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This is a pretty busy weekend for boxing, with shows of note taking place Friday and Saturday. Friday night’s big card is live on DAZN and headlined by Devin Haney vs. Zaur Abdullaev. We’ve already looked at the main event: here’s a look at one that might have more appeal to MMA fans, as Heather Hardy (22-0(1); 4 KO) faces Amanda Serrano (35-1-1; 26 KO).
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The UFC’s lone trip to the Pacific Northwest this year is in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and it’s a great main event on tap between lightweight contenders Donald Cerrone and Justin Gaethje. Somehow I doubt that one goes the distance, and if it does then that’ll be all-time brutality.
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As you probably know by now, Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal will be fighting for a unique prize in the headliner at UFC 244 - a newly-created BMF title. UFC president Dana White says it’s a one-time thing and the belt won’t be defended, but it is still working as intended - to bring more attention to the event and a bout we all want to see anyway.
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is no longer in the Cris Cyborg business ... this much we know. While Cyborg had already made up her mind that she wasn’t going to re-sign with UFC following her win over Felicia Spencer at UFC 240, White came out a few days later to say she didn’t have to wait to sign elsewhere, as her contract was completely void and UFC wouldn’t even try to match.
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At UFC 242 on Saturday night, Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Dustin Poirier to retain his lightweight title. The win was Nurmagomedov’s 12th in a row in the UFC and immediately had fans discussing where Khabib ranks among the all-time greats of the sport. But there was one person who was not impressed with his performance: the man he will likely be facing next, Tony Ferguson.
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Colby Covington was ready to fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 244 in New York until negotiations broke down over the past week.

That’s the word from the former interim welterweight champion, who confirms that he had verbally agreed to face Usman on the upcoming card in November until the UFC came at him with an unreasonable offer financially that he just couldn’t accept.
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Khabib vs. GSP. It’s a fight that keeps coming up, even thought UFC president Dana White has shut it down multiple times. Even though Georges St-Pierre retired from the UFC after White shut it down multiple times. Yet we keep talking about it, and over the past several months it’s gone from ‘never going to happen’ to ‘holy crap maybe it will happen’ territory.
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