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Yoel Romero’s Team Confirm Move To Light-Heavyweight

Yoel Romero’s manager Malki Kawa spoke to Ariel Helwani in a recent interview and confirmed that his fighter will move to 205lbs for his next fight. Yoel Romero has quietly established himself over the last year or so as one of the most popular fighters on the UFC’s modern roster. He really has been a slow-burn over the years but …

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UFC 225 Estimated At 250,000 Pay-Per-View Buys

The estimated numbers for UFC 225 are in and all things considered, the cards performance in relation to the others this year won’t blow anyone’s mind. A lot of questions over the drawing power of a post-Mickey Gall CM Punk were answered today as MMAFighting reported that the PPV buys for the show came in at a surprisingly low 250k. None of …

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Alexander Gustafsson Wants Yoel Romero At 205lbs

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - MAY 28: Alexander Gustafsson squares off with Golver Teixeira during the UFC Fight Night event at Ericsson Globe on May 28, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

The former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson has called for a shot at the Cuban former-Olympian Yoel Romero. Following Dana White’s revelation that he would like to see Yoel Romero fighting at light-heavyweight in the near future, fans have been reeling at the prospect of seeing the former title-challenger in matchups against some of the division’s very best. Romero, …

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Watch: Chael Sonnen Slams Joe Rogan Following UFC 225

The former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen made it clear that he was not happy with commentator Joe Rogan following last weekend’s UFC 225. UFC colour-commentator Joe Rogan seems to be among the best-liked figures in the sport of MMA so when loud-mouthed welterweight contender Colby Covington chose to publicly voice his anger with him, many felt that it was …

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Fighter Of The Week: Yoel Romero

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s Fighter of the Week, we celebrate the genetic specimen that is Yoel Romero despite his loss at UFC 225 last weekend. You know you’ve put in a good shift when your status elevates to a higher level in spite of a loss. Yoel Romero was never exactly out of the spotlight at middleweight since …

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Yoel Romero Planning To Sue Illinois State Athletic Commission

UFC middleweight Yoel Romero’s management has claimed that they are planning on filing a lawsuit against the Illinois State Athletic Commission. UFC 225’s main-event pairing of Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero was about as good a fight as we’ve seen all year where both men displayed a near-inhuman ability to absorb damage over the course of the five rounds. It …

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Watch: UFC 225’s Highlights In Glorious Slow-Motion

Relive UFC 225 in a particularly brutal edition of Fight Motion, featuring Rafael dos Anjos, Colby Covington, Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero. UFC 225 is fading further into memory but today, the UFC uploaded the latest in their Fight Motion series to their official YouTube channel and after the brutal events of last weekend’s fight-card, it’s an especially fun entry. Of course, …

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This Week In MMA: Whittaker, Colby, Cowley & More

We break down the biggest stories in what was a particularly eventful week in the world of mixed martial arts. Oh what a week to be knee-deep in MMA! UFC 225 obviously was the big one, where middleweight champion Robert Whittaker managed to top his original victory over Yoel Romero with a truly memorable back-and-forth battle. And yes, there were those …

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Colby Covington Accuses RDA Of Cheating In Their UFC 225 Bout

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Colby Covington has claimed that his UFC 225 opponent Rafael dos Anjos was cheating during their five-round interim-title matchup over the weekend. Colby Covington doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Directly after his impressive showing at UFC 225 last weekend, he wasted no time in promising to deliver his newly-won belt to US President Donald Trump – something …

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Watch: Tyron Woodley Goes Off On Colby Covington Following UFC 225 Win

Tyron Woodley didn’t hold back when asked about fighting the newly-crowned interim-welterweight champion Colby Covington during a recent Q&A. UFC 225’s co-main event interim-welterweight title contest saw a brash new champion crowned in the form of American Top Team standout Colby Covington after he defeated Rafael dos Anjos in what amounted to a gruelling five-round encounter. Dos Anjos has been …

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Watch: Curtis Blaydes Brutally KO’s Alistair Overeem At UFC 225

Curtis Blaydes handed the legendary Alistair Overeem another vicious knockout loss at UFC 225 last night, establishing himself as a new contender at 265lbs. It’s not nice to watch a veteran fighter with a clearly-deteriorated chin absorb hard shots late into their career but once again, on the biggest stage possible, Alistair Overeem succumbed to another vicious KO defeat in …

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Seven Talking Points After UFC 225

UFC 225 was a pretty memorable show by all accounts so here are seven things we learned when all was said and done on the night. Robert Whittaker is about as close to indestructible as you can get What’s it going to take to get Robert Whittaker out of there? Beating Yoel Romero the first time around on one leg, …

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Watch: Colby Covington & Michael Bisping Get Into It During Post-Fight Interview

Following his impressive five-round win over Rafael dos Anjos, Colby Covington earned himself another foe during a post-fight interview with Michael Bisping. After all of the questions, all of the controversy and, of course, all of the trash-talking, Colby Covington proved last night that he is very capable of hanging with the elite of the elite at 170lbs. UFC 225’s co-main …

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Watch: Tai Tuivasa’s Highlight Reel Ahead Of UFC 225 Tonight

Ahead of his eagerly awaited clash with Andrei Arlovski at UFC 225 tonight, familiarize yourself with the hottest heavyweight prospect around right now. In a division where fresh talents are few and far between, 25-year-old Tai Tuivasa has an opportunity to make an almighty splash if he can get past the veteran Andrei Arlovski at UFC 225 tonight. Seven fights, …

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Can CM Punk Actually Earn Our Respect After UFC 225?

CM Punk will make his second attempt at success inside the UFC octagon at UFC 225 but all things considered, is there anything he can do to earn our respect? Alistair Overeem versus Curtis Blaydes. A pivotal matchup for the heavyweight division. One that features one of the finest strikers in the history of the sport against a prospect, in …

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