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No. 4 RDA vs No. 12 Leon Edwards Upside with Win: Virtually none. Like fellow welterweight Jorge Masvidal, RDA would be 2-2 in his last four outings, but unlike Masvidal, those two wins did not come against top 10-ranked opponents. On the basis of that alone, Masvidal is likely to stay ahead of him when
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All title fights provide a milestone moment for a fighter. It’s the main goal for almost all who step into the Octagon. With that said, Holloway and Edgar can each add a notable notch to their already loaded resumes. For Holloway, it’s another chance to carve out his status as the greatest featherweight of all-time.
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That has been the other really interesting piece of Hardy’s transition to the UFC and the copious amounts of attention his fights have received — that the 30-year-old has maintained a low profile and gone about things in “the right way.” You don’t see Hardy seated in the crowd at various UFC events. He’s not active
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When Urijah Faber announced that his retirement was over, it wasn’t met with the usual groans these announcements get because a) Faber never stopped moving and b) He appeared to have something left in the tank when he walked away from the sport. And if he was taking a tough kid like Ricky Simon in
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SAM ALVEY VS. KLIDSON ABREU It’s difficult to knock the smile off Alvey’s face, but the veteran light heavyweight was none too pleased following his last appearance. Paired off with Jimmy Crute at UFC 234, Alvey got tagged midway through the opening round, prompting referee Marc Goddard to step in and stop the fight. Alvey
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Son had the unenviable task of meeting Petr Yan on short notice in his UFC debut last September, but although he came out on the wrong side of the cards, the South Korean newcomer impressed all those who tuned in by going shot-for-shot with the surging Russian who has since continued his climb into the
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Getting your first finish in nearly four years is exciting enough, but doing it for the hometown fans is as sweet as it gets, and nobody could really blame Andre Fili for wanting to celebrate with the crowd as soon as he finished Sheymon Moraes.  The two exchanged shots early and often, but a slick
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Although it’s not as high profile as the pairing with Moicano would have been, this showdown with Emmett is still a quality matchup that carries legitimate significance in the talent-rich 145-pound weight class. After dealing with his own 13-month layoff, Emmett returned to action at the end of March and scored one of the best
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Stepping in on short notice for the injured Gian Villante, Contender Series Brazil alum John Allan made his UFC debut a successful one as he decisioned Mike Rodriguez over three rounds in their light heavyweight bout. Scores were 29-28 twice and 30-27 for Allan, now 14-5. Rodriguez falls to 10-4. Rodriguez started out strong, using
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Both bantamweight are looking to state their case for a title shot against the great Amanda Nunes. Coming into the showdown, de Randamie is on a four fight win-streak and looking to prove that she is more than capable of running it back with Nunes. On the flip side of the coin, the 24 year
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The auction, which is one of the V Foundation’s primary fundraisers, comprised VIP packages and meet and greets with many celebrities and sports figures, including J. Lo, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Cuban, Alabama’s Nick Saban, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, and many others. Out of the 86 total packages, Dana White’s ‘Ultimate UFC Fan Experience’ was the 2nd-highest
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For the first time in the show’s history, ESPN separated the award for boxing and MMA into their own individual awards. The former two-division champion edged out fellow UFC luminaries Amanda Nunes, Henry Cejudo and Israel Adesanya on the way to claiming the inaugural edition of the award. “Tonight I won the ESPY for the
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