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Daniel Cormier Named As ESPN’s Third Most-Dominant Athlete Of 2018

UFC light-heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been honoured by ESPN as their third most dominant athlete of the year 2018. Three fights, three finishes and LeBron James, Luka Modric, Lewis Hamilton, and Novak Djokovic all eating his dust. What a year for DC it has been. The dual-weight world champion started his year with a dominant second-round stoppage …

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Five Fighters Take Home Six-Figure Disclosed Purses From UFC 220 In Boston

For his MMA masterclass at UFC 220 in Boston on January 20th, UFC heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic, earned a flat payout of $600,000. The figure was reported on Tuesday after The Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation released Miocic’s purse details and those of all the fighters that competed on the show at the TD Garden to MMAFighting. Miocic showed great …

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Inspiring Video Shows Volkan Oezdemir Working On Wrestling In The Locker Room Right After UFC 220 Loss

Though his face bore the markings of a painful stoppage defeat, Volkan Oezdemir’s confidence did not seem at all dented when he spoke to the media gathered at the UFC 220 post-fight press conference last Saturday night in Boston. “I will be champion, that’s for sure,” said Oezdemir, who was bludgeoned to a second-round TKO loss by UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier …

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Watch: Every Time Stipe Miocic Made Francis Ngannou Swing & Miss At UFC 220

Francis Ngannou’s streak of hype-generating first-round victories, particularly his utterly terrifying one-punch knockout win over Alistair Overeem in his previous outing, made the French-Cameroonian a betting favourite over UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic heading into their massive title fight on Saturday night and had many envisaging another quick, brutal finish for the man that Dana White was predicting could be …

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Dana White Interested In Making Miocic Vs. Cormier Super-Fight

During an interview with Fox Sports 1 after UFC 220 on Saturday, UFC president Dana White expressed an interest in matching the winners of the evening’s two main attractions, the promotion’s light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, against one another in the near future. Cormier looked impressive in finishing dangerous puncher Volkan Oezdemir with grounded strikes in …

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Watch: Derrick Lewis Takes A Hilarious Shot At Francis Ngannou Following UFC 220 Defeat

The always-entertaining heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis took a pretty hilarious shot at the recently defeated Francis Ngannou on Instagram. Would it be too soon for us to consider this a viable next matchup for ‘The Predator’? UFC 220 was a relatively successful event, all things considered. The fights, while not exactly mind-blowing, were ones that will have enough of a …

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Watch: Daniel Cormier Finishes Volkan Oezdemir From Crucifix Position At UFC 220

Ahead of Saturday night’s UFC 220 card in Boston, UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier claimed that challenger Volkan Oezdemir just wasn’t on his level. In an interview on the Real Quick with Mike Swick podcast earlier this week, former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, who is a longtime friend and training partner of Cormier but a recent gym-mate of Oezdemir, made a …

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Twitter Reacts As Miocic Retains ‘Baddest Man On The Planet’ Moniker With Win Over Ngannou

Few could have imagined before UFC 220 on Saturday night in Boston that the heavyweight title fight between Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou would go the five-round championship distance. The champion, Miocic, came into the bout on the back of five consecutive KO/TKO finishes, the last four coming in the very first round. The challenger had finished ten straight opponents …

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Poll: Who Wins Tonight’s UFC 220 Main Event – Miocic Vs Ngannou?

We are just hours away from one of the biggest heavyweight title fights in UFC history.  Stipe Miocic puts his title on the line against Francis Ngannou in one of the most eagerly anticipated clashes in the 265-lbs division in recent memory. If Miocic overcomes his challenger he will go down in the history books as the first heavyweight champion …

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