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Nov 21, 2022 Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson meets Kevin Holland in the welterweight main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Orlando, Florida. The event is the UFC’s annual “Fight Like Hell” Night, dedicated to the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund, established in memory of the ESPN personality who died of cancer in 2015.
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Kevin Holland’s retirement is about more than just winning and losing. The 30 year-old “Trailblazer” wants the promotion to make good on certain promises after the former middleweight agreed to a short-notice fight opposite overweight Khamzat Chimaev in order to keep the UFC 279 pay-per-view (PPV) card from falling apart. That’s why Holland, who briefly
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12:57 PM ET Professional Fighters League co-founder Donn Davis says he believes a fight between two-time PFL champion Kayla Harrison and MMA legend Cris “Cyborg” Justino is actually more likely to happen in 2023 following Harrison’s stunning upset loss to Larissa Pacheco last week in the PFL lightweight finals. Harrison (15-1) was set to capture
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2:10 PM ET Nate Diaz‘s time with the UFC is officially over. At least for now. The longtime UFC fighter and one of the biggest stars in MMA has officially been removed from the UFC roster, promotion officials confirmed with ESPN on Tuesday. MMA Fighting was the first to report the news. The final fight
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Conor McGregor wants to settle his legal issues with Artem Lobov using their fists. After recent reports that Lobov, a veteran MMA fighter who has been a longtime friend and training partner of the former two-division UFC champion, had filed a lawsuit seeking financial compensation from McGregor’s Proper No. Twelve whiskey brand, it’s clear the
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Paddy Pimblett recently gave Jake Paul a back-handed compliment, claiming that even though “Problem Child” has proven himself to be a legitimate pugilist, his fights seem to be rigged in his favor. “The Baddy” insisted that Paul’s recent victory over Anderson Silva was fixed because the knockdown blow that Paul delivered on “The Spider,” in
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Welcome to Midnight Mania! The Alex Pereira vs. Khamzat Chimaev beef is really starting to thrive. Though Chimaev remains somewhat committed to the Welterweight title, the Chechen wrestler has flirted at a Middleweight title run too. Since his ability to make 170 lbs. is in question, that’s become a more likely option for Chimaev, particularly
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Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson will have Jack Black accompanying him for his UFC Orlando walkout. Thompson will face Kevin Holland in the UFC Orlando main event this Saturday. He returns following a long absence since a loss to Belal Muhammad last December. Along with his inside-the-Octagon elite-level striking, Thompson is also known
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Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here. On Episode 3,315, the guys react to the 2022 PFL Championships, where Kayla Harrison was upset by Larissa Pacheco in their women’s lightweight final, the big shakeup at UFC 282 involving the light heavyweight title, Conor McGregor thinking he can get over
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Cody Garbrandt now has permanent sideburns. The former UFC bantamweight champion recently unveiled his new ink on Instagram, completed by talented tattoo artist Sarah Lo, but a majority of his followers were baffled by the significance of the addition, as well as its unusual location. Here’s a sample: —Ear of the tiger? —I don’t get
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