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Brian Ortega Vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov Set For UFC 240

Brian Ortega’s return to the UFC octagon is close to being finalised for UFC 240, with him set to take on the highly-touted Zabit Magomedsharipov. On a day in which we learned of the scintillating lightweight showdown between Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone, it was going to be hard for the UFC to top it with another fight-announcement. And sure, …

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Tony Ferguson Vs. Donald Cerrone Set For UFC 238 In June

The UFC have thrown an almighty curve ball at their fans with the news that Tony Ferguson will make his return to the octagon to face Donald Cerrone. The UFC lightweight division has once again been set up to continue its incredible run of top-level fights of late – this time with an absolute barnburner in-the-making between two of the …

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Jordan Burroughs Pays Massive Respect To Ben Askren

Jordan Burroughs has paid respect to the man he shared the mats with at Beat The Streets NYC, the UFC superstar and former Olympian, Ben Askren. In many ways, it was the coming together of two worlds – joined by the presence of one of modern wrestling’s past icons, the current UFC #5-ranked welterweight Askren. Those who knew what they …

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Rose Namajunas Vs. Jessica Andrade: Our Official Prediction

UFC 237’s main-event will see UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas make the second defence her title against powerful contender Jessica Andrade. Many people forget that Rose Namajunas was one of two fighters to compete for the inaugural women’s strawweight title back in 2014. As a relatively green 22-year-old submission fighter with a 2-1 pro-record, she was defeated by the far …

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UFC 236 Begins ESPN+ Era With Disastrous PPV Buyrate

UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier began the ESPN era of the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion with a shockingly low pay-per-view buy-rate. All things considered, the show will live long in the memory as a result of the pair of soon-to-be-legendary showdowns in the night’s main and co-main events. Israel Adesanya’s five-round war with the former TUF winner Kelvin …

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Yoel Romero Vs. Paulo Costa Reportedly Set For UFC 241

Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa are once again being lined up to face off in a middleweight top-contender showdown, this time at UFC 241. For a while, it did seem as though this massive middleweight matchup was going to be lost to us. The two-time former title challenger Romero has not been seen in action since his UFC 225 championship …

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Cerrone Beats Down Iaquinta, Calls Out Conor McGregor

Donald Cerrone has now won three fights in a row – with this most recent victory over Al Iaquinta perhaps his most impressive of the lot. ‘Dad’ Cerrone, as he refers to himself, has found a new lease of life inside the octagon since the birth of his son. Those three wins have seen him defeat an increasingly high level …

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Jordan Burroughs Unphased By Ben Askren Ahead Of Monday Clash

Jordan Burroughs spoke to us here at Pundit Arena about his upcoming wrestling match against Ben Askren at Beat The Streets NYC on Monday. The first entry to this three-part feature saw Burroughs discussing his public spat with the former UFC title-challenger Chael Sonnen. That piece can be read in full here. Our conversation was one that touched on many …

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Jordan Burroughs Responds To ‘Disrespectful’ & ‘Out Of Touch’ Chael Sonnen

Jordan Burroughs spoke to us here at Pundit Arena in an interview which will be released in two parts ahead of his showdown with Ben Askren next week. The Olympic gold-medalist, four-time world champion, two-time undefeated national champion and three-time All-American, Burroughs, spoke to us here at Pundit Arena for an exclusive interview in promotion of HowUdish. HowUdish is an app designed …

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Tyron Woodley Confident That Lawler Win Will Earn Him Title-Shot

Tyron Woodley believes that a win over his former conquest Robbie Lawler will be enough to earn him a shot at Kamaru Usman’s welterweight title. Usman managed to completely nullify the dominant force that was ‘The Chosen One’ during their UFC 235 co-main event in December. It was five-rounds of the former TUF winner’s patented style of abrasive grappling pressure …

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