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Jan 18

Uriah Hall reveals he had a ‘mini seizure’ and ‘slight heart attack’ after failed UFC St. Louis weight cut

Weight cutting in the UFC has been an ongoing issue that has resulted in fighters being unable to compete due missing their contracted weight and various health concerns that come along with shedding extra pounds. The latest victim of the dreaded weig…

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Jan 18

Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov is UFC Official, but What About Conor McGregor?

In the past, he would say, “We’ll see what happens.” Now White is saying, ” Did we put out a press release? On a Boston radio show on Wednesday, White started talking about the likelihood of interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson facing Khabib Nurmagomedov at a highly rumored date of April

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Jan 17

Chuck Liddell Gained Motivation Again On Ultimate Expedition

It’s been seven years since former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell last fought inside the Octagon. With fighting behind him, “The Iceman” felt lost. Liddell found that motivation again when presented with the opportunity to appear on the…

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Jan 17

Michael Bisping Absolutely Refuses to Fight Vitor Belfort

After Vitor Belfort‘s scheduled retirement bout opposite Uriah Hall at UFC St. Louis fell apart on the day of weigh-ins, he immediately took aim another fighter planning to make his exit from the sport, Michael Bisping. Belfort likes the idea of the t…

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Jan 17

UFC 220 Loses Preliminary Bout to Injury

Just three days out from fight time and the UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou fight card has been bitten by the injury bug.

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Jan 17

Doubts over McGregor as UFC announces title fight

By Philip O’Connor (Reuters) – UFC president Dana White has said that the organization’s lightweight title will be put up for grabs in a showdown between interim holder Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov, casting doubts over the reign of current champion Conor McGregor. White announced the

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Jan 16

Jon Jones passes polygraph test to prove he didn’t knowingly take banned substance

The former UFC light heavyweight champion took a polygraph test last month in an effort to prove that he did not knowingly take a banned substance prior to his UFC 214 knockout victory against Daniel Cormier.

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Jan 16

Vitor Belfort Says He Was Offered and Accepted Fight with Michael Bisping

When Vitor Belfort‘s initial retirement fight opposite Uriah Hall fell apart at the UFC Fight Night 124 weigh-in day on Saturday in St. Louis, the former UFC light heavyweight titleholder immediately took aim at a fellow former UFC champion. It now ap…

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Jan 16

Stipe Miocic: ‘I’m More of a Mixed Martial Artist than Francis Ngannou’

Stipe Miocic knows Francis Ngannou has a lot of power, but he promises he’ll “do what he wants” in their fight at UFC 220. “I think I’m more of a mixed martial artist than he is. Take a look at this exclusive interview with the UFC heavyweight champion ahead of their fight at UFC 220 in Boston

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Jan 16

Will Georges St-Pierre Ever Make Another UFC Return? Should He?

Weeks after he won the middleweight belt, St-Pierre vacated it, citing a medical issue called ulcerative colitis. St-Pierre’s longtime Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach, John Danaher, recently told Joe Rogan that about two weeks into their fight camp, St-Pierre was feeling so ill from a stomach issue that

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Jan 16

Dana White Still Plans to Book Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes

After women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino defended her title for the first time against Holly Holm at UFC 219 in December, she stated that she’d be willing to face fellow Brazilian Amanda Nunes next, but would rather face someone already in her weight class. Ideally, she wanted

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Jan 15

Dana White Critical of Uriah Hall After He Was Pulled from Vitor Belfort Fight

Uriah Hall was released from a St. Louis area hospital on Sunday night. After Hall was taken to the hospital, the UFC quickly cancelled his co-main event fight against Vitor Belfort and both athletes were pulled from the card. While it was certainly …

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Jan 15

Dana White Doesn’t Want Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Rematch

Over the past couple of weeks, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have started taking shots at each other over social media leading to speculation that the former opponents are angling towards a potential rematch in 2018. McGregor has stated in the p…

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Jan 15

Vitor Belfort Waiting to Get Paid, but Dana White Says It’s Not Coming

Vitor Belfort was supposed to have fought Uriah Hall at UFC Fight Night 124 on Sunday night in St. Louis, a bout that was supposed to serve as his retirement fight. Despite “The Phenom” having made weight and Hall falling out of the fight due to medic…

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Jan 15

Coaching, innovation adds meat to GB’s skeleton prowess

By Jack Tarrant BATH(Reuters) – When Great Britain set out an ambitious plan in 2002 to develop a fruitful bobsleigh and skeleton program with the aim of winning Olympic medals, many would have, in the words of the team’s head of performance Danny Holdcroft, laughed at the idea. With Yarnold returning

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Jan 15

Dana White: Tyron Woodley vs. Rafael dos Anjos is ‘the fight to make’

It looks like Rafael dos Anjos is going to get the next crack at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. UFC president Dana White revealed on Sunday night following his promotion’s first card of 2018 that he anticipates dos Anjos facing Woodley later this year, once the reigning champion has recovered

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