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Amanda Nunes made short work of Cris Cyborg at UFC 232, KO’ing the feared Brazilian knockout artist to capture the featherweight title and become the first female two-division champ in UFC history.

Nunes made Cyborg look like an amateur on that night, but retired UFC veteran Josh Thomson believes people shouldn’t be so quick to write the former champ off.

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After stubbornly trying to keep its event schedule intact even through the coronavirus pandemic, the UFC has decided to indefinitely postpone three upcoming fight night events: The March 21 card previously slated for London, the event headlined by Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik on March 28, and the card topped by Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris on April 11.

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Outside the main event, UFC 248 was an action-packed card. No fight more so than the co-main strawweight title fight between champion Weili Zhang and challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The two women threw almost 800 strikes combined over 5 rounds, with both landing at a significant clip. By the time the final bell rang, their faces were swollen and bruised. Jedrzejczyk especially looked like she could be on the shelf for a while.

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Colby Covington fought the biggest fight of his career at UFC 245 when he challenged Kamaru Usman’s welterweight title. But apparently, he was battling other serious problems leading up to the event.

In a recent guesting on the It’s All About Who You Know podcast, “Chaos” revealed he had food poisoning caused by one of the meals prepared by the UFC staff. The incident, he says, almost forced him to pull out.

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The top of the UFC Rio Rancho billing just concluded with the promotion’s #6 ranked light heavyweight, Jan Blachowicz, knocking out the #5 ranked, Corey Anderson, cold! Anderson was the aggressor, but it only took one from Blachowicz to get the knockdown, and then one ground strike to get the finish. Was that enough to get the next title shot at the champ?

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Many observers weren’t happy about the officiating that went on throughout several fights at UFC 247. But there was apparently more peculiar things happening behind the scenes involving the Texas commission.

Veteran analyst Joe Rogan and former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz were both at the broadcast table cageside when they claim to have seen a judge not paying attention to nearly 30 seconds of action during the preliminary fight between Lauren Murphy and Andrea Lee.

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