Raul Rosas Jr. vs. Ricky Turcios scrapped from UFC Mexico City just before walkouts, Turcios disputes UFC Vegas 87 re-booking announcement

Raul Rosas Jr. will not get the chance to fight in front of an adoring crowd at UFC Mexico City. The highly-touted bantamweight prospect suffered an illness that left him unable to compete, and his fight with Ricky Turcios was scrapped just before the two were scheduled to walk to the octagon. The news was… Poursuivre la lecture Raul Rosas Jr. vs. Ricky Turcios scrapped from UFC Mexico City just before walkouts, Turcios disputes UFC Vegas 87 re-booking announcement

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Johnny Eblen: ‘I’m just a step above’ UFC champion Dricus du Plessis

Johnny Eblen faces a PFL champion this weekend, but he’s thought about how he’d fare against the UFC’s middleweight champion. Currently No. 5 at 185 pounds in the MMA Fighting Global Rankings, Eblen sits just a few spots behind Dricus du Plessis, who won a split decision over Sean Strickland at UFC 297 this past… Poursuivre la lecture Johnny Eblen: ‘I’m just a step above’ UFC champion Dricus du Plessis

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PFL vs. Bellator weigh-in video

The PFL vs. Bellator weigh-in video features all 22 fighters from Saturday’s pay-per-view card in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In the main event, Renan Ferreira (263.2 pounds) and Ryan Bader (231.1 pounds) both made the heavyweight limit for their contest. The PFL vs. Bellator ceremonial weigh-in video will be at 12 p.m. ET. Check out PFL… Poursuivre la lecture PFL vs. Bellator weigh-in video

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Dana White reveals Vladimir Putin gifts to Khabib Nurmagomedov after Conor McGregor win

As Khabib Nurmagomedov waded through waves of Nevada Athletic Commission officials, Las Vegas police and UFC security to the back of T-Mobile Arena at UFC 229, a call was waiting. On the line was Vladimir Putin, who’d gone from TV to telephone to congratulate the Dagestani champ seconds after tapping out the biggest star in… Poursuivre la lecture Dana White reveals Vladimir Putin gifts to Khabib Nurmagomedov after Conor McGregor win

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Rankings Shakeup: Is Merab Dvalishvili the real No. 1 bantamweight in the world?

Who is the best bantamweight in MMA? The default answer may be UFC bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley, but Merab Dvalishvili is building quite a case for himself. After outclassing Henry Cejudo in shockingly one-sided fashion this past Saturday at UFC 298, the Georgian cardio machine now rides a division-best 10-fight win streak and has ascended… Poursuivre la lecture Rankings Shakeup: Is Merab Dvalishvili the real No. 1 bantamweight in the world?

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On To the Next One: What’s next for Ilia Topuria, Alexander Volkanovski after UFC 298?

Following the UFC 298 main event in which Ilia Topuria brutally knocked out Alexander Volkanovski to become the new featherweight champion, where do both guys go from here? MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee attempt to answer that question from a matchmaking perspective on an all-new edition of On To the Next One.… Poursuivre la lecture On To the Next One: What’s next for Ilia Topuria, Alexander Volkanovski after UFC 298?

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UFC 300 main card revealed with six fights, capped off by Alex Pereira vs. Jamahal Hill

The UFC 300 main card is finally official. Following months of announcements and speculation about which fights would end up on the pay-per-view portion of the historic event, the UFC revealed the six bouts that will take place on the main card on April 13 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. It’s not usual… Poursuivre la lecture UFC 300 main card revealed with six fights, capped off by Alex Pereira vs. Jamahal Hill

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Patricio Pitbull vs. Jesus Pinedo off PFL vs. Bellator card following Pinedo withdrawal

Patricio Pitbull won’t be competing next week. The PFL announced Saturday that the Bellator legend has been removed from the card following the withdrawal of opponent Jesus Pinedo from their featherweight bout scheduled for the PFL vs. Bellator event on Feb. 24 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A reason for Pinedo’s withdrawal was not disclosed. Pitbull… Poursuivre la lecture Patricio Pitbull vs. Jesus Pinedo off PFL vs. Bellator card following Pinedo withdrawal

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