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Former UFC Champion Rashad Evans Retires From MMA

Ultimate Fighter winner and the former UFC light-heavyweight champion of the world Rashad Evans has announced that he is retiring from mixed martial arts. One of the most popular fighters of the golden-era of MMA has announced today that he will retire from the sport. Five straight defeats and a particularly brutal KO in his last outing at UFC 225 …

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Watch: UFC 209 Official Weigh-Ins Livestream ft. Woodley, Wonderboy, Overeem & More

The UFC 209 ceremonial weigh-ins will take place today and can be viewed using the live-stream link posted to the UFC’s official YouTube account. UFC 209 is most certainly still going ahead despite the late withdrawal of the co-main event headliner Khabib Nurmagomedov, and though Tony Ferguson’s future on the card is now unclear, the ceremonial weigh-ins will still prove …

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Rashad Evans Reveals Worrying Reason Why His UFC 205 Fight Was Cancelled

News broke this evening that the hotly anticipated light-heavyweight clash between Rashad Evans and Tim Kennedy, scheduled for this weekend at UFC 205, was called off. Reports suggested that there was some kind of problem regarding the medical findings for Rashad and that the fight was cancelled as a result. Now, in a statement released by Evans, it appears that …

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UFC 205 Bout Cancelled As Rashad Evans Vs Tim Kennedy Is Off

UFC 205 NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14: An exterior view of Madison Square Garden following the game between the New York Rangers and the New York Islanders on October 14, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Just as things were going as smoothly as possible on fight-week of UFC 205, it looks like Rashad Evans and Tim Kennedy is set to be cancelled. The veterans were due to throw down inside the octagon at Saturday’s marquee event in Madison Square Garden, but there has reportedly been an issue with Evan’s medics. Brett Okamoto of ESPN was informed of …

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Graph Illustrates McGregor’s One Major Flaw And One Immense Asset

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor (L) hits Nate Diaz with a left during their welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

As hype surrounding UFC 205 ramps up with each passing spine-tingling promo video or bogus Twitter rumour regarding sparring, it can be tough to find detailed, level-headed analysis. But ESPN’s Reed Kuhn this week delivered some fascinating insight into the fighting habits of all of the participants at the upcoming New York event. Kuhn tweeted out the below graph earlier …

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Watch: Rashad Evans & Kenny Florian Impersonate McGregor, GSP & Many More

Fox UFC analysts Kenny Florian and Rashad Evans have impersonated a range of UFC fighters including Conor McGregor, Georges St-Pierre and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva. Rashad’s ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is brilliant while Florian’s ‘GSP’ is equally as impressive, but the former featherweight contender’s McGregor certainly needs some work. The former UFC stars were on point with some impressions but they have some …

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UFC 205’s Latest Confirmed Fight Features A Former Champion

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 21: Jon Jones (R) punches Rashad Evans during their light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena on April 21, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

UFC 205 in New York City is drawing closer and closer, and the promotion are beginning to announce some big fights for the card. It is clear that they want it to be one of the biggest events of the year, with some of the game’s highest profile fighters being lined up. MMA Junkie are reporting that former light-heavyweight champion …

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Jones Assures Fans He Is Not A Cheater As Commission Reveals Substances That Led To Test Failure

At a meeting of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday, it was confirmed that Jon Jones failed an out-of-competition drug test in June due to the presence of two separate oestrogen blocking substances in samples he submitted to USADA. Just confirmed at NSAC meeting, Jon Jones tested positive for anti-estrogen substance. — Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) July 18, 2016 According …

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Strong UFC Hamburg Card Taking Shape

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The UFC announced as of yesterday that a heavyweight match-up is to headline UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg on September 3 with veterans Andrei Arvolski (25-12) and Josh Barnett (34-8) set to square off for the first time in the octagon. Despite a wealth of experience shared between the two with nearly forty years and eighty fights under their …

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Should Jon Jones Be Wary Of Ring Rust?

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - APRIL 2: UFC lightweight champion Jon 'Bones' Jones joins in for a warm up during an open training session for fans and media at the Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness on April 2, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Aaron Sweet/Getty Images)

After 15 months on the sidelines, this weekend we finally welcome back arguably the greatest mixed martial artist of all time, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones. The number one pound-for-pound fighter on the planet has been absent solely due to his reckless personal life shenanigans that have landed him in deep water with police officials on several occasions. The New York native …

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Jon Jones ‘Felt Really Bad’ For Rashad Evans Following UFC On FOX 19 Loss

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - APRIL 08: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white) UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pauses during a UFC media event at Jackson?s Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness Academy on April 8, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Steve Snowden/Getty Images)

With one gigantic left hand, courtesy of Glover Teixeira at UFC on FOX 19 this past Saturday night, Rashad Evans said goodbye to his light heavyweight title ambitions. The former UFC champion is currently recovering from what he described as an “embarrassing” performance against the Brazilian, failing to make it to the second round of their five-round bout. Unexpectedly, his …

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UFC On FOX 19: Event Recap

UFC rolled into Tampa, Florida last night with a fight card that seemed to be held together with duct tape following late fighter withdrawals, replacements and fight cancellations. Despite this, what was left of the card certainly didn’t disappoint.  Five weeks out, UFC Tampa was a highly anticipated 13 fight card, headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s return against top contender Tony Ferguson. …

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Watch: Glover Teixeira Brutally Knocks Out Rashad Evans

Glover Teixeira took on ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans in the main event of UFC on FOX 19 on Saturday night. Rashad who was originally scheduled to fight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, was coming off a loss to Ryan Bader in his sole performance since returning from injury. Teixeira, known for his finishing ability, now takes his tally to 25-4, with 22 finishes, 17 of …

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