Medeiros faces Perry at UFC 226 in July

Exciting welterweight standouts Yancy Medeiros and “Platinum” Mike Perry will make their way to Las Vegas for International Fight Week, as they square off in a UFC 226 bout at T-Mobile Arena on July 7.In the UFC 226 main event, which airs live on Pay-Per-View, two of the biggest stars in the world of mixed martial arts will meet in the biggest fight of the year, as heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic defends his title against light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier.Owner of a 3-1 record since moving to the UFC welterweight division in 2016, Hawaii’s Medeiros has finished all three of those vic … Read the Full Article Here
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Unfiltered: DC sounds off on Jones, McGregor & more

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier calls in and talks to Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale about UFC on FOX Glendale, a new war of words with Jon Jones, fighting Stipe Miocic for the UFC Heavyweight title, coaching on The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated, Conor McGregor’s UFC 223 chaos, Dominick Cruz, Brock Lesnar, and more. Then, Matt and Phoenix break down all the action from Glendale, Arizona at UFC on FOX: Poirier vs. Gaethje. Plus, Matt receives a gift from an Unfiltered listener.

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DC on Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Al Iaquinta

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Miller looks to take out some frustrations in Atlantic City

Jim Miller has the most victories in the history of the UFC lightweight division and sits in a three-way tie for sixth place overall with former champs Anderson Silva and Rafael Dos Anjos with 17 wins, three back of clubhouse leaders Georges St-Pierre, Donald Cerrone and Michael Bisping.When he steps into the cage on Saturday night to face Dan Hooker, he’ll once again draw level with Bisping for the most total Octagon appearances with 29 and while the former middleweight champ seems to be leaning towards hanging up his four-ounce gloves after one more appearance, the veteran lightweight … Read the Full Article Here
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On the Rise: Atlantic City Edition

For the first time in more than a dozen years, the Octagon returns to Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey for UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Lee this Saturday, April 21.The last time the UFC held a show at Boardwalk Hall, Andrei Arlovski claimed the interim heavyweight title, Rich Franklin won the middleweight belt and future light heavyweight champ Forrest Griffin stepped into the cage for the first time after his epic clash with Stephan Bonnar at The Ultimate Fighter Finale, defeating Bill Mahood by first-round submission.While there are no championship belts on the line this time arou … Read the Full Article Here
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A pair of lightweight tilts added to Utica event

Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York will be the site for a pair of clashes between lightweight veterans, as Desmond Green faces Gleison Tibau and Nik Lentz battles Leo Santos.Headlining the event, which airs live on FS1, is a clash of bantamweight contenders between Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Moraes. Tickets are on sale now.Looking to snap the first two-fight losing streak of his career, Rochester’s Green will get a home game in upstate New York against Brazil’s Tibau, who will be fighting for the 28th time in the UFC this June.Fresh from a November finish of Will Brooks that earned him Pe … Read the Full Article Here
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Assuncao meets Font in UFC 226 bout

Winner of 10 of his last 11 bouts, No. 3-ranked bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao hopes to secure a shot at the 135-pound crown with a win over No. 12-ranked Rob Font in a UFC 226 bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 7.In the UFC 226 main event, which airs live on Pay-Per-View, two of the biggest stars in the world of mixed martial arts will meet in the biggest fight of the year on Saturday, July 7, as heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic defends his title against light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier.One of the most underrated fighters in the sport, Brazil’s Assuncao has been ma … Read the Full Article Here
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Lamas, Bektic to collide in the Windy City

Two elite featherweights will meet in Chicago’s United Center on June 9, as the No. 7-ranked Ricardo Lamas fights at home in UFC 225 action against No. 12-ranked Mirsad Bektic.In the UFC 225 main event, which airs live on Pay-Per-View, Robert Whittaker defends his middleweight title against Yoel Romero. Tickets are on sale now.Fighting at home in the Windy City for the first time since a stoppage of Erik Koch in January 2013, Lamas is eager to start a new winning streak against rising star Bektic, who made a Performance of the Night-winning statement with his TKO of Godofredo Pepey in January. Read the Full Article Here
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Scorecard: Winners from Glendale

Saturday’s UFC Glendale event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in Arizona, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were at Gila River Arena.1 – Dustin PoirierDustin Poirier knew what he was getting himself into when he signed to fight Justin Gaethje last weekend. But he still put pen to paper, stepped into the Octagon and went to those dark places only a select few fighters will go to willingly. What resulted was a no brainer for Fight of the Night in Glendale and the biggest win of Poirier’s long career, one that didn’t come … Read the Full Article Here
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UFC Confirms First Multi-Year Live Event Deal in Asia

SINGAPORE – UFC®, the world’s premier Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization today confirmed its highly-anticipated return to the Lion City on 23 June 2018, with UFC FIGHT NIGHT® SINGAPORE: CERRONE VS EDWARDS presented by AirAsia. The announcement also signals a multi-year event deal that will see UFC make annual stops in Singapore over the next three years. This event, which airs live on UFC FIGHT PASS, brings fans in the region the opportunity to witness one of the most daring and unpredictable MMA athletes in the history of the modern sport. No. 11-ranked welterweight Don … Read the Full Article Here
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Fight Night Glendale Fantasy Rewind

Very little is guaranteed in the sport of mixed martial arts, but if there was one thing that seemed like an absolute lock to deliver, it was the main event matchup between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje that went down in Glendale, Arizona on Saturday night.Both Poirier and Gaethje are well known for putting on the kind of action packed fights that live in highlight reels forever and their back and forth war did not disappoint.From the start of the fight, Poirier was head hunting with his powerful boxing game as he continuously punished Gaethje with a relentless barrage of punches. To count … Read the Full Article Here
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