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UFC Strawweight Claims She Was Victim Of Early Stoppage Because Of Gender

Using the hashtags #equalrightsinfights and the slightly jarring #letthegirlstakebeatingstoo, UFC women’s strawweight veteran Angela Magana has called for referees to treat female fighters the exact same way that they treat male combatants. There were a couple of somewhat controversial stoppages at UFC 218 in Detroit on Saturday night, as Herb Dean’s intervention in the Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Sabah Homasi …

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UFC Immediately Books Rematch After Herb Dean Makes Controversial Stoppage At UFC 218

After dropping a split decision to Omari Akhmedov and losing the pretty zero that previously adorned his professional record, explosive welterweight Abdul Razak Alhassan got back to winning ways and back to scoring quick finishes at UFC 218 on Saturday night. Although, not in the devastating or definitive manner that he might have hoped. Alhassan, who Irish MMA fans might …

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Watch: Eddie Alvarez Drills Justin Gaethje With A Vicious Knee To Get Back In The Win Column At UFC 218

Eddie Alvarez scored his first win since July of 2016 on Saturday night in Detroit, knocking Justin Gaethje out with a vicious knee in the third round of an absolute barnstormer at UFC 218. Pre-fight, Alvarez claimed that the contest would determine the UFC’s most violent man and most were understandably expecting a legit ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Though …

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Watch: Francis Ngannou Scores Utterly Chilling One-Punch KO Win Over Alistair Overeem At UFC 218

Heavyweight phenom Francis Ngannou continued his terrifying run through the division of the giants on Saturday night in Detroit, as he st-st-st-starched – as Brendan Schaub might say – former Strikeforce champion and recent UFC title challenger Alistair Overeem with a sickening hook-cum-uppercut less than two minutes into the co-main event of UFC 218. Overeem ran to the centre of …

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Watch: Max Holloway Channels Inner-Floyd Mayweather In Latest UFC 218 Embedded

All fighters have weighed in successfully (just about) and UFC 218 is all systems go.  Max Holloway defends his featherweight title in an immediate rematch against former champ Jose Aldo in the main event in Detroit.  While both fighters looked gaunt at this morning’s official weigh-ins, with Aldo appearing visibly in extreme discomfort, both made the 145 lbs limit, giving …

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Jose Aldo Steps In To Replace Frankie Edgar In UFC 218 Main Event

Jose Aldo has replaced the injured Frankie Edgar in the main event slot of UFC 218.  Aldo will challenge champion Max Holloway in a rematch of their June showdown for the featherweight title which saw the Hawaiian crowned as the unified champ of the division with a third-round TKO win. The Brazilian had been scheduled to take on Ricardo Lamas …

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