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UFC Vegas – Woodley vs. Burns: Main Card Staff Picks

The Apex Center will be in use for UFC Vegas, a Fight Night event featuring two top welterweights in the main event. Cageside Press has its picks set. The main event of UFC Vegas is a big step up for...
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UFC Vegas: Blagoy Ivanov Gunning for Stoppage After Training with Ngannou

Blagoy Ivanov enters UFC Vegas off of a controversial loss to Derek Lewis at UFC 244 last November. Despite the loss, Ivanov is getting a key placement on the ESPN card this weekend, in the co-main event against fellow Bellator...
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UFC Vegas: Brok Weaver Would Accept Vargas Rematch Only Under Pride Rules

"Energy levels up and down but it's all part of the process." That's how Brok Weaver described his weight cut Thursday, ahead of UFC Vegas. On Friday, he missed weight for his fight with Roosevelt Roberts. Weaver came in at...
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Jon Jones Blasts UFC on Pay: “I’ve kept my mouth shut my entire career.”

The relationship between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his employer has generally been solid one, even through all of Jones' public missteps and scandals. However, following failed negotiations to land a heavyweight fight with Francis Ngannou, it...
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UFC Vegas: Augusto Sakai Says “Willpower” Key to His Continued Success

UFC heavyweight Augusto Sakai had an interesting road to the UFC. Earlier in his career, he spent time in Bellator MMA, never reaching star status, but having enough success to land a fight with Cheick Kongo in 2017. It didn't...
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UFC Vegas: Billy Quarantillo Accepted Catchweight Rather Than Sit Out

Billy Quarantillo didn't exactly want to fight outside the featherweight division, where he's looking to work his way up the ladder. Given the current global situation, however, the Contender Series alum was left with little choice. Which is why he'll...
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Antonina Shevchenko Took to Training Outdoors for UFC Vegas

Different fighters have found different solutions for training during a pandemic. Some have managed to keep things as close to "business as usual" as possible. Others have returned to the "good ol' days" of garage and basement gyms. Ahead...
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UFC: Roxanne Modafferi “Super Excited” for Lauren Murphy Fight

Roxanne Modafferi (24-16) is coming off one of the biggest wins of her career in January, when she beat Maycee Barber via Unanimous Decision and claimed the number 5 ranking in the UFC women’s flyweight division. Now, "The Happy Warrior"...
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Roosevelt Roberts: Lack of Takedown Threat From Weaver at UFC Vegas “Plays Out a...

If you'd asked Roosevelt Roberts back in April, when his fight with Matt Frevola was scrapped, if he'd be fighting this week, you might not have received the most confident of answers. Roberts, who goes up against Brok Weaver this...
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UFC Vegas: Rescheduling of Dern Fight a Plus for Hannah Cifers

Fight camp for many fighters competing during these first events back, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, has looked anything but normal. That's the case with Hannah Cifers, who returns to the octagon this weekend at UFC Vegas. Cifers...