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McGregor v Cerrone: Everything You Need To Know About UFC 246

UFC 246

Conor McGregor is set to make his MMA return at UFC 246 this weekend. McGregor will step into the octagon for the first time since his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018 at UFC 229. Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is his opponent this time as the Irish fighter plots his return to the summit of the sport. McGregor, who last …

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Amanda Nunes Vs. Holly Holm: Our Official Prediction

The women’s bantamweight championship will be up for grabs in the UFC 239 co-main event as Amanda Nunes makes the fourth defense of her crown.  Standing between Nunes and defense no. 4 is the legendary Holly Holm – a fighter who, despite playing a part in some of the most important fights in the division’s history, has lacked the consistency …

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Francis Ngannou Vs. Junior Dos Santos On Course For UFC 239

Hard-hitting heavyweights are looking set to collide on the UFC 239 main-card as Francis Ngannou takes on the former champ Junior dos Santos. Ngannou’s resurgence of late came only after the pair of major speed-bumps in the form of his drubbing at the hands of the former heavyweight king Stipe Miocic and his universally-panned matchup with Derrick Lewis. It was …

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Amanda Nunes – “I’m Done Playing, I’m Planning To Fight For The 125lb Belt”

Amanda Nunes has confirmed her intention to move down in weight to fight Valentina Shevchenko for the UFC flyweight championship belt. In a time where exclusivity of dual-weight champion status is diminishing by the blockbuster PPV, the newly-crowned queen of the women’s featherweight division is planning to push it one step further. Taking to her official Twitter account, Nunes announced …

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UFC 235 Is Shaping Up To Be Something Truly Extraordinary

UFC 235 is shaping up to be the first major blockbuster event of 2019 and from the looks of things, it could well be an all-time classic. The first title-defense of the latest Jon Jones reign atop the 205lb division, the return of the seemingly unshiftable welterweight kingpin Tyron Woodley, the long-awaited debut of Ben Askren and the first major …

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Daily Discussion: How Will We Remember Ronda Rousey?

The UFC announced recently that Ronda Rousey is to be inducted into their hall of fame, something that elicited a mixed response from the MMA community. Fans of mixed martial arts tend to have short memories. Making a point of noting this is not headline news by any means but over the years we have seen fan opinion do a …

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Who Exactly Is Megan Anderson? And Why Exactly Is She A Threat At 145lbs?

Megan Anderson makes her UFC debut against the veteran former-champ Holly Holm tonight at UFC 225, so why exactly has such a high-profile fight been made for the promotional newcomer? UFC 225 has experienced its fair share of memorable moments in its leadup but all things considered, very little attention has been drawn to the absolutely crucial women’s featherweight contest …

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Cris Cyborg Reveals That She Will Leave The UFC For Bellator When Her Contract Is Up

The women’s featherweight champion of the world made a rather bizarre admission during a recent appearance on the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. It might not have been long since the UFC announced their plan to establish a women’s 145lb weight-class for their roster but despite the fact that the champ Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino managed to bring in some pretty …

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UFC 219’s Pay-Per-View Numbers Place It As The Third Highest Of 2017

UFC 219’s pay-per-view estimates have been released and it managed to rank surprisingly high on 2017’s list of most-watched events. Despite what Dana White and all of those others operating as representatives of the UFC would have you believe, 2017 will have to be remembered as something of an off-year for the promotion from a financial stand-point. Sure, there were a …

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