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11:00 AM ET Yoel Romero has lost three of his past four fights, yet the former Cuban Olympic wrestler seems to be a popular choice when it comes to being the next challenger for Israel Adesanya‘s UFC middleweight championship. Does the “Soldier of God” think he’ll be the next challenger? Adesanya said he’ll be willing
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Ilir Latifi appears to be making a return to the heavyweight division to meet Derrick Lewis. ESPN reports that Lewis vs. Latifi is close to being finalized for a Feb. 8 event. A venue and location have not been determined. The report notes that Houston, Texas is in consideration. Lewis competed earlier this month. He
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Not long after Jorge Masvidal defeated Nate Diaz to win the “BMF” title at UFC 244 in New York City a few weeks ago (highlights), Nick Diaz came out to proclaim that the “baddest motherfucker” label and title belongs to him, and only him. Naturally, “Gamebred” fired back, and chatter of a fight between the
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Derrick Lewis expected to welcome Ilir Latifi to UFC heavyweight division Former UFC light heavyweight contender Ilir Latifi is making the move to heavyweight, where divisional powerhouse Derrick Lewis is expected to act as his welcoming committee. MMAWeekly.com sources confirmed the news following an initial report by ESPN that Lewis and Latifi have verbally agreed
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11:59 PM ET UFC light heavyweight Jan Blachowicz maintained his spot in the 205-pound pecking order, as he narrowly defeated Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza via split decision on Saturday. The light heavyweight contest headlined UFC Fight Night inside Ginasio Do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Blachowicz (25-8) outpointed Souza on the official scorecards 48-47, 48-47 and
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back at it again last night (Sat., Nov. 16, 2019) as UFC Fight Night 164 went down from inside inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In the main event of the evening, Jan Blachowicz narrowly edged out Ronaldo Souza via split-decision, ruining “Jacare’s” Light Heavyweight debut (relive it here).
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Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘I don’t like hurting people, but I enjoyed smashing Conor McGregor’ [embedded content] (Courtesy of RT Sport) At a meeting with school kids in the Moscow Region, Khabib Nurmagomedov was asked about his proudest victory. Playing to his crowd, Nurmagomedov said that he didn’t like hurting people, but had to admit, he took
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