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In the war of pre-fight banter, Yoel Romero just went nuclear.

Sometimes all it takes for a fighter to become inspired is the right foil. For Anderson Silva it was Chael Sonnen, for Ronda Rousey it was Miesha Tate, for Conor McGregor it’s been just about everyone. And now it seems that Michael Bisping has sparked inspiration in Yoel Romero. The former Olympic silver medalist is tentatively scheduled to be the next title challenger for Bisping’s UFC middleweight title, following his November win over former champ Chris Weidman.

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Former UFC title challenger, Glover Teixeira, doesn't see himself re-matching Jon Jones in the near future.

It has been almost three years since Glover Teixeira challenged Jon Jones for the light heavyweight championship back at UFC 172. Much has changed in both his and Jones' careers since that fight, and as Teixeira told Tatame, he doesn't believe he'll ever get a chance to rematch Jones again.

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UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Anthony Johnson in the UFC 210 main event.

The UFC’s first trip to Buffalo, New York since 1995 has its main event.

On Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier announced that he’ll be fighting Anthony Johnson at UFC 210 on Saturday, April 8th. This fight was previously scheduled for December’s UFC 206 in Toronto, only for Cormier to withdraw due to injury.

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The UFC had five pay-per-view events eclipse one million buys, four of which were headlined by Conor McGregor or Ronda Rousey.

The UFC’s 2016 was a fantastic one in terms of viewership. Through three Conor McGregor fights, Ronda Rousey’s end-of-year return, and Brock Lesnar’s one-off comeback, the UFC had an extraordinary five PPVs reach at least one million buys in a calendar year, which is a first for either MMA or boxing. MMA Fighting’s Dave Meltzer broke down the numbers.

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