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Tyron Woodley’s Statement On UFC Minneapolis Withdrawal

Tyron Woodley has released a statement explaining his move to pull out of his UFC Minneapolis against the former champion Robbie Lawler. When reports emerged yesterday that the long-time welterweight champion Tyron Woodley had been forced to pull out of his matchup due to a hand injury, the immediate question was one surrounding the identity of The Chosen One’s replacement. …

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Tyron Woodley Confident That Lawler Win Will Earn Him Title-Shot

Tyron Woodley believes that a win over his former conquest Robbie Lawler will be enough to earn him a shot at Kamaru Usman’s welterweight title. Usman managed to completely nullify the dominant force that was ‘The Chosen One’ during their UFC 235 co-main event in December. It was five-rounds of the former TUF winner’s patented style of abrasive grappling pressure …

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Wonderboy Angling Towards August Return, Wary Of Head Trauma

Stephen Thompson spoke in a recent interview in which he revealed his timeline for his eventual return to the UFC octagon. It really did seem as though things were going Thompson’s way during his UFC Philadephia’s headlining matchup against the former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. For all the complaints that existed in recent years about his methodical approach and the …

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Ranked: The Top-15 UFC Fights Of Spring/Summer 2019

The UFC have announced an incredibly stacked schedule for the spring/summer period so with that in mind, we’ve put together a list of the very best. Honourable mentions Aspen Ladd vs. Sijara Eubanks – UFC Rochester – May 18 Jimi Manuwa vs. Alexander Rakic – UFC Stockholm – June 1 Cub Swanson vs. Shane Burgos – UFC Ottawa – May …

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Report: Tyron Woodley Vs. Robbie Lawler II Set For June 29

UFC president Dana White has told ESPN that a rematch between former champions Tyron Woodley and Robbie Lawler will headline UFC Minneapolis in June. There were few times in this sport that packed quite as much of a punch as the Robbie Lawler era of the UFC welterweight division. His trio of fights with Johny Hendricks, Rory MacDonald, and Carlos …

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UFC 235 Preview: Tyron Woodley Vs. Kamaru Usman: The Stakes

This weekend, UFC 235’s co-main event will see the welterweight title contested between champion Tyron Woodley and powerful challenger Kamaru Usman. The welterweight title will be on the line as powerful 170lb-rs collide in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kamaru Usman in three words: Attrition, Athleticism, Relentless Notable wins: Leon Edwards, Demian Maia, Rafael dos Anjos Highest high: Beating Rafael dos …

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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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Our Alternative UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings – Jan 2019

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings are one of the most divisive topics of conversation in MMA, so naturally, we had a go at creating our own. The current pound-for-pound ranking system isn’t exactly one that has any bearing on the sport itself. It merely stands a show of status for the top-15 fighters in the game, one that is decided upon …

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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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Tyron Woodley’s Next Title Defence Is All But Official

The UFC welterweight division is about to receive some much needed clarity. Tyron Woodley successfully defended his belt for the fourth time last year, dominating Darren Till and hardening his status as the best 170lb-er in the sport. But since then an injury to his thumb has led to some time off, leading to UFC 233 scheduled for this month …

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Nick Diaz Denies Agreeing To Fight Jorge Masvidal At UFC 235

Nick Diaz has not yet signed the fight agreement that will see him return to the Octagon at UFC 235 against Jorge Masvidal. Rumours of a match-up between the two veterans have long been touted, and UFC president Dana White declared in his press conference after UFC 231 last week that the fight was done. Now, Diaz has come out …

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