Roosevelt Roberts ‘looking forward to getting the finish’ at UFC on ESPN 9

While the novel coronavirus forced the world into a state of lockdown, for some fighters, like lightweight Roosevelt Roberts, it was only a temporary setback. Determined to continue to move forward towards a fight, Roberts remained as active as he could, and his perseverance paid off, resulting in a scheduled bout to close out the month of May. “Coming into (2020) I was just training and looking forward to fighting Matt Frevola (in April at UFC on ESPN+ 31), and then everything happened and shut things down,” Roberts told MMAWeekly.com. “We never really stopped training. “It was just me and my…

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UFC Vegas: Brok Weaver Would Accept Vargas Rematch Only Under Pride Rules

“Energy levels up and down but it’s all part of the process.” That’s how Brok Weaver described his weight cut Thursday, ahead of UFC Vegas. On Friday, he missed weight for his fight with Roosevelt Roberts. Weaver came in at 1.5lbs over the non-title lightweight limit of 156lbs. He halted his weight cut, and accepted […]
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The Weight Cutting Chronicles: UFC Vegas

The UFC is returning for yet another card during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This time, the UFC has elected to hold its event at their Apex Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Heavy precautions will be taken again at UFC Vegas in order to ensure that no fighter is exposed to anything dangerous, especially while their […]
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UFC: Tim Elliott, Brok Weaver, Louis Smolka Among Names Added to May 30 Event

The UFC has a show planned for May 30, and despite being barely over a week away, the card is still filling up. The past 24 hours have brought a slew of fight announcements, for that event and others. And while it’s unclear where the event will go down (with Nevada the forerunner), names like […]
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