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Let’s get whimsical. The experience of watching the first UFC exists on a scale that’s somewhere between the knuckle-and-elbow soothers thrown between Rowdy Roddy Piper and Keith David in ‘They Live’, and New York schoolteacher Annie Edson Taylor intentionally becoming the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls. The commentary booth that night in Denver, Colorado is literally introduced with a burp while the fights are thoroughly smothered in blood. It’s not quite true daredevilry. But what becomes abundantly clear, while Gerard Gordeau curbstomps Kevin Rosier’s liver, is that everyone involved treated safety like it belonged in the vanguard.

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and lineal boxing heavyweight champion Tyson Fury have signed with the WWE to perform at a show in Saudi Arabia.

Velazquez and Fury will take part in WWE Crown Jewel, which will be held at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh on October 31st. Undefeated heavyweight boxer Fury will face Braun Strowman, whilst Velasquez faces former opponent Brock Lesnar, whom he won the UFC heavyweight title against back in 2010.

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PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 16, 2019) — IBF light heavyweight world champion Artur Beterbiev and WBC light heavyweight world champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk ended their fight promotion obligations Wednesday at the office of Hall of Fame promoter J Russell Peltz. They posed for pictures in front of the fight poster for the legendary 1962 light heavyweight championship fight between Doug Jones and Harold Johnson, which took place at the old Philadelphia Arena.

Beterbiev and Gvozdyk will add to the city's light heavyweight legacy Friday evening at the Liacouras Center, a throwback battle befitting a storied fight city.

Before the two combatants posed for photos and faced off at Peltz's office/museum, they participated in a media roundtable. This is what they had to say.

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Fight fans rejoice, as a much-talked about showdown between top Featherweights, Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung, has been made official. Indeed, the promotion announced earlier today (Mon., Sept. 23) that the two men will headline the upcoming UFC Fight Night 165 event on December 21, 2019 inside Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea.
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