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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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Brock Lesnar on why he left WWE for UFC: 'Vicodin and vodka were my closest …
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Lesnar went on to become the UFC's heavyweight champion and the biggest pay-per-view attraction of his time. Only Conor McGregor managed to break Lesnar's PPV and gate records. After two losses in a row, against Cain Velasquez and Alistair Overeem, …

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The Cage Match to Turn the UFC Into a National Phenomenon
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It turns out that Culinary Union Local 226, which represents 55,000 employees in Sin City's hospitality industry, had an ally in — of all people — the former speaker of the New York State Assembly, UFC officials say. That would be Sheldon Silver …

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Former UFC strawweight champ Carla Esparza 'ready to fight,' eyes UFC 199 return
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Carla Esparza has mostly dropped off the radar since losing the UFC women's strawweight title more than one year ago. Now “The Cookie Monster” wants to get back to work. Esparza (10-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been largely out of sight since she was …

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The road to UFC 200: 10 burning questions
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It's only March, but UFC 200 on July 9 is dominating its fair share of headlines. That's to be expected any time a marquee card looms, but UFC 200 is far from the only thing happening in 2016. There are 10 events (featuring six title fights) on the UFC …

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