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Watch: Cris Cyborg Batters Yana Kunitskaya At UFC 222

As Cris Cyborg gears up for the third defense of her UFC featherweight title at UFC 232, relives one of her most destructive performances to date. The power that Cristiane Justino brings to the table makes her by far and away the most feared fighter in mixed martial arts today. The fact that the UFC built a women’s featherweight division …

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Report: Frankie Edgar’s Comeback Fight Is Already On The Cards For UFC Atlantic City

According to reports made by MMAFighting, the former-lightweight champion of the world Frankie Edgar could be set for a potentially electric rematch of one of his signature wins. UFC 222’s main-event fixture between the top-ranked featherweight contenders Frankie Edgar and Brian Ortega may have been billed as a true stylisitical clash for the ages on paper, but when the octagon doors closed …

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Chael Sonnen Declares Brian Ortega As ‘The New Nick Diaz’ Following UFC 222 Win Over Frankie Edgar

Chael Sonnen wasn’t exactly convinced of Brian Ortega’s supposed dominance at last weekend’s UFC 222, but he was prepared to bestow upon him a pretty favourable comparison nonetheless. The UFC may well have another star on their hands, folks. A year ago, the name ‘Brian Ortega’ may not have been overly familiar to anyone but to those fully invested in the world …

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Watch: Rogan & Cormier Took Time To Hilariously Poke Fun At Adalaide Byrd Last Night

The controversial Canelo/GGG judge Adalaide Byrd made her return to the scorecards at last night’s UFC 222, her first outing since her disastrous showing at September’s super-fight. UFC 222 was the event and the mood turn positively giddy for those sitting in the commentary booth when play-by-play announcer Jon Anik noted that the night would feature the return of the …

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Why You Should Be Excited For This Weekend’s UFC 222

UFC 222 is a card that has been kind of overlooked due to the buzz that has been surrounding UFC 223 but upon closer inspection, you will see that there are more than a few reasons to tune in. It might seem as a non-factor, despite its position as the night’s main event, but Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino cannot afford to overlook the challenge …

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Frankie Edgar’s Team Fire Lengthy Response At McGregor Following Comeback Post

Following Conor McGregor’s long-awaited statement that confirmed his eventual return to the UFC octagon, the team of perennial contender Frankie Edgar fired back with a strongly worded response. The MMA world was turned on its head by a certain Irishman once again yesterday evening as the absentee UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor announced to the world that he is set …

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Fights Added To UFC 222 But Card Seemingly Remains In Crisis

Next month’s UFC 222 card has officially gained a bantamweight bout and seems also to have gained a women’s featherweight contest but neither fight will solve the show’s main event crisis. The Las Vegas Review-Journal confirmed on Tuesday that bantamweights John Dodson and Pedro Munhoz will do battle at the T-Mobile Arena on March 3rd. That fight was originally scheduled …

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Dana White Isn’t Buying Nate Diaz’s Offer To Save UFC 222

UFC president Dana White doesn’t see Nate Diaz as a realistic option to help save the stricken UFC 222 card on March 3rd in Las Vegas. After it emerged that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had been forced to withdraw from the show’s headliner, a title bout with former lightweight kingpin Frankie Edgar, Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times spoke …

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Nate Diaz Expresses Interest In Headlining UFC 222 Next Month

After an injury to featherweight champion Max Holloway scuppered his scheduled bout with Frankie Edgar at UFC 222, UFC matchmakers are scrambling to find a new main event for the badly dented March 3rd card on just a few weeks notice. According to reports from MMAFighting journalist Ariel Helwani, the promotion is trying to get a new opponent for Edgar and are …

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