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UFC’s White jabs back after Diaz vents over deal

MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Ongoing contract discussions between the UFC and Nate Diaz, one of the promotion’s biggest stars, spilled into the public on Tuesday when both Diaz and president Dana White commented on the situation. On Monday, Diaz (20-13) asked the UFC to either release him from his contract […]

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Emmett edges past Kattar, demands shot at title

MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Josh Emmett’s case for a UFC featherweight title shot got a lot stronger on Saturday, as he picked up a split decision over Calvin Kattar in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Austin, Texas. Emmett (18-2) attacked Kattar (23-6) with winging right hands and […]

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Santos broke orbital bone in loss to Shevchenko

Taila Santos suffered a broken right orbital bone in her UFC 275 fight with Valentina Shevchenko on Saturday in Singapore, Santos’ manager Tiago Okamura confirmed with ESPN. Santos and Shevchenko clashed heads several times accidentally in the third and fourth rounds of their UFC women’s flyweight title fight, causing the damage to Santos’ eye. By the middle of the fourth […]

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‘Weili!’: Zhang Weili’s KO, Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s retirement during UFC 275 make waves on social media

UFC 275 saw a rematch of arguably the greatest women’s fight in UFC history as Zhang Weili and Joanna Jedrzejczyk clashed in the Octagon one last time. Their March 2020 meeting for the women’s strawweight championship set the bar extremely high for their fight in Singapore on Saturday. Zhang came out on top the first time, winning via decision after […]

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