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Conor McGregor v Eddie Alvarez To Headline UFC 205

Break out the red panties - Conor McGregor will be squaring off against Eddie Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 for the Lightweight title. Just hours ahead of the UFC 205 press conference that is set to take place later today, the UFC dropped a bomb - Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor had agreed to fight in the main event of UFC 205. This...


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UFC Rounds Out UFC 205 Main Card With Jedrzejczyk v Kowalkiewicz, Tate v Pennington

UFC 205 is likely to feature two title fights - Tyron Woodley v Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson for the Welterweight title, and Joanna Jedrzejczyk v Karolina Kowalkiewicz for the Women's Strawweight title. Earlier today, the UFC officially revealed that Jedrzejczyk will be defending her title against Kowalkiewicz on the card, while former Women's ...


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Is Conor McGregor Injured?

Earlier this week, the UFC announced that they will be hosting a press conference next Tuesday to announce the full UFC 205 card, which is set to take place in New York in November. As of this moment, a number of fights have been signed for the card, including Frankie Edgar v Jeremy Stephens and Donald Cerrone v Kelvin Gastelum. While these are...


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Dana White: Strong Chance That Ronda Rousey Could Return in 2016

Will former Women's Bantamweight champion "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey be returning to the Octagon at UFC 207 in December? Given recent comments from UFC President Dana White, this certainly seems like a strong likelihood. In a recent interview, White says that there was a really good chance that Rousey will be returning to the Octagon in 2016. While an...


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BJ Penn Big Underdog Against Ricardo Lamas

Following a "retirement" and subsequent suspension, BJ Penn, aka "The Prodigy", will finally be returning to the UFC on October 15th, 2016, in the main event of "UFC Fight Night 97: Lamas v Penn" in Manila. The last time that we saw BJ Penn in the Octagon was on July 6th, 2014. In that bizarre fight, Penn was tenderized and pummelled by Frankie...


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UFC 205 Card Starting to Come Together

On November 12th, 2016, the UFC will be hosting its first ever event in New York City. New York, believe it or not, was the last state to regulate professional mixed martial arts fighting in the United States. The UFC spent millions of dollars to make this a reality, and on November 12th, 2016, they will finally realize the fruits of their effo...


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The CM Punk Experiment Ends in Failure

In the end, the "CM Punk" experiment turned out to be a farce. Former WWE superstar "CM Punk" (also known as Phil Brooks) fought professionally for the first time last night, and the results were about as predictable as possible. The UFC has toyed with bringing outsiders to their promotion before - Brock Lesnar was brought in nearly a decad...


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CM Punk: A Win/Win Proposition For the UFC

Some people make the argument that CM Punk's presence in the UFC diminishes the brand as well as the sport of mixed martial arts in general. After all, as Nate Diaz so eloquently put it a few years ago, would somebody be able to walk onto a NBA team with no training or experience in basketball? Every couple of years, the UFC goes out and sig...


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Can Alistair Overeem Realize His Dream of Becoming a UFC Champion?

It's New Year's Eve, 2011. Alistair Overeem is one day removed from an absolute beatdown of former UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. What would you have said if I had told you on this day that it would take Overeem nearly five years to earn a shot at the Heavyweight belt? - Alistair Overeem, who was brought into the UFC with a tremen...


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Georges St. Pierre and UFC Continue Bizarre Public Negotiation

According to UFC President Dana White, former Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre doesn't really want to fight anymore and will not be returning to the UFC. According to St. Pierre himself, this is not true and "GSP" is eagerly looking forward to his return to the Octagon. For the past few years, St. Pierre has seemingly be on the verg...


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Donald Cerrone Interested in Fight Against Robbie Lawler at UFC 205

According to UFC President Dana White, "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler is texting him constantly, asking for a fight. Donald Cerrone threw his cowboy hat into the ring, so to speak, earlier this week when he said that he would be interested in fighting Lawler at UFC 205 in New York. Cerrone is coming off of a destruction of Rick Story and just inked a...


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Rory MacDonald Signs With Bellator

Rory MacDonald made good on his threat earlier today when he reportedly inked a deal with Bellator. The UFC, which had the option to match MacDonald's offer sheet from Bellator but declined to do so, quickly removed MacDonald from their rankings. - In Rory MacDonald, Bellator gets one of the most talented Welterweight fighters in the wor...


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Is Conor McGregor vs Eddie Alvarez Up Next?

Featherweight champion Conor McGregor silenced the doubters last night when he defeated Nate Diaz via majority decision in the main event of UFC 202. Despite the overwhelming majority of pros picking Diaz to win, McGregor managed to dig deep to escape with a victory. After looking like he was about to lose in the third round, McGregor found ano...