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Watch: Anthony Johnson Reacts To Cormier/Gustafsson Ringside In UFC Full Blast

UFC light-heavyweight title challenger Anthony Johnson sat ringside for his UFC 210 opponent Daniel Cormier’s title-defence against the Swede, Alexander Gustafsson. The latest edition of the UFC’s ‘Full Blast’ series is one featuring this weekend’s light-heavyweight title challenger Anthony Johnson as he reacted to UFC 192’s thrilling main event between Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson. The contest was a back …

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Fighter Of The Week: Jimi Manuwa

In this week’s edition of Pundit Arena’s  ‘Fighter Of The Week’ we’re going to take a closer look at the man who could well possess the best lead left-hook in the business, Jimi ‘Poster-Boy’ Manuwa. Jimi Manuwa brought a lot of well-deserved and completely overdue attention to himself when he demolished the former Ultimate Fighter-winner Corey Anderson at last weekend’s UFC …

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Daniel Cormier Slams The UFC Over Their Official ‘UFC 210: Cormier/Johnson’ Fight Posters

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has slammed the UFC over the official fight-poster for UFC 210, a card that is headlined by both DC and Anthony Johnson. Daniel Cormier has just become the latest addition to the UFC’s list of under-promoted champions it seems, as today, the official UFC 210 posters were released and regardless of whether or not you’re …

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McGregor’s Training Partner Dillon Danis Believes He Would Submit Jon Jones In Under 8-Minutes

In one of the stranger rivalries to emerge in recent times, Dillon Danis has fired back at the UFC’s former light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, claiming he would make short work of him if they ever met in a grappling contest. The brash personality of Dublin’s Conor McGregor has seemingly started to rub off on his SBG Ireland teammates (with the …

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Strong UFC Hamburg Card Taking Shape

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The UFC announced as of yesterday that a heavyweight match-up is to headline UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg on September 3 with veterans Andrei Arvolski (25-12) and Josh Barnett (34-8) set to square off for the first time in the octagon. Despite a wealth of experience shared between the two with nearly forty years and eighty fights under their …

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Watch: Latest UFC Embedded 197 Released

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 03: Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones waits in a timeout as he defends his title against Daniel Cormier during the UFC 182 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones retained his title by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

After over a year away from the octagon Jon Jones’ long awaited return is now only a few days away as the former Light Heavyweight champion is set to face contender Ovince Saint Preux (19-7-0) at UFC 197. Having been stripped of his title and suspended from the promotion for a hit-and-run incident, Jones (21-1-0) is now looking to redeem …

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Is The UFC Setting Itself Up For A Huge Fall?

ufc LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 6: The Ultimate Fighting Championship belt on display during the Leaders UFC Breakfast at the Cafe Royal Hotel on March 6, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

As the UFC embarks on its latest calender of fights entitled “Unstoppable”, many questions have been directed at the company for its liberal use of Interim Titles and making fights that make more business sense than fighting sense. The introduction of Interim Titles certainly can de-value the Undisputed Title should it fall into the wrong hands and with fighters such …

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What Does the Interim Belt Mean in The UFC Today?

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Interim belts… what are they and do they mean anything? Originally introduced to keep a division moving along as the champ was unable to compete for an extended period of time, they have somewhat lost their value and meaning over time as their usage has been abused to facilitate the commercial needs of the UFC. The interim belt has become …

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Andre Ward vs Sullivan Barrera: Breakdown And Prediction

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 20: Andre Ward (L) throws a jab against Paul Smith during their Cruiserweight fight at ORACLE Arena on June 20, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Alexis Cuarezma/Getty Images)

This weekend one of the world’s most gifted fighters returns to the ring, as Andre Ward faces his first test as a light heavyweight in the form of Cuban fighter Sullivan Barrera. The fight is taking place in Ward’s hometown of Oakland, California. Barrera is a former Cuban amateur, and although he didn’t have the same success in the amateurs …

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The Twelve Champs Of Christmas

Professional boxing has helped put the ‘Great’ back in Britain in 2015, giving us fans no less than a dozen reigning World Champions to celebrate. What a year for British and Northern Irish boxing. And how better to celebrate our record haul of championship belts at this time of year than with a carol? You know the original Twelve Days …

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