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Stephen Thompson’s Idea For His Next Opponent Is Twice As Good As A Matchup With Gunnar Nelson

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson appeared on the MMA Hour today to discuss his next move as a mixed martial artist and gave us his own pick for his next matchup. Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is fresh off of his UFC 209 loss to Tyron Woodley for the welterweight title, and though the eagerly anticipated matchup was a tepid encounter at best, Wonderboy …

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UFC 209 Build-Up: Watch The Three Definitive Performances Of Tyron Woodley’s Career So Far

UFC 209 is finally upon us and with that, we will now take a look at the three definitive performances of its main-event headliner, the Chosen One, Tyron Woodley. Tyron Woodley will defend his UFC welterweight title in a rematch against the lethal kickboxer Stephen Thompson tonight and despite the recent news that the card’s co-main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov …

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Fighter Of The Week: Johny Hendricks

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s Fighter Of The Week, we’ll be taking a closer look at a man whose name has fallen in stature somewhat in recent times, last weekend’s UFC Halifax co-main-event victor, Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks. Defeat can come in many forms in the world of mixed martial arts. On the mat, a stray limb or an open neck …

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Rory MacDonald To Make Promotional Debut Against Paul Daley At Bellator 178 In May

Former UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald will finally make his long-awaited Bellator debut when he faces off against hard-hitting Englishman Paul Daley at Bellator 179. Rory MacDonald may well be the most promising high-profile fighter to make the switch between the UFC and Bellator in recent times. Yes, the former lightweight champion Benson Henderson and Josh Koscheck have made the …

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Demian Maia Makes A Beautifully Transparent Statement On His Title Aspirations & Why He Should Be Next

UFC welterweight Demian Maia has made a heartfelt statement about his life as a martial artist, his career and his title aspirations in the lead up to the 170lb championship bout between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson at UFC 209. Maia may well be the UFC’s most talented martial artist from a traditional standpoint. As a Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitor he …

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Tyron Woodley Reveals Why Nick Diaz Has Not Yet Returned To The UFC

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 31: Nick Diaz leaves the arena after losing to 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)

Apparently, you should reconsider holding your breath while waiting for the return of Stockton’s own Nick Diaz this year, or at least that’s what the UFC’s welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has been telling us. Diaz, who has finished serving his suspension from all pro-competition for testing positive for marijuana, has been reportedly in talks to make his long-awaited return to …

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Tyron Woodley Wants To Raise Stakes Of Potential Michael Bisping Showdown

MACAU - AUGUST 23: Tyron Woodley of USA celebrates after winning his welterweight fight against Dong Hyun Kim of South Korea during the UFC Fight Night at The Venetian Macao Cotai Arena on August 23, 2014 in Macau, China. (Photo by Victor Fraile/Getty Images)

A potential showdown between Michael Bisping and Tyron Woodley is in the works. Super fights have seemingly become all the rage these days, and you’d have to think that it is surely a by-product of the ambitious and sometimes downright ridiculous attitude taken by the UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor towards weight restrictions. Of course, such spectacles have always existed …

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Video: Free Fight – Tyron Woodley KOs Robbie Lawler At UFC 201

ATLANTA, GA - JULY 30: (L-R) Tyron Woodley punches Robbie Lawler in their welterweight championship bout during the UFC 201 event on July 30, 2016 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Robbie Lawler was being hailed as one of the toughest, most savage fighters in UFC history in the build-up to his UFC 201 title defence against Tyron Woodley. Following his epic five-round slugfests with Johny Hendricks (x2) Rory MacDonald and Carlos Condit, ‘Ruthless’ was expected to outstrike the decorated wrestler Woodley. One rocket-powered right hand from ‘The Chosen One’ flipped …

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Robbie Lawler Contradicts Georges St-Pierre, Says He Is Ready To Fight

Robbie Lawler doesn’t sound the least bit happy with comments that fellow former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made about him on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. St-Pierre told host Ariel Helwani that he recently received an offer from the UFC to fight Lawler, but he did not take it seriously due to the fact that ‘The Ruthless’ one …

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UFC 205 Takes Yet Another Hit, As Al Iaquinta Drops Off Card

A lightweight bout between Al Iaquinta and Thiago Alves, which was set to take place at UFC 205 in New York, has been scrapped. Reports that this intriguing fight would no longer feature at the landmark November 12th event emerged a few days back via @TalkMMA… #BREAKING – Multiple sources confirmed that Al Iaquinta vs Thiago Alves off #UFC205 — …

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Tyron Woodley Confirms Welterweight Title Defence At UFC 205

ATLANTA, GA - JULY 30: Tyron Woodley celebrates after knocking out Robbie Lawler in their welterweight championship bout during the UFC 201 event on July 30, 2016 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Tyron Woodley has tonight announced that he will be defending his welterweight title at UFC 205 in Madison Square Garden. The 34-year-old, who defeated Robbie Lawler at 201 in July to claim the belt, will be fighting Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in what is the first confirmed title fight for the event. Woodley made the announcement on the Fox Sport weigh-in show …

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Report: Robbie Lawler Has Withdrawn From Donald Cerrone Fight At UFC 205

According to TMZ Sports, former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has withdrawn from UFC 205 and a mouth-watering match-up with Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. The report, which emerges only days after the fight was confirmed, does not include any details as to why Lawler has done so. Lawler’s last trip to the octagon ended in a devastating first round defeat at …

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Georges St-Pierre Open To UFC Return Against Tyron Woodley

ATLANTA, GA - JULY 30: (L-R) Tyron Woodley celebrates his knockout victory over Robbie Lawler in their welterweight championship bout during the UFC 201 event on July 30, 2016 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Georges St-Pierre has shown an interest in facing new 170-pound champion Tyron Woodley following his emphatic win over Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 this past Saturday. Woodley made clear in post-fight interviews that big money fights are all that interests him, quite cruelly leaving highly-ranked Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson out in the cold. Instead, he called out Nick Diaz, whose suspension ended …

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