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Welterweight Rory MacDonald discontinues UFC and heads to Bellator

Welterweight moving to Bellator after UFC fails to match offer, and leaves with a record of 9-4 inside the octagon Rory MacDonald, one of the top welterweight fighters in the world, is ceasing UFC and heading to competitive promoter Bellator. MacDonalds management team was advised Tuesday night by the UFC that they were not able to match the terms of …

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Conor McGregor stuns Jose Aldo in 13 seconds to take UFC featherweight title

Conor McGregor stopped Jose Aldo with one spectacular punch just 13 seconds into the first round, backing up his bravado and claiming the undisputed featherweight title Conor McGregor boasted again and again what would happen when Jose Aldo stood across from him in the octagon. But even the 27-year-old Irishman never went so far as to predict that Aldo, undefeated …

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How UFC’s $4bn sale marked a journey from the shadows to the mainstream

In 2001 a small group brought a mixed martial arts organization for $2m. Today it is a global brand and there is still room to grow The architects who built mixed martial arts into a globally popular sport have ceded control of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. An official release announcing a $4bn sale of the UFC to a group led …

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Phil ‘CM Punk’ Brooks, former WWE star, will oblige MMA debut at UFC 203

UFC will add another superstar high-profile flesh to its line-up to go alongside the likes of Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey UFC will add another hotshot high-profile representation to its line-up to go alongside the likes of Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey, with the proclamation that former WWE star Phil CM Punk Brooks will oppose at UFC 203 in September. …

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Will Ronda Rousey’s downfall kill female UFC? Don’t panic just yet

The Americans future is uncertain after defeat to Amanda Nunes. But womens mixed martial arts are in rude health and has other big draws Ronda Rousey was rare enough, and the memory of womens MMA was shallow enough, that some people believed as she went so would the trajectory of female cage fighting. From the moment Rousey proved she could …

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Bisping trounces Henderson on points to retain designation in thriller

Michael Bisping survived two knockdowns to beat Dan Henderson by unanimous decision Though the words And still! do not sound quite as shocking as the words And new!, it is still not entirely fathomable that Michael Bisping is the undisputed UFC middleweight champion of the world. And yet that is precisely what he is, his belt retained via unanimous decision …

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UFC boss Dana White: Nurmagomedov cancellation is ‘huge blow’

Nurmagomedov taken to hospital for weight management issues and officials announce campaign has been cancelled on physicians orders Khabib Nurmagomedovs title bout with Tony Ferguson at UFC 209, one of the most anticipated fightings of its first year, will not go ahead after the Dagestani star was taken to hospital with weight control issues. UFC issued a declaration on Friday …

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Ronda Rousey beaten in 48 seconds as UFC comeback ends in misery

Brazilian Amanda Nunes stops Rousey inside a instant to hold her bantamweight claim on a distressing night for the former champion Ronda Rouseys UFC comeback didnt even last a minute. Rousey was stopped 48 seconds into her first combat in 13 months Friday night, losing to bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. Rousey( 12 -2) never managed to get …

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UFC leader: Conor McGregor had ‘every opportunity in the world’ to fight

( CNN) The chairman of the Ultimate Fighting Championship has doubled down on his decision to draw Conor McGregor from a much-anticipated fight over his failure to fulfill promotional obligations, despite the mixed martial artist’s demand he wants to fight. UFC President Dana White alleged at a press conference in Las Vegas on Saturday that he had given the controversial …

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