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Joe Rogan: Stipe Miocic Is Going To Come Back Better Than Ever

Joe Rogan has stressed his belief that the former UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is going to return better than ever when he rematches Daniel Cormier at UFC 241. There were many people who picked DC to upset the odds upon getting in there with the most decorated champion in the history of the UFC’s heavyweight division. The light-heavyweight king’s …

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Daniel Cormier Vs. Stipe Miocic II In The Works For UFC 241

Daniel Cormier’s dream-fight against the WWE superstar Brock Lesnar is seemingly no longer happening, as the UFC move towards a UFC 241 rematch between him and the former-champ Stipe Miocic. In many ways, the Lesnar fight just didn’t capture the imagination of the fans in the manner that the UFC had perhaps hoped it would. The hulking former champion had …

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Dana Backtracks, Claims That Cormier Vs. Miocic Could Be Next

Dana White has claimed that a rematch between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic could be on the cards after revealing that Brock Lesnar is not ready to fight. UFC 226 played host to one of 2018’s biggest shock wins as the light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier stepped up to face the most decorated heavyweight in the history of the promotion, Stipe …

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Stipe Miocic Calls On DC To Rematch Him Before 40th Birthday

Stipe Miocic has once again called for Daniel Cormier to give him a rematch of their UFC 226 showdown before his 40th birthday in March. Their first showdown was brief and in a lot of ways, ended unexpectedly as the smaller light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier managed to secure the KO victory in the very first-round. And while the result of …

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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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Max Holloway Vs. Brian Ortega Reportedly Set For UFC 231

Against all odds, it appears as though the UFC featherweight champion of the world will return to the octagon to face Brian Ortega this year. It may seem like it was an eternity ago, given what has transpired since, but we’re only about seven weeks removed from UFC 226 and Max Holloway’s unfortunate withdrawal from that event. Many had noticed …

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Watch: Max Holloway Puts Things Into Terrifying Perspective

Max Holloway joined Ariel Helwani on the latest edition of his ESPN show to discuss his recent health issues and in one memorable segment, weighed up risking it all to prove your mettle against some very real and very scary consequences. There’s a misguided and sometimes dangerous notion within the world of combat sports that you have to show up …

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Dana White Gives Update On Max Holloway’s Condition

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 11: UFC Featherweight Max Holloway of the United States attends the media during the UFC 212 press conference at Morro da Urca on April 11, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

The UFC president spoke to the media during yesterday’s UFC Calgary weigh-ins and gave us an update on the status of the 145lb champion. Max Holloway’s withdrawal from UFC 226 earlier this month was a refreshing moment in MMA where the fans quickly allowed their disappointment to turn into genuine concern. ‘Blessed’ has been one of the game’s most popular fighters …

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Daniel Cormier Picks His Two Fellow G.O.A.T’s

Daniel Cormier has named the two fighters he believes deserve to be mentioned alongside him the greatest of all-time discussion. Cormier was the betting underdog going into his UFC 226 matchup with the heavyweight but even though it was a tight contest to call, virtually no one expected him to prevail in the manner that he did. KO’ing the KO-artist …

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Brian Ortega Confirms He Was Compensated After UFC 226

Featherweight contender Brian Ortega has confirmed that he has been compensated by the UFC following his scrapped UFC 226 showdown with Max Holloway. UFC president Dana White found himself in the crosshairs once again when it emerged that he had refused to compensate the originally scheduled co-main event headliner Ortega following Max Holloway’s late withdrawal from their featherweight title clash. …

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Michael Bisping – “The Word Is Holloway Got KO’d In Training”

Michael Bisping heard through the grapevine that the UFC’s featherweight champion Max Holloway was knocked out in sparring just prior to his scrapped UFC 226 showdown with Brian Ortega. It’s funny to think about how this month’s UFC 226 would have looked had the originally-scheduled co-main event between Holloway and Brian Ortega actually gone ahead. Would the rest of the …

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