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Feelin’ The Groove: A Look At UFC 209’s Lando Vannata

This weekend’s UFC 209 is a fight card that is packed from top-to-bottom with star talent but perhaps one name that is flying under the radar somewhat is the ‘Groovy’ phenom himself, Lando Vannata. When a mixed martial artist is booked to make his UFC debut on short-notice against the world’s no. 3 ranked lightweight, you would be forgiven for …

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Opinion: The One Potential Match-Up In Conor McGregor’s Future That Nobody Is Talking About

The UFC’s lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, once remarked that options are a good thing in the fight game and though seemingly everybody within 50lbs of him wants their own ‘red panty night’, there are certain potential fixtures that hold more allure than others. With McGregor currently taking a well-earned break from the sport, the rumour mill has been sent into …

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Video: Exactly One Year On From Conor McGregor’s Decimation of Jose Aldo, The Featherweight Division Is Still In Turmoil

UFC 206’s interim featherweight title bout limped over the line late on Saturday night as Max Holloway defeated Anthony Pettis to claim the newly vacated belt. Drama over the belt has never been far away in recent weeks. In stripping of Conor McGregor of the title he won exactly one year ago today, UFC president Dana White was able to …

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Anthony Pettis’ Weight-Cutting Struggles Have Apparently Convinced Donald Cerrone To Stay Put At 170lbs

Since making the jump up to 170lbs, Donald Cerrone has won four straight fights and scored four straight finishes against good quality opposition. With form like that, one would have to question why the Colorado ‘Cowboy’ would ever consider going back down to 155lbs, a weight which he has admitted was hellish for him to make. Yet, for most of …

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Watch: Lando Vannata Scores First UFC Win Via Vicious Wheel-Kick KO

Lando Vannata(9-1) scored his first win in the UFC and notched one of the KO’s of the year tonight in Toronto, as he starched veteran John Makdessi(14-6) with a brutal spinning wheel-kick just a minute and 40 seconds into their lightweight contest at UFC 206. Lando Vannata with the knockout of the year. #UFC206 pic.twitter.com/16obbBtdRM — OddsShark (@OddsShark) December 11, …

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UFC 206 Bumper Preview: Part Two

Following on from part one of our UFC 206 Bumper Preview, we now give you Part Two. Toronto is the place to be Saturday night for UFC 206, and despite the card beginning at roughly 3am on this side of the Atlantic, keeping your eyes open shouldn’t really be a problem due to an exciting fight card, despite all the recent …

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UFC 206 Bumper Preview: Part One

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Kelvin Gastelum punches Johny Hendricks during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Writing a preview for UFC 206 can occasionally be compared to slapping your head off a wall. Injuries and weirdness everywhere. But this is the hurt game and fighters get injured in camps all the time. The main card first lost Tim Kennedy vs Rashad Evans, rescheduled from UFC 205, to another mysterious Evans medical failure. Then the American Kickboxing …

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Watch: Dana White All But Destroys Anthony Pettis’ Future At Featherweight Following Failed Weigh-In

UFC 206 is merely hours away, and even so close to the UFC’s return to Toronto on Saturday night controversy continues to follow the latest marquee event for the promotion. On Friday the hastily scheduled interim featherweight title clash between Anthony Pettis and Max Holloway was dramatically scrapped following Pettis’ failure to make the required 145lb weight limit. While the …

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