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Kamaru Usman Pays Tribute To Jorge Masvidal Following UFC 251 Victory

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman paid tribute to challenger Jorge Masvidal following Saturday night’s UFC 251 main event. Usman retained his title in impressive fashion defeating Masvidal by unanimous decision on ‘Fight Island’ in Abu Dhabi in what was one of the most highly anticipated bouts of 2020. Masvidal was a late replacement for Gilbert Burns after the Brazilian tested …

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Jorge Masvidal’s Head Coach Tests Positive For COVID-19

Jorge Masvidal has suffered a big setback ahead of his fight with welterweight champion Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 on Saturday.  Masvidal, who will be challenging Usman for the welterweight title on ‘Fight Island’ in Abu Dhabi, has learned that his head coach Mike Brown has contracted COVID-19. As a result, Brown will not be able to travel to the …

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Kamaru Usman Confirms He Has Offered Conor McGregor UFC Title Fight

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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has confirmed he would prefer to fight Conor McGregor next and has offered the Dubliner a UFC title shot. Usman is managed by Ali Abdelaziz, who also represents Khabib Nurmagomedov and has had a long-running feud with McGregor. The controversial manager tweeted last week that Usman had offered to defend his belt against McGregor following …

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Dana White Reveals He Has “Something Interesting” Lined-Up For Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal’s title shot against current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman looks like it may still be a while away yet, according to UFC President Dana White. It had looked as though Masvidal vs Usman would be set for July’s International Fight Week. However, with the coronavirus outbreak causing disruption to the UFC’s calendar, the fight was never made official. It …

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Dana White Claims Usman & Masvidal Were Never Options For McGregor

UFC President Dana White has outlined that welterweight duo Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal were never options for Conor McGregor’s next fight. McGregor impressed in his comeback bout defeating Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds last month and attention has now turned to who he will fight next. Usman and Masvidal were both in attendance at UFC 246 to watch …

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Jorge Masvidal Sets Sights On A Bout With Conor McGregor

Jorge Masvidal has outlined that he has his sights set on a bout with Conor McGregor, before a potential title fight with Kamaru Usman at 170lbs. Masvidal recently defeated Nate Diaz in the headline bout of UFC 244 in New York last month clinching the BMF title in a dominant performance. With three hugely impressive wins in a row against …

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Covington Slams ‘Fake Ref’ Goddard Following TKO Title Defeat

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Kamaru Usman retained his welterweight title following a ding-dong battle with Colby Covington at UFC 245 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The high-profile main event was even going into the final round before the champion floored Covington twice before referee Marc Goddard stepped in with just 50 seconds of the fight remaining. Following the fight, Covington had some …

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Masvidal Promises To Wipe ‘Bug’ Edwards Off The Face Of The Earth

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal has given us an update on the current standing of his ongoing negotiations with the UFC. Upon being asked by a member of the press about the promotion’s business relationship with Masvidal, UFC president Dana White was characteristically blunt in his response, playing down rumours linking Jorge to a showdown with the superstar Conor McGregor. …

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Colby Covington Vs. Robbie Lawler Verbally Agreed For UFC Newark

A welterweight title-eliminator featuring two of the division’s most recognizable names has reportedly been verbally agreed for the UFC Newark headliner. The UFC’s next stop in Newark, New Jersey is scheduled to take place on August 3 and according to reports turned in by ESPN, it will feature a clash between these two former teammates. Lawler’s last outing saw him lose …

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Tyron Woodley Confident That Lawler Win Will Earn Him Title-Shot

Tyron Woodley believes that a win over his former conquest Robbie Lawler will be enough to earn him a shot at Kamaru Usman’s welterweight title. Usman managed to completely nullify the dominant force that was ‘The Chosen One’ during their UFC 235 co-main event in December. It was five-rounds of the former TUF winner’s patented style of abrasive grappling pressure …

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UFC 235 Preview: Tyron Woodley Vs. Kamaru Usman: The Stakes

This weekend, UFC 235’s co-main event will see the welterweight title contested between champion Tyron Woodley and powerful challenger Kamaru Usman. The welterweight title will be on the line as powerful 170lb-rs collide in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kamaru Usman in three words: Attrition, Athleticism, Relentless Notable wins: Leon Edwards, Demian Maia, Rafael dos Anjos Highest high: Beating Rafael dos …

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