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After moving from Mexico, Alejandro Perez feeling more at home training at AKA

Alejandro Perez will not need to be traveling for training camps anymore. The UFC bantamweight fighter, who fights Matthew Lopez on Saturday at UFC on FOX 29, moved from Aguascalientes, Mexico to San Jose, Calif., in hopes to take his fighting career to a new level. Training at AKA, Perez had to constantly be making […]

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Ricardo Lamas vs. Mirsad Bektic scheduled for UFC 225

A featherweight scrap between Ricardo Lamas and Mirsad Bektic is coming to Chicago. A featherweight fight between top ranked contenders Ricardo Lamas and Mirsad Bektic is heading to the Windy City. Initially reported by Combate and later confirmed by UFC officials, Lamas and Bektic join the other 11 scheduled bouts set for UFC 225, which […]

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Dana White announces CM Punk’s return for UFC 225 vs. Mike Jackson

Former WWE superstar CM Punk will step into the Octagon for the second time on June 9, and this time he will do so in his hometown of Chicago, as he faces Mike Jackson in a UFC 225 bout at United Center. In the UFC 225 main event, which airs live on Pay-Per-View, Robert Whittaker […]

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Max Holloway reveals how close he was to making weight for UFC 223

UFC 223 in Brooklyn is now in the rear-view mirror, with Khabib Nurmagomedov emerging as the new lightweight champion. However, he did not defeat the man he was originally scheduled to face to earn his first title in the company. For that matter, he didn't defeat the second foe he was scheduled to square off […]

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach Javier Mendez says that Joe Rogan commentary on the UFC 223 main event was all wrong

Khabib Nurmagomedov comfortably defeated short notice replacement Al Iaquinta in the UFC 223 main event, earning multiple 10-8 rounds and bloodying Iaquinta’s face with jabs when they stood and traded. UFC analyst Joe Rogan was under fire for seemingly over-the-top criticism of Khabib’s performance, particularly his assessment of his stand-up despite Iaquinta definitively getting outstruck. […]

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Nick Diaz Accepts USADA Sanction

The legendary former Strikeforce welterweight champion has been given the all-clear to resume his MMA career after accepting a one-year USADA ban. In a time where the UFC’s well of starpower seems to be running at an all-time low, could one of the answers to the dip in pay-per-view interest lie in the hands of […]

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Receives Hero’s Homecoming Upon Arrival In Dagestan

  On Saturday night, Khabib Nurmagomedov finally completed his lifelong ambition to become the UFC’s lightweight champion.  ‘The Eagle’ had initially been scheduled to take on Tony Ferguson in the UFC 223 main event. However, with the fight having already been cancelled on three previous occasions, a freak accident saw ‘El Cucuy’ requiring knee surgery […]

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Max Holloway returns home after wild UFC 223 experience

Hawaii's UFC featherweight champion Max "Blessed" Holloway arrived back home in good spirits Sunday afternoon after a long non-stop flight home from New York City. Just two days after he was deemed unfit to fight for the lightweight title against new champ Khabib Nurmagomedov by the New York State Athletic Commission during his weight cut, […]

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Floyd Mayweather has his say on Conor McGregor bus attack incident

Floyd Mayweather has told Conor McGregor he should carry himself as a "gentleman" away from the Octagon. The Notorious appeared in a New York court on Friday after being charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief. Mayweather told Showtime: "I feel that when you have reached such high status you […]

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