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5:29 PM ET LAS VEGAS — A lightweight championship rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor is a very real possibility in 2020, according to UFC president Dana White. McGregor (21-4) is scheduled to face Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone (36-13) at UFC 246 on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas, while Nurmagomedov (28-0) is set to defend
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11:00 PM ET It will be a matrimonial milestone for mixed martial arts. Mark De La Rosa will fight Raulian Paiva at UFC Rio Rancho on Feb. 15 in New Mexico, sources told ESPN on Tuesday. It’ll be a flyweight bout, but it will represent more than that. Montana De La Rosa, Mark’s wife, is
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2:41 PM ET Two-division UFC champion Amanda Nunes will defend her women’s bantamweight title against Germaine de Randamie this weekend, and on Monday she said she intends to defend at featherweight in her next fight after that. Nunes (18-4) is one of just four fighters to reign in two UFC divisions simultaneously, and none has
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2:38 PM ET Liz Carmouche was involved in the first women’s fight in the UFC. She just fought for the UFC women’s flyweight title, a loss to Valentina Shevchenko in August. So, it came as a surprise when she was released by the UFC last week. Carmouche said Monday on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show that
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12:30 PM ET Jairzinho Rozenstruik said Monday he wasn’t surprised when referee Dan Miragliotta rushed in to stop Saturday night’s main event at UFC Fight Night in Washington, D.C. Alistair Overeem was slumped against the cage with his upper lip split open by a Rozenstruik right hand as the fight – which Overeem was winning
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1:39 AM ET UFC heavyweight Jairzinho Rozenstruik capped off a magical 2019 run in a big way, as he knocked out Alistair Overeem in the final seconds of their heavyweight bout. Rozenstruik (10-0) needed every bit of the five-round main event to get the job done. Referee Dan Miragliotta waved the fight off at the
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1:24 AM ET Less than one year into his UFC career, Jairzinho Rozenstruik has positioned himself for a massive run in 2020. And he needed just about every second of his final bout in 2019 to do it. Rozenstruik (10-0) is looking at a big matchup for his next UFC appearance, after going 4-0 with
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