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Alex Perez states case for title fight with Deiveson Figueiredo: ‘I’m finishing guys at 125’

Alex Perez believes he should be the first to challenge new flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo. Following Figueiredo’s incredible first-round finish of Joseph Benavidez in the UFC Fight Island 2 headliner,

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‘Bigfoot’ Silva returns to MMA after three-year absence

One-time UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva will return to the cage this fall after a three-year absence from MMA. “Bigfoot” Silva, 40, signed a contract with Taura MMA to

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Thiago Alves draws Phil Baroni in bare-knuckle debut, Hector Lombard vs. Kendall Grove on tap for BKFC 13

Former UFC title contender Thiago Alves has booked his first fight in bare-knuckle boxing competition. He’s scheduled to face fellow UFC veteran Phil Baroni at the upcoming Bare Knuckle Fighting

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Dan Hardy responds to Herb Dean’s defense of stoppage: ‘Accountability needs to be taken’

UFC commentator Dan Hardy called for greater accountability among referees and a new system for preventing late stoppages in a video response to veteran official Herb Dean. Answering Dean’s video

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The A-Side Live Chat: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje, Robert Whittaker’s win, Darren Till’s future, more

For this episode, Sarah Kaufman joins José Youngs and E. Casey Leydon to discuss some of the hot topics in MMA. Some possible topics include: The fallout of UFC on

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Alexander Volkanovski on immediate Max Holloway trilogy: ‘What, we’re just gonna keep fighting until Max wins?’

At UFC 251, Alexander Volkanovski successfully defended his featherweight title for the first time, winning a split decision over former champion Max Holloway. It was the second time in a

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Edmen Shahbazyan envisions becoming youngest champion in UFC history with future showdown against Israel Adesanya

No one has higher expectations for Edmen Shahbazyan than the goals he’s set for himself. Despite being just 22 years old, the former Dana White Contender Series veteran has already

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