Month: November 2019

5:04 PM ET Former UFC lightweight champion and featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar will make his bantamweight debut against Cory Sandhagen early next year, multiple sources told ESPN. Edgar’s first fight at 135 pounds will serve as the co-main event at UFC Fight Night on Jan. 25. The card will take place at PNC Arena
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Lightweight contender Charles Oliveira is preparing to square off against Jared Gordon on Saturday night at UFC Sao Paulo. However, “Do Bronx” already has his sights set on a bigger challenge: the undisputed lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov. The submission specialist feels most comfortable fighting off his back and will frequently challenge his opponents with his
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“I felt like when I had those two losses, like, ‘Oh, my career is over,’” Gordon said. “But I got a new contract, and then I won in June, and now I’m fighting Charles Oliveira, who is ranked No. 13 in the world, so I’m doing what I have to do to get to where
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5:53 PM ET Aaron Pico‘s comeback trail will begin early next year. A bout between Pico, the once-vaunted mixed martial arts prospect, and Daniel Carey has been verbally agreed for Bellator 238 on Jan. 25 in Inglewood, California, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Pico (4-3) came into Bellator in 2017 regarded as the greatest prospect
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Image Credit: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Demian Maia doesn’t feel Ben Askren should retire yet. Late last month, Maia and Askren headlined UFC Singapore in Kallang. Askren was hoping to rebound from his five-second knockout loss to Jorge Masvidal, while Maia wanted to extend his winning streak to three. The latter happened as
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Before anyone starts chuckling at the headline, let’s begin by stating that longtime lightweight veteran, Charles Oliveira, is the winner of five straight, four by submission and one by technical knockout, so it’s not outrageous to suggest he’s in the mix. “Do Bronx” is currently ranked No. 13 at 155 pounds. Oliveira (27-8, 1 NC)
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Germaine de Randamie explains why she wouldn’t fight Amanda Nunes at featherweight at UFC 245 [embedded content] (Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) It might seem peculiar that Germaine de Randamie didn’t want to fight Amanda Nunes at featherweight at UFC 245, since she was a previous UFC featherweight champion. But she gave her reason at the
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UFC light heavyweight contender Thiago Santos is crediting his girlfriend, UFC women’s bantamweight contender Yana Kunitskaya, for helping him recover after suffering devastating knee injuries during his fight against Jon Jones at UFC 239. Santos pushed Jones to the brink of defeat but ultimately lost a split decision in one of the more controversial decisions
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At UFC 202 weigh-ins, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor had an intense staredown Friday evening in Las Vegas. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/nOATUI Read More: http://www.mmafighting.com
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