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10:50 PM ET Jared Cannonier‘s hopes for a middleweight title shot in 2020 are on hold. The UFC contender suffered a torn left pectoral muscle earlier this month and had successful surgery to repair it on Tuesday, his manager, Lou DiBono of First Round Management, told ESPN. Cannonier announced the injury last week on social
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Image Credit: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images Thiago Santos isn’t happy with the UFC’s latest fight offer. Santos is the number two-ranked UFC light heavyweight. Back in July 2019, he fell just short of upsetting Jon Jones. In a competitive five-round affair, Jones narrowly held onto his 205-pound gold via split decision. Santos has been out
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Power-punching light heavyweight bruiser, Thiago Santos, nearly upset Jon Jones and captured the 205-pound title long before Dominick Reyes made it the cool thing to do. And even though “Marreta” was benched for several months to repair multiple injuries suffered against “Bones,” he was expecting to remain “in the mix” upon his return. Yeah, about
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Referee John McCarthy believes there is just “something completely different” about Diego Sanchez following last weekend’s UFC event in Rio Rancho. The UFC legend, Sanchez, picked up a disqualification victory over Michel Pereira in front of a home crowd in New Mexico Saturday night. After dominating the majority of the opening two rounds, it appeared
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Image via @henrycejudo on Instagram Henry Cejudo has slammed Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan while responding to criticism for his callout of Jose Aldo. Tonight Aljamain Sterling joined Ariel Helwani’s MMA podcast to discuss potential bouts. Number one on “The Funkmaster’s” radar is the “The Boogeyman,” Petr Yan. Sterling revealed that he had a run-in
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The novel coronavirus has now infected more than 71,000 people around the world, which includes a death toll of 1,775, and while a majority of the outbreak has been confined to mainland China, most of Asia is being forced to take precautions. That includes the ONE Championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, currently scheduled to
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