No Mak Vs. ‘Do Bronx’ At UFC 297

Sorry Toronto, Canada. Your dreams of a Islam Makhachev vs. Charles Oliveira lightweight title fight are over. Over the weekend, MMA reporter Ariel Helwani shared the news that UFC was looking to hold the much-anticipated rematch between Makhachev and Oliveira in T-Dot for UFC 297 on January 20th. Not so, according to UFC CEO Dana…

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What’s Next For ‘Black Beast?’

UFC Sao Paulo went down last weekend inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which left several fighters feeling the post-fight blues. Among them was Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) newcomer, Kaynan Kruschewsky, who was knocked out by Elves Brener in the very first round (see it here). And hometown hero Gabriel Bonfim, who was stopped…

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Silva Under Siege For Seagal-ish Selfie

Anderson Silva uploaded a new selfie to social media and … yeah. I’m not sure what look “The Spider” was going for, but UFC fans were lighting him up in the comments section of his new Instagram post. Taking most of the blame was bloated B-movie action star Steven Seagal, who was a part of…

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Masvidal Pleads Guilty In Plea Deal

Case closed. Retired UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery on Monday under a plea deal in the Colby Covington street attack from early 2022. As part of the agreement, the prosecution agreed to drop a pair of felony charges that could have put “Gamebred” behind bars for the foreseeable future. Instead, Masvidal…

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Thompson ‘Settled Everything’ With UFC

Michel Pereira missed the welterweight mark for his Stephen Thompson fight at UFC 291 back in July and “Wonderboy” refused to fight, which is contractually within his right. But that wasn’t the end of the story — it was only the beginning. After “Demolidor” blew up the scale, the promotion scrambled to find Thompson a…

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Derrick Lewis: Running And Rootbeer

Thus far, the ascending Brazilian has looked the part of a future contender, but he’s yet to share the Octagon with someone as experienced and dangerous as Lewis, and the veteran heavyweight plans on using that to his advantage this weekend. “Just being unpredictable — you never know what I’m going to do,” Lewis answered when…

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