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SBG Ireland Star Makwan Amirkhani Added To UFC London Card

SBG Ireland’s Artem Lobov has been begging the UFC to add him to the Fight Night 107 card at the O2 Arena in London on March 18th, but to no avail. However, his teammate and fellow featherweight Makwan Amirkhani has received the call from the promotion’s matchmakers. The Finn, who began training at SBG Concorde in Dublin early last year, …

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Joseph Duffy Confirmed To Fight At UFC London In March

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 07: Joe Duffy of Ireland poses for a portrait backstage after his victory over Mitch Clarke during the UFC Fight Night event inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Lussier/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Irish fighter Joseph Duffy has been confirmed to fight at UFC London on March 18th. The 28-year-old lightweight will compete against Iranian-Swedish Reza Madadi at the event in London’s O2 Arena. ?? @duffy_mma vs. @RezaMaddog ?? is official for #UFCLondon!! Grab your seats early ⬇️ ? https://t.co/GXZpHhCSk0 pic.twitter.com/fuss6E4q6K — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) January 19, 2017 Rumours have been rife for …

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A Host Of Exciting Fights Have Been Added To UFC London

The UFC returns to London and the city’s O2 Arena on March 18th with Fight Night 107. So far, the card is without a headline attraction, but on Wednesday a whopping six bouts were officially announced, featuring no less than seven English fighters. London’s own Brad Pickett(25-13), who lost a unanimous decision to retiring legend Urijah Faber in Sacramento last …

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UFC’s Promotion Of Anderson Silva’s Return Shows They Are Not Committed To War On Steroids, But Are We?

In June of last year the UFC announced a new partnership with the United States Anti-Doping Authority along with a revamped drug-testing program, which would include the introduction of year-round out-of-competition testing for contracted athletes. In the months preceding the announcement there had been a swath of positive tests among fighters in MMA’s largest organization, and this seemed, in part …

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Watch: The Dramatic And Confusing Conclusion To Anderson Silva Vs Michael Bisping Round 3

The main event of UFC London saw the return to action of former middleweight champion Anderson Silva after a year-long suspension, but “The Spider” wasn’t able to author the redemptive tale that he had hoped for. Instead, Silva dropped a close but unanimous decision to England’s own Michael Bisping in what was a dramatic, entertaining and claret-soaked war. The moment …

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UFC London: British Fighter Removed From O2 Arena Card With Injury

The UFC London card scheduled for February 27th at the O2 Arena has lost one of it’s most exciting attractions, after explosive English light-heavyweight Jimi Manuwa was forced to withdraw. Manuwa, who has scored 13 stoppages among his 15 career wins, was set to take on dangerous Ukranian submission specialist Nikita Krylov on the show, but on Thursday the UFC …

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Twitter: Michael Bisping Aims Hilarious Taunt At His UFC London Opponent Anderson Silva

Michael Bisping just couldn’t help himself…. At a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing back in August, in an attempt to explain why a sample he had submitted for testing several weeks prior to his January 31st bout with Nick Diaz was found to have contained both drostanolone metabolites and methyl androstane, Anderson Silva had claimed that a form of sexual performance …

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UFC London: One Of The Biggest Stars In The History Of The Sport To Headline O2 Arena Show

UFC president Dana White has just given U.K MMA fans one hell of a Christmas present, as he announced via Twitter that the main event of the promotion’s February 27th show at London’s O2 Arena will now feature Brazilian legend Anderson Silva. The former longtime UFC middleweight champion will face-off with England’s very own Michael Bisping, who had originally been …

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Norman Parke Has Been Added To The UFC London Card

Norman Parke will compete in the first fight of his new UFC contract on February 27th, 2016 at London’s O2 Arena. A week ago the Antrim lightweight, who was last seen claiming victory over Reza Madadi at UFC Fight Night 76 in Dublin, announced via Twitter that the company had offered him a new deal, and added that his next …

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