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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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Ben Askren Comes Out Firing, Puts UFC Roster On Blast

Ben Askren isn’t taking too long to settle into the UFC roster, foreshadowing his official unveiling by calling out several of the promotion’s biggest stars. Yesterday came the news that the UFC and ONE FC were close to setting up an unprecedented trade deal that would see the former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and the semi-retired unbeaten former ONE and Bellator …

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Gegard Mousasi Annihilates Rory MacDonald At Bellator 206

In the biggest fight in the history of Bellator, middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi was the one who managed to put on a dominant performance. Rory MacDonald may well be the greatest welterweight fighter on the planet today – that’s up for debate. But when he crossed paths with the streaking former Strikeforce light-heavyweight Gegard Mousasi, it mattered for little. Mousasi’s …

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UFC 228: Woodley Vs. Till Reportedly Does Awful PPV Numbers

Despite its status as perhaps the year’s best fight-card to date, September’s UFC 228 has reportedly performed poorly in terms of pay-per-view buys. It was a truly fantastic card. The fans were treated to vicious finishes aplenty and with a main-event pairing as tantalising a prospect as Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till – the whole night did have a special feel. …

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GSP Vs. Woodley: Who Is The Welterweight G.O.A.T?

Tyron Woodley followed up his UFC 228 win over the weekend by making it clear that he believes himself to be the greatest 170lb-r of all-time and as a result, we feel it’s only fitting that we stack his accomplishments up against the legendary Georges St-Pierre. Five rounds, five categories, and only one eventual winner. The scoring criteria will follow …

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Darren Till Outlines Future Plans As A Middleweight

UFC title-challenger Darren Till has outlined his plans for a move to the middleweight division if he manages to defeat Tyron Woodley at UFC 228. Till’s strenuous cut to 170lbs for his UFC Liverpool showdown with Stephen Thompson saw him eventually miss weight in a rather dramatic turn of events. The entire scandal that surrounded his failed-attempt to make the limit …

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How A UFC 165lb Division Might Look

With the controversy surrounding weight-cutting reaching an all-time high, the implementation of several new weight-classes is looking increasingly likely. Talks of setting up 165lb, 175lb, 195lb, and 225lb divisions in the UFC have been gathering momentum in recent times on the back of several high-profile fighters missing weight. The sport’s community has made no secret of the fact that they …

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