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Relive Max Holloway’s Beautiful Destruction Of Brian Ortega

Max Holloway put his status as the world’s best featherweight beyond any doubt when he comprehensively beat down Brian Ortega in a thriller at UFC 231. It’s not often a fight can be described both as a ‘comprehensive beatdown’ and a ‘bonafide classic’ without being at risk of contradiction. But that’s exactly what we got when Max Holloway defended his …

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Alex Oliveira On Gunnar Nelson: “That Elbow Changed Everything”

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Gunnar Nelson returned to winning ways on Saturday when he submitted Brazilian welterweight Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira at UFC 231. Nelson was in control of the contest and landed a nasty elbow to the face of Oliveira, the resulting elbow drew one of the most gruesome cuts seen inside the Octagon as Oliveira spilt blood all over the canvass. Oliveira returned …

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John Kavanagh Predicts 2019 Title-Shot For Gunnar Nelson

SBG Ireland coach John Kavanagh has promised the world that welterweight contender Gunnar Nelson will be fighting for the title in 2019. Nelson managed to return to the octagon with a stunning finish of dangerous welterweight Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira on the UFC 231 main-card. The fight stood as Gunnar’s first fight in over a year since his controversial first-round TKO …

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Brian Ortega Claims Khabib Is On “Bucket List” As Holloway Bout Nears

Brian Ortega’s featherweight title bout against Max Holloway is one of the most highly anticipated 145lb fights in recent memory. The pair were supposed to meet at UFC 226 but the champion Holloway was worryingly pulled from the fight with concussion-like symptoms just days before the event. With both men on weight and ready to go, a confident Brian Ortega knows exactly …

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Watch: Holloway & Ortega’s UFC 231 Media Day Faceoff

UFC featherweights Max Holloway and Brian Ortega will fight for the Hawaiian’s title on Saturday night and both engaged in a tense staredown last night. Can we just lock them in a cage already and get on with it? There are few fights in the UFC right now that are as interesting from a stylistic perspective as the showdown between …

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Ortega: Watching Khabib At UFC 229 Made Me Crave A Super-Fight

The UFC featherweight title-challenger Brian Ortega has revealed that watching Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 caused him to target a matchup with the undefeated Russian in the future. Ortega’s stock has gone through the roof in recent times after a string of high-profile finishes of some of the featherweight division’s most revered icons but with him set to take on …

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Artem Lobov Offers To Fight As Replacement At UFC 231

That’s the spirit. Many have questioned how Artem Lobov can still be a part of the UFC roster despite his 2-5 record in the promotion. With his only non-exhibition UFC wins coming against Teruto Ishihara and Chris Avila, Lobov’s latest defeat to Michael Johnson would have spelled the end of many a fighter’s UFC tenure. But while his close proximity to …

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Watch: José Aldo Vs. Max Holloway I Ahead Of UFC 231

Relive Max Holloway’s signature victory ahead of his featherweight title defense against Brian Ortega at UFC 231 next month. Holloway came into this fight as the interim-champion of the featherweight division following his UFC 206 TKO victory over Anthony Pettis. And while the champion José Aldo managed to bounce back from his shocking UFC 194 loss to Conor McGregor with …

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