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A lifelong boxing enthusiast, Ratner joined the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) as an inspector in 1985. In 1987, he was named Chief Inspector before being promoted to Executive Director in 1992. During his tenure with the NSAC, Ratner oversaw the commission during some of the most memorable boxing matches in history, including when the
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The 27-year-old Albazi makes his second trip into the UFC cage this weekend in a flyweight clash with fellow sophomore Zhalgas Zhumagulov, looking to extend his winning streak to three and build off his impressive debut performance. Back in July, Albazi accepted a fight against Canadian Malcolm Gordon, filling in for his original opponent on
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There’s a whole lot of celebrating going on in the Shevchenko family right now, and it was Antonina that got the party started on the prelims of UFC 255. Wielding a visibly improved game on all fronts, she absorbed to sizable power of Ariane Lipski and dominated the Brazilian top to bottom, culminating in a
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UFC 255: FIGUEIREDO vs. PEREZ will take place Saturday, November 21 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas and will stream live on Pay-Per-View, exclusively on ESPN+ in the U.S. at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT in both English and Spanish. Fans will be able to purchase UFC 255: FIGUEIREDO vs. PEREZ online at ESPNPlus.com/PPV or on
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“Brendan Allen was supposed to fight a top 15 guy, but he got me instead and I put it on him pretty good. I learned what caliber of fighter I am, and it just showed where my talents can be in the division,” the 27-year-old Daukaus told UFC.com. “I got a good eight-week camp for
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This weekend, Figueiredo begins the next chapter of his career, defending his flyweight title for the first time against Alex Perez in the main event of UFC 255. Initially scheduled to face former bantamweight titleholder Cody Garbrandt, the streaking Perez was elevated into the headlining pairing when “No Love” was forced out of the contest
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Team WBC included WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman; former four-time world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield; former two-time world heavyweight boxing champion Riddick Bowe; former two-time welterweight boxing champion Shawn Porter; and WBC silver lightweight boxing champion Ryan Garcia.  “This was truly an amazing experience,” said Thompson. “We didn’t get the win, but we were able
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“It was out of nowhere,” said Perez of the phone call letting him know that he was going to be fighting for the UFC flyweight title in the main event of UFC 255. “My manager called me in the middle of the night and let me know and I couldn’t even go back to sleep.
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For Rodriguez, it’s a chance to compete after logging a full training camp in preparation to face Bryan Barberena, who was forced out of their bout earlier this month after undergoing emergency surgery a week before they were slated to square off. Rodriguez has been one of the pleasant surprises of 2020 — a 33-year-old
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“D-Rod” has been impressive in each of his first three UFC bouts and has a chance to notch his fourth victory of 2020 on Saturday against veteran Nicolas Dalby. It’s a showdown that he didn’t expect, but after both Rodriguez and Dalby were left without dance partners it made sense to schedule the two for
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