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3:33 PM ET Brazilian light heavyweights Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will meet for the third time at UFC 250 on May 9 in Brazil, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. The UFC 250 pay-per-view is scheduled to take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, inside Ginasio do Ibirapuera. The UFC has not yet
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will welcome Chris Weidman back to the middleweight division as the former 185-pound champion tangles with division “Joker,” Jack Hermansson, at the upcoming UFC Oklahoma City mixed martial arts (MMA) event on May 2. That’s according to a report from ESPN. Weidman (14-5) said goodbye to the weight class that made
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Image via @dustinpoirier on Instagram UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier says he is planning a return to the Octagon in May after having not fought since last September. We last saw Poirier at UFC 242 when he was choked out by UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. That loss snapped a six-fight unbeaten streak for Poirier,
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8:30 PM ET Dominant UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko will look to defend her title next against Joanne Calderwood at UFC 251 on June 6, multiple sources told ESPN. Both sides have agreed to the 125-pound championship fight, per sources. The UFC has not finalized a location or venue just yet, although sources say it
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1:31 PM ET UFC prospect Grant Dawson still has to clear some hurdles before he can compete in the promotion’s home state. The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted Wednesday to impose a six-month drug-testing period on Dawson before it will grant him a license to fight. Dawson, who has had a recurring issue with a
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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, will defend his 185-pound title against brick-fisted Cuban powerhouse, Yoel Romero, in the upcoming UFC 248 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, scheduled for Sat., March 7, 2020 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) will put veteran referee Dan Miragliotta inside the
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