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Watch: When Conor McGregor & Cody Garbrandt Got Into A Scuffle On The Ultimate Fighter

Having just won the bantamweight title at UFC 207, Cody Garbrandt has already begun to talk up the possibility of a catch-weight fight with Conor McGregor. 12 months ago, Cody Garbrandt was a relatively small name on the UFC scene. However, after an extraordinary performance against Dominick Cruz at UFC 207, the 25-year-old ensured fans will remember his name going …

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Ronda Rousey And The Problem With The UFC’s Aggressive Matchmaking

So-called ‘gimme’ fights are all too common in the sport of professional boxing. Fighters take them for far too long at the beginning of their careers in order to build impressive looking records and any type of setback – defeat, injury, suspension – seems to necessitate another lengthy run of battering helpless canvas-seekers. The proliferation of mismatches in the sport …

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UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne Wants A Piece Of Michael Page Over Ronda Rousey Skit

If you saw the video that Bellator MMA welterweight mega-prospect Michael ‘Venom’ Page posted to Instagram shortly after Amanda Nunes wrecked a returning Ronda Rousey in just 48 seconds at UFC 207, you won’t be surprised to learn that Rousey’s boyfriend, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne, has responded to it. If you didn’t see Page’s video, which it must be said …

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John Lineker Fought Most Of UFC 207 Bout Against T.J. Dillashaw With Broken Jaw

Former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw didn’t just snap John Lineker’s impressive six-fight winning-streak last Friday night at UFC 207, he also fractured Lineker’s jaw in two places. The injury occurred when Dillashaw landed a kick towards the beginning of the very first round, yet Lineker somehow survived the full three-round distance with the Duane Ludwig-trained fighter pushing him every …

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Watch: Rogan And Schaub Claim Conor McGregor Is The UFC’s Only Star Following Rousey Loss

UFC colour commentator Joe Rogan and former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub believe that Conor McGregor is the only genuine star left on the company roster in the aftermath of Ronda Rousey’s crushing defeat at the hands of Amanda Nunes last Friday night. Schaub made the bold claim during a recent appearance on ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ and Rogan, rarely one …

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Post-Fight Murmurs Suggest Ronda Rousey Did Not Spar Ahead Of Return, Claim Anik And Florian

During this week’s episode of their regular podcast, UFC commentator Jon Anik and multiple-weight world title challenger Kenny Florian made some very interesting claims about Ronda Rousey’s preparation for her UFC 207 bout with Amanda Nunes According to ‘Ken-Flo’ and Anik, murmurs circulating shortly after last Friday’s event suggested that Rousey had done little or no sparring ahead of her …

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Twitter: Jon Jones Offers Words Of Support And Advice For Ronda Rousey Following Latest Defeat

Following Ronda Rousey’s second straight stoppage loss, which came at the heavy hands of Brazil’s Amanda Nunes in Las Vegas on Friday night at UFC 207, there have been celebrations in some quarters. The ‘Rowdy’ former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has her fans, but there is also a large section of the MMA community and fan-base that are not so …

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Listen As Panic Takes Over In Ronda Rousey’s Corner During Brief, Brutal Bout With Amanda Nunes

Ronda Rousey marched to the octagon with astounding intensity on Friday night at UFC 207 and the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion continued to exude that intensity right up until the moment that Amanda Nunes landed her first crushing blow. After that, Rousey looked like the proverbial deer in the headlights. It’s a strange thing to write considering how dominant …

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Cody Garbrandt Quotes Conor McGregor While Claiming Jeremy Stephens Scratched Him In Backstage Scuffle

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Cody Garbrandt waits for the start of his bantamweight bout against Takeya Mizugaki at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garbrandt won by first-round TKO. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

One of the main talking points in the lead-up to this weekend’s UFC 207 card has been the seemingly short-fused, and somewhat volatile temperament of UFC bantamweight title challenger, Cody Garbrandt, who makes his first attempt to win UFC gold in the co-main event. Garbrandt, who takes on 135-pound legend Dominick Cruz, has been set off repeatedly by his opponent, …

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Watch: Cody Garbrandt Makes Early Exit From Interview, As Dominick Cruz Continues To Push His Buttons

With wiley, calculating veteran Dominick Cruz relentlessly pushing his buttons, it seems as though the young and inexperienced Cody Garbrandt may be cracking under the pressure of his first world title tilt. During an interview with The Fight Network on Wednesday, the pair began to discuss Cruz’s recent run-ins with Garbrandt’s girlfriend on social media. After some relatively innocuous back-and-forth, …

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Ben Rothwell Lays Into Fabricio Werdum, Claims Cain Velasquez Wanted To Be Pulled From UFC 207

According to heavyweight veteran Ben Rothwell, Cain Velasquez got exactly what he wanted when he was pulled from UFC 207 and a scheduled bout with old rival Fabricio Werdum by the Nevada Athletic Commission(NAC) over the weekend. Velasquez was removed from this Friday’s line up due to concerns over his fitness, concerns that arose after the former UFC heavyweight champion …

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Watch: UFC 207 Countdown Takes A Close Look At Friday Night’s Championship Combatants

UFC 207, which takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Friday night, is headlined by a pair of title fights at 135lbs – Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey for the women’s bantamweight strap and Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt for the men’s bantamweight belt. Both are mouth-watering scraps and both have really intriguing backstories. The women’s title …

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