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UFC announces 1st MMA fight in NY at Madison Square Garden
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NEW YORK CITY — The Ultimate Fighting Championship will hold its first mixed martial arts fight in New York state on Nov. 12 at Madison Square Garden, a UFC exec announced Thursday as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill legalizing pro MMA fights in the …

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UFC's Frankie Edgar Wants To Fight Conor McGregor In New York City
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Rather than wait for McGregor to come back down in weight, UFC President Dana White scheduled Edgar and Aldo in an interim featherweight title match at UFC 200, just before the McGregor-Diaz main event. The winner of that match is expected to fight …

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Five Rounds: Todd Duffee talks UFC 200, heavyweights and Rashad Evans' comeback
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Each week, ESPN.com writer and MMA Live Extra analyst Brett Okamoto provides his take on the hottest topics in the world of mixed martial arts. This week, Okamoto squares off with UFC heavyweight contender Todd Duffee to debate the latest news and …

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Machida admits use of banned substance, UFC on FOX 19 fight with Henderson …
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A rematch between Lyoto Machida (22-7 MMA, 14-7 UFC) and Dan Henderson (31-14 MMA, 8-8 UFC) has been called off, as “The Dragon” has admitted taking a banned substance, and UFC officials have elected to pull him from the UFC on FOX 19 contest.

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UFC Fight Night 86 post-fight facts: Dos Santos lands record number of body …
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The heavyweight matchup headlined Sunday's FOX Sports 1-televised event at Zagreb Arena, which marked the organization's debut in Croatia. The 13-fight card had a mixed bag of results, but in terms of history-making performances, Dos Santos' was the …

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WWE star John Cena explains why he doesn't care for UFC
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There are a ton of WWE superstars who regularly watch UFC programming or attend events and the same can be said for many of the best mixed martial artists in the world who are fans of professional wrestling. Don't count WWE superstar John Cena among …

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Nate Diaz: Immediate rematch is UFC's 'gift' to Conor McGregor
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Nate Diaz is under the impression the UFC doesn't believe in the results of his second-round win over Conor McGregor on March 5, saying he thinks that's why the promotion booked an immediate rematch between them at UFC 200. "I swear to God, the UFC …

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CM Punk on back surgery that delayed UFC debut: 'I felt like sh*t about it'
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By the time Mickey Gall punched his golden ticket to welcome CM Punk into the UFC, Punk already had a feeling the date might be postponed. Unfortunately, he ended up being right. Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, underwent surgery to repair a …

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