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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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Todd Duffee hasn’t fought since a loss to former champion Frank Mir back in 2015. He sat out initially due to contract issues with the UFC, and was also sidelined due to other health issues and injuries. Now that he’s about to return to the UFC this weekend, the now 33-year-old heavyweight seems fed up about how reporters are talking about his layoffs.
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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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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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