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Report: Tyron Woodley Vs. Robbie Lawler II Set For June 29

UFC president Dana White has told ESPN that a rematch between former champions Tyron Woodley and Robbie Lawler will headline UFC Minneapolis in June. There were few times in this sport that packed quite as much of a punch as the Robbie Lawler era of the UFC welterweight division. His trio of fights with Johny Hendricks, Rory MacDonald, and Carlos …

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Jon Jones Hints At July Heavyweight Clash With Stipe Miocic

Jon Jones has thrown fuel on the fire linking him to a clash with the former heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic this summer. Earlier in the week, we brought you word from ESPN’s Chael Sonnen – via Ariel Helwani – that the UFC were looking at a heavyweight clash between Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic. The winner, of course, would be the prime …

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Constructing The Perfect UFC Division From No. 15 To Champion

We’ve decided to set each and every ranked UFC fighter up against their numerical counterparts for the cross-divisional fantasy top-15 to end all others. The idea is simple. We take the #15 strawweight, #15 flyweight, #15 bantamweight, and so on, from each division and place them in a pool together. Then we use the criteria listed below to single out …

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Dana Confirms The UFC Are Looking At Askren Vs. Masvidal

Dana White has revealed that the UFC are now focussing on making a matchup between welterweights Ben Askren and Jorge Masvidal. For a while, it really did look as though the promotion would have their way and book a rematch between Askren and his UFC 235 opponent Robbie Lawler. Their first fight ended under somewhat controversial circumstances as the famed …

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Deciphering The Abrupt ‘Retirement’ Of Conor McGregor

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Conor McGregor grabbed the headlines once again on Tuesday morning after abruptly announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. Taking to his official Twitter page, McGregor gave a short statement concerning his future in the sport. Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as “Mixed Martial Art” today.I wish all my …

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Examining The Options For Anthony Pettis’ Next Matchup

Anthony Pettis picked up his biggest win in years last night, blasting through top welterweight contender Stephen Thompson in the UFC Nashville main-event. Showtime managed to well and truly live up to his billing last night with one of the most unlikely KO’s of the year so far. The superman-punch has rarely been so effective in the UFC and for …

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Stephen Thompson’s Statement On KO: “It Was So Ninja!”

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson has released a statement following his stunning KO defeat at the hands of Anthony Pettis at UFC Nashville. It really was one of those moments that left the MMA world in pure silence. Well all know exactly how lethal the former lightweight champion Pettis can be on his day, but in a fight at welterweight against the …

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Watch: Anthony Pettis KO’s Wonderboy Stiff With Incredible Superman Punch

Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis pulled off one of the most ridiculous knockouts of the era on perhaps its most clinical striker, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. For all the dynamism, creativity and sheer unpredictability this fight had on paper going in, I doubt anyone could have ever predicted a finish like this. The superman punch, the Showtime punch, the Showtime superman hook, whatever …

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Stephen Thompson Looks To Daniel Cormier For Late-Career Inspiration

UFC Nashville headliner Stephen Thompson is using the reigning UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier as inspiration as his own career enters it late stages. In many ways, it’s hard to believe that the former two-time welterweight title-challenger is 36-years-old. Entering the sport just before his 27th birthday, the majority of Thompson’s earlier years were spent establishing himself as a kickboxer. …

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Dana White Enjoying Askren In The UFC, Wants Lawler Rematch Next

Dana White has admitted that even he is having fun watching the UFC’s newest star Ben Askren finally make his mark on the world’s biggest MMA promotion. Speaking to YahooSport, the UFC president explained how Askren’s time in the UFC has been fun – something that is perhaps contrary to the expectation many had for his opinion of ‘Funky’ beforehand. “Askren …

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Kevin Lee To Debut At Welterweight Against Rafael Dos Anjos

The former UFC interim-lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee will make his welterweight debut at UFC Rochester, taking on Rafael dos Anjos in the main-event. Lee is a prime example of one of those fighters who would thrive with the implementation of a 165lb weight-class. On the heavy side amongst all of those at 155lbs, The Motown Phenom’s height and rangey …

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