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Apr 16

Robert Whittaker TKOs Jacare Souza, Ascends Middleweight Division (UFC on FOX 24 Results)

Robert Whittaker took out Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC on FOX 24 on Saturday in Kanas City, proving that he not only belongs at the top of the division, but that he deserves to be considered for a title shot. Jacare had been angling for a title shot for a long time prior to Saturday’s fight, but he

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Apr 16

Alexander Volkov Decisions Roy Nelson (UFC on FOX 24 Results)

Heavyweights headlined the UFC on FOX 24 preliminary fight card on Saturday in Kansas City, Missouri with Roy Nelson facing Russian Alexander Volkov. Volkov defeated Nelson by unanimous decision in his second Octagon appearance. Volkov used his reach…

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Apr 15

Burns loses WBA super-lightweight belt to Indongo

Scotland’s Ricky Burns fails to unify the super-lightweight division as his WBA crown is taken by IBF and IBO champion Julius Indongo.

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Apr 15

Former WSOF Champ Marlon Moraes Inks Deal to Debut at UFC 212

Former World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes has inked a deal to make his Octagon debut at UFC 212. Fans have long wanted to see how the WSOF bantamweight kingpin stacks up against the best the UFC has to offer. UFC officials on Saturday revealed that Moraes had inked a deal with

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Apr 15

Sporting children of champions: ‘I’ve always had a need for speed’

From Freddie Hunt to Chris Eubank Jr, the offspring of sports stars often end up competing, too. Is the name a help or a hindrance?

Freddie Hunt, 29, is a professional racing driver. He is the son of 1976 Formula One world champion James Hunt.

My name has got me drives. But a name will get you only so far

My dad said, pick a sport where you can make money without having to be punched in the face

I’m not far off my mum in a lot of the distances now, to be honest

With a name like mine, many people assumed I was on a fast track to the top

My dad was the best in his time. I wasn’t going to beat him and I didn’t want to. It wasn’t a competition

Continue reading…

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Apr 14

Cris Cyborg Wants a Fight or Her UFC Release

Cris “Cyborg” Justino is tired of waiting to find out about her next fight. She wants a fight or she wants out. According to UFC president Dana White, the promotion created a women’s featherweight division specifically for Cyborg. Until recently, she was the undisputed Invicta FC featherweight

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Apr 14

Jacare Souza Avoids Free Agency, Inks New UFC Deal

All the speculation about where Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will fight next after he faces Robert Whittaker at UFC on FOX 24 on Saturday can now be put to rest. Saturday’s bout with Whittaker was supposed to have been the final fight on Jacare’s UFC contract.

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Apr 14

Demetrious Johnson’s Shot at History Gets Green Light at UFC on FOX 24 Weigh-in

Following all of the drama surrounding the recent UFC 210 weigh-in, UFC on FOX 24 was a well-oiled machine speeding away in the opposite direction.

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Apr 14

Ricky Burns v Julius Indongo: Scot facing ‘biggest fight of my career’

Ricky Burns aims to unify the super-lightweight division when he takes on Julius Indongo in Glasgow on Saturday.

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Apr 13

Anthony Johnson Files Appeal, Wants Daniel Cormier Stripped of UFC Belt

Following a suspicious 1.2 pound loss of weight over the course of two minutes at the UFC 210 weigh-in, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson‘s camp has appealed Daniel Cormier‘s official weigh-in. Johnson is requesting 20-percent of Cormier’s purse and said the champion should be stripped of the UFC light heavyweight

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Apr 13

Adams to increase round length and chase glove change

Nicola Adams will be allowed to compete over three-minute rounds and wants changes to rules concerning glove size.

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Apr 13

Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia Headlines UFC Singapore

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will face No. 10 Bethe Correia in the UFC Fight Night 111 main event in Singapore on June 17. UFC officials announced the bout on Wednesday.

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Apr 12

Ronda Rousey UFC Return Looking Grim

As the days drift by, and if UFC president Dana White’s recent thoughts on the matter are any indication, it would seem like “no” would be the wise bet. After losing to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in December, Rousey has gone mostly silent.

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Apr 12

Nate Diaz’s UFC 202 fine reduced; Tony Ferguson says Diaz should fight or retire

The NAC reduced Diaz’s punishment for the wild melee that broke out between his camp and Conor McGregor during a UFC 202 pre-fight press conference.

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Apr 12

Daniel Cormier Among Lengthiest of UFC 210 Medical Suspensions

Daniel Cormier successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight championship in a rematch with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson on Saturday in New York.

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Apr 12

Así alineará el Atlético de Madrid: lesionados, suspendidos, noticias y TV

No hay sorpresas en el once de Simeone, que busca dar la campanada en el Santiago Bernabéu.

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