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UFC champ Conor McGregor was a guest of Vladimir Putin at the World Cup final

Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor says he attended the 2018 World Cup final as a guest of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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A drunk restaurant patron reportedly took a swing at a UFC Hall of Famer and you’ll never guess what happened next

One man in Las Vegas had a very bad idea when he drunkenly confronted Matt Serra, who entered the UFC Hall of Fame on Thursday.

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Max Holloway forced out of UFC 226 featherweight title defense with concussion-like symptoms

Featherweight champion Max Holloway withdrew Wednesday from his title defense against Brian Ortega that was scheduled for UFC 226 on Saturday with concussion-like symptoms. LAS VEGAS — Featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced Wednesday to pull o…

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Max Holloway pulls out of UFC 226 featherweight title defense with medical concerns

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway won’t defend his belt at Saturday’s UFC 226 after withdrawing with medical concerns.

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Bellator announces multi-year streaming deal with DAZN worth up to ‘nine figures’

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Wanderlei Silva will rematch at a Bellator show on Sept. 29 in San Jose, Calif., that will be the first show streamed as part of the company’s deal with DAZN. Bellator has come under intense scrutiny from its most passion…

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UFC fighter, domestic violence victim blasts Greg Hardy contract: ‘There’s no punishment’

UFC fighter and domestic violence victim Jessica-Rose Clark sounded off on Dana White’s decision to award Greg Hardy a UFC contract.

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Ex-NFL DE Greg Hardy earns UFC developmental contract after 57-second knockout

The embattled athlete made his successful pro debut on Dana White’s "Tuesday Night Contender Series" when he demolished fellow former NFL player Austen Lane in just 57 seconds.

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UFC 225: Robert Whittaker survives a pair of knockdowns to win split decision vs. Yoel Romero

Unlike their UFC 213 fight that was more of a high-powered chess match, the rematch was packed with fireworks and saw both fighters have their moments.

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Colby Covington bullies Rafael dos Anjos to secure interim UFC welterweight title

Covington’s strategy was a simple, but deliberate one. He refused to give dos Anjos space to operate and sought to utilize his wrestling to smother his opponent.

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Mike Jackson punishes former pro wrestler CM Punk at UFC 225

CM Punk’s second try in the UFC went better than his first, but was a reminder that the former pro wrestler has a long way to go before he can be considered worthy of competing in the Octagon.

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UFC’s Andrea Lee issues second apology over husband’s Nazi tattoos

UFC’s Andrea Lee has issued a second, more thoughtful apology about her husband’s Nazi tattoos.

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Report: Nick Diaz arrested on domestic violence charges in Las Vegas

MMA fighter Nate Diaz has been arrested after an alleged domestic violence incident.

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Victims of domestic abuse ask the UFC to reconsider allowing Greg Hardy to compete

All signs point to a very high profile stint with the UFC, but Hardy’s troubled past raises several red flags for a promotion that has previously cut fighters for domestic violence incidents.

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Floyd Mayweather edges Conor McGregor in ESPN’s World Fame 100

Just like their record-breaking showdown, Floyd Mayweather has once again come out on top vs. Conor McGregor.

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Kamaru Usman stuffs Demian Maia’s takedowns, wins eighth straight in UFC by a wide margin

Kamaru Usman may just have put together the most unnoticed eight-fight winning streak in UFC history.

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Raquel Pennington supports corner’s decision to keep fighting in UFC 224 beating vs. Amanda Nunes

Raquel Pennington fully supported her corner’s decision to compel her to keep fighting at UFC 224 despite the bloody beating she suffered.

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