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Where Does The UFC’s Light-Heavyweight Division Go From Here?

At UFC Fight Night 109, we saw the best Alexander Gustafsson yet. But it also revealed the glaring issues facing the light-heavyweight division. This is a fighter who beat Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier in many peoples’ eyes. Frankly, he’s the only other fighter to ask any questions of either man, such has been their joint dominance of the light-heavyweight …

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Watch: Vicious KO Uppercut Lights Up The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption

This is as clean an uppercut as you’ll see this side of Alexander Gustafsson’s versus Glover Teixeira. Hayder Hassan booked his place in The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption quarter-finals with a vicious uppercut knockout of Joe Stevenson on Thursday. Hassan took just 18 seconds to dispatch of Stevenson, who Cody Garbrandt felt shouldn’t have been in the wild card selection. The victory …

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Jon Jones Launches Vicious Attack On ‘Good-Guy’ Alexander Gustafsson Via Twitter

The UFC’s former light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has hit out at his old rival Alexander Gustafsson over Twitter after the Swede spoke ill of him following his win at last weekend’s UFC Stockholm. There have been very few title-fights in recent memory that even came close to reaching the heights that UFC 165’s Jon Jones versus Alexander Gustafsson hit on …

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Watch: Gustafsson Finishes Texeira In The Fifth With A Brutal Triple Uppercut Combination

The UFC’s long-time light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson finished the Brazilian Glover Texeira today with a brutal triple uppercut combo. UFC Stockholm can be considered a success in every sense of the word. The fights were entertaining and the card played host to several brutal knockout wins. Swedish MMA got its showcase and for the most part, the home fighters left …

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Daniel Cormier Slams The UFC Over Their Official ‘UFC 210: Cormier/Johnson’ Fight Posters

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has slammed the UFC over the official fight-poster for UFC 210, a card that is headlined by both DC and Anthony Johnson. Daniel Cormier has just become the latest addition to the UFC’s list of under-promoted champions it seems, as today, the official UFC 210 posters were released and regardless of whether or not you’re …

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Watch: Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson Decimates Glover Teixeira In 13 Seconds At UFC 202

‘Rumble’ has likely earned a title shot and rematch with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier after his ridiculous performance at UFC 202. Another Conor McGregor card, another 13 second knockout. This time though, it was co-main eventer Anthony Johnson that stunned the audience into admiration and fear. The number one ranked light heavyweight was matched up with the division’s number two …

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UFC 202: We Preview Each Fight And Pick A Winner

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Conor McGregor (L) punches Nate Diaz during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

It’s time. Live from the T-mobile Arena in Las Vegas this Saturday night, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will once again square off inside the octagon at UFC 202. The missed press conference, the cancelled bout at UFC 200, the months of training and planning, insults, cans and bottles thrown, it’s all been for this. For Diaz, it’s a chance …

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Two Cracking Fights Added To UFC 202 Line-Up

UFC 202 may well turn out to be among the most exciting events of 2016, as a number of consistent crowd pleasers have just been added to the card. The August 20th show was already a salivating prospect due to the fact that Conor McGregor’s highly-anticipated welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz sat in the headline slot, but the addition of …

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UFC On FOX 19: Event Recap

UFC rolled into Tampa, Florida last night with a fight card that seemed to be held together with duct tape following late fighter withdrawals, replacements and fight cancellations. Despite this, what was left of the card certainly didn’t disappoint.  Five weeks out, UFC Tampa was a highly anticipated 13 fight card, headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s return against top contender Tony Ferguson. …

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Watch: Glover Teixeira Brutally Knocks Out Rashad Evans

Glover Teixeira took on ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans in the main event of UFC on FOX 19 on Saturday night. Rashad who was originally scheduled to fight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, was coming off a loss to Ryan Bader in his sole performance since returning from injury. Teixeira, known for his finishing ability, now takes his tally to 25-4, with 22 finishes, 17 of …

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UFC On FOX 19 Predictions: Part 2

UFC Tampa is being headlined by two fighters at the back end of their careers but still near the top of the light heavyweight division. The rest of the card however, is made up of mostly young fresh faced stars looking to make name for themselves in the UFC. With legendary names such as former UFC light heavyweight Champion ‘Suga’ …

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Glover Teixeira Vs Rashad Evans: A Worthy Headliner For UFC Tampa

All the talk about UFC Tampa in recent weeks has been about Tony Ferguson’s injury and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s late replacement opponent, UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher. While the story about Khabib falling off the Main Event slot and getting a UFC débutante as a replacement is definitely newsworthy, Teixeira and Evans moving up to the main event has snuck under the …

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Video: UFC Fight Night 77 Was A Feast Of Spectacularly Violent Finishes

When you look at the collection of KO-hungry savages that the UFC brought together last night in Sao Paulo it is no surprise that the 77th Fight Night show turned out to be a feast of ferocious finishes. The main-card featured prolific purveyors of violence like Alex Oliveira, the terrifying Thomas Almeida, Glover Texeira, and Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort. All Brazilians. And …

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UFC Fight Night 73 Preview: Saint Preux Vs Teixeira

Tonight’s UFC Fight Night card comes from Nashville, Tennessee, and features an exciting light-heavyweight clash that looks certain to produce fireworks. UFC Fight Night 73 – Main Card (3am BT Sport 2) Ovince Saint Preux vs. Glover Teixeira Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Johnson Sam Alvey vs. Derek Brunson Timothy Johnson vs. Jared Rosholt Sara McMann vs. Amanda Nunes Ray Borg …

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