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Max Holloway Describes His Battle With Depression Last Year

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has opened up about his struggles with depression in 2018 after a year that saw him battle demons outside of the realms of the octagon. Max Holloway has slowly become one of the most popular and well-liked fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts today. A gentleman outside of the octagon and an absolute …

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Opinion: Is McGregor Losing His Relevance Following A Monumental UFC 218 Main Card?

The recently concluded UFC 218 main card in Detroit was certainly one for the ages, creating all manner of new talking points and injecting fresh excitement into multiple weight divisions. From Jose Aldo’s potentially career-changing defeat to an imperious Max Holloway, Eddie Alvarez’s war-of-attrition victory over Justin Gaethje and Francis Ngannou’s statement-making KO of Alistair Overeem, fans were rewarded with …

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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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