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UFC Sao Paulo: James Krause Redeeming Himself Back at Welterweight

After coming up short on The Ultimate Fighter 25: Redemption, James Krause has managed to redeem himself in the fights that followed. Back in 2017 when James Krause was selected as one of the contestants for the 25th season of...
Ritu Phogat

ONE Championship’s Ritu Phogat: The Brand Indian MMA Needs

With her pro MMA debut going exactly as hoped, Commonwealth Games gold medalist Ritu Phogat is poised to lead the charge for Indian MMA. MMA is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world. The sport in the last decade...
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UFC Sao Paulo: Randy Brown and Warlley Alves Battle for Significance

A pair of welterweights looking to maintain their relevance collide at UFC Sao Paulo when Randy Brown faces Brazil's own Warlley Alves. Hyped prospects not performing isn't something unheard of in MMA. Far from it. However, two of them locking...
Isabella de Padua UFC

Welcome to the UFC: Isabella de Padua

A late, very late, notice opponent has stepped up against Ariane Lipski at UFC Sao Paulo on Saturday, with Isabella de Padua stepping in with just a day to prepare. UFC on ESPN+ 22 will be hosted in Sao Paulo,...
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The Ignored Contender: UFC Sao Paulo’s Charles Oliveira

Charles Oliveira, despite holding the record for submissions in the UFC, has been overlooked heading into UFC Sao Paulo. In fact he's been overlooked through much of his recent career. The lightweight division is by far one of the most...
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UFC Sao Paulo: A Dark Horse Will Emerge Between Blachowicz and Jacare

The light-heavyweight division will have one more top contender after Saturday as Poland's Jan Blachowicz will welcome "Jacare" to the weight class at UFC Sao Paulo. Before Jon Jones pencils in a date with either Dominick Reyes or Corey Anderson...
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Fighter Spotlight: UFC Sao Paulo’s Ricardo Ramos

At UFC Sao Paulo this weekend, featherweight Ricardo Ramos is flying under the radar — but he shouldn't be. UFC Sao Paulo is the UFC's final trip to Brazil this year, and as is usually the case, the card is...
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UFC Sao Paulo: Is Another Run at the Title Possible for Shogun Rua?

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and PRIDE legend Shogun Rua returns to action at UFC Sao Paulo this weekend against Paul Craig, with a win crucial to his hopes for one last run at gold. Few fighters in MMA have...
Ariane Lipski

Hype and the Fighter: UFC Sao Paulo’s Ariane Lipski

'The Violence Queen' will attempt to reclaim her place in the flyweight kingdom at UFC Sao Paulo, in a fight that clearly has her back to the wall. After capturing the KSW flyweight title back in May 2017, Ariane Lipski...
Aviv Gozali

Weekly MMA Prospect Report: A Very Stacked Week

A busy week prospect-wise has rising fighters to watch competing in Brace CF, Bellator and LFA, among other organizations. The MMA world has a busy week this week, with Brave CF, ONE Championship, the UFC, and Bellator all in action....