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Gregor Gillespie robbed in New York following victory at UFC Brooklyn

What should have been one of the best nights of his professional life quickly turned sour for UFC lightweight Gregor Gillespie. Gillespie, fresh off his second-round TKO win over Yancy Medeiros at UFC Brooklyn, took to his Instagram later in the evening to reveal his and his coach’s bags had been st

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s wishlist includes fights with GSP, Tony Ferguson, Floyd Mayweather

While UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is still waiting on the Nevada Athletic Commission to levy punishment for inciting a brawl at UFC 229, the world waits for Nurmagomedov to reveal who he will be fighting next. Tony Ferguson, Floyd Mayweather, and Dustin Poirier have all been mention

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Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw full fight video highlights

Watch Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw full fight video highlights from UFC Brooklyn’s main event fight, courtesy of the UFC. UFC Brooklyn: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw took place Jan 19 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Henry Cejudo (14-2) faced off against T.J. Dillashaw (16-4) in a flyweight t

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Pacquiao vs Broner video highlights from Las Vegas

WBA Welterweight World Champion Manny Pacquiao returned to the “sweet science” last Sat. night (Jan. 19, 2019) for a unanimous decision win (117-111, 116-112 x2) over Adrien Broner in front of a sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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UFC Brooklyn in Tweets: Pros react to Henry Cejudo’s incredible KO, Greg Hardy’s DQ

Henry Cejudo made sure that everyone was talking about the flyweight division at least for one night. With months of chatter swirling around the fate of the UFC’s smallest male division, Cejudo walked into the main event of UFC Brooklyn and repelled challenger T.J. Dillashaw in emphatic fashion. Dil

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ESPN+ signs up 525,000 new customers Saturday for its first UFC event

The Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw fight Saturday night was a huge success for ESPN, and particular the ESPN+ streaming service. ESPN+ signed up 525,000 new subscribers on Saturday, easily the biggest day in the service’s history. For a comparison purpose, that was significantly better than WWE has

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Video: Dennis Bermudez announces retirement from MMA following UFC Brooklyn win

Dennis Bermudez called an end to his professional MMA career earlier tonight (Sat., Jan. 19, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 1 from inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, after defeating rising lightweight prospect Te Edwards via unanimous decision on the preliminary undercard.

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Report: Dana White wanted Jones vs. Cormier trilogy at UFC 235, ‘DC’ too hurt to fight

If UFC president Dana White had it his way Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier would be fighting for a third time this March at UFC 235, according to a recent report by FloCombat’s Nolan King.

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Greg Hardy admits he ‘messed up’, apologizes for illegal knee at UFC Brooklyn

At the UFC Brooklyn post-fight press conference, Greg Hardy did not sound like a man who had intended to cheat. The controversial former NFL star made his UFC debut in the co-main event of Saturday night’s card at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center against Allen Crowder, and it was memorable for all the wro

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Santiago Ponzinibbio: ‘Scared’ Rafael dos Anjos ‘is running from the fight’

Some key match-ups have been made in the upper echelon of the UFC welterweight division over the last few days, from Woodley-Usman to Till-Masvidal to Edwards-Nelson to Thompson-Pettis, and another booking appears to be imminent.

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The MMA Hour with Dennis Bermudez, Allen Crowder, Eric Albarracin, Monday Morning Analyst, Sound Off and more

12 p.m.: Show open. After a brief introduction, we’ll sit down in studio with Eric Albarracin, Henry Cejudo’s long-time coach and mentor. 12:20 p.m.: 5 minutes on the clock. All of your social media questions answered at A Round of Tweets using #themmahour hashtag.

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Rams vs Saints: Los Angeles is headed to Super Bowl 53

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC on ESPN+ 1 mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card, featuring Henry Cejudo’s flyweight championship victory over bantamweight import, TJ Dillashaw, inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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UFC on ESPN+ 1, The Morning After: a seamless transition

Its too early to say a whole lot definitively about how being on the sports network, ESPN, and their streaming platform, ESPN+, will change the UFC’s product. What I can say is that, in terms of first impressions, this wasn’t bad. There seemed to be less downtime between fights, which was a major co

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Paige VanZant: Rachael Ostovich fight is chance to remind fans ‘why I belong’ in UFC

What have you done for me lately? That might as well be an unofficial credo for fans in the fickle world of mixed martial arts. With UFC events nearly every week and a cascade of other promotions on television and streaming services, it’s easy to forget moments that happened last month, let alone la

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Alexander Hernandez says Donald Cerrone is a ‘jester in the way’ on road to ‘kingship’

Alexander Hernandez recognizes he wasn’t the fans, the UFC’s or Donald Cerrone’s first choice of opponent for the inaugural UFC on ESPN+ card on Saturday night. But even though he has less total fights on his résumé than “Cowboy” has just under the UFC banner, Hernandez is far from concerned about h

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If you thought his Jake Shields tweet was a bust, watch Dillon Danis go after Khabib Nurmagomedov on Twitter

Dillon Danis is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) back belt. Unfortunately, he’s a social media white belt and can’t seem to replicate his grappling success on Twitter. Take his recent attack on mat rival Jake Shields, who Danis referred to as his “son” despite losing to Shields at Submission Underground

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Edson Barboza vs. Justin Gaethje agreed on for UFC on ESPN card in Philadelphia

A lightweight fight which promises fireworks is coming to the City of Brotherly Love. Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje have agreed to square off on the March 30 card at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. MMA Fighting confirmed previous reports by multiple outlets.

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Leon Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson set for UFC London co-main event

Leon Edwards will go for lucky No. 7 when he co-headlines in his home country of England against Gunnar Nelson. MMA Fighting’s Petesy Carroll confirmed with sources that Edwards and Nelson will fight in the co-main event of UFC London at The O2 Arena on March 16, following an initial report by ESPN.

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UFC Brooklyn live blog: Donald Cerrone vs. Alexander Hernandez

NEW YORK – This is the UFC Brooklyn live blog for Donald Cerrone vs. Alexander Hernandez, a lightweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Cerrone, who returns to the lightweight division after a 4-4 run at welterweight, faces Hernandez, winner of his last eight fights incl

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UFC Brooklyn results: Glover Teixeira rallies past Karl Roberson

Maybe you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But do you really need to when your old tricks still work?. Thirty-nine-year-old Glover Teixeira looked down and out early in his UFC Brooklyn bout with Karl Roberson on Saturdanight. But he turned things around in the blank of an eye and won before the o

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