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Cyborg Leads The Way As Five Fighters Receive Six-Figure Disclosed Payouts For UFC 219

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino topped the list of disclosed salaries for UFC 219 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, receiving a flat payout of $500,000 for her main event turn, while fellow headliner Holly Holm and three other fighters also earned six-figure sums. ‘Cyborg’, who showed patience, poise and characteristic power to overcome Holm via unanimous decision, …

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Watch: Holly Holm’s Only KO Loss Is Genuinely Tough To Watch

With just five days remaining until Holly Holm and Cris Cyborg lock horns in the UFC 219 main event, we thought we’d take a look back at the only knock out loss in Holm’s distinguished combat sports career.  Although Holly Holm is now most known for her time as a UFC fighter (most notably inflicting Ronda Rousey’s first loss upon her …

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Recent Holly Holm Comments Suggest Mooted Fight With Katie Taylor Is Highly Unlikely

Based on recent comments from Holly Holm, a mooted clash between she and Ireland’s Katie Taylor seems highly unlikely. Murmurings about a potential boxing match between the pair emerged in late summer/early autumn, with both Taylor’s promoter Eddie Hearn and her manager Brian Peters suggesting that the fight could come together at a later date. “There’s huge interest from American …

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Holm On Differences Between Her Transition From Boxing And McGregor’s Transition To Boxing

How many times since the Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. saga began have we heard somebody use the unimaginative yet admittedly accurate phrase, ‘MMA and boxing are two completely different sports’? Many, many times, right? Occasionally somebody goes a little deeper and makes the point that even though boxing is a part of MMA, it’s a completely different style …

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Twitter Reacts As Controversy Reigns At UFC 208

Officials were the big talking point in the aftermath of UFC 208, as both the co-main event and the Brooklyn show’s headline attraction were marred by controversy. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva logged his first victory since October of 2012, as he was announced a unanimous decision winner over Derek Brunson after three rounds at the Barclays Center. The …

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Twitter: Amanda Nunes Calls For A Shot At Holly Holm Vs Germaine De Randamie Winner And History

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Only days after she claimed the most notable scalp of her professional career by ruthlessly finishing Ronda Rousey inside 48 seconds at UFC 207, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes revealed an interest in pursuing a second world title. “Honestly, I want to take a little time, enjoy it a little bit but I really look forward to this 145-pound belt,” …

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Opinion: Why Cyborg Vs Holly Holm Is The Fight To Make

BRASILIA, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 24: Cris Cyborg of Brazil submits Lina Lansberg of Sweden in their catchweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Nilson Nelson gymnasium on September 24, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The UFC returned to Brazil this past Saturday night in what was a victorious homecoming for Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino. It’s now time to discuss what is next for her and why Holly Holm is the fight to make. Although Lina Lansberg became one of a select few fighters to survive a full round with Cris Cyborg, it was glaringly obvious …

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Video: Joe Rogan Explains Why Rousey Lost To Holm At UFC 193

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 15: Ronda Rousey of the United States (L) and Holly Holm of the United States compete in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 193 event at Etihad Stadium on November 15, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Seven months on from her upset loss to Holly Holm, former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is showing no signs of returning to the octagon. Coming back from a defeat is always tough, but Rousey’s knockout loss to Holm hurt more given her undefeated streak and stock within the promotion at the time. Outside the octagon Rousey’s star power led …

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Miesha Tate’s Bantamweight Title Challenger Confirmed For UFC 200

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Miesha Tate attempts to submit UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm 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 looks like neither Holly Holm or Ronda Rousey will be the first to challenge Miesha Tate for her newly minted 135lbs strap. It appears to be a strange move considering the options available to the UFC at the moment in the women’s bantamweight division, with rematches between Tate and Holm and Tate and Rousey available options. I’m told Miesha Tate vs. …

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