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Colby Covington was ready to fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 244 in New York until negotiations broke down over the past week.

That’s the word from the former interim welterweight champion, who confirms that he had verbally agreed to face Usman on the upcoming card in November until the UFC came at him with an unreasonable offer financially that he just couldn’t accept.
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The Swedish fighter suggested his fourth-round submission loss to Anthony Smith would be his last fight, but Gustafsson admits he may have jumped the gun. “It came quite fast,” he told MMA Viking. “I was home for a couple days, and I had itching in my hands and wanted to get back and train... “I just want to train and get into shape. Let’s see how it goes.”
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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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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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Khabib Nurmagomedov is just 30 years old, not young compared to some of the young bucks coming up in the UFC these days but certainly not old. But with his goal of winning the UFC lightweight title achieved and money now being a question of being ‘dirty rich’ or ‘filthy rich’, might the Dagestani fighter dip out on his MMA career early to enjoy his earnings and full faculties?
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