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UFC On FOX 19: Event Recap

UFC rolled into Tampa, Florida last night with a fight card that seemed to be held together with duct tape following late fighter withdrawals, replacements and fight cancellations. Despite this, what was left of the card certainly didn’t disappoint.  Five weeks out, UFC Tampa was a highly anticipated 13 fight card, headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s return against top contender Tony Ferguson. …

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Watch: Glover Teixeira Brutally Knocks Out Rashad Evans

Glover Teixeira took on ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans in the main event of UFC on FOX 19 on Saturday night. Rashad who was originally scheduled to fight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, was coming off a loss to Ryan Bader in his sole performance since returning from injury. Teixeira, known for his finishing ability, now takes his tally to 25-4, with 22 finishes, 17 of …

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Watch: Khabib Includes Nate Diaz & Conor McGregor In List Of ‘Bums’ That Justifies His Title Shot

Speaking ahead of his long awaited return this weekend at UFC on FOX 19, Khabib Nurmagomedov took aim at original opponent Tony Ferguson, and UFC 200 headliners Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, among others. Khabib was due to make his long-awaited comeback against Ferguson this weekend in Tampa, but yet another injury withdrawal put paid to what was a likely title shot eliminator. …

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UFC On FOX 19 Predictions: Part 2

UFC Tampa is being headlined by two fighters at the back end of their careers but still near the top of the light heavyweight division. The rest of the card however, is made up of mostly young fresh faced stars looking to make name for themselves in the UFC. With legendary names such as former UFC light heavyweight Champion ‘Suga’ …

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Glover Teixeira Vs Rashad Evans: A Worthy Headliner For UFC Tampa

All the talk about UFC Tampa in recent weeks has been about Tony Ferguson’s injury and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s late replacement opponent, UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher. While the story about Khabib falling off the Main Event slot and getting a UFC débutante as a replacement is definitely newsworthy, Teixeira and Evans moving up to the main event has snuck under the …

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UFC On FOX 19 Predictions: Part 1

It’s fight week again. Just days removed from UFC’s first foray into Croatia, the UFC sets up its shop a little bit closer to home, just up the west coast in Tampa, Florida. Yet another card this year that has been hit by the injury bug, UFC on FOX 19 still has plenty of exciting fights all the way down the card. …

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Machida Admits Taking Banned Substance: UFC Tampa Fight Cancelled

NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 18: Lyoto Machida of Brazil looks on against Luke Rockhold in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Prudential Center on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

The co-main event at UFC on FOX 19 in Tampa, Florida has been scrapped just days away from the event after Lyoto Machida admitted to taking a banned substance. Machida listed the substance on his declaration form for the fight against Dan Henderson, completely unaware that the substance was banned. Machida was taken by surprise by the fact that the …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Will Welcome Newcomer at UFC on FOX 19

Following the withdrawal of Tony Ferguson from UFC on FOX 19 due to injury, opponent Khabib Nurmagomedov was left without an opponent and the bout was destined to be scrapped. The Ultimate Fighting Championship weighed up their options during the week, with rumours surfacing that Donald Cerrone would step in to fight on short notice. Instead, Nurmagomedov will welcome promotional newcomer Darrell Horcher to the …

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