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Dana White Says Suspending Khabib For Over 1 Year Would Be Unfair

UFC president Dana White doesn’t believe that the promotion’s lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov should be heavily sanctioned for the UFC 229 post-fight melee. Although it has certainly faded into memory to a certain extent, we are definitely still feeling the after-effects of the now-infamous UFC 229 post-fight melee that saw Khabib Nurmagomedov instigate a rather ugly brawl just seconds after …

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Coach Owen Roddy Announces Departure From SBG Ireland

SBG Ireland’s long-time striking coach Owen Roddy has officially parted ways with the gym after a period of 13 years. Roddy is one of the most prominent figures in the Irish MMA scene – notably coaching some of the country’s top fighters, including the former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor among others. In recent times, he has been focussing on …

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Artem Lobov Offers To Fight As Replacement At UFC 231

That’s the spirit. Many have questioned how Artem Lobov can still be a part of the UFC roster despite his 2-5 record in the promotion. With his only non-exhibition UFC wins coming against Teruto Ishihara and Chris Avila, Lobov’s latest defeat to Michael Johnson would have spelled the end of many a fighter’s UFC tenure. But while his close proximity to …

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Ben Askren’s Epic UFC Debut In January Is Official

Ben Askren finally has a sanctioned UFC bout to look forward to, and in fairness to the unbeaten grappler, it’s a baptism of fire. With Fedor Emelianenko’s defeats in Strikeforce earlier this decade, Askren has long been touted as the best fighter available outside the UFC. But a grapple-heavy style proved anaemic to UFC president Dana White, and it looked …

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