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Junior Dos Santos May Bring His Career Full Circle At UFC 211

PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 13: Junior dos Santos exits the octagon after defeating Stipe Miocic (not pictured) by unanimous decision in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the at U.S. Airways Center on December 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Junior Dos Santos was once considered to be the baddest man on the planet. Entering the UFC in 2008, the man dubbed as “Cigano” quickly made a name for himself, blasting heavyweight great Fabricio Werdum with a brutal uppercut to score a first round knockout victory at UFC 90. He then soared through the heavyweight ranks with lightning speed both …

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Watch: Nick Diaz Gives Conor McGregor A Chance Against Mayweather

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 31: Nick Diaz stands in the Octagon after five rounds against Anderson Silva in a middleweight bout during UFC 183 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Silva won by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

UFC legend Nick Diaz believes that Conor McGregor does indeed stand a chance against the undefeated Floyd Mayweather. In what could potentially become one of the most historic fights to ever take place, it is well publicised at this point that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor intends to take on 49-0 boxer Floyd Mayweather. Negotiations for the fight have been …

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Anderson Silva Says He Will Not Be Fighting At UFC 212

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 11: UFC Middleweight fighter Anderson Silva of Brazil attends the media during the UFC 212 press conference at Morro da Urca on April 11, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Former UFC middleweight king Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva will not fight at UFC 212 in his home country. This news comes after his fight with Kevin Gastelum was cancelled. After news broke of the fight being scrapped, Silva made it clear he still wished to fight on the card. The search for a new opponent has proven unsuccessful, however. In …

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McGregor Hints At Bout With Different Boxing Superstar If Mayweather Fight Doesn’t Come To Pass

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor takes part in UFC 205 Open Workouts at Madison Square Garden on November 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

With Conor McGregor’s potential crossover fight with Floyd Mayweather still yet to be officially confirmed by either party, it seems the Dubliner could have a plan B in mind if the fight were not to come about.  For months and months we’ve bore witness to speculation over this mooted super fight and recent posts from McGregor have intimated he will indeed …

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Demetrious Johnson Says He’d Happily Get Knocked Out By Conor McGregor

KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 15: Demetrious Johnson celebrates as he defeats Wilson Reis to win their Flyweight Championship bout on UFC Fight Night at the Sprint Center on April 15, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

This past weekend at UFC on Fox 24, Demetrious Johnson once again solidified his place as the pound-for-pound king with a flawless victory over Wilson Reis. With that phenomenal performance came the equalling of Anderson Silva’s record of ten consecutive title defences and during his post-fight press conference (via MMAFightingonSBN), the flyweight ace was unsurprisingly asked who his ideal opponent would …

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Snoop Dogg Plans To Walk Jon Jones Out For His Next Fight

BUFFALO, NY - APRIL 08: UFC Fighter Jon Jones watches the post match interview from Daniel Cormier after he defeated Anthony Johnson in their UFC light heavyweight championship bout during the UFC 210 event at KeyBank Center on April 8, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

In a strange turn of events Snoop Dogg has now become our favourite MMA analyst. The legendary rapper has recently dipped his feet into hyping up fights for the UFC’s YouTube channel and it has been nothing short of brilliant.  Taking into consideration that the new owners of the UFC, WME-IMG, are a Hollywood talent agency, it should come as no …

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Kelvin Gastelum Pulled From UFC 212 Bout With Anderson Silva

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 10: Kelvin Gastelum of the United States prepares to fight Tim Kennedy of the United States in a Middleweight bout during the UFC 206 event at Air Canada Centre on December 10, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

The rise of Kelvin Gastelum has hit another roadblock. The surging middleweight contender has ben pulled from his spot on the June 3 card in Rio de Janeiro due to a potential USADA violation. The official statement released by the UFC states that the test revealed the presence of marijuana metabolites (via Bloody Elbow). The UFC organization was notified today …

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Ronda Rousey Retirement Talk Cools As New Coach Is Confirmed

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 30: (L-R) Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes of Brazil face off in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 207 event at T-Mobile Arena on December 30, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

It has been three months since Ronda Rousey’s last appearance in the octagon and we are yet to receive a substantial update on what the former woman’s bantamweight champion’s current fighting status is. On that eventful night of December 30, at UFC 207, Rousey was comprehensively battered by the ferocious stand up skills of Brazilian brawler Amanda Nunes. After such …

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