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UFC London Preview: Gunnar Nelson’s Top-5 UFC Submissions

Gunnar Nelson is quietly one of the UFC’s most potent finishers, something that is highlighted by his devastating, but technical, body of work to date. Earlier this week, we delved into why this is such a huge fight for Nelson’s push towards reaching his long-expected potential. And it’s very true. As one of the best pure jiu-jitsu practitioners on the …

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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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Nick Diaz Set To Face Jorge Masvidal At UFC 235 In March

Nick Diaz, the legendary former Strikeforce welterweight champion, is reportedly set to make his long-awaited return to the octagon in March. And it has been a long time coming. Not seen since his unanimous decision loss to Anderson Silva, Nick has been lingering in a state of semi-retirement for quite some time now – content to rest on his laurels …

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Ben Askren Wants Darren Till In London For UFC Debut

The UFC’s newest addition to their roster, Ben Askren, has called for a London showdown with Darren Till for his UFC debut. If you told any MMA fan one month ago that the UFC’s most successful champion Demetrious Johnson would be traded off to ONE Championship in a deal that would see Ben Askren join forces with Dana White and …

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Darren Till Challenges Conor McGregor To Anfield Showdown

The former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till has called out Conor McGregor for a showdown in Liverpool before he retires. And it’s a challenge that has seemingly come out of nowhere. Till was last seen at UFC 228 where he was on the receiving end of a dominant performance at the hands of 170lb champ Tyron Woodley and has …

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