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Eight Things We Learned From Saturday’s UFC 230

Here are eight things we learned after Saturday’s UFC 230, the card that saw Daniel Cormier defend his heavyweight title for the first time. It was an entertaining night that had a solid mix of showcase wins, thrilling contests and stunning finishes and while the main-event pairing of Derrick Lewis and Daniel Cormier had the most eyes on it, there …

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Watch: Lando Vannata & Matt Frevola Go To War In Instant-Classic

Lightweights Lando Vannata and Matt Frevola left absolutely everything they had inside that octagon on the UFC 230 prelims in what was an instant classic. Fights like this one are the fights you should show to people who have never watched MMA before. We all know exactly how unmissable Lando Vannata has been since signing for the UFC. His promotional record …

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Fighter Of The Week: Lando Vannata

In this week’s edition of Fighter of the Week, we take a look at the most aptly-nicknamed fighter in the UFC today, ‘Groovy’ Lando Vannata. Unpredictable, unquestionably groovy, and completely unmissable. Four UFC fights. Four Performance of the Night bonuses. Lando Vannata is our Fighter of the Week this week ahead of his UFC 226 return on July 7. For all the …

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Fan Favourite Lando Vannata To Return At UFC 226

Electric lightweight standout Lando Vannata will return to the octagon at UFC 226 following his patchy but thrilling run in the UFC so far. MMAFighting reported today that the fan-favourite ‘Groovy’ Lando Vannata will make his long-awaited return to face Drakkar Klose at UFC 226 in July. The card – which is headlined by the heavyweight super-fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel …

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Watch: UFC Fighters Pick Between Mayweather & McGregor ft. Khabib, Wonderboy & More

UFC on FOX have released a video in which several big names in the world of mixed martial arts are asked for their pick in the heavily-rumoured boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. The speculation surrounding the potentially earth-shattering boxing matchup between the unbeaten legend Floyd Mayweather and the MMA giant Conor McGregor has certainly reached new levels …

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Tony Ferguson Explains Why He Chose Not To Fight Late Replacement Opponent At UFC 209

Before the UFC had even confirmed Khabib Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal from UFC 209 and that highly-anticipated interim lightweight title bout with Tony Ferguson, 155-pounders from all positions in the promotion’s rankings began desperately throwing their hats toward a crowded ring, hoping that they might land a big opportunity. Reacting to early reports that the Dagestani fighter had been hospitalized early yesterday …

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Watch: UFC 209 Official Weigh-Ins Livestream ft. Woodley, Wonderboy, Overeem & More

The UFC 209 ceremonial weigh-ins will take place today and can be viewed using the live-stream link posted to the UFC’s official YouTube account. UFC 209 is most certainly still going ahead despite the late withdrawal of the co-main event headliner Khabib Nurmagomedov, and though Tony Ferguson’s future on the card is now unclear, the ceremonial weigh-ins will still prove …

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UFC 209 Build-Up: Watch The Three Definitive Performances Of Tony Ferguson’s Career So Far

In this, the second part of our UFC 209 build-up, we’ll be taking a closer look at the three definitive performances of the man scheduled to take on the unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov this weekend, Tony Ferguson. Tony Ferguson versus Khabib Nurmagomedov may well be the most interesting stylistic matchup we’ve seen in recent times. If Khabib stands as the one …

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Feelin’ The Groove: A Look At UFC 209’s Lando Vannata

This weekend’s UFC 209 is a fight card that is packed from top-to-bottom with star talent but perhaps one name that is flying under the radar somewhat is the ‘Groovy’ phenom himself, Lando Vannata. When a mixed martial artist is booked to make his UFC debut on short-notice against the world’s no. 3 ranked lightweight, you would be forgiven for …

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Ranking The Top Eight UFC Fights Of 2016

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 10: Doo Ho Choi (R) of South Korea fights Cub Swanson (L) of the United States in their Featherweight bout during the UFC 206 event at Air Canada Centre on December 10, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

It’s that time of the year again folks! With 2016 behind us the MMA media now face the near-impossible task of drawing up a list of the greatest fights of the 366-day period that just passed, and though I was originally going to produce a top-five, the standard this year was simply too ridiculous so with that, I give you …

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Watch: Lando Vannata Scores First UFC Win Via Vicious Wheel-Kick KO

Lando Vannata(9-1) scored his first win in the UFC and notched one of the KO’s of the year tonight in Toronto, as he starched veteran John Makdessi(14-6) with a brutal spinning wheel-kick just a minute and 40 seconds into their lightweight contest at UFC 206. Lando Vannata with the knockout of the year. #UFC206 pic.twitter.com/16obbBtdRM — OddsShark (@OddsShark) December 11, …

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