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Stephen Thompson Vs. Robbie Lawler Targeted For ESPN Debut

Two of the finest welterweights in the modern era of the UFC are expected to clash for the promotion’s first showcase on ESPN. According to MMAJunkie, a fight between Stephen Thompson and Robbie Lawler is being lined up for the UFC’s first event under their new broadcasting deal with ESPN. January 18 is reportedly the date in mind and if it …

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UFC 228: Woodley Vs. Till Gets An Official Promo

The eagerly-anticipated welterweight title clash between champion Tyron Woodley and Darren Till has its first promo. The welterweight division has a new challenger to the throne and while there has certainly been some controversy surrounding the decision to give Liverpool’s Darren Till the shot, I doubt anyone will mind when fight-night comes around. The pair met first at the UFC’s …

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Watch: Darren Till Gets Dark While Describing His Mindset

Darren Till will certainly divide opinion amongst the fans after some of the comments he made during UFC 227’s fight-week. Dedication and a driven mindset are absolutely essential in achieving anything in life. You’re either in it all the way or you’re not, simple as. When it comes to combat sports, the slightest lapse in focus can result in the most …

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Tyron Woodley Denies Being Offered Darren Till Fight

Tyron Woodley has denied ever being offered a fight with Darren Till, despite the fact that the Liverpudlian claimed otherwise. Following his UFC 225 victory over Rafael dos Anjos, it did appear for a while as though Colby Covington had done enough to earn himself a shot at the divisional champ, Tyron Woodley. After scaling the ranks of the 170lb …

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Darren Till: Side-Kicks To The Knee Should Not Be Banned

Darren Till has responded to his UFC Liverpool opponent Stephen Thompson’s thoughts on the controversial practice of throwing sidekicks to the knee. Thompson found himself in the headlines shortly after his welterweight title-eliminator against the Liverpudlian due to comments he made about the tactics employed by the man who ended up defeating him on the judge’s scorecards. After tearing his …

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Johny Hendricks Announces His Retirement From MMA

The former welterweight champion of the world Johny Hendricks has announced that he has retired from the sport of mixed martial arts. Johny Hendricks has announced his retirement from the sport of MMA, effective immediately. Since losing his UFC title to Robbie Lawler by way of split decision at UFC 181, Hendricks has gone 2-5 – with his most recent …

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Our Dream Lineup For The Bellator Welterweight Grand-Prix

With Bellator MMA set to put together an eight-man tournament to determine the next challenger to Rory MacDonald’s crown, we put together a list of the eight welterweights and the four matchups we would love to see them involved in. Paul Daley vs. Michael ‘Venom’ Page This one is an absolute no-brainer. Both of these guys have been gunning for …

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Bellator Setting Up A Welterweight Grand-Prix

Bellator MMA have come through with another fresh approach to their divisional championship layout, creating a grand-prix of their very best welterweights. Bellator have signed a streaming deal with DAZN, meaning that the days of dealing with their frustrating tape-delays will be through come September. The move is a huge one for their ongoing push into the mainstream eye and …

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Tyron Woodley Opens Up As Favourite Over Colby Covington

Tyron Woodley has opened up as the favourite over Colby Covington as they edge closer to eventually meeting in a title-unification bout inside the octagon. UFC 225 saw the divisive newly-crowned interim welterweight champion Colby Covington prove that he was more than just a big mouth. Ok, well, he’s still majority big-mouth, but with his win over Rafael dos Anjos …

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Watch: Tyron Woodley Goes Off On Colby Covington Following UFC 225 Win

Tyron Woodley didn’t hold back when asked about fighting the newly-crowned interim-welterweight champion Colby Covington during a recent Q&A. UFC 225’s co-main event interim-welterweight title contest saw a brash new champion crowned in the form of American Top Team standout Colby Covington after he defeated Rafael dos Anjos in what amounted to a gruelling five-round encounter. Dos Anjos has been …

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Watch: Relive Darren Till’s Annihilation Of Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Ahead Of UFC Liverpool

Ahead of his return at UFC Liverpool this weekend, relive Darren Till’s stunning first-round destruction of Donald Cerrone at UFC Gdansk last year. Wanna grab yourself boatloads of attention? Why not absolutely walk through a bonafide legend as a relative unknown to all but the most hardcore of MMA fans. Darren Till wasn’t exactly happy when several high-profile figures in …

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