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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 men trading front kicks before Holland appeared to slip and was met with a huge right hook from Brunson taking the fight to the ground. …

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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 expected to be agreed to take place this Autumn, but the quick turnaround gave a pleasant surprise to UFC fans. WE ARE BACK!!!!!!#UFC261 April 24th. Jacksonville, …

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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 step up to the task after in contrast competing just last month, but the unfortunate eye poke led to an anti-climactic turn of events.  Leon Edwards …

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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 the fifth fighter in UFC history to become a simultaneous two division champion, but fell short and suffered his first professional MMA loss in the …

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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 patient first few minutes to begin round one from both fighters, with Gane exercising the jab to the head and body on a couple of …

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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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