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Barboza Receives Call-Out From One Of The Lightweight Division’s Scariest Fighters

10 December 2015; Edson Barboza weighs in ahead of his lightweight bout against Tony Ferguson. The Ultimate Fighter Finale: Weigh-In, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, USA. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE (Photo by Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images)

Ladies and gentlemen, it looks like we may have another Fight of the Year in the making on our hands. Edson Barboza has received a call-out from one of the lightweight division’s most hotly-tipped prospects. The 31-year-old has spent his last few years in the top flight establishing himself as one of MMA’s most dangerous opponents. A proven finisher, his recent run …

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Volkan Oezdemir Predicts Quick & Brutal End For Daniel Cormier If They Fight

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - MAY 28: Volkan Oezdemir defeats Misha Cirkunov (not pictured) by knockout during the UFC Fight Night event at Ericsson Globe on May 28, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

Volkan Oezdemir has promised a quick and brutal end to Daniel Cormier’s championship reign if he finds himself facing down the former-Olympian inside the octagon any time soon. The ascent of Volkan Oezdemir has been one of the most interesting and admittedly strange sights we’ve seen in recent mixed martial arts memory. An unranked debutant making his UFC debut just …

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Jose Aldo Provides The Most Jose Aldo Prediction Possible For McGregor Vs Mayweather

Jose Aldo has ruled out any chance of Conor McGregor upsetting the odds and beating Floyd Mayweather in his first professional boxing match. Aldo was knocked out after just 13 seconds of the pair’s blockbuster fight at UFC 194 in December 2015 having remained undefeated over 18 fights, which spanned a 10-year period. Many comparisons have been made with McGregor’s …

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UFC 214 Bumper Preview Part One: Lawler Vs Cerrone

This weekend sees what promises to be the best UFC card of the year. Now we must hope all the main players make it to the cage intact. No repeats of shady weight cuts, hit and runs or funky test results. If we can avoid all that we’ll witness three great title fights and a hell of a lot of entertainment.  …

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Amateur MMA Fighter Dies Following Heavyweight Bout

Heartbreaking news is rippling throughout the MMA world. Following an amateur heavyweight bout on Saturday night, Donshay White collapsed before passing away hours later. Having competed in a heavyweight fight, White was stopped in the second round via TKO. Having suffered several blows, he failed to protect himself and left the referee with no choice but to stop the fight. …

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Quiz: Can You Name All The Pay-Per-View Headliners Since UFC 189?

12 December 2015; Conor McGregor, right, lands a left punch on Jose Aldo, resulting in a knock-out stoppage after 13 seconds of round one. UFC 194: Jose Aldo v Conor McGregor, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, USA. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE (Photo by Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images)

Amazingly, UFC 213 will mark 25 pay-per-views since Conor McGregor headlined his first show, all the way back in 2015. How times have changed since then. With yet another highly anticipated event on the horizon, in UFC 213, fans will spend the next week waiting with bated bait for news concerning injuries and changes to the card. Donald Cerrone vs …

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CSAC’s New Weight-Cutting Regulations Have Their First Major Impact

BRASILIA, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 23: Renan Barao of Brazil steps on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at Nilson Nelson gymnasium on September 23, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The California State Athletic Commission is worried about Renan Barao’s ability to make the cut to bantamweight safely. The CSAC passed the largest set of weight-cutting regulations in MMA history back in May, and UFC 214 on the July 29 will be the first UFC PPV to take place under these new regulations. The Anaheim event has experienced its first enforced change due …

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Huge Heavyweight Bout Announced For UFC 215

French-Cameroonian mixed martial artist Francis Ngannou poses during a training session at the MMA Factory in Paris on April 21, 2017. Born in Cameroon, Ngannou arrived in France in 2013 looking for a different life, but soon found himself homeless. From the streets of Paris to a chance encounter at an MMA gym, he now holds a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and has his eyes set on the world number one belt. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

The scariest man in the division is back in action. Francis NGannou will face his toughest test to date when he takes on Junior Dos Santos at UFC 215. The Cameroon native has been flawless to date in the UFC and finished all five of his bouts so far. His latest fight was a demolition of Andrei Arlovski back in …

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Watch: Brutal Groin Shot Abruptly Finishes MMA Fight

Any male who is about to watch the video below, prepare to wince. The extraordinary pain that accumulates after a groin shot cannot be understated. Lying somewhere between being trampled by elephants and giving birth to triplets with large heads, on a pain-richter scale it isn’t pleasant. We often see moments in sport where a player may inadvertently take a hit …

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