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UFC’s Jones agrees to plea deal on DWI charge

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones agreed to plead guilty to DWI (second offense) on Tuesday and will not face any jail time if he follows the terms of a plea agreement, according to a spokesperson for the Bernalillo County, New Mexico, district attorney’s office. Jones was arrested on four charges last Thursday in Albuquerque. […]

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UFC champ Zhang Weili on heading back to China, possible Joanna rematch

MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili’s journey from her native China to Las Vegas for her first title defense against Joanna Jedrzejczyk on March 7 was a remarkable, trying experience due to the coronavirus pandemic. As of this week, the journey is […]

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Dana White confirms the UFC is postponing its next three events

‘We did everything we could’: Dana White confirms the UFC is postponing its next three events due to the coronavirus pandemic Dana White had been intent on hosting UFC events despite the coronavirus The promotion held a Fight Night event in Brazil on Saturday with no fans present The White House’s has since recommended to avoid gatherings […]

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Oliveira submits Lee in 3rd at empty Brazil arena

MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun There is a new, legitimate title challenger in the UFC’s lightweight division. And it does not appear he’s slowing down any time soon. Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira recorded his seventh consecutive finish on Saturday as he submitted former interim title challenger […]

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UFC Fight Night Kevin Lee vs. Charles Oliveira live results, updates, highlights from the first empty arena UFC event

While all of the major sporting organizations in North America have temporarily put their seasons to a halt because of the coronavirus outbreak, the UFC is controversially moving forward as UFC Fight Night occurs on Saturday from the ​Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. The main event features a catchweight contest at 158.5 pounds between lightweight contenders Kevin Lee […]