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Marlon Moraes Explains His UFC 238 Defeat To Henry Cejudo

Marlon Moraes has explained the issues and general mistakes that led to his third-round TKO defeat to the UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo. Speaking in a post-fight interview (via MMA Junkie), the former WSOF champion outlined exactly where he felt he went wrong over the course of the fight’s three-round duration. “I just messed up. I got out of the …

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Henry Cejudo Vs. Marlon Moraes: Our Official Prediction

Henry Cejudo will attempt to enter champ-champ territory on Saturday night as he faces Marlon Moraes for the UFC bantamweight title at UFC 238. It should not be understated exactly how big of a task this is for the former Olympian. Marlon Moraes has been nothing short of incredible since leaving his 135lb belt in WSOF in favour of a …

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Henry Cejudo: On The Cusp Of Making Himself Undeniable

Henry Cejudo will attempt to elevate his status into the pantheon of the all-time greats within the world combat sports by earning a second consecutively-held UFC title this weekend. Olympic gold medalist. UFC flyweight champion. UFC bantamweight champion. The man who ended Demetrious Johnson’s legendary winning-streak. The fighter who took out TJ Dillashaw in under a minute. Dissect each of …

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Bisping On Dillashaw: “Relinquishing Belt Is Almost An Admission Of Guilt”

The former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has given his take on TJ Dillashaw’s decision to vacate his title following an adverse finding in a recent USADA test. Last week, the world of MMA was left in a collective state of shock and confusion after UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw released a statement revealing that he had been flagged by USADA following …

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Marlon Moraes: Deserving Of Dillashaw, But Doomed Through Shades Of El Cucuy

Marlon Moraes well and truly established himself as the number-one contender in the bantamweight division with a phenomenal submission of Raphael Assuncao in the UFC Fortaleza main-event. And yet, when the dust settled and we were able to properly assess just how impressive Moraes has been in recent times, it became abundantly clear that very little had changed. In a …

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Watch: Aljamain Sterling Suffers Scary KO Defeat Thanks To The Knee Of Marlon Moraes

Former WSOF bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes didn’t get off to the greatest of starts in the UFC, as he dropped a split decision to countryman Raphael Assuncao on his promotional debut in June. Moraes has quickly turned things around, however, picking up impressive back to back wins against John Dodson and Aljamain Sterling, the latter of which came in brutal …

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UFC 212 Bumper Preview: Part One

The UFC is back in Brazil. No Anderson Silva? No problem! The featherweight title fight, and a Brazilian-rich card, should make for a hectic night’s fighting. Don’t sleep on the featured prelim between bantamweight contender Raphael Assunção (24-5-0) and newcomer Marlon Moraes (18-4-1). A win here could catapult either man into title contention and Moraes’ debut is highly anticipated. For …

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Preview: World Series Of Fighting 18

NBC’s premier MMA showcase – ‘World Series of Fighting’ returns for the 18th time to kick-off three big days of mixed martial arts action. A four-fight main card kicks-off on NBC at 1am GMT, which culminates in a tasty looking bantamweight title bout between champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) and unbeaten challenger Josh Hill. (10-0) A previous competitor on the UFC’s …

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