterweight champion, who won himself no new fans with his performance at last weekend’s UFC 214. Tyron Woodley really cannot seem to get a break in recent times. Following his thunderous first round KO victory over Robbie Lawler at UFC 201, he has found himself matched up against two …

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Third Title Bout Added To Already Stacked UFC 214 Card

The July 29 UFC 214 pay-per-view is officially stacked, with the addition of a welterweight title fight. Already comprising of two title fights, with Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos and replacement opponent Tonya Evinger for the inaugural women’s featherweight crown, along with the epic 205lb. rematch between sworn enemies Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, UFC 214 will also see the best of the …

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Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson Verbally Agrees To A Potential ‘Fight Of The Year’ In The Making

The two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson has made moves towards getting his eagerly anticipated return to the octagon signed. Thompson’s two unsuccessful title challenges over the course of the last six months have certainly taken the wind out of his sails to a certain extent but despite being unable to best the champ, Tyron Woodley, over the …

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Jorge Masvidal Wastes No Time In Calling Out New Opponent

DALLAS, TX - MAY 13: Demian Maia celebrates after his fight against Jorge Masvidal in their Welterweight bout during UFC 211 at American Airlines Center on May 13, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Fresh from a loss, Jorge Masvidal could be excused for lying low for a number of weeks. However, he came away with huge credibility from his split decision loss at UFC 211 to Demian Maia. The 32-year-old Florida-native was going into the bout on a three-fight win streak, but met a tough challenge in the form of the veteran Brazilian. …

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Watch: The Best Chin In The UFC Will Be On Display At UFC 211

This weekend will see a bunch of fantastic match-ups in the UFC, however, there is one chin that rises above them all. From the clash of the titans in the Heavyweight Division between Stipe Miocic and Junior Dos Santos to classic striker versus grappler match-ups in both the Strawweight title bout between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Andrade and Welterweights Demian Maia versus …

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UFC 211 Preview Part Two: Joanna Juggernaut To Continue

UFC 211 is finally upon us, with some huge fights set to take place in Dallas. Colin Keane is back with Part II of our UFC 211 Preview. _____ UFC 211 Preview Part 1: Alvarez To Punish Poirier, Edgar To Excel _____ The UFC has had a rough few weeks; chaos in the middleweight ranks, Al Iaquinta becoming possessed by …

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Michael Bisping Reveals What He Thinks GSP’s Mystery Plan Is And It’s Pretty Insane

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has revealed what exactly he thinks his future opponent Georges St-Pierre is planning with his comeback and if we’re completely honest, it’s pretty insane to say the least. Michael Bisping’s reign as the UFC’s middleweight champion has not been without its controversy but you cannot deny that the very fact that he emerged victorious in …

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Fighter Of The Week: Gunnar Nelson

In this, the latest edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter of the Week’ series, we’ll be taking a closer look at this weekend’s UFC London co-main event headliner, Gunnar Nelson. They say that looks can be deceiving and for the many fans of mixed martial arts, there is perhaps no one who sums that saying up in modern MMA more than the …

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Demian Maia Vs Jorge Masvidal Added To UFC 211 In Dallas

With an impressive six-fight winning streak during which he has accounted for the likes of Neil Magny, Gunnar Nelson, Matt Brown and, most recently, Carlos Condit, Demian Maia has undoubtedly earned a crack at the UFC welterweight strap. However, as always, things aren’t that simple in the UFC. Stephen Thompson, who was by no means undeserving, was given the shot …

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Fighter Of The Week: Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

In this, the first edition of Pundit Arena’s Fighter Of The Week, we’ll be taking a closer look at the only competitor who managed to take home a finish at last weekend’s relatively flat UFC 208, Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza. It has been said on several occasions by the UFC’s colour commentator Joe Rogan that there are three Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioners in …

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Demian Maia Makes A Beautifully Transparent Statement On His Title Aspirations & Why He Should Be Next

UFC welterweight Demian Maia has made a heartfelt statement about his life as a martial artist, his career and his title aspirations in the lead up to the 170lb championship bout between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson at UFC 209. Maia may well be the UFC’s most talented martial artist from a traditional standpoint. As a Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitor he …

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