UFC 250: Raphael Assuncao Feels Win Over Garbrandt Can Put Him In Title Contention

Raphael Assuncao is the man tasked with welcoming former bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt back to the octagon at UFC 250. The former champ is on a three-fight skid, two of those in back-to-back fights against the disgraced T.J. Dillashaw, currently out on a two year suspension for EPO. Assuncao, meanwhile, is on a two-fight losing […]
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UFC 250: Cory Sandhagen Expects Sterling Fight to be Title Eliminator

Cory Sandhagen is in what is very likely a title eliminator at UFC 250. While nothing has been officially announced by the promotion, Sandhagen let slip at the event’s media day that his agent had been told just that. Sandhagen (12-1) has won all five of his fights inside the octagon thus far. The bantamweight […]
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UFC 250’s Cody Garbrandt Excited to Climb the Rankings Again: “Once a Hunter, Always a Hunter”

Former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt finally returns to the octagon this weekend at UFC 250. Emphasis on finally. Garbrandt, who lost his belt to T.J. Dillashaw in 2017, has had to deal with hardships personal and professional in subsequent years. Garbrandt last fought in March 2019, where he was knocked out by Pedro Munhoz at […]
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UFC 250: Amanda Nunes Dismisses Idea of Dropping to Flyweight

Just over a year ago, Amanda Nunes was talking about a run at a third title. Having captured the women’s featherweight championship just weeks prior, Nunes (19-4) told ESPN Brazil that a drop to 125lbs was possible. It would just take a bit of time. Of course, at flyweight waits Valentina Shevchenko, a fighter Nunes […]
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UFC: Nogueira vs. Shogun 3 on July 25 Per Dana White

UFC President Dana White went on the podcast Steve-O’s Wild Ride Thursday, where he stated that a match-up between Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is being targeted for July 25. The rubber-match between Antonio “Minotoro” Nogueira and former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is being targeted for July 25, per UFC President […]
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UFC 250’s Aljamain Sterling: “So Much More At Stake” In World Today Beyond Fighting

The backdrop to UFC 250 was expected to be a global pandemic, the event offering a distraction from the fear and anxiety that has crept into the lives of many over the past several months. Then came the death of George Floyd, another black man killed at the hands of police. Suddenly, there was so […]
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UFC: Carla Esparza vs. Marina Rodriguez Booked for July 15

The UFC has set up a key strawweight match-up for July 15. On that date, at an event yet to be officially announced, Carla Esparza is set to take on Marina Rodriguez. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto was first to reveal the news. Esparza (16-6), the inaugural 115lb champion in the UFC, is currently riding a three-fight […]
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UFC: Blaydes to Meet Volkov in Key Heavyweight Battle

A battle with major title implications between UFC heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov is official as the headliner on June 20 in Las Vegas. 🇺🇸 @RazorBlaydes265 🇷🇺 @AlexDragoVolkov We're in for a heavyweight showdown on June 20th. pic.twitter.com/zJTM9WgS6G — UFC (@ufc) June 3, 2020 A match-up between top heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Alexander […]
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UFC: Namajunas vs. Andrade 2 Set for July 11, Likely on Fight Island

A rematch between former UFC strawweight champions Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade is set for July 11 and is expected to take place on Fight Island. Rose Namajunas (@rosenamajunas) vs. Jessica Andrade (@jessicammapro) has been agreed to for July 11. Dana White mentioned last week that was the plan, but said he needed to make […]
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UFC Vegas: Roosevelt Roberts Explains Callout of Matt Frevola

Five fights into his UFC career, lightweight Roosevelt Roberts is 4-1 in the UFC. And after UFC Vegas, and a submission win over Brok Weaver, he knows exactly what he wants next. Roberts (10-1), who joined the UFC off a 2018 appearance on Dana White’s Contender Series, in the pre-UFC Apex days, is gunning for […]
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UFC Vegas: Here’s Why Brandon Royval Didn’t Want to Work Monday

Aside from Monday’s being Monday, Brandon Royval had good reason not to want to go to work to start this week. On Saturday at UFC Vegas, he won his octagon debut against a former title challenger in Tim Elliott. Yet despite a second round submission via arm triangle choke, Royval (11-4) was visibly upset post […]
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UFC Vegas’ Jamahal Hill on Potential Opponents: “They All Just Seem Like Victims to Me”

Two fights into his UFC career, Jamahal Hill remains an undefeated fighter. Hill (8-0), who won his way into the promotion via Dana White’s Contender Series, returned Saturday at UFC Vegas. And made a statement, quite frankly, in his fight with Klidson Abreu. Brazil’s Abreu has held gold in Brave CF, and is certainly no […]
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