Sean Markey

UFC Writer

UFC Vegas 22: Brunson Dominates Holland Across All Five Rounds to make it Four Straight Wins

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Derek Brunson defeated Kevin Holland via unanimous decision (49-45, 49-46×2) to extend his winning streak to four. The 37-year-old veteran also ended Holland’s five-fight win streak which was put together in 2020 by increasing his own chances of one last title push in the Middleweight division.  The start to round one began emphatically, with both …

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UFC News: Usman vs Masvidal 2 Confirmed and Paulo Costa Drops Out of Whittaker Fight

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UFC president Dana White announced on Tuesday that Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal will rematch for the Welterweight championship on April 24th at UFC 261. Usman only just fought last month, beating Gilbert Burns via TKO to retain his title for the third time. The Nigerian Nightmare called out Masvidal after the fight, and it was …

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UFC Fight Night 187: Edwards Return is One to Forget After Eye Poke on Muhammad

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It was a bitterly disappointing return to action for Leon Edwards, who’s accidental eye poke against Belal Muhammad in the second round of their Welterweight bout resulted in a no contest. The British born fighter had not fought since July 2019, and a constant cancellation to his bout against Khamzat Chimaev meant Muhammad had a chance to …

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UFC 259: Blachowicz Defends His Belt, Nunes Eases to Victory and Yan Gets Disqualified in Action Packed Night

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Light Heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz successfully defended his title by defeating UFC Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-45×2). It was the first title defence for the Polish powerhouse after beating Dominick Reyes for the vacant belt last September. Adesanya moved up to Light Heavyweight for the first time and was hoping to become just …

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UFC Fight Night 186: Gane Stays Undefeated after Dominant Five Round Clash with Rozenstruik

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Ciryl Gane picked up the biggest win of his career as he defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik via unanimous decision (50-45×3) in a Heavyweight showdown. Rozenstruik’s only defeat coming into the fight came against title contender Francis Ngannou, but was unable to win a round against the impressive Frenchman Gane to add a second defeat to his record.  It was a …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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