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Even though Daukaus’ last two fights didn’t go the way he had hoped, he still earned something that only some fighters experience during their career – headlining an event. After losing to Lewis, the 33-year-old didn’t expect to be the face on a poster so soon after, but just three months later, he was the
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Despite having a wrestling background growing up in Dagestan, Magomed Ankalaev does not utilize a lot of aggressive offensive wrestling. Ankalaev is converting under one takedown per 15 minutes and has been successful on only 33% of his takedown attempts. For comparison, monstrous Dagestani wrestler and UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev is averaging roughly 3.5
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One half of UFC 282’s headliner features Poland’s Jan Blachowicz, a hard-hitting light heavyweight that’s stopped many elite athletes and past champions. The former champ is most recently coming off a TKO victory against Aleksandar Rakić, who suffered a knee injury early in the third round. Before that, Blachowicz lost his light heavyweight title to
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UFC returned to Orlando, Florida, delivering an epic main event bout between former title challenger Stephen Thompson and Kevin Holland. Thompson showcased one of his most impressive performances to date, earning a fourth round TKO victory over Holland. In the co-main event, UFC veteran Rafael Dos Anjos dominated Bryan Barberena in his return to the welterweight
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Each of Guida’s previous five fights took place in the UFC APEX, and while he was grateful for the opportunity to compete through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, nothing beats the rush of fighting in front of adoring fans. “I’ve been locked in a cage for a long time, over a full contract,” Guida said.
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Due to a medical issue with Tracy Cortez, her flyweight bout with Amanda Ribas has been removed from this weekend’s event. Welterweight Phil Rowe weighed in at 173.5 lbs and will be fined 30% of his purse for his bout against Niko Price.   UFC FIGHT NIGHT: THOMPSON vs HOLLAND takes place Saturday, December 3 from
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The Cape Coral native returns to action against Phil Rowe at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs Holland. The last time a UFC event was held in Orlando was back in February 2018 for UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs Stephens. When Price got the call to fight in Orlando, there was no hesitation, with it being
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Following the fight involving Darrick Minner on November 5, 2022, UFC was informed by sources that suspicious betting patterns had been observed on the fight. In the weeks following the fight, UFC has been cooperating with multiple ongoing government investigations into the facts and circumstances surrounding that contest.  On November 18, the Nevada State Athletic
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In a division that features marauding wrestlers and grappling aces like Usman, Burns, Muhammad, Sean Brady, Khamzat Chimaev, and Colby Covington, among others, Edwards earning the belt helps Thompson see a world in which a guy who would rather stand and strike can also rule the world at 170 pounds. “It’s good to see a
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It’s the most sustained run of success Barberena has enjoyed over the course of his eight-year, 15-fight career inside the Octagon, and the father of three is very clear about why things have really started to click for him this year. “I had been traveling for a while — traveling for camps, being gone all week
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A list of UFC’s most exciting fights wouldn’t be complete without including “The Highlight” himself Justin Gaethje. Gaethje closed out an epic night of fights in The Ultimate Fighter 25 season finale, that saw Jesse Taylor defeat Dhiego Lima to become The Ultimate Fighter, in a Fight of the Night earning bout against Michael Johnson.
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka has suffered a shoulder injury that will require a significant rehabilitation period. Out of respect to the athletes and the division, Prochazka has elected to vacate his title and will compete for the belt as soon as he is medically cleared. As a result, the new UFC 282 main
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