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Holly Holm Officially Appeals Controversial UFC 208 Loss To Germaine de Randamie

The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion and recent women’s featherweight championship challenger Holly Holm has announced that she will officially appeal her UFC 208 title loss to Germaine de Randamie. UFC 208 was a forgettable fight card for many reasons. Firstly, all bouts bar Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza’s first round submission win over Tim Boetsch finished on the scorecards, and pretty …

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Germaine De Randamie Releases Statement After Controversial UFC 208 Main Event

Germaine De Randamie will almost certainly have imagined winning a UFC title to go very differently than events actually transpired on Saturday night. Having been announced as the unanimous decision winner in the UFC 208 main event over the weekend, Germaine De Randamie looked around in shock as the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn filled with jeers. Rather than celebrating what …

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Artem Lobov Lands Big Fight On April Card In Nashville

Artem Lobov didn’t land the spot on the UFC London card that he had campaigned so hard for in recent months, but the SBG Ireland featherweight has now been given an even bigger opportunity by the promotion. He won’t be competing so close to home, but Lobov will be facing an opponent ranked in the top 5 at 145lbs and …

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Twitter Reacts As Controversy Reigns At UFC 208

Officials were the big talking point in the aftermath of UFC 208, as both the co-main event and the Brooklyn show’s headline attraction were marred by controversy. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva logged his first victory since October of 2012, as he was announced a unanimous decision winner over Derek Brunson after three rounds at the Barclays Center. The …

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Ian McCall’s Absolutely Astounding Run Of Bad Luck Continues, As He Is Removed From UFC 208

Only hours in advance of showtime, UFC flyweight veteran Ian McCall has been removed from UFC 208 and his bout with promotional newcomer Jarred Brooks on the recommendation of a doctor, after he was transported to a New York hospital with gastrointestinal issues. This is just the latest unlucky episode in a scarcely believable run of misfortune for McCall, who …

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UFC 208 Bumper Preview: Part 2

Christiane “Cyborg” Justino (17-1-0) is not fighting for the inaugural women’s featherweight title. Let that sink in and then ask yourself how relevant the title fight is then? “Cyborg” has ruled the world at 145lbs since 2009 and misses the title made for her because of those pesky USADA guys. The sketchy test results are down to a weight cutting …

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UFC 208 Bumper Preview: Part One

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 30: Randy Brown of Jamaica looks on after fighting againstMatt Dwyer of Canada (not pictured) in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the Prudential Center on January 30, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Since Ronda Rousey was removed from relevance by Amanda Nunes we’ve also seen a legend fall again (BJ Penn), a new challenger to Nunes emerge (Valentina Shevchenko) and the dead walking in Houston (Anthony Hamilton and Korean Zombie). February’s pay-per-view pits Holly Holm against Germaine de Randamie for the brand new women’s featherweight championship. More on that and a pair …

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Anderson Silva: A Man Taking On His Own Legacy

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Anderson Silva exit the Octagon after his fight against Daniel Cornier during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Five years ago this week we witnessed the greatest finish ever inside the octagon when Anderson Silva front-kicked Vitor Belfort in the face. That was the hugely anticipated UFC 126 and one that put the cherry on the cake that celebrates Silva as the greatest mixed martial artist of all time. Five years on and things aren’t quite the same …

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Neil Seery Withdraws From UFC 208 Bout With Ian McCall

Neil Seery of Ireland

On Sunday, Dublin flyweight Neil Seery announced that he will no longer compete at UFC 208 in Brooklyn on February 11th, due to the passing of a family member. “I pulled out of my fight in 2 weeks due to losing my mother in law today sorry to everyone who bought tickets but family comes first,” Seery wrote on Facebook(via …

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