Cormier: 'If I don't win, this is no rivalry'

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Daniel Cormier began preparing for Saturday’s UFC 214 rematch with Jon Jones as soon as he left the Octagon after their first fight in January 2015.Of course he couldn’t have known that he was going to see Jones again or that it would take several starts and stops over the next 30 months to bring him to Anaheim this weekend, but he knew what needed to happen if he was ever going to even the score with the only man to beat him.“The first time he beat me, it was in the most important moments, in the fourth and fif … Read the Full Article Here
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DWTNCS Week 3 Recap: Roberson, Neal earn nods from Dana

Over the first two weeks, the 10 fights on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series have produced six finishes and seen three fighters earn the opportunity to compete in the UFC.Tuesday night’s action left UFC President Dana White and company with a difficult decision when it came to handing out promotions, as all five fights ended inside the distance, including a pair of unfortunate injury stoppages.Here’s a look at what transpired.KARL ROBERSON vs. RYAN SPANNThe third week of action wrapped up with the most impressive performance to date on the DWTNCS, as New Jersey-base … Read the Full Article Here
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Feeling scared not a bad thing for Evinger

Don’t miss out: Click here for UFC 214 PPV ordering informationIf Tonya Evinger is scared before facing Cris Cyborg for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight title this Saturday in Anaheim, that’s not a bad thing. It’s just business as usual for the 11-year pro.“Every single fight I go into, I’m scared and I don’t think that’s a downfall at all,” she said. “It’s the reason I fight the way I do. I go out there to win a fight and I’m not going to let somebody kick my ass because I’m scared. I’m going to fight you becaus … Read the Full Article Here
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Mayweather vs. McGregor Tickets Go On Sale to General Public Tomorrow

LAS VEGAS (July 25, 2017) – Live event tickets for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor showdown will go on sale to the general public tomorrow, July 26 at 10 a.m. PT through Ticketmaster for the Saturday, Aug. 26 event taking place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. All guests will receive a 3-D ticket as a commemorative souvenir to bring home from this once-in-a-lifetime event. The official on-sale went live yesterday, powered by Ticketmaster Verified Fan®. For those who weren’t able to preregister for the Verified Fan® on-sale, additional tickets will be available for pur … Read the Full Article Here
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With one chance left to win big in UFC, a single mother lays bare her losses

“Whether I win or lose a fight, I go back home and I ask myself a basic question, and that is: Do you still want to do this? And are you capable of it?” she said. “I know what I want to do and I know I’m capable of doing it.”
 
McMann has not yet told her daughter about everything she has been through, about her difficult upbringing, about Jason or Steven. She doesn’t know when that day will come, but for now, she wants to enjoy moments like these. Soon she would be back to work on a punching bag at Alliance, preparing to position herself for her titl … Read the Full Article Here
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On the Rise: UFC 214 Edition

Don’t miss out: Click here for UFC 214 PPV ordering informationBoasting one of the most loaded fight cards in recent memory and capped by not one, not two, but three championship fights, UFC 214 is packed with familiar names and established stars.But before Saturday’s Pay-Per-View kicks off, a collection of emerging talents will step into the Octagon looking to deliver the kind of performances that earn them a little attention once the dust settles in Anaheim.Here they are in the UFC 214 edition of On the Rise.Brian OrtegaThe unbeaten Ortega has become a bit of a forgotten man in the fea … Read the Full Article Here
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UFC Fight Night: Weidman vs. Gastelum Fantasy Rewind

It was a night filled with upsets when the UFC landed in Long Island, New York for the first time, as hometown favorite and former middleweight champion Chris Weidman got back on track with a rousing submission victory against surging contender Kelvin Gastelum in the main event. Despite coming into the fight as a former titleholder at 185 pounds, Weidman was going up against the odds after losing three in a row, but it appears that competing at home agrees with the Long Islander. Weidman used a powerful wrestling attack to ground Gastelum several times through the opening two rounds as he tr … Read the Full Article Here
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Contender Series: Ep. 3 Fight by Fight Preview

Following another action packed week of fights, Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series rolls on with another stacked card featuring 10 of the top prospects in the sport looking for a shot in the UFC. This week’s card features several experienced veterans including a former UFC light heavyweight in Daniel Jolly, as well as a past cast member from The Ultimate Fighter, as Jason Jackson returns to the Octagon for the first time since participating in the season featuring American Top Team vs. The Blackzilians. WATCH ALL OF CONTENDER SERIES ON UFC FIGHT PASS. START A 7-DAY FREE TRIAL NOWWeigh … Read the Full Article Here
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UFC Long Island Scorecard

Saturday’s UFC Long Island event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in New York, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were at Nassau Coliseum.1 – Chris WeidmanI’ve been to a lot of fights over the last 20 years, and I’m going to have to put the crowd reaction after Chris Weidman’s win over Kelvin Gastelum right up there with Georges St-Pierre being introduced in Montreal at UFC 83 and Felix Trinidad fighting Ricardo Mayorga at Madison Square Garden in 2004. That’s how loud it got in Nassau Coliseum last Saturday, and … Read the Full Article Here
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Bitter doesn't begin to describe Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier rivalry

“I have no desire to be friends with him,” Cormier said. “In terms of respect for his abilities, sure. He’s a great fighter. I’ve always said he’s a great fighter. But every time going forward we see each other, there’s still going to be issues because either I’m going to smack him upside his head, or something is going to happen.
“We’re not going to be friends, and we’re never going to be able to be in the same space because there will always be issues, because he’s a punk.”
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