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The UFC made major waves on Saturday afternoon leading up to UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi by announcing Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal as the headliners for their big UFC 244 event in New York City. That’s right: Nate and Jorge for five rounds, and since having belts at the top of pay-per-views is so important, UFC president Dana White confirmed he’d be making an honorary Bad Motherf**ker belt for the occasion.
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Cris Cyborg and Scott Coker are reunited.

Bellator’s president announced on Tuesday that Cyborg has signed what the promotion termed as the “largest contract in women’s MMA history.” Cyborg became a free agent after the UFC opted not to re-sign her following the expiration of her previous deal, ending (perhaps permanently) a rather tumultuous relationship between the two sides.
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UFC 242 takes place Saturday morning/afternoon from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. It is the first UFC pay-per-view event held in Abu Dhabi since UFC 112 in 2010. The event is headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0) defending his UFC lightweight title against interim champion Dustin Poirier (25-5, 1 NC). This is Nurmagomedov’s first fight since he defeated Conor McGregor in the highest grossing event in the history of the sport.
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UFC 242 takes place Saturday morning/afternoon from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. It is the first UFC pay-per-view event held in Abu Dhabi since UFC 112 in 2010. The event is headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0) defending his UFC lightweight title against interim champion Dustin Poirier (25-5, 1 NC). This is Nurmagomedov’s first fight since he defeated Conor McGregor in the highest grossing event in the history of the sport.
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos doesn’t want to waste any time on his way back to another title shot. After getting knocked out by Francis Ngannou in only 71 seconds back in June, ‘Cigano’ is hoping he can get a rematch against the ‘Predator’—one that would put him back in title contention.
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