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Jorge Masvidal Vs. Ben Askren: Our Official Prediction

Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren will collide on the UFC 239 main-card in a matchup that could well single out one as the next challenger to Kamaru Usman’s throne. And while it would have perhaps seemed like Colby Covington’s shot at the belt was set in stone given his status as the division’s one-time interim-champ, I don’t think anyone is …

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Darren Till Opens Up About His Recent Tenerife Taxi-Theft Arrest

Darren Till has opened up about the widely-publicised Tenerife incident that saw him and a group of friends arrested for stealing a taxi. The controversy came shortly after Till’s brutal UFC London defeat to Jorge Masvidal in March and had many people questioning where the 26-year-old’s head was at in the wake of another major setback. According to the reports …

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Colby Covington Vs. Robbie Lawler Verbally Agreed For UFC Newark

A welterweight title-eliminator featuring two of the division’s most recognizable names has reportedly been verbally agreed for the UFC Newark headliner. The UFC’s next stop in Newark, New Jersey is scheduled to take place on August 3 and according to reports turned in by ESPN, it will feature a clash between these two former teammates. Lawler’s last outing saw him lose …

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Tyron Woodley Confident That Lawler Win Will Earn Him Title-Shot

Tyron Woodley believes that a win over his former conquest Robbie Lawler will be enough to earn him a shot at Kamaru Usman’s welterweight title. Usman managed to completely nullify the dominant force that was ‘The Chosen One’ during their UFC 235 co-main event in December. It was five-rounds of the former TUF winner’s patented style of abrasive grappling pressure …

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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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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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