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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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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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Tyron Woodley’s Next Title Defence Is All But Official

The UFC welterweight division is about to receive some much needed clarity. Tyron Woodley successfully defended his belt for the fourth time last year, dominating Darren Till and hardening his status as the best 170lb-er in the sport. But since then an injury to his thumb has led to some time off, leading to UFC 233 scheduled for this month …

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