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UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will defend his title against former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed the 145-pound title fight to ESPN on Monday, following an initial report by MMAJunkie.com. The pay-per-view event will take place inside T-Mobile Arena. The fight was supposed to
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Whether it was due to the superstardom of Conor McGregor, the aftereffects of a $4 billion sale or a variety of other factors, 2017 was unlike any other year in UFC history. Before we dive headfirst into 2018, let’s look back at the key moments that shaped the organization in 2017. Conor McGregor faced Floyd
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Initially, nothing went right for Rose Namajunas on Nov. 4 in New York. She arrived behind schedule for her strawweight title fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217 in Madison Square Garden. The UFC handed her a pair of fight gloves — in the wrong size. Halfway through having her hands wrapped, the New York
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It’s been a unique 12 months in the history of mixed martial arts. And that’s putting it mildly. The UFC’s biggest star, lightweight champion Conor McGregor, didn’t make a single appearance — at least in his own sport. He did make his professional boxing debut, against an all-time great in Floyd Mayweather. It was a
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LAS VEGAS — Cris Cyborg dominated overmatched opponents for so many years, it became hard to tell how she would respond to a competitive fight. She responded incredibly well to one on Saturday. Cyborg (19-1) recorded her first defense of the UFC’s featherweight championship on Saturday, defeating former bantamweight titleholder Holly Holm via unanimous decision
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LAS VEGAS — Khabib Nurmagomedov appears to be on the verge of taking over the UFC’s lightweight division. Again. Nurmagomedov (25-0) remained perfect at UFC 219 on Saturday, as he thoroughly manhandled Edson Barboza (19-5) in a unanimous decision. The 155-pound contest served as the co-main event inside T-Mobile Arena. Judges appropriately scored the contest
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A middleweight bout between former title challenger Yoel Romero and David Branch has been added to UFC Fight Night on Feb. 24 in Orlando. UFC officials confirmed the three-round 185-pound matchup to the Orlando Sentinel on Friday. Romero (12-2) hasn’t fought since he came up short against Robert Whittaker in an interim title fight at
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LAS VEGAS — UFC president Dana White says “there is no status” on Georges St-Pierre‘s future, following his recent decision to vacate the UFC’s middleweight championship. St-Pierre, 36, claimed the 185-pound title by submitting Michael Bisping at UFC 217 in early November. It was St-Pierre’s first fight since 2013. The Canadian star vacated the title
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Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Yancy Medeiros are close to finalizing a welterweight match that will headline UFC Fight Night: Austin on Feb. 18, sources confirmed to ESPN. The bout, featuring two of the most exciting fighters in the organization, was first reported by MMAFighting.com. Cerrone (32-10-1) is coming off three consecutive losses, the most recent
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