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Calvin Kattar vs. Giga Chikadze set to headline January 15 UFC event

A massive featherweight fight is set to headline the UFC’s first scheduled event in 2022. Several people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans have confirmed to MMA Fighting that a clash between Calvin Kattar and Giga Chikadze will take place during the five-round main event on the UFC fight card …

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UFC 270 fight card: Ngannou vs. Gane to headline with two title fights

A UFC heavyweight title unifier between undisputed champion Francis Ngannou and interim title holder Ciryl Gane is official for UFC 270 on January 22. The promotion announced the headliner a la carte at the UFC Vegas 41 Main Card on Saturday, confirming that Ngannou vs. Gane will take place at …

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TJ Laramie announces his withdrawal from UFC 268 due to MRSA infection

For the second time this year, TJ Laramie has been forced out of a fight. The UFC featherweight announced on Friday that he was withdrawing from his next bout with Melsik Baghdasaryan scheduled for UFC 268 in New York on November 6 after being diagnosed with MRSA (Resistant Staphylococcus aureus) …

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Nate Diaz teases interest in Tony Ferguson fight, Conor McGregor responds

Nate Diaz has another fan favorite in his sights. On Friday, the welterweight star tweeted an image of former interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson, possibly hinting at a future clash between the two. Although Diaz’s tweet did not come with a caption, the image alone elicited an immediate reaction …

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Cynthia Calvillo replaces Jessica Eye and takes on Andrea Lee at UFC event on November 13

Jessica Eye was forced out of her next fight on November 13 after the former flyweight title contender was recently hospitalized with an illness. With Eye sidelined, Cynthia Calvillo has been chosen as a replacement and now she will face Andrea Lee in the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in …

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UFC bantamweight Irwin Rivera released after attempted murder charges

Irwin Rivera has been released from custody after being granted parole by a Florida judge following the UFC bantamweight arrest in January. Rivera was released Tuesday afternoon in Florida following a Monday court ruling that saw a judge approve the fighter’s not guilty plea on grounds of insanity. MMA Fighting …

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Jessica Eye reveals she was hospitalized, likely due to upcoming fight with Andrea Lee

Jessica Eye will likely have to wait until a later date for her next fight after revealing she was admitted to hospital last weekend after falling ill. The former flyweight title contender is set to face Andrea Lee in the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Las Vegas on November …

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Dominick Cruz buries the hatchet with Monster, “completely open” to charity combat with Hans Molenkamp

After talking to Monster and Hans Molenkamp, ​​Dominick Cruz feels much better about his relationship with the longtime sponsor and his rep. That said, the offer he made after his last fight is on the table. “I’m still completely open to a charity fight with Hans Molenkamp,” Cruz said Wednesday …

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UFC Vegas 40 Predictions – MMA Fighting

There’s no coating: UFC Vegas 40 is a weak card, at least in terms of name recognition and implications for the contestants. In fact, this is not entirely true. The de facto main event starring Aspen Ladd and Norma Dumont – reunited following Holly Holm’s injury withdrawal – could actually …

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Tommy Fury opens as lightweight favorite over Jake Paul in potential boxing match

Jake Paul would be an underdog for the first time in his fighting career if he faced Tommy Fury as his next opponent. While talks are still underway for a possible showdown between YouTube celebrity-turned-boxer and the younger brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, the opening odds for the fight …

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