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Ben Askren’s UFC 235 Debut: Why Is It So Significant?

Ben Askren is now hours away from making his debut for the UFC and with that, an entire career’s worth of questions will be answered as he finally competes against one of the welterweight division’s most iconic warriors. To those who are still not fully familiar with Askren and his long history within this sport, trust me when I say …

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Ben Askren’s Glorious UFC Press Conference Debut In Six Quotes

Even though there were plenty of superstars present for the UFC 235 pre-fight press conference, it was unbeaten debutant Ben Askren who well and truly stole the show. While it is the champ Tyron Woodley who will face off against the former Ultimate Fighter winner Kamaru Usman next, Askren could not help himself when it came to having a thinly-veiled dig at …

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Top Ten UFC Fights To Look Forward To In Early 2019

Mixed martial arts fans have quite a lot of fantastic action to look forward to over the course of the next few months, here’s our pick for the top-10 matchups on the horizon for early 2019. Honourable mentions Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva: UFC 234 – Feb 10 James Vick vs. Paul Felder: UFC Pheonix – Feb 17 Derrick Lewis …

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UFC 235 Is Shaping Up To Be Something Truly Extraordinary

UFC 235 is shaping up to be the first major blockbuster event of 2019 and from the looks of things, it could well be an all-time classic. The first title-defense of the latest Jon Jones reign atop the 205lb division, the return of the seemingly unshiftable welterweight kingpin Tyron Woodley, the long-awaited debut of Ben Askren and the first major …

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Breaking: Ben Askren To Face Robbie Lawler In UFC Debut

The UFC’s latest marquee signing Ben Askren will be thrown straight into the deep end as he is matched up with Robbie Lawler next January. It looks as though the ‘Funky’ one won’t get himself a nice, easy tune-up fight as the UFC look to get him straight into title contention after his recent signing from ONE Championship. Brett Okamoto …

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Watch: Tyron Woodley Flattens Robbie Lawler In One Round

Relive Tyron Woodley’s stunning first-round destruction of the legendary Robbie Lawler at UFC 201. Many forget or choose to ignore exactly how talented Tyron Woodley actually is. Sure, you might not have enjoyed his last few fights but in truth, there’s a reason he has been able to beat the very best welterweights on the planet. Darren Till will ask …

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Stephen Thompson Vs. Robbie Lawler Targeted For ESPN Debut

Two of the finest welterweights in the modern era of the UFC are expected to clash for the promotion’s first showcase on ESPN. According to MMAJunkie, a fight between Stephen Thompson and Robbie Lawler is being lined up for the UFC’s first event under their new broadcasting deal with ESPN. January 18 is reportedly the date in mind and if it …

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Stephen Thompson Wants Robbie Lawler In Madison Square Garden

Stephen Thompson wants to get his name right back into title-contention with a matchup against the legendary former-champion, Robbie Lawler. Stephen Thompson’s clash with the rising-star Darren Till at UFC Liverpool last month amounted to an incredibly tactical affair, all things considered, and while he didn’t get the nod from the judges – he didn’t exactly lose too much of …

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Tyron Woodley Unimpressed By Rafael Dos Anjos’ Win Over Robbie Lawler

Despite the near-unanimous praise that the former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos received after defeating Robbie Lawler last month, the champ Tyron Woodley is not impressed. It’s crazy how one good performance can change how a fighter is perceived. Ever since the former-155lb champion Rafael dos Anjos announced his move to 170lbs following his loss to Tony Ferguson back …

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Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson Calls Out Rafael Dos Anjos, RDA Responds

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson wasted absolutely no time in making his wish to fight the former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos known, and now, RDA has responded. Last weekend’s UFC Winnipeg managed to deliver on many different levels for those in attendance and those watching at home but for the former 155lb kingpin Rafael dos Anjos, it amounted to a career-high he …

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