• Edson Barboza vs. Justin Gaethje agreed on for UFC on ESPN card in Philadelphia
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    A lightweight fight which promises fireworks is coming to the City of Brotherly Love. Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje have agreed to square off on the March 30 card at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. MMA Fighting confirmed previous reports by multiple outlets. Barboza (20-6) is coming off an impressive performance in a third-round knockout victory over Dan Hooker at UFC on FOX 31 in December. That snapped a two-fight losing streak for the longtime... Read more »
  • VanZant on fight with Ostovich: It’s one a lot of male fans really like
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    Paige VanZant admits her fight with Rachael Ostovich this weekend at UFC Brooklyn is one that has a lot of attention. After over a year away from the sport, Paige VanZant will return to the cage this weekend to face Rachael Ostovich in a flyweight bout at UFC Brooklyn. VanZant (7-4) has only fought twice in the last two years, dropping a unanimous decision to Jessica-Rose Clark in January of last year, and suffering... Read more »
  • Jose Aldo explains declining five rounds vs. Renato Moicano, 2019 retirement plan
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    RIO DE JANEIRO – Questioned as to why Jose Aldo isn’t the one headlining next month’s UFC on ESPN+ 2 card in Brazil, UFC President Dana White said it was ultimately a call made by Aldo himself, who “didn’t want to fight five rounds.” Aldo confirmed that on Wednesday – sort of. Speaking to reporters during a media day, the former 145-pound champion said that, if it was up to him, he would “for sure” like the Feb.... Read more »
  • How Yancy Medeiros became 'an optimal human being' to fight at UFC on ESPN+ 1
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    https://content.jwplatform.com/libraries/FLu19iir.js "\n\t\t\n\t\t\tif(typeof(jQuery)==\"function\"){(function($){$.fn.fitVids=function(){}})(jQuery)};\n\t\t\t\tjwplayer('jwplayer_vyuZBeHy_FLu19iir_div').setup(\n\t\t\t\t{\"advertising\":{\"admessage\":\"This video will resume in xx seconds\",\"bids\":{\"bidders\":[{\"id\":\"210076\",\"name\":\"SpotX\"}],\"settings\":{\"mediationLayerAdServer\":\"dfp\",\"floorPriceCents\":25}},\"client\":\"googima\",\"cuetext\":\"Advertisement\",\"schedule\":[{\"offset\":\"pre\",\"type\":\"linear\",\"tag\":\"%%VAST_TAG%%\"}],\"skipmessage\":\"Skip ad in xx seconds\",\"vpaid_mode\":\"insecure\",\"vast_load_timeout\":15000,\"load_video_timeout\":15000,\"request_timeout\":10000,\"max_redirects\":8},\"autoPause\":{\"viewability\":\"true\"},\"playlist\":\"https:\\\/\\\/content.jwplatform.com\\\/feeds\\\/vyuZBeHy.json\",\"ph\":2}\n\t\t\t);\n\t\t\n\t"sdpJWEmbed.start();NEW YORK – Yancy Medeiros has no doubt the lightweight division is where he belongs, and he intends on showing as much in his matchup with Gregor Gillespie on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 1. Medeiros (15-5 MMA, 6-5 UFC), who has competed as high as light heavyweight, made his UFC debut at 155 pounds. He put together inconsistent results over an eight-fight run in the weight... Read more »
  • Leon Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson set for UFC London co-main event
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    Leon Edwards will go for lucky No. 7 when he co-headlines in his home country of England against Gunnar Nelson. MMA Fighting’s Petesy Carroll confirmed with sources that Edwards and Nelson will fight in the co-main event of UFC London at The O2 Arena on March 16, following an initial report by ESPN. Edwards (16-3), a native of Jamaica who grew up in Birmingham, England, is currently on a six-fight win streak having most recently... Read more »