UFC Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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UFC Prez Reveals Undefeated Russian Fighter Khabib Might Return To Ring

UFC President Dana White after meeting Khabib Nurmagomedov on January 15 revealed that the lightweight champion might step into the octagon again. Apparently, Khabib has shown willingness to return to the ring if he finds someone impressive as rival among the lightweights. "Show me something spectacular", said Khabib, as revealed by White. Reportedly, Khabib was impressed with Charles Oliveira's victory last month making him a considerable… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 10:34 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: MMA, UFC, Dana White, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Charles Oliveira

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BT Sport Releases Promo Video Of UFC 257 Featuring Conor McGregor

Hyping up the "Notorious" Conor McGregor's return at UFC 257, BT Sport on January 13 released a video featuring McGregor in its "Shorts" series. Containing parts of the athlete's interviews, the animated video aims to give an insight into McGregor's mind ahead of his rematch against Dustin Poirier. McGregor will be returning a full year after his TKO victory over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 last January.

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 12:40 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: UFC, MMA, BT Sport, Conor McGregor, Dustin poirier, Donald Cerrone

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Representational photo: Conor Mcgregor.

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UFC 257 Plans To Allow 'Limited Spectators' For January Fight Events

The Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism has announced that the following UFC events scheduled for January 16, 20 and 23 will allow "a limited number of spectators". The state’s media office tweeted, "The triple header will see three mega-fights, utilizing Abu Dhabi's proven 'safe zone' concept". However, the announcements for the ticket sales and attendance capacity has not been made yet. Also, the Etihad Arena venue has banned the… read-more

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 10:59 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: MMA, UFC, Fight Island, Abu Dhabi

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Representational photo: Dan Hooker, Michael Chandler

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UFC 257: Michael Chandler To Debut Against Dan Hooker

Former three-time Bellator MMA champion Michael Chandler is set to debut at UFC 257 in the co-main event against sixth-ranked Dan Hooker. Scheduled for January 23 in Abu Dhabi, the fight would take place in the lightweight division (66-70 kg). Chandler, designated among Bellator's most decorated fighter, had signed with UFC in 2020. Meanwhile, Hooker will be eying for a comeback from June 2020 defeat to Dustin Poirier.

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 03:16 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: MMA, Bellator, Michael Chandler, Fight Island, UFC

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Representational photo: Yoel Romero

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Yoel Romero Ends UFC Contract With 3 Official Fights Remaining

MMA veteran Yoel Romero has been released from the UFC after he ended his seven-year-long contract, confirmed his manager Malki Kawa on December 4. Kawa told ESPN that Romero still had three fights left in his contract and the reason for his exit had been kept untold. However, the manager also informed that talks were underway to let Romero aka 'Soldier of God' to do other promotions.

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 01:52 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: MMA, UFC, ESPN, Yoel Romero

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Representational photo: Khabib Nurmagomedov

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UFC Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov Eyes To Launch MMA In 2028 Olympics

UFC Lightweight Champion 'The Eagle' Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed his plans to push MMA into the Olympics at a press conference in Uzbekistan. Targeting the 2028 Olympics, Khabib said, "The inclusion of MMA in the Olympics is one of my main tasks for the next couple of years, we are already working in this direction." However, Khabib has also shown concern about the sport's brutality, which might keep MMA out.

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 01:37 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: MMA, UFC, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Olympics, UFC Champion

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Representational photo: Tony Ferguson

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UFC 256: Tony Ferguson Finalized To Face Charles Oliveira In Las Vegas

Former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson has finally secured a pay-per-view event as he will be facing Charles Oliveira at UFC 256 on December 12 in Las Vegas. Talking to ESPN's Brett Okamoto, UFC President Dana White said that Ferguson had been added to the final pay-per-view of 2020 after his wish to fight again this year. Ferguson, in his last match, suffered a loss against Justin Gaethje at UFC 249.

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 02:41 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: MMA, UFC, Tony Ferguson, Dana White

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Dustin Poirier, Conor Mcgregor

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UFC 257: Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier Officially Set to Clash

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor has officially signed an agreement to face the former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. Reportedly, the bout has been scheduled for January 23. Besides, it will be contested at 155 pounds in the welterweight division. UFC President Dana White hinted the game would be hosted at Fight Island, Abu Dhabi. Earlier, at UFC 178 in 2014, McGregor had defeated Poirier through first-round TKO.… read-more

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 - 11:36 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: UFC, Conor McGregor, Dustin poirier, Mixed Martial arts

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Representational photo: Alistair Overeem

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UFC: Alexander Overeem booked To Fight Against Alexander Volkov in 2021

UFC heavyweights fighter Alistair Overeem and Alexander Volkov will clash at a headliner on February 6, 2021. The fight is likely to air on ESPN, will mainly event the UFC Fight Night on a super bowl weekend while the venue waits to be decided, said President Dana White. Overeem (41) might be on his final pursuit for a title being booked again with Volkov (32) after being cancelled in 2019.

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 - 12:04 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: MMA, UFC, Dana White, Alistair Overeem, Alexander Volkov

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Representational photo: Amanda Nunes; Megan Anderson

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UFC 256 : Amanda Nunes Pulls Out Following Injury Speculations

Double-champ Amanda Nunes, has pulled herself out of the main event fight against Megan Anderson at Ultimate Fighting Championship 256 for unspecified reasons. Nunes was scheduled to defend her featherweight title against two-streak winner Megan, on December 12 in Las Vegas. However, the UFC has not yet officially announced the cancellation.  Anderson wished her opponent Nunes a speedy recovery, stating that she will be waiting for the next… read-more

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 10:20 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: UFC, MMA, Amanda Nunes, Featherweight division

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