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Former champ Daniel Cormier issues statement on UFC 241 loss

Daniel Cormier lost the heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 241. There, he was rematching Stipe Miocic where for three rounds he was dominating the fight. But, in the fourth round, Miocic switched his game plan and started to attack the body. From there it went downhill for ‘DC’ who ended up losing by TKO in the fourth round. Now, two days later, Cormier took to Instagram to release a statement on the loss, where […]

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Frankie Edgar dropping down to bantamweight division

Former UFC lightweight champion and most recently featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar is making a drop down in weight once again in his career. According to Edgar’s coach Mark Henry and his manager Ali Abdelaziz who first spoke to Brett Okamoto of ESPN, the plan for Edgar to drop down to bantamweight has already been told to the UFC, and Edgar’s team is targeting his division debut for November at MSG. In a statement to ESPN, Abdelaziz […]

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Colby Covington has no regrets over Matt Hughes train comments

After Colby Covington beat Robbie Lawler by dominant decision, in his post-fight Octagon interview he made a controversial comment towards Matt Hughes. Of course, Hughes and Lawler are good friends so he took a dig at him. “Let’s talk about the lesson we learned tonight that Robbie should have learned from his good buddy Matt Hughes,” Covington said. “You stay off the tracks when the train is coming through, junior. Doesn’t matter if it’s the Trump train […]

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Darren Till’s coach unsure if pupil should move up to middleweight

Darren Till is one of the bigger welterweights if not the biggest on the UFC’s roster. It is evident he cuts a lot of weight and has missed weight a few times. So, the question of why the Englishman hasn’t moved up to middleweight is something many are wondering. He has even teased a move to 185-pounds before. Yet, according to his coach in Colin Heron, he isn’t sure if Till should move up and that is […]

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Ali Abdelaziz explains how Urijah Faber can get title shot

Urijah Faber and Henry Cejudo have both called each other out, and the possibility of them fighting each other seems likely. But, according to Cejudo’s manager in Ali Abdelaziz, he doesn’t believe that fight is next as Faber doesn’t deserve it. Instead, he should fight Marlon Moraes for the chance to fight Cejudo to prove he is a top bantamweight. “Urijah you know he got an impressive win last week. But, we never really got to see […]

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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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Holly Holm defends JacksonWink MMA after Diego Sanchez’s comments

JacksonWink MMA was set for a massive card at UFC 239. They have Jon Jones and Holly Holm fighting for titles, while Diego Sanchez was also on the main card. Yet, just a week or so ago, Sanchez said he is leaving JacksonWink MMA for this fight. That resulted in more backlash to the gym which Holm doesn’t like. She says she is treated great all the time and is glad to be a member of the […]

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Brendan Schaub believes Junior dos Santos was scared to get hit by Francis Ngannou

In the main event of UFC Minneapolis, Junior dos Santos was taking on Francis Ngannou. There, the expectation was that the winner would then fight for the heavyweight title next. Ultimately, it was Ngannou who got his hand raised as he once again has another first-round finish, this time in just over a minute. But, according to Brendan Schaub, he believes Junior dos Santos was scared to get hit by Ngannou and that is why he ended […]

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