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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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JDS Stops Lewis In The Second, Marches Back Into Title Contention

Junior dos Santos defeated Derrick Lewis in a battle of the heavy-hitters at UFC Wichita last night, stopping “The Black Beast” two minutes into the second round. Coming off the back of two straight wins over Blagoy Ivanov and Tui Tuivasa, Dos Santos knew that a big victory would shoot the former heavyweight champion back into title contention. Lewis, on …

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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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Report: UFC Hoping To Book Francis Ngannou Vs Junior Dos Santos For August

According to a report from MMAFighting journalist Ariel Helwani, French-based Cameroonian heavyweight Francis Ngannou could face the sternest test of his UFC career this August, as the promotion is lining up a fight between he and former UFC heavyweight kingpin Junior dos Santos. UFC would like to book Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos for the yet-to-be announced 8/19 PPV, …

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Watch: The Best Chin In The UFC Will Be On Display At UFC 211

This weekend will see a bunch of fantastic match-ups in the UFC, however, there is one chin that rises above them all. From the clash of the titans in the Heavyweight Division between Stipe Miocic and Junior Dos Santos to classic striker versus grappler match-ups in both the Strawweight title bout between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Andrade and Welterweights Demian Maia versus …

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UFC 211 Preview Part Two: Joanna Juggernaut To Continue

UFC 211 is finally upon us, with some huge fights set to take place in Dallas. Colin Keane is back with Part II of our UFC 211 Preview. _____ UFC 211 Preview Part 1: Alvarez To Punish Poirier, Edgar To Excel _____ The UFC has had a rough few weeks; chaos in the middleweight ranks, Al Iaquinta becoming possessed by …

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Junior Dos Santos May Bring His Career Full Circle At UFC 211

PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 13: Junior dos Santos exits the octagon after defeating Stipe Miocic (not pictured) by unanimous decision in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the at U.S. Airways Center on December 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Junior Dos Santos was once considered to be the baddest man on the planet. Entering the UFC in 2008, the man dubbed as “Cigano” quickly made a name for himself, blasting heavyweight great Fabricio Werdum with a brutal uppercut to score a first round knockout victory at UFC 90. He then soared through the heavyweight ranks with lightning speed both …

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Watch: Relive UFC 211’s Junior Dos Santos & Stipe Miocic’s Absolute Classic Back In 2014

Ahead of their upcoming rematch at UFC 211, relive one of the greatest wars in UFC heavyweight history. Junior dos Santos vs Stipe Miocic stands as one of the most thrilling back-and-forth brawls that the UFC’s heavyweight division has ever seen. Over the course of the scheduled five-rounds, the former champ dos Santos and the future (and current) champion Miocic went …

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Werdum To Dos Santos: ‘I’m Not Against Homosexuals, But ‘Cigano’ Needs To Get Out Of The Closet’

Former UFC Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum may have landed himself in trouble after he implied that compatriot Junior ‘Cigano’ Dos Santos was a closeted homosexual. Werdum’s remarks come in the wake of accusations from Dos Santos that Werdum turned down a rematch with him at UFC 207 after it was confirmed that Cain Velasquez had withdrawn from his scheduled bout with …

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Another Huge Heavyweight Clash Has Been Added To UFC 203

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 13: Dana White, UFC President, speaks during a press conference to announce commitment to bring UFC to Madison Square Garden and New York State at Madison Square Garden on January 13, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

Former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will lock horns with Ben Rothwell this September at UFC 203, on the same card as the man who recently relinquished him of the title. The bout was confirmed at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 88 event, which saw bantamweight Cody Garbrandt stay undefeated after his knockout of Thomas Almeida in the main event. Werdum is still recovering from his knockout …

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