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Anthony Pettis Wants Al Iaquinta Next After UFC 226 Win

UFC Anthony Pettis

Anthony Pettis has called for a matchup against Al Iaquinta following his impressive UFC 226 victory over Michael Chiesa. For all the talk about Daniel Cormier’s heroics, the brawl between Mike Perry and Paul Felder as well as the shockingly bad showdown between heavyweights Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis, one man who all-but-stole the show has gone criminally underappreciated. Sure, …

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Stipe Miocic Felt Disrespected By UFC 226 Post-Fight

Stipe Miocic’s brutal KO defeat to Daniel Cormier was no doubt a bitter pill to swallow – but he, like many others, was left slightly disappointed with the theatrics that ensued inside the octagon that night when the fighting was finished. The former heavyweight champion of the world had kept relatively quiet about his feelings on the divisive UFC 226 …

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Daniel Cormier Vs. Mighty Mouse: The Battle For P4P No-1

Demetrious Johnson had his status as the pound-for-pound #1 stolen away from him on the official rankings as Daniel Cormier sealed his second UFC title over the weekend but out of the two, who truly deserves to sit at the top of the pile? Five categories over five rounds to decide the finest fighter on the UFC roster. The categories …

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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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The Estimated Pay-Per-View Figures For UFC 226 Are In

The estimated PPV figures for last weekend’s UFC 226 are in and unfortunately for the UFC, they didn’t reach the heights one would expect, given the stakes. UFC 226 was a truly special event. The abysmal showing in the Ngannou/Lewis fight aside, the night served up a perfect combination of fun fights, vicious finishes and, of course, the almighty shock …

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Watch: The Best Live Reactions To Cormier KO’ing Miocic

Joe Rogan, Jon Anik, Brock Lesnar, Dana White, and more react live as Daniel Cormier knocks out Stipe Miocic to become the UFC heavyweight champion. The elation that comes when a well-executed gameplan comes together is one thing but when all expectations are turned on their head in the manner that they were last Saturday, the reaction that comes is …

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Watch: Team Cormier’s Reaction To UFC 226’s Main-Event

Daniel Cormier’s team – including former-champ Cain Velasquez – reacted to his UFC 226 victory over Stipe Miocic live on camera as it happened. When Daniel Cormier’s hand was raised on Saturday night after knocking out the most dominant champion the heavyweight division had ever seen, the world just sat there in awe. It was a truly special moment for …

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Dominick Cruz On The Fight-Ending Trap Cormier Set For Miocic

Dominick Cruz offered his own professional insight into the fight-ending sequence that saw Daniel Cormier knockout Stipe Miocic to win the heavyweight title. Striking technique, size, power. All things that Stipe Miocic was expected to hold over the 205lb champion Daniel Cormier when they were booked to meet at UFC 226 in a super-fight for the ages. Towering over the …

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McGregor Vs. Cormier: Comparing The Champ-Champ’s

Daniel Cormier has joined Conor McGregor in a very exclusive club after his showing at UFC 226 last weekend but of the two, who is the premier example of a dual-weight world champion? UFC 226’s historic super-fight showdown over the weekend produced one of the most stunning moments in UFC history. Daniel Cormier, the man who many had picked as …

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Francis Ngannou Apologizes For Fearful UFC 226 Performance

Heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou has officially apologized for his tentative performance against Derrick Lewis at UFC 226 on Saturday night. For all the highs that came with last Saturday’s UFC 226, the disappointment of the night’s co-main event offering between Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis was still among the biggest talking-points. Billed as a meeting between two of the most …

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Dana White Defends Decision To Give Brock Lesnar Title-Shot

Dana White has given his reasoning behind choosing Brock Lesnar as the challenger for heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s first title-defence. UFC 226’s main-event offering was one that will no doubt live long in the memory. The 205lb champion knocking out the baddest man on the planet in a shock first-round stoppage to establish his own claim as the finest mixed …

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Paulo Costa Destroys Uriah Hall With Vicious Barrage At UFC 226

Paulo Costa lived up to his billing once again after annihilating longtime contender Uriah Hall with a brutal display of power at UFC 226 last night. Paulo Costa could well be the most vicious competitor in the middleweight division today. This guy is quite literally a wrecking ball. A walking, talking sledgehammer whose physique is like something you’d see in …

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