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Chris Weidman’s wife provides update: “Well that was horrible.”

Last night, Chris Weidman not only suffered a loss at UFC 261, but did so by breaking his leg early in the fight. It was one of the worst injuries we have ever seen inside the octagon, and was unfortunately reminiscent of the injury he inflicted on Anderson Silva years ago. Dana White confirmed at …

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Zabit Magomedsharipov removed from UFC rankings due to inactivity

Undefeated in the UFC’s featherweight division, Zabit last fought in 2019, when he defeated Calvin Kattar, via decision. Since then, the UFC has tried to match him up with Yair Rodriguez on multiple occasions, which never came to fruition. Zabit recently stated that he was moving on from a potential fight with Yair, and instead …

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Conor McGregor: “I like 170. It’s mine soon. I’ll get the strap and then I’ll go up again.”

UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman secured another title defense last night at UFC 261. He did so via KO, which seems to have fired up Conor McGregor, who has competed at welterweight against Nate Diaz and Donald Cerrone. “Usman even copying my shots now. Am I to fight this guy at some stage? I think …

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Zhang Weili: “Hopefully the UFC will schedule a rematch soon.”

Last night, Zhang Weili lost her UFC title to Rose Namajunas, via first round KO. This was just her second title defense, after successfully defeating Joanna Jędrzejczyk back in March 2020. It was also the first KO loss of Weili’s professional career to date. The win meant that Rose Namajunas had become the first female …

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Kelvin Gastelum: “I think the winner of this fight gets the [Adesanya] rematch.”

This weekend, Kelvin Gastelum is stepping in on short notice to face the number one ranked Middleweight, Robert Whittaker. The 29-year-old believes if he were to beat Whittaker, he would be next in line for the title shot against Israel Adesanya. Whittaker and Gastelum were originally scheduled to face each other back in 2019, when …

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Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett signed to the UFC

For years now, fans have wondered when Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett would fight for the UFC. Today, that became a reality when his signing was made official. The former Cage Warriors Featherweight Champion was signed after a successful first round win at Cage Warriors 122. This was recently speculated by fans who spotted Paddy on …

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Zabit wants to be next in line for a title shot or face Max Holloway

The Featherweight Championship has been a slow mover this past year. The current Champion, Alexander Volkanovski was delighted when Brian Ortega previously beat ‘The Korean Zombie’, as it meant the division was finally moving along. But recently, the title picture has hit another big stumbling block after the Champion tested positive for Covid-19, around a …

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Islam Makhachev: “I don’t agree on Chandler being in there.”

Dana White recently made official what the MMA community has known for a long time. That was that Khabib Nurmagomedov has officially retired, and vacated his UFC Lightweight Championship after a historic run in the promotion. With the belt up for grabs, the UFC sharply made official a bout between Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler …

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NiteTrain on fighting a Nurmagomedov: “I’m about to change their game.”

Standing at six feet tall, with a reach of 76 inches, Jared “NiteTrain” Gooden is making his return at UFC 260 on March 27th. He will be facing Abubakar Nurmagomedov, the cousin of former UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. NiteTrain made his UFC debut against UFC veteran Alan Jouban back in November 2020 at UFC …

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VIDEO: Khabib coaches Holland cage-side to become first to take Brunson down in the UFC

After confirming his retirement over dinner with Dana White, former UFC Lightweight Champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov stuck around for some fights. Sitting cage-side at UFC Vegas 22, he managed to become a pivotal part of the main event. In between rounds while being out-grappled by Derek Brunson, Kevin Holland pleaded for Khabib to give him some …