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Donald Cerrone Admits “He Didn’t Want To Be There” During Conor McGregor Loss

Donald Cerrone has admitted that he felt as though he “didn’t want to be there’ during his UFC 246 defeat to Conor McGregor in January. Cerrone welcomed McGregor back to the octagon in a welterweight bout but the veteran was defeated by his Irish opponent in just 40 seconds. McGregor looked impressive, with ‘Cowboy’ failing to mount any offence whatsoever …

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Robert Whittaker Puts The Record Straight On “Crazy Rumour”

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Robert Whittaker has spoken about the personal battle that forced him to take time out from all MMA-related activity. The former UFC middleweight champion withdrew from his scheduled UFC 248 bout with Jared Cannonier in January as rumours spread that Whittaker was to donate bone marrow to his daughter. However, in a revealing interview with Australia’s Daily Telegraph, Whittaker put …

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Daniel Cormier Prepared To Bow Out On Top Inside An Empty Arena

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Daniel Cormier says he is prepared for his retirement bout to go ahead inside an empty arena so long as his family is there to see it.   The former two-division World champion was due to face Stipe Miocic in a trilogy fight for the UFC heavyweight title, however, the bout has been thrown into disrepute after the ongoing pandemic paved …

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Jon Jones Makes Prediction For Potential McGregor Vs Khabib Rematch

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***Originally posted February 8th*** ______ Jon Jones has predicted that Khabib Nurmagomedov would beat Conor McGregor again, should the pair have a rematch. Jones has claimed that Khabib would have a distinct advantage in the potential bout. “If I would put my money on it, I’m definitely going with Khabib,” Jones told TMZ Sports. Jones said that he believes wrestlers …

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First Active UFC Fighter Tests Positive For COVID-19

Lyman Good is the first active UFC fighter to publicly announce that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. The former Bellator champion who trains with Tiger Shulmann’s MMA, in New York was scheduled to fight at UFC 249 in Brooklyn against fellow welterweight Belal Muhammad. Good (21-5-1) pulled out of the fight two weeks before it was due to …

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UFC Targeting Three Title Fights On Stacked Card For May Return

Dana White may have seen his UFC 249 card, originally scheduled for this weekend, cancelled, but he already has his eye on a return for the promotion. According to a report from ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, White is aiming to be the first sporting organisation to return to a normal schedule following the coronavirus pandemic which has decimated sport across the …

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Revisiting Arguably The Greatest Title Fight In UFC History

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When the conversation turns to the greatest UFC title fight in history a few contenders always spring to mind.  There’s Frankie Edgar’s magnificent comeback against Gray Maynard at UFC 125 that saw the bout end in a split-decision draw. Maybe Anderson Silva’s first win over Chael Sonnen at UFC 117 is more up your street. With Sonnen seemingly en route …

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Secret Location Reportedly Revealed For UFC 249 As Full Card Set

UFC’s much maligned 249 event’s secret location has reportedly been revealed as Tachi Palace Casino Resort in Northern California. The promotion was forced to switch locations from the original venue of the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York due to the recent coronavirus crisis. President Dana White has been adamant that, despite having to cancel three events due to the …

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Justin Gaethje Will Fight Tony Ferguson In UFC 249 Main Event

UFC have confirmed that lightweight contender Justin Gaethje will step in to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 following Khabib Nurmagomedov’s forced withdrawal. Khabib revealed last week that he was stranded in Dagestan amid the coronavirus outbreak and would not be able to leave to defend his title against Ferguson. The pair had originally been scheduled to fight for the …

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Jon Jones Breaks Silence Following Arrest And DWI Plea

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has released a statement expressing disappointment in his action following his arrest in Albuquerque last week. Jones was arrested after police responded to a single gunshot in downtown Albuquerque and encountered Jones who then tested above the legal blood alcohol limit and was found to have a handgun in his car. The 32-year-old was charged …

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Daniel Cormier Refuses To ‘Celebrate’ Struggles Of Rival Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones’ rivalry over the years has been one of the most iconic in UFC history, however, DC isn’t celebrating his long-term adversary’s recent struggles. Last week, Jones was arrested in Albuquerque, New Mexico for aggravated DWI (driving while intoxicated) as well as negligent use of a firearm. The light-heavyweight champion’s last misdemeanour is the latest in …

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Dana White Gives Update On Potential Location For UFC 249

UFC President Dana White has outlined that he has “four or five” locations in mind as he continues to search for a new venue for UFC 249 on April 18th. The event was originally set for the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn New York but the recent coronavirus outbreak has meant that the card will now be behind closed doors and …

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UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones Reportedly Arrested In New Mexico

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones was reportedly arrested in Albuquerque New Mexico on Thursday according to MMAFighting.com. The report outlines that Jones was arrested “for aggravated DWI (driving while intoxicated) as well as negligent use of a firearm” and was picked up just after 1 a.m local time. They also understand that he has been released from custody already. According …

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