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June 19, 2018

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UFC, Disney offer more details on their broadcast deal
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The Walt Disney Co. and UFC have offered additional details on their broadcast agreement that takes effect next year. The deal taking effect in January will make ESPN and ESPN Plus the exclusive U.S. digital and linear distributors for UFC. The agreement includes ...
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Brazil's Nunes beats Pennington and retains UFC title
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Amanda Nunes of Brazil beat American Raquel Pennington early Sunday to defend her UFC bantamweight title for the third time. The heavily favored Brazilian ...
Photo: UFC213 women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes
UFC 224 breakdown, betting odds and picks
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Amanda Nunes’ UFC women’s bantamweight championship reign has consisted entirely of upset victories, as she’s come into each of her three title fights as an underdog. ...
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UFC fights will be streamed on ESPN Plus starting in January
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
UFC and the Walt Disney Co. have reached an agreement for live fight coverage on its new subscription streaming service beginning ...
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UFC's Daniel Cormier to coach California high school wrestling team
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The storied Gilroy High wrestling program, winner of an unprecedented 16 consecutive Central Coast Section team championships, has found its next coach: UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Pending school district approval ...
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Frustrated Golovkin struggling to book Canelo replacement
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Gennady Golovkin is growing frustrated with boxing's sanctioning bodies while he struggles to find a replacement opponent for Canelo Alvarez on May 5. Golovkin and his promoter and trainer appeared in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday to ...
McGregor's UFC future in doubt in wake of felony charges
McGregor's UFC future in doubt in wake of felony charges
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Fueled by revenge and running with a pack of his "hoodlums," McGregor's antics landed him in jail — and injured two fighters on today's UFC 223 card ...
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UFC 223 breakdown, betting odds and picks
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Never has a fight week experienced as much upheaval as what’s transpired in Brooklyn, N.Y. over the last several days. ...
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Analysis: Forget Conor McGregor, Max Holloway has historic chance at UFC 223
Friday, April 6, 2018
Featherweight champion steps in against undefeated top lightweight
Conor McGregor looked so emaciated before weighing in the second-to-last time he fought at 145 pounds that Urijah Faber asked him if he was going to survive and inadvertently incited a minor quarrel backstage at MGM Grand Garden Arena. ...
McGregor posts $50,000 bond, released after arraignment
McGregor posts $50,000 bond, released after arraignment
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Cocksure and uncouth, Conor McGregor was never afraid to defy authority. He dressed in fur coats and swung chairs at news conferences, reaped the riches of his dalliance with ...
Hawaii tourism group balks at UFC's $6M price for isle title card
Thursday, April 5, 2018
The Ultimate Fighting Championship made the Hawaii Tourism Authority an offer it could refuse, leading to the collapse of talks that had been aimed at bringing a UFC card starring Max Holloway to Aloha Stadium this summer. After the HTA turned down the ...
UFC officially strips inactive McGregor of 155-pound title
UFC officially strips inactive McGregor of 155-pound title
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Conor McGregor's run as UFC lightweight champion is set to end. The long-expected move that McGregor would lose his 155-belt was officially announced by ...
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UFC 222 blog: Big things await Cris Cyborg, Brian Ortega after knockout wins
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Sean O'Malley, Ketlen Vieira stay perfect on pay-per-view card
The UFC came out of Saturday night’s pay-per-view card at T-Mobile Arena with a pair of 145-pound title fights to make immediately. A superfight between women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes seems like a lock to come together. ....
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UFC 222 breakdown, betting odds and picks
Saturday, March 3, 2018
The odds were stacked against UFC 222 from the beginning, and now the top of betting boards across the valley reflect as much. ...
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Local Mike Pyle bids farewell to fighting career at UFC 222
Friday, March 2, 2018
UFC veteran among the most respected fighters in Las Vegas’ mixed martial arts community
Coming off two consecutive knockout losses for the first time in his career, Mike Pyle knew he had a decision to make. ...