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Demian Maia Compares Conor McGregor To Prime Anderson Silva

Coach Mark Henry sat, staring through the holes of the octagon fence in a state of joyless awe last Saturday night in New York’s hallowed Madison Square Garden, as Conor McGregor bamboozled and battered his helpless charge Eddie Alvarez to a second round KO defeat at UFC 205. Having seen the sublime display at close quarters, Henry, once a vocal …

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Donald Cerrone Is Already Campaigning For A Big Fight At UFC 207

Donald Cerrone fights Kelvin Gastelum on November 12th as part of one of the biggest cards of 2016, or any other year for that matter, but true to form, ‘Cowboy’ is already campaigning for a bout at another huge event scheduled for the following month. During a media luncheon on Wednesday, Cerrone said that he has spoken to UFC president …

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Carlos Condit Vs Demian Maia Moved From UFC 202 To UFC On Fox 21

Tickets for UFC on Fox 21, which takes place at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver on August 27th, are due to go on sale this Friday, yet when Tuesday morning arrived, the card still didn’t have a main event. Some good fights had been announced, like Anthony Pettis’ return to featherweight opposite Charles Oliveira, Paige VanZant vs Bec Rawlings, and …

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More Quality Match-Ups Added To UFC 202 Undercard

Carlos Condit reacts to his loss to Robbie Lawler

Only a couple of days ago, Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 2 sat virtually alone on the UFC 202 card. It’s only mate on the August 20th bill was a match-up between Hyun Gyu Lim and Sultan Aliev, which seems destined for the prelims. On Monday however, the card’s development suddenly gathered pace. Anthony Johnson vs Glover Teixeira, an exciting …

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Matt Brown Allegedly Attacked By Former Coach Following UFC 198 Defeat

As if wearing Demian Maia like a tight fitting jacket for 3 suffocating rounds and being strangled into submission before a crowd that was baying enthusiastically for your blood wasn’t enough, Matt Brown was forced to suffer a number of other indignities this weekend. The welterweight veteran drew the ire of Brazilian MMA fans by giving them a time-honoured gesture …

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Watch: Matt Brown Is Hit Three Times By Brazilian Fans During UFC 198 Entrance

Matt Brown’s antics at Friday’s weigh-ins didn’t go down well with the Brazilian contingent at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba earlier this morning. Infamous in the sport for their ravenous support of their home heroes, Brazilian MMA fans have had interesting back-and-forths with the likes of Chael Sonnen and Conor McGregor. It’s their frequent chant of “uh vai morrer” (meaning “you’re gonna die”) which …

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UFC 198: Predictions Part 1

Brazilian fighters take centre stage on Saturday night at UFC 198 in front of what is sure to be a passionate home crowd at the Arena Da Baixada in Curitiba. Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is joined on the card by fellow Brazilians Jacare Souza, Vitor Belfort, Cris Cyborg, Damien Maia, Shogun Rua and a host of other natives in what …

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Gunnar Nelson Seems Concerned For Conor McGregor’s Long-Term Health Due To Steep Weight Cuts

Gunnar Nelson doesn’t approve of his teammate Conor McGregor’s severe, but habitual, weight cutting. Nelson’s father, Haraldur, is the president of Iceland’s MMA Federation and he recently expressed his disdain for the practice, ubiquitous within his sport, of cutting large amounts of weight in the lead-up to fights. In a lengthy post on social media, Nelson detailed his issues and …

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UFC 194: McGregor-Aldo Just Became The Most Stacked Card Ever

The UFC 194 card just keeps getting better and better… We thought we were spoiled at UFC 189 where the Conor McGregor v Jose Aldo Chad Mendes main card absolutely delivered and was full of enthralling exciting fights. It’s hard to think anyone was bored when Gunner Nelson rear naked choked Brendan Thatch, or Jeremy Stephens and Dennis Bermudez went into all out …

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