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Classy Artem Lobov Makes Good On Pre-Fight Michael Johnson Promise

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Artem Lobov has kept his word and has returned the fine which Michael Johnson received for missing weight in their featherweight bout at UFC Fight Night 138.  Lobov said prior to the fight that if Johnson missed weight, he would return the money received from the athletic commission who would have taken it from Johnson’s purse. Lobov’s original opponent for …

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Artem Lobov Loses Out On The Scorecards To Michael Johnson

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SBG Ireland’s Artem Lobov came up short against Michael Johnson in UFC Moncton’s entertaining featherweight co-main event fixture. And it was a well-fought encounter between the two. The speed and length of Johnson made it a relatively comfortable night for him, though. Artem was in there from the first bell to the last but couldn’t find the target enough to …

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Watch: Relive Justin Gaethje’s Legendary UFC Debut In Full

Relive the moment that most of the world first understood exactly who Justin Gaethje was ahead of his return to the octagon at UFC Lincoln this weekend. Tuck the chin, stick up the hands, chop the leg, swing for the fences. The formula that saw Justin enter the UFC undefeated wasn’t exactly a well-guarded secret. As the former WSOF lightweight …

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MMA Folk On Twitter Once Again Marvelled At The Will & Resiliency Of Darren Elkins After His Win Over Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson wasn’t happy last week when he discovered that his fight with Darren Elkins was scheduled to be the featured fight on the UFC Fight Night 124 prelims rather than the main card despite the fact that the show was taking place in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. “What a joke,” wrote Johnson on Twitter. “I don’t even know who …

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Why Conor McGregor Is The Answer To The Khabib Nurmagomedov Conundrum

By thoroughly mauling poor Edson Barboza en route to a gaping unanimous decision victory at UFC 219 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, Khabib Nurmagomedov brought an emphatic close to a frustrating chapter of his career. Over the fourteen months or so that Nurmagomedov was inactive prior to the Barboza fight, his detractors had plenty of ammunition with which to …

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UFC Reportedly Lining Up Mouth-Watering Match-Up For Justin Gaethje’s Second Promotional Outing

Justin Gaethje announced himself on the UFC stage in the most sensational and dramatic fashion last Friday night, out-slugging Michael Johnson to score a second-round stoppage win in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale in Las Vegas. The former WSOF lightweight champion came into the promotion sporting a reputation for routinely being involved in wild, enthralling scraps and …

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Justin Gaethje Grabbed A Lot Of People’s Attention On Friday, Including Conor McGregor’s

Justin Gaethje did not disappoint in the slightest. All those familiar with his ultra-violent exploits in the World Series of Fighting, which has since been renamed the Professional Fighters League, were promising a great deal from the undefeated 28-year-old. Thrills and spills were forecast, all-out aggression and scintillating savagery. And he delivered it all in his UFC debut on Friday …

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Joe Duffy: Fighting To Prove His Worth

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On Saturday night ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy will headline the UFC Fight Pass prelims against the good but not top class Reza Madadi. Which begs the question what is Duffy worth to the UFC. It’s a question we will get the answer to post-Saturday night as the Donegal man will be competing in the final fight of his current UFC contract. …

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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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