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An Inevitable Decline?: Some Concerns About Tony Ferguson

One of the most unmissable competitors in the history of the sport of MMA, Tony Ferguson, has to be considered one of the greatest fighters to never fight for undisputed UFC gold.  Mexican folklore contains within it the story of El Cucuy, a boogeyman-esque creature who steals away unruly youngsters who disobey those in a position of power. In reality, the tale is, of course, …

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Askren’s UFC Debut Ends In Controversy, Dana Set On Rematch

Ben Askren’s long-awaited UFC debut against ‘Ruthless’ Robbie Lawler was one that ended under rather controversial circumstances. UFC 235 was a night that will live long in the memory – both due to the victories that came from those featured as well as the numerous instances of controversy that were littered from top-to-bottom. Going into the card, the UFC debut …

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UFC 235 Preview: Jeremy Stephens Vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov

One of the finest prospects in MMA today, Zabit Magomedsharipov, will look to break into the 145lb title-picture by taking out the veteran Jeremy Stephens just prior to the UFC 235 main-card. And believe me, I call him a ‘prospect’ because of the fact that circumstances have prevented him from taking that next step up until now. But make no …

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UFC 235 Preview: Jon Jones Vs. Anthony Smith – The Stakes

UFC 235’s main-event will see light-heavyweight legend Jon Jones defending his belt against one of the biggest title underdogs in the history of the UFC. For those who missed our look at the welterweight title showdown between Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman yesterday, that piece can be found here. Anthony Smith in three words: Experienced, Dangerous, Determined Notable wins: Hector Lombard, Rashad …

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Ben Askren’s UFC 235 Debut: Why Is It So Significant?

Ben Askren is now hours away from making his debut for the UFC and with that, an entire career’s worth of questions will be answered as he finally competes against one of the welterweight division’s most iconic warriors. To those who are still not fully familiar with Askren and his long history within this sport, trust me when I say …

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UFC 235 Preview: Tyron Woodley Vs. Kamaru Usman: The Stakes

This weekend, UFC 235’s co-main event will see the welterweight title contested between champion Tyron Woodley and powerful challenger Kamaru Usman. The welterweight title will be on the line as powerful 170lb-rs collide in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kamaru Usman in three words: Attrition, Athleticism, Relentless Notable wins: Leon Edwards, Demian Maia, Rafael dos Anjos Highest high: Beating Rafael dos …

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A Series Of Genuinely Respectful Tweets From Colby Covington

Before he was ruining important plot points in popular films online and pissing off the entire nation of Brazil, UFC welterweight Colby Covington seemed like a genuinely respectful guy. The famously controversial American star is currently right in the title-mix at 170lbs – despite the fact that it is Kamaru Usman who will be challenging for the belt on Saturday …

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