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UFC Fight Night 185: Stunning Knockout Finish Earns Lewis Victory Over Blaydes to Tie UFC Record

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Derrick Lewis defeated Curtis Blaydes with an emphatic KO in the second round of their Heavyweight contest. Lewis was the underdog coming into the fight, but his stoppage now ties him to the joint most UFC knockouts in history alongside Vitor Belfort with 12. Within the opening 30 seconds of round one, Lewis showcased his power immediately when a counter overhand right caught Blaydes on the chin which hurt him momentarily. Blaydes reacted well thereafter with leg kicks and body …

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UFC 258: Usman Remains Undisputed with Knockout Victory over ex-teammate Burns

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Kamaru Usman retained his Welterweight title for the third consecutive time with a TKO third-round win over the number one contender Gilbert Burns. The pair were training together just less than a year ago and finally met for the belt since their first matchup was cancelled back in July when Jorge Masvidal stepped in on short notice. The champion now holds the record for the longest winning streak in UFC Welterweight history with 13. The bout wasn’t plane sailing for …

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UFC Fight Night 184: Volkov Stops Overeem in Heavyweight Showdown Thriller

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Alexander Volkov defeated Alistair Overeem via TKO in the second round to overtake the Dutchman in the Heavyweight rankings and emerge as a new top contender in the division. 40 year old Overeem was intending to have one last run for the title after making his MMA debut way back in 1999, but it was the six foot seven giant Volkov who put those dreams on pause with an emphatic win. Volkov started the first round with a burst of energy, coming in with a …

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UFC 257: Poirier Finishes McGregor with Huge Second Round Stoppage

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Dustin Poirier is undoubtedly next in line for a shot at the Lightweight title, after he defeated Conor McGregor via TKO in the second round at UFC 257. Poirier is now 11-2 as a UFC Lightweight, adding another huge name to his impressive resume whilst McGregor is without victory in the division since his title win over Eddie Alvarez back in 2016. After a couple of early exchanges on the feet, Poirier began the opening round with a takedown to …

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UFC 257 – Poirier vs McGregor 2: Who Will Emerge as the Next Challenger for the Lightweight Belt

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Take it back to 2014 and UFC 178 when Conor McGregor was gearing up for his first-ever fight in Las Vegas against Dustin Poirier who had the most wins and finishes in the UFC Featherweight division. Two young and exciting fighters who were getting on each other’s nerves in the build-up, which resulted in a TKO victory for the Irishman in just less than two minutes. Since then, both fighters have moved up in weight and have emerged as elite …

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