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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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Watch: Israel Adesanya & Rumble Johnson Sparring Back In 2015

Israel Adesanya was drafted into the camp of the now-retired light-heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson back in 2015 as he prepared to fight Jon Jones. Of course, the fight never place due to the now-infamous incident involving Jones’ hit-and-run on April 28 – something that caused him to be stripped of his 205lb title. Johnson would go on to challenge for …

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Max Holloway Describes His Battle With Depression Last Year

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has opened up about his struggles with depression in 2018 after a year that saw him battle demons outside of the realms of the octagon. Max Holloway has slowly become one of the most popular and well-liked fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts today. A gentleman outside of the octagon and an absolute …

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