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Chael Sonnen Declares Brian Ortega As ‘The New Nick Diaz’ Following UFC 222 Win Over Frankie Edgar

Chael Sonnen wasn’t exactly convinced of Brian Ortega’s supposed dominance at last weekend’s UFC 222, but he was prepared to bestow upon him a pretty favourable comparison nonetheless. The UFC may well have another star on their hands, folks. A year ago, the name ‘Brian Ortega’ may not have been overly familiar to anyone but to those fully invested in the world …

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Watch: Frankie Edgar KO’ing Chad Mendes Back In 2015 – Full Fight

Ahead of his UFC 222 co-headliner against Brian Ortega, remind yourself of Frankie Edgar’s dominant first-round KO of Chad Mendes back in 2015. The longtime featherweight contender and former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar faces a unique threat on Saturday night when he takes on the highly-dynamic submission wizard Brian Ortega. Although Edgar’s shot at the belt was set in …

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Why You Should Be Excited For This Weekend’s UFC 222

UFC 222 is a card that has been kind of overlooked due to the buzz that has been surrounding UFC 223 but upon closer inspection, you will see that there are more than a few reasons to tune in. It might seem as a non-factor, despite its position as the night’s main event, but Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino cannot afford to overlook the challenge …

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Watch: Artem Lobov Details Exactly How Close Conor McGregor Came To Fighting At UFC 222

SBG Ireland’s hard-hitting featherweight Artem Lobov detailed exactly how close Conor McGregor came to fighting Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 this weekend. It’s a real sign of the times when one single social media post can turn the world of an entire sport on its head but sure enough, when the UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor announced to his followers …

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Frankie Edgar’s Team Fire Lengthy Response At McGregor Following Comeback Post

Following Conor McGregor’s long-awaited statement that confirmed his eventual return to the UFC octagon, the team of perennial contender Frankie Edgar fired back with a strongly worded response. The MMA world was turned on its head by a certain Irishman once again yesterday evening as the absentee UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor announced to the world that he is set …

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Two New Main Events As UFC 222 Card Is Saved

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: Frankie Edgar reacts during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Following injury to Max Holloway, there were concerns that UFC 222 may be struggling to find a new main event. The Hawaiian fighter was due to throw down with Frankie Edgar with the featherweight title on the line. Dana White and Co. were clearly under pressure to find a new scrap to head up the card, with fighters such as …

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Two Former Champions Could Face Off To Save UFC 222

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 30: (L-R) Cody Garbrandt kicks Dominick Cruz in their UFC bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 207 event on December 30, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

UFC 222 was one of the most anticipated cards of 2017, as Max Holloway was set to defend his featherweight crown against Frankie Edgar. However, a leg injury to the Hawaiian put pay to the contest for a second consecutive occasion. This has left the promotion with a serious headache, as they attempt to find another headline bout rather than …

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