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UFC 227 breakdown, betting odds and picks
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Betting odds corroborate fans’ belief that the UFC 227 main event between T.J. Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt might be the most evenly matched title fight of the year. ...
Conor is back: UFC says McGregor will fight Oct. 6 in Las Vegas
Conor is back: UFC says McGregor will fight Oct. 6 in Las Vegas
Friday, August 3, 2018
Conor McGregor will return to mixed martial arts on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas with a bout against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. The UFC dramatically announced the matchup today to ...
Daniel Cormier capitalized on every chance at UFC 226 — including with Brock Lesnar
Daniel Cormier capitalized on every chance at UFC 226 — including with Brock Lesnar
Sunday, July 8, 2018
Cormier vs. Lesnar expected, but not eligible to happen until January 2019
Brock Lesnar was coming into the octagon at the conclusion of UFC 226 Saturday night regardless. It didn’t matter if Daniel Cormier or Stipe Miocic won. It didn’t matter if the winner requested his presence or not. ...
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UFC 226 blog: Daniel Cormier wins second title, calls out Brock Lesnar
Saturday, July 7, 2018
A brief scuffle ensues when former heavyweight champion encounters current champion
For many years, it was considered virtually impossible to simultaneously hold two championship belts in two different UFC weight classes. ...
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Vegas Play of the Day: Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 226
Saturday, July 7, 2018
Both Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic are extremely durable. They’re also extremely powerful. ...
Photo: Stipe Miocic, lands a right against Junior Dos San
UFC 226 breakdown, betting odds and picks
Saturday, July 7, 2018
The sight of betting odds drifting towards the underdog on fight week usually serves as an indication that the UFC’s promotional efforts are ...
Analysis: Can heavyweights break International Fight Week curse?
Analysis: Can heavyweights break International Fight Week curse?
Friday, July 6, 2018
UFC can’t catch a break with annual Fourth of July weekend card
A thud echoed through the Pearl at the Palms at the conclusion of the UFC 226 news conference, quieting several hundred fans as they realized Daniel Cormier had ...
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Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz to end retirements for third fight
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz say they are coming out of retirement for a third fight in their mixed martial arts rivalry ...
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At UFC 226, Cormier and Miocic put their belts and legacies on the line
Thursday, July 5, 2018
For the first time in promotional history, the heavyweight and light heavyweight champions will square off against each other. Here’s a closer look at Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier heading into their showdown.
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Superfight won't uproot grounded UFC heavyweight star Miocic
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Stipe Miocic has been the UFC's heavyweight champion for more than two years, calmly dominating the most tumultuous division in mixed martial arts during ...
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Michael Chiesa opens up on the Conor McGregor bus attack
Friday, June 29, 2018
UFC 226: Chiesa’s bout with Anthony Pettis set for next weekend’s card at T-Mobile Arena
Michael Chiesa sighs and leans back in his seat, resigning himself to discuss the Conor McGregor situation that left him unable to compete as planned at UFC 223 three months ago in Brooklyn. ...
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Miocic and Cormier ready to square off at UFC 226
Friday, June 29, 2018
In a historic clash, both fighters are looking to make a statement.
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. ...