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UFC 218: Henry Cejudo and Sergio Pettis Need Fireworks for a Title Shot

Before November, Henry Cejudo and Sergio Pettis were a lock for the next shot at Demetrious Johnson.  But TJ Dillashaw has made their mission at UFC 218 more complicated. The flyweight division has been the topic of speculation in 2017....
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Punching Out Gangsters, Jumping in Competitor’s Cages: Can UFC Reign Conor McGregor In?

Punching out gangsters and jumping in competitor's cages: where does Conor McGregor go from here? And what if anything can the UFC do to reign him in? A lifetime or so ago (or earlier this year, actually), I argued that...
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UFC 218: Torres and Waterson Look to Set the Bar High

The UFC 218 main card is packed with fan-friendly contests, but Tecia Torres and Michelle Waterson could set the bar too high as the opening fight on the PPV. There are several bouts that are expected to be electrifying contests...
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Making Sense of Bellator’s 2018 Heavyweight Grand Prix

Bellator's Heavyweight Grand Prix 2018 is a head scratcher. Let us guide you through it! There's a lot to love about Bellator's Heavyweight Grand Prix 2018 — and just as much that will leave you scratching your head. For starters,...
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UFC: Five “Superfights” We Need to See Next Year

Ideas for "superfights" are thrown around quite a bit nowadays, featuring some surprising names from mixed martial arts and beyond. Despite the superfight-saturation, there are a few realistic matchups the UFC should seriously consider in 2018. For the sake of...
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What Would a UFC Heavyweight Grand Prix Look Like in 2018?

There will be an eight-man heavyweight grand prix crowning a new champion in Bellator MMA next year. It'll be a fun watch, but it has us wondering what such a tournament would look like in the UFC. No offense to...
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With It All Said and Done, Where Does Ben Askren Sit in Welterweight History?

Among the welterweight greats sit names like Hughes and St. Pierre — so where does Ben Askren's name fall? In his retirement bout Friday at ONE Championship: Immortal Pursuit, welterweight champion Ben Askren was nothing short of dominant. You could...
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UFC Shanghai: Kelvin Gastelum’s Swap of a Legend for an Icon

Kelvin Gastelum was preparing to face a Brazilian legend at UFC Shanghai, but the stakes have been raised as British icon Michael Bisping steps in on three weeks' notice. It is an argument for which story is the most shocking...
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Three “Huh?” Moments in MMA Last Week: Nov. 20 Edition

High-profile prospect Mackenzie Dern is taking another shot at strawweight in Invicta FC, CTE was confirmed in a living person for the first time, and Fat Rampage isn't happy. Huh? Finding the proper response to much of the news finding...
UFC 217: Georges St. Pierre chokes out Michael Bisping

GSP’s Triumph At UFC 217 Just Salvaged the UFC’s Year

The UFC was having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year prior to UFC 217 over the weekend. There, the triumphant return of Georges St. Pierre salvaged the MMA promotion's year. The UFC owes a great deal of thanks...