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Our Alternative UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings: August 2019

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings remain as divisive as ever and with that in mind, we want to give our own take on how the top-15 should look.  To be honest, the P4P rankings are completely and utterly pointless in the grand scheme of things. Of course, there is the common misconception that the UFC are in some way responsible for …

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Five Reasons Why Bantamweight Is Perfect For Frankie Edgar

Frankie Edgar officially declared his intention to move to 135lbs after suffering defeat over five rounds at the hands of Max Holloway at UFC 240. Though by no means a devastating loss, Edgar now finds himself effectively frozen out of the featherweight title picture and while his greatest moments inside the octagon were to be found at 155lbs, the idea …

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Max Holloway Vs. Frankie Edgar: Our Official Prediction

UFC 240’s main-event will see the featherweight champion Max Holloway return from his failed pursuit of interim-lightweight glory to face a familiar foe. Not that they’re familiar in terms of shared cage minutes but this matchup, of course, will not stand as the first time that these two have been scheduled to fight each other. At the time, Holloway’s loss …

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LIVE NOW: UFC 240 Weigh-Ins ft. Holloway, Edgar, Cyborg & More

UFC 240’s weigh-ins are scheduled to get underway at 11pm Irish/UK time on Friday evening and will feature all of the stars competing on tomorrow’s card. Despite its lack of big names, UFC 240 is quite an underrated event – one that will provide a showcase for several promising rising stars, all while being bolstered by some quietly excellent matchmaking …

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LIVE NOW: UFC Seasonal Presser ft. Khabib, Cormier, Holloway & More

Khabib Nurmagomedov, Max Holloway, Daniel Cormier, and more will join UFC president Dana White for today’s UFC Seasonal Press Conference. Not much else is known about those in attendance for today’s presser but as always, you can be sure that there will be more than a few interesting moments, tense back-and-forths, and noteworthy developments from the get-go. With UFC 239 …

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Khabib’s Coach Names His Top-Four Threats To The Champ

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach at AKA, Javier Mendez, has ranked the four fighters he considers to be the biggest threats to his fighter at present. Not seen in action since his dominant display against the former divisional champion Conor McGregor back at UFC 229, it does appear as though Nurmagomedov will make his return to the octagon this year. Injuries stunted …

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Max Holloway Set To Defend Title At UFC 240 Against Frankie Edgar

According to multiple sources, both Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar have verbally agreed to face off for the featherweight title at UFC 240 in Edmonton, Canada. This marks the third time that the UFC have tried to book a fight between ‘Blessed’ and ‘The Answer’, however, it fell through on the previous two occasions due to injury. Edgar was forced …

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Brian Ortega Vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov Set For UFC 240

Brian Ortega’s return to the UFC octagon is close to being finalised for UFC 240, with him set to take on the highly-touted Zabit Magomedsharipov. On a day in which we learned of the scintillating lightweight showdown between Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone, it was going to be hard for the UFC to top it with another fight-announcement. And sure, …

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UFC 236 Begins ESPN+ Era With Disastrous PPV Buyrate

UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier began the ESPN era of the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion with a shockingly low pay-per-view buy-rate. All things considered, the show will live long in the memory as a result of the pair of soon-to-be-legendary showdowns in the night’s main and co-main events. Israel Adesanya’s five-round war with the former TUF winner Kelvin …

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Khabib Impressed By Poirier, Plans To ‘Maul Him’ Nonetheless

Khabib Nurmagomedov gave his thoughts on his division’s top contender, Dustin Poirier, a man who won his interim-title in highly impressive fashion last weekend. Khabib was in attendance at UFC St Petersburg in support of his friend and teammate Islam Mackhachev – who came out on top in a thrilling showdown against promotional debutant Arman Tsarukyan in the night’s co-main …

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Max Holloway Issues Statement Following First Loss Since 2013

The UFC featherweight champion of the world has issued a statement following his UFC 236 loss to the newly-crowned interim-lightweight champ, Dustin Poirier. Max Holloway left UFC 236 with his head held high, make no mistake. It’s not exactly a stretch to say that the featherweight champion did himself justice but from the get-go, it became pretty apparent that Dustin …

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