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On the UFC 231 PPV main card, Hakeem Dawodu defeated Kyle Bochniak by decision, and Thiago Santos KO’d Jimi Manuwa.

The UFC 231 PPV is in progress and Hakeem Dawodu just won a decisive decision over Kyle Bochniak, even if the judge’s called it a split. Dawodu used his crisp strikes and solid takedown defense to dictate the fight and out-land his opponent. Dawodu now enjoys a two-fight winning streak.

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The UFC may not be giving an official word on whether or not they’re closing down the 125 lb division yet, but they appear to be releasing almost every flyweight that loses in the Octagon.

“We’ll see what the future holds...” That’s about as definitive as Dana White is willing to get on the UFC’s flyweight division right now — as rumors continue to swirl that the promotion is closing down their lightest men’s weight class. And while those kinds of ominous statements leave a lot of potential wiggle room for future plans, the current reality is a lot more cut and dried. The UFC is cutting their flyweight roster. One fight at a time.

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua did not let his gritty come-from-behind TKO win over Tyson Pedro get to his head too much. Even though ‘Shogun’ endured many powerful shots in the first round to eventually pick up a stoppage in the third at UFC Adelaide, the 37-year-old tells Combate he is not too worried about being awarded a title shot just yet.

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Check out the current card for next weekend’s big UFC event in Toronto.

The UFC moves back to PPV after a few largely forgettable events, and this show in Toronto has a great top-to-bottom card. UFC 231 goes down December 8th in the Scotiabank Center with two title fights on top and a bunch of fight of the night contenders underneath them.

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Dana White is interested in having basically a mini 4-man lightweight tournament next.

Shortly after the TUF 28 Finale ended, Dana White spoke to the media about the status Conor McGregor. He again dispelled rumors of a potential bout with Donald Cerrone, and instead suggested a different option. He wants what would basically be a 4-man lightweight tournament next.

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UFC president Dana White is not too keen on imposing behavioural guidelines for a possible rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.

UFC 229 will go down in history as one of the most infamous fight cards of all time. All of it can be traced back to Conor McGregor’s bus attack at UFC 223 in April, through the trade of tirades with Khabib Nurmagomedov during the build-up, all of which punctuated by the post-fight brawl between the two camps.

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Check out the fight card for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Dos Santos vs. Tuivasa event in Adelaide, Australia.

That’s right, we have double the UFC action to look forward to! Back-to-back nights of 10 PM ET, six-fight, three-hour main cards on FS1. You have The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale on Friday, followed by UFC Fight Night: Adelaide on Saturday, December 1st. In the main event, Junior dos Santos looks to make it two wins in a row, as the former UFC champion takes on rising heavyweight contender Tai Tuivasa. As for the co-main, Mark Hunt’s presumptive farewell to the UFC will be against promising prospect Justin Willis. Shogun Rua is also fighting Tyson Pedro, although I don’t know if that gets the juices flowing given the state of Shogun these days.

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Check out which fighters got a cool $50,000 on top of their purses at UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Blaydes 2.

The UFC’s debut in mainland China, UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Blaydes 2, delivered a lot of exciting moments; including crushing TKOs in the main and co-main events. Also on the card were a number of submission victories, many by hometown favourites.

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