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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in “Sin City” this week for the upcoming UFC 235: “Jones vs. Smith” pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is set to go down TONIGHT (Sat., March 2, 2019) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring a light heavyweight title fight main event between division kingpin Jon Jones and top
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9:40 PM ET LAS VEGAS — A proposed lightweight blockbuster between Conor McGregor and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has apparently hit a snag, according to UFC president Dana White. A McGregor-Cerrone matchup has teased UFC fans since January, when Cerrone called out McGregor following his win over Alexander Hernandez at UFC Fight Night, and McGregor quickly
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Image: @Cowboycerrone on Instagram Fans hoping to see former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor fight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone next are about to be disappointed. UFC President Dana White recently told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that the promotion is moving on from the rumored matchup. “Yea, so the fight just didn’t happen,” explained White. “You know Conor…
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4:47 PM ET One of mixed martial arts’ all-time greats has called it a career. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, at one point considered one of the most feared strikers in the sport, announced his retirement on Croatian television Friday. ESPN confirmed the news with Cro Cop. Filipovic said he suffered a stroke following his unanimous
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Current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway and lightweight contender Dustin Poirier came together earlier tonight (Fri., Mar. 1, 2019) for UFC 236’s pre-fight press conference (replay here) from Las Vegas, Nevada, in advance to their interim lightweight title fight. Their matchup was announced last month following the suspension of current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
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UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith Ceremonial Weigh-in Video [embedded content] (Courtesy of UFC) Watch the UFC 235: Jones vs Smith Ceremonial Weigh-in streaming live from Las Vegas at 7 p.m. ET. Saturday’s fight card features two world title bouts. Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones faces Anthony Smith in the main event while welterweight champion Tyron
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7:25 PM ET Colby Covington, the UFC’s interim welterweight champion, crashed Kamaru Usman‘s open workout for UFC 235 on Thursday afternoon in Las Vegas. The brash and outspoken Covington, self-proclaimed as the promotion’s “villain,” appeared in the crowd of fans with a bullhorn and yelled at Usman from a few feet away. “The real champ
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PhotoCred: Getty Images UFC 235 takes place on Saturday night live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. And to call the card stacked would be an understatement. The event features several big-time match-ups and fighters ranging from current champions to former ones, whether it be inside or outside of the UFC. There will
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