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Ranked: The Top-15 UFC Fights Of Spring/Summer 2019

The UFC have announced an incredibly stacked schedule for the spring/summer period so with that in mind, we’ve put together a list of the very best. Honourable mentions Aspen Ladd vs. Sijara Eubanks – UFC Rochester – May 18 Jimi Manuwa vs. Alexander Rakic – UFC Stockholm – June 1 Cub Swanson vs. Shane Burgos – UFC Ottawa – May …

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Examining The Options For Anthony Pettis’ Next Matchup

Anthony Pettis picked up his biggest win in years last night, blasting through top welterweight contender Stephen Thompson in the UFC Nashville main-event. Showtime managed to well and truly live up to his billing last night with one of the most unlikely KO’s of the year so far. The superman-punch has rarely been so effective in the UFC and for …

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Kevin Lee To Debut At Welterweight Against Rafael Dos Anjos

The former UFC interim-lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee will make his welterweight debut at UFC Rochester, taking on Rafael dos Anjos in the main-event. Lee is a prime example of one of those fighters who would thrive with the implementation of a 165lb weight-class. On the heavy side amongst all of those at 155lbs, The Motown Phenom’s height and rangey …

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A Log-Jam At Lightweight & What Will Likely Happen Next

The UFC’s lightweight division is in for quite an interesting 2019 following the decisions made by the NSAC during yesterday’s UFC 229 hearing. To get a better understanding of the exact punishments given to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, and the others involved, you can take a look at our original report here. The important points that are of relevance here …

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Dustin Poirier Sick Of Waiting, Calls Out Tony Ferguson

Top UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier isn’t willing to wait around as the title-picture at the top of his division gets settled. As of right now, it seems quite unlikely that we’ll see either Khabib Nurmagomedov or Conor McGregor in action in the early stages of 2019. Both of their futures are currently in the hands of the Nevada State …

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Conor McGregor Hints At A Return To Competition Next Year

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Conor McGregor hasn’t been too vocal about his plans for the future since losing out to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 last month. It’s understandable, though. He might have lost out in brutal fashion to the unbeaten Dagestani champion but in doing so, he managed to net an unprecedented sum of money for a mixed martial arts contest and is …

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Early McGregor/Cerrone Odds Released, Conor Opens As Favourite

The early odds have been released for the still-hypothetical lightweight showdown between Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone. According to BestFightOdds, Bovada have released their early odds for McGregor/Cerrone ahead of the fight’s possible but still unlikely announcement. Conor McGregor: -185 Donald Cerrone: +150 Conor opens up as the favourite here but not by as wide a margin as many would have perhaps expected. …

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