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UFC 219’s Pay-Per-View Numbers Place It As The Third Highest Of 2017

UFC 219’s pay-per-view estimates have been released and it managed to rank surprisingly high on 2017’s list of most-watched events. Despite what Dana White and all of those others operating as representatives of the UFC would have you believe, 2017 will have to be remembered as something of an off-year for the promotion from a financial stand-point. Sure, there were a …

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Watch: There Were A Couple Of Very Early Contenders For ‘KO Of The Year’ On Friday Night

While neither of North America’s top two promotions has begun their 2018 campaign yet, the year’s live televised MMA action got underway in the United States on Friday night as Legacy Fighting Alliance brought LFA 30 and two absolutely cracking KO’s to AXS TV.  The first of those finishes came just 27 seconds into a lightweight bout between Christian Aguilera, …

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Rockhold Gets New Opponent After Whittaker Withdraws From UFC 221, Will Fight For Interim Belt

This morning, just weeks after Georges St-Pierre vacated the UFC middleweight title he ripped from Michael Bisping at UFC 217 and Robert Whittaker was promoted from interim titlist to true champion, the promotion has revealed that it will toss yet another interim belt into the 185-pound mix at UFC 221 in Perth, Western Australia next month. The UFC made the …

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Breaking: Jimmy Smith Added To UFC’s 2018 Broadcast Lineup

Bellator’s former colour-commentator Jimmy Smith has officially signed with the UFC just weeks after announcing his departure from their biggest rival. Earlier this month it emerged that Bellator MMA’s longtime colour-commentator Jimmy Smith would be walking away from the promotion after reportedly failing to reach an agreement during contract negotiations. Of course, in the days that followed that news, the legendary …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Manager Is Refusing To Settle For An Interim Title Fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager Ali Abdelaziz has made it clear that his fighter has no intention of competing for an interim title in his next outing. For all the intrigue and discussion that has surrounded each of the UFC’s current weight classes, perhaps none carry the level of attention that has been fixated on lightweight in recent times. The trio of …

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UFC To Hold Russia Event In September [Report]

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

With the growing success of lightweight fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, the popularity of UFC has been steadily rising in Russia. The undefeated fighter is in the mix at the top of the 155lb division, and there have been talks of a potential super-fight with champion Conor McGregor. However, the fact that Tony Ferguson holds the interim belt does throw a spanner …

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