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Cris Cyborg Reveals That She Will Leave The UFC For Bellator When Her Contract Is Up

The women’s featherweight champion of the world made a rather bizarre admission during a recent appearance on the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. It might not have been long since the UFC announced their plan to establish a women’s 145lb weight-class for their roster but despite the fact that the champ Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino managed to bring in some pretty …

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UFC 219’s Pay-Per-View Numbers Place It As The Third Highest Of 2017

UFC 219’s pay-per-view estimates have been released and it managed to rank surprisingly high on 2017’s list of most-watched events. Despite what Dana White and all of those others operating as representatives of the UFC would have you believe, 2017 will have to be remembered as something of an off-year for the promotion from a financial stand-point. Sure, there were a …

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Daniel Cormier Believes Conor McGregor’s Left-Hand Will Not Be Able To Hurt Khabib Nurmagomedov

The UFC’s light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier stressed his belief that it will take more than one well-placed left-hand to knock out his AKA teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib Nurmagomedov extended his extraordinary unbeaten record to a nice even 25-0 last weekend with his dominant win over Edson Barboza but now, with two of his greatest rivals now directly in his cross-hairs, …

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Why Conor McGregor Is The Answer To The Khabib Nurmagomedov Conundrum

By thoroughly mauling poor Edson Barboza en route to a gaping unanimous decision victory at UFC 219 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, Khabib Nurmagomedov brought an emphatic close to a frustrating chapter of his career. Over the fourteen months or so that Nurmagomedov was inactive prior to the Barboza fight, his detractors had plenty of ammunition with which to …

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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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Watch: Top British Prospect Marc Diakiese Submitted By New Zealand’s Dan Hooker

Britain’s Marc Diakiese dropped his second defeat in a row after being submitted by the former featherweight Dan Hooker at UFC 219 last night. The formerly-unbeaten British prospect Marc Diakiese has seen his form of late take something of a dip following his original rise in the UFC. ‘Bonecrusher’ was 3-0 and had pulled off a genuine Knockout of the Year-contender …

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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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