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UFC 236 Begins ESPN+ Era With Disastrous PPV Buyrate

UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier began the ESPN era of the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion with a shockingly low pay-per-view buy-rate. All things considered, the show will live long in the memory as a result of the pair of soon-to-be-legendary showdowns in the night’s main and co-main events. Israel Adesanya’s five-round war with the former TUF winner Kelvin …

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Robert Whittaker Calls For Adesanya Fight As Khabib/Poirier Co-Main Event

Robert Whittaker has called on the UFC to book his middleweight title unification showdown with Israel Adesanya as a co-main event to Khabib’s return. Earlier today we brought you some clues that would indicate that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is preparing to headline a showdown in Abu Dhabi in September. It would make sense, given the extremely high level …

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Khabib On Course For Massive Abu Dhabi Spot At UFC 242?

Khabib Nurmagomedov is edging closer to the return to the UFC octagon in September, with a matchup in Abu Dhabi at UFC 242 seemingly on the cards. While nothing has been yet made official, everything from The Eagle’s current timeline to the UFC’s decision to host a PPV event in Abu Dhabi on September 7 seems to indicate that Dana …

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Israel Adesanya Wants To Get Paulo Costa Before USADA Does

The newly-crowned UFC interim-middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has stressed his hope that he can fight contender Paulo Costa in the near future. Costa first took a shot at Stylebender following his UFC 236 war with Kelvin Gastelum last weekend. Borrachinha has been on something of a tear in the middleweight division since first signing for the UFC. His most notable …

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Khabib Impressed By Poirier, Plans To ‘Maul Him’ Nonetheless

Khabib Nurmagomedov gave his thoughts on his division’s top contender, Dustin Poirier, a man who won his interim-title in highly impressive fashion last weekend. Khabib was in attendance at UFC St Petersburg in support of his friend and teammate Islam Mackhachev – who came out on top in a thrilling showdown against promotional debutant Arman Tsarukyan in the night’s co-main …

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Chael Sonnen: Israel Adesanya Just Became The Biggest Draw In UFC

Chael Sonnen has given his take on the superstar status of Israel Adesanya post-UFC 236, predicting that his next fight will break every live-gate record in the book. It seems like an outlandish claim to make so soon after Adesanya’s interim-title-winning performance over the weekend but despite the sensational manner in which he phrased his claim, Chael certainly comes through …

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Max Holloway Issues Statement Following First Loss Since 2013

The UFC featherweight champion of the world has issued a statement following his UFC 236 loss to the newly-crowned interim-lightweight champ, Dustin Poirier. Max Holloway left UFC 236 with his head held high, make no mistake. It’s not exactly a stretch to say that the featherweight champion did himself justice but from the get-go, it became pretty apparent that Dustin …

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Watch: Dustin Poirier Overpowers Holloway To Earn Interim Glory

Dustin Poirier beat down featherweight champion Max Holloway in their UFC 236 rematch to earn himself his first taste of UFC gold. Two classic title-bouts and two newly-crowned interim-champions to add to the history books. Even for those who tuned in to see the electric co-main event directly beforehand, there was never really the sense that the pairing of Poirier …

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Owen Roddy Breaks Down Max Holloway V Dustin Poirier At UFC 236

Atlanta, Georgia is the setting for this weekend’s highly anticipated UFC 236 card when featherweight king, Max Holloway attempts to land the interim-lightweight strap to his list of achievements against UFC veteran Dustin Poirier. It’s the second meeting of the two, having fought previously in 2012 when Poirier handed Holloway the first loss on his professional record. Since then, however, …

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Max Holloway: The Most Game Fighter In The Sport Today

In a time where those who hold titles are becoming increasingly detached from the traditional measure of a great champion, Max Holloway has continued to prove himself to be a special, special talent. 2016’s UFC 199 will be forever remembered as the night we witnessed one of the greatest shocks in the history of mixed martial arts. Our sport’s community …

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