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Video: Hunt & Others Star In Hilarious ‘Things Never Said While Watching UFC’ Sketch

Several UFC stars feature in this new comedy sketch from Troy Kinne & Co. Ahead of the UFC 221 event in Perth this weekend, Australian comedian Troy Kinne teamed up with some of the top UFC talent from down under and put together a cracking comedy sketch called ‘Things never said while watching UFC.’ The video features commendable comic performances from Aussie …

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Actual Odds Have Been Released For A Mayweather Vs McGregor MMA Fight

Despite the fact that it will almost certainly never happen, there seems to be a growing interest in Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather actually squaring off inside the Octagon. In recent weeks, Floyd Mayweather has dropped several Instagram posts teasing a potential MMA debut while Conor McGregor has continued to trade shots with the undefeated boxer on Instagram. Although most …

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Dana White Slams ‘Full Of Sh*t’ Nate Diaz Vs Tyron Woodley Fight Claims

On Wednesday evening, Brett Okamoto reported on Nate Diaz’s supposed UFC comeback with the ESPN journalist stating that the Stockton man was targetting a summer bout with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.  It’s been well over a year since Nate Diaz last stepped into the Octagon but, it now looks like the Stockton man is genuinely interested in making his UFC return …

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Fights Added To UFC 222 But Card Seemingly Remains In Crisis

Next month’s UFC 222 card has officially gained a bantamweight bout and seems also to have gained a women’s featherweight contest but neither fight will solve the show’s main event crisis. The Las Vegas Review-Journal confirmed on Tuesday that bantamweights John Dodson and Pedro Munhoz will do battle at the T-Mobile Arena on March 3rd. That fight was originally scheduled …

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Tyron Woodley Says Conversations Underway For Fight Between He And Nate Diaz

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who underwent successful shoulder surgery in December, revealed last month that he aims to return to action at UFC 226 during the annual International Fight Week festival in July. Woodley, who hasn’t fought since July of last year when he scored a five-round decision win over submission ace Demian Maia, suggested in the same interview …

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Dana White Isn’t Buying Nate Diaz’s Offer To Save UFC 222

UFC president Dana White doesn’t see Nate Diaz as a realistic option to help save the stricken UFC 222 card on March 3rd in Las Vegas. After it emerged that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had been forced to withdraw from the show’s headliner, a title bout with former lightweight kingpin Frankie Edgar, Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times spoke …

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Cachoeira Defends Coach’s Decision Not To Halt Her Bout With Shevchenko At UFC Belem

Veteran and often controversial referee Mario Yamasaki came in for a great deal of criticism for his handling of the fight between former bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko and promotional debutant Priscila Cachoeira at UFC Belem on Saturday night, but he wasn’t the only one. Shevchenko, who was making her debut in the flyweight division, pummeled, bloodied and completely dominated …

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Max Holloway Brilliantly Returns Fire After Conor McGregor’s Recent Social Media Jibe

Two rounds into Conor McGregor’s ongoing social media battle with UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway, it would be difficult not to have Holloway up 20-18 using the 10-point must scoring system. And that might even be a little generous to McGregor. Back in December, shortly after Holloway scored his second straight stoppage win over Jose Aldo – a win that had …

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Nate Diaz Expresses Interest In Headlining UFC 222 Next Month

After an injury to featherweight champion Max Holloway scuppered his scheduled bout with Frankie Edgar at UFC 222, UFC matchmakers are scrambling to find a new main event for the badly dented March 3rd card on just a few weeks notice. According to reports from MMAFighting journalist Ariel Helwani, the promotion is trying to get a new opponent for Edgar and are …

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SBG’s Richie Smullen Reveals Artem Lobov’s Patronage Allowed Him To Travel To TUF 27 Tryouts

Undefeated SBG Ireland lightweight prospect Richie Smullen has revealed that he would never have been selected for season 27 of The Ultimate Fighter(TUF) if it wasn’t for the support, nay, patronage of teammate and UFC featherweight Artem Lobov. Smullen will compete with seven other unbeaten lightweights for a UFC contract and have the chance to work with either UFC heavyweight …

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Joseph Duffy Reveals He May Require Surgery To Resolve Shoulder Problem

After he signed a new seven-fight deal with the UFC last summer, Donegal lightweight Joseph Duffy told Ariel Helwani that he was really hoping to increase his activity levels. “I’m just looking forward to getting busy now,” Duffy said on a July episode of Helwani’s weekly show, The MMA Hour. “For the last while, I’ve just been really honing my skills. …

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