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Sweden’s Chimaev made the shortest work of his biggest test to date, needing only a scant 17 seconds to KO Gerald Meerschaert and continue his rise as one of the hottest fighters in MMA. “I’ve been in this game my whole life, I’ve never seen anything like him,” UFC President Dana White would later tell
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The fight game is so unpredictable, but some things are certainties, and going to the ground with Mackenzie Dern is a guaranteed bad night for you. And it was for Randa Markos, so tough and so game that she may have thought, “Hey, I’ll test myself on the ground with you.” That’s a fighter’s mindset
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Things were a lot different then, when Meerschaert first put on the gloves and was making his bones in his home state of Wisconsin, fighting for the Freestyle Combat Challenge promotion. By his eighth fight, he was 6-2 and starting to find his way. And he wasn’t thinking about UFC glory at that moment. “When
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Price has consistently been one of the most entertaining fighters on the roster, and the proof is in the bonuses. He has four Performance of the Night honors in his last five wins. He’s 6-4-1 in the UFC but none of his fights have gone the distance and only one has made it to the
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Due to a COVID-19 issue, Luiz Garagorri has been removed from his bout against Mirsad Bektic this weekend. Replacing him will be returning UFC veteran Damon Jackson.  Jackson, who last appeared in the UFC in 2016, has won 6 of his last 7 and owns an impressive 94% rate (16 of 17 victories).  UFC Fight Night:  Covington
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“It’s hard to stop crazy, for sure, so that’s where he catches a lot of people off guard,” Cerrone said. “Like, ‘What was that?’ He gets hit, and he just keeps coming, so dealing with that durability, I’m just going to have to turn the lights off. That’s the only way to do it. I’m
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Cerrone, who fights on September 19 in the co-main event against Niko Price, holds UFC records for most wins (23), Performance Bonuses (18), tied for first with Charles Oliveira with finishes (16) and will once again tie Jim Miller for most UFC fights when he makes his 36th walk on Saturday.  After receiving the commemorative
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“I’m in Las Vegas — I’m going to fight in Las Vegas — but a year ago, I didn’t think about that,” he added. “Everything has turned to crazy.” While he has embraced his newfound celebrity and status as a rising star within the mixed martial arts world, Chimaev has kept things very simple in
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Walker burst onto the scene with a meteoric rise of flying knees and dance moves before hitting a skid against Corey Anderson and Nikita Krylov. And while some people have hopped off the Johnny Walker bandwagon, Spann still knows that hype surrounds him. “He did have a lot more hype, but he’s still got hype
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“Being able to fight is peace, being able to display the skills means I’m at peace for 15 minutes, 5 minutes, 3 minutes 49 seconds, however long the fight goes,” Holland told UFC.com. “We get here, and we go through a lot of things. It sucks on fight week, you kind of miss home, but
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What is the Fight Island Schedule? The first four events, including UFC 253: ADESANYA VS. COSTA, and the three proceeding FIGHT NIGHTS, will be broadcast live in prime time in the United States, while UFC 254: KHABIB VS. GAETHJE will be broadcast in prime time in Abu Dhabi (see schedule below)  Sat., Sept. 26 – UFC
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Who they put across from him this time, of course, is the aforementioned Covington, a former teammate and as divisive a figure there is in MMA’s present moment. Whether his shtick is real, as Covington claims, or just a character, as Covington also claims, Woodley doesn’t take much stock in either. “I mean, at the
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Chandler (21-5, 9 KOs, 7 submissions) opened his career with a short-stint with Strikeforce before spending the last 10 years fighting under Bellator, where he was a 3-time lightweight champion with wins over former UFC lightweight champions Benson Henderson (twice) and Eddie Alvarez.  The 34-year-old was a free agent coming off his most recent win, a first-round knockout
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“For me, it was a surprise that it was the first because it’s so common for us,” Dern said of leglock finishes in the jiu-jitsu community. “Now I’m like, okay, let me look at all my jiu-jitsu submissions that are so common for us because I’m going to start letting them out.” Dern plans to
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