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Anthony Johnson Confirms 2020 UFC Heavyweight Return

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has confirmed that he intends to return to the UFC next year as a fighter in the heavyweight division. The man many consider to be the pound-for-pound hardest hitter in the history of the sport has announced that he will finally make his comeback after a period of uncertainty over his future in the last two or …

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Daniel Cormier Vs. Stipe Miocic II In The Works For UFC 241

Daniel Cormier’s dream-fight against the WWE superstar Brock Lesnar is seemingly no longer happening, as the UFC move towards a UFC 241 rematch between him and the former-champ Stipe Miocic. In many ways, the Lesnar fight just didn’t capture the imagination of the fans in the manner that the UFC had perhaps hoped it would. The hulking former champion had …

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Report: Daniel Cormier Vs. Brock Lesnar In The Works For UFC 241

Daniel Cormier will apparently get his big-money dream-fight as the UFC move closer to signing a fight between him and Brock Lesnar for August. Cormier will move himself within one win of Stipe Miocic’s record of three successful heavyweight title defences if he can overcome the challenge presented by the hulking WWE superstar Brock Lesnar. According to a report turned …

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Derrick Lewis Vs. Junior Dos Santos: Our Official Prediction

Hard-hitting heavyweights collide as the legendary Junior dos Santos looks to continue his winning-streak by defeating The Black Beast himself, Derrick Lewis. Heavyweight is always a hard place to feel confident when you’re making these pre-fight picks and when there’s as much power on the table as there is in this one, anything can happen. The UFC Wichita main-event will …

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Stipe Miocic Calls On DC To Rematch Him Before 40th Birthday

Stipe Miocic has once again called for Daniel Cormier to give him a rematch of their UFC 226 showdown before his 40th birthday in March. Their first showdown was brief and in a lot of ways, ended unexpectedly as the smaller light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier managed to secure the KO victory in the very first-round. And while the result of …

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Report: Cain Velasquez Pens Four-Fight Contract With UFC

The legendary former-heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has reportedly signed a four-fight deal with the UFC ahead of his return to the octagon next year. Velasquez is set to make his return to the octagon for a showdown with the powerhouse Francis Ngannou for the UFC’s debut on ESPN – a fight that will stand as his first outing since UFC …

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Joe Rogan & Deontay Wilder On Anthony Joshua’s ‘Terrible Situation’

Deontay Wilder appeared on a recent edition of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast and explained his thoughts on Anthony Joshua’s current situation. Speaking to the famed UFC colour-commentator on a recent edition of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast, Wilder spoke to Rogan about a range of topics including his history, his instant-class with Tyson Fury and in one notable segment – his …

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Daniel Cormier Named As ESPN’s Third Most-Dominant Athlete Of 2018

UFC light-heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been honoured by ESPN as their third most dominant athlete of the year 2018. Three fights, three finishes and LeBron James, Luka Modric, Lewis Hamilton, and Novak Djokovic all eating his dust. What a year for DC it has been. The dual-weight world champion started his year with a dominant second-round stoppage …

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Wilder Vs. Fury Reportedly Does Around 400k In PPV Buys

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According to reports from the US, the heavyweight showdown between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury brought in around 400,000 pay-per-view buys. WorldBoxingNews reported the number, which is estimated to be in the region of 400,000 buys – making Wilder/Fury the most lucrative heavyweight boxing showdown on US soil since 2003. And it was one helluva fight. Filled to the brim with …

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Jon Jones On Facing Daniel Cormier One Final Time

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Jon Jones has broken down the current state of his rivalry with Daniel Cormier and what he would need to fight him once again at heavyweight. Speaking to Ariel Helwani on his ESPN show, Jones explained how he has noticed some inconsistencies in Cormier’s views on both their UFC 182 and UFC 214 meetings. DC has often been quite straightforward about how …

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The UFC’s Brock Lesnar-Esque Behemoth Is Fighting Alistair Overeem Tomorrow

The UFC debutant/unbeaten block of a man that is Sergei Pavlovich will face off against Alistair Overeem at UFC Beijing tomorrow. Brock Lesnar move aside, there’s a new freak specimen in the UFC heavyweight division. Entering the promotion with a professional record of 12-0, Sergei Pavlovich will bring a wealth of physical attributes to the table. At 6’3″ and with a …

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Watch: Francis Ngannou Vs. Curtis Blaydes I Ahead Of UFC Beijing

Relive the first meeting between the UFC Beijing headliners Curtis Blaydes and Francis Ngannou ahead of their rematch tomorrow. A lot can change in two years and for heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Francis Ngannou, each has seen their stock rise exponentially since their first meeting back in 2016. Ngannou has, of course, scaled the mountain at a faster rate than …

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