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Jorge Masvidal wants ‘easy fight’ with Conor McGregor

Jorge Masvidal is coming off of a stunning five-second KO win over Ben Askren at UFC 239. The win could have very well secured himself as the number one contender at welterweight, but “Gamebred” is eyeing a different opponent and that is Conor McGregor. The Irishman has not fought since UFC 229, where he lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov. Yet, Jorge Masvidal still wants that fight because it is an easy paycheck. “I want McGregor,” Masvidal said on […]

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Holly Holm says ‘I’m still pushing forward’ after knockout loss at UFC 239

Holly Holm had a chance to shock the world again. Just like when she fought Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, the consensus was Rousey would dominate the fight like all her fights. Yet, that was not the case as Holm landed a head kick that knocked her out cold. It was a major upset and made “The Preacher’s Daughter” a UFC champion. At UFC 239, she had the chance to do that again when she took on […]

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Colby Covington says ‘overrated’ Ben Askren ‘got exposed’ at UFC 239

Ben Askren expected to dominate Jorge Masvidal at UFC 239 and then earn a title shot. However, that did not even come close to what happened. Rather, “Gamebred” ran across the cage and landed a perfectly timed flying knee that knocked “Funky” out cold in just five seconds. It was the first loss of Ben Askren’s career, and Colby Covington says the loss exposed Askren and his style. “It was like called it,” Covington said to MMA […]

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UFC 239 results – Jones vs. Santos, Nunes vs. Holm

The Ultimate Fighting Championships hosts its blockbuster summer event, UFC 239 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view card streams on ESPN+ following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+. Two titles are on the line as arguably the best to ever compete in professional mixed martial arts, Jon Jones, defends his light heavyweight title against Brazilian challenger, Thiago Santos. “Marreta” Santos enters the championship headliner riding a four-fight win streak inside the UFC octagon. Although Santos […]

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