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Watch: Dana White Denies Movement On The Khabib/McGregor-Front

UFC president Dana White had flat-out denied that he’s in talks with Conor McGregor and his team, despite them claiming that was the case. The last few weeks have seen some real positive updates emerge concerning the return of the UFC’s former two-weight world champion, Conor McGregor. Sure, there hasn’t been anything official but considering how quiet a figure he …

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Super-Fight Spotlight: Stipe Miocic – Part III

In the final edition of our six-part series, we look back on Stipe Miocic as he established himself as the greatest UFC heavyweight champion of all-time. Fight-day has arrived. If things didn’t feel as though they were sufficiently hyped then now, with us just hours away from UFC 226, perhaps the sheer magnitude of its main-event fixture will be more …

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Bisping To DC – “You Just Told Me Off-Air That You’re Going To KO Stipe”

Michael Bisping just called Daniel Cormier out on something he told him off-air, prompting a very interesting reflection from the champ on his power at heavyweight. Daniel Cormier will take his first heavyweight fight in years tonight as he looks to become only the second man – after Conor McGregor – to hold two UFC belts simultaneously. Michael Bisping interviewed …

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Max Holloway Breaks His Silence On UFC 226 Withdrawal

7DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 02: Max Holloway prior to his fight with Jose Aldo of Brazil during UFC 218 at Little Caesars Arena on December 2, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Max Holloway has released a statement in response to being forced to pull out of UFC 226 this weekend. Holloway was due to defend his lightweight championship against Brian Ortega at the event in Nevada, but was forced to withdraw after being hospitalised with “concussion-like symptoms” just days before he was due to enter the octagon. With the 26-year-old’s situation and …

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Super-Fight Spotlight: Daniel Cormier – Part III

In the final part of our buildup to tomorrow night’s UFC 226 headliner, we bring things up to the present day as Daniel Cormier establishes himself as the champion of the 205lb division. When we left things with Daniel Cormier back in Part II, he had just been on the receiving end of his first loss as a mixed martial artist. You …

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Watch: Daniel Cormier Trips And Falls At Presser, Causes Widespread Panic

UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier took a tumble just after last night’s UFC 226 pre-fight press conference before limping off-stage. It just seems as though the UFC can’t catch a break these days. Another blockbuster card was shaken to its core yesterday as the UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced to withdraw from his co-main event headlining showdown with …

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Breaking: Max Holloway Hospitalized, Out Of UFC 226

The UFC’s featherweight champion Max Holloway has pulled from his UFC 226 pairing with Brian Ortega after displaying concussion-like symptoms. It just seems like the UFC can’t catch a break with their blockbuster title matches these days. Just hours out from UFC 226, the featherweight champion Max Holloway has been forced to pull from his showdown with submission wiz Brian …

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Super-Fight Spotlight: Stipe Miocic – Part II

Our six-part look at the careers of both Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier picks up as the heavyweight division gets set to crown a new king. Stipe Miocic: Part I can be read here Losses often define the careers of great fighters. Mental strength and the ability to persevere, adapt and improve often are the makings of future champions. And while …

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Classic Bouts: Brian Ortega Vs. Thiago Tavares

In this week’s edition of Classic Bouts, we’re going to remind ourselves of exactly how game UFC 226 headliner Brian Ortega is with one of his most impressive wins to date. UFC 226’s co-main event pairing of champion Max Holloway and Brian Ortega has been cited by many as one of the most intriguing matchups of the year. We all …

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Super-Fight Spotlight: Daniel Cormier – Part II

Our six-part look at the careers of both Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier continues as the former-Olympian DC finds himself under the bright lights of the UFC. ‘Daniel Cormier: Part I’ can be read here When Daniel Cormier made his UFC debut after the dissolution of his old hunting ground Strikeforce, the promotion that he joined was very different to the …

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