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Fighter Of The Week: Gregor Gillespie

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s Fighter of the Week, we take a closer look at one of the most feared prospects in the game today, Gregor Gillespie. At last weekend’s UFC Utica, one of the sport’s most talented up-and-comers took home what could have been his finest win to date, one that will surely put his claim to a …

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Fan Favourite Lando Vannata To Return At UFC 226

Electric lightweight standout Lando Vannata will return to the octagon at UFC 226 following his patchy but thrilling run in the UFC so far. MMAFighting reported today that the fan-favourite ‘Groovy’ Lando Vannata will make his long-awaited return to face Drakkar Klose at UFC 226 in July. The card – which is headlined by the heavyweight super-fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel …

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Eddie Alvarez Refuses To Fight Until He Gets A New Deal

The former-lightweight champion of the world Eddie Alvarez has put his foot down after making it known that he wants a better deal from the UFC. Sometimes even the most game and seemingly unshakeable fighters in MMA learn their own worth in the most violent of fashions. Whether it be by way of a brutal KO loss or a five-round …

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Kevin Lee On Conor McGregor’s Actions At The UFC 223 Media Day

UFC Atlantic City’s headliner gives his take on Conor McGregor’s actions on the now-infamous UFC 223 media day earlier this month. UFC lightweight Kevin Lee didn’t exactly do himself any favours after he missed weight for his headlining matchup against Edson Barboza this weekend, losing out on 20% of his purse to the Brazilian. One pound was the deficit and …

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Khabib Claims He Is In Talks With McGregor, Will Fight Him If It Happens This Year

Khabib Nurmagomedov has claimed that his team are in talks with Conor McGregor in the hopes of setting up his first title defense. The UFC’s lightweight division is under new management since the destructive force that is Khabib Nurmagomedov crowned himself as the divisional champ with a thoroughly dominant win over his short-notice replacement Al Iaquinta in the UFC 223 …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Names His Greatest MMA Fighter Of All-Time

The newly-crowned lightweight champion of the world gave his pick for the sport of MMA’s finest ever fighter and no, he did not pick himself. The champ is well and truly here, ladies and gentlemen. At UFC 223, after an unprecedently crazy fight-week, Khabib Nurmagomedov got the job done in dominant fashion against Al Iaquinta to finally take home the …

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