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Paige VanZant Admits WWE Interest, but Still Eyes Long Future in the Cage

Paige VanZant will make her return to the Octagon at the first UFC on ESPN+ Fight Night in January, where she faces Rachael Ostovich in the women’s flyweight division. VanZant last fought ten months ago when she lost to Jessica-Rose Clark by unanimous …

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‘It was probably the lowest point in my life’ – Gale hopes to tackle ‘demons’ at Worlds

Natasha Gale has been left scarred by defeat but is targeting World Championship success as part of the GB Boxing squad.

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Tony Bellew: Costello and Bunce debate if he should have been interviewed after Usyk defeat

Mike Costello and Steve Bunce discuss whether Tony Bellew should have been interviewed so soon after losing to world champion Oleksandr Usyk.

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Dana White Confirms TJ Dillashaw vs. Henry Cejudo, Addresses Flyweight Division

There have been a lot of questions about the future of the UFC flyweight division after several fighters were released last week who then claimed that they reason they were pink slipped stemmed directly from the elimination of the 125-pound men’s division. Rumors have been swirling for the better

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Rose Namajunas on Recovery, Targets Opponent and Return

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas hasn’t fought since taking the belt and defending in an immediate rematch against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The second fight was in April. Since that time, Namajunas has been dealing with some health issues and is on the road

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Tony Bellew bows out with health, wealth & reputation intact – Costello and Bunce

Tony Bellew’s legacy and Oleksandr Usyk’s chances at heavyweight are discussed by 5 live Boxing’s Mike Costello and Steve Bunce.

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Tony Bellew leaves the ring for the quiet life as plain Anthony | Kevin Mitchell

After Oleksandr Usyk brought his 34-fight career to an end in Manchester, the Liverpool boxer is aiming to ‘lead a normal life’Tony Bellew, beaten but not bowed by one of the best fighters in the world, Oleksandr Usyk, is determined to seek peace and q…

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Yair Rodriguez Doubles Down on UFC Fight Night 139 Bonuses

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Denver, where it all started, this week for UFC Fight Night 139 at the Pepsi Center. The event was a mixed bag of lackluster affairs intertwined between fighters giving it their all to earn post-fight bonu…

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Greatest KO in UFC history? Yair Rodriguez delivers remarkable finish to UFC’s 25th anniversary show

Yair Rodriguez capped an outstanding main event with without doubt the Knockout of the Year and perhaps the greatest knockout in UFC history.

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Why is Floyd Mayweather so bored?

The American boxing legend conquered his profession and piled up more money than he’ll ever be able to spend, but a sense of purpose in retirement has proven far more elusiveAll told it could have been worse for Floyd Mayweather.On Wednesday, the five-…

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Tony Bellew v Oleksandr Usyk: ‘Heartbroken’ British boxer retires after defeat

Tony Bellew says his boxing career is “over” following defeat by Oleksandr Usyk but insists he has surpassed his dreams and “won in life”.

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Yair Rodriguez drops The Korean Zombie with no-look elbow for insane buzzer-beating knockout

Yair Rodriguez knocked out The Korean Zombie with a devastating, no-look elbow at the buzzer, an incredible finish to a great fight at UFC Denver.

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Yair Rodriguez Flattens ‘The Korean Zombie’ with Stunning Last Second Elbow in UFC Denver Main Event

Yair Rodriguez took a fight against ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung on short notice and he walked out of the UFC’s 25th anniversary show with one of the greatest knockouts in the history of the sport. Over the course of five rounds, Rodriguez was engaged in an absolute slugfest with

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Donald Cerrone Sets Records with Submission Win Over Mike Perry at UFC Denver

When Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone found out that former training partner "Platinum" Mike Perry had requested a fight against him a rivalry was immediately born. The two welterweights met in the UFC Fight Night 139 co-main event on Saturd…

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Donald Cerrone submits Mike Perry for record-setting 21st UFC victory

Donald Cerrone made UFC history with his 21st victory with the company, submitting Mike Perry via arm bar.

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Hard-working Crolla wins WBA world title eliminator

Former WBA lightweight champion Anthony Crolla is set to fight for a world title again after he beats Indonesia’s Daud Yordan in an eliminator.

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