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Cody Stamann out of UFC fight with Merab Dvalishvili, search starts for replacement

October 24, 2020

The search has started to find a replacement for Cody Stamann who has been forced out of his fight with Merab Dvalishvili at UFC event on December 5th. Adjara Sport first reported the news and Dvalishvili confirmed it on his Facebook account. Stamann did not test positive for COVID-19 despite the initial report stating he […]

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Dan Hardy ‘50/50’ on Gaethje win after Khabib’s suspicious weigh-in

October 24, 2020

When the UFC wants to be sure that a fight makes it to the cage, the beam scale is one of the best friends they could ever have. Who really needs to know if the champion is off by .02 lbs or not heading into a massive PPV title unification bout? Give the makeshift commission […]

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Dana White: Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev is a done deal, ‘Rocky’ returned to rankings

October 24, 2020

Leon Edwards has his spot in the welterweight rankings back. The only price he had to pay, it seems, is taking a fight with rising UFC star Khamzat Chimaev. Dana White announced the news of the Edwards vs. Chimaev booking during a recent interview on CBS Sports’ Jim Rome Show. “So, we just got a […]

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Khabib Nurmagomedov on lack of crowd for UFC 254: ‘Honestly, this energy I don’t like’

October 24, 2020

Ahead of his title fight against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, Khabib Nurmagomedov made it clear he’s not a big fan of the lack of crowds during the COVID-10 pandemic. The Dagestani lightweight champ would rather fight in front of the fans, as it brings him “good energy”. The UFC has continued to have no […]

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Diego Ferreira injured, out of November 7th UFC bout vs. Drew Dober

October 23, 2020

A really compelling lightweight matchup for the UFC’s November 7th event is now off the table. Following a report from MyMMANews, sources told MMA Fighting that Carlos Diego Ferreira suffered an arm injury and will be unable to take on fellow rising contender Drew Dober next month. The search is on for a replacement on […]

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UFC 254 weigh-in results: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje staredown video

October 23, 2020

The UFC 254 weigh ins have concluded, and while two fighters have missed weight, the main event went without a hitch. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje both weighed in exactly at 155 lbs, making their lightweight title unification bout official for Saturday. Watch the lightweight title holders face off on the embed above, and check […]

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Report: Marlon Moraes gets quick return against Rob Font after TKO loss to Sandhagen

October 23, 2020

Bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes will reportedly get right back into action following his TKO loss to Cory Sandhagen in October. According to MMA reporter Mike Russell, ‘Magic’ will take on fellow striker Rob Font in December, with both athletes having already verbally agreed to the match-up. Furthermore, MMA Junkie later on reported that the event […]

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Tony Ferguson: ‘I will fight Khabib at one point or another’

October 23, 2020

Tony Ferguson is adamant about fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov despite their fight falling through a whopping five times since 2015. Ferguson, who will be keeping a close eye on Khabib’s lightweight title unification bout against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, believes he and Nurmagomedov are destined to fight each other at one point or another. “I […]

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UFC 254’s Nurmagomedov puzzled by retirement questions: ‘Maybe you guys are tired of me?’

October 23, 2020

Khabib Nurmagomedov can’t wrap his head around why people keep asking him about retirement on the eve of his lightweight title unification bout against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. The undefeated UFC lightweight champion has hinted that he would like to retire at 30-0 and be remembered as the Floyd Mayweather of MMA but, speaking […]

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Al Iaquinta explains what makes Khabib so dangerous: Probably the ‘strongest guy’ at 155

October 23, 2020

Al Iaquinta is one of the few fighters to have survived the wrath of Khabib Nurmagomedov, having lost a fairly competitive unanimous decision to Khabib in a short notice title fight at UFC 223. Since then, however, Khabib has gone on to finish both Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, cementing himself as the most dominant […]

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