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Alex Pereira to defend his middleweight title against Israel Adesanya

Alex Pereira will defend his middleweight title in rematch against former champion Israel Adesanya as the co-main event at UFC 287… with the Brazilian beating his opponent THREE TIMES already in his career Alex Pereira has beaten Israel Adesanya three times in his professional career The Nigerian-born New Zealanders is the UFC’s pound-for-pound No 4 […]

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Hill dominates Teixeira over five BRUTAL rounds to win at UFC 283

Jamahal Hill dominates Glover Teixeira over five BRUTAL rounds to claim vacant light heavyweight title at UFC 283, with Brandon Moreno winning quadrilogy over Deiveson Figueiredo RECAP: How all the action unfolded on a dramatic night at UFC 283 in Brazil Glover Teixeira retired from MMA after losing main event against Jamahal Hill Brandon Moreno […]

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Dillian Whyte wants to 'bash up' Francis Ngannou in a crossover fight

Dillian Whyte wants to ‘bash up’ Francis Ngannou in ex-UFC champion’s first crossover fight, but British heavyweight would ‘happily fight him in the cage as well if they can agree terms’ Dillian Whyte has talked up a potential boxing match with Francis Ngannou Ngannou, formerly a UFC heavyweight champion, recently quit the sport Whyte explained […]

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UFC star Moreno opens up on being uprooted by Krause suspension

Brandon Moreno opens up on chaos caused by James Krause’s suspension amid betting investigation… with flyweight star forced to find a new coach ahead of fourth Deiveson Figueiredo showdown at UFC 283 MMA coach James Krause was suspended after a suspicious November 5 fight There was unusual betting activity on a fight involving Darrick Minner  […]

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Sources: MMA coach worked with offshore book

Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008 A suspended MMA coach at the center of an ongoing betting scandal in the UFC has acted as an agent for an offshore bookmaking operation for years, multiple sources who placed bets with him told ESPN. James Krause, 36, has worked as an agent — […]

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Fiziev claims 'UFC are pushing Gaethje clash', could be in London

Rafael Fiziev claims ‘UFC want him to face Justin Gaethje next’ and huge lightweight showdown could take place on London card in March Justin Gaethje has not fought since losing against Charles Oliveira last year American has twice fallen short at the final hurdle in bid for a UFC title  Rising star Rafael Fiziev says […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Gegard Mousasi will face Fabian Edwards at Bellator Paris

EXCLUSIVE: Gegard Mousasi will face Fabian Edwards at Bellator Paris, with former middleweight champion taking on British rising star in May 12 main event Bellator are returning to Paris for a third time with event on Friday, May 12 Fabian Edwards, brother of UFC champion Leon, will face Gegard Mousasi Former middleweight champion takes on […]

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The rise of Paddy Pimblett: Can 'The Baddy' keep it up in 2023?

The rise and rise of Paddy Pimblett: ‘The Baddy’ emerged as one of the UFC’s biggest new stars in 2022, despite controversy over his latest win… he is becoming a cross-over star but the next 12 months will expose whether he can cut it with the elite Paddy Pimblett was a known face even before […]