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Two bouts added to stacked Winnipeg card
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Light heavyweight contenders and rising welterweight stars will make the trip to Winnipeg on Dec. 16 to compete in UFC Fight Night action at Bell MTS Place.At 205 pounds, Jared Cannonier will face off with Poland’s Jan Blachowicz, and in the welterweight division, Alberta’s Sheldon Westcott returns to battle Danny “Hot Chocolate” Roberts.Tickets are on […]

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Namajunas embraces champion's role with class at UFC 217
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Before Namajunas entered the Octagon, her partner and former UFC fighter Pat Barry whispered in her ear, “All you gotta do is just be you.” Once she knocked Jedrzejczyk down the first time, Namajunas felt the adrenaline and excitement. She took a deep breath and reminded herself of her mantra: “Confidence, conditioning, composure, content, I’m […]

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Pettis vs. Moreno set for Mexico City main event
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Two of the top young fighters in mixed martial arts will headline the UFC’s return to Mexico City on August 5, as Brandon Moreno squares off with fellow 23-year-old flyweight contender Sergio Pettis in a five-round bout at Arena Ciudad Del Mexico.The UFC Fight Night event, which airs live on FS1, marks the UFC’s fifth […]

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Calm fight camp has allowed Shevchenko to focus on Pena
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The worst question in the history of fight sports is, “How is training going?” But in the case of Valentina Shevchenko, it’s a valid one because there have been no headlines about being robbed at gunpoint, stepping in on short notice, or anything else that can take away from her task at hand, which is […]

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UFC 198 rewind: What you got right & wrong
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Think you know how the next fight card will play out? Play UFC Pick ‘EmUFC 198 came to a dramatic end on Saturday night, as Stipe Miocic silenced 45,207 fans in Brazil with a stunning first-round knockout to finish Fabricio Werdum and win the UFC heavyweight title. Miocic entered the fight as a slight underdog, […]

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Gunnar Nelson: Conor McGregor avoiding UFC featherweight title defense because …
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Some fighters, like Frankie Edgar, don't believe Conor McGregor will ever defend his featherweight title after earning it with his first-round destruction of Jose Aldo back at UFC 194. That's because "Notorious" is too busy trying to test his skills at …

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Ian McCall talks injuries, future in UFC: 'I might never fight again'
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UFC flyweight Ian McCall is banged up, but that doesn't mitigate his desire to step back into the UFC Octagon. The 31-year-old fighter has been out of commission since a January 2015 defeat against John Lineker at UFC 183, nursing a variety of injuries …

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Conor McGregor calls out UFC again
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As we inch closer and closer to UFC 200, the reality is that we are not going to see the rematch we all thought we were going to see between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. After McGregor was pulled from the card, the bout was called off and now we're …

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