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A rematch of a strawweight title bout, former champions Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade locked horns again as the two vied for the inside track at another shot at the belt, ultimately ending in a split decision victory for Rose Namajunas.  Off the bat, Andrade displayed improved head movement, which allowed her to avoid many
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“Masvidal took it on short notice but let’s not pretend he hasn’t been training for one guy – and that’s me,” Usman said. “I’ve been training for a completely different guy.” He’s not wrong. For weeks Usman has been preparing for a five-round title fight with Burns – a worthy challenger who is riding a
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Despite his masterful performance against Holloway in their first meeting and his impressive run of success inside the Octagon thus far, Volkanovski remains a somewhat unheralded champion. “I’d be lying if I said it doesn’t bother me or it hasn’t bothered me because that’s just facts,” he said of still not quite getting his due
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UFC also sends its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Adbulmanap Nurmagomedov, who recently passed away.  Abdulmanap played a pivotal role in the lives of countless Russian fighters who made their way to the top mixed martial arts events around the globe, and his loss will be felt throughout the sporting world.  July
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The opponent Oezdemir is preparing for is UFC newcomer Jiri Prochazka. One look at Prochazka’s resume and he’s anything but your average debutant. The Czech Republic native is a former Rizin champion with his most recent win coming against former UFC fighter CB Dollaway. At 26-3 as a pro, Prochazka also has 23 knockouts.  Hence
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Key Stats: 4.75 strikes landed per minute (9th), 49.4% significant strike accuracy (9th), 78% takedown defense What It Means: Jorge Masvidal is as crafty and intelligent a fighter as any on the roster and carries real knockout power. Explosive, technical, and sharp, don’t mistake Masvidal’s technical prowess for a fighter who is looking to outpoint
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“The majority of my career, I’ve been at the very top of my game,” VanZane said. “I signed to the UFC when I was 19 years old, so I know how successful I’ve been. I have five UFC wins, four of those are finishes. The one (loss) I broke my arm in it, and the
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Featherweight Calvin Kattar joins to talk about his second fight in the COVID era, this time headlining against Dan Ige Weds., July 15 on Fight Island. He talks about his epic win over Jeremy Stephens May 9, including how he gamed the crowd’s reactions, what his cornerman (fellow UFC fighter Rob Font) told him during
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As DCT explained in a pair of press releases, to ensure the safety of UFC staff, event personnel, Yas Island employees and the wider Abu Dhabi community, all attendees of UFC Fight Island have quarantined for 14 days at Yas Island hotels. More than 1,500 event personnel and Yas Island employees have been stationed within
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It’s why Henry has wanted to get back to work as soon as possible, and while that didn’t happen, he is coming back this weekend with a top-notch matchup against Finland’s Amirkhani that oddly wasn’t one on his radar as the two came up the ranks. That may have to do with Henry fighting his
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Prochazka has been one of the most dominant forces competing outside the UFC for quite some time and now he’s bringing his skills to the Octagon. The 27-year-old from the Czech Republic heads into his UFC 251 showdown with Volkan Oezdemir riding a 10-fight winning streak, having won 15 of his last 16 appearances and
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Watch on UFC FIGHT PASS Everyone expected the UFC Vegas 4 main event between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker to be an instant classic. Then the two lightweight contenders went and delivered one, fighting tooth and nail for 25 minutes, with Poirier emerging victorious via unanimous decision in a clear Fight of the Year candidate.
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There have been 16 UFC events thus far in 2020. I have no doubt in my mind that Gilbert Burns would have fought on every one of them if allowed. That’s the kind of competitor “Durinho” is, and while he might have been unknown to all but the hardcore fanbase entering the year, In a
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The father and coach of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Abdulmanap was an elite athlete in his own right, earning Master of Sports recognition in freestyle wrestling. Also proficient in judo sambo, Abdulmanap went into coaching after his career concluded, and his success garnered him the title of Honored Coach of Russia. That coaching excellence
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