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MARK Striegl will have to wait a little much longer before he makes his UFC debut.The Fil-Am fighter has been pulled from UFC Fight Night: Munhoz vs Edgar this Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) for undisclosed reasons.In a report of ...
Aug 21, 2020
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LONG-REIGNING UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones said he is vacating his title and probably moving up to heavyweight.Jones made the declarations on Twitter on Monday, although the UFC didn't immediately confirm them.Jones and the UFC have ...
Aug 18, 2020
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THE hype for the third heavyweight fight in the Stipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier trilogy comes with a bit of a bombastic claim - the winner is not only the champion, but can stake his reputation as the greatest in the history of the ...
Aug 15, 2020
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MARK Striegl is the latest Filipino to be signed by UFC.The Fil-Am mixed martial artist confirmed the news on his social media accounts and announced that he will make his cage debut next week."Today I signed with the UFC! ...
Aug 13, 2020
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UNDEFEATED UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has agreed to face interim champ Justin Gaethje on Oct. 24.UFC President Dana White announced Nurmagomedov's return to mixed martial arts on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Nurmagomedov (28-0) holds the longest active ...
Jul 29, 2020
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker earned his first victory in two years on Sunday, winning a unanimous decision over Darren Till on Fight Island.Veteran heavyweight Fabrício Werdum finished Alexander Gustafsson by armbar submission midway ...
Jul 26, 2020
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Deiveson Figueiredo won the vacant UFC flyweight championship on Sunday, finishing a dominant performance against Joseph Benavidez with a rear naked choke with 12 seconds left in the first round.Jack Hermansson also stunned Kelvin Gastelum with ...
Jul 19, 2020
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KHAMZAT Chimaev came up with an impressive stoppage on a night of decisions, defeating John Phillips via D'arce choke in the second round on Wednesday in the UFC at Yas Island in Abu Dhab.Chimaev got the win at 1:12 ...
Jul 16, 2020
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Petr Yan won the vacant UFC bantamweight championship with a fifth-round stoppage victory over José Aldo at UFC 251 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Former strawweight champion Rose Namajunas also avenged her loss to Jé ...
Jul 12, 2020
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THE imagery evoked by Dana White's crazy idea was undeniably intoxicating: An octagon perched amid swaying palm trees on a white sand beach, waves lapping at the canvas while mixed martial arts fighters traded blows in the tropical sun.A ...
Jul 10, 2020
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LAS VEGAS - Dustin Poirier won a thrilling unanimous decision over Dan Hooker on Saturday night, (Sunday, Manila time) surviving a brutal second round and persevering to finish a well-rounded performance in the main event at the UFC's corporate gym. ...
Jun 28, 2020
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LAS VEGAS - UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes dominated Alexander Volkov with wrestling on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), earning his fourth consecutive victory in a suffocating unanimous decision.Featherweight Josh Emmett won a unanimous decision over Shane Burgos in a thrilling joint ...
Jun 21, 2020
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IN a cutthroat sport like mixed martial arts, rare are the times that fighters get a storybook ending to their careers.Yet Mark Munoz did.Fighting for the first time in the Philippines, the Fil-Am fighter called it a career after ...
Jun 16, 2020
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ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong watched with admiration while UFC President Dana White rushed his mixed martial arts promotion back into competition last month amid the coronavirus pandemic.Sityodtong still plans to be a bit more measured on his own path to ...
Jun 10, 2020
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CONOR McGregor has announced his retirement for the third time in four years.McGregor abruptly made his latest dubious declaration on Sunday morning on his Twitter account, where the former two-division UFC champion also announced his retirement in 2016 and 2019." ...
Jun 7, 2020
MIXED martial arts and boxing are back in business in Nevada.The Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously agreed on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) to allow two UFC events and two Top Rank boxing shows in Las Vegas over the next two weeks.The ...
May 28, 2020
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KHABIB Nurmagomedov said his father's heart condition is a result of complications brought by the coronavirus, and warned people not to take the pandemic lightly.The 31-year-old Nurmagomedov, who refused to break quarantine even as the Ultimate Fighting Championship ...
May 19, 2020
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JACKSONVILLE, Florida - President Trump congratulated UFC for restarting the sports world Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) after a nearly two-month hiatus.Trump's taped message was played during ESPN's broadcast of the UFC 249 undercard from a fan- ...
May 10, 2020
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THE UFC has announced the full fight lineups for its shows scheduled for May 13 and May 16 as the mixed martial arts promotion moves closer to resuming competition amid the coronavirus pandemic.The UFC plans to stage several shows without fans ...
May 2, 2020
DANA White must be a smart guy. He did, after all, build UFC from almost nothing into the entertainment and sports juggernaut it is today.Roger Goodell is pretty smart himself. He's been able to keep 32 owners happy while ...
Apr 3, 2020
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