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Tyron Woodley Confident That Lawler Win Will Earn Him Title-Shot

Tyron Woodley believes that a win over his former conquest Robbie Lawler will be enough to earn him a shot at Kamaru Usman’s welterweight title. Usman managed to completely nullify the dominant force that was ‘The Chosen One’ during their UFC 235 co-main event in December. It was five-rounds of the former TUF winner’s patented style of abrasive grappling pressure …

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Johnny Walker Lays Out Road To Eventual Shot At Jon Jones

Johnny Walker believes he is one big win away from establishing himself as the top contender to Jon Jones’ light-heavyweight title. It does look as though Walker is on the verge of making a serious breakthrough to superstardom. His personality, his charisma, and above all else, his penchant for the spectacular finish have all allowed him to capture the imagination …

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Anderson Silva Speaks Out In Defense Of Jon Jones

Anderson Silva has spoken out in defence of his friend and fellow legend Jon Jones, who has experienced the glare of the spotlight more than most in recent years.  Jones has been making every effort to stay active in recent times – fighting twice in the last four months, defeating both Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith in a pair of …

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Herb Dean Defends His Stoppage Of Robbie Lawler Vs. Ben Askren

The veteran referee joined Joe Rogan on a recent episode of his JRE MMA Show podcast to explain his controversial Askren/Lawler stoppage. The now infamous UFC 235 main-card matchup is one that will live long in the memory not only for its divisive finish. As the eagerly-anticipated debut of the former Bellator and ONE Championship champion Ben Askren, the fight, …

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Ranking The Top-Five Performances Against Jon Jones

Jon Jones’ career to date has been a tour-de-force in every facet of the mixed martial arts game. Twenty-six opponents have tried and failed to pull off a legitimate win over the current light-heavyweight champion. Yes, he technically holds a record of (24-1, 1NC) due to his disqualification against Matt Hamill during his original run at the title but not …

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Dana Confirms The UFC Are Looking At Askren Vs. Masvidal

Dana White has revealed that the UFC are now focussing on making a matchup between welterweights Ben Askren and Jorge Masvidal. For a while, it really did look as though the promotion would have their way and book a rematch between Askren and his UFC 235 opponent Robbie Lawler. Their first fight ended under somewhat controversial circumstances as the famed …

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Dana White Enjoying Askren In The UFC, Wants Lawler Rematch Next

Dana White has admitted that even he is having fun watching the UFC’s newest star Ben Askren finally make his mark on the world’s biggest MMA promotion. Speaking to YahooSport, the UFC president explained how Askren’s time in the UFC has been fun – something that is perhaps contrary to the expectation many had for his opinion of ‘Funky’ beforehand. “Askren …

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Jon Jones’ Coach Breaks Down Four Of His Potential Opponents

Brandon Gibson, coach to UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, gave his take on some of his fighter’s potential opponents in the near future. Speaking to Luke Thomas of MMAFighting during a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Gibson broke down four of the names who could well be listed beside Jones in the near future – as the 205lb champ looks to …

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An Inevitable Decline?: Some Concerns About Tony Ferguson

One of the most unmissable competitors in the history of the sport of MMA, Tony Ferguson, has to be considered one of the greatest fighters to never fight for undisputed UFC gold.  Mexican folklore contains within it the story of El Cucuy, a boogeyman-esque creature who steals away unruly youngsters who disobey those in a position of power. In reality, the tale is, of course, …

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