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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from Dos Santos that Werdum turned down a rematch with him at UFC 207 after it was confirmed that Cain Velasquez had withdrawn from his scheduled bout with …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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Junior Dos Santos Rolls Back The Years With Huge Victory At UFC Zagreb

PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 13: Junior dos Santos celebrates before 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 put on a boxing clinic in his main event showdown with Ben Rothwell in Croatia, winning the bout by unanimous decision. Scoring 50-45 on all three judges scorecards, ‘Cigano’ controlled the fight from start to finish. Dos Santos’ chin has been questioned in recent years after dropping three of his last five fights, with the last two losses …

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UFC Fight Night Zagreb: Predictions – Part 2

PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 13: Junior dos Santos celebrates before 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)

The UFC is hosting its very first card in Zagreb, Croatia this weekend and they have packed the card full of exciting fights.  With five of the 13 bouts taking place in the heavyweight division, the card is reminiscent of UFC 146, which also had five heavyweight bouts. On that night none of those fights went the distance as the …

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Twitter: Heavyweight Monster Alistair Overeem Has Made A Decision Regarding His Future

Alistair Overeem will not be following Ben Henderson out through the UFC’s doors, as the dangerous Dutch stand-up specialist has confirmed that he has signed a new contract with MMA’s biggest promotion. Overeem took to social media on Monday to let his fans know that he would be staying put. Just signed my new @ufc contract! 🙂 pic.twitter.com/lUQZO0ptLJ — Alistair …

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Intriguing Heavyweight Clash To Headline The UFC’s April Card In Zagreb

The UFC have announced that their April 10th card from Zagreb, Croatia will be headlined by a heavyweight contest between Ben Rothwell and former champion Junior Dos Santos. BREAKING: Heavyweights @RothwellFighter vs. @junior_cigano meet at #UFCZagreb! Tix: https://t.co/Mqd2Cy2WJf pic.twitter.com/zy4RC0NAwd — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) February 8, 2016 The Fight Night event marks the promotion’s first excursion into the Croatian market and …

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The Curious Case Of Cain Velasquez

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 10, 2013: UFC fighter Cain Velasquez poses for a portrait during his media day workout at American Kickboxing Academy to promote his October 19, title fight with Junior dos Santos on October 10, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Alexis Cuarezma/Getty Images)

The news of Cain Velasquez’s injury and decision to step out of his upcoming title fight with Fabricio Werdum will not come as a major shock to avid followers of mixed martial arts. Indeed, Dana White’s Facebook post to announce the news was so drab and straightforward that he seemed almost expectant of the situation. Cain Velasquez is out with a …

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MMA Vs Boxing: A Brief History Of Crossover Clashes

Seamus Raftery examines the history of crossover clashes between boxers and mixed martial artists. Conor McGregor is the most headline hogging athlete in the world today. This week, he has been all over the news due to the chaos surrounding UFC 189. Yesterday, he was grabbing the limelight for a different reason, however. Whilst a guest on, American chat show, …

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