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Cyborg Leads The Way As Five Fighters Receive Six-Figure Disclosed Payouts For UFC 219

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino topped the list of disclosed salaries for UFC 219 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, receiving a flat payout of $500,000 for her main event turn, while fellow headliner Holly Holm and three other fighters also earned six-figure sums. ‘Cyborg’, who showed patience, poise and characteristic power to overcome Holm via unanimous decision, …

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Dana White Leads Tributes To Khabib Nurmagomedov After Utterly Dominant UFC 219 Display

Khabib Nurmagomedov moved to 25-0 in his MMA career with a devastating victory over Edson Barboza on Saturday night at UFC 219.  The Russian well and truly stamped his authority as the most feared lightweight in the world with an incredibly dominant performance, taking the bout by unanimous decision. Barboza must be admired for the heart and courage he displayed …

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Watch: Khabib Has Words For ‘Bulls**t Guys’ McGregor & Ferguson After Stunningly Dominant UFC 219 Display

Top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov returned from a near 14-month layoff in Las Vegas on Saturday night, and reminded everybody of what a uniquely terrifying force he is by thoroughly dominating Edson Barboza over three rounds at UFC 219. Though he fought bravely and never stopped trying to turn the tide, Barboza looked physically and psychologically broken at the end …

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Watch: Khabib & Barboza Show Great Respect At UFC 219 Faceoffs

Heading into UFC 219, all anyone seems to want to talk about is the weight of Khabib Nurmagomedov. Ahead of one of the most anticipated fights of the year, Khabib Nurmagomedov was rushed to hospital after suffering from severe side effects in cutting weight for his clash with Tony Ferguson at UFC 209. However, it seems that things are going …

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Watch: Holly Holm’s Only KO Loss Is Genuinely Tough To Watch

With just five days remaining until Holly Holm and Cris Cyborg lock horns in the UFC 219 main event, we thought we’d take a look back at the only knock out loss in Holm’s distinguished combat sports career.  Although Holly Holm is now most known for her time as a UFC fighter (most notably inflicting Ronda Rousey’s first loss upon her …

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UFC Lightweight Talks About Watching Khabib ‘Out-Muscling’ Rockhold On The Wrestling Mats

New Zealand’s Dan ‘The Hangman’ Hooker seems pretty mystified by the fact that fellow UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov manages to drain himself down to the division’s weight limit. Of course, Nurmagomedov did experience weight-cutting issues earlier this year that led to his hospitalization and the subsequent scrapping of his interim title fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 209, but he …

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