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The top of the UFC 245 billing just saw the promotion’s welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, successfully defend his crown with a late fifth round stoppage of the #2 ranked Colby Covington. This was quite the war! Both men stood and traded strikes for the whole fight, with zero takedowns attempted. Usman knocked down Covington twice in the fifth frame, and was able to land ground strikes to get the job done. Usman has now won 11 UFC fights in a row. Who will be next up to challenge for the belt?

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UFC 248 may have just received its second high-profile booking following a bout announcement earlier this week pitting Weili Zhang against Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

ESPN’s Ariel Helwani spoke to Jared Cannonier’s manager, who revealed that his fighter had signed his side of the bout agreement to fight the former undisputed middleweight champion - Robert Whittaker (20-5).

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“As long as my goal and his goal is the same, we’re gonna run into each other some time, and that’s being the greatest fighter of all time.”

Despite suffering a major setback in his UFC lightweight debut against Dustin Poirier at UFC 236, Max Holloway is still confident he will one day cross paths with undefeated lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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Despite a rash of legal problems outside the Octagon, featherweight champion Max Holloway still sounds like he has a lot of respect for Conor McGregor.

During Conor McGregor’s latest hiatus from MMA competition, much of the focus on the MMA superstar has turned away from his performances in the Octagon, and instead to a string of troubling legal issues.

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The UFC DC main card is underway and the promotion’s #9 ranked strawweight, Marina Rodriguez, and the #10 ranked Cynthia Calvillo went the distance in a competitive affair, resulting in a majority draw. Rodriguez had a strong first-two rounds, but Calvillo came on strong in the final act, landing all sorts of ground strikes.

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The UFC’s first show of 2020 will mark a return to the Octagon for Conor McGregor. Dana White revealed on Thanksgiving Day that McGregor is lined up for a welterweight bout against Donald Cerrone, which will headline UFC 246 on January 18th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Just four months after fighting for the women’s flyweight title against Valentina Shevchenko, Liz Carmouche has been released from the UFC.

ESPN first reported the news. The outlet added that Carmouche was made aware of her release while in Washington D.C., to promote the UFC on ESPN 7 card that takes place in the capital this Saturday, December 7th.

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