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Bellator’s Coker On UFC 233 Cancellation: “They Just Ran Out Of Bullets”

The Bellator head-honcho addressed the UFC’s decision to postpone UFC 233 in January after seemingly being unable to fill the headlining spot. The card would have coincided with one of the biggest Bellator events in recent memory – the heavyweight final grand-prix featuring the clash between Fedor Emelianenko and Ryan Bader for the title. The UFC’s decision to call it …

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Watch: Jon Jones Vs. Alexander Gustafsson I Ahead Of UFC 232

With UFC 232 drawing ever-closer, the UFC have uploaded the first meeting between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson for your viewing pleasure. Nowadays, we are all aware of exactly how talented Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson actually is but when he was scheduled to face the dominant force that sat atop the 205lb division at the time, many had written him …

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Jeremy Stephens Vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov Reportedly In The Works For UFC 235

According to reports from ESPN, the UFC are looking to set up a featherweight showdown between Jeremy Stephens and Zabit Magomedsharipov for UFC 235. Ariel Helwani of ESPN reported first that the UFC are looking to bolster March’s UFC 235 with a pivotal featherweight clash between two of the most exciting fighters on the roster. Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Jeremy Stephens is in …

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Kevin Lee Considers Move To Welterweight After Iaquinta Loss

Lightweight contender Kevin Lee suffered a serious setback last night at UFC Milwaukee. The ‘Motown Phenom’ lost out to Tony Ferguson last year for the interim 155lb. belt, but he was eyeing up another title charge after a great fifth round victory over Edson Barboza back in April. A second unanimous decision loss to Al Iaquinta has scuppered those hopes …

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Watch: Barboza Crumples Dan Hooker With A Superb Body-Shot

Edson Barboza managed to shut down the hype at UFC Milwaukee last night, taking out Dan Hooker with a beautiful body-shot in their co-main event matchup. It was well and truly a showcase for the lightweights in Milwaukee last night and while Al Iaquinta stole away the vast majority of the headlines with his thrilling win over the hotly-tipped Kevin …

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Official: Jose Aldo To Face Renato Moicano At UFC Fortaleza

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return to the octagon on February 2nd to face Renato Moicano at UFC on ESPN +2 in Fortaleza Brazil. The bout which pits the number 2 and number 4 ranked featherweights in the world in Aldo and Moicano respectively against one another will no doubt have major title implications. According to the initial …

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BT Sport To Remain Exclusive Home Of UFC In UK & Ireland

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BT Sport has confirmed that they will continue as the official home of the UFC in the UK and Republic of Ireland after signing a new broadcasting rights deal that will come into effect in January.  The new deal means that all UFC pay-per-views and Fight Nights will be shown live and exclusive on BT Sport TV, as well as …

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Eleven Sports At Risk Of Closure In UK After Four Months

Streaming service, Eleven Sports, is reportedly at risk of closure in the UK after just four months due to ‘poor distribution and growing losses’.  The streaming service currently holds the broadcasting rights for La Liga and Serie A and were due to begin exclusively streaming UFC fights in Ireland and the UK from January 2019, however, the promotional company has …

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Tony Ferguson & Dustin Poirier Engage In Bizarre Back-And-Forth

Dustin Poirier’s recent call-out of top lightweight contender Tony Ferguson did not go unnoticed and his response was just as amazing as you would expect. Both men are in a strange state of limbo with the current situation surrounding UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov but with Tony Ferguson’s spot as the divisional top-contender sealed beyond any doubt – questions have …

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De La Hoya Slams Dana White, Promises More MMA Shows

Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya has confirmed that he is interested in hosting more MMA shows under his banner after his first entry into the sport last month. Liddell vs. Ortiz III was one of those rare occasions where the entire MMA community were in agreement on something. The fight was competitive in the most minimal sense of …

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Daniel Cormier Named As ESPN’s Third Most-Dominant Athlete Of 2018

UFC light-heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been honoured by ESPN as their third most dominant athlete of the year 2018. Three fights, three finishes and LeBron James, Luka Modric, Lewis Hamilton, and Novak Djokovic all eating his dust. What a year for DC it has been. The dual-weight world champion started his year with a dominant second-round stoppage …

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